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2015-02-24 23:17:48

Massive Data Sets from NASA are Constantly Being Processed Boston, Mass.

2015-02-24 23:17:23

JDE101 and AutoDeploy recently joined forces to work together in the effort to build stronger ties at the academic level.

2015-02-24 23:17:16

A January 2015 report found that data loss and downtime cost enterprises worldwide a staggering $1.7 trillion - prompting IT managers in financial institutions to recognize that while they become

2015-02-24 23:16:35

pCloud Crypto feature provides military-level security to consumers and businesses ZUG, SWITZERLAND (PRWEB) February 23, 2015 Cloud storage service pCloud

2015-02-24 23:16:20

Company Enhances Industry Leading Software-Based Media Server and Media Resource Function (MRF) with software-based load-balancing and scalability solution Parsippany,

2015-02-24 23:16:11

Anahata the Perth Software Development company has announced it will utilize GlassFish Version 4 as its application server for application

2015-02-24 23:15:53

The team will participate in HIMMS annual conference in Chicago this April. (PRWEB) February 23, 2015 Simpalm,

2015-02-24 23:15:14

First Page SEO (http://www.first-page-seo.com) a well-known search engine marketing company has acquired the Kawartha Vacations (

2015-02-24 23:15:04

Anahata Melbourne Software Development announced the company Java developers will be retaining NetBeans as Java IDE of choice for the

2015-02-24 23:14:45

(ISC)2 officials, sponsors and others will honor the 2015 GISLA recipients at a gala dinner and awards ceremony being held on May 14, 2015, in conjunction with (ISC)2’s CyberSecureGov conference


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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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