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Wimax for Big Guys

Rumor Alert: Google May Bid on Wimax Spectrum in India - Oct 27, 2009 (Wimax News) According to Reuters, Google Inc. may bid for WiMax radio waves in India’s upcoming auction. The auction for third generation technology (3G) spectrum in India is expected to start on January 14, 2010. Beceem Expects WiMAX Solution Shipments to Taiwan to Double in 2010 – Oct 29, 2009 (Digitimes) WiMAX solution provider Beceem Communications expects its shipments of WiMAX chips to Taiwan to account for 60%

South Africa’s Sekoko in Talks to Supply Coal to Eskom

Sekoko Resources is in talks to supply coal to Eskom Holdings Ltd, Bloomberg recently reported. South Africa’s Department of Minerals & Energy has granted Sekoko a permit to begin mining at its Waterberg coal project and tests by Eskom showed the fuel met its prescribed quality standards. Sekoko plans to begin processing about 60,000 metric tons a month (mt/m) of coal bearing ore by the end of this year from its Waterberg operation through a joint venture with Australia’s Firestone Energy. Proce

South Africa’s Telecommunication Costs

The cost of telecommunication in South Africa has always been a big issue. If we compare it with those of other countries, we get ripped off over and over again. A reduction in internet cost like the one we had 2 years ago might look wonderful, because we compare it with what it was, but is it really? Telecommunication companies should look at the average income of the country they are in and keep that in mind when determining the prices. My internet expenses forms the biggest part of my cel

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Daikin installs bair conditioning/b system in 2010 FIFA World Cup stadiums. Daikin bAir Conditioning/b South Africa Ltd.

South African Mobile Operators Investigated for Collusion

The South African Competition Commission (SACC) has confirmed it is again investigating the country’s mobile operators for collusion, although the SACC had cleared them of the accusation only a month ago. The SACC has subpoenaed documents from the companies. At a hearing last month held by the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee, Competition Commission Commissioner Shaun Ramburuth said [...]

Barrick backs off SA platinum project

TORONTO ( – Canadian gold giant Barrick Gold has decided not to develop the Sedibelo platinum project, in South Africa, as it believes the funds can be better spent on other assets, CEO Aaron Regent said on Thursday.

Google Street View: Should South Africans be worried or is the world just paranoid?

Google Street View is coming to South Africa and it seems people are unsure if they should be terrified or excited.In an effort to make some sense of the issue, I’ve decided to write a few words on the following :1. What is Street View and how does Google create it? 2. What are the privacy concerns surrounding Google Street View? 3. A personal perspective on privacy. What is Google Street View? Google Street View is an extension of the very popular Google Maps. It allows users to ‘go down to st

Zambian Development Agency (ZDA) Shortlists Eight for Zamtel Stake Sale

The Zambian Development Agency (ZDA) has revealed that it has shortlisted eight companies interested in acquiring a stake in fixed line monopoly operator Zambia Telecommunications Company (Zamtel). Those operators understood to have made the shortlist include South Africa’s Telkom, Indian state-owned pair Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) and Portugal Telecom. [...]

Michael Jacksons’s This Is It- Michael at his best

As the final concert performance of the King of Pop began in The Los Angeles premiere parts of the city were plunged into darkness by outages caused by powerful winds. Several hundred fans, many of them wearing a single sequined glove like the one Jackson donned in the 1980s, gathered for the Los Angeles premiere and at a simultaneous opening in London. Some 150,000, including fans from Brazil and Australia, watched the L.A. event live on the Internet. The Hollywood screening mirrored events

What’s Next for Nigeria’s Banks?

ince the audit results of the remaining 14 Nigerian banks was announced earlier in the month, there has been much speculation about foreign take-overs of the troubled institutions, as well as mergers within the sector. Going forward, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) will also have to actively manage the financial health of the banks [...]

