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2014-10-22 16:32:39

-- Honorees represent the country's most dynamic and high-growth companies based on their ability to become future global leaders -- LANDOVER, Md., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU), a leading provider of cloud-based software-as-a-service solutions for nonprofit colleges and universities, has been named to the World Economic Forum's 2014 list of 12 U.S. Global Growth Companies (GCCs) representing the country's most dynamic and high-growth companies....

2014-10-22 16:32:01

Global Currency Card offering 11 Currency Options With Real-Time Exchange via Smartphone Applications Becomes a Hit with Australian Travelers AUSTIN, Texas and SYDNEY, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rêv Worldwide, a payment innovations company, and the Westpac Group, Australia's largest retail bank serving over 12 million customers, released today an update on their new Westpac Global Currency Card product, a multi-currency reloadable Visa prepaid card aimed at travelers and online shoppers....

2014-10-22 16:31:58

Also Adds 'Sell Online' Feature to Simplify Web Payments for Small Businesses REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flint Mobile today announced that it has secured $9.4 million in Series C funding to continue expanding its mobile-centric business management platform for small businesses operating outside traditional storefronts. The new round was led by Verizon Ventures, the investing arm of mobile and broadband provider Verizon Communications Inc., with follow-on investments...

2014-10-22 16:31:20

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NetSecure Payments Inc, a leading provider of mobile payment solutions, announces the availability of Mobile Check Deposit for iOS and Android phones and tablets. NetSecure's Mobile Check Deposit feature allows merchants to deposit checks by snapping a picture of a check using their mobile phone or tablet, eliminating the need for trips to the bank. As an added benefit, the check is processed immediately, so merchants know...

2014-10-22 16:28:21

MCKINNEY, Texas, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Torchmark Corporation (NYSE: TMK) reported today that for the quarter ended September 30, 2014, net income was $1.00 per share, compared with $.95 per share for the year-ago quarter. Net operating income for the quarter was $.99 per share, compared with $.95 per share for the year-ago quarter. Reconciliations between net income and net operating income, GAAP ROE and management ROE, and GAAP book value and management book value are shown in the...

2014-10-22 16:25:48

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Average rates on new card offers remained unchanged again this week, according to the CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090210/CCLOGO The average is comprised of 100 of the most popular credit cards in the country, including cards from dozens of leading U.S. issuers and representing every card category. Introductory (teaser) rates are not included in the calculation. Rates for card...

2014-10-22 16:23:39

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LDK Solar CO., Ltd. in provisional liquidation ("LDK Solar") and its Joint Provisional Liquidators, Tammy Fu and Eleanor Fisher, both of Zolfo Cooper (Cayman) Limited, announced today that on October 21, 2014 three U.S. subsidiaries of LDK Solar, LDK Solar Systems, Inc., LDK Solar USA, Inc. and LDK Solar Tech USA, Inc. (collectively, the "U.S. Debtors") filed voluntary petitions to reorganize under...

2014-10-22 16:23:33

Borrowing Base Increased to $1.2 Billion from $775 Million OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE: SD) today announced that it has increased the borrowing base and extended the maturity of its senior credit facility. The new, five-year agreement with 27 lending institutions has a maximum facility size of $2 billion and an initial borrowing base of $1.2 billion. Due to its current liquidity position and hedging program, the company elected to...

2014-10-22 16:22:43

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RLJ Equity Partners, LLC and LAI International, Inc., today announced the acquisition of Zak Incorporated (Zak), a full service manufacturer and certified turnkey supplier that provides precision machined and custom fabricated components for customers in power generation, specialty metals, and oil and gas. Founded in 1937 and headquartered in Green Island, New York, Zak is an established brand throughout the power industry and has built...

2014-10-22 12:35:55

Leading Provider of Technology Business Management (TBM) SaaS Applications Builds on IT's Standard Model to Meet the Needs of IT Leaders BELLEVUE, Wash., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apptio®, the leading provider of cloud-based Technology Business Management (TBM) software, today introduced a new version of Apptio Cost Transparency (CT) for Applications and Services® that automates application total cost of ownership (TCO) to accelerate investment and rationalization decisions. New...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.