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bil yuhnth

  • n  position 1,000,000,000 in a countable series of things
  • n  one part in a billion equal parts
  • s  the ordinal number of one billion in counting order

  • The Burbank, California, headquartered company knows what it is talking about; it welcomed its 2 billionth visitor last week.
  • This freshly minted matter spins out from the collision at incredibly high velocities and disintegrates again within about one millionth of a billionth of a billionth of a second.
  • Its basic premise is that when the universe was less than a billionth of a billionth of a billionth of a second old, it briefly went through a period of supercharged expansion .
News & Articles

  • Slideshow: Highlights from Apple’s WWDC keynote
    An energized Tim Cook took the stage at Apple's 2013 Worldwide Developer's Conference to kick off Monday's keynote address. He started off by thanking developers for helping the iOS App Store reach its 50 billionth download this year. "That's a lot of zeroes!" Cook said.
    June 11, 2013 - Macworld
  • Sell iPod Classics and Join App Revolution says Gadget Panda, as App Store Marks 50 Billion Sales
    Even though older Apple models like the iPod Classic can’t access the app store, the digital marketplace exceeded its 50 billionth download last month. Now tech recycling firm Gadget Panda is urging owners to sell iPod Classics, and upgrade to a newer model to start enjoying apps on their device. (PRWeb June 07, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10808224.htm
    June 7, 2013 - PRWeb
Quotes

  • Steve Jobs in Sify
    Just over two years ago, we sold our first song. Yesterday, we sold our half billionth song,said Steve Jobs, Apple's chief executive. "As we cross this major milestone, we couldn't be more excited about the future of digital music, iTunes...
  • Ferenc Krausz in Eureka! Science News
    The fact that the physicists can now look in more detail at photoemission is attributable to attosecond spectroscopy: "It is only recently that we have been able to observe processes that last only a few billionths of a billionth of a second,"...
  • Calvin Ayre in Cappers Mall
    We owe it all to our players for helping us reach our one-billionth hand, and we're saying thanks this November by giving away cash daily as well as tournament credits that players can parlay into a chance at winning thousands, even millions,...

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