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2014-05-12 11:35:50

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online UPDATE May 16, 2014 Mozilla reached out to clarify what was meant in Nightingale's post: "None of the tiles are sponsored at this time because the goal of initial experiments is to measure user interest and value of recommended content," said Darren Herman, VP of Content Services, in a statement sent to redOrbit. "Sponsorship would be the next stage once we are confident that we can deliver user value."Mozilla is taking a giant...

Snails In The Water Causing Disease In The Villages
2012-11-19 15:57:29

National Science Foundation Treatment for snail-borne schistosomiasis works best over the long haul Watch where you jump in for a swim or where your bath water comes from, especially if you live in Africa, Asia or South America. Snails that live in tropical freshwater in these locations are intermediaries between disease-causing parasitic worms and humans. People in developing countries who don't have access to clean water and good sanitation facilities are often exposed to the...

2008-11-10 15:36:26

VMware is seeking to bring its VMWare Mobile Virtualization Platform, or MVP, to smartphones and cell phones by next year.  The platform uses a tiny, bare-metal 20-30KB hypervisor, and will allow nearly any mobile device based on an ARM processor to run multiple virtual machines.  Hypervisors are the thin layer of software that makes virtualization possible. VMware, considered the leading supplier of x86 virtualization for server systems, announced the new MVP today and is using...

Word of the Day
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'