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2014-09-02 16:28:32

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviat Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNW), the leading expert in microwave networking solutions, today reported preliminary financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2014, which ended June 27, 2014. Financial Highlights for Q4FY14 -- Revenue at $85.9 million -- Book to bill was above 1 -- GAAP Gross Margin at 23.6%; Non-GAAP Gross Margin at 25.0% -- GAAP Operating Expense at $31.3 million; Non-GAAP Operating...

2014-09-02 16:28:31

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 28, 2014, Flextronics (NASDAQ: FLEX) received shareholder approval to purchase up to 20% of its outstanding shares. Additionally, the Company's Board of Directors authorized management to purchase the Company's shares in an aggregate amount of up to $500 million. The Company continues to return value to its shareholders as it has purchased approximately $1.7 billion or 247 million of its shares over the last four years....

2014-09-02 16:28:27

Best-in-class technology will support Talbots' growth PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mi9 Retail, the premier provider of enterprise retail merchandising, business intelligence and store operations software, has announced that Talbots has selected Mi9 BI, Mi9 Merchant, and Sales Audit with Loss Prevention software products to replace its existing core merchandising and inventory management systems. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140902/142048 Talbots, a...

2014-09-02 16:28:23

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Goodwill Industries International (GII) today provided an update on behalf of its members regarding the potential data security issue it previously announced in July. Following GII's announcement, GII and the potentially affected Goodwill members engaged a third-party forensic expert to conduct an extensive investigation. GII and its members have also been working closely with federal law enforcement authorities and coordinating with...

2014-09-02 16:28:15

-- Expands Range of Sensor Solutions for Harsh and Extreme Environments -- SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL), a world leader in connectivity, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of American Sensor Technologies, Inc. (AST), a manufacturer of pressure and position sensing solutions with 2013 revenues of approximately $20 million. The acquisition further expands TE's growing portfolio of sensors and sensor systems....

2014-09-02 16:26:58

MONTREAL, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) today announced the permanent closure of its Laurentide paper mill in Shawinigan, Quebec. The restart of a competitor's mill at the end of 2012, the high cost of fiber, as well as higher transportation and fuel costs, have affected the mill's competitiveness. "We made every effort to find a way to improve the Laurentide mill's performance. Unfortunately, due to its cost structure and...

2014-09-02 16:26:04

DUBLIN, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Perrigo Company plc, a public limited company incorporated under the laws of Ireland (the "Company"), today announced that it is offering to exchange (the "Exchange Offer") up to $500,000,000 of its new 1.30% Senior Notes due 2016 (the "2016 Exchange Notes"), $600,000,000 of its new 2.30% Senior Notes due 2018 (the "2018 Exchange Notes"), $800,000,000 of its new 4.00% Senior Notes due 2023 (the "2023 Exchange Notes") and $400,00,000 of its new...

2014-09-02 16:25:44

ROCKY HILL, Conn., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Numotion is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Vachon to the Company's Board of Directors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140106/CG40900LOGO Mark is a 30-year retired veteran of GE where he held a number of leadership positions across the organization and was a GE Company Officer since 1999 and a member of GE's Corporate Executive Council. Mark spent many years running business units within GE Healthcare, with the...

2014-09-02 16:24:11

Global fundraising consulting firm appoints Alicia Reed BOSTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Graham-Pelton Consulting, Inc., a leading global fundraising and management consulting firm serving the non-profit sector, announced today that Alicia Reed has joined the firm in 2014 as Vice President. Prior to joining Graham-Pelton, Ms. Reed was Principal Analyst at Eduventures, a national firm providing research services to the higher education sector. Ms. Reed also held roles as the...

2014-09-02 16:24:04

NEW YORK, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mindshare North America, a WPP company, announced today the launch of its Action Partner Program. Action Partners drive the real-time content, curation and distribution for THE LOOP, Mindshare's Adaptive Marketing system. The roster of partners allows Mindshare teams and clients to identify the right combination of products and services for brands to leverage and interact with in paid media. Applied in real-time, brands are fused into culturally...


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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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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'