Quantcast
Last updated on April 17, 2014 at 1:21 EDT

Latest Business Stories

2014-04-16 12:23:21

Hotels.com highlights top sustainable hotels in nature-rich cities DALLAS, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With Earth Day approaching, many Americans will take the opportunity to appreciate nature and the great outdoors. America's national and state parks offer outdoor spectacles like no other, but several major cities around the world that have embraced urban flora and fauna are nearly as impressive. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140415/74027 The travel experts at...

2014-04-16 12:21:33

BASILDON, United Kingdom, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today CNH Industrial N.V. shareholders approved the resolutions concerning: -- 2013 Annual Report -- Dividend of EUR0.20 per common share -- Re-appointment of executive and non-executive directors -- Remuneration Policy and Equity Incentive Plan -- Authorization for the purchase of own shares CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI) shareholders at the annual general meeting ("AGM") approved the 2013...

2014-04-16 12:21:24

DETROIT, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MSX International (MSXI), a service and technology solutions provider helping automotive and other global organizations improve retail network performance, talent acquisition and management strategies, has announced the winners of its Supplier Excellence Awards. A luncheon and ceremony to recognize the winners was hosted by Lisa Wilson, MSXI supplier relations manager. Representatives from key supplier partners as well as MSXI senior leadership were in...

2014-04-16 12:20:55

BETHESDA, Md., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When serious engine trouble hits, the non-profit Car Care Council reminds vehicle owners that repowering their current vehicle rather than buying a new one is the cost-effective, "green" way to go. "When it comes to your vehicle, it's great to be green," said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. "By repowering the vehicle you already own, you will extend its useful life and significantly reduce its impact on the...

2014-04-16 08:40:06

Reports revenue growth of 15.1%, PAT growth of 19.3% in dollar terms, in FY14 BANGALORE, India and WARREN, N.J., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mindtree, a global information technology services company, announced its results today for the fourth quarter and year ended March 31, 2014, as approved by its Board of Directors. "FY14 has been a momentous year for Mindtree. We crossed half a billion dollars in revenues, USD 100 million in operating profits and INR 100 of EPS. As we celebrate this...

2014-04-16 08:38:53

DUBLIN, Apr. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/phbqj3/global_plc_market) has announced the addition of the "Global PLC Market Report" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The analysts forecast the Global PLC market to grow at a CAGR of 9.80 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increased demand for enhanced efficiency in...

2014-04-16 08:38:49

Upgraded CRM Leverages New Microsoft Dynamics® User Interface and Enhanced Integrations With Advisor Xi® Platform to Create More Cohesive Client Management Process CHICAGO, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Envestnet | Tamarac, a leading provider of integrated, web-based portfolio and client management software for independent advisors and wealth managers, a division of Envestnet, Inc. (NYSE: ENV), has released the next-generation version of its integrated client relationship...

2014-04-16 08:38:44

BEIJING, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The PRC State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) has issued the pilot Cross-Border Payment Licenses to 5 Beijing Payment Service Providers (PSP). The issuance of the pilot license has set the historical precedence for PSP in China to process RMB transactions for any overseas merchants and settle funds in the local currency of the merchants' domiciliation or any foreign currency of their choice. Overseas merchants could start their...

2014-04-16 08:38:34

DUBLIN, Apr. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vf9fqt/global_electronic ) has announced the addition of the "Global Electronic Article Surveillance Tags Market Report" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The analysts forecast the Global Electronic Article Surveillance Systems market to grow at a CAGR of 2.88 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this...

2014-04-16 08:38:24

IRVING, Texas, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BT today announced Timothy P. Flynn, retired chairman of KPMG International, as the Advisory Chairman BT Americas, effective immediately. In this role, Flynn will advise BT on operating in the US environment, including strengthening relationships with key policy-makers and regulators in the US, developing strategies and partnerships to accelerate growth, and mentoring global executives operating in the US business environment. Sir...


Latest Business Reference Libraries

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...

0_32fc02475d5bf300adf507f52e8b98ea
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...

0_04f94e510bed78401cec3749aa3e4d83
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...

More Articles (6 articles) »