Yesterday there was a virtual 2010 Nobel Peace Prize award to Liu Xiaobo, virtual because the Chinese activist in in jail.
Jim Morrison received a posthumous pardon concerning a charge for indecent exposure dating from 1969. The initiative started from Florida Governor Charlie Crist in 2007, later it was officially submitted to the state Board of Executive Clemency and yesterday it was voted in favor.
Hardware makers AMD, Dell, Intel Corporation, Lenovo, Samsung Electronics LCD Business and LG Display announced their intention to accelerate the adoption of video digital interfaces abandoning the analog ones such as VGA and LVDS.
Yesterday Google announced the release of Android, the operating system for mobile devices, version 2.3, codename Gingerbread with many improvements.
Robert Silverberg’s novel “Shadrach in the Furnace” was published for the first time in 1976. This novel is set in 2012 in a world united under a dictatorship led by Genghis II Mao IV Khan, who established his capital city in Ulan Bator.