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2014-08-26 08:21:07

Ninety percent of parents admit anxiety about getting their children to and from school safely HOUSTON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether kids and teens take the bus, ride in a carpool or drive themselves, their safety during the commute to and from school is a primary concern among parents. A new survey from Rain-X® revealed up to 94 percent of parents admit to having anxiety about someone else driving their children to school. The greatest cause for concern (93 percent) comes...

2014-08-26 08:21:02

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRUE), the negotiation-free car buying and selling platform, has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Los Angeles by the Los Angeles Business Journal and Best Companies Group. TrueCar ranked 20(th) out of 100 companies ranked in the report. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110118/LA31413LOGO This eighth annual survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best...

2014-08-26 04:20:07

CANBERRA, Australia, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EOS Space Systems Pty Ltd (EOS Space), a wholly-owned subsidiary of ASX-listed Electro Optic Systems Holdings Ltd (ASX: EOS) is to join forces with Lockheed Martin Corporation to provide space tracking services to the space industry. EOS today announced it had executed a strategic cooperation agreement with Lockheed Martin for the joint development and roll out of EOS and Lockheed Martin space tracking capabilities at a new facility...

2014-08-25 23:10:19

The Nation’s Leading Business Experts Converged to Provide Increased Knowledge in Sustaining Success in Career Management, Leadership, Technology and Business Transitions. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Tuesday, August 19, 2014, PRO2CEO launched the Inaugural Sustaining Success Summit (S3) at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, New York. S3 is a leadership summit designed to discuss and provide solutions to the challenges faced by high achieving professionals in...

2014-08-25 23:04:32

New board member to help lead nChannel to meet growth objectives Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 nChannel, a Columbus, Ohio-based cloud-based retail management platform provider for multichannel sales retailers, has named Peter Korda as an independent board member. Korda’s experience as a leader in the retail and technology industries makes him a perfect fit for the role of board member for fast-growing nChannel. Korda’s leadership roles include positions at Intagio, Bank One,...

2014-08-25 23:03:36

Over the next five years, the industry is anticipated to grow as a result of rising discretionary income, albeit at a more conservative rate than in the previous five-year period. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Supermarkets and Grocery Stores industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 The Supermarkets and Grocery Stores industry has grown over the past five years, benefiting from a strengthening...

2014-08-25 23:03:21

Verizon Communications Inc., a global leader in delivering broadband and other wireless and wireline communications services to consumer, business, government and wholesale customers, today announced plans to nearly double its capacity to generate clean, reliable and affordable solar energy. This year, Verizon will install 10.2 megawatts (MW) of new solar systems at eight Verizon facilities located in five states, including California, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York....

2014-08-25 23:02:11

a2z, Inc. considers it a great honor to be recognized once more by Inc. Magazine in its annual list of the nation's fastest-growing private businesses. Columbia, Maryland (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Inc. 5000 honorees are ranked according to their percentage revenue growth over the past four years. These companies also have to be U.S. based, privately held and independent – not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies – as of December 31 of the last year being considered. “We...

2014-08-25 23:01:23

“This may be an opportunity for Sprint as well. DirecTV and Wireless TV are two new ways to expand television offerings to a nationwide audience,” says Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 As the cable television industry struggles to hang on to slipping market share, new technologies and new competitors continue to move in and win business, says International Business Times, Aug 12. Industry analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment on this new...

2014-08-25 20:21:01

DJ Mustard to Join Journalist & Host Elliott Wilson for Los Angeles Debut of the Celebrated Interview Event & Online Series, Presented by vitaminwater® NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Electus Digital announced today that live interview series CRWN will return to WatchLOUD.com, beginning this week. Produced by WatchLOUD together with Shady Films and NUE Agency, CRWN pairs the biggest names in hip-hop with long-time music journalist Elliott Wilson for an intimate conversation...


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
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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