Daily Archives: February 28, 2012

NASCAR Daytona 500 “Drag Race?”

February 28, 2012 – Matt Kenseth Win the 2012 NASCAR Daytona 500: After rain delays and caution periods pushed the race from a scheduled Sunday start to a finish in the wee hours of Tuesday, the Daytona 500 wound up … Continue reading

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A Chip of the Ole Elpida.

February 28, 2012 – A Brave New World for Asia’s Memory Chip: Elpida is one of the biggest makers of dynamic random-access memory, or DRAM, chips. Japanese memory chip maker Elpida filed for bankruptcy protection. With one player hobbling in … Continue reading

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Vladimir Putin Launches Tirade Against the United States.

February 28, 2012 – Putin launches tirade against US: It may be more than two decades since the end of the cold war but Vladimir Putin started his last week of campaigning before presidential elections on Sunday with an onslaught … Continue reading

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Sometimes Death Awaits View from the Top.

February 28, 2012 – Water Views With a Hint of Daring and Danger: Pictured above, A mudslide in Stanwood, Wash., north of Everett, claimed a house and halted train service last week, but no one was hurt (Mark Harrison/The Seattle … Continue reading

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