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2014-08-20 08:32:58

Toronto start-up to advance context-aware mobile experience platform TORONTO, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Flybits Inc., a Toronto start-up that has created a context-aware experience development platform for mobile environments, has closed a $3.75 million Series A financing. Led by Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH (RBVC) and Trellis Capital Corporation with participation from MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund and Ryerson Futures, Inc., the investment will advance the company's...

2014-08-20 08:32:53

Good Becomes the Only Enterprise Mobility Management Provider to be Validated on Three Mobile Operating Systems SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Good Technology(TM), the leader in secure mobility, today announced that the company has received approval for their Secure Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) from the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) for iOS 7 and has been included within five prior STIGs resulting from a long standing collaboration with the...

2014-08-20 08:32:50

Good for Enterprise Enables Mid-Market Financial Services Provider to Deliver Enterprise-class Mobile Security Across Organization SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Good Technology(TM), the leader in secure mobility, today announced that Monterey Credit Union (MontereyCU) is using Good for Enterprise® (GFE) across multiple mobile operating system platforms to meet stringent requirements for securing member and financial information, while enabling employees to work...

2014-08-20 08:32:44

Premier value-added distribution network to provide worldwide push for industry's fastest-growing enterprise security platform SANTA CLARA, Calif., and TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Palo Alto Networks® (NYSE: PANW), the leader in enterprise security, and Westcon Group, the value-added distributor of security, unified communications, network infrastructure, and data center solutions, today announced that the companies have expanded their global distribution agreement. The...

2014-08-20 08:32:33

Many parents report replacing three or more phones for their children in the past 18 months NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kids headed back to school count on costly gadgets to help them learn and connect but are at greater risk than adults when it comes to device loss and damage, according to a new survey by Asurion, the recognized global leader in technology protection services. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140819/137431 Three quarters of students use phones and...

2014-08-20 08:31:56

Test and Measurement Instruments Company Deploys Cloud Service to Improve Inventory and Supply Management OTTAWA, Aug. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Kinaxis®, provider of RapidResponse®, delivering cloud-based SCM and S&OP applications, today announced that Anritsu Company, a global leader in communications test and measurement solutions, has deployed Kinaxis RapidResponse to drive better integration and alignment across the demand, supply and inventory functions of Anritsu's business,...

2014-08-20 08:31:49

Musoni's mobile approach has proved efficient, reliable and secure CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the microfinance industry (MFI), Frost & Sullivan recognises Musoni with the 2014 Kenyan Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Leadership. The company is the first 100 percent mobile microfinance institution in the world. By using a mobile platform as a channel to deliver its products and services to customers, Musoni has positioned...

2014-08-20 08:30:10

Iconic Soup Brand to Join Publix Super Market Shelves in September 2014 NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Soupman, Inc. (Public Trading Symbol: SOUP), the parent company of the best-tasting soup brand in the world, The Original Soupman®, proudly announces that its world-famous soups should be found in more than 1,000 Publix Super Markets soup aisles in September 2014, alongside other soup providers such as Campbell's and Progresso. Publix Super Markets, Inc. (www.publix.com)...

2014-08-20 08:29:37

DALLAS, August 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com now offers 2020 forecast reports for smart glass market and flexible display industry in its store. The analysis shows that the total flexible display market is projected to reach the market revenue worth $3.89 billion by 2020. The value of Smart glass market was worth $1581.4 Million in 2013, and is expected to reach $5814 Million by 2020, at an estimated CAGR of 20% from 2014 to 2020. Smart Glass Market...

2014-08-20 08:27:59

Based on Consumer Use, PayPal, Google Wallet and Apple Passbook Lead; Amazon, MasterCard and NXT-ID Enter Market NEW YORK and POINT ROBERTS, Washington, August 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Will Biometrics Play a Key Role in Addressing Security Concerns in the Payment Industry? Investorideas.com (http://www.investorideas.com), a global news source covering leading sectors including biometrics, issues commentary from analysts and experts on the growing digital wallet market....


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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