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2014-10-01 16:24:51

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RootMetrics, an independent mobile analytics firm, today released its seventh Minneapolis RootScore(®) Report and Verizon Wireless received the highest award for overall network performance in Minneapolis for the seventh consecutive time. In addition to receiving the top award for overall network performance, Verizon Wireless also scored highest in the category of Reliability and tied for highest in Call Performance. Scores were based on...

2014-10-01 16:24:18

New Learning Model Combines Network and Access of WIRED with Academic Strength and Vision of the USC Roski School of Art and Design MARIN, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Southern California, Condé Nast and WIRED today announced a partnership to create a new online Master's degree in Integrated Design, Business and Technology. The partnership creates an unprecedented learning experience, combining the expertise of the editors, writers, and designers...

2014-10-01 16:23:47

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- After extensively comparing and evaluating the suitability of crowd-funding platforms, the founders of SmartMat have announced Indiegogo to be their crowd funding platform for today's unveiling and campaign launch. SmartMat is a responsive Yoga mat that communicates to your smart device (phone, tablet) via in-mat, high precision sensors that give you real-time feedback on your specific alignment and practice, adjusting you as you go....

2014-10-01 16:22:47

Transaction Involves State-of the Art Infrastructure including Hauling Routes, Recycling Facility, Transfer Station and CNG Refueling Station PHOENIX, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) announced today the acquisition of one of Southern California's largest independent solid waste companies, Rainbow Disposal Co., Inc. The transaction further enhances Republic's Southern California footprint, and reinforces the Company's growth strategy to expand its...

2014-10-01 16:22:43

FlexEnergy's synchronous generator micro turbines were chosen ahead of all other small capacity gas generators by a midstream fuel transportation business with operations in Pennsylvania and New York. PORTSMOUTH, N.H, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- FlexEnergy will deliver three 333kW G4 model gas turbine generators by year-end 2014. The customer valued the fact that FlexEnergy turbines offer the lowest emissions figures in their class and require minimal annual maintenance....

2014-10-01 16:22:20

"Platts Agriculture Alert" Provides Price Assessments and News for Sugar and Grains Markets LONDON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Platts, a leading global provider of energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information, today launched Platts Agriculture Alert (PAA), a real-time news, data and benchmark price service for the global agriculture markets. It supplements Platts' daily, weekly and monthly agriculture offerings and augments Platts' existing suite of real-time...

2014-10-01 16:22:11

Project Will Treat and Immobilize Manhattan Project and Cold War Radioactive Waste RESTON, Va., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Bechtel announced that the U.S. Department of Energy has authorized the company to resume engineering work on a key facility in a complex of buildings at the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant--a facility in Washington state that will treat some of the nation's most challenging liquid radioactive waste. The resumption comes after considerable...

2014-10-01 12:38:24

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After Greenhill & Co. released its report on the 600 MHz Incentive Auction, CTIA-The Wireless Association® Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Scott Bergmann issued the following statement: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100629/DC28223LOGO-a "CTIA is encouraged by the release of the Greenhill Report, which is another important step toward meeting consumer demands for mobile broadband access via the Incentive Auction...

2014-10-01 12:37:56

Conference offers unique learning and networking opportunities for senior executives in the mobile photography industry LOS ALTOS, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- SQRT Network with movers and shakers from key mobile, imaging and photo app vendors shaping the mobile photo business Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141001/149666 Attending companies include: Adobe Systems Inc.; Applied Recognition Inc.; Artware; Avanquest; Befunky; CanvasPop; Carnival Cruise Lines; CEWE;...

2014-10-01 12:37:51

TEL AVIV, Israel, October 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Increased Use of GPS Monitoring Expected to Help Create Safer Communities 3M announced today that it has signed a contract with the Department of Corrections in New Zealand to provide electronic monitoring services across the full range of sentences under the Department's oversight. Currently, there are in excess of 3,500 offenders and defendants being monitored electronically within New Zealand across a range of...


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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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
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'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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