17 Results for

genealogical

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Humble Bundle launches Humble Store

Humble Bundle has launched the Humble Store, a permanent 24/7 store to pick up individual games at discounted prices.

By November 11, 2013

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Researchers build family tree with 13 million people

Geneticists mine a social network for useful data showing relationships going back centuries, and one of the world's largest family trees.

By October 29, 2013

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Should incest-warning app be a Facebook service?

Providing a sorely needed patch to a market gap, IslendingaApp shows you genes before you remove your jeans. It is, sadly, an Iceland-only service, but might it be expanded and developed by everyone's favorite site?

By April 17, 2013

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Language 'time machine' a Rosetta stone for lost tongues

In an attempt to preserve endangered languages, UC Berkeley scientists create a computer program that reconstructs ancient tongues using their modern descendants.

By February 12, 2013

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Three ways to research your family tree

The do-it-yourself approach to getting the lowdown on your ancestors may lead you down a series of blind alleys. An alternative to the high-end genealogical resources offered by Ancestry.com is the personal and affordable services of a mom-and-pop operation.

By March 24, 2012

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The census' broken privacy promise

Despite decades-old assurances census data would be private and pose no harm, the federal government is releasing data that could reveal family skeletons or lead to identity theft.

By April 2, 2012

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Amazon's Kindle Lending Library touts indie writers

Now, with more than 100,000 titles in its lending library, the e-commerce giant says more independent books are being bought and read.

By February 29, 2012

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Media crowdsources, live blogs, crosses fingers over Palin's e-mails

Media organizations attempt to use any technological means possible to bring you details of e-mails Sarah Palin wrote years ago. Overkill, perhaps?

By June 11, 2011

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Intellitar avatars a poor substitute for afterlife

You can now consider bequeathing your avatar to loved ones after you've died. But honestly, doing so is just creepy.

By November 8, 2010

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FamilyBuilder offers genealogy research across social networks

At DemoFall, company shows off software that enables people to search major social networks to build family trees.

By September 9, 2008