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2014-04-17 12:27:27

- More ways for University of Alabama fans to express team pride BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass announced today it is expanding its University of Alabama-branded Bama(®) Banking checking and savings accounts, further tapping into fans' desires to express their Crimson Tide pride through everyday activities. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140417/75955 Bama Banking initially offered a Crimson Tide Check Card tied to any BBVA Compass...

2014-04-17 12:26:09

STEVENS POINT, Wis., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NewPage Corporation (NewPage), a leading supplier of specialty papers, today launched a second edition of its PAPER@WORK Brief series titled, C1S or C2S. Finding the best label paper solution. This new PAPER@WORK Brief explores the primary differences between coated one side (C1S) and coated two side (C2S) papers when used for the labeling of cans, jars and plastic containers; a product labeling format utilized extensively by food...

2014-04-17 12:24:15

WASHINGTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Strong bipartisan majorities of voters support increased investment in energy infrastructure, according to a new poll API is unveiling as part of a recess campaign highlighting the voices of Americans. "Today's poll shows strong majorities of American voters support more domestic oil and natural gas development, regardless of party affiliation," said Karen Moreau, executive director of API's New York State Petroleum Council....

2014-04-17 12:24:00

Locus' Solar Monitoring and Data Analytics Products are Purchasing Coop's Top Choice HOBOKEN, N.J., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Locus Energy, a solar monitoring and analytics company, has announced that it has signed an agreement with Amicus Solar Cooperative to be its preferred vendor of solar monitoring hardware, software and solar data analytics. Hoboken, N.J.-based Locus Energy was selected from among its competitors for its outstanding reputation with the cooperative's...

2014-04-17 12:22:33

DUBLIN, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/82njmm/global_connected) has announced the addition of the "Global Connected Car M2M Connections and Services Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/82njmm/global_connected ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Connected Car M2M Connections and Services...

2014-04-17 12:21:22

DUBLIN, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3bg68v/global_nonlethal) has announced the addition of the "Global Non-lethal Weapons Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3bg68v/global_nonlethal ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Non-lethal Weapons market to grow at a CAGR of 5.22 percent over the...

2014-04-17 08:32:25

VANCOUVER, CALGARY, TORONTO, April 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Rogers customers can now access the internet and stream video deep into buildings, basements and elevators thanks to the launch of 700 MHz spectrum in select Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto communities earlier today. Consumer demand for mobile video is exploding with video consumption on smartphones and tablets growing by more than 700 per cent in the past three years.(1) A recent study shows three out of four Canadians stream a...

2014-04-17 08:32:05

Social and Mobile Recruitment Provider to Use Funding to Fuel Continued Global Expansion SAN FRANCISCO, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Work4, the global leader in social and mobile recruiting, has raised $7 million in Series B funding, bringing total funds raised to $18 million. Lead investor Serena Capital joins Matrix Partners in backing Work4, with Managing Partner Xavier Lorphelin joining the Board of Directors. This new funding will be used to fuel Work4's continued expansion in the...

2014-04-17 08:31:59

TechAmerica Foundation "Best Of" Award Recognizes Unisys Security Software Suite BLUE BELL, Pa., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) has been named a finalist for an American Technology Award (ATA) in cybersecurity for the Unisys Stealth(TM) Solution. The ATAs recognize the most outstanding products in the U.S. technology sector. "We are thrilled that the TechAmerica Foundation has chosen our Stealth product as a finalist for the American Technology...

2014-04-17 08:31:58

ANAHEIM, Calif., Apr. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- CMTL, (www.cmtlabs.com), Computer Memory Test Labs, the industry's leading independent memory product compatibility and functionality testing lab announced that Legacy Electronics is the first manufacturer in the industry to have a CSA certified SSD (Solid State Drive) successfully advanced tested on Intel D34010WYKH, D54250 WYKH, DN2820FYKH NUC platforms. CMTL President, John Deters stated "The Legacy Electronics 2.5", 120GB...


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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....

Vehicular Automation
2013-10-03 14:16:27

Vehicular automation uses artificial intelligence and mechatronics to aid an operator in controlling a robotic vehicle. Some of these vehicles are labeled “smart” or “intelligent,” while others that are more capable of moving on their own are known as “semi-autonomous.” Those robots that rely only on autonomous movement are simply known as “autonomous” or “robotic.” There are several types of vehicles that use automation to operate and the capabilities of these robots have...

Roomba
2013-10-03 12:56:31

The Roomba, sold by iRobot, is a name used for a series of autonomous robot vacuum cleaners that were first introduced into the market it 2002. There have been four versions or generations of Roomba since its creation, with over eight million sales throughout the world. It is capable of moving on its own and avoiding obstacles that are present in the average household, as well as capable of avoiding stairs and other drop offs. It is equipped with a computer chip and the Roomba Open Interface,...

The History of 3D Printing
2013-09-20 10:14:26

Three-dimensional printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is the process of using additives to form solid 3D objects of virtually any shape from a digital model. This is achieved using specially formulated additives, such as plastics, that are formed into successive layers of material typically laid down on a platform in different shapes. 3D printing is uniquely distinct from a more traditional 3D sculpting technique, which relies on the removal of layers (subtractive manufacturing)...

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