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2014-07-15 16:29:58

Pell Center at Salve Regina University to Use Grant to Support Rhode Island Corporate Cybersecurity Initiative NEWPORT, R.I., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pell Center has received a grant from the Verizon Foundation to strengthen cybersecurity in Rhode Island's corporate community. The $15,000 grant will support the Rhode Island Corporate Cybersecurity Initiative (RICCI) during the 2014-2015 academic year. "The headlines over the last year alone underscore the reality that...

2014-07-15 16:29:53

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. House of Representatives today overwhelmingly passed the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act (H.R. 3086), or ITFA, originally introduced by Reps. Robert Goodlatte (R-Virginia) and Anna Eshoo (D-California). The House measure is similar to the legislation introduced in the Senate (S. 1431) by Sens. Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) and John Thune (R-South Dakota). The following statement should be attributed to Peter Davidson, Verizon senior vice...

2014-07-15 12:25:26

Four of the Five Cities Saw Default Rates Decrease in June 2014 NEW YORK, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Data through June 2014, released today by S&P Dow Jones Indices and Experian for the S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default Indices, a comprehensive measure of changes in consumer credit defaults, showed decline in default rates. The national composite posted 1.02% in June, its lowest default rate in over 10 years of history. Auto and bank card saw their default rates...

2014-07-15 08:34:11

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kentico Software, the Web Content and Customer Experience Management provider, today announced it has been named a finalist in the 2014 Microsoft Application Development Partner of the Year Award. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft Corp. partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology. Logo -...

2014-07-14 20:20:18

NEW YORK, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celadon Group Inc. (NYSE: CGI) will replace Cbeyond Inc. (NASD: CBEY) in the S&P SmallCap 600 after the close of trading on Thursday, July 17. Birch Communications Inc. is acquiring Cbeyond in a deal expected to be completed soon. Celadon Group provides transportation and logistics services. Headquartered in Indianapolis, IN, the company will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600 GICS (Global Industry Classification) Trucking Sub-Industry...

2014-07-14 12:21:10

Fuselage Automated Upright Build expected to yield safety, quality benefits EVERETT, Wash., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced that it is in the final phases of testing and production readiness of a new method for building 777 fuselages as part of its ongoing technology investment strategy. Known as the Fuselage Automated Upright Build, or FAUB, this Advanced Manufacturing technology improves workplace safety and increases product quality. This...

2014-07-10 23:12:30

ACTS, an Enterprise IT consulting firm, is pleased to announce its CEO will be speaking at the Nintex booth at the Microsoft Worldwide Conference in Washington, D.C. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 ACTS is pleased to announce its CEO James Farhat will be speaking at the Nintex booth on Monday, July 14th at 4:45 at the Microsoft Worldwide Conference in Washington, D.C. ACTS has been chosen as a finalist for the Nintex Marketing Impact Award. As a finalist for this award, ACTS is...

2014-07-10 16:27:28

NEW YORK, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) delivered continued customer growth in the recently concluded quarter, according to comments made today by Chairman and CEO Lowell McAdam at the Allen & Company conference in Sun Valley, Idaho. McAdam said Verizon Wireless expects to report a net of more than 1.4 million retail postpaid additions in second-quarter 2014. This includes strong smartphone additions, company-record tablet additions...

IBM 'Thinks' Big, Invests $3 Billion In Chip Research And Develoment
2014-07-10 12:28:19

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online IBM has been around for more than a 100 years and it has redefined its business many times to meet changing demand for its products. While the company also known as Big Blue touted its motto "Think" as it lead the desktop PC in the late 1970s and throughout the 1980s the company now finds itself at a crossroads. On Wednesday, a week before its second quarterly earnings will be released, IBM announced it is spending $3 billion over the...

2014-07-09 23:14:46

Leading maker of two-wheel waste and recycling carts opens new manufacturing facility in Salt Lake City. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Toter®, a Wastequip® brand, and the nation’s leading manufacturer of two-wheel curbside waste and recycling collection carts, announces the opening of its newest manufacturing facility in Salt Lake City, Utah. The announcement reaffirms Toter’s commitment to its strategic growth strategy and the expansion of manufacturing in the U.S....


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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