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2012-01-11 11:00:00

Apprio, a leading provider of specialized technology solutions, particularly for the health, defense and homeland security markets, and Jigsaw Meeting, a platform for live virtual classrooms, announced they will partner to provide virtual training solutions to government clients. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) January 11, 2012 The Jigsaw Meeting application will provide a fully web based online virtual classroom platform that allows Apprio clients to hold meetings, training, reviews and education...

Smartphone Apps Getting Age-Based Rating System
2011-11-30 12:34:50

Mobile applications and games for smartphones and tablets will soon carry the same age-based ratings used by the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) since 1994. The app ratings will include symbols like "E" for "Everyone" and "T" for "Teen" or suitable for ages 13 and up. ESRB President Patricia Vance said that the ratings also include descriptors detailing whether an app shares personal information or user-generated content. “Our rating system for computer and video...

2011-11-28 14:00:00

In 2008, the ESRB began offering a supplemental source of information called rating summaries, which provide brief but detailed description of exactly the type of content that is in a game, including specific examples. The mobile app powered by MeMeMeâs technology makes it possible, for the first time, for shoppers to obtain the ratings information that they need while in the store and to search ESRBâs entire database of rated games, including rating summaries for...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.