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2014-01-22 12:22:57

BOSTON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Skyhook Wireless, the inventors of Wi-Fi and hybrid positioning announced a partnership with CAMS LLC - the leader in providing online operators with payment connectivity, geolocation and Know Your Customer (KYC) verification services - to provide Wi-Fi location services in the state of New Jersey. On November 21st, the state of New Jersey authorized online gaming. According to NJ.com, Governor Chris Christie anticipates online gaming will...

2011-11-01 07:00:00

Lauded performance supplement aims to put more "spring-loaded" fighters in the octagon. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 01, 2011 SkyHook Nutrition, LLC, designer of superior quality dietary supplements for elite fighters, officially releases BELDT: Force Thermogenicâ“ž¢, a new pre-workout performance enhancer scientifically formulated to incite more "spring-loaded" lean muscle development, and the first of its "Force...

2011-10-10 09:00:00

Top fighters turn to SkyHook Nutrition's new line of supplements for "explosive" athletic edge. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 10, 2011 Faced with ever-swelling waves of competition, today's athletes are consistently forced to seek new and better ways to stay on top, be it anabolic or thermogenic. Accordingly, every supplement retailer from Anchorage to Zanzibar also winds up flooded with more and more "performance enhancing" products which turn out to be either unsafe, or promise far more...

2011-04-15 08:00:00

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Intersect World LLC, a leading developer of apps for all the leading mobile platforms, today announced the integration and immediate availability of Radio - iPad Edition, the only iPad App to date to provide native support of Skyhook's Local Faves social location framework. The launch of Radio - iPad Edition with Skyhook's Local Faves embedded will be followed by the rest of the iPad Editions of Internet radio apps soon to be...

2008-04-14 14:03:54

Positioning system used by iPhone/iPod breachedIn January, Skyhook Wireless Inc. announced that Apple would use Skyhook's WiFi Positioning System (WPS) for its popular Map applications. The WPS database contains information on access points throughout the world. Skyhook itself provides most of the data in the database, with users contributing via direct entries to the database, and requests for localization. ETH Zurich Professor Srdjan Capkun of the Department of Computer Science and his team...

Word of the Day
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'