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2014-10-29 12:34:03

Groups Will Be Honored in Special Ceremony as Survivors Share Their Stories, Tell How Nonprofits Change Lives WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To commemorate October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month and showcase the good work several D.C. nonprofits are doing to increase awareness and end domestic abuse, Verizon and District of Columbia Councilmember Muriel Bowser will gather for a special ceremony on Thursday (Oct. 30) to honor these groups for their...

2014-10-29 12:34:01

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Photographs gather dust; newspaper clips yellow with time; even cherished memories fade if left unshared. Memories.com was launched today as the first non-commercial service for members to celebrate the lives of loved ones through permanent interactive online memorials. Unlike similar sites, Memories.com is streamlined and elegant. It stands out as ad-free, customizable, free of any membership charge and fully integrated with Facebook and...

2014-10-29 12:33:54

STAR-CCM+® v9.06 breaks new ground in biomedical devices, aeroacoustics, chemical processes and many other sophisticated modeling applications. NEW YORK and LONDON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CD-adapco(TM), the largest privately held CFD focused provider of Computer Aided Engineering software, today announced the release of STAR-CCM+ v9.06. The new release allows engineers to get simulations closer to the final product by accounting for factors that are likely to significantly...

2014-10-29 12:33:47

Students get hands-on experience with Intel resources to further their education. SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie in São Paulo is one of the oldest, most prestigious learning institutions in Brazil. Recently, the Intel® Software Academic Program has established a collaboration with the university to supply the latest equipment to Mackenzie's College of Computer Science and Technology. The aim is to further develop the...

2014-10-29 12:33:45

Right Wing Text Spammer is Back with New Super PAC WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A right wing telemarketer with a history of scaring voters with misleading spam text messages in the 11th hour is back. A new report from the Center for Public Integrity warns that Gabriel Joseph, the man behind the controversial ccAdvertising, has formed a new super PAC known as The Survey Group PAC. This may mean a new round of illegal and anonymous political spam text messages will...

2014-10-29 12:33:32

Apptio IT Planning Foundation Replaces the Manual, Cumbersome, and Time-Consuming Process of Budgeting, Forecasting, and Variance Tracking for IT MIAMI, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TBM Conference - Apptio®, the leading provider of cloud-based Technology Business Management (TBM) software, today announced the public availability of its next-generation Apptio IT Planning Foundation (ITPF) application at the 2014 TBM Conference. It is an enterprise-class SaaS application designed to improve...

2014-10-29 12:33:30

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WealthEngine, the leading provider of wealth intelligence, prospect research and marketing services for nonprofits, healthcare, education, luxury goods and financial services, and Allegiance Software, a leading fundraising software systems and management company, are pleased to announce a new partnership to enable mutual clients to improve their fundraising results. By partnering, Allegiance Software can further enhance its software and...

2014-10-29 12:33:22

JA Worldwide and Alcoa Foundation Team Up to Implement Global STEM Education Initiative for Teens BOSTON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JA Worldwide (JA) today announced a new partnership with Alcoa Foundation to launch a global curriculum that will bring enhanced STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education to middle and high school students. JA Worldwide received a $750,000 investment from Alcoa Foundation to create JA Assembling Your Career, a program...

2014-10-29 12:29:26

Securus Technologies Continues to Deliver Superior Support to Correctional Facilities through Development and Deployment of Enhanced Investigative Analytics Features with Its THREADS(TM) 2.0 Release DALLAS, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Securus Technologies, a leading provider of civil and criminal justice technology solutions for public safety, investigation, corrections and monitoring, announced today that it has deployed exciting enhancements to its THREADS(TM) product, which...

2014-10-29 12:27:55

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LEVEL Studios, a digital marketing agency within the Publicis Groupe network, today announced that Ben Ryken has joined the agency as Director of Business Development, a new position. Ryken will report directly to LEVEL Studios' President Dan Connolly and will be responsible for driving the agency's business development strategy. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141029/155212 Ryken comes to LEVEL Studios most recently from Etna...


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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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