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2014-10-23 16:26:13

High Resolution Photos Available: http://UnitedWayNYC.org/HHPress NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, October 21, close to 100 NFL employees and Commissioner Roger Goodell teamed up with United Way of New York City for the 2014 Hometown Huddle, a key component of a nationwide strategy to help local youth lead active and healthy lifestyles. The NFL and United Way have a 40+ year history of positively impacting communities. This event is part of a 16-year tradition in...

2014-10-23 16:23:08

MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE) invites investors to listen to a broadcast of the Company's conference call to discuss third quarter 2014 financial results. The live webcast will take place on Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time at www.sunedison.com. Participating in the call will be Ahmad Chatila, Chief Executive Officer, and Brian Wuebbels, Chief Financial Officer. A replay of the call will be available until...

2014-10-23 16:21:02

Slight Uptick in Length of Rental Third Quarter National Average ST. LOUIS, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. average length of replacement rental (LOR) increased to 11 days in the third quarter of 2014, a slight increase over the average third quarter LOR for the last five years. Data gathered by Enterprise's Automated Rental Management System (ARMS®) tracks the length of time a replacement vehicle is rented to collision center customers and is considered a proxy for vehicle...

2014-10-23 12:35:06

DUBLIN, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Enterprise Indoor LBS Market in the US 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Indoor location-based services (LBS) are used to track the location of an object or people within a building or a specific location such as a university campus. The indoor LBS are confined to a very limited geography; hence, they use only wireless networks such as Wi-Fi and...

2014-10-23 12:35:01

Newtek, The Small Business Authority®, Releases September 2014 SB Authority Index NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Newtek Business Services, Inc. NASDAQ: NEWT, The Small Business Authority(®), announced today the release of the SB Authority Index of small business indicators for September 2014 which reached 129.17 points. The Russell Microcap Index, new entity formation and retail sales led the increase. The SB Authority Index is up 0.28% from August 2014. On a...

2014-10-23 12:34:56

NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MOKO Social Media Limited (NASDAQ: MOKO, ASX: MKB), a provider of highly tailored mobile social community platforms for organized groups, announced today that the company has acquired an 80 percent stake in the Australian-based news and entertainment website, Tagroom.com (http://tagroom.com). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140825/139241 The agreement is comprised of both cash and shares in MOKO; in addition, there will be an...

2014-10-23 12:34:49

eMerge Leadership Announces World-Class Speakers, New Summit on Women Innovation & Technology, and Open Registration for the Highly-Anticipated Tech Event MIAMI, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- eMerge Americas hosted an intimate kick-off party last night to formally launch its eagerly-anticipated second annual event, taking place in Miami, FL May 1-5, 2015. The leadership team made a series of announcements, including world-class keynote speakers and a new Women Innovation &...

2014-10-23 12:34:40

LONDON, October 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Established energy market intelligence provider, ICIS [http://www.icis.com ], has announced further important developments to its ICIS Dashboard [https://www.icis.com/Dashboard/LogOn?ReturnUrl=%2fDashboard&cmpid=DSC|ENER|CHHNT-2014-2110-GLOBAL-pr_dboard|pr_dboard&sfid=701w0000000voyI ] service. The ICIS Dashboard...

2014-10-23 12:34:38

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beyond20 announced today that it has been awarded Contract #DCSC-14-RP-0063 to provide ITIL Assessment services for the Washington DC Superior Courts. The ITIL Assessment contract was awarded as a firm-fixed-price contract resulting from public solicitation. Beyond20 will aid the Courts in more effectively and efficiently managing IT processes, reducing costs, improving customer satisfaction, improving productivity, skills, and delivery of...

2014-10-23 12:34:35

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxta®, a leader in hyper-convergence and software-defined storage, today announced that its Maxta Storage Platform (MxSP(TM)) has been named among 2014's best software-only products that provide advanced infrastructure capabilities to commodity data center hardware by judges of the Modern Infrastructure Impact Awards. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131203/LA26139LOGO The Impact Awards recognize the top products, technologies...


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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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