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2014-04-11 08:27:05

Industry leader takes home Gold Award at Payments Industry's Premier Annual Showcase PLEASANTON, Calif., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackhawk Network, Inc., a leading prepaid payment company, today announced its receipt of the Gold award for the Best Prepaid Innovation category at the Innovation Project(TM) 2014 conference. The Innovation Project, a prestigious annual conference focused on the reinvention of the payments industry, took place on March 19-20, 2014. "We are honored...

2014-04-10 04:21:16

Analysis of G20 nations highlights shifts in emphasis PHILADELPHIA, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world leader in providing intelligent information to businesses and professionals, today released The Research and Innovation Performance of the G20, a report that mines scientific research and patent information across the G20 for insights into the global strategies of the world's leading economies....

2014-04-09 23:03:34

The Chief Innovation Officer Summit will be taking place this June 18 & 19 in San Francisco. Over 200 senior innovation leaders and creative thinkers will gather to share best practices and make meaningful industry connections. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 “Innovate or die,” has never been more true than today. Innovation is the key to keeping your company alive and relevant in today’s constantly changing business environment. Join us at the Chief Innovation Officer...

2014-04-03 08:38:57

CHENGDU, China, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicon Valley is a global icon. Its innovation capability catalyzes the world surprisingly. Under the universal forces of innovation economy today, the innovative spirit of Silicon Valley, which represents the American Dream, has been also inspiring the China Dream. Now, an ambitious hi-tech zone in western China is striving to establish its own "Silicon Valley," not only in IT but also in all its leading hi-tech industries....

2014-04-02 23:27:17

650 Labs founder Mark Zawacki Leads the Firm’s Latest Service Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 650 Labs, an analytically driven strategy consulting firm located in the heart of Silicon Valley, is offering a new immersion boot camp for multinationals through its “Pop Up Innovation Lab.” The highly competitive pop-up program aligns with the emerging global trend toward multinationals setting up innovation centers and labs in Silicon Valley, while not having the costs...

2014-04-01 23:27:05

The Drucker Institute has announced a call for applications for the 2014 Peter F. Drucker Award for Nonprofit Innovation. Claremont, CA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 The Drucker Institute at Claremont Graduate University has announced a call for applications for the 2014 Peter F. Drucker Award for Nonprofit Innovation. The winner will receive $100,000, thanks to a generous grant from The Coca-Cola Foundation. The award application is now available on the Drucker Institute website. The submission...

2014-03-31 23:30:10

Twelve funders investing in early-stage tech and life sciences companies will participate in a flash round of presentations on April 3 at the University City Science Center. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Roles have been reversed and it’s now time for investors to pitch to startups as the University City Keystone Innovation Zone presents its first Funder Fair. Twelve funders investing in early-stage tech and life sciences companies will participate in a flash round of...

2014-03-27 23:24:25

Innovation Loft™ Launches in April, Designed by Innovation Gurus for Avis, Nutrisystem, Clear Channel and The NFL New York, NY, (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 The most creative place in Manhattan for team offsite meetings and workshops will open its doors in April. For more than seven years, the team at Innovation Loft™ has been a secret weapon to CxOs of many premiere brands. Innovation Loft’s expertise is designing and leading super-creative, collaborative workshops with corporate teams...

2014-03-25 23:03:56

MedicalSelfSufficiency.com Announces the Findings of Research Analyst, Predicting Future Changes in Public Sentiment Regarding Obamacare, Based on The Hype-Cycle Analysis Commonly Used in the Tech Industry. Phoenix AZ (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Semiconductor industry veteran analyst Bert McComas announces the availability of the Hype-Cycle Analysis for Obamacare. The 'Hype-Cycle Analysis' is a proven tool which graphically projects the rise or fall of popular opinion about new...

2014-03-20 08:36:39

Calls Upon Intellectual Property Industry to Adopt Practices that Foster and Support Technological Advancements, Investments in Innovation and Continued Job Creation NEW YORK, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Finjan Holdings, Inc. (OTC MKT: FNJN) today announced a commitment to its benchmark Licensing Best Practices to ensure candid, transparent and consistent business practices for intellectual property (IP) licensing. In conjunction with the publication of these best practices and its own...


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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
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.