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Douglas Engelbart, The Man Behind The Mouse, Dies
2013-07-04 07:15:30

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Dr. Douglas Engelbart, the man who invented the computer mouse and reportedly developed early incarnations of email and word processing software, died Wednesday in his Atherton, California home at the age of 88. His passing was confirmed to Associated Press (AP) Technology Writer Michael Liedtke by the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California, where he had been a fellow since 2005. The museum said they had been...

2012-05-15 05:59:29

NASA has announced a modification of its NASA Launch Services (NLS) II contract with Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) of Hawthorne, Calif., to add an additional configuration of the Falcon 9 rocket to its fleet. The SpaceX Falcon 9 v1.1 launch service will be available to the agency's Launch Services Program to use for future missions in accordance with the on-ramp provision of NLS II. The NLS II on-ramp provision provides an annual opportunity for new launch service providers to...

2012-03-02 08:00:00

Sima Vasa, Paradigm Sample's CEO, to speak at the NLS Food Marketing Summit on March 6th and 7th at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa in Palm Desert, California. Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) March 02, 2012 Paradigm Sample´s CEO, Sima Vasa, will be speaking at the NLS Food Marketing Summit on March 6, 2012 in Palm Desert, California. The topic will be leveraging mobile technology for real-time data collection. "Mobile Technologies can provide real-time sales and...

2010-12-20 16:35:00

BALTIMORE, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NFB-NEWSLINE®, a free audible newspaper service for blind and print-disabled people, and the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped of the Library of Congress (NLS) today announced the launch of an exciting new access method, the NFB-NEWSLINE® NLS DTB Downloader. This breakthrough access method will allow subscribers to easily download their favorite publications to the book...


Word of the Day
bellycheer
  • Good cheer; viands.
  • To revel; to feast.
The word 'bellycheer' may come from 'belle cheer', "good cheer".
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