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Tom Frew, University of Warwick Gamblers show the same tendencies as pigeons when they make risky decisions, new research has shown. Researchers, led by Dr. Elliot Ludvig of the University of Warwick's Department of Psychology, conducted...

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2014-09-02 08:36:13

FAIRFIELD, N.J., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Supply chain leader KMM has been selected to provide end-to-end logistics services to TrueNet Communications. TrueNet, a communications infrastructure engineering, construction and network management firm, provides its services to clients in the wireless, wireline and enterprise markets across North America and the Caribbean. "KMM has a national footprint, multi-tiered warehousing options and scalability," said TrueNet Communications...

2014-09-02 08:35:22

Significantly enhances TeleTech's global presence, client breadth and ability to positively impact the successful execution of customer engagement strategies DENVER, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleTech Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEC), a leading global provider of analytics-driven, technology-enabled customer engagement solutions, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of rogenSi, a global leadership, sales execution and change management consulting firm. "We are...

2014-09-02 08:28:41

Says safeguarding protected health information has risen to the level of corporate risk management. Urges CEOs to take a more proactive and visible role. CARPINTERIA, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Redspin, Inc., a leading provider of HIPAA security risk assessments and penetration testing services, today released an IT security advisory specifically for senior executives in the healthcare industry. "Today's healthcare CEOs are presiding over the most dynamic period in the...

2014-09-02 08:23:53

AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: SHLM) announced today that it has acquired Compco Pty. Ltd. ("Compco"), located near Melbourne, Australia, for $6.7 million in cash. Compco is a manufacturer of a variety of plastic compounds and products including masterbatches and custom performance colors. Key markets include packaging, wire & cable and pipe. Compco achieved revenues of nearly $15 million for its fiscal year ending June 30, 2014. Joseph M. Gingo,...

2014-09-02 08:23:34

U.S. Parents Spent Five Times the Energy on Back-to-School as Emergency Planning,Save the Children's 2014 Disaster Report Card Finds FAIRFIELD, Conn., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nine years after Hurricane Katrina, 74 percent of parents with children in school or child care believe the federal government is not very prepared to protect their children from disaster. Yet the average parent spent only one hour on family emergency planning over the past year--and many spent no time at all, Save...

2014-09-02 08:20:59

Agreement Exemplifies and Strengthens Omnitracs' Commitment to Leading the Transportation and Logistics Technology Market SAN DIEGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnitracs, LLC, a leading provider of fleet management solutions to transportation and logistics companies, today announced that it has agreed to acquire XRS Corporation (NASDAQ: XRSC), a leader in mobile fleet optimization software. Subject to the terms and conditions of the definitive agreement, Omnitracs will pay $5.60...

2014-09-01 23:04:12

Be disaster aware, take action to prepare Los Angeles, Calif. (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Team Rubicon, a veteran-led disaster relief organization, is proud to be participating in the annual National Preparedness Month in September, sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Ready Campaign. National Preparedness Month is a nationwide effort encouraging individuals, families, businesses, first responders, and communities to work together and take action to prepare for...

2014-09-01 23:03:01

Market Size - $67.08 bn in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 29.9%, Market Trends – Shift from basic services to system-level designing new report by Grand View Research, Inc. View Full Report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/engineering-services-outsourcing-market San Francisco, California (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 The global engineering services outsourcing (ESO) market is expected to reach USD 415.74 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View...

2014-09-01 04:21:22

BRADFORD, England, September 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eclipse's Proclaim Practice Management Software solution chosen for leading law firm Full service law firm, Ringrose Law, is implementing the Proclaim Practice Management Software solution [http://www.eclipselegal.co.uk/proclaim-software/proclaim-practice-management-software/?utm_source=PR%2BRingrose&utm_medium=PR%2BRingrose&utm_campaign=PR%2BRingrose ] from Eclipse Legal Systems. Ringrose Law...

2014-08-31 23:05:00

The emMPaaS™ Cloud: Product helps businesses achieve comprehensive product development with reproducible success. (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Exact Market adds a new product management service entitled emMPaaS™ Cloud: Product to its list of channel marketing services. The new website offers a wealth of information on how this expert service can help businesses in becoming more product driven. Designed to illustrate the distinct advantages available in bringing a product to market, the...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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