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2014-07-25 08:28:25

GET FIRE WITH ZERO DOWN; NOW AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE ONLINE AT ATT.COM, AMAZON.COM AND AT AT&T RETAIL LOCATIONS DALLAS and SEATTLE, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T(1) and Amazon today announced the arrival of Fire, Amazon's first smartphone. Available exclusively on the nation's most reliable 4G LTE network(2), Fire is the only smartphone with new breakthrough technologies - Dynamic Perspective, Firefly (access to Amazon's vast digital ecosystem of over 33 million songs, apps, games,...

2014-07-25 08:28:23

SAN FRANCISCO, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine a world where a mom can see that her child is at soccer practice from her smart phone, a world where a dog sneaking out of the backyard immediately triggers a smartphone notification to the owner, and a world where the caretaker of an Alzheimer's patient no longer has to worry about the patient wandering off. This dream could come to fruition as soon as early 2015 thanks to the Iota, a revolutionary tracking and sensing device...

2014-07-25 08:28:12

DUBLIN, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global SaaS-based CRM Software Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 SaaS-based CRM describes the shift in CRM and other business systems that currently use the internet to provide online access to hosted business software. The growth of the Global SaaS-based CRM Software market has increased rapidly and succeeded in transforming the...

2014-07-25 08:26:11

CLEVELAND, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The tragedy of a medical error resulting in a birth injury extends long past the insurance settlement. Victims and their families deal with the disability or the death of an infant for a lifetime. Those who are able to recover and lead productive lives are true heroes, and Michael F. Becker, a Medical malpractice attorney has established a scholarship to recognize their efforts. The deadline for applications is August 10th, 2014. The $1,000...

2014-07-25 08:25:49

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bitcoin Collect, Inc. (OTCPink:BTCC), today announced that it has discontinued its plans to develop virtual currency software, and has acquired a company with an exciting proprietary product in the medical devices industry. The move comes with the resignation of the company's former CEO, Charles Neinstedt, and the appointment of Dr. Richard Koenig, in order to effectively take the company in the new direction. Former CEO, Charles...

2014-07-25 08:24:22

SAN FRANCISCO and SEATTLE, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flipps, the easiest way to discover and project amazing entertainment onto your TV using only a smartphone, today announces a partnership with Rhapsody International, which operates under Rhapsody in the US and Napster internationally. Rhapsody International is the premier streaming music service providing its 1.7M subscribers with ad-free access to more than 32 million songs. Flipps users can now stage dive into original video...

2014-07-25 08:24:04

HONG KONG, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the growth of Instagram to over 200 million users sharing an average of 60 million photos per day, it is becoming more and more of a challenge to keep up with posts. INK361 (http://ink361.com) has launched a new Circles feature to change the way users view Instagram. Circles give users the ability to categorize the people they follow and then view photos only from users in the selected Circle, for a more efficient Instagram viewing...

2014-07-25 08:23:54

Three Premier Startups Compete For July Championship KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dream Big America (www.DreamBigAmerica.us), powered by Sprint (www.Sprint.com), celebrates its one-year anniversary. The weekly radio show began in July of 2013 and features America's premier startups. Since its inception, Dream Big America has featured 117 startups, and has a pipeline of entrepreneurs ready to pitch on the show. In collaboration with Show's sponsor, Sprint, Dream...

2014-07-25 04:22:27

BEIJING, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As originally reported in Ironhands' blog, the consumer market has been looking for an app that can provide a precise image recognition function for years, and now there seems to be many apps dedicated to recognizing specific categories, including dogs, cats and flowers. And recently, a video clip posted on YouTube caught the customer's eyes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Su6rY82_Z6M&feature=youtu.be This video clip shows a fascinating...

2014-07-25 04:21:22

Preserving the Stories of People with Disabilities SAN FRANCISCO, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Disability Visibility Project is a yearlong grassroots campaign to document the stories of people with disabilities in celebration of the upcoming 25(th )anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140723/129665 In partnership with StoryCorps, the national oral history organization, Disability Visibility Project encourages...


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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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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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