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2009-06-16 07:00:00

NORWALK, Conn., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in four years, a new city claims the title as the worst in the U.S. for road rage. New York has unseated Miami as the least courteous city, according to the fourth annual In the Driver's Seat Road Rage Survey, commissioned by AutoVantage, a leading national auto club. The Big Apple moved up from its No. 3 ranking last year to claim the distinction. Rounding out the five worst cities for road rage are Dallas/Fort Worth, Detroit,...

2009-06-01 09:00:00

New "Store-within-a-Store" Kiosk Now Open at P.C. Richard & Son NORWALK, Conn., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless has expanded its retail presence with the addition of a new store within the new P.C. Richard & Son location in Norwalk, Connecticut. With the addition of the Verizon Wireless kiosk, P.C. Richard & Son customers now have easy access to the latest wireless phones, devices and accessories, plus a variety of service plans on the nation's most reliable wireless...

2009-05-23 14:15:12

At least one resident of Norwalk, Iowa, says a new ordinance that allows residents to keep chickens in residential areas is ill-advised. Norwalk resident Bev Frideres said she is completely against the ordinance passed by the Norwalk City Council Thursday, saying chickens are not advisable residents for an urban area, the Des Moines (Iowa) Register said Saturday. I'm baffled that we're even considering chickens within city limits, Frideres said. We're an urban area, not agricultural. We're...

2009-05-14 07:00:00

Session to examine breach response best practices and the cost to corporations of being unprepared NORWALK, Conn., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Affinion Security Center, a leading provider of identity theft protection and data breach resolution services, today announced that it will co-host a thought leadership panel with CSO magazine focused on the legal, public relations and privacy issues associated with data breaches. This live Webcast on Thursday, May 28th, 2009, 2:00 pm EDT will bring...

2009-05-11 07:00:00

Women more likely to be victims, lose more money and take longer to restore their identity NORWALK, Conn., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Women are hit much harder by identity theft than men, according to a survey on the impact of identity theft conducted by Affinion Security Center, a leading provider of identity theft protection, detection and resolution services. The national survey polled 808 households, half of whom had been victims of identity theft and half of whom had not. The findings...

2009-05-07 07:00:00

Nearly half say unreimbursed loss of as little as $500 would have "severe" impact on financial stability NORWALK, Conn., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- As unemployment rates continue to climb, one often overlooked aspect of people being laid-off is their access to affordable insurance. In a national recent survey conducted by Affinion Group, a leading marketer of insurance services, nearly two-thirds of respondents admitted to living paycheck-to-paycheck "often" or "always." The survey questioned...

2009-04-30 06:00:00

ACHIEVES FIRST QUARTER ADJUSTED EBITDA OF $77.1 MILLION INCREASES TRAILING TWELVE-MONTH ADJUSTED EBITDA TO $318.5 MILLION NORWALK, Conn., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Affinion Group, Inc. ("Affinion" or the "Company"), a global leader in customer engagement solutions that enhance and extend the relationship of millions of consumers for financial service, retailing, hospitality and e-commerce companies, today announced its financial results for the three month period ended March 31, 2009...

2009-04-22 07:04:00

Manual Contains Best Practices, Case Studies and Guidance for Mitigating Financial and Reputational Damage Resulting from a Data Breach NORWALK, Conn., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- As incidents of corporate data breaches continue to rise, the rules and regulations requiring compliance for breach notification and response from financial institutions, creditors and many other businesses have strengthened. On May 1, 2009 companies that extend lines of credit to consumers will need to comply with...

2009-04-20 07:00:00

Global Marketer Attains World-Class PCI DSS and ISO Credentials NORWALK, Conn., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Affinion Group, a global leader in customer engagement solutions and provider of programs that enhance and extend the relationship of millions of consumers for financial service, retail and e-commerce companies, has been awarded the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standards (DSS) Level 1 compliance certification, the highest level of security standards for billing transactions...

2009-04-02 06:00:00

NORWALK, Calif., April 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cerritos College held a groundbreaking ceremony for its eagerly anticipated Southland Cerritos Center for Transportation Technologies (SCCTT) Friday, March 27th. Over 200 people including college officials, community members, auto manufacturers, dealers and dignitaries attended the celebration. Two major donors for this construction project, the Greater Los Angeles New Car Dealers Association and the Southland Motor Car Dealers...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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