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Paul Allen diagnosed with cancer

According to a memo sent to Vulcan employees on Monday, Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder, has been diagnosed with cancer.

Fellow Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said he and his wife, Melinda, were keeping Allen in their thoughts.

“Melinda and I have Paul and his family in our thoughts and prayers,” Gates said in a statement. “Paul is among my closest friends, and I know to him be a strong and resilient individual.”

You can read the rest of the post on ZDnet.com

Google beats for Q3, Wall Street looks ahead

Yes ! Yes ! Yes !

Google beat Wall Street expectations for its third quarter, reporting net income of $1.35 billion, or $4.24 a share, up from $1.25 billion, or $3.92 per share for the same quarter in 2007. Revenue was $5.54 billion, up from $5.37 billion a year ago. (statement). Excluding special charges, Google reported second quarter earnings of $4.92 per share, compared to the $4.77 a share on revenue of $4.05 billion that analysts had expected.

The rest on zdnet.com

Queen has fit of Google giggles

GOD saves The Queen !

Internet giant Google was given the royal seal of approval when the Queen had a fit of the giggles during a tour of its London headquarters.

more on BBC

‘Gladiator’ tomb is found in Rome

Hmmm… it’s for real 🙂

The tomb of a general thought to have been an inspiration for the main character in the Oscar-winning film Gladiator has been unearthed in Rome.

more on BBC

Cousins !!!!

Vice-president Dick Cheney and Democratic Candidate Barack Obama…. are distant cousins !!!

This was discovered by Cheney’s wife… and, their ancestor is a 17th century French immigrant !!!

Full story here !!!

I’m Singnin in the rain…

Look at those pictures, taken today (13-oct-2007), we were at “GĂ©ant” doing some shopping, at the same time, it was raining like hell outside… we stayed inside for a moment, then we decided to fight the rain and go back home !!! On our way home, i took some nice pics 😀

Flood 1Flood 2Flood 3

And now, the greatest two shots !!! A flooded Bus !!! Unbelievable !!!

Bus 1Bus 2

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WaaaaW !!!!

“Choofli Hal” is a popular tunisian sitcom… but I didn’t thought that “La Monde”, a very popular french newspaper would write an article about it !!!

http://www.lemonde.fr/web/article/0,1-0@2-3236,36-962061@51-950787,0.html

I’m proud 😀

I hope TV7 will release it on DVD… with subtitles 😉