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2014-05-30 04:20:24

Innovative learning solutions improve bottom line, support change and increase productivity MILTON KEYNES, England, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Professional Services (RPS) LLC, a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), today released results and analysis from a comprehensive study of the impact of learning solutions on European automotive sales and service. The study conducted by Towards Maturity, reveals that 50 percent of automotive original equipment manufacturers...

2014-05-29 23:20:12

New Annual Survey by Craig Rhinehart Announced to Better Understand Why Large Organizations Struggle to Commercialize Their Own Innovation Ashburn, VA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Craig Rhinehart, an executive and intrapreneur at IBM Corporation, today announced the first ever intrapreneurship benchmark survey that is designed to better understand why large organizations struggle to commercialize their own innovations and new inventions. The survey can be accessed at...

2014-05-29 12:22:45

Innovation Executives Gather at International Conference to Share Best Innovation Practices to Drive Business Value CLEVELAND, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NineSigma, the leading innovation partner to companies worldwide, recently hosted its fourth Innovation Leadership Summit, where the power of unexpected connections to fuel business growth was the central theme. From PepsiCo, which is converting orange peels into biofuels, to General Electric, which is transforming its factories and taking...

2014-05-27 23:01:47

Caltech and The Innovation Institute will collaborate to further the advancement of medical research and development. La Palma, California (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 The Innovation Institute announced today that the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) has signed a memorandum of understanding that will give The Innovation Institute the opportunity to collaborate directly with researchers at Caltech on the development of new healthcare products. “Caltech is a world-class organization,...

2014-05-27 16:06:07

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid An experimental study in which the Universidad Carlos III (UC3M) took part analyzed the interaction between public officials and citizens and found that the presence of intermediaries significantly increases corruption. In reality, an intermediary participates in many, if not most, cases of corruption. However there has been very scarce empirical evidence that illuminates their role in these situations. This is what a researcher at UC3M has analyzed in...

2014-05-21 23:07:16

The Open Data Innovation Summit will unite thought leaders and open data activists that are utilizing freely available data. The summit is taking place at the Sheraton Hotel in Boston on June 11 & 12 and will combine keynote presentations with interactive workshops and countless networking opportunities. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Last week, President Barack Obama enacted the nation's first Open Data law that will require federal agencies to publish their spending data in an...

2014-05-21 08:35:37

Weekly episodes feature engaging interviews with innovation experts & C-Level executives on trends, issues and opportunities related to innovation in the enterprise FAIRFAX, Va., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 3Pillar Global, a leading developer of innovative, revenue-generating software products, is publishing a weekly podcast series for business leaders titled "The Innovation Engine." The series features interviews with innovation experts and C-Level executives on topics such as...

2014-05-20 23:14:01

Learn How to Make Product Optimizations Through Customer Driven Learning Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Startup businesses face significant amount of uncertainty. Is there a significant enough market for a product? What is the competitive landscape? Do we have the right team to to get the market to product? How much capital is required to go to market? There are so many unknowns that come with creating a new venture. However, the most pressing issue a larval stage business needs to...

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...


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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
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'