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Siri Comprises 25% Of All Wolfram Alpha Searches
2012-02-08 05:58:27

Apple’s Siri virtual assistant now accounts for one-quarter of all queries made on the computational search engine Wolfram Alpha, the New York Times reported on Monday in a profile of the search engine’s upcoming premium service.

2010-12-23 00:00:54

Solar System for iPad, the much-anticipated new title from Touch Press (publisher of The Elements) and Faber and Faber, is a breakthrough interactive book, created to inform and inspire people about our nearby astronomical neighborhood, presenting a wealth of spectacular imagery received from robot spacecraft.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.