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2013-03-19 04:21:25

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunpreme, a global SmartSilicon® based solar power producer headquartered in California announced the commissioning of a 150 kilowatt rooftop solar system at the Guru Nanak Dev Super Speciality (GNDSS) Hospital situated in India. The system will be the largest commercial rooftop installation in Punjab, and first rooftop in India to use Sunpreme's innovative Thin Film technology. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130319/AQ79451)...

2013-03-18 12:22:08

NEW YORK, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 3Power Energy Group Inc. ("3Power" and "the Company") (OTCBB: PSPW), a developer and operator of hydroelectric power plants in Albania, has announced that the Board of Directors of 3Power Energy Group has selected Mr. Sharif Rahman as the Company's new Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Rahman, who is currently the CFO of 3Power Energy Group and will remain in this interim position until a new CFO is appointed, began his new role with the Company effective...

2013-03-18 08:32:24

HONG KONG, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sitoa Global Inc. (OTCQB: STOA) ("Sitoa" or the "Company"), announced today that it entered into a Letter of Intent with IRIS Corporation Berhad ("IRIS"), a leading, diversified, technology company, listed on the Malaysian Stock Exchange and the owner of certain selected waste-to-energy assets; and other Renewable Energy and waste to energy "Pipeline Project" assets, owned by third-party owners and with whom IRIS will secure appropriate agreements to...

2013-03-12 12:30:56

CONCORD, N.H., March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aavid Corporation, the New Hampshire based global leader in providing thermal management, engineering, design and manufacturing solutions announces the addition of fans and blowers to their extensive global product line of total thermal solutions to the electronics market. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130312/NE74457LOGO) Aavid has completed the acquisition of the businesses and assets of NS Micro Motor Technology...

2013-03-12 08:32:45

NEWARK, N.J., March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Phone.com, Inc. today announced it has closed an investment from ff Venture Capital to propel the company's goal of increased growth. In conjunction with this commitment, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) has awarded the company an additional investment, for a total of $2 million. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121002/NY84926LOGO) The funding from ff Venture Capital and the NJEDA is an infusion of capital, which...

2013-03-11 16:25:28

DUBLIN, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Funding to Accelerate Product Development and Global Sales Expansion Lincor Solutions announces it has secured a $9.5 million equity investment from Edison Ventures, a leading US venture capital firm with a track record of successful investment in healthcare IT enterprises. The company expects to add over 30 positions in software development, sales, marketing, customer support and finance roles over the next year in...

2013-03-07 12:23:34

The first-of-its-kind paper towel recently gained a "4-Star" Environmental Leader Technology Review score and is a finalist for the prestigious 2013 Edison Awards CANDIAC, QC, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Today, Cascades Tissue Group announced its Cascades Antibacterial paper towel secured a "4-Star" Environmental Leader Technology Review Score and has been named a 2013 Edison Awards Finalist in the Consumer Packaged Goods: Cleaning Solutions category. Both mark prestigious...

2013-03-05 23:00:51

It was announced on February 20th, 2013, that Daphne Large, CEO of Data Facts, was awarded the CEO of the Year award by the Memphis Business Quarterly. Award categories are based on the number of employees, and finalist were chosen by a panel of local business experts. (PRWEB) March 05, 2013 Data Facts Inc, a leading provider of background screening, mortgage and lending products, and business credit solutions, announced that Daphne Large, Chief Executive Officer of Data Facts Inc, has won...

2013-03-04 08:30:57

STOUGHTON, Wis., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nelson Global Products Inc., a global leader in the design and manufacture of tubular and exhaust products for commercial vehicle markets, has acquired Water Works Manufacturing located in Cambridge, MN. Water Works also has two subsidiaries; Cambridge Metals and Plastics (CMP), located in Cambridge, MN and, Interlaken Technology Corporation (ITC), located in Chaska, MN. The acquisition is effective immediately. Water Works will...

2013-03-04 08:28:28

Service and support capabilities continue to outperform industry competitors SAINT PAUL, Minn., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MGC Diagnostics Corporation (NASDAQ: MGCD) (formerly Angeion Corporation), a global medical technology company, today announced that its pulmonary function products, service and support continues to outperform industry competitors as well as increasing its margin above Market Average. As published in MD Buyline's User Satisfaction Report((TM)), MGC Diagnostics...


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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