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2014-08-26 23:03:03

The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), the largest technology council in the nation, today announced that Virginia Senate candidates Senator Mark Warner and Ed Gillespie will participate in a Technology Town Hall Forum, co-hosted by NVTC and Microsoft, on Monday, September 8 at Microsoft’s offices in Reston. HERNDON, Va. (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), the largest technology council in the nation, today announced that Virginia Senate...

2014-08-26 12:32:32

DOWNINGTOWN, Pa., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Softmart announced it has won the Gold Level Excellence in Operations Award for delivering market-leading operational excellence supporting Microsoft technology over the past year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140616/118491 "Softmart is honored to have our efforts recognized by Microsoft. We pride ourselves in delivering outstanding technology solutions that drive value and productivity for our customers, and this...

2014-08-26 12:31:58

DUBLIN, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "IT Market in Poland 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 IT is an integrated platform that include hardware, software, and services. The IT department has assumed critical importance in today's competitive business environment as it helps an organization to integrate various business processes through IT hardware, software, and service solutions...

2014-08-26 08:37:03

LONDON, August 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A long relationship with Microsoft and use of Microsoft technology to build its applications has led NFS Technology Group to being awarded a Microsoft Gold Partnership NFS was awarded the Microsoft Gold Partnership for the latest meeting room and resource management software, Rendezvous Workspace, which was built around the latest Microsoft technology. The use of Microsoft technology for the Workspace solution provides the...

2014-08-25 23:08:51

New online scheduler feature allows ConnectLeader® Team Dialer™ users to schedule and manage their outbound calling sessions directly within the ConnectLeader platform. Salem, NH (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 The ConnectLeader Team Dialer is a sales acceleration solution that helps business development and inside sales reps improve their outbound dialing productivity by eliminating non-productive calling activity. ConnectLeader customers have learned that pre-planning strategic calling...

2014-08-25 23:05:18

OneDrive Management Suite demonstrates innovation and commitment of excellence for customers. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 MetaVis Technologies, the market leader in modern content management solutions for Microsoft Office 365 & SharePoint, today announced that the OneDrive Management Suite has been named a 2014 "Trend-Setting Product" by KMWorld Magazine. This is MetaVis’ second time being honored for an award by KMWorld Magazine, which will be publicized in...

2014-08-25 12:29:41

Cruise line equips 40,000 crew members with Windows 8.1 tablets to stay better connected with family and friends. REDMOND, Wash., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean Cruises International is providing its 40,000 crew members with Windows 8.1 tablets. Crew members of Royal Caribbean's newest ship, Quantum of the Seas, will be the first to receive the 8-inch Windows-based tablets built by HEXA for the cruise line. The tablets will feature services such as Bing, Skype, Office...

windows 9 rumors
2014-08-23 05:11:36

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Plans to unveil Windows 9 are being kept under wraps by Microsoft, but a preview of the updated operating system in late September or early October is being rumored, with a date of September 30th reported by The Verge. The site references unnamed “sources familiar with Microsoft’s plans,” who say the Windows 9 debut could come at a special press event which will detail changes that have been worked on and tweaked over the past...

2014-08-22 23:07:59

The first ORTC Public Draft Specification has been published, authored by Hookflash, Microsoft, and Google. Calgary, AB, Canada (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 The first ORTC Public Draft Specification has been published, authored by Hookflash, Microsoft, and Google. (http://ortc.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/ortc.html ) This specification extends WebRTC 1.0 with new functionality to create a WebRTC 1.1 API with exceptional flexibility and no loss of compatibility. Like WebRTC, ORTC (Object...

2014-08-22 12:28:19

GLEN ELLYN, Ill., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This week Inc. magazine announced its annual list of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies. Magenium Solutions ranked No. 2287 on the exclusive Inc. 500|5000 list, moving up from No. 2579 the previous year, signaling continued strong growth. This honor acknowledges Magenium's excellent IT service offerings and commitment to client satisfaction. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the...


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Bill Gates
2013-09-17 12:44:24

William Henry "Bill" Gates III, Born October 28, 1955 is an American business magnate, investor, programmer, inventor and philanthropist. Gates is the former chief executive and Co-founder of Microsoft, the world’s largest personal-computer software company. He Co-founded Microsoft with Paul Allen. Bill Gates is consistently ranked in the Forbes list of the world's wealthiest people and was the wealthiest overall from 1995 to 2009 — excluding 2008, when he was ranked third. In 2011 he...

Xbox
2013-08-10 06:56:18

The Xbox is a video game console developed by Microsoft and introduced on November 15, 2001 in North America. On February 22, 2002 it was released in Japan, and on March 14, 2002 in Australia and Europe. By May 10, 2006 over 24 million systems had been sold. The system was discontinued in Japan in 2007, and everywhere else in 2008. The Xbox was the first game console that was produced by an American company since the Atari Jaguar ceased sales in 1996. The Xbox 360 is its successor. A...

2010-09-29 15:16:42

Computer software is the collection of computer programs and related data that give the instructions to a computer. Different from hardware, software is intangible, which means that it cannot be touched. Some examples of computer software include: word processors, video games, operating systems, and device drivers. Historically, the software industry is much like that of other technological industries in that it has grown from a few prototypes from different engineers to one application that...

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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