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2014-07-29 12:21:27

FALLS CHURCH, Va., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 2020 Company LLC (2020), an Acentia company, today announced it was awarded a 5-year, $97.2-million Satellite Mission Operations and Maintenance Support (SMOMS) contract by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Under this award, 2020 will provide Program Management, Systems Engineering, and Operations and Maintenance (O&M) to the Agency's Office of Satellite and Product Operations (OSPO). 2020 will...

2014-07-29 12:21:24

New truck fleet designed to serve pro customers while they preserve time on the job MOORESVILLE, N.C., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Lowe's continues to invest in capabilities to better serve professional customers, the company has launched ProExpress, an on-demand delivery service to get pros the emergency and last minute supplies they need. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140729/130772 Since April 2014, these light-duty trucks have helped pro customers save their most...

2014-07-29 12:20:55

TROY, Mich., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Troy-based public relations firm that specializes in the automotive supplier sector, Bianchi Public Relations, Inc., has joined the Detroit Regional Chamber's MICHauto initiative as an investor, putting it among some 55 companies supporting the effort aimed at growing the auto industry in its historic capital. "MICHauto is a public-private collaborative effort that champions our home state, Michigan, as the global epicenter of the...

2014-07-29 08:42:40

'Shifting Gears' equips transitioning soldiers with skills to become GM automotive technicians ARLINGTON, Va., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army, General Motors (NYSE: GM) and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), today announced they are teaming up to provide eligible transitioning Army soldiers with skills to become service technicians at GM dealerships after they return to civilian life. The Shifting Gears: Automotive Technician Training Program, a multi-year partnership...

2014-07-29 08:42:39

ORLANDO, Fla., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Javelin Joint Venture recently fired a Javelin missile from a remote weapon station integrated onto a wheeled vehicle at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama. The test demonstrated Javelin's vehicle-launch capability to an international customer that has expressed interest in purchasing vehicles integrated with Javelin. The Javelin missile launched successfully and hit a...

2014-07-29 08:40:55

- Five-year contract includes use of MSP, Customer CareNet, Electronic Loan Interface, iDisburse and Invoice Management. JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Knight Financial Services announced today that New American Funding has signed a five-year contract to implement MSP, Black Knight's industry-leading mortgage and consumer loan servicing platform, to support New American Funding's growing servicing business. MSP, a complete, end-to-end system used by...

2014-07-29 08:35:43

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) has issued the following press release: "RAI increases 2Q14 profitability as key brands continue to advance; Company tightens full-year guidance." For full details, read the release on RAI's website, www.reynoldsamerican.com. Web Disclosure RAI's website, www.reynoldsamerican.com, is the primary source of publicly disclosed news about RAI and its operating companies. We use the website as our...

2014-07-29 08:33:22

Could In-Store Digital Technology Create a Retail Revival? ROSWELL, Ga., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A recent Wall Street Journal article features a digital Life Insurance solution in Walmart created by Touchrate. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140728/130700 Could in-store digital technology create a Retail Revival? "Yes", so says Cash Hilmer, Vice President of Touchrate. "I manage field operations for Touchrate in Walmart Stores so I am in those stores...

2014-07-29 08:29:31

Experts on hand to provide guidance and tips to Northern Virginia entrepreneurs in fast-moving business pitch contest; seats available for live event HERNDON, Va., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Business and Inc. Magazine are presenting Get Started NOVA, a business pitch competition, Thursday, August 21 at the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) in Herndon. Registration is now open for both attendees and pitch contestants at www.CoxBlue.com/GetStartedNOVA. Local partners...

2014-07-29 08:29:09

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Technology sector fueled by evolving social media landscape, company announces significant acuisition: Next Galaxy Corp. (OTC: WILS), Facebook Ink. (NASDAQ: FB), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT), Sony Corporation (NYSE: SNE) and LinkedIn Corporation (NYSE: LNKD) Next Galaxy Corp. (OTCQB: WILS), a leading technology and content solutions company developing dynamic, innovative experiences for consumers, is pleased...


Latest Economy of the United States Reference Libraries

Cartercar 1912
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
lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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