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2014-09-17 16:29:23

TOKYO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced that it has been awarded an extension by NUL Group to continue providing IT third level support services for Unisys products, including high-end servers, to NUL for their customers in Japan. The two-year extension is valued at approximately $30 million. Under the latest extension Unisys Corporation will continue to provide engineering support for Unisys ClearPath and ES7000 servers and other...

2014-09-17 16:29:19

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last Thursday Overstock (NASDAQ: OSTK) launched an updated international checkout system which allows the acceptance of Bitcoin globally. Today Overstock formally announces its commitment to donating 4 percent of all its global Bitcoin revenues to foundations working to defend and further the adoption of cryptocurrencies. Overstock's international revenue arrives through O.co, its international brand and site....

2014-09-17 16:28:25

DUBLIN, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Cylinder Block Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global Cylinder Block Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global cylinder block industry. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain...

2014-09-17 16:27:35

AFGE says retention, retaliation problems remain on VA's critical list WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Increasing the pay rates for VA doctors and dentists should help the Department of Veterans Affairs recruit additional providers to treat our veterans, but the VA still needs to tackle troubling retention and retaliation problems, the head of the largest union representing VA workers said today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131120/MM21150LOGO "VA...

2014-09-17 16:25:21

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maintaining a company blog can help you generate brand recognition and significantly increase sales, yet because of time and creative constraints, many business owners are not committing to the task. The following four simple tips can help you break through the creative barriers and help elevate your blogging campaign: -- Develop an editorial calendar -- Consult a variety of sources to find inspiration -- Consider a blog series for...

2014-09-17 16:25:17

Growing Data Traffic and Enterprise Connectivity Will Drive Wholesale Ethernet Market LONDON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The need to meet growing demand from enterprises wanting to access newer applications, adopt cloud services, and connect multiple offices drives growth for the wholesale carrier Ethernet services market. To meet these requirements, wireline carriers, mobile carriers, Internet service providers, and data centre providers are investing in Ethernet services, which...

2014-09-17 16:25:11

Moms With Apps features 1000 apps from developers committed to highest standards WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Moms With Apps (MWA) is the first destination that makes finding great kid apps easy, by starting with a set of high quality apps from trustworthy developers and giving parents simple tools to find the right ones for their kids. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140917/146813 "With over one million apps to choose from, parents struggle to find the right...

2014-09-17 16:25:03

BORA BORA, French Polynesia, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Guest stays at The St. Regis Bora Bora are even more luxurious thanks to a new, complimentary digital amenity providing more than 3,000 international publications. The resort now offers a digital, all-you-can-read newspaper and magazine service from PressReader. Guests can read favorite titles using their laptops, tablets or smartphones. "PressReader provides guests with a digital newsstand full of top titles," said...

2014-09-17 16:24:31

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TouchPal, a world leading keyboard app developer with over 200 million Android users, announced today that TouchPal Keyboard for iOS is officially launched along with iOS 8. It is available for download in Apple's App Store as one of the first third-party keyboard apps for iOS. Unlike Android, iOS didn't support third-party keyboards for a long time. iOS users have been looking for sliding input, theme support and better prediction and...

2014-09-17 16:22:30

MEXICO CITY, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cobre del Mayo announces that while its operations have been affected by the very heavy rains associated with Hurricane Odile, it expects to achieve normal performance shortly. Production for the third quarter of 2014 is expected to be 2.5% to 4% below prior expectations, production for the rest of the year is expected to be unaffected. Contact:Ximena Salgado+52 55 1579 4900xsalgado@invecture.com SOURCE Cobre del Mayo SA de CV


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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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