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2014-07-01 23:05:04

Alcoa Foundation awards four teachers to receive fellowships for scientific research expeditions in Canada, Costa Rica, and France. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Alcoa Foundation announced today in partnership with Earthwatch Institute that four teachers from communities in which Alcoa operates have been selected to receive fellowships for scientific research expeditions in Canada, Costa Rica, and France. Earthwatch is a non-profit environmental organization, whose mission is to...

2014-07-01 23:04:48

Computer Guidance Corporation Grows Hosted Capacity by 25% to Meet Growing Demand Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Computer Guidance Corporation, a leading developer of ERP software solutions for the construction industry, today announced the expansion of their cloud hosting infrastructure based on IBM Power Systems servers to accommodate an additional 1,000 users in 2014 that are expected to implement Computer Guidance’s cloud-based construction ERP software and associated...

2014-07-01 23:04:15

Program Expands Support to Communities Beyond the Delaware Estuary. Wilmington, Del. (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 The DuPont Clear into the Future® (CITF) program has awarded grants and sponsorships totaling $123,000 to 15 organizations from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Virginia and West Virginia in support of their work to improve and enhance the Delaware Estuary and other ecosystems where DuPont employees live and work. This is the first year that the program has considered...

2014-07-01 16:32:44

Solution Packages the Key Acceleration Services and Security Platforms That Enable E-Commerce Sites to Load Fast, Securely and Reliably for Users Anywhere on Any Device NEW YORK, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- E-commerce website owners have lots to worry about: Factors such as slow websites, poor security and hard-to-find products all combine to increase shopping-cart abandonment, drive away users and hurt the bottom line. Those owners also are faced with a fragmented market filled with many...

2014-07-01 08:35:05

Board of Directors Names Boeing Executive Roger A. Krone to Succeed John Jumper as CEO RESTON, Va., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LDOS) today announced the appointment of Roger A. Krone as chief executive officer, effective July 14, 2014. Krone is currently president of Network and Space Systems for The Boeing Company, the world's largest aerospace company. General John P. Jumper will continue as chairman of the Leidos Board of Directors. "After a...

2014-06-30 23:12:23

In a new report released today, Verizon and T-Mobile shared honors as the top-performing mobile carriers in New York City and the Tri-State area. Bellevue, Wash. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 In a new report released today, Verizon and T-Mobile shared honors as the top-performing mobile carriers in New York City and the Tri-State area. This marks the first time in six RootMetrics test periods, dating back to June 2011, that Verizon hasn’t won the title outright in the New York metro area....

2014-06-30 20:21:45

NEW YORK, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices announces treatment of Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE:WY) Split-off in S&P 500: -- Weyerhaeuser Co. (WY.N) has entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which Weyerhaeuser's homebuilding subsidiary will combine with a subsidiary of TRI Pointe Homes, Inc. (TPH.N) in a split-off exchange offer structured as a Reverse Morris Trust transaction. The exchange offer will expire at 12:00...

2014-06-30 12:30:36

July and August Will Feature Hours of Music Choice Videos Across Four Genres, Plus Concert Performances on AXS TV and Concert TV From Classic and Current Artists, All on Demand NEW YORK, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hordes of people, expensive tickets and concessions, heat, rain - summer music festivals are fun ...once. This summer's FiOS On Demand Virtual Music Festival brings viewers the best touring artists and concerts from July 1-Aug. 29 without the hassle associated with big...

2014-06-30 12:26:11

- Total U.S. Medical Costs continue to rise at a slower pace NEW YORK, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices, a leading global provider of financial market indices, announced today the results of the S&P Healthcare Claims Indices showing healthcare costs rose 3.5% in the 12 months ended February 2014 compared to the 4.9% rise for the 12 months ended February 2013. Medical costs - inpatient and outpatient hospitalization plus professional services - rose 3.1%...

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2014-06-29 08:21:19

Pasadena Independent School District joins others around the country selecting Windows 8 devices, Office 365 and more to empower students in the classroom. REDMOND, Wash., June 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference, Microsoft Corp. announced that the Pasadena Independent School District (ISD) in Texas is adding to the growing momentum of schools choosing Microsoft technology and resources to help transform the student...


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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