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2014-07-24 08:23:47

Agilex Helps Federal Agencies Architect and Migrate Solutions to the AWS GovCloud (US) CHANTILLY, Va., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Agilex, a leading provider of mission and technology solutions to the federal government, announced today that it was named an Advanced Consulting Partner in the AWS Partner Network (APN). This certification recognizes partners that have developed advanced Amazon Web Services (AWS) competencies with accredited technical professionals and a minimum of...

2014-07-24 08:23:46

Low cost of ownership and integration capabilities drove implementation decision SKOKIE, Ill., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just months after installing Rand McNally's TND(TM) 760 in-cab devices, Ready Trucking of Ellenwood, Georgia today announced that the company has achieved its implementation objectives. More specifically, Ready Trucking is able to evaluate and manage more data, allowing dispatchers to reduce the time they spend on the phone....

2014-07-24 04:21:08

NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following feature package is a roundup of feature stories dealing with Summer Outdoors and Entertaining and is appropriate for special sections and for general use. For each story included in this package, you will find the first paragraph of the feature release below, as well as its headline linked to the full text. This is the latest in a series of topical feature packages PRN will carry as part of its regular Feature News Service....

2014-07-23 23:32:24

From the Epicenter of the World's Most Innovative Thinkers - AMP Delivers a Revenue Driven Release - Focused on Managing and Reporting Key Commercial Real Estate Data and Metrics in an Incredible Way. Silicon Valley, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 AMP today unveiled their Santa Clara Release, one of the most innovative releases in the industry. Providing users 50% faster speeds and advanced visual reports to manage and share key information in an amazing way. Along with new releases...

2014-07-23 23:32:02

New Digital Directory Model Built to Enhance User Experience, Drive Traffic and New Revenues Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Association Media Partners (AMP), an innovative media services firm focused on driving audience and revenues for associations and corporate media companies, today announced the launch of a new, comprehensive digital directory platform for Credit Union Times, a Summit Professional Networks publication. Summit Professional Networks is the latest company to take...

2014-07-23 23:31:56

Armodilo tablet enclosures and stands support the widest array of tablets and Armodilo continues this wide range of tablet support by adding the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 to its list of supported devices. Waterloo, ON (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 While already supporting the Microsoft Surface RT, Surface 2 and Surface Pro 1 & 2, Armodilo continues its support for the entire line of Microsoft tablets with new Tablet Fit Kits™ that also support the Microsoft Surface Pro 3. Microsoft’s...

2014-07-23 23:31:51

The proxy addition is part of a wider product update that improves the interface, stability, quality-of-service, port forwarding, better hardware specs and more. Simpsonville, South Carolina (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Sabai Technology is making its VPN Accelerator easier to use by adding built-in proxy. The VPN Accelerator first shot to popularity for its ability to provide desktop VPN speeds to wireless VPN service, when used with a Sabai VPN Router. In the personal VPN community, speed is...

2014-07-23 23:31:38

China phone manufacturer Chinavasion has outshone leading Android phone makers again in every way with their latest phones. Shenzhen, Guangdong (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 China phone makers could soon be leading the race against international brands if the latest THL phone is of any indication. China mobile specialist Chinavasion has just released the THL 5000 phone onto the global market for the first time today. This celebrates the first time a highly-anticipated China phone that has better...

2014-07-23 23:31:32

Advanced Pricing Logic partners with SWK Technologies to exhibit Promoter® Price Optimization software at Sage Summit 2014 booth #922. Seal Beach, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Promoter® from Advanced Pricing Logic allows companies to increase profits and decrease costs in a powerful, easy to use integrated price management and price optimization suite. This analytical solution works in unison and connects seamlessly with Sage 100 ERP, Sage 300 ERP, Sage 500 ERP, Sage ERP X3, Epicor...

2014-07-23 23:31:05

Experts in managed services and IT consulting accept annual award from the City of Los Angeles Mayor’s Office of Economic Development. Orange, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Lumen21 is the recipient of the 19th Annual U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Technology Firm of the Year Award for Los Angeles in partnership with City of Los Angeles Mayor's Office of Economic Development (MED). The award recognizes firms that have shown success and growth in...

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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...

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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