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2014-09-04 08:35:54

LONDON, September 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TES Global today announces the appointment of Rob Grimshaw as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO). Rob will start with TES Global in early November, joining from FT.com [http://ft.com ], the online branch of the Financial Times, where he is currently Managing Director. Rob has been responsible for the highly acclaimed and hugely impressive digital strategy which gained the Financial Times global recognition for its digital...

2014-08-27 08:24:12

MIAMI, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jarden Corporation (NYSE: JAH) today announced that the Company will be presenting at the Barclays Back-to-School Consumer Conference to be held at the InterContinental in Boston, MA on Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 12:45 pm Eastern Daylight Time. The presentation will also be webcast live and can be accessed at www.jarden.com. A webcast replay will remain available for 30 days. About Jarden Corporation Jarden Corporation is a leading...

2014-08-11 12:32:13

BLOOMINGTON, Minn., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearson, the world's leading learning company, is issuing badges for the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification program via its badge platform, Acclaim. Badges will now be available to candidates who earn ACA certification for the Adobe Creative Cloud or Creative Suite 6. Acclaim's approach to applying the Mozilla Foundation's open badge standard is to partner with academic institutions and high-stakes credentialing...

2014-06-24 12:25:22

Competitive landscape, regulatory uncertainty emerge as principal challenges going forward NEW YORK, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid heightened competition and regulatory uncertainty, the private equity industry is exhibiting growing confidence and appetite for investment. A study jointly released today by global valuation and corporation finance advisor, Duff & Phelps [http://www.duffandphelps.com ], and international law firm, Shearman & Sterling LLP...

2014-06-02 12:26:04

Agreement to deliver Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) exams underscores Pearson VUE's leadership in serving the IT industry BLOOMINGTON, Minn., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearson VUE announced today that beginning September 4, 2014, the company has been added by Microsoft as an exam delivery provider for the Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) Program. Pearson VUE will deliver all MCP exams in addition to the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Microsoft Technology...

2014-05-29 12:32:20

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030904/USCSCLOGO Recall Summary Name of Product: Holmes Ceramic Heaters Hazard: The ceramic heaters can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers. Remedy: Refund Consumer Contact: Sunbeam Products at (800) 834-0056 anytime, or online at...

2014-05-29 12:30:27

Senate Bill 745 Requires Replacement of Battery-Operated Alarms with 10-Year, Sealed Models, Does Not Alter Requirements for Hard-wired Alarms AURORA, Ill., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Older California residences are about to get a much-needed safety upgrade as a new law outlining smoke alarm requirements takes effect throughout the state. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140528/91988 Beginning July 1, 2014, California Senate Bill 745 requires that all solely battery-operated...

2014-05-19 12:29:04

It joins the NRG Quantum Plus(TM) as one of the "Best Available" football helmets in the market; All Rawlings adult-size helmets receive at least 4-Star score in Virginia Tech Helmet Ratings(TM) ST. LOUIS, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rawlings NRG Tachyon(TM) football helmet, the newest adult-size football helmet from Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc., a subsidiary of Jarden Corporation (NYSE: JAH), was rated as 5 Stars, the "Best Available" rating in the 2014 Virginia Tech...

2014-04-28 12:25:14

BROOMFIELD, Colo., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) today recognized six of its 61 global plants with the R. David Hoover Sustainability Award for exceptional economic, social and environmental performance in 2013. The annual award recognizes one plant in each Ball packaging division or product group with the best overall sustainability improvement. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130925/LA85786LOGO The most sustainable plants for 2013 include: --...

2014-04-18 23:01:50

Episodic Adventure Available Soon on New Poptropica App Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Poptropica players will travel to the bottom of the sea in “Mission Atlantis,” an episodic quest available now to Poptropica members with Early Access. The adventure on the popular virtual world for kids will become available to the public on May 15, 2014. On “Mission Atlantis,” players will discover that it’s a different world under the sea, and that an ancient secret at the bottom of the...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.