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Business News Archive - January 24, 2010

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. General Services Administration yesterday appointed Mortimer L. Downey to serve as director and Marcel C.

ST. PETERS, Mo., Jan. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc. (NYSE: WFR) and German solar developer Conergy AG have reached an out of court settlement of a lawsuit related to a solar wafer supply contract between Conergy and MEMC Singapore Pte.

DUBAI, UAE, January 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The Airport Security Summit Middle East 2010, which will be held from 7- 10 February at the Grand Millennium Hotel in Dubai, is proud to announce the latest distinguished speaker to join the expert speaker faculty, Captain William Airman, Chief Security Officer, flydubai, UAE.

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Chevrolet announced that greater Washington D.C. will be an initial launch market for the Chevrolet Volt electric vehicle with extended range.

Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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