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2014-08-20 08:31:56

Test and Measurement Instruments Company Deploys Cloud Service to Improve Inventory and Supply Management OTTAWA, Aug. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Kinaxis®, provider of RapidResponse®, delivering cloud-based SCM and S&OP applications, today announced that Anritsu Company, a global leader in communications test and measurement solutions, has deployed Kinaxis RapidResponse to drive better integration and alignment across the demand, supply and inventory functions of Anritsu's business,...

2014-08-20 08:31:44

BEIJING, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leju Holdings Limited ("Leju" or the "Company") (NYSE: LEJU), a leading online-to-offline ("O2O") real estate services provider in China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2014. Second Quarter 2014 Financial Highlights -- Total revenues increased by 63% year-on-year to $117.4 million -- Revenues from e-commerce services increased by 159% year-on-year to $68.3 million...

2014-08-20 08:31:36

Conference Call to be Held at 8:00AM Eastern Time on August 20, 2014 BEIJING, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LightInTheBox Holding Co., Ltd. (NYSE: LITB) ("LightInTheBox" or the "Company"), a global online retail company that delivers products directly to consumers around the world, today announced its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Second Quarter 2014 Highlights -- Net revenues were $89.8 million, an increase of 24.3% year-over-year; --...

2014-08-20 08:29:53

SHANGHAI, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- E-House (China) Holdings Limited ("E-House" or the "Company") (NYSE: EJ), a leading real estate services company in China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2014. Second Quarter 2014 Financial Highlights -- Total revenues increased by 29% year-on-year to $210.1 million -- Revenues from real estate online services increased by 63% year-on-year to $117.3 million,...

2014-08-20 08:29:33

-- Comparable Sales Increased 4.4 Percent -- MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today reported net earnings of $1.04 billion for the quarter ended August 1, 2014, a 10.4 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 18.2 percent to $1.04 from $0.88 in the second quarter of 2013. For the six months ended August 1, 2014, net earnings increased 12.2 percent from the same period a year ago to $1.66 billion,...

2014-08-20 08:28:13

-- Revenue increased 39.2% to USD 10.3 million (USD 7.4 million in Q2 2013) TEL AVIV, Israel and ZURICH, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SHL Telemedicine Ltd. (SIX Swiss Exchange: SHLTN, OTCPK: SMDCY), a leading provider and developer of advanced personal telemedicine solutions, today announced results for the second quarter and six months ended 30 June 2014. Erez Alroy, Co-CEO of SHL, commented: "We have seen good momentum in our businesses leading to significantly improved financial...

2014-08-20 08:25:48

Keynote Programs on Profitable Business Growth Provide Powerful Practical Tools, Not Theory OMAHA, Neb., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Business leaders are finding that if they don't have command of their organization at the business model level, they are quickly disappearing," says profit strategist Nick Niemann, author of the recently published book, The Business Model Myth Solution: The Mindshift Needed Today for Achieving Lasting Success. Over 600 CEOs and business leaders have booked...

2014-08-20 08:25:17

The Free Fundraising App From InfoScout Has Released Its Largest Redesign To Date, Expanding Capabilities to Double Donations by Next Year SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InfoScout, the leading provider of real-time shopper insights, announced that it is donating almost half a million dollars this month to thousands of schools across the United States through its free fundraising platform, Shoparoo. The company also just released Shoparoo's largest redesign to date, in...

2014-08-20 08:25:04

Samsung CE division profits hit 3-year high in Q2 2014 in face of flat revenue BOSTON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Although Samsung is a leader in the growing Ultra HD (UHD) TV segment, average selling prices (ASPs) for Samsung TVs fell 13 percent in the first half of 2014 compared to the previous year according to Strategy Analytics Connected Home Devices (CHD) service report, "CE Vendor Quarterly Analysis Samsung (SSNLF): Q2 2014."...

2014-08-20 08:24:55

TagMan Founder joins IgnitionOne as Global Chief Revenue Officer LONDON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IgnitionOne, the global leader in cloud-based digital marketing, has appointed Jon Baron as its global chief revenue officer. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140819/137504 A seasoned technology professional, Baron brings over 15 years of digital, managerial and SaaS experience to IgnitionOne. In his new role at the company, Baron will be responsible for expanding...


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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)...

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2013-09-08 10:48:36

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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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.