Turbolinux adopted by China’s largest bank

Wednesday, May 4, 2005 The Turbolinux operating system, a variety of GNU/Linux free/open source software, has been chosen as the in-house server software for the front-end banking operations of China’s largest bank, replacing SCO Unix. The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) announced the migration on Thursday, April 28. The announcement is significant in […]

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Cars big winner as 34th Annual Annie Awards handed out

Monday, February 12, 2007 Cars drove home the big prize last night, from the 34th Annual Annie Awards. The animation industry’s highest honor, ASIFA-Hollywood’s Annies recognise contributions to animation, writing, directing, storyboarding, voice acting, composing, and much more. As mentioned, Pixar took home the big prize last night, after facing stiff competition from four other […]

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Wikinews interviews Australian Paralympic skiers Toby Kane, Cameron Rahles Rahbula, and Mitchell Gourley

Friday, December 14, 2012 Recently, Wikinews sat down with Australian standing Paralympic skiers Toby Kane, Cameron Rahles-Rahbula, and Mitchell Gourley who were in Vail, Colorado for a training camp for the start of this week’s IPC Nor-Am Cup. ((Wikinews)) I’m interviewing Cameron [Rahles-Rahbula] with a hyphenated last name, Mitchell Gourley, [and] Toby Kane. And they’re […]

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Pole Barn Building Kits

Find Out More About: Country Clothing Brisbane By Mark Fjord If you need extra space, but you don’t want to go through the process of laying foundations and the associated cost factors then a pole barn building kit is just the correct answer. However, don’t assume that because these types of building are generally referred […]

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Hundreds of thousands rally in Australia against IR legislation

Tuesday, November 15, 2005 People rallied in 300 locations across Australia today to protest the Federal Government’s proposed changes to industrial relations laws, WorkChoices. According to police, around 150,000 people congregated in Melbourne, from where speeches were broadcast throughout the country. In Sydney, thirty thousand gathered in Belmore Park and Martin Place to watch the […]

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Massive ice deposits found on Mars

Friday, March 16, 2007 The European Space Agency‘s Mars Express spacecraft has discovered ice deposits in the south pole of Mars that are larger than the state of Texas. Scientists say that there is enough water in the deposits to cover the entire planet with up to 36 feet of water if the ice was […]

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