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2014-10-23 16:22:44

GreenWorks Pro delivers brushless motor technology and 80 Volt Lithium Ion batteries MOORESVILLE, N.C., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GreenWorks today introduced GreenWorks Pro, the commercial industry's only line of cordless outdoor tools that combines brushless motor technology with industry-leading 80 Volt Lithium Ion batteries. Powered by innovation, GreenWorks leads the industry with powerful gas alternative tools. The company selected GIE EXPO 2014 to introduce this innovative line and...

2014-10-23 16:22:36

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) union has joined a petition calling on the U.S. Commerce Department (DOC) and International Trade Commission (ITC) to impose antidumping and countervailing duties on welded API line pipe imports from South Korea and Turkey. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080131/DC12982LOGO The union, along with steelmakers American Cast Iron Pipe Co., Energex, Maverick Tube Corp., Northwest Pipe Co., Stupp...

2014-10-23 16:22:23

AHOSKIE, N.C., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced today that Roanoke Electric Membership Cooperative has received one of the first loans from a new program of the Rural Utilities Service to finance improvements to the energy performance of utility customers' homes and businesses. "We are proud to be among the first to benefit from this new RUS program because our cooperative is committed to delivering affordable energy...

2014-10-23 16:21:38

WEST ALLIS, Wis., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Armstrong & Associates, Inc. www.3PLogistics.com is an internationally recognized leader for 3PL market information. As part of its ongoing mission to provide clients with proprietary 3PL market research not available anywhere else, A&A has launched an upgraded version of its online 3PL guide Who's Who in Logistics and Supply Chain Management. The new Online Guide is faster, easily searchable, and equipped with real-time business...

2014-10-23 16:21:26

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxwell Technologies Incorporated (NASDAQ: MXWL) today announced a joint development agreement with Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) with the goal of advancing the state of capacitive energy storage technology by addressing the challenges frequently cited by ultracapacitor customers, including energy density, lifetime, operating environment, form factor and cost. The unique benefits Corning and Maxwell bring to this opportunity will create a...

2014-10-23 16:20:54

Solar Installation Underway for Hertz at Newark Liberty International Airport; Solar Installation for Hertz at JFK International Airport Expected to Start in 2015 NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company (Panasonic) and The Hertz Corporation (NYSE:HTZ) announced the completion of two solar power installations at Hertz Rent-a-Car facilities at Denver and St. Louis International Airports. Panasonic is also building solar installations for Hertz...

2014-10-23 16:20:43

Go Green Global Technologies Corp. collaborates with Cooke Trucking in North Carolina OXFORD, Conn., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Go Green Global Technologies (OTC: GOGR) recently collaborated with Cooke Trucking and Piedmont Peterbilt of North Carolina to validate the efficacy of the Sonical(TM) device. Due to the differences between European and USA diesel, the company decided to conduct a field trial in the USA. The test vehicle achieved an overall 8% improvement in fuel...

2014-10-23 12:35:24

Industry-First Digital Collection Contains More Than 40,000 High-Resolution Travel Images BELLEVUE, Wash., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedia.com, one of the world's largest full service online travel sites(1), today announced the next evolution of its highly acclaimed Expedia Viewfinder Blog with the launch of the new Expedia Viewfinder Image Library - a free online resource containing more than 40,000 images for media outlets, journalists, bloggers and other content creators....

2014-10-23 12:35:06

DUBLIN, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Enterprise Indoor LBS Market in the US 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Indoor location-based services (LBS) are used to track the location of an object or people within a building or a specific location such as a university campus. The indoor LBS are confined to a very limited geography; hence, they use only wireless networks such as Wi-Fi and...

2014-10-23 12:34:38

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beyond20 announced today that it has been awarded Contract #DCSC-14-RP-0063 to provide ITIL Assessment services for the Washington DC Superior Courts. The ITIL Assessment contract was awarded as a firm-fixed-price contract resulting from public solicitation. Beyond20 will aid the Courts in more effectively and efficiently managing IT processes, reducing costs, improving customer satisfaction, improving productivity, skills, and delivery of...


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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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