Archive: 08/19/2011

HP shares plunge on Wall Street

Hewlett-Packard shares plunged 20 percent on Wall Street on Friday after the world's top personal computer maker announced a strategic shakeup that includes spinning off its PC business. ...

dateAug 19, 2011 in Business
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Shell divers shut off North Sea oil leak

Divers working for oil giant Shell have turned off the valve which has been leaking oil into the North Sea causing the worst spill in the area for a decade, the company said Friday. ...

dateAug 19, 2011 in Environment
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Kazakhstan blocks popular blogging platforms

Kazakhstan on Friday blocked access to several popular blogging sites after a court said they contributed to the spread of "terrorism" and religious extremism in the Central Asian state.

dateAug 19, 2011 in Internet
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