For your viewing pleasure, breaking news coverage of the great web crash of 2007. This is from Onion News Network, the video news sister to the satire magazine Onion. Even though this is not real, I am having withdrawal symptoms just thinking about it. Watch it for fun and then go backup your computer.
Breaking News: All Online Data Lost After Internet Crash
Announcement at php.net
PHP 4 end of life announcement
Today it is exactly three years ago since PHP 5 has been released. In those three years it has seen many improvements over PHP 4. PHP 5 is fast, stable & production-ready and as PHP 6 is on the way, PHP 4 will be discontinued.
The PHP development team hereby announces that support for PHP 4 …
Information & Communication Technology (ICT) data from the survey of women business owners in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Responses based on interviews with 1,228 women business owners from five countries (Bahrain, Jordan, Lebanon, Tunisia, and UAE) between May-October, 2006.
Mobile phone usage for business:
Lebanon (93%), Jordan (91%), Bahrain (89%), Tunisia (85%) and the UAE (79%).
Multi-line business telephone usage:
Morocco broadband statistics:
Morocco has the largest total number of broadband subscribers in Africa – nearly 400,000 ADSL subscribers at the end of 2006 (a number higher than South Africa, considered the continent’s ICT leader).
Morocco also offers the highest speed broadband package in Africa – 4 Mbps.
98% of all internet connections in Morocco are broadband.
Broadband connections grew by 58% between 2005-2006. Dial-up …
Here is another fantastic presentation from TED. Dr. Hans Rosling takes us on a wild ride through – development statistics. TED is guaranteeing that you would have never seen data presented like this before. And I wholeheartedly agree. It even has a riveting finale. And, I am not kidding!
Watch the entire 19.01 minutes of the presentation to see for yourself.
In this presentation, Dr. …
An announcement in the Google Blog:
Easier IT for nonprofits
Since we first launched it in August 2006, Google Apps has become one of our most flexible offerings. It’s helping to meet the needs of family domains, businesses of all sizes, Internet Service Providers and universities. Starting today, we’re extending the Education Edition of Google Apps to registered nonprofits.
We’re excited about this development not …