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2014-09-24 16:27:21

Online voting campaign can result in $60,000 ATLANTA, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The public can help the Atlanta Community Food Bank win a $60,000 grant from Walmart as part of "Fight Hunger. Spark Change." A nationwide campaign that has been launched at food banks across the country. Now through October 5, customers can visit www.walmart.com/fighthunger to cast one vote per day that will help direct funds to participating Feeding America food banks - like the...

2014-09-24 12:21:40

CHICAGO, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] will release its financial results for the third quarter of 2014 on Wednesday, October 22. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jim McNerney and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Greg Smith will discuss the results and company outlook during a conference that day at 10:30 a.m. ET. Visit http://www.boeing.com/companyoffices/financial/ to access a link to the live broadcast of the conference. A...

2014-09-24 08:32:33

Partnership will enable Micronet to leverage Verizon's extensive ecosystem of MRM partners, VARS, and systems integrators, providing them with ready access to Micronet's full line of Android-based MDTs and tablets. MONTVALE, N.J., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Micronet Enertec Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQCM: MICT) announced that its MRM subsidiary, Micronet Ltd, has established a strategic partnership with Verizon to make its broad line of mobile data terminals more widely available...

2014-09-23 12:35:42

Fifth year company has benchmarked well against its peers DAYTON, Ohio, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Teradata Corp. (NYSE: TDC), the big data analytics and marketing applications company, today announced it was selected for the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index of companies that lead their industries in corporate economic, environmental and social performance. This is the fifth consecutive year Teradata is listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability North American Index in...

2014-09-23 12:26:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices announced today that preliminary results show that S&P 500® stock buybacks, or share repurchases, decreased 1.6% to $116.2 billion during the second quarter of 2014, down from the $118.1 billion spent on share repurchases during the second quarter of 2013. The $116.2 billion also represents a 27.1% decline over the $159.3 billion spent on stock buybacks during Q1 2014, which was the second largest on record....

2014-09-23 12:22:00

DETROIT, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Citidal Partners LLC, a privately held Detroit based company, has announced today that it has acquired Lexel Imaging Systems Inc. Lexel Imaging Systems Inc. is a world-class manufacturer of special purpose cathode ray tubes, direct view storage tubes, displays, and phosphor coated substrates. Lexel Imaging Systems Inc. was previously a subsidiary of the publicly traded companies Video Display Corporation and Hughes Aircraft Corporation....

2014-09-23 08:24:16

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE) has been selected again for the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index and the S&P 500 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index. Established in 1999, the Dow Jones Sustainability indices are compiled annually by S&P Dow Jones and the Zurich-based RobecoSAM, a sustainable investment specialty firm. They were the first organizations in the world to track the financial...

2014-09-22 23:03:21

“AT&T Mobility, Verizon Wireless, Sprint and T-Mobile rankings in new report on the wireless industry,” says Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 RootMetrics published their report comparing quality, reliability and speed of wireless carriers in the United States, according to their press release, Sept 9. Industry analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment. “The first thing that really stands out is that there are no longer large gaps in quality...

2014-09-22 16:25:23

Bank-Tech deals can lead to 10 to 15 percent increase in share price while Bank-on-Bank Mergers show returns in the 4 to 6 percent range NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A.T. Kearney today released a study called "Tracking Banking M&A: Why Bank-Tech Mergers Are Winning," an analysis of four years' worth of the 30 largest global retail banks' M&A data. The study approximated the financial impact on the banks' share price 12 months after a given acquisition, comparing...

2014-09-22 08:25:07

BEIJING, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Charm Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: CHRM) ("Charm" or the "Company"), a leading advertising agency in China, announced today that, at an extraordinary general meeting held today, the Company's shareholders voted in favor of the proposal to authorize and approve the previously announced agreement and plan of merger dated May 19, 2014 (as amended on May 23, 2014 and June 20, 2014, the "merger agreement") among Engadin Parent Limited...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.