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Monday, March 18, 2002
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An acorn-crazy pre-historic sabre-toothed squirrel known as Scrat reacts to the onslaught of a new Ice Age in the computer animated film "Ice Age." Set during the Ice Age, this is the story of a human infant who is found by a group of animals that includes a woolly mammoth, a sabre-toothed tiger, and a pair of giant sloths. Together, they try to reunite the baby with his parents. 



Sony Corporation's VAIO laptop PCG-VX7/BD is unveiled in Tokyo. Sony unveiled several new high-end versions of its popular VAIO laptop and CLIE handheld computers that offer better mutimedia capabilities geared toward business users. Sony's VAIO line of personal computers are the slim "VX" and the big-screen "GR" laptops which are expected to sell for about 2,50,000 yen ($1,944) and 3,50,000 yen ($2,715) respectively. 



Thespian actor Dilip Kumar launching a new portal celebnceleb.com on Indian celebrities from all walks of life in Mumbai. 



A worker cleans a mock up of the latest Samsung SGH-T100 mobile phone in preparation to the opening of the CEBIT computer fair in Hanover. 



Hong Kong secondary school student Max Wong studies in a showroom through interaction networking system in front of computers during the Hong Kong Education Expo 2002. The showcase highlighted the encouraging developments of education in Hong Kong since the establishment of the SAR government in 1997. 


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