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13 hrs ago | The Nation

Allianz Ayudhya diversifies risk through investments

Allianz Ayudhya Assurance will stress risk diversification, fixed-income assets of excellent credit quality and equity assets with good long-term prospects in line with the company's product design that is focused on providing long-term life and health protection, said Ulf Lange, chief financial officer.

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17 hrs ago | Boy Genius

Why Google isn't afraid to kill your favorite products

In addition to explaining why Google actually needs the gorgeous new Material Design deployed on Android L, android apps and the web , Google's Search design guru Jon Wiley talked during the same Reddit Ask-Me-Anything session about the reasons why Google has to sometimes remove features from products, or products, even though some people may still ... (more)

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Arts

18 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

At Home Living: What's your style? Industrial and Rustic provide the perfect design match

One is a little urban. The other is more rural. If basic features such as bare wood, rough brick and exposed pipes fit your style, then industrial or rustic may be the decor designs to consider.

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21 hrs ago | Business Wire

For GE Appliances and Pfister , a New Finish is Just the Beginning

GE Appliances and Pfister A to introduce new products in Slate finish in 2014, as popularity of a neutral gray scheme grows in the home )--Myriad color options can be incorporated into home design, yet, in the kitchen, gray tops the list of the fastest growing color schemes in 20141.

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Yesterday | BroadcastNewsroom

Vicon customers to take center stage at SIGGRAPH 2014

Vicon, the motion capture technology specialists for the entertainment, life sciences and engineering industries, has announced a series of customer presentations that will take place at its SIGGRAPH booth on August 12-14 in Vancouver, Canada.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

EETimes

I wonder why they decided

I wonder why they decided to give up on their smartphone, is the iPhone so strong that they pushed the competition out of the market? They could have always adapt though, there are ways to gain more customers grow your business and manage your money, AbsoluteWealth.com is a great resource on how to do that.

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Related Topix: iPhone, Laptops/Notebooks, Watches, Inventions, Science / Technology, PDAs, Arts

Friends of the Earth

MPs' call to end throwaway society welcomed

Responding to the Environmental Audit Committee's Circular Economy report published today , Friends of the Earth Resource Use Campaigner Julian Kirby said: "Thanks to greedy companies and short-sighted 1970's economists we live in a throwaway society we cannot sustain.

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InfoWorld

Simplifying Product Design In A Complex World | White Paper

Product design engineering has moved far beyond the confines of ever-more powerful workstations.

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Cool Hunting

Fold Pot by Emanuele Pizzolorusso: Silicone pots that grow with your plants

Certain designers have a knack for solving problems so basic that their creations feel immediately timeless.

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Inhabitat

BlueFocus Communication Group to Acquire Majority Stake in Yves Behar's Fuseproject

The Chinese brand management company BlueFocus Communication Group is set to acquire a 75 percent stake in the groundbreaking bi-coastal industrial design studio Fuseproject headed by Yves BA©har.

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PSFK

Beck's Beer Packaging Design Houses Bottles in a Boombox

New Zealand-based product design company Think Packaging has created a music-inspired design for Beck's beers packaging.

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Related Topix: Drink, Beer, Arts

Gizmag

OwnPhones aims to produce world's first 3D-printed wireless earphones

Like many music lovers on the move, OwnPhones founder and CEO Itamar Jobani became frustrated when his off-the-shelf earphones kept falling out during sporty activity.

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Related Topix: Headphones, Arts, iPhone, Gadgets

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Oakland industrial designer dies after crashing skateboard in San Francisco

George Schnakenberg III, 38, rode a motorized skateboard in a bike lane in the 600 block of Eighth Street when he suddenly collapsed, San Francisco police officials said.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Arts, Alternative Energy, Energy

PSFK

Inflated Food Installation Illustrates Small-Scale Factory Manufacturing Process

Israeli designer Omer Polak is a graduate of the Department of Industrial Design at Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem.

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Related Topix: Arts, Baked Goods, Life, Bread, Food

CBC News

Water fountain-fire hydrants removed from Plateau

The Borneo water fountain was created by Quebec industrial designers and was installed on two fire hydrants in the Plateau as part of a pilot project.

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Related Topix: Fire, Arts, Canada,

Inhabitat

Uriel Schwartz Celebrates Organic Forms with Fused Metal and Wood Furniture

Industrial designer Uriel Schwartz recently unveiled "Undercut," a set of handmade furniture created from mahogany wood and cast aluminum.

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Core77 design blog

Native Shoes is Looking For a Footwear Designer and Developer in Vancouver, Canada

If you haven't heard of Native Shoes yet, these kicks are made from foam-injection molded-EVA, and combine the best of evolving technology and great design.

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Sun-Star

ANP opens 24th Bulawan Awards today

THE best and the most creative product designs of the Association of Negros Producers will be exhibited and judged starting today at the opening of the 24th Bulawan Awards at Robinsons Place Bacolod.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Core77 design blog

Eric Brunt's Flux Snowshoes Transform With Each Step

I love seeing this kind of nuts-and-bolts industrial design. Seattle-based designer Eric Brunt observed that what makes snowshoes work is their increased surface area, which enables the wearer to "float" atop the surface.

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Plastics News

Plastics help designers bring home the gold

Tad Toulis headed a 24-person panel of design experts from consultancies, corporations and universities in judging nearly 2,000 entries and naming 27 gold, 58 silver and 91 bronze IDEA winners from among the 514 finalists.

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Related Topix: Santa Barbara, CA, Arts, Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA, Fremont, CA

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