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2014-06-05 12:36:50

Educational app recommends tools based on student-specific guidelines to help keep students engaged during the summer and school year. BASKING RIDGE, N.J., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summertime is a time for sun, fun and play, but it doesn't have to be at the expense of learning. With 70 percent of students using their wireless devices to do homework or research, and tens of thousands of mobile apps ready to help them do that, staying engaged over the summer months is now a reality. But...

2014-06-04 16:21:55

More than $47 Million Invested Across Gulf Coast in 2013 to Ensure Strong Service NEW ORLEANS, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AccuWeather.com predicts 10 named tropical storms, five hurricanes and two major hurricanes for the Atlantic Ocean in 2014 and anticipates two storms to make landfall in the United States. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140122/CG51044LOGO Verizon Wireless invested more than $47 million across the Gulf Coast from Lake Charles to the Florida Panhandle, last year to...

2014-06-04 08:39:16

Enterprise Technology Veteran Chek Lim Joins Growing Leadership Team SEATTLE, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tango Card, the leader in providing enterprise rewards as a service (RaaS®), today announced the hire of Chek Lim as CTO. Prior to Tango Card, Lim was SVP Engineering at Globys, a leader in big data analytics and contextual marketing. Prior to Globys, he led Motricity's R&D team and scaled it from 50 to 180 persons in locations around the globe. The company launched award...

2014-06-03 12:44:36

Vote for your favorite "Mighty Small" business by June 4 for an opportunity to earn them a complete technology makeover DALLAS, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As an extension of Small Business Week and to celebrate "Mighty Small" businesses from coast-to-coast, Verizon is giving small businesses an opportunity to win a complete technology makeover. Four small businesses from across the country will be awarded a customized technology package for their business later this summer....

2014-06-03 08:42:52

New enhancements to LTE network and year-round investments to ensure reliable coverage in emergency situations. NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the 25(th) anniversary year of Hurricane Hugo, Verizon Wireless has prepared its network and emergency response teams to serve Tennessee customers in the event of major storms this hurricane season. Year-round intensive investments and preparations ensure Verizon customers can rely on the nation's largest wireless network to keep...

2014-06-03 08:40:19

STOCKHOLM, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Switzerland's leading telecoms provider Swisscom has selected Aptilo Networks, the leading provider of carrier-class Wi-Fi service management and offloading solutions, to provide service management to support future development of their Wi-Fi offerings. The Aptilo Service Management Platform [http://www.aptilo.com/aptilo-service-management ](TM) (SMP) has been integrated with Swisscom's existing systems, giving Swisscom the flexibility...

2014-06-03 08:39:15

TORONTO, June 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Vodafone and Rogers Communications ("Rogers") - a leading diversified Canadian communications and media company - today jointly announced a new Partner Market agreement. Under the non-equity agreement, Rogers becomes Vodafone's exclusive partner in Canada and the two companies will explore new business opportunities as well as offer customers a range of products and services, including 4G roaming services. Multinational customers of Vodafone Global...

2014-06-02 16:30:51

DENTON, Texas, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As it rolls out new XLTE wireless technology across Central Texas, Verizon Wireless has earned top honors in Denton in the most recent studies of wireless service by independent testing firm RootMetrics. Verizon posted the highest ranking in the Overall Performance category, as well as the Speed Index and Data Performance sub-categories. The study covered the first half of 2014, the same time period in which Verizon has begun to roll out...

2014-06-02 16:29:45

Verizon's Mobile Coach App Demonstrates Innovative Use of Technology NEW YORK, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon is a recipient of IDG's 2014 CIO 100, an annual award program recognizing organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology. Verizon was recognized for its technological leadership with its Mobile Coach application, the latest customer intelligence tool Verizon uses to improve customer...

2014-06-02 16:29:30

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless has completed its purchase of partnership interests in Golden State Cellular from Sierra Cellular, Inc. and two other partners. Verizon Wireless now owns 100 percent of Golden State Cellular. Financial terms are not being disclosed. This transaction expands Verizon Wireless' footprint in East Central California, giving Verizon Wireless control of Golden State Cellular's spectrum license and related operations. The...


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.