Quantcast

Latest Business Stories

2014-09-17 08:36:15

As competition for top talent intensifies globally, organizations look to new strategies and technologies to create a compelling candidate experience OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bersin by Deloitte today announced new research that shows organizations with innovative talent acquisition strategies - including a savvy marketing approach - realize significant recruitment and business performance gains. Summarized in a complimentary WhatWorks® market brief, the findings and...

2014-09-17 08:35:50

h.h. gregg Ranks Highest among Appliance Retailer Websites; GE Ranks Highest among Appliance Brand Websites WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Appliance shoppers find retailer websites highly useful, with product reviews--a feature not often included on appliance brand websites--becoming increasingly important, according to the J.D. Power 2014 Appliance Shopper Website Evaluation Study(SM) released today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130605/LA26502LOGO Now in...

2014-09-17 08:35:47

Evaluation based on completeness of vision and ability to execute NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atos, an international IT services company, today announced that for the second year in a row it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the leaders' quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for End User Outsourcing Services, North America 2014"(1). The Atos visionary Workplace Services offering is a comprehensive portfolio of services providing end-to-end capabilities, which puts the...

2014-09-17 08:35:34

EMS enables cost-effective and complex testing for printed circuit boards and cuts down time-to-market, notes Frost & Sullivan MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The proliferation of advanced electronic products and complex electronic content is compelling original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to outsource testing needs to electronic manufacturing service (EMS) providers. Technological change and product innovation in other industries such as automotive, medical,...

2014-09-17 08:35:00

Finance taking more strategic role in middle-market businesses, investing resources in automation to streamline back-office processes while impacting front-office decision-making LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) at large organizations have undergone a profound transformation over the past decade, assuming more strategic responsibilities in addition to their traditional finance and accounting tasks. Now it appears that mid-market company CFOs are...

2014-09-17 08:34:55

NICE was recognized at Brazilian Industry Event as a top analytics vendor by the country's leading contact centers SÃO PAULO, Brazil, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NICE Systems (NASDAQ: NICE) today announced that it is the winner of two Customer Service Excellence Awards - for Intelligent Analytics and Digital Recording - which it received at the 2014 National Congress of the Company-Customer Relations (CONAREC 2014) that took place September 9-10. Award winners...

2014-09-17 08:34:30

Notice received from Samba Luxco S.a.r.l regarding the Africatel Shareholders' Agreement RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oi S.A. ("Oi" or the "Company," Bovespa: OIBR3, OIBR4; NYSE: OIBR and OIBR.C), pursuant to art. 157, §4º of Law No. 6,404/76 and CVM Instruction No. 358/02, informs its shareholders and the market in general that: The Board of Directors of Oi resolved, in a meeting that took place on this date, to authorize the management of Oi to take the...

2014-09-17 08:34:27

DUBLIN, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Location-based Search and Advertising Market in the US 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Location-based search and advertising refers to the usage of location, determined by a user's mobile device, to search for and promote products and services near to the user. Many advertisers use location-based search and advertising services to reach out...

2014-09-17 08:34:19

ReportsnReports.com offers Motion Control Market in North America 2014-2018 in its store. DALLAS, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- According to Motion Control Market in North America 2014-2018 report at present, many vendors are developing robotic arms for their motion control systems. The field of mechatronics is highly prevalent these days as it cuts down the implementation costs of a motion control system. Vendors are integrating mechatronics into their motion control components to...

2014-09-17 08:34:17

Worldwide Government Contract Transparency, Open Government Enabled by Big Data SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Govini, the leading business intelligence provider to government contractors, today announced that the World Bank leverages its platform to provide open, transparent and competitive contracting through its new Open Government Contracts Platform, furthering the Bank's open government agenda and goal of eradicating poverty around the globe....


Latest Business Reference Libraries

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...

0_32fc02475d5bf300adf507f52e8b98ea
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...

0_04f94e510bed78401cec3749aa3e4d83
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...

More Articles (6 articles) »
Word of the Day
malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'