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2013-06-06 23:24:02

Donald J. Dymer, president and chief executive officer of SingleSource background screening says recent study from FTC provides compelling reasons for extra caution when hiring in Florida. Federal Trade Commission reports that the Sunshine State has the highest rates of identify theft and fraud in the United States. Jacksonville Beach, FL (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 “The Federal Trade Commission´s 2012 Consumer Sentinel Network* report recently was cited by the Business Journal of...

2013-05-30 23:04:36

Lexington Law´s credit repair specialists will field consumer questions during its first bi-monthly TweetChat on Friday, May 31st, 2013. (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 On Friday, May 31st Twitter users can submit a questions to the experts at Lexington Law, the nation's leading provider of consumer credit correction services. The TweetChat will begin at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time and last for one hour. Access to this type of credit specialist on Twitter is unprecedented. This first bi-monthly event...

2013-05-09 23:31:42

Debt Consolidation USA is rejoicing with the announcement that the Consumer Credit Fairness Act had been passed by the Assembly to protect New Yorkers from abusive debt collectors. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 Debt Consolidation USA is happy with the announcement that the Assembly passed the recent consumer protection bill. Known as the Consumer Credit Fairness Act (A.2678/Weinstein), this bill seeks to protect consumers further against abusive debt collectors. The announcement was...

US Antitrust Keeps Watchful Eye On Google, More Probes Possible
2013-04-17 13:03:58

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Last week a coalition composed of companies like Microsoft, Nokia and Oracle filed a complaint with European regulators about what they believe are Google´s anti-competitive behaviors. In short, the companies believe that Google´s Android is a “Trojan horse” which is used to steer more traffic towards their own sites and services. The FairSearch coalition likely filed their complaint with European...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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