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2014-09-22 20:24:51

Telstra Invests in eSignature and Digital Transaction Management Company, DocuSign SYDNEY, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pen and paper could become tools of the past for Telstra customers with the announcement of a strategic investment in leading eSignature and Digital Transaction Management (DTM) provider, DocuSign, Inc. (DocuSign®). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140904/143283 Telstra will leverage the DocuSign platform internally to accelerate manual, paper-based...

2014-09-22 20:24:20

NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw Hill Financial (NYSE: MHFI) today announced it has agreed to sell McGraw Hill Construction to Symphony Technology Group, a strategic private equity firm based in Palo Alto, California, for $320 million in cash. The transaction, which is expected to close during the fourth quarter of 2014, is subject to regulatory approval and customary closing conditions. "The sale generates good value for our shareholders and brings more focus to...

2014-09-22 16:20:44

Goodyear Is Accepting Nominations For Its 32nd Highway Hero Award Through Nov. 29 AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you know a Highway Hero? The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) wants to hear the story! http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20050204/GTLOGO Goodyear is accepting nominations for its 32(nd) North America Highway Hero Award through Nov. 29, 2014, at this web page inside www.goodyeartrucktires.com. The Goodyear Highway Hero Award was established in 1983...

2014-09-22 12:35:56

Partnership Agreement Material Handling Storage System Implementation by TriFactor, of Lakeland, Florida JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Considering more online shopping this holiday season? If your answer is 'yes' and you plan on purchasing from macys.com, chances are, your order will be fulfilled out of one of their three ecommerce fulfillment centers. However, based on the profound growth of this sales channel for the luxury retailer, there will be a fourth...

2014-09-22 12:34:55

28-Gbps, four-channel device offers 100G data rates and fast processing DALLAS, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced its first transimpedance amplifier (TIA) for the 100G optical networking market. As a key component of the system, the ONET2804T brings high levels of sensitivity with negligible cross-talk penalty and low input-referred noise (IRN) to provide stable and robust communication in hot-pluggable transceivers. The newest member of TI's...

2014-09-22 12:21:25

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) an additional $147 million contract to upgrade the fleet's electronic warfare defenses against evolving threats, such as anti-ship missiles. Under this low-rate initial production contract for Block 2 of the Navy's Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP), Lockheed Martin will provide 14 systems to upgrade the AN/SLQ-32(V)2 system on all U.S. aircraft carriers, cruisers,...

2014-09-22 08:21:25

Rice Husk Ash Becomes Tire-Grade Silica AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rice husk waste once headed for landfills is now helping The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) produce fuel-efficient tires. Goodyear today announced it will utilize ash left over from the burning of rice husks to produce electricity as an environmentally friendly source of silica for use in its tires. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140919/147318-INFO The company has tested...

2014-09-21 12:21:02

ReportsnReports.com adds "China Orthopedic Instrument Industry Report, 2014-2017" to its store. DALLAS, Sept. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Chinese orthopedic instrument market now is dominated by Johnson & Johnson, Zimmer, Medtronic, Stryker and other foreign companies, together holding 40%-50% market share. However, local Chinese companies like Shandong Weigao Group Medical Polymer Co. Limited, Shanghai Kinetic Medical Co., Ltd. and United Orthopedic Corporation have made...

2014-09-19 16:26:17

DUBLIN, September 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fgv5l5/global_network) has announced the addition of the "Global Network Security Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fgv5l5/global_network ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Network security consists of products and services used to monitor, detect, and prevent unauthorized...

2014-09-19 16:25:17

NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $540.6 billion, new construction starts in August dropped 9%, according to McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill Financial. The decline followed July's elevated volume, the strongest so far in 2014, and brought activity back to the average pace reported during the first seven months of this year. By major sector, nonresidential building fell sharply, after being lifted in July by the start...


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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