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Business News Archive - March 15, 2007

NORWALK, Conn., March 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diageo, the world's leading spirits, wine and beer company, is proud to announce that it has won a total of nine Hot Brand awards from leading industry analyst Impact Databank.

Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) said Thursday that it has agreed to acquire the online meeting company WebEx Communications Inc. (WEBX) for about $3.2 billion in cash.

ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coal Trading Handbook combines an exhaustive, no-nonsense analysis of the U.S. and global coal markets with a comprehensive coverage of coal trading techniques and risk management strategies.

TAMPA, Fla., March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon, the most dependable local phone company, wants you back, and Verizon is offering a great deal for returning or new customers to prove it.

Gutride Safier LLP (www.gutridesafier.com) announces that a class action lawsuit was commenced in the United States District Court, Southern District of New York, against Globalstar, Inc.

Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.