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  • Business Wire Successfully Completes SOC 2 Attestation Engagement Related to the Design and Effectiveness of Its Internal Security Controls

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    30 Sep 2014 | 6:00 am
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- Business Wire announces receipt SOC 2 Type II attestation engagement report, providing independent validation that the company's internal security controls are in accordance with the AICPA.
  • Top Takeaways from Content Marketing World 2014? Creation, Marketing, Amplification

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    Serena Ehrlich, Director of Social & Evolving Media
    29 Sep 2014 | 4:59 am
    By Katie Kennedy, Business Wire Cleveland Last week we had the opportunity to attend Content Marketing World, hosted by Joe Pulizzi and the Content Marketing Institute. CMI  brought over 2,600 marketing professionals from around the world to Cleveland, Ohio, to discuss a topic near and dear to Business Wire’s clients: content – how to create […]
  • Panasonic establece en Europa una nueva compañía de sistemas automotrices e industriales

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    2 Oct 2014 | 2:44 am
    WIESBADEN, Alemania--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Panasonic Europe anuncia hoy la creación de su compañía de sistemas automotrices e industriales. Panasonic Automotive & Industrial Systems Company Europe (PAISEU), dirigida por el Dr. Wilhelm Steger, quien se desempeña como presidente desde principios de este año, se creó con el objetivo de centralizar la estrategia interempresarial de la compañía en Europa e impulsar los ingresos tanto dentro del sector automotriz como del industrial. Steger se ha prop
  • Lancement d’un Nouveau Blog Juridique/”Business” Très Innovateur

    Business Wire Communications News
    2 Oct 2014 | 12:19 am
    PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ken Fagan, Coach indépendant en Anglais Juridique et Business, a annoncé aujourd’hui le lancement d’un nouveau blog Juridique & “Business” conçu pour satisfaire la demande de la part de ses clients pour une façon efficace et pratique de maitriser les expressions idiomatiques les plus communes en anglais dans un contexte professionnel. Pourquoi les autres sites qui donnent des listes d’expressions idiomatiques sont beaucoup moins pertinents pour les professionnels : •
  • Sandvik AB – Nomination Committee for the 2015 Annual General Meeting

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    2 Oct 2014 | 2:28 am
    SANDVIKEN, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On 2 May 2012, Sandvik AB’s (STO:SAND) Annual General Meeting adopted an instruction regarding the appointment of the Nomination Committee, applicable until the General Meeting resolves otherwise. Pursuant to this instruction the company shall have a Nomination Committee comprising one representative for each of the four principal shareholders in terms of votes, together with the Chairman of the Board (convenor). In addition, the Nomination Committee has the
 
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  • Top Takeaways from Content Marketing World 2014? Creation, Marketing, Amplification

    Serena Ehrlich, Director of Social & Evolving Media
    29 Sep 2014 | 4:59 am
    By Katie Kennedy, Business Wire Cleveland Last week we had the opportunity to attend Content Marketing World, hosted by Joe Pulizzi and the Content Marketing Institute. CMI  brought over 2,600 marketing professionals from around the world to Cleveland, Ohio, to discuss a topic near and dear to Business Wire’s clients: content – how to create […]
  • CMW 2014 Recap: Andrew Davis on “How Brilliant Storytellers Create a Sudden Urge to Act”

    Serena Ehrlich, Director of Social & Evolving Media
    26 Sep 2014 | 3:54 am
    By Katie Kennedy, Business Wire Cleveland In his opening remarks, “How Brilliant Storytellers Create a Sudden Urge to Act,” Andrew Davis  kicked off day one of Content Marketing World with an engaging keynote urging marketers to rethink the marketing funnel and focus on what he calls “moments of inspiration” or MOI. What is a moment of inspiration? […]
  • Time It Right: The Importance of Financial Calendars

    Serena Ehrlich, Director of Social & Evolving Media
    25 Sep 2014 | 4:03 am
    By Hannah Kelly, Business Wire Paris What is a financial calendar? A financial calendar (also referred to as an economic calendar) is used by traders, shareholders and the media alike, in order to track the important events of the economy. The majority of the time, this is to check for market-moving events, such as monthly […]
  • New FREE Service, Expert Latinos, Helps Connect Hispanic Reporters with Sources

    Serena Ehrlich, Director of Social & Evolving Media
    23 Sep 2014 | 4:26 am
    In an age where Hispanic media outlets are understaffed and reporters are on tight deadlines—in comes a new free service called Expert Latinos. Expert Latinos was created to help Hispanic reporters find sources and experts for their stories, saving them time and energy. The way it works is very simple. Basically the reporter fills out […]
  • Global Relations Has Changed – The Shift from Information to Participation

    Serena Ehrlich, Director of Social & Evolving Media
    22 Sep 2014 | 3:22 am
    This year’s Global Media Forum held in Bonn, Germany launched a new shift in thinking for today’s media outlets. Historically, relationships between media and companies have been about information sharing.  Companies write press releases, media outlets write coverage based on that information.  But this has changed.  In 2014, news sharing is shifting from learning by […]
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  • Panasonic establece en Europa una nueva compañía de sistemas automotrices e industriales

    2 Oct 2014 | 2:44 am
    WIESBADEN, Alemania--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Panasonic Europe anuncia hoy la creación de su compañía de sistemas automotrices e industriales. Panasonic Automotive & Industrial Systems Company Europe (PAISEU), dirigida por el Dr. Wilhelm Steger, quien se desempeña como presidente desde principios de este año, se creó con el objetivo de centralizar la estrategia interempresarial de la compañía en Europa e impulsar los ingresos tanto dentro del sector automotriz como del industrial. Steger se ha prop
  • Panasonic formt neue Automobil- und Industriesystem-Firma in Europa

    2 Oct 2014 | 2:43 am
    WIESBADEN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Panasonic Europe gibt heute Vollzug der Gründung seiner Automobil- und Industriesystem-Firma bekannt. Die Panasonic Automotive & Industrial Systems Company Europe (PAISEU) unter der Leitung von Dr. Wilhelm Steger, der seit Anfang des Jahres Präsident der Firma ist, wurde gegründet, um die Business-to-Business-Strategie des Unternehmens in Europa zu zentralisieren und das Umsatzwachstum im Automobil- und Industriesektor voranzutreiben. Dr. Steger hat sich zum Ziel
  • Panasonic crée une nouvelle société Automotive and Industrial Systems en Europe

    2 Oct 2014 | 2:43 am
    WIESBADEN, Allemagne--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Panasonic Europe a annoncé aujourd’hui la finalisation de la formation de sa société Automotive and Industrial Systems. La société Panasonic Automotive & Industrial Systems Europe (PAISEU), dirigée par le Dr Wilhelm Steger au poste de président depuis le début de cette année, a été créée afin de centraliser la stratégie interentreprises de la société en Europe et d’améliorer le chiffre d’affaires au sein des secteurs de l’automobile et de l’industrie.
  • Riassunto: Elektrobit (EB) e Nuance umanizzano la nuova Audi TT

    2 Oct 2014 | 12:00 am
    PARIGI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Il legame tra uomo e macchina sta per diventare personale. Elektrobit (EB) e Nuance hanno presentato in anteprima durante il Salone dell’Automobile di Parigi l’integrazione della tecnologia intelligente di riconoscimento vocale e comprensione del linguaggio naturale (Natural Language Understanding, NLU) come parte del posto guida virtuale della nuova Audi TT Roadster. Il testo originale del presente annuncio, redatto nella lingua di partenza, è la versione ufficiale che
  • Elektrobit (EB) and Nuance Humanize the New Audi TT

    2 Oct 2014 | 12:00 am
    PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The bond between man and machine is about to get personal. Elektrobit (EB) and Nuance unveiled today at Paris Motor Show the integration of voice and natural language understanding (NLU) technology as part of the Virtual Cockpit in the new Audi TT Roadster. As a result, drivers are able to engage in a more natural, conversational dialogue with Audi’s infotainment and navigation capabilities, the same way they would talk to their friend. With intuitive voice commands, dri
 
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  • Lancement d’un Nouveau Blog Juridique/”Business” Très Innovateur

    2 Oct 2014 | 12:19 am
    PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ken Fagan, Coach indépendant en Anglais Juridique et Business, a annoncé aujourd’hui le lancement d’un nouveau blog Juridique & “Business” conçu pour satisfaire la demande de la part de ses clients pour une façon efficace et pratique de maitriser les expressions idiomatiques les plus communes en anglais dans un contexte professionnel. Pourquoi les autres sites qui donnent des listes d’expressions idiomatiques sont beaucoup moins pertinents pour les professionnels : •
  • MasterCard Launches Solution to Protect Against Cyber Hacking of Banks and Processors

    2 Oct 2014 | 12:00 am
    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MasterCard today announces the launch of SafetyNet, a global tool designed to reduce the risk of cyber hacking of banks and processors.
  • NCKU Annual Charity Second Hand Book Sale a Boon for Book Lovers

    1 Oct 2014 | 7:58 pm
    TAINAN, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--An annual charity second hand book sale is currently happening at National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), southern Taiwan, attracting a great crowd of bookworms. The charity sale takes place at the lobby of NCKU Library, from 10am to 5pm. This year, 308 people donate 9,100 used books in total, according to Director of NCKU Library Prof. Ruey-Jen Yang. Prof. Gui-Fang Bai from the Department of Physics personally donates nearly 1,900 books. All the revenues will be
  • Social Shopping Platform Listar Selected to Present at The Dublin Web Summit

    1 Oct 2014 | 6:55 pm
    CORAL GABLES, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Dublin Web Summit, the world‘s premier technology industry conference, has selected Coral Gables-based social shopping platform Listar (www.listar.com) to participate in their BETA program. The Web Summit is Europe’s largest tech conference and takes place in Dublin, Ireland, from the 4th–6th of November. For the event, Listar will join a select number of the world’s leading early-stage technology companies in showcasing their products. Listar is the onl
  • Avisolve Wins a Victory for the Underdog

    1 Oct 2014 | 3:35 pm
    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Avisolve gets federal lawsuit dismissed. Avisolve awarded the entirety of the attorneys' fees and costs.
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  • Sandvik AB – Nomination Committee for the 2015 Annual General Meeting

    2 Oct 2014 | 2:28 am
    SANDVIKEN, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On 2 May 2012, Sandvik AB’s (STO:SAND) Annual General Meeting adopted an instruction regarding the appointment of the Nomination Committee, applicable until the General Meeting resolves otherwise. Pursuant to this instruction the company shall have a Nomination Committee comprising one representative for each of the four principal shareholders in terms of votes, together with the Chairman of the Board (convenor). In addition, the Nomination Committee has the
  • NCC to Build Rental Units for Magnolia for SEK 450 Million

    1 Oct 2014 | 11:09 pm
    SOLNA, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: NCC (STO:NCCA) (STO:NCCB) NCC is to build a total of 401 rental units for Magnolia Bostads AB. One of the housing projects comprises 268 apartments in Norrköping and the second is for 133 apartments in Kungsängen, Upplands Bro. The total order value is approximately SEK 450 million. In Norrköping, the rental units are to be built close to the soccer arena of IFK Norrköping. The buildings are being built according to NCC’s Folkboende and P303 prop
  • Graña y Montero announces awarding of US$ 187 mm contract

    1 Oct 2014 | 6:37 pm
    LIMA, Peru--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Graña y Montero S.A.A. (NYSE: GRAM) (BVL: GRAMONC1) (“the Company” or “Graña y Montero”) a leading Engineering and Construction company, announced that its Chilean subsidiary Vial y Vives - DSD S.A., has received an adjudication letter with the “Buena Pro” for the project denominated 01-OC: “Construction of Civil Works for Ñuble de Pasada Hydroelectric Plant” for the client Hidroelectrica Ñuble SpA (subsidiary of Electrica Puntilla S.A.). The project consists on the
  • Samenvatting: Hilton Worldwide opent eerste DoubleTree by Hilton in Queensland

