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2014-09-19 20:22:57

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- uBreakiFix, an international consumer electronics repair company with 88 operating locations and counting, breaks the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on the day of release. The company set out to determine how durable Apple's latest iPhones are using a series of tests including a steel ball drop test. Based on these tests, the company predicts that the iPhone 6 may be slightly less durable than predecessors. Apple announced the iPhone 6 and...

2014-09-19 20:21:30

Keynote Talks from a Trove of Internet Marketing Industry Leaders and a Special Performance from Donny Osmond LAS VEGAS, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IMPACT14, the annual Internet Marketing Association (IMA) conference, will again be ending on a high note this year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140919/147346 Singer, actor, and dancer Donny Osmond will close the event Friday, September 26, with an intimate Q&A style interview about his life, the influence of Michael Jackson, the...

2014-09-19 20:21:07

WILMINGTON, Del., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acorn Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACFN) reminds stockholders that they are invited to attend the annual stockholder meeting on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at noon EDT at Westin Hotel, 818 Shipyard Drive on the Riverfront in Wilmington, DE. Lunch will be served. Please RSVP to acorn@acornenergy.com. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120426/NY96114LOGO Stockholders unable to attend and other interested parties can watch a live webcast...

2014-09-19 16:26:17

DUBLIN, September 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fgv5l5/global_network) has announced the addition of the "Global Network Security Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fgv5l5/global_network ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Network security consists of products and services used to monitor, detect, and prevent unauthorized...

2014-09-19 16:25:54

DUBLIN, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Private Cloud Services Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Private cloud is model of cloud computing, which involves a secure and distinct cloud environment. In addition, it offers power as a service in the virtualization environment with the help of physical computing devices. In the private cloud, the cloud model is accessible...

2014-09-19 16:24:08

FORT LEE, N.J., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Facebook newsfeeds were inundated with videos of people dumping buckets of ice water over their heads this summer. From celebrities to toddlers and even Homer Simpson, everyone seemed to be taking the #IceBucketChallenge. In fact, thanks to the challenge, the ALS Association reports receiving $100.9 million in donations from July 29 - August 29, 2014, compared to the $2.8 million raised during the same time period last year. This viral...

2014-09-19 16:23:38

Sally S. Chan, a CA based lawyer has been named a top attorney in CA. SAN GABRIEL, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2014 list of top rated attorneys in CA as published in the July, 2014 issue of Los Angeles Magazine includes Sally S. Chan of San Gabriel, CA. This distinction is given to only a very small percentage of San Gabriel's attorneys each year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140919/147282 Attorneys are only considered for inclusion in the list...

2014-09-19 16:22:53

Also in This Edition: Jobs for Writers and Media Industry Blog Posts NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Below are experts from the ProfNet network that are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. If you are interested in interviewing any of the experts, please contact them via the contact information at the end of the listing. To receive these updates by email, send a note to profnet@profnet.com with the industries you cover, and we'll add you to the appropriate...

2014-09-19 16:21:16

President and CEO Ruston Seaman Accepts eTown E-Chievement Award for Teaching WV Students to Build Solar Lights for Disaster Relief in Developing Countries. PHILIPPI, W.Va., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Vision Renewable Energy is the recipient of the eTown E-Chievement Award airing Sept. 17(th) through the 23(rd )on NPR. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140919/147281 New Vision was nominated by a listener who felt their work in solar energy fit the criteria...

2014-09-19 16:20:41

The TMW integrated load tracking solution is putting an end to the "Where's My Brokered Load" challenge CLEVELAND, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MacroPoint, the only track and trace solution built to work on any driver cell phone, will be exhibiting at the 2014 TMW TransForum User Conference from September 21-24 in Nashville, Tennessee. As a TMW integrated technology partner, MacroPoint's shipment tracking software is engineered to deliver automated location updates, all without the need...


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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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