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2014-05-06 08:46:50

Latest EDIFICE Models Designed with Twin Sensor Technology and Neon Illuminator DOVER, N.J., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Casio America, Inc. is excited to announce the debut of two new EDIFICE timepieces, the ERA300B-1AV and ERA300DB-1A2V. The EDIFICE duo adds the indispensable combination of bold fashion and functionality into any man's daily life. Engineered with Twin Sensor technology, an auto neon illuminator, and 100-meter water resistance, Casio's ERA300B-1AV and ERA300DB-1A2V...

2014-05-04 23:02:07

The sale will be held at the firm’s gallery in Pittsfield, Mass., starting promptly at 11 a.m. (EDT). Pittsfield, MA (PRWEB) May 04, 2014 More than 325 lots of antique clocks – many of them rare examples by makers such as E. Howard & Company, Seth Thomas, Ansonia, Ithaca, Elmer O. Stennes, Foster Campos, Chelsea, Atkins, Walter Durfee, J. J. Elliot, Waltham, William Gilbert, F. Kroeber, New Haven, Waterbury, Sessions, E. Terry, E. N. Welch, E. Ingraham and Tiffany & Co. plus...

2014-04-29 23:06:01

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Watches and Clocks markets. Global market for Watches and Clocks is forecast to reach US$52.5 billion by 2020, driven by fashionable designs, competitively priced products, and innovative smartwatches. San Jose, California (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Rising fashion consciousness, recovering economies, rising disposable income, growing influence of media, increasing number of double income households, design...

2014-04-28 20:23:58

G-SHOCK Partners with Pacifist Military Design Brand, Maharishi, for Third Collaboration DOVER, N.J., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This April, Maharishi and G-SHOCK have collaborated for the third time on a special limited edition G-SHOCK model. This new collaborative timepiece pushes the boundaries of G-SHOCK's print technology and developed the ability to print patterns on an even greater surface area of the watch's strap and bezel, perfect for applying DPM patterns with a...

2014-04-28 12:27:36

Football superstar joins the Swiss pioneering watch brand's star team of sports & celebrity ambassadors CHAUX-DE-FONDS, Switzerland, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TAG Heuer, the world leader in prestigious and high-end chronographs, is proud to announce the signing of football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo to a long-term partnership as a TAG Heuer Brand Ambassador. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140428/81196 Two-time Ballon d'Or winner, Real Madrid forward and Captain of the...

2014-04-24 08:41:51

Superior performance XR811xx family is footprint compatible with industry standard synthesizers FREMONT, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exar Corporation (NYSE: EXAR), a leading supplier of high performance analog mixed-signal components, and video and data management solutions, today announced an addition to its range of telecommunications timing products with a new family of Universal Clocks. The XR811xx series offers a wide range of output frequencies from 10MHz to 1.5GHz,...

2014-04-22 08:26:45

Powered by Light, PRO TREK Series of Timepieces Run on Tough Solar Technology DOVER, N.J., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Observed in April, Earth Awareness Month is a time to demonstrate support for environmental protection. For many, that means implementing daily activities to reduce their environmental impact such as recycling, using solar power, conserving water, buying eco-friendly products, and more. One of the simplest things consumers can do to save energy is to unplug...

2014-04-17 23:03:44

With this addition to the Asia distribution network, the Company continues to affirm its strategic initiative to provide customers with local design and engineering support, and easy access to their broad offering of frequency control solutions. Fremont, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 A Crystal Electronic Technology USA Inc., a supplier of frequency control solutions including Oscillators, Crystals, Resonators, Real Time Clocks, and SAW Filters, announced that I&C Microsystems has been...

2014-04-17 23:00:50

SeeTips.com today announces many high quality brand watches including many top brands (like Casio, Timex, Invicta, and more) are on sale at its website. (http://www.seetips.com/archives/category/luxury-watches) (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 SeeTips.com is a popular online shopping store and today announces many high quality brand watches including many top brands (like Casio, Timex, Invicta, Nike, U. S. Polo, Geneva and more) are on sale at its website....

2014-04-15 16:23:25

ScanSource Communications to Distribute Epson BrightLink Pro 1410Wi to Drive Unified Communication Solutions for Business LONG BEACH, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide(1), today announced an agreement with ScanSource, Inc., the leading international value-added distributor of specialty technology products, for the distribution of the BrightLink(®) Pro 1410Wi meeting room solution designed to support collaboration and...


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2010-09-16 15:30:25

An astronomical clock is a clock with special mechanisms and dials to display astronomical information. This information can include everything from the relative position of the sun and the moon to major planets to zodiacal constellations. The term Astronomical clock is loosely used to refer to any clock that shows astronomical information. The clock could include the location of the sun and the moon, age and phase of the moon as well as other astronomical data. However, it should not be...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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