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2014-09-22 12:25:19

ProQuest and Rutgers University collaborate to widen access to papers that document the inventor's life and work ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest and Rutgers University are teaming to make the University's acclaimed Thomas A. Edison Papers more accessible to scholars and students around the world. More than 175,000 of Edison's laboratory notebooks, diaries, business records, correspondence, and other documents will now be available in ProQuest® History Vault,...

2014-09-22 12:25:13

New interactive video contest campaign lets users control the events and outcome of a first date while entering to win their own dream date or 1 of 1000 free Lavalife.com memberships. TORONTO, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Did you ever have one of those "choose your own adventure" books as a child? Do you remember how wildly addictive they were? (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140919/147191) Lavalife.com has put its own spin on the popular game by making it into...

2014-09-22 12:24:34

MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Working Mother magazine has named Capital One as one of the 2014 Working Mother 100 Best Companies for outstanding leadership in establishing policies, programs and corporate culture that supports working moms, including child care, flexible work arrangements, paid parental leave and advancement of women. Companies are also measured on access to and usage of family friendly programs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140922/147514...

2014-09-22 12:23:05

The innovative media company introduces a new Energy Saving Solutions Series. Learn how to save energy and money in a segment for homeowners and businesses. CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Saving energy is something everyone wants to do but knows little about. USM Studios, Inc. dedicates a new series to the many ways to conserve energy and save money. Power is a valuable commodity. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140919/147331 Electricity is...

2014-09-22 12:21:46

RICHARDSON, Texas, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Service King Collision Repair Centers (Service King), a multi-state operator of high-quality collision repair facilities and one of the fastest growing collision repair companies nationwide, announced today it has acquired Marco's Collision Centers, a multi-shop operator in California. Founded by Marco Maimone in 1972, Marco's Collision Centers established a reputation for superior customer service among its California consumers. The...

2014-09-22 12:21:19

DALLAS, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The experience of purchasing a ticket and riding on a Greyhound bus has been made easier with the launch of its updated website and new onboard Wi-Fi platform. Working to continually improve its customer experience, Greyhound has launched a new onboard Wi-Fi platform that allows customers to stay socially connected with ease while they travel. The new platform allows customers to browse destination content, including local tours, restaurant...

2014-09-22 08:34:57

Readers Name Red Lion the Industry's Top Panel Meter Provider YORK, Pa., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Lion Controls, the global experts in communication, monitoring and control for industrial automation and networking, has once again been honored for its versatile, high-quality panel meters by Control Design Readers' Choice Awards 2014. This is the 14th consecutive year that readers of Control Design - key decision-makers within manufacturing facilities that produce a broad...

2014-09-22 08:34:28

WILSONVILLE, Ore., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mentor Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ: MENT) today announced the availability of the Mentor® Embedded Linux® software for the AMD (NYSE: AMD) Embedded G-Series SoC (previously codenamed: "Steppe Eagle"), CPU (previously codenamed: "Crowned Eagle") and 2(nd) Generation R-Series APU (previously codenamed: "Bald Eagle") devices. Developers who began evaluation, prototyping, and development by downloading the previously announced and freely...

2014-09-22 08:34:19

Mobile Banking Company Monitise Taps IBM to Ensure Always on Business Operations RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the opening of its new cloud resiliency center in Research Triangle Park (RTP), North Carolina. The new cloud resiliency center provides state-of-the-art business continuity capabilities in the cloud to protect companies from potential costly disruptions. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140919/147392...

2014-09-22 08:34:08

AIST website, designed and developed by American Technology Services, recognized out of 1500 entries FAIRFAX, Va., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- American Technology Services, Inc. (ATS(®)) announced today that its client, the Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST), was selected out of over 1,500 entries from 40 countries to receive an Outstanding Website WebAward for its member-facing website. The WebAward program, governed by the Web Marketing Association, is...


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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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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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