    1 Oct 2014 | 4:36 pm
    SYDNEY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hilton Worldwide kondigde vandaag de opening aan van DoubleTree by Hilton Cairns. Een 237-kamer hotel in Cairns, voorheen een Holiday Inn, gevestigt op een uitzonderlijke locatie aan het water van de Coral Sea in de bruisende stad Cairns. Het hotel markeert ook het vierde DoubleTree by Hilton in Australië en het 400ste hotel in het wereldwijde portfolio van het merk. "Gasten van DoubleTree by Hilton Cairns kunnen zich verheugen op de kenmerkende dienstverlening van het
  • Panasonic e Coronal Group concluem nove projetos solares para fornecer energia limpa renovável aos clientes da Southern California Edison

    1 Oct 2014 | 3:29 pm
    NEWARK, N.J., EUA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company (Panasonic) e Coronal Group LLC (Coronal) anunciam a conclusão de nove projetos de energia solar nos condados de Tulare e Kings na Califórnia Central. Os projetos fornecem 16,2 MW de energia à rede da Southern California Edison para abastecer cerca de 14.500 casas por ano. "Grandes projetos de energia solar são benéficos para a economia e para a forma como produzimos e consumimos energia, mas suas complexidades estrutura
 
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  • Research and Markets: Ovarian Cancer Market Analysis 2014-2015 - API Manufacturers and Phase III Pipeline Assessment

    2 Oct 2014 | 2:31 am
    DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gx3zw9/ovarian_cancer) has announced the addition of the "Ovarian Cancer- Market Analysis, Global API Manufacturers and Phase III Pipeline Assessment, 2014" report to their offering. Ovarian Cancer- Market Analysis, Global API Manufacturers and Phase III Pipeline Assessment, 2014 provides comprehensive insights about phase III pipeline drugs and marketed drugs across the indication. A key objective of the
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (September 24, 2014 – October 1, 2014)

    2 Oct 2014 | 2:08 am
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of September 24, 2014 – October 1, 2014. NORWALK, Conn. -- Nurturing Decades of Social Responsibility, Xerox Releases 2014 Report on Global Citizenship (October 01, 2014 12:30 PM) Source: Xerox NEW YORK -- Danica & GoDaddy ‘Go Pink’ to ‘Put the Brakes’ on Breast Cancer (October 01, 2014 09:00 AM) Source: GoDaddy ATLANTA -- Project Sunshine and UnitedHealth Group Team up to Br
  • First day of trading for Stresscompany on NASDAQ OMX First North

    2 Oct 2014 | 1:23 am
    STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stresscompany offers evidence-based self-help tools through the internet that can improve mental health problems where stress is often a key factor. Following its listing on NASDAQ OMX First North, the company’s first day of trading is October 2 and in connection with this the name of its service Stressklubben is being changed to Papilly in preparation for expansion in Sweden and internationally. Stress-related lifestyle diseases cost the Swedish economy some SEK 70
  • MasterCard Launches Solution to Protect Against Cyber Hacking of Banks and Processors

    2 Oct 2014 | 12:00 am
    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MasterCard today announces the launch of SafetyNet, a global tool designed to reduce the risk of cyber hacking of banks and processors.
  • Oink Partners With MerchANT On-Demand Ltd. to Bring Secure Payments to Custom Merchandise Sites

    1 Oct 2014 | 11:00 pm
    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Virtual Piggy announced today that its award-winning payment technology for families and teens - Oink, will be integrated onto the MerchANT On-Demand Ltd. (Merchant) platforms in the UK.
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  • Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (September 24, 2014 – October 1, 2014)

    2 Oct 2014 | 2:08 am
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of September 24, 2014 – October 1, 2014. NORWALK, Conn. -- Nurturing Decades of Social Responsibility, Xerox Releases 2014 Report on Global Citizenship (October 01, 2014 12:30 PM) Source: Xerox NEW YORK -- Danica & GoDaddy ‘Go Pink’ to ‘Put the Brakes’ on Breast Cancer (October 01, 2014 09:00 AM) Source: GoDaddy ATLANTA -- Project Sunshine and UnitedHealth Group Team up to Br
  • NCKU Annual Charity Second Hand Book Sale a Boon for Book Lovers

    1 Oct 2014 | 7:58 pm
    TAINAN, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--An annual charity second hand book sale is currently happening at National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), southern Taiwan, attracting a great crowd of bookworms. The charity sale takes place at the lobby of NCKU Library, from 10am to 5pm. This year, 308 people donate 9,100 used books in total, according to Director of NCKU Library Prof. Ruey-Jen Yang. Prof. Gui-Fang Bai from the Department of Physics personally donates nearly 1,900 books. All the revenues will be
  • Timely, Large Scale, Relationship Violence Initiative Launches through Partnership Between Renegade Communications and the One Love Foundation

    1 Oct 2014 | 3:14 pm
    HUNT VALLEY, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Renegade Communications, along with the One Love Foundation, have launched a far reaching campaign focused on ending relationship violence through groundbreaking educational and technology tools.
  • Fitch Releases Report on Grand Prairie Independent School District, TX

    1 Oct 2014 | 3:06 pm
    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has published a report on Grand Prairie Independent School District, TX. The report is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'. Additional information is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'. Applicable Criteria and Related Research: Grand Prairie Independent School District, Texas http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=780688 ALL FITCH CREDIT RATINGS ARE SUBJECT TO CERTAIN LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMERS. PLEASE READ THESE LI
  • UCF Business Incubation Program Celebrates 15 Years of Helping Companies Become High Impact Enterprises

    1 Oct 2014 | 1:49 pm
    ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Participating companies in the UCF Business Incubation Program have sustained more than 3,600 local jobs and have had a total impact of $1.51B on regional sales and $2.48B on Regional Output
 
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  • TradeNext offers chance to win tickets for SLAM Tour 2014

    2 Oct 2014 | 1:30 am
    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Shah Rukh Khan will take to the stage in London for the first time in over a decade as part of the SLAM! Tour 2014 at The O2 Arena, London on Sunday 5 October 2014. And, TradeNext is offering two lucky winners the chance to attend the sold-out event. All participants need to do is to set up a demo trading account with TradeNext to be in with a chance of winning. TradeNext, the London based, Indian backed specialist FX provider is a sponsor of the biggest Bollywood extra
  • Riassunto: Elektrobit (EB) e Nuance umanizzano la nuova Audi TT

    2 Oct 2014 | 12:00 am
    PARIGI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Il legame tra uomo e macchina sta per diventare personale. Elektrobit (EB) e Nuance hanno presentato in anteprima durante il Salone dell’Automobile di Parigi l’integrazione della tecnologia intelligente di riconoscimento vocale e comprensione del linguaggio naturale (Natural Language Understanding, NLU) come parte del posto guida virtuale della nuova Audi TT Roadster. Il testo originale del presente annuncio, redatto nella lingua di partenza, è la versione ufficiale che
  • Elektrobit (EB) and Nuance Humanize the New Audi TT

    2 Oct 2014 | 12:00 am
    PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The bond between man and machine is about to get personal. Elektrobit (EB) and Nuance unveiled today at Paris Motor Show the integration of voice and natural language understanding (NLU) technology as part of the Virtual Cockpit in the new Audi TT Roadster. As a result, drivers are able to engage in a more natural, conversational dialogue with Audi’s infotainment and navigation capabilities, the same way they would talk to their friend. With intuitive voice commands, dri
  • RealD Comments on Unsolicited Non-Binding Indication of Interest from Starboard

    1 Oct 2014 | 6:39 pm
    LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD), a leading global visual technology company today issued the following comment in response to a letter it received on October 1, 2014 from Starboard Value LP: RealD’s Board of Directors, in consultation with its advisors, will carefully review and consider the unsolicited, non-binding indication of interest from Starboard. RealD is always open to constructive discussions about opportunities to increase stockholder value. The Company will cont
  • Timely, Large Scale, Relationship Violence Initiative Launches through Partnership Between Renegade Communications and the One Love Foundation

    1 Oct 2014 | 3:14 pm
    HUNT VALLEY, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Renegade Communications, along with the One Love Foundation, have launched a far reaching campaign focused on ending relationship violence through groundbreaking educational and technology tools.
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  • Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (September 24, 2014 – October 1, 2014)

    2 Oct 2014 | 2:08 am
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of September 24, 2014 – October 1, 2014. NORWALK, Conn. -- Nurturing Decades of Social Responsibility, Xerox Releases 2014 Report on Global Citizenship (October 01, 2014 12:30 PM) Source: Xerox NEW YORK -- Danica & GoDaddy ‘Go Pink’ to ‘Put the Brakes’ on Breast Cancer (October 01, 2014 09:00 AM) Source: GoDaddy ATLANTA -- Project Sunshine and UnitedHealth Group Team up to Br
  • Haldex is updating its strategic direction and financial objectives

    1 Oct 2014 | 10:49 pm
    STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Haldex is announcing an updated strategy and financial objectives in connection with today’s capital market day. Bo Annvik, President and CEO for Haldex: “For the past two years we have been working on creating a stable platform where improved operational excellence and profit margins has been our main focus. We are now ready to move into a phase with profitable growth. With an intensely focused company our ambition is to grow faster than the market
  • Greenbelt Resources Selected to Present at GloSho’14

    1 Oct 2014 | 2:40 pm
    PASO ROBLES, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Greenbelt Resources Corporation (OTC: GRCO), a provider of sustainable energy production systems, has been selected as one of only 30 showcase companies to present during GloSho’14. The prestigious event is focused on the global clean tech industry and takes place October 6-7, 2014 at Los Angeles Theater in downtown Los Angeles, California. GloSho’14 helps provide the resources, skills and partners necessary to be a global player. The event also includes an
  • AES Named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for North America and Ranked in the Top Quartile for Sustainability

    1 Oct 2014 | 2:01 pm
    ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for North America for the first time ever and was ranked in the top quartile for sustainability among all electric utilities assessed by RobecoSAM. The Corporate Sustainability Assessment carried out by RobecoSAM serves as the basis for the construction of the DJSI, and determines companies that are better equipped to identify and respond to emerging opportunities and risks re
  • Horsehead Update on Mooresboro, NC Facility

    1 Oct 2014 | 1:15 pm
    PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Horsehead Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: ZINC) today issued an update on operations at its Mooresboro, North Carolina zinc production facility. The Company reported that the facility produced approximately 4,300 tons of zinc metal in the third quarter of 2014, compared to 3,400 tons in the second quarter, as the previously announced temporary outage at the beginning of the third quarter limited production during the first half of the quarter. While numerous improvements wer
 
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  • Research and Markets: Urinary Incontinence Market Analysis 2014-2015 - API Manufacturers and Phase III Pipeline Assessment

    2 Oct 2014 | 2:40 am
    DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gqjwpm/urinary) has announced the addition of the "Urinary Incontinence- Market Analysis, Global API Manufacturers and Phase III Pipeline Assessment, 2014" report to their offering. Urinary Incontinence- Market Analysis, Global API Manufacturers and Phase III Pipeline Assessment, 2014 provides comprehensive insights about phase III pipeline drugs and marketed drugs across the indication. A key objective of
  • Research and Markets: Uveitis Market Analysis 2014-2015 - API Manufacturers and Phase III Pipeline Assessment

    2 Oct 2014 | 2:38 am
    DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2rjtrf/uveitis_market) has announced the addition of the "Uveitis- Market Analysis, Global API Manufacturers and Phase III Pipeline Assessment, 2014" report to their offering. Uveitis- Market Analysis, Global API Manufacturers and Phase III Pipeline Assessment, 2014 provides comprehensive insights about phase III pipeline drugs and marketed drugs across the indication. A key objective of the report is to e
  • Research and Markets: Ovarian Cancer Market Analysis 2014-2015 - API Manufacturers and Phase III Pipeline Assessment

