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2014-09-29 08:40:01

RICOH Pro C9100 series combines feature-rich digital production print with affordability CHICAGO, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (GRAPH EXPO 14, Booth #1931) -- Ricoh Americas Corporation today announced the launch of its newest high speed, heavy segment production color devices - the RICOH Pro C9100 series. With speeds of up to 110 and 130 pages per minute (ppm) and the ability to print on media up to 400 gsm, the RICOH Pro C9100 and RICOH Pro C9110 deliver high-quality output, increased...

2014-09-29 08:32:22

Global healthcare leader now offers a free app that makes it easier for people with disabilities to browse its websites TORONTO, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - eSSENTIAL Accessibility is proud to announce its partnership with Merck, the global healthcare leader working to help the world be well. Through the partnership, Merck now offers a desktop app that empowers people with physical disabilities to access merck.com and merckengage.com. People who cannot browse the web using...

2014-09-28 04:20:51

FORT LEE, N.J., Sept. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is written by Patrick R. Romain, editor in chief of The Weekly Leaf: The execution of U.S. foreign policy that has relied on the use of force and support provided to selected factions, whether in the volatile Middle East or in other hot spots, has been an abject failure. An astronomical cost has been paid with American and foreign lives and currency. The war against the Islamic State will be no different. Photo -...

2014-09-26 23:04:15

New Information Available on Minimum Value Healthcare Park City, UT (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on the Affordable Care Act’s minimum value provision. According to Zane Benefits, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued proposed regulations on determining the minimum value rules under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). These rules provide guidance for applicable large employers on whether...

2014-09-26 23:03:25

Law will bring increased accountability, transparency to dental insurance plans in California Sacramento, Calif. (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Gov. Jerry Brown has signed CDA-sponsored legislation into law that will bring increased accountability and transparency to dental insurance plans in California. Assembly Bill 1962, authored by Assemblymember Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley), establishes standardized requirements for dental plans to disclose how they spend patient premium dollars and puts...

2014-09-26 12:28:17

ALBANY, New York, September 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCE Transparency Market Research

2014-09-25 23:05:42

Online Resource utilizing local data by Onboard Informatics doubles year-over-year online traffic to custom pages New York, NY (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Onboard Informatics, the leader in local data and content delivery, is pleased to announce the publication of a new online case study featuring Protection 1. The story highlights Protection 1, the nation’s largest full service security provider, and their implementation of an online resource that simultaneously doubled web traffic and...

2014-09-25 23:00:34

New Information Available on the Healthcare Law Park City, UT (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on the Affordable Care Act. According to Zane Benefits, small business owners need to understand their requirements under the new healthcare law, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and savvy business owners are using the advantages of the ACA to offer better, more affordable employee health benefits. The article...

2014-09-25 20:20:21

VIENNA, Va., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Navy Federal Credit Union honored its Chairman of the Board, VADM John Lockard, USN (Ret.) as the recipient of the Distinguished Public Service Award, the highest award the Department of the Navy (DON) presents to civilians. The award presented by Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral Jonathan Greenert, comes to Adm. Lockard during his 20th year as Chairman for the credit union....

2014-09-25 12:24:18

ALBANY, New York, September 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCE Transparency Market Research


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Chalmers Touring 1922
2014-02-21 10:51:47

Chalmers-Detroit was an automobile company formed in 1908 when Hugh Chalmers bought out the Thomas-Detroit company. It was renamed to Chalmers in 1911. During the 1910s the company thrived but the post-WWI recession of the 1920s caused the company to merge with the Maxwell Automobile Company. In 1923, Chalmers ended all vehicle production. The brand is owned by Chrysler. Chalmers were considered to be an expensive car for that era. The 30 Touring and the 30 Roadster both sold for $1,500...

Sega Nomad
2013-08-10 07:32:11

The Sega Nomad is a handheld gaming console also known as the Sega Genesis Nomad. It was released by Sega on October 13, 1995 as a portable version of the home based unit the Sega Genesis. This unit is one of the few systems that can play most of the games from any region without an adapter. The system sold around one million units before it was discontinued in 1997. It was codenamed Project Venus during its development as Sega’s policy during that era was to name their systems after...

Nintendo DS Lite
2013-08-05 12:24:52

The Nintendo DS Lite is a handheld game console with a dual screen, developed by Nintendo. It is slimmer, lighter, and brighter than the original Nintendo DS. It was available in Japan on March 2, 2006 with 550,000 systems released; it was sold out soon after its launch. Nintendo released another 700,000 in April 2006, and once again the units sold out by late May 2006. Every time the stores would restock their shelves, the system would sell out within days of arrival. This continued for...

Fairchild Channel F
2013-04-28 10:35:10

The Fairchild Channel F is a game console manufactured by Fairchild Semiconductor that was released in August 1976. It was the first programmable ROM cartridge-based video game console as well as the first to use a microprocessor. The original name for the system was the Video Entertainment System, but when Atari released their VCS the name was changed to Channel F. By 1977 sales had reached 250,000 and was second to the Atari VCS. The Channel F, using an F8 CPU, produced enough AI to use...

RCA Studio II
2013-04-28 10:25:17

The RCA Studio II was released in January 1977 by RCA as a video game console. It had black and white graphics that were similar to Pong consoles. Game control used two built-in ten button keypads instead of controllers. The keypads made it difficult for two player games to be played because the players would have to sit so close together. It was discontinued in 1979. It used a switch box for the RF modulator and power supply. The sounds produced from the unit were comprised of varying...

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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'