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Pepperdata finances expansion to enable more enterprises to rely on Hadoop at scale SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

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Award reflects company's superior management and technical innovation CHANTILLY, Va., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Engility

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Integrated Offering Helps Companies Optimize and Increase the Security, Availability and Efficiency of Critical Facility Resources SAN FRANCISCO, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Modius, a leading

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New high-performance colocation facility opens to meet demand from customers in the financial services, content, cloud and enterprise segments LONDON, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

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Event Presence Designed to Demonstrate how Akamai can Help Enterprises Respond to Ever-changing Threats CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Akamai Technologies, Inc.

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Shares Data in IBM X-Force Exchange, its New Cyber Threat Sharing Platform ARMONK, N.Y., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM)

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NEW YORK, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Avatar New York is an award-winning web development agency.

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HOUSTON, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On Center's Software's 2015 Construction Industry Survey found significant activity surrounding movement to cloud technologies, with integration, collaboration,

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IRVINE, Calif., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ALPHAEON® Corporation announced today the launch of EngageMD(TM), a premier cloud-based patient relationship management (PRM) and marketing


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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
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.