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2014-06-26 23:07:51

Real Story Group Evaluates 25 Major Collaboration & Social Vendors Boston (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 A growing number of third-party vendors has emerged to provide alternatives for adding social capabilities to Microsoft SharePoint, according to new research by independent analyst firm Real Story Group (http://www.realstorygroup.com). RSG's newly released version 5.0 of its Enterprise Collaboration and Social Software Report evaluates 25 vendors, including Microsoft SharePoint, as...

2014-06-26 23:04:01

Unlock stories with the new Keepsayk iPhone app that creates beautiful, shareable scrapbooks right from an iPhone. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Chicago startup Keepsayk LLC has introduced an entirely new way to capture life as it happens with its new app called Keepsayk, available now on the Apple App Store. The app effortlessly creates beautiful, shareable scrapbooks using photos, video and text, right from an iPhone or iPod Touch. It’s the instant scrapbook™. The app is...

2014-06-26 08:32:54

DALLAS, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SourcingLine, a leading research firm focused on providing independent, quantitative analysis of leading IT services firms to support procurement decisions in small, medium and large enterprises, just announced Perfectial, LLC, with offices in Frisco, TX and Europe, as a Top 10 .Net and Ruby on Rails development firm nationwide. SourcingLine's, Leaders Matrix, a proprietary framework that maps firms' focus areas and their ability to deliver,...

2014-06-26 08:23:54

Former Urban Airship and Skype exec joins Swrve to drive global expansion and mass adoption SAN FRANCISCO, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swrve, the world's leading mobile marketing automation platform, today announced that Christopher S. Dean has been appointed Chief Executive Officer by the company's Board of Directors. Dean will be responsible for overseeing Swrve's entire business operation and is tasked with driving global expansion and mass adoption. Photo -...

Facebook Releases Current Employee Diversity Figures
2014-06-26 08:10:41

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The social media giant Facebook claims to have more than a billion users worldwide, so there is likely a lot of diversity among those who connect through the social network. There is not the same amount of social diversity at the company however, and Facebook announced it has plans to change and become more diverse. Facebook's newly released employee diversity report revealed that 69 percent of its employees are male, which isn't...

2014-06-25 23:07:12

Europe’s most popular website selects Scality for 10PB video storage system. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Dailymotion is one of the world’s largest video sites with 120 million unique visitors, more than 2.5B monthly video views and 300K to 600K simultaneous VoD sessions. Dailymotion has selected Scality to provide content archiving and to feed its direct to consumer VoD streaming system for Dailymotion’s 40+ million titles, each of which is encoded in seven different...

2014-06-25 12:25:28

Library and information science education funding supports building diverse workforce CHICAGO and ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Libraries serve as the foundation for life-long learning in our society but as they transform, the need for a new generation of culturally diverse librarians becomes critical. The American Library Association (ALA) announced Library Champion ProQuest will broaden the scope of its longstanding support for the Spectrum Scholarship Program....

2014-06-25 08:38:09

WALTHAM, Mass., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InnoCentive Inc., the pioneer in crowd sourced innovation and software platforms and Strategos, a global leader in strategy and innovation consulting services, today announced a strategic alliance that will provide clients with a strategic and systemic crowd sourced innovation solution designed to develop breakthrough strategies, drive top line growth and embed innovation capability within the enterprise....

2014-06-25 08:29:41

Samsung Electronics President To Take Center Stage SAN FRANCISCO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tech giants storming the digital health landscape will be center stage at Health 2.0's 8th Annual Fall Conference in Santa Clara, CA. An impressive line-up of health and tech executives headline three full days of live demos and innovative sessions. Highlights include keynotes from visionary physicians Eric Topol and Patrick Soon-Shiong as well as Samsung Electronics President, Young Sohn in...

2014-06-25 08:27:40

The new research identifies leading web & application developers that work extensively with Ruby on Rails WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today SourcingLine published new research on leading web and application developers with extensive Ruby on Rails experience. The top firms inaugurated into the Ruby on Rails Developers Leaders Matrix are as follows: Vinsol, Quick Left, Idyllic Software, philosophie, Burnside Digital, Perfectial, DevMynd Software, CognitiveClouds, and...


Latest Web 2.0 Reference Libraries

Reid Hoffman
2013-09-19 09:30:28

Reid Hoffman, born August 5, 1967, is an American entrepreneur, venture capitalist and author. Hoffman is best known as the co-founder of LinkedIn, a social network used primarily for business connections and job searching. Hoffman was born in Stanford, California, the son of Deanna Ruth Rutter and William Parker Hoffman, Jr. and grew up in Berkeley, California. He attended high school at The Putney School, where he farmed maple syrup, drove oxen and studied epistemology. He graduated from...

Kobo Arc
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Kobo Arc is a tablet computer produced and released by Kobo Inc. in November, 2012. It has a 7-inch screen and uses Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. It is the second model produced by Kobo, the first was the Kobo Vox. It comes in black or white with Wi-Fi, a micro USB port, a headphone jack, and dual speakers. It has a dual core CPU, 1 GB Ram, and 16, 32, or 64 GB of storage. It has a rechargeable battery with ten hours of reading and two weeks stand by. It is capable of...

Social Networking Service
2013-01-27 09:02:30

A social networking service is an online service provided to the public for social interaction between families, friends, and also for gaining new friends over the internet. These networks often include such services as e-mail and instant messaging. Social networks are found worldwide and used by half of the world’s population in some form or another. In 2011 a survey revealed 47 percent of adults and 73 percent of teens use a social networking service. You can use these services to...

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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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