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2015-05-23 08:22:22

TRIBECA, NY., May 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- fishbat is a leading online marketing firm headquartered in Long Island, N.Y.

2015-05-23 00:20:58

WASHINGTON, May 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S.

2015-05-22 23:04:00

NFC technology specialist TapTrack partners with NFC e-commerce specialist Tagstand for distributing Bluetooth NFC Readers. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) May 22, 2015

2015-05-22 23:03:43

The Dura Tough iPad Case from Sunrise Hitek is their toughest iPad case to date.

2015-05-22 23:03:41

Pixel Film Studios, developer of visual effects tools for the post-production and broadcast markets, announced the availability of

2015-05-22 23:02:59

Vision-e’s Salesforce Optimization Package enables Fast Capital 360 to increase productivity, helping the company reach more customers and boost its business engagement Fairfield,

2015-05-22 23:02:14

How is the Internet of Things affecting children? Jason Hope comments on a recent article on ZDNet that discusses the good and bad of the Internet of Things and its affect on kids.

2015-05-22 23:01:52

Nativeflow, the market leader in dynamic mobile application protection and secure enterprise mobility recognized for its innovative dynamic wrapping

2015-05-22 23:01:46

Team looks to extend Apache Nutch to improve capabilities of search engines. Clifton Park, NY (PRWEB) May 22, 2015 Kitware, a leader in the creation

2015-05-22 23:01:33

QUADROtech, a leading email migration vendor - today announced the acquisition of Timefinity Group - a communications analysis and software provider. Zug, Switzerland


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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
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.