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2015-03-02 08:29:24

BEIJING, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Smartisan Technology today announced that its product Smartisan T1 smartphone has received the internationally renowned "2015 iF Design Gold Award." This

2015-03-02 08:29:19

Despite White Box Offerings, 2014 Branded Switch Growth Exceeds That of 2013 SAN FRANCISCO, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Branded data center Ethernet switches experienced another year of robust

2015-03-02 08:29:14

Greatest Thinkers of our Time Discuss Genius in Original Series NEW YORK, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Think, the online

2015-03-02 08:29:02

Coaches Working with Silicon Valley Giants Featured at Vitality Conference SAN FRANCISCO, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- It's no secret Silicon Valley tech companies are great at hiring

2015-03-02 08:28:45

New application now features an expanded Favorites function and online tutorials. NEW YORK, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conx2share mobile application just keeps getting better. Photo

2015-03-02 08:28:37

New Hire Supports Digital Platform Expansion NEW YORK, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- OUTFRONT Media (NYSE:OUT) has made a key hire to further its digital future with the appointment

2015-03-02 08:28:26

SAN FRANCISCO, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today HTC announced its new flagship smartphone - HTC M9 Series, which boasts an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 64-bit 810 chipset with improved battery

2015-03-02 08:28:01

Creators of the Original juice pack®Offer Early Look at New Lineup at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- mophie--the #1 selling

2015-03-02 08:27:53

Support for Android, iOS, OS X, Tizen and Windows, All Device Categories Including Smartphones, Tablets, PCs, Smart TVs and Wearables and Leading Cloud Services NEW YORK and BARCELONA,


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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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Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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