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Google Looking Beyond Glass Eyeing Contact Lenses

Google Looking Beyond Glass, Eyeing Contact Lenses

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Just as many people are forgoing glasses and opting for contact lenses so too may tech giant Google -- at least in the prototype stage. While Google has announced that it will open its...

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2014-04-16 04:23:10

DUBLIN, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8vp3qs/global_and ) have announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Touch Screen (Panel) Industry Report 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8vp3qs/global_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) In 2013, the touch screen market was featured with fierce price war and far lower demand for...

2014-04-16 04:23:03

Offers include unlimited calling to landlines anywhere in Brazil HOLMDEL, N.J., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE: VG), a leading provider of communications services connecting people through cloud-connected devices worldwide, today announced the initial launch of service in Brazil as part of its joint venture with Datora Telecom. Vonage is offering consumers in select markets in Brazil unlimited calling to landlines throughout the country for a low...

2014-04-16 04:22:55

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pvb6hc/bitcoin_a_market) has announced the addition of the "Bitcoin: A Market Hype or Reality - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pvb6hc/bitcoin_a_market ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the global market for...

2014-04-16 04:21:37

All-time great footballers' video campaign deployed at scale across PC, TV, tablet and mobile in 25 markets. LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Advertising announced Tuesday that it has been chosen by Emirates Airline and its media agency Havas Media Group as one of the key partners for its global brand campaign. The large-scale campaign spans 25 markets and runs across services including MSN, Xbox, Windows 8 and Skype on four different screens (PC, TV, tablet and mobile). The...

2014-04-16 04:21:27

Chinese version of the popular game coming to China's Tencent platform this summer LONDON, STOCKHOLM and BEIJING, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- King Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE: KING), the leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, today announced it will launch a Chinese version of its wildly popular Candy Crush Saga game for the Chinese market exclusively with Tencent Holdings Limited ("Tencent", SEHK stock code: 00700), a leading provider of...

2014-04-16 04:20:45

Distributor of World-Famous Products Equips Facility with Largest Privately Owned Solar-Paneled Roof in Utah and the Surrounding Region, and One of the Largest in the Intermountain West SALT LAKE CITY, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- You might not recognize the name Basic Research®, but it's a good bet you know about the groundbreaking brands the company distributes. From "anti-aging" formulas like SeroVital® to the stress-reducing "feel-good" pill Relacore® Extra, skin-care...

2014-04-16 04:20:17

Kelley Blue Book Trumps Previous Site Records for Visits from Both Web, Mobile Users IRVINE, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KBB.com, the award-winning website of Kelley Blue Book, the only vehicle valuation and information source trusted and relied upon by both consumers and the automotive industry, shattered previous company traffic records by experiencing more than 31 million visits in March 2014. For the first time in Kelley Blue Book's multi-decade history, upwards of 21 million...

2014-04-16 00:21:40

Hitoshi Kawahara steps up to new role as Japan President and COO SAN FRANCISCO and TOKYO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM), the world's #1 CRM platform, today announced it is expanding its Japan leadership team with the appointment of former HP Japan head Shinichi Koide as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of its Japan operations. Koide will be responsible for growing salesforce.com Japan into a $1 billion business with more than 2,000 employees....

2014-04-15 23:16:31

Rocket Insights gives an unprecedented look into mobile video congestion. Oslo, Norway and Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Opera Software's Skyfire unit today released Rocket Insights™ as part of its Rocket Optimizer platform to help operators better manage their network loads by providing a real-time analytics dashboard that analyzes mobile video congestion. Operators can now instantly view key metrics such as stall rates, video start times, bitrate distribution and mean...

2014-04-15 23:16:12

Technology Sales Veteran joins Data Protection Software Innovator Woodcliff Lake, NJ (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Catalogic Software™, innovator of Intelligent Data Protection Management™ solutions, today announced the appointment of Pam Nicastro as vice president of worldwide sales. Ms. Nicastro has more than 25 years of sales experience and over 20 years of experience within the Information Technology industry. In her role, she will lead global sales efforts partnering with Catalogic’s...


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An android, also known as a synthetic organism, is a robot designed to look like a human, with emphasis on realistic skin and movement. The name “android” has been used in science fiction stories in many different ways. The Oxford English Dictionary found that the earliest use of the word Android was most likely in Ephraim Chambers' Cyclopaedia, which referred to St. Albertus Magnus’s alleged automaton as Androides. In US patents, the term first appears in 1863 referring to small...

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