Business News Archive - July 06, 2011

LONDON, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Study of used car values around the UK reveals mixed economic outlook and varied consumer confidence - Used car prices are a better short term indicator or economic outlook than house prices The latest used car prices study by UsedCarExpert.co.uk has revealed a mixed economic outlook for the UK.

DUBAI, UAE, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the passenger and air cargo traffic in the Middle East rises by 17% and 30% respectively in 2010, previous incidents such as the Domodedovo airport suicide bombing in January 2011 in Russia and the air cargo bomb posted from Yemen in October 2010 demonstrate that the aviation industry is still a top target for terrorists. According to research by the International Quality & Productivity Centre (IQPC), nearly 70% of respondents from a detailed survey in April 2011 considered that the biggest improvements need to be made on cargo security in the Middle East.

FALLS CHURCH, Va., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GTBS, a leading provider of mission and technology solutions to the federal government, announced today that it was awarded a SeaPort Enhanced (SeaPort-e) prime contract. This Multiple Award Contract (MAC) is used by the U.S.

INDIANAPOLIS, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ITW Gema, the global leader in high-performance powder coating technology, announced the introduction of the OptiFlex2, the industry's most advanced manual powder spray system. ITW Gema's new OptiFlex2 stands apart from other manual powder coating systems.

IRVINE, Calif., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kelley Blue Book's www.kbb.com, the leading provider of new car and used car information, today announces a major expansion of its OEM Advertising and Business Development team nationwide, with promotions and new hires in both the company's Detroit office and Irvine, Calif., headquarters.

First Uranium Corporation (Continued under the laws of British Columbia, Canada) (Registration number C0777384) (South African registration number 2007/009016/10) Share code:  FUM ISIN:CA33744R1029 TORONTO AND JOHANNESBURG, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - First Uranium Corporation (TSX:FIU) (JSE:FUM) (FUM ISIN:CA33744R1029) ("First Uranium") announced today that effective Friday July 15, 2011 the 11% secured convertible notes (the "Rand Notes") of Mine Waste Solutions (Proprietary) Limited ("MWS" or the "Company") due March 31, 2011, will be listed for trading on the JSE Limited.  The Rand Notes were issued under a note indenture dated April 23, 2010, entered into between MWS and GMG Trust Company SA Limited, as trustee. Below is the abridged pre-listing statement which contains the salient information in respect of the listing of the Rand Notes by MWS which is more fully described in the pre-listing statement.

CHICAGO, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cobra Electronics Corporation (NASDAQ: COBR), celebrating 50 years of innovation in 2011 as a leading designer and marketer of award-winning consumer and mobile electronics, today announced that its Cobra iRadar(TM) Detection System has been recognized by the prestigious Industrial Designer Society of America (IDSA) with a 2011 International Design Excellence Award (IDEA).

NEWTON, Mass., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TripAdvisor®, the world's largest travel site*, today announced the beta launch of rail itineraries into its award-winning flight meta-search engine, TripAdvisor Flights.

VILNIUS, Lithuania, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurotechnology, a provider of high-precision biometric identification technologies, today introduced VeriSpeak, the company's new voice identification technology.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.