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2011-01-26 09:26:00

U.S. Competitiveness in Global Marketplace is Vital to Economic Growth and Job Creation WASHINGTON, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CEOs from the nation's leading technology companies today urged Congressional and Administration actions in support of President Obama's State of the Union focus on U.S. competitiveness and innovation to promote American investment, economic growth and job creation. In his annual address, President Obama outlined a competitiveness and innovation...

2010-12-23 10:03:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- MSD Capital, L.P. today delivered to Vitol Inc., the co-general partner of Blueknight Energy Partners, LP (BKEP), a letter in which it welcomed Vitol's willingness to consider modifications of its current plan to restructure the Partnership. Blueknight Energy Partners is a midstream energy company in which MSD owns 16.5% of the common units outstanding. Following is the full text of the letter MSD sent to Vitol's chief executive officer today:...

2010-09-23 06:20:00

Dell Inc. chief Executive Michael Dell showed off a new seven-inch tablet computer on Wednesday, and said the firm is on track to generate more than $60 billion in revenue this year. The new device is Dell's second tablet computer, and will face fierce competition in a market dominated by Apple's iPad. Dell made the announcement during an on-stage presentation at Oracle's annual OpenWorld conference in San Francisco, but did not disclose any details about the tablet device, its price or when...

2010-07-21 11:51:00

WASHINGTON, July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Technology CEO Council (TCC) Director Jonathan R. Hoganson, issued the following statement on S. 3620, "The National Competitiveness and Innovation Strategy Act of 2010," sponsored by Senator Mark Warner (D-VA). "American prosperity has always been built upon a foundation of innovation, entrepreneurism and investment in the future. Given the dynamic nature of the global economy, it's vital that the United States assesses its...

2010-06-13 07:15:32

After Dell said on Friday that it would set aside 100 million dollars in connection with a fraud probe, shares for the company slightly increased slightly. Shares went up 0.15 percent to 13.09 dollars within two hours of the opening bell on Wall Street. Dell announced Thursday that it was talking with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in connection with its business with US computer chip company Intel. Dell said the money will be used for a potential settlement of alleged...

2010-02-18 16:30:00

NEW YORK and AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- In October 2009, two national non-profit organizations teamed together to launch a free resource for parents to help them combat childhood obesity in their homes and communities. Far exceeding expectations, the book titled, Be Well: Messages from Moms on Living Healthier Lives, has kicked off a national movement to prevent childhood obesity as half a million copies of the book have found their way into the hands of parents across the...

2010-02-09 16:33:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan Dell, co-founder and board chair of the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, released the following statement regarding First Lady Michelle Obama's new "Let's Move!" initiative: "The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation applauds the announcement of First Lady Michelle Obama's "Let's Move!" campaign to end childhood obesity. We believe preventing childhood obesity requires addressing the issue wherever children live, learn and play. We believe...

2010-02-02 03:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Magnum Photos, Inc., MSD Capital, L.P. and the Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin today jointly announced a landmark partnership under which the Magnum Archive Collection, which contains nearly 200,000 original press prints of images taken by world-renowned Magnum photographers, will be preserved, catalogued and made accessible by the Ransom Center. The Collection will reside at the Ransom Center pursuant to an agreement with its new...

2009-10-06 06:58:00

AUSTIN, Texas and NEW YORK, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A new book featuring smart tips from moms on tough topics like cutting down screen time, getting your kids to eat more vegetables and increasing physical activity is available to any parent in the U.S. at low or no cost. The book is a product of the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation and the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, a joint initiative between the American Heart Association and the William J. Clinton Foundation. Susan Dell...

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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.