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2014-04-22 16:31:59

List Recognizes IT Solution Providers with Deep Technical Expertise and Premier Certifications HOUSTON, April, 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Accudata Systems announced it has been named to CRN's annual Tech Elite 250 List for the fourth consecutive year since the list's 2011 inception. Companies on the list represent an elite group of IT solution providers that have invested in the training and education needed to earn the most advanced technical certifications from leading vendors. In...

2014-04-22 16:31:58

Everplans Also Closes Second Seed Funding Round of $2.075 Million to Scale Consumer Services and Build Enterprise-Ready Platforms NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Everplans today announced the close of $2.075 million in second round seed funding from co-investors including Scout Ventures; David McCabe, Chair of the Private Clients Group at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP; and Mark Seelig, Founding Partner of Meister Seelig & Fein LLP. Everplans, which was founded by...

2014-04-22 16:31:48

Incorporating MI's SearchBook(TM) into Proposal Centric Product Portfolio WESTPORT, Conn., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Proposal Software, Inc. ("PSI"), The Leader In Proposal Productivity(TM) and maker of PMAPS(®) WebPro (Proposal Management and Production System) has completed the acquisition of Manager Insights, LLC ("MI"); a firm that leverages disruptive technology to make the work life of investment management professionals more efficient. "MI's focus perfectly...

2014-04-22 16:31:36

MEXICO CITY, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At this April's Telcel's Aldea Digital - Infinitum, some of the world's most influential technology leaders acknowledged Carlos Slim's expanded vision of digital inclusion. Leaders like Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple; Salman Khan, founder of the Khan Academy; and Yin Lou, Director of International Development at Coursera, all agreed that broadband ought to reach everyone. These visionaries explained how expanding Internet access is...

2014-04-22 16:30:38

'Trusted Few' Site to Launch May 2014 SEATTLE, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From air duct cleaning to window tinting, kitchen remodeling to landscape design, homeowners who demand excellent service will find it on the new website Trusted Few. When homeowners search for a quality roofer, home automation installer, or any one of 100 home service categories listed at www.trustedfew.com, they receive recommendations of the three most highly rated and qualified local contractors....

2014-04-22 16:30:18

EXTON, Pennsylvania and NEWTON, Massachusetts, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help architectural and engineering firms enhance their business performance and minimize professional liability risks, XL Group's Design Professional team, which offers professional liability insurance and risk management programs for architects, engineers and design consultants, and PSMJ Resources, Inc., a leading consultant on the effective management of architecture, engineering, and construction firms, have...

2014-04-22 16:29:19

BEIJING, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Digital TV Holding Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STV) ("China Digital TV" or the "Company"), the leading provider of conditional access ("CA") systems to China's expanding digital television market, today announced that it has filed its annual report for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013 on Form 20-F with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on April 22, 2014. The 2013 Form 20-F can be accessed on China Digital TV's investor relations...

2014-04-22 16:29:17

Fan film shooting in Jackson and Detroit builds on iconic sci-fi series. DETROIT, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Star Trek - Horizon, a feature-length independent film currently in production in southeast Michigan, launched their immensely successful Kickstarter campaign over Easter weekend, in an effort to raise funds necessary for completion of their film. In just 32 hours, the campaign earned an impressive $10,000 toward making the ambitious project a reality. The...

2014-04-22 16:29:15

Astrology-Based Dating App Will Soon Be Downloadable on Apple App Store and Google Play ORANGE, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackcraft Cult Inc. ("Blackcraft Cult") (OTCBB: BLCK), a recently formed media and technology company, has released a special preview of its highly anticipated mobile application, Blackcraft Zodiac. The app, designed to connect singles with compatible partners in their area based on their astrological signs, will soon be available for download in the...

2014-04-22 16:27:16

LONDON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Gallium Nitride (GaN) Semiconductor Devices (Discrete & IC) and Substrate Wafer Market by Technology, Application, Product, Device & by Geography - Forecast & Analysis to 2013 - 2022...


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2013-09-17 12:44:24

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