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2014-04-17 08:32:30

Wistron Also Makes Strategic Investment in Tactus, Manufacturing Expertise Will Help Quickly Bring Tactus-Enhanced Mobile, PC and Consumer Devices to Market FREMONT, Calif. and TAIPEI, Taiwan, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tactus Technology, Inc., the pioneering developer of on-demand tactile surfaces and Wistron Corporation, a $23B, Fortune® Global 500(TM) world leader in original design manufacturing (ODM), today announced a strategic manufacturing and investment partnership....

2014-04-17 08:32:14

New Validation Demonstrates Fusion ioControl is Trusted to Address the Storage Needs of Customers Implementing VDI Using Citrix XenDesktop SALT LAKE CITY, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fusion-io (NYSE: FIO) today announced that the Fusion ioControl Hybrid Storage Appliance completed the Citrix Ready® VDI Capacity Program Verified for Citrix XenDesktop®. The Citrix Ready VDI Capacity program addresses the storage needs of customers who already have, or are considering, VDI using...

2014-04-17 08:32:02

Shifts in Company Benefits, Staff Size Also Affecting Support Staff MENLO PARK, Calif., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Technological advances are making a mark in the workplace -- and on the administrative field -- a new OfficeTeam survey shows. Nearly half (48 percent) of senior managers interviewed said new technology has had the greatest impact on administrative professionals' jobs in the past year. Changes in company benefits and reductions in staff size tied for second, each...

2014-04-17 08:31:58

ANAHEIM, Calif., Apr. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- CMTL, (www.cmtlabs.com), Computer Memory Test Labs, the industry's leading independent memory product compatibility and functionality testing lab announced that Legacy Electronics is the first manufacturer in the industry to have a CSA certified SSD (Solid State Drive) successfully advanced tested on Intel D34010WYKH, D54250 WYKH, DN2820FYKH NUC platforms. CMTL President, John Deters stated "The Legacy Electronics 2.5", 120GB...

2014-04-17 08:31:49

New program enables next generation of cloud experts with skills and knowledge to further accelerate transformational benefits of Vblock Systems RICHARDSON, Texas, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VCE, the leader in converged infrastructure systems, today announced the new VCE(TM) Certified Professional Program, a comprehensive technology curriculum designed to provide IT professionals with advanced training for the design, deployment and management of converged infrastructures - the foundation...

2014-04-17 08:31:47

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paylocity Holding Corporation (Nasdaq: PCTY), a cloud-based provider of payroll and human capital management software solutions, today announced that it has scheduled a conference call to review its third quarter fiscal 2014 results (ended March 31, 2014) for Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 4:00 pm Central Time (5:00 pm Eastern Time). To listen to the conference call live, dial (315) 625-6892 or (855) 226-3021.The conference ID is...

2014-04-17 08:31:42

Introducing fast and scalable A/B testing for iOS apps from the most trusted optimization platform in the world SAN FRANCISCO, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Optimizely, the world's leading optimization platform, announced the launch of Optimizely for iOS beta. Optimizely for iOS will allow technical and non-technical mobile app teams to A/B test and optimize their native iOS apps. It allows mobile teams to make interface and content changes in real time without needing to wait for App Store...

2014-04-17 08:31:28

Attackers chose reflection versus infection techniques to achieve larger DDoS attacks CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications, today announced availability of the Prolexic Q1 2014 Global DDoS Attack Report. Prolexic Technologies, now part of Akamai, is a recognized leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection...

2014-04-17 08:30:19

Campaign Encourages Young People to Reduce Clothing Waste NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DoSomething.org, one of the largest organizations for young people and social change and H&M, one of the world's largest fashion retailers, are teaming up with Olivia Wilde to get young people across the country excited about clothing recycling and sustainable fashion through a campaign called Comeback Clothes. The campaign encourages young people to give their old and worn-out...

2014-04-17 08:30:14

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Facebook's recent $2 billion acquisition of Oculus VR is further validation of virtual reality's place in a host of industries, including gaming, medicine, the military, education and architecture. The Oculus Rift's arrival has ushered in a new age for virtual reality, one in which motion sickness and the high cost of clumsy equipment are afterthoughts and users can inhabit a real space, walking wherever they want. Photo -...


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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...

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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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