Daily Archives: November 16, 2010

Facebook launches next generation of email

Speaking at an event in San Francisco, ahead of this year’s Web 2.0 Summit, Facebook’s Mark Zuckeberg showcased the ‘next generation messaging system’, which will allow users to have an @facebook.com email address. He said: “Email is too slow… email is … Continue reading

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BA threat to striking workers raises ‘a complex legal issue’

British Airways would be exploring new legal territory if it followed through with threats to sack cabin crew in any future strikes on the grounds that they were striking over the original issues for which the legal mandate had expired, … Continue reading

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Ireland tells Europe not to panic

Ireland’s European partners are urging the debt-stricken nation to seek immediate assistance from an international rescue fund to resolve its financial problems and avoid a repeat of the Greek sovereign debt crisis that almost destroyed the euro earlier this year. … Continue reading

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Quotations

Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.  Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919)

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Asda set to create 7,500 jobs through expansion plans

Supermarket giant Asda today announced plans to create more than 7,500 jobs in the UK next year. The UK’s second biggest supermarket chain said it would create all 7,500 jobs through new store openings, expansion of its home shopping service … Continue reading

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