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2014-09-23 08:20:32

SINGAPORE, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Yuchai International Limited (NYSE: CYD) ("China Yuchai" or the "Company") announced that the Company's main operating subsidiary, Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company Limited ("GYMCL"), has supplied the first units of its new YC4FA130-50 light-duty diesel engines compliant with National V emission standards, for transit buses in Shanghai. The YC4FA130-50 engines are 4-cylinder, four-stroke, light-duty diesel engines. This new diesel model...

2014-09-23 04:22:51

Full outdoor microwave networking unit and new transceivers accelerate small cell installation while reducing cost and power PARIS, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) is extending its wireless mobile backhaul capabilities to allow operators to more quickly and easily deploy high-capacity ultra-broadband coverage via LTE heterogeneous networks (hetnets) - a mix of macro and small cell base stations. A new full outdoor microwave packet radio (MPR)...

2014-09-23 04:20:57

GUELPH, Ontario, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced the completion of the 1.2 MW (DC) solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant at Shibushichocho, Kagoshima Prefecture in Japan. Powered by Canadian Solar CS6P-255P modules, the plant will generate approximately 1,533MWh of clean, emission-less solar electricity per year. The electricity generated from the...

2014-09-23 04:20:54

Discussions about Energy Security that might define the course of the electric power sector in the country will take place during the Power Brasil Events SAO PAULO, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the next ten years, the energy planning of MME, considering the studies of the Ten-Year Plan for Energy Expansion (PDE, in Portuguese) 2021, indicates an average growth rate of 4.9% per year for electricity consumption and for the total demand of energy, in a scenario of GDP at 4.7% per...

2014-09-23 04:20:47

- IBM solution to help KWA in 100% equitable water supply BENGALURU, India, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Kerala Water Authority (KWA), Government of Kerala, India is using IBM Analytics and Mobility solutions to analyze, monitor and manage water distribution in the city of Thiruvananthapuram. With the solutions, KWA aims to achieve 100 percent success in equitable water supply with the ability to monitor and flag irregularities in water usage...

2014-09-23 04:20:28

TACOMA, Wash., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TruStar Energy, a national leader in development of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling infrastructure, is proud to announce the contract award for the design and construction of a time-fill CNG fuel station for the City of Tacoma, Washington. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131210/LA30600LOGO The city has plans to eventually migrate up to 80 vehicles to domestic CNG as part of a larger strategy to reduce emissions and cut fuel...

2014-09-23 04:20:15

SEOUL, South Korea, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The electric vehicle charging infrastructure market in South Korea is expected to grow rapidly due to strong government support, says Frost & Sullivan. Ms. Samjeen Yun, Senior Industry Analyst, Automotive & Transportation Practice, Asia Pacific at Frost & Sullivan said that the South Korean Government has extended its subsidy for electric vehicles to private purchasers starting from 2014. New analysis from Frost &...

2014-09-23 00:21:47

FOLSOM, Calif., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MyECheck, Inc. (OTC PK: MYEC), the leader in electronic checks, today announced that it has confirmed new relationships that will enable the launch of its suite of mobile payment apps into the market. The Company had originally announced its plan to launch mobile payment apps in the summer of 2014, however after a service partner delay, the Company sought new partners and has since established the required new relationships to move...

2014-09-23 00:21:43

BEIJING, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- eLong, Inc. (Nasdaq: LONG), a leading mobile and online travel service provider in China, today announced the appointment of Philip Yang, currently the Company's Chief Accounting Officer, as Chief Financial Officer, effective October 1, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20041118/ELONGLOGO Since joining eLong in 2006, Mr. Yang has held a number of increasingly senior positions in eLong's Finance department, including Internal Audit...

2014-09-23 00:20:30

- Ten city projects receive City Climate Leadership Awards NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Siemens and the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) announced the winners of the City Climate Leadership Awards 2014 at a ceremony held on Monday night in New York City. The Awards honor cities all over the world for excellence in urban sustainability and leadership in the fight against climate change. The winning cities in the ten award categories are: -- Amsterdam...


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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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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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