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2013-04-24 08:35:51

Pivotal's Next Generation Enterprise Platform-as-a-Service to Accelerate GE's Ability to Create New Analytic Services and Solutions for the Industrial Internet SAN FRANCISCO, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Summary Pivotal today announced that GE plans to make a strategic investment of approximately $105 million, representing a 10% equity stake in the company. The parties also signed a term sheet setting forth a framework for a broad research and development and commercial...

2013-04-22 12:24:57

TUALATIN, Ore., April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CUI Global, Inc. (NASDAQ: CUI), a platform company dedicated to the acquisition, development, and commercialization of new, innovative technologies, today announced that, effective Thursday, April 18, 2013, it has closed on its acquisition of 100% of the capital stock of Orbital Gas Systems Limited ("Orbital-UK"), a United Kingdom-based provider of natural gas infra-structure and advanced technology, including metering, odorization, remote...

2013-04-22 08:22:21

CAMPBELL, Calif., April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Solar, Inc. (OTCQB: WEST), a designer and manufacturer of integrated rooftop solar power systems and CBD Energy Limited (ASX: CBD), a diversified renewable energy company, have negotiated a sub-license for use of the Westinghouse Solar brand and technologies in Australia. As previously announced, Westinghouse Solar and CBD are parties to a pending merger agreement, expected to be completed in the third quarter of calendar year...

2013-04-16 08:25:09

Kenneth Anderson joins ControlCam as Vice President of Sales JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ControlCam is pleased to announce the recent hire of Kenneth Anderson, who will join the team as Vice President of Sales. Kenneth brings over eleven years of experience in the aerial imagery industry. Kenn has an extensive track record creating and building technological sales organizations in both the geospatial industry as well as telecommunications. He has spent most...

2013-04-10 16:23:20

AKRON, Ohio, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today announced that Randall A. Frame, regional president, Toledo Edison, has been named regional president, Ohio Edison. He succeeds David J. Karafa, who was promoted to president, Pennsylvania Operations. Linda L. Moss, director, Operations Support, Potomac Edison, has been promoted to regional president, Toledo Edison. The changes will be effective May 13, 2013. Frame joined Ohio Edison in 1982 as an...

2013-04-09 08:20:14

DUBAI, UAE, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In the news release, "Future Pipe Industries Group Signs Agreement for the Acquisition of Specialty Plastics, Inc." issued on 9 Apr 2013 08:00 GMT, by Future Pipe Industries Group (FPIG) over PR Newswire, we are advised by a representative of the company that the headline should read "Future Pipe Industries Group Acquires Specialty Plastics, Inc." and changes have been made to the subheadline and first paragraph. Complete, corrected release...

2013-04-02 08:23:02

Company Begins Production of Video Presentations for Healthcare and Disease Management CARLSBAD, Calif., April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Strategic Global Investments, Inc. (OTC Pink: STBV) is pleased to announce that the Company has recently launched production on specialty media in the healthcare industry with two core focal themes including the proficient management of healthcare under the new structure known as "Obamacare", and a secondary series that outlines the management of...

2013-04-01 00:20:23

PORTOLA VALLEY, Calif., March 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Spectros announced today the retention of Woodside Capital Partners International to explore strategic options to accelerate the growth of its proprietary second-generation perfusion monitoring platform. In 2012, revenue from T-Stat sensor sales continued to show double-digit growth. In 2013, the OnCall remote monitoring smartphone application was introduced to allow real-time display of T-Stat data on smartphones at a distance....

2013-03-25 23:01:16

Guideline Robotic Convoy System Will Be Recognized at the 2013 Edison Award Gala on April 25, 2013, in Chicago. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) March 25, 2013 Guideline Robotic Convoy System has been named a 2013 Award Finalist by the internationally renowned Edison Awards. Guideline by Autonomous Solutions, Inc. (ASI) is a Finalist in the Applied Technologies (Safety) category, one of twelve categories honored by the Edison Awards. The distinguished awards symbolize the persistence and...

2013-03-22 23:00:04

AgiLight®, Inc. announces today that a federal court has granted a summary judgment in its favor in patent litigation brought against it by GE Lighting Solutions, LLC involving four LED patents. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) March 22, 2013 Leading LED (light emitting diode) signage lighting manufacturer, AgiLight®, Inc. announces today that a federal court has granted a summary judgment in its favor in patent litigation brought against it by GE Lighting Solutions, LLC involving four LED...


Latest Thomas Edison Reference Libraries

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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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