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2014-04-16 12:27:07

Nation's Fastest Growing Youth Sports Franchise Seeks Personnel to Extend Growth TAMPA, Fla., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- i9 Sports, the nation's fastest growing youth sports league franchise announced plans today to open eight new company-owned locations in six metro areas as part of its expansion initiative. i9 Sports offers leagues, camps, and clinics for boys and girls ages 3-14 in today's most popular team sports such as flag football, soccer, basketball and baseball....

2014-04-16 12:26:51

Top Racing Game Drag Racing 4x4 Comes to Intel Atom x86 Processors TALLINN, Estonia, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Creative Mobile announces a new version of their gaming hit Drag Racing 4x4 for Android with more cars, better nitro, faster driving and new spectacular visual effects! Acclaimed Racing Hit for Android now also supports Intel Atom x86 Processors Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140415/73449 Furious racing, muscle cars and rich customization...

2014-04-16 12:25:59

Burton-Taylor data indicates Social Media demand up over 20%; HootSuite & Radian6 remain largest Social Media Monitoring providers; traditional Press Release Distribution contracting; Media Monitoring, Media Analysis and Contact Management growing OSPREY, Fla., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Burton-Taylor International Consulting LLC, a recognized leader in information industry market research, strategy and business consulting, is pleased to announce the publication of their new...

2014-04-16 12:25:54

Vancouver filmmaker critically examines the social effects and history of visual representation. VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As a media educator, graphic designer, filmmaker and advertising professional, Sergio Toporek of Vancouver has a keen awareness of the power of visual representations - from many different angles. Over the past six years, he has put his heart and soul into an ambitious project that explores the intricate relationship between the...

2014-04-16 12:25:46

Hill pens imaginative plot that seamlessly incorporates both faith and science MAITLAND, Fla., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Stephen Anthony Hill's new book, SOUL searching ($24.99, paperback, 9781629520186; $9.99, e-book, 9781629520193) follows protagonist Alex, who is a biotechnology executive with a passion for science and faith. As he plans a major conference on those topics, he becomes embroiled in a bioterrorist attack, which leaves the population of the planet...

2014-04-16 12:25:45

Members learning quilting, sewing, cooking, art, photography and more can now download classes for offline enjoyment, expanding on-the-go learning options with Craftsy's new iPhone and iPad apps. DENVER, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time ever, students of Craftsy, the preeminent online destination for passionate makers to learn, create and share, can learn on the go - literally anywhere, anytime - with Craftsy's updated iPhone and iPad apps. This brand new release unlocks even...

2014-04-16 12:25:25

Alliance Connection Productions & Big Machine Label Group Host Live Country Experience At Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya - Benefiting Little Kids Rock DETROIT, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliance Connection Productions and Big Machine Label Group will kick off the summer with a stellar roster of talent - Justin Moore, The Cadillac Three, Cassadee Pope and Danielle Bradbery at the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya, Mexico. The All Access Experience is the second stop on the Live Country...

2014-04-16 12:25:23

Latest Mobile Offering Enhancement From The #1 Consumer-Preferred Apartment Listing Site Helps Renters Find Their Next Apartment Home Faster and Easier ATLANTA, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bolstering its suite of powerful mobile capabilities that include a first-of-its-kind apartment search app for the new Tizen operating system and a redesigned Apartment Finder iPhone app, the leading go-to source for active apartment shoppers today released an updated app for Android. Available for free...

2014-04-16 12:23:49

Davids and Goliaths Find Common Ground, No Stones Thrown NEW YORK, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "How can clean energy startups successfully sell to large organizations?" is a question that has vexed many entrepreneurs and frustrated many business decision makers on the buy side. Two clean energy startup veterans and two executives from large entities who would be their customers demonstrated the problem is more solvable than conventional wisdom indicates at a panel organized by...

2014-04-16 12:21:23

LINTHICUM, Md., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The nation's top cyber investigators can earn a key industry certification under a new initiative between the Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3) and CompTIA, the leading non-profit association for the information technology (IT) industry. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130107/DC38135LOGO The collaboration enables students at DC3's Defense Cyber Investigations Training Academy (DCITA) to earn the CompTIA Network+ certification...


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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...

Steve Jobs
2013-09-08 08:21:15

Steven Paul Jobs, better known as Steve Jobs, Born, February 24, 1955 and died October 5, 2011, was an American entrepreneur, marketer, and inventor, who was the co-founder, chairman, and CEO of Apple Inc. Through Apple, he was widely recognized as a charismatic pioneer of the personal computer revolution and for his influential career in the computer and consumer electronics fields, transforming "one industry after another, from computers and smartphones to music and movies." Jobs also...

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