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2013-11-18 12:28:21

Winning submission streamlines the scientific discovery process by enhancing the navigability of content within Web of Knowledge PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The IP & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced the winner of its Build Challenge, the second phase of a contest designed to expand the discovery experience offered by Thomson Reuters Web of Knowledge(SM), the...

2013-11-16 23:00:50

ITT Tech students and NIIC-based entrepreneurs choose Fort Wayne over east/west coasts. Fort Wayne, IN (PRWEB) November 16, 2013 The Northeast Indiana Innovation Center today congratulated DNS Design Company, LLC for its successful capital campaign launch on the renowned crowdfunding site, Kickerstarter.com. DNS aims to raise $5,000 or more in seed capital for its flagship video game “TrioMancer,” an adventure of three apprentice wizards on a quest to save their masters. The campaign...

2013-11-13 08:35:55

LONDON, November 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New Addlife Project to raise $175,000 through US crowd funder Indiegogo The Addlife Project, a member-funded online platform to support grassroots health campaigns, goes live today with its bid to raise $175,000 for its international launch through the crowd funding platform Indiegogo. Link to Addlife crowd funding campaign on Indiegogo: http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-addlife-project/x/4486463...

2013-11-11 12:24:09

"The Complete Guide to Business Process Crowdsourcing: Changing the Way Work Gets Done" Introduces Next Generation of Outsourcing Services WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lionbridge Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: LIOX) today announced "The Complete Guide to Business Process Crowdsourcing: Changing the Way Work Gets Done," an e-book detailing a new evolution in outsourced labor models. Developed by Lionbridge's Business Process Crowdsourcing(SM) (BPC) practice, the e-book...

2013-11-07 23:27:11

Crowdsourcing Used for Rapid Development of Visitor Management System, Rändivoo Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Brivo Labs is excited to announce that on November 11th their Director of Strategic Innovation, Mike Martoccia, will present at the 13th annual TopCoder Open to be held in Washington, D.C. Brivo Labs, headquartered in Bethesda, MD is an Internet of Things company leading the way in the emerging Social Access Management market. The company unveiled its new...

2013-11-07 23:26:00

Breast Cancer Research Campaign One of the Most Successful Canadian Fundraising Performers for October on Both Indiegogo and Kickstarter Toronto (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 WaveCheck, a clinical technique to help people with breast cancer rapidly know whether their chemotherapy is working, is among the top 10 Canadian crowdfunding campaigns on both Kickstarter and Indiegogo for the month of October, according to the Globe and Mail’s Report on Small Business. “Breast Cancer Awareness...

2013-11-07 13:48:10

The University of Oklahoma Natural Products Discovery Group has taken an unconventional approach to finding new compounds with therapeutic relevance by launching a crowdsourcing initiative with citizen scientists from around the country. With this approach, OU researchers team with the public to sample soils from all across the United States for the purpose of identifying new microorganisms that produce drug-like compounds. This effort recently led to the discovery of maximiscin, a unique...

2013-11-06 23:26:33

First Real-Time 3D Game Technology Powered Fitness App with the Focus on Proper Form for Tablets and Smart Phones Seeks Funding ORLANDO, FL (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 MINDPED LLC., a mobile indie developer, has announced the launch of a Kickstarter campaign aimed at supporting the development of their unique mobile fitness app using 3D video game technology. The campaign, ending December 6, 2013, will fund development of a tool for gym users that demonstrates correct form to avoid a full...

Turning Dreams Into Reality: Elon Musk’s Hyperloop Gets Crowdsourced
2013-10-31 13:52:51

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Two months ago, SpaceX founder Elon Musk unveiled plans for a transit system capable of taking passengers from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 30 minutes, and that far-fetched dream is slowly becoming a reality. The Hyperloop theoretically would send people traveling over 700 miles-per-hour across 900 miles of land through a vacuum tube. The concept would overcome the Kantrowitz limit, which is a speed law limiting how fast a pod can...

2013-10-30 23:25:36

Make Any Home a Self-Learning Home Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Imagine if one day ordinary washing machines started sending reminders when people forgot to dry their clothes, or if homeowners could find out how much money they lost powering devices that continue to use energy when they're supposed to be off. Neurio is a new technology that monitors how much power homes are using, and figures out the cost of running individual appliances using smart algorithms that look for...