From some latest figures released, it looks like the search market's golden days are now behind it, or have at least started to end. The growth in the number of American search queries is apparently slowing down at a steady pace.
comScore's qSearch estimates have collected some numbers which have revealed that the overall search volume growth had slowed down during the month of March to 7.6%, which is a slip from the figure of 10.4% growth reported for February and a huge fall from the March 2009 growth of 33.1%.
The new study conducted by the researchers at Hewlett Packard (HP) suggested that micro-blogging service Twitter can be used to augur the future box-office takings of blockbuster films.
"Our predictions were incredibly close", Bernardo Huberman, Head of the Social Computing Lab at HP said.
The computer scientists analyzed 3 million messages - known as tweets - about 25 movies, including Avatar.
A recent study suggests that women who walk faster while wearing their fitness gear reduce their risk of suffering a heart stroke by almost 37%.
Harvard researchers found that those women who walk for no less than 2 hours per week lessen their risk by 30%.
Communications Manager at Walking for Health, Moira Halstead stated that walking does not just help in reducing the risk of health stroke but also curbs down the dangers related to many other health troubles such as osteoporosis, dementia and obesity.
Reporting child abuse or maltreatment in Delaware Province has just become a little easier.
The province on Monday will unite with numerous other Indiana counties in a phased rollout of the latest Indiana Department of Child Services Child Abuse Hotline.
The hotline will add greatly to the essential constancy in reporting circumstances that frequently entail the life or death of a kid.
An estimate of US home prices shows an improvement for the month of January. The list of profit makers includes the markets that are most tattered in the nation.
The seasonally regulated S&P indicator of home costs in 20 most important metropolitan regions by 0.3% in January which is the eighth successive monthly boost. Out of the 20 cities, twelve cities experienced cost gains over the month.
It has been reported that an employment court trial which was instigated against Heather Mills by her previous nanny has been deferred.
Reports say that 25 year old Sara Trumble of West Sussex is looking for reimbursement from Sir Paul McCartney's ex-wife, claiming unjust discharge and sex prejudice.
The court has adjourned the case, while the judge thinks whether the evidence heard at the time of Ms. Mills' divorce could be utilized.
It has been noticed that in February, consumer spending in US has gone up for the fifth time.
Despite the Americans facing rising foreclosures and jobless rates, growing sales point to the possibility that retailers such as Best Buy Co. would be able to sustain gains in profit. In the coming months, about 70 of household spending may contribute to more expansion.
A committee of British lawmakers has stated that the “special relationship”, the expression Winston Churchill used to illustrate the ties between Britain and United States, is not the accurate representation of the current relations, and, therefore, it should not be used any longer.
In its report which was published yesterday, the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Select Committee stated that the relationship between US and Britain is “no more special” than the relationship with its other allies.
A recent research led by Ernest Abel of Wayne State University in Michigan has claimed that those who smile very often remain happier with greater stability in their personal as well as married lives. Such people usually have better cognitive and interpersonal skills.
According to the researchers, smiling faces always lead to longer lives.
Korean automaker Kia is all set to unveil its 2011 Optima sedan next month at the 2010 New York International Auto Show.
Kia Optima is expected to come up a radically revamped interior as compared with its existing model.
The interpretation of the images unveiled recently depicts a driver-oriented cabin, with big circular gauges and a center stack plus console slanting towards the driver.
The seats in the vehicle appear to be well-designed to provide poise and comfort.
Russian Soyuz space capsule carrying two astronauts from the International Space Station landed safely in northern Kazakhstan on Thursday.
Russia's Mission Control announced that NASA astronaut Jeff Williams and Russian flight engineer Maxim Suraev landed without any difficulty in the vast steppe near the town of Arkalyk in northern Kazakhstan.
Making announcement of Soyuz space capsule’s return, Russia's Mission Control said, “The descent capsule of the Soyuz TMA-16 ... has landed.”
Though Palm Inc. managed to lower its losses in fiscal third quarter, it cautioned of considerably poorer revenue in the current quarter. Plummeting sales of the company's smart phones has caused a great amount of apprehension.
The sale of the company's Pre and Pixi smart phones haven't matched expectations. The reason for the drop in sales is that Palm Inc. has received great competition from gigantic corporations like Apple. Marketing by rival carriers has also impaired the sale of the phones.
PepsiCo Inc. Chief Financial Officer Richard Goodman is reported to leave by the month end and be succeeded by 20-year company veteran Hugh Johnston as the soda and snack-food giant initiates integrating its two largest bottlers into its operations.
Pepsi last month reportedly shut its purchase of the stakes in Pepsi Bottling Group and PepsiAmericas.
The US Federal Communications Commission has released country’s first national broadband plan that aim at providing American with the fastest and most extensive wireless network in the world.
The plan aims at assuring that at least 100 million homes have affordable access to broadband networks by 2020.
The access to broadband network will allow users to download data from Internet at speeds of at least 100Mbps, about 25 times faster than the current average.
U. S researchers are revealed to develop a genetic test for autism currently classified as a secondary approach, which is an inch closer to be able to pick out the main reason for the condition at a rate more than three times that of a screening considered to be a first-tier test.
The standard genetic tests usually fail to spot the genes which are responsible for causing autism.
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