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2014-08-14 00:21:15

SEC Network and AT&T U-verse will provide interactive features, available only for U-verse TV customers, and give fans SEC content on TV, mobile devices and online DALLAS, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* U-verse® TV subscribers who love college sports are in for a treat. They will be able to watch a vast array of SEC Network content on their TV, computer or wireless devices and access exclusive interactive apps during the 2014-2015 football season. As a proud corporate sponsor of the...

2014-08-13 23:07:13

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Lubricants and Base Oils Market: Trends and Opportunities (2014 Edition)" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 For the lubricants industry, the year 2013 was characterized by oversupply conditions, as companies continued to increase their production capacities while the demand remained stagnant. Asia Pacific is the largest lubricants market followed by North America, Latin America, Eastern Europe, Western...

2014-08-13 16:29:36

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ShoreTel® (NASDAQ: SHOR), the leading provider of brilliantly simple phone systems and unified communications solutions, today announced the appointment of Frederic Gillant as vice president and managing director for Asia Pacific. Based in Singapore, Gillant will lead ShoreTel's go-to-market strategy across Asia Pacific with the goals of driving sales, expanding the partner ecosystem, developing new business and managing the sales and...

2014-08-13 16:27:41

HOUSTON, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) announced today the appointment of Gary T. Clark to the role of vice president of Investor Relations. Clark joins Apache from Chesapeake Energy Corporation, where he was the vice president of investor relations and research. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140116/DA47435LOGO "In the second quarter of this year, we initiated a search to identify the investor relations officer in our industry best...

2014-08-13 16:26:35

TSX Exchange Symbol: RVX CALGARY, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Resverlogix Corp. ("Resverlogix") (TSX:RVX) announced today that holders ("Shareholders") of common shares of Resverlogix have approved the resolution relating to: (i) amendments to the loan and security documents among Resverlogix, Citibank, N.A. ("Citibank") and Eastern Capital Limited ("Eastern") to increase the loan amount from Citibank by $30 million to $68.8 million (the "Amendment"), to indemnify Eastern for...

2014-08-13 16:24:05

HONG KONG, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. has unveiled plans for its first golf resort in China when The Ritz-Carlton, Mission Hills opens in late 2015 on the tropical island of Hainan. Adding to the brand's growing portfolio of luxury hotels and resorts in China, The Ritz-Carlton, Mission Hills will be located in Haikou, the capital of Hainan Province. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140410/PH02730LOGO "Our first golf resort in China...

2014-08-13 16:23:55

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Country-lovin' girls looking for the western shirts for women that is both edgy and rough around the corners can now shop for great apparel choices with Country Rebel Clothing Co.'s newly opened online store. A country-inspired clothing and entertainment brand at heart, Country Rebel Clothing Co. aims to present a new line of modern country clothing country rebel fan boys and girls can enjoy when stirring up a storm at the next big...

2014-08-13 16:22:17

Peak's Unique Offerings will Benefit from Distinct Identity HOUSTON, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Select Energy Services, LLC (Select), today launched a new Peak Oilfield services (Peak) website, establishing Peak as a standalone company. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140813/135986 "Peak Oilfield Services is an excellent business, and one in which Select will continue to invest and grow," said Select CEO John Schmitz. "At the same time, Peak does not fit neatly with our...

2014-08-13 12:22:58

Investment signals broad market adoption of PACE financing, rapid growth for Ygrene SANTA ROSA, Calif., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ygrene Energy Fund, a leading national provider of residential and commercial property assessed clean energy (PACE) financing, announced today it raised $30 million in growth capital from Virgo Investment Group. Ygrene will use the funds to grow its channel contractor network, further expand its national footprint, and accelerate market awareness for...

2014-08-13 08:36:17

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, August 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, August 12, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,389.25, down 0.27%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.06% lower at 16,560.54, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,933.75, down 0.16%. The losses were broad based as seven out of ten sectors ended the session in negative. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index ended the day...


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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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mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.