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2014-01-22 23:21:36

SAE International announces that Woong-chul Yang, Vice Chairman, Automotive Research Design and Development Division, Hyundai Motor Group, will deliver the keynote address during the SAE 2014 World Congress Annual Banquet on Thursday, April 10 at Cobo Center in Detroit. Warrendale, PA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 SAE International announces that Woong-chul Yang, Vice Chairman, Automotive Research Design and Development Division, Hyundai Motor Group, will deliver the keynote address during the...

Engineers Show How To Make Cost-effective, Ultra-high-performance Microscopes
2013-07-29 14:44:20

California Institute of Technology Engineers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have devised a method to convert a relatively inexpensive conventional microscope into a billion-pixel imaging system that significantly outperforms the best available standard microscope. Such a system could greatly improve the efficiency of digital pathology, in which specialists need to review large numbers of tissue samples. By making it possible to produce robust microscopes at low cost,...

Is Yahoo’s Ship Sinking One Last Time?
2012-01-18 09:37:59

Since Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang announced his departure, the lifeboats appear to be lowering in what could become a mass exodus from the struggling search portal.  Yang also has left the boards of Yahoo Japan and Alibaba Group, a statement from Yahoo noted. At least four other directors are expected to follow Yang from the company soon including Chairman Roy Bostock, Arthur Kern, Vyomesh Joshi, and Gary Wilson, reports Kara Swisher for All Things D. Yang co-founded Yahoo with...

2011-08-29 13:00:39

Using a modern version of open-wide-and-keep-this-under-your-tongue, scientists today reported taking the temperature of individual cells in the human body, and finding for the first time that temperatures inside do not adhere to the familiar 98.6 degree Fahrenheit norm. They presented the research at the 242nd National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), being held here this week. Haw Yang and Liwei Lin, who collaborated on the research, did not use a familiar...

2011-08-04 09:37:00

BEIJING, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Allen Yang Peifeng, the founder of luxury goods online shopping portal vipstore.com, came to appreciate the potential of the luxury market in China in an unusual way. While working for an American financial magazine, Yang was located just a stone's throw from the Arc de Triomphe on the Avenue des Champs-Elysees in Paris. "Often, while I was having lunch in a pavement restaurant near the office, mainland tourists would come by and ask me to lend...

2011-08-01 07:55:00

BEIJING, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Born in 1939 in Shenxian County, Hebei Province, artist Yang Yanwen is noted for full integration of lines and forms as well as colors and ink in the innovative composition into his modern Chinese painting. An original report about the artist by interviewer Jingang Tian follows: (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110801/CN44557) Yang is a member of the Chinese Artists Association, director of the art committee and professional painter...

2009-04-01 09:00:00

BEIJING, April 1 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Because of the global economic depression and the pressure for employment, more and more undergraduates choose to open online stores (http://www.tootoomart.com/promotion/cellphone/ ) to make a living. Take TootooMart.com (http://tootoomart.com/ ) for example. Every day there are thousands of people registered as sellers (http://tootoomart.com/clearancezone/ ), while some other people work in the Costumer Service center. (Logo:...

2008-10-28 09:00:17

As with prior downturns, today's challenging financial environment may produce the world's next great technology companies, says Jerry Yang, CEO and Co-Founder of Yahoo. Yang shared his remarks with more than 800 Utah executives at the Utah Technology Council's (UTC) 10th Annual Hall of Fame celebration event. Yang addressed the record group of UTC members and guests at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City on October 24, Friday night. Yang noted that Yahoo was one of the...

2008-10-16 09:00:17

When the doors of the Grand Ballroom open on October 24 at 6:00 p.m. at the Grand American Hotel in Salt Lake City, it marks the 10-year anniversary of the Utah Technology Council's Hall of Fame Celebration. This year's celebration is not only a landmark anniversary but will also feature Yahoo! CEO and Chief Yahoo Jerry Yang as the keynote speaker. Mr. Yang co-created the Yahoo! Internet navigational guide in 1994 and co-founded Yahoo! Inc. in 1995. He will address "The Internet Revolution -...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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