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2012-03-28 10:24:24

PLAINFIELD, Ill., March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Have you ever wondered why Montana is the happiest state? Or why Mitt Romney is the front runner? These questions and others like them heavily influence our economy, our politics, and even everyday life, but the data that holds the answers is scattered far and wide. This is now changing thanks to the Fusion Project which is combing the vast data stores of government and research institutions alike to create one massively powerful data...

2012-03-26 06:29:21

NEW YORK, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT: $13) has been picked by S&P Capital IQ as its Focus Stock of the Week. AMAT carries S&P Capital IQ's highest investment recommendation of 5-STARS, or Strong Buy. "We think all of AMAT's business segments should improve from current levels in the coming months," said Angelo Zino, equity analyst at S&P Capital IQ. "While we believe the company's Silicon segment has already shown signs of rebounding...

2012-03-19 10:26:28

NEW YORK, March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent survey of more than 1,000 IT decision makers in 7 countries conducted online by Harris Interactive and commissioned by IntraLinks Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: IL), found that most often sensitive information exchanged beyond the firewall with business partners and customers is still primarily conducted through email and consumer-grade file sharing tools such as FTP sites. In fact, the survey showed that 68 percent of global respondents still use...

2012-03-11 08:00:00

The CNA practice exam available free of charge on the OnlineCNATrainingCourses.com website is 60 questions and is scored. It mirrors the type of questions that are typically on an actual CNA test. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) March 11, 2012 Becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is a fairly easy process. But interested individuals do need to gain a license. That usually means those considering this career field need to take and pass a test. Each state has their own licensing requirements,...

2012-03-08 08:49:00

WILTON, Conn., March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Toluna, one of the world's leading online research respondent and technology providers, announces the launch of SmartSelect(SM), a patent-pending methodology developed to reduce the risk of conducting survey research among respondents selected by means other than probability sampling. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110208/NY43624LOGO ) The SmartSelect(SM) methodology enables researchers to select potential survey...

2012-03-05 06:50:00

BRISBANE, Australia, March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With their catalogue of online surveys growing by the day, Australian Free Paid Surveys today announce many new additions to their website. Many Australians are still struggling to make ends meet each month, prompting the site owner to add new ways for them to top up their income. "As you're aware, with the price of living continuing to rise day by day, many Australian's are struggling to make ends meet. Therefore, we wanted to expand the...

2012-02-29 07:00:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GlobalScholar®, a trusted provider of intelligent, data-driven education technology solutions, today commended the recent efforts in Congress to expand computer adaptive testing through the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, more commonly known as No Child Left Behind (NCLB). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120208/SF49503LOGO) Under the leadership of Rep. John Kline (R-MN), Chairman of the House Education...

2012-02-28 09:30:00

SANTA FE, N.M., Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sigma Labs, Inc. (OTCBB: SGLB.OB) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary Sumner Associates, Inc. has secured $533,000 in new contracts with the Department of Energy (DOE) which will be realized in 2012 with potential for additional new orders up to $3,700,000. These contracts are in support of the US Strategic Weapons Program with various National Laboratories including Los Alamos, Livermore, Sandia, Brookhaven, and the Nevada...

Facebook A Better Tool For Predicting Best Job Candidates
2012-02-22 14:15:40

Researchers from the Northern Illinois University's College of Business found that Facebook was a better tool for predicting the success of job candidates than more conventional methods. The team found that a five- to 10-minute browse on a job candidate's Facebook page was a stronger predictor of a candidate's likelihood to excel in a job than a personality survey. The study did not take into account potential legalities regarding a Facebook evaluation, but it is the first to study the...

2012-02-14 14:25:00

National survey reveals Libyans would prefer one-man-rule over democracy OXFORD, United Kingdom, Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first ever National Survey of Libya suggests that the population would still prefer one-man-rule over alternatives like democracy. The publication of the survey of over 2,000 Libyan people coincides with the anniversary of the first protests triggered by rebel forces against Gaddafi, which ended after months of fighting when he was...