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2014-04-15 16:22:29

AKRON, Ohio, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Directors of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) have declared a quarterly dividend of 5 cents per share of common stock. The dividend is payable June 2, 2014, to shareholders of record on May 1, 2014. The payout represents an annual rate of 20 cents per share. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20050204/GTLOGO Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies. It employs approximately 69,000 people and manufactures...

2014-04-15 12:34:26

NEW YORK, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To improve network efficiency and meet continued bandwidth demand, Verizon is deploying 100G technology on its U.S. metro network. The company will gain the same benefits of increased capacity, superior latency and improved scalability in its metro network as it has from deploying 100G technology in its long-haul network. Verizon is using the Fujitsu FLASHWAVE 9500 platform and the Tellabs 7100 in its metro deployment, which is the...

2014-04-15 12:33:29

NANJING, China, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A leading online store, Sheinside, has entered a brand-new sales mode and is now at the forefront of international e-business. Many customers might be a bit confused about the Sheinside presale process. So, what is the presale? And how does it work? Actually, it's as simple as pie. The newly designed clothes are voted on by customers with the items receiving the most likes being chosen for presale. Secondly, consumers can place orders...

2014-04-15 12:33:25

Company is actively hiring 60 local retail positions to fuel its continued growth ODESSA, Texas, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless is adding 60 full-time retail positions in the Midland/Odessa area by the end of 2014. The positions will be based locally and interested candidates may apply online by visiting the Verizon Wireless website at www.vzwcareers.com. The new positions offer competitive salaries and benefits, including health care coverage that begins on the...

2014-04-15 12:27:44

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US markets saw a positive sentiment on Monday, April 14, 2014, with the NASDAQ Composite closing at 4,022.69, up 0.57%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average ending the session at 16173.24, up 0.91%, and the S&P 500 gained 0.82% to finish the trading session at 1830.61. The gains were broad based as all the ten sectors finished on a positive note. A number of...

2014-04-15 12:21:53

NEW ORLEANS, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) first Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) tank has transitioned from the assembly line to the shipyard for integration with the Wartsila LNG propulsion system. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110419/PH85737LOGO-b Weighing in at 250,000 pounds, this LNG tank built with U.S. steel is the first of its kind for Lockheed Martin and will soon be used for marine applications under contract to Wartsila, a Finnish power...

2014-04-15 12:20:59

United is first airline in the U.S. to offer mileage redemption for carbon offsets CHICAGO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Earth Month, United Airlines today announced an enhancement to its carbon-offset program that allows MileagePlus members to redeem their miles for offsets to cover the carbon emissions associated with their air travel. The company's existing program provides all United customers the opportunity to calculate and purchase offsets for their travel and cargo...

2014-04-15 08:38:40

Casa.com changes the way consumers purchase furniture and decor with easy, total-home shopping, featuring free shipping and large, hand-picked selection JERSEY CITY, N.J., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quidsi, Inc. today announced the launch of a new, easy-to-shop furniture store on Casa.com, the curated home products site with a focus on function, comfort and style. With 12,000 hand-picked furniture items for every room, Casa.com now provides a simple way to shop for furniture and...

2014-04-15 08:37:30

DUBLIN, Apr. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gnc35v/global_chip ) has announced the addition of the "Global Chip Mounters Market Report" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The analysts forecast the Global Chip Mounters market to grow at a CAGR of 7.7 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing adoption of mobile...

2014-04-15 08:37:25

PHOENIX, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, U.S. stock investors can access these reports through the links below, including stock performance, insider trading signals, and visual results. Insiderslab.com released the latest insider trading research for Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), Intel (NASDAQ:INTC), Alcoa (NYSE:AA), Bank of America (NYSE:BAC), Sirius XM (NASDAQ:SIRI), and Zynga (NASDAQ:ZNGA). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100419/HKM001LOGO (Read full report by clicking 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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