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Colorado shootings: Parents need to talk to their kids about it

We can imagine our kids in that theater, no? “The Dark Knight Rises” was a giddily anticipated PG-13 spectacle. By definition, the opening night in Aurora, Colo., was filled with typical American teens. Most of our older kids can also probably imagine themselves inside what became a death trap. That’s why talking to children about […]

QualityMatters.com to Sell Handmade Wood Cutting Boards by Chatelle Inc.

PORTLAND, OREGON — Online retailer QualityMatters.com is pleased to announce its decision to sell handmade wood cutting boards crafted by Chatelle Inc. Later, QualityMatters.com will also offer other products by the Oregon City, Ore.-based manufacturer. The affiliation of the two companies gives consumers easier access to the high-quality wood cutting boards by Chatelle (http://www.chatellefurniture.com/), which […]

Design Your Own Pillow With Inmod’s Brand New Pillow Design Studio

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — Inmod (www.inmod.com), a division of Evo Furniture LLC and a leading provider of contemporary and modern furniture, is pleased to introduce its exclusive Pillow Design Studio. Via a one-of-a-kind interactive application, visitors to Inmod can design single pillow or create entire pillow collections for their homes. Inmod.com is the only website […]

D.C. no longer #1, but with Arlington, ranked as one of the top ‘cities’ for families

We still have the Nationals. We are, however, no longer the top city for families, according to Parenting magazine. The magazine’s editors are publishing their latest annual ranking of best cities for families online today, and have grouped Washington, D.C., and Arlington together, placing them at No. 6. One of the top cities for families? […]

Google Plans for 3D Cities, Trekker View & Offline Maps for Android

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6-Year-Old Has Stroke, Doctors Spot Rare Moyamoya Disease

Six-year-old Erica Wilcox woke up one fall morning in 2011 and told her parents her right hand felt “fizzy.” The first-grader was healthy and active, even running cross-country at her elementary school, so her parents, Dan and Leann Wilcox, of Toledo, Ohio, didn’t think much of it.

First Commercial IBM Hot-Water Cooled Supercomputer to Consume 40% Less Energy

First Commercial IBM Hot-Water Cooled Supercomputer to Consume 40% Less Energy (via redOrbit) MUNICH, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire The Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (LRZ), in collaboration with IBM (NYSE: IBM), today announced the world’s first commercially available hot-water cooled supercomputer, a powerful, high-performance system designed to help researchers and industrial institutions…

The XOJET 10: Anthony Giglio, Wine Wise Guy

SAN FRANCISCO, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Anthony Giglio is a sommelier, educator, author, and contributor to Travel + Leisure and Food & Wine. Talking with him, you want to hear more, learn more, and most of all, drink a lot more wine. Trying to mix it up a bit, we tried to ask a non-travel question, but he […]

Dell’s Big-Screen, All-in-One Beauty

Dell’s XPS Windows PC looks like an iMac, but gives you more bang for your buck. Photo by Peter McCollough/Wired

The Difference Between Vendors and Consultants – Whiteboard Friday

In this week’s Whiteboard Friday, we are going to be discussing the differences between vendors and consultants. We are very excited to have Rhea Drysdale in the studio to present on this very insightful topic. Rhea is one of the leaders in SEO consulting services, but she hasn’t always been. Nope, she used to be […]

Reported Yammer Acquisition Seen as Beneficial for Microsoft

If Microsoft buys Yammer, as unconfirmed press reports indicate, Susan Gautsch hopes the Yammer team won’t lose the qualities she has appreciated in the several years her employer has been a customer. The Yammer team has been attentive to customers and quick to improve and extend its product, said Gautsch, e-learning director at Pepperdine University’s […]

Unitek Education Delivers Cutting-Edge Cisco CCNA Training to IT Professionals

FREMONT, CA — Unitek Education, a leader in the IT training industry, has received accolades from the network student community for its excellence in delivering world class Cisco CCNA training certification programs. As the IT industry moves forward and continues to advance, a strong background in Cisco CCNA certifications has not only ensured a major […]

