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Free Alaa!

Alaa is a young prominent Egyptian blogger that was arrested and jailed among 47 activists on 7th May 2006 during a peaceful demonstration in Cairo. His personal website and blog, shared with his wife Manal, is http://www.manalaa.net/ has the latest news about his condition. There is a petition by Hands Across the Mideast Support Alliance …

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Είσαι προγραμματιστής;

Το Google διοργανώνει Διαγωνισμό Πληροφορικής αυτό το μήνα, το Google Code Jam Europe. Ο διαγωνισμός διεξάγεται μέσω Διαδικτύου μέσα από μια ενδιαφέρουσα πλατφόρμα. Γραφτείτε τώρα και έχετε τη δυνατότητα να δοκιμάσετε την πλατφόρμα με προβλήματα-δείγματα. Only four of the 48 best computer programmers in the world are Americans, at least according to a computer-programming competition …

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Domains and Webhosting #2

There are loads of companies that offer webhosting services. We distinguish between dedicated webhosting (you have a server on your own at the datacentre), virtual private server (VPS) (a server is partitioned to virtual private servers through VMWare, Xen or other) and shared webhosting (you share the server, you get your own virtual host in …

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Domains and Webhosting #1

You plan to buy a domain and you are looking a good company to make bussiness with? When buying a domain, you essentially rent it. That is, you pay an amount of money which gives you ownership from one to ten years. The most common situation is when you pay per year and therefore renew …

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Mydomain sucks!

No, it’s not my domain that sucks, it’s mydomain.com sucks, a web-hosting company. Last June I chose mydomain.com to move my website to, as they had a special offer for a domain transfer and webhosting. Since my needs for my Website were specific, I gladly accepted the offer. Since then, the service was good; I …

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ISO/IEC 26300

The OASIS OpenDocument Format (ODF) standard has now been adopted by ISO/IEC! Washington, DC – The OpenDocument Format Alliance (ODF Alliance), a broad cross-section of associations, academic institutions and industry dedicated to solving the problem of improving access and retrieval of electronic government documents, today congratulated the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) for its sweeping …

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