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2014-09-23 08:33:32

Chic and Cordless is In Style Every Season NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Window Covering Safety Council (WCSC), a coalition of major U.S. manufacturers, importers and retailers of window coverings dedicated to educating parents and caregivers to only use cordless window covering products in homes with young children, has partnered with interior design expert and TV personality, Kim Myles. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), corded window...

2014-09-23 08:33:24

AUBURN, Calif., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Visual Mobile Technologies is pleased to congratulate Kit Tuveson, the company's new Vice President of Business Development, on receiving the Chairman's Citation Award from the International Facility Management Association (IFMA), the world's largest and most widely recognized international organization for facility management professionals. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140922/147689 Logo -...

2014-09-23 08:31:29

CINCINNATI, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Central and Southern Ohio chapter of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (CSOHIMSS), announced its fall conference titled "Data! - What is it good for?" It will be held on October 24, 2014 at the UC Health Drake Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. Conference attendees will be treated to a number of high-caliber speakers who are highly respected in their field. Focusing on data and the use of analytics in healthcare, the...

2014-09-23 08:31:12

India's First Biomedical Genomics Institute Relies on DDN's Exceptional Performance and Complete End-to-End File and Object Solution for Big Data Ingest, Processing, Collaboration and Archive SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- News Facts -- As the first research institution in India devoted to genome-based research for human health and disease, the National Institute of Biomedical Genomics (NIBMG) is taking a bite out of oral cancer with its...

2014-09-23 08:30:33

Named as Educational Sponsor MALVERN, Pa., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Y-Prime, Inc., a premier eClinical products and consulting company, has been named an Educational Sponsor of IRT2014, Interactive Response Technologies for Clinical Trials, to be held in Philadelphia on October 20 and 21. In its fourth year, the conference provides a unique platform for discussions on clinical supply management and interactive response technologies. Topics include: IRT configuration,...

2014-09-23 08:28:29

Timekeeping and music come together in latest addition for Fall DOVER, N.J., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Casio G-SHOCK releases a technologically advanced timepiece, the G'Mix Rotary Switch BLE, GBA400, designed with a new rotary switch that enhances the music listening experience. The G-SHOCK GBA-400 watch offers a variety of ways to enjoy music by pairing with a smartphone, such as setting audio controls, adding live effects that simulate concert sound and identifying the names...

2014-09-23 08:28:27

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yale Productions, LLC FilmPool, Inc. and Project RACE, Inc. have partnered in the promotion of the movie My Last Christmas. The crowd-funding site Indiegogo has already raised over $100,000 in the first week of the campaign for this charming holiday film with an important medical message. The campaign is still in need of donations to raise the full production budget. 10% of all donations from this campaign, and 10% of the film's...

2014-09-23 08:28:23

The exhibit illustrates various malware patterns produced by fraudsters and the resulting financial costs for banks BOSTON, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioCatch [http://www.biocatch.com ](TM), the global leader in Cognitive Biometrics(TM) and authentication solutions, announced today that its 'Art of Fraud [http://www.biocatch.com/#!the-art-of-fraud/c1jqq ]' gallery, the world's first online exhibit displaying paintings generated by actual malware attacks on banking...

2014-09-23 08:28:21

NEW YORK, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universum, the global leader in employer branding, has released its 2014 rankings of the World's Most Attractive Employers. Based on Universum's national student surveys of more than 200,000 business and engineering students in the world's twelve largest economies, the World's Most Attractive Employers ranking reveals top choices for today's young talent. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140923/706209 )...

2014-09-23 08:27:56

Brainshark's Popular App for Showing, Sharing and Tracking PowerPoints Also Earns Gold-Level Stevie as a 'Product of the Year' WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brainshark, Inc., the leader in cloud-based business presentations, today announced that its SlideShark app - for showing and sharing PowerPoints from the iPad, iPhone and other devices - has won a People's Choice Stevie® Award for "Favorite New Products" in the 12th Annual American Business Awards (ABAs). For...


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The History Of Wearable Technology
2014-06-24 10:20:15

Wearable technology, which includes wearable devices, tech togs, and fashionable electronics, consists of articles of clothing and/or accessories that incorporate computer and advanced electronic technologies. Designs often incorporate practical functions and features, but may also have a purely critical or aesthetic agenda. Today, wearable devices are exploding onto the market, with everything from smart glasses (Google Glass) to smart watches (Samsung Galaxy Gear) on the rise. As for...

Android
2013-09-24 14:14:28

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...

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