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2010-06-07 06:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, June 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In his first major reorganization in more than 11 years, Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer J. Wayne Leonard has named Entergy leaders to new roles effective as early as June 14. The reorganization will enhance organizational effectiveness and performance by strengthening local regulatory presence in the Northeast and consolidating commercial and risk functions for Entergy's wholesale commodity business...

2010-05-13 06:30:00

GREENWICH, Conn., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fifth year in a row, CEOs rate Texas as the #1 state in which to do business and California as the worst. North Carolina maintained its #2 rank, while Tennessee rose two positions to the #3 spot. Virginia was up three slots from last year to #4 while Nevada notched a one spot gain to claim the #5 position. Chief Executive magazine's annual "Best & Worst States" survey takes the pulse of CEOs on business conditions around the nation....

2010-03-07 23:15:00

JOHANNESBURG, March 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Positioned for future growth despite challenging markets Headline earnings per share decreased by 51% to R10,67 Overall group production volumes up Cash fixed costs reduced Interim dividend increased by 12% to R2,80 per share Full pipeline of capital projects progressing well Focused response to climate change imperative Overview Chief executive, Pat Davies says: "Our deliberate, intense efforts on operational improvement and cost...

2010-02-11 05:00:00

BOSTON and COBHAM, England, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PAREXEL International Corporation (Nasdaq: PRXL), a leading global biopharmaceutical services provider, and Proteome Sciences plc (LSE: PRM), a leading provider of protein biomarker discovery, validation, and assay development services, today announced the formation of an alliance focused on enhancing PAREXEL's biomarker capabilities for early phase clinical development. PAREXEL is using Proteome Sciences' PS Biomarker...

2010-02-09 15:15:00

PARIS, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeremy Darroch, Chief Executive of Sky, the British home entertainment and communications company, will deliver a keynote address at MIPTV on Wednesday, April 14. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100121/NY41837LOGO ) Darroch has been at the forefront of Sky's transformation from a pay television company to a highly diversified business operating in the 20 billion pounds Sterling UK and Irish marketplace. During his keynote, he will discuss his...

2010-02-01 08:32:00

SOUTH NORWALK, Conn., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic Airways, one of the world's leading long haul airlines has today announced that Virgin Atlantic Flying Club Gold and Silver Cardmembers will now be able to receive additional benefits when flying on V Australia and Virgin Blue. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060927/NYW045LOGO ) The airlines' frequent flyer programs first joined forces in July last year when they launched an agreement which allowed Virgin Atlantic's...

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2010-01-07 12:55:00

The breakout hit of this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has been 3-D television "” a technology that is being touted as the next big thing in home theater, AFP reported. Sony chief executive Howard Stringer said when it comes to home entertainment there really is no experience like 3-D. "We intend to take the lead in 3-D. We want to provide the most compelling 3-D content possible," he added. Sony plans to be part of a 3-D television network in the United States that will stream...

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2009-09-17 12:20:00

Technology news site TechCrunch revealed on Wednesday that Twitter is closing a round of funding that will value the company at $1 billion, Reuters reported. TechCrunch cited multiple unnamed sources that said Twitter Chief Executive Evan Williams told employees about the funding round that will raise around $50 million. Twitter has yet to comment on the decision. Benchmark capital led a February round of funding that had valued the company at around $250 million, TechCrunch said. It has been...

2009-08-06 08:48:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Chief Executive magazine's CEO Index, the nation's only monthly CEO Index, dropped to 63 in July, after showing gradual improvement. All components of the index are down, with Employment Confidence taking the largest hit. February saw the lowest ebb of the overall CEO Confidence Index at 39.2 increasing to a peak in May of 75.7. Almost nine in ten leaders (88.8 percent) rated the Current Conditions Index as bad, an increase from June (86.3 percent) and...

2009-06-23 11:28:00

Jeroen van der Veer, Chief Executive, Royal Dutch Shell plc HOUSTON, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- We stand at the early dawn of a new energy future. It will be powered by alternative energy and cleaner fossil fuels. If governments adopt the right rules and incentives, by the middle of this century renewable sources will provide nearly 30% of the world's energy. Society will be on the road toward sustainable mobility. The world's highways will rumble and whir with vehicles powered by all manner of...


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2013-09-08 08:21:15

Steven Paul Jobs, better known as Steve Jobs, Born, February 24, 1955 and died October 5, 2011, was an American entrepreneur, marketer, and inventor, who was the co-founder, chairman, and CEO of Apple Inc. Through Apple, he was widely recognized as a charismatic pioneer of the personal computer revolution and for his influential career in the computer and consumer electronics fields, transforming "one industry after another, from computers and smartphones to music and movies." Jobs also...

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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin