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2014-05-08 23:15:07

Leila Lavaee, Data Analytics Lead, Digital Strategy & Customer Experience at TD Bank will share insight, challenges and best practices at Innovation Enterprise's groundbreaking Big Data Innovation Summit on June 4 & 5 at the Marriott Bloor Yorkville Hotel in Toronto. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 In this new age of advanced analytics, the responsibility of harnessing Big Data and creating actionable insight has fallen to the data science team. Attendees at the Big Data...

2014-05-07 23:12:25

ScanAvert was voted a bronze winner for innovation in the category of Living, Working & Learning Environments/Learning Support & Behavioral Change at the April 30th annual Edison Awards, The winners celebrated their achievement along with honorees Elon Musk and Yang Yuanqing at the Julia Morgan Ballroom in San Francisco. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 The Edison Awards, celebrating 27 years of honoring the best in innovation and excellence in the development of new...

2014-05-06 23:16:14

Fast Growing, Not-For-Profit, Open Innovation Organisation Strengthens Operational Resources New York, NY (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 The Pistoia Alliance (http://www.pistoiaalliance.org), as part of its “Next Chapter” initiative to expand its project portfolio and build on its substantial position as a life sciences open innovation thought leader, announced that Richard Holland will be joining the organisation to focus on Operations. Richard will take the lead on delivering a portfolio of...

2014-05-01 08:29:47

DANVILLE, Va., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Raleigh, N.C., small business commercializing a new product to encourage safe swimming and help prevent drowning announced plans to expand its operations to Danville. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140430/82761 SEAL Innovation, Inc., CEO, Dr. Graham Snyder, said on Tuesday at The Launch Place's news conference that the company's mission is simple: "To improve swimming safety thereby reducing drowning." As an emergency room...

2014-04-25 23:04:21

Short form video creation platform company honored with the Gutenberg Prize for disruptive technology in the field of journalism. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 The Tribeca Film Festival and Disruptor Foundation has awarded Wochit the Gutenberg Prize, as a part of the Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards for its disruptive technology in the field of journalism. Producing journalistic videos has traditionally been expensive and labor intensive. Wochit provides a unique solution for...

2014-04-24 23:03:35

IdeaScale acquires Canadian-based Ideavibes which has launched numerous, successful open government initiatives. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 IdeaScale, the world’s largest open innovation software provider today announced its acquisition of Canadian crowdsourcing platform provider: Ideavibes. Ideavibes’ mission is to offer an accessible crowdsourcing platform utilized by cities, brands, and organizations in order to foster innovation and effect change in the world....

2014-04-24 12:30:17

-- Canadian and Ontario governments invest in Vineland's collaborative approach to research and innovation -- Investment will support 10 key research programs driving innovation across the horticulture sector VINELAND, ON, April 24, 2014 /CNW/ - The governments of Canada and Ontario are supporting the province's horticulture industry through a $26.5 million investment in Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (Vineland) as part of...

2014-04-22 12:35:32

Co-located with the National SBIR/STTR Conference, world's largest technology-to-market program runs June 15-18 just outside Washington, DC WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 16(th) annual TechConnect National Innovation Summit & Showcase, co-located with the National SBIR/STTR Conference, will take place June 15-18 at the Gaylord National Convention Center, National Harbor, MD (www.nationalinnovationsummit.com). The events attract a global audience of innovation...

2014-04-22 08:25:18

LONDON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adds new Best Process Innovation category ICIS (http://www.icis.com ), the trusted information provider for the global chemical and energy industries, today calls for entries for its 11th annual ICIS Innovation Awards (http://www.icis.com/awards), designed to recognise outstanding technological and business innovation in the chemical industry. ICIS is pleased to confirm international management consultancy Roland Berger...

2014-04-15 23:05:33

On Apr. 23, 2014, the Former Chairman and CEO of Intel Corporation will discuss the strategies nations can use to drive economic growth Hoboken, N.J. (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Dr. Craig Barrett, a renowned scientist, corporate leader and education advocate, will headline the President’s Distinguished Lecture Series at Stevens Institute of Technology on April 23, 2014. His talk, entitled “Economic Competitiveness in the 21st Century,” will examine how the addition of nearly 3 billion...


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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
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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