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2014-09-15 23:02:48

Socrata Service Connect is Latest Socrata App among a Half-Dozen of New Apps from Socrata’s Ecosystem of Apps Partners Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Socrata (http://www.socrata.com), a Seattle-based cloud software company focused exclusively on democratizing access to government data, today announced the launch of two key product innovations – The Socrata Apps Marketplace™ and Socrata Service Connect™. A Pair of Cutting-Edge, Open Data Offerings The Socrata...

2014-09-15 20:20:33

GST Selected to Provide Government-Wide Professional Services Under the GSA OASIS SB Contract GREENBELT, Md., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Science & Technology, Inc. (GST), a leading innovator of scientific products and services for satellite and weather systems, was awarded the government-wide One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services (OASIS) from the General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Acquisition Service (FAS). GST was selected to provide the...

2014-09-15 16:30:56

Major donation from Google fulfills 388 classroom requests for 295 teachers in King, Pierce, and Snohomish Counties SEATTLE, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mayor Ed Murray announced today that Google has fully funded the classroom requests of every teacher in King, Pierce, and Snohomish Counties on the education crowdfunding site DonorsChoose.org. As a result of Google's $338,542 donation, 295 teachers will receive materials for their 36,000 students - ranging from paper,...

2014-09-15 08:36:38

Adobe Social Uses Power of Bitly Links to Move Social Interactions to Marketing Goal Conversions NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bitly, the company committed to the power of the link, today announced it has added Adobe Social, a core solution of Adobe Marketing Cloud, as its newest Bitly Certified Partner. Through its new, certified status under the Bitly Certified Partners Program, Adobe Social will integrate Bitly link data, security and functionality into its solution...

2014-09-15 08:35:50

NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IAC (NASDAQ: IACI) today announced the appointment of Bonnie Hammer to the company's Board of Directors, effective September 12, 2014. An industry leader in media, network programming and branding for close to 40 years, Ms. Hammer serves as Chairman, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, where she leads NBCUniversal's entire cable entertainment portfolio including USA, Syfy, E! Entertainment, Bravo, Oxygen, Esquire Network, Sprout, Chiller and...

2014-09-15 08:35:34

First-ever venture capital fund dedicated to government technology startups SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the first-ever venture capital fund dedicated to government technology startups launched publicly. The Govtech Fund raised $23M and has made four investments to date: SmartProcure, MindMixer, SeamlessDocs, and AmigoCloud. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140914/146002 "I'm thrilled to announce the launch of the Govtech Fund," said Ron...

2014-09-15 08:35:09

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nova LifeStyle, Inc. (NASDAQ-GM: NVFY), a U.S.-based fast growing, innovative designer, manufacturer and distributor of modern LifeStyle furniture, today announced a more than 200% increase in online sales for the months of July and August. This upward sales trend, as compared with the first and second quarters of this year, was achieved partly through the sale of its furniture brand Wo Zhi Bao, sold exclusively in China via the online...

2014-09-15 08:26:52

TravelClick Channel Management Provides Hotels with Connections to Traditional and Mobile OTAs NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TravelClick, a global provider of innovative cloud-based solutions that enable hotels to grow revenue, has announced a partnership with roomlia, a streamlined, design-driven mobile app offering two-way connections for instant hotel-bookings. The mobile travel agent is the newest addition to TravelClick's Channel Management solution that connects...

2014-09-15 08:25:36

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Roomlia, the next-generation mobile hotel booking app created by former Expedia executives Michael Reichartz and Jim Ferguson which launched to critical praise on iOS in August, is now available for download on Android. With this announcement the roomlia app is now available to 94% of US smartphone users. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140912/145829 Designed by hospitality and digital experts who are both passionate about travel and...

2014-09-14 23:02:37

Third-party e-Commerce Services Market in China 2014-2018 report says market to grow at a CAGR of 20.91 percent over the period 2014-2018. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 14, 2014 One of the major emerging trends in this market is the blurring of the line between e-commerce and commerce. Various sales channels are being integrated and customers are having a consistent experience across all channels, eventually diminishing the difference between e-commerce and commerce. Analysts forecast...


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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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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'