Spokeo settles FTC allegation of illegal sale of personal data

Spokeo settles FTC allegation of illegal sale of personal data – latimes.com Data broker Spokeo, an Internet firm that pulls information from public records and social media sites, will pay $800,000 to settle FTC claims that it violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act. By Ryan Faughnder, Los Angeles Times June 13, 2012 Data broker Spokeo […]

Losing Weight With an Elliptical Trainer

Lets face it, trying to lose weight is a bitch. So if youre serious about losing weight and keeping the weight off, you need to exercise on a regular basis. An exercise machine that is recently surging in popularity is the elliptical trainer. There are two factors that make an elliptical trainer so attractive. It […]

Pass the Clicker: Today’s Latest and Greatest High-Tech Remotes

Source: http://www.pcworld.com Couch potatoes, rejoice: The remote control has come a long way in recent years. Gone are the days when you had to dig under the couch cushions prospecting for the clicker that controls the volume, and then fumble through the end-table drawers in search of the one that changes the channel. Today’s remote […]

Heart Rhythm Study Shows CardioFocus HeartLight EAS Provides Durable Pulmonary Vein Isolation in Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — CardioFocus, Inc., developer of the HeartLight® Endoscopic Ablation System (EAS) for the treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF), announces that a unique study in the journal Heart Rhythm demonstrates high acute success (98%) and durable pulmonary vein (PV) isolation rates achievable with a single, visually-guided HeartLight EAS ablation procedure. To […]

Total Mortgage Services Launches Wholesale Lending Platform In 17 States

MILFORD, CT — Total Mortgage Services, LLC, a leading mortgage lender and broker, announced today that it has formally launched its wholesale residential mortgage lending platform, TMS Funding, in 17 states across the United States. TMS Funding, which will compliment Total Mortgage’s successful retail lending platform, will offer mortgage brokers greater choice, service, efficiency and […]

Vodafone creates a signal-boosting, solar-charging umbrella to juice your cellphone whatever the weather

  Vodafone has created the Booster Brolly, an umbrella that boosts your signal, charges your handset and can even keep you dry during the traditionally aqueous British summer. Developed by Dr Kenneth Tong at University College London, it’s designed around a carbon fiber skeleton which holds a heavy-duty canopy in place. On top, there’s 12 […]

FairWinds Takes on New Internet Business Model with New gTLD Strategy Services

Article Source: http://www.prnewswire.com WASHINGTON, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — FairWinds Partners, the leading global domain name strategy consultancy and the largest provider of new gTLD application services to strategic brands, announced a comprehensive suite of New gTLD Strategy services today. FairWinds prepared 135 applications for 51 blue-chip clients, including Abbott, American Express, CBS, Comcast, Eli Lilly, L’Oreal, […]

Bring Your Pet to the Phoenix Pet Expo on Saturday, May 7th!

PHOENIX, AZ — Pet lovers in the Phoenix area should get their four-legged friends ready for the 2011 Phoenix Pet Expo, Saturday, May 7th, at University of Phoenix Stadium. This free indoor event attracts thousands of pet lovers looking to enjoy a day out with their furry, feathered or reptilian pals! Last year, more than […]

Manhattan glitterati event marks study in contrasts for Obama

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Talk about a venue change. Fresh from giving an economic speech in the heart of the industrial Rust Belt, President Barack Obama headed to Manhattan’s Greenwich Village on Thursday to hold a big-dollar campaign fundraiser with rich donors at the home of “Sex in the City” actress Sarah Jessica Parker.

Secret Missions for Obama’s New First Dog

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA — With every wag of its tail the First Dog will accomplish secret missions for dogs everywhere. The White House dog will teach the Obama children and their counterparts in homes across America about compassion, responsibility, and respect for animals while providing plenty of photo-perfect fun and stress relief. But the dog has […]

MacBook Pro With Retina Display Torn Down, Virtually Unfixable

Image: iFixit Those who throw down more than two grand for a new MacBook Pro with Retina Display will have a hell of a time trying to fix their notebook should anything go amiss. iFixit’s latest teardown reveals the newest member of the MacBook Pro line is the “least-repairable laptop” the team has ever had […]

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