b>PETALING JAYA/b>: ELS Language Centres Malaysia (ELS) has launched the ELS Schools Partnership Programme, a RM70,000 sponsorship programme that will benefit students from 60 schools throughout the country.
b>TEHRAN/b>: An Iranian court sentenced the founder of one of the first Farsi-language blogs, credited with sparking the boom in Iranian reform bloggers, to more than 19 years in prison for his writings.
b>WASHINGTON/b>: Blind and deaf people in the United States will be able to more easily use smartphones, the Internet and other technologies that are staples of life and work under a Bill just signed into law.
WHEN OpenWorld 2010 kicked off, host Oracle Corp was sailing through some 'bad weather.' Java application developers were anxious over what would become of the open-source programming language now that Sun Microsystems is controlled by the database giant.
ORACLE has further enhanced its suite of Fusion Applications. First announced in 2007, these are a suite of business intelligence applications made up of solutions it inherited from acquiring companies PeopleSoft, Siebel and JDEdwards.