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Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Verizon has announced plans to unveil a new Internet-based television service that will allow users to subscribe to and pay for only the channels they want to watch, various media outlets are...

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2014-09-16 20:28:34

Teri List-Stoll of Kraft and Charles W. Scharf of Visa to join board; Dave Marquardt and Dina Dublon to retire from board at end of current term; company increases dividend by 11 percent. REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday announced that Teri List-Stoll, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Kraft Foods Group Inc., and Charles W. Scharf, chief executive officer of Visa Inc., have been appointed to the company's board of...

2014-09-16 20:28:30

Partnership delivers agile, cost-effective sales and marketing business intelligence solutions for life sciences EVANSTON, Ill. and PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ZS Associates and Reltio today announced they have entered into a partnership to build Master Data Management (MDM) solutions for sales and marketing organizations in the life sciences industry. As a premium partner, ZS will develop solutions that integrate business intelligence platforms with...

2014-09-16 20:28:25

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL), a world leader in connectivity, today announced that it has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for the third consecutive year. The Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index is part of a family of indices offered jointly by S&P Dow Jones Indices and RobecoSAM, an investment specialist focused on sustainability investing. TE was assessed alongside nearly 1,000...

2014-09-16 20:28:04

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PG&E Corporation (NYSE: PCG) today declared its third-quarter 2014 regular cash dividend of 45.5 cents per share on the Corporation's common stock. The dividend is payable on October 15, 2014, to shareholders of record on September 30, 2014. In addition, PG&E Corporation's utility subsidiary, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, today declared the regular preferred stock dividend for the three-month period ending October 31, 2014, to...

2014-09-16 20:27:15

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas announced today it has appointed Christy Noland as a new director of Business Communications & Advocacy, Urology in the Americas. Noland will report directly to Vice President, Business Communications & Advocacy Margaret Long. In this role, Noland will be responsible for communicating Astellas' commitment to urology to patient and advocacy organizations, as well as collaborating with the urology brand teams on key...

2014-09-16 20:21:55

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) today announced three key strategic actions that support its transformation: -- the decision by U. S. Steel to not proceed with an expansion at its iron ore pellet operations in Keewatin, Minn.; -- the decision by U. S. Steel to forgo further development and construction of the carbon alloy facilities at Gary Works in Gary, Ind.; and -- the unanimous decision by the...

2014-09-16 16:30:33

LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Engineering Plastics in Thousand Metric Tons by the following Product Categories: Polycarbonate (PC), Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal (PA), Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters, and Others. The End-Use markets also analyzed in the report include Automotive, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan,...

2014-09-16 16:29:46

LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Calibration Services in US$ Thousands by the following Parameters of Calibration: Mechanical Calibration Services, Electrical Calibration Services, Physical/Dimensional Calibration Services, and Thermodynamic Calibration Services. The End-Use Sectors also analyzed in the report include Electronic Manufacturing, Communication, Aerospace & Defence, Industrial & Automotive, and Others. The...

2014-09-16 16:26:02

Despite this, almost all 'passionate' NFL fans still will remain loyal PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Business intelligence leader, ORC International, conducted a CARAVAN® Omnibus Survey regarding the current issues surrounding the National Football League. Recent scandals from domestic violence to child abuse have rocked the NFL prompting the multi-billion dollar brand to rethink codes of conduct and sanctions against players. The survey, based on a sample of...

2014-09-16 16:25:57

Second segment of PwC's 2014 Annual Corporate Directors Survey sheds light on changing governance landscape NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Evolving trends in board priorities and practices, as well as activist shareholders becoming even more active, were among the issues directors expressed their views about in PwC's 2014 Annual Corporate Directors Survey. In the summer of 2014, 863 public company directors responded to the survey, and of those, 70% serve on the boards of companies...


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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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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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