• Indonesia: A band from Russia :D

    27 Nov 2011, 07:30 by Caravanheart

    If you think that INDONESIA is only being used as a country name, it’s not. There is a Russian band named INDONESIA also. Since its website is not in English, MySpace described it as:

    INDONESIA – band was founded in St-Petersburg in autumn 2007. The musicians’ main aim is to play high-quality rock-music including original arrangements and perfect melodies. There is a strong accent on expert combining of classical western rock and modern progressive sound elements. After the months of the rehearsals and recording demo sound-track “Pretty Colours” Indonesia regularly performs in numerous clubs of St.-Petersburg and Moskow. Mad dynamics and drive distinguishs each INDONESIA set, that immediately helps the band to find their own fans.

    More about this band can be found at, MySpace, and also its official site. …
  • Intel cheap laptops expanding to U.S., Europe

    20 Mar 2008, 03:55 by Milkshake8

    By Jim Finkle and Duncan Martell
    Wed Mar 19, 8:13 PM ET

    Intel Corp (INTC.O) said on Wednesday sub-$300 laptops initially designed for poor children will soon be available to U.S. and European consumers in a move that could further push down computer prices.

    PC makers in the United States and in Europe will sell a yet-to-be-unveiled, second-generation version of the Intel-designed Classmate PC for $250 to $350, said Lila Ibrahim, general manager of Intel's emerging market platform's group, in an interview with Reuters.

    "This is a very big deal," said Laura Didio, an analyst with Yankee Group who follows the personal computer industry.

    While the machines are intended for children, analysts said the launch will add momentum to the low-cost computing movement -- and will likely mean this year's bargain-basement laptops will have more power than in previous years.

    "Particularly in a recession year, quality low-cost products are going to move well," said Rob Enderle, an analyst with the Enderle Group. …