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Google Will Make Project Glass Prototypes Available To Developers
2012-06-28 09:03:39

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Special-edition prototypes of Google's Internet-enabled computerized glasses will be delivered to a select group of people in early 2013, according to various media reports published Wednesday. The device, known as Project Glass, is scheduled to ship to a select group of people -- namely, those currently attending Google I/O, the company's annual conference for computer programmers in San Francisco -- for a price of $1,500,...

Encyclopedia Britannica To Answer Bing Questions
2012-06-09 04:52:57

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com After ceasing print publication of its history volumes, it was fairly clear that Encyclopedia Britannica must forge an online presence in order to remain a fixture of historical information, even if the bookshelves are virtual. 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. Search for philosophers such as...

2012-06-07 23:02:56

Internet marketing company Cucumber Local today commended entrepreneur Paul Otlet, who, today, was recently recognized at the World Science Festival as having birthed the concept in 1934 behind what is now the modern-day Internet New York, New York (PRWEB) June 07, 2012 Internet marketing company Cucumber Local offered praise and commendation to the late Belgian lawyer, author, and entrepreneur Paul Otlet, who was credited with having come up with the first concept behind what is now known...

Internet Hall Of Fame Names Its First Inductees
2012-04-24 10:00:49

Brett Smith for Redorbit.com He might not have technically invented the Internet, but that won´t stop Al Gore from being a first-ballot inductee into the Internet Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame awards program established by the Internet Society, a 20-year-old advocacy and educational organization, announced its first class of inductees, which includes the ex-vice president, on Monday at the Internet Society´s Global INET conference in Geneva, Switzerland. The inductees were...

Yahoo Restructures To Jump-start Growth
2012-04-11 06:09:46

Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson unveiled a highly anticipated reorganization plan on Tuesday, saying the company would restructure into three main divisions to sharpen its focus on users, advertisers and technology. The announcement comes just one week after Yahoo said it would lay off 2,000 people, or 14 percent of its workforce -- a move that set the current reorganization in motion. Thompson unveiled the new plan, which will take effect May 1, during an “all hands” meeting for...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.