blinkx Video - A simple way to discover and share great videos HeadlineSpot 10 million newspaper pages are now fully searchable | The British Newspaper Archive Blog Just a month after hitting the 9.5 million page milestone, we’re very pleased to announce that there are now 10 million historic newspaper pages available at The British Newspaper Archive. The website launched with 4 million pages in November 2011, which means there’s now 150% more to explore. If you’ve not searched the collection for a while, it’s definitely time to try again. Search the newspapers –> It’s not just our coverage that has improved over the last few years. Our subscriptions give you access to the whole collection of historic newspapers and you can keep the pages you view forever by saving them to your computer or printing them out. View our subscription options –> Thousands of pages are digitised every week and we’ve added some fantastic content in the last few months. Copies of the Daily Mirror and Sunday Mirror Did you know that you can search the Daily Mirror and Sunday Mirror from 1914-1918 at The British Newspaper Archive? 58 new Irish newspapers
An Upper Limit For Apps? New Data Suggests Consumers Only Use Around Two Dozen Apps Per Month There are now well over a million mobile applications in both Google Play and the iTunes App Store alike, and growth of those app marketplaces shows no sign of slowing down. However, according to new data from Nielsen out this morning, there may be an upper limit to how many apps people will interact with over the course of a month, and that number – just over a couple dozen – hasn’t grown much over the past few years. That’s good news for the everyday must-have’s, like Facebook, Google, or the default email, messaging, maps or weather applications, for example. According to Nielsen, U.S. iPhone and Android users over 18 have been increasing the time they spend using mobile applications, which is up 65% over just two years ago. What’s interesting is how little the number of apps used per month has changed over this same period of time, however. Says Nielsen, this appears to indicate that there may be an “upper limit” to how many apps users will engage with each month.
Social Searcher The 10 Tools of Online Oppressors - Reports SAN FRANCISCO In reporting news from the world’s most troubled nations, journalists have made a seismic shift this year in their reliance on the Internet and other digital tools. Blogging, video sharing, text messaging, and live-streaming from cellphones brought images of popular unrest from the central square of Cairo and the main boulevard of Tunis to the rest of the world. In Other Languages • Español • Português • Français • Русский • العربية • Multimedia • Audio Report: Offenders and TacticsIn Print • Download the pdfMore on This Issue • CPJ Internet Channel: Danny O'Brien's blog • Blogging in Egypt: Virtual network, virtual oppression • Burmese exile news site endures hacking, DDoS attacks Yet the technology used to report the news has been matched in many ways by the tools used to suppress information. In two nations we cite, Egypt and Tunisia, the regimes have changed, but their successors have not categorically broken with past repressive practices. Key country: Iran
Research - Articles - Journals | Research better, faster at HighBeam Research GM recalls 26,582 Buick Lacrosses, Cadillac SRXs for software problem General Motors is recalling 26,582 model year 2013 Cadillac SRX crossovers and Buick LaCrosse sedans to fix a software problem that could allow the vehicles' transmissions to slip suddenly from manual to automatic mode. Information posted on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website said that the software problem may cause the transmissions to inadvertently shift to sport mode, removing any transmission-related engine braking effect. The NHTSA said that the risks of a crash are increased if engine braking is unexpectedly removed. GM said in a statement that the issue was discovered on a 2014 engineering development vehicle. The company hasn't received any complaints about the problem, it said, adding that it has no reports of crashes or injuries related to the problem. GM said dealers will reprogram the transmission control module for free. The LaCrosses were manufactured between April 25, 2012, through March 6. First Times ride of Husqvarna's new street legal dirt bike
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