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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...

2014-07-02 12:23:40

LONDON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Unconventional Gas Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/oil_gas/global_unconventional_gas_market_2014_2018.html TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Unconventional Gas market to grow at a CAGR of 4.7 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the depleting conventional gas reserves. The Global...

2014-07-02 08:31:40

Deal furthers collaboration on R&D REDMOND, Wash. and TOKYO, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. and Canon Inc. on Wednesday broadened their strategic alliance with the announcement of a broad patent cross-licensing agreement. With this agreement, Microsoft and Canon gain licenses to each other's highly valued and growing patent portfolios. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20000822/MSFTLOGO "This collaborative approach with Canon allows us to deliver inventive...

2014-07-02 08:20:51

SINGAPORE, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Yuchai International Limited (NYSE: CYD) ("China Yuchai" or the "Company"), announced today that its main operating subsidiary, Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company Limited ("GYMCL"), has entered into an equity transfer agreement to restructure the ownership of its joint venture company - Yuchai Remanufacturing Services (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. ("YRC"). Pursuant to the agreement, Caterpillar (China) Investment Co., Ltd. ("Caterpillar") will...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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