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2014-09-30 12:36:10

With More than 25 Years of Sales Experience, Groff Will Head Up U.S. Consumer Sales OXNARD, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NYNE, an innovator of lifestyle inspired audio products, announces the addition of Eric Groff to the NYNE team as director of national sales. Reporting to Rob Voorhies, vice president of sales and marketing at NYNE, Groff will head up consumer sales efforts in the U.S. for NYNE. He brings decades of experience in diversified selling environments and a...

2014-09-30 12:35:07

Offers Students Grades 6-12 a Behind the Scenes Look Into World of Advanced Manufacturing SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcoa Foundation, one of the largest corporate foundations in the U.S., and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, will celebrate National Manufacturing Day on October 3, 2014, with an interactive virtual field trip. The Manufacture Your Future LIVE Virtual Field Trip will...

2014-09-30 12:27:56

Chideo Partners with NBA All-Star to Send One Lucky Fan, Guest to CP3 Foundation's Celebrity Server Event LOS ANGELES, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chideo, the first interactive charity broadcast network, has teamed up with Los Angeles Clippers star Chris Paul to send one lucky winner and a guest to the CP3 Foundation's Celebrity Server event on October 26th at Mastro's Steak House in Beverly Hills. Celebrity servers include: -- Actor and producer Mark Wahlberg -- Actor and...

2014-09-30 12:23:41

LONDON, September 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE: RDS.A) (NYSE: RDS.B) announces that on 30 September, 2014 it purchased for cancellation 1,200,000 "A" Shares at a price of 2361.96 pence per share. Following the cancellation of these shares, the remaining number of "A" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 3,931,742,093 and the remaining number of "B" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 2,440,410,614. Enquiries...

2014-09-30 12:23:26

Grants Will Support Over 100 Non-Profit Organizations SAN DIEGO, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) announced it will provide more than $1 million in charitable grants to non-profit organizations in San Diego County that provide basic needs through a variety of social services. "The Helping People in Need initiative provides much needed support for local non-profit organizations that work hard every day to feed our hungry, shelter our...

2014-09-30 12:21:55

FAIRFAX, Va., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was awarded two contract modifications totaling $50 million to continue supporting the AN/BYG-1 combat control system aboard U.S. Navy and Royal Australian Navy submarines, as part of the AN/BYG-1 modernization program for the tactical control systems (TCS) and weapons control systems (WCS). General Dynamics is delivering enhanced capabilities...

2014-09-30 12:21:37

WARREN, Mich., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SRG Global Inc., a Guardian Company, announced that five of its manufacturing facilities across three continents were awarded a Supplier Quality Excellence Award by General Motors. "We believe that if a company has a strong and proactive culture focused on integrity and compliance, then quality follows," says SRG Global President and CEO Dave Prater. "We are pleased that our commitment to these areas has allowed us to deliver additional...

2014-09-30 08:43:12

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, September 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Shanda Games Ltd. (NASDAQ: GAME), Vringo Inc. (NASDAQ: VRNG), salesforce.com inc. (NYSE: CRM), Fortinet Inc. (NASDAQ: FTNT), and Tableau Software Inc. (NYSE: DATA). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at: http://investor-edge.com/register. The US markets on Monday, September...

2014-09-30 08:41:42

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviat Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNW), the leading expert in microwave networking solutions, today announced that, as expected, it received a standard notice from NASDAQ stating that Aviat is not in compliance with the NASDAQ Listing Rule 5250(c)(1) that requires timely filing of reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The September 26, 2014 letter was sent as a result of Aviat's delay in filing its Annual Report on Form...

2014-09-30 08:40:45

The employee-owned grocer will be using Retail 20/20 in place of the XBR tool MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Agilence, Inc., the leader in cloud-based exception reporting solutions, today announced that Hy-Vee will deploy Retail 20/20 exception reporting to improve operations and reduce shrink. The employee-owned grocer is based in West Des Moines, Iowa, and operates 237 stores in Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, Minnesota, and...


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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
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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