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2014-08-29 12:21:20

CHICAGO, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] Commercial Airplanes Chief Executive Officer Ray Conner will speak at the Morgan Stanley Laguna Conference in Laguna Niguel, California, on Sep. 16 at 12:25 p.m. PT. Visit http://cc.talkpoint.com/morg007/091514a_jw/?entity=16_1DW1JPK to access a link to the live broadcast of the conference. Individuals should check the website prior to the session to ensure access to the audio stream. Contact: Boeing Communications(312)...

2014-08-29 08:26:15

NEW YORK, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Communications Inc. today announced that it will redeem the entire outstanding principal amount of its $750 million 1.25% Notes, due November 3, 2014 (CUSIP 92343V BB9) (the "Notes"). The redemption date for the Notes will be September 29, 2014 (the "Redemption Date"). The redemption price for the Notes will be equal to the sum of the present values of the remaining scheduled payments of principal and interest on the Notes (exclusive...

2014-08-28 20:23:21

RootScore(TM) Reports Highlight Data, Call, Text, Overall Performance of the Nation's Largest 4G LTE Network SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Verizon Wireless network has been recognized as a RootScore award winner in San Antonio, Texas. For the second consecutive time, wireless testing company RootMetrics((TM)) ranked Verizon first in Overall Performance in the San Antonio market. Verizon also scored the top spot in the Reliability, Speed and Data Performance...

2014-08-28 16:23:09

MILTON, N.Y., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sono-Tek Corporation (OTCQB: SOTK) held its Annual Shareholders Meeting on August 28, 2014 at Buttermilk Falls in Milton, New York. The business review portion of the meeting was also webcast for the benefit of shareholders who could not attend in person, and the presentation used is available online at the Company's website http://www.sono-tek.com/annual-meeting/. The results of Fiscal Year 2014, which ended on February 28, 2014, were...

2014-08-28 08:25:55

NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeremy B. Edelman, President and Founder of Nektar Naturals Fine Foods announced today that Fields Texas Ltd. and Argo Capital Partners have made a minority equity investment in the company, creating a strategic alliance that will serve to assist in driving retail expansion nationally over the next 12 months and expand the company's product offerings. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140827/140780 Photo -...

2014-08-27 23:01:03

“This new DAS will make fans much happier as they can talk and post and tweet their hearts out during the games,” says Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 "The University of Oregon Autzen Stadium wireless capabilities have been upgraded by both AT&T Mobility and Verizon Wireless," says KPTV, Aug. 27. Industry analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment. “Watching football will be much more fun now that AT&T and Verizon have both...

2014-08-27 20:21:40

NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P SmallCap 600 constituent Centene Corp. (NYSE: CNC) will replace MICROS Systems Inc. (NASD: MCRS) in the S&P MidCap 400, and Aviv REIT Inc. (NYSE: AVIV) will replace Centene in the S&P SmallCap 600 after the close of trading on Wednesday, September 3. S&P 100 & 500 constituent Oracle Corp. (NYSE: ORCL) is acquiring MICROS in a deal expected to be completed soon pending final approvals. Centene provides multi-line...

2014-08-27 16:27:13

Adoption of new technologies illustrates that for clients intent on business growth - infrastructure does matter ARMONK, N.Y., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As organizations look to take advantage of the emergence of cloud, analytics and mobile technologies, IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that this trend is driving interest in IBM systems in geographies around the world. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO In fact, a recent IBM study illustrates that four technologies - Big...

2014-08-27 08:32:10

Bank Seeks to Leverage Modern Architecture and Integration to Increase Efficiency and Offer Greater Convenience to Customers LAKE MARY, FL, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - DH Corporation (TSX: DH) (the "Company") announced today that American Savings Bank, FSB has chosen its PhoenixEFE® Core solution, along with additional integrated solutions from the Company, including Cavion(®) Internet Banking, Cavion Mobile Banking, Cavion Bill Pay, Cavion Voice Banking, DepositPro® account...

2014-08-27 08:25:37

McDonald's to highlight new style of tailgating, reward customers with exclusive NFL Now content and chances to win Super Bowl XLIX tickets, the ultimate tailgate OAK BROOK, Ill., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its second year as the official restaurant sponsor of the NFL, McDonald's is celebrating football fans' love for the game with a new mindset of tailgating and exclusive football content and prizes for customers. To help fans get into the spirit, McDonald's is launching the national...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'