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2014-08-20 08:25:00

Committing $45 Million to Local Governments Using Innovation Delivery to Solve Urban Problems NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced a new $45 million investment to boost the capacity of city halls to use innovation to tackle major challenges and improve urban life. The foundation will direct significant funding and other assistance to help dozens of cities adopt the Innovation Delivery model, an approach to generating and implementing new...

2014-08-19 23:03:25

Innovation Enterprise are hosting this year’s Digital Design & Web Innovation Summit in San Francisco on September, 25 & 26. Creative directors and designers from the world’s leading organizations reveal how digital design can improve brand experience across platforms. San Francisco (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 An online presence is essential for any competing company today. Digital design & web are key ingredients for every successful business and should not be overlooked....

2014-08-19 08:27:57

From Sports Leagues to Equipment Manufacturers, Demand Increases for Technologies that Deliver New Value CLEVELAND, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NineSigma, Inc., the leading innovation partner to organizations worldwide, today announced the publication of a sports business-related whitepaper, focused on new strategies driving higher levels of participation, and revenue growth within the sports industry. Tweet this: New @NineSigma #Whitepaper on #OpenInnovation & Global Sports Industry!...

2014-08-14 16:24:44

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brand Innovation Agency PureMoxie's founders left their hearts in ... Oakland, recently returning to the city's waterfront district to base operations for their global insight, digital design and creative studio. "Our last business was based in Oakland and now, in PureMoxie's tenth year, our rapid growth has brought us back to the city that was home for many years," said Paris Hinson, president and executive creative director of...

2014-08-12 23:02:43

EtQ, a leading provider of Quality Management, Environmental Health and Safety, and Compliance Management Software solutions, today announced that it has been identified as a sample vendor in 12 of Gartner’s 2014 Hype Cycle Reports. Farmingdale, NY (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 EtQ, a leading provider of Quality Management, Environmental Health and Safety, and Compliance Management Software solutions, today announced that it has been identified as a sample vendor in 12 of Gartner’s 2014...

2014-08-12 08:35:55

Manufacturing Intelligence and enterprise quality software provider included in Cloud Computing in Manufacturing Operations and Supplier Quality Management Applications categories FAIRFAX, Va., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InfinityQS International, Inc., the global authority on real-time quality and Manufacturing Intelligence, today announced that it has been identified as a "Sample Vendor" in the Gartner Inc. "Hype Cycle for Process Manufacturing and PLM, 2014" and the Gartner Inc....

2014-08-07 23:04:57

Chicago-based Group Known for International Works Debuts First Partnership With U.S. Firm Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Today, the art, design and innovation group IntoConcrete unveiled the latest addition to their online gallery – striking concrete knobs from Kast Concrete Knobs. IntoConcrete is dedicated to showcasing the world’s finest examples of modern design and craftsmanship in the realm of concrete. While well known for presenting international works, this collection...

2014-08-07 23:03:07

Comedy Central are set to discuss the hottest topic of the moment: How to market a multi-platform brand, and will be joined by Chipotle, Marriott International, NPR & more at the Brand Strategy Innovation Summit in San Francisco, this September 25 & 26, hosted by Innovation Enterprise. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 What do the world’s most iconic companies have in common? A brand strategy, which is an essential exercise to implement in order to develop the right...

2014-08-04 23:09:24

Baltimore City’s award-winning technology innovation center–will host its inaugural Techy Thursday Happy Hour on Thursday, August 14th at its Highlandtown Technology and Innovation Center as part of its strategic outreach plan. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 The ETC (Emerging Technology Centers)–Baltimore City’s award-winning technology innovation center–will host its inaugural Techy Thursday Happy Hour on Thursday, August 14th at its Highlandtown Technology and...

2014-08-04 23:08:03

The Pistoia Alliance has today launched its new online Interactive Project Portfolio Platform (IP3) in order to encourage the entire life sciences research community to generate and share new, innovative ideas and drive the creation of novel, collaborative solutions that break down barriers in life science R&D. Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Open innovation in life sciences R&D is not a closed shop and often the best ideas come from outside. Gaining access to bright ideas...


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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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.