    2 Oct 2014 | 2:31 am
    DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gx3zw9/ovarian_cancer) has announced the addition of the "Ovarian Cancer- Market Analysis, Global API Manufacturers and Phase III Pipeline Assessment, 2014" report to their offering. Ovarian Cancer- Market Analysis, Global API Manufacturers and Phase III Pipeline Assessment, 2014 provides comprehensive insights about phase III pipeline drugs and marketed drugs across the indication. A key objective of the
  • Research and Markets: Global Ventricular Fibrillation Market Analysis 2014-2015: API Manufacturers and Phase III Pipeline Assessment

    2 Oct 2014 | 2:27 am
    DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vlj8vc/ventricular) has announced the addition of the "Ventricular Fibrillation Market Analysis, Global API Manufacturers and Phase III Pipeline Assessment, 2014" report to their offering. Ventricular Fibrillation- Market Analysis, Global API Manufacturers and Phase III Pipeline Assessment, 2014 provides comprehensive insights about phase III pipeline drugs and marketed drugs across the indication. A key o
  • Research and Markets: Influenza A Infections Market Analysis 2014-2015 - API Manufacturers and Phase III Pipeline Assessment

    2 Oct 2014 | 2:22 am
    DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/c4dgqx/influenza_a) has announced the addition of the "Influenza A Infections Market Analysis, Global API Manufacturers and Phase III Pipeline Assessment, 2014" report to their offering. Influenza A Infections - Market Analysis, Global API Manufacturers and Phase III Pipeline Assessment, 2014 provides comprehensive insights about phase III pipeline drugs and marketed drugs across the indication. A key obje
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  • Sandvik AB – Nomination Committee for the 2015 Annual General Meeting

    2 Oct 2014 | 2:28 am
    SANDVIKEN, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On 2 May 2012, Sandvik AB’s (STO:SAND) Annual General Meeting adopted an instruction regarding the appointment of the Nomination Committee, applicable until the General Meeting resolves otherwise. Pursuant to this instruction the company shall have a Nomination Committee comprising one representative for each of the four principal shareholders in terms of votes, together with the Chairman of the Board (convenor). In addition, the Nomination Committee has the
  • Indutrade AB: Nomination Committee Ahead of Indutrade's 2015 Annual General Meeting

    2 Oct 2014 | 12:10 am
    KISTA, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Indutrade AB (STO:INDTB): At the Annual General Meeting on 28 April 2014, it was resolved that the company’s Nomination Committee shall consist of representatives for four of the largest shareholders in terms of votes as well as the Chairman of the Board. The member representing the largest shareholder shall serve as committee chair. In the event a member resigns from the Nomination Committee prior to the completion of its work, and if the Nomina
  • Toyota Extends Deal with TomTom

    1 Oct 2014 | 11:30 pm
    PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TomTom (TOM2) today announced that it has agreed to extend its supply of traffic information to Toyota Motor Europe beyond 2016 to 2018. Toyota drivers will have access to TomTom Traffic and Places across the entire range*. “We are happy to extend our long standing relationship with Toyota,” said Jan-Maarten de Vries, VP Automotive at TomTom. “Having a quality traffic service is increasingly important for today’s drivers. TomTom’s accurate and up-to date information abou
  • Haldex is updating its strategic direction and financial objectives

    1 Oct 2014 | 10:49 pm
    STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Haldex is announcing an updated strategy and financial objectives in connection with today’s capital market day. Bo Annvik, President and CEO for Haldex: “For the past two years we have been working on creating a stable platform where improved operational excellence and profit margins has been our main focus. We are now ready to move into a phase with profitable growth. With an intensely focused company our ambition is to grow faster than the market
  • 東芝:世界最小クラスの組込み式NAND型フラッシュメモリの発売について

    1 Oct 2014 | 8:40 pm
    東京--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(ビジネスワイヤ) -- 東芝は、スマートフォンやタブレット、ウエアラブル端末向けに、最先端の15nmプロセスを用いたNAND型フラッシュメモリチップを採用した、世界最小クラス注1の組込み式NAND型フラッシュメモリ(e・MMCTM 注2)を製品化しました。16GBの製品を本日からサンプル出荷し、8GB、32GB、64GB、128GBの製品も今後順次サンプル出荷していく予定です。…
 
 
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  • AFS Technologies Listed as a “Sample Vendor” in Four Recent Gartner Hype Cycle Reports

    2 Oct 2014 | 2:00 am
    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AFS Technologies, the only global, end-to-end solution provider to the Food & Beverage and CPG industry, announced that it was mentioned as a “Sample Vendor” in four recent Gartner Hype Cycle Reports: Hype Cycle for Consumer Goods, 20141; Hype Cycle for CRM Sales, 20142; Hype Cycle for Mobile Applications and Development3, 2014; and Hype Cycle for Customer Analytic Applications, 20144. Gartner identified AFS Technologies (AFS) as a sample vendor for: Trade Promotio
  • Boku Launches New E-Money Era for Carrier Billing in Partnership with Major Mobile Network Operators in Europe

    2 Oct 2014 | 2:00 am
    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Boku, Inc., the global leader in mobile payments, unveiled a new initiative, working with its wholly-owned subsidiary, Boku Account Services UK Ltd, and a number of leading Mobile Network Operators (MNOs), to reinvent its European direct carrier billing business. Prior to this initiative, carrier billing in Europe has operated under an exemption to the European Union’s Payment Services Directive (PSD), which was originally designed to facilitate the purchase of mobile w
  • GTSO Investigates Acquisition Opportunities in Booming U.S. Cannabis Market

    2 Oct 2014 | 2:00 am
    SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GTSO Investigates Acquisition Opportunities in Booming U.S. Cannabis Market
  • MasterCard Launches Solution to Protect Against Cyber Hacking of Banks and Processors

    2 Oct 2014 | 12:00 am
    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MasterCard today announces the launch of SafetyNet, a global tool designed to reduce the risk of cyber hacking of banks and processors.
  • Toyota Extends Deal with TomTom

    1 Oct 2014 | 11:30 pm
    PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TomTom (TOM2) today announced that it has agreed to extend its supply of traffic information to Toyota Motor Europe beyond 2016 to 2018. Toyota drivers will have access to TomTom Traffic and Places across the entire range*. “We are happy to extend our long standing relationship with Toyota,” said Jan-Maarten de Vries, VP Automotive at TomTom. “Having a quality traffic service is increasingly important for today’s drivers. TomTom’s accurate and up-to date information abou
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  • Team SCA In Global Sailing Race to Strengthen Awareness of SCA - InPort Race Kicks off the Volvo Ocean Race, October 4

    2 Oct 2014 | 1:15 am
    STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SCA (STO:SCAA)(STO:SCAB) is continuing its journey as a leading global hygiene and forest products company to boost awareness of the Group as the company behind strong customer and consumer brands such as TENA, Tork, Libero, Libresse, Lotus, Nosotras, Saba, Tempo and Vinda. Team SCA in the Volvo Ocean Race plays a great role in this journey. Team SCA, the first female team in over a decade, will start its participation in the Volvo Ocean Race with the first InPort Ra
  • Hunt Brothers® Pizza Announces Third Annual “Hunt to Win” Sweepstakes

    1 Oct 2014 | 4:12 pm
    NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hunt Brothers Pizza is bringing back the “Hunt to Win” sweepstakes for the third year running in celebration of hunting season. Now through Dec. 31, contestants can enter to win great hunting gear.
  • NFL and DIRECTV Extend NFL SUNDAY TICKET in New Multi-Year Deal

    1 Oct 2014 | 1:52 pm
    NEW YORK & EL SEGUNDO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The National Football League and DIRECTV have extended and expanded DIRECTV's exclusive rights to carry NFL SUNDAY TICKET and its package of every Sunday afternoon out-of-market game through a new multi-year agreement. The new agreement also expands DIRECTV’s rights to stream NFL SUNDAY TICKET live on mobile devices and via broadband, known as NFL SUNDAY TICKET.TV, as previously announced. Specific terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Under
  • GENEDGE Announces Blue Ridge Fiberboard As Virginia’s NASCAR Green/E3 Sustainability Competition Winner

    1 Oct 2014 | 1:00 pm
    MARTINSVILLE, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Blue Ridge Fiberboard Incorporated was recognized October 1st as the winner of the Virginia NASCAR Green/E3 Challenge during a special event at the Martinsville Speedway. Blue Ridge Fiberboard is a Danville, Virginia manufacturer of fiberboard products serving the needs of architects, engineers and contractors. The challenge winner was selected for demonstrating an outstanding commitment to world-class business practices that align with sustainability and mak
  • Leadville Trail 100 Run Race Lottery Set to Open Dec. 1

    1 Oct 2014 | 12:30 pm
    LEADVILLE, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Registration for the 2015 Leadville Trail 100 Run, presented by New Balance, will move to a race lottery system, which is set to open on Monday, Dec. 1, 2014 at 8 a.m. MST.
 
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  • Panasonic establece en Europa una nueva compañía de sistemas automotrices e industriales

    2 Oct 2014 | 2:44 am
    WIESBADEN, Alemania--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Panasonic Europe anuncia hoy la creación de su compañía de sistemas automotrices e industriales. Panasonic Automotive & Industrial Systems Company Europe (PAISEU), dirigida por el Dr. Wilhelm Steger, quien se desempeña como presidente desde principios de este año, se creó con el objetivo de centralizar la estrategia interempresarial de la compañía en Europa e impulsar los ingresos tanto dentro del sector automotriz como del industrial. Steger se ha prop
  • Panasonic formt neue Automobil- und Industriesystem-Firma in Europa

    2 Oct 2014 | 2:43 am
    WIESBADEN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Panasonic Europe gibt heute Vollzug der Gründung seiner Automobil- und Industriesystem-Firma bekannt. Die Panasonic Automotive & Industrial Systems Company Europe (PAISEU) unter der Leitung von Dr. Wilhelm Steger, der seit Anfang des Jahres Präsident der Firma ist, wurde gegründet, um die Business-to-Business-Strategie des Unternehmens in Europa zu zentralisieren und das Umsatzwachstum im Automobil- und Industriesektor voranzutreiben. Dr. Steger hat sich zum Ziel
  • Panasonic crée une nouvelle société Automotive and Industrial Systems en Europe

    2 Oct 2014 | 2:43 am
    WIESBADEN, Allemagne--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Panasonic Europe a annoncé aujourd’hui la finalisation de la formation de sa société Automotive and Industrial Systems. La société Panasonic Automotive & Industrial Systems Europe (PAISEU), dirigée par le Dr Wilhelm Steger au poste de président depuis le début de cette année, a été créée afin de centraliser la stratégie interentreprises de la société en Europe et d’améliorer le chiffre d’affaires au sein des secteurs de l’automobile et de l’industrie.
  • Utility Releases White Paper on Generation 2 Body-Worn Cameras

    2 Oct 2014 | 2:30 am
    ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Utility releases white paper that highlights gap in emerging video camera technology in Generation 2 body-worn cameras and the body-worn cameras for police officers on the market. www.bodyworn.com
  • Rackwise, Inc. Named in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) Tools

    2 Oct 2014 | 2:30 am
    FOLSOM, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rackwise, Inc. (OTC: RACK) (the “Company”), a leading developer of data center infrastructure management (“DCIM”) software and service solutions, today announced that it has been included in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) Tools report released by research firm, Gartner, Inc. The full-length Magic Quadrant report is available at http://www.gartner.com. A Gartner subscription is required. Gartner “Gartner 2014 Magic Qua
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  • AFS Technologies Listed as a “Sample Vendor” in Four Recent Gartner Hype Cycle Reports

