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2014-03-18 20:22:20

DALLAS, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 10, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Treasury Department released final regulations and clarification regarding the Employer Shared Responsibility provision under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Employer Shared Responsibility provision (Internal Revenue Code Section 4980H) assesses a penalty on large employers who fail to provide a minimum level of affordable healthcare coverage and have at least one full-time employee...

2014-03-17 16:28:33

Electronic Cigarette Giant Aiming to Become Fastest Shipper in the Industry TARPON SPRINGS, Fla., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- White Cloud Electronic Cigarettes, one of the world's fastest-growing manufacturers of electronic cigarettes and accessories, is proud to announce its new partnership with United Parcel Service (UPS). This alliance allows for unprecedented, low-priced, 2(nd) Day Air Shipping, furthering White Cloud's commitment to providing the highest-quality shipping and...

2014-03-17 12:28:54

Grand Haven, Mich. Manufacturer Becomes Third Company in Michigan Prosperity Fund GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing to build on its commitment to invest Michigan private equity in Michigan-based companies, Blackford Capital today announced the acquisition of Grand Haven, Mich.-based Grand Transformers, Inc. (GTI), a designer and manufacturer of transformers and inductive components serving the drives, elevator, power quality, instrumentation, energy and...

2014-03-17 08:32:16

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 40Act.com, LLC today announced the launch of its Internet-based compliance and legal services website, www.40Act.com. The new website is designed as a single-source solution tailored to the compliance and legal information needs of money managers, compliance officers, attorneys, academics and related professionals. Designed to help investment advisers and their professionals deal with the torrent of unprecedented regulation, 40Act.com is a...

2014-03-14 23:24:45

The artist presented his unique sculptural costumes created using recycled aluminum, specifically Coca-Cola and other beverage cans. New York, New York (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 International dignitaries and celebrities joined an overflow crowd at the opening reception on March 6th of the major retrospective exhibition of the internationally recognized sculptor of Hellenic descent, Nikos Floros, at the Russian Academy of Fine Arts Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia. Following a very successful...

2014-03-14 08:24:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The launch of WikiBusiness.org in association with Wikipedia on January 7 this year, gave a completely new dimension to the digital information available for businesses, professionals and companies. Using the Wiki framework of crowd sourced aggregated and verified information, this is by far the most credible encyclopaedia for businesses all over the world. Its association with Wikipedia brings it the credibility as the world's...

2014-03-14 08:21:50

BEIJING, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air China plans to inaugurate Beijing-Yangon and Chengdu-Kunming-Yangon services on March 30. Yangon, the city for pilgrimage, the "City of Peace" which oozes immense oriental charms, will be within easy reach. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080625/CNW017LOGO At the end of 2013, Air China introduced nonstop services from Beijing to Chiang Mai and Siem Reap, and in 2014, the carrier will continue its "Pilgrimage Tour." For travelers who...

2014-03-13 08:26:48

LEXINGTON, Ky., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The NCAA Final Four tournament brought an economic surge to Lexington in 1985 when it came to town. "Community leaders tout the economic advantages of such events, that have a window before, during and usually for a short time afterwards," said Ron Mossotti, president of Hammond Communications Group, a Lexington-based company. "For us, that Final Four effect has continued and grown for 30 years." In 1985 the NCAA looked for local help...

2014-03-12 12:34:43

Cloud-Hosted Software Platform BELLEVUE, Wash., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virtual Currency Systems ("VCS"), a subsidiary of ITEX Corporation (OTCQB: ITEX), today announced at the 26(th) Annual Roth Capital Conference at the Ritz-Carlton in Dana Point, California, it is offering licenses for its cloud-hosted virtual currency software platform to businesses and entrepreneurs worldwide. ITEX Corporation, The Membership Trading CommunitySM, utilizes the platform to power its own...

2014-03-11 23:31:48

Silicon Valley Company leads the EB-5 Escrow and EB-5 Fund Administration market San Jose, CA (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 NES Financial recently passed another unprecedented milestone by entering into an agreement to provide EB-5 Escrow and Fund Administration solutions on its 200th EB-5 project. “This unmatched rate of adoption proves the value that our innovative EB-5 solutions provide,” said Reid Thomas, Executive Vice President of NES Financial. “Unlike generic escrow providers, we...


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Chalmers Touring 1922
2014-02-21 10:51:47

Chalmers-Detroit was an automobile company formed in 1908 when Hugh Chalmers bought out the Thomas-Detroit company. It was renamed to Chalmers in 1911. During the 1910s the company thrived but the post-WWI recession of the 1920s caused the company to merge with the Maxwell Automobile Company. In 1923, Chalmers ended all vehicle production. The brand is owned by Chrysler. Chalmers were considered to be an expensive car for that era. The 30 Touring and the 30 Roadster both sold for $1,500...

Sega Nomad
2013-08-10 07:32:11

The Sega Nomad is a handheld gaming console also known as the Sega Genesis Nomad. It was released by Sega on October 13, 1995 as a portable version of the home based unit the Sega Genesis. This unit is one of the few systems that can play most of the games from any region without an adapter. The system sold around one million units before it was discontinued in 1997. It was codenamed Project Venus during its development as Sega’s policy during that era was to name their systems after...

Nintendo DS Lite
2013-08-05 12:24:52

The Nintendo DS Lite is a handheld game console with a dual screen, developed by Nintendo. It is slimmer, lighter, and brighter than the original Nintendo DS. It was available in Japan on March 2, 2006 with 550,000 systems released; it was sold out soon after its launch. Nintendo released another 700,000 in April 2006, and once again the units sold out by late May 2006. Every time the stores would restock their shelves, the system would sell out within days of arrival. This continued for...

Fairchild Channel F
2013-04-28 10:35:10

The Fairchild Channel F is a game console manufactured by Fairchild Semiconductor that was released in August 1976. It was the first programmable ROM cartridge-based video game console as well as the first to use a microprocessor. The original name for the system was the Video Entertainment System, but when Atari released their VCS the name was changed to Channel F. By 1977 sales had reached 250,000 and was second to the Atari VCS. The Channel F, using an F8 CPU, produced enough AI to use...

RCA Studio II
2013-04-28 10:25:17

The RCA Studio II was released in January 1977 by RCA as a video game console. It had black and white graphics that were similar to Pong consoles. Game control used two built-in ten button keypads instead of controllers. The keypads made it difficult for two player games to be played because the players would have to sit so close together. It was discontinued in 1979. It used a switch box for the RF modulator and power supply. The sounds produced from the unit were comprised of varying...

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