Monthly Archives: April 2013

Publisher "Penguin" sued "Yandex"

Publisher "Penguin" sued "Yandex"Publisher "Penguin" addressed in the Moscow Arbitration Court with a lawsuit against the company "Yandex", according to "Vedomosti" in its issue of November 24. "Penguin" requires "Yandex" removed from search results links to illegally posted books.

In the "Penguin" the newspaper explained that it is about the publisher site "Algorithm-book", which have been found illegal copies of books Daria Series, Tatiana Ustinova Nick Perumova and others. Subsequently, "Algorithm-book" agreed to remove the book from the site, but users can still find them by searching for "Yandex", indicated by the publishing house.

The game "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3" has earned a billion dollars

The game "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3" has earned a billion dollarsActivision announced today that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 crossed the line in the $ 1 billion since the game's release November 8, 2011. Thus, the game has collected 1 billion in just 16 days of sales, higher than the record of the movie Avatar, which collected 1 billion in 17 days.

Other interesting figures show that the Call of Duty community now exceeds the joint population of New York, London, Paris and Madrid together.

Call of Duty audience continues to rise around the world – said Bobby Kotick (Bobby Kotick), CEO of Activision Blizzard. Call of Duty as an entertainment franchise has left an indelible mark on the culture and continues to set new records.

European navigation system will speed up the Mars rovers

European navigation system will speed up the Mars roversThe distance traveled by a robot rover, may increase by about 20 times due to the autonomous system of orientation in space.

During the years of service of modern rovers can take a couple of tens of kilometers – the distance people would overcome a few hours. The main reason for their tardiness that any slightest obstacle (the insignificance of the obstacles, however, can be deceptive) requires the consent of the Earth. To send the request on the instructions of their receipt, processing and fulfillment can spend about half an hour and the day, this situation is repeated many times.

In the United States earned a free elektrozapravki on solar energy

In the United States earned a free elektrozapravki on solar energyAmerican manufacturer of electric cars Tesla Motors has launched in the U.S. network stations elektrozapravochnyh called Supercharger, powered by solar energy. At the same time they Model S sedan owners will be able to refuel their cars free of charge for an unlimited period of time.

At the moment stations are located in California, Nevada and Arizona. At these gas stations are installed 440-volt fast charging system, developed by Tesla. For half an hour they can charge the battery to a level sufficient to drive about 240 miles. On a full refueling from a household 240-volt network Model S sedan takes about eight hours.

Акции Facebook подорожали на 13 процентов в первые минуты торгов

Акции Facebook подорожали на 13 процентов в первые минуты торговАкции социальной сети Facebook в ходе первых минут торгов на бирже Nasdaq выросли на 13 процентов до 43 долларов за штуку, после чего сразу же упали до 41 доллара за штуку (+8 процентов от цены размещения в 38 долларов). Трансляцию с Nasdaq ведет телеканал Bloomberg TV.

Изначально предполагалось, что акции социальной сети начнут продаваться в 19:00 по московскому времени, однако на Nasdaq начало торгов задержали почти на полчаса из-за технических сложностей. Bloomberg TV объясняло это слишком большим спросом на ценные бумаги социальной сети.