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2014-09-18 08:25:31

DALLAS, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds The Future of Big Data Analytics - Global Market and Technologies Forecast - 2015-2020 research report to its library of big data market research reports that include Big Data Market By Types (Hardware; Software; Services; BDaaS - HaaS; Analytics; Visualization as Service); By Software (Hadoop, Big Data Analytics and Databases, System Software (IMDB, IMC): Worldwide Forecasts & Analysis (2013 - 2018) as...

2014-09-18 08:24:10

Project development team focused on system reliability by reducing critical failure points ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. and SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- System reliability is always paramount and Bakersfield 111 Solar Park presents industry-leading tracker manufacturer, Array Technologies, Inc. (ATI) and ET Solar's turn-key solar financial solutions provider, ET Capital, with an interesting case in point. Not only does the 1.8 MW DC facility need to operate properly in the...

2014-09-18 08:23:31

New Rig Will Allow for Faster, Safer and More Efficient Shale Drilling KEITHVILLE, La., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Keithville Well Drilling, a private, Louisiana-based drilling company, today announced it has purchased and accepted delivery of the Schramm T250XD a new, land-based rig designed specifically for shale drilling. The company plans to immediately utilize the rig in the Haynesville Shale of Northwest Louisiana and East Texas....

2014-09-18 08:23:17

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products' (NYSE: APD) chairman, president and chief executive officer, Seifi Ghasemi, today announces a major company restructuring, with the goal of regaining industry leadership by providing excellent service to customers as the safest and most profitable industrial gas company in the world. Ghasemi says he has already met and communicated with thousands of Air Products' employees who are ready for change and are committing to a new...

2014-09-18 08:23:01

CALGARY, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - PENN WEST PETROLEUM LTD. (TSX - PWT; NYSE - PWE) ("Penn West", the "Company", "we", "us" or "our") is pleased to announce its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. The Company previously announced its key operating results for the second quarter on July 29, 2014. All figures are in Canadian dollars unless otherwise stated. All comparative figures for the three and six month periods ended June 30, 2013 are as restated....

2014-09-18 08:22:53

- Heraeus PV to highlight its successful European collaborations and strengthen intellectual property portfolio WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Heraeus Photovoltaics Business Unit will be attending the 28th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition [EU PVSEC 2014] at the RAI Convention & Exhibition Centre in Amsterdam, the Netherlands from September 23(rd) - 25(th) 2014. Exhibiting in Hall 1, Booth D6, Heraeus will be highlighting...

2014-09-18 08:21:09

The DUDAD device promises to revolutionize the way truckers handle loading and unloading; This handy device allows truckers to rest more comfortably during the loading or unloading process, helping them get more sleep before long drives. MOORSEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The DUDAD is a device that audibly rather than visually notifies truck drivers that they are finished being loaded or unloaded. This device enables drivers to sleep longer, saving them valuable time....

2014-09-18 08:20:48

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mission ready. That was the verdict for the U.S. Army's A Battery, 3rd Air Defense Artillery, who were recently certified to operate Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) JLENS radar to protect the National Capital Region (NCR) from cruise missiles and drone threats. JLENS is a system of two aerostats, or tethered blimps, that float 10,000 feet in the air. The helium filled aerostats, each nearly as long as a football field, carry...

2014-09-18 04:21:51

BANGALORE, India, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Infosys [http://www.infosys.com ] today announced the expansion of its partnership with Hitachi Data Systems [http://www.hds.com ] (HDS) to bring next-generation infrastructure and data center transformation solutions to enterprises. The new solutions will help improve operational efficiencies and facilitate smooth transition of their IT infrastructure to new cloud-based environments. (Logo:...

2014-09-18 04:21:48

BERLIN, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Infosys [http://www.infosys.com ], a global leader in technology, consulting and outsourcing, today announced a global partnership with Huawei [http://www.huawei.com/en ], a leading global information and communication technology (ICT) solution provider. Through this partnership, the companies will jointly offer enterprise customers cloud, big data and communication solutions, along with other enterprise-oriented services which will...


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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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'