Archive for December 2009

In the EU, 6% of the population is foreign

According to a report by Eurostat to January 1, 2008 in the 27 countries of the EU were 30.8 million foreign nationals. Of these, 11.3 million are citizens of an EU resident in another EU member state, while the remaining 19.5 million are immigrants. Of the 19.5 million non-EU citizens 6 million are from [...]

Pope attacked during Christmas Mass

A woman jumped the barriers that separate the private to the public in the nave of St. Peter's Basilica by throwing himself against the Pope during the procession that precedes the celebration of the Christmas Mass (the beginning of which was anticipated to last two hours to allow the Pope to rest). The men of the [...]

Google Nexus One, common technical specifications

Were circulated to the specifications of Nexus One, the Android smartphone branded Google and manufactured by HTC. The specifications have been published on the website The Nexus One will be equipped with a 5 megapixel camera, 512 MB flash memory and a 4GB microSD card included, and Android 2.1. Nexus One should [...]

The ADSL Italian 45th in the world for download speeds

According to data from, with regard to the download speed, Italy is the 45-th place in the world, with an average of 4.90 Mb / s. The situation is worse for the upload speed, for which Italy is a close 79-th place in the world, with an average of 0.59 Mb / s. For [...]

GP in Rome, there is an agreement with Ecclestone

It has been found an agreement for the construction of the Grand Prix Formula 1 Rome between the organizers and the owner of the circus Bernie Ecclestone "The agreement with the owner of Formula 1 Bernie Ecclestone to give life to the Rome Grand Prix is ​​done and signed ", said Maurizio Flammini, the event organizer. The agreement [...]

More than 23 million Internet users in Italy

According to research company Nielsen, the number of Internet users in Italy reached 23.6 million in October 2009, 700,000 users in more than the previous month and two million more than the previous year. From research to Comscore April 2009 the number of internet users in Italy was [...]

OECD: signs of recovery, Italy among the countries with the highest growth

The superindex OECD rose in September by one point compared to the previous August and of 5.7 points compared to the same month last year. According to data from OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development) to lead the recovery are Italy, Canada, France, Britain and Germany. In Italy in September the index [...]

Google News for money, only 5 articles per day will be free

Google has decided to provide an opportunity for publishers to limit the number of accesses free from Google services (such as Google News) to the web pages of their newspapers. "We decided to allow publishers to limit the number of accesses to five free access to web user per day," wrote an official Blog [...]