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Technology News Archive - June 09, 2012

Encyclopedia Britannica To Answer Bing Questions

Bing, Microsoft's search engine, just entered into a partnership with Encyclopedia Britannica to provide Britannica Online answers directly on the Bing results page as part of Bing's answers feature.

Study Finds Tourists Keeping Connected While On Holiday

While many people say that they take vacations to get away from it all, a new Michigan State University (MSU) study suggests that they aren't willing to relinquish their smartphones, tablets, and laptop computers while on holiday.

Street View Blurring Requirements Eased By Swiss Court

Google will be able to continue offering their Street View service in Switzerland after a federal court there ruled that the Mountain View, California-based tech giant will not be required to black out faces and license plates before publishing photographs online.

Applesauce: All Things Apple

Grab a chair friends and neighbors. It’s time to get cozy with a chilly bowl of Applesauce.

Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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