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2014-09-19 08:28:03

BEIJING, Sept. 19, 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 that the Company's stock has been added to the NASDAQ Golden Dragon China Index (NASDAQ: HXC) effective Monday, September 22, 2014. The NASDAQ Golden Dragon China Index is designed to provide insight and access to the unique economic and investment...

2014-09-19 08:28:01

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Inc. magazine has ranked Invenio Solutions(TM) NO. 2744 on its 33rd annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy--America's independent entrepreneurs. Invenio Solutions has been ranked on Inc. 5000 previously, in 2009 under their former name Lead Dogs as well as last year when they ranked at...

2014-09-19 08:27:58

China's group-buying industry witnesses a transformation BEIJING, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wowo Limited (www.55tuan.com) chairman and CEO Xu Maodong recently said in an interview that Wowo Limited is being recast as an E-commerce platform providing life services. The model has now been upgraded from a provider of an online storefront for merchants to a operator of its own E-commerce operation while providing a proprietary mobile store client endpoint for merchants. The upgrade...

2014-09-19 08:27:47

G4S and Bank of America present at CELAES 2014 - the FELABAN Conference on Bank Security MIAMI, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Technology plays an ever-increasing role in effective security planning and execution. Recently developed technology has been critical in better management of security threats, providing leading financial institutions with real-time visibility of information and events occurring across all of their security systems and allowing for better performance and...

2014-09-19 08:27:44

Klarna Taps Executives from Alliance Data, PayPal and Apple to Complete Global Leadership STOCKHOLM, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Klarna, a Swedish e-commerce company focused on simplifying buying, today announced plans to expand to the U.S. market in early 2015. A well-known player in Europe for close to a decade, Klarna delivers a much needed payment solution for disenchanted online U.S. retailers and frustrated consumers alike....

2014-09-19 08:26:57

DUBLIN, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Bearing Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global Bearing Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global bearing industry. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure. The bearing market...

2014-09-19 08:26:56

TOLEDO, Ohio, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.16 per common share. The dividend will be payable on Nov. 4, 2014 to shareholders of record as of Oct. 20, 2014. Future dividend declarations will be made at the discretion of the Board of Directors and will be based on such factors as the company's earnings, financial condition, cash requirements, future prospects and other...

2014-09-19 08:26:23

NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xstelos Holdings, Inc. and the members of its Schedule 13D group (collectively, the "Xstelos Group" or "we") own approximately 5.0% of the outstanding shares of common stock of Affymax, Inc. (OTC: AFFY) ("Affymax" or the "Company"). Today, the Xstelos Group announced its intention to vote its shares against Affymax's proposed plan of liquidation at the September 23, 2014 Special Meeting of Shareholders. The Company's management and Board of...

2014-09-19 08:25:59

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lpath, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPTN), the industry leader in bioactive lipid-targeted therapeutics, announced today that it has entered into definitive agreements to sell 3,605,042 registered shares of common stock and 3,605,042 unregistered warrants in a registered direct offering. The combined purchase price for one registered share of common stock and one unregistered warrant to purchase one unregistered share of common stock will be $3.475. The...

2014-09-19 08:24:30

ARROYO GRANDE, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The real estate industry's leading consulting firm, WAV Group, is expanding the breadth and depth of communications services the firm provides to leading multiple listing services (MLS), associations, top real estate brokerages and real estate technology firms by launching a new division: WAV Group Communications. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140918/147025 "A rock solid communications plan should be at the...


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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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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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