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2014-07-25 20:21:26

NEW YORK, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paragon Offshore Ltd. (NYSE: PGN) will replace Intevac Inc. (NASD: IVAC) in the S&P SmallCap 600 effective after the close of trading on Friday, August 1. S&P 500 constituent Noble Corp. (NYSE: NE) is spinning off Paragon Offshore to shareholders in a transaction expected to be completed after the close of trading on that date. Post spin, Noble will remain in the S&P 500. Intevac is ranked # 600 in the S&P SmallCap 600 and is no...

2014-07-25 08:28:40

Recognized for its Technical Expertise in Advanced Threat Intelligence, Big Data Analysis and Cloud Security ARMONK, N.Y., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it has been named a leader in the new IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Managed Security Services 2014 Vendor Assessment. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO In the report, which evaluated 11 companies offering managed security services worldwide, IDC analysts placed IBM in the...

2014-07-24 16:24:55

A behind-the-scenes look at telemetry sensors, cameras and switches on-board an IndyCar. BASKING RIDGE, N.J., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the title sponsor of the Verizon IndyCar Series, we recently caught up with #Indy driver Simon Pagenaud for a behind-the-scenes view on how Verizon and Indy are driving technology in racing. Pagenaud, a driver for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports who has already racked up two wins this season, talks about the tech in racing that allows drivers to...

2014-07-24 08:37:06

PEORIA, Ill., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) today announced profit per share of $1.57 for the second quarter of 2014, an increase from $1.45 per share in the second quarter of 2013. The second quarter of 2014 included a negative impact of $0.12 per share for previously announced restructuring activities. Excluding restructuring costs, profit per share was $1.69. Second-quarter 2014 sales and revenues were $14.150 billion, slightly lower than second-quarter...

2014-07-23 23:07:39

Gutterson joins Pioneer from Mendel Biotechnology DES MOINES, Iowa (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 DuPont Pioneer announced today that Neal Gutterson, Ph.D., will join the business as vice president of Agricultural Biotechnology (ABT), effective July 21, 2014. Gutterson joins Pioneer from Mendel Biotechnology where he served most recently as president, chief executive officer and board member. “Neal brings extensive biotechnology and business leadership in the seed and crop protection industry to...

2014-07-23 20:23:26

NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Communications Inc. ("Verizon") (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ; LSE: VZC) today announced the commencement of eleven separate private offers to exchange (the "Exchange Offers") specified series of debt securities issued by Verizon and by Alltel Corporation (an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Verizon) (collectively, the "Old Notes") for new debt securities to be issued by Verizon (the "New Notes") in accordance with the terms of the Exchange...

2014-07-23 12:30:34

CLEVELAND, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Juventas Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing a first-in-class regenerative gene therapy for treatment of heart failure announced adding two industry veterans to its leadership team. Dale Sander has joined as Chief Financial Officer. Dr. Francis Plat will serve in an advisory capacity as Chief Strategy Officer. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131028/DC04442LOGO Mr. Sander has more than 20 years of...

2014-07-22 08:37:12

Personalization and mobile technologies to re-define accessibility ARMONK, N.Y., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today appointed Frances West as the company's first Chief Accessibility Officer. In this new role, West will guide IBM accessibility policies and practices. Additionally, she will lead IBM's collaboration with business, government and academia to advance accessibility standards and policy. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO "The success of...

2014-07-22 08:36:44

NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2Q 2014 HIGHLIGHTS Consolidated -- $1.01 in earnings per share (EPS), compared with 78 cents per share in 2Q 2013. -- 91 cents in adjusted EPS (non-GAAP), compared with 73 cents in adjusted EPS in 2Q 2013, excluding non-operational gains in both periods. Wireless -- Added 1.4 million net retail connections; low retail postpaid churn of 0.94 percent; 104.6 million total retail connections; 98.6 million total...

2014-07-22 08:23:57

WILMINGTON, Del., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Second Quarter Highlights


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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