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2014-09-23 23:00:44

Policyholders should check their limits for fire damage and remember to see if water damage is covered as well, says Darras, the nation's top insurance lawyer. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 According to the Weather Channel, California fire officials have responded to more than 4,800 wildfires so far in the year 2014, which is higher than average. Residents need to be wary of potential fire danger and protect themselves accordingly. Homeowner policies cover fire damage to the...

2014-09-23 16:27:41

Proceeds to drive manufacturing, sales and marketing programs for LabStyle's Dario(TM) in Europe and elsewhere, as well as ongoing FDA efforts CAESAREA, Israel, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LabStyle Innovations Corp. (OTCQB: DRIO), developer of the Dario(TM) Diabetes Management Solution, today announced that it has closed a $4.2 million private placement offering consisting of shares of preferred stock and warrants. No placement agent was used for this financing. After estimated offering...

2014-09-23 16:24:57

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog warned the public today that a $37.5 million television and radio advertising campaign attacking Proposition 45 is funded exclusively by health insurance companies who would have to rein in rates if Prop 45 passes. The industry funding is hidden in a deceptive advertising and a marketing campaign waged by surrogates who are paid by the health insurance companies or who have financial ties to it. "Health...

2014-09-23 12:35:29

DUBLIN, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/z5xr67/application) has announced the addition of the "Application Management Services Market in the US 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/z5xr67/application ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) An application management service is a combination of various projects and...

2014-09-23 12:29:42

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CieloStar, a leading nationwide healthcare benefit distribution and payment technology company, announced today that they are partnering with Meadowbrook Insurance Group (Meadowbrook) to create a private employee benefits exchange that will offer an array of benefits for individuals and families. The private exchange will also include major medical health plans as well as the supplemental insurance products. Meadowbrook is a...

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 08:38:46

PHOENIX, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Insiderslab.com revealed the latest insider trading research for the US stock investors, who can access these reports through the links below, including stock performance, insider trading signals, and visual results. The reports cover the stocks of Yahoo! (NASDAQ:YHOO), Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM), Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO), Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE:CLF), and Sunedison (NYSE:SUNE)....

2014-09-23 00:21:47

FOLSOM, Calif., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MyECheck, Inc. (OTC PK: MYEC), the leader in electronic checks, today announced that it has confirmed new relationships that will enable the launch of its suite of mobile payment apps into the market. The Company had originally announced its plan to launch mobile payment apps in the summer of 2014, however after a service partner delay, the Company sought new partners and has since established the required new relationships to move...

2014-09-22 23:13:17

Mr. Kelly joins TaKaDu after 11 years as Managing Director of Yarra Valley Water, brings over 40 years’ of top level experience in the water industry. Yehud, Israel (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 TaKaDu, a global leader in Integrated Water Network Management, announced today that Tony Kelly has now joined the company’s Advisory Board. TaKaDu uses advanced statistical and mathematical algorithms to leverage utility data, translating it into actionable insights that save money and improve...

2014-09-22 23:11:13

President and Founder of Royal Class Service, a Hudson Valley, NY based Plumbing and HVAC Company, added expertise to Consumer Reports product review NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Matt Pillius, President of Royal Class Service, one of the most successful and well-known plumbing, heating, and air conditioning companies in the Hudson Valley, was recently featured on a Consumer Reports segment. Positioned as a product review for a drain cleaning system, Pillius was consulted...


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.'