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2013-08-05 23:01:12

Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan is available to speak with reporters, or may be quoted through this release. Atlanta,GA (PRWEB) August 05, 2013 Time Warner Cable send a letter to CBS to end the blackout, according to Reuters, Aug 5. Industry analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment. “The Time Warner Cable blackout of the CBS Network on its cable system is a battle that has been brewing for years. It hurts everyone, but it an important part of the process so we can reinvent the way we...

2013-08-04 23:00:39

More than 270 Stryker hip lawsuits currently filed in the Bergen County Superior Court in New Jersey are slowly moving forward as the court issues new case orders for this litigation. The most recently issued case orders involve issues related to ongoing discovery proceedings and general case management. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) August 04, 2013 Recent Stryker Hip Lawsuit orders issued by the Honorable Brian R. Martinotti, J.S.C. of the Bergen County Superior Court in New Jersey continue to...

2013-07-31 00:20:41

MONROE, La., July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) and the Communications Workers of America (CWA) District 7 today announced that they have reached a tentative agreement in contract negotiations. CenturyLink is currently in the final stages of working out an agreement with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 206, and expects to conclude those negotiations in the coming weeks. (Logo:...

2013-07-29 23:28:09

Barbados continues to dominate Segway Polo at the top level, placing second (2nd) at the recently held Segway Polo World Cup in Washington, DC as reported by team member and founder of Totally Barbados, Brett Callaghan. Having won the Woz Challenge Cup, as the World Cup of Segway Polo is known, in 2009 and 2010 and finishing second in 2011, Team Barbados once again reached the final of the Woz Cup 2013. (PRWEB) July 28, 2013 Barbados continues to dominate Segway Polo at the top level,...

2013-07-24 23:03:44

Trident’s new third generation ruggedized Rapid Deployable Display (RDD) is now shipping with a 60” LED LCD. The new RDD meets MIL-STD-1472G four-man lift requirements and is now TAA compliant. Fairfax, Virginia (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Trident Systems Inc. is now shipping its third generation ruggedized Rapid Deployable Display (RDD). Replacing the previous 55” RDD, the new 60” RDD meets the updated MIL-STD-1472G for four-man lift, and has several height adjustments for...

2013-07-24 12:22:43

Nine Technologies Earn 2013 R&D 100 Awards RESTON, Va., July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bechtel announced today that researchers from three National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) sites managed and operated by Bechtel partnerships have received nine 2013 R&D 100 Awards. Known as the "Oscars of Innovation," the R&D 100 Awards are given by R&D Magazine to recognize the top 100 technology products of the year. (Logo:...

2013-07-22 08:31:17

El Centro celebrates 29 years of serving the Hispanic community PHOENIX, July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The bilingual call center of CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) is celebrating 29 years of meeting the needs of Spanish-speaking customers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090602/DA26511LOGO) "El Centro de CenturyLink" was founded in Phoenix in 1984 by three employees who saw a need to provide in-language customer service to the company's Spanish-speaking customer base....

2013-07-16 23:28:51

The Canadian Sanitation Supply Association (CSSA) announces that it has launched Membership Product Promotion Platform (M3P) that will be used to showcase and promote the products and services of its membership in an online source guide directory. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 The Canadian Sanitation Supply Association (CSSA) announces that it has launched Membership Product Promotion Platform (M3P) that will be used to showcase and promote the products and services of its...

2013-07-15 08:24:03

NEW YORK, July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Time Warner Cable (TWC), the second largest cable TV provider in the United States with over 15 million customers in 29 states, has been selected to receive the prestigious 2013 Award for Leadership in Hispanic Television. The award is presented by the publishers and editors of leading television industry publications Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News. Melinda Witmer, the cable TV company's EVP and Chief Video and Content Officer...

2013-07-13 23:02:25

Barbados will be among 10 international Segway Polo teams contesting the Woz Challenge Cup, the World Cup of Segway Polo in Washington DC from July 20-24, 2013. One member of the Barbados team is Founder and Managing Director of Totally Barbados, Brett Callaghan. (PRWEB) July 13, 2013 Barbados will be among 10 international Segway Polo teams contesting the Woz Challenge Cup, the World Cup of Segway Polo in Washington DC from July 20-24, 2013. One member of the Barbados team is Founder and...


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William Beebe
2014-01-07 10:37:00

William Beebe was an American who held many titles including naturalist, marine biologist, ornithologist, explorer, and author. He is most famous for the many expeditions he led for the New York Zoological Society, his scientific writings, and his deep dives within the Bathysphere. Beebe was born Charles William Beebe in Brooklyn, New York in 1877. In his early life, The American Museum of Natural History and the environment of East Orange, New Jersey influenced him to explore nature and...

Karl Henize
2012-10-22 10:51:32

Karl Henize was an astronomer, space scientist and a NASA astronaut. He was born Karl Gordon Henize on October 17, 1926 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He grew up on a small dairy farm outside the city, where he grew his interest in Buck Rogers and Sir Edmund Hillary, the first man to reach the peak of Mount Everest. He attended primary and secondary schools in Plainville and Mariemont, Ohio and then continued on to the University of Virginia. There he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics...

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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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