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Samsung Acquires Smart Home Startup For 200 Million

Samsung Acquires Smart Home Startup For $200 Million

The South Korean electronics giant Samsung has pushed itself to the forefront in the booming smart home market with its acquisition of SmartThings, the “connected homes” startup.

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Launch Advisory Lockheed Martin Commercial Launch Services

Tomorrow, Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] Commercial Launch Services will launch the WorldView-3 commercial remote sensing spacecraft aboard an Atlas V. Live streaming video will be available.

Northrop Grumman to Provide Navigation System for Solar

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a contract from the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) to supply its space inertial reference system for NASA's Solar Probe Plus program.

Experts Divided On What Impact Robots And AI Will Have On

Nearly half of all industry experts believe that robots and artificial intelligence will displace a significant number of both blue-collar and white-collar workers by 2025, and many of them are concerned that this phenomenon will result in vast increases in income inequality.

Disney Appears To Be Amazons Latest Foe

In what looks to be the latest in a series of disputes, Amazon has restricted preorders of some big name Disney movies, including “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” “Maleficent,” and “Muppets Most Wanted.”

Do Women Need To Man Up For Male-dominated Fields

Women applying for a job in male-dominated fields should consider playing up their masculine qualities, indicates new research

Verizon Defends Decision To Start Throttling Some Unlimited

A top mobile service provider is defending the decision to limit its decision to slow data transfer speeds for some customers, stating that it would only happen in “very limited circumstances” and is also accusing the FCC of coming down hard on the company over a common industry practice.

NASA Navy Prepare for Orion Spacecraft to Make a Splash

A team of technicians, engineers, sailors and divers just wrapped up a successful week of testing and preparing for various scenarios that could play out when NASA's new Orion spacecraft splashes into the Pacific Ocean following its first space flight test in December.

The Future is Now Innovative Advanced Concepts Selected for

Looking ahead to an exciting future, NASA is continuing to invest in concepts that may one day revolutionize how we live and work in space with the selection of five technology proposals for continued study under the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Program.

NASA Announces Next Opportunity for CubeSat Space Missions

NASA is opening the next round of its CubeSat Launch Initiative, part of the White House Maker Initiative, in an effort to engage the growing community of space enthusiasts that can contribute to NASA's space exploration goals.

Attention Bosses Web-Surfing At Work Has Its Benefits

Management might call it cyberloafing, but new research reveals how online breaks can benefit employees and employers.

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches Two Rockets in

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the seventh Global Positioning System (GPS IIF-7) satellite for the U.S. Air Force launched at 11:23 p.m. EDT yesterday from Space Launch Complex-41. This is the second successful ULA launch in just four days.

BusinessredOrbit - Youre Wrong Accept It And Be Ready For

Go to a top MBA program and you will constantly hear the word “pivot.” Pivot, adapt, adjust, change. Whatever you call it, as you develop your product or service and a better understanding of your customer, your business model will change, or might become obsolete all together.

United Launch Alliance Marks 85th Successful Launch by

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket successfully launched the AFSPC-4 mission for the U.S. Air Force on July 28 at 7:28 p.m. EDT from Space Launch Complex-37.

The 100 Most Surprising Flexible Jobs

FlexJobs names a multitude of unexpected occupations that allow the option to work remotely, have a flexible schedule, work part-time, or work as a freelancer.

NPD The Number of Connected TV Devices Will Be More than

By 2017 there will be 204 million connected TV devices linked to the Internet and able to deliver apps to viewers.


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mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.
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