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2014-03-25 23:26:15

World leader in crowdsourced rankings, Ranker.com, responds to accelerated growth and expands its HQ to brand new office space. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Ranker.com, the world leader of crowdsourced rankings of everything, announced today that it is moving its corporate headquarters - taking over the 5th floor of their current Los Angeles high-rise at 6420 Wilshire Blvd. Ranker.com, now a Quantcast Top 200 US Website, has been growing quite rapidly in the past six months,...

2014-03-23 23:03:20

Supporters of the DTSJ.INFO IndieGoGo Campaign will enjoy a private dinner with Al Alcorn, Daniel Kottke, Lee Felsenstein, Dan Sokol, and Captain Crunch. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) March 23, 2014 The DTSJ.INFO IndieGoGo Campaign has announced that the inventor of Pong and co-founder of Atari Al Alcorn, leader of the Homebrew Computer Club and personal computing pioneer Lee Felsenstein, Steve Jobs’ Reed college friend Daniel Kottke, the world's first software pirate Dan Sokol, and the...

2014-03-20 23:29:06

Colfax High School students created a prototype of a sensor that helps skiers have more control and it was selected by Quirky, a New York-based company that makes invention accessible, for further exploration at the South by South West (SXSW) conference in Austin TX, giving students the thrill of recognition, teaching them the design process and inspiring innovation using a 3D printer provided by the Sierra College STEM Collaborative. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 While many people...

2014-03-18 23:30:35

The creator of The Original Profender has developed the “ProHand,” an economical training device designed to help basketball players of all ages (grade school, high school, college, etc.) to become better shooters. A Kickstarter campaign has been started to help fund the development of the product, due to be on the market by June. (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 In order to fund the development of the ProHand, The Original Profender creator, Tony Devine, has started a Kickstarter campaign...

2014-03-18 23:28:42

ANEIROS Child Seat Safety System gains U.S. House Of Congress support. 30 day, $500,000 crowd funding campaign launched on IndieGoGo to help convert prototype into reality. Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 One child dies every 10 days after being left behind in a hot car. Automotive designer Dennis Aneiros seeks to bring an end to these tragedies via a 30 day, $500,000 ANEIROS crowd funding campaign launched on IndieGoGo. Shortly after being granted a full U.S. Patent for the ANEIROS...

2014-03-18 23:20:55

Jonny IV (http://www.jonnyiv.com), a new men’s fashion brand targeting guys 18-25, releases a funny Kickstarter video that is a refreshing change from the serious, idealistic campaigns that dominate the crowdfunding site. The video features a model named Jonny, who gives cutting advice to the average Joe viewer, while also introducing their new brand and tee. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 “We wanted to make something that stood out from the crowd of cookie-cutter, feel-good...

2014-03-18 08:25:22

From Barcelona comes a high-impact short film proposal by the young director Carlos Albero. The project, produced by Mad House, tells the story of Lucky, a young Nigerian immigrant who pays a gang to take him from his country to Europe BARCELONA, Spain, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The short, which is gathering financial support through crowdfunding, brings the viewer into the story through the eyes of the protagonist. A first-person experience of the hell many immigrants go...

2014-03-17 23:03:07

Using their PROVEN CREATIVE® principles, MicroArts Creative Agency helps launch new wearable technology brand Healbe GoBe™ on Indiegogo. From research, strategic brand positioning, product naming, product and logo design and website development, MicroArts Creative Agency does it all and can help launch your brand too. Portsmouth, New Hampshire (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 MicroArts Creative Agency uses their PROVEN CREATIVE® principles to help the Healbe™ Corporation...

2014-03-17 12:29:50

New Partnership Combines Fairfax's Highly Accurate Imaging Solution with Lionbridge's Business Process Crowdsourcing Solutions WALTHAM, Mass. and TAMPA, Fla., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lionbridge Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: LIOX) and Fairfax Imaging, Inc. today jointly introduced a software and services solution that allows state and municipal governments to significantly improve tax processing accuracy and reduce associated time and costs. The solution integrates Fairfax...

2014-03-17 08:27:52

Next Generation Platform Offers Its "Dreamers" Access to Industry's Only Crowd-Powered Project Search(TM), Cross-Platform Analytics and Social Currency NEW YORK, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crowdfunding4All (CF4ALL.com), the industry's only crowd-powered project search and support network, and CrowdIt (www.crowdit.com), the first company to bring business networking and support services into the crowdfunding experience, today announced that CrowdIt has joined CF4ALL's network as...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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