Latest Sharing Stories

2014-03-04 08:37:14

Expert panel provides information on helping people build cooperatives, social enterprise, and local sustainable economies AUSTIN, Texas, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It has been an amazing year of progress for the Texas economy. And while we continue to see progress, Texas is looking for innovative solutions for growth. On Friday, March 7, 2014 Senator Rodney Ellis will host a panel at the Texas State Capital in Austin, Texas on the opportunities in the shared economy. "The...

2014-02-12 12:22:11

DUBLIN, February 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tj6mpw/car_sharing) has announced the addition of the "Car Sharing End-user Analysis in Selected European Cities" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tj6mpw/car_sharing ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This research service examines consumer perceptions of car sharing based on a survey conducted...

2013-08-19 14:03:20

Getting kids to share their toys is a never-ending battle, and compelling them to do so never seems to help. New research suggests that allowing children to make a choice to sacrifice their own toys in order to share with someone else makes them share more in the future. The new findings are published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. These experiments, conducted by psychological scientists Nadia Chernyak and Tamar Kushnir of Cornell...

2010-10-21 00:00:40

Shared ownership of assets such as planes, boats or homes on the rise; ShareZen provides a streamlined way to manage the details. Bellingham, WA (PRWEB) October 20, 2010 Company founders today announced the launch of ShareZen, an online application that makes it easy for people to manage shared assets by offering them a simple system for scheduling use, tracking shared expenses, keeping up on maintenance and fostering owner communication. The application is currently geared toward shared...

2010-10-15 07:10:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- For OEM software developer Blue Peach, sales of its flagship CIFS software stack has been bucking the trends in this tough economic time. To take advantage of some of that growth and to make an even larger impact in the market, Blue Peach will be offering its full featured CIFS network file sharing stack at no charge for a limited time. Blue Peach's Blue Share(TM) CIFS stack is a high performing, small footprint stack designed for embedded platforms...

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.'