Home » January 31st, 2012 Entries posted on “January, 2012”

Bebo is Down, but Not Out


Bebo site goes down / Image via Wikipedia UK – Yesterday at 10am, the once popular social networking site Bebo could not be accessed by visitors or users. This news, combined with a tweet from the site’s founder Michael Birch, caused users to think that Bebo had been closed permanently. Birch’s tweet expressed that his sadness [...]

January 31st, 2012 | Posted in Sci/Tech | Read More »

Facebook To Become PLC


Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook, Image via Wikipedia UK – During this week, the social networking giant Facebook will ‘go public’. This means that the firm will sell a portion of the company through shares on the New York Stock Exchange. Business analysts estimate that the sale will generate $10bn of capital for [...]

January 31st, 2012 | Posted in Sci/Tech | Read More »

Stargazers To Benefit From New Scottish Observatory In Dark Sky Park


Forest road, Galloway Forest Park/Image via Wikipedia SCOTLAND – The Galloway Forest Park, which ranges across both East Ayrshire and Dumfries and Galloway regions of Scotland, is to see a new observatory built within its area. Dark Sky Park recognition was granted to The Galloway Forest Park just over two years ago after much effort [...]

January 30th, 2012 | Posted in Sci/Tech | Read More »

First Glimpse of how Climate Change Will Change the UK


Campaign against Climate Change Logo / Image via Wikipedia UK – On the 26th of January, The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) released the first ever report to detail the predicted effects of climate change on the UK. The report, named ‘Climate Change Risk Assessment’, suggests that the effects of the changing climate [...]

January 26th, 2012 | Posted in Sci/Tech | Read More »

Help For Small Business As Cameron Launches “Business In You”


David Cameron at Business In You Launch / Image via Wikipedia UK – The Department of Business, Innovation and Skills has launched a national campaign called “Business In You” in an attempt to try and get UK people to turn their dreams into reality. The entrepreneurial push is based on the concept that there is [...]

January 26th, 2012 | Posted in Small Business | Read More »