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2014-09-30 20:24:30

TORONTO, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Celestica Inc. (NYSE, TSX:CLS), a global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions, today announced that it has received the 2014 EMS Partner of the Year Award from Cisco. This prestigious award recognizes Celestica for outstanding operational performance in all areas as outlined and measured within Cisco's Supply Chain Scorecard process, and for showing excellent support in conjunction with all Supply Chain...

2014-09-30 20:24:23

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA) today announced the pricing of its offering of $1.05 billion in aggregate principal amount of 7 ¼% senior unsecured notes due 2022 (the "Notes") in a private offering. The Notes were priced at 100% of par. The sale of the Notes is expected to be completed on October 15, 2014, subject to customary closing conditions. Zebra intends to use the net proceeds from the Notes offering, together...

2014-09-30 20:22:07

From magazine ads to Twitter feeds, the innovative mobile commerce solution changes how brands engage and sell NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the marketing and communication world gathers at Advertising Week New York to discuss the future of the industry, the transition from traditional to digital continues to dominate the agenda. Digital spending now accounts for over 25 per cent of the $545.40 billion spent worldwide this year(1), but sales conversion rates across all mediums...

2014-09-30 20:21:11

CLEVELAND, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLF) announced the release of its 2013 sustainability report, entitled "Focused. Aligned. Disciplined." The sustainability report is a comprehensive look at Cliffs' global operations and outlines the Company's progress in key areas of its sustainability strategy. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101104/CLIFFSLOGO Cliffs developed the report to be in accordance with the widely-used Global Reporting...

2014-09-30 16:31:31

MasterCard In Control(TM) For Commercial Payments to facilitate faster, simpler & more efficient B2B pay-and-collect solution MCLEAN, Virginia, September 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tweet this: @Newgensoftware partners #MasterCard to digitally transform payments 4 businesses http://mstr.cd/1vq5Rh4 MasterCard [http://newsroom.mastercard.com/asia-pacific ] and Newgen Software, a leading global provider of Business Process Management, Enterprise...

2014-09-30 16:29:44

Industry leaders to offer insight on convenience store shelving NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Handy Store Fixtures, the gondola shelving and store fixtures experts, will discuss a variety of advanced products and capabilities at their booth at The Association for Convenience & Fuel Retailing (NACS) Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center from October 7-10, 2014. Steven Di Orio, Marketing Manager, Marvin Fischer, VP of Sales Southeast region, Joe O'Brien, VP of...

2014-09-30 16:28:05

Thermal packaging leader introduces three new extended duration shipping solutions HOLLISTON, Mass., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Cold Chain Technologies (CCT), the leading global provider of temperature-controlled packaging solutions announces new offerings to its KoolTemp® GTS pre-qualified line of shipping systems, the industry's largest and most advanced family of thermal packaging. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140930/149405 The KoolTemp® GTS Extreme...

2014-09-30 16:26:03

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CoreLogic(®) (NYSE: CLGX), a leading residential property information, analytics and data-enabled services provider, today announced the completion of the sale of its Collateral Solutions and Field Services business units to Mortgage Contracting Services, LLC (MCS). The Collateral Solutions and Field Services units had previously been held for sale as part of the Company's restructuring of its Asset Management and Processing Solutions...

2014-09-30 16:25:27

Identifying key decision points in the customer's purchase path can determine the impact of PR in each step NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital media has made the impact of public relations more measurable than ever before, but commonly used metrics such as views and social shares of content only scratch the surface of the impact a PR campaign can deliver. Sophisticated tools like URL tracking and marketing automation software can help identify key decision points for the...

2014-09-30 16:25:00

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marriott Rewards - Marriott International's award-winning loyalty program - has been named top Hotel Loyalty Program in the first-ever Fortune and Travel + Leisure Best in Business Travel Survey, which tapped jet-setting readers for their thoughts on the best of the best brands for those on the road. The recognition comes on the heels of U.S. News & World Report awarding Marriott Rewards the Best Rewards Program for the second...


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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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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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