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2014-07-23 12:22:11

Edmonton dealership showcases variety of used cars EDMONTON, Alberta, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Edmonton drivers looking to keep their families safe without shattering their budget have long looked to purchasing a pre-owned vehicle rather than a brand new vehicle from a dealership. Pre-owned vehicles have a variety of advantages besides price, including reliability, longevity, customization, lower insurance rates and avoidance of depreciation. Photo -...

2014-07-23 12:22:01

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Dodge Charger leads Large Car segment for fourth consecutive year -- Challenger ranks highest in Sporty Car segment for third time in four years -- Dodge Dart leads highly competitive Compact Car segment -- Five additional Chrysler Group models rank among top three in their segments: Jeep(®) Cherokee, Jeep(®) Grand Cherokee, Dodge Durango, Ram 2500/3500 and Fiat 500L The Dodge brand ranks...

2014-07-23 12:21:56

New Scalable, Portable Data Acquisition, Measurement Tool Will Be Presented At National Instruments Annual Conference in Austin CALABASAS, Calif. and ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Technical Systems, Inc. (NTS), a systems engineering company and the leading independent provider of environmental simulation and electromagnetic compatibility testing, inspection and certification solutions in the United States, announced today that its new, durable and fully portable...

2014-07-23 12:21:45

2015 Kia Optima challenges family sedan segment JOLIET, Ill., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Consumers looking for a family sedan don't have to look far to find high-quality vehicles. The choices in the family sedan class can be overwhelming at times because of the extraordinary options and it can be difficult for potential buyers to find quality resources and get to the bottom line of which model is the best. At Bill Jacobs Kia, the sales team has put together comprehensive...

2014-07-23 12:21:40

Auto insurance group offers discount to drivers in Virgina that install text blocking devices. ATLANTA, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Good2Go®, specialists in offering minimum coverage auto insurance, announced that their Cell Phone Safety Discount is now available in Virginia. Customers will receive 5% off bodily injury, property damage, and collision coverage per vehicle for installing a device that blocks distracting cell phone functions such as text messaging, email, and...

2014-07-23 12:21:13

Company appoints Raj Singh to new chief information officer position DEARBORN, Mich., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FordDirect, a joint venture between Ford Motor Company and its franchise dealers, has named Raj Singh as chief information officer (CIO), a new position on FordDirect's executive team. As CIO, Singh oversees a department of professionals and more than 50 technology providers and vendors, and is responsible for technology compliance, infrastructure management, data...

2014-07-23 12:20:58

Cars.com Reports Increased Site Traffic, Improved Consumer Confidence in Automotive Industry CHICAGO, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time since before the Great Recession, new-vehicle sales hit an annualized rate of nearly 17 million at the mid-year mark. Despite extreme weather conditions, which weakened consumer demand at the start of the year, the first half of 2014 finished with a strong 4.5 percent year-over-year increase in total new-car sales. Additionally, the...

2014-07-23 12:20:51

ORLANDO, Fla., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) recently demonstrated its Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM) dual-mode guidance section during a second internally funded flight test at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. During the test, the rail-mounted JAGM flew 6.2 kilometers and initially acquired the target using its precision strike, semi-active laser. The dual-mode guidance section then engaged its millimeter wave radar, and the moving target was destroyed....

2014-07-23 08:39:31

Aspen Institute and Knight Foundation present FOCAS 2014 WASHINGTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leaders and experts from the public and private sectors will meet to discuss innovative ways to strengthen the Internet to promote free expression, personal choice and a secure and vibrant economy at a roundtable discussion next month in Aspen, Colorado. The event, taking place August 10-13, will be streamed live at http://www.aspeninstitute.tv....

2014-07-23 08:39:29

New My LendingTree experience provides completely free credit scores, access to monthly updates, credit score analysis and dashboard to all of a consumer's current loans in one convenient place CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, the nation's leading online loan marketplace, today announced the launch of its all-new personalization platform, providing consumers with completely free credit scores and analysis, access to monthly updates, detailed account...


Latest Technology Internet Reference Libraries

Atari Lynx
2014-07-15 14:42:15

The Atari Lynx is a handheld gaming console released in September 1989, by the Atari Corporation. It was the first handheld to feature a color LCD screen. The Lynx (Handy Game) was originally developed by Epyx in 1987, but the company had financial troubles and agreed to have Atari handle production and marketing of the system. In 1991, Atari re-released the Lynx with improved hardware, longer battery life, and a sleeker look. Known as the Lynx II, it had rubber hand grips, a stereo...

The History of Mobile Phone Technology
2014-07-14 13:56:38

Smartphones and feature phones are as common now as traditional landline phones were for decades. These handheld devices are so popular that many homes now only use mobile phones, increasingly pushing landline devices into the obsolete category. But while the popularity of mobile connectivity is vast today, it is still a very young technology when compared to its landline counterparts, which have been in existence since the mid-1800s. To be clear, the history of the mobile phone focuses on...

The History Of Virtual Reality
2014-07-01 08:19:17

Virtual reality (also known as immersive multimedia) is a computer-simulated environment that mocks or simulates real-world environments, as well as simulates physical presences in real or imagined worlds. VR technology has traditionally been a virtual sight- and perhaps sound-based experience, but has the potential to recreate other sensory experiences, such as virtual taste, smell, and even touch. As for touch (haptic technology), some systems have already included such experiences in...

The History Of Wearable Technology
2014-06-24 10:20:15

Wearable technology, which includes wearable devices, tech togs, and fashionable electronics, consists of articles of clothing and/or accessories that incorporate computer and advanced electronic technologies. Designs often incorporate practical functions and features, but may also have a purely critical or aesthetic agenda. Today, wearable devices are exploding onto the market, with everything from smart glasses (Google Glass) to smart watches (Samsung Galaxy Gear) on the rise. As for...

Vehículos Automotores Mexicanos (VAM)
2014-06-23 06:39:08

Vehículos Automotores Mexicanos (VAM) was founded in 1946 under the Willys Mexicana SA name and manufactured automobiles in Mexico until 1989. It originally produced vehicles licensed under Willys-Overland and American Motors Corporation (AMC). In 1963 the company became government controlled so VAM became its own company, transforming from Willys Mexicana through an agreement with AMC and the government. In late 1980 Renault assumed the majority of AMC ownership in VAM and the last...

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