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2014-06-09 08:33:41

Legal Action Seeks to Protect Integrity of UL Certification Mark on Products Worldwide NORTHBROOK, Ill., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UL, a global safety science leader, filed a complaint in the United States District Court for the Central District of California against a Los Angeles retailer, Rider Best, Inc., and a Chinese manufacturer, Enping City Shuangyi Electronics Industrial Company, for use of a counterfeit UL certification mark on consumer electronics products. Through the...

2014-06-06 23:08:57

Ticketability.com is offering a large selection of discount John Legend tickets for sale. John Legend concert tickets go on sale on Friday, June 6 and Saturday, June 7 for 24 newly-announced tour stops. Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Ticketability.com provides affordable prices to customers for concert events, and John Legend concert tickets are available in all price ranges. The R&B performer is touring the U.S. this year, and Canadian fans can find John Legend tickets for...

2014-06-05 23:16:40

VALIDATE® FERRITIN will address the growing demand by laboratories fora product to document calibration verification/linearity of their testing system. Cumberland Foreside, Maine (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Maine Standards Company, LLC announced that it has received 510(k) clearance for its VALIDATE® FERRITIN calibration verification / linearity test kit. The VALIDATE® FERRITIN kit contains Ferritin in a human-serum base matrix. Each VALIDATE® FERRITIN kit contains five...

2014-06-05 12:21:26

U.S. Air Travel Expected to Increase in 2014; Growing Number of Travelers Using Mobile Devices to Research Flights and Check In NEWTON, Mass., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TripAdvisor(®), the world's largest travel site*, today announced the results of its annual air travel survey of more than 4,300 respondents. The number of U.S. travelers expecting to fly this year is on the rise, as 93 percent intend to take a domestic flight at least once in 2014, up from 89 percent who said they flew...

2014-06-04 23:11:28

Encyclopaedia Britannica today announced that it has appointed Chris Mayland vice president, consumer markets, a new position. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Encyclopaedia Britannica today announced that it has appointed Chris Mayland vice president, consumer markets, a new position. Mayland, a specialist in marketing and advertising strategies for digital products, will be responsible for the management of consumer subscriptions and customer service and for driving advertising revenue...

2014-06-03 12:41:38

70% Don't Think Elected Officials Doing Enough About Utility Bill Increases; 72% Say Consumers' Interests Not Represented in Rate Cases ALBANY, N.Y., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After a harsh winter that sent utility bills soaring, New Yorkers are fed up with paying the highest average residential electric rates in the continental U.S. and are telling their state senators to take action before the end of the 2014 state legislative session this month. A new statewide AARP...

2014-06-03 08:40:57

Apricorn's New Aegis Padlock DT FIPS Adds an Even Higher Level of Security to its Biggest, Fastest Desktop Data Storage Unit with FIPS 140-2 Level 2 Validation POWAY, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apricorn (www.apricorn.com), a leading designer and manufacturer of data security products for business, military, and government, has raised the bar by elevating the security level of their workhorse desktop drive. The combination of USB 3.0 speed, high-capacity storage (up to 6TB), and FIPS...

2014-06-03 08:26:24

How to plan a remodeling budget to create space to accommodate parties, homework & more; Plus, Ratings of countertops, flooring, appliances and the best places to shop for them YONKERS, N.Y., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today's kitchens are built for entertaining, digital networks and cooking, but creating one that meets all of these needs can be a challenge. Consumer Reports has compiled a comprehensive kitchen remodeling guide that features essential steps to creating a truly...

2014-05-29 23:04:56

Britannica Digital Learning has made it easier for U.S. schools and libraries to browse and purchase its educational products with a new e-commerce site at shop.eb.com. Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Britannica Digital Learning has made it easier for U.S. schools and libraries to browse and purchase its educational products with a new e-commerce site at shop.eb.com. The site allows teachers, principals, district administrators and librarians to examine more than a thousand products...

2014-05-29 08:23:12

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hosted by the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB), the 2(nd) edition of Ecobuild Southeast Asia -- Southeast Asia's Leading Event for Sustainable Design, Construction and Built Environment will be held together with the International Construction Week (ICW) -- The Premier Annual Event for the Construction Industry in Malaysia and Southeast Asia. To commence at the Putra World Trade Centre from 17 - 19 September 2014. (Photo:...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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