    2 Oct 2014 | 2:00 am
    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AFS Technologies, the only global, end-to-end solution provider to the Food & Beverage and CPG industry, announced that it was mentioned as a “Sample Vendor” in four recent Gartner Hype Cycle Reports: Hype Cycle for Consumer Goods, 20141; Hype Cycle for CRM Sales, 20142; Hype Cycle for Mobile Applications and Development3, 2014; and Hype Cycle for Customer Analytic Applications, 20144. Gartner identified AFS Technologies (AFS) as a sample vendor for: Trade Promotio
  • Haldex is updating its strategic direction and financial objectives

    1 Oct 2014 | 10:49 pm
    STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Haldex is announcing an updated strategy and financial objectives in connection with today’s capital market day. Bo Annvik, President and CEO for Haldex: “For the past two years we have been working on creating a stable platform where improved operational excellence and profit margins has been our main focus. We are now ready to move into a phase with profitable growth. With an intensely focused company our ambition is to grow faster than the market
  • Intertek Spain Supports the Government of Cantabria with Fuel Quality Testing

    1 Oct 2014 | 10:05 pm
    BILBAO, Spain--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Intertek is supporting the Cantabria Government by providing gasoline and gasoil (diesel) sampling and quality testing for fuel distributed and sold in the region’s petrol diesel service stations.
  • Intertek España colabora con el Gobierno de Cantabria para el control de calidad de los carburantes distribuidos en la región

    1 Oct 2014 | 10:05 pm
    BILBAO, España--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Intertek ha colaborado con el Gobierno de Cantabria para la toma de muestras y el análisis de gasolinas y gasóleos distribuidos en estaciones de servicio de la región.
  • Cal Dive Gives Update on Revolving Credit Facility Refinancing

    1 Oct 2014 | 7:54 pm
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cal Dive International, Inc. (NYSE:DVR) (the “Company”) announced today that it is continuing to work with several financial institutions towards a refinancing of the Company’s first lien revolving credit facility in an amount up to its previous capacity of $125.0 million. The Company had previously announced that it had obtained waivers effective through September 30, 2014 from its existing revolving credit facility lenders and its second lien facility lenders that re
 
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  • Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (September 24, 2014 – October 1, 2014)

    2 Oct 2014 | 2:08 am
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of September 24, 2014 – October 1, 2014. NORWALK, Conn. -- Nurturing Decades of Social Responsibility, Xerox Releases 2014 Report on Global Citizenship (October 01, 2014 12:30 PM) Source: Xerox NEW YORK -- Danica & GoDaddy ‘Go Pink’ to ‘Put the Brakes’ on Breast Cancer (October 01, 2014 09:00 AM) Source: GoDaddy ATLANTA -- Project Sunshine and UnitedHealth Group Team up to Br
  • First day of trading for Stresscompany on NASDAQ OMX First North

    2 Oct 2014 | 1:23 am
    STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stresscompany offers evidence-based self-help tools through the internet that can improve mental health problems where stress is often a key factor. Following its listing on NASDAQ OMX First North, the company’s first day of trading is October 2 and in connection with this the name of its service Stressklubben is being changed to Papilly in preparation for expansion in Sweden and internationally. Stress-related lifestyle diseases cost the Swedish economy some SEK 70
  • Google Announces Date of Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results Conference Call

    1 Oct 2014 | 4:45 pm
    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss third quarter 2014 financial results on Thursday, October 16th at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time (4:30 p.m. Eastern Time). The live webcast of Google’s earnings conference call can be accessed at investor.google.com/webcast.html. A replay of the webcast will be available through the same link following the conference call. Please visit Google’s Investor Relations website at investor.goo
  • Richardson Electronics Announces Date of First Quarter Fiscal 2015 Conference Call

    1 Oct 2014 | 3:02 pm
    LAFOX, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Richardson Electronics, Ltd. (NASDAQ: RELL) plans to release its financial results for its first quarter ended August 30, 2014, after the close of business on Wednesday, October 8, 2014. The release will be distributed by Business Wire and will be available on the Company’s website at www.rell.com. On Thursday, October 9, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. CT, Edward J. Richardson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Kathleen S. Dvorak, Chief Financial Officer, will host a c
  • NuStar Energy L.P. and NuStar GP Holdings, LLC to Announce Third Quarter 2014 Earnings Results on October 31, 2014

    1 Oct 2014 | 2:22 pm
    SAN ANTONIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NuStar Energy L.P. (NYSE: NS) and NuStar GP Holdings, LLC (NYSE: NSH) today announced that they will host a joint conference call on Friday, October 31, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. Central Time to discuss the third quarter 2014 earnings results, which will be released earlier that morning. The conference call may be accessed by dialing 800/622-7620, reservation passcode 14492802. International callers may access the conference call by dialing 706/645-0327, reservation passco
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  • Ability of Semiconductor DNA Sequencing to Transform Healthcare and Save Lives Recognised by the 2014 Faraday Medal to Professor Chris Toumazou

    2 Oct 2014 | 1:05 am
    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DNA Electronics (‘DNAe’), the inventors of semiconductor DNA sequencing technology and developers of a new, revolutionary point-of-need test for sepsis, announces today that its founder, Chairman and CEO Professor Chris Toumazou FRS, FREng, FMEDSci, FIET, FIEEE, FCGI, FRSM has been awarded the UK Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)’s highest honour, the 2014 Faraday Medal. Named after Michael Faraday, the medal which dates back to 1922 recognises Professor T
  • SES Enabled emergency.lu bekroond met de "VSAT 2014 Changing Lives Award"

    2 Oct 2014 | 12:34 am
    LUXEMBURG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SES TechCom, een volle dochteronderneming van SES SA (NYSE Paris: SESG) (LuxX: SESG) maakt bekend dat het wordt bekroond met de prestigieuze "Changing Lives Award" op de conferentie in Londen VSAT 2014. De "Changing Lives Award" onderschrijft en erkent een inspirerend initiatief waarmee telecommunicatie een gemeenschap sterk heeft beïnvloed, ondersteunend en verlichtend is en bijdraagt aan verdere economische en sociale ontwikkeling. emergency.lu werd ontwikkeld en g
  • Adolfo Salume recebe o reconhecimento de "Empresário Integral"

    1 Oct 2014 | 3:15 pm
    AUSTIN, Texas – EUA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mozido, uma prestadora de serviços móveis financeiros, de varejo e de marketing, anunciou hoje que Adolfo Salume, membro do conselho da Mozido e presidente do conselho da Mozido América Latina, foi selecionado como um dos dezesseis empresários que receberão o reconhecimento Empresário Integral. Este é o primeiro ano em que o Consejo Empresarial de América Latina (CEAL), ou o Conselho de Empresários da América Latina, lançou este prêmio. A maior organização
  • AES Named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for North America and Ranked in the Top Quartile for Sustainability

    1 Oct 2014 | 2:01 pm
    ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for North America for the first time ever and was ranked in the top quartile for sustainability among all electric utilities assessed by RobecoSAM. The Corporate Sustainability Assessment carried out by RobecoSAM serves as the basis for the construction of the DJSI, and determines companies that are better equipped to identify and respond to emerging opportunities and risks re
  • Reza Raji and olloclip Honored with CEA’s Innovation Entrepreneur Awards

    1 Oct 2014 | 1:56 pm
    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Reza Raji, an entrepreneur at the forefront of connecting devices and people, and olloclip, a company leading innovation in mobile photography, were named winners of the third annual Innovation Entrepreneur Awards (IEA) by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®. Launched in 2012 by CEA’s flagship It Is Innovation (i3) magazine and the CEA Small Business Council, the awards recognize entrepreneurs and businesses with revenues under $30 million and the contributions
 
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  • Fitch Releases Report on Grand Prairie Independent School District, TX

    1 Oct 2014 | 3:06 pm
    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has published a report on Grand Prairie Independent School District, TX. The report is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'. Additional information is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'. Applicable Criteria and Related Research: Grand Prairie Independent School District, Texas http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=780688 ALL FITCH CREDIT RATINGS ARE SUBJECT TO CERTAIN LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMERS. PLEASE READ THESE LI
  • Fitch Affirms 99 U.S. Utility, Power & Gas Companies' Ratings

    1 Oct 2014 | 2:35 pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Link to Fitch Ratings' Report: Fitch Affirms 99 U.S. Utility, Power & Gas Companies' Ratingshttp://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=787888 Fitch Ratings has affirmed 99 U.S. Utility, Power & Gas companies' ratings. The attached worksheet 'Rating Actions' provides: --A full list of ratings affirmed --A hyperlink to each issuer's rating summary page at www.fitchratings.com --Primary analyst and secondary analyst contact information
  • Fitch Downgrades 2 Classes of BACM 2006-3

    1 Oct 2014 | 2:28 pm
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has downgraded two classes and affirmed 13 classes of Bank of America Commercial Mortgage Inc. (BACM) commercial mortgage pass-through certificates series 2006-3 due to increased expected losses on the specially serviced loans and performance declines in many of the performing loans. A detailed list of rating actions follows at the end of this press release. KEY RATING DRIVERS Fitch modeled losses of 12.7% of the remaining pool; expected losses on the ori
  • Fitch Releases Quarterly U.S. RMBS Servicer Index Report

    1 Oct 2014 | 2:27 pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Link to Fitch Ratings' Report: RMBS Servicing Index - U.S.A.http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=779068 Fitch Ratings has released its latest quarterly U.S. RMBS servicer index report, representing the sixth in this series. In addition to including the latest available quarterly data, the report highlights the following: --Smaller MSR transactions continue while market waits for resolution on larger deals; --Re-defaults of previously
  • Fitch: Brasil Plural's Asset Manager Rating Unaffected by Deal with Besi Brasil

    1 Oct 2014 | 2:21 pm
    SAO PAULO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--According to Fitch Ratings, Brasil Plural Gestao de Recursos' (Brasil Plural) 'High Standard' Asset Manager Rating will not be affected by the agreement to assume asset management and wealth management clients of Espirito Santo Investment Bank - Brazil (Besi Brasil) announced on Sept. 22, 2014. Fitch believes that the impact on Brasil Plural's activities should be minimal given that the strategies currently managed by Besi Brazil are within the scope of the asset man
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  • NCKU Annual Charity Second Hand Book Sale a Boon for Book Lovers

    1 Oct 2014 | 7:58 pm
    TAINAN, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--An annual charity second hand book sale is currently happening at National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), southern Taiwan, attracting a great crowd of bookworms. The charity sale takes place at the lobby of NCKU Library, from 10am to 5pm. This year, 308 people donate 9,100 used books in total, according to Director of NCKU Library Prof. Ruey-Jen Yang. Prof. Gui-Fang Bai from the Department of Physics personally donates nearly 1,900 books. All the revenues will be
  • Timely, Large Scale, Relationship Violence Initiative Launches through Partnership Between Renegade Communications and the One Love Foundation

    1 Oct 2014 | 3:14 pm
    HUNT VALLEY, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Renegade Communications, along with the One Love Foundation, have launched a far reaching campaign focused on ending relationship violence through groundbreaking educational and technology tools.
  • UCF Business Incubation Program Celebrates 15 Years of Helping Companies Become High Impact Enterprises

    1 Oct 2014 | 1:49 pm
    ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Participating companies in the UCF Business Incubation Program have sustained more than 3,600 local jobs and have had a total impact of $1.51B on regional sales and $2.48B on Regional Output
  • Pittsburgh in Focus at National Engineering Forum

    1 Oct 2014 | 1:10 pm
    PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The National Engineering Forum (NEF) is in Pittsburgh today to celebrate the city’s engineering leadership and foster actionable discussions on sustaining America’s engineering enterprise. Partnering with NEF, Carnegie Mellon University Dean of the College of Engineering and Thomas Lord Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering James H. Garrett Jr. and US Steel Dean of Engineering and Professor of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Gerald D. Holder, are bring
  • Festival Miami Announces 2014 Season Highlights

    1 Oct 2014 | 12:27 pm
    CORAL GABLES, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Festival Miami—Florida’s premier live music festival hosted by University of Miami Frost School of Music and presenting sponsor UHealth at Coral Gables opens its 31st season October 10 to Nov. 8.
 
