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2014-09-29 16:28:26

Jeffrey Rosenzweig Assumes Director of Customer Experience Position FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SegPay, one of the world's leading providers of Internet payment processing services, announced today that Jeffrey Rosenzweig has been hired as Director of Customer Experience. In this newly created role, Rosenzweig will focus on enhancing SegPay's merchants and their customers' experience, from reviewing and evaluating internal processes to leading new product...

2014-09-29 16:28:07

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Registration is underway for Rock Stars of Data Analytics on October 21 in San Jose, California, where well-known data analytics authorities will explore all aspects of analytics, including building a data-driven culture, launching data platforms, and ensuring privacy. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140927/148768 Industries and organizations from healthcare and finance to technology and government are currently...

2014-09-29 16:28:03

Offers the Broadest End-to-End View of Personal Health of Any Digital Mobile Health Device MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, iHealth Lab, Inc. announced that three of their mobile health apps (My Vitals, My Vitals 2.0 and SpO2) and nine corresponding personal mobile health devices are now seamlessly integrated with HealthKit in iOS 8. The fourth app, Gluco-Smart, will be available later this week. With user permission, customers have the power to automatically share...

2014-09-29 16:25:36

Magic Logix just launched a new website for DocResponse that is one of a kind in the world of medical websites. DALLAS, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Magic Logix just launched a new website for DocResponse that is one of a kind in the world of medical websites. Additionally, the brand new DocResponse.com is fully Responsive and conforms to all mobile, tablet and desktop devices. The cornerstone of this site is a fully interactive avatar app on the homepage. It allows the user to...

2014-09-29 16:24:38

Kloefkorn joins 11 of the Valley's most remarkable women leaders in the running for the 27th Annual ATHENA Businesswoman of the Year Award PHOENIX, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As a pioneer in the sales and marketing world and a tireless advocate for equality, Sheila Kloefkorn, CEO and president of business-to-business (B2B) marketing agency KEO Marketing Inc., has been chosen as a finalist in the Private Sector for the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce 2014 ATHENA awards....

2014-09-29 16:24:34

Political Scientists Predict the 2014 Midterm Elections WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ten seasoned election scholars offer predictions for the 2014 US midterm elections in PS: Political Science and Politics, published by Cambridge University Press for the American Political Science Association. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120604/DC18511LOGO-b James Campbell, professor of political science at the University at Buffalo, SUNY, and guest editor of the...

2014-09-29 16:24:32

"Save Studio A" Group Releases Findings Refuting Owner's Claims NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Grassroots group "Save Studio A" has released an independent report on the condition of the historic RCA Victor Studio that disproves its new owner's claims that it is "beyond repair." The group, comprised of preservationists and concerned citizens, is engaged in a time-sensitive battle to save the landmark recording studio from hasty demolition in order to make...

2014-09-29 16:24:19

NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The October 2014 issue of McGraw Hill Construction's Architectural Record (http://www.architecturalrecord.com) features a unique "split run" cover highlighting two new museums designed by celebrated architect Frank Gehry. The Fondation Louis Vuitton museum in Paris, France and the Biomuseo in Panama City, Panama will appear on alternate covers of the magazine. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140929/149058 Both cover images are the work...

2014-09-29 16:24:17

Theater Ears has finished its development stage and is now a fully functional app that allows moviegoers to view their favorite movies in their native language. LOS ANGELES, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- After two years of development, Theater Ears has just announced that it has completed a fully functional app to allow moviegoers to watch their favorite new releases in their native language. The man behind this app is an unlikely rising tech star, Dr. Larry Kawa DDS, a...

2014-09-29 16:24:11

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adamandeve.com (www.adamandeve.com/news) America's most trusted source for adult products, is pleased to share some surprising statistics on "cheating" in their latest infographic. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140929/149030-INFO This informational bulletin provides data on everything from how affairs begin and reasons people cheat to how many affairs cheaters confess. "Monogamy doesn't have to mean monotony," says Chad...


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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
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'