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A Quarter of Computers Still Run on Windows 7

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On Tuesday, Microsoft will officially end an era when updates and support for Windows 7 will be discontinued. Although the operating system will continue to be available, the company will stop offering technical support, software and security updates and fixes. Microsoft recommends …

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The Richest People on Earth

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A million seconds are close to 12 days, a billion seconds amount to almost 32 years. According to Forbes, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has accumulated a net worth of some 131 billion U.S. dollars. If the 54-year old started spending a dollar each …

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The Largest Militaries in the World

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When it comes to pure manpower, no country in the world comes close to China. According to Global Firepower estimates, the People’s Republic currently has roughly 2.18 million active military personnel at its disposal. With almost half that number in second and third place …

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The EU Households Spending The Most On Eating Out

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According to new data from Eurostat, households across the European Union spend more than €600 billion on catering services such as restaurants, cafes and canteens. Ireland devoted the largest share of household expenditure to eating out in 2018 at 14.4 percent, followed …

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Saudi Aramco Flirts With $2 Trillion Valuation

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On its second day of trading on the Riyadh Tadawul exchange, the value of all Saudi Aramco stock briefly reached the $2 trillion mark and closed at $1.965 trillion Thursday. Comparing this market cap to those of other major companies in the world that day, Saudi …

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Switzerland Comes First For Chocolate Consumption

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When it comes to the league of chocoholics, Switzerland is out in front with annual per capita consumption amounting to an impressive 8.8 kilograms. The country is well known for its excellent chocolate industry with Toblerone one of its more recognizable brands. Neighboring Austria …

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