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Kinect for Windows v2 Sensor
2014-07-07 11:39:28

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last month Microsoft "unplugged" the Kinect motion/voice controller from its Xbox One video game console, which allowed the gaming system's price to be lowered, while also giving the console a boost in game performance. However, the Kinect is still available as an add-on that is "sold separately" as an accessory for the Xbox One and the PC, and on Monday the Redmond, Wash.-software giant announced that the Kinect 2.0 would also be...

2014-07-07 08:31:35

Registrars will open widely useful gTLD at normal pricing in two days BELLEVUE, Wash., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Donuts Inc., the world's largest registry for new generic top-level domains (gTLDs), will make registrations in .SERVICES available Wednesday at regular pricing levels, following its normal week-long Early Access Program. While the company carefully selected the gTLDs for which it applied and now operates, it notes .SERVICES is one of the more broadly...

2014-07-04 23:03:13

Teachers, scientists, retirees, nurses heard a report from Benjamin Winters, O.D., and Mary Pellicer, M.D. about the unmet vision needs of children in Washington's Yakima Valley. These doctors are working with Computer Science students at the University of Washington Bothell to implement near-vision screening for all children in Washington. Yakima, WA (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 On Saturday, June 28, a reception and fundraising dinner was held at the home of Fred Fontanilla, retired...

2014-07-03 12:26:17

SPOKANE, Wash., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Group Health Cooperative and Providence Health Care have announced a new name and brand for their jointly-owned accountable care organization (ACO). Called CareUnity, the new name and brand identity expresses the vision of both organizations-- collaborating to deliver care that is in the best interest of the community. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140703/124373 Group Health and Providence formed an ACO in 2012, a group...

Antares rocket
2014-07-10 04:00:27

UPDATE: July 10, 2014 (4:00 AM) Orbital Sciences Corp. has postponed the launch of its Cygnus cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station until 1:14 p.m. EDT on Saturday, July 12, due to weather conditions that delayed the roll-out of the Antares rocket to the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport’s Pad 0A at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Roll-out of the rocket has been rescheduled for Thursday morning. NASA Television coverage of Saturday’s launch will begin at...

2014-07-02 23:11:53

Dr. George Flinn is a candidate running for U.S. Senate in Tennessee who offers real conservative solutions to the problems facing us today. He is also running against Sen. Lamar Alexander, Tennessee’s incumbent of nearly 40 years. Memphis, TN (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 “As scandal-after-scandal continues to be uncovered in Washington, it is apparent now more than ever we need new leadership in Washington. New leadership who can offer real solutions to the biggest problems facing us today,...

2014-07-02 23:03:05

Ten liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania have received an $800,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to create the Pennsylvania Consortium for the Liberal Arts (PCLA), an entity designed to help each institution create new cost efficiencies, improve the quality of academic and co-curricular programs, and enhance inter-institutional knowledge and collaboration. Washington, PA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Ten liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania have received an $800,000 grant from The...

2014-07-01 23:01:14

Hayward Baker names Mark Rohrbach Senior Engineer at its Seattle Regional Office covering the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada regions. Hanover, Maryland (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Hayward Baker Inc. (HB), North America’s leader in geotechnical construction, is pleased to announce the addition of Mark Rohrbach, PE, GE, and P.Eng. to the company’s regional office in Seattle, Wa. As a Senior Engineer, Mr. Rohrbach will enhance Hayward Baker’s established design-build capabilities....

2014-06-30 23:15:03

EY today announced that Christopher Weiler, President and CEO of LDiscovery, LLC, an eDiscovery Solutions company received the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award in the Business Solutions category in Greater Washington. McLean, Virginia (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Chris was...

2014-06-30 23:08:46

Deadline Extension Being Used for Improved Documentation, Training & Testing Bellevue, Wash. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Edifecs, a global health information technology solutions company, sponsored an ICD-10 preparedness survey revealing a majority of healthcare organizations impacted by the mandate are using time afforded by an extended compliance deadline to invest in clinical documentation improvements, workforce training and partner testing, yet concerns over readiness and financial...


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Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
2014-01-20 14:38:41

Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest is a United States National Forest that is located in the state of Washington. This forest holds 2,561,454 acres and extends along the Cascade Range to Mount Rainier National Park. The forest is divided into four ranger districts known as the Mt. Baker District, the Darrington Ranger District, the Skykomish Ranger District, and the Snoqualmie Ranger District. Because over half of the population of Washington lives within seventy miles of this forest and...

Gifford Pinchot National Forest
2013-11-25 14:48:46

The Gifford Pinchot National Forest is a national forest found in southern Washington, USA, managed by the US Forest Service. It has an area of 1.32 million acres and extends 116 kilometers along the western slopes of Cascade Range from Mount Rainier National Park to the Columbia River. The forest straddles the crest of the South Cascades of Washington State, spread over broad old growth forests, high mountain meadows, several glaciers, and a number of volcanic peaks. The forests highest...

Mount Rainer National Park
2013-04-24 16:30:45

Mount Rainer National Park is located in the state of Washington in the United States. The park holds 236,381 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native American tribes including the Puyallup and Yakama tribes. Many sites were found throughout the park showing evidence of older tribes including rock shelters and projectile points. The establishment of the park began in 1893, when the Pacific Forest Reserve was established. This area included a national forest as well as Mount Rainer and...

Olympic National Park
2013-04-18 01:02:08

Olympic National Park is located in the state of Washington, in the Olympic Peninsula, in the United States. The park holds 922,650 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native Americans. Most of the tribes were wiped out once European explorers introduced diseases into the area. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the logging industry boomed, but the public began to express concerns of over logging in the 1920’s. However, the first proposal to establish the area as a...

North Cascades National Park
2013-04-18 00:41:24

North Cascades National Park is located in the state of Washington in the United States and was established in 1968. The park holds 504,781 acres and is the largest of three national park areas known as the North Cascades National Park Service Complex. It once contained 318 glaciers, but all of these have retreated at a fast rate and many glaciers have completely disappeared. The largest remaining glacier is Boston Glacier, but other large glaciers include Redoubt, Neve, and McAllister....

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