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2014-07-17 12:34:38

$48,000 Funding Goal to Bring Product to Market and Help Save Lives GERMANTOWN, Md., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Silent Beacon Inc., an innovator in personal protection, announced its $48,000 Indiegogo crowd funding campaign to bring its wearable lifesaving device to consumers. Designed to provide immediate aid to those in need, the Bluetooth device allows users to instantly locate, track and communicate with loved ones who require emergency assistance....

2014-06-30 08:34:25

NEW YORK, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BEACON & LIVELY has unveiled the first in a line of wearable jewelry technology--a stylish bracelet that discreetly vibrates and lights up upon receiving a call, e-mail, text message, and other alerts, keeping users connected to their smart phones via Bluetooth LE. Dave Becker, Founder and CEO, brings over 15 years of experience in software sales and product management to the team while wife and co-Founder, Veronica Becker, brings...

2014-06-07 23:03:07

The PreK-12 Learning Group of the Association of American Publishers presented the winners of the Beacon Awards on June 4 in Washington, DC. The Beacons honor outstanding marketing campaigns that promote educational solutions. Philadelphia, PA / Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 The PreK-12 Learning Group of the Association of American Publishers is pleased to announce the 2014 winners of the Beacon Awards for Education Marketing Excellence which are given to the leading companies and...

2014-04-02 08:29:05

BOSTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Swirl Networks, Inc., provider of the leading enterprise-class beacon marketing platform, will join executives from Forrester Research for a Retail TouchPoints Connected Consumer Series Webinar, "A Retailer's Guide to Beacon Marketing." The webinar will shed new light on the in-store beacon opportunity and share best practices for delivering compelling, location-based offers to shoppers'...

Netflix Looks To Share User Data With Facebook Under New Bill
2012-12-28 14:35:24

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A bill now awaits President Obama´s signature which would allow Netflix and other video streaming services to share their user data with third-parties. This means that, pending Obama´s approval, these video streaming companies, including Netflix, could begin sharing user viewing history with Facebook and the like. While such a feature could prove handy to those who simply want to share their favorite movies with their...

Pre-Teens May Soon Be Allowed To Join Facebook
2012-06-04 09:45:46

The under-thirteen crowd may soon be able to openly sign up for a Facebook account soon, as the social networking giant is now in the midst of developing technology that will allow the youngsters to have an account without having to lie about their age just to be connected. While Facebook bans any user under 13 years of age from joining the site, many lie to get an account, which puts the company in an awkward position regarding federal law that prohibits websites from collecting personal...

Facebook Privacy Policy Changes Hint At Increased Advertising
2012-05-13 04:10:44

Facebook unveiled updates to their social media network's privacy policy on Friday in order to better explain exactly what the website does and does not do with the information of its users. According to Chloe Albanesius of PCMag and Cameron Scott of IDG News, the move comes after a December 2011 audit by the Irish Data Protection Commissioner´s Office (DPC), which called upon Facebook to be more open about what happens to the information that users share on the social media website....


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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