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2014-07-29 08:25:14

NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S'well Bottle, the premier reusable water bottle that is thoughtfully designed to drink in style, is proud to announce its official sponsorship of the ENK International Coterie Show held at the Javits Center, NYC this September 14-16(th) 2014 for the third time. The Limited Edition S'well Bottle will be given to buyers and VIP press on the show floor to keep them hydrated throughout the show. ENK Executive Vice President, Joanne Mohr adds, "ENK...

2014-07-29 08:25:07

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) today announced it has started construction on the 135-megawatt Quinto Solar Project in Merced County, Calif. The system will generate power for Southern California Edison's customers, under a long-term power purchase agreement. In accordance with the company's recently announced holdco strategy, SunPower expects to own and operate the solar power plant during construction. "The advantages of SunPower's...

2014-07-29 08:25:03

NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing the dramatic poultry consumption changes over the last few decades, CMS Technology ("CMS") has launched an alliance with The University of Georgia ("UGA") with a dedicated focus on secondary processing. "Consumers obviously find the advertisements showing cows parachuting out of the skies wearing signs that say 'eat more chicken,' humorous," said John Meccia, chief executive officer of CMS Technology. "But, in truth, Americans do...

2014-07-29 08:24:18

GUELPH, Ontario, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today released this statement on behalf of Thomas Koerner, General Manager of Canadian Solar Inc. Americas division, in response to the United States Department of Commerce's ("DOC") preliminary decision made last Friday to impose anti-dumping ("AD") tariffs of up to 44.18% on certain Taiwanese photovoltaic cell...

2014-07-29 08:22:46

Exel Freight Connect unites customers with carriers to seamlessly move freight in North America and Mexico WESTERVILLE, Ohio, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Exel, the North American leader in contract logistics, and its sister company DHL Supply Chain, the world's leading logistics company, announces its new freight brokerage company, Exel Freight Connect, to help connect its customers with carriers for freight transportation needs. Exel Freight Connect offers custom freight...

2014-07-29 08:22:26

DUBLIN, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Automotive Seals and Gaskets Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Automotive seals and gaskets assemblies check the passage of fluid between moving and stationary parts of the vehicle, respectively. Seals and gaskets serve multiple functions in a vehicle. They hold the necessary fluid, which may be liquid, gas, or vapor, in the working...

2014-07-29 08:22:17

Conference Call Scheduled for 4:30 P.M. ET BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Manitex International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MNTX), a leading international provider of cranes and specialized material and container handling equipment, today announced that management will announce its 2014 second quarter financial results after market close on Wednesday, August 6, 2014. Management will then host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss the results with the investment...

2014-07-29 08:21:49

Raytheon continues to achieve key program milestones TEWKSBURY, Mass., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The DDG 1000 Zumwalt-class destroyer program continues to progress, meeting key program milestones on the path to Initial Operational Capability (IOC). As the prime mission systems integrator for the DDG 1000 ship class, Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) provides the multi-mission, integrated combat system capability for the program. Raytheon's recent program milestones have advanced critical mission...

3d printed rocket nozzle
2014-07-29 03:30:50

Elizabeth Landau, NASA JPL / Cynthia Eller, Caltech 3-D printers can create all kinds of things, from eyeglasses to implantable medical devices, straight from a computer model and without the need for molds. But for making spacecraft, engineers sometimes need custom parts that traditional manufacturing techniques and standard 3-D printers can't create, because they need to have the properties of multiple metals. Now, researchers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California,...

2014-07-29 04:23:01

LONG BEACH, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Epson America today announced the Epson(®) SureColor(®) F7170 64-inch production dye-sublimation printer is now shipping. The SureColor F7170 joins the complete line of SureColor F-Series printers, including the F6070 and F7070, and integrates true roll-to-roll support for unprecedented levels of performance, reliability and image quality for the fabric production and soft signage markets. The complete SureColor F-Series line is now...


Latest Technology 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 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...

Nomophobia
2013-12-24 14:19:08

Nomophobia is the fear of being out of mobile phone contact. The term, which is an abbreviation for “no-mobile-phone-phobia”, was coined during a study by the UK Post Office who commissioned YouGov, a UK-based research organization to take a look at anxieties suffered by mobile phone users. The study found that almost 53 percent of mobile phone users in Britain have a tendency to be anxious when they “lose their mobile phone, run out of battery or credit, or have no network coverage”....

Technophobia
2013-12-24 11:45:54

Technophobia, from Greek techne, meaning art, skill, or craft, and phobos, meaning fear, is the fear or the dislike of advanced technology or complex devices, particularly computers. Although there are a number of interpretations of technophobia, they appear to become more complex as technology continues to evolve. The term is usually used in the sense of irrational fear, but others contend that their fears are justified. It is related to cyber phobia and it is the opposite of technophilia....

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Word of the Day
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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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