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2014-08-03 23:01:46

eReflect publishes its must-read summer book list for 2014 for people who want to make the most of every minute of their vacation. Whether it's something to read in the airport while waiting for a flight, or a book to enjoy while lying on the beach, there is a recommendation for everyone in eReflect's latest list. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 03, 2014 eReflect is a champion of self-improvement and continuous self-education, and the company has just released its complete summer 2014...

2014-08-01 23:01:01

Clark County, Nevada, joins an increasing number of school districts using Reading Horizons Elevate™ with English Language Learners. North Salt Lake, UT (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 What began as a one-off implementation of Reading Horizons Elevate™ at a high school in Clark County, Nevada, has grown to district-wide adoption of the results-driven reading program. This coming school year, Clark County School District will implement Reading Horizons Elevate™ in 117 middle and high...

2014-07-31 23:02:34

An expert on the memory processes underlying reading comprehension, University of New England Assistant Professor of Psychology Jennifer Stiegler-Balfour, Ph.D., is working with a team of students to determine the factors that contribute to a decline in reading comprehension in people with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders. Ultimately, Stiegler-Balfour believes the knowledge gleaned from the study may lead to the development of new approaches that allow countless older people...

2014-07-30 23:12:41

The 2014-15 competitive grant from the OSDE will fund the expansion of the Literacy First Framework to more than 25 Oklahoma school districts. Camden, NJ (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 In recognition of many years of documented improvement in academic achievement in Oklahoma schools, Catapult Learning has been awarded a $1.29 million grant from the Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE) for the 2014-15 school year. The grant awarded to Catapult Learning, the nation’s leading provider of...

2014-07-28 08:23:18

MNOs are dipping into the connected car market and expecting annual growth of greater than 40% through 2018, says Heavy Reading Mobile Networks Insider NEW YORK, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The market for connected cars is growing rapidly, with an expected compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 41.2% between 2013 and 2018, and mobile network operators (MNOs) are jumping on the opportunity for new revenue streams and enhancement of customer loyalty that comes with this growth, according to the...

2014-07-22 08:39:55

The API standard WebRTC will offer many benefits, but possibly some threats, to telcos, says Heavy Reading Insider NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WebRTC (Real-Time Communications) - a draft application programming interface (API) standard that supports browser-to-browser applications for voice calling, video chat and peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing without plugins - may provide many benefits, but definitely poses some threats to telcos, according to the latest report from Heavy...

2014-07-17 23:06:27

ALOHA launching Reading | Writing program for five to six year olds. (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 While summer has just begun in some parts of the country, the school year is not far away for some of us. To begin 2014 school year with a new initiative, ALOHA Mind Math is launching ‘ALOHA Champ,’ for children aged between 5 and 6 years. Mani Manickavelu, President and CEO of ALOHA Mind Math says, "After the phenomenal success of our Reading and Writing program, launched in 2012, we...

2014-07-17 08:35:49

Cable and OTT providers can work together to find probability for both, says Heavy Reading Cable Industry Insider NEW YORK, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cable and over-the-top (OTT) providers are striking an unusual friendship, one that leads to profitability for both sides once some large challenges are hurdled, according to the latest report from Heavy Reading Cable Industry Insider (www.heavyreading.com/cable), a subscription research service from Heavy Reading (www.heavyreading.com)....

2014-07-16 08:34:09

As the COTS platform market continues growing, ATCA is leading the way, says Heavy Reading Components Insider NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the carrier-grade commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) platform market continues to grow, it is apparent that Advanced Telecom Computing Architecture (ATCA) is leading the way as the most widely used COTS platform, according to the latest report from Heavy Reading Components Insider (www.heavyreading.com/commchip), a paid research service of Heavy...

2014-07-16 08:27:49

Will Provide Strategic Guidance to Bring Quality Healthcare to People in Underserved Areas READING, Mass., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health eVillages, a program founded by Donato Tramuto and Physicians Interactive in partnership with the not-for-profit Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights (RFK Center), has appointed five new members to its Advisory Board. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140220/MM69228LOGO Health eVillages provides iPod®, iPad® and other handheld...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'