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2014-04-24 16:27:15

ReportsnReports.com adds 2014 Market Research Report on Global Clean electronic Protective Film Industry in its store. DALLAS, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- 2014 Market Research Report on Global Clean electronic Protective Film Industry is a professional and depth research report on Global Clean electronic Protective Film industry that you would know the world''s major regional market conditions of Clean electronic Protective Film industry, the main region including North...

2014-04-24 16:26:18

MOSCOW, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Capital Partners, the owner of companies with a 48% stake in VK.com, Russia's leading social media site, claims VK's former chief executive officer and founder, Pavel Durov, is attempting to present himself as a political dissident in order to divert attention from his serious legal challenges. UCP issued proceedings (through two of its investment vehicles) in the British Virgin Islands on April 4 to protect its economic...

2014-04-24 16:26:16

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The number of businesses without paid employees in the U.S. reached 22.7 million in 2012, up 1.1 percent from 2011, according to statistics released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. This marks the third straight annual increase in nonemployer businesses, which are businesses with no paid employees, annual business receipts of $1,000 or more ($1 or more in the construction sector) and are subject to federal income taxes....

2014-04-24 16:26:11

bluemedia continued its 16-year streak of hitting sales and revenue goals in 2013, achieving significant milestones such as adding new people, clients, and equipment while expanding its headquarters to 120,000 square feet, even as the economy was still recovering from the financial crisis. TEMPE, Ariz., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- bluemedia, an industry-leading provider of design, printing and fabrication for use in vehicle, large format and environmental graphic...

2014-04-24 16:26:10

The informative health and medical program will air a segment dedicated to weight loss and the many successful commercial programs catering to it. CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Health Briefs TV producers are excited to announce they are working on a segment about weight loss. As summer approaches, more people are working hard to lose weight and tone up before bathing suit weather arrives. The many commercial weight loss programs available offer a wide...

2014-04-24 16:24:09

MILWAUKEE, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls today announced its 12th-place ranking in Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine's 15th annual "100 Best Corporate Citizens List." The company ranked 12th based on its performance in seven key areas: environment, climate change, employee relations, human rights, governance, finance, and philanthropy. Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company, moved up from a ranking of 14 in 2013. "The credit for this recognition...

2014-04-24 16:23:55

IBM's weather forecasting technology to enable smarter irrigation, water conservation ALBANY, Ga., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Flint River Partnership and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a collaboration to deploy innovative conservation measures to enhance agricultural efficiency by up to 20 percent. The Flint River Partnership (which includes the Flint River Soil and Water Conservation District, USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service and The Nature Conservancy)...

2014-04-24 12:35:24

AT&T Digital Life Gives Consumers Control to Secure and Manage their Homes from Virtually Anywhere. DALLAS, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* today announced that on Friday, April 25 it will launch Digital Life in Poughkeepsie along with six other markets: Corpus Christi, Texas, Fayetteville, Ark, Youngstown, Ohio, Charleston, S.C., Topeka, Kan. and Stockton, Calif. AT&T Digital Life ® makes customers' lives easier by simplifying the management of their home. Digital Life offers...

2014-04-24 12:35:19

WAUKESHA, Wis., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dedicated Computing, a global technology company, announced the launch of their new Multi-Core Performance Optimization(TM) services in a press briefing today at the Intel North American Solutions Summit (ISS). Dedicated Computing's team of software experts will analyze and recommend solutions to help maximize the performance of customer software applications running on Intel multi-core architectures....

2014-04-24 12:35:03

Smart Office hires Direct Selling industry executive to build on 15 years of success and to expand the Direct Selling client base. ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Smart Office Solutions, Inc., the leading provider of technology and communications products and services to the direct selling industry, announces today the appointment of Michael B. Bennett as Senior Vice President of Global Sales. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140424/77908...


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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...

Reid Hoffman
2013-09-19 09:30:28

Reid Hoffman, born August 5, 1967, is an American entrepreneur, venture capitalist and author. Hoffman is best known as the co-founder of LinkedIn, a social network used primarily for business connections and job searching. Hoffman was born in Stanford, California, the son of Deanna Ruth Rutter and William Parker Hoffman, Jr. and grew up in Berkeley, California. He attended high school at The Putney School, where he farmed maple syrup, drove oxen and studied epistemology. He graduated from...

Larry Page
2013-09-17 12:57:55

Lawrence "Larry" Page, born March 26, 1973 is an American computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur who is the co-founder of Google, alongside Sergey Brin. As of 2013, Page's personal wealth is estimated to be $23 billion (US), ranking him #20 on the Forbes 400 list of the 400 richest Americans. Page is the inventor of PageRank, the foundation of Google's search ranking algorithm, and he and Brin own approximately 16 percent of Google's stock. Page was born in East Lansing, Michigan....

Bill Gates
2013-09-17 12:44:24

William Henry "Bill" Gates III, Born October 28, 1955 is an American business magnate, investor, programmer, inventor and philanthropist. Gates is the former chief executive and Co-founder of Microsoft, the world’s largest personal-computer software company. He Co-founded Microsoft with Paul Allen. Bill Gates is consistently ranked in the Forbes list of the world's wealthiest people and was the wealthiest overall from 1995 to 2009 — excluding 2008, when he was ranked third. In 2011 he...

Steve Jobs
2013-09-08 08:21:15

Steven Paul Jobs, better known as Steve Jobs, Born, February 24, 1955 and died October 5, 2011, was an American entrepreneur, marketer, and inventor, who was the co-founder, chairman, and CEO of Apple Inc. Through Apple, he was widely recognized as a charismatic pioneer of the personal computer revolution and for his influential career in the computer and consumer electronics fields, transforming "one industry after another, from computers and smartphones to music and movies." Jobs also...

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