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Prestigious award recognizes NQ Mobile for innovation, creativity and ingenuity DALLAS, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NQ Mobile, Inc.
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The Finally Light Bulb Company Debuts First Ever Acandescent(TM) Light Bulb; Consumers No Longer Need to Sacrifice Light Quality for Efficiency or Affordability CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May
Drip Drop's Breakthrough Hydration Solution Recognized at Edison Awards Gala on April 30, 2014, in San Francisco SAN FRANCISCO, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Drip Drop, the first oral
SAN FRANCISCO, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Edison Awards, which celebrate game-changing new products and services from around the world in the spirit of Thomas Edison, announced its 2014
HiveSSL will debut their new game-changing LED PAR30 light bulb in the fourth quarter of 2014.
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Scott 24 Hour Sanitizing Spray and Huggies Gender Specific Diapers Honored for Excellence in New Product Development DALLAS, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark
FLINT, Mich., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Diplomat, the nation's largest independent specialty pharmacy, will be the focus of a new campaign from GE Capital, Healthcare Financial Services
Edison Awards Program Recognizes Success and Contribution to Innovative Services SEATTLE, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
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