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2014-07-24 12:21:53

OWEGO, N.Y., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After lifting more than 4.5 million pounds of cargo and conducting thousands of delivery missions for the U.S. Marine Corps, the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Kaman Aerospace Corporation (NYSE: KAMN) K-MAX cargo unmanned aircraft system (UAS) has returned to the United States following a nearly three-year deployment in Afghanistan. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140724/130083 In 2011, K-MAX became the first unmanned helicopter to...

2014-07-24 08:44:28

Research by Common Sense Advisory Ranks Lionbridge #1 in Market Share and Revenue; Report Predicts Substantial Growth in the $37 Billion Outsourced Language Services and Technology Industry WALTHAM, Mass., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lionbridge Technologies, (Nasdaq: LIOX) today announced that it has been recognized by Common Sense Advisory (CSA Research) as the world's number one language services company in its 10th annual global industry research report, "Language Services...

2014-07-24 08:44:26

Round Led by New Enterprise Associates and Oak Investment Partners and Joined by Existing Investors Columbia Capital, Telcom Ventures and Goldman Sachs Investment Partners SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NextNav LLC, a leading provider of location services for indoor and urban environments, today announced that it has closed a $70 million dollar Series D financing. The round was led by leading venture capital firms New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and Oak...

2014-07-24 08:43:57

Expanded technology capabilities to enhance insurers' agility and customer experience NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genpact Limited (NYSE: G), a global leader in designing, transforming and running business processes and operations, has become one of the first SAP partners to optimize its business process outsourcing (BPO) solutions for the SAP® Business All-in-One for Insurance solution using SAP HANA® Cloud Platform....

2014-07-24 08:43:23

New Flagship Models Provide Improved Organizational Features for Busy Families ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading home appliance manufacturer LG Electronics has expanded its family of 4-Door French-Door refrigerators with three new models that incorporate the innovative new CustomChill(TM) drawer, providing customizable storage with either extra refrigerator or soft freezer space. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110203/CG42292LOGO-d LG's newest 4-Door...

2014-07-24 08:43:10

DALLAS, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The current market for companies selling quantum dots is between $25 million (conservative) and $48 million (optimistic) in revenues, with the QD-enabled product market in excess of this. Revenues for QD-enhanced products are potentially upwards of $7 billion by 2024 across displays, solid-state lighting, solar, biomedical, anti-counterfeiting and sensors sectors. The Global Market for Quantum Dots research report of 88 pages published in...

2014-07-24 08:42:38

DUBLIN, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Rectifiers Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Rectifiers are the electronic devices that convert AC to DC. It includes one or more diodes, electronic components that conduct current in only one direction. Rectifiers are predominantly used as electronic components of DC power supplies and high-voltage direct current power transmission...

2014-07-24 08:42:36

Never Stop Learning, Say Most CIOs Surveyed MENLO PARK, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What's the secret to a successful IT career? Half (50 percent) of chief information officers (CIOs) surveyed by Robert Half Technology said their best career advice for new grads entering the tech industry is to keep learning new skills and stay current in their field. Seventeen percent of respondents said they'd tell first-time job seekers to take any opportunity that will help them get a foot in...

2014-07-24 08:42:26

Partnership between Fine Sounds Group and DTS provides the latest evidence of Play-Fi's rapid industry adoption CALABASAS, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTS, Inc. (Nasdaq: DTSI), a leader in high-definition audio solutions and audio enhancement technologies, today announced that the McIntosh, Sonus Faber, and Wadia brands are the latest to join the DTS Play-Fi ecosystem via a collaboration with Fine Sounds Group, a leading provider of premium audio systems and speaker products to the...

2014-07-24 08:40:38

Award Winning M100 Gains Direct Access To Mainland China Through Relationship with World's Largest PC Manufacturer ROCHESTER, N.Y., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vuzix Corporation (OTC:QB: VUZI) ("Vuzix" or, the "Company"), a leading supplier of Video Eyewear and smart glasses products in the consumer, commercial and entertainment markets, is pleased to announce that it has signed a major deal with Lenovo, the world's largest PC company to launch the award-winning M100 Smart Glasses...


Latest Technology Reference Libraries

Atari Lynx
2014-07-15 14:42:15

The Atari Lynx is a handheld gaming console released in September 1989, by the Atari Corporation. It was the first handheld to feature a color LCD screen. The Lynx (Handy Game) was originally developed by Epyx in 1987, but the company had financial troubles and agreed to have Atari handle production and marketing of the system. In 1991, Atari re-released the Lynx with improved hardware, longer battery life, and a sleeker look. Known as the Lynx II, it had rubber hand grips, a stereo...

The History of Mobile Phone Technology
2014-07-14 13:56:38

Smartphones and feature phones are as common now as traditional landline phones were for decades. These handheld devices are so popular that many homes now only use mobile phones, increasingly pushing landline devices into the obsolete category. But while the popularity of mobile connectivity is vast today, it is still a very young technology when compared to its landline counterparts, which have been in existence since the mid-1800s. To be clear, the history of the mobile phone focuses on...

The History Of Wearable Technology
2014-06-24 10:20:15

Wearable technology, which includes wearable devices, tech togs, and fashionable electronics, consists of articles of clothing and/or accessories that incorporate computer and advanced electronic technologies. Designs often incorporate practical functions and features, but may also have a purely critical or aesthetic agenda. Today, wearable devices are exploding onto the market, with everything from smart glasses (Google Glass) to smart watches (Samsung Galaxy Gear) on the rise. As for...

Nomophobia
2013-12-24 14:19:08

Nomophobia is the fear of being out of mobile phone contact. The term, which is an abbreviation for “no-mobile-phone-phobia”, was coined during a study by the UK Post Office who commissioned YouGov, a UK-based research organization to take a look at anxieties suffered by mobile phone users. The study found that almost 53 percent of mobile phone users in Britain have a tendency to be anxious when they “lose their mobile phone, run out of battery or credit, or have no network coverage”....

Technophobia
2013-12-24 11:45:54

Technophobia, from Greek techne, meaning art, skill, or craft, and phobos, meaning fear, is the fear or the dislike of advanced technology or complex devices, particularly computers. Although there are a number of interpretations of technophobia, they appear to become more complex as technology continues to evolve. The term is usually used in the sense of irrational fear, but others contend that their fears are justified. It is related to cyber phobia and it is the opposite of technophilia....

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