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2014-04-16 23:17:41

ServerPronto, a leading host for IT infrastructure, has released a new case study on customer satisfaction. Customers across various industries are reporting strong results from recent initiatives to drive return on investment. New York, New York (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 ServerPronto, a leading host for IT infrastructure, has released a new case study on customer satisfaction. Customers across various industries are reporting strong results from recent initiatives to drive return on...

2014-04-16 23:08:46

ShipStation and Soldsie Announce Ecommerce Shipping Solution Partnership Austin, Texas (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 ShipStation, the leading web-based e-commerce shipping solution, announces a strategic partnership with Soldsie, an app that allows people to sell products on Facebook and Instagram. “By partnering with ShipStation, Soldsie can offer sellers a seamless experience from sold to ship,” says Chris Bennett, CEO, Soldsie. “When our customers sell products on social media, they...

2014-04-15 23:12:17

Fusion PPT is now a Standard tier Consulting Partner with the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN). Vienna, VA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Fusion PPT, a recognized strategy and technology consulting firm, announced today that the company is now a Standard tier Consulting Partner with the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN). Fusion PPT joins an extensive community of industry leaders and experts from around the U.S., a partnership that will enable Fusion PPT to stay up to...

2014-04-15 23:11:44

The Armored Vision production of A Man Called Nereus, a Nathan Hill picture, is now available on Amazon instant video. (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 With another VOD platform under their belt, the Arizona-based studio Armored Vision is self distributing their dark action comedy A Man Called Nereus. Keith Wilson and Nathan Hill have turned down several offers from various distributors and decided to license and release their movie in an unconventional way. "We went to the American film...

2014-04-15 23:02:47

SAP gold channel partner continues strategic plans for growth through Amazon Partner Network. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Vision33, one of the largest SAP gold channel partners in North America, today celebrates its first anniversary as an Amazon Partner Network (APN) Consulting partner. One year ago, Vision33 joined the APN to extend the reach of the SAP® Business One application on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Vision33 now offers hosting services to small to midsized and large...

2014-04-15 08:39:42

Calling and other phone features now available for Kindle Fire MARINA DEL REY, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- textPlus - the world's leading WiFi carrier offering downloadable mobile plans as an alternative to expensive mobile contracts - today adds calling to Kindle Fire. Using textPlus over WiFi, a Kindle Fire device can function as a phone, and with no contracts, hidden fees or need for a data plan, textPlus can help consumers dramatically cut costs associated with text...

2014-04-13 23:00:54

Although companies are increasingly outsourcing order-fulfillment services to industry operators to focus on core business functions, the industry has suffered in the wake of lower trade volumes, slow growth in disposable income and decreased demand from retail trade in the past five years. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Order Fulfillment Services industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 13, 2014 Over...

Amazon Smartphone Announcement Coming Summer 2014
2014-04-13 05:03:10

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Following years of rumors and speculation, it appears as though Amazon.com will finally announce their entry into the smartphone market this summer, sources familiar with the company’s plans have told the Wall Street Journal on Friday. According to WSJ reporters Greg Bensinger and Evelyn M. Rusli, the online retail giant has been demonstrating prototype versions of the device to developers in Seattle and San Francisco over the...

2014-04-11 23:02:50

Intermedix's incident management solutions receives federal certification. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 The Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency have approved the use of WebEOC in the Amazon Cloud. WebEOC, the incident management software used by FEMA for the last 20 months, received the Software System Certification & Accreditation approval and authorization to operate in the Amazon Cloud, enabling a transparent exchange of critical...

2014-04-11 23:00:33

Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan is available to speak with reporters, or may be quoted through this release. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Amazon.com announced today they will start selling their own smartphone during the second half of this year, says USA Today, Apr. 11. Industry analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment. “Congratulations to Amazon.com for thinking outside the box. If this is a hit it could be great news for both Amazon.com and their customers. It could be another...

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Kindle Fire HD
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Kindle Fire HD is the second generation of Amazon’s Kindle Fire. It comes in three versions, the 7 inch, and the 8.9 inch touch screens, and a 4G version. They were released on September 14, 2012 in the 7-inch, November 16, 2012 in the 8.9-inch, and a 8.9-inch 4G enabled version released on November 18, 2012. The 7-inch and the 8.9-inch have 16 GB or 32 GB of internal storage and the 8.9-inch 4G LTE has 32 GB or 64 GB of storage. It has a front facing camera for photo capture, and...

Kindle Fire
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Kindle Fire is a mini tablet computer that was released in the United States on November 15, 2011. On September 7, 2012, updates became available to areas where the Amazon website is accessible. The Kindle Fire has a color seven-inch multi-touch touchscreen; it can be used to stream movies and TV shows, read Kindle e-books, and includes access to the Amazon Appstore. Amazon’s tactic for offering the Kindle Fire at such a low cost, was to make their profits from the sale of the...

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Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'