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2014-07-28 16:20:36

LIVONIA, Mich., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE: TRW), the global leader in active and passive safety, has launched its latest-generation Electric Park Brake (EPB) technology with three major Japanese based vehicle manufacturers and will begin production with a fourth automaker in the near future. The EPB system functions as a conventional hydraulic brake for standard service brake applications, and as an electric brake for parking and emergency...

2014-07-28 12:31:34

TEL AVIV, Israel, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Variscite [http://www.variscite.com ], a leading designer and manufacturer of embedded solutions [http://www.variscite.com/solutions ] and System-on-Modules [http://www.variscite.com/products/system-on-module-som ], announces the launch of the enhanced VAR-SOM-AM33_V2 [http://www.variscite.com/products/system-on-module-som/cortex-a8/var-som-am33-cpu-ti-am335x-am3354-am3352 ] System-on-Module. The already hugely successful...

2014-07-28 12:31:32

Extends Coverage to More Than 10 Countries and Adds 100MB of LTE Data Use COSTA MESA, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ultra Mobile, the premier mobile operator known for keeping people connected with families and friends overseas, today makes it even more affordable with the introduction of the company's $19 prepaid unlimited international/domestic voice and text plan. The plan includes calling [and texting] throughout the United States and between 10 countries including...

2014-07-28 12:31:16

Customers in Nashville Will Receive Benefits Tied to All-Fiber Infrastructure for High-Speed Internet, TV Services NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* today confirmed it will expand its ultra-fast network to the City of Nashville. The AT&T GigaPower network will provide services offered over an all fiber network featuring symmetrical upload and download broadband speeds up to 1 Gigabit per second, and AT&T's most advanced TV services to consumers and businesses....

2014-07-28 12:28:16

DALLAS, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) Market [Instruments, Reagents & Data Management Systems] [Technique (Immunoassay, Clinical Chemistry, Molecular Diagnostics, Hematology) & Applications (Diabetes, Infectious Diseases, Cancer & Cardiology)] Systems, End Users] - Forecast To 2017 research report says global industry is expected to reach $69.1 billion by 2017, at a CAGR of 7% from 2012 to 2017. The global in vitro diagnostics market...

2014-07-28 12:28:13

DUBLIN, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Synthetic Biology Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The term synthetic biology covers the designing and engineering of completely new biological parts, devices, and organisms as well as the redesigning of natural biological systems that provide improved and desirable functions. It is considered to be a form of extreme genetic...

2014-07-28 12:27:53

Living in the Big Apple is amazing and stressful at the same time. With the time constraints many people have, they often forget about taking care of their residence. The consequence of this is clutter. NEW YORK, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- New York City is probably one of the most stressful places in the United States and quite possibly the world in general. Being such a stressful place there is a significant amount of mental pressure on an individual to succeed and strive...

2014-07-28 12:27:37

ROSEVILLE, Minn., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeHealth, LLC is pleased to announce the acquisition of the IRMA TruPoint Blood Analysis System. LifeHealth plans to continue to build on the foundation of the IRMA TruPoint product line and continue the development of its proprietary new measures that the Company believes will have a significant impact on improving health. The IRMA TruPoint system was the first device to bring laboratory grade blood gas analyses to the patient...

2014-07-28 12:26:39

HAGERSTOWN, Md., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Established in 1931, the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, in Hagerstown, Maryland, provides residents and visitors access to a permanent collection of art. The Museum also features a rotating schedule of exhibitions, musical concerts, lectures, films, art classes and special events for children and adults throughout the year. The collections include 19th & early 20th century American art, old masters, and decorative art....

2014-07-28 12:26:14

Staff Report Details Needed Changes to Protect Consumers From Scams WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a report issued today, the Federal Trade Commission staff recommends steps that mobile carriers and other companies should take to prevent consumers from being stuck with unauthorized charges on their mobile phone bills, an unlawful practice known as mobile cramming. The report focuses on the multi-billion dollar business known as carrier billing, which refers...


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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