Another WWII Navajo Code Talker passes away

At the age of eighty-six, Sgt. Jimmie Begay, one of the approximately 400 Navajo Code Talkers who played a pivotal role in World War II, passed away on Wednesday night, and flags across the reservation will be lowered until Sunday in his honor; t…

Cartels target Juarez police, officials say

Drug gangs in the Mexican border city of Juarez are killing police officers daily in a bid to force the police chief to resign.

Apple Now the World’s Third Largest Cellphone Maker, IDC Says

Apple has moved past LG in the worldwide rankings of mobile-phone unit sales. According to IDC, Apple is now the world’s third largest mobile-phone manufacturer, behind Nokia and Samsung.

Things that cannot screen for breast cancer

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How long does it take for a 95mph fastball to reach home plate? [infographic]

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Hitwise: Facebook.com Now Accounts For 1 In Every 5 Pageviews On The Web (In The U.S.)

In case you happened to be the victim of a day-long coma yesterday, it was a very exciting day for Mark Zuckerberg, Silicon Valley, and that quaint little social network we’ve all come to know, love, and be terrified of. Facebook filed its S-1 on Thurs…

Yammer Time: In 2011 “Pretty Much Everything Tripled”

Yammer grew like crazy last year. How crazy? Product VP Jim Patterson just tweeted out the Yammer 2011 Year in Review infographic below with the comment: “Pretty much everything tripled.”

Paid seats went from 300,000 to 800,000, total users went fro…