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2011-01-05 10:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- K-NFB Reading Technology, creator and developer of Blio, will bring to life new, enhanced e-book content, including well-known children's titles, on Thursday, Jan. 6 at the Consumer Electronics Show. K-NFB founder Ray Kurzweil will be demonstrating full-color, studio-quality audio titles on the Blio e-reading software at 3:30 p.m. in Microsoft's booth (#7144). Additionally, K-NFB will show an updated version of Blio (version 2.1) that will be...

2010-12-25 00:01:26

December 27, 2010, VoiceAmerica Radio Interview at 11:00 Central on Total Career Success show dedicated to career advancement features George Gilder, venture capitalist and bestselling author of Wealth & Poverty, whose latest book is "The Israel Test." He discusses real solutions for economic growth and job creation. (Vocus/PRWEB) December 23, 2010 George Gilder, venture capitalist and bestselling author of Wealth & Poverty, will be featured on Total Career Success, an Internet show...

2010-10-14 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Toffler Associates today announced forty forces that will drive change between now and 2050. The announcement kicked off the inaugural Future States Forum commemorating the 40th anniversary of the publication of "Future Shock," Alvin Toffler's groundbreaking work that forecast many of the trends we are living amidst today. Leaders of business, government and the non-profit sector are gathering at Future States Forum 2010 at a private club in...

2010-07-12 09:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, July 12, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- National Instruments (Nasdaq: NATI) today announced that Dr. Michio Kaku, best-selling author and professor at City College of New York, will deliver the closing keynote address at NIWeek 2010, the world's largest graphical system design conference and exhibition scheduled for Aug. 3-5 in Austin, Texas. "We are excited to welcome Dr. Michio Kaku to NIWeek as this year's guest keynote speaker," said Ray Almgren, vice president of...

2010-05-18 13:59:00

KINGSTON, N.Y., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Why is Gerald Celente, the most accurate trend forecaster in the world, not a prime time feature in the mainstream news? Why does the mainstream media deprive its audience of insight into the developing trends that will affect their country, business, profession and their personal lives? What are they afraid of? Accurate trend forecasts? As early as 2004, Celente sounded the alarm predicting the "Great Recession" that would hit America and the...

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2010-03-31 06:09:32

A scientist and environmentalist who gained notoriety for proposing that the Earth behaved like an organism now claims that mankind isn't smart enough to deal with global climate change. British researcher James Lovelock--the man who four decades ago formulated the Gaia hypothesis, which asserts that the living and nonliving systems of the Earth work together like the various parts of a living organism--told Leo Hickman of The Guardian, "I don't think we're yet evolved to the point where...

2010-03-09 09:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker & Taylor, Inc., the world's largest distributor of physical and digital books and entertainment products, is proud to announce it has entered into an agreement with Elsevier - a leading publisher of scientific, medical and technical books - to provide rich, highly-formatted content on Blio. Blio is the revolutionary e-reader software application created by knfbReading Technology and powered by Baker & Taylor. (Logo:...

2010-02-08 08:30:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker & Taylor, Inc., the world's largest distributor of physical and digital media, is proud to partner with global publisher John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWa and JWb) to provide rich, highly-formatted content on Blio. Blio is the revolutionary e-reader software application created by knfbReading Technology and powered by Baker & Taylor. "Baker & Taylor is proud to offer a wide array of Wiley's educational and consumer titles on...

2010-01-06 10:30:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker & Taylor, Inc., the world's largest distributor of physical and digital media, is proud to partner with K-NFB Reading Technology to unveil Blio - a revolutionary e-reader software application - at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Baker & Taylor, which is aggregating and distributing digital content for Blio, will conduct demonstrations of Blio at the Las Vegas Hilton, Jan. 7-10. (Logo:...

2010-01-06 09:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital book technology took a major leap forward today at the Consumer Electronics Show when knfb Reading Technology Inc. unveiled Blio, the free eReader that promises to transform the consumption of printed media while delivering access to the most comprehensive selection of eBook titles to date. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100106/NE33134LOGO-a ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100106/NE33134LOGO-b ) Blio is the first...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.