July 2011 News Archives

Jul 31, 2011

Sun Yang of China wins men’s 1,500m freestyle, breaks oldest world record of Australia

Sun Yang of China wins men's 1,500m freestyle, breaks oldest world record of Australia
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China‘s Sun Yang won the men’s 1,500m Freestyle event at the 2011 FINA Swimming World Championships in Shanghai, in which he broke the oldest world record of Australian great Grant Hackett, according to several international reports on Sunday, July 31, 2011. Sun Yang, showing his gold medal Image Credit: Michael Sohn/AP Marking more than two […]


Jul 31, 2011

F1 2011 Hungarian GP Result: Button Wins In Budapest On Race Day

Jenson Button
By in Racing, Sports No comments

Jenson Button Image Credit: Zimbio British driver Jenson Button of McLaren-Mercedes beats F1 driver’s championship leader Sebastian Vettel of RBR-Renault in the Formula One 2011 Hungarian Grand Prix in Budapest on Sunday, July 31, 2011. F1.com reports that Button passed the checkered flag 3.5 seconds ahead of Vettel. Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton finished the […]


Jul 31, 2011

Pottermore website: J.K. Rowling invites Harry Potter fans to ‘The Magical Quill’ search challenge

Pottermore website: J.K. Rowling invites Harry Potter fans to ‘The Magical Quill’ search challenge
By in Arts, Internet, Lifestyle, World 1 comment

Updated: March 28, 2012 11:50 a.m. Read Harry Potter ebooks now for sale at Pottermore website, compatible with iPad, Amazon Kindle and Nook The Pottermore website is inviting Harry Potter fans join the “The Magical Quill” search challenge, starting Sunday, July 31, 2011 to Saturday, August 6, 2011. Pottermore “The Magical Quill” search Image Credit: […]


Jul 31, 2011

Drake “Headlines”, first official single for Take Care album released (Audio)

Drake “Headlines”, first official single for Take Care album released (Audio)
By in Entertainment, Music, United States No comments

The audio of Drake’s first official single entitled “Headlines” for his “Take Care” album was released on Sunday, July 31, 2011, which can be heard below. Drake “Headlines” cover Image Credit: October’s Very Own blog As noted at MTV early this week, Drake’s “Headlines” was produced by longtime Drake producers and collaborators Matthew “Boi-1da” Samuels […]


Jul 31, 2011

Tropical Storm “Kabayan” now a typhoon, heads for Japan

Tropical Storm “Kabayan” now a typhoon, heads for Japan
By in Asia, Weather No comments

PAGASA Typhoon “Kabayan” July 31, 2011 4pm satellite map Image credit: pagasa.dost.gov.ph Tropical Storm “Kabayan” strengthened into a typhoon Saturday but PAGASA (Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical & Astronomical Services Administration) said that the weather disturbance would not severely affect any part of the country, as reported by local news sites, July 31, 2011. As told by PAGASA in its 2:00 a.m. […]


Jul 31, 2011

MV Trans Asia Malaysia ship bound to Iloilo sinks in Negros, 160 passengers rescued

MV Trans Asia Malaysia ship bound to Iloilo sinks in Negros, 160 passengers rescued
By in Asia, Lifestyle, Travel No comments

Negros Occidental, Philippines – A MV Trans Asia Malaysia ship bound to Iloilo sank in Negros on Sunday, July 31, 2011, and around 160 passengers were rescued by the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG). MV Trans Asia Malaysia file photo Image Credit: John Michael Aringay(Mikeel_2010)/Flickr According to local news sites that day, the MV Trans Asia […]


Jul 31, 2011

Go Daddy Chooses Trend Micro To Secure Their Servers

Go Daddy Chooses Trend Micro To Secure Their Servers
By in Internet, Technology, United States, World 1 comment

Go Daddy, the largest ICANN-accredited registrar in the world chooses Trend Micro to protect and secure their servers. Go Daddy Logo Image Credit: www.godaddy.com According to the press release posted in Trend Micro website last Wednesday, Go Daddy, the world’s largest provider of web hosting and domain name registrations chooses Trend Micro Deep Security to […]


Jul 31, 2011

Caribbean Airlines passenger jet makes miracle landing at Guyana, all 163 passengers safe

Caribbean Airlines passenger jet makes miracle landing at Guyana, all 163 passengers safe
By in Lifestyle, South America, Travel No comments

A so-called miracle landing was made by a Caribbean Airlines passenger plane in Guyana on Saturday, July 30, 2011, after all of its 163 passengers noted to be alive and safe. Caribbean Airlines jet flight BW523 after the miracle emergency landing at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport in Guyana Image Credit: Jules Gibson/AP In a […]


Jul 31, 2011

Two planes collide midair in Alaska, one plane landed safely

Two planes collide midair in Alaska, one plane landed safely
By in Lifestyle, North America, Travel No comments

Two planes collided in midair in Alaska on Saturday, July 30, 2011, with one plane landed safely while the other one crashed and was initially reported to have taken two lives. The damaged Cessna 206, after landing at the Ted Stevens International Airport Image Credit: Bob Hallinen/AP As noted by CNN on Sunday, the midair […]


Jul 31, 2011

Apple Cash Is $2B More Than US Treasury

Apple Inc. logo
By in Business, Economy, Finance, International, Politics, United States, World No comments

Apple Inc. Logo Image Credit: Apple The cash on hand of Apple Inc., an American multinational corporation, is $2 billion more than the cash on hand of the United States Treasury, according to reports by several international news sites on Friday, July 29, 2011. Apple‘s cash is reportedly around $76.16 billion, while the US government […]