July 21, 2021

NBC employee wins $266M from California lottery

Thursday, May 6, 2010 An NBC employee won US$266 million from the California Lottery’s Mega Millions drawing. The winner, wishing to remain anonymous, will receive $165 million in total, after federal taxes, reports spokesperson for the lottery Cathy Doyle Johnston. David Reese, a KNBC assistant manager, was informed by the winner around 2:30 local time […]

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July 20, 2021

Professional athletes in US linked to online steroid ring

Thursday, March 1, 2007 A steroid distribution network exposed by a New York prosecutor is reported to have connections to a number of high-profile professional athletes, including retired boxer Evander Holyfield and current Los Angeles Angels outfielder Gary Matthews, Jr. Federal agents raided two pharmacies in Florida and Alabama which were tabbed by a prosecutor […]

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July 20, 2021

Sony refreshes VAIO brand for business and entertainment

Thursday, July 31, 2008 From the middle of July, Sony Corporation refreshed their senior laptop brand VAIO from “Video Audio Integrated Operation” to “Visual Audio Intelligent Organizer”. According to Sony Taiwan Limited, this refreshment is an attempt to relocate the laptop consuming market for business and entertainment factors. In the “VAIO Experience 2008” press conference […]

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July 20, 2021

Low Carb Diet Requirements &Amp; How They Work}

Read More About: Ankom Technology Low Carb Diet Requirements & How They Work by Rory PetersA low carb diet, also known as a low carbohydrate diet, is a diet program designed to promote weight loss while restricting the consumption of carbohydrates. The theory behind a low carb diet is that carbohydrates consumption is linked to […]

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July 19, 2021

Major explosions at UK oil depot

Sunday, December 11, 2005 A series of large explosions have occurred close to Hemel Hempstead Hertfordshire, UK. The source of the explosions has been confirmed as the Hertfordshire Oil Storage Terminal (HOSL), Hemel Hempstead, known locally as the Buncefield complex. Up to 150 fire fighters are reported to be at the scene with 10 fire […]

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July 18, 2021

Wales loses all BBC TV and Radio services

Sunday, September 28, 2008 Cardiff, Wales —The British Broadcasting Corporation‘s (BBC) entire analogue, DTT and Satellite service was taken swiftly off air today for over 7 hours following a massive power failure at Broadcasting House in Llandaff, Cardiff. The outage hit at 10:30UTC this morning, and was further compounded by the fact that the building’s […]

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July 18, 2021

BBC announces pay freeze and no bonuses for managers

Wednesday, January 28, 2009 More than 400 senior managers within the United Kingdom’s BBC, which employs around 28,500 people, have been told that they face a real-terms pay cut as bonuses and pay rises are scrapped this financial year. Tuesday’s announcement said that bonuses will not now be paid and pay rates will stay fixed […]

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