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  • SES Enabled emergency.lu bekroond met de "VSAT 2014 Changing Lives Award"

    2 Oct 2014 | 12:34 am
    LUXEMBURG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SES TechCom, een volle dochteronderneming van SES SA (NYSE Paris: SESG) (LuxX: SESG) maakt bekend dat het wordt bekroond met de prestigieuze "Changing Lives Award" op de conferentie in Londen VSAT 2014. De "Changing Lives Award" onderschrijft en erkent een inspirerend initiatief waarmee telecommunicatie een gemeenschap sterk heeft beïnvloed, ondersteunend en verlichtend is en bijdraagt aan verdere economische en sociale ontwikkeling. emergency.lu werd ontwikkeld en g
  • Elektrobit (EB) and Nuance Humanize the New Audi TT

    2 Oct 2014 | 12:00 am
    PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The bond between man and machine is about to get personal. Elektrobit (EB) and Nuance unveiled today at Paris Motor Show the integration of voice and natural language understanding (NLU) technology as part of the Virtual Cockpit in the new Audi TT Roadster. As a result, drivers are able to engage in a more natural, conversational dialogue with Audi’s infotainment and navigation capabilities, the same way they would talk to their friend. With intuitive voice commands, dri
  • Riassunto: Elektrobit (EB) e Nuance umanizzano la nuova Audi TT

    2 Oct 2014 | 12:00 am
    PARIGI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Il legame tra uomo e macchina sta per diventare personale. Elektrobit (EB) e Nuance hanno presentato in anteprima durante il Salone dell’Automobile di Parigi l’integrazione della tecnologia intelligente di riconoscimento vocale e comprensione del linguaggio naturale (Natural Language Understanding, NLU) come parte del posto guida virtuale della nuova Audi TT Roadster. Il testo originale del presente annuncio, redatto nella lingua di partenza, è la versione ufficiale che
  • ARM and TSMC Unveil Roadmap for 64-bit ARM-based Processors on 10FinFET Process Technology

    2 Oct 2014 | 12:00 am
    HSINCHU, Taiwan & SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ARM® and TSMC today announced a new multi-year agreement that will deliver ARMv8-A processor IP optimized for TSMC 10FinFET process technology. Because of the success in scaling from 20SoC to 16FinFET, ARM and TSMC have decided to collaborate again for 10FinFET. This early pathfinding work will provide valuable learning to enable physical design IP and methodologies in support of customers to tape-out 10FinFET designs as early as Q4 2015.
  • Toyota Extends Deal with TomTom

    1 Oct 2014 | 11:30 pm
    PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TomTom (TOM2) today announced that it has agreed to extend its supply of traffic information to Toyota Motor Europe beyond 2016 to 2018. Toyota drivers will have access to TomTom Traffic and Places across the entire range*. “We are happy to extend our long standing relationship with Toyota,” said Jan-Maarten de Vries, VP Automotive at TomTom. “Having a quality traffic service is increasingly important for today’s drivers. TomTom’s accurate and up-to date information abou
 
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  • Sierra Wireless Selects Wireless Logic for a 4G/LTE Connectivity Bundle for Distributed Enterprises in Europe

    2 Oct 2014 | 2:20 am
    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sierra Wireless selects leading M2M Managed Services provider Wireless Logic to support 4G/LTE connectivity bundle for distributed enterprises in Europe.
  • Boku Launches New E-Money Era for Carrier Billing in Partnership with Major Mobile Network Operators in Europe

    2 Oct 2014 | 2:00 am
    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Boku, Inc., the global leader in mobile payments, unveiled a new initiative, working with its wholly-owned subsidiary, Boku Account Services UK Ltd, and a number of leading Mobile Network Operators (MNOs), to reinvent its European direct carrier billing business. Prior to this initiative, carrier billing in Europe has operated under an exemption to the European Union’s Payment Services Directive (PSD), which was originally designed to facilitate the purchase of mobile w
  • AREVA et EDF signent un accord pour la fourniture de combustible au parc nucléaire français de 2015 à 2021

    2 Oct 2014 | 12:06 am
    PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: AREVA (Paris:AREVA) et EDF ont signé un accord-cadre déterminant pour l’exploitation future du parc nucléaire français, portant sur la fourniture des études et la fabrication du combustible pour les réacteurs nucléaires d'EDF en France de 2015 à 2021. L’accord garantit la livraison de plusieurs milliers de tonnes de combustible, sécurisant ainsi une part significative des besoins d'EDF. Il confère à AREVA une bonne visibilité sur les plans de charge de s
  • ARM and TSMC Unveil Roadmap for 64-bit ARM-based Processors on 10FinFET Process Technology

    2 Oct 2014 | 12:00 am
    HSINCHU, Taiwan & SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ARM® and TSMC today announced a new multi-year agreement that will deliver ARMv8-A processor IP optimized for TSMC 10FinFET process technology. Because of the success in scaling from 20SoC to 16FinFET, ARM and TSMC have decided to collaborate again for 10FinFET. This early pathfinding work will provide valuable learning to enable physical design IP and methodologies in support of customers to tape-out 10FinFET designs as early as Q4 2015.
  • Toyota Extends Deal with TomTom

    1 Oct 2014 | 11:30 pm
    PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TomTom (TOM2) today announced that it has agreed to extend its supply of traffic information to Toyota Motor Europe beyond 2016 to 2018. Toyota drivers will have access to TomTom Traffic and Places across the entire range*. “We are happy to extend our long standing relationship with Toyota,” said Jan-Maarten de Vries, VP Automotive at TomTom. “Having a quality traffic service is increasingly important for today’s drivers. TomTom’s accurate and up-to date information abou
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  • PS Business Parks, Inc. Announces Sale of Portland, Oregon, Assets

    1 Oct 2014 | 2:53 pm
    GLENDALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PS Business Parks, Inc. (NYSE:PSB) announced that on October 1, 2014 it completed the sale of two business parks, Cornell Oaks Corporate Center and Creekside Corporate Park, both located in Beaverton, Oregon. The parks consist of 18 buildings comprising approximately 1.2 million square feet. Occupancy at the date of sale was 89.6%. Net proceeds from the sale, after transaction costs, were approximately $159.9 million. The Company has one remaining 102,000 squa
  • A. H. Belo Announces Close of Classified Ventures Sale; Remains Cars.com Reseller

    1 Oct 2014 | 6:45 am
    DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A. H. Belo Corporation (NYSE: AHC) (A. H. Belo or the Company) announced that the previously disclosed transaction to sell its units in Classified Ventures (CV) to Gannett Co. Inc., closed today. A. H. Belo received pre-tax, cash proceeds, net of selling costs and funds held in escrow, of $78 million. A. H. Belo also entered into a new, five-year affiliate agreement with CV that will allow The Dallas Morning News to continue to resell Cars.com products and services excl
  • Graham Holdings Closes Sale of 16.5% Stake In Cars.com to Gannett

    1 Oct 2014 | 6:20 am
    ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Graham Holdings Company (NYSE: GHC) announced today that the Company and the remaining partners in Classified Ventures, LLC (CV) have completed the sale of their entire stakes in CV to Gannett Co., Inc. for a price that values CV at $2.5 billion. The agreement to sell was announced on August 5, 2014. CV was a joint venture among Graham Holdings, A. H. Belo Corporation, Gannett, The McClatchy Company and Tribune Media Company. Graham Holdings owned 16.5% of CV, w
 
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  • Nuveen Closed-End Funds Declare Monthly Distributions

    1 Oct 2014 | 1:31 pm
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nuveen Investments, a leading global provider of investment services to institutions as well as individual investors, today announced that 76 Nuveen closed-end funds declared regular monthly distributions. These funds represent a broad range of tax-exempt, taxable fixed and floating rate income investment strategies for investors seeking to build sophisticated and diversified long-term investment portfolios for cash flow. The funds’ monthly distributions are listed bel
  • Two Nuveen Closed-End Funds Declare Quarterly Distributions

    1 Oct 2014 | 1:31 pm
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nuveen Investments, a leading global provider of investment services to institutions as well as individual investors, today announced the quarterly distributions for the Nuveen Energy MLP Total Return Fund (NYSE: JMF) and the Nuveen All Cap Energy MLP Opportunities Fund (NYSE: JMLP). The funds’ quarterly distributions are listed below.       The following dates apply to the distribution for JMF and JMLP.   Record Date October 15, 2014 Ex-Dividend Date October 10, 2014
  • Nuveen Commodity Funds Declare Monthly Distributions

    1 Oct 2014 | 1:31 pm
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nuveen Investments, a leading global provider of investment services to institutions, as well as individual investors, today announced that the Nuveen Diversified Commodity Fund (NYSE MKT:CFD) and the Nuveen Long/Short Commodity Total Return Fund (NYSE MKT: CTF) declared regular monthly distributions. The following dates apply to the distributions for CFD and CTF.   Record Date October 31, 2014 Ex-Dividend Date October 29, 2014 Payable Date November 3, 2014     Change
  • Distribution Dates and Amounts Announced for Certain BlackRock Closed-End Funds

    1 Oct 2014 | 1:30 pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Certain BlackRock closed-end funds (the “Funds”) announced distributions today as detailed below. Several of the Funds announced distribution reductions. Generally, these distribution reductions were made in order to better align the applicable Fund’s distribution rates with their current and projected levels of earnings. Municipal Funds: Declaration- 10/1/2014   Ex-Date- 10/10/2014   Record- 10/15/2014   Payable- 11/03/2014       National Funds Ticker Distribution Ch
  • Declaration of Regular and Special Distributions Announced for BlackRock Equity Option Closed-End Funds

    1 Oct 2014 | 1:30 pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BlackRock Advisors, LLC today announced regular and special distributions for the following BlackRock equity closed-end funds (the “Funds”): BlackRock Real Asset Equity Trust (NYSE:BCF), BlackRock Resources and Commodities Strategy Trust (NYSE:BCX), BlackRock Enhanced Equity Dividend Trust (NYSE:BDJ), BlackRock Energy and Resources Trust (NYSE:BGR), BlackRock International Growth and Income Trust (NYSE:BGY), BlackRock Health Sciences Trust (NYSE:BME), BlackRock Global
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  • Google Announces Date of Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results Conference Call

    1 Oct 2014 | 4:45 pm
    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss third quarter 2014 financial results on Thursday, October 16th at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time (4:30 p.m. Eastern Time). The live webcast of Google’s earnings conference call can be accessed at investor.google.com/webcast.html. A replay of the webcast will be available through the same link following the conference call. Please visit Google’s Investor Relations website at investor.goo
  • Richardson Electronics Announces Date of First Quarter Fiscal 2015 Conference Call

    1 Oct 2014 | 3:02 pm
    LAFOX, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Richardson Electronics, Ltd. (NASDAQ: RELL) plans to release its financial results for its first quarter ended August 30, 2014, after the close of business on Wednesday, October 8, 2014. The release will be distributed by Business Wire and will be available on the Company’s website at www.rell.com. On Thursday, October 9, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. CT, Edward J. Richardson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Kathleen S. Dvorak, Chief Financial Officer, will host a c
  • Synchrony Financial to Announce Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results October 17, 2014

    1 Oct 2014 | 3:01 pm
    STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) plans to report its third quarter 2014 results before the market opens on Friday, October 17, 2014. The earnings release and presentation materials will be available on Synchrony Financial's corporate website at www.investors.synchronyfinancial.com. A conference call to discuss Synchrony Financial's results will be held at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time on that day. The conference call can be accessed via an audio webcast through the Inv
  • Tortoise Energy Independence Fund, Inc. Provides Unaudited Balance Sheet Information and Asset Coverage Ratio Update as of Sept. 30, 2014

