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2013-04-23 08:30:12

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, MIT Technology Review releases its 2013 list of 10 Breakthrough Technologies (formerly the TR10). Our definition of a breakthrough is simple: an advance that gives people powerful new ways to use technology. As a whole, we intend this annual list not only to tell you which technologies you need to know about, but also to celebrate the creativity that produced them. (Logo:...

International Space Station Conducts SPHERES-VERTIGO Investigation
2013-04-18 13:11:32

NASA [ Watch The Video ISS Update: SPHERES-VERTIGO ] It looks like something out of a sci-fi movie...free-formation-flying robotic spheres hovering around the International Space Station with goggles on. The Visual Estimation and Relative Tracking for Inspection of Generic Objects (VERTIGO) study, a part of the Synchronized Position, Hold, Engage and Reorient Experimental Satellites (SPHERES) investigation explores the use of small satellites equipped to analyze and capture data from...

2013-04-17 20:22:14

BOSTON, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Speaking today at Boston's Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Haiti's Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe lauded the history-making approach of the MIT-Haiti Initiative in addressing one of Haiti's most significant agenda concerns: Education. Thanks to the MIT-Haiti Initiative, innovative technology-enhanced resources for improving science and math education will be developed and disseminated in Kreyol, Haiti's primary language. (Photo:...

2013-04-08 12:31:59

Software defined servers designed for the data center and built for the planet PALO ALTO, Calif., April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- HP today unveiled the world's first commercially available HP Moonshot system, delivering compelling new infrastructure economics by using up to 89 percent less energy, 80 percent less space and costing 77 percent less, compared to traditional servers.((1)) To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2013-04-04 16:20:29

BOSTON, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Raytheon Chairman and CEO William H. Swanson will be the keynote speaker at Bunker Hill Community College's 39th Commencement exercises on June 1, 2013. Swanson has also been named 2013 recipient of the BHCC President's Distinguished Service Award, which recognizes extraordinary commitment and service to the College. It is the highest honor the College bestows on a community or civic leader. A business leader widely recognized for his...

2013-03-25 12:22:56

Event Connects Companies, Communities and People who are re-defining Smart and Connected Systems CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Organizers of Haystack Connect 2013, a community organized, open forum conference bringing together leading technology suppliers, systems integrators and forward looking end users who are leading the way to more efficient and sustainable buildings and advanced smart-device applications, today announced the program and roster of...

2013-03-17 00:20:25

Celebrating University Digital Network at YTU, along with initiating relationship with MIT YANGON, Myanmar, March 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Frontiir bridges campuses across Yangon to mark the beginning of University Digital Network (UniNet). A ribbon cutting ceremony was held at Yangon Technological University today to celebrate the inauguration of University Digital Network (UniNet), which relies on high-performing yet affordable WiFi-based access and backhaul networking...

2013-03-13 15:30:55

What can sports teams learn from the manufacturing industry? Plenty, according to Timothy Chan of the University of Toronto (U of T) and Douglas Fearing of the Harvard Business School. Using statistics from the 2012 Major League Baseball season, Chan and Fearing found that positional flexibility — the ability of a player to play multiple positions — is valuable, responsible for up to 15 per cent of the team's runs, as was the case with the Chicago Cubs. Other teams like the...

2013-02-25 08:41:24

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Safe Communications, Inc. (OTCPINK: SGTB) announced today the signing of final licensing agreement with FullChance of China. The license calls for a launch of Safe's virtual world, Kuboo.com in China. The license calls for Safe to supply the technology while the China partners will provide the funding and technical expertise to develop, register and market Kuboo for the Chinese market. The original agreement, signed in October 2012, called for...

2013-02-21 12:25:02

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 13(th) Annual Game Developers Choice Awards (GDCA), the peer-awarded highest honors in video game development, have revealed the recipients of the remaining two of its Special Awards - the Pioneer Award, given to developers for creating breakthrough video game genres or concepts, and the Ambassador Award, given to those who have helped the game industry advance to a better place. The Pioneer Award will be given to Steve Russell for his...