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2011-01-26 07:00:00

BOSTON, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LoJack SafetyNet, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of LoJack Corporation (Nasdaq: LOJN), today announced at a press conference that its SafetyNet service is now available in the city of Boston.

2010-11-09 07:51:00

FRISCO, Texas, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- EmFinders, maker of the life-saving EmSeeQ® wearable locator device for adults and children with special needs, announced today its device was successfully used in the rescue of a lost child by the Chesapeake Sheriff's Office in Virginia.

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2010-10-26 08:20:00

It has been almost six months since 16-year-old Abby Sunderland’s 40-foot vessel, Wild Eyes, was damaged in a storm, leaving her stranded in the middle of the Indian Ocean -- but on Monday, she finally got a chance to meet the people who developed the technology used to save her life.

2010-10-18 07:00:00

TEL AVIV, Israel, October 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Visonic Technologies (VT), a growing world leader in Active RFID/RTLS safety and security solutions, today announced the immediate availability of its Elpas Door Kit Wandering Patient Starter Solution.

2010-10-08 08:11:00

ABINGDON, Va., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE: ANR), a leading U.S. coal producer, today announced that the "Blue" team from Rockspring Development, Inc. (Rockspring), operator of the Rockspring mine near East Lynn, W.Va., and the "White" team from Kingston Mining, Inc.

2010-09-29 09:21:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Travel safety educator Beth Holloway today announced the launch of Mayday360, the first inexpensive travel and safety assistance service for Americans traveling abroad.

2010-05-25 05:00:00

PHOENIX, May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Vigilan, provider of software for better senior living, announced today that its Care Suite software for assisted living, independent living and dementia care communities is now compatible with the new Apple iPad(TM).

2010-05-24 14:43:00

Footage Includes Burning Rig Sinking, Early Firefighting Action, U.S. Coast Guard Rescue Efforts and Emotional Eyewitness Testimony Immediately Following Explosion Gulf Oil Spill Premieres Thursday, May 27, at 10:00 p.m.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.