Latest Associated Press Stories

2014-09-29 16:23:58

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Foundation today announced the appointment of veteran journalist Sandy Johnson as President & Chief Operating Officer. "The Board of Directors is very excited to begin working with Sandy," said Chairman Heather Dahl. "She has the perfect blend of executive-level management, strategic thinking and experience implementing innovative ideas. Combine these qualities with her deep roots as a journalist; I know...

2014-09-17 23:10:07

The AP Lazer dramatically increases the capacity of a laser beam by dividing the traditional boxed laser engraver into two parts, a carriage cart and a removable Z table underneath. With an open bottom, the AP Lazer opens up the laser engraving markets to large, bulky and heavy products, such as wood structures, heavy stones, bricks and concrete. Lansing, Michigan (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 The newly patented All-Purpose (AP) Lazer system has the potential of surpassing 3D printing in the...

2014-05-01 08:31:08

There is no better way to start incorporating social media and content marketing than with 24-7 Press Release Newswire's enhanced web platform. VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the celebration of its 10(th) year in business comes a refreshed look and feel that not only offers more intuitive menu navigation but a multitude of new features and functionality to assist PR, marketing and communications professionals in bridging the gap between their social...

2014-04-04 23:34:15

AP to demonstrate new ENPS automated transcription and translation capability at the 2014 NAB Show. McLean, VA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 The Associated Press (AP) and Applications Technology (AppTek), LLC today announced the integration of AppTek’s Omnifluent Media and Translate products with the AP ENPS multiplatform news production system. By merging AppTek’s automatic speech recognition (ASR) and hybrid machine translation (HMT) software with AP’s news production system, users of AP...

Fermilab Receives “Rock Star” Electromagnet
2013-07-28 08:41:07

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The 50-foot-wide, 15-ton electromagnet, which became a national sensation during its move from New York to the Chicago area, has reached its final destination at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab), according to various media reports. The massive magnet, which will be used by Fermilab officials to study lightning-quick particles, traveled more than 3,000 miles over land and sea and received "a rock star's...

Douglas Engelbart, The Man Behind The Mouse, Dies
2013-07-04 07:15:30

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Dr. Douglas Engelbart, the man who invented the computer mouse and reportedly developed early incarnations of email and word processing software, died Wednesday in his Atherton, California home at the age of 88. His passing was confirmed to Associated Press (AP) Technology Writer Michael Liedtke by the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California, where he had been a fellow since 2005. The museum said they had been...

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  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.