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2010-11-04 08:15:00

WEST JORDAN, Utah, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Beacon Learning Group and Elliott Wave International (EWI) announces a first-of-its-kind educational partnership giving new options to traders who would like to receive coaching services when using Elliott wave analysis. The program and curriculum will be administered by Beacon Learning Group, which specializes in one-on-one coaching for traders interested in integrating technical analysis into their trading. All of Beacon Learning Group's...

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2010-05-20 06:00:00

Google on Wednesday unleashed its new Wave communications platform to the world that will give people the freedom to go beyond the boundaries of traditional email. Google Wave team chief Lars Rasmussen announced the unveiling of the program at the annual developers conference in San Francisco. It had been testing Wave in an invitation-only beta mode for nearly eight months and has heralded its potential to turn common everyday email into a powerful collaborative tool. Google Wave product...

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2010-03-06 09:55:00

Known as rogue or freak waves, these towering walls of water are simply called monsters of the sea by some people. No matter what they are called, these oversized swells can appear suddenly on the open water and can be large enough to overwhelm even the biggest of ships, according to experts. These rogue waves are believed to be what caused havoc on the cruise ship Louis Majesty this past Wednesday off the Mediterranean coast of Spain. Though not confirmed, three 26-foot waves...

2010-01-27 14:03:00

NEW YORK and SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Cresting Wave, LLC, a leading provider of outsourced sales solutions, and CityMint, a startup e-commerce mobile application that allows customers to order food from local restaurants, have today revealed their partnership aimed at boosting adoption of restaurants for the CityMint application. Most startups have resource limits that impede the development of a sales staff. CityMint's challenge was figuring out how to efficiently use...

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2009-11-05 12:55:00

The product manager for Google's new Wave communications service told businesses on Wednesday that the firm hopes they will use the new features to revitalize communications and increase productivity. During an Enterprise 2.0 Conference on Wednesday in San Francisco, Gregory D'Alesandre touted Google Wave as the next best thing in terms of business communications. "Email simulated snail mail once removed; the Wave gets back to people communicating in real time," said D'Alesandre. "Businesses...

2009-10-29 11:13:00

MARINA DEL REY, Calif., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- A bumblebee-inspired 19-foot wind turbine prototype created a buzz, both literally and figuratively, at The Perfect Pitch 2009 entrepreneur conference on Monday, October 26th. Created by the clean energy company Green Wavelength, the prototype represents an attempt to break the mold of everyday windmill solutions that are, at best, 30 percent efficient, and seek efficiency from biological sources such as the movement of bumblebees,...

2009-10-19 09:55:30

Physicists are discovering ways to build rogue waves out of light Rogue waves"”giant waves that spring up suddenly and tower over the seas around them"”have inspired physicists to look for an analogue in light. These high-intensity pulses can cross large distances without losing information. Now a team of physicists have identified one set of conditions that produces optical rogue waves. Their findings are reported in Physical Review A and highlighted with in the October 19 issue...

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2009-08-17 10:15:00

 University of Utah mathematicians developed a new cloaking method, and it's unlikely to lead to invisibility cloaks like those used by Harry Potter or Romulan spaceships in "Star Trek." Instead, the new method someday might shield submarines from sonar, planes from radar, buildings from earthquakes, and oil rigs and coastal structures from tsunamis."We have shown that it is numerically possible to cloak objects of any shape that lie outside the cloaking devices, not just from...

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2009-08-10 11:45:00

U.S. scientists believe they have made great headway in understanding what have been termed, freak waves. These rogue waves are relatively large and spontaneous ocean surface waves that are a major threat to large ships and ocean liners. They have a height of more than twice the significant wave height (SWH). They are not necessarily the biggest waves at sea, but they are incredibly large compared to the state of the sea.  U.S. oceanographers developed a computer simulation that might...

2009-08-05 14:30:00

Stories of ships mysteriously sent to watery graves by sudden, giant waves have long puzzled scientists and sailors. New research by San Francisco State professor Tim Janssen suggests that changes in water depth and currents, which are common in coastal areas, may significantly increase the likelihood of these extreme waves.Published in the Journal of Physical Oceanography, Janssen's wave model simulations show that focusing of waves by shoals and currents could increase the likelihood of a...


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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Doppler Effect -- The Doppler effect is the apparent change in frequency or wavelength of a wave that is perceived by an observer moving relative to the source of the waves. For waves, such as sound waves, that propagate in a wave medium, the velocity of the observer and the source are reckoned relative to the medium in which the waves are transmitted. The total Doppler effect may therefore result from both motion of the source and motion of the observer. Each of these effects is analyzed...

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