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2014-04-16 08:28:23

Reference books have been connecting the legal community for more than 140 years NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lawyers Diary and Manual, LLC, the leading publisher of the legal Red Book directories for five states that are available in print, online and on the go, announced today several legislative and bar directory print publication anniversaries--with some going back more than 140 years. One of the diaries not acquired around this time period but in the...

2014-04-16 08:28:16

Directed by drug war casualty Amy R. Povah, the award-winning feature is now available exclusively on Vimeo, Cable, and Satellite; arrives on iTunes, VUDU, Google, and Xbox May 1 LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harm Reduction Productions announces the official Video-on-Demand release of the award-winning feature,"420 - The Documentary;" a thought-provoking film chronicling pot culture and the changing attitudes surrounding marijuana over almost eight decades of...

2014-04-16 08:28:11

Noted IT Security Guru John Pescatore Shares His Best Security Advice and Answers the Burning Questions of the Day TENAFLY, N.J., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- securitycurrent, the news and information site for IT security professionals by IT security professionals, today announced the launch of a new column, "Ask Mr. Security Answer Person." Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140415/73764 In "Ask Mr. Security Answer Person," John Pescatore, securitycurrent key...

2014-04-16 08:28:03

BOSTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verde Media Group Inc. (OTC: VMGI) and its Biotech Division ("VMBD") announce they have secured an overseas contract in Asia to produce high value omega-3 oils using its proprietary microbial technology. The contract is between Butazyme LLC, wholly owned subsidiary of VMBD, and Phoenix Energy ("PXE") in Asia and will be jointly developed to commercial scale. Butazyme will receive a sum of $500,000.00 payment for technology transfer and 10%...

2014-04-16 08:27:50

Specific Audience Targeting for any Broadband Device DULLES, Va., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FourthWall Media, a leading provider of cable platform technology and the largest independent source of set-top box viewing data, announced today that the U.S. Patent office has allowed a patent for its Method of Targeting Broadcast Messages Using Embedded Sets. This patented technology allows advertisers to target ads to a set-top box via the MAC address without downloading information...

2014-04-16 08:27:44

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Alert Politics (RAP) has a new look and new leadership. RedAlertPolitics.com has bigger images, brighter colors, and an overall better design, including a fully integrated mobile site. MediaDC Digital Director David Lindsey says, "RAP's new website, designed by Mike King, is as dynamic and as cutting edge as their journalism." Today, websites must be fast, fun, and mobile friendly, and the new Red Alert delivers. Newly appointed RAP...

2014-04-16 08:27:33

Miller shares her testimony with the desire to bring forth hope in others MAITLAND, Fla., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In her new book, From Grief to Glory ($13.99, paperback, 9781629520421; $6.99, e-book, 9781629520438) Sabrina Louise Miller declares that, "No matter what grief God allows in our lives, all of it can be used for good and for His glory." The author candidly shares about the pain she has gone through, and her life's dramatic transformation, in hopes of...

2014-04-16 08:26:58

Versatile faxing app enables businesses to send and receive faxes worldwide via any browser, plus Windows and Mac OS/X desktops, and iOS, Android and Blackberry devices MUNICH, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PamConsult GmbH today launched PamFax 3.0, its newly updated complete fax solution for Windows PCs, smartphones and tablets, enabling businesses to distribute faxes worldwide quickly and economically online. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140415/73278 Offering an innovative and...

2014-04-16 08:26:44

Full-featured smartphone versions of popular app for doctors to include free access to The Merck Manual READING, Mass., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Physicians Interactive Inc. (PI), the leading provider of online and mobile clinical resources and solutions for healthcare professionals, today announced it is launching free iPhone and Android versions of its popular Omnio application. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140220/MM69228LOGO The iPhone version of Omnio for iOS 7...

2014-04-16 08:26:39

No more heavy color decks to carry around. With SwatchDeck you can have all of your flooring, paint, counters, tile, window coverings, and more in the palm of your hand. PORTLAND, Ore., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Commercial and residential painting company, Painting Oregon, Inc. officially announced the launch of SwatchDeck mobile app for iPad® and iPhone® on April 8(th) on the Apple iTunes Store. SwatchDeck is the first home and garden project organizer mobile app of its kind....


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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...

Steve Jobs
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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