The ranking of the richest football clubs

Deloitte has published the annual study "Football Money League" on the financial performance of the leading football clubs.
The study is now in its twelfth edition, and is based on financial information of the 2007/2008 season.
Based on this study Real Madrid remains the European club with the highest turnover, totaling 365.8 million euro, an increase of 4% (15 million euro) compared to the previous season.
In second place is confirmed Manchester United with a turnover of 324.8 million euro, and an increase of 3% (equal to 9.6 million euro), in third place is confirmed by the Barcelona with a turnover of 308.8 million euro, and an increase of 6.4% (equivalent to 18.7 million euro).


Football Money League - 2007/08

Location Company Revenue
1 (1) real Madrid 365.8
2 (2) Manchester United 324.8
3 (3) FC Barcelona 308.8
4 (7) Bayern Munich 295.3
5 (4) Chelsea 268.9
6 (5) Arsenal 264.4
7 (8) Liverpool 210.9
8 (6) AC Milan 209.5
9 (11) AS Roma 175.4
10 (9) International 172.9
11 (12) Juventus 167.5
12 (13) Olympique Lyonnais 155.7
13 (16) Schalke 04 148.4
14 (10) Tottenham Hotspur 145.0
15 (15) Hamburger SV 127.9
16 (19) Olympique de Marseille 126.8
17 (14) Newcastle United 125.6
18 (n / a) VfB Stuttgart 111.5
19 (n / a) Fenerbahce 111.3
20 (n / a) Manchester City 104.0



The first of the Italian company is Milan, which is in eighth place in the standings losing two position compared to the previous season, with a turnover of 209.5 million euro, and a decrease of 7.7% (equivalent to 17.7 million euro) compared the previous season. Following the Roma, with a turnover of 175.4 million euro (157.6 million in the previous season), Inter, with a turnover of 172.9 million euro (195 million in the previous season), Juventus, with a turnover of 167.5 million (EUR 145.2 million in the previous season).
The charts related to previous seasons are available on this page. Or even in these pages: 2003/2004 , 2004/2005 , 2005/2006 , 2006/2007 ( 2 ), 2007/2008 .

Released Linux Mint 6 XFCE Community Edition

Announced yesterday the release of Linux Mint 6 "Felicia" XFCE Community Edition.
This version is based on Xubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex. Among the novelties of this version 2.6.27 kernel, Xfce 4.4.2 and Xorg 7.4. The full list of news is available at this page.
The downloads can be made ​​from this page, or directly from this link: LinuxMint-6-XFCE.iso (694MB).

SimplyMEPIS 8.0 released

Released in recent days SimplyMEPIS 8.0.
Among the novelties of this version 2.6.27.18 kernel, KDE 3.5.10, OpenOffice 3.0, Firefox 3.0.6. In MEPIS 8.0 is Bind 0.9.6 and IPv6 is enabled. The downloads can be made ​​from this page, or directly from these links:
SimplyMEPIS-CD_8.0.00-rel_32.iso (680MB)
SimplyMEPIS-CD_8.0.00-rel_64.iso (675MB).

Released version 2.6.28.7 of the Linux kernel

It was released a few days ago version 2.6.28.7 of the Linux kernel, the latest stable version of the Linux kernel.

You can download the new version from this address: linux-2.6.28.7.tar.bz2 (50.3 MB).

The Changelog is this page.

The 25 best blogs of 2009 according to Time

Published the ranking of the best blogs of 2009 according to the American weekly Time . Unlike the 2008 rankings , which appeared on the blog of Beppe Grillo , in the ranking of 2009 does not appear any Italian blog.

