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2014-07-30 12:22:31

EVERETT, Wash., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced today that final assembly of the 787-10, the newest and longest member of the 787 Dreamliner family of airplanes, will take place exclusively in North Charleston, S.C. Boeing will continue to assemble both 787-8s and 787-9s in Everett, Wash., and North Charleston. Design of the 787-10 is underway in Everett, with final assembly of the first 787-10 scheduled to begin in South Carolina in 2017. "We looked at all...

2014-07-30 12:21:27

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, Texas lawyer Bob Hilliard, one of the nation's key players in pursuing claims against General Motors for deaths and injuries caused by faulty ignition switches, filed a lawsuit on behalf of 658 individuals who were injured or killed in GM's defective vehicles. Mr. Hilliard's lawsuit is filed in the United States Southern District Court of New York where the General Motors, LLC Ignition Switch Multi District Litigation...

2014-07-30 08:39:16

- Provides Update on Monthly Spectrum Analysis Audits - BEIJING, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jumei International Holding Limited (NYSE: JMEI) ("Jumei" or the "Company"), China's leading online retailer of beauty products, today welcomed four popular cosmetics brands in China, Chando, Aupres, Za and Whoo, to the Authentic Beauty Product Alliance ("ABPA"). As of July 30, 2014, the ABPA had 84 members, and accounted for approximately 70% of Jumei's merchandise sales GMV. Chando is a...

2014-07-30 08:30:55

CHICAGO, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recycled Paper Greetings returns for the third year as a sponsor of Lollapalooza's Rock & Recycle program at Grant Park in Chicago, August 1-3. As the sponsor of Rock & Recycle, the greeting card company is responsible for encouraging festival goers to help collect recyclables throughout the park in exchange for prizes and swag. Recycled Paper Greetings offers event attendees the opportunity to "Get Carded" by sending one of six...

2014-07-30 08:30:11

BEIJING and DALLAS, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NQ Mobile Inc. ("NQ" or the "Company") (NYSE: NQ), a leading global provider of mobile Internet services, today announced that its board of directors (the "Board") has received a non-binding proposal from Bison Capital Holding Company Limited ("Bison") to acquire all of NQ's outstanding ordinary shares and American Depositary Shares ("ADSs," each representing five ordinary shares of NQ). Bison has proposed a fixed cash consideration of...

2014-07-30 08:22:53

OTTAWA, July 30, 2014 /CNW/ - The economies of most small- and medium-sized metropolitan areas in Canada are expected to grow faster this year than in 2013, according to The Conference Board of Canada's Metropolitan Outlook: Summer 2014. Even so, eleven of the 15 cities covered in our report can expect economic growth of less than two per cent this year. "The recovery in manufacturing production is helping support growth in many of Canada's small- and medium-sized metropolitan areas," said...

2014-07-30 08:21:15

Awarded 2014 Frost & Sullivan Product Leadership for Semiconductor Solutions DALLAS, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Confirming a leadership position in the automotive market, today Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) announces that more than 15 million of TI's advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) System-on-Chip (SoC) devices are on the road. TI's open and flexible solutions are in series production in over 25 OEMs and over 100 car models, and are designed to help reduce the number of...

2014-07-30 00:20:16

1.1 million new airline pilots, technicians needed worldwide over next 20 years OSHKOSH, Wis., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) is forecasting continued strong growth in demand for commercial aviation pilots and maintenance technicians as the global fleet expands over the next 20 years. Boeing's 2014 Pilot and Technician Outlook, released today at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, projects that between 2014 and 2033, the world's aviation system will require: -- 533,000 new...

2014-07-29 23:12:30

Cloud Services and Microsoft Software Licensing Partner, headquartered in Colorado, wins prestigious award for outstanding performance and dedication to customer satisfaction. SWI has won this top award 2 of the last 3 years in the West Region. SWI also won Partner of the Year Awards in the East Region and Central US in 2013. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Last Week, Microsoft proudly announced the 2014 Partner of the Year Regional Partner Award winners during a ceremony at the...

2014-07-29 23:12:28

Americans are taking less and less of their vacation time, even though vacations have been proven to improve their health and reduce stress. Outski has developed a solution to this problem called 401(play)™. It is a new addition to an employer’s benefit package or health and wellness program that encourages employees to improve their work-life balance by making it easy for them to plan and save for future vacations. Tucson, Arizona (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Tucson-based company Outski...


Latest Economy of the United States Reference Libraries

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2014-02-25 08:47:20

Cartercar is a vehicle manufacturer, founded by Byron J. Carter in 1905, Jackson, Michigan. The company moved to Detroit in 1906, then to Pontiac, Michigan from 1907 to 1915. Originally, Carter started his own company named the Motorcar Company in 1905 after leaving the Jackson Automobile Company. At the end of the year, he moved to Detroit due to financing. The company was renamed the Cartercar Company in 1907 when it relocated to Pontiac, Michigan and merged with the Pontiac High...

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2010-10-11 19:48:16

The slinky consists of a helical spring that stretches and can bounce up and down. The spring can travel down stairs as it stretches and re-forms itself with the aid of gravity and momentum. Invented by Richard James in 1940's the slinky was demonstrated at Gimbels department store in 1945. The store sold its entire inventory of 400 units in ninety minutes. James Industries was formed to manufacture the slinky. It was until 1998 that the James family cashed in by selling the company to...

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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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