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2014-03-12 12:27:04

Innovators in Wearable Tech, 3D Printing and the Internet of Things to Take the Stage at the Designers of Things Conference September 23-24, 2014 SAN FRANCISCO, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Designers of Things, a new conference produced by UBM Tech and dedicated to the exciting potential of Wearable Tech, 3D Printing and the Internet of Things, is now accepting technical speaking proposals for the inaugural event this fall. The deadline for submissions is April 17, 2014. [Tweet This]...

2014-03-05 12:24:23

HRLive, Perch, Tango Networks & TextGen Receive Prestigious Recognition SAN FRANCISCO, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprise Connect, produced by UBM Tech, today announced the winners of its fourth annual Innovation Showcase competition. The four winners will present their solutions to communications and IT decision makers during opening general sessions at Enterprise Connect Orlando, happening March 17-20 at the Gaylord Palms in Orlando, FL. For more information visit:...

2014-03-05 08:36:58

Understanding and Preventing Today's Targeted Threads Sponsored by Trend Micro, Inc. BOSTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Tech's Dark Reading (darkreading.com) and InformationWeek (informationweek.com), the leading technology media brands focused on serving both IT security and business leaders, along with Trend Micro (www.trendmicro.com), invite you to join us to discuss the important topic of cybersecurity with top industry experts in this half-day, information-packed event. Come away...

2014-02-27 16:33:20

Hillcrest's Low Power SH-1 Sensor Hub is Among Industry's Elite ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hillcrest Labs, a leading global supplier of software and hardware for motion-enabled products, today announced it was named a finalist in UBM Tech's EE Times and EDN Annual Creativity in Electronics (ACE) Awards (http://ubm-ace.com) for Internet of Things (IoT) Technology, Service, or End Application of the Year. Hillcrest was nominated for its SH-1 sensor hub software...

2014-02-26 16:34:05

Summit Focused on Accelerating Product Innovation Kicks off April 1 in San Jose SAN FRANCISCO and SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Tech's EE Live! 2014, the industry's largest and most comprehensive electronics technology conference and expo in the United States, today announced the Silicon Valley Open Innovation Summit 2014, a unique event focused on accelerating product innovation at EE Live! 2014. The Summit is designed to create an ecosystem of platforms and...

2014-02-26 12:24:24

Industry Visionaries Offer Fresh, Practical Insight into the Future of IT SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Tech's InformationWeek, the world's most trusted community for business technology professionals, announces TRENDS2014, a special event offering fresh, practical insight into the near-term future of IT from five leading experts in their respective fields. For more information, visit: http://trends.informationweek.com. The content-rich, half-day conference, sponsored by CA...

2014-02-25 16:33:05

Annual Awards Program to Take Place April 1, During EE Live! SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- UBM Tech, which connects the electronics engineering community with essential business and technical insight, today announced the finalists for the 2014 ACE (Annual Creativity in Electronics) Awards. The awards program honors the people and companies behind the technologies and products that are changing the world of electronics. The awards ceremony where winners are announced will take...

2014-02-24 08:26:34

NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- All Analytics (www.allanalytics.com), the award-winning online community created for the advancement of the analytics discipline, has opened registration for its latest online learning university, All Analytics Academy. This All Analytics Academy semester, the third in a series, will comprise a set of interactive tutorials centered on the theme, "Big-Data Analytics: Enabling the Enterprise Evolution." This semester's classes will take place on seven...

2014-02-20 20:23:45

'Small Business Big Game' Gives Super Bowl Ad to a Small Business SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Tech Marketing 360 announces Intuit QuickBooks as the winner of the inaugural Tech Marketing 360 Campaign of the Year award. The only event dedicated to technology marketers took place this week at The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel in Dana Point, California. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131212/SF32293LOGO) The Tech Marketing 360 Campaign of the Year...

2014-02-20 16:29:05

Learn from Joe Grand, Electronic Engineer, Inventor and Hardware Hacker and Other Industry Thought Leaders SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- UBM Tech's EE Live! 2014, the industry's largest and most comprehensive electronics technology conference and expo in the United States, today announced it will offer a two-day Black Hat Embedded Security Summit on Wednesday, April 2 and Thursday, April 3. The Summit will provide essential information and tools as well as a forum for the...


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.'