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Do Plants In The Office Make Us More Productive?

University of Exeter 'Green' offices with plants make staff happier and more productive than 'lean' designs stripped of greenery, new research shows. In the first field study of its kind, published today, researchers found enriching a...

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2014-09-02 12:34:31

Ten Eight's Capabilities Complement Existing RealNex Companies: Property Line, REA and REI Wise HOUSTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RealNex, the innovative real estate technology solutions company formed by Pavonis Group, has announced the latest addition to its growing family of companies. Ten Eight, the deal automation and deal management solution for brokers and landlords that streamlines and manages reporting and the lease transaction process, was acquired by RealNex, joining...

2014-09-02 12:34:05

ATLANTA, September 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global electronic trading network to enhance e-Invoicing with workflow and connectivity services Tungsten Corporation plc (LSE:TUNG), the global electronic trading network, is delighted to announce that through its wholly owned subsidiary, Tungsten Network Inc, it has conditionally agreed to acquire DocuSphere, a provider of accounts payable automation services, to bring additional...

2014-09-02 12:33:45

RISHON LEZION, Israel, & SHANGHAI, September 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RISCO Group, a leading provider of integrated security solutions, has signed a deal with several Chinese banks to provide security protection for tens of thousands of their cash machines (ATMs) across the country. China recently became the world's largest ATM market, surpassing the US with an estimated 520,000 machines, according to RBR...

2014-09-02 12:33:33

WALLDORF, Germany, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that Sokolow SA, a leader in the food and meat manufacturing industries in Poland, is the first company in the Central and Eastern European region to launch SAP® Business Suite software on the SAP HANA® platform. With the migration of SAP Business Suite and the SAP Business Warehouse (SAP BW) application to SAP HANA, Sokolow SA is able to simplify IT management, reduce maintenance costs and...

2014-09-02 12:32:49

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 1,400 global payment industry stakeholders will congregate next week for the eighth annual PCI Security Standards Council (SSC) Community Meeting in North America. Ground Labs, a prominent developer of cardholder data discovery software for the payment card industry, will be sponsoring the event held in Orlando, Florida, as well as participating in the vendor showcase. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140827/140351 The PCI SSC...

2014-09-02 12:30:17

TORONTO, Sept. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Available today, the app Mortgage Delivery Guy offers the most accurate mortgage calculator app to calculate your mortgage payments. The free app is fully functional and can be downloaded on Apple and Android devices. Simply search for "Mortgage Delivery Guy," "Mortgage Guy," "Mortgage Payments & Rates" or "Paramjit Girn App." "I help my clients leverage their time and the bank's money efficiently to become mortgage-free sooner," says the app's creator,...

2014-09-02 12:29:44

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Orlando-based health sciences company XYMOGEN announced today that it has been recognized for the seventh time on Inc. Magazine's Inc. 5000 list as one of the fastest growing and best run private companies in the nation. Inc. Magazine compiles the annual list based on revenue growth over a three-year period. As a seven-time winner, XYMOGEN is part of an exclusive group known as the Honor Roll Alumni, a select circle of businesses to...

2014-09-02 12:27:25

CO-OP Performance and the Opportunities They Create Discussed in New Decision Resources Group Executive Briefing BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that analysis on the Year One performance of Consumer Operated and Oriented Plans (CO-OPs) generates insights into related market access opportunities, which are key decision inputs for pharmaceutical account managers in planning season. These new nonprofit insurers are competing alongside much bigger...

2014-09-02 12:27:19

TROY, Mich., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bianchi Public Relations, Inc. - a full-service automotive supplier PR firm with special expertise in business-to-business marketing - is pleased to announce Brigid Reynolds has joined its team as an intern for fall 2014. In this role, Reynolds assists the Bianchi PR account teams with a variety of public relations activities for some of the world's leading automotive suppliers. Her responsibilities as an intern include writing press...

2014-09-02 12:27:11

DALLAS, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atomic Paintball, Inc. (OTC: ATOC) is pleased to announce that Robert Dragotta has joined the management team as President. Atomic Chairman and CEO Darren Dunckel stated, "After several months of evaluation, we have determined that the best way to maximize shareholder value is to change the direction of the company. Therefore, beginning today, the company is going to pursue opportunities in the digital out- of- home media and mobile media...


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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
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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