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2014-07-02 20:20:51

WASHINGTON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UL Environment will participate as a gold patron in the second IEEE Conference on Technologies for Sustainability (SusTech), 24-26 July at the DoubleTree by Hilton Portland (Ore.). UL Environment works to advance global sustainability, environmental health, and safety by supporting the growth and development of environmentally preferable products, services and organizations. "UL is thrilled to support IEEE's 2014 SusTech...

2014-06-30 12:32:40

Dr. Kouchner to be Honored by Biopharmaceutical Leaders at The Prix Galien USA Award Ceremony on October 28th in New York City NEW YORK, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Galien Awards Committee announced today that Doctors Without Borders founder Bernard Kouchner, MD, humanitarian, physician, and former French Foreign Minister, will receive the 2014 Pro Bono Humanum Award at the eighth annual Prix Galien USA Awards ceremony. The Pro Bono Humanum Award recognizes ground-breaking...

2014-06-24 12:25:43

TORONTO, June 24, 2014 /CNW/ - The conviction of Al Jazeera English Cairo Bureau Chief Mohamed Fahmy, on unfounded terror-related charges, strikes at the heart of freedom of expression in Egypt and raises troubling questions about the country's lack of judicial independence, said PEN Canada today. Fahmy, a Canadian-Egyptian journalist, was arrested in December 2013 along with colleagues Peter Greste and Baher Mohamed. After six weeks of detention without charges, they were brought...

2014-06-23 08:26:25

CHICO, Calif., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Offered the chance to become a Sam Walton Fellow for Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE, today rebranded as Enactus), Dr. Curtis L. DeBerg saw an opportunity to engage university students with real-world challenges. SIFE was a corporate sponsored organization that brought together students and faculty internationally to present the results of their efforts to teach others about free enterprise and government austerity. How High Is Up?...

2014-06-20 20:21:08

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Organizers of the 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Technologies for Homeland Security (HST '15) are seeking technical papers, posters and tutorials in the following areas: -- Cyber Security -- Attack & Disaster Preparation, Recovery & Response -- Land & Maritime Border Security -- Biometrics & Forensics Abstracts, which are due 15 July, should focus on technologies capable of deployment within five...

2014-06-06 23:03:02

As part of an ongoing international effort to combat fake medicines, the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) joined other partners today in welcoming 11 new organizations to the global “Fight the Fakes” campaign. Rockville, Md. (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 As part of an ongoing international effort to combat fake medicines, the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) joined other partners today in welcoming 11 new organizations to the global “Fight the Fakes” campaign. “Counterfeit or...

2014-05-26 04:20:43

BRUSSELS, May 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's edition of the InnoApps competition will see young people from Europe and China team up to jointly create innovative mobile apps for smart cities of the future. The 2014 EU-China Hackathon follows the highly successful first edition of the InnoApps competition of 2013, that was initiated by leading global ICT company Huawei and the non-profit organization European Young Innovators Forum (EYIF). Adding a creative new...

2014-05-19 16:20:42

WASHINGTON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Organizers of the IEEE International Conference on Connected Vehicles and Expo are calling for technical or digest papers from around the world in: -- Wireless Communications & Vehicular Networking -- Mobile Internet, Mobility Internet & Internet of Things -- Cooperative Driving, Intelligent & Autonomous Vehicles -- Automotive Electronics & Automatic Control -- Transportation & Connected...

2014-04-14 16:22:23

HOUSTON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EV Energy Partners, L.P. (Nasdaq: EVEP) and EnerVest today announced the following organization changes: Terry Wagstaff will assume the position of Vice President of Acquisitions and Engineering at EVEP. He will report to Mark Houser, EVEP President and CEO. Ron Gajdica is resigning as Senior Vice President of Acquisitions of EVEP, effective April 30. Wagstaff joined EnerVest, Ltd., as Senior Technical Advisor - Acquisitions and...

2014-03-27 16:22:56

TORONTO, March 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Inter-American Commission of Human Rights (IACHR) is pushing Honduran government officials to improve the investigation of journalists' murders, following writers' testimonials in Washington, D.C. on March 25, 2014. "In our America, to assassinate a journalist has the same consequences as to put on leather shoes or to sit in a chair: none," said award-winning Mexican novelist, Álvaro Enrigue, addressing representatives of the State of Honduras....


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IEEE Software
2012-04-29 20:53:48

IEEE Software is a bimonthly-published broad-based practitioner-oriented magazine of the IEEE Computer Society. Established in 1983, it targets software professionals, including business analysts, requirements engineers, designers, architects, developers, process improvement experts, testers, quality engineers, and project managers. It features peer-reviewed articles, special focus sections, regular columns, technology news, experience reports, and opinion pieces. Topics covered in IEEE...

IEEE Micro
2012-04-29 20:49:22

IEEE Micro is a bimonthly-published broad-based practitioner-oriented magazine of the IEEE Computer Society. Established in 1980, IEEE Micro targets small system and semiconductor chip professionals, including electronic engineers, designers, architects, developers, process improvement experts, testers, quality engineers, and project managers. It features peer-reviewed articles, special focus sections, regular columns by prominent authors, technology news, experience reports, and opinion...

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Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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