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2011-04-11 14:24:00

LAS VEGAS, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At the IMPACT 2011 conference, IBM (NYSE: IBM) unveiled new software that will allow clients to develop, deploy and manage new types of applications spanning all major platforms from the mainframe to mobile devices. The ability to expand the reach of their applications will allow businesses to grow revenue and increase their customer base by taking advantage of new and developing markets such as mobile and cloud. (Photo:...

2011-04-04 15:00:00

EAST GREENVILLE, Pa., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Knoll, Inc. (NYSE: KNL), a leading designer and manufacturer of branded furniture, textiles and leathers recognized for innovation and modern design, today announced that it plans to report financial results for the first quarter 2011 on Friday, April 15, 2011, prior to the opening of the market. Knoll will host a conference call at 10:00 a.m. EDT on Friday, April 15, 2011 to discuss its financial results. The call will include slides;...

2011-03-04 07:15:00

ARMONK, N.Y., March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that a leading provider of corporate fitness services is using business rules software to customize individual workouts to help consumers reach their fitness goals in the New Year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) Core Performance helps leading corporations develop on-site facilities that help employees get into shape through personalized workout programs that can be completed in less...

2011-02-28 01:00:00

GENEVA, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill has signed an agreement with SkySails GmbH & Co. KG (SkySails) to use wind power technology to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the shipping industry. SkySails, based in Hamburg, has developed innovative, patented technology that uses a kite which flies ahead of the vessel and generates enough propulsion to reduce consumption of bunker fuel by up to 35 percent in ideal sailing conditions. Next December Cargill will install the 320m2...

2011-02-02 13:00:00

GUANGZHOU CITY, China and ARMONK, N.Y., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Guangdong Rural Credit Cooperatives (Guangdong Cooperatives), the largest rural credit bank in China, has selected IBM (NYSE: IBM) technology to build an enterprise-wide banking system to support its long term business strategies and growth. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) The new workload optimized system, built on IBM hardware and software technology, has been rolled out to 23 members of...

2011-01-24 15:01:00

EAST GREENVILLE, Pa., Jan. 24 , 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Knoll, Inc. (NYSE: KNL), a leading designer and manufacturer of branded furniture and textiles recognized for innovation and modern design, today announced that it plans to report financial results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2010 on Friday, February 4, 2011, prior to the opening of the market. Knoll will host a conference call at 10:00 a.m. EST on Friday, February 4, 2011 to discuss its financial results. The call will...

2011-01-11 07:05:00

ARMONK, N.Y., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the National Retail Federation conference in New York City, IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced a new Consumer Products Industry Framework that can help clients reduce costs and increase revenue through improved consumer relationships, supply chain analytics and e-commerce capabilities. Companies winning business and lowering overhead with these IBM solutions include Crocs and Pepsi Beverages Company (PBC). (Logo:...

2010-11-18 06:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- VaraLogix®, the emerging leader of Enterprise Application Delivery solutions, today launched their North American Operations and announced VaraLogix Q for JBoss®, WebSphere®, WebLogic, Apache and Oracle. VaraLogix Q is an automation framework built from the ground up for Enterprise Application Delivery - reducing cycle times as much as 80%. With VaraLogix patent-pending technology you can...

2010-11-17 07:15:00

BURLINGTON, Vt., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Burlington, VT-based Big Big Beans, Inc. announced today that Competitive Edge Media Management, Inc. will be managing the launch of an "As Seen On TV" campaign for the Diva Dangler, an innovative new earring display that retails for $19.95. The TV advertising campaign will begin in late November, focusing on this simple solution for turning messy earrings into an organized work of art. Additionally, customers may join an "Earring of the Month...

2010-11-01 11:41:00

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford Motor Company has selected Distribution Service Technologies, Inc. (DST) as its exclusive partner to provide Ford Authorized Distributors (FADs) with a Motorcraft-branded eBusiness portal called eCounter. Built on DST's industry-leading TurboParts eCommerce engine, eCounter will feature exclusive content and functionality to allow FADs to do business with their customers 24/7/365. Ford's FADs will have access to a Motorcraft-branded...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'