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Yahoo has struck an agreement with Computational Research Laboratories, a unit of Tata Sons Ltd., to pursue research on “cloud computing” technologies. Yahoo said the project with the laboratory in Pune would use the world’s fourth-fastest supercomputer and Apache Hadoop, a framework for creating software that can handle large amounts of data using several computers. (more…)
The Pope Benedict XVI‘s first ever visit as pontiff is scheduled in April, 2008 when on April16, Pope will reach New York. In New York he will meet with different religious groups including Sikhs, Hindus, Jews, Muslims, and Buddhists.
The World Sikh Council – America Region (WSC-AR) has decided against attending the April 17 inter-religious meeting with the pope because the US Secret Service refused to allow the kirpan, the ceremonial dagger that is one of the five articles of faith for Sikhs.Ten to fifteen Sikhs were to attend the papal audience, most of them veterans of a Catholic-Sikh dialogue begun in 2006. Negotiations have been going on for months between US Secret Service and the Sikhs over the dagger issue.