Microsoft’s latest operating system gains just 0.62 percent in March
OUTGOING PC OPERATING SYSTEM Windows XP seems to have come to the end of its bizarre resurgence, however it still retains over a quarter of the PC market with just… Continue reading
Gmail scans messages, uses data for targeted ads
Google’s popular online email service, which turns 10 Tuesday, may not charge for its Gmail accounts. But the company is still… Continue reading
- Most American car horns honk in the key of F.
- The name Wendy was made up for the book “Peter Pan.”
- Barbie’s full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts.
- Every time you lick a stamp, you consume 1/10 of a calorie.… Continue reading
Cybercriminals often use the names of well-known companies, like ours, in their scams. They think it will convince you to give them money or your personal information. While they usually use email to trick you, they sometimes use the telephone,… Continue reading
Mexican State of Sonora Bans Bizarre Baby Names, Including ‘Facebook,’ ‘Circumcision,’ and ‘Martian’
Across the border from the U.S. state of Arizona, some strange activity has been occurring in the Mexican state of Sonora.
A few parents who have just given birth are experiencing severely clouded judgment when it comes to naming their… Continue reading
MIT STUDENT NATHAN KALLUS CLAIMS BIG DATA CAN BE USED TO ACCURATELY PREDICT CROWD BEHAVIOR, LIKE THE 2013 COUP D’ETAT IN EGYPT.
Twitter is great for things like spoiling the Olympics. But can the social network’s data-gathering ways be used… Continue reading
Pictured above: English speed skaters B. H. Sutton (left), L. H. Cambridgeshire (middle), and A. E. Tibbet (right) train in Chamonix, France for the Winter Olympic Games.
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