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2011-06-01 07:00:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd. (NasdaqGS: CKSW), the leading provider of automated workforce management and optimization solutions for the service industry, today announced that gizmo, a leading provider of technical home services, has selected ClickSoftware OnDemand. The SaaS-based solution will enable gizmo to increase technician productivity and provide better customer service levels, with no upfront license or IT infrastructure costs....

2011-05-19 09:45:00

LOS ANGELES, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sillero Technologies, a Costa Mesa based start-up has been secretly creating the newest social networking gizmo bringing Location Based Social Networking (LBSN) into the next level! Sillero's newest iPhone/iPad App, called "LocoPing", will blow the doors open this coming July by allowing users to remember other users around them for 24 hours... If you want to talk to that charming guy you saw at the coffee shop... say hi to the blonde you've...

2010-09-27 07:59:00

COPENHAGEN, September 27, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- With the latest version of Vopium for Android, users can make free calls over Wi-Fi and mobile data networks. Vopium automatically finds the lowest call rate on your mobile phone. International calls are made using Vopium'slow-rate server, while calls to local mobile phones are cheapest using local mobile providers. Vopium also offers an instant messaging feature, allowing users to chat on Facebook and Windows Live Messenger. Vopium is...

2010-08-18 09:13:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Anametrix (http://anametrix.com), the leader in cloud-based business analytics technology, has established a Board of Advisors to offer strategic oversight and guide the company's rapid growth. The first five members are Michael Robertson - technology entrepreneur of MP3.com and Gizmo5 fame, Fred Bourgeois - founder of six technology companies and "Team FREDNET" participant in the Google Lunar X-Prize, Neil Senturia - a serial entrepreneur and venture...

2009-03-19 10:55:00

ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Nimbuzz (http://www.nimbuzz.com) today releases the most comprehensive VoIP application for the iPhone. With free Wifi calls to instant messaging buddies already available, new additions include the introduction of a dial-pad and the ability to make VoIP calls to landlines and mobiles via Skype-Out, and Nimbuzz's major SIP provider partners including Gizmo5, Vyke, and SIPgate over Wifi - effectively turning the iPod touch into an...

2008-10-10 06:00:20

By Jim Finkle The cost of talking on the go is coming down, thanks to an increasing number of options for using Internet calling services on cellphones as an alternative to traditional cellular service plans. Nokia is one of the biggest makers of cellphones that include chips for using Wi-Fi, the short-range wireless technology. Some high-profile devices are equipped with the technology, including Apple's iPhone and some BlackBerry models from Research In Motion. The soon-to-be-released...

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2008-10-09 06:55:00

The increasing number of Internet calling services on mobile phones is decreasing the cost of making an on-the-go call. Wi-Fi chips and Voice over Internet Protocol, or VoIP, let people like Mark Laris, a Dallas-based nuclear engineer, make phone calls through cheaper web-based phone services. The VoIP technology can be found in phones from many manufacturers including Nokia, Apple, and Blackberry.  The soon-to-be released G1 Google phone will also feature a Wi-Fi chip. The ability to...

2008-01-31 06:00:27

Gizmo5 Technologies announces Gizmo5 mobile and desktop software is now connected with the MySpace IM network. For the first time ever, MySpace users on any mobile network can receive MySpace alerts, see who's online and send/receive messages with their MySpace buddies directly from their mobile phone or desktop using Gizmo5. Gizmo5 is a free software download at http://gizmo5.com. Through this new feature, users can be alerted on their mobile phone to MySpace activity in the same manner...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'