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2014-04-24 08:42:47

High-quality, cost effective touchscreen broadens consumer access to next generation connected home features REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and SAN JOSE, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iControl Networks and NETGEAR® announced today the launch of the NETGEAR Security Touch Screen (STS7000), a new Android(TM) touchscreen for iControl Connect(TM) solutions. The seven-inch screen is a high-quality, cost effective option that allows users to manage and interact with their homes while staying...

2014-04-24 08:41:53

DUBLIN, Apr. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nm63jw/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Application Performance Management (APM) Software Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The analysts forecast the Global Application Performance Management Software (APM) market to grow at a CAGR of 16.80 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing...

2014-04-24 08:41:43

Average U.S. Memorial Day flight prices up about 5%, average daily room date up over 3% this summer BELLEVUE, Wash., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One month removed from the unofficial start of summer, Expedia® (NASDAQ: EXPE) has mined its travel search data to produce Americans' top summer destinations and last minute Memorial Day travel deals. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110121/SF33870LOGO-b Expedia data has also revealed that average US flight prices are now $499, up nearly 5%...

2014-04-24 08:38:05

PEORIA, Ill., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) today reported first-quarter 2014 profit per share of $1.44, an increase from profit per share of $1.31 in the first quarter of 2013. The first quarter of 2014 included a negative impact of $0.17 per share for previously announced restructuring activities. Excluding restructuring costs, profit per share was $1.61. First-quarter 2014 sales and revenues were $13.241 billion, about flat with the first quarter of 2013...

2014-04-24 08:35:48

Ekahau's RFID-over-Wi-Fi(TM) solution helps Altru Health locate medical equipment and analyze asset workflows to improve caregiver productivity RESTON, Va., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ekahau Inc., the leader in Wi-Fi-based Real-Time Location Systems (RFID-over-Wi-Fi(TM)) announced today that Altru Health System in Grand Forks, North Dakota deployed its asset tracking, management and analytics reporting solution to reduce staff search times for vital medical equipment,...

2014-04-24 08:33:39

DUBLIN, Apr. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rm7trf/global_condom) has announced the addition of the "Global Condom Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The analysts forecast the Global Condom market to grow at a CAGR of 8.39 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing demand for population control and family...

2014-04-24 08:32:58

DUBLIN, Apr. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zvz5cp/global_central ) has announced the addition of the "Global Central Venous Access Devices Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The analysts forecast the Global Central Venous Access Devices market to grow at a CAGR of 4.10 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the...

2014-04-24 08:32:56

LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Primco Management Inc. (OTCQB: PMCM), a medical marijuana real estate management and multi-media company, today announced that the Company is building and developing proprietary iPhone and Android apps for My Suzie Q's. The app will allow active and potential patients to visit the company's mobile website and locate the nearest My Suzie Q's clinic with hours, menu and driving directions. "The introduction of the My Suzie Q's app,...

2014-04-24 08:31:00

Orders Placed by New Customers in Central & Western Europe & South America SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviat Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNW), the leading expert in microwave networking solutions, today announced the release of the Aviat WTM 3300 radio, the smallest and lightest 70-80GHz radio on the market(1). The WTM 3300 redefines the urban backhaul market because it is purpose-built for deployment in newly "densified" city environments where traditional...

2014-04-24 08:30:52

SAN FRANCISCO, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adyen, the global provider of international and omni-channel payment solutions, today announced findings from its fourth Adyen Mobile Payments Index covering the period of January through March 2014. The Index shows mobile web payments accounted for 20.2% of all payment transactions on Adyen's network worldwide in March - more than 66% higher than March 2013. Of that 20.2%, smartphones accounted for 10.9% of all payment transactions while tablets...


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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....

Vehicular Automation
2013-10-03 14:16:27

Vehicular automation uses artificial intelligence and mechatronics to aid an operator in controlling a robotic vehicle. Some of these vehicles are labeled “smart” or “intelligent,” while others that are more capable of moving on their own are known as “semi-autonomous.” Those robots that rely only on autonomous movement are simply known as “autonomous” or “robotic.” There are several types of vehicles that use automation to operate and the capabilities of these robots have...

Roomba
2013-10-03 12:56:31

The Roomba, sold by iRobot, is a name used for a series of autonomous robot vacuum cleaners that were first introduced into the market it 2002. There have been four versions or generations of Roomba since its creation, with over eight million sales throughout the world. It is capable of moving on its own and avoiding obstacles that are present in the average household, as well as capable of avoiding stairs and other drop offs. It is equipped with a computer chip and the Roomba Open Interface,...

The History of 3D Printing
2013-09-20 10:14:26

Three-dimensional printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is the process of using additives to form solid 3D objects of virtually any shape from a digital model. This is achieved using specially formulated additives, such as plastics, that are formed into successive layers of material typically laid down on a platform in different shapes. 3D printing is uniquely distinct from a more traditional 3D sculpting technique, which relies on the removal of layers (subtractive manufacturing)...

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