Quantcast
Last updated on April 24, 2014 at 17:35 EDT

Latest Facebook Beacon Stories

2010-08-11 07:10:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Beacon Funding has recently become an Associate Member of both the Professional Towing and Recovery Association of Illinois (PTROI) and the California Tow Truck Association (CTTA). As members of these towing associations, Beacon agrees to uphold high standards of honor and integrity, promote fellowship, and strive to be a premier provider of equipment financing solutions to towing and recovery specialists. In the past decade, Beacon Funding has provided...

056a329470438f80add4761745147d601
2010-05-24 06:20:00

Facebook announced Saturday that it will simplify privacy controls on its popular social-networking site to satisfy critics who feel the controls are too complex. Facebook has spent the last few weeks listening to its users and consulting with experts in California, Washington D.C., and elsewhere around the globe, spokesman for the company, Andrew Noyes said in a response to an inquiry made by AFP. "The messages we have received are pretty clear. Users appreciate having precise and...

fb88400c9f636e0944a9c6cd735a9fa81
2010-04-27 13:50:00

Four U.S. Senators are campaigning for Facebook to make it easier for its 400 million members to protect their privacy as the site creates new ways to share personal information. The call for simpler privacy controls was sent via letter to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday.  The Associated Press obtained a copy of the letter signed by Senator Michael Bennet, D-Colo; Senator Charles Schumer, D-N.Y.; Senator Mark Bergich, D-Alaska; and Senator Al Franken, D-Minn. This is the...

2010-03-16 06:00:00

DALLAS, March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Beacon Enterprise Solutions Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BEAC) an emerging global leader in the design, implementation and management of high performance Information Technology Systems ("ITS") infrastructure solutions, today announced it has retained Halliburton Investor Relations ("HIR"), a Dallas-based, full-service investor relations firm, to assist the Company with its investor relations ("IR") program. HIR will work with Beacon...

4c3af51ef605ec5ed93110a99991430f1
2009-09-22 08:45:00

Facebook is shutting down their highly disliked Beacon marketing program, after two years of privacy protests over following user actions at other Web sites. Facebook said that they would halt Beacon and establish a foundation to encourage online privacy in a $9.5 million agreement made in a lawsuit. Facebook originally said that the Beacon program would aid users in showing their friends what their interests were, while also giving "trusted referrals" that would increase profits to...

2009-08-10 02:45:00

GRAPEVILLE, HEMPFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Beacon Redevelopment Industrial Corp. (Pink Sheets: BCND) today updates its continuing progress regarding the Westmoreland Glass Factory project in Grapeville, Pennsylvania. Beacon received formal notice from its bid winning contractor, Renaissance Renovations & Development LLC that they have chosen Ameri-Source Services LLC of Bethel Park, Pennsylvania, to be its primary demolition subcontractor. RRD, a general...

2009-07-20 02:12:00

GRAPEVILLE, HEMPFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa., July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Beacon Redevelopment Industrial Corp.'s (Pink Sheets: BCND) President, Rick Blackburn visited the Westmoreland Glass Company during the week. He immediately directed his staff to implement additional security for the property as soon as possible based on newspaper reported actions. Mr. Blackburn also visited another site in Western Pennsylvania that is a possible acquisition candidate for Beacon. "It is a similar...

2009-07-06 00:12:00

WILMINGTON, Del., July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Beacon Redevelopment Industrial Corporation (Pink Sheets: BCND) previously announced negotiations with respect to a third party seeking to acquire control of the company. These negotiations continue the path of finalization and the company intends to notify shareholders promptly upon approval of all parties as to the final contract. In addition, the company previously announced the appointment of Rick Blackburn as President of Beacon...

2009-06-15 00:41:00

WILMINGTON, Del., June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Beacon Redevelopment Industrial Corporation (Pink Sheets: BCND) is pleased to announce that it appointed Rick Blackburn as President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Blackburn has eighteen years of experience with overseeing construction development and demolitions. Prior to his construction profession, Mr. Blackburn spent ten years as a Ranger with the United States Army Special Forces. As he is also manager for Renaissance Renovations...

2009-06-09 02:05:00

NORTH HUNTINGDON, Pa., June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Beacon Redevelopment Industrial Corporation (Pink Sheets: BCND) received and thoroughly reviewed a 64 page report regarding asbestos at the Westmoreland Glass Factory in Grapeville, Pennsylvania, prepared for the company and Renaissance Renovations & Development LLC. Beacon Redevelopment is informed by agents of RR&D that their next step will be to notify Pennsylvania One Call System, Inc., of certain aspects of the demolition....