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2014-07-23 04:21:13

NUREMBERG, Germany, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GfK has won a tender with Morocco's joint industry committee, CIAUMED, to deliver an electronic TV audience measurement (TAM) service in Morocco. Morocco is well known in the MEA region for its expertise in TAM and is the first country in North Africa, and the second in the whole continent, to operate an electronic TAM system. On top of this, GfK has also been awarded a 3-year extension on its current radio audience measure...

2014-07-23 00:21:52

BASEL, Switzerland, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Exclusive access to innovative CEEDS(TM) technology -- Step change in planting speed and quality -- Complements PLENE Evolve and PLENE PB for nurseries Syngenta today announced plans to broaden and scale up its PLENE(® )platform of integrated sugar cane solutions. Through an exclusive licensing agreement with New Energy Farms, Syngenta will access an innovative planting system for sugar cane in Brazil: CEEDS(TM) (Crop...

2014-07-23 00:21:24

- Greater patient engagement is essential to more cost-effective healthcare NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients and their caregivers should be much more involved in treatment choices, health planning and research, according to a new report from KPMG International. The report, What Works: Creating new value with patients, caregivers and communities, examines how existing models of care fail to engage patients sufficiently, which can result in over-diagnosis,...

2014-07-22 20:22:06

SYDNEY, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Warrior Forum, the world's largest Internet marketing community & marketplace today launched Warrior Payments, a revolutionary all-in-one payments, analytics, affiliate marketing and distribution platform which will transform the way people sell products & services online. Matt Barrie, Chief Executive of Freelancer.com (which acquired Warrior Forum in April 2014) said, "If you are an entrepreneur or startup, and trying to figure out how...

2014-07-22 20:21:12

Second-Quarter Highlights Include: HAMILTON, Bermuda, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) today reported its financial results for the second quarter of 2014. Operating revenues and earnings from unconsolidated affiliates for this quarter totaled $1.62 billion, compared to $1.50 billion in the same quarter of the prior year and $1.59 billion in the first quarter of 2014. Net income from continuing operations was $65.7 million or $0.21 per diluted...

2014-07-22 20:20:31

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U-Haul Company of Iowa has expanded the U-Haul network of moving and self-storage locations with its purchase of a building at 1550 16th Avenue SW. The new U-Haul Moving and Storage of Cedar Rapids consists of 11 single-story self-storage buildings and a two-story building containing an office and an apartment. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140722/129563 Formerly 16th Avenue Storage, the building grosses 61,530 square feet...

2014-07-22 16:31:08

BLUE BELL, Pa., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today reported a second-quarter 2014 net loss of $12.1 million, or a loss of 24 cents per diluted share, which included $17.9 million of pension expense. In the second quarter of 2013, the company reported net income of $20.4 million, or 46 cents per diluted share, which included $21.9 million of pension expense. Excluding pension expense in both periods, non-GAAP earnings per diluted share((1)) in the second...

2014-07-22 16:30:58

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xilinx, Inc. (Nasdaq: XLNX) today announced first quarter fiscal 2015 sales of $613 million, down 1% from the prior quarter and up 6% from the same quarter of the prior fiscal year. First quarter fiscal 2015 net income was $174 million or $0.62 per diluted share. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020822/XLNXLOGO The Xilinx Board of Directors announced a quarterly cash dividend of $0.29 per outstanding share of common stock, payable on...

2014-07-22 16:30:45

IRVINE, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Second Quarter 2014 Results GAAP Non-GAAP ---- -------- Total net revenue $2.04 billion Net income (loss) per share $(.00) $.65 (including $.40 of ($.04 better than First Call impairment and other...

2014-07-22 16:30:31

Financial release accessible online REDMOND, Wash., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced that fiscal year 2014 fourth-quarter financial results are available on its investor relations website. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20000822/MSFTLOGO The direct link to the earnings press release is: http://www.microsoft.com/investor/EarningsAndFinancials/Earnings/PressReleaseAndWebcast/FY14/Q4/default.aspx As previously announced, the company will host a...


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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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call-note
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