    1 Oct 2014 | 2:55 pm
    LEAWOOD, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tortoise Energy Independence Fund, Inc. (NYSE: NDP) today announced that as of Sept. 30, 2014, the company’s unaudited total assets were approximately $483.3 million and its unaudited net asset value was $414.9 million, or $28.58 per share. As of Sept. 30, 2014, the company was in compliance with its asset coverage ratios under the Investment Company Act of 1940 (the 1940 Act). The company’s asset coverage ratio under the 1940 Act with respect to senior securitie
  • ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited Reports Financial Results for the Nine Months Ended August 31, 2014

    1 Oct 2014 | 2:54 pm
    SAN MATEO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited (NYSE:ASA) reported that the total return for the nine months ended August 31, 2014, based on ASA’s net asset value (NAV), was 23.4%, including the reinvestment of dividends. At August 31, 2014, the NAV of the Company was $16.00 per share versus $15.37 per share a year earlier. For the nine months ended August 31, 2014, the total return based on ASA’s share price was 13.0%, including the reinvestment of dividends. The retu
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  • Comprehensive Trade Agenda Could Create 10 Million U.S. Jobs, New Report Finds

    2 Oct 2014 | 2:00 am
    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--U.S. could create 10 million new trade-connected jobs over the next decade if it pursues a comprehensive pro-trade policy agenda, according to a new report commissioned by HSBC
  • RealD Comments on Unsolicited Non-Binding Indication of Interest from Starboard

    1 Oct 2014 | 6:39 pm
    LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD), a leading global visual technology company today issued the following comment in response to a letter it received on October 1, 2014 from Starboard Value LP: RealD’s Board of Directors, in consultation with its advisors, will carefully review and consider the unsolicited, non-binding indication of interest from Starboard. RealD is always open to constructive discussions about opportunities to increase stockholder value. The Company will cont
  • D&B’s U.S. Economic Health Tracker Reveals Continued Challenges for Small Businesses Balanced by Positive Job Growth

    1 Oct 2014 | 1:15 pm
    SHORT HILLS, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE:DNB), the world’s leading source of commercial information and insight on businesses, today released the October 2014 U.S. Economic Health Tracker which provides a monthly, multi-dimensional perspective on the U.S. economy, including small business health, total job growth, and overall U.S. business health. According to D&B’s proprietary data, the small businesses segment continues to decline as segments expected to ignite growt
  • Fitch: Refinancings Mitigate Interest Rate Risks for U.S. Corporates

    1 Oct 2014 | 10:44 am
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Link to Fitch Ratings' Report: U.S. Corporates: Implications of an Interest Rate Shock (Pockets of Pressure in Stress Case)http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=781768 The effects of moderately rising interest rates for U.S. corporates would be limited as most companies have aggressively refinanced over the last several years, in effect pushing out maturities with longer-term debt, according to a Fitch Ratings' analysis. Fitch's base ca
  • Washington Roundtable Releases Updated “Benchmarks for a Better Washington”

    1 Oct 2014 | 10:00 am
    SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New report measures Washington state's position in 50-state ranking on key metrics - education, K-12, higher education, job creation, business costs and more.
 
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  • Cal Dive Gives Update on Revolving Credit Facility Refinancing

    1 Oct 2014 | 7:54 pm
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cal Dive International, Inc. (NYSE:DVR) (the “Company”) announced today that it is continuing to work with several financial institutions towards a refinancing of the Company’s first lien revolving credit facility in an amount up to its previous capacity of $125.0 million. The Company had previously announced that it had obtained waivers effective through September 30, 2014 from its existing revolving credit facility lenders and its second lien facility lenders that re
  • Consorcio de empresas financieras líderes invierte en una nueva plataforma para comunicaciones y la gestión del flujo de trabajo

    1 Oct 2014 | 6:44 pm
    PALO ALTO, California--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hoy, Symphony Communication Services Holdings LLC, empresa de tecnologías para comunicaciones seguras y la gestión del flujo de trabajo, anunció su formación a través de una inversión de 66 millones de dólares de parte de un grupo de las instituciones financieras más destacadas del mundo. A través de este consorcio sin precedente, Symphony busca resolver un desafío de comunicación que afecta a toda la industria, mediante una plataforma para que las comuni
  • Minnesota Power Applauds Essar Steel Minnesota's Successful Refinancing as Positive News for Region

    1 Oct 2014 | 3:40 pm
    DULUTH, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Minnesota Power, a division of ALLETE, Inc. (NYSE: ALE) said today Essar Steel’s announcement that the company has successfully completed the necessary financing to complete construction of its open-pit iron ore mine crushing, concentrating and pelletizing facilities is good news for the region. Minnesota Power will serve the Essar project with electric power through a municipal contract with the Nashwauk Public Utilities Commission. When it reaches full producti
  • CBL Prices $300 Million of Senior Unsecured Notes

    1 Oct 2014 | 2:19 pm
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. (NYSE: CBL) announced today that its majority-owned operating partnership subsidiary, CBL & Associates Limited Partnership (the "Operating Partnership"), priced a $300 million offering of 4.60% Senior Notes Due 2024 under its existing shelf registration statement. The notes will mature on October 15, 2024. Settlement is scheduled for October 8, 2014, subject to customary closing conditions. The Operating Partnership
  • Ignyta Secures $31 Million Term Loan Facility from Silicon Valley Bank

    1 Oct 2014 | 1:30 pm
    SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ignyta, Inc. (Nasdaq: RXDX), an oncology precision medicine biotechnology company, announced today that it has secured a $31 million term loan facility from Silicon Valley Bank. Under the loan facility, the company received initial funding of $21 million, approximately $11 million of which was used to repay the company’s existing loan with Silicon Valley Bank, and has a conditional option to receive an additional $10 million. “This loan facility strengthens our balan
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  • Wayfair Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

    1 Oct 2014 | 4:11 pm
    BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wayfair, one of the world’s largest online destinations for home furnishings and décor, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 11,000,000 shares of its Class A common stock at a price to the public of $29.00 per share. A total of 10,500,000 shares are being offered by Wayfair, and a total of 500,000 shares are being offered by certain selling stockholders. In addition, the underwriters have been granted a 30-day option to purchase an additional 1,
  • AAC Holdings, Inc. Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

    1 Oct 2014 | 4:04 pm
    BRENTWOOD, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--American Addiction Centers Holding Company prices initial public offering.
  • JP Energy Partners LP Prices Initial Public Offering

    1 Oct 2014 | 2:35 pm
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--JP Energy Partners LP (“JPE”) today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 13,750,000 common units representing limited partner interests in JPE at $20.00 per common unit. JPE has granted the underwriters an option to purchase up to an additional 2,062,500 common units at the initial public offering price. The common units are expected to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “JPEP.” The offering is expected to clos
  • UBS ETRACS Launches 2x Leveraged US High Dividend Low Volatility ETN Offering Significant Monthly Income Potential

    1 Oct 2014 | 9:00 am
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--UBS Investment Bank announced that today is the first day of trading on the NYSE Arca® for the ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged US High Dividend Low Volatility ETN (NYSE Arca®: HDLV). HDLV is linked to the monthly compounded 2x leveraged performance of the Solactive US High Dividend Low Volatility Index (the “Index”). HDLV Profile Underlying Index: Solactive US High Dividend Low Volatility Index 2x Index Yield:* 10.02% Income Potential: Variable monthly coupon linked to
 
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  • GTSO Investigates Acquisition Opportunities in Booming U.S. Cannabis Market

    2 Oct 2014 | 2:00 am
    SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GTSO Investigates Acquisition Opportunities in Booming U.S. Cannabis Market
  • Intrum Justitia AB: Intrum Justitia Strengthens Market Position in Denmark

    1 Oct 2014 | 11:53 pm
    STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Intrum Justitia (STO:IJ) Intrum Justitia has entered into an agreement to acquire Advis A/S, a leading credit management company in Denmark. Advis A/S is a market leader in the telecom sector, with a good presence also in the media and utility segments. The company has about 60 employees and 2013 revenues of about 57 MDKK. During 2012 and 2013, Advis A/S has reported annual revenue growth of close to 20%, with EBITDA margins of about 22%. “This trans
  • Consorcio de empresas financieras líderes invierte en una nueva plataforma para comunicaciones y la gestión del flujo de trabajo

    1 Oct 2014 | 6:44 pm
    PALO ALTO, California--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hoy, Symphony Communication Services Holdings LLC, empresa de tecnologías para comunicaciones seguras y la gestión del flujo de trabajo, anunció su formación a través de una inversión de 66 millones de dólares de parte de un grupo de las instituciones financieras más destacadas del mundo. A través de este consorcio sin precedente, Symphony busca resolver un desafío de comunicación que afecta a toda la industria, mediante una plataforma para que las comuni
  • Dollar General Extends Tender Offer to Acquire Family Dollar to October 31, 2014

    1 Oct 2014 | 5:21 pm
    GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) announced today that it has extended its tender offer to acquire all outstanding shares of Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO) for $80.00 per share in cash (including associated preferred share purchase rights) to 5:00 p.m. New York City time on October 31, 2014, unless further extended. The tender offer was previously set to expire at 5:00 p.m. New York City time on October 8, 2014. All other terms and conditions o
  • Delek Logistics Announces Purchase of Third Party Logistics Assets

    1 Oct 2014 | 2:47 pm
    BRENTWOOD, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Delek Logistics Partners, LP (NYSE: DKL) ("Delek Logistics") today announced that one of its subsidiaries has purchased a set of logistics assets from an affiliate of Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. for $10.0 million in cash. These assets include a light products terminal in Mount Pleasant, Texas, a light products storage facility in Greenville, Texas and a pipeline connecting the locations. The transaction, which closed on October 1, 2014, was financed by c
 
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  • Alpine Ultra Short Tax Optimized Income Fund Changes Name to Alpine Ultra Short Municipal Income Fund

    1 Oct 2014 | 7:30 am
    PURCHASE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alpine Woods Capital Investors, LLC, investment advisor to the Alpine Funds announced that Alpine Ultra Short Tax Optimized Income Fund changed its name to Alpine Ultra Short Municipal Income Fund, effective October 1, 2014. The Fund’s Board also approved a change in the classification of the investment policy stating that 80% of the Fund’s net assets will be invested in tax-exempt obligations from a non-fundamental investment policy (which could be changed by t
  • Calvert Launches First “ESG” Unconstrained Bond Fund

    1 Oct 2014 | 6:00 am
    BETHESDA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Calvert Unconstrained Bond Fund (CUBAX) is the latest offering in the popular “go anywhere” non-traditional bond fund category. Unconstrained funds are not typically managed against a benchmark index, but rather strategically and tactically re-allocate to be best positioned in changing markets. The new Calvert fund is the only mutual fund in the nontraditional bond category to feature the incorporation of environmental, social and governance (ESG) analysis in
  • Ivy Funds Introduces Mid Cap Income Opportunities Fund

    1 Oct 2014 | 5:00 am
    OVERLAND PARK, Ka.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ivy Funds Introduces Mid Cap Income Opportunities Fund
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  • GlobalOptions Announces Hiring of Lawrence Ludwig as Assistance Vice President SIU Compliance

    2 Oct 2014 | 2:44 am
    ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GlobalOptions announces hiring of Larry Ludwig
  • Sandvik AB – Nomination Committee for the 2015 Annual General Meeting

    2 Oct 2014 | 2:28 am
    SANDVIKEN, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On 2 May 2012, Sandvik AB’s (STO:SAND) Annual General Meeting adopted an instruction regarding the appointment of the Nomination Committee, applicable until the General Meeting resolves otherwise. Pursuant to this instruction the company shall have a Nomination Committee comprising one representative for each of the four principal shareholders in terms of votes, together with the Chairman of the Board (convenor). In addition, the Nomination Committee has the
  • Elekta President and CEO Acquires Shares

