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WASHINGTON, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Registration starts now for a shared summer reading program that will

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OTT provider of personalized, low-cost TV content displaces cable and satellite TV WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Well aware of their target market, executives

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NEW YORK, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On June 4-5, Personal Democracy Forum (PDF) will return to New

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DUBLIN, May 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets(http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kc3dvg/global_music)

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WASHINGTON and SAN FRANCISCO, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Govini, the leading business intelligence provider to companies

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Cost to Respond and Remediate a Data Breach Now Averages $3.8 Million Globally TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Ponemon Institute released its annual Cost of Data

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NEW YORK and MELBOURNE, Australia, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) and

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Summit topics to underscore emergence of single-use industry as 'go-to' platform in bioprocessing WASHINGTON, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The

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New York rental and sales leader adds to its large fleet of equipment DEER PARK, N.Y., May 27, 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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