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The richest man in the world 2013

Who is the richest man in the world and what he made his money? At this point, in the middle of 2013, the list of the richest people in the world headed by Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft Corporation. Bill … Continue reading

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Charles Babbage. Biography, Computer models and Inventions

Charles Babbage was born in London Dec. 26, 1791, St. Stephan day, in London. He was son of Benjamin Babbage, a banking partner of the Praeds who owned the Bitton Estate in Teignmouth and Betsy Plumleigh Babbage. It was about … Continue reading

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Ada Byron, Lady Lovelace

Ada Byron was the daughter of a brief marriage between the Romantic poet Lord Byron and Anne Isabelle Milbanke, who separated from Byron just a month after Ada was born. Four months later, Byron left England forever. Ada never met … Continue reading

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Russian entrepreneur Pavel Durov

Russian entrepreneur Pavel Durov is the creator and head of the social network Vkontakte (which means “In Touch”), and General Manager of the company of the same name. Pavel Durov was born in Leningrad on 10 October 1984 into a … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs dies

Steve Jobs, the visionary in the black turtleneck who co-founded Apple in a Silicon Valley garage, built it into the world’s leading tech company and led a mobile-computing revolution with wildly popular devices such as the iPhone, died Wednesday. He … Continue reading

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How Much Money Does Mark Zuckerberg Have?

Mark Zuckerberg a shy 27 year old computer hacker and college student who created the Facebook revolution is the hot topic of conversation these days. As Facebook.com continues to grow at astonishing rates despite a slew of lawsuits and run-ins with … Continue reading

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ROULETTE RUSSIAN (Andrey Ternovskiy)

Andrey Ternovskiy, an eighteen-year-old high-school dropout from Moscow, has a variety of explanations for why he created the Web site Chatroulette.com. According to one story, he got bored talking to people he already knew on Skype; according to another, it … Continue reading

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