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Scholarships Will Help Promising High School Seniors Pursue Careers in the Arboriculture Industry WOBURN, Mass., April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to help bright and promising

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Allan Nott Grand Opening Event offers new, used and service center savings for Lima, Ohio residents LIMA, Ohio, April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Consumers in the Lima, Ohio area

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Brandon Ford has created a new site to make shopping easier for customers TAMPA, Fla., April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Searching for a new vehicle can often be difficult.

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ITASCA, Ill., April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Safety Council is concerned about the risks of using a smart

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DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Internet of Things and how it's shaping technology careers is the focus of the next CompTIA IT Professional Webinar Series,

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ShoreTel continues to lead mobile UC innovation, with support for the latest wearable from Apple SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

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Storage Made Easy announced strong results for their 2014 year ending March 31st 2015 LONDON, April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

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HONG KONG, April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Pix-Star, the company that first made it possible to send photos and short video clips directly to digital photo frames via email, has done it again:

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IBM Cites Demand for Hybrid Cloud, Analytics, Mobile and SaaS As Fuel for its Leadership Position ARMONK, N.Y., April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM's (NYSE:

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OpenTable's Glance provides reservation details and navigation to the restaurant; Actionable Notification prompts diners to Pay with OpenTable SAN FRANCISCO, April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/


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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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  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
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