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SAN DIEGO, May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoSec Medical Inc.

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NEW YORK, May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Newtek Business Services Corp., (NASDAQ: NEWT) (www.thesba.com)

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Learn how other bars and restaurants are using Tap TV to take their businesses to new heights PHILADELPHIA, May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Are you looking for a way to supercharge your

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CAMARILLO, Calif., May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Salem Media Group (NASDAQ: SALM) announced today that Tom Hoyt has been appointed as General Manager for WFIA AM/FM and WGTK AM in Louisville.

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"Due Diligence" Meeting to be Held at Rick's Cabaret in Manhattan after Conference Call HOUSTON, May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- RCI Hospitality Holdings, Inc.

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This trilogy describes the enlistment of young Jewish boys into the Russian army and the attempts to eradicate Judaism in the country. NEW YORK, May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- More than

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SPRING HILL, Fla., May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Can you really expect people to drive the speed limit? Of course you do.

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BEIJING, May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix New Media Limited ("Phoenix New Media", "ifeng" or the "Company") (NYSE: FENG), a leading new media company in China, today announced that it

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NEW YORK, May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Essential Insights from Knovel Available via Industry-Leading CAD Software Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ],

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PORTLAND, Ore., May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced that it will participate in two investor


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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
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.