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Apple 50 Billionth App Download
2013-05-16 10:30:05

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online [Update] Apple hit their 50 billionth mark several hours before DeWitt and Macworld´s predictions on Wednesday afternoon. An Ohio man downloaded the lucky 50 billionth app which won him a free $10,000 gift card to the App Store. At just the right time yesterday, Brandon Ashmore downloaded the game “Say the Same Thing” by Space Inch, LLC. This is a free game from the band OK Go which asks two people to...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.