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2015-03-04 23:00:59

Talk To Me from GSoft LLC is a truly hands-free voice messaging solution that gives people a simpler, smarter and safer way to stay in touch with the people in their lives, as well as keep themselves

2015-03-04 23:00:21

The growth of the cables and connectors market in Europe can be attributed to the increasing number of projects in the offshore wind connections and submarine interconnections market and moderate

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2015-03-05 08:16:04

We need blood to live. Losing blood is a bad thing, so obviously we should try to keep all of our blood. Researchers from the University of Washington seem to agree-- they created an injection that works to stop blood loss from traumatic injuries.

2015-03-04 20:23:57

Expo to be Held September 16-18 with the Theme "Science & Technology can Change Education" SHANGHAI, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Intelligent Education & Online Class Show

2015-03-04 20:23:53

Working Closely with Intel, Leading PC Gaming Utility adds Optimizations, Video Recording and Streaming, and Driver Updates for Intel Graphics-Based Systems MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.,

2015-03-04 20:23:49

Hortonworks Data Platform and joint engineering around Apache Hadoop to fuel Yahoo! JAPAN's next-generation features SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hortonworks®

2015-03-04 20:21:44

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Washington Post reports to us that a video of Tehran Bureau Chief Jason Rezaian which describes his case is now available for other media

2015-03-04 16:33:02

DENVER, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- EasyBiz Mileage - Award Winning Mileage App Aims to Simplify Mileage Reimbursements

2015-03-04 16:32:52

StorNext 5 Platform Also Selected as Storage Product of the Year Finalist in UK's Network Computing Awards 2015 SAN JOSE, Calif., March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Corp.

2015-03-04 16:32:42

Phantom Glass(TM) launches first successful Edge-To-Edge coverage for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus TORONTO, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - International mobile screen protector developer


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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
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.