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2013-09-26 23:39:53

CareClix, a telemedicine company based in the Washington, DC area, will be providing Altavista, VA telehealth services for their employees and officials. The partnership provides a comprehensive virtual health solution and 24/7 telemedicine access. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 CareClix, a telemedicine company based in the Washington, DC area, will be providing Altavista, VA telehealth services for their employees and officials. The partnership provides a comprehensive virtual...

Yahoo Monthly Active Users Up According To Mayer
2013-09-12 19:25:47

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Speaking at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference this week, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer expressed her delight at how things are going at the once struggling company. Mayer announced that the Yahoo monthly active users are up 20 percent to 800 million globally, including 350 million monthly active users on mobile. These increases have come since Mayer took the helm of the company in July of last year, but do not include Tumblr, the high...

Yahoo Says Hasta La Vista to AltaVista
2013-07-01 12:52:17

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com -- Your Universe Online Yahoo! announced that it will say "hasta la vista" to the AltaVista search engine next week. Web portal Yahoo! had acquired AltaVista -- along with its technology, index and even the name -- when it bought ad firm Overture in 2003 for $140 million in cash and stock. Launched in 1995, AltaVista had been the first search engine to index large amounts of web-based content and had been hugely popular for search but lost steam once Google...

2011-05-23 10:37:00

CHANTILLY, Va., MAY 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Intersections Inc. (NASDAQ: INTX), a leading provider of consumer and corporate identity risk management services that has protected 32 million consumers, will be presenting a seminar on identity theft awareness and prevention for businesses and consumers on Thursday, May 26th starting at 6:30 pm at the Altavista Train Station in Altavista, Virginia. This seminar is free to all Chamber members, and open to non-Chamber members for a nominal...

2010-10-06 12:22:00

CHANTILLY, Va., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Intersections Inc. (Nasdaq: INTX), a leading provider of consumer and corporate identity risk management services that has protected over 30 million consumers, will celebrate the opening of its new inbound customer care call center in Altavista, Va. with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, October 7, 2010. The center, which will provide support to Intersections identity theft protection subscribers, is expected to create 250 new jobs in the...

2010-07-14 10:39:00

CHANTILLY, Va., July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Intersections Inc. (Nasdaq: INTX), a leading provider of consumer and corporate identity risk management services, based in Chantilly, Virginia, that has protected over 30 million consumers, today announced its plans to open a new inbound customer service center in Altavista, VA. The facility, expected to open in October 2010, will offer support for Intersections' customers enrolled in its identity theft protection services. With room for...

2009-03-18 08:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- DeepDyve (formerly Infovell) today announced that two visionary executives have joined the company's Advisory Board. John R. Ellis and Joseph J. Esposito bring decades of thought leadership to DeepDyve, each with expertise in areas of vital importance to DeepDyve, as the company seeks to extend its leadership in Deep Web search. "We're privileged to have John and Joseph sitting on our Advisory Board," said William Park, CEO of DeepDyve. "DeepDyve...

2008-08-07 03:00:27

A new testing method is giving the Department of Environmental Quality a better grasp on PCB contamination in the Staunton River. The method is significantly more sensitive than those currently used for state tests, said Mike Shaver, regional biologist. "One of the reasons that we've identified some of these new sources or found the source was we got a much lower detection limit," Shaver said. Water tests from the past two years found three significant sources of PCBs to the Staunton that...

2008-07-29 06:00:00

By Miguel Helft In her two years at Google, Anna Patterson helped design and build some of the pillars of the company's search engine, including its large index of Web pages and some of the formulas it uses for ranking search results. Now, along with her husband, Tom Costello, and a few other former Google workers, she is trying to upstage her former employer. On Monday, the company, Cuil, introduced a search engine that it promised would be more comprehensive than Google's and which, it...


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