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2014-09-26 12:27:55

LOS ANGELES, LONDON and MUMBAI, September 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New and easy-to-use instant messaging service works to speed up and simplify communication within the workplace Riva [http://riva.co ], a startup in the communication space, and the parent of low cost international calling application Ringo, today announced the launch of a new app - Flock (http://flock.co), a free and simple messaging application to power workplace...

What Is The Mystery Behind Starling Flocks?
2014-07-22 03:30:31

University of Warwick The mystery behind the movements of flocking starlings could be explained by the areas of light and dark created as they fly, new research suggests. The research, conducted by the University of Warwick and published in the journal PNAS, found that flocking starlings aim to maintain an optimum density at which they can gather data on their surroundings. This occurs when they can see light through the flock at many angles, a state known as marginal opacity. The...

Shy Male Birds Likely To Flock Together And Have Fewer Friends
2013-09-18 12:11:31

University of Oxford Male birds that exhibit 'shy' social behavior are much more likely to join flocks of birds with a similar personality than their 'bold' male counterparts, a new study has found. But shy birds also have fewer social partners than bold birds. The research, carried out by scientists from Oxford University and the Australian National University, used a new way of analyzing the social networks that link individual animals to each other – a kind of 'Facebook for birds'...

New Theory Shows That Neither Birth Nor Death Stops A Flock
2012-02-23 18:00:40

With a newly developed math equation, new insights could come on cell development and drug therapies Neither births nor deaths stop the flocking of organisms. They just keep moving, says theoretical physicist John J. Toner of the University of Oregon. The notion, he says, has implications in biology and eventually could point to new cancer therapies. Picture any scenario in which self-propelled organisms -- animals, birds, bacteria, molecules within cells, cancer cells, fish, and even...

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2011-05-24 11:10:00

Yahoo Inc. is giving its email service a facelift in an attempt to make it more appealing to people who are increasingly using Facebook, Twitter, Google and other online alternatives to communicate, according to various media reports. About 277 million users of Yahoo's free email service will be switched to the new version during the next few weeks.  The facelift enables updates to Facebook and Twitter accounts to be posted from within Yahoo's email boxes.  The revamped service is...

2011-03-18 05:00:00

NEW YORK, March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ --- About.com today announced that Maxthon has been selected as the About.com 2011 Readers' Choice Award for best small browser. Now in its fourth year, the Readers' Choice Awards honor the best products, features and services across more than a dozen categories, ranging from technology to hobbies to parenting and more, as selected by its readers. "This year's Readers' Choice Awards program had a record number of nominations submitted across more...

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2010-03-22 10:15:00

Usage of Microsoft's Internet Explorer in Europe is on the decline now that the American company has made access to rival web surfing programs easier, statistics released on Monday show. Internet Explorer use has decreased in Britain by 1-percent, Italy by 1.3-percent, and France by 2.5-percent, according to information provided to Reuters by Statcounter, a web statistics provider. Meanwhile, Opera Software reports that usage of their web browser has doubled across the continent, and tripled...

2008-10-15 09:00:16

Flock, the social web browser, today announced the delivery of a new version of the Flock browser. Flock 2.0 is the first browser to allow 400 million social application users to automatically receive image and video feeds. The company also announced integration with the MySpace Data Availability platform, which empowers users to take their social experiences across the web into other social networking, media sharing, web mail, news, and blog sites. Flock allows its users to easily...

2008-08-11 09:00:49

Even with the advent of tabbed browsing, which allows you to keep multiple Web pages open in the same window, Web multitasking can be a pain. You have to constantly click back and forth among tabs if they contain fast-changing material you check often, such as the status of your friends in social-networking services or updates to news feeds. Trying to share information with people on your Web-based networks can introduce another layer of digital jujitsu. It can be awkward to snag a photo...

2008-07-23 09:00:33

Flock (www.flock.com), the innovative social Web browser that helps its users connect, share and discover the best of the modern Web, today announced the availability of the Gloss Edition, the world's first and only fashion and entertainment browser. The Gloss Edition is based on the latest version of the award winning Flock browser, and comes pre-populated with best of breed news, photos, videos and feeds from more than 35 fashion and entertainment content partners across the Web....


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin