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Government Transparency Report Published By Verizon
2014-07-09 11:37:57

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Verizon reaffirmed its commitment to transparency on Tuesday and issued its second company transparency report, which covers the first six months of this year. Verizon’s Transparency Report for the First Half of 2014 revealed that the carrier received approximately 150,000 requests for customer information from federal, state or local law enforcement in the United States. In the report Verizon stated, "We do not release customer...

2014-07-08 16:26:38

New company offers precision-engineered, nonwoven polyester materials for applications in filtration, manufacturing, and retail CONOVER, N.C., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Polyester Fibers LLC, a leading North American manufacturer of nonwoven polyester materials, today announced that it has completed a management-led buyout from its parent company, Empire Investment Holdings. The buyout was funded by Polyester Fibers' management team and financing was provided by JPMorgan Chase, a...

2014-07-08 08:38:56

-- 100 Chinese Universities team with IBM to prepare 40,000 students per year for the fast expanding job market ARMONK, N.Y. and BEIJING, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it has embarked on a major collaboration with China's education ecosystem - as a result of the Memorandum of Understanding that IBM signed with the Ministry of Education in the first quarter - focused on addressing the burgeoning Big Data and Analytics (BD&A) skills opportunity in...

2014-07-07 12:22:31

- City of Madrid selects IBM, through its subsidiary INSA, to provide citizens more efficient environmental services MADRID, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Madrid and IBM (NYSE: IBM), through its subsidiary INSA, announced today the largest environmental services management project in Spain, designed to improve city life for all of Madrid's three million citizens. Using IBM's Smarter Cities technology, this initiative will help improve the delivery and efficiency of city...

2014-07-07 08:22:45

OSLO, Norway, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sapa, the global leader in the delivery of aluminum solutions, has signed a five-year global services agreement with IBM (IBM: NYSE) to operate the IT infrastructure for all of its 200 locations around the world. With the new agreement, which covers services for servers and workstations supporting 11,000 employees worldwide, Sapa will be able to use a cloud infrastructure including SoftLayer, an IBM company, for new workloads to support its...

2014-07-07 00:20:21

Agreement with Beijing government helps transform approaches to air quality management BEIJING, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) has announced that it is deploying the full force of its researchers in laboratories around the world in a 10-year initiative to support China in transforming its national energy systems and protecting the health of citizens. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140704/124519 Dubbed "Green Horizon", the project sets out to leap beyond current...

2014-07-03 12:27:51

GHENT, Belgium and NEW YORK, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ADAM Software to power CloudDAM - Microsoft's new global DAM infrastructure ADAM Software has been chosen by Microsoft due to the robustness and scalability of its DAM solution, the openness of its API, and its proven capabilities in the most demanding enterprise environments. ADAM Software, a leading Digital Asset Management (DAM) and Product Content Management (PCM) software provider, today announced...

2014-07-03 12:24:16

NEW YORK, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices announces treatment of CBS Corp. (NYSE:CBS) Split-off in S&P 500: -- CBS Corp. is offering to exchange shares of CBS Outdoor Americas Inc. (CBSO.NYSE) that are owned by CBS for outstanding shares of CBS Class B common stock. The exchange offer will expire at 12:00 midnight, NYC time, on July 9, 2014, unless the offer is extended or terminated. S&P DJI will not add the split-off...

2014-07-03 12:20:56

CHICAGO, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] announced today deliveries across its commercial and defense operations for the second quarter of 2014. Major program deliveries during the second quarter were as follows: Major Programs 2nd Year-to- Quarter Date 2014 2014 --- ---- ----...

2014-07-02 23:05:54

In a new report released today, Verizon and AT&T shared honors as the top-performing mobile networks in Austin. Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 In a new report released today, Verizon and AT&T shared honors as the top-performing mobile networks in Austin. This marks the first time Verizon has won or shared the RootMetrics Overall RootScore Award in Austin since October 2011, as AT&T had won the award outright four straight times. Meanwhile, AT&T and Verizon ranked first...


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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