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2014-03-12 23:28:26

Morf Media Inc. is the global leader in ‘Mobile Simulation Training for Enterprises’. Corporate America will be first to take advantage of ‘Super-Human’ skilled employees that can drive dramatic performance gains using Morf's new platform technology. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 A random chance encounter at a restaurant between Robert Fong, the founder of Morf Media and Jean Claude Petter, previously CEO of a private Swiss bank, led to an investment that has since...

2014-03-06 23:31:38

A 2011 New York Times front-page story sparked a cascade of global attention looking at why Silicon Valley’s top technology executives were sending their children to a school without computers. The new documentary film Preparing for Life produced by Waldorf School of the Peninsula in conjunction with Paul Zehrer of PotentialSF, picks up where that story left off – talking with Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, Stanford researchers, investment bankers, and parents who run some of the...

2014-03-06 12:25:17

DCM Leads $6.17 Million Series A Funding in New Social App that Lets People Find and Share Personal Tips on Beauty, Fitness, DIY and More with Their Family and Friends SILICON VALLEY, Calif., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Instagram is for photos, Pinterest is for interests, Twitter is for news, and Facebook is for...well, everything. But when people want to learn and share valuable tips on things that are essential to their daily lives, where do they go? Clearly, they're going to...

2014-02-28 20:23:54

China Fortune Land Development Gives Boost to Chinese Industry with Technological Innovation SILICON VALLEY, Calif., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Fortune Land Development Co., Ltd. (CFLD), a leading expert in investment and operation of industrial zones in China, officially launched a high-tech incubator in Silicon Valley on February 28. The incubator marks a new way to upgrade China's industries, a new platform to connect Chinese and US high-tech industries and a key step of...

2014-02-28 12:22:52

Aerospace and Defense Technology World Leader Recognized for Local Impact SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin's [NYSE: LMT] Space Systems Company was inducted into the Business Hall of Fame by the San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce last night. "Lockheed Martin is proud to call Silicon Valley home for a number of our most innovative programs," said Douglas R. Graham, vice president of advanced programs for Lockheed Martin Space Systems and...

2014-02-27 23:02:40

Pioneering the Green Economy: The Need, the Challenge and the Opportunity Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 WHAT: Sustainable Silicon Valley (SSV), in partnership with NASA Ames Research Center and Stanford University Precourt Energy Efficiency Center, will host the fifth annual Water, Energy and Smart Technology (WEST) Summit to showcase game-changing solutions for planetary sustainability. This year’s speakers will focus on Pioneering the Green Economy, leveraging the...

2014-02-19 23:04:09

Robert Chen appointed vice president of engineering. Vancouver, B.C. (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 QuickMobile, the recognized global leader in mobile event apps, today announced that Robert Chen has been appointed vice president (VP) of engineering. Chen returns to Vancouver after more than 24 years working for a number of start-ups and large enterprises in Silicon Valley, Calif. Most recently, Chen was VP of engineering for Vitria Technology in Sunnyvale, Calif., where he was responsible...

2014-02-14 23:24:07

Join Silicon Valley’s first-ever festival celebrating the ecosystems that grow startups, and drive entrepreneurship, technology, and economic impact Silicon Valley, Calif. (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 The Global Innovation Summit +Week is the world's leading event focused on fostering systemic innovation in startup communities and across companies, cities and countries. The main event, Global Innovation Summit, seeks to grow innovation ecosystems that can stimulate the creation of...

2014-02-11 23:02:32

Recently named one of the five best places to work in the country by Glassdoor, Paycom joins other prominent technology companies already located in Silicon Valley. Sunnyvale, Calif. (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Paycom, a leading provider of human capital management technology, expanded its national footprint with the opening of its first Silicon Valley office. This marks the fourth location in California and the 25th across the nation for Oklahoma City-based Paycom, which offers innovative...

2014-02-04 23:04:07

Annual economic study by Joint Venture Silicon Valley and Silicon Valley Community Foundation shows jobs, income, tech, investment all spiking SAN JOSE and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Silicon Valley’s economy is red-hot and leads the nation with extraordinary growth in jobs, income, innovation, venture capital investment and immigration, according to the 2014 Silicon Valley Index released today by Joint Venture Silicon Valleyand Silicon Valley Community Foundation....


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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