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2014-08-12 23:08:14

Cloud Software Company Will Implement an Open Data Platform for the Texas City to Boost the Quality of Life Seattle, WA (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Socrata (http://www.socrata.com), a Seattle-based cloud software company focused exclusively on democratizing access to government data, announced the launch of a pilot open data project with the City of Fort Worth (Texas). Socrata will support Fort Worth’s efforts to boost quality of life for its constituents by supporting civic developer...

2014-08-05 23:09:21

The cloud software company’s dynamic technology platform helps UNDP transform its flagship Human Development Report into an interactive online experience. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Socrata (http://www.socrata.com), a Seattle-based cloud software company focused exclusively on democratizing access to government data, today voiced its support for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), which has transformed its flagship human development report – Human...

2014-07-22 16:29:59

Leading Federal IT Contractor Joins World's Only Trade Group Advocating for Open Data Standards within Government WASHINGTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Data Transparency Coalition (DTC) today welcomed Citizant to the outstanding community of public and private sector groups that are advocating for the publication of government information as standardized, machine-readable data. Based in Chantilly, VA, Citizant designs and delivers business and IT transformation...

2014-06-06 23:06:59

Netherlands’ tech hub will offer an open data platform for improved transparency and a performance dashboard to increase trust and citizen engagement. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Socrata, a Seattle-based cloud software company focused exclusively on democratizing access to government data, today announced that Eindhoven, a leading Dutch city for technology and design, has chosen Socrata’s open data platform and open performance solutions for its open government...

2014-05-29 23:11:51

Socrata will participate at nearly 50 events nationally to support a weekend of innovation, fueled by public data. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Socrata, a Seattle-based cloud software company focused exclusively on democratizing access to government data, today announced its second year as a major sponsor of the National Day of Civic Hacking (NDoCH). This year’s event will take place May 31 - June 1, 2014. Focused on supporting data access and innovation, Socrata will offer...

2014-05-21 23:07:16

The Open Data Innovation Summit will unite thought leaders and open data activists that are utilizing freely available data. The summit is taking place at the Sheraton Hotel in Boston on June 11 & 12 and will combine keynote presentations with interactive workshops and countless networking opportunities. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Last week, President Barack Obama enacted the nation's first Open Data law that will require federal agencies to publish their spending data in an...

2014-05-13 23:08:32

Latest issue highlights entrepreneurs in Chicago, data trends in US healthcare, UK open data leader Gavin Starks, and NYC’s BigApps competition. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Socrata (http://www.socrata.com), a Seattle-based cloud software company focused exclusively on democratizing access to government data, today announced the release of a third edition of its print and digital magazine, Open Innovation. Focused on trends in the global open data and open performance...

2014-05-10 00:22:04

Nation's First-Ever Open Data Law Mandates Unprecedented Federal Spending Transparency WASHINGTON, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Data Transparency Coalition: President Barack Obama signed the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act into law today. Known as the DATA Act, the federal spending transparency legislation is widely regarded as the nation's first "open data" law. The DATA Act, which mandates the standardization of...

2014-04-30 23:15:37

Leading Open Data and Open Performance Software Company Adds 22 New Customers and More Than Doubles Revenue and Headcount Compared to a Year Earlier Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Socrata, a Seattle-based cloud software company focused exclusively on democratizing access to government data, today announced outstanding gains in customer growth and revenue in the first quarter of 2014. Over the quarter, the company welcomed 22 new customers, already half of what it gained in all...

2014-04-10 16:30:04

Landmark Open Data Legislation to Overhaul Federal Spending Transparency WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Data Transparency Coalition: The United States Senate approved an amended version of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (S. 994) today by unanimous consent. Advocates expect the landmark open data legislation, known as the DATA Act, to earn swift approval in the U.S. House of Representatives, where an...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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