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2014-04-07 08:39:04

Board of Directors initiates search for successor; Lefar will continue as CEO through orderly transition HOLMDEL, N.J., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE: VG) today announced that Chief Executive Officer Marc Lefar has shared his intention to retire from the Company upon completion of a process to select a successor. Mr. Lefar will serve as CEO through an orderly leadership transition, which is expected to conclude by year-end. The Vonage Board will...

2012-02-17 04:22:52

Pollen recovered in a 2,500-year-old garden helps reconstruct a paradise of exotic plants, say TAU researchers Researchers have long been fascinated by the secrets of Ramat Rahel, located on a hilltop above modern-day Jerusalem. The site of the only known palace dating back to the kingdom of Biblical Judah, digs have also revealed a luxurious ancient garden. Since excavators discovered the garden with its advanced irrigation system, they could only imagine what the original garden might...

2011-11-10 15:30:28

A group of enthusiastic cytogeneticists (Marlykynti Hynniewta, Surendra Kumar Malik and Satyawada Rama Rao) from North Eastern Hill University show that C. indica occupies a special taxonomic position, as reflected in the karyomorphological data. The genus Citrus is an economically important horticultural crop known for its fruit and juice. In India, there are about 30 species of Citrus of which at least nine species are available throughout India, while 17 species are confined to the...

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2011-01-18 10:45:53

Researchers find evidence of origins of orange, lime, lemon, grapefruit, other citrus species Citrus species are among the most important fruit trees in the world. Citrus has a long history of cultivation, often thought to be more than 4,000 years. Until now, however, the exact genetic origins of cultivated citrus such as sweet orange (Citrus sinensis), lemon (C. limon), and grapefruit (C. paradisi) have been a mystery. A team of researchers from China has published a study in the Journal of...

2009-10-04 18:31:49

A Florida Jewish congregation has found that providing a drive-through sukkah can help connect an ancient holiday ritual with modern life, clergymen said. The holiday of Sukkoth, which began Friday night and requires the faithful to say certain prayers within the shelter of a temporary structure called a sukkah, is being celebrated by Bet Shira Congregation in Pinecrest, Fla., in such a non-traditional way, The Miami Herald reported Friday. The congregation calls the drive-through structure...

2008-09-28 00:00:27

Citron Jewelers Inc. plans to retain its South Hills Village Mall store, but will likely close its outlet at Century III Mall in West Mifflin as part of a Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization, Dale Citron, the company's president, said Friday. Citron said he employs 13 people at the two locations, but does not plan any layoffs at this time. The company filed for bankruptcy protection in federal court in Pittsburgh on Thursday, listing assets ranging up to $50,000, and estimated liabilities...

2008-08-19 12:00:25

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Buzznet Inc., (http://www.buzznet.com/) the media company focused on building active, engaged online communities around pop culture, today announced that Alan Citron has joined the company to spearhead Special Projects. Mr. Citron previously served as general manager of Time Warner's TMZ. "Alan is a new media innovator who's had a tremendous track-record of translating ideas into successful web businesses," said Tyler Goldman, CEO, Buzznet Inc....

2008-07-30 12:01:03

Vonage, a provider of digital phone services, has appointed Marc Lefar as its new CEO. He replaces interim CEO Jeffrey Citron, who had assumed the additional role in April of 2007. Mr Citron will assume the role of non-executive chairman of the board and serve as a consultant on long-term strategy. For more than four years, Mr Lefar served as chief marketing officer of Cingular Wireless, (now AT&T Mobility). After leaving Cingular, he founded Marketing Insights, a technology and media...


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2006-10-19 13:11:05

The Citron-crested Cockatoo, Cacatua sulphurea citrinocristata, is a medium-sized cockatoo prevalent to Sumba and Lesser Sunda Islands in Indonesia. The Citron-crested Cockatoo is classified as an endangered species. Its numbers in the wild have declined due to habitat loss and illegal trapping for the cage-bird trade. This bird has an orange crest, dark gray beak, pale orange ear patches, and strong feet and claws. The undersides of the larger wing and tail feathers have a pale yellow...

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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.'