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Business News Archive - May 27, 2009

Design and engineering solutions will speed project schedules and increase productivity HUNTSVILLE, Ala., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Petrofac, an international oil and gas engineering, procurement and construction company based in the UAE with affiliates all over the world, has chosen Intergraph(R) SmartPlant(R) Enterprise solutions to add to its portfolio of tools used in the execution of its global design and engineering projects.

A federal judge in Dallas is considering whether an insider-trading case against businessman Mark Cuban should be dismissed or move forward. Attorneys for Cuban and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission argued legal points before U.S. District Judge Sidney Fitzwater Tuesday.

Harris Stratex wireless broadband and network service assurance products will support deployments of secured defense and security communications networks RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harris Stratex Networks, Inc.

The SunPower T5 Solar Roof Tile Generates the Most Solar Energy per Rooftop SAN JOSE, Calif., May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SunPower Corp.

THE HAGUE, The Netherlands, May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Royal Dutch Shell plc ("Shell") (NYSE: RDS.A) (NYSE: RDS.B) today announced a series of changes to senior management roles and responsibilities, aimed at sharper focus on operating performance and technology.

FRANKFURT am MAIN, Germany, May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At the regular annual general meeting for shareholders in Frankfurt-Hoechst today, Fraport executive board chairman Prof. Dr.

BARCELONA, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- - AGORA(TM) is Key to Avoid Major Black-Outs in California The Spanish group, Aplicaciones en Informatica Avanzada (AIA), announced today that the U.S.

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- MAGIC Marketplace, the world's most comprehensive fashion trade event, announces today that Ed Hardy and the Christian Audigier Brand Management portfolio of lifestyle brands will show at MAGIC in August 2009. "Christian's brands are the perfect fit for our PREMIUM at MAGIC floor and we are thrilled to be working with them," said Chris DeMoulin, MAGIC International President and Executive Vice President of Advanstar's Fashion Group.

Company schedules conference call for today at 10 a.m. EDT HOUSTON, May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: BRS) announced today that it has acquired 42.5% of Lider Aviacao Holding S.A.

Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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