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2014-07-25 12:27:37

DUBLIN, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Electronic Article Surveillance (EAS) Systems Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 EAS products include EAS systems and EAS tags. An EAS tag is a security product used by retailers to prevent shoplifting in retail stores or pilferage of books from libraries. EAS tags are fixed to merchandise or books and are removed or deactivated by...

2014-07-23 23:18:11

NameJet‘s new App for iOS gives customers more control when bidding in domain name auctions while on the go. Kirkland, WA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 NameJet, the award-winning aftermarket domain name auction company, has developed, in conjunction with WillowTree Apps, a new bidding application for iOS. The app has an easy-to-use interface, allowing customers to manage their bids, putting them in control of their auctions regardless of location. Matt Overman, General Manager of NameJet said,...

2014-07-23 23:03:33

Industry revenue will continue to decline amid increasing external competition. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the DVD, Game and Video Rental industry to its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 The DVD, Game and Movie Rental industry experienced a massive contraction in the past five years due to increased pressure from nonindustry competitors, including video streaming websites, on-demand services and rental...

2014-07-22 12:35:15

MUNICH, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PAY.ON AG, a world-leading operator of Web-based and omnichannel payment infrastructure services, has extended its Executive Board to include a third member. Tobias Schweiger has been appointed COO and CFO. His areas of responsibility include the ongoing expansion of the core business, the continued rapid penetration of the global market, and the corporate finance of PAY.ON AG. By extending its Executive Board, PAY.ON AG has responded to...

2014-07-21 23:05:50

First solution built specifically for fresh food and premium drink sales opens waitlist to food service directors, vending operators, restaurant owners, and food producers. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Following strong demand and a successful pilot program with cafeteria and café clients in the San Francisco Bay Area, Pantry today announced the launch of a nationwide waiting list and reservation system for its solution. Pantry’s technology delivers a unique experience by...

2014-07-21 16:28:52

BELLEVUE, Wash., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Washington State-based software developer and Internet service provider, Pacific Software Publishing, Inc. (PSPINC) revealed a new plan today to release products and services in retail boxes this summer. The initial product release will include DreamersI.com, PSPINC's web and email hosting service; NewsMAIL.com, an email marketing campaign service; and other services currently only available online. The initial release will also...

2014-07-21 16:24:46

LOS GATOS, Calif., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) has released its second-quarter 2014 financial results by posting them to its website. Please visit the Netflix investor relations website at http://ir.netflix.com to view the Q2'14 financial results and letter to shareholders. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101014/SF81638LOGO Netflix Chief Executive Officer Reed Hastings, Chief Financial Officer David Wells and Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos...

2014-07-21 08:26:13

PARIS, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following publication of the minutes of Artprice's AGM on 27 June 2014 together with a presentation of Artprice's "Future Outlook" (link to the online pdf file at the bottom of this page) that was discussed during the meeting, there had been substantial demand from shareholders and the market for further information. The Artprice Group hereby confirms that it is considering listing its 100%-owned subsidiary Artprice Inc. under the...

2014-07-17 23:07:14

Company Doubles Number of Resellers Over Four Year Period to Boost Sales for Payment Solutions Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Apriva, the leading provider of secure end-to-end wireless transaction and information solutions, today announced that it has surpassed 1,000 point of sale (POS) channel partnerships. Apriva has significantly expanded the reach of its full portfolio of POS payments solutions through its partnerships with merchant acquirers such as independent sales...

2014-07-16 12:29:04

COLUMBIA CITY, Ind., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rex Schrader, longtime president of Schrader Real Estate and Auction Company, received the auction industry's highest recognition last week, when he was inducted into the National Auctioneers Hall of Fame. Schrader received the honor at the National Auctioneers Association's annual Conference & Show in Louisville, Ky. Hundreds of fellow auctioneers rose for an extended ovation as he took the stage after fellow Hall of Fame...

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2010-10-04 17:35:10

A cash register is a device for calculating and recording sales transactions. A cash drawer for storing cash is attached and the register usually prints a receipt. Cash registers were first invented in order to deter employee theft and embezzlement. It is theorized that odd prices such as 49 and 99 cents came about so that it was almost guaranteed the cashier would have to provide a penny in change and therefore announce the sale. Most of the time the drawer could only be opened after a sale,...

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'