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2014-02-17 23:02:16

TechJini’s team wins the grand prize at Hack-a-Fin, the flagship FinTechHackathon, which brings together developers and designers to develop financial products and discover new technologies. Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 TechJini, a rapidly-growing mobile application development company with global delivery capability won the top prize at the FinTechHackthon organized in Bangalore, India in the weekend of 8th-9th February 2014. Hack-a-Fin brings together top tier developers...

The 'Dark Tetrad' Makes Up The World Of The Internet Troll
2014-02-17 08:42:35

[ Watch the Video: The Psychology Behind Internet Trolls ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Look almost anywhere on the Internet and you will likely find negative comments related to whatever content is featured on a webpage. Be it images, video, a news story or a blog, people just love to share their negative feedback. Now, a new study from Canadian psychologists has gone a step beyond the realms of sanity and delved deeper into the mind of the Internet troll....

2014-02-14 23:03:59

On February 6-7, 2014, Dominion Enterprises’ employees and students from local colleges and universities in Hampton Roads participated in Dominion’s second college Hackathon. This two-day event took place at Dominion’s headquarters in Norfolk. Norfolk, VA (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 On February 6-7, 2014, Dominion Enterprises’ employees and students from local colleges and universities in Hampton Roads participated in Dominion’s second college Hackathon. Dominion Enterprises has...

2014-02-05 23:03:08

Dominion Enterprises, a leading marketing company, will host its 7th Hackathon on February 6 and 7, 2013 at their headquarters in Norfolk. This challenging event is designed for teams of local students to gain real world software development experience by collaborating and designing functional games and apps. Norfolk, VA (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Dominion Enterprises, a leading marketing company, will host its 7th Hackathon on February 6 and 7, 2013 at their headquarters in Norfolk. This...

2014-01-16 23:23:01

Leading multi-screen agency showcases new iBeacon-powered, location-aware consumer experience leveraging Qualcomm Gimbal iBeacons, Vuforia Image Recognition Service and AT&T Payment Services API. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Sponsored by some of the most prominent and influential technology companies in the world such as Ericsson, Samsung, Intel, Qualcomm and Phillips, AT&T’s CES Developer Summit Hackathon is a chance for developers and creative minds from around the...

2013-12-18 23:23:09

Future generations deserve to have access to error-free Internet resources. eReflect believes people should be more careful with their online writing, to avoid creating an Internet ridden with spelling errors and typos. New York City, NY (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Ultimate Spelling™ developer eReflect does not believe that texting has an overly negative impact on spelling and writing. However, the company believes that there should be a collective initiative to make the Internet...

Facebook Users May Soon Begin Sympathizing With Their Online Friends
2013-12-09 15:24:33

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For some Facebook posts, the "Like" button shows support, but doesn’t express the right tone for certain updates. At Facebook's Compassion Research Day, Facebook engineer Dan Muriello said the company is considering a "Sympathize" button, according to HuffPost. The Sympathize button is the result of a recent Facebook hackathon. The company took notice, as such a button might be more fitting for some of the social network's downbeat...

2013-12-07 23:00:53

eReflect discusses how the digital world has become an indispensable part of 21st century lifestyles with Erin Jansen. At her own website netlingo.com, Erin Jansen explores how language and technology shape one another. New York City, NY (PRWEB) December 08, 2013 eReflect recently discussed 21st century language skills with Erin Jansen, creator of netlingo.com, a website that monitors and records the intersection between language and technology. Her website is the largest list of text and...

2013-10-14 09:16:47

US research reveals that 4 out of 5 college student drivers have used their cell phones to send or receive text messages while driving despite the majority recognizing that the activity represents a risk. Garold Lantz and Sandra Loeb of the McGowan School of Business, at King's College, in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, found that male drivers are more likely to engage in texting while driving but consider themselves more proficient drivers than others and so less likely to endanger themselves...


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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