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2012-06-04 23:03:21

Kraft Foods, The Home Depot & Developers team up to dream up innovative mobile marketing apps The Big Brand Hackathon — a one-of-a-kind program - puts developers and well-known brands together for two days to turn marketing concepts into code and ideas in apps. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 04, 2012 Developers and Brands let Code and Creativity Collide at The Big Brand Hackathon Kraft Foods, The Home Depot & Developers team up to dream up innovative mobile marketing apps What...

2012-03-10 09:00:00

Six like-minded individuals, including Think Big Partners´ Blake Miller, have launched GetWished.com during StartupBus. Austin, TX (PRWEB) March 10, 2012 Six individuals from far-reaching states have come together to form a startup known as GetWished.com on Startup Bus, a roadtrip-meets-hackathon, headed to SXSW. StartupBus is an invitation-only community of hackers, hustlers and hipsters passionate about startups. During a 72-hour period, StartupBus travels at 60 miles per hour...

Texting Can Have A Negative Effect On Linguistics
2012-02-17 09:03:20

A new study finds that people who send frequent text messages may have linguistic problems when trying to interpret and accept words. The study, conducted by Joan Lee, M.A. of University of Calgary, revealed that people who texted more were less accepting of new words. And those who read more traditional print media such as newspapers and magazines, were more accepting of the same words. For the study, Lee asked university students about their reading habits, including text messages,...

2011-12-08 08:30:00

The new face of Textapedia texting pocket guide and upgrades in content proves to continue to be a great stocking stuffer success for retailers in the 2011 holiday season. Oak Park, IL (PRWEB) December 08, 2011 The new face of Textapedia texting pocket guide and upgrades in content proves to continue to be a great stocking stuffer success for retailers in the 2011 holiday season. Textapedia texting pocket guide is a quick reference pocket guide has over 1,200 acronyms, business &...

2011-12-08 16:20:00

Event Supports Open Data Movements Across the Country San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 08, 2011 Granicus is partnering with CityCampSF to host a 24-hour Open Government Hackathon in San Francisco, December 10-11th at Granicus Headquarters. The event is bringing together developers and other creative professionals to build applications that deliver valuable resources to the community and help governments run smarter, more transparent operations. "CityCamp events focus on bringing together...

2011-11-28 19:30:00

Recognizing the value of innovation and collaboration, and eager to partner with businesses to be a part of next-generation software development, Dominion Enterprises will be working with senior representatives from Google when DE hosts their second "Hackathon" event of the year, scheduled for December 1-2, 2011. Norfolk, VA (PRWEB) November 28, 2011 Recognizing the value of innovation and collaboration, and eager to partner with businesses to be a part of next-generation software...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'