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Merriam-Webster announces Dictionary API for developers, coming to a word game near you

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Merriam-Webster just announced its new Dictionary API, which gives developers access to the full dictionary and thesaurus, along with more specialized content like medical, Spanish, ESL and student-targeted vocabulary lists. The API will let app makers integrate word definitions, etymologies, audio pronunciations and more. While this content will no...
Merriam-Webster announces Dictionary API for developers, coming to a word game near you

A Very Short Version of Wikipedia

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The contributors at Wikipedia use a few thousand words to describe Google. The simple edition of Wikipedia too has a page on Google that is slightly shorter but still runs into a few hundred words. Now meet Ten Word Wiki, a Twitter style version of Wikipedia that only describes...
A Very Short Version of Wikipedia

Gift Guide: Explore Shakespeare iPad Apps

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Short Version The Explore Shakespeare iPad apps are interactive versions of Shakespeare plays, made on behalf of venerable British publisher Cambridge University Press. In addition to the full text of either Macbeth or Romeo and Juliet, you get an entire audio performance, plus photos of productions, glossaries and textual notes,...
Gift Guide: Explore Shakespeare iPad Apps
How many calories in a banana? Google now displays nutrition information directly in online food searches

Google gives mobile search a makeover for quick-answer queries

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If you're looking for flight times, currency conversions, word definitions and more, you'll notice that Google has dressed up the responses in new, Now card type clothing. On top of being prettier, the look is designed to make the data easier to parse and also adds an interactive element...
Google gives mobile search a makeover for quick-answer queries
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?