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2014-10-23 08:42:07

QUAKERTOWN, Pa., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synergis Engineering Design Solutions, a division of Synergis Technologies, LLC and a highly rated, value-added Autodesk reseller in the Americas, today announced that it has earned recognition as a certified Autodesk PLM 360 Advisor the new Autodesk Advisor status for PLM 360 from Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. As an Advisor Partner, Synergis has shown that they have made significant...

2014-10-23 08:41:58

Planning-centric software will support more than 370 Buckingham/BAM advisors at more than 140 Client Firms ST. LOUIS, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Buckingham Asset Management/BAM Advisor Services, one of the country's largest independent wealth management enterprises, has chosen the inStream planning-centric wealth management software platform to serve the more than 370 advisors representing the more than 140 client firms in its network. The strategic partnership was...

2014-10-23 08:41:56

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WidePoint Corporation (NYSE Mkt: WYY) a leading provider of Managed Mobility Services (MMS) specializing in Cybersecurity and Telecommunications Lifecycle Management (TLM) solutions, announced today the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 6,896,552 shares of its common stock at a purchase price of $1.45 per share. The gross proceeds to the Company from this offering are expected to be approximately $10.0 million, before deducting...

2014-10-23 08:41:42

Expands Leadership, Sales and Engineering Teams to Meet Growing Market Demand SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zignal Labs, the leader in delivering data-driven insights from big data analytics, realtime media monitoring, and business intelligence, today announced the completion of a $10.7 million Series B round of funding. The round was led by existing investors Andy Ballard, Managing Partner of Figtree Partners; Mitchell Cohen, Manager of Ross Investment Associates; and...

2014-10-23 08:41:16

Partnership between OpenPeak and SAP to Enhance Enterprise Mobility with SAP® HANA and Predictive Analytics; Signed Global OEM Agreement BOCA RATON, Fla. and WALLDORF, Germany, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenPeak Inc. and SAP (NYSE: SAP) today announced a global original equipment manufacturer (OEM) agreement that includes plans to bundle software with OpenPeak's white-label mobile enterprise management solution. Through this partnership, OpenPeak and its resellers can provide enterprise...

2014-10-23 08:39:28

- Record Quarterly Sales of $2.71 Billion, Up 11% LOS ANGELES, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. (NYSE: RS) today reported its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141009/151163 Third Quarter 2014 Financial Highlights -- Sales were a record $2.71 billion, up 10.7% from $2.44 billion in the third quarter of 2013 and up 3.4% from our prior record sales of $2.62 billion in the...

2014-10-23 08:39:21

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- M/I Homes, Inc. (NYSE: MHO) announced results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014 and an amendment to its homebuilding credit facility. 2014 Third Quarter Highlights: -- Pre-tax income of $22.2 million, an increase of 62% over 2013's third quarter -- Net income of $13.6 million, diluted earnings per share of $0.44 -- Homes delivered increased 5%; New contracts increased 3% -- Revenue...

2014-10-23 08:38:57

Strong performance in pulp and paper drive improved earnings (All financial information is in U.S. dollars, and all earnings per share results are diluted, unless otherwise noted.) -- Third quarter 2014 net earnings of $4.33 per share; earnings before items(1) of $0.94 per share -- Lack-of-order downtime totaling 51 thousand tons of paper, in-line with the second quarter -- Share buybacks totaling $19 million TICKER SYMBOL (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) MONTREAL,...

2014-10-23 08:38:29

ATLANTA, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Q3 Pretax Income of $225 Million Increased 29% from the Prior Year -- Q3 Earnings of $0.37 Per Share; Prior Year Earnings of $5.87 Per Share Reflect the Reversal of $2.1 Billion of the Company's Deferred Tax Asset Valuation Allowance -- Home Sale Revenues Increased 4% to $1.6 Billion Driven by an 8% Increase in Average Selling Price to $334,000 -- Gross Margin of 22.9%, Which Includes the Impact of...

2014-10-23 08:38:24

ATLANTA, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE: PHM) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.08 per common share payable January 6, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 15, 2014. The $0.08 per share represents a 60% increase in the Company's quarterly dividend. PulteGroup also announced that its Board of Directors approved a share repurchase authorization of $750 million. At the...


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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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  • A unit of saved energy.
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