25/04/2013

Google Censorship: first messages of Sana

obama-google.jpgAfter two years of censorship, Google was sending us some selected news from the Syrian News Agency Sana. It selected the most negative news...

Magnetic bomb kills Syria ministry official: SANA - The Peninsula
Peninsula On-line
DAMASCUS: A senior civil servant at Syria's electricity ministry was killed by a magnetic bomb attached to his car on Wednesday in central Damascus, state news agency SANA reported. "As part of a campaign of assassinations... terrorists fatally wounded ...
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Syria clashes destroy ancient Aleppo minaret
BBC News
The minaret of one of Syria's most famous mosques has been destroyed during clashes in the northern city of Aleppo. The state news agency Sana accused rebels of blowing up the 11th-Century minaret of the Umayyad Mosque. However, activists say the ...
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10/4/2013

Internet giant Google is investing an extra 300 million euros at its data centre in the Walloon town of Dour near Mons. In time this will result in the creation of 200 long-trem jobs.

Google made the announcement during a visit of the Belgian Prime Minister, Elio Di Rupo (Francophone socialist). Google’s data centre in Dour is one of the three largest operated by the company in the continent of Europe.

The 300 million will finance a major three-year expansion programme. Google hardware operations manager Freddy Bonhomme told the Belgian press agency Belga: “Work has just started. Between 300 and 350 people are being hired.”

Employment levels may fall after the project is completed.

http://www.deredactie.be/cm/vrtnieuws.english/news/1.1600...

PS. On 3.14.2012, America’s Defense Department’s best-known geek announced that she was leaving the Pentagon for a job at Google…

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