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2014-07-10 08:27:53

After 6 Weeks on the Market, Revolutionary Vape Pen Experiences Smoking Sales ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It has been just six weeks since Blackout X hit the market. During that time, the industry's first and only refillable, disposable vaporizer has experienced skyrocketing sales of nearly 10,000 units to 22 countries. "Never before have users been able to refill a disposable vape pen. With Blackout X, customers can refill the device using e-liquids, oils...

2014-07-10 08:24:18

DELAND, Fla., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ARC Group Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARCW), a leading global provider of advanced manufacturing and 3D printing solutions, today announced the hiring of Tim Warden, as Vice President of Sales and Business Development for 3DMT, a newly created role. Mr. Warden is a metal 3D printing industry veteran, having formerly held the position of Vice President, Sales and Marketing at Morris Technologies. GE Aviation acquired Morris Technologies last...

2014-07-10 08:23:24

Covanta and Great River Energy join working group to help accelerate commercialization of Electrodynamic Combustion Control(TM) technology. SEATTLE, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ClearSign Combustion Corporation (NASDAQ: CLIR), an emerging leader in combustion and emissions control technology for industrial, commercial and utility markets, today announced the formation of a Solid Fuel Working Group. According to the company, this group of key industry stakeholders have a shared...

2014-07-10 08:23:19

SALT LAKE CITY, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Richfield Oil & Gas Company (OTCQX: ROIL) ("Richfield") announced today that since entering into the Agreement and Plan of Merger ("Merger") with Stratex Oil & Gas Inc. (OTCBB: STTX) ("Stratex") announced on May 7, 2014, which must be approved by Richfield shareholders, Richfield has received $1.7 million in proceeds from the $3 million Loan Agreement with Stratex which has been advanced to fast forward the pre-merger development...

2014-07-10 08:23:13

SHENYANG, China, 10 July, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NF Energy Saving Corporation (NFEC) ("NF Energy" or the Company), a leading energy saving service solutions provider for China's power, petrochemical, coal, metallurgy, construction and municipal infrastructure development industries, announced today that it has recently signed a $0.28 million contract with Guangxi Baise Baikuang Power Co., Ltd. to supply its valve products to the supercritical thermal power generation unit located in...

2014-07-10 08:20:42

CHICAGO, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sciaky, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries (PSI) and providers of additive manufacturing solutions for large-scale, high-value metal parts, announced today that it will be offering its groundbreaking electron beam additive manufacturing (EBAM) systems for purchase, with accelerated delivery opportunities available as early as September 1, 2014. Sciaky has predominantly offered its exclusive additive manufacturing process as a...

2014-07-10 08:20:27

-- Tianjin warehouse center was formally put into use TIANJIN, China, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tianjin warehouse center of Dangdang was formally put into use on 3rd July. In the meantime, Dangdang announced its service commitment of "111 super speed delivery" has covered 400 cities in China. On the same day, Dangdang also signed strategic agreements with some of the largest logistics corporations in China to improve nationwide delivery speed and service. "111 super speed...

Studies Suggest People Eat Healthier When The Workout Is Fun
2014-07-10 07:07:31

[ Watch the Video: Fun Or Exercise? ] Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe online When it comes to an effective diet and exercise routine, it really is mind over matter. A pair of studies performed by US and French institutions explains that if you can convince yourself that your exercise is a fun activity rather than a grueling task, you are more likely to maintain a healthier diet. The first of the two studies, conducted by researchers from the Cornell Food and Brand...

fingerreader
2014-07-10 04:47:16

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For the visually-impaired, reading requires learning and comprehending the tactile language known as Braille, but a new gadget developed by engineers at MIT could make Braille obsolete. According to a report released by the engineers, the device, called FingerReader, fits around the index finger and is able to read text in front of it by simply passing the index finger over a line of printed text. For the prototype, a plastic...

2014-07-10 04:22:28

Regulators Expect Banks to Bring Down Time Lag for Complex Reporting From 10 Days to Only One Day; More Than Six Out of 10 Banks Say Mobile Is Most Important Technology Trend WALLDORF, Germany, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While technology is changing every aspect of banking operations, 77 percent of participants in a recent survey say the greatest impact will be on customer satisfaction and regulatory compliance. Some regulators, however, believe banks are moving too slowly. "The Benefits...


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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....

Vehicular Automation
2013-10-03 14:16:27

Vehicular automation uses artificial intelligence and mechatronics to aid an operator in controlling a robotic vehicle. Some of these vehicles are labeled “smart” or “intelligent,” while others that are more capable of moving on their own are known as “semi-autonomous.” Those robots that rely only on autonomous movement are simply known as “autonomous” or “robotic.” There are several types of vehicles that use automation to operate and the capabilities of these robots have...

Roomba
2013-10-03 12:56:31

The Roomba, sold by iRobot, is a name used for a series of autonomous robot vacuum cleaners that were first introduced into the market it 2002. There have been four versions or generations of Roomba since its creation, with over eight million sales throughout the world. It is capable of moving on its own and avoiding obstacles that are present in the average household, as well as capable of avoiding stairs and other drop offs. It is equipped with a computer chip and the Roomba Open Interface,...

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