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2014-10-30 12:31:30

DUBLIN, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Asia Pacific Agricultural Equipment Industry Outlook to 2018 - Expanding Market for Large Sized Tractors" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The industry research report titled, Asia Pacific Agricultural Equipment Industry Outlook to 2018 - Expanding Market for Large Sized Tractors provides comprehensive analysis of market size of agricultural equipments...

2014-10-30 12:29:42

Digital stethoscope is easier to use, provides better quality, and reduces risk of Ebola contamination DENVER, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thinklabs, a global leader in the design, engineering and manufacturing of electronic stethoscopes, today announced that the company's Thinklabs One digital stethoscope is helping physicians across the United States more easily and safely treat patients confirmed to be infected with the Ebola virus. The Thinklabs One digital stethoscope helps...

2014-10-30 12:28:24

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota and REHOVOT, Israel, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since 3D printing injection molds for medical devices, Worrell slashes lead times by a game-changing 95% in comparison to traditional tooling, with costs plummeting 70% Stratasys Ltd. [http://www.stratasys.com ] (Nasdaq:SSYS), a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions, today announced its collaboration with...

2014-10-30 12:26:56

Eight commercial-free channels featuring a wide collection of holiday music NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM today announced its holiday music lineup featuring eight commercial-free channels celebrating the festive season. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101014/NY82093LOGO SiriusXM's holiday music channels will offer listeners a variety of traditional holiday songs, classical Christmas carols, country Christmas classics, contemporary holiday tunes, soul...

2014-10-30 12:26:54

FreeEats.com Pays Opt-In User Base to See and View Political and Commercial Messages, Videos or other Content CENTREVILLE, Va., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Political survey firm ccAdvertising has launched www.FreeEats.com, part of a new opt-in mobile phone network that pays users to view political and commercial content delivered directly to mobile phone, smartphone or other mobile devices. "FreeEats.com(®) is a seismic shift in how U.S. political and commercial...

2014-10-30 12:26:51

NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 3DPrint.com and 3DPrintBoard.com announced today that Sagamore LLC has purchased equity in its main assets, including the news site 3DPrint.com and message board 3DPrintBoard.com. In addition to this investment, the company announced several joint promotional arrangements including but not limited to 3DPrint.com becoming a co-producer of the worldwide 3D printing conference and expo series, Inside 3D Printing, produced by MecklerMedia Corp....

2014-10-30 12:25:35

New Data Reveals Women Have Plenty to Smile About, With Their Photos Receiving Almost 6 Times More 'Likes' Than Males NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ON.com, the people discovery engine that uses geo-location technology to connect people through their photos, announced today that users have now uploaded more than 3 million selfies to the platform. A new study into the behaviors of ON.com's 800,000 global members showed selfies have become the most popular form of image uploaded,...

2014-10-30 12:23:20

The Lempert Report Innovation Series Highlights Fenugreen, a Simple Piece of Paper That Keeps Fruits and Vegetables Fresh for Two-to-Four Times Longer, Organically. SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fenugreen, a simple piece of paper infused with a mixture of organic spices and botanicals that inhibit bacterial and fungal growth and extend the life of quickly perishable produce, is featured in the week's segment of The Lempert Report Innovation Series, a weekly...

2014-10-30 12:23:18

MONTREAL, Oct. 30, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) has revealed the winners of its third annual Power of Wind contest during CanWEA's 30(th) Annual Conference and Exhibition in Montreal, Quebec. This unique contest is launched annually on Global Wind Day, June 15, to celebrate the power of wind, and the growing contribution of wind energy in Canada and around the world. Every year, CanWEA awards several bursary prizes to students entering or in...

2014-10-30 12:22:49

TULSA, Okla., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lynden Transport, a national carrier providing truckload and less-than-truckload service, recently opened a Tulsa, Okla., Service Center to provide more efficient service and greater transportation opportunities to its customers. The new facility, located at 1548 N. Pittsburg Ave., is centrally located to provide service to Northeastern Oklahoma. Lynden provides scheduled Less-than-Truckload (LTL) service to North Dakota and Oklahoma as...


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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