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Facebook Starts Building Server Farm on Arctic Circle

Tom Furlong, Facebook’s director of operations announced today the construction of a new server farm on the Edge of the Arctic Circle, it’s their farm first outside U.S. territory. The decision came after reviewing several locations across Europe. Facebook confirmed it picked the...
Posted On 27 Oct 2011
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Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler Performed With a Black Eye in Paraguay

Lead singer of Aerosmith, Steven Tyler, recently suffered an injury while taking a bath in his hotel room in Paraguay. The performer ended with a black eye and a couple of missing teeth, he still performed in Paraguay Wednesday night. The singer of “Jaded” received stitches on...
Posted On 27 Oct 2011
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Fukushima Station Released More Radiation than Expected

The wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan, released more than twice the amount of radiation estimated by the Japanese government. Tepco (Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s) emitted 35,800 terabecquerels of radioactive cesium 137 at the height of the disaster. Japan’s nuclear regulator...
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Diego Garcia: Ecuador wants to eliminate contempt of Penal Reform

Diego Garcia, Attorney General of Ecuador, said to the American Commission on Human Rights (CIDH by its Spanish acronym), which Ecuador is working on the elimination of criminal contempt in the legislation so this figure is no longer reflected in the draft Code of Criminal...
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Shakira will be the person of the year at the Latin Grammys

Shakira will be honored as Person of the Year at the Latin Grammys‘ ceremony to be held on November 9 in Las Vegas. “We recognize the professional achievements and philanthropic and cultural contributions of Shakira,” the academy said in a statement. In...
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Barcelona looses but continues in the game

More than 45 thousand fans dressed in yellow last night at the Banco Pichincha Monumental Stadium to the most exciting match of the 16 date National Soccer Championship, where the Barcelona Sporting Club faced the Liga de Quito. In the first half, the visiting team was dominated...
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Luisa Plays with Colored Threads

Her bed is next to a sewing machine and small pieces of children’s clothing line adorn the walls of her room, she “has sewn all her life,” says Victoria Lavayen, daughter in law of Luisa Flores, a seamstress who dresses many children in La 27 and La B streets...
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2011 Pan American Games: Gold Medal for Ecuador in Weightlifting

Today the Ecuadorian weightlifter Jorge David Arroyo, 20 years, won a gold medal for his country in the 2011 Panamerican Games in Guadalajara, Mexico after lifting a total of 395 kilos (185 in snatch and 210 in clean and jerk). Arroyo has won three gold medals at the World Junior...
Posted On 27 Oct 2011
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