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2014-10-22 08:40:59

HORSHAM, Pa., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Astea International Inc. (NASDAQ: ATEA), the leader in service management and mobile workforce solutions announces today that an IT Services Company, in North America, has signed a cloud software-as-a-service (SaaS) contract for the Astea Alliance service management and mobile workforce platform to replace their existing service management solution, and provide additional automation capabilities that will further streamline and advance their...

2014-10-22 08:40:50

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, October 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: CY), STMicroelectronics N.V. (NYSE: STM), Mellanox Technologies Ltd (NASDAQ: MLNX), International Rectifier Corporation (NYSE: IRF), and Avago Technologies Ltd (NASDAQ: AVGO). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at:...

2014-10-22 08:40:16

Exclusive offer makes the lowest cost 3D printing virtually free for schools DUNLEER, Ireland, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mcor Technologies Ltd, manufacturer of the only line of desktop paper-based 3D printers in the world, announced today that US schools purchasing an Mcor IRIS 3D printer education package by December 15, 2014 will receive three years of unlimited free consumables for their paper-based 3D printer.* Mcor 3D printers offer the lowest operating cost of any 3D printer. They...

2014-10-22 08:40:14

Query Language and Visualization Tool Provide Business Insights in Real Time MELVILLE, N.Y., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- jKool, LLC. today announced its new, software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution for analyzing Big Data in real time. jKool(TM) is designed to spot the patterns in data that lead to actionable insights. Often the value hidden in this data is perishable, requiring immediate action before it becomes stale. jKool's near real-time analysis of time-series data is able to capture...

2014-10-22 08:39:33

BEIJING, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jumei International Holding Limited (NYSE: JMEI) ("Jumei" or the "Company"), China's leading online retailer of beauty products, today announced that it has been authorized to begin selling an exclusive set of beauty products from Givenchy, a brand owned by the LVMH group, and Jurlique, a popular Australian cosmetics brand. These products are currently available for purchase on Jumei's platform. Jumei will begin selling 38 different Jurlique...

2014-10-22 08:39:31

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Landmark Payroll, Inc., a full service payroll company, is offering to process payroll absolutely free* for qualifying merchants. Each new client that enrolls with Landmark Payroll before the end of the year will receive free payroll processing till 2015, regardless of how many times they run their payroll. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141021/153449 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141021/153450 "This is a...

2014-10-22 08:39:26

ReorderPoint.com identifies trends to allow businesses to make better purchasing decisions. HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NumberCruncher is pleased to announce the release of its new cloud-based reorder point alert system called ReorderPoint.com. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141021/153419LOGO One of the biggest pain points facing product-based businesses in retail, wholesale distribution and manufacturing is how best to forecast inventory needs....

2014-10-22 08:38:52

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FICO (NYSE:FICO), the predictive analytics and decision management software company, today announced the agenda for its first Decision Technology Forum, to be held at FICO World 2014, November 11-14 in San Diego. This four-day Decision Technology Forum starts November 11 and offers more than 20 sessions on how to accelerate development and deployment of analytic applications, increase consumer precision, implement smarter business...

2014-10-22 08:38:47

New Release Packs Features onto Leading Retail Analytics Platform. SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RetailNext Inc., the worldwide leader in comprehensive in-store analytic Big Data platforms for brick-and-mortar retailers, today announced the general availability of RetailNext 5.1. "The RetailNext in-store analytics platform is quickly becoming the de facto standard in the industry," said Arun Nair, Chief Technology Officer and co-founder of RetailNext. "This latest...

2014-10-22 08:38:44

Over half of SMBs believe IoT will boost revenues, around two-thirds of MSPs think the same but only 18 percent of their customers think they are ahead of the curve AMSTERDAM and SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Roughly 1-in-4 (26 percent) small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and managed services providers (MSPs) expect the Internet of Things (IoT) including multiple devices, wearables and Cloud-based services in general to generate more money for them than any of the other...


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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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