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2014-10-23 12:22:58

Global Agrochemicals Industry 2014-2019: Trends, Profit, and Forecast Analysis IRVING, Texas, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The agrochemicals industry consists of fertilizers and pesticides. Fertilizers include phosphate, potash, and nitrogenous fertilizers. Fertilizers act as nutrients for crops to boost agricultural yield. Pesticides are the crop protection chemicals that protect crops against pests, fungus, and other biological agents that harm crop growth. Pesticides include...

2014-10-23 12:21:13

DETROIT, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ally Financial is pleased to announce that 55 U.S. auto dealers have been selected as nominees for the 2015 TIME Dealer of the Year award. Now in its 46(th) year, this prestigious and highly coveted honor recognizes the nation's most successful auto dealers who also demonstrate a long-standing commitment to community service. These nominees are part of a select group of dealers from across the country that will be honored at the 98th annual...

2014-10-23 08:43:52

Huge Haul of 14 Awards and a Grand Stevie Prize for Successful Rebrand and String of Initiatives Focusing on Young People DOHA, Qatar, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ooredoo has won a record-breaking 14 awards at the 2014 International Business Awards, known as "the Stevies," as the company's efforts to enrich people's lives continue to win global recognition. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141023/153951 Over the past year, Ooredoo has supported a range of projects aimed at...

2014-10-23 08:43:23

Socrata's Open Data Solutions Are Now Available to SunGard Public Sector's Customers in Local Governments and Public Safety and Justice Agencies LAKE MARY, Fla. and SEATTLE, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunGard Public Sector (www.sungardps.com), a leading provider of software and services solutions for local government and public safety agencies, today announced a strategic engagement with Socrata (www.socrata.com), a cloud software company focused on democratizing access to public sector...

2014-10-23 08:43:17

ClearOne Reports Record 27% Revenue Growth SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Third Quarter 2014 Highlights -- Achieved record third quarter revenue of $15.7 million, up 27% year over year -- Achieved 61% gross margin -- Non-GAAP operating income increased 50% year over year -- Non-GAAP Adjusted EBITDA increased 44% year over year -- Achieved intellectual property milestone with filing of 100(th) patent application Financial...

2014-10-23 08:43:10

Record revenues of $61.9 million, year-over-year growth of 51% CHICAGO, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GrubHub Inc. (NYSE: GRUB), the leading online and mobile food-ordering company, today announced financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2014. "GrubHub delivered strong third quarter results featuring record revenues and adjusted EBITDA driven by growth in all of our key business metrics," said Matt Maloney, CEO. "Due to the strength of our brand and effectiveness of our new...

2014-10-23 08:43:02

TUCSON, Ariz., and EMERYVILLE, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ZipRealty, an innovative developer of proprietary technology and comprehensive online marketing tools for residential real estate, announced today that Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Arizona will become the Powered by Zip (PbZ) broker in the Tucson market, effective Nov. 12, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140715/127302 "We are excited about adding the 'Powered by Zip' technology platform as...

2014-10-23 08:42:56

PHOENIX, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Insiderslab.com, a U.S. market research community with a special focus on updating investors with insider trading news, revealed the latest insider trading alerts for U.S. stock investors, who can access these reports through the links below, including stock performance, insider trading signals, and visual results. The reports cover the stocks of Yahoo! (NASDAQ:YHOO), 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD), Regulus Therapeutics (NASDAQ:RGLS), Huntington...

2014-10-23 08:42:42

Breakthrough content marketing technology platform to accelerate recruiting of top-flight engineers, expand enterprise capabilities. NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vestorly, a content marketing platform for service providers, is announcing that it raised over $2 million in seed funding early in 2014 to expand its engineering team and enterprise capabilities. Participants include leading venture capital groups from New York and Silicon Valley. Vestorly's proprietary...

2014-10-23 08:42:39

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FlexTech Alliance announced today the awarding of a development agreement to nScrypt and NovaCentrix for a next-generation three-dimensional (3D) printing tool for creating complex and functional objects. The total award of $1,291,000 will be cost-shared between the organizations over a 12 month period. FlexTech partners with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, which has a keen interest in 3D printing for rapid prototyping of new...


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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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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin