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2013-02-27 08:35:50

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/-- Mach 1 Development, Inc.(TM) ("Mach 1") today announced that Retired U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Robert C. Williamson would join Mach 1's Technology Advisory Board as its Chairman. Admiral Williamson has over four decades of experience in the military, security, and software technology sectors. Previously, Williamson served as a director of Naval Integration and Transformation for Raytheon Company's Network Centric Systems, where he was responsible for...

2013-02-26 12:28:26

System Will Be Available as Smartphone or Tablet App PITTSBURGH, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnegie Mellon University researchers and a botany expert from Carnegie Museum of Natural History are developing a digital system for identifying poisonous plants. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO) "These plants are in our backyards and often wind up on our patios and even in our living rooms to add color during drab winter weather, so we really need to be aware...

2013-02-25 23:05:00

Califone headsets supplement speech recognition software from Carnegie Speech, used by thousands of language learners throughout the United States. San Fernando, Calif. (PRWEB) February 25, 2013 Califone International, Inc. announced today that Carnegie Speech, the premier developer of software for assessing and teaching spoken language skills, will now provide Califone headsets to support its speech recognition software. Carnegie Speech has thousands of customers throughout the world...

2013-02-20 14:43:44

Carnegie Mellon researcher's open-source Pipeline can be downloaded The Web makes it possible for lots of people to collaborate on projects, but it doesn't make it easy to lead them. A Carnegie Mellon University researcher has developed a new tool that helps leaders see complex, collaborative projects through to completion by redistributing leadership responsibilities. The tool, called Pipeline, makes it easier to assign, critique and track the progress of individual tasks within a...

2013-02-20 08:34:07

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mach 1 Development, Inc.(TM) ("Mach 1") is pleased to announce the closing of a $500,000 round of angel financing. "The closing of this angel round represents a key milestone for Mach 1," stated Paul Greene, Mach 1's CEO. "We are privileged to have a group of investors who have technical and commercial strengths that complement our own." Earlier this month, Mach 1 announced the general availability of DocuTRACER(TM), its software solution that...

How Unconscious Processing Improves Decision-making Shown By Brain Imaging Research
2013-02-13 10:30:00

Carnegie Mellon University When faced with a difficult decision, it is often suggested to "sleep on it" or take a break from thinking about the decision in order to gain clarity. But new brain imaging research from Carnegie Mellon University, published in the journal "Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience," finds that the brain regions responsible for making decisions continue to be active even when the conscious brain is distracted with a different task. The research provides...

2013-02-12 16:22:18

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) has approved Carnegie Learning(®) textbooks, adaptive software, and professional development support for implementation in high schools through July 31, 2015. Instructional materials on the approved list are reviewed and formally adopted by the State Board of Education for purchase by Oregon school districts using state education funds. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130212/NE59103LOGO ) The...

2013-02-12 08:38:37

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Support from AT&T will help re-launch the Governor's School for the Sciences this summer, giving talented high-school students from across Pennsylvania an opportunity to engage in hands-on learning and research during the intensive, five-week program at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120612/DA23287LOGO) AT&T provided a $40,000 contribution to PGSS, Inc., a non-profit organization...

2013-02-12 08:36:47

CUPERTINO, Calif., Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Zend, the PHP Company, is helping companies confront the development and operations collaboration challenge that interferes with the process of developing, launching and managing applications. The latest version of the world's leading application platform for Web and mobile applications equips companies with the tools and processes they need to avoid today's most common causes of application failure. (Logo:...

2013-02-09 12:21:17

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Join the Press Club of Western Pennsylvania on Monday, Feb. 25, at noon to hear from JulieHera DeStefano, producer and director of "Journey to Normal: Women of War Come Home," a feature-length documentary about women who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan. She launched this project in 2009 to explore the psychological and social dynamics of their service, to follow their re-integration into civilian life, and to preserve their stories. It...