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SpaceX Delays Falcon 9 Launch Two Days In A Row
2014-06-24 06:30:00

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online UPDATE: June 24, 2014 (6:30 a.m.) In order to allow more time to fix ongoing technical issues, SpaceX announced that it would push back Tuesday’s scheduled Falcon 9 launch by at least a week. In an online flight update, the space transportation company said that it would be “taking a closer look at a potential issue identified while conducting pre-flight checkouts” prior to Sunday’s aborted launch, and would use...

rotavirus vaccine
2014-06-10 07:40:36

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta has discovered that as the rotavirus vaccine has become more common, the amount of children who are hospitalized from rotavirus-related diarrhea has significantly decreased. Dr. Eyal Leshem of the CDC told Reuters reporter Kathryn Doyle, “We looked at the impact of the vaccine over four consecutive vaccine years. The dramatic decline we saw at the...

2014-06-04 04:20:59

Inaugural competition will measure the global impact of each nation's scientific research to determine the world's research champion PHILADELPHIA, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Intellectual Property and Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced the launch of the inaugural Thomson Reuters Analytics World Challenge, a unique competition designed to measure the research impact of...

2014-05-23 16:23:02

NEW YORK, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters (TSX / NYSE: TRI), the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced the election of three new members to the company's Board of Directors at the company's annual meeting of shareholders held yesterday in Toronto. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130208/MM57185LOGO -- Sheila C. Bair (60) is a Senior Advisor to the Pew Charitable Trusts, and currently serves as a...

2014-04-24 23:16:53

Michael Phillips of the Wall Street Journal; editor Abbey Crain, magazine editor Matt Ford and editor-in-chief Mazie Bryant of the University of Alabama’s Crimson White; and the Reuters news organization were named recipients of the 2014 Ancil Payne Awards for Ethics in Journalism for outstanding ethical decisions or work published in 2013. The University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication gives the hallmark award to journalists and news organizations that act with...

2014-04-15 08:25:24

Initiative provides Institute's corporate partners with broad academic knowledge and insight into emerging markets PHILADELPHIA, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced a collaboration with the Emerging Markets Institute at Cornell University's Johnson Graduate School of Management to power a unique academic research...

ICANN Is In No Rush In Respect To Transfer Of Internet Addresses
2014-04-03 14:25:17

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last month the US government announced that it will formally end its relationship with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), with the latter’s contract to operate key domain-name functions expiring in September 2015. ICANN oversees the Internet’s addressing system while under contract from the US government, and on Wednesday government officials and the private non-profit group backpedaled – promising...

2014-04-01 23:03:53

Thomson Reuters took top honors for key products and services across nine categories in the third annual Best of The National Law Journal Readers Rankings. Eagan, MN (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, took top honors for key products and services across nine categories in the third annual Best of The National Law Journal Readers Rankings. WestlawNext, the industry-leading legal research...

2014-03-27 08:29:55

Russia notably absent from list of top 10 consumer markets NORTH QUINCY, Mass., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters CompuMark, a Thomson Reuters Intellectual Property & Science business and global leader in trademark searching and brand protection solutions, released its analysis of global trademark trends today in its third-annual State of Trademarks Report: Global Insights on Trademark Trends. The report tracks trademark activity across 186 countries, covering nearly...

Facebook To Get Deeper Into Gaming With Purchase Of Oculus
2014-03-26 12:09:04

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Tuesday Facebook “got real” when it announced that it had reached a definitive agreement to acquire Oculus VR. The social networking giant announced that it would pay approximately $2 billion, including $400 million in cash and 23.1 million shares of Facebook common stock -- valued at $1.6 billion, based on the average closing price of the stock over the past 20 trading days -- for the developer of virtual reality technology....


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.