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2014-07-30 08:39:13

SAO PAULO, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Telefonica Brasil - (Bovespa: VIVT3 [ON = Common Shares] / VIVT4 [PN = Preferred Shares]; NYSE: VIV), announces its consolidated results for the second quarter of 2014. Telefonica Brasil resumes recurring EBITDA annual growth in 2Q14 with a strong performance of the mobile business and strict cost control. R$ million 2Q14 2Q13 % YoY Net Revenue 8,616.6 8,491.5...

2014-07-29 08:25:18

Central Maine Power and Rochester Gas and Electric earn high marks for trust, engagement and operational excellence in recent national brand study. NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Central Maine Power (CMP) and Rochester Gas and Electric (RG&E), two Iberdrola USA-owned utilities, were ranked among the most trusted utility brands in the nation according to a recent study conducted by Cogent Reports. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140128/MM54425LOGO...

2014-07-27 12:21:46

- MiriadaX offers free higher education that is open to a potential public of more than 600 million Spanish and Portuguese speakers. RIO DE JANEIRO, July 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chairmen of Telefonica and Banco Santander, Cesar Alierta and Emilio Botin, respectively, met this morning in Rio de Janeiro to host the global launch of MiriadaX, the e-learning platform that both companies are jointly promoting and has already become the largest in the Spanish-speaking world. The event was held...

2014-07-18 16:24:37

WASHINGTON, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EverFi, Inc. announced today that Sunbelt-based BBVA Compass will be the first institution to offer a Spanish-language version of its adult financial wellness solution. The EverFi@Work(TM) program is a modular, interactive learning tool that helps learners develop important money management skills and gain a deeper knowledge about topics such as credit, investing and saving for retirement. The new course is specifically designed for the...

2014-07-15 20:20:56

- Private dinners to be held at Rienzi estate in Houston, Dallas' Rachofsky House HOUSTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Spanish financial services group BBVA has selected a pair of grand art venues to host its series of once-in-a-lifetime private client dinners prepared by the Roca brothers, whose restaurant in Girona, Spain, landed atop the influential World's 50 Best Restaurants list last year. The Rocas will prepare meals for BBVA's U.S. clients next month at the Rachofsky...

2014-07-08 16:25:17

-- Ribbon-cutting celebration marks the opening of a new computer lab to promote financial literacy and self-sufficiency for domestic violence survivors NEW YORK, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Urban Resource Institute (URI) and BBVA celebrated the opening today of a new computer lab at one of URI's busiest domestic violence shelters, with the global financial services firm supporting URI's pioneering effort to eradicate economic abuse, which affects 98 percent of domestic...

2014-07-07 08:23:46

Projects would boost capacity; improve access to new renewable generation. NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maine's two largest utilities have agreed to jointly develop electric transmission projects to enhance the strength and capacity of the state's bulk power grid and improve access for new generation resources. Emera Maine and Central Maine Power (CMP) recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for joint project development which identified a number...

2014-07-02 08:22:07

Vueling becomes the latest carrier to join Sabre's global travel marketplace SOUTHLAKE, Texas, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), a global technology provider to the travel and tourism industry, has agreed a new multi-year distribution agreement with International Airlines Group (IAG), one of the world's largest airline groups, incorporating British Airways Iberia, Iberia Express and Vueling. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131216/DA33636LOGO-b...

2014-07-01 04:22:39

AMSTERDAM, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --VimpelCom Ltd. ("VimpelCom", "Company" or "Group") (NASDAQ: VIP), a leading global provider of telecommunications services, today announces that Rene Schuster has been appointed as Group Chief Operating Officer, with effect from today. Rene Schuster will assume direct responsibility for the operational and financial performance of the Business Units. Jo Lunder, VimpelCom CEO, said: "I am delighted to announce the appointment of Rene Schuster as...

2014-06-04 16:23:17

- Americans for the Arts announces the 2014 BCA 10: Best Businesses Partnering with the Arts in America honorees HOUSTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass was named this week as one of the top 10 most arts-friendly businesses in the U.S. by Americans for the Arts, the nation's leading nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the arts and arts education. The bank and nine other companies nationwide were selected by the Business Committee for the Arts, a division of...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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