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2014-09-18 12:26:42

NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Light Reading (www.lightreading.com), the market-leading online community for the global communications sector, today announced the successful wrap-up of the inaugural NFV and the Data Center conference (www.lightreading.com/nfv) and Women in Telecom breakfast series, which took place September 16 in Santa Clara, CA. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110913/SF67580LOGO-a "This year's event provided a comprehensive view of the market and technical...

2014-09-18 12:26:37

CMO Insight into Best Practices for Evaluating and Adopting Programmatic Marketing NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The CMO Club, the world's most engaged and inspired community of Senior Marketing Executives, and strategic partner and leading programmatic technology company, MediaMath, today launched The CMO Solution Guide to Programmatic Marketing, designed to help CMOs benefit from programmatic's promise to deliver quantifiable bottom line results and bring marketers closer to...

2014-09-18 12:26:28

Brokaw's Honest Writing Invites Women to Find 'Heart Medicine' in the Bible ROCHESTER, N.Y., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- September 17, 2014, Rochester, NY-- Greta Brokaw's new book, Heart Medicine: Devotions for Imperfect Women Based on the Perfect Truth of God's Word, ($14.99, paperback, 9781498408066; $7.99, e-book, Amazon, Barnes & Noble) asserts that the Bible "has a prescription for every condition of the human heart." Photo -...

2014-09-18 12:26:22

COLUMBIA, Md., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PANDORA Jewelry announced today a partnership with MLB Network personality Heidi Watney. The sportscaster is a host of the daily regular season highlights show "Quick Pitch," and frequently appears across MLB Network's studio programming. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140918/147016 The partnership between PANDORA and Watney will include event sponsorships, in store appearances, as well as social media amplification...

2014-09-18 12:26:19

LONDON, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fred Balboni Global Managing Partner, Strategy and Analytics IBM Global Business Services will deliver the Opening Keynote Address at the 2014 Enterprise Mobility Exchange, Las Vegas Mobile devices have transformed the way we do business, and now it's time to take enterprise mobility to the next level. The partnership between technology giants IBM and Apple will give enterprises the devices, services, security, and integration...

2014-09-18 12:25:59

TORONTO, Sept. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - September 1(st) marked the conclusion of the first 10 years for BlueBand Brand + Digital. When you enter their creative space you are greeted with a motivational mural: OUT HUSTLE ... OUT THINK ... OUT SERVICE. For the past 10 years, this creative digital agency has been doing just that - very successfully. Boasting a heavy hitting roster of clients including Cadillac Fairview, Canada Basketball, Cystic Fibrosis, Sofina Foods and Parmalat, BlueBand...

2014-09-18 12:25:28

Poll First of Planned Monthly National Surveys Focused on Hispanic Opinions BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first survey conducted by Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI) within the College of Business finds Hispanics are significantly less optimistic about the economy than the population as a whole. On the Index of Consumer Sentiment, an established measure of relative optimism, Hispanics surveyed in...

2014-09-18 12:25:22

TORONTO, Sept. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - September 1(st) marked the conclusion of the first 10 years for BlueBand Brand + Digital. When you enter their creative space you are greeted with a motivational mural: OUT HUSTLE ... OUT THINK ... OUT SERVICE. For the past 10 years, this creative digital agency has been doing just that - very successfully. Boasting a heavy hitting roster of clients including Cadillac Fairview, Canada Basketball, Cystic Fibrosis, Sofina Foods and Parmalat, BlueBand...

2014-09-18 12:23:20

ATLANTA, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recent years have witnessed the emergence of climate change and energy policy as major topics of debate in the political arena. A 2014 survey of energy professionals conducted by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) shows that while experts are divided on President Obama's "All of the Above" energy strategy with 48% of them responding that they are unsure about the plan, the President's plan to boost domestic energy production,...

2014-09-18 12:21:31

IRVING, Texas, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) is proud to announce Santiago J. Erevia, Medal of Honor recipient as the winner of the highest honor award given to veterans by the organization, the Brillante Award for Military Excellence. This category recognizes and honors Hispanic heroes for their commitment, loyalty and service to our country. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110831/DC60133LOGO Erevia will be honored...


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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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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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