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2014-07-24 08:33:03

--Visit Booth #1679 at AACC 2014 to Learn More about IVD Insights(TM) LabFile-- DALLAS, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Market Diagnostics International LLC ("MDxI") today announced the availability of IVD Insights(TM) LabFile, a data resource that sets a new standard for defining the US clinical laboratory universe and identifying target In Vitro Diagnostics (IVD) customers. LabFile is a proprietary database that provides IVD manufacturers with accurate and comprehensive information...

2014-07-24 08:33:00

Visit Booth 454 to Learn More about WHEATON's Value-Added Products Including CryoElite® Tissue Vials, MicroLiter Chromatography Vials and High Recovery Vials MILLVILLE, N.J., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHEATON(®) today highlighted products to be featured at the 2014 AACC Annual Meeting that provide unique solutions addressing the specific needs of clinical laboratory and other clinical life sciences customers. These products showcase the company's ongoing commitment to provide a...

2014-07-24 08:29:22

CallFire Study Reveals Text as Preferred Method of Communication in Emergency Situations SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As much of the country continues cleanup from tornadoes, hurricanes and ongoing severe summer storms, findings from a new study released today by CallFire and conducted online by Harris Poll among 2,100 U.S. adults 18 and older show that three in five Americans (59%) say they are more likely to pay attention to emergency alerts, from hurricane warnings...

2014-07-24 08:29:15

PITTSBURGH, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The second season of TLC's genealogy documentary series "Who Do You Think You Are?" will feature "Modern Family" star Jesse Tyler Ferguson searching through his family history with help from Carnegie Mellon University historian Scott Sandage. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20020422/CMULOGO Premiering at 9 p.m. EDT, Wednesday, July 30, the episode will show Ferguson -- who thought that he came from a "nice, normal family" --...

2014-07-24 08:27:19

Global Financial Services and Solar Veteran continues Mosaic's Recent Management Expansion to Accelerate Growth of Peer-to-Peer Solar Marketplace OAKLAND, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mosaic, the nation's peer-to-peer solar finance company, today announced that financial services and solar industry veteran Bruce Ledesma has been named the company's Chief Operating Officer. In this role, Bruce will be responsible for scaling operations to service Mosaic's growing base of...

2014-07-24 08:27:12

SINGAPORE, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Zecotek Photonics Inc. (TSX-V: ZMS; Frankfurt: W1I.F), a developer of leading-edge photonics technologies for medical, industrial and scientific markets, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Zecotek Display Systems Pte. Ltd. has signed an agreement with the Institute of Chemical Physics of the National Academy of Sciences in Yerevan, Armenia, to extend the list of high-performance powder metal alloys for use in its compact,...

2014-07-24 08:27:06

Transforming the IT environment to achieve business growth, repeatability and predictability NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atos, an international IT services company, today announced that it has signed a five-year contract with EthosEnergy, a leading independent service provider of rotating equipment services and solutions, to provide IT managed services and support for the EthosEnergy locations on a global basis. EthosEnergy, a joint venture between Wood Group's Gas...

2014-07-24 08:26:50

TULSA, Okla., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE: MMP) has increased the partnership's quarterly cash distribution to 64 cents per unit for the period April 1 through June 30, 2014, representing the 49(th )distribution increase since its initial public offering in 2001. The second-quarter 2014 distribution is 20% higher than the second-quarter 2013 distribution of 53.25 cents per unit and represents a 4% increase over the...

2014-07-24 08:26:28

Manufacturer Sees Mini-split Adoption in Temperate US Regions NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Haier America data shows the mini-split air conditioning trend crossing the pond. Many U.S. consumers may not be familiar with this ductless air conditioner. However, Haier shows a great understanding of what some European and Asian residents have known for some time. Mini-split ACs conserve energy and are less disruptive in terms of installation than ducted systems. Mini-splits...

2014-07-24 08:26:21

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CB&I (NYSE:CBI) announced today a cooperation agreement by which CB&I will market and provide engineering services for Versalis' low density polyethylene (LDPE) and ethyl vinyl acetate copolymer (EVA) technologies in North America. CB&I will be able to offer both tubular and autoclave high pressure processes, which will enhance the range of products at Versalis' LDPE and EVA plants and add a high-quality product mix to...


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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