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2014-09-18 16:25:46

Discussing Impact on Next Wave of Data-Driven Innovation WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Commerce's Under Secretary of Economic Affairs Mark Doms spoke at a panel on Capitol Hill today on the value that government data provides our economy, society and the future for U.S. innovation. The event was hosted by U.S. Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) and the Center for Data Innovation. "Government data is the foundation of the data revolution,...

2014-09-18 12:25:30

BOSTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 FutureM Forum kicked off in Boston on Sept. 16, 2014. In parallel with this annual global gathering of the marketing industry, the awarding ceremony of the globally authoritative "2014 Global Competitiveness Brands Top 10 from China" was held. As an outstanding representative of sustainability and international competitiveness of Chinese firms, BOE for the second consecutive year won the "2014 Global Competitiveness Brands Top 10 from...

2014-09-17 23:13:32

The first ETC competition to Design and Paint a Mural inside ETC's Highlandtown Technology and Innovation Center will allow MICA students to compete for a cash award and to be the designer and painter of the mural. The theme for the mural is “Ride the ETC Wave of Innovation.” Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 The ETC (Emerging Technology Centers http://www.etcbaltimore.com) –Baltimore City’s award-winning technology innovation center–is creating a Mural Design...

2014-09-17 08:35:40

Awards Gala co-located with Frost & Sullivan's Growth, Innovation & Leadership (GIL): Silicon Valley Event MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan honored recipients of its 2014 Growth, Innovation & Leadership Awards at a dinner gala held Tuesday, September 16, in San Jose, Calif., at The Fairmont San Jose. The Awards gala was preceded by a 60-minute CEO Leadership Roundtable. During the session, chief executives from selected companies discussed the...

2014-09-15 23:09:23

The NAW Institute for Distribution Excellence releases its first book on innovation - INNOVATE! How Successful Distributors Lead Change In Disruptive Times. Ground breaking research for the book identifies "distribution as we know it is dead" and that 85% of distributors believe they must reinvent their business before someone else does. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Leaders within wholesale distribution are too consumed by the tyranny of the urgent to confront a new...

2014-09-11 12:26:41

3-D printing, Internet of Things, and biotech/healthcare IT leap to lead portfolio of emerging technologies rising on Cloud and Mobile's long tail of disruption SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three-D printing, Internet of Things (IoT), and biotech/ healthcare IT jumped into the top five of disruptive technologies over the next three years, according to the 2014 KPMG Global Technology Innovation survey. The trio is among an incremental number of technologies...

2014-09-11 12:24:51

NYC Digital Innovation Company Adds Two Leaders and Makers to Meet Growing Business Needs NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Makeable, leading independent business, product and brand innovation company, has brought on two new senior staffers to add firepower and bench strength to their existing Senior Leadership Team. Joining Makeable are Brent Pruner as Experience Director, and Emily Khalil as Project Management Director. Both will report to Founders Michael Kantrow and Tom...

2014-09-10 23:00:50

Innovation Enterprise are delighted to be hosting the Open Innovation Summit, taking place at the Four Seasons Hotel, in Chicago on October 30 & 31. Over 150 senior innovation executives will attend to share best practices and forge new business partnerships. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Since Henry Chesbrough coined the phrase, open innovation has been one of the key initiatives that businesses have been pursuing, allowing them to further enhance their innovation processes....

2014-09-10 16:24:46

Hill Briefing to Discuss Federal Open Data and its Impact on the Next Wave of Data-Driven Innovation WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Under Secretary of Commerce for Economic Affairs Mark Doms will help lead a congressional briefing to explore the value of government data to businesses, governments and the American people, including its impact on the next wave of innovation. The briefing, which will highlight the Economics and Statistics Administration's recently...

2014-09-09 23:13:04

Idea Foundry, an innovation-based economic development organization, and the University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute have cemented a formal partnership to provide a new level of combined systematic support for commercializing Pitt innovations. PITTSBURGH, Pa. (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Idea Foundry, an innovation-based economic development organization, and the University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute have cemented a formal partnership to provide a new level of combined...


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2010-10-11 21:19:19

Velcro is a brand name, two layered system of fabric hook-and-loop fasteners. There is a "hook" side, which is a piece of fabric covered with tiny hooks, and a "loop" side, which is covered with even smaller and "hairier" loops. Pressing the two sides together will cause the hooks and loops to catch and hold the pieces together. The hooks and loops can be made of various materials, although the first was made of cotton, which turned out to be impractical. Today the most common material is...

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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.