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2010-08-02 09:46:00

Former Military Intelligence Officer contributes operational expertise to innovative industry leader COLUMBIA, Md., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Berico Tailored Systems (BTS), a leading provider of customized 3G/4G mobile technologies, announced the hire of Brian J. Poe as Vice President of Operations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100406/DC81293LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100406/DC81293LOGO) Poe, a 1990 graduate of West Point, recently retired...

2010-04-27 13:32:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- ADLINK Technology, Inc., a leading provider of machine vision platforms and boards, announced the release of the EOS-1000, the industry's first compact vision system based on the Intel® Core(TM)2 Duo P8400 processor. The EOS-1000 provides four independent PoE (Power over Ethernet) ports with data transfer rates up to 4.0 Gb/s and combines high computing power and multi-camera imaging--ideal for applications such as 3D vision...

2009-05-01 08:05:00

NEW YORK, May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mystery Writers of America is pleased to announce, as we celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Edgar Allan Poe, the Winners for the 2009 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction, television and film published or produced in 2008. The Edgar(R) Awards were presented at our 63rd Gala Banquet, April 30, 2009 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York City. BEST NOVEL Blue Heaven by C.J. Box (St. Martin's Minotaur)...

2009-04-24 12:47:00

Alexander Poe's 'The Eight Percent,' Starring Ben McKenzie, selected by Delta customers NEW YORK, April 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL), the official airline sponsor of the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival, announced filmmaker Alexander Poe and his film, "The Eight Percent," winner of the third annual Delta Fly-in Movies national film competition. Poe's film received the highest rating among flyers who viewed the film while traveling on Delta or online at...

2009-01-19 13:26:30

The U.S. Postal Service says it's marking the 200th birthday of author and poet Edgar Allan Poe with a special stamp. The author of The Tell-Tale Heart, The Fall of the House of Usher and The Raven, among dozens of other gloomy works, was born Jan. 19, 1809. He died Oct. 7, 1849. The stamp honoring Poe was dedicated last week at the Library of Virginia in Richmond where several dignitaries -- including Poe's distant cousin -- spoke of his accomplishments. The 42-cent, First-Class...

2009-01-14 14:41:00

New Exhibition At Edgar Allan Poe House Highlights Year-long Series Of Events PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Just days before literary great Edgar Allan Poe's 200th birthday on January 19, 2009, Philadelphia can finally claim Poe as its own. After a friendly two-year feud, Poe scholars from Philadelphia (Ed Pettit), Baltimore (Jeff Jerome) and Boston (Paul Lewis) debated this subject last evening at the Free Library of Philadelphia, and the audience decided that Pettit made the best...

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