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Finnish mobile phone company Nokia dumped open source Linux based Meego and jumped what they call “a new ecosystem”, that is Windows operating system. Good luck Nokia, you’re gonna need it.
Tomi T Ahonen writes: That is the Elop Effect and it will destroy your company in less than a year, guaranteed.
Engadget: Nokia CEO Stephen Elop […]
Genetically modified canola has escaped into the wild. Actually, two varieties of it have – one modified to be resistant to Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide, and the other to Bayer Crop Science’s Liberty herbicide. Scientists have also found out that these two transgenic verieties have interbred, so a brand new brand of canola has been born […]
British Petroleum BP has gained plenty of publicity for its actions with tar sands in Canada and also with Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Here’s my suggestion for a better up-to -date logo for BP. There are many more nice proposals for a new BP logo to be seen at Greenpece UK’s site.
Nigerian environmental activist and writer Ken Saro Wiwa was executed in November 1995. He was convicted by a military tribunal of the Nigerian military junta. Ken Saro Wiwa helped Ogoni people to organize non-violent protests against the the impact of Shell oil exploration, which was destroying the environment at the Niger Delta.
Today 27th May 2009 […]
Twenty years ago March 24, 1989, the single-hulled tanker Exxon Valdez hit Prince William Sound’s Bligh Reef in Alaska, spilling 11 million gallons of crude oil into the sea. The spill contaminated about 1900 kilometers of the shoreline and killed hundreds of thousands of birds and mammals and harmed the fisheries of the area.
I made […]