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2014-08-29 08:26:02

Innovative Customer Care Center App Allows Faster Response Time for Field Trainers PETALUMA, Calif., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Robert Rieger, CEO and founder of AVRS, Inc. announced the expansion of the Customer Care Center and the launch of the new Customer Care Center iPad App. The newly expanded AVRS Customer Care Center is the hub for all incoming customer requests. It provides customers a single-point of contact and handles all aspects of a customers AVRS experience,...

2014-08-29 08:25:20

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE: BIG) announced today that, on August 28, 2014, our Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.17 per common share. The dividend will be paid on September 26, 2014, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on September 12, 2014. Commenting on today's announcement, David Campisi, Chief Executive Officer and President of Big Lots, stated, "We're very pleased with today's announcement of a...

2014-08-29 08:24:42

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, August 28, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,557.70, down 0.26%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.25% lower at 17,079.57, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,996.74, down 0.17%. The losses were broad based with seven out of ten sectors ending the session in negative. The S&P 500 Health Care Sector Index ended the day at...

2014-08-29 08:24:06

NEW YORK, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Realty Capital Healthcare Trust, Inc. ("ARC Healthcare") (NASDAQ: HCT) announced today that, pursuant to the prior authorization of its board of directors, ARC Healthcare intends to continue payment of monthly distributions at an annualized rate of $0.68 per share. Pending the "Effective Time" as defined in the merger agreement entered into, by and among, the Company and Ventas, Inc. and dated as of June 1, 2014, the Company intends to...

2014-08-29 08:23:43

Velocify Ranks No. 1851 on the 2014 Inc. 500|5000 for Second Consecutive Year with Three-Year Sales Growth of 222% LOS ANGELES, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inc. magazine today ranked Velocify, the market-leader in cloud-based intelligent sales automation software, No. 1851 on its 33rd annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy--America's...

2014-08-29 08:23:37

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, August 28, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,557.70, down 0.26%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.25%, to finish the day at 17,079.57, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,996.74, down 0.17%. The losses were broad based as seven out of ten sectors ended the session in negative. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index ended the day at 712.27,...

2014-08-29 08:23:28

Condo sale prices reach 19-year high according to the StreetEasy Condo Price Index NEW YORK, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Key facts: -- Manhattan condo inventory grew 5.4 percent in July 2014 compared to July 2013, the largest annual increase since October 2009. -- Manhattan condo sale prices rose 1.1 percent from June to July to a 19-year high, and remain 10 percent above year-ago levels, according to the StreetEasy Condo Price Index. -- The...

2014-08-29 08:23:24

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, August 28, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,557.70, down 0.26%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.25% lower at 17,079.57, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,996.74, down 0.17%. The losses were broad based with seven out of ten sectors ending the session in negative. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index ended the day at 712.27,...

2014-08-29 08:23:20

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, August 28, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,557.70, down 0.26%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.25% lower at 17,079.57, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,996.74, down 0.17%. The losses were broad based with seven out of ten sectors ending the session in negative. The S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary Sector Index ended the...

2014-08-29 08:23:13

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its research reports regarding Mallinckrodt plc (NYSE: MNK), Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ: VRTX), Kite Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: KITE), Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) and Arrowhead Research Corp. (NASDAQ: ARWR). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary...


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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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