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2014-07-27 16:20:40

--Only Rentrak Provides the Global Standard in Box Office Reporting-- LOS ANGELES, July 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak Corporation (NASDAQ: RENT), the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced the worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of July 27, 2014 as compiled by the company's Box Office Essentials(®) and International Box Office Essentials(TM) theatrical measurement services....

2014-07-25 23:02:30

“It seems the wireless industry reinvents itself every five to ten years and the next change wave is just beginning. Keep your eyes on AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint and eventually Verizon,” says Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan in his column. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Read Industry analyst Jeff Kagan’s new column titled, Wireless Industry Wave Changing Industry, on Equities.com, July 25. “The wireless industry seems to reinvent itself every five to ten years. The last...

2014-07-25 20:22:23

Children identified through Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis, Children's Bureau also tour Indianapolis Colts practice complex and meet "Blue" GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meijer and SKECHERS teamed up earlier this week to give away new pairs of BOBS from SKECHERS shoes to 1,000 Indianapolis children in need, during a day of fun at Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center - the practice complex of the Indianapolis Colts. "Meijer was built on a fundamental...

2014-07-25 20:21:26

NEW YORK, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paragon Offshore Ltd. (NYSE: PGN) will replace Intevac Inc. (NASD: IVAC) in the S&P SmallCap 600 effective after the close of trading on Friday, August 1. S&P 500 constituent Noble Corp. (NYSE: NE) is spinning off Paragon Offshore to shareholders in a transaction expected to be completed after the close of trading on that date. Post spin, Noble will remain in the S&P 500. Intevac is ranked # 600 in the S&P SmallCap 600 and is no...

2014-07-25 16:24:24

WAYNESBORO, Va., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NTELOS Holdings Corp. ("NTELOS") (NASDAQ: NTLS), a leading regional provider of nationwide wireless voice and data communications services and home to the "best value in wireless," announced today that it has changed the start time for its second quarter 2014 earnings conference call on Monday, July 28, 2014. The call will now begin at 8:00 a.m. ET. To participate, please call the applicable number listed below approximately 10 minutes...

2014-07-25 16:22:13

SAN DIEGO, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A recently launched clothing and entertainment brand named Country Rebel Clothing Co. has marked the release of their online store featuring a selection of their distinctive country-styled clothing guaranteed to put a spark on any country fan's eyes. In addition to innovative apparel designs and accessories, Country Rebel Clothing Co. is also offering country music videos of 2014 in the videos hub of their website. Photo -...

2014-07-25 16:22:10

DUBLIN, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Enterprise Search Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Enterprise search involves finding and retrieving information from various sources such as content management systems, email archives, enterprise databases, and file servers for enterprise use. Enterprise search software provides a user interface for users to gain instant access to...

2014-07-25 16:21:32

CHICAGO, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerOne recently improved user experience and quoting capabilities with an extensive overhaul of its website, Power1co.com. The new site features an incredibly sleek and easy to use interface, which will enable consumers to save time and money with PowerOne. Continued development of PowerOne's online platform will allow consumers to compare prices, switch providers, and choose the contract that best suits their personal lifestyle or business...

2014-07-25 16:20:42

PORTLAND, Ore., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pro Blasters, a paint-removal business, has added U-Haul to their services. The partnership will not only benefit Pro Blasters, but will also provide convenience and quality service to the residents of the Portland area. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090622/LA34860LOGO-b Pro Blasters specializes in blasting paint off of multiple medias, including glass, metals and wood surfaces. They work on everything from cars to old...

2014-07-25 12:27:25

DUBLIN, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global FOTE Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Fiber optic test equipment or FOTE is a type of electronic-optical instrument. It is a combination of a laser source and a detector and is used to characterize optical fiber. FOTE accesses only one end of the fiber and makes multiple measurements that are used to reveal defects and faults. It...


Latest Economy of the United States Reference Libraries

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2014-02-25 08:47:20

Cartercar is a vehicle manufacturer, founded by Byron J. Carter in 1905, Jackson, Michigan. The company moved to Detroit in 1906, then to Pontiac, Michigan from 1907 to 1915. Originally, Carter started his own company named the Motorcar Company in 1905 after leaving the Jackson Automobile Company. At the end of the year, he moved to Detroit due to financing. The company was renamed the Cartercar Company in 1907 when it relocated to Pontiac, Michigan and merged with the Pontiac High...

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2010-10-11 19:48:16

The slinky consists of a helical spring that stretches and can bounce up and down. The spring can travel down stairs as it stretches and re-forms itself with the aid of gravity and momentum. Invented by Richard James in 1940's the slinky was demonstrated at Gimbels department store in 1945. The store sold its entire inventory of 400 units in ninety minutes. James Industries was formed to manufacture the slinky. It was until 1998 that the James family cashed in by selling the company to...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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