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2014-07-29 20:20:26

ARLINGTON, Va., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations applauded the Senate for adopting a shorter term patch for the Highway Trust Fund in order to pass a long-term, well-funded highway bill sooner, rather than later and urged the House of Representatives to quickly follow suit. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "ATA believes the quickly passing a long-term, well-funded highway bill is in our national interest and we...

2014-07-29 20:20:23

LA SALLE, Ill., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Batteries & Things Storage is expanding its service by offering U-Haul rental equipment. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090622/LA34860LOGO-b "It was a great opportunity," said Batteries & Things Storage owner Ron Witek. "U-Haul is a great company, we had the space available and there was no overhead. It was really a no-brainer." Batteries & Things Storage's customers are already satisfied with the addition of...

2014-07-29 16:31:53

TAMPA, Fla., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- K Alliance today released its first course, Excel 2010 Basic, on iTunes. With this launch, K Alliance has now enabled Apple users to benefit from their select IT and desktop applications training courses from their mobile device. With this first of many e-learning iOS apps, K Alliance aims to offer the highest quality e-learning experience on the iPad. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140217/FL65950LOGO The new iOS Application...

2014-07-29 16:30:58

LAKE MARY, Fla., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: FARO), the world's most trusted source for 3D measurement, imaging and realization technology, announced it has acquired The CAD Zone, Inc., a leading software provider in the law enforcement accident and crime scene reconstruction market. CAD Zone's point cloud software application will be integrated with FARO's laser scanning technology to provide turnkey solutions for crime scene and other forensic...

2014-07-29 16:30:45

ORANGE, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CB Technologies was recently named as one of the 2014 Best Places to Work in Orange County. The awards program was created in 2009 and is a project of the Orange County Business Journal and Best Companies Group. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140609/116107 This county-wide survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize, and honor the best places of employment in Orange County, benefiting the county's economy, its...

2014-07-29 16:30:40

Dropbox, a global leader in cloud storage, has changed the way people store, share and manage files and folders. Now, iStratus® DayPlanner is revolutionizing the way people work with Dropbox. This integrated and fully functional organizer and day planner app gathers, connects and securely stores personal and business data with its seamless cloud integration, functioning both online and offline. What's more, iStratus DayPlanner brings additional and unprecedented power to Dropbox with the...

2014-07-29 16:30:39

Professionals at Reputation Maxx emphasize the importance of effective online reputation management for the success of job seekers. PHOENIX, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Today, the need for effective online reputation management is evident more than ever before. The experts at Reputation Maxx know that anybody can search online to learn more about a person or business. Any material that reflects poorly on the individual or group can produce a bad reputation, and many...

2014-07-29 16:30:37

A new poll from leading personal finance websites GOBankingRates and The Penny Hoarder unearths a startling statistic: A vast majority of Americans have under $1,000 saved -- or don't have a savings account at all LOS ANGELES, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of a recession that should've taught Americans the importance of having emergency savings, a new GOBankingRates study conducted in partnership with The Penny Hoarder has found that nearly three out of four Americans have little...

2014-07-29 16:30:33

DUBLIN, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Computer Graphics (CAD/CAM, Visualization/Simulation, Digital video, Imaging, Modeling/Animation) Market - Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Computer graphics industry, being a part of designing industries, is categorized by creativity and innovation skill set. Computer graphics software are now widely being adopted across many...

2014-07-29 16:29:36

CHATSWORTH, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- US Seismic Systems(®), Inc. (USSI(®)), a subsidiary of Acorn Energy, Inc. (ACFN), is pleased to announce that Mark A. Bashforth has been named the new President and CEO of USSI. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120504/NY01342LOGO Mr. Bashforth previously served as the General Manager of CGG Company's GeoSoftware Group, a leading reservoir characterization software and services provider to the oil and gas industry. He lead a...


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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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