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2014-09-23 00:20:30

- Ten city projects receive City Climate Leadership Awards NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Siemens and the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) announced the winners of the City Climate Leadership Awards 2014 at a ceremony held on Monday night in New York City. The Awards honor cities all over the world for excellence in urban sustainability and leadership in the fight against climate change. The winning cities in the ten award categories are: -- Amsterdam...

2014-09-22 23:14:12

PMI Chicagoland hosts free Knowledge Sharing Event, discussing “Project Failure”, on 9/25 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm at Arlington Heights Library, Arlington Heights, IL. Come share your experiences, ask questions and network with fellow project managers. Arlington Heights, IL (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 PMI Chicagoland, the Chicago Chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI) is hosting a free Knowledge Sharing event on "Project Failure with Steve Pieczko and Bruno Brunetti"...

2014-09-22 23:13:37

Investment in associate performance demonstrates commitment to culture of innovation and superior customer service Long Grove, IL (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 TZA, a leader in workforce and operational productivity solutions, announced today that Saladino’s, Inc. a premiere foodservice distributor in the Western United States, has selected TZA’s ProTrack Workforce Management Software to enhance labor productivity, utilization, quality and safety across their three distribution centers....

2014-09-22 23:13:30

Enables Effective Collaboration with Disney, Marvel and Other Clients Redwood City, Calif. (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Tely Labs, the leader in simple, secure and affordable video conferencing systems, today announced that Just Play Products uses its telyHD Pro video conferencing appliances to improve collaboration and increase productivity. Working with the world’s leading children’s entertainment brands, including Disney Consumer Products, Marvel Entertainment, Twentieth Century Fox...

2014-09-22 23:12:44

Hosted PBX services have a buyer power score of 4.1 out of 5, reflecting highly favorable market conditions for buyers as a result of a high availability of substitutes, a high level of competition among suppliers and low supply chain risk. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the procurement of Hosted PBX Services in its growing collection of procurement category market...

2014-09-22 23:12:28

Gaea Achieves Oracle PartnerNetwork Specialization for Oracle E-Business Suite Supply Chain Management and Oracle Demand Management Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Gaea, a global consulting firm focused on providing best in class supply chain and project management solutions and a Platinum level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), today announced it has achieved OPN Specialized status for Oracle E-Business Suite Supply Chain Management and Oracle Demand Management. To...

2014-09-22 23:12:13

Civicom Marketing Research Services is bringing to the market research marketplace a new version of its Online Bulletin Board and Community Platform – the new Civicom Chatterbox®. Greenwich, CT (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Civicom Marketing Research Services is bringing to the market research marketplace a new version of its Online Bulletin Board and Community Platform – the new Civicom Chatterbox®. This more robust platform is being introduced to a broad marketing research...

2014-09-22 23:11:46

FieldGateway management portal for field service launches today at the Collaborate '14 Viewpoint Users Group Conference in Portland, OR. Portland, OR (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 FieldConnect, Inc., a longtime innovator of mobile workforce solutions, announced today the launch of its FieldGateway™ product for field service organizations running Microsoft Dynamics SL and Viewpoint Construction Software’s Vista by Viewpoint. FieldGateway will be available for demonstration at this...

2014-09-22 23:11:38

IT professionals are invited to sign up for two-day Certified ScrumMaster training class in Columbus, Ohio October 28-29, 2014. Birmingham, Alabama (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 The Braintrust Consulting Group will offer a Certified ScrumMaster training class in Columbus, Ohio October 28-29,2014. The two-day Certified ScrumMaster class offers attendees an in-depth immersion into the world of Scrum. Scrum is a simple yet incredibly powerful set of principles and practices that help teams...

2014-09-22 23:11:36

Braintrust will host Certified ScrumMaster and Certified Scrum Product Owner training classes in Salt Lake City, Utah October 20-23. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 The Braintrust Consulting Group, a worldwide leader in Agile transformations, will offer Scrum certification classes: Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) and Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) October 20-23 at Country Inn & Suites – South Jordan, Utah. The certification classes are intended to teach attendees how to...


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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
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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