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Business News Archive - April 20, 2010

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- TK Carsites, the leader of internet marketing solutions and SEO for auto retailers, released Power SEO, combining new methodologies to bring you the finest SEO solution in the industry today.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- FiReControl, England's national fire and rescue emergency response infrastructure, will use proven incident response management solutions from Intergraph®, the world leader in public safety and security solutions, to enhance public and firefighter safety and provide rapid response for more than 50 million citizens. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081211/DECLOGO ) FiReControl will create a network of nine regional control centers to manage all fire and rescue resources across England for fast response times to save lives and property through a unified system providing advanced cross-regional interoperability and improved resource management.

BOGOTA, April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- La Cortez Energy, Inc.

IRVINE, Calif., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Top 10 Green Cars for 2010 today were named by the expert editors from Kelley Blue Book, www.kbb.com, the leading provider of new car and used car information.

LONDON, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to overwhelming interest and the success of last year's inaugural event, Frost & Sullivan is hosting its second annual interactive workshop entitled "Electric Vehicles Unplugged: New Business Models and Infrastructure Development Trends" workshop in London on 22 and 23 June 2010.

CALABASAS, Calif., April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- National Technical Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTSC) (NTS), a leading provider of engineering services, announced today that veteran executive Donald J.

SHENZHEN, China, April 20 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China BAK Battery Inc.

AUSTIN, Texas, April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFMI) announced it is strengthening efforts to reduce energy consumption company-wide by 25 percent per square foot by 2015.

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Susser Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq: SUSS) said today it expects to report same-store merchandise sales growth for the first quarter of 2010 of approximately 2.5 percent.

HSINCHU, Taiwan, April 20 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TAIEX: 2303; UMC), a leading global semiconductor foundry, will announce its new climate change policy and carbon emission reduction plans on April 22nd, Earth Day, in its drive to promote low-carbon living concepts and fulfill the company's commitment to corporate social responsibility.

Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'