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2014-08-28 12:25:05

New Service and Retail Locations in Three Missouri Counties FARMINGTON, Mo., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless announced today that it has launched network operations to St. Genevieve, St. Francois and Washington counties in rural eastern Missouri, offering the latest innovative products and solutions to consumers. Existing Verizon Wireless customers, as well as new customers, will be able to experience the speed and capabilities offered by the nation's largest 4G Long Term...

2014-08-28 12:24:57

Reforms Needed to Ensure Students Can Get Access to Financial Aid Funds Easily And Without Incurring Extra Costs YONKERS, N.Y., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just as millions of students return to college, a new Consumer Reports investigation of campus banking products found that fees can vary widely and that costs can add up for those who use their cards frequently and don't enjoy easy access to in-network ATMs. Consumer Reports found that fees may not always be clearly disclosed...

2014-08-28 12:22:13

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that the third round of Natural Gas Vehicle grants will open on Saturday, Aug. 30 and will provide an estimated $6 million to help pay for the incremental purchase and conversion costs of heavy-duty natural gas fleet vehicles. "Pennsylvania continues to move in the right direction by creating opportunities to convert vehicle fleets from...

2014-08-28 12:21:52

Computer Simulation will Support Autonomous-Vehicle Algorithm Development CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Energid Technologies Corporation has been funded by the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) to develop a digital simulation for safety testing of autonomous military convoys. The Tank Automotive Research, Development, and Engineering Center (TARDEC) manages the project. Autonomous vehicles excite the imagination with their potential for increased efficiency...

2014-08-28 12:21:45

BURNABY, British Columbia, August 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TechSci Research Releases its New Publication Report Title 'Global Head-up Display Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2019' Continuously increasing military spending, increasing adoption in civil aircrafts and increasing demand from luxury car segment has driven the market for HUD in the global market. Declining pricing and growing demand for portable HUDs are also spurring the global HUD market. With the...

2014-08-28 12:21:28

VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global automotive supplier Visteon Corporation (NYSE: VC) is debuting its first-to-market wireless charging system with General Motors. This unique solution uses inductive coupling technology to support both wireless charging standards - Power Matters Alliance (PMA)/Powermat® and Wireless Power Consortium (WPC)/Qi. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20001201/DEF008LOGO Cadillac is featuring it on the 2015 ATS, and will add...

2014-08-28 12:21:21

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced that John Bolton, President Air Transport & Regional, Honeywell Aerospace, will be presenting at the Gabelli & Company Aircraft Supplier Conference in New York City on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 from 8:30 - 9:00 a.m. EDT. A real-time audio webcast of the presentation can be accessed at http://www.honeywell.com/investor, where related materials will be posted prior to the presentation....

2014-08-28 12:20:40

DUBLIN, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Car Alternator Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global Car Alternator Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global car alternator industry. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain...

2014-08-28 08:32:56

NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MetTel, a leading provider of IP-enabled communications solutions, today announced strategic plans to increase its coverage and support throughout Canada. As part of MetTel's overall growth strategy, the Company has expanded its coverage to include Manitoba, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Prince Edward Island provinces. The Saskatchewan province will also be added over the next ninety days. To better meet the needs of businesses in remote...

2014-08-28 08:32:44

Verizon Wireless Ranks Highest in Wireless Network Quality Performance in Five Regions; AT&T Ranks Highest in One Region WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The incidence of data quality problems has risen for the first time in more than four years as the growing number of tablets and mobile broadband devices generates different usage patterns and network quality expectations from smartphone and feature phone device owners, according to the J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Wireless...


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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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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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