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2015-05-27 08:30:21

Duo announces first branded network with noted tech site, Re/code, to be acquired by Vox Media, in a deal announced yesterday NEW YORK, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Spencer Brown and

2015-05-27 08:30:18

Leadership Tool Helps Companies Drive Continuous Alignment with Employees, Partners and Customers IRVINE, Calif., May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- POP today released

2015-05-27 08:30:07

UBM Canon Provides Entertaining Activities Around Latest Innovations to Spice Up the Expo Hall SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-05-27 08:29:52

Film Exposes How Accidental Modifications of Household Mold Have Made People Fat and Weak, Severely Affecting an Estimated 100-Million in the United States Alone LOS ANGELES, May 27,

2015-05-27 08:29:49

New agreement supports Follett's continuing effort to drive literacy; available titles to include Harper Lee's anticipated "Go Set a Watchman" MCHENRY, Ill., May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-05-27 08:29:42

Free Terapeak-Powered App Now Provides Multiple Measurements of Merchant Performance PALO ALTO, Calif., May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-05-27 08:29:29

Full Service B2B marketing agency wins for dramatically increasing lead generation while decreasing cost per lead for global talent management solutions company PHOENIX, May 27, 2015

2015-05-27 08:29:24

Focused on providing an open platform that promotes age-appropriate content for children, Funtuse combines the best of Netflix, Audible, Scribd, and YouTube and also provides content partners an alternative

2015-05-27 08:29:23

OAKLAND, Calif., May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Two years after its founding by a community of scientists, tinkerers, biotech professionals, hackers and citizen scientists, Oakland-based Counter

2015-05-27 08:29:11

OAKLAND, Calif., May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- International Contact, Inc., a leader in media translation and localization,


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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 young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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