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2014-03-20 23:26:12

HIPOWER SYSTEMS, a manufacturer of power-generation and power distribution equipment in the U.S. and Canada, today announced that Total Energy Solutions Co. LLC will be a new HIPOWER distributor for the state of Louisiana. This week, Total Energy Solutions completed an intensive 2-day training program with HIPOWER as part of the agreement. (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 HIPOWER SYSTEMS, a manufacturer of power-generation and power distribution equipment in the U.S. and Canada, today announced...

2014-03-20 16:26:57

ACQUISITION WOULD CREATE A GLOBAL LEADER IN CARDIO-RESPIRATORY DIAGNOSTIC PRODUCTS ST. PAUL, Minn., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MGC Diagnostics Corp. (NASDAQ: MGCD) a leading global medical technologies company, today announced it has entered into a letter of intent to acquire Medisoft SA of Sorinnes, Belgium. Under the proposed agreement, MGC Diagnostics would acquire all the outstanding shares of Medisoft stock. Medisoft, a privately held independent manufacturer of Cardio-Respiratory...

2014-03-18 12:35:01

CARDIFF, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sockets and switches specialist Socket Store has a new-look website, including a mobile version for easier use for customers on the move. The sockets, switches and lamps retailer has refreshed its existing website to keep the appearance contemporary and to reflect the rapidly increasing range of stock it carries. And the new site coincides with a move to bigger premises for the Socket Store team, as part of an ongoing commitment...

2014-03-15 23:04:38

LIGHTUP LED is a leading manufacture and wholesaler of LED lights, offering numerous energy-efficient and modern LED products. Today, the company introduced its popular LED bulb lights to the global clients. (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 LIGHTUP LED is a leading manufacture and wholesaler of LED lights, offering numerous energy-efficient and modern LED products. Today, the company introduced its popular LED bulb lights to the global clients. The CEO of the company says that LED bulb lights will...

2014-03-10 08:33:08

DALLAS, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com offers "Smart Factory Market by Technology (SCADA, DCS, PLC, ERP, MES, PLM, MOM), Field Devices (Industrial Network, Robotics, RFID, And Motors & Drives, Relays & Switches, & Sensors), Application (Process, Discrete) - Global Forecast & Analysis (2013 - 2018)" research report in its store. The Smart Factory Market by Technology (SCADA, DCS, PLC, ERP, MES, PLM, MOM), Field Devices (Industrial...

2014-03-06 12:22:44

SAN DIEGO, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Environmental Technologies (NET) is proud to announce that ECOR®, its patented composite material and technology, has been selected as an Edison Awards(TM) Finalist. The 27(th) Edison Awards honor excellence in new product and service development, marketing, human-centered design and innovation. Award winners represent cutting edge products and services, excellence in leadership, and innovation around four criteria: Concept, Value,...

2014-03-05 08:32:31

BEIJING, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beijing UgetLight Co., Ltd (Ugetlight) is taking advantage of LED replacement trends under worldwide incandescent lamp bans by introducing its new generation of LED-"UGL" liquid-colored LED bulbs at Light+Building 2014 (Booth #10.1-G61), which will be held from March 30-April 4 in Frankfurt, Germany. Adopting liquid-cooling patent technology, liquid-cooled LED lights are now considered as the best replacement for traditional incandescent lamps. "UGL...

2014-03-03 08:30:24

NEUHAUSEN, Switzerland, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tyco (NYSE: TYC) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell Tyco Fire & Security Services Korea Co. Ltd. and its subsidiaries (ADT Caps Co., Ltd., Capstec Co., Ltd. and ADT Security Co., Ltd.) that form and operate the Company's South Korean security business ("ADT Korea") to The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG), in a cash transaction valued at approximately $1.93 billion. The transaction is expected to close...

2014-02-28 23:23:21

Advertising.my, the leading advertising agency in Malaysia, will be embarking into an aggressive expansion programme for this year with the launch of more LED-based products for the Malaysian market and the surrounding regions. Kuala Lumpur (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Since the start of the year, Advertising.my has been carrying out several product expansions as well as moving into new markets, offering more comprehensive and relevant products and solutions. As one of the pioneers in...

2014-02-27 16:22:35

ATLANTA, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fortune magazine has named Southern Company to its 2014 "World's Most Admired Companies" list, marking the fifth consecutive year the company has earned recognition among the publication's top three utilities worldwide. (Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080801/SOCOLOGO ) Fortune recognized Southern Company as an industry leader for its quality of management, soundness of financial position, value as a long-term investment, quality...


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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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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'