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Microsoft Bids For Yahoo
Last week, Microsoft offered a bid worth over $44 billion for Internet search giant Yahoo. Currently Google has approximately 60 percent of the market for Internet searches. This bid is Microsoft’s biggest bid ever. If successful, Microsoft will have over 30 percent of the search market. Even though this will be barely half of Google’s market, it has already caused a small ruckus by Google. On Sunday Google called upon antitrust regulators to prevent this deal. Nevertheless many experts predict that the deal will go through although, as of Sunday, Yahoo said it needs time to examine the deal.
Australia has recently unveiled “JusticeLink,” where over the course of this year some court cases will be held online in an effort to reduce costs. Prosecutors and defense attorneys can argue their cases online, and judges will view their arguments in real time. This new system is expected to save Australia millions of dollars.
Recently the Canadian government has sent out a notice to its employees to cut back on using their blackberrys overnight and on weekends. In an effort to improve the life/work balance of their employees from 7 p.m-7 a.m., they are asking their employees to focus on their personal lives and leave their work behind.
In an effort to accommodate the haredi world, Bezeq is now offering “kosher” phone service. This service will ban all calls to inappropriate numbers. Bezeq invested over $500,000 into this service and is offering it free of charge. This follows the successful launch of “kosher” cell phones from cell phone providers in Israel. The new service is endorsed by many rabbanim, and is expected to attract many customers.
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Almost immediately the audience began singing and clapping and continued almost without stop throughout the rest of the concert.
As of late, vintage has definitely been in vogue in the Orthodox community.
One minute you’re shaving shwarma off a pit, then the shwarma guy tells you he read a (fake) WhatsApp that the boys are dead.
I probe a little deeper and Shula takes me into the world of phantom pains and prosthetic limbs.
This went on until she had immersed eighty times, and then Hashem at last took pity upon her.
Shame is often confused with guilt and humiliation.
Because Menachem lives in Israel, he can feel the ruach in the air.
Perhaps you can reach a compromise during this news frenzy, whereby you will feel more comfortable while he can still follow the latest events.
Leon experienced the War of Independence from a soldier’s perspective, while remaining true to his Jewish ideals and beliefs.
Chabad of Arizona centers recently hosted an evening of remembrance to mark the 20th yahrzeit of the Lubavitcher Rebbe.
Within a few short weeks, the weekly parshah will address the topics of the Mishkan (tabernacle) and the kohen’s begadim (priestly vestments). What better way to prepare for this reading than actually seeing, up close and personal, the objects mentioned in the text.
In an effort to broaden its Internet services, Nokia has recently acquired Plazes.com. Plazes, a popular website, is used to share social activities. This acquisition is one of the few ones Nokia has recently initiated in an effort to boost its online presence. Nokia is the worlds biggest cell phone company.
Microsoft: In an effort to prevent Microsoft from discontinuing selling new copies of the Windows XP Operating System, windows users have started circulating a petition threatening to jump ship and switch to Apple or Linux.
In an effort to accommodate the haredi world, Bezeq is now offering “kosher” phone service. This service will ban all calls to inappropriate numbers. Bezeq invested over $500,000 into this service and is offering it free of charge.
With reports that this holiday season’s sales are expected to match those of 2002, online businesses are making a major attempt to compete and gain your business. This permits the average consumer to get a great deal on Chanukah gifts from the comfort of his or her home.
After an exhaustive hunt and with great effort, the hidden afikoman was finally found. This is usually preceded with the lengthy negotiations and yearly challenges some families face on what reward best fits the beneficiate? Especially once kids get older, this task seems more difficult with each passing year.
It’s been over sixty years since a bright and most holy people were butchered, tortured and almost annihilated. We still feel the impact of what was taken from us, but unfortunately, some do not realize the magnitude of the terrible churban that transpired.
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