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2014-09-29 12:23:07

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Capital Energy & Infrastructure ("ACEI") announced today that its platform company, BMR Energy, LLC ("BMR Energy"), has completed a key milestone in the development of its 36 MW wind generation project in St. Elizabeth Parish, Jamaica. On September 18 at a ceremony in Kingston, Jamaica, BMR Energy executed the final power purchase agreement with the electric utility Jamaica Public Service Company Limited ("JPS") for the...

2014-09-29 12:22:02

DUBAI, UAE, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fernando Alonso, the two-time Formula One World Champion sees a wealth of opportunity in the business of cycling and has today joined forces with sport investment managers, NOVO to acquire a portfolio of assets whose growth they can help to accelerate. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140929/708829 ) "I'm thrilled to be part of this new venture," said the Scuderia Ferrari driver. "I get to indulge my...

2014-09-29 12:21:35

Magma is the first backer of successful opportunities including: Waze, Onavo, DesignArt, Provigent, Hola, Valens, Magisto, TabTale, Appsflyer and CorePhotonics TEL AVIV, Israel, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Magma Venture Partners, a leading Israeli early stage technology-focused venture capital fund with US$500 Million under management, today announces the completion of fundraising for Magma Venture Capital IV with $150 million in new committed capital. The fund received...

2014-09-29 08:39:46

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US markets on Friday, September 26, 2014, ended on a positive note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 17,113.15, up 0.99% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,512.19, up 1.02%. The S&P 500 finished the session 0.86% higher at 1,982.85. During the trading session, all the ten sectors finished on a higher note. The S&P 500 Information...

2014-09-29 08:37:12

NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tripp Levy PLLC, a leading national securities and shareholder rights law firm, announces that it is investigating the acquisition of TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) ("TIBCO" or the "Company") on behalf of its' shareholders. TIBCO announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by the private equity firm Vista Equity Partners. Under the terms of the agreement, TIBCO stockholders will receive $24 per share in...

2014-09-29 08:36:47

Follow-on funding comes eight months after Series C round; Credit Karma user base increased 50 percent over same period SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Credit Karma, a consumer finance and technology company, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved $75 million in new investments in an add-on growth round from existing investors Google Capital, Tiger Global Management and Susquehanna Growth Equity. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140927/148741...

2014-09-29 08:35:41

BEIJING, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jiayuan.com International Ltd. ("Jiayuan") (NASDAQ: DATE), operator of the largest online dating platform in China, today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a special one-time cash dividend of US$0.4467 per ordinary share, or US$0.67 per American Depositary Share ("ADS"). Record holders of the Company's ordinary shares at the close of business on October 15, 2014 (the "Record Date") will be entitled to receive the special...

2014-09-29 08:33:45

CHANGSHU, China, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sutor Technology Group Limited (the "Company" or "Sutor") (Nasdaq: SUTR), a leading Chinese non-state-owned manufacturers and service providers for fine finished steel products used by a variety of downstream applications, today announced it has filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, Form 12b-25 Notification of Late Filing for its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended June 30, 2014. The Form...

2014-09-29 08:32:24

TORONTO, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - SQI Diagnostics Inc. (TSX-V: SQD) (OTCQX: SQIDF), a life sciences company that develops and commercializes proprietary technologies and products for advanced microarray diagnostics, is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Winkley to Chairman of the Board of Directors of SQI, replacing Claude Ricks. Mr. Ricks will continue to serve as a Director on the Board and will continue to provide leadership to the Company. "We are very pleased...

2014-09-29 08:32:17

Focused on Transactional and Advisory Services to Biomedical Companies NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Burnham Securities Inc. ("Burnham"), a financial services firm, and The Channel Group ("TCG"), a leader in healthcare venture development and strategic transactions and transition advisors, have formed an alliance to expand the range of services each company can provide to prospective clients. With the alliance, Burnham Securities will be supported by a team of leaders in...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'