Freelancers in the U.S. together earn more than $715 billion. The total freelancing workforce in the US is about 53 million or every third worker. This was revealed in the Freelancers Union report.
Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) created the once popular Altavista Internet search engine. They were also the first computer vendor to launch a public web site at dec.com. Their domain name is the fifth oldest in the world and, at one time, hosted a popular software repository. [more...]