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2014-07-24 08:30:34

When it comes to landing a hot job at Google, Facebook, or Twitter, it would seem that a computer science degree is a no-brainer. Science writer Ransom Stephens takes to EDN to ask if that's really true. He offers five reasons for skipping the CS degree. NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For interns slaving away, or high school seniors thinking about college, getting the right degree in order to land the best job is something to be thinking about this summer. For those wanting...

2014-07-24 08:30:33

Survey of more than 1,200 telecom professionals shows an industry upbeat about jobs, salaries and prospects. NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Light Reading (www.lightreading.com), the market-leading online community for the global communications sector, today announced the 2014 Telecom Industry Salary Survey. The report suggests that telecom industry employees are, in general, upbeat about their pay, current employment and future prospects....

2014-07-24 08:30:31

JRI Ventures managing member John Ingram invests in first-of-its-kind content site featuring a knowledge engine that powers discovery and exploration of millions of topics. NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mediander.com (Mediander), an expansive content site featuring a first-of-its-kind knowledge engine that powers the discovery and exploration of millions of topics, today announced that it has secured an early-stage investment from JRI Ventures LLC by its managing member,...

2014-07-24 08:30:18

New study from USC Annenberg finds females fill less than a third of speaking roles across six years of film content. LOS ANGELES, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Anna and Elsa managed to rescue their kingdom from perpetual winter, but the challenge they face now is to save other female characters and actors from being frozen out of speaking roles in film. A new study from the Media, Diversity, & Social Change Initiative at USC Annenberg reveals that less than a third...

2014-07-24 08:30:08

Sara Beatrice Sober's true story of success and determination to survive and succeed in a man's world will be featured in the Frankfurt International Book Fair 2014 on October 8-12, 2014 in Frankfurt, Germany BOCA RATON, Fla., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Author Sara Beatrice Sober invites everyone to follow her true story of how she made it on her own with courage, determination, and a great idea. She shares about her education, travels around the world, and journey to becoming a...

2014-07-24 08:30:04

Indiegogo Campaign Launches For Smartband Built for the Whole Family, which Provides Location Safety, Sleep and Fitness Tracking, and Stores Emergency information. NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ActvContent announced the launch of the Sync, the all-in-one health, safety, and fitness smartband on Indiegogo. Sync is a wearable device that comes in both adult and child sizes and connects via Bluetooth technology with the ActvContent Sync mobile app, available for both iOS and...

2014-07-24 08:30:00

An adventure-fantasy series begins with Kios Chronicles, which will be featured at this year's Beijing Book Fair on August 27-31, 2014 in Beijing, China HARRISBURG, Pa., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A fantasy battle manga is sure to engage adventure comic book readers in author Adam Stoak's Legend of the King: Kios Chronicles. Readers get to follow a 12-year-old Kios and the challenges and adventures he endures on his way to attain the throne of Kavalie. There's fun, action, thrill,...

2014-07-24 08:29:42

Thomson Reuters patent information solution, which includes Derwent World Patents Index, outranks established and recent entrant competitors ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Innovation, the leading IP intelligence and collaboration platform from the Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's premiere provider of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, was designated the top patent research and analysis solution...

2014-07-24 08:29:24

Funding to Enhance Sales, Marketing and Development of Event-Planning Platform that Utilizes Big Data Analytics to Systematize Collaborative Venue Management NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VenueBook, an online platform that streamlines interaction between event organizers and venues, has raised more than $2 million in seed funding to further the service. VenueBook allows venues and event planners to generate proposals, manage and book events in one cloud-based program....

2014-07-24 08:29:03

Whether starting from scratch or using a template, Benchmark offers small- to medium-size businesses user-friendly email marketing and event management software to help design, send email campaigns LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Benchmark, a global, do-it-yourself email marketing service, today announced the release of its new email designer. As the number one, do-it-yourself email service for businesses of all sizes, Benchmark Email offers the most flexible,...


Latest Internet Reference Libraries

Parastylotermes
2014-04-25 09:31:15

Parastylotermes is a genus that holds five extinct species of termite that resided in Europe, India, and North America. The genus was first described by Thomas E. Snyder and Alfred E. Emerson in 1949. The first species to be described, P. robustus, was described by Baron Kurt von Rosen in 1913, but he was unsure about which genus to classify the species in. This species, which is known from three imagos and four separate wings, was placed into its current genus in 1949. The classification of...

Striped Sun Star, Solaster stimpson
2013-11-14 12:36:02

The striped sun star (Solaster stimpson), also known as the sun sea star among many other names, is a species of starfish that is classified within the Solasteridae family. It can be found in many areas including the western coasts of the United States and the waters around Japan. This species prefers a habitat within sub tidal areas with rocky terrain, at depths of up to 2,001 feet. It is large, reaching an average diameter of 19.6 inches, with eight to twelve long arms. It can vary in color...

Gray Petaltail, Tachopteryx thoreyi
2013-07-30 13:21:52

The gray petaltail (Tachopteryx thoreyi), also known as Thorey's grayback, is a species of dragonfly that is native to the United States. Its range includes Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, New York, Oklahoma, and Texas, among other states. It can be found in a number of habitats including woodlands, deciduous forests, and highlands. This species is almost uniformly gray in color, with black markings occurring along the abdomen, and it reaches an average length of 3.1 inches....

Neurothemis terminate
2013-07-17 10:43:20

Neurothemis terminate is a species of dragonfly that can be found in a range that extends from Japan and Peninsular Malaysia to the Lesser Sundas in Indonesia and includes the Philippines and Palau. It can be near marshes, lakes, and rice fields, being most common near in man-made environments rather than developed forest habitats.  In areas where these habitats are in good condition, population numbers are stable. Neurothemis terminate is not known to have any major threats and...

Isoperla carbonaria
2013-07-10 15:37:19

Isoperla carbonaria is a species of stonefly that can be found In Italy, France, and Switzerland. It prefers to reside near streams in mountainous regions, at elevations between 0–1,150 feet above sea level. Immature individuals reside in cold waters while adults are terrestrial fliers. It reaches a body length between .3 and .5 inches, which is its distinguishing trait, and is typically yellowish in color. Larvae are known to consume Chironomidae, which can be found under...

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