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2014-02-27 23:02:44

Promises of a better, more futuristic, more connected world have been floating around since the dot-com bubble of the 90s. (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Promises of a better, more futuristic, more connected world have been floating around since the dot-com bubble of the 90s. Automated homes, self-driving cars, and automatic everything have followed a cycle of hype and disappointment for over a decade. However, it appears that this cycle might finally be shifting. The “Internet of Things”...

2013-09-10 23:25:14

Blinds.com CEO Jay Steinfeld will serve as the keynote speaker at the UnleashWD innovation summit on Oct. 29. Steinfeld hopes to inspire attendees to create a culture of rapid experimentation at their wholesale distribution companies. Chicago, Il (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Jay Steinfeld did not want to change the way people purchased blinds. He had no passion for window coverings. He did not even have a business plan. Wait, he had a plan--to succeed in business--just not a plan to sell...

2013-07-19 23:17:08

Internet-Specific and Biotechnology Sectors Show Increased Investment Levels After Experiencing Drops in the Prior Quarter (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 Venture capitalists invested $6.7 billion in 913 deals in the second quarter of 2013, according to the MoneyTree™ Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), based on data provided by Thomson Reuters. Quarterly venture capital (VC) investment activity rose 12 percent in terms of dollars and...

2012-02-10 08:00:00

Venture capitalists are pouring millions into the start up Rent My Vacation Home dot com, which already is turning a profit.Rent My Vacation Home is Now on 83 Vacation Rental Sites Synced on 1 Form. New York, New York (PRWEB) February 10, 2012 There's no place like a second home. Or so the backers of vacation-rental start up Rent My Vacation Home dot com believe. Venture capitalists are so enamored of the 25 year old Washington D.C. Company, in fact, that they're plowing millions into Rent...

Facebook Eyeing $100 Billion IPO?
2011-11-29 11:58:40

Facebook is prepping itself to go public, according recent media reports. The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reports that the social networking giant could issue stock as early as April of next year. However, in a response to an inquiry by AFP, Facebook spokesman Larry Yu said, “We are not going to participate in speculation about an IPO.” Facebook founder and chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, has spoken publicly of his reservations about an IPO and has kept the social network...

2011-08-02 12:03:00

FARMINGTON, Conn., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Information, Inc. presents a new market research report, "The State of the Optical Communications Industry: On a Path to Sustainable Profitability" by LightCounting. (For more information: http://www.giiresearch.com/report/lc205313-state-optical-communications-industry-on-path.html) Nearly a decade later, reverberations from the 1999-2000 dot-com bubble continue to impact the global communication industry's wireless segment. The...

2011-07-15 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Focus.com, the leading community for business expertise, with more than 1 million members and over 5,000 business and technology experts, announced it will be hosting an expert online roundtable next week, "Tech Bubble: Party like its 1999... or not?" The event will be taking place live on Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at 1 PM PDT/ 4 PM EDT, and will be free to all Focus.com members and experts. The featured Tech Bubble roundtable will explore the...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
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