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2014-10-30 23:00:38

Clues to home buyer preferences in the Twin Cities can be drawn from new research by Ben-Shahar, a Tel Aviv University Professor. Home Destination, a Twin Cities residential Realtor with RE/MAX Results comments on the findings and how this may help sellers predict home buyer activity. Minneapolis, Twin Cities Minnestoa (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Fresh research indicates that each individual's personality traits may be foretelling of his or her home purchase behaviors. Tel Aviv...

2014-10-30 23:00:27

Acuant, a leading provider of identity solutions, will be showcasing their patented technologies at Money20/20 at booth 924. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 Acuant, formerly known as Card Scanning Solutions Inc., will be showcasing their patented technologies at Money20/20 at booth 924. Acuant has been a leading provider of identity solutions for more than 15 years that assist organizations to transform unstructured customer data into useful and easily-accessible information....

2014-10-30 23:00:21

Hiring for the holidays? Fledgeling gives employers a way to fill staff for holiday hours. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 As the holiday season draws closer, retailers have a growing need for hourly workers to accommodate the higher volume. Fledgeling — an advanced job search and hiring platform — wants to help. Hiring managers can tap into a network of thousands of young job seekers and using a custom scheduling system, employers can even to specify the days and shifts that...

2014-10-30 20:24:51

DUBLIN, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rl2kt3/video_platforms) has announced the addition of the "Video Platforms, Players and Processing Tech 2006 - 2014: Exit Multiples and Transaction Outcomes " [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rl2kt3/video_platforms ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Video software platforms, workflow CMS, media...

2014-10-30 20:24:41

DUBLIN, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3bl8mt/payment_networks) has announced the addition of the "Payment Networks 2.0: The Battle for Tokenization" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3bl8mt/payment_networks ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The research report 'Payment Networks 2.0: The Battle for Tokenization' provides a deep...

2014-10-30 20:24:35

Technologies from POPcodes and SPLICE Software Let Retailers Monitor Trending Offers TORONTO, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SPLICE Software, an industry leader in the customer experience sector, today announced that omnichannel redemption solution POPcodes will use the SPLICE Leaderboard to monitor trending media channels for its retail promotions solution. The POPcodes and SPLICE Software teams will demonstrate how the integrated technologies work to enable real-time offer...

2014-10-30 20:23:17

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD) announced today that it plans to release its third quarter 2014 financial results after the market closes on Wednesday, November 5, 2014. The Company has also scheduled a conference call to discuss the results on Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 10:00 AM ET. The conference call can be accessed by dialing (866) 900-2996 (from within the U.S.) or (706) 643-2685 (from outside of the U.S.) ten minutes...

2014-10-30 20:22:26

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 125 real estate and art aficionados attended an evening of fine art, live music, appetizers and wine at the Falconview Estate in Bel-Air, a romantic Mediterranean style home delightfully described as 'Santa Barbara in the city.' The extensive art collection on display included the works of renowned painters and sculptors Pablo Picasso, Charles Arnoldi, Willem de Koonig, Frank Stella, and more. Photo -...

2014-10-30 20:22:19

LifeStreet Media Completes Fiscal Year 2014 Achieving Seventh Consecutive Year of Profitability; LifeStreet Co-Founder Paul Kennedy Takes Helm as President SAN CARLOS, Calif. and SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- LifeStreet Media, a leader in mobile and Facebook in-app advertising, today announced its founder Mitchell Weisman has stepped back from operations at LifeStreet to launch RevJet, a new advertising technology startup, as RevJet's founding CEO. While...

2014-10-30 20:21:40

DENVER, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vista Gold Corp. (the "Company," "we" or "our") (NYSE MKT and TSX: VGZ) today announced its unaudited financial results and highlights for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014. The Company's unaudited financial statements, Management's Discussion and Analysis together with other important disclosures can be found in the Company's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q, filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the Canadian...


Latest Business Reference Libraries

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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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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