Intel launches 45nm “Penryn” processor aiming for energy-efficiency

Tuesday, November 13, 2007 This week in Taiwan Intel and other technology companies showcased server and computer hardware with processors built using “Penryn” technology, the second generation of quad core technology that is produced with the high-k metal Hafnium that has come to replace halogen and lead components, which are not environmentally safe. This new 45 nanometer (45nm) process technology included features on Intel Streaming SIMD Extensions 4 (SSE4) compatible with video decoding (encoding) software, “Radix 16” which increased computing efficiency, and “deep power down” technology for energy efficiency. For…

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Learn Visualization Techniques To Improve Your Performance In Life

Read More About: How To Improve Pronunciation Skills In English Submitted by: Royane Real Many of us claim we don’t know how to visualize, but we are already using visualization and we don’t know it. When we use visualization incorrectly we run the risk of hurting our self confidence and our performance. Learn to harness the use of visualization techniques for your benefit! When we use visualization correctly, we can perform at a standard of excellence we never thought we could achieve! For example, visualization is often used to help…

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Controversial U.S. abortion doctor shot dead in Kansas church

Sunday, May 31, 2009 George Tiller, a controversial doctor who performed late-term abortions, has been shot dead in a church in Kansas, United States. A man is in custody over the killing. 67-year-old Tiller had been the target of many previous attacks. In 1986 his clinic was seriously damaged in a bombing and in 1993 he was shot in both arms. In 1991 his clinic saw summer-long protests that resulted in 2,000 arrests and he said that in 1994 he was put under police protection after FBI agents uncovered an…

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G20 Summit plans to inject US$5tn into economy before 2011

Friday, April 3, 2009 The G20 Summit held in London, England concluded Thursday with an injection into the economy of US$5 trillion by the end of 2010. Global trade would be supported by $250 billion (169.5 billion pounds). “We are going to act decisively to kickstart international trade. We will ensure availability of at least $250 billion over the next two years,” said Gordon Brown Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. The International Monetary Fund IMF will have access to $750bn in resources of which $250bn will support special drawing…

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Polish mine explosion kills 8

Wednesday, November 22, 2006 Methane gas was blamed for the explosion deaths of 8 miners in southern Polish‘s Halemba coal mine Tuesday, November 21. Officials say at least 15 are missing. Rescue efforts were halted because dangerously high levels of methane gas returned, according to Zbigniew Madej, spokesman for state-owned Coal Co., which operates the mine. The missing miners’ locater devices were not emitting signals, increasing rescurers’ concerns for their well-being. Grzegorz Pawlaszek, head of Coal Co., said the 15 missing miners’ fate is “not known,” but added that “there…

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Inspirational Quotes Can Provide Insight For A Happier Life

Read More About: Real Estate Investing Australia By Aaron Bachman Inspirational quotes provide a way to look at life from a different perspective. When things aren’t going well, we often become mired in our own distress without seeing our way out of a difficult situation. There are many that have gone before us who have suffered the same trials and tribulations and we would do well to listen to their sage advice. Success and happiness is a very personal and distinct definition for each individual. However, those that have achieved…

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NFL: Packers defeat Lions 31–21, Lions become first team to finish season with 0-16 record

Monday, December 29, 2008 The Green Bay Packers defeated the Detroit Lions on Sunday evening by a final score of 31–21, effectively ending the Lions’ season with an 0-16 record. The game was played at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin and was televised by Fox in the United States. Kickoff was at 1:00 p.m. EDT. The Lions became the first National Football League franchise to complete an “imperfect season” (without a victory) since the introduction of the 16-game schedule in the 1978 NFL season. The winless season comes just…

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Two separate fighter jet crashes kill two, injure two in Afghanistan

Monday, July 20, 2009 A United States fighter jet crash on Saturday has claimed the lives of the two American pilots onboard in eastern Afghanistan, and a NATO fighter crash at Kandahar Airfield has injured two more pilots today. The latest crash is the fifth in the space of a week. On Tuesday a helicopter was shot down, killing seven civilians. Yesterday a NATO-chartered helicopter crashed at Kandahar Airfield, killing sixteen, and another helicopter landed heavily elsewhere, injuring several people. Only Tuesday’s accident involved hostile fire. Saturday’s accident involved a…

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The Benefits Of Installing A Solar Photovoltaic System In Hawaii

Read More About: High End Custom Home Builders Adelaide byAlma Abell There was a time when energy costs in Hawaii were higher than many other areas of the country, but solar energy has changed that picture. Several years ago residents began to harness the sun’s power to create renewable energy, and today it is very common to see a Solar Photovoltaic System in Hawaii, as more residents choose eco-friendly, affordable solutions. Solar Solutions Are Economical When solar energy was first introduced it was often too expensive for the average homeowner.…

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Jamaica: Violence kills at least 30

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 Authorities in Jamaica say that gunfights in the capital Kingston have left at least 30 people dead, as hundreds of troops and police search for an alleged drug kingpin wanted by the US. At least 25 people were injured as well. The violence has been triggered by the Jamaican government’s efforts to extradite Christopher “Dudus” Coke, the alleged leader of the “Shower Posse” group. Armed security forces stormed the Tivoli Gardens slum of western Kingston on Monday in an effort to locate Coke, who has not…

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