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2014-09-15 16:25:00

LONDON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- About CMCCeramic matrix composites (CMCs) are manufactured by strengthening a ceramic matrix with a refractory fiber. The ceramic matrix can be of various types including silicon carbide and alumina matrices, among others. The reinforcements can also be made in different forms, including continuous or short fibers and particles. Because of their superior material properties such as heat and wear resistance and high strength, CMCs serves several...

2014-09-15 16:24:53

Winners Announced September 12th at New Products & Technology Awards Event in San Francisco ATLANTA, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aventis Systems, Inc., a leading provider of both new and refurbished technology equipment, was awarded with a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Executive of the Year division and another Bronze Stevie® Award in the Website division for the Computer Hardware Industry, at the 12(th )Annual American Business Awards Friday night at the Palace Hotel in San...

2014-09-15 16:23:36

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FX Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: FXEN) reported that the Lisewo-2 well has started production at an initial gross rate of over 3 million cubic feet of gas per day (Mmcf/d). The Company's 49% share of this new production represents a 12% increase over the Company's average daily rate of 12.9 Mmcf/d equivalent during the first half of 2014. The Lisewo-2 well was completed in December 2013 and started delivering gas to the Lisewo facility just...

2014-09-15 16:23:35

HOUSTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paragon Offshore plc ("Paragon") (NYSE: PGN) announced today that it issued a report on drilling rig status and contract information as of September 15, 2014. The report, titled "Fleet Status Report," can be found on the Company's website at www.paragonoffshore.com, under the "Our Fleet" section of the website. About Paragon Offshore Paragon is a global provider of standard specification offshore drilling rigs. Paragon's drilling fleet...

2014-09-15 16:23:05

Leading online lighting distributor launches a new "Light Control" category featuring the latest in wireless and dimming technology from Lutron and Philips Lighting. WORCESTER, Mass., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bulbs.com, one of the nation's largest online lighting distributors announced today that it launched a new Light Control category with an enhanced assortment of the latest lighting control products that combine sophisticated design with state-of-the-art technology. The products...

2014-09-15 16:22:59

LONDON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The evolution of automotive electronic technologies and the growing strict requirements on vehicle's environmental friendiliness has conduced to the electronic control of fuel injection of automobiles in China. It is expected that, in the forthcoming years, Chinese automotive electronic injection industry will keep a steady growth rate of about 8%. Gasoline electronic injection field:In 2002, gasoline engines across China stopped the use of...

2014-09-15 16:22:35

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Renewable Services today announced it has signed a long-term agreement to service Pattern Energy Group Inc.'s 283-megawatt (MW) Gulf Wind energy project in Armstrong, Texas. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO Duke Energy Renewable Services will supply operations and maintenance services for three years, beginning in November, with an option for a two-year extension. Duke Energy Renewable Services has...

2014-09-15 16:22:24

LONDON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synopsis The future of human civilization is slowly but surely moving towards renewable energy. The existing reserves and undiscovered sources of fossil fuels and other combustible or radioactive minerals will eventually be exhausted or become too expensive to extract. In response to spiralling power requirements, more money has been invested in new renewablesbased generation capacity than in non-renewables-based generation capacity in recent...

2014-09-15 16:21:27

ELKHART, Ind., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE: THO) today announced several projects to expand production and office space at its Heartland subsidiary in Elkhart. The projects include the purchase and renovation of an existing office building, expansion of a plant dedicated to production of lightweight travel trailers, expansion of a production facility to produce Toy Haulers, the renovation and dedication of a single facility to the production of...

2014-09-15 16:21:24

Adds engine and power system distribution to complement existing truck distribution business BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE: PAG), an international transportation services company, announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire MTU Detroit Diesel Australia ("MTU-DDA"), a leading distributor of the world's finest diesel and gas engines and power systems, operating across the on- and off-highway markets in...


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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