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2014-07-25 16:22:10

DUBLIN, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Enterprise Search Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Enterprise search involves finding and retrieving information from various sources such as content management systems, email archives, enterprise databases, and file servers for enterprise use. Enterprise search software provides a user interface for users to gain instant access to...

2014-07-25 16:21:37

DUBLIN, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Powder Coatings Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Powder coatings are a type of solvent-free coating product used to provide a dry finishing process. They They are known to provide a high-quality, durable finish. Moreover, they emit minimal volatile organic compounds and are therefore eco-friendly compared to solvent-based coatings....

2014-07-25 16:21:33

El Salvador's electricity distribution companies select SolarReserve's 20 megawatt (MW) Acajutla photovoltaic (PV) project for the country's first utility-scale solar power SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SolarReserve, a leading global developer of utility-scale solar power projects and advanced thermal energy storage technology, today announced that it signed a supply contract for its 20 megawatt (MW) Acajutla photovoltaic (PV) solar power project in El Salvador...

2014-07-25 16:20:53

HERNDON, Va., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, with a potential value of $205 million, to continue providing mission logistics services in support of combat brigades training at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, California. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO The contract covers one base year and two one-year options. Support will include the full range of...

2014-07-25 16:20:31

DUBLIN, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "RTLS Market in North America 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 A real-time location system (RTLS) is a local positioning system that enables users to track and identify the location of objects on a real-time basis. It uses tags attached to the objects through which end-users receive wireless signals to determine their exact location. RTLS...

2014-07-25 12:27:50

DUBLIN, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Supply Chain Management (SCM) Software Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 SCM is a software application that facilitates the activities of the entire supply chain. It provides accurate information and an end-to-end view of supply chain processes SCM software refers to the software used in supply chain transactions and it helps in...

2014-07-25 12:27:45

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau today released additional figures from the 2012 Economic Census Industry Series reports for the manufacturing sector of the economy. This release includes new statistics for semiconductor and related device manufacturing (NAICS 334413). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO Highlights include: -- The semiconductor and related device manufacturing industry employed 90,244 people in...

2014-07-25 12:27:37

DUBLIN, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Electronic Article Surveillance (EAS) Systems Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 EAS products include EAS systems and EAS tags. An EAS tag is a security product used by retailers to prevent shoplifting in retail stores or pilferage of books from libraries. EAS tags are fixed to merchandise or books and are removed or deactivated by...

2014-07-25 12:27:34

Photos reveal America's aging overstuffed wallet situation is worse than originally expected SHELTON, Conn., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NXT-ID, Inc., (NXTD: OTCQB) a biometric authentication company focused on the growing m-commerce market, updates participants on its current social media competition "Show us your Wallet", for its next generation smart wallet, Wocket(TM). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140725/698098 The social media competition was created to show the...

2014-07-25 12:27:25

DUBLIN, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global FOTE Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Fiber optic test equipment or FOTE is a type of electronic-optical instrument. It is a combination of a laser source and a detector and is used to characterize optical fiber. FOTE accesses only one end of the fiber and makes multiple measurements that are used to reveal defects and faults. It...


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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