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2014-09-30 23:05:26

The Women In Trucking (WIT) Association‘s primary goal is to increase the percentage of women employed in the trucking industry. Walmart has been supporting this initiative as a Gold Level Partner since 2009 and is its longest top level sponsor. Plover, WI (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Since 2007, Women In Trucking Association has accomplished a great deal in their mission to encourage women to consider careers in the trucking industry, address obstacles that might keep women from...

2014-09-30 12:35:07

Offers Students Grades 6-12 a Behind the Scenes Look Into World of Advanced Manufacturing SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcoa Foundation, one of the largest corporate foundations in the U.S., and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, will celebrate National Manufacturing Day on October 3, 2014, with an interactive virtual field trip. The Manufacture Your Future LIVE Virtual Field Trip will...

2014-09-30 12:30:45

ARMONK, N.Y., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it has extended, by three years, its multiyear services agreement with AmerisourceBergen, one of the largest global pharmaceutical sourcing and distribution services companies in the world. IBM will manage the IT infrastructure that supports the company's 13,000 employees and operations across 25 of its distribution centers in North America. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO Offering...

2014-09-30 08:32:38

Acquisition Strengthens Existing Pipeline in Viral Diseases NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Alios BioPharma, Inc., a privately held clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing therapies for viral diseases, for approximately $1.75 billion in cash. The acquisition will include Alios BioPharma's portfolio of potential therapeutics for viral infections including...

2014-09-30 08:25:31

LONDON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exxon Mobil Corporation (ExxonMobil) (XOM: NYS): Analytics, Extensive Financial Metrics, and Benchmarks Against Averages and Top Companies Within its IndustryKey Findings:-- Unique new report provides deep financial benchmarks for (Exxon Mobil Corporation, XOM: NYS) compared to its top competitors and compared to the average for all companies within its primary industry.-- Benchmarking study for (ExxonMobil) includes growth forecast for its...

2014-09-29 20:20:34

-- Changes will align common resources and capabilities ST. LOUIS, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] will consolidate the majority of its defense services and support-related activities from Washington state to other locations in the U.S. as part of efforts to improve the competitiveness of its Boeing Defense, Space & Security unit. The majority of the work will be relocated to Oklahoma City and St. Louis, where similar activities are performed today. Some...

2014-09-29 12:21:49

DALLAS, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Booen was named Director, Aviall Government Services at Aviall, Inc. Aviall Government Services supports more than 50 military branches in 30 countries around the world, ensuring fleet operational readiness and peak aircraft performance. Michael brings with him 30 years of military and private sector experience, including 20 years in the United States Air Force (USAF). Since retiring from the USAF, Michael held leadership positions at...

2014-09-29 08:24:58

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US markets on Friday, September 26, 2014, ended on a positive note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 17,113.15, up 0.99% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,512.19, up 1.02%. The S&P 500 finished the session 0.86% higher at 1,982.85. During the trading session, all the ten sectors finished on a higher note. The S&P 500 Materials...

2014-09-26 23:00:50

The Microsoft Experience Center gives ACTS the ability to demonstrate best-in-class capability and market leadership through demonstrated technology, encouraged discussion, and hands-on experience to allow customers to discover the right set of products and solutions for their business. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 ACTS, a technology solutions provider with a long-standing strategic relationship with Microsoft, today announced it has become a Certified Microsoft Experience...

2014-09-25 16:23:54

Black Enterprise and Walmart will guide hundreds of entrepreneurs and aspiring business owners as they gather at the 2014 20/20 Vision Forum. ATLANTA, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: BLACK ENTERPRISE, the premier business, investment, and wealth building resource for African Americans, along with Walmart, the nation's leading retailer and one of the nation's largest private employers of African Americans. WHAT: 20/20 Vision Forum: Supplier Diversity in the 21(st)...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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