Tag Archives: web

Why Our Universe is Not a Hologram

There’s a web post from the Nature website going around entitled “Simulations back up theory that Universe is a hologram.” It’s an interesting concept, but suffice it to say, the universe is not a hologram, certainly not in the way people think of holograms. So what is this “holographic universe” thing? It all has to do with string theory. Although ...

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FBI Can Now Record all Conversations on Android-Operated Phones

According to reports, tools which are commonly known to be used by computer hackers like spyware are now being used by law enforcement agencies in the U.S. in an attempt to gather information on suspects. The Federal Bureau of Investigation has obviously decided to change the way they observe suspects and is now trying to gather information by using techniques ...

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What’s In Store for the Class Of 2013: Marriage, Jobs or Unemployment?

By Jesse Herriott, M.A. A recent statistic from the U.S. Department of Education’s blog suggests that about 78 percent of 4 million freshmen graduated in 2010. Statistics from the current 2013 graduating class is still being processed but looks to be just as promising. So, a big congratulations is in order for all of the recent graduates all over the ...

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Father’s Letter to Gay Son is a Hit on the Internet: “You and Mike Make a Cute Couple”

A father wrote a letter to his gay son that has touched millions.  The note was posted online, where it has  taken the web by storm.   In the message, the father says that he has always known that his son is gay since he was a young man, and that he is OK with it. “Nate, I overheard your phone conversation ...

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Editor At Reuters Allegedly Conspired With Hacker Group, “Anonymous”

By Staff Blogger Matthew Keys, Deputy Editor of Social Media at Thomson Reuter’s, has been charged in a Department of Justice Indictment for allegedly conspiring with hacker group “Anonymous” to hack into the network of the Tribune Co, his former employer. According to the Department of Justice, “Keys provided members of the hacker group Anonymous with log-in credentials for a ...

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These Jobs Will Get You Earning a Six Figure Salary Pretty Quick

People who put a price on their time are more likely to feel impatient when they're not using it to earn money, according to research conducted by Sanford DeVoe and Julian House at University of Toronto.

It’s always good to have passion for what you do, but passion doesn’t pay the bills. We go to work to get paid. What most employees usually want in addition to passion is a hefty paycheck. U.S. News & World Report has helped us narrow down jobs which still pay well, even in this economy. All of the jobs listed below pay at ...

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Facebook Threatens To Overtake Google

The battle of an era is about to begin! Facebook had been hiring top engineers from Google and had even made threats about siphoning off revenue from the super search engine. Recently, Google has felt pressure from Facebook to make its site more social (perhaps even more like Facebook.) Facebook, who had been adding 100 million users every few months, ...

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Your Children’s Favorite Website May Be Breaking The Law

A coalition of nearly 20 children’s advocacy, health, and  public interests groups are planning to file complaints with the Federal Trade Commission this week. They’re accusing Happymeal.com, Nick.com, Reesespuffs.com, SubwayKids.com, Trixworld.com, and CartoonNetwork.com of violating the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act protecting children’s privacy on the internet. The law requires web site operators to obtain verifiable consent from parents before ...

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In One Minute, Google Gets 2 Million Searches and there are 571 Websites Created

Ever think you can grasp the sheer power of the web?  Well,  you probably haven’t.  A new graphic has been created to show the massive amount of data that is produced online every minute of the day. It’s simply mind-boggling. According to the company DOMO, there are 48 hours of YouTube video loaded every minute, and Facebook users load nearly ...

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Metro-style Hotmail turns up in leaked screenshots

It certainly wouldn't come as much of a surprise that Microsoft would finally bring Hotmail into the Metro fold, but until now we haven't had much evidence that such a change was actually in the works. If a set of leaked screenshots obtained by WinFuture are any indication, however, it looks like the nearly sixteen-year-old email service could soon be getting one of its biggest redesigns to date.

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