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2014-10-24 08:22:15

HOUSTON and LONDON, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Third-Quarter 2014 Highlights -- Second consecutive quarter of record earnings -- Diluted earnings per share of $2.46 -- Income from continuing operations of $1.3 billion -- EBITDA of $2.0 billion -- O&P Americas segment achieved EBITDA exceeding $1.1 billion -- Announced the development of two new growth projects during the quarter -- $5.4 billion of share repurchases and dividends year...

2014-10-24 08:21:37

Adjusted EBITDA Rises 12.6% on an 8.9% Container Volume Increase from a Year Ago CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Lines, Inc. (OTCQB: HRZL) today reported financial results for the fiscal third quarter ended September 21, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121119/MM15928LOGO Financial results are being presented on a continuing operations basis. Comparison of GAAP and Non-GAAP Results from Continuing Operations...

2014-10-24 08:21:16

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Freight, the nationwide less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), announced today that it will implement a general rate increase averaging 4.7 percent, applicable to non-contractual business, effective October 27. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060418/SFTU007LOGO The rate increase will apply to customers on the company's CNWY 599 tariff. It will affect general LTL rates, minimum charges, accessorial...

2014-10-24 08:21:02

Software and services suite will close vulnerabilities of systems that safeguard corporate assets as well as customer data for hotel chains, airlines, car rental agencies, commercial freight and others ARMONK, N.Y., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today introduced a new Analytics software and services offering aimed to help companies in the Travel & Transportation industry mitigate IT security risks and address a growing volume of advanced threats and data...

2014-10-24 08:20:36

Company's premier global auction to be held in Orlando on February 16 - 20, 2015 ORLANDO, FL, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, today announced its premier global auction will be held in Orlando, Florida on February 16 - 20, 2015. As always, the auction will be open to the public and all items will be sold unreserved. Equipment consignments are now being accepted for the February mega-auction;...

2014-10-24 08:20:30

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lear Corporation (NYSE: LEA), a leading global supplier of automotive seating and electrical distribution systems, today reported record sales, earnings and margins for the third quarter. Highlights include: -- Sales of $4.2 billion, up 8% from a year ago -- Core operating earnings of $251 million, up 22% -- Adjusted earnings per share of $1.93, up 33% -- Ninth consecutive quarter of year-over-year earnings improvement...

2014-10-24 04:22:13

Quarterly Net Revenues Increased by 1.4% Year-Over-Year BEIJING, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Oriental Education and Technology Group Inc. (the "Company" or "New Oriental") (NYSE: EDU), the largest provider of private educational services in China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the fiscal quarter ended August 31, 2014, which is the first quarter of New Oriental's fiscal year 2015. Financial Highlights for the First Fiscal Quarter Ended August 31, 2014 -- Total...

2014-10-24 04:22:08

Direct-sales specialist to optimize its IT investments and adopt a flexible yet standardized IT environment FRANKFURT, Germany, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH), a global leader in information technology, consulting and business process services, today announced that it has been selected by the Vorwerk Group to transform its IT infrastructure and provide application services. Vorwerk, an international direct-sales company with subsidiaries in 24 countries around...

2014-10-24 04:20:16

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- JMR Graphics, a leading manufacturer and designer of commercial vehicle wraps in the United States, has spent 30 years refining its approach to producing vinyl graphic advertisements. Over the past decade, more businesses and marketing agencies have turned to car wraps and fleet graphics due to their effectiveness. Recent studies show that these wraps also offer one of the highest returns on investment compared to other...

2014-10-24 00:21:53

COPPELL, Texas, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Costar Technologies, Inc. (the "Company") (OTC Markets Group: CSTI) announced today that the Company's 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be held on December 16, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. local time at the offices of McGladrey, LLP located at 1185 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036. Last year, the Company held its annual meeting on October 7, 2013. The Company also announced that it has set the close of business on November 14, 2014...


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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)...

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...

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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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