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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...

2011-09-06 17:05:00

Developers have Two Weeks to Build a Winning Mobile App; Winners Announced at Appcelerator CODESTRONG Event September 20th Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) September 06, 2011 Appcelerator®, the leading mobile cloud platform for rapidly developing native mobile, desktop, and tablet applications using web technologies, today launched its CODESTRONGâ“ž¢ Hackathon. The developer contest, which is open to all CODESTRONG 2011 conference registrants, will award cash and...

2011-08-10 06:40:00

MANHATTAN, Kan., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CivicPlus, a national leader in open government technology, recently sent four of its talented website designers and developers from "the little Apple" to the "Big Apple" to participate in the "Reinvent NYC.gov Hackathon," an event sponsored by New York City. Companies and individuals from throughout the U.S. and Canada came together to re-imagine New York City's web presence. During the weekend of July 30 and 31, Dean Kimball, Kyle Gach...

2011-07-20 00:00:31

Mobile App Developer Holds Techweek Hackathon and Donates Services for SPARK Competition Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 19, 2011 Chicago-based mobile app platform Red Foundry is partnering with Techweek (http://techweek.com/) and S.P.A.R.K Chicago sponsor, the Illinois Technology Association (ITA), to hold a free mobile app Hackathon. The Hackathon (http://www.redfoundry.com/2011/07/red-foundry-sponsors-chicago-hackathon/), taking place on July 21 from 6 to 9 p.m., located at ITA, will teach...


Word of the Day
bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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