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  • Amazon Patents Deducing Religion From Gift Wrap
    By on December 26, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments


    theodp writes “If you’re the giver or recipient of presents gift-wrapped by Amazon, you may want to take a gander at U.S. Patent No. 8,060,463, granted to Amazon last month for Mining of User Event Data to Identify Users with Common Interests. Among other things, Amazon explains the invention can be used to identify recipients of gifts as Christian or Jewish based on wrapping paper. From the patent: ‘The gift wrap used by such other users (more…)



  • England wrap up emphatic Test win
    By on December 29, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Graeme Swann takes five wickets as England beat South Africa by an innings and 98 runs to take a 1-0 lead in the Test series.

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