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This week marks the 25th anniversary of Windows 3.0

The first version of Windows to support a stunning palette of 256 full colours, Windows 3.0, turns 25 today, having launched on May 22, 1990. Windows 3.0 was the first version of Windows to see widespread use, largely because it was the first version to come pre-installed on the PCs shipped by the manufacturers of the day, starting with Zenith PC. It supported a range of memory modes, from 16-bit Real Mode (for machines with less than a 286-based processor) to 32-bit enhanced mode (which required a higher-end 386). This version of Windows was the first to be a real operating system, significantly expanding the role held by DOS.

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Find Out What Your Name Would Be if You Were Born Today

The popularity of your name is likely far different today than it was the year you were born. Maybe you’re one of those men born in 1983 and named Michael, the most popular name of the year. Today, if you were given the most popular boy’s name, you’d be named Noah. The following interactive shows you which name had the same popularity in the past year and every decade since 1890 as yours did the year you were born, using newly released baby name data for 2014.

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LG’s super-thin OLED screen sticks to your wall using magnets

Forget buying a clunky wall mount for your TV… what if you could stick it up like a fridge magnet? LG Display is hoping you’ll do just that. The company has unveiled a 55-inch OLED screen that’s so thin and light (0.04 inches and 4.2 pounds) that you can put it on your wall using a magnetic mat. The design doesn’t exactly leave room for much else — you’d probably need a breakout box for TV functions — but it raises the possibility of big-screen sets that easily blend into your living room’s decor. Unfortunately, LG isn’t saying if or when this panel will translate into a real product.

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Employees wasting time at work. The inside take on what your workers are really doing.

Have you ever wondered what your employees or colleagues are doing when they are supposed to be working? Whether wasting time on the internet or taking an all day lunch to shop online, this study of 2000 employees shows exactly what they get up to. You be surprised, shocked and slightly horrified at the full details.

It goes without saying that time is money, but the rise of the internet and office-based work has made it easier than ever for all employees to take time out during the day.

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“Skynet” is real, and it could flag you as a terrorist

It may not be quite the self-aware computer network that takes over millions of computers and machines, but “Skynet” is real.

Documents published by The Intercept, leaked by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, confirm that the Skynet program exists — at least in name only. Its name comes from the intelligent computer defense system in the “Terminator” films, which later destroys most of humanity in a nuclear apocalypse.

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