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2014-08-25 08:22:21

VANCOUVER, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Polaris Minerals Corporation (TSX:PLS) ("Polaris" or "the Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott W. Dryden as Vice President of Business Development. Mr. Dryden joins Polaris from Northern Transportation Company Ltd., a substantial First Nations-controlled maritime transportation and services company, where he held the positions of: Director, Marketing and Customer Service; and Managing Director, Eastern and Offshore...

2014-07-22 08:32:41

Easy to Use Imaging System to Support Planned Intravascular Ultrasound and Fractional Flow Reserve Products MARLBOROUGH, Mass., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) has initiated full commercial launch of the new POLARIS(TM) Imaging System. This system will support the Boston Scientific family of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) catheters, including coronary, peripheral and intra-cardiac echo products. The POLARIS System offers enhanced ease-of-use...

2014-07-21 08:29:40

Polaris Office for Good offers enhanced mobile office capabilities SEOUL, South Korea, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- INFRAWARE, a software company for office solutions, today announced Polaris Office for Good, built on Good Technology's Good Dynamics Secure Mobility Platform. Polaris Office for Good makes document editing easy and convenient. Recently becoming one of the Good Technology's newest partners, INFRAWARE aims to provide enhanced secure mobile office services to companies...

2014-07-14 12:25:49

-- Robust implementation at Howard County Library, MD sets new benchmark for digital platform integration with ILS partners -- CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker & Taylor, the premier worldwide distributor of digital and print books and entertainment products, announced today that API integration between its Axis 360 digital media platform and Innovative's Polaris ILS has been completed, achieving a new milestone in simplified patron experience and digital...

2014-05-08 20:22:06

VANCOUVER, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Polaris Minerals Corporation (TSX:PLS) today reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2014. All financial results are in US dollars unless otherwise noted. The net loss attributable to shareholders was $1.5 million ($0.02 loss per share) in the quarter a reduction of 19% compared with the net loss of $1.9 million ($0.03 loss per share) in the comparative quarter last year. Revenue was $8.5 million generated on sales of...

2014-04-21 12:24:01

-- Cloud-based office application available on all devices SEOUL, South Korea, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- INFRAWARE released the cloud-based POLARIS Office, the company's flagship office application, and announced that the application is available for free. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140418/76425 The usage and function of the new POLARIS Office has completely changed in comparison to the previously sold product for individual use. In addition to allowing all...

2014-03-31 23:34:35

New Method of Communication Between Libraries and Polaris Staff Enhances Customer Experience Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Polaris Library Systems proudly introduces a new live chat feature that will allow customers to instantly communicate with Polaris staff beyond that of the traditional phone call or email. As a trusted provider of library automation software, Polaris seeks to build upon the successful customer support model that consistently receives top ratings from large and...

2014-03-26 23:31:25

Polaris Unanimously Selected for Its Strategic Vision to Grow Library Presence in the Community Syracuse, N.Y. (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Polaris Library Systems, a trusted provider of library automation software for public libraries, proudly announces Scottsdale Public Library has selected Polaris as its new integrated library system. Scottsdale Public Library will join over 90 libraries in Arizona who have implemented Polaris software, including Phoenix Public Library and the Maricopa...

2014-02-20 04:22:51

Infraware presents POLARIS Office Link, cloud-based office service which allows document editing, and various IT services SEOUL, South Korea, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- INFRAWARE will showcase Polaris Office Link and its latest mobile innovations at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2014. "INFRAWARE will demonstrate its leadership in mobile office solutions at the MWC 2014," said Mr. Kyung Nam Kim, Vice President of INFRAWARE. "We are working to evolve our offering as an IT service company to...

2014-02-19 23:30:33

Large and medium-sized public libraries rank Polaris above competitors in all twelve categories of Perceptions 2013: An International Survey of Library Automation by Library Technology Guides. Syracuse, N.Y. (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Polaris Library Systems, a trusted provider of library automation software for public libraries, has received top ratings in the seventh annual Library Automation Perceptions Report. Published by Marshall Breeding of Library Technology Guides, the report...


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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Circumpolar Star -- Circumpolar stars are those stars which are located near the poles of the celestial sphere. As the Earth rotates, the sky appears to rotate; and most stars will be hidden below the horizon at some point in their circular paths. A circumpolar star is near enough to the celestial pole that it will never go under the horizon. It will therefore be visibile for all the night, and for the entire year. Such a definition implies that different stars can be defined as...

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2004-10-19 04:45:40

Polaris -- Polaris, Alpha Ursae Minoris, is the bright star closest to the north celestial pole. It is also known as the North Star, the Lode Star, or the Pole star. Because it lies nearly in a direct line with the axis of the Earth's rotation "above" the North Pole -- the north celestial pole -- Polaris is apparently motionless from the Earth, and all the stars of the Northern sky appear to rotate around it. Therefore, it makes an excellent fixed point from which to draw measurements...

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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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