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2014-03-06 12:23:37

Emerging, holistic systems to enable CEM-driven telcos that leverage customer experience analytics to improve customer service, increase customer satisfaction and enhance profitability NEW YORK, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Customer experience management (CEM) is poised for significant growth this year in the telecom sector, as more operators look to deploy holistic CEM systems that use analytics to improve customer service, increase customer satisfaction and enhance profitability,...

2014-03-05 08:36:58

Understanding and Preventing Today's Targeted Threads Sponsored by Trend Micro, Inc. BOSTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Tech's Dark Reading (darkreading.com) and InformationWeek (informationweek.com), the leading technology media brands focused on serving both IT security and business leaders, along with Trend Micro (www.trendmicro.com), invite you to join us to discuss the important topic of cybersecurity with top industry experts in this half-day, information-packed event. Come away...

2014-03-05 08:29:48

Minimally invasive skin care treatments open up a world of options for nonsurgical cosmetic improvement, says leading Pennsylvania plastic surgeon READING, Pa., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Of the many technological advancements in cosmetic medicine to evolve in the past couple of decades, the one that has had the greatest impact is the use of the laser. Lasers can deliver impressive results to patients with little to no downtime and minimal risks, says Dr. Brian K. Reedy, a...

2014-03-03 12:28:34

More than 30,000 educators unite K-12 students in shared reading practice challenge WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If the Olympics had a challenge for reading practice, America's students would be gold medal winners! K-12 students read nearly 5 million books to set a new record during Renaissance Learning's "Read the Most Coast to Coast" event held February 28. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20001108/RENAISSANCELOGO The annual event challenges...

2014-03-03 08:28:33

Celebration Focused on Promoting Literacy Around the World NEW YORK, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 5th, LitWorld, a global 501(c)3 literacy organization, in partnership with Scholastic, The New York Public Library, NYC Police Commissioner William Bratton, Skype in the classroom, Broadway's Matilda the Musical and Gray Line New York, will celebrate World Read Aloud Day (WRAD) in New York City. LitWorld's World Read Aloud Day is an annual day of celebration focused on closing...

2014-02-28 23:01:54

In an effort to address concerns and confusion over health insurance coverage and rules under the Affordable Care Act, an insurance agency near Reading, PA is offering a 10-point health insurance fact sheet available free of charge on their website. Reading, PA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 American Insuring Group, an insurance agency near Reading, PA offering car, home, business, life and health insurance, has released a 10-point health insurance fact sheet designed to help individuals and...

2014-02-26 16:33:33

DALLAS, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In January Istation improved its computer-adaptive reading assessment with the addition of enhanced scoring metrics correlated with the widely adopted Lexile(® )Framework for Reading. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120709/DA36825LOGO) This past fall, Istation partnered with MetaMetrics(®), developer of the Lexile Framework for Reading, to link the Lexile scale with student comprehension scores from ISIP(TM) (Istation's Indicators...

New Study Confirms Instructional Media Can't Teach Babies To Read
2014-02-26 07:29:57

[ Watch the Video: Can Babies Really Learn To Read? ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Despite the availability of DVDs and other media products claiming to help babies learn to read, these goods don’t actually instill reading skills in infants, according to new research appearing in the Journal of Educational Psychology. “While we cannot say with full assurance that infants at this age cannot learn printed words, our results make clear they did not learn...

2014-02-23 08:20:12

Spritz's Text Streaming Technology Enables Easy Reading in a Format Optimized for Small Screens BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spritz, the company behind the innovative text streaming technology built to reinvent the way people read, launched today at Mobile World Congress. Spritz's patent-pending technology enhances reading on mobile and wearable devices by streaming individual words using the "Optimal Recognition Point" (ORP) in a special display called the...

2014-02-21 08:28:33

Although 5G isn't expected to deploy until 2020, researchers are already focusing on the future technology, says Heavy Reading 4G/LTE Insider NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It may be years away from commercial deployment, but 5G already is showing up in long-term R&D plans of leading network operators, technology suppliers, and standards groups looking to secure a leadership role in defining the next next-generation mobile networks, according to the latest report from Heavy...


Word of the Day
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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