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2013-09-20 23:02:42

Walltik recently launched a more organized and visually attractive Internet platform with an integrated chat feature. Barcelona, Spain (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 Walltik, an ecosystem of visual interests, was recently launched to help users organize their high value virtual content. The launch included an integrated chat platform called TellMe, where users can share their findings with only a select few individuals rather than all users across the globe. Walltik helps users organize...

2010-06-10 17:48:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Thumbtack (www.thumbtack.com) announced the closing of a $1.2 million round of financing today. The financing comes from a prominent group of angel investors including: Scott & Cyan Banister (PayPal & Zivity ), Joshua Schachter (Delicious), Jason Calacanis (WebBlogs & Mahalo), Mark Britto (Amazon), Scott Faber (Ingenio), Mark Goines (Intuit & Mint), Auren Hoffman (RapLeaf), Ariel Poler (l/PRO & Topica), Ali & Hadi Partovi...

2010-01-19 12:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Linden Lab®, creator of 3D virtual world Second Life®, has appointed Bob Komin as Chief Financial Officer. In this role, Komin will be responsible for all financial matters and controls, human resources, legal and administrative functions globally, reporting to Linden Lab Chief Executive Officer Mark Kingdon. In addition to managing the financial and administrative functions, Komin will have the opportunity to...

2009-11-02 08:00:00

BOSTON, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Where: BAI Retail Delivery Conference & Expo Microsoft Booth 215 Boston Convention & Exhibition Center 415 Summer St. Boston, MA 02210 What: During the 2009 BAI Retail Delivery Conference & Expo, Microsoft Corp. will demonstrate its "three screens and a cloud" vision as it applies to banking, showcasing how different channels can be...

2009-07-29 02:01:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- A study released today reveals that smartphone users are more inclined to buy a device that offers them the ability to push one button, say what they want and get it, making them more efficient on the go. The research, conducted by Sanderson Studios for Tellme Networks Inc., a Microsoft subsidiary, shows that 75 percent of people would choose a smartphone that allows them to compose a text message, search the Web or dial a contact simply by...

2009-05-14 08:00:00

Demos including Microsoft Silverlight, Microsoft Surface and Tellme help create connected experiences between consumers and their insurance carriers. ORLANDO, Fla., May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- What: Helping insurance firms cut costs and transform themselves through software innovation, Microsoft Corp. will demonstrate its software-plus-services offerings at the 2009 ACORD LOMA Insurance Systems Forum. By embracing software plus services,...

2009-04-28 23:01:00

Coming to Windows(R) Phones; More Than 75 Percent of Smartphone Users Prefer Voice and Would Buy Phones With Tellme; Free to Carriers and Handset Manufacturers for Windows Mobile 6.5 Phones MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Tellme(R) Networks Inc., a Microsoft subsidiary and pioneer of voice services, announced the first mobile voice service to combine content and communications, simplifying how people interact with their phones every day. Unlike other voice-based...

2009-04-28 23:01:00

Speech Innovations Improve Call Automation; VoIP Infrastructure Shrinks Telecom Costs MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Tellme(R), a subsidiary of Microsoft Corp., today announced three core speech and network innovations that advance its platform for cloud-based voice services. The new technologies significantly reduce costs for enterprise customer service while enabling a faster, smarter caller experience. These advancements include the rollout of a voice over Internet...

2009-04-27 09:00:00

Mobile users now have free, instant voice-enabled access to local traffic KIRKLAND, Wash., Apr. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- INRIX(R), the leading provider of traffic information, today announced it has been selected by Microsoft Corp. for the voice activated local search service, Live Search 411. The free mobile service now provides real-time traffic information including travel times, accidents and congestion information in addition to local business search, directions, weather and other services....

2009-01-08 18:31:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- In its first automotive engagement, Tellme(R), a Microsoft subsidiary, is providing voice technology for Ford Motor Company's new SYNC(TM) Traffic, Directions and Information service, unveiled this week at the 2009 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO) Traffic, Directions and Information is an interactive voice-powered service that expands Ford's SYNC...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.