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2014-10-01 16:28:39

LONDON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Ground Labs, a leader in sensitive data discovery software, published guidance on obtaining Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance in a realistic timeframe. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a mandatory standard that all merchants who accept credit card payments must adhere to. One of the main facets of the standard is remediation, which is the process of addressing system vulnerabilities, including technical...

2014-10-01 16:27:26

Acquires Customer Relationships from Former Distribution Partner SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cepheid (NASDAQ: CPHD) today announced that, effective today, it has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire the customer relationships from its former distribution partner, the Laboratory Supply Company (LABSCO). LABSCO has partnered with Cepheid since early 2012 to drive adoption of the GeneXpert® System in US hospitals with fewer than 150 beds, which increased...

2014-10-01 16:25:11

Your Rich Retirement Academy helps Millennials and Gen X & Y Harness the Power of their Money Operating System SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Hilary Hendershott, a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER(TM) professional and the founder of Silicon Valley-based Hilary Hendershott Financial, today announced the release of the company's new internet-based personal finance training program. Your Rich Retirement Academy, will integrate Hendershott's 2013 TEDx talk, "The Surprising...

2014-10-01 16:25:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two of the Ad Council's most historic public service advertising (PSA) campaigns were voted by the public as a "Favorite Advertising Icon" and "Favorite Advertising Slogan," as part of Advertising Week 2014, the annual gathering of marketing and communication leaders in New York City. Winning the contest will put Smokey Bear and slogan "Friends Don't Let Friends Drive Drunk" in the Advertising Walk of Fame alongside Madison Avenue, known for its...

2014-10-01 16:24:27

Small Business Owners Testify Their Insurance Rates Continue To Be Unaffordable SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Yes On Prop 45 campaign today released its first television advertisement featuring three working registered nurses discussing how their patients' health care has been compromised by health insurance companies that are raising their rates. The three bed-side registered nurses --- Gina Macalino, R.N., Andrea Seils R.N., Katey Roemer, R.N. - talk...

2014-10-01 16:24:09

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak (NASDAQ: RENT), the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced the top twenty digital movie purchases and rentals based on consumer transaction rate. The report includes Internet Video on Demand (iVOD) and electronic sell-through (EST), for both Standard-Definition and Digital HD movie purchases and rentals. According to the company's Digital Download Essentials Industry(TM) service, the top twenty...

2014-10-01 16:23:53

SMBs Continue to Invest in Traditional Marketing Tactics, Despite a Varying Degree of Satisfaction, According to Brandmuscle Study CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite massive growth in digital marketing in recent years, new research from Brandmuscle shows that local small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) are struggling to adopt new media tactics when compared to their larger national counterparts. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130114/CL41982LOGO Chief marketing officers...

2014-10-01 16:22:35

DOVER, Del., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) ("Chesapeake") announced today that it has sold its BravePoint, Inc. ("BravePoint") subsidiary, a provider of advanced information technology services and solutions, to Progress Software Corporation ("Progress") for approximately $12 million in cash, which represents approximately 0.63 times BravePoint's 2013 revenues. BravePoint's expertise and solid reputation in the markets it serves makes...

2014-10-01 16:22:27

ATLANTA, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rollins, Inc., a premier global consumer and commercial services company (NYSE: ROL), announced today that during the third quarter of 2014 it purchased 779,267 shares under its share repurchase program and 1,005,279 shares have been repurchased year-to-date. In total, 3,952,205 additional shares may be purchased under previously approved programs by the Board of Directors. The program does not have an expiration date. Rollins, Inc. is a...

2014-10-01 16:22:24

VANCOUVER, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Cayden Resources Inc. (TSX.V:CYD, OTCQX: CDKNF) ("Cayden" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has mailed its management information circular (the "Circular") and related proxy materials to its shareholders and other securityholders ("Securityholders") in connection with the special meeting of Securityholders to be held at 10:00 a.m. (Vancouver time) on October 27, 2014 (the "Meeting"). At the Meeting, Securityholders will be asked 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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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
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  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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