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2014-08-20 08:26:22

NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VeriFone Mobile Money and Airtel Africa, part of the Bharti Airtel Group, today announced that they had reached an agreement to offer VeriFone Mobile Money's merchant enablement applications for mobile Tap n Pay across their 17 operating companies in Africa. VeriFone Mobile Money's Tap n Pay applications are a smart, secure and fast way for customers to pay, buy, bank, bill and remit money with their mobile phone at the point of sale....

2014-08-20 08:25:36

New "Document Knowledge Miner" Enables Those With Print Disabilities To More Easily Acquire Knowledge From Digital Files, Increasing The Usability Of Mobile Wireless Technologies. HILLIARD, Ohio, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IDEAL Group Apps4Android today announced the release of "Document Knowledge Miner," an Android application that enables individuals with print disabilities to acquire knowledge from digital documents, even if the documents were not designed with accessibility in mind....

2014-08-20 08:25:06

New funding to bolster product development and expand Kasisto's footprint in the financial services market NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kasisto, provider of a conversational artificial intelligence platform for enterprise mobile applications, today announced it has secured $2.25 million in seed funding. The round was led by New York Angels with participation from Two Sigma Ventures, the Partnership Fund for New York City, the Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator, Harvard...

2014-08-20 08:24:24

LONDON, August 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baxi Commercial, CORGI Services, EnviroVent, Fernox, Honeywell Control Systems, Innasol, Viessmann, WILO (UK) and Xylem Lowara UK are the latest big players to join over 125 energy brands already signed up to Ecobuild 2015 (http://www.ecobuild.co.uk) - the premier energy event in the UK. Taking place from 3rd to 5th March at London's ExCeL and supported by leading trade bodies NICEIC, HETAS, BPVA and MCS, Ecobuild now serves the...

2014-08-20 08:23:15

GUELPH, Ontario, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Canadian Solar Solutions Inc., has completed the sale of Good Light, a 10 megawatt ("MW") AC solar power plant located in the town of Kawartha Lakes, Ontario, Canada, valued at over C$66.0 million ($60.3 million) to a BluEarth Renewables Inc. subsidiary ("BluEarth")....

2014-08-20 08:23:06

SHANGHAI, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE: JKS), a global leader in the solar PV industry, today announced that it will supply 40 MW of solar PV modules to 8i S.A. ("8i"), a solar development company, for a solar power project in Chile. 8i will be the owner, project developer and EPC for this project. According to the terms of the agreement, delivery of the solar PV modules will begin in the fourth quarter of 2014. The...

2014-08-20 08:23:02

CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the 2(nd) anniversary of the SEC's final rule, thousands of publicly traded companies are still scrambling to overcome obstacles to gather and authenticate a complex web of supply chain information to meet conflict minerals reporting and potential audit requirements, a leading supply chain management company announced today. First-year reporting for conflict minerals revealed just how complex the processes and systems can be to...

2014-08-20 08:22:33

Bayer Patent Families Expand Quantum Materials' Advanced Material Offerings, Reinforce Intellectual Property Protection of Automated Quantum Dot Manufacturing Processes and Enhance Quantum Dot Solar Cell IP to Drive Future Development, Partnerships and Revenue SAN MARCOS, Texas, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Materials Corporation (OTCQB:QTMM) today announced the purchase of five diverse sets of patent families from Bayer Technology Services GmbH, the global technological...

2014-08-20 08:21:36

Sporting a lone star state color skin, the PASSPORT® Max(TM) will appear alongside the BELTRONICS STi Magnum(TM) Stealth Detector LAS VEGAS, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ESCORT Inc. (ESCORTinc.com), unique two-time winner of the detector category's top honor, SEMA Show 'Best New Product', announced the GATS Show debut of its all-new Texas Limited Edition model all-digital PASSPORT® Max(TM) High Definition windshield mount radar/laser detector. The new model will be featured...

2014-08-20 08:21:12

Will enable CGTech to offer new product that significantly improves productivity in automated machining processes for aerospace, automotive and industrial applications HARTFORD, Conn., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- CGTech will integrate UTC's technology within its VERICUT® cutting process software -- Benefits include reduced development time, shorter cycle times, less process variation, longer machine life and improved part quality -- UTC has...


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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