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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...

High School Students Being Recruited By Silicon Valley Firms
2014-07-09 09:55:14

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The National Basketball Association (NBA) has come under heat in recent years for scouting players at the high school level and as a result the league has imposed age rules on drafting players. Now Silicon Valley tech giants are the ones that are eyeing a very different type of high school talent. On Tuesday Bloomberg reported that Facebook is just one of several tech companies rolling out the red carpet in an effort to recruit summer...

2014-06-30 08:25:23

Publication Provides Key Findings from Yearlong Research Effort and Recommendations for Mayors and Ministers to Create Their Own Teams LONDON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Bloomberg Philanthropies and Nesta, the UK's innovation foundation, released a new report which highlights 20 of the world's top innovation teams in government. The publication, i-teams: The teams and funds making innovation happen in governments around the world, showcases innovation teams established by...

soda ban gets nixed
2014-06-27 07:01:35

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you thought ex-Mayor Michael Bloomberg's audacious reach to limit the size of soda one could purchase died its very public death in March of 2012 with a ruling by the New York State Supreme Court you could be forgiven for your mistake. As redOrbit's Lawrence LeBlond reported last year, that ruling was really only regarded as a major setback for the law, described at the time as arbitrary and improperly enacted. In that ruling,...

2014-06-24 08:22:56

Ex-Treasury Secretaries Shultz, Rubin and Paulson Join Bloomberg, Steyer and other Leaders Urging Industry to Better Understand Risks to Economy NEW YORK, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American economy could face significant and widespread disruptions from climate change unless U.S. businesses and policymakers take immediate action to reduce climate risk, according to a new report released today. The report, "Risky Business: The Economic Risks of Climate Change in the United States,"...

2014-06-19 23:17:50

Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH, a German pharmaceutical company, recently announced a settlement for approximately 4,000 claims related to injuries and deaths caused by the blood thinner Pradaxa. PHOENIX, AZ (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 The Arizona personal injury firm Phillips Law Group is investigating claims against Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH, the pharmaceutical company who makes the blood thinner Pradaxa. On May 28, a Bloomberg report announced that Boehringer had agreed to settle approximately...

2014-06-19 23:17:43

German pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH has agreed to settle nearly 4,000 claims against the drug company for injuries and deaths caused by the blood thinner Pradaxa. MCALESTER, OK (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 The Edwards Law Firm, an Oklahoma pharmaceutical litigation firm, continues to investigate and pursue claims regarding Pradaxa, a blood thinner manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH. A Bloomberg report on May 28 announced that Boehringer had agreed to pay $650 million...

2014-06-16 23:08:33

Manufacturer and marketer of the new Freedom Quit Smoking System commend Bill Gates and Michael Bloomberg’s $500 million dollar antismoking investment to globally persevere life and offers the duo a $50,000 smoking cessation product donation to help rid the world of nicotine addiction. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Freedom Laser Therapy founder Craig Nabat, inventor of the new Freedom Quit Smoking System-America's nicotine-free and natural way to quit smoking is driven to...

2014-06-16 16:26:51

ARLINGTON, Va., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bloomberg BNA today announced that Ken Crutchfield has joined the company as Vice President for Environment, Health & Safety and Software Businesses, reporting to Darren McKewen, President, Tax & Specialty Division. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120110/DC33627LOGO In this new role, Crutchfield will oversee the business strategy and implementation of customer-centric solutions for the Environmental, Health...

2014-06-16 00:21:20

382,000 Londoners Work in Technology and Information Sector; an increase of 11% since 2009 LONDON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study published today at the start of London Technology Week found that London's technology and information sector -- which includes traditional tech companies as well as related media and information companies -- employs 382,000 workers, an increase of 11 percent since 2009. The report, "London: Digital City on the Rise," was released today in...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'