Thursday, April 29, 2004

Google Files Long-Awaited IPO Plans:
Internet search engine leader Google Inc. filed its long-awaited IPO plans Thursday, setting the stage for the company to make its stock market debut - a move that could be months away.
Without specifying a price per share, Google said it hopes to raise $2.7 billion with an initial public offering that's created the biggest high-tech buzz since the dot-com bubble burst four years ago
(from Associated Press, via Yahoo News).
Last Oldsmobile Rolls Off Assembly Line:
It's the end of the line for the oldest automotive brand name in the United States. The last Oldsmobile rolled off the line Thursday morning at the Lansing Car Assembly plant, which has produced the venerable vehicles for nearly a century
(from Associated Press, via Yahoo News).

Tuesday, April 27, 2004

Ben and Jerry's free cone day today 12 PM to 8 PM, and Baskin Robbins free scoop night tomorrow (Wednesday, April 28th) 6 PM-10 PM.

Sunday, April 11, 2004

Food for thought about what would've happened if Bush had tried to preempt 9-11.
North Korea says standoff with US at "brink of nuclear war:
Washington is demanding the complete, verifiable, and irreversible dismantling of North Korea's nuclear prorgammes, both plutonium and enriched uranium schemes, before it will offer concessions to the impoverished state.
Pyongyang denies having a uranium programme and has said it will freeze its plutonium weapons programme in return for simultaneous rewards from Washington
Isn't that extortion? (from Agence France-Presse, via Yahoo! Singapore News).

Wednesday, April 7, 2004

Oh joy:
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) - The only person convicted in the Sept. 11 attacks was freed by a court Wednesday, pending the outcome of his retrial on charges of aiding the Hamburg al-Qaida cell that included three of the suicide pilots
(via myway).