Archive for June 17th, 2009

Finance, revolution Obama

The US president Barack Obama has presented its proposal for the regulation of the US financial system. In a document of 89 pages sent to Congress (and available here in pdf format) Obama sets guidelines for its reform. A reform that is defined as the largest reform since the Great [...]

NASA refers launch Endeavour

NASA has postponed once again the launch of the shuttle Endeavour which was scheduled for today at 5:40 local time (11:40 Italian) from Cape Canaveral in Florida. When filling the main tank was discovered a leak of hydrogen of the same type as the one that last Saturday was blocked for [...]

NVidia Launches New Mobile GPU

In recent days, NVidia has announced the launch of five new Mobile GPU. The new GPUs are made with the new 40nm manufacturing process. The new GPU G210M, GT 230M, GT 240M, GTS 250M and GTS 260M should represent a reasonable step forward compared to previous generation models. According NVidia the new [...]

Exxon ordered to pay $ 500 million of interest for Exxon Valdez disaster

The Federal Court of Appeals in San Francisco Monday condemned the US oil company Exxon Mobil to pay approximately $ 500 million as interest (5.9% from 1996) on "punitive damages" that Exxon was ordered to pay for the disaster of the tanker Exxon Valdez occurred March 24, 1989 [...]