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Business News Archive - July 07, 2010

HAIFA, Israel, June 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Much like personal computers, large, complex systems that manage electric grids, nuclear power plants, transportation operations, and water pipes require periodic critical upgrades to their software.

HOUSTON, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Endeavour International Corporation (NYSE-Amex: END) (LSE: ENDV) today announced that a sixth appraisal well has been successfully drilled and tested in the Cygnus gas field further confirming the field as one of the largest ever discovered in the UK sector of the Southern North Sea.

LONDON, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Global electricity demand fell in 2009 for the first year since 1981. But this sobering statistic is a blip not a trend.

**Interview Alert** WASHINGTON, July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Record-breaking 100-degree temperatures along the East Coast this week could leave millions without power in dangerously hot conditions.

TULSA, Okla., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE: DTG) today provided an update on preliminary estimates for second quarter results and its outlook for the full year of 2010.

CALABASAS, Calif., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- National Technical Systems, Inc.

SANTIAGO, Chile, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- White Mountain Titanium Corporation ("White Mountain" or the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: WMTM) reports that it is continuing to advance the Cerro Blanco project towards final feasibility.

TEMPE, Ariz., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Big Bear Mining Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: BGBR) is pleased to announce that it has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire a 100% interest in ten properties in Rattlesnake Hills which is located in Natrona County, Wyoming.

CHICAGO, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Accertify®, a leading provider of enterprise-wide transaction risk screening solutions, today announced the signing of another new airline customer.

DENVER, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Petroleum Corporation (Delta) (Nasdaq: DPTR), an independent oil and gas exploration and development company, today announced that Carl Lakey has been named Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr.

Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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