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2014-06-24 12:25:53

Learn how innovation contests are now a staple for companies to engage the right innovators worldwide and accelerate strategic product development CLEVELAND, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global innovation firm NineSigma today announced availability of a new white paper on innovation contests. Titled, Open for Business: The New Innovation Contest Does More than Deliver Solutions, it explores this finely tuned open innovation option that delivers speed, transparency and ultimately...

2014-06-21 23:03:58

ETC is only 1 of 24 incubators in the world with the distinction of holding the "Soft Landings International Incubator Designation" from the National Business Incubation Association (NBIA). It hosted delegates of 11 European countries who were part of the U.S. Department of State's International Visitor Leadership Program and coordinated by the World Trade Center Institute (WTCI) in Baltimore, Maryland. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) June 21, 2014 The ETC (Emerging Technology...

2014-06-20 08:25:31

HUIZHOU, China, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It is universally acknowledged that people - talented people - are the key to any successful business and, as a result, a solid pillar for the fast growth of society and the economy. Today the competition for talented people becomes even fiercer. To be a winner in the competition for talented people, HZZK High-tech Industrial Development Zone (hereafter referred as the Zone) has officially announced its Global Talent Recruitment Program -...

2014-06-19 23:10:21

For organizations and individuals looking to make the most out of Big Data this year, the Big Data Innovation Summit is not to be missed. (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Innovation Enterprise’s flagship Big Data Innovation Summit returns to the Westin Copley Place in Boston on September 25 & 26 and is set to be the biggest yet. With 8 interactive tracks, workshop sessions, 800+ of the industry’s top minds and an exhibition zone filled with the most innovative solution and service...

2014-06-18 12:29:46

Translating university researchers' discoveries to the market can transform both the institution and society TAMPA, Fla., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just how valuable is "technology transfer" for universities? This question is addressed in "More than Money: The Exponential Impact of Academic Technology Transfer," an article from the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) that examines the impact of landmark 1980 legislation that facilitated technology transfer from the academic...

2014-06-18 08:34:13

Inteva Products, Ralco Industries, Green Flash Brewing, and Canvas Watch Honored for Achievements at PowerPlex 2014 TROY, Mich., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Plex, the leader in cloud-based ERP for the manufacturing enterprise, last week recognized manufacturing organizations for industry leadership, transformation, innovation and spearheading manufacturing's future. Inteva Products, Ralco Industries Inc., Green Flash Brewing Co. and Canvas Watch Co. are the first-ever recipients of the Plex...

2014-06-17 08:31:29

European Tech Veteran and Entrepreneur to Head Up Center in Kosice SAN JOSE, Calif., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GlobalLogic today announced that it is opening a new engineering center in Slovakia. The center will be located in the city of Kosice, the second largest city in the country, and will be headed up by Ivan Hruska, former president of Ness Europe and an entrepreneur with nearly 30 years of technology experience. The new center will provide more opportunities for the...

2014-06-13 23:05:40

Together with Germany-based industrial designer Mikaela Dörfel, IntoConcrete is developing an exclusive collection. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Today, the art, design and innovation group IntoConcrete announced that they have teamed up with award-winning industrial designer Mikaela Dörfel to develop a new line of concrete pieces. IntoConcrete is dedicated to showcasing the world’s finest examples of modern design and craftsmanship in the realm of concrete. While their...

2014-06-12 23:00:34

Local networking group United4Defense organized their annual Innovation Fair that featured New England-based companies in the defense industry and their innovative new technologies. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Last week on June 4th, more than 75 professionals from the New England area, 10 local defense technology companies and one Congressman from North Carolina gathered at the Venture Café in Kendall Square, Cambridge for an evening of innovation, ground breaking technology...

2014-06-12 16:26:08

Sandbox Centers Create 'Proving Grounds' Where Public and Private Sector Organizations Can Test Innovation Viability Using a Start Small and Scale Approach COLLEGE PARK, Md., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- kloudtrack®, a leader in cybersecurity and cloud computing (cyber|cloud) technologies and solution services for sensitive data, process management and Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC), will team up with the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business and...


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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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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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