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2014-10-22 12:34:14

Part of new leadership structure to achieve company growth objectives BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeff M. Fettig, Chairman and CEO today announced the promotion of Joseph T. Liotine to the position of Executive Vice President, Whirlpool Corporation, and President North America, reporting to Marc Bitzer. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20040202/DETU004LOGO In his new role as President, North America Region and Executive Vice President Joseph Liotine...

2014-10-22 12:32:28

Enhanced materials bring new capabilities to the high-performance Form 1+ Desktop SLA 3D Printer SOMERVILLE, Mass., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Formlabs, the makers of the Form 1+ SLA 3D Printer, announced a new family of high-performance functional resins today. The new resins, Castable and Flexible, add capabilities to the Form 1+ 3D Printer, allowing for the investment casting of metal parts, as well as the printing of soft, impact-resistant models. Castable Resin is designed...

2014-10-22 12:30:21

VANCOUVER, BC and PLYMOUTH, MI, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - ProNAi Therapeutics Inc., a private company dedicated to developing and commercializing a new class of therapies based on its proprietary DNAi® platform, today announced that it has added five seasoned executives to its senior management team. -- Dr. Angie You, Chief Business & Strategy Officer & Head of Commercial -- Wendy Chapman, Senior Vice President, Clinical Operations...

2014-10-22 12:27:48

Integrated marketing solution lets business owners maximise the impact of marketing and quickly manage leads through a mobile app LONDON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReachLocal today formally launched in the UK its ReachEdge total digital marketing system for small and medium sized businesses (SMEs). This integrated marketing solution, which previously launched in the U.S., Canada and Australia, combines lead management, marketing automation, campaign analysis, responsive website design and...

2014-10-22 12:27:23

Bill Burr, Laura Dern and Justin Long will Voice Lead Characters in Six-Episode Series from Gaumont International Television and Wild West Television BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- F is for Family, the new, half-hour, animated series based on the comedy of Bill Burr, is coming exclusively to all Netflix territories in 2015. The six-episode series, produced by Gaumont International Television and Wild West Television, marks the first foray into animation by...

2014-10-22 12:27:16

"Basketball and Beyond with Coach K" will air weekly on SiriusXM College Sports Nation, channel 91 NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mike Krzyzewski, head coach of the Duke University Blue Devils and the USA Basketball Men's National Team, will debut the 10(th) season of his weekly SiriusXM show, Basketball and Beyond with Coach K, tomorrow, October 23 (6:00 pm ET) on SiriusXM College Sports Nation, channel 91. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101014/NY82093LOGO...

2014-10-22 12:27:12

In this free webinar for social media managers, marketing VPs and CMOs, learn how to identify highly influential social media users whose opinions your customers trust. Save the date: Thursday, October 30, 2014, 11am Pacific, 2pm Eastern. SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Viralheat, the leader in social analytics and management, is hosting a free webinar for marketers and social media managers featuring Chris Newton, VP of business development at Influitive, and Eileen...

2014-10-22 12:26:55

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dawn Winchester, Chief Digital Officer for Publicis North America today announced the appointment of Eric Green as EVP, Director of Experience Design at Publicis Kaplan Thaler, effective October 29, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141021/153541 In this new role, Green will be responsible for leading a team of experience designers and content strategists to create omni-channel, end-to-end consumer experiences. Green, a recognized...

2014-10-22 12:26:22

"Scream Radio" channel is the ultimate Halloween soundtrack of creepy, frightful sounds for trick-or-treating and parties NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM announced today its exclusive Halloween-themed programming beginning Friday, October 24 at 6:00 pm ET. The extensive programming, which will include everything from scary stories for adults to party sounds for kids and families and more, will air across SiriusXM's multiple talk, music, and comedy...

2014-10-22 12:25:39

Mobile App "Coupons at Checkout for iOS" Uses Apple's Latest Extension Technology To Bring Coupon Codes Instantly To Shoppers, Right at Checkout NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It happens to everyone. You're at checkout and you see that promotion code box, staring you right in the face. You don't want to pay full price, but finding those elusive money-saving codes can be time consuming, tedious, and often frustrating. Today CouponFollow, a company that specializes in...


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...

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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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  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.