Friday, December 15, 2017

Banks Are Now Monitoring How Often Employees Are Sitting On Their Ass

And now that we have your attention...Barclays, a leading British bank, has decided to trim costs by tracking how often employees are at their desks. The bank has installed monitors under desks...

The Republic of Amazon Can Borrow More Cheaply Than Many Countries

Amazon borrowed $16 billion in the bond market yesterday, the fourth-largest deal of its kind this year, according to CNBC. It’s using the money to finance its $14 billion takeover of Whole...

WhatsApp: Over 1 Billion Served F’k McDonald’s!

How WhatsApp Conquered The Instant Messaging Space With 1 Billion Daily Active Users   The company has announced that one billion people use the app ever day  In February 2016, the same...

The The Internets of Things Will Soon Be The Worlds Biggest Population

The internet today is driven by smartphones, tablets, and personal computers: devices that deliver information for human consumption. In five years, those devices will be in the minority, outnumbered by machines...

Five Billion Mobile Phone Users In 2017: Study

    The number of mobile phone users globally will surpass five billion by the middle of this year, according to a study released last week by GSMA, the association of mobile operators. With...

Digital Snapshot: Internet and Social Media Use in 2017

We Are Social and Hootsuite recently published the Digital in 2017 Global Overview report, which reveals that more than half of the world’s population now uses the internet. Our findings have exciting implications for businesses, governments, and society...

Facebook Coming Up On 2 Billion Users

Soon, there won’t be any internet users left to join Mark Zuckerberg’s club. Facebook announced another set of strong earnings today, and updated its metrics on how many people use the world’s...

The Tiny Digital Camera On Every Smartphone Has Had Real Impact On African Lives

The selfie has become a cultural symbol of mobile phones. But this fun pastime has been made possible because of path-breaking engineering inventions in digital image sensors. The inventors—Eric Fossum (USA), George...

How Is The Global Population Counted?

Article By John Staughton Short Answer: By considering national census data, as well as birth and death rates, a rough estimate of global population and growth can be made, but there is still...

Are We Surprised: China Now Has 731 million Internet Users, 95% Access From Their...

In a record high, China now has 731 million internet users, with 53.1 percent of the population online, according to authorities. The latest figure, for the end of 2016, is nearly double...

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FUTURE

What is Bitcoin & Why Are We Talking About It? What...

Bitcoin rocketed above $15,000 for the first time on Thursday, after adding more than $2,000 to its price in fewer than 12 hours. Bitcoin is...