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Google is Changing the Way You Think, Say Researchers

Google is Changing the Way You Think, Say Researchers

Posted on July 15, 2011 | No Comments

Is Google changing the way we think? At least one researcher thinks so: Columbia University researcher Betsy Sparrow says that search engines like Google are changing human thought patterns. For example, we're remembering less on our own, but we kno

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Opera 10.5 Claims to Be Fastest Windows Browser

Opera 10.5 Claims to Be Fastest Windows Browser

Posted on March 5, 2010 | 1 Comment

Norway’s Opera Software has released version 10.5 of its Opera Web browser, rolling in a new JavaScript engine and making a rather daring claim: that Opera 10.5 is the fastest browser available for Windows. The new version is launching just as Mi

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Nose Scanning - A new aspect to Biometrics !

Nose Scanning – A new aspect to Biometrics !

Posted on March 5, 2010 | 3 Comments

With iris and fingerprint scanning already in existence, now the nose is being taken into consideration as a method of identification. The study from the University of Bath, UK, finds that noses could be an even better method, as researchers scann

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A Perfect Marriage : Oracle Weds Sun

A Perfect Marriage : Oracle Weds Sun

Posted on February 10, 2009 | No Comments

Sun Microsy stems was on the block for a while now. Though there were lot of hopefuls IBM was the first to bid for Sun. The talks fell apart. Oracle offered a higher price and will be buying Sun Microsystems for $7.4 bn. Sun and Oracle make a

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