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2014-04-24 16:27:15

ReportsnReports.com adds 2014 Market Research Report on Global Clean electronic Protective Film Industry in its store. DALLAS, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- 2014 Market Research Report on Global Clean electronic Protective Film Industry is a professional and depth research report on Global Clean electronic Protective Film industry that you would know the world''s major regional market conditions of Clean electronic Protective Film industry, the main region including North...

2014-04-24 16:25:03

-- Acquisition of United Technologies fuel cell IP portfolio -- Strategic alliance with United Technologies focused on IP licensing VANCOUVER, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP)( TSX: BLD) today announced that it has acquired the transportation- and stationary-related fuel cell intellectual property (IP) assets of United Technologies Corporation ("UTC", NYSE: UTX). These assets consist of approximately 800 patents...

2014-04-24 16:24:45

HOUSTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE: SPN) today announced net income from continuing operations of $42.6 million, or $0.27 per diluted share, and net income of $36.7 million, or $0.23 per diluted share, on revenue of $1,061.4 million for the first quarter of 2014. These results compare with the first quarter of 2013 net income from continuing operations of $80.6 million, or $0.51 per diluted share, and net income of $63.7 million, or $0.40...

2014-04-24 16:24:13

CHANGZHOU, China, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a global leader in photovoltaic ("PV") modules, solutions, and services, today announced it has signed an agreement to supply 36MW of high efficiency TSM-PC14 modules to a large-scale PV project in Chile. Trina Solar's TSM-PC14 module is IEC certified to 1,000V and is ideal for large-scale installations in areas prone to high temperatures and dry conditions. The Company...

2014-04-24 16:23:59

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) awarded its Renewable Energy Exporter of the Year distinction to a major supplier in the wind power market, Gamesa Wind US, LLC. Gamesa's wind turbines generate electricity in 42 countries, and its sales of American-made machinery support hundreds of U.S. jobs, according to the Departments of Commerce and Labor. The award was presented at the Bank's Annual Conference...

2014-04-24 16:22:07

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Data from a new government report show that if all the structurally deficient bridges in the United States were placed end-to-end, it would take you 25 hours driving 60 miles per hour to cross them. That's like driving the 1,500 miles between Boston and Miami. And it's a problem that's close to home. An analysis of the 2013 National Bridge Inventory database released this month by the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) shows...

2014-04-24 16:21:39

DUBLIN, Apr. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mp8x5k/aviation_test) has announced the addition of the "Aviation Test Equipment Market by Segments, Application, & Geography - Forecasts & Analysis 2014-2020" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The commercial and military aviation sector is increasingly anticipating, upgrading and extending the life of its surviving aircraft due to budget...

2014-04-24 16:21:02

Doubling capacity, the new state-of-the-art facility to provide expanded services and create more jobs in the Greater Waco and Central Texas metro area. ROBINSON, Texas, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) trucking company and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced the grand opening of its new Central Texas service center in Robinson. The facility will serve as the local hub from which the company will provide daily freight...

2014-04-24 12:35:20

DUBLIN, Apr. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/l7zh33/3d_ics_market) has announced the addition of the "3D ICs Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the 3D ICs market on a global basis, with further breakdown into various sub-segments. It provides cross-sectional analysis of the market...

2014-04-24 12:35:05

DUBLIN, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/chhhsq/global_atomic) has announced the addition of the "Global Atomic Layer Deposition Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/chhhsq/global_atomic ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Atomic Layer Deposition market to grow at a CAGR of 36.10 percent over...


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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,...

The History of 3D Printing
2013-09-20 10:14:26

Three-dimensional printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is the process of using additives to form solid 3D objects of virtually any shape from a digital model. This is achieved using specially formulated additives, such as plastics, that are formed into successive layers of material typically laid down on a platform in different shapes. 3D printing is uniquely distinct from a more traditional 3D sculpting technique, which relies on the removal of layers (subtractive manufacturing)...

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