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2014-08-18 12:30:51

LONGMONT, Colo., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightwave Logic, Inc. (OTCQB: LWLG), a technology company focused on the development of Next Generation Photonic Devices and Non-Linear Optical Polymer Materials Systems for applications in high speed fiber-optic data communications and optical computing, announced today that the Company's annual meeting of shareholders scheduled on August 21, 2014 will be webcast. Details of the event are as follows: When: August 21, 2014Time: 10:00...

2014-08-18 12:24:44

BEIJING, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 18(th), at the invitation of MXIS Group, a real estate customized provider, world-renowned business advisor Dr. Ram Charan gave a presentation titled "Tailored Workshop - Execution." At the presentation, he explored with the top management of MXIS on the themes of "execution power," "how to become an excellent CEO," and "6+2 Principle of Commercial Real Estate Operation," offering a feast of thoughts for MXIS and mapping out a more...

2014-08-18 12:24:36

- New app allows customers to transfer money, approve ACH and wire transactions HOUSTON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass today introduced a treasury management app for its commercial clients as part of the bank's mission to offer the best digital banking experience possible. Available for iPad, iPhone and Android phones, the Compass e-Access Mobile app will help commercial and corporate clients accomplish time-sensitive tasks, including monitoring account activity,...

2014-08-18 12:24:31

NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- US-based Medtronic said it would purchase Ireland-based Covidien for $42.9 billion (press release: http://bit.ly/1qsbFqb), combining two of the world's biggest medical device makers and helping Medtronic savings with a headquarters change. Kalorama estimates the deal will come just short of creating the largest device company based on 2013 revenues in its Global Market for Medical Devices, 5(th) Edition report, released last year. According...

2014-08-18 12:22:35

BUFFALO, N.Y., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement today from USW District 4 Director John Shinn in response to Crestwood's proposed Finger Lakes liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) storage project: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080131/DC12982LOGO "The USW is pleased to announce its support of Crestwood's proposed Finger Lakes LPG storage project. This project will create and maintain jobs, provide significant...

2014-08-18 12:22:27

GREENWICH, Conn., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Starwood Energy Group Global, LLC, a leading private investment firm focused on energy infrastructure, announced today that an affiliate has completed agreements to finance and construct its second wind farm, a 165 Megawatt (MW) project 45 miles south of Lubbock, Texas. The Stephens Ranch II project, which represents the second of two phases that will total 377 MW, will use GE 1.7-100 turbines and be built by Wanzek Construction, with...

2014-08-18 12:21:30

K-MAX unmanned helicopter deploys SMSS unmanned ground vehicle DALLAS, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT], in collaboration with the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC), successfully conducted a fully autonomous resupply, reconnaissance, surveillance and target-acquisition demonstration using its Squad Mission Support System (SMSS) unmanned ground vehicle, K-MAX unmanned helicopter and Gyrocam optical sensor....

2014-08-18 12:21:06

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) shares the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) commitment to exploring ways to improve safety on our highways and believes wireless vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communications technology has the potential to save thousands of lives. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140818/136948 "NHTSA's kickoff of the rulemaking...

2014-08-18 12:20:40

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a contract through the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) for the U.S. Navy to evaluate and test two FORTIS exoskeletons. This marks the first procurement of Lockheed Martin's exoskeletons for industrial use. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140818/136825 The FORTIS exoskeleton is an unpowered, lightweight exoskeleton that increases...

2014-08-18 08:34:01

DALLAS, August 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Automotive Occupant Sensing System (OSS) and Whiplash Protection System (WPS) Market for Passenger Cars - by Geography - Trends and Forecasts 2014 - 2019" by MarketsandMarkets, classifies and defines automotive occupant sensing system and whiplash protection system market in terms of volume and value. The report highlights potential growth opportunities in the coming years as well as covers review of the - market drivers,...


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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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mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.