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2014-08-30 04:20:38

DALLAS, August 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds Global Abrasives Market 2014 -2018 report that analyzes market by Products (Bonded, Coated, Loose Abrasive Grains, Superabrasives and Other), End-users (Machinery, Metal Fabrication, Transportation, Electronics and Others) and Key Leading Countries (China, US and Germany). Abrasives are materials, which are used to grind, abrade, or clean work pieces, in order to produce desired shape and finish. They are...

2014-08-29 23:12:04

SwitchRay’s scalable communication products attract key telecom players in Europe. Mission Viejo, CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 SwitchRay, a leading vendor of telecommunications software, announced today that they are hosting Booth #10 at the Wholesale World Congress, held in Madrid, Spain at the Melia Madrid Princesa, Sept 3-4. Wholesale World Congress is the meeting place for those involved in all areas of the international wholesale telecom industry, including Tier 1, 2 and 3 carriers,...

2014-08-29 23:11:47

Watermark Learning continues to offer workshop-based training and a practical guide to help practitioners meet the growing demand for effective requirements management. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Watermark Learning, a leading global provider of Business Analysis, Project Management, Agile, Business Process Management, and Influencing Skills training announced today that its requirements management training equips business and project professionals to meet the increasing need...

2014-08-29 23:11:13

TrendSource, a market research and strategic consulting firm specializing in consumer insights recently published a study to identify purchasing behaviors for this year’s Back-to-School season. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 With the back to school shopping season ramping up, TrendSource conducted its second annual back-to- school buying intentions study to determine the main drivers behind consumer purchases this season. According to the study, for households going back to school shopping...

2014-08-29 23:11:05

Acoustic Technology, Inc. (ATI Systems), the world’s leader in Mass Notification Systems and provider of intelligible voice systems, was named as having the “Best Mass Notification Solution” by Government Security News (GSN) as part of the 2014 Airport, Seaport, Border Security Awards Program. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Acoustic Technology, Inc. (ATI Systems), the world’s leader in Mass Notification Systems and provider of intelligible voice systems, was named as having...

2014-08-29 23:10:49

Equipment Leasing Firm provides financing for critical IT Equipment and FF&E for interpretation provider’s expansion into new location. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Tetra Financial Group announced today that it has entered into an equipment leasing agreement to provide up to $3 million in lease financing for one of the leading providers of language and interpretation services in the world. The company has offices in three states, with more than 1,000 interpreters...

2014-08-29 23:10:39

AgeVisor delivers age verification and lead capture at a lower price point than standalone solutions. Bronxville, NY (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Tokenworks' new AgeVisor is the latest addition to the company's line of ID scanners and identity verification devices. AgeVisor combines hardware (a card scanner) with software to couple with an existing point of sale system or PC, to provide a lower-cost system for age verification and customer data collection. In addition to its...

2014-08-29 23:10:33

Beringea, Hyde Park Venture Partners and Plymouth Venture Partners Invest for Future Growth Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Chicago-based 3D virtual simulation technology company InContext Solutions is proud to announce $12 million of series D funding. The funding comes from Beringea LLC in Michigan and Beringea LLP in London, along with continued investments by Michigan based Plymouth Venture Partners and Hyde Park Venture Partners, who focus funding efforts on Midwest-based...

2014-08-29 23:10:09

Winscribe announces the promotion of Greg Allen to Chief Executive Officer effective from 1st September 2014. Auckland, NZ (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 The Winscribe Board of Directors today announced the promotion of Greg Allen to Chief Executive Officer effective from 1st September 2014. Allen previously held the position of Chief Technology Officer for Winscribe. “During this time of growth, there is no better person to lead Winscribe than Greg Allen,” said Matthew Weavers,...

2014-08-29 23:09:34

Three Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers were recently named recipients of the Department of Energy's 2014 Hydrogen Production R&D Award for developing a system that uses sunlight to split water molecules, producing hydrogen. Livermore, California (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Three Lawrence Livermore researchers have received the Department of Energy's 2014 Hydrogen Production R&D Award for their research in producing hydrogen photoelectrochemically -- by...


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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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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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