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2014-08-11 20:23:40

NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices will make the following changes to the S&P MidCap 400 and S&P SmallCap 600 indices: -- The Ultimate Software Group Inc. (NASD: ULTI) will replace The Hillshire Brands Co. (NYSE: HSH) in the S&P MidCap 400 after the close of trading on Thursday, August 14. S&P 500 constituent Tyson Foods Inc. (NYSE: TSN) is acquiring The Hillshire Brands in a deal expected to be completed...

2014-08-11 08:34:56

100 Percent Fiber Network Now Offers Internet Speeds up to 1 Gbps in Austin AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tens of thousands of speed thirsty Internet users in Austin can clock in at up to 1 Gigabit per second on the newly enhanced AT&T* GigaPower fiber network. AT&T today announced the company's fastest high-speed Internet is now available to tens of thousands of households in and around Austin. Those already subscribed to U-verse with AT&T GigaPower featuring...

2014-08-11 08:34:21

Simplifies Identity Protection in the Age of Mobile, Social and Cloud ARMONK, N.Y., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it has acquired the business operations of Lighthouse Security Group, LLC, a premier cloud security services provider. Lighthouse Security Group's Gateway platform protects identity and data in an increasingly complex IT environment where more company information is being stored in the cloud and accessed from mobile devices. Lighthouse...

2014-08-11 08:33:56

NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fran Shammo, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), will speak at the Oppenheimer 17th Annual Technology, Internet & Communications Conference in Boston on Tuesday, Aug. 12. His presentation will be webcast beginning at approximately 8:15 a.m. Eastern time and can be accessed on Verizon's Investor Relations website, www.verizon.com/investor. VERIZON'S ONLINE NEWS CENTER:...

2014-08-08 23:07:54

New Hire Will Help Government and Education Customers Leverage Cloud Technologies Germantown, MD (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Planet Technologies, the leading Microsoft consulting and services company, announced today that Bob Ballard has joined the company as Principal Cloud Strategist. Ballard will provide expertise to Planet’s government and education customers to develop strategy to leverage cloud services in support of their organizational mission. Ballard comes to Planet with nearly 14...

2014-08-08 08:25:05

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, August 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its research reports regarding Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD), Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE), AbbVie Inc. (NYSE: ABBV), Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ: ESRX) and Tenet Healthcare Corp. (NYSE: THC). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are...

2014-08-07 12:33:49

Project VIP Makes Award-Winning U-verse Services Available to More Customers in June ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands more Orlando-area residents have a new choice for their television and broadband, thanks to wider availability of AT&T U-verse® services. AT&T* today announced that U-verse expanded to about 3,000 local customer locations in June. More than 122,000 customer locations were added across AT&T's wireline territory in the same month. The services...

Verizon Wireless
2014-08-07 04:34:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A top mobile service provider is defending the decision to limit its decision to slow data transfer speeds for some customers, stating that it would only happen in “very limited circumstances” and is also accusing the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) of coming down hard on the company over a common industry practice. According to CNET reporter Marguerite Reardon, Verizon Wireless CEO Daniel Mead said during a press...

2014-08-06 23:06:13

DuPont Advanced Materials Positioned to Help Lower Emissions, Improve Fuel Economy Troy, Michigan (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Ask anyone in the automotive design or engineering community what technologies they are working on to lower emissions and improve fuel economy and half the time you’ll hear “lightweighting,” according to the results of a July WardsAuto survey sponsored by DuPont. Also topping the list are engine efficiency programs, vehicle electrification and adoption of diesel...

2014-08-06 23:03:25

Company Recognized for Significant Impact Supporting Government Customers with Office 365 Germantown, MD (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Planet Technologies was named Microsoft’s State and Local Government Partner of the Year for Office 365 at last week’s Industry Solution University (ISU) in Phoenix, Arizona. This award follows closely on the heels of Planet’s recognition by Microsoft as 2014 U.S. Windows Partner of the Year. The award was presented by Microsoft’s Vice President of...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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