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2014-10-23 12:33:58

B&O PLAY by Bang & Olufsen Introduces BeoPlay A2 a powerful, ultra portable Bluetooth speaker with 360 degrees of ground breaking sound - and an unprecedented 24 hours of battery life. COPENHAGEN, Denmark and DEERFIELD, Ill., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- B&O PLAY by Bang & Olufsen unveils today BeoPlay A2 - its first ever Bluetooth speaker - featuring ground breaking innovation, jaw dropping sound and design, and a functionality that will leave you speechless....

2014-10-23 12:31:47

DUBLIN, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Failure Analysis Equipment Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Failure analysis is the engineering process of analyzing the cause of equipment failure by physical and chemical techniques. Failure analysis equipment is used in the Manufacturing industry primarily for new product development and to improve the quality of existing...

2014-10-23 12:30:24

Introducing World's First Reusable range of Sensatec® fall management products and solutions, plus exclusive offer and Coach® bag giveaway for attendees BROOKFIELD, Wis., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RF Technologies(®), a leading provider of RFID healthcare safety and security solutions, is showcasing its latest reusable range of Sensatec Fall Management products and solutions for the first time at the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN) 40(th) Annual Educational Conference from...

2014-10-23 12:27:42

LONDON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Electronic Contract Manufacturing Services in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Consumer Electronics, Computers & Peripherals, Telecommunications, Industrial Electronics, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013...

2014-10-23 12:25:47

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Frederick Buechner Center is pleased to announce the addition of Chinese-language website, Facebook, and Twitter pages for Frederick Buechner. In each case, new pages are available in both Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese. Each will feature daily quotes from Mr. Buechner's work. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141021/153468 "We are thrilled to bring Mr. Buechner's work to the growing audience of Chinese-speaking...

2014-10-23 12:23:49

ROME, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. government is opposing international efforts to halt the global use of a toxic chemical, pentachlorophenol (PCP), used in the U.S. on wood utility poles, at the same time as a bipartisan group of New York state lawmakers are seeking a state ban, and a lawsuit, filed by a group of Long Island residents, charges that hundreds of new PCP-treated utility poles are causing serious injury to health and property values. This month, the...

2014-10-23 12:23:38

ATLANTA, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power today announced the acquisition of the 150-megawatt (MW) Solar Gen 2 solar facility in California from First Solar, Inc. As the largest solar facility in the Southern Power portfolio, Solar Gen 2 is expected to generate enough electricity to power more than 60,000 average California homes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO "Our strategic renewable development has earned Southern...

2014-10-23 12:23:12

MURRAY HILL, N.J. and NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Linde North America Inc., will be showcasing its broad range of technologies and experience which support gasification technology at the Gasification Technologies Council (GTC) Conference to be held at the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, DC, on October 26-29, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130530/NY23246LOGO-b Linde North America is a member of The Linde Group, a world-leading gases and...

2014-10-23 12:22:58

Global Agrochemicals Industry 2014-2019: Trends, Profit, and Forecast Analysis IRVING, Texas, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The agrochemicals industry consists of fertilizers and pesticides. Fertilizers include phosphate, potash, and nitrogenous fertilizers. Fertilizers act as nutrients for crops to boost agricultural yield. Pesticides are the crop protection chemicals that protect crops against pests, fungus, and other biological agents that harm crop growth. Pesticides include...

2014-10-23 12:21:08

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics C4 Systems recently received the Defense Mobile Classified Capability (DMCC) contract from the National Security Agency (NSA). As part of the contract, General Dynamics will deliver up to 1,000 Samsung KNOX(TM)-enabled Galaxy S(®) 4 smartphones provisioned with added GD Protected® software for the U.S. government. With these new smartphones, authorized government personnel will be able to make secure phone calls and...


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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