Distribution of Ster Kinekor gaming titles not affected by RTG liquidation

Ster Kinekor has released an official statement regarding the impact of the liquidation of Replication Technology Group (RTG) on the distribution of Ster Kinekor gaming titles. Ster Kinekor confirmed that RTG, the previous DVD packaging supplier for Ster Kinekor Entertainment, had recently been placed in provisional liquidation. The statement went on to read “the minimum quantities RTG distributed on SKE’s behalf were marginally affected however contingency plans have been put in place ensuri

Report Notes Few Toxic Cleanup Successes

Blacksmith InstituteLocal contractors in the Dominican Republic managing hazardous materials cleanup at a former battery dumping site.An international anti-pollution group turned its gaze toward successes in the clean-up of toxic sites in the developing world, but found few candidates worthy of recognition, according to a report released Wednesday.The fourth annual World’s Worst Polluted Places report, by the New York-based non-profit Blacksmith Institute, lauded remediation efforts underway in

Author: G0LF  |  Category: Yahoo Golf PGA  |  Comments (0)  |  Add Comment29OctStrange beats Casey by 1 hole at World Match Play (AP)

Scott Strange of Australia defeated top-seeded Paul Casey of England by a hole at the World Match Play Championship. American Ryder Cup player Anthony Kim was also a winner Thursday, beating two-time U.S. Open champion Retief Goosen of South Africa 3 and 2 in Casares, Spain. Kim and Strange top Group A with two points each in the opening round-robin format to start the group stages. Permalink: Strange beats Casey by 1 hole at World Match Play (AP)Leave a ReplyName (required)Mail (will not be pub

Mami Screening schedule

This year’s addition has more films and World Cinema’s leading film maker Jafar Panahi on the Jury!  Please give your feedback and suggestions for the movies to watch. See you at the festival! Screening Schedule Location: Fun Cinemas Screen: 3 (Three) – 383 Seats Show Time Date/Day 1st Show 10.00 am 2nd Show 12.30 Noon 3rd Show 3.30 pm 4th Show 5.30 pm 5th Show 8.00 pm 29-10-2009 Thursday No Shows No Shows No Shows At: 7.00 p.m. Opening Function followed

Drawn to Life: The Next Chapter available now in South Africa

THQ has today announced that the Wii and DS action platform game, Drawn to Life: The Next Chapter, is now available at retail across South Africa. In Drawn to Life: The Next Chapter, players are tasked with drawing their own hero, items and tools in-game using the Wii’s WiiMote, or the DS’s touchscreen and stylus, and to set out on a quest to rid the land of an evil, dark presence, while drawing new objects directly into the environments to help traverse the levels along the way. Vice pr

Casino issue gets backing from Cleveland Cavs owner - Dayton Daily News

Casino issue gets backing from Cleveland Cavs owner - Dayton Daily News bCasino/b issue gets backing from Cleveland Cavs owner - Dayton Daily bNews/b a href= 2009 US Economy: Largest Transfer of Wealth to Financial/Political Elite in Global History The good news is that the structural economic change for the public good is simple. Monetary reform ends the banks from creating money, shifts this power to the Treasur

community unionism: from the workplace to the streets

by Brian Garvey “We have been the victims of so many acts of corruption… But the workers have supported us in forming a new trade union, because they want change – a radical change – so that we are the new administration of the collective contract, because the union we have is useless” Luis Flugo, Aseven soft drinks company, Venezuela “I looked at the Mater hospital – this new, ‘state of the art facility’, and there wasn’t even changing rooms for the domestics. Not even a changing room.

Interview Dr.Kent Moore on the future of Energy.

A Money Morning Interview: The Future of Energy Renowned Oil Expert Dr. Kent Moors Details Shortages of Oil, the Impact of Higher Prices, the Promise of New Technologies and the Opportunities For Investors Dr. Kent Moors is one of the world’s foremost experts on oil, energy policy, finance, risk management and new technologies. Moors advises the leaders of six oil-producing countries, including the United States, as well as global corporations and banks operating in 25 countries. Moors is

Find Car Rental Durban, South Africa

If you are interested in touring Durban, South Africa and want to make use of the services of a rented car then allow me to point you in the right direction. I will tell you the things you need to know before deciding to settle for a particular agency so that you can get the best deal available. Touring a city as large as this will take more than two days so you will be needing a car for a long period. Whilst car rental agencies do have daily rates and charges per km you will find some tha

E-Books Directory

Eine englischsprachige Seite, die Links zu frei downloadbaren e-Books unter Beachtung des Copyrights anbietet. Im Original liest sich das so:E-Books Directorydoes not support copyright infringement, nor will it link to web sites that trade copyrighted material. Stand 26. Oktober 2009: 2568 e-books listed in 399 categories.Die Seite: Angebot: Arts & Photography Architecture   Design & Decorative Arts   Drawing   Fashion   History & Criticism   Painting   Photog