Business News Archive - February 08, 2010

ST. PAUL, Minn., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Minnesota Trucking Association (MTA) and its members today announced their 2010 legislative agenda, which will further define and clarify responsibility in traffic accidents under Minnesota law.

LONDON, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent research on the automotive powertrain market, Frost & Sullivan presents EVO Electric Ltd.

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The economic turmoil of 2009 had a profound impact on the global chemicals industry.

OXFORD, England, February 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Helveta Ltd., the leading provider of asset management and supply chain monitoring technology for the forest sector, has announced an exclusive 5 year supply agreement with Societe Generale de Surveillance S.A.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Space shuttle Endeavour lit up the predawn sky above Florida's Space Coast on Monday with a 4:14 a.m. EST launch from NASA's Kennedy Space Center.

LONDON, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The need for integration and more efficient business cycles is propelling the global commercial aviation asset management software market, with revenues projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of about 8 per cent from 2008 to 2018.

IRVINE, Calif. and LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- CDMdata, Inc., a Kelley Blue Book company, and DealerTrack, Inc., a subsidiary of DealerTrack Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: TRAK), a leading provider of on-demand software and data solutions for the U.S.

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Techsystems' (NYSE: ATK) Reusable Solid Rocket Motors (RSRM) ignited at 4:14 a.m. EST, launching the Space Shuttle Endeavour and its crew on their 13-day mission to the International Space Station (ISS).

Word of the Day
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.