Golf ace TIGER WOODS is celebrating after his wife ELIN gave birth to their first child.
Swedish model Elin, 27, delivered a daughter, Sam Alexis Woods, on Monday morning.
Proud daddy Woods announced the happy news on his official website saying: “Both Elin and Sam are doing well and resting peacefully. We want to thank our doctors and the hospital staff for all their dedicated and hard work.
“This is truly a special time in our lives and we look forward to introducing Sam to our family and friends over the next few weeks. We thank everyone for their well wishes and continued respect of our privacy.”
The couple wed in Barbados in October 2004 after a three year courtship.
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Microsoft Corp. today announced that the next major release of the Windows Operating System, Longhorn, will feature built in support for Really Simple Syndication (RSS). The feature will allow both end users and developers to monitor and view RSS feeds within the operating system and its applications.
Microsoft also announced Simple List Extensions, which is an add on to RSS that allows web sites to publish lists of photo albums, playlists and top 10 lists as RSS feeds. Developers will be able to make use of these new extensions as the specification is being released under the Creative Commons license.
“RSS is key to how people will use the Internet in the future by automatically delivering the information that is important to them,” said Dean Hachamovitch, general manager for “Longhorn” browsing and RSS at Microsoft. “We are investing heavily in RSS for Windows ‘Longhorn’ to make it easy for users to discover, read and subscribe to RSS feeds as well as enable developers to deliver powerful, smart applications that act on the information on behalf of the user.”
Although Longhorn has been anticipated for quite some time, it is not expected to be released until sometime in 2006. Earlier this year, Apple released Tiger, an update to their next generation operating system, which includes built in support for RSS.
Roy Horn of the illusionist duo Siegfried and Roy has checked himself into a rehabilitation centre in Germany on Friday, 18 months after almost being mauled to death by a tiger onstage in Las Vegas. leaving him partially paralyzed.
No details about why he entered the rehabilitation centre in Bad Hellibrun were released.
“Siegfried and I are thrilled to return to our home country and excited with the programs set forth by the great doctors and staff at the world-class Leonardis Clinic. The support we have received from our fans in Germany has been overwhelming and continues to inspire me daily,” said Horn, 60, in a statement.
Horn was attacked by a 380-pound tiger named Montecore during a performance at The Mirage Resort on October 3, 2003. The tiger bit into Horn’s neck and dragged him offstage.
He sustained four deep wounds, a crushed trachea and a damaged artery that carries oxygen to the brain. Horn also suffered a stroke but he blamed it on medication.
He said that he fainted during the performance and the tiger was trying to help him though animal experts remain skeptical.
Siegfried and Roy’s show ran for 13 years in Las Vegas but it was cancelled in August to make way for Horn’s long recovery.