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2014-09-30 08:41:30

MCX to leverage InComm's vast retail partner network to expand the reach of its new mobile payment app ATLANTA, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InComm, a leading provider of integrated point-of-sale (POS) technology solutions to retailers, has entered into a strategic partnership with Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX), a company formed by the nation's leading merchants to develop a customer-centric and secure mobile payment solution....

2014-09-30 08:41:15

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, September 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Marvell Technology Group Ltd (NASDAQ: MRVL), Silicon Image Inc. (NASDAQ: SIMG), Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC), Tower Semiconductor Ltd (NASDAQ: TSEM), and ARM Holdings PLC (NASDAQ: ARMH). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at: http://investor-edge.com/register. On Monday,...

2014-09-30 08:41:13

COLUMBIA, Md., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global performance improvement solutions provider GP Strategies Corporation ("GP Strategies" or "the Company") (NYSE: GPX) announced today the preliminary results of its modified "Dutch Auction" self-tender offer for the purchase of up to $80 million in value of its common stock, which expired at the end of the day, 12:00 midnight, New York City time, on Monday, September 29, 2014. Based on the preliminary count by Computershare Trust...

2014-09-30 08:40:58

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanmina Corporation (NASDAQ GS: SANM), a leading integrated manufacturing solutions company making some of the world's most complex and innovative multimedia, electronic, optical and mechanical products, today announced that EchoStar Corporation has awarded Sanmina its highest award for supplier quality. EchoStar, a premier global provider of satellite operations and video delivery solutions, honored Sanmina with its Gold Award, given...

2014-09-30 08:40:47

Zonoff Connected Home Platform awarded for product innovation for its work on the Staples Connect software and platform BOSTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zonoff, a software platform that powers the "brains" behind the connected home and official software provider for the Staples Connect platform, received the "Product Innovation Award" at Staples Supplier Summit last night in Boston. The award recognizes Zonoff for partnering with Staples to drive incremental sales and expand...

2014-09-30 08:40:13

CloudCraze users benefit from consistent enhancements to its Enterprise eCommerce product DEERFIELD, Ill., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CloudCraze, the leading provider of Customer Engagement Commerce on the Salesforce1 Platform, announced four major product enhancements in its Autumn '14 release: -- Subscriptions Management: Merchandise, sell and service subscription products, including renewal and cancellation across all channels -- Searchandizing: Optimize...

2014-09-30 08:40:11

Innovative Optics e-tailer and distributor creates online specialty shop for customers seeking high quality thermal imaging technology products. WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovative thermal optics and night vision glasses distributor TechEyes, LLC has established a new rewards program for its online shopping customers. The new program is open to customers who create a new account on the TechEyes.com website and place an online order that ships. Customers...

2014-09-30 08:40:01

Investment management practitioners to discuss costs, risks and challenges of benchmark data management for the buy-side NEW YORK, September 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RIMES [http://www.rimes.com ], the leading provider of managed data services for the buy-side, will host its second annual Data Governance Conference [http://www.rimes.com/rimes-ii-data-governance-conference ] in New York on October 23, 2014. The event will take place at the newly renovated NASDAQ MarketSite in...

2014-09-30 08:39:50

Offers Preventative Approach to Stop Cyber Threats at the Endpoint SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Palo Alto Networks® (NYSE: PANW), the leader in enterprise security, today announced the availability of Traps, a revolutionary and unique Advanced Endpoint Protection offering designed to prevent sophisticated cyber attacks on endpoints, sparing IT security teams from cumbersome remediation, patching, and often futile recovery scrambles....

2014-09-30 08:39:07

- Conference call to be held at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time - REHOVOT, Israel, September 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nova Measuring Instruments (Nasdaq: NVMI), a leading innovator and a key provider of optical metrology solutions for advanced process control used in semiconductor manufacturing, today announced that it will release its results for the third quarter of 2014 before the market opens on October 29, 2014. Mr. Eitan Oppenhaim, President and Chief Executive Officer and...


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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
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'