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2014-09-19 23:08:07

Matt Brown, founder of My 420 Tours, was recently interviewed by Ganjapreneur about the events leading up to his decision to pursue a career in marijuana after working at Bloomberg and a tech start-up. Ganjapreneur is a recently-launched website dedicated to business news and culture in the legal cannabis industry. Denver, CO (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Matt Brown, the founder of Denver-based marijuana tour company My 420 Tours, was recently interviewed by Ganjapreneur about what led to...

2014-09-16 23:17:15

A St. Louis law firm that practices defective medical device litigation, Carey Danis & Lowe reports on a Texas state trial involving the Boston Scientific Obtryx bladder sling, a vaginal mesh product. The jury found Boston Scientific liable for the plaintiff's injuries. St. Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 The team of defective medical device and personal injury lawyers at Carey Danis & Lowe report that the company behind the Obtryx bladder sling, Boston Scientific...

2014-09-16 08:21:52

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, Inc. (TRUE), the negotiation-free car buying and selling platform, today announced that Alan Ohnsman will become the company's Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer. Ohnsman will report to John Krafcik, TrueCar's President in this newly created position. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110118/LA31413LOGO Ohnsman joined Bloomberg in Tokyo in 1999 and has served as the West Coast automotive...

2014-09-15 12:25:17

Daily Report for Executives'(TM) Hill Watch Provides Insights into Lawmakers' Crowded Agenda ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bloomberg BNA today announced the publication of the Fall edition of Hill Watch, a semi-annual look at the upcoming Capitol Hill legislative calendar. Hill Watch is published by Bloomberg BNA's Daily Report for Executives, which provides in-depth coverage of leading legislative, regulatory, and judicial developments from the nation's...

2014-09-10 23:04:52

Complete Digital Backfiles Available for Both Magazines IPSWICH, Mass. (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Libraries can own the 20th century collections of two of the leading business magazines now that the complete backfiles for Forbes and Bloomberg Businessweek are available from EBSCO Information Services. The entire digital archives going back to volume 1, issue 1 of the magazines are included in EBSCO’s Forbes Digital Archive™ and Bloomberg Businessweek Digital Archive™. Forbes has...

2014-09-09 08:25:26

Initiative increases access to cultural institutions through technology NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced the expansion and rebranding of Bloomberg Connects (formerly known as the Digital Engagement Initiative). Bloomberg Connects provides funding for the development of technology to increase access to cultural institutions and enhance visitor experiences. The expansion includes a new $17 million commitment to support the...

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2014-08-28 05:16:23

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Bloomberg News has obtained a leaked copy of a United Nations report that predicts “severe, irreversible and unpredictable impacts for people and ecosystems” as a result of global warming. The document lays the blame for climate change on human activity and in particular on the effects of fossil fuel emissions. The leaked paper comes from the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Bloomberg reporter Alex Morales...

2014-08-21 08:27:21

NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- George Pyne, the President of IMG Sports and Entertainment, was recently featured in a Bloomberg News article that was published on August 13, 2014, regarding his departure from IMG and his plans to launch a new business venture. In the story, Bloomberg News wrote, "George Pyne, who as president of IMG Sports and Entertainment helped build its college division is leaving the sports marketing company to create a new venture. It's the...

2014-08-20 08:25:00

Committing $45 Million to Local Governments Using Innovation Delivery to Solve Urban Problems NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced a new $45 million investment to boost the capacity of city halls to use innovation to tackle major challenges and improve urban life. The foundation will direct significant funding and other assistance to help dozens of cities adopt the Innovation Delivery model, an approach to generating and implementing new...

2014-07-25 08:20:29

In a recent interview by Bloomberg, attorney Jonathan C. Reiter of the Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC, discussed the FAA's decision to expand its ban on flights in conflict zones. NEW YORK, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New York based aviation accident lawyer Jonathan C. Reiter offered his legal perspective on the FAA's decision to expand a ban on flights in conflict zones during a recent interview with Bloomberg. The decision was made by the agency after a projectile from Gaza...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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