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2014-10-01 08:33:08

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celexion, a bioengineering company developing powerful platform technologies and products for partners in the pharmaceutical, industrial, agricultural, and life science research sectors, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has recently granted three U.S. patents to the company, bringing the total U.S. patents issued to Celexion to eight. These patents relate to metabolic engineering and the...

2014-09-29 08:23:25

Reliability work continues at locations across Michigan JACKSON, Mich., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Power outages caused last year by squirrels, raccoons and other curious animals getting into Consumers Energy's substations dropped by more than 50 percent as construction work continues across the state to keep animals out and the lights on. In 2013, there were 26 distribution substation outages caused by animals, compared to 47 a year earlier. Consumers Energy has been installing animal...

2014-09-26 08:22:24

GREENSBURG, Pa., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- West Penn Power, a FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utility, has completed a significant substation upgrade near Ryerson Station to help enhance customer service reliability in Greene County, Pa., and help support the electricity demand of local coal mines. The project included installing a new 73-ton transformer that converts power from 138-kilovolts (kV) to 25-kV as it moves along the transmission system to serve customers. The new unit...

2014-09-24 12:32:55

Supports Gabriel Technology Platform And Secure Domain Name Initiative ZEPHYR COVE, Nev., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VirnetX(TM) Holding Corporation (NYSE MKT: VHC), an Internet security software and technology company, announced today that on September 23, 2014, it was granted a new patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO); US Patent No. 8,843,643,entitled System and Method Employing an Agile Network Protocol for Secure Communications Using Secure...

2014-09-22 23:13:17

Mr. Kelly joins TaKaDu after 11 years as Managing Director of Yarra Valley Water, brings over 40 years’ of top level experience in the water industry. Yehud, Israel (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 TaKaDu, a global leader in Integrated Water Network Management, announced today that Tony Kelly has now joined the company’s Advisory Board. TaKaDu uses advanced statistical and mathematical algorithms to leverage utility data, translating it into actionable insights that save money and improve...

2014-09-18 04:21:57

LONDON, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As a London-based IP business intelligence company releases the world's first intellectual property analytics tool for the business community, major corporates, accountants and banks call for intellectual property data transparency. The development of patents as a functioning asset class has reached a critical phase according to a report from AISTEMOS, which is backed by organisations including ARM, EY, Deutsche Bank, UK IPO...

2014-09-17 08:34:47

Thirty Patents Pending Nationally and Internationally Secure the Company's Leadership Position SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rightscorp (OTCQB: RIHT), the leading provider of monetization services for artists and holders of copyrighted Intellectual Property (IP), reports that it currently has thirty patents pending worldwide to identify, monitor and monetize against peer-to-peer copyright infringement. Rightscorp's proprietary patent-pending software protects copyright...

2014-09-16 12:36:07

BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intellectual Ventures(TM) (IV) announced today that Vivint(TM), a leading provider of smart home technology, has fortified its intellectual property (IP) strategy by entering into a long-term partnership with IV, becoming a customer of IV's IP for Defense program, and acquiring select patents from IV. Under this agreement, Vivint was granted rights to IV's extensive patent portfolio and obtained more than 20 patents in areas of interest...

2014-09-16 12:23:48

AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today declared an unchanged quarterly dividend of 36 cents per share of outstanding common stock. The dividend will be payable December 1, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 7, 2014. FirstEnergy is a diversified energy company dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Its 10 electric distribution companies form one of the nation's...

2014-09-15 23:04:08

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Electric Power Transmission and Distribution Equipment markets. Global market for Electric Power Transmission and Distribution Equipment is forecast to reach $171 billion by 2020, driven by spiraling consumption of electricity, equally robust electric power production, and rising investments in grid expansion. San Jose, California (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Electric power transmission and distribution...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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