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2014-09-17 12:32:03

New executive position created to support record growth in new customers in the last 18 months. STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Eka Software Solutions, the leading global provider of Smart Commodity Management software solutions, announced today that Wah Chu has been appointed Vice President, Global Services and Support. In this newly created executive position, Mr. Chu is responsible for leading Eka's customer-facing delivery and support operations around the...

2014-09-17 12:31:52

PORTLAND, Oregon, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report by Allied Market Research titled, "3D Printing Market in Emerging Economies (China, India, UAE, Brazil, South Africa) - Size, Industry Analysis, Trends, Opportunities, Growth and Forecast, 2013 - 2020", indicates that the 3D printing market in emerging economies would reach $4.5 billion by 2020 registering CAGR of 37.4% from 2014 to 2020. The additive manufacturing and rapid prototyping process adopted by the...

2014-09-17 12:31:33

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Online retailer Allurez partnered up with three major watch brands this summer and launched its new collection of watches. Invicta, Caravelle, and Bulova have been added to the E-commerce Jewelry site as sales increase in an economic comeback. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140916/146474 "We're proud to partner with affordable yet quality brands to provide an array of options for our consumers in such a competitive industry,"...

2014-09-17 12:30:48

SARASOTA, Fla., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new company is taking advantage of the vending machine craze. PWRStop is a one-stop shop for people on the go who need quick access to portable electronic accessories such as cell phone chargers and much more. The company, that opened today, will sell portable electronic device accessories in vending machines centrally located in heavy travel areas. These machines will eventually make their way into airports, car rental companies and...

2014-09-17 12:29:14

DUBLIN, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Saw Blade Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global Saw Blade Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global saw blade industry. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure. The saw...

2014-09-17 12:28:59

DUBLIN, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Recreational Boating Industry Analysis and Forecast: 2014-2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The global boat market is expected to grow to $25.2 billion in 2019. The major drivers for growth in global boat market are high replacement rate, change in technologies, increased boat size, and high net-worth population increase. This report...

2014-09-17 12:28:57

DALHART, Texas, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 6,054 acres of irrigated farmland in the Panhandle will be offered at auction Friday, Oct. 24. Schrader Real Estate and Auction Company will manage the auction, in cooperation with Paul A. Lynn & Associates LLC. "By any criterion, this is a major offering of Texas cropland. This land, almost all of which is tillable, is located near Dumas and Stratford, and has 16 center pivots and 33 irrigation wells," said R.D....

2014-09-17 12:28:10

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Inc. magazine has ranked Bulk TV & Internet (Bulk TV) #2542 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. This marks the third year Bulk TV has been included on the exclusive list. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140917/146706...

2014-09-17 12:27:44

Newly created, employee-owned TCC moves forward with its strategy as a leader in a new era in the supplement industry NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As announced on August 11, 2014, Twinlab Consolidation Corporation (TCC) completed its first transaction with the acquisition of Twinlab Corporation. Today, TCC announces the successful completion of its merger into Twinlab Consolidated Holdings Inc. (Symbol: TLCC), resulting in TCC becoming a wholly-owned subsidiary of TLCC....

2014-09-17 12:24:44

OTTAWA, Sept. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced today that Thrift Magic has paid a $250,000 penalty as part of a voluntary settlement over violations of the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules. The company also agreed to correct its previous telemarketing practices. Thrift Magic collects used clothing donations from consumers and sells them to their thrift stores in Ontario and British Columbia. Acting on complaints submitted...


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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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