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'Getting-By Girls' Straddle Gap Between Academic Winners And Losers

Yasmin Anwar, Media Relations, UC Berkeley Everyone notices the academic superstars and failures, but what about the tens of millions of American teens straddling these two extremes? A new UC Berkeley study has spotlighted a high school...

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2014-08-20 08:34:47

Inc. Magazine Unveils 33rd Annual List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies -- the Inc. 500 NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Centric Digital (www.centricdigital.com), a digital transformation company that helps traditional businesses grow in an increasingly digital society, today announced that it was named by Inc. Magazine as the #34 fastest-growing private company in America on the 2014 Inc. 500. In addition, Centric Digital ranked on several other Inc....

2014-08-20 08:34:41

Top-selling 3D printer available online through Amazon, Micro Center, Newegg.com and Studica - and in Micro Center retail locations nationwide SAN DIEGO, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XYZprinting, today announced it has increased distribution of its award-winning da Vinci printer line, now available for purchase through leading e-commerce and retail websites Amazon, Micro Center, Newegg.com, and Studica. Da Vinci printers bring much needed affordability and usability to the 3D...

2014-08-20 08:34:37

Innovative software product development business sees increasing demand for its services, reports three-year revenue growth of more than 60 percent FAIRFAX, Va., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 3Pillar Global, a leading developer of innovative software products, today announced that it has been included on the Inc. 5000 list for the fifth consecutive year. The Inc. 5000 list honors the fastest growing privately-held companies in the United States. "We are honored to be named one of...

2014-08-20 08:34:11

Company Shows Impressive Three-Year Sales Growth of 140 Percent, Makes List for Second Year in a Row NEW YORK, LONDON and BEIJING, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shinetech Software Inc., a leading agile application development outsourcing provider, today announced it has been ranked on the 2014 Inc. 500|5000 list of the nation's fastest growing private companies. This is the second consecutive year Shinetech has made Inc. magazine's prestigious list of elite entrepreneurial firms...

2014-08-20 08:33:58

- Black Knight's Paragon MLS software platform helps make it easy for real estate professionals to manage their businesses and collaborate with clients JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The MLS Solutions division of Black Knight Financial Services announced today that Central Mississippi MLS, Inc., which serves 1,500 real estate professionals in the Mississippi area, has signed a multi-year agreement to implement Paragon MLS as its new multiple listing service...

2014-08-20 08:33:53

eDOCS DM 10 Improves Collaboration, Organization and Control for Case Information WATERLOO, Ontario, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenText(TM) (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTC), a global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), today announced the launch of eDOCS DM 10, the latest version of its Document Management solution for the legal market. With eDOCS DM 10, customers can capture, govern, find and securely collaborate on work product in a highly secure, centralized library, accessible...

2014-08-20 08:33:08

Leading online small business insurance platform placed #107 overall. CHICAGO, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Insureon, the nation's leading online insurance agency for small businesses, today announced it was named the fastest-growing insurance company in Inc.'s annual "Inc. 500" report. The rankings, published annually since 1982, measure growth by revenue of privately held independent companies in the United States. This year marks Insureon's first appearance on the list. It...

2014-08-20 08:33:02

REDMOND, Washington and BANGALORE, India, August 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Congresswoman Suzan DelBene visited the Sonata Software Development Facility in Redmond, Washington today while on a visit to her constituency. Sonata is a global IT software services provider and opened its development center earlier this year as part of its strategy to serve its clients in the Americas better. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130610/618887 ) (Photo:...

2014-08-20 08:32:37

Consolidate Revenues Increase 49% as Company Continues to Expand Security and Surveillance Sales NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DirectView Holdings, Inc. (OTC: DIRV) (the "Company" or "DirectView"), a company focused on ownership and management of leading video and security technology companies, today announced the Company's financial results for the second quarter of 2014 ended June 30, 2014. Financial Highlights Q2 consolidated net income of $0.06 per basic and diluted...

2014-08-20 08:32:35

Technology Veteran Denise Hayman to Lead World-Class Team as Global Demand Drives Record Growth for Price Optimization Leader MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vendavo, the leading provider of revenue and price optimization and management solutions, today announced the appointment of Denise Hayman as senior vice president of global sales. The expansion of Vendavo's executive team comes on the heels of the company's announcement of record growth in the second...


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The History of 3D Printing
2013-09-20 10:14:26

Three-dimensional printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is the process of using additives to form solid 3D objects of virtually any shape from a digital model. This is achieved using specially formulated additives, such as plastics, that are formed into successive layers of material typically laid down on a platform in different shapes. 3D printing is uniquely distinct from a more traditional 3D sculpting technique, which relies on the removal of layers (subtractive manufacturing)...

The History Of Robotics
2013-09-08 10:48:36

Robotics is a branch of technology that deals with the design, construction, operation and application of robots and autonomous systems, as well as the computer systems that power such devices, including control, sensory feedback and information processing. Robots are typically designed as automated machines that can take the place of humans. Most robotic machines can be seen in manufacturing lines, such as widely used in the auto industry. Robots are also utilized to replace humans in...

Flip or Clamshell
2012-07-01 22:49:47

The flip or clamshell is a form factor found mainly in cellphones in the electronics market. There are typically two distinct sections of the device that fold together via a hinge. When the device is open, it is up and ready to be used, and provides more surface area then when closed. When the unit is closed, the interface components such as keys and display are protected and the device is shorter, making for easier to be carried and stored. A disadvantage of the flip unit is the connecting...

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2010-10-26 18:29:03

A paper clip is a thin wire in a looped shape that uses elasticity and strength of its construction materials to compress and hold pieces of paper together. Other types of clips use a two piece clamping system. Recent innovations are multi-colored plastic-coated paper clips. The first patent for a bent wire paper clip was awarded to Samuel B. Fay in 1867. He wanted it to be used for attaching tickets to fabric originally. His design, however, is not really reminiscent to the modern...

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2010-10-11 21:16:18

Liquid Paper, a brand of the Newell Rubbermaid Company, is a type of correction fluid used to fix typewriting in the past and now handwriting mistakes. Bette Nesmith Graham created the first correction fluid in 1951. Since she worked as a typist she made many mistakes and wanted to correct them, so she started with tempera paint and created what she called Mistake Out. She even provided her co-workers with bottles that had the brand name on it. Soon Graham was fired from her typist job...

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