Latest Technical communication Stories

2014-06-17 12:33:48

New Additions Announced at InstructureCon, Bringing Total Partners for Open Education Initiatives to More Than 100 SALT LAKE CITY, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At its annual user conference, InstructureCon 2014, Instructure today announced it has partnered with 20 new organizations in an ongoing effort to build a broad technology ecosystem for education. To date, Instructure has partnered with more than 100 organizations to create an open community of software applications using the...

2014-06-16 23:02:14

Over the next 10 years, more than 150 countries worldwide will require pharma track and trace regulations. Join FDAnews and track and trace expert Bill Fletcher of Pharma Logic Solutions on June 23, 2014 to tackle the numerous issues and misconceptions surrounding new track and trace requirements. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Preparing for Global Track & Trace Regulations: Unbiased, Real-World Solutions Vendors Don’t Want You to Know **FDAnews Webinar** June 23, 2014 —...

2014-06-13 12:22:49

Pop-up shop to sell eco-conscious beachwear; beach party to feature food and drink from Cyclone Anaya's and music from the White Loafers WASHINGTON, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cutting-edge, sustainable beachwear designers, Faherty Brand, are bringing their East Coast "Endless Summer" beach party tour to Fairfax County's Mosaic District. Festivities will include food and drinks for purchase from Cyclone Anaya's, music from the White Loafers, lawn games, and the chance to win Faherty Brand...

2014-06-13 00:20:09

LONDON, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With representation from the US, Poland, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Estonia and Serbia, this promises to be the most thought-provoking and intriguing learning technology of 2014. Smart devices, apps and the cloud - these are the new realities defining how and where people access Information Technology. The past five years have seen more technology changes than the previous 20 years, with the seemingly unstoppable rise of the...

A Meaningful Need Arises For Elderly-Based Activity Trackers
2014-06-12 06:28:09

Alan McStravick for redorbit.com - Your Universe online Just a few years ago, as cell phones became more broadly accepted and used, it became clear there was an entire demographic that was being left behind by the mobile trend. Billing itself as the senior cell phone, the Jitterbug was a device with larger buttons and display screen readout without all of the pesky and confusing applications that simply were unnecessary for the older set. For its wont to satisfy the senior demographic, it...

2014-06-11 08:25:31

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For those who enjoy finding the perfect quote for every occasion, Quotery.com (http://www.quotery.com) has distinguished itself as a clear leader in that regard. Quotery.com's clean design and smoothly efficient user interface set it apart from the bulk of unattractive, cluttered and often uninformative quotation sites that litter the web. Now, the site has added user profiles to the mix as part of building community and interaction...

2014-06-10 23:14:24

Rey Thomas, America’s Safety, Security, & Health Coach™, offers his readers a clear blueprint on how to effectively safeguard the people and possessions that are important to them as we approach the long, hot summer. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 It's a great time of year. Schools are out. The days are getting longer. The weather is getting better. But unfortunately, great weather can bring out bad people. In his new book, '50 Easy & Effective Ways To Stay Safe...

2014-06-10 23:13:23

Edtech training leader Atomic Learning recently announced it has attained IMS Global Learning Consortium (IMS GLC) Learning Tools Interoperability™ (LTI™) v1.1 certification to further extend the Atomic Learning Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) Tool functionality with the company’s education partners. Little Falls, MN (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Edtech training leader Atomic Learning recently announced it has attained IMS Global Learning Consortium (IMS GLC) Learning Tools...

2014-06-10 12:26:27

AMSTERDAM, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Data from Scopus ensures up-to-date presentation of researcher IDs in ORCID for five-year review of Portuguese R&D units Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, has announced that it has been selected by the national funding agency for science and technology in Portugal, Fundacao para a Ciencia e a Tecnologia (FCT), to provide...

2014-06-09 23:03:47

A Tennessee company has announced Uboxu, an all new computer system that runs standard web code, instead of typical computer software. Now, any web creator can create business software. Nashville, Tennessee (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Today, Uboxu announces its new computer system that is the first in the world to run open standards web code instead of proprietary software. The computer is placed in a business location, and any web creator can use standard web code to create and run business...

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.'