    2 Oct 2014 | 1:45 am
    STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Elekta (STO:EKTAB) Niklas Savander, President and CEO of Elekta, has today acquired 14,080 shares in Elekta at a total value of approximately SEK 1 million. # # # The above information is such that Elekta AB (publ) shall make public in accordance with the Securities Market Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was published at 10:30 CET on October 2, 2014. About Elekta Elekta is a human care company pioneering significant
  • Susheel Surpal Steps Down as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of Ipsen to Pursue Other Opportunities

    1 Oct 2014 | 11:00 pm
    PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Ipsen (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY) today announced that Susheel Surpal will step down as Chief Financial Officer of Ipsen as of 31st October 2014 to pursue new opportunities. The company will communicate the name of his successor shortly. Marc de Garidel, Chairman and CEO of Ipsen, and his Executive Committee, would like to thank Susheel for his important contribution to the company’s development and image with financial markets, and his key role in the i
  • Susheel Surpal quitte ses fonctions de Vice-Président Exécutif en charge des Finances du groupe Ipsen afin de donner une nouvelle orientation à sa carrière

    1 Oct 2014 | 11:00 pm
    PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News : Ipsen (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY) annonce aujourd’hui que Susheel Surpal quittera ses fonctions de Vice-Président Exécutif en charge des finances au sein du Groupe Ipsen à compter du 31 octobre 2014 afin de donner une nouvelle orientation à sa carrière. Ipsen indiquera très prochainement le nom de son successeur. Marc de Garidel, Président-Directeur général d’Ipsen, et son Comité Exécutif, tiennent à remercier Susheel pour sa contribution importante au
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  • Panasonic establece en Europa una nueva compañía de sistemas automotrices e industriales

    2 Oct 2014 | 2:44 am
    WIESBADEN, Alemania--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Panasonic Europe anuncia hoy la creación de su compañía de sistemas automotrices e industriales. Panasonic Automotive & Industrial Systems Company Europe (PAISEU), dirigida por el Dr. Wilhelm Steger, quien se desempeña como presidente desde principios de este año, se creó con el objetivo de centralizar la estrategia interempresarial de la compañía en Europa e impulsar los ingresos tanto dentro del sector automotriz como del industrial. Steger se ha prop
  • Panasonic formt neue Automobil- und Industriesystem-Firma in Europa

    2 Oct 2014 | 2:43 am
    WIESBADEN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Panasonic Europe gibt heute Vollzug der Gründung seiner Automobil- und Industriesystem-Firma bekannt. Die Panasonic Automotive & Industrial Systems Company Europe (PAISEU) unter der Leitung von Dr. Wilhelm Steger, der seit Anfang des Jahres Präsident der Firma ist, wurde gegründet, um die Business-to-Business-Strategie des Unternehmens in Europa zu zentralisieren und das Umsatzwachstum im Automobil- und Industriesektor voranzutreiben. Dr. Steger hat sich zum Ziel
  • Panasonic crée une nouvelle société Automotive and Industrial Systems en Europe

    2 Oct 2014 | 2:43 am
    WIESBADEN, Allemagne--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Panasonic Europe a annoncé aujourd’hui la finalisation de la formation de sa société Automotive and Industrial Systems. La société Panasonic Automotive & Industrial Systems Europe (PAISEU), dirigée par le Dr Wilhelm Steger au poste de président depuis le début de cette année, a été créée afin de centraliser la stratégie interentreprises de la société en Europe et d’améliorer le chiffre d’affaires au sein des secteurs de l’automobile et de l’industrie.
  • Utility Releases White Paper on Generation 2 Body-Worn Cameras

    2 Oct 2014 | 2:30 am
    ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Utility releases white paper that highlights gap in emerging video camera technology in Generation 2 body-worn cameras and the body-worn cameras for police officers on the market. www.bodyworn.com
  • Rackwise, Inc. Named in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) Tools

    2 Oct 2014 | 2:30 am
    FOLSOM, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rackwise, Inc. (OTC: RACK) (the “Company”), a leading developer of data center infrastructure management (“DCIM”) software and service solutions, today announced that it has been included in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) Tools report released by research firm, Gartner, Inc. The full-length Magic Quadrant report is available at http://www.gartner.com. A Gartner subscription is required. Gartner “Gartner 2014 Magic Qua
 
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  • Stemgent Sells the Stem Cell Reagent and Services Business Unit

    1 Oct 2014 | 1:19 pm
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stemgent Inc. announced today that it has completed the sale of its stem cell reagents and services business to ReproCELL in a cash transaction for approximately $8.5 million.
  • Honda Canada Regains Sales Momentum in September

    1 Oct 2014 | 8:57 am
    MARKHAM, Ontario--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Combined September sales of 15,005 units by the Honda and Acura divisions of Honda Canada Inc. represented an 8% increase versus last year’s sales. The Honda Automobile Division reported September sales of 13,341 units, up 7% over last year. The Acura Division reported September sales of 1,664 units, up 10% over last year. “Thanks to restored dealer inventory levels in September, we were able to regain retail sales momentum as we enter the Fall selling season,
  • Infiniti Reports U.S. Sales for September 2014

    1 Oct 2014 | 8:03 am
    NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Infiniti:                           2014     2013     % Change September Sales     7,837     9,040     -13.3% Total Sales     84,880     80,919     4.9%             Infiniti today reported U.S. sales of 7,837 vehicles in September. Sales of the Infiniti Q50 sport sedan, which had its first full month of deliveries last September, were up 15.8 percent for the month. Infiniti’s sport sedans, which include also include the G37, were up 23.4 percent for the year.
  • Ford Fusion, Explorer, Transit Connect Post Record Sales Performance for September

    1 Oct 2014 | 6:30 am
    DEARBORN, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ford Motor Company U.S. sales totaled 180,175 vehicles in September, down 3 percent from a year ago. Retail sales of 137,297 vehicles increased 2 percent. Ford’s overall sales continue to be tempered by managed F-Series volumes and planned reductions in 2014 daily rental volumes. In September, daily rental sales were down 40 percent. Overall fleet sales of 42,878 vehicles declined 14 percent. “Fusion is selling strong, with five straight months of record perfor
  • Nissan Group Reports September 2014 U.S. Sales

    1 Oct 2014 | 6:21 am
    NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nissan Group:                   September 2014     September 2013     % Change Nissan Group Total sales (units)     102,955     86,868     +18.5 Nissan Division sales     95,118     77,828     +22.2 Infiniti sales*     7,837     9,040     -13.3   Nissan Group today announced total U.S. sales for September 2014 of 102,955 units, an increase of 18.5 percent over the prior year and a September record. Nissan highlights: Nissan Division set a September record with
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  • Wintergreen Advisers responds to Coca-Cola’s statement regarding new Equity Stewardship Guidelines

    1 Oct 2014 | 9:25 am
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wintergreen Advisers today released the following statement by David Winters: “Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO) has finally conceded that the equity compensation plan it put to a vote of shareholders in April was outrageously excessive and inconsistent with past plans. This has been Wintergreen Advisers’ publicly expressed view since we first read Coca-Cola’s proxy statement in March of this year. No amount of backtracking by the Coca-Cola board of directors can hide the fact tha
  • Pacific & Western Bank of Canada Announces Preferred Share Offering

    1 Oct 2014 | 8:00 am
    LONDON, Ontario--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PACIFIC & WESTERN BANK OF CANADA ANNOUNCES PREFERRED SHARE OFFERING
  • Sandell Asset Management Releases Letter to the Board of Directors of JDS Uniphase

    1 Oct 2014 | 7:00 am
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sandell Asset Management Corp. (“Sandell”), a significant shareholder of JDS Uniphase Corporation (NASDAQ:JDSU) (“JDSU” or the “Company”), has released a letter to the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of the Company. In such letter, Sandell notes its belief that the Company must commence a formal auction of its CCOP business. Furthermore, Sandell notes its belief that the JDSU current stock price reflects next to no value for the Company’s substantial tax assets, whic
  • Enterprise Products Acquires the General Partner and LP Interests in Oiltanking Partners; Proposes Merger of Oiltanking into Enterprise

    1 Oct 2014 | 6:00 am
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE: EPD, “Enterprise”) announced today that it has acquired the general partner and related incentive distribution rights, 15,899,802 common units and 38,899,802 subordinated units in Oiltanking Partners L.P. (NYSE: OILT, “Oiltanking Partners”) held by Oiltanking Holding Americas, Inc. (“Oiltanking Holding”). Enterprise paid total consideration of approximately $4.41 billion to Oiltanking Holding comprised of $2.21 billion in cash a
  • Global Healthcare REIT Announces Completion of Private Offering of 6.5% Secured Notes and Acquisition of Eleventh Senior Nursing Facility

    1 Oct 2014 | 5:00 am
    ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global Healthcare REIT, Inc. (the “Company” or “Global”) (OTCQB: GBCS) announced today that effective September 26, 2014, it completed a private offering of 6.5% Senior Secured Convertible Notes (the “Notes”), and with the proceeds of the offering closed upon the acquisition of its eleventh senior facility. Private Offering On September 26, 2014, the Company completed a private offering of 6.5% Senior Secured Convertible Notes for gross proceeds of $3.2 million. The of
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  • Enterprise Products Acquires the General Partner and LP Interests in Oiltanking Partners; Proposes Merger of Oiltanking into Enterprise

    1 Oct 2014 | 6:00 am
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE: EPD, “Enterprise”) announced today that it has acquired the general partner and related incentive distribution rights, 15,899,802 common units and 38,899,802 subordinated units in Oiltanking Partners L.P. (NYSE: OILT, “Oiltanking Partners”) held by Oiltanking Holding Americas, Inc. (“Oiltanking Holding”). Enterprise paid total consideration of approximately $4.41 billion to Oiltanking Holding comprised of $2.21 billion in cash a
  • Global Healthcare REIT Announces Completion of Private Offering of 6.5% Secured Notes and Acquisition of Eleventh Senior Nursing Facility

    1 Oct 2014 | 5:00 am
    ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global Healthcare REIT, Inc. (the “Company” or “Global”) (OTCQB: GBCS) announced today that effective September 26, 2014, it completed a private offering of 6.5% Senior Secured Convertible Notes (the “Notes”), and with the proceeds of the offering closed upon the acquisition of its eleventh senior facility. Private Offering On September 26, 2014, the Company completed a private offering of 6.5% Senior Secured Convertible Notes for gross proceeds of $3.2 million. The of
  • Samenvatting: Moody''s wordt volledig eigenaar van Copal Amba

    1 Oct 2014 | 3:07 am
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Moody's Corporation koopt alle overgebleven uitstaande aandelen van Copal Amba. Dat maakte de Amerikaanse kredietbeoordelaar dinsdag bekend. Moody's is momenteel grootaandeelhouder van Copal Amba, dat voortkomt uit de overname van Copal Partners in 2011 en Amba Investment Services in 2013. Copal Amba, marktleider in outsourcing van kennisprocessen, bedient bedrijven in de financiële sector die onderzoek, analyse of bedrijfsinformatievoorzieningen willen uitbesteden. C
 
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  • Rackwise, Inc. Named in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) Tools

    2 Oct 2014 | 2:30 am
    FOLSOM, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rackwise, Inc. (OTC: RACK) (the “Company”), a leading developer of data center infrastructure management (“DCIM”) software and service solutions, today announced that it has been included in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) Tools report released by research firm, Gartner, Inc. The full-length Magic Quadrant report is available at http://www.gartner.com. A Gartner subscription is required. Gartner “Gartner 2014 Magic Qua
  • Neue Studie der ACE Group belegt: Implementierung multinationaler Programme steigt

    2 Oct 2014 | 12:41 am
    FRANKFURT, Deutschland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Neue Studie der ACE Group zeigt, dass Unternehmen zukünftig verstärkt in multinationale Programme investieren wollen. Cyberrisiken bleiben größtes Zukunftsrisiko der deutschen Risk Manager.
  • Les Français craignent de rater quelque chose lorsqu’ils sont déconnectés

    1 Oct 2014 | 5:00 pm
    PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tata Communications, fournisseur leader de A New World of Communications(MC), dont le réseau est utilisé par plus de 24 % des itinéraires d’Internet du monde, annonce aujourd’hui les résultats de son étude mondiale, intitulée ’Monde Connecté II’, qui révèle que les Français interrogés passent moins de temps en ligne que les autres pays, mais éprouvent un lien affectif étroit à son égard. L’enquête révèle que seuls 15 % des Français interrogés utilisent Internet pendant s
  • Deutsche sehen Internet als Triebfeder für Innovation: Die Funktionsweise bleibt ihnen jedoch ein Rätsel

    1 Oct 2014 | 3:08 pm
    FRANKFURT AM MAIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Deutsche sind eifrige Nutzer des Internets, aber für eine Mehrheit der Befragten bleiben viele der Funktionsweisen im Hintergrund ein Rätsel. Das ist eines der wesentlichen Ergebnisse des neuen globalen Berichts mit dem Titel „Connected World II“ („Vernetzte Welt II“) von Tata Communications, einem namhaften Telekommunikationsanbieter mit dem Motto „A New World of Communications™“, dessen Netzwerk bei über 24 Prozent der weltweiten Internetverbindungen benutz
  • Texas Sigue Siendo el ‘Destino de Migración dentro de los EE. UU.’ y Lidera la Actividad de Reubicación en este País.

