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2014-07-07 16:21:45

MIAMI and HAMBURG, Germany, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kawa Solar Holdings, Ltd. (the "Conergy Group"), one of the world's largest downstream solar companies, announced the closing of a $60 million bank guarantee facility for the company's rapidly growing solar projects business. Arranged by Deutsche Bank and financed by Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC, the facility strengthens financial support across Conergy's power plants value chain: from project development, through the...

2014-07-07 16:21:31

DUBLIN, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rswf42/fungicides_market) has announced the addition of the "Fungicides Market by Type, by CROP Type, & by Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The global market for fungicides, owing to its significant impact not only on human health but also on the environment, is a highly regulated market. The...

2014-07-07 16:20:39

ARLINGTON, Va., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations unveiled the 2014 National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (NTDAW) logo and announced it has opened a new online store for NTDAW merchandise. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "ATA is proud to continue the tradition of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week," said ATA President and CEO Bill Graves. "The trucking industry values the men and women who safely deliver our...

2014-07-07 16:20:30

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Aerospace Systems at next week's Farnborough Airshow will showcase a full range of advanced systems for commercial aircraft, rotorcraft and defense applications. The 2014 Farnborough Airshow takes place in Farnborough, UK, July 14 - 20. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). The UTC Propulsion & Aerospace Systems pavilion (OE-3) will be located adjacent to hall one. The centerpiece of the pavilion...

Socioeconomic Status May Determine A Person's Overall Understanding Of Science
2014-07-07 15:21:20

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Socioeconomic status may have an effect on the reading comprehension of science-related information, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Published in the journal Science Communication, the study found individuals with higher socioeconomic status tended to score better on tests of factual knowledge than those of lower socioeconomic status – despite the fact that both groups said they...

2014-07-07 12:31:25

Move will allow Tinkerine to aggressively enter the US market VANCOUVER, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Tinkerine Studios Ltd. (TSXV:TTD and OTC Pink: TKSTF) Canada's leading manufacturer and distributor of 3D printers, today announced the addition of RJ Wafer to its Advisory Board, and Ben Yan to the role of Channel Manager, in a move that will strengthen its distribution and sales efforts in North America and internationally. Both gentlemen bring a great deal of experience in the...

2014-07-07 12:31:19

AT&T FIRST TO OFFER LG G WATCH WITH LG G3 ON NATION'S MOST RELIABLE 4G LTE NETWORK1 DALLAS, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting July 8, you can order the LG G Watch for $229 and pre-order the LG G3 smartphone with 4G LTE from AT&T(2) for zero down and no annual contract. You can purchase both the LG G3 and LG G Watch in AT&T retail locations starting July 11. For a limited time, save 50 percent on select LG premium accessories including the G Watch, popular Tone Ultra Bluetooth...

2014-07-07 12:30:34

Firm to Pursue Opportunities with Eligible Entities under President Obama's $1 Billion National Disaster Resilience Competition VISTA, Calif., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Building Products, Inc., (PINK: ECOB), the manufacturer of Eco Red Shield(TM) treated wood products that protect against fire and mold, today announced that it has hired the governmental affairs firm of Gordon Thomas Honeywell Governmental Affairs (GTH-GA) to assist the company in pursuing opportunities with...

2014-07-07 12:25:58

LONDON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: LTE Profit Mantrashttp://www.reportbuyer.com/telecoms/internet_service_providers/lte_profit_mantras.html "LTE Profit Mantras is a tribute to TRL for its unique management vision of endeavouring to deliver what its clienteleactually look for - Progressive ARPUs leading towards greater profits via NGN technologies, in particular LTE/ LTEAdvanced." - Analysts team, TeleResearch Labs 1.0...

2014-07-07 12:25:37

LONDON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: BiowireleSS: Market Opportunities in Wireless Healthcare, 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/computing_electronics/networking/wireless/biowireless_market_opportunities_wireless_healthcare_2014.html Thintri Inc. announces the release of BiowireleSS: Market Opportunities in Wireless Healthcare, 2014, a new market study covering opportunities emerging in the use of wireless technologies in...


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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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Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.