First in the ranking is square Talking Points Memo , blogs, born in November 2000, followed in second place Huffington Post , that in the ranking of 2008 was the first place was founded in 2005 by Arianna Huffington, then third Lifehacker , born in 2005. A follow others, including the official Google blog , which sits in fifteenth place.
The full list is as follows:

  1. Talking Points Memo
  2. The Huffington Post
  3. Lifehacker
  4. Metafilter
  5. The Daily Dish by Andrew Sullivan
  6. Freakonomics
  7. BoingBoing
  8. Got2BeGreen
  9. Zen Habits
  10. The Conscience of a Liberal Paul Krugman
  11. Crooks and Liars
  12. Generation Y
  13. Mashable
  14. Slashfood
  15. Official Google Blog
  16. synthesis
  17. bleat
  18. / Movies
  19. Seth Godin's Blog
  20. Deadspin: Sports News without Access, Favor, or Discretion
  21. Dooce
  22. Confessions of a Pioneer Woman
  23. Said the Gramophone
  24. Detention Slip
  25. Bad Astronomy

Time also publishes a ranking of the most overrated blogs. In first place in this particular ranking TechCrunch , the complete ranking is as follows:

  1. TechCrunch
  2. Gawker
  3. Jim Cramer's Blog
  4. PerezHilton.com
  5. Daily Kos: State of the Nation
Skype available on Nokia phones

Skype and Nokia have today reached an agreement under which the Skype client, used by nearly 400 million people in the world, will be installed on mobile phones Nokia Nseries.
The first mobile phone to be enabled for this service will be the Nokia N97, and will debut in the third quarter of 2009. Interesting the possibility to make calls using the Wi-Fi network, so you can make free Skype-to-Skype.

Japan, Nakagawa resigns

Eventually he resigned the Japanese Finance Minister, Shoichi Nakagawa, the center of a heated argument at home for the final press conference of the G7 in Rome held last Saturday.




Press conference in which Nakagawa appeared drunk Japanese reporters present. The finance minister had defended himself by arguing that his poor form was not due to the assumption of alcohol, but the assumption of certain drugs to fight a cold.

Released version 2.6.28.6 of the Linux kernel

It was released today version 2.6.28.6 of the Linux kernel, the latest stable version of the Linux kernel.

You can download the new version from this address: linux-2.6.28.6.tar.bz2 (50.3 MB).

The Changelog is this page.

Nokia introduces E55 and E75 models

In recent GSMA World Congress being held in Barcelona, ​​Nokia introduced two new models E55 and E75.
The model E55 is a quadband GSM-GPRS-EDGE, can connect to the Internet thanks to support HSDPA / HSUPA, has built-in Wi-Fi 802.11b / g and Bluetooth 2.0.
It has a 3.2 megapixel camera with which you can record video in VGA format at 15 fps, while the 2.4-inch TFT display has a resolution of 320 × 240 pixels with 16 million colors.
The Nokia E55 has a 100 MB internal memory expandable with microSD cards. It also has a 3.5 mm headphone jack, FM radio, A-GPS with Nokia Maps 3.0, QWERTY keyboard, and Symbian OS 9.3 operating system.
The dimensions of the smartphone are very small thickness of only 9.9 mm for a weight of 95 grams, for the battery is provided for a duration of 30 days in stand-by.






The E75 model is equipped with a slide-out QWERTY keyboard side-scrolling, is a Quad-band EGSM 850/900/1800/1900, WCDMA 900/1900/2100, connectivity with WLAN IEEE 802.11b / g.
It is equipped with 3.2 megapixel camera with which you can record video in VGA format at 30 fps, while the 2.4-inch QVGA display has a resolution of 320 × 240 pixels.
It has an internal memory of 50 MB, expandable with microSD cards.
It also has a 3.5 mm headphone jack, FM radio, A-GPS with Nokia Maps 3.0, and Symbian OS 9.3 operating system.
The dimensions of the smartphone are 111.8 x 50/80 x 14.4 mm for a weight of approximately 139 g, for the battery is provided for a duration of 408 hours in stand-by mode and 8 hours in communication.




Ubuntu 8.04 vs. Windows Vista vs. Windows 7

Interesting comparison made ​​by Tuxradar.com in this article were compared Ubuntu 8.04, Windows Vista and Windows 7.
The three operating systems were compared on some aspects: installation time, boot time and shutdown time, test the I / O (file copying large and small USB to HD, HD to HD copy). So it was also done a comparison ext3 / ext4 on these aspects.

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