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Business News Archive - January 10, 2011

In their recent 2011 Franchise 500 Rankings, Entrepreneur magazine listed the top 500 franchise opportunities for the New Year.

CoolIT Systems, leaders in advanced liquid cooling technology, announced today their partnership with Systemax, one of the largest online retailers for computers and consumer electronics.

CoolIT Systems, leaders in advanced liquid cooling technology, announced today their partnership with Inno3D, who develop a comprehensive variety of 3D graphic board accelerators for the OEM and OED markets.

Hunterston is the desired site for a new Scottish multi-fuel power station to be developed by Ayrshire Power. (PRWeb UK) January 9, 2011 Hunterston is the desired site for a new Scottish multi-fuel power station to be developed by Ayrshire Power. Executive careers consultancy UK Knack Group reports that the power authority will benefit from the enterprise of the Petrofac/Doosan Power Systems/Fluor consortium, implementing the exciting new carbon-capture-and-storage technique – known as CCS.

It was, indeed, a case of an ill wind’s blowing no-one any good in East Kilbride this year. (PRWeb UK) January 9, 2011 It was, indeed, a case of an ill wind’s blowing no-one any good in East Kilbride this year. When Swiss multi-national ABB closed down its Scottish engineering services division at the end of last month, the 17-strong staff and their families were staring at the prospect of a pretty bleak and less than festive Christmas – until out popped the Christmas fairy who introduced himself as one John Welsh and said oh, joy, jollity and prosperity shall be yours for ever after, tra-la! Executive careers consultancy UK Knack Group said that the suddenly redundant men’s immediate adoption to swell the ranks of Booth Welsh Automation was a logical outcome, as its managing director made the announcement saying, “These people now form the backbone of a new BWA consultancy team, headed by Muir Porter who held the same post at ABB.

Cascades Technologies inc., has been chosen as a key vendor in providing Information Technology Support Services fot the FBI IT Tripple S Initiative.

Mark Roman Law Group partners with one of Florida’s premier bicycle racing teams, Gearlink Racing, Inc. as a sponsor. Mark Roman and Morgan Gaynor, both avid recreational cyclists, recognize the importance of the “Share the Road” concept which ensures safety for cyclists on Florida roads.

North Shore Eye Care, a leading, specialized eye care practice based in Smithtown, is conducting a continuing education program for optometrists on Sunday, January 9, 2010, at the Huntington Hilton in Melville.

Demoing "Inception" the Multi-Touch way, PQ Labs delivers true Multi-Touch 21.5" - 27" products to change the way you work and play.

Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'