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2014-04-24 12:26:42

Successful Companies Founded by Physicists Often Break the Silicon Valley Model, According to New American Institute of Physics (AIP) Report WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For much of the 20(th) century, many of the technological innovations that drove U.S. economic growth emerged from "idea factories" housed within large companies -- research units like Bell Labs or Xerox PARC that developed everything from the transistor to the computer mouse. In recent...

2014-04-24 10:56:34

Successful companies founded by physicists often break the Silicon Valley model, according to new American Institute of Physics report For much of the 20th century, many of the technological innovations that drove U.S. economic growth emerged from "idea factories" housed within large companies -- research units like Bell Labs or Xerox PARC that developed everything from the transistor to the computer mouse. In recent decades, however, many large high-tech companies have eliminated...

2014-04-24 08:45:21

SALT LAKE CITY, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSTK) today announced the promotion of Seth Marks to the position of senior vice president of Merchandising and Strategic Sourcing for the online shopping site. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120110/LA33954LOGO Marks began his work at Overstock.com in 2013, and has served as vice president of Sales and Special Acquisitions. "Seth brings a wealth of experience to this position from his previous work...

2014-04-24 04:22:05

SALT LAKE CITY, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Utah venture firm 42 Ventures, founded in 2006 by successful tech entrepreneur Ned Stringham, has pioneered a new formula for venture investing. It's almost the opposite of traditional Silicon Valley firms. Rather than pursuing bets in multi-billion dollar markets with the idea of hitting a home-run 1 in 10 to 20 times, 42v concentrates on narrower, industry-specific markets where the upside is lower, but the potential to dominate that...

2014-04-23 16:34:22

EAST WINDSOR, Conn., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Insuritas, the nation's premier provider of cloud-based, private-labeled insurance agencies, announced today it has been hired by Overstock.com to launch its virtual insurance agency solution for one of the nation's premier online shopping sites. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140423/77736 "We are delighted to be making history in launching the Overstock.com Insurance Agency," noted Jeffrey Chesky, President and CEO of...

2014-04-21 08:29:57

NEW YORK, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TheStreet (NASDAQ:TST) announced today that TheStreet TV has been named an official honoree in the Best News & Information Channel category in the 18th Annual Webby Awards. Hailed as the "Internet's highest honor" by The New York Times, The Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet....

2014-04-18 23:02:41

The drugstore.com™ web store offers customers special offers and tips on how to live green. Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 To celebrate Earth Week 2014, drugstore.com, inc., a leading retailer of health, beauty, and vision products, is offering a full week of gifts with purchase, limited time offers and educational features on earth-friendly, all-natural brands. Beginning April 20th, drugstore.com is once again offering the product-filled Natural Sample Bag as a complimentary gift...

2014-04-18 12:20:56

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edmunds.com, the premier destination for car shopping, has received the "Highest Ranked Third-Party Automotive Web Site" according to J.D. Power's 2014 Third-Party Automotive Website Evaluation Study(SM). The study measured the responses of more than 3,300 in-market, new and used car shoppers who evaluated their satisfaction with the overall usefulness of 14 high-profile car Web sites*....

2014-04-16 08:21:02

- 2014 Mazda3, Mazda6, CX-5 and CX-9 All Earn "Top Rated" Distinctions - IRVINE, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The results are in and four vehicles from Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) earned segment distinctions in the Edmunds.com Top Rated Vehicle Awards. The sedans that earned an Edmunds.com Top Rated Award included the 2014 Mazda3 compact car and 2014 Mazda6 mid-size sedan; the SUVs that earned an Edmunds.com Top Rated Award included the 2014 CX-5 compact SUV...

2014-04-16 08:20:30

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford, Chevrolet and Toyota are the most decorated brands among a diverse selection of new cars and trucks that earned the 2014 Most Popular on Edmunds.com Awards. The inaugural awards were presented today by the car shopping website at the 2014 New York International Auto Show. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130612/MM31390LOGO Ford has the strongest representation of any brand recognized by the Most Popular on Edmunds.com...


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