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2014-07-29 16:27:11

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2014 Second Quarter Highlights: -- Net Revenue Increased to $675.1 million; 16.4% over the Prior Year -- Net earnings attributable to Team Health Holdings, Inc. ("Net earnings") were $30.2 million; $44.1 million after adjustments -- Diluted net earnings per share of $0.42; Adjusted EPS of $0.61 -- Adjusted EBITDA increased 41.1% to $86.2 million -- Projected growth in net revenue for full year 2014 increased to...

2014-07-29 16:26:58

-- Updates FY2014 Pro Forma EPS Target to $3.78 to $3.92 -- PRINCETON, N.J., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Covance Inc. (NYSE: CVD) today reported results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Net revenue was $639 million, representing 8.0% growth from the second quarter of 2013. On a GAAP basis, the company reported earnings of $0.29 per diluted share in the second quarter. The company reported pro forma earnings per diluted share of $0.95, up 21.5% over the second quarter...

2014-07-29 16:26:42

- Global THV Sales Grew 21% IRVINE, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, today reported net income for the quarter ended June 30, 2014 of $547.0 million, or $5.09 per diluted share, and non-GAAP net income of $94.0 million, or $0.88 per diluted share. Net income for the same period a year earlier was $93.3 million, or $0.81 per diluted share, and non-GAAP net income was...

2014-07-29 16:26:30

VENLO, the Netherlands, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Achieved Q2 2014 targets: Adjusted net sales of $331.2 million (+4% CER); adjusted operating income of $81.2 million and 25% operating margin; adjusted EPS of $0.26 CER - H1 2014 adjusted net sales rise approximately 8% CER excluding U.S. HPV tests, in line with full-year 2014 goal; H1 2014 free cash flow rises 28% to $77 million...

2014-07-29 16:25:03

PRINCETON, N.J., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AMREP Corporation (the "Company") (NYSE: AXR) today reported a net loss of $2,939,000, or $0.42 per share, for its fiscal year ended April 30, 2014 compared to a net loss of $2,838,000, or $0.47 per share in 2013. The results included pretax, non-cash impairment charges related to the write-down of certain long lived assets of $955,000 ($602,000 after tax, or $0.09 per share) in 2014 and $1,511,000 ($952,000 after tax, or $0.16 per share)...

2014-07-29 16:24:51

TAIPEI, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights -- New mobile game revenue stream expands: Mobile games accounted for approximately 29 percent of total game revenues in the second quarter, up from 9 percent in the prior quarter. The company plans to launch additional mobile games in 2014. Mobile games represent the first of multiple new growth initiatives being implemented in 2014. -- Results in line with expectations: Overall results were in line...

2014-07-29 16:24:49

LAS VEGAS, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ: CZR) will host a conference call at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time Monday, August 11, 2014, to review its second quarter results. The call will be accessible in the Investor Relations section of www.caesars.com. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120607/LA21221LOGO If you would like to ask questions and be an active participant in the call, you may dial (844) 231-6441, or (832) 412-1752 for international...

2014-07-29 16:24:46

MCLEAN, Va., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc.'s (NYSE: GCI) Board of Directors today declared a dividend of 20 cents per share, payable on October 1, 2014 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on September 5, 2014. "We have made outstanding progress in our strategic transformation, positioning Gannett to compete effectively in today's increasingly digital landscape. We are pleased with the impact our strategic initiatives have had on our results and...

2014-07-29 16:24:37

GLENDALE, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) today announced financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter, the Company reported total revenue of $122.3 million, a net loss attributable to the Company of $15.4 million, or a loss of $0.18 per share. "How to Train Your Dragon 2 is the ninth highest-grossing film of the year so far on a worldwide basis and it has yet to be released in several significant...

2014-07-29 16:24:06

SINGAPORE, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Fourteen of Singapore's finest entrepreneurs were honored recently with the 'Oscars' of entrepreneurship. The Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards or APEA, organised by Enterprise Asia since 2007 are the most prestigious awards for entrepreneurship. The Awards are presented to a handful of entrepreneurs across Asia and the Pacific each year, with award ceremonies held in over 12 countries every year. Photo -...


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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
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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
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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