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2013-06-25 23:23:47

The world’s first experiential video game theme park and resort is planning the kick-off celebration in Downtown Fort Myers, FL, November 1 - 3. Come be a part of history! Fort Myers, FL (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Game Nation, a Video Game Theme Park, a place where you… Live the Games, is giving the world the first look at what’s to come. On November 1st, 2nd and 3rd the Fort Myers Downtown area will be transformed into a massive interactive, story based adventure. Visitors will be...

2013-06-19 23:04:11

Seasoned financial executive, Glenn T. Michael, brings more than a decade of C-level experience to Idaho´s largest privately owned technology company Boise, ID (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 ClickBank, a digital platform company, announced today the appointment of Glenn T. Michael as its new Chief Financial Officer. He brings more than three decades of experience overseeing financial strategy, management and reporting for businesses from startups to global companies valued at over $200 million....

2013-06-19 12:27:18

Exacq's video management systems to complement Tyco Security Products' video security portfolio NEUHAUSEN, Switzerland, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tyco (NYSE: TYC) announced today that the company has reached an agreement to acquire Exacq Technologies (Exacq), a developer of open architecture video management systems (VMS) for security and surveillance applications for $150 million in cash. The acquisition is expected to complement Tyco Security Products' video technology...

2013-06-19 08:23:29

LAKE PARK, Fla., June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EcoSmart Surface & Coating Technologies, Inc. ("EcoSmart") a wholly owned subsidiary of The Renewable Corporation has announced today it has signed a strategic alliance with A6, Inc. a chemical and coating distributor. A6, Inc. is the parent company for an integrated group of companies which produces, supplies and distributes a large variety of chemical and coating products. EcoSmart will be providing several of the Companies ECT products...

2013-06-18 16:20:59

ASHEVILLE, N.C., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TECT announced today the appointment of Anthony Ratica as president of TECT Power, effective June 14, 2013. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130618/CG34202) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130108/MM39006-c) Ratica succeeds Robert Cohen, former president TECT Power, who became chief executive officer of TECT in January 2013. Cohen began his career at TECT Power delivering operational leadership across multiple sites. He...

2013-06-18 12:30:25

LONDON, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Investment Research, a leading international investment research firm, announces the initiation of full coverage of BioAlliance Pharma (BIO.PA), a French biopharmaceutical company developing and marketing products for orphan oncology and oncology supportive care indications. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130417/608168 ) Edison has today published a comprehensive report examining the investment merits of...

2013-06-18 12:24:04

MOSCOW, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and General Electric (NYSE:GE) will sign a Memorandum of Understanding to create a joint venture (JV) for the construction of mini power plants for manufacturing companies across Russia. The Memorandum will be signed at a ceremony on June 21st by Ron Pollett, GE President and CEO for Russia and CIS countries, and Sean Glodek, RDIF Director, at the Saint-Petersburg International Economic Forum. Jeff...

2013-06-13 04:21:22

Nexeo Solutions relocates new global headquarters in The Woodlands, TX USA THE WOODLANDS, Texas, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nexeo Solutions, a global leader in chemicals, plastics composites distribution and environmental services , announced the relocation of its global headquarters to the Waterway Square District in the Woodlands Town Center. All of the Company's Houston staff, currently operating out of three office locations, will be centralized in the new global...

2013-06-12 04:20:47

LONDON, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Investment Research, a leading international investment research firm, announces its latest research note on Low & Bonar (LSE: LWB), a producer of polymer-based performance materials. Edison has recently published a report highlighting organisational change at Low & Bonar as the catalyst for accelerating its strategy to widen the group's international horizon in its chosen sector niches. In his report, Wider ambitions,...

2013-06-11 16:23:09

WILLIAMSPORT, Md., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Potomac Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE), has been recognized by the Maryland Chamber of Commerce with its 2013 Business Breakthrough Large Employer Partner in Business Award for the utility's ongoing commitment to support small and minority-owned businesses. In 2012, Potomac Edison purchased about 38 percent of its goods and services from small businesses, including nearly 20 percent procured from certified minority-owned...


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2010-10-27 22:37:47

The Kinetoscope is an early motion picture device although not a movie projector. It is designed to be viewed by an individual through a window of a cabinet housing its components. It works by creating the illusion of movement by conveying a strip of perforated film bearing sequential images over a light source with a high-speed shutter. Thomas Edison was the first to describe it in conceptual terms; however, William Kennedy Laurie Dickson was the first to develop it. Ten Kinetoscopes...

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2010-10-26 18:09:56

Execution by electrocution, started in the United States, is an execution method in which the person being killed is strapped to a specially built wooden chair and electrocuted through electrodes placed on the body. Although its use is in decline the electric chair has become a symbol of the death penalty even though it was only used in the United States and briefly in the Philippines. The goal of the chair was to incapacitate the organs of the body in order to cause death. This was done...

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2010-10-07 11:54:11

Charles Francis Jenkins and Thomas Armat created the Vitascope, an early film projector, in 1895. They demonstrated the Vitascope at the Cotton States Exposition in Atlanta, they called it the Phantoscope. Armat and Jenkins fought over the rights to the invention and eventually Armat, with legal authority, sold the rights to the Kinetoscope Company. The company eventually approached Thomas Edison to finance the manufacture of their machine before it was outdated. He agreed on the term...

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2010-10-04 16:28:51

The telephone is a telecommunications device that transmits and receives sound generally the human voice. The phone's basic function is to allow people who are separated by large distances to talk with each other. The telephone is used across the world and is one of the most common appliances in the developed world. The phone is designed to have a microphone, an ear piece which reproduces the voice, a ringer, and a keypad to enter the numbers. The microphone, earphone, and the keypad are...

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2010-09-29 16:52:36

The incandescent light bulb provides a source of electric light through incandescence. The bulb works by passing current through a filament which heats to a temperature that produces light. The glass bulb that contains the filament prevents oxidation of the hot filament. The bulbs are also called electric lamps. Incandescent bulbs come in a various sizes and voltages. They can range from 1.5 volts to 300, require no external regulating equipment and have low manufacturing costs. They work...

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