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2014-07-30 12:21:27

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, Texas lawyer Bob Hilliard, one of the nation's key players in pursuing claims against General Motors for deaths and injuries caused by faulty ignition switches, filed a lawsuit on behalf of 658 individuals who were injured or killed in GM's defective vehicles. Mr. Hilliard's lawsuit is filed in the United States Southern District Court of New York where the General Motors, LLC Ignition Switch Multi District Litigation...

2014-07-30 12:21:19

ARLINGTON, Va., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, a leading transportation researcher characterized a report pre-pared for a railroad-funded organization on the safety of more productive trucks as fatally flawed. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "It has been demonstrated to a reasonable certainty the crash analysis suffered from numerous fatal errors. Trucks are misclassified," said Daniel Blower, an associate research scientist at the University of...

2014-07-30 08:41:46

Integration marks first for ground transportation industry SOUTHLAKE, Texas, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre Corporation and Carey International, a global leader in chauffeured services and ground transportation logistics management, have worked together to create a new application that will enable travel agents to book chauffeured ground services directly from the Sabre Red Workspace. This marks the first time that chauffeured car services have been fully integrated into the...

2014-07-30 08:41:05

NEW YORK, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With a continued focus and commitment to investments to expand footprint in the American Subcontinent, Atos, an international IT services company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dileep Srinivasan as Senior Vice President, Consulting and Systems Integration for the Americas. His appointment is effective 14(th) July 2014. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, he will be in charge of growing our Systems Integration business,...

2014-07-30 08:40:47

DALLAS, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Chandler George, founder of Catchfire Coaching, announced that he's currently expanding his premier Internet marketing strategies and coaching sessions for all small businesses in the $1 million to $10 million size range. The new business is called Market My Small Business. The well-known small business consultant provides done-for-you services for owners who want to grow their business or prepare it for future sale. "We can conduct your...

2014-07-30 08:40:44

Zcan Wireless Scanner Mouse Represents New Way of Scanning in a 2-in-1 Portable Device HONG KONG, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Design to Innovation (#DTOI) today announced it is launching an Indiegogo (#indiegogo) campaign (http://bit.ly/zcan) to help complete the development of Zcan Wireless (#zcanwireless), the world's first wireless scanner mouse. A scanner integrated into a wireless mouse, Zcan Wireless represents a new and unique way of scanning documents, books, magazines, and more,...

2014-07-30 08:40:27

Third Annual Study of IT Decision Makers Identifies NPS and Loyalty Levels for 63 Large Tech Vendors WABAN, Mass., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Companies often use a metric called Net Promoter Score® (NPS®) as a measure of loyalty, as it calculates the likelihood that customers will recommend a company to friends and colleagues. In a new report called Tech Vendor NPS Benchmark, 2014, Temkin Group analyzes NPS of 63 tech vendors based on feedback from 800 IT decision makers within...

2014-07-30 08:40:07

ATLANTA, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), one of the largest worldwide providers of payment solutions, today announced that its board of directors approved a fiscal 2014 fourth quarter dividend of $0.02 per common share payable August 29, 2014 to shareholders of record as of August 15, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20010221/ATW031LOGO About Global PaymentsGlobal Payments Inc. is one of the largest worldwide providers of payment solutions...

2014-07-30 08:39:57

Simple, seamless backups across public and private clouds SAN MATEO, Calif., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vaulterus, LLC, a leading cloud based backup as a service company, announced the launch of its next generation database and file backup and recovery solution - BitCan(TM). BitCan(TM) enables seamless backups of databases, files, and systems to the cloud. BitCan(TM) supports SQL and NoSQL databases as well as Windows, Linux, and Unix file systems. BitCan(TM) benefits customers by...

2014-07-30 08:39:39

Recognized for positive client experience, solid company strategy and broad range of capabilities across function and industry-specific solutions NEW YORK, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genpact Limited (NYSE: G), a global leader in designing, transforming and running business processes and operations, has been named as a "leader" in worldwide business analytics services providers in the IDC MarketScape: "Worldwide Business Analytics BPO Services 2014 Vendor Assessment" report....


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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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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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