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2014-07-24 16:22:26

NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Platts, a leading global energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information provider, has enhanced its cartographic portfolio with the release of the 2014 North American Natural Gas System Map - a complete view of the U.S. and Canadian natural gas industry, from extraction point to export terminal. In addition to its geographical features, the map -- used around the world for more than 20 years -- illustrates existing infrastructure information...

2014-07-24 16:21:21

VAN BUREN, Ark., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- USA Truck, Inc. (NASDAQ: USAK) today announced it will release its second-quarter 2014 financial results at 6:00 a.m. CT / 7:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, July 31, 2014. The Company will hold a conference call to discuss those results at 8:00 a.m. CT / 9:00 a.m. ET that same day. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110114/DA30069LOGO To participate in the call, please dial: -- 1-800-351-6807 (U.S./Canada) -- 1-334-323-7224...

2014-07-24 16:21:03

$5,500 Settlement Reached Over D.C. Taxi Commission Requirement That Foreign-Born Taxi Drivers Submit Written Copy Of Remarks Before Being Allowed To Speak WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters Local 922 scored a major victory for a D.C. taxi driver who will receive a monetary settlement as part of an agreement reached with the city after he was barred from speaking at a D.C. Taxi Commission (DCTC) meeting over concerns that his accent made him difficult to...

2014-07-24 16:21:00

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Experiencing psychological stress as a result of life transitions, deployment or other long-term separations can be common in military life. This stress can impact a service member's personal relationships, physical fitness routines and overall psychological health. The newest Real Warriors Campaign profile, 1st Sgt. Simon Sandoval (http://realwarriors.net/multimedia/profiles/sandoval.php), knows firsthand that it is difficult to...

2014-07-24 12:33:12

DUBLIN, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "IT Market in Turkey 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 IT can be defined as an integrated platform to manage information that consists of hardware, software, and services. IT is an integral part of business processes. In an organization, IT departments are responsible for storing, safeguarding, processing, transmitting, and retrieving information....

2014-07-24 12:33:04

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Department of Technology and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced CalCloud, a new technology model powered by cloud computing to build and deliver more innovative government services and savings. The platform, now available to municipalities and all state and local government agencies on a subscription basis, is the first of its kind to be implemented in the United States at the state level. Through CalCloud, the...

2014-07-24 12:32:55

CDM Awareness Lacking at Operational Level; Inspector General Awareness Low; Obstacles to Adoption Include Staffing and Skills BETHESDA, Md., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program is improving the security levels at federal agencies that are taking advantage of the program, according to a new SANS survey on CDM adoption. In it, 44% of those who reported implementing CDM are experiencing increased security as a result....

2014-07-24 12:32:35

Formerly of MongoDB and SuccessFactors, Carty to drive strategic growth for SaaS business by leading international sales organization SAN FRANCISCO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GoodData today announced the addition of sales leadership veteran Philip Carty as Chief Revenue Officer. Carty joins GoodData with over 30 years of experience building and leading competitive sales organizations at top technology companies. In this role, Carty will oversee strategy for GoodData's sales,...

2014-07-24 12:32:30

State-of-the-Art Facility to Open With Custom Data Center, Colocation and Cloud and Managed Service Customers OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS) announced today that it has pre-sold approximately 26,000 square feet of raised floor at its new Dallas-Fort Worth mega data center ahead of the facility's third quarter opening. Early customer wins highlight the benefit of QTS' high-value, customer-driven solutions and rapid development...

2014-07-24 12:32:10

List Highlights Hottest Tech Startups Impacting the IT Channel, Technology Industry NEWARK, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tegile Systems, the leading provider of flash-driven storage arrays for databases, virtualized server and virtual desktop environments, announced today it has been recognized as one of 2014's hottest emerging storage technology vendors by CRN, the top news source for solution providers and the IT channel. The annual Emerging Vendors list identifies...


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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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