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2014-10-31 12:23:22

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Dream Big America (www.DreamBigAmerica.us), powered by Sprint (www.Sprint.com), announced that Darn Good Yarn, a veteran-founded social startup, secured the highest number of votes in the monthly, bracket-style competition and is the October Dream Big Champion. Darn Good Yarn (www.DarnGoodYarn.com), founded by Nicole Snow of Schenectady, NY, brings connection to crafting by employing women in India to handcraft yarns from...

2014-10-31 12:22:59

CHICAGO, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include the Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ-Free Report), Comcast Corp. (Nasdaq:CMCSA-Free Report), Grupo Televisa SA (NYSE:TV-Free Report), Rogers Communications Inc. (NYSE:RCI-Free Report) and T-Mobile US Inc....

2014-10-31 12:22:17

MELBOURNE, Australia, Oct. 31, 2014 /CNW/ - Newcrest has released the results of its Annual General Meeting. This information is available at www.newcrest.com.au and www.sedar.com. SOURCE Newcrest Mining Limited

2014-10-31 12:21:57

Production's performance had a positive trend due to better operational conditions and progress of key projects in our fields, growing 3% compared to the second quarter of the year. BOGOTA, Colombia, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ecopetrol S.A. (BVC: ECOPETROL; NYSE: EC; TSX: ECP) announced today its unaudited financial results, both consolidated and unconsolidated, for the third quarter of 2014. The financial results were prepared and filed in Colombian pesos (COP$) in...

2014-10-31 08:29:55

Early Registration Ends TODAY (Oct. 31) - Register Now to Save BRL 300 On Two-Day Pass SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Black Hat, the world's leading family of information security events, highlights some of the high-intensity Briefings and Workshops to expect at the Black Hat Regional Summit in Brazil this November. This two-day event will be co-located with IT Forum Expo, providing attendees with two parallel tracks of world-class content on the latest security research,...

2014-10-31 08:29:47

BOSTON, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global smartphone shipments reached 320 million units in the third quarter of 2014. The Android operating system captured a dominant 84 percent global marketshare, squeezing Apple iOS, Microsoft and BlackBerry. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130207/NE56457LOGO-b Linda Sui, Director at Strategy Analytics, said, "Global smartphone shipments grew 27 percent annually from 252.9...

2014-10-31 08:29:33

FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Procera Networks (NASDAQ: PKT) announced today that it will release its financial results for its third quarter 2014 after the close of the market on November 3, 2014. The company will host a conference call that day at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time (4:30 p.m. Eastern Time). This call will be webcast and can be accessed via the Procera Networks' Investor Relations website at http://proceranetworks.com/investors. A replay will be available...

2014-10-31 08:29:30

WATERBURY, Conn., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There are few fundamental features that defines a portable speaker. Designer Richard White, President of NimbX Technology takes utmost care so that the SoGo Mini not only has those features, but also has those features in enhanced form; like a 20-plus hour battery, Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity, speakerphone functionality, RGB lighting, mini subwoofer, customizable case and app feature, and capability to pair multiple SoGo Mini speakers at...

2014-10-31 08:29:19

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedient Data Centers, a leading provider of cloud computing, colocation, disaster recovery, managed services and connectivity, announced today they will be expanding into the Memphis market. Preparations are underway to make their latest, state-of-the-art data center ready for customers by July 1, 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141029/155249LOGO The new facility, located at 3180 Players Ln. Memphis, TN will be their first...

2014-10-31 08:28:45

BEIJING, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JD.com, Inc. ("JD.com" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: JD), China's largest online direct sales company, today announced that it plans to release its unaudited third quarter 2014 financial results on Monday, November 17, 2014, before the market opens. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130422/CN98601LOGO JD.com's management will hold a conference call at 7:30 am, Eastern Time on November 17, 2014, (8:30 pm, Beijing/Hong Kong Time on November 17,...


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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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