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2014-05-20 12:38:25

SAN FRANCISCO, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DataPad - the developer of next-generation agile data discovery for teams - came out of stealth today and to announce its groundbreaking data visualization and collaboration tool. Despite being relatively stealthy to date, DataPad has attracted thousands of interested users primarily via word of mouth from alpha testers. The company will unveil its technology at VentureBeat's DataBeat 2014 event in San Francisco May 20 as part of the...

2014-04-08 23:03:31

City of Palo Alto selects WaterSmart Software to improve water-use efficiency, engage customers, and manage current and future water costs. San Francisco (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 WaterSmart® Software, the leading behavioral water efficiency company that helps water utilities and their customers conserve water and save money, today announced the City of Palo Alto as its newest customer. Under the terms of the program, residents living in single-family homes are now receiving...

2014-04-07 04:20:50

WASHINGTON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Electric utilities in the US are expanding their use of social media and mobile applications to improve smart grid benefits and better engage with their customers. Of the 50 largest utilities, 49 currently have active Twitter accounts, all have Facebook accounts and 15 have mobile apps. These media are critical in reaching customers during power outages but also in providing energy savings tips, bill pay and other customer engagement services,...

2014-03-31 12:23:24

INDIANAPOLIS, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Water Technologies (OTC Pink: GWTR) notes increasing water prices and limited supplies are increasing demand for tools that improve the efficiency of water distribution systems. The company has assembled innovative technologies for improving water efficiency, ranging from sensors and software that reduce leaks and pipeline rehabilitation techniques to customer dashboards that improve usage data. All fit into the company's "People +...

2014-03-05 23:01:48

Award-Winning Publication Shortlists LOBOS as One of the Most Promising Software Solutions for the Utilities Industry Irvine, Calif. (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 After reviewing hundreds of solutions providers and consulting companies, CIO magazine, one of the most highly regarded publications in the information technology industry, has included Enerliance on their list of 2013 Most Promising Utilities Solutions Providers. The list, which was featured in CIO’s December 2013 issue, also...

2014-02-11 12:24:17

Adds clients in mobile, security, enterprise software and big data analytics; brings on tech PR veteran Scott Samson as SVP SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Antenna, a strategic communications firm focused on public relations and content marketing, today announced the formation of its high technology practice. With a strong heritage in energy technology, the company has extensive experience working with clients at the intersection of energy and high technology. Today's...

2014-02-11 08:40:36

DUBLIN, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/s92jz4/home_energy ) has announced the addition of the "Home Energy Management Systems: Vendors, Technologies and Opportunities, 2013-2017" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The current Home Energy Management Systems (HEMS) market is valued at $1.5 billion in 2013, and includes utility residential demand response (DR), connected home...

2014-02-10 12:21:28

Wi-Fi, cloud data-enabled home energy management solution delivers greater convenience, control, and up to ten percent savings on electricity service HOUSTON, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct Energy, one of North America's largest energy and energy-related services providers, in partnership with Opower and Honeywell, today announced the launch of the Meridian smart thermostat in Texas, including an advanced mobile app that enables anytime, anywhere management of home energy use. (Logo:...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'