The United States is commonly known is the World’s largest country. Today, we are going to discuss some interesting facts about the United States. The following mentioned interesting facts are mostly of technology. Since technology is a part of our daily lives, so we are going to examine some interesting facts only about technology? Let us have a look now:
ebay is an American multinational corporation. It is an online shopping business which deals with consumer-to-consumer and business-to-consumer sales. It was started in the 1990s. Now at present day, eBay is widely known all around the World. The interesting part of this is that the average transactions done in every second are worth 680 dollars on eBay. It is so much known among teenagers and adults that they are most likely to use eBay than any other forum for shopping and selling businesses. People are happy using this forum, not only Americans but other people around the World which are why the average count has risen to 680 dollars.
2- Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft, and Apple are among some widely known technological companies.
Every person is aware of its being among the favourite companies. But one thing we did not know and was common in all three is that Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft and Apple we started in a garage. The owners of these companies had taken a start in their garage before being so famous. At present day, Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft and Apple are very prosperous around the World. Every one of us is acquiring at least one product from their company, but we did not know where they had all started with.
3- The mobile phone is an essential part of our daily lives.
The Americans feel as if their life is left incomplete if they do not own a mobile phone. The interesting fact regarding this is that only in the United States, there are 271 million mobile phone subscribers. Americans stay in contact with their loved ones continuously, and for this they need mobile phone subscribing. Keeping given the population in the United States, we are now aware that there are around 271 million mobile subscribers at current day.
4- Along with mobile phones, Americans are fond of using computers and other technology devices.
Usually, we can see the purchasing rising at a greater level, but what happens to the old technological devices? There are around two hundred and twenty million tonnes of old computers and technical devices which are sent to trash. Two hundred and twenty million tonnes is colossal to think of! And the people from the United States are have been throwing old devices in trash. This can give us an idea of the usage of technology in the United States which is colossal.
Amazon.com is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company, which was started in the early 1990s. A weird and exciting fact about this is that firstly it began as a printed bookseller company. This must not be known by many people. The best part is that, even though it was started as a printed bookseller company, now it has been selling more eBooks than printed books. This fact gives us an overview about technology being introduced at a greater rate than it used to be before. Not only America, but the entire World is moving more towards technology.
Facebook was started by Mark Zuckerberg. Everybody knows that it is a social forum for friends and family to stay in contact. It is widely known among teenagers than adults. The interesting fact comes here that Facebook has around 144.7 million individual users. It has 1 billion registered accounts at the moment. It gives us a better view of people staying in contact. The usage of Facebook is higher than any other social network forum (even Snapchat and Instagram). Some people also acquire more than one accounts and are successful in keeping them active at all times.
Wifi is used all around the World. Every house on this Earth has a Wi-Fi connection available. But they do not even know where it was introduced from? People are using them all day long but are not aware who made it known everywhere. A classic Hollywood film star and an advance-guard composer had introduced Wi-Fi. Hedy Lamarr was her name. During World War II, Hedy Lamarr brought this technology into being that everyone uses till date. In fact, the usage will keep increasing shortly. Hedy Lamarr would have never imagined being so famous!
Nuns are usually known to stay in a religious community of women. These are very pious ladies. They are nowhere to be found in deeds which are not a part of their religion. In short, they are very spiritual and God-fearing. No one would have ever known that a nun was among the very first people who acquired a Computer Science PhD degree. Her name was Mary Kenneth Keller. She was referred to as the first doctorate in Computer Science ever from Washington University.
9- Nuclear Power
It is always told that things associated with nuclear power are kept a secret. The United States had introduced nuclear missiles in the 1960s. To launch them, President Kennedy had given an 8-digit password. For about 20 years, the password remained 00000000. Such a simple passcode was kept for a nuclear missile. Anyone could have guessed it and could have been so dangerous for Americans.