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2014-09-30 08:42:56

Fall Product Release Includes Arena Scribe, Arena Data Extract and Significant Enhancements to Arena Quality; Provides Unparalleled Collaboration Capabilities from Within the Product Record and the Capture of Complete Process Data for Analysis FOSTER CITY, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Solutions, the pioneer of cloud-based product lifecycle management (PLM) applications, today announced its Fall 2014 release, which includes two new modules - Arena Scribe and Arena DataExtract -...

2014-09-30 08:42:49

LISBON, Portugal, LONDON and WASHINGTON, September 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - First Mexican retail customer for leading Enterprise Business Assurance software RAID WeDo Technologies [http://www.wedotechnologies.com/en/home ], a worldwide leader in enterprise business assurance, today announced that the world's largest operator, franchisor, and licensor of convenience stores, 7-Eleven, has selected its RAID 7 software solution for the retailer's Mexican operations. This...

2014-09-30 08:42:39

Maxim Integrated gives designers a ready-to-implement Micro PLC analog-output system for Industry 4.0 applications. SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Engineers can now meet the higher resolution, distributed control requirements of Industry 4.0 industrial factory automation designs, while using less power, with the MAXREFDES60# 16-bit analog output system from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120912/SF71654LOGO The trend of...

2014-09-30 08:42:01

Mcor IRIS offers sharper colours, higher quality colour on thin walls and reduced ink consumption DUNLEER, Ireland, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mcor Technologies Ltd today extended the possibilities of colour 3D printing with enhancements to the Mcor IRIS, already the world's most colour-capable 3D printer. The Mcor IRIS now offers: -- Increased colour edge definition, or sharpness. -- Improved colour quality on thin-walled models. -- A 10 percent reduction in ink usage,...

2014-09-30 08:41:45

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hikvision®, a multiple award-winning innovator of video surveillance products and solutions, now presents a new line of BIM security cameras that can be integrated seamlessly with specifiers' and engineers' Autodesk Revit models. This content is available via Autodesk Seek, a leading web service that allows users to find, preview, and download BIM components from a library of over 66,000 items. The finished design is a marriage...

2014-09-30 08:41:39

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Technology Net, Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of IT Locator. A partner organization to The ASCII Group, Inc. the oldest and largest independent community of solution providers in the world, IT Locator is a new offering that presents a single, easy-to-use, socially integrated interface for technology buyers looking to find IT professionals and service providers who can offer the right IT solution. IT Locator is a...

2014-09-30 08:41:30

MCX to leverage InComm's vast retail partner network to expand the reach of its new mobile payment app ATLANTA, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InComm, a leading provider of integrated point-of-sale (POS) technology solutions to retailers, has entered into a strategic partnership with Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX), a company formed by the nation's leading merchants to develop a customer-centric and secure mobile payment solution....

2014-09-30 08:41:23

LONDON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Overview:Collectively speaking, wireless security represents technologies and solutions designed to prevent unauthorized access or information damage for computers connected to wireless networks. Increasingly, wireless security is targeted to the emerging needs of the handheld wireless ecosystem, which includes wireless tablets, smartphones, and other devices. These devices typically rely upon an operating system that is optimized and/or...

2014-09-30 08:41:22

LONDON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Overview:Mobile payments represents a huge market opportunity and quite simply one of the most dynamic and fast-evolving arenas within the convergence of wireless and commerce. Many aspects of the mobile payments ecosystem are evolving including what people buy, how purchases are made, what devices are used, how purchases are funded, how merchants or producers are monetized, and even the identity of sellers and buyers. Payment solutions can be...

2014-09-30 08:41:04

LONDON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SummaryThis report presents the findings from a survey of 112 media companies regarding their Information & Communications Technology (ICT) investment trends. The survey investigates how media companies currently allocate their ICT budgets across the core areas of enterprise ICT expenditure: hardware, software, IT services, communications, and consulting. Key Findings-- Kable's survey shows that media companies are increasing their...


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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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'