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2014-10-30 12:33:55

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DecisionPoint(TM) Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: DPSI and OTCQB: DPSIP), a leading provider and integrator of Enterprise Mobility and Wireless Applications, announced today the results of its 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. The meeting was held, as noticed in the proxy materials, on October 28 at the Courtyard by Marriott, New York LaGuardia Airport, East Elmhurst NY. A quorum being present in person or by proxy, the stockholders elected the...

2014-10-30 12:32:52

Robust Ethernet Network Service Will Link Multiple Sites Across Four States in New England to Support Point of Sale Applications, Improve Loss Prevention Policies and Enhance Disaster Recovery Initiatives BOSTON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast Business today announced that Jordan's Furniture, an iconic furniture retailer in New England, will use Comcast Business Ethernet across all of its five retail stores, warehouses, headquarters and data center locations in Massachusetts,...

2014-10-30 12:28:11

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CannaVEST Corp. (OTC:CANV), a leading manufacturer and distributor of hemp and cannabidiol (CBD) based products, announces that it has broadened its customer base due in part to efficiencies in its supply chain and processing capabilities. As CannaVEST's processes and protocols have become more refined and efficient, and its supply chain more robust, CannaVEST has been able to pass savings on to its customers in the form of lower prices for...

2014-10-30 12:27:14

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Online grocery shopping is currently one of the smallest segments for food and beverage sales, but this rapidly changing business is poised for tremendous growth over the next several years. Market research publisher Packaged Facts forecasts that online grocery shopping sales will grow from about $23 billion in 2014 (accounting for 3.5% of total online and offline grocery spending) to approach $100 billion by 2019 (capturing 12% of total...

2014-10-30 12:26:07

NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum presents new work by Wang Jianwei, an influential Beijing-based artist noted for his bold conceptual practice and decades-long contributions to the Chinese avant-garde. Wang Jianwei: Time Temple, the artist's first solo museum exhibition in the United States, will be on view from October 31, 2014 to February 16, 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141027/154515 A multi-part exhibition...

2014-10-30 12:25:51

This Year's Warm Coats and Warm Hearts Coat Drive Focuses on Families Helping Families BURLINGTON, N.J., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- All across America families struggle to meet their basic needs. According to the 2013 US Census, more than 45 million Americans live in poverty. By necessity, many of these families prioritize food, heat, and shelter above winter clothing. To help make a difference, Burlington, a national off-price retailer offering designer merchandise at everyday...

2014-10-30 08:44:01

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ClearOne (NASDAQ: CLRO) announced that Rick Stanley has been appointed as Vice President of Sales for Pro Voice and AV Distribution for North and Central America. Stanley joined ClearOne in July 2013 from Muzak where he served as senior design consultant for the systems integration division. Stanley has more than 20 years' experience in AV system design and sales management with leading companies such as Muzak, TriAmp, Aatronics, CCI...

2014-10-30 08:41:12

Investors Include Highly Successful Online Retail Innovators COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Print Syndicate, a leading apparel and home goods e-commerce company, today announced that it closed a $4.25 million Series A funding round led by Data Point Capital, the fund started by Shoebuy.com founder and online retail expert Scott Savitz. Also joining in the round is Lightbank Capital, started by Groupon founders Eric Lefkofsky and Brad Keywell, and Vegas Tech Fund,...

2014-10-30 08:37:30

CHICAGO, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Zacks Equity Research discusses the Health Insurance (part 2), including WellPoint Inc. (NYSE:WLP-Free Report), UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE:UNH-Free Report), Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM-Free Report), CIGNA Corp. (NYSE:CI-Free Report) and Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET-Free Report). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101027/ZIRLOGO Industry: Health Insurance (part 2) Link:...

2014-10-30 08:35:08

Iconic Gym Brand Works with its Panel of World Class Trainers to Create Guided Workout Plans and Fitness Content for Microsoft Band Users DALLAS, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold's Gym, the world's leading authority on health and fitness, is excited to announce a collaboration with Microsoft on its just-unveiled Microsoft Band wearable device, the smart band for people who want to live healthier and be more productive. With the goal of making fitness even more accessible to the...


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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
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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