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2014-07-16 08:32:15

DUBLIN, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Online Video Platform Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 An online video platform is a SaaS platform offering hosting, encoding, and customizing, which can also act as an embedded player for organizations that want to upload and distribute their own content. The platform provides an end-to-end tool set for distributing, downloading,...

2014-07-16 08:30:18

Integrated mobile product suite to enhance results and flexibility BEIJING, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leju Holdings Limited ("Leju" or the "Company") (NYSE: LEJU), a leading online-to-offline ("O2O") real estate services provider in China, today announced the launch of Leju's mobile e-commerce platform 2.0, which is designed to provide developers with a comprehensive marketing plan from initial promotions to enhanced sales conversions, while offering potential qualified...

2014-07-16 04:22:25

BEIJING, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sohu.com Inc. (NASDAQ: SOHU), China's leading online media, search, gaming, community and mobile service group, today announced that its online game subsidiary, Changyou.com Limited ("Changyou") (NASDAQ: CYOU) and MoboTap Inc. ("MoboTap"), a Cayman Islands company that is the mobile technology developer behind the Dolphin Browser, have entered into a definitive investment agreement pursuant to which Changyou will purchase 51% of the equity...

2014-07-15 23:13:59

Promet Source and LoadStorm (creator of web application load testing tools) teamed up to understand performance optimization of Drupal eCommerce sites. Results to be presented in an upcoming webinar. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Promet Source, a Chicago-based Drupal web development and support firm has relied on the load-testing tools and services from LoadStorm to optimize web application for their clients. Clients depend on Promet Source to deliver an optimized website: sites that...

2014-07-15 23:13:44

Now, PoemsToGo can serve most any customer -- from anywhere! Providence, Rhode Island (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 PoemsToGo (PTG), a world leader since 2001 in developing original poems, speeches made for every occasion and toasts for all kinds of occasions, announces a brand new Responsive Web Design (RWD) at their website. What does this mean? Now, http://www.poemstogo.tv can be accessed quickly and easily by customers on all kinds of mobile devices, including Smart Phones and iPhones as well...

2014-07-15 23:12:36

Firedrive, a leading secure cloud storage service, today announced the debut of its new Firedrive for Gmail™ extension, available immediately for download. With the new extension, users from all over the world can easily send and receive large files to anyone in any location without leaving their Gmail™ accounts. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Firedrive, a leading secure cloud storage services offered to users at no cost, is excited to announce the introduction of its new...

2014-07-15 23:11:36

Pharmica Consulting, the industry leader in life science processes and technology, is pleased to announce that Feroze Hanif of AbbVie will speak at Pharmica’s SharePoint Conference for the Life Sciences Industry on September 30th and October 1st in San Diego, CA. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 As part of its continued service to the industry, Pharmica will host its 11th SharePoint conference in San Diego, CA on September 30 and October 1, 2014. The two-day conference will highlight...

2014-07-15 23:09:32

PUBHTML5.com, a leading digital publishing platform, has launched an online and offline HTML5 flip book maker for publishers. (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 PUB HTML5’s new HTML5 flip book maker yields users a simple way to create stunning online and offline brochures, magazines, catalogs, and more. Already catering to over 30,000 companies worldwide, PUB HTML5 offers a remarkable array of features that users can utilize to build the perfect PDF flip book with HTML5. With a platform that is...

2014-07-15 23:05:53

TopTenInAction.com has proudly awarded the Best WordPress hosting of 2014 to web hosts Bluehost. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 TopTenInAction.com, a global leader in retail and consumer merchandise, has proudly awarded the Best WordPress hosting of 2014 to web hosts Bluehost. WordPress is the world’s most popular CMS and blogging software. Almost all the top web hosts offer hosting solution to support WordPress. Though, not all of them are reliable enough to build WordPress...

2014-07-15 23:02:51

Makes Event Creation an Experience with Real-Time Management, Photo Sharing, Messaging and Social Integration New York, New York (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 SquadUP, the event platform that makes planning, managing and attending events easier and more social, today announced the release of its mobile app on iOS -- the first app that allows users to create and manage events right from their phones. Some of the unique features of SquadUP include social sharing, Passbook integration, social media...

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Kevin Rose
2013-09-19 13:20:50

Robert Kevin Rose, born February 21, 1977, is a former American Internet entrepreneur who co-founded Revision3, Digg, Pownce, and Milk. He also served as production assistant and co-host at TechTV's The Screen Savers. As of 2012, he is a venture partner at Google Ventures. Rose was born in Redding, California and lived in Oregon before his family moved to Las Vegas, Nevada, where he spent most of his childhood. Rose attended Vo-Tech High School in Las Vegas in 1992. He then attended the...

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...

David Karp
2013-09-19 09:22:17

David Karp, born July 6, 1986, is an American web developer and entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of the short-form blogging platform Tumblr. According to Forbes, Karp's net worth exceeds $200 million (US), and Tumblr has been valued at $800 million. On May 20, 2013, it was announced that Yahoo! and Tumblr had reached an agreement for the search engine to acquire Tumblr for $1.1 billion (US). Karp would remain as CEO of the company. Karp began his career as an intern under Fred...

Mark Zuckerberg
2013-08-21 06:38:05

Mark Elliot Zuckerberg (born May 14, 1984) is an American computer programmer and internet entrepreneur. He is best known as one of five co-founders of the social networking website Facebook. As of April 2013, Zuckerberg is the chairman and chief executive of Facebook, Inc., and in 2013 his personal wealth was estimated to be US $16.8 billion. Together with his college roommates and fellow Harvard University students Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes,...

Jack Dorsey
2013-08-04 08:08:18

Jack Dorsey, born November 19, 1976, is an American web developer and businessman widely known as the creator of Twitter and as the founder and CEO of Square, a mobile payments company. In 2008, he was named to the MIT Technology Review TR35 as one of the top 35 innovators in the world under the age of 35. For 2012, The Wall Street Journal gave him the "Innovator of the Year Award" for technology. Jack Dorsey is best known as the creator of Twitter. Growing up in St. Louis, Dorsey became...

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Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'