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2014-04-22 16:24:46

HOUSTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has published the April Fleet Status Report ("the Report"). The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of April 22, 2014), which contains detailed contract information for each of the Company's drilling rigs. The Report also includes the Hercules Offshore Liftboat Fleet Status Report, which contains information by liftboat class for March 2014, including revenue...

2014-04-22 16:24:22

HOUSTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrate Earth Day every day by going green in the kitchen with eco-friendly kitchen tools. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140422/77347 The Ecolution(®) Evolve((TM)) line of eco-friendly cookware features Hydrolon(®), an ecologically advanced water-based non-stick coating made without PFOA for greater safety. Features soft, silicone stay-cool handles and heavy aluminum bottoms for even heating. Assorted colors, styles and sizes....

2014-04-22 16:24:05

LONDON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Europe, Middle East and Africa Solar Photovoltaic Market Outlook to 2030 - Installed Capacity, Market Size, Risk Analysis, Market Saturation and Company Profileshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/alternative_renewable/solar_power/europe_middle_east_africa_solar_photovoltaic_market_outlook_2030_installed_capacity_market_size_risk_analysis_market_saturation_company_profiles.html...

2014-04-22 16:23:47

LONDON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: North and South America Solar Photovoltaic Market Outlook to 2030 - Installed Capacity, Market Size, Risk Analysis, Market Saturation and Company Profiles http://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/alternative_renewable/solar_power/north_south_america_solar_photovoltaic_market_outlook_2030_installed_capacity_market_size_risk_analysis_market_saturation_company_profiles.html North and...

2014-04-22 16:23:20

The Great American Can RoundUp's First Commander-in-Chief's Challenge Results in More Than 163,200 Recycled Cans WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Coast Guard Academy claimed top honors in the Great American Can RoundUp's (GACR) first Commander-in-Chief's Challenge by recycling more than 89,000 beverage cans, equating to almost a pound per cadet or more than 2,560 pounds of total cans recycled. U.S. Military Academy Company C3, 3(rd) Regiment recycled nearly 11,790...

2014-04-22 16:23:15

Intersolar North America Expands Energy Storage Exhibition Segment, Unveils Conference Sessions Dedicated to the Latest Innovations and Market Policies SAN FRANCISCO, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intersolar North America, the most attended industry exhibition and conference in North America for solar professionals to exchange information and develop business opportunities, is expanding its focus on energy storage for the 2014 event. Intersolar North America exhibition will feature a host of...

2014-04-22 16:22:40

GREENSBORO, N.C., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- North Carolina farmers and landowners are participating in a unique program from Greensboro-based REPREVE® RENEWABLES to grow giant miscanthus grass for renewable product solutions. This innovative program provides famers with an economic alternative for underutilized and marginal land. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140422/77083) The company developed a comprehensive solution for planting biomass at commercial...

2014-04-22 16:20:32

DUBLIN, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zk28x5/china_charging) have announced the addition of the "China Charging Station and Charging Pile Market Report, 2014-2015" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zk28x5/china_charging ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) In 2013, the global new energy vehicle market witnessed rapid development and...

2014-04-22 14:01:24

A breakthrough in the design of signal amplifiers for mobile phone masts could deliver a massive 200MW cut in the load on UK power stations, reducing CO2 emissions by around 0.5 million tonnes a year. Funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), the Universities of Bristol and Cardiff have designed an amplifier that works at 50 per cent efficiency compared with the 30 per cent now typically achieved. Currently, a 40W transmitter in a phone mast’s base...

2014-04-22 12:37:14

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LTE Network Deployment Now Live Crnogorski Telekom, the largest telecoms operator in Montenegro and a Deutsche Telekom (DTAG) operating company, has selected DigitalRoute, the leading provider of mediation solutions globally, to transform the mediation components of its BSS infrastructure. In the process, Crnogorski Telekom expects to both reduce operating costs and increase its...


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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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