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2014-08-27 12:33:46

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Interactions Corporation today announced plans to expand its Austin workforce by adding 1,000 new employees by 2015 to support a rapidly expanding customer base. Openings are for associates who provide a combination of customer service and data entry functions to support Interactions' iCenters. Interactions, the leading provider of conversational automated systems for customer care, has operated facilities in Austin since 2007 to support...

2014-08-14 23:09:57

Student Companies Participating in the Summer Accelerator Program will Present September 10, 2014; RSVP at https://plus.google.com/events/c5vls8phtrhj2f3pm026de9pgbc. Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 The Austin Technology Incubator (ATI), part of the IC2 Institute of The University of Texas at Austin, invites the public to attend the Virtual Decision Day of its summer accelerator for UT Austin student startups. Eleven of the most highly prospective UT Austin startups will present on...

2014-08-12 16:28:23

Austin Podiatry offers shorter wait times and two accessible offices in Austin, TX. AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Approximately 75 percent of Americans will experience a foot problem at some point in their lives; however, since the majority of these problems aren't congenital, there are ways to prevent foot problems from occurring. Whether a patient is already preparing for the Austin Marathon and Half Marathon in February 2015 or they're dealing with a recent...

2014-08-06 08:22:56

- Investor and Founder of NextGen Climate to deliver keynote on bringing climate change to the forefront of policy decisions - AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South by Southwest Eco (SXSW Eco), a conference connecting the urgency of global sustainability challenges with the opportunity for breakthrough solutions, today announced that Tom Steyer, investor, philanthropist, clean energy advocate and founder of NextGen Climate will lead a keynote session at the event....

2014-08-04 16:20:37

"ride2provide" To Be Integrated via car2go Mobile App Beginning August 4th AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CLICK TO TWEET: car2go Launches #ride2provide to Help Members to Work Together To Give Back - car2go To Donate Directly to .@WholePlanet http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140804/133033 car2go North America LLC, the fastest-growing global carsharing company, announced that it has launched "ride2provide," a donation feature to be integrated into the car2go...

2014-07-28 08:21:09

Don't Let Losing Your Car Keys Ruin Your Family's Summer Vacation AUSTIN, Texas, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Now that the temperature is sizzling and the kids are out on summer break, it is vacation season in Texas. And, according to Orbitz, 77 percent of Americans are planning on taking a vacation this summer. And nearly half of those vacations are with the kids and that usually means a road trip. So load up your car and get going. But don't forget, that besides gassing up the...

2014-07-21 23:06:13

Scott Felder Homes netted a total of three category-specific wins in Best Product Design and three additional awards for their marketing practices at the Summit Awards. San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 On Saturday, July 12th, homebuilder Scott Felder Homes was presented with six awards at the Summit Awards, hosted by the Greater San Antonio Builders Association at the Omni Colonnade. In addition to the wins at the Summit Awards, the company has recently been named the 2012, 2013...

2014-07-17 23:00:54

With a little inspiration, 101 Mobility Austin rose to the occasion to install a patient lift for a very deserving Georgetown woman. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Debra Dowden, co-owner of 101 Mobility Austin, found herself presented with a special opportunity to install a patient lift for a deserving community member. Debra’s business, a local provider of mobility solutions such as wheelchair ramps, patient lifts, and vertical lifts, was recently approached by Erin Kiltz for the...

2014-07-14 16:24:02

Practice to add four Texas Locations and enter Austin Market HOUSTON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Urgent Care for Kids announced plans to enter the Austin market and add four new clinics throughout the state. The practice is slated to open two new Houston-area clinics as well as two clinics in the greater Austin area by the end of the summer. Urgent Care for Kids selected these areas by identifying key growth markets where it can respond to increased demand for high quality after-hours...

2014-06-30 23:19:52

Girlstart honors four women who have made significant impacts in their fields and communities utilizing their STEM education. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Girlstart has announced the recipients of its second annual Women in STEM Awards, honoring four women who have made significant impacts in their fields and communities utilizing their STEM education. The award recipients will be honored as part of Game Changers, Girlstart’s annual luncheon event, which takes place this year on...


Latest Austin, Texas Reference Libraries

The Impact Of Growing Degree Days For The Austin Texas Area
2012-08-22 13:25:00

Growing Degree days are another huge part of our lives even though we may not deal with them directly. Growing degree days deal with the growing of fruits and vegetables along with other various crops that are grown throughout the United States for our personal uses. As we examine the Austin Texas area we can see how the impacts of normal, El-Nino and La-Nina cycles have an impact on just the month of March. These numbers are based on 50F which is the base number used for determining when...

Climate Impact On Your Budget For Austin Texas
2012-07-16 10:44:17

If you live in Austin Texas, this is what type of heating and cooling of your house you can expect to see during various weather events such as EL-Nino and La-Nina. The above graph represents three events known as EL-Nino, La-Nina and normal conditions. All the data was gathered from the month of March for each event. During a Normal cycle it is pretty fair to say that Austin will experience heating and cooling pretty close together. While during an EL-Nino event it shows that heating...

Weather Reference Library
2012-06-18 22:12:26

El-Nino is marked with having warmer waters in the Pacific Ocean, so how can it have impacts on Austin Texas. This is a look at what occurred during an EL-Nino event as we evaluate three months of the cycle. January 2012- March 2012 La-Nina Impacts on Austin TX Climate January 2012 Normal temperatures for the month are usually around 40-60F. Examining what occurred during the month of January during an EL-Nino event the temps where average 40% of the month. While, 21% of the month...

2012-06-18 08:49:21

Symbol: BRTE7 Group: Moss Family: Bruchiaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Dicranales Family   Bruchiaceae Genus   Bruchia Schwägr. – bruchia moss Species   Bruchia texana Austin...

Weather Reference Library
2012-05-21 13:46:02

Austin Texas is located in the Southern Part of the United States. To the west the elevation increases while to the east the elevation slopes down towards the Gulf of Mexico. Temperatures for Austin Texas: January through February the normal temperatures range from the 40’s during the evening to the 60’s during the day. March shows a slight warming trend as the averages are in the 50’s during the evening and the days warm into the 70’s. April through May as spring continues the...

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Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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