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2014-10-23 08:30:59

Customers Can Deck Their Halls and Walls with Decor, Plus New Product Magnetic Art EMERYVILLE, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Art.com, the world's leading online destination for discovering and purchasing art, is expanding its product assortment with the introduction of a complete Home Accessories collection and the launch of revolutionary SwitchArt(TM) Magnetic Frames and Prints. Home Accessories to Complement Every Style Art.com now offers a highly curated collection of home decor...

2014-10-23 08:30:53

MicroStrategy Mobile App Gives Luxury Brand a Strategic Edge in Business TYSONS CORNER, Va., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroStrategy(®) Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of enterprise software platforms, today announced that La Perla has deployed MicroStrategy as its enterprise standard for mobile analytics. La Perla, with headquarters in Bologna, Italy, is a privately-held women's clothing company specializing in lingerie, beachwear, clothing, and...

2014-10-23 08:30:46

Xtnd is compatible with all smartphones, tablets, and cameras with ¼ inch screw tripod adapters such as GoPros DALLAS, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Xtnd combines an adjustable device stand with a multifunctional backpack to provide a solution for the most common device accessibility problem: lack of free hands. Utilizing body-encircling backpack straps as an anchor, Xtnd consists of a metal arm that protrudes from the user's abdomen to hold any device in a convenient viewing...

2014-10-23 08:30:07

BALTIMORE, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maryland Art Place (MAP), one of the State's leading support organizations for emerging and mid-career artists, announced today that Baltimore artist Claire Girodie was selected for a special commission. Girodie will be creating a new work of art for CyberPoint International's inaugural Women in Cyber Security reception, to be held on November 12(th), 2014 in Baltimore's Inner Harbor. Bringing together women from across the region and all...

2014-10-23 08:29:32

SMB 'Plus Spenders' plan to allocate significant time and 17.4% of marketing budgets to social media this year; Findings to be featured at LEADING IN LOCAL: Interactive Local Media, Dec. 3-5, San Francisco CHANTILLY, Va., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The data coming out of the latest wave of BIA/Kelsey's Local Commerce Monitor (LCM 18), an ongoing study of the advertising behaviors of small to medium-sized businesses, points to robust social media usage by higher-spending SMBs. According to...

2014-10-23 08:27:06

SHANGHAI, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ossen Innovation Co., Ltd. ("Ossen" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: OSN), a China-based manufacturer of an array of plain surface, rare earth and zinc coated pre-stressed steel materials, today announced that it will hold its 2014 annual general meeting of shareholders at 10:00 a.m. Beijing time on December 1st, 2014 at the Company's headquarters located at 518 Shangcheng Road, Floor 17, Shanghai, China. Details about the meeting, including...

2014-10-23 08:24:11

The team was recognized for building interactive dashboards showcasing Virginia's resources for technology firms and jobseekers SEATTLE, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tableau Software, a global leader in rapid-fire, easy-to-use business analytics software, today announced that the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has won a statewide "Datathon" competition using interactive dashboards developed with Tableau. The competition challenges teams from Virginia government...

2014-10-23 08:23:51

Wisconsin area drivers take advantage of special rates OSHKOSH, Wis., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Les Stumpf Car Credit Center in the Oshkosh, Wisconsin area has a long-standing tradition of providing financial assistance to drivers purchasing a new vehicle. Throughout the month of October the assistance has been taken one step further with the provisional financing deals available. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141023/153872 For the month of October,...

2014-10-23 08:23:39

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rhoades Car International, the nation's leading 4-wheel bicycle manufacturer, today announced the release of its first model that allows all four passengers to pedal, the GoBoy X4. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141022/153814LOGO Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141022/153815 President Bill Pomakoy says "We've had many requests for a 4-person model that allows all passengers to pedal. With some help from...

2014-10-23 08:23:28

SPRINGFIELD, Va., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Versar, Inc. (NYSE MKT: VSR) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, J.M. Waller Associates, Inc., has been awarded a prime contract from the General Services Administration to provide Fence to Fence Environmental Services at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana and Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi for the Air Force Civil Engineering Center (AFCEC). The contract is a single award with a maximum five-year period of...


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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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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.