10 billionth song downloaded from Apple’s iTunes Store

Thursday, February 25, 2010 Ten billion songs have been downloaded from the iTunes Store, an online digital media store which is owned by Apple Incorporated. Louie Sulcer, of Woodstock in Georgia, downloaded “Guess Things Happen That Way” by American musician, Johnny Cash, which became the ten billionth song downloaded from …

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Obama approval ratings hit new lows

Wednesday, August 4, 2010 According to new polls, US President Barack Obama’s approval ratings have dropped across the board. According to a new USA Today/Gallup poll, Americans are losing faith in the president’s plan in Afghanistan and Iraq, where wars have been going on for years and casualties have risen. …

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Penske Auto selected to buy General Motors’ Saturn unit

Friday, June 5, 2009 General Motors Corporation (GM), an American automaker which has filed for bankruptcy protection, announced on Friday that the Penske Automotive Group (PAG) was selected to purchase Saturn Corporation. The transaction should be completed in October. The purchase includes rights to the Saturn brand, its five current …

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New Zealand delays emissions trading scheme

Monday, November 17, 2008 New Zealand’s incoming government will delay the implementation of the country’s emissions trading scheme (ETS) pending a full inquiry into climate change. The decision was revealed in the National Party‘s confidence and supply agreement with the ACT Party. The agreement commits National to a review of …

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