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2014-03-10 08:30:20

NEW YORK, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Management Health Solutions (MHS) has partnered with MedStar Georgetown University Hospital to utilize its OptIC(TM) Inventory Service. The implementation of the OptIC Inventory Service will enhance visibility and accountability in the hospital's supply chain. MHS' comprehensive technology and specialty services platform will help MedStar Georgetown realize significant, recurring, hard-dollar, P&L savings on their supply spend. With...

2014-02-19 08:29:25

NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE: FL), the New York-based specialty athletic retailer, announced today that its Board of Directors elected Steven Oakland as a director of the Company. Mr. Oakland is currently President -- International, Foodservice, and Natural Foods of The J.M. Smucker Company. Mr. Oakland has spent the bulk of his career at The J.M. Smucker Company, serving in increasingly senior positions. He has extensive experience in domestic and...

2014-02-17 12:23:47

Chief of Cardiology at Texas Children's Hospital will present the 12th Annual William J. Rashkind Memorial Lecture in Pediatric Cardiology HOUSTON, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Daniel J. Penny, chief of cardiology at Texas Children's Hospital and section head and professor of pediatrics-cardiology at Baylor College of Medicine, will present the 12(th) Annual William J. Rashkind Memorial Lecture in Pediatric Cardiology at Cardiology 2014, the 17(th) Annual Update on Pediatric...

2014-02-14 16:26:33

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC), a leading global supplier of high-precision test systems and position sensors, today reported that Dr. Michael (Mike) Jost has been appointed as the new Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Test business. He will be based in Eden Prairie and will assume his new role on Monday, February 24, 2014. Mike replaces Dr. Rich Baker who recently assumed responsibility for the newly...

2014-02-11 20:23:00

OTTAWA, Feb. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's Building Trades Unions are very pleased with a number of the measures in the Federal Budget that support growth and development of a future focused construction workforce. Creating highly skilled and well-paying jobs is in the national interest. "After years of being a mere add-on to post-secondary education, apprenticeship is being noticed by our Federal Government" said Robert Blakely the Canadian Operating office of the Building Trades...

2014-02-11 12:25:28

DUBLIN, February 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fn8z5f/specialty_gas) has announced the addition of the "Specialty Gas Market by Types, Applications & Geography - Global Trends and Forecast to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fn8z5f/specialty_gas ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The specialty gas market is expected to reach...

2014-02-11 04:21:56

PHILADELPHIA and UNTERFOHRING, Germany, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Kabel Deutschland, Germany's largest cable network operator, announced that it has formally joined the RDK community. The company licensed the Reference Design Kit (RDK) from RDK Management, LLC aimed at accelerating the development of next-generation in-home devices and video services. The announcement was made today at the RDK User Conference, an industry event for RDK licensees held in Denver, Colorado....

2014-02-07 12:22:34

TORONTO, Feb. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Olympic Team will walk onto the world stage today in a look that commands attention as they proudly unveil their official parade uniforms, designed by Hudson's Bay, at the Sochi 2014 Opening Ceremony. Inspired by Hudson's Bay's classic scarlet blanket, the all-red coat is accented with a black stripe around the hip line. A star piece, the coat proudly features the Hudson's Bay and Canadian Olympic Team crests and is accented with...

2014-02-04 08:29:41

ROCKFORD, Mich., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolverine Worldwide (NYSE: WWW) expects to release financial results for its fiscal 2013 fourth quarter and full year on Tuesday, February 18, 2014, before the market opens. The Company will host a conference call at 8:30 a.m. ET the same day to discuss the third-quarter results, as well as current business trends. Participation in the question-and-answer session of the call will be limited to institutional investors and analysts....

2014-02-01 23:00:13

Recently, Skmen.com has announced its new selection of men’s wool cardigan sweaters. (PRWEB) February 02, 2014 The men’s wool cardigan sweaters offered by Skmen.com are popular for their handsome looks, comfortable materials and affordable prices. Recently, the company has announced its new cardigan sweater selection for worldwide clients. What’s more, the company has launched a special offer on these trendy clothes. True enough, the company is making every effort to ensure...


Latest 2nd millennium Reference Libraries

Cartercar 1912
2014-02-25 08:47:20

Cartercar is a vehicle manufacturer, founded by Byron J. Carter in 1905, Jackson, Michigan. The company moved to Detroit in 1906, then to Pontiac, Michigan from 1907 to 1915. Originally, Carter started his own company named the Motorcar Company in 1905 after leaving the Jackson Automobile Company. At the end of the year, he moved to Detroit due to financing. The company was renamed the Cartercar Company in 1907 when it relocated to Pontiac, Michigan and merged with the Pontiac High...

Sega Nomad
2013-08-10 07:32:11

The Sega Nomad is a handheld gaming console also known as the Sega Genesis Nomad. It was released by Sega on October 13, 1995 as a portable version of the home based unit the Sega Genesis. This unit is one of the few systems that can play most of the games from any region without an adapter. The system sold around one million units before it was discontinued in 1997. It was codenamed Project Venus during its development as Sega’s policy during that era was to name their systems after...

Fairchild Channel F
2013-04-28 10:35:10

The Fairchild Channel F is a game console manufactured by Fairchild Semiconductor that was released in August 1976. It was the first programmable ROM cartridge-based video game console as well as the first to use a microprocessor. The original name for the system was the Video Entertainment System, but when Atari released their VCS the name was changed to Channel F. By 1977 sales had reached 250,000 and was second to the Atari VCS. The Channel F, using an F8 CPU, produced enough AI to use...

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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.