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2011-02-12 00:00:00

The federal government has launched a massive, agency-wide Cloud Computing initiative to reduce costs and increase efficiencies. Horizon Data Center Solutions is one of the vendors selected by the government to provide cloud computing services, and Horizon says its niche will be to serve those agencies that not only want to "try" the cloud, but that wish to embrace it. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) February 11, 2011 As hundreds of government agencies work quickly to identify the IT services they...

2010-12-17 08:17:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Lines, Inc. (NYSE: HRZ), the nation's leading domestic ocean shipping and integrated logistics company, today announced that the HORIZON HAWK has departed Shanghai for Los Angeles on the inaugural voyage of the company's new trans-Pacific Five Star Express (FSX) service. The HORIZON HAWK, which called Ningbo on December 13th and departed Shanghai on the 15th, will arrive in Los Angeles on December 26th before sailing on to Oakland and...

2010-12-15 17:59:00

SEATTLE, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Air's technicians have ratified a new four-year contract, successfully concluding all of the airline's active labor negotiations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100917/SF67094LOGO) About 72 percent of Horizon's mechanics voted, and more than 65 percent of those did so in favor of the agreement, according to the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT). Voting took place from early November through early December, and the...

2010-12-01 11:19:00

SEATTLE, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Air has been notified by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) that its pilots have ratified a new five-year contract. Nearly 77 percent of Horizon's pilots voted, and more than 59 percent of those voted in favor of the agreement. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100917/SF67094LOGO) Effective upon signing later this month, the new contract helps align pilot pay more closely to market over time, while providing quality of...

2010-11-15 07:30:00

SHANGHAI, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Lines, Inc. (NYSE: HRZ), the leading U.S. domestic ocean shipping and integrated logistics company, announced it will launch express intermodal container service to key inland U.S. cities when it begins the new Five Star Express (FSX) trans-Pacific liner service in December. The announcement was made today during a press conference here for China news media. The maiden FSX voyage is scheduled to depart Ningbo, China, on December 14, 2010,...

2010-10-25 13:30:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Lines, Inc. (NYSE: HRZ), the nation's leading domestic ocean shipping and integrated logistics company, announced it will add approximately 12,500 new containers to its international and domestic shipping network to support existing customers and the carrier's new Asia liner service launching in December. "We continue to make great progress with our new China service," said Brian Taylor, Senior Vice President of International Services at...

2010-08-13 08:00:00

Formerly Petro Horizon (PRZCF.OTCBB) (PH0.FRANKFURT) (TSXV.GR) VANCOUVER, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - PETRO HORIZON ENERGY CORP. announces that it has received TSX approval to change its name to GREEN LIGHT RESOURCES INC. (TSXV.GR) The Company believes that its new name, Green Light Resources Inc., better reflects its current vision and strategy: beginning with the acquisition of its Brazil Lake Lithium property in Nova Scotia. The Company will begin trading under its new name...

2010-08-10 12:58:00

(PRZCF.OTCBB) (PH0.FRANKFURT) (TSXV.PHE) VANCOUVER, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - PETRO HORIZON ENERGY CORP. (TSXV.PHE), announces that the TSX Venture Exchange has accepted for filing, documentation with respect to a non-brokered private placement consisting of 1,750,000 flow-through units at a price of $0.20 per unit for gross proceeds of $350,000. $300,000 of this financing was placed with the MineralFields Group. Each unit consists of one common flow-through share and one 1/2 share...

2010-08-05 10:06:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Horizon Lines, Inc. (NYSE: HRZ), the nation's leading domestic ocean shipping and integrated logistics company, today announced it has secured two important agreements in the ongoing development of its new Asia liner service. Horizon Lines has appointed Mr. Hon Wing Lam as its Owner's Representative and Ben Line Agencies as its General Agent to support the company's ongoing sales and operations in Shanghai and Ningbo. As Horizon Lines...

2010-07-21 11:26:00

(PRZCF.OTCBB) (PH0.FRANKFURT) (TSXV.PHE) VANCOUVER, July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - PETRO HORIZON ENERGY CORP. (TSXV.PHE), is pleased to announce that the joint management committee with the operator Champlain Mineral Ventures Ltd, has now authorized the mobilization of the field crews, to begin conducting the 2010 work program. Before drilling begins, a detailed prospecting and mapping grid over 3,160 acres at Brazil Lake will be conducted. This will cover the entirety of the original...


Latest Event horizon Reference Libraries

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Event Horizon -- The event horizon is a boundary beyond which information will never reach an observer. An event horizon is a mathematical construct and not a physical object and a person passing through an event horizon will not notice any odd behavior. From an outside observer however, an object passing though an event horizon will appear redder and dimmer and will appear to freeze at the moment the object passes the event horizon. An event horizon can form around a gravitational...

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Black Hole -- Black holes are objects so dense that not even light can escape their gravity. They are believed to form from the gravitational collapse of astronomical objects containing two or more solar masses. Astronomical observations suggest that the center of most galaxies, including our own Milky Way, contain supermassive black holes containing millions to billions of solar masses. Black holes are predictions of Einstein's theory of general relativity. In particular, they occur...

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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'