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2014-10-24 04:22:13

Quarterly Net Revenues Increased by 1.4% Year-Over-Year BEIJING, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Oriental Education and Technology Group Inc. (the "Company" or "New Oriental") (NYSE: EDU), the largest provider of private educational services in China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the fiscal quarter ended August 31, 2014, which is the first quarter of New Oriental's fiscal year 2015. Financial Highlights for the First Fiscal Quarter Ended August 31, 2014 -- Total...

2014-10-24 04:22:08

Direct-sales specialist to optimize its IT investments and adopt a flexible yet standardized IT environment FRANKFURT, Germany, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH), a global leader in information technology, consulting and business process services, today announced that it has been selected by the Vorwerk Group to transform its IT infrastructure and provide application services. Vorwerk, an international direct-sales company with subsidiaries in 24 countries around...

2014-10-24 04:20:16

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- JMR Graphics, a leading manufacturer and designer of commercial vehicle wraps in the United States, has spent 30 years refining its approach to producing vinyl graphic advertisements. Over the past decade, more businesses and marketing agencies have turned to car wraps and fleet graphics due to their effectiveness. Recent studies show that these wraps also offer one of the highest returns on investment compared to other...

2014-10-24 00:21:53

COPPELL, Texas, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Costar Technologies, Inc. (the "Company") (OTC Markets Group: CSTI) announced today that the Company's 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be held on December 16, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. local time at the offices of McGladrey, LLP located at 1185 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036. Last year, the Company held its annual meeting on October 7, 2013. The Company also announced that it has set the close of business on November 14, 2014...

2014-10-24 00:21:10

Supply Chain Performance Excellence Award, Supplier Diversity Leadership Award, and Sustainability Award Presented at UHC Annual Conference 2014 CHICAGO, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UHC announced the winners of the 2014 UHC Supply Chain Performance Excellence Award, UHC Supplier Diversity Leadership Award, and UHC Sustainability Award at the UHC Annual Conference 2014 in Las Vegas. 2014 UHC Supply Chain Performance Excellence Award Honored for excellence in supply chain management, the UHC...

2014-10-23 23:12:59

Connance to Deploy its Predictive Analytics and Technology to Drive Net Income Improvement at DeKalb Medical Waltham, MA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Connance, Inc. (http://www.connance.com), the industry’s premier source of predictive analytic technology solutions that optimize financial and clinical workflows, today announced that DeKalb Regional Health System (DeKalb Medical), a 627-bed health system in Georgia, has selected Connance's Patient-Pay Optimization program to help...

2014-10-23 23:12:57

SDG implements TruOps to automate risk & compliance for global financial services leader to generate actionable reporting in weeks versus months compared to their legacy GRC solution. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 SDG Corporation, a leading provider of technology, consulting and risk management solutions that strengthen enterprise businesses while managing IT risk, announced today it has partnered with a leading financial services provider to manage risk and compliance using...

2014-10-23 23:12:30

GenSight's new discipline of strategic choice now extends to helping leading organizations optimize the allocation of limited resource to generate the greatest good for the environment, shareholders and communities. Naples, FL & Hampton UK (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 GenSight, a leading provider of Portfolio, Resource and Project Management solutions, today announced they have been added to the registry of the United Nations Global Compact. The UN Global Compact is a strategic...

2014-10-23 23:12:15

New Version Enables Insurers and Banks to Boost Analytical Productivity, Includes Significant Enhancements to Cloud Operations and User Experience Westport, CT (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Earnix, a leading provider of integrated pricing and customer analytics software for insurers and banks, today announced the release of Earnix version 7.0, the newest edition of the software designed to provide financial services companies with one system for all their risk and pricing needs. Earnix version...

2014-10-23 23:11:54

Los Angeles's leading young art curator Megan Mulrooney returns from London with a mission to turn the city into the cutting edge center of an Internet auction boom offering expert valuations to sell items to knowledgable collectors across the country. Put a price on anything from an Old Master to an Elvis autograph. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Move over Christie’s and Sotheby’s, a 25-year-old web executive is bringing art & antiques auctions to 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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The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin