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Cebit organisers underlined the crisis facing the IT industry this morning when they claimed last week's IT extravaganza had gotten off to a "powerful start and ended on a successful note, boosting optimism in the world ICT industry". This despite the fact that the number of visitors was down 20 per cent to 400,000 and the …

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inq has a different opinion

SB of inq (who shares her initials - and geek stalkers - with Sarah Bee) deemed Cebit-09 to be a hit. Something's not right, alright.

Paris, coz she just too trashy to be trashed ;-)

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Greenpeace

"Tom Dowdell, the organisation's greener electronics campaign coordinator, said the group had this year decided to concentrate on CES in Las Vegas"

Or maybe Greenpeace are feeling the recession too and members aren't able to afford to travel everywhere for a quick protest and face paint.

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"Schwarzenegger is Austrian"

Aaaand Austrians speak a German-variant. Hence they are German speakers. They speak German.

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re: Offending the Germans?

"...his fellow German speakers"? Schwarzenegger is Austrian.

Well, he'd probably be a German speaker then. What with German being the official language in Austria.

That's "German" the language, not "German" as in "From Germany"

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Ouch

You know you are in trouble when Greenpeace declare your event too low profile to bother doing a pointless publicity stunt at. I bet all those students were looking forward to a jolly in Vegas, too.

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Pretty obvious

Most sensible companies have a ban on unnecessary travel at the moment. I'm pretty sure a jolly to sunny CA would count as unnecessary.

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Hoods not hoodies

I mean really, do you call computers computerees and shoes shosees, where does it all end?

Thermoee Nuclearee Missilees, is nothing sacred anymore?

Arniee is Austrianeee <-- see what I did there :)

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@AC 10-03-09 11:22 Hood =/= Hoodie

A hoodie is a specific coat which incorporates a hood, so it is not an oopsie.

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California's Silicon Valley is getting exactly what they voted for

Socialism destroys jobs wherever it emerges and right now California has one of the more socialist state governments in the US, surpassed only by the People's Republic of Taxachussettes, The People's Republic of Maryland, and of course the center of Socialism in the US, The People's Republic of the District of Columbia.

The Governator won office promising to turn things around, and instead turned tail and ran away. There's a reason U-hual is charging 6 or 7 times as much for one-way rentals out of California as they charge for a one-way into California.

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WGAFA Greenpeace?

""Tom Dowdell, the organisation's greener electronics campaign coordinator, said the group had this year decided to concentrate on CES in Las Vegas"

CES has been a waste of time for decades. But then, so has Greenpeace.

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