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Google To Pay Apple $3 Billion To Remain Default Search Engine on iOS

Google pays 3 billion

Google is paying Apple Inc. approximately $3 billion in 2017 to remain the default search engine on iOS devices, securities firm Bernstein said in a note to investors. This is 3 times up from $1 billion (paid 3 years ago), and licensing fees of Google make up a huge bulk of Apple business. The search firm’s payments are responsible for ...

15 Interesting Facts About The Number Pi That You Might Not Know

pi day

Pi is considered as the bread and butter for mathematicians and engineers. It is literally awesome, a little weird though but awesome. The number pi is a mathematical constant, and it defines the ratio between the circumference of a circle and its diameter. Since the early 19th century (most probably from the mid 18th century), ...

Earth’s Backup? Can We Really Do It?

backup for earth

Life on Earth has never been ‘invulnerable’. For the past few million years, our planet has been on the receiving end of many catastrophic events that eradicated a substantial portion of life forms from its surface. Scientists believe that these previous extinctions were caused either by violent volcanic eruptions or major asteroid impacts. They are ...

No Safe Harbor: How NSA Watch Attenuated U.S. Tech and Europeans’ Privacy

The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) has continuously been invading the online privacy of the American citizens and more people around the globe on the name of global surveillance programs. The US tech companies including the Facebook and Google are considered to be the facilitators of the surveillance programs of the NSA and other intelligence services. The ...

15 Most Dangerous Special Forces in the World

Navy SEALs –USA

Special forces, or special operations forces are highly trained military units, well equipped to perform unconventional, unorthodox covert missions that are typically related to a nation’s political, economic purposes. There are many accounts of distinct forces throughout the history of warfare, which specialize in covert operations rather than conventional combat. The Romans used small, fast, ...

What’s The Loudest Sound Ever Heard On Earth?

The Loudest Sound Ever Heard

An average Human can hear sound frequencies from 20 Hz to 20 kHz, while under lab condition it can reach from 15 Hz to as high as 28 kHz, that is scientifically proven. But, did you ever want to test our hearing limit in terms of distance. It is actually simple, the sound simply have ...

14 Biggest Lawsuit Settlements in History

Biggest Lawsuit Settlements

Do you know that large firms and companies spent millions of dollars in legal procedures and policies every year. Why? Because they have to. According to an estimation, each year companies around the world faces countless number of lawsuits and never ending accusations from their rivals against their own products and services. Many times the ...

40+ Creative Remakes Of The World Map

Remakes Of The World Map

Don’t be afraid, we are not here to give you any type lecture about geography, instead we are going to put forward a pretty easy way for you to learn something about the Earth. The maps that you are about to see here is actually creative remakes created by talented designers from over the world. ...

Explore Game of Thrones Location with Google Map

Although you can’t book “Game of Thrones” dream vacation, you can visit some popular filming locations in your browser. Google has updated its map application with new Game of Thrones content. As fans prepare for the upcoming episodes, they can now visit to the iconic places and scenes with the most popular families in the ...

10 Inspiring Maps That Reveals New Perspectives On The World

mappa mundi - Inspiring Maps

Geography is not only the study of physical features of the earth and its atmosphere but is also investigating human interaction with the nature over a period of time. Well, today, we will try to find some answers related to our collective past while unblocking the future at the same time geographically. With the help of ...

40+ Entrepreneur Lifestyle Quotes and Words Of Advice

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Being an entrepreneur is not easy and it’s really stressful. You have to put in more hours each week than anyone else you know. If you are not careful, you could lose your sense of wonder. You are always on call. Sometimes, your personal relationships suffer. Overall, it’s not for the faint of heart. Inspiration ...