    1 Oct 2014 | 12:21 pm
    AUSTIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--La Asociación de Agentes de Bienes Raíces de Texas publicó hoy el Informe de Reubicación de Texas. Según los datos del Censo de los EE. UU., el informe muestra que Texas continúa liderando a la nación en la actividad de reubicación y sigue siendo una zona de gran interés para las personas que se desplazan desde otros estados. Dan Hatfield, presidente de la Asociación de Agentes de Bienes Raíces de Texas, comentó: “Texas lidera el ‘Destino de Migración dentro de los EE.
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  • GSMA、モバイル360シリーズ・中東で講演するAvea、Du、モビリー、ザイン・グループの上級幹部を発表

    2 Oct 2014 | 12:31 am
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  • ARM and TSMC Unveil Roadmap for 64-bit ARM-based Processors on 10FinFET Process Technology

    2 Oct 2014 | 12:00 am
    HSINCHU, Taiwan & SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ARM® and TSMC today announced a new multi-year agreement that will deliver ARMv8-A processor IP optimized for TSMC 10FinFET process technology. Because of the success in scaling from 20SoC to 16FinFET, ARM and TSMC have decided to collaborate again for 10FinFET. This early pathfinding work will provide valuable learning to enable physical design IP and methodologies in support of customers to tape-out 10FinFET designs as early as Q4 2015.
  • Elektrobit (EB) and Nuance Humanize the New Audi TT

    2 Oct 2014 | 12:00 am
    PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The bond between man and machine is about to get personal. Elektrobit (EB) and Nuance unveiled today at Paris Motor Show the integration of voice and natural language understanding (NLU) technology as part of the Virtual Cockpit in the new Audi TT Roadster. As a result, drivers are able to engage in a more natural, conversational dialogue with Audi’s infotainment and navigation capabilities, the same way they would talk to their friend. With intuitive voice commands, dri
  • Riassunto: Elektrobit (EB) e Nuance umanizzano la nuova Audi TT

    2 Oct 2014 | 12:00 am
    PARIGI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Il legame tra uomo e macchina sta per diventare personale. Elektrobit (EB) e Nuance hanno presentato in anteprima durante il Salone dell’Automobile di Parigi l’integrazione della tecnologia intelligente di riconoscimento vocale e comprensione del linguaggio naturale (Natural Language Understanding, NLU) come parte del posto guida virtuale della nuova Audi TT Roadster. Il testo originale del presente annuncio, redatto nella lingua di partenza, è la versione ufficiale che
  • Toyota Extends Deal with TomTom

    1 Oct 2014 | 11:30 pm
    PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TomTom (TOM2) today announced that it has agreed to extend its supply of traffic information to Toyota Motor Europe beyond 2016 to 2018. Toyota drivers will have access to TomTom Traffic and Places across the entire range*. “We are happy to extend our long standing relationship with Toyota,” said Jan-Maarten de Vries, VP Automotive at TomTom. “Having a quality traffic service is increasingly important for today’s drivers. TomTom’s accurate and up-to date information abou
 
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  • PIMCO’s Troubles Highlight Differences Between a Business Continuity Plan and a Business Crisis-Risk™ Management Plan

    1 Oct 2014 | 7:10 pm
    The tensions in Pacific Investment Management Co.’s (PIMCO) executive suite were growing more intense with each day. One of the firm’s founders, Bill Gross, (known in the industry as “The Bond King”) was up to his old behavior; berating, screaming and demeaning fellow employees. The 70-year-old had been warned about such behavior in the past, but given that he was responsible for many of the firm’s fixed income trading clients, he believed he was immune from repercussion. But according to reports in the Wall Street Journal, one by one, younger executives approached the Executive…
  • Active Shooter Cases in the United States: 2000-2013

    1 Oct 2014 | 12:08 pm
    Recently, the Federal Bureau of Investigation released a study on active shooter incidents in the United States between 2000 and 2013. This infographic depicts the findings in the first half of the report in conjunction with Firestorm best practices. This is part one of two infographics. The second half of the report will be presented next week.    
  • Enterovirus 68, TB, and Ebola in the U.S. - Analysis by Dr. Donald Donahue JR

    1 Oct 2014 | 6:16 am
    This is the second of two articles this week from Dr. Donald Donahue JR., DHEd, MBA, FACHE. Retired Lieutenant Colonel Donahue is as an Advisory Member to the American Academy of Disaster Medicine. The American Academy of Disaster Medicine (AADM) is a unique volunteer organization dedicated to promoting and educating physicians and healthcare professionals concerning the critical importance of disaster medicine preparedness. Jump to EBOLA IN U.S.   On Tuberculosis: From CNN -- Five babies in El Paso, Texas, have tested positive for tuberculosis after being exposed to the infectious…
  • Ebola Crisis Planning Includes Post-Crisis Measures - Analysis by Dr. Don Donahue

    30 Sep 2014 | 8:19 pm
    This is the first of two articles this week from Dr. Donald Donahue JR., DHEd, MBA, FACHE. Retired Lieutenant Colonel Donahue is as an Advisory Member to the American Academy of Disaster Medicine. The American Academy of Disaster Medicine (AADM) is a unique volunteer organization dedicated to promoting and educating physicians and healthcare professionals concerning the critical importance of disaster medicine preparedness. For Want of a Nail.... In the early days of World War II, Chief of Naval Operations Admiral E. J. King famously said “I don't know what the hell this ‘logistics’ is…
  • Business Continuity: Not Just for Big Companies

    25 Sep 2014 | 1:11 pm
    During a recent seminar, a participant raised a question that incited a great deal of discussion. An owner of a small start-up business asked - "How large does a company have to be to have a Business Continuity Plan?" This very simple question quickly turned into a complex discussion. It migrated away from "the number of employees," into a dialogue around the use of available capital, the potential return on investment and the loudest comment, "we do not have the time or resources to devote to the project." All of these are valid points. Given the inherent difficulty of measuring returns from…
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  • Marketplace – For Successful and Reliable Business

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    19 Sep 2014 | 9:28 am
    What is a marketplace? As everybody knows, marketplace is a place where people gather for buying and selling purposes. If you have ever gone to a marketplace, you would have seen different products being sold by various sellers. The similar strategy is followed even in the eCommerce business. Planning to enhance your online business? Then convert your e-store into a highly beneficial marketplace! Are you a Magento user? Magento is voted as the popular and powerful eCommerce platform widely used to create attractive eCommerce websites. It is considered appropriate for small to medium…
  • Convert site visitors to registered users with the Hide Product Price extension

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    12 Sep 2014 | 12:00 pm
    Hide and seek has been the most favorite children’s game for a very long time. The player whose eyes are blindfolded should try to reach or touch the other players. This same concept is followed in the Hide product price extension. This Magento extension does not allow anonymous visitors to view the price of the products. Customers are obsessed with purchasing items at the lowest cost. They mostly compare the products from various sites. The eCommerce stores have many software integrated to make the site more functional and beneficial. Magento is one such eCommerce software that plays a…
  • Redirect your clients to their native language! Using Auto Switcher GeoIP Module

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    9 Sep 2014 | 2:05 pm
    Wanna increase the traffic and boost sales of your business? You should attract and satisfy all online shoppers when they visit your eCommerce store. This will lead to more traffic and sales. Most of the successful businesses widely depend on the customer satisfaction. It is the key to repeat business and referral. If you make your customers feel comfortable and special in your store, you can easily increase the sales of your business. Why Customer Satisfaction is So Important? 70% of buying experiences are based on how the customer feels they are being treated – McKinsey. Customers have…
  • Enjoy hassle free shipping experience using UPS

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    3 Sep 2014 | 2:16 pm
    Everyone knows that online shopping is a current trend of shopping method which attracted more than millions of people towards it. Hence, there are countless eCommerce websites comes with rich features to provide the best shopping experience to the online shoppers. Running a successful eCommerce store is widely depends on the products, payment process, and shipping process. In this article, we are going to see how to provide a hassle free shipping experience to the users in your PrestaShop eCommerce store. PrestaShop One of the most popular and powerful open source eCommerce softwares in the…
  • Ways Your Ecommerce Website Can Take an Advantage of the Upcoming Holidays

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    29 Aug 2014 | 6:19 am
    The holiday season is drawing near and the big dates are getting closer. So what are you doing about it? If you want this year’s holidays to rock for you, then you have to start preparing for it right now! With Thanksgiving, Christmas, Halloween, Cyber Monday and other holidays, it is high time that you amp up your eCommerce website. According to a report filed by the National Retail Federation, holiday sales have been increasing by around 3.5% every year. So, keeping this in mind, it is suggested that you follow these below mentioned ways to improve your eCommerce website and earn massive…
 
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  • Is the EEOC Finally Noticing Age Discrimination?

    PGB
    29 Sep 2014 | 11:20 am
    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission  filed its second lawsuit this month alleging age discrimination, indicating a possible uptick in EEOC efforts in this long-neglected area. The lawsuit touches upon the widespread problem of discriminatory hiring practices in the legal profession, which may be second only to systematic age discrimination in higher education. In my new book, Betrayed: The Legalization of Age Discrimination […]
  • The EEOC, Age & the Great Recession

    PGB
    22 Sep 2014 | 8:21 pm
    The Great Recession hit older workers like a baseball bat. Older workers were fired and laid off, dumped nto a sea of long-term unemployment, poorly-paid temp or part-time work and into an ill-advised early retirement. Many have not recovered and never will. In my new book, Betrayed: The Legalization of Age Discrimination, I write that a […]
  • New Book: The Legalization of Age Discrimination

    PGB
    4 Sep 2014 | 6:01 pm
    Even Workers Otherwise Considered to be Young are Vulnerable Why are workers in their 30s, 40s and 50s increasingly experiencing age discrimination? This one of the issues I explore in my new book: Betrayed: The Legalization of Age Discrimination in the Workplace. The short answer is that age discrimination has become normalized due to a […]
  • EEOC Defers to ‘Lord High Executioner’

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    30 Aug 2014 | 12:19 pm
    For those of us who care about workplace abuse, these are trying times. A federal court judge in Hawaii has forced the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to publically apologize for announcing last June that a settlement was “filed” in a  case involving “vulnerable” Thai farm workers who were exploited by a labor contractor in Hawaii. The […]
  • Judge Says College Athletes Have Rights

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    9 Aug 2014 | 11:20 am
    The failure to compensate big school college athletes has always been about worker fairness and, arguably,  race discrimination. Now a federal judge has cut through the propaganda by ruling that the National Collegiate Athletic Association violated federal anti-trust law by prohibiting schools and conferences from paying players for the rights to their names, images and […]
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