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2014-04-17 08:26:10

NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year, college students nationwide face a special challenge that has nothing to do with passing final exams, paying tuition bills or getting into the fraternity or sorority of their choice. The question they must answer is: Where am I going to put all stuff during the summer? Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140416/75794 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140416/75795 It's a particular quandary for the more than half...

2014-04-17 08:26:06

Recruitment expert Dino Hernandez will lead Platinum's national staffing campaign TREVOSE, Pa., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Platinum Advertising is excited to announce recent addition to the corporate team, Dino Hernandez. As manager of talent acquisition, Dino will be responsible for mining and identifying talent, facilitating high volumes of daily interviews and helping to integrate qualified candidates into local sales offices across the country. Photo -...

2014-04-17 08:26:03

The funding is subject to completing a final agreement and terms of distribution of the $1 Million equity investment. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kuboo, Inc. (OTC Pink: SGTB) dba Safe Communications, Inc., announced today that they have signed an initial term sheet with a global technology firm (called the "partner") that has the right to invest up to $1 million in equity in Kuboo, Inc. common stock. The funds will be dispersed to Kuboo on a monthly basis yet to...

2014-04-17 08:25:48

JERSEY CITY, N.J., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Single Touch Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: SITO), a technology-based mobile media solutions provider, announced today that it has signed on FreshDirect, a leading online fresh food grocer, for its Reminder Messaging Product. The messaging program includes implementing order status, delivery status and service notifications. With more than 1 billion messages sent since inception, Single Touch's Reminder Messaging suite is the flagship of the...

2014-04-17 08:25:32

Positive Role Models Are Helping Youth in High-risk Situations Across America ROCKVILLE, Md., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodwill is enhancing its successful national youth mentoring program in an effort to assist more youth in high-risk situations to make better life choices. At this critical moment, with high youth unemployment discouraging many teens, young people need positive role models who show them that they can indeed succeed....

2014-04-17 08:25:25

Kenshoo's advanced technology is now available to IBM clients for managing SEM campaign investments SAN FRANCISCO, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kenshoo [http://www.kenshoo.com ], the global leader in predictive media optimization, today announced it will go to market with IBM to deliver search marketing campaign management solutions to clients, such as Bizgnition. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140212/668568-a ) A certified IBM business partner,...

2014-04-17 08:25:19

- Revenue Increases 17 Percent to $1.23 Billion DALLAS, Texas, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE: ADS), a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions, today announced results for the quarter ended March 31, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20051024/ADSLOGO SUMMARY Quarter Ended March 31,...

2014-04-17 08:25:04

1.4 Million Had a Smart Phone that was Lost and Never Recovered YONKERS, N.Y., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Smart phone theft is on the rise. About 3.1 million Americans were the victims of smart phone theft in 2013, according to Consumer Reports' Annual State of the Net survey. That's nearly double the 1.6 million thefts that the company projected in 2012. At least 1.4 million smart phones were lost and not recovered last year, up slightly from the 1.2 million in 2012, Consumer...

2014-04-17 08:23:54

WASHINGTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lawrence D. Sloan, President and CEO of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA), issued the following statement regarding the one-year anniversary of the tragic events at the West Fertilizer Plant in West, Texas: "On the one-year anniversary of the explosion and tragic loss of life in West, Texas, SOCMA remains strongly committed to helping ensure government and industry stakeholders take appropriate steps to...

2014-04-17 08:23:41

HONG KONG, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CNOOC Limited (the "Company", NYSE: CEO, SEHK: 00883, TSX: CNU) announced today it has filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") its 2013 annual report on Form 20-F ("annual report") that included audited financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2013. (Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/200701301659.jpg ) The annual report is available on the Company's website at www.cnoocltd.com as well as SEC s...


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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)...

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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...

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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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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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