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2014-08-26 08:25:08

Trilliant's Smart Grid Communications Platform to help the US' 2nd-largest utility deliver benefits to customers REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trilliant, a global smart grid communications leader, announced today that it has been selected by National Grid, one of the largest utilities in the world with more than eight million customers in Northeastern US, to deploy the Trilliant's Smart Grid Communications Platform for Volt/VAR Optimization. The project will...

2014-08-13 23:05:44

Event Fills Information Gap for Medical Marijuana Caregivers as Rhode Island Law Change Takes Effect September 1 Providence, Rhode Island (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Rhode Island’s amended medical marijuana law takes effect September 1, 2014, opening up opportunities for caregivers new to the industry needing legal and medicinal quality marijuana education. To help fill the information gap for existing and prospective medical marijuana caregivers, Oaksterdam University (OU) is hosting a...

2014-08-13 23:02:51

Fire pits are a great addition to any backyard or outdoor area, but any kind of open flame can be dangerous. LINCOLN, R.I. (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Fire pits are a great addition to any backyard or outdoor area. They’re perfect for entertaining guests, and they help to keep the bugs away. However, any kind of open flame can be dangerous, and it’s important to know what precautions to take. That’s why Amica Insurance is answering some common fire pit safety questions with information...

2014-08-06 08:40:16

Standout Scenic Restaurants Cover 28 States; California, Washington, Hawaii, and Florida Claim Greatest Number of Winners SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of summer vacation season, OpenTable, the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of The Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN), is pleased to honor the 2014 Diners' Choice Award winners for the Top 100 Scenic View Restaurants in America. These awards reflect the combined opinions of more...

2014-07-30 23:03:18

Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) recently committed to being a Presenting Sponsor at the Free to Breathe Run/Walk this fall. Pawtucket, Rhode Island (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) recently committed to being a Presenting Sponsor at the Free to Breathe Run/Walk on October 19th at Slater Park in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Free to Breathe is a non-profit organization dedicated to doubling lung cancer survival by 2022. Proceeds from this event will help fund lung...

2014-07-25 23:03:58

CMS awards $53 million New England QIN-QIO contract to Healthcentric Advisors, in partnership with Qualidigm. Providence, RI (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Healthcentric Advisors, the incumbent Rhode Island Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) was recently awarded a Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) contract from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The new QIN-QIO contracts, awarded to fourteen organizations across the United States,...

2014-07-25 23:01:03

Dr. Kerri Luzzo, Lead Physician at the Reproductive Science Center (RSC) in Providence, Rhode Island is recognized as a “40 Under Forty Award" winner and emerging leader for her professional accomplishments in reproductive health and dedication to Rhode Islanders who need assistance to achieve their family dreams. Providence, Rhode Island (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Reproductive Science Center (RSC) of New England is very pleased to announce that Dr. Kerri Luzzo, Lead Physician at RSC...

2014-07-25 12:25:17

WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS) will be holding a conference call on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, at 8:30 a.m. (EDT) with analysts and investors to discuss its second quarter 2014 financial results. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090226/NE75914LOGO An audio webcast of the conference call will be broadcast simultaneously through the Investor Relations portion of the CVS Caremark website for all interested parties. To access the...

2014-07-22 12:35:18

Carousel's SmartPoint Managed Services and Systems Integration Collaboration Offering Helps Extend Market For Joint Juniper and Aruba Solutions EXETER, R.I., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carousel Industries, a leader in unified communications, managed services, data networking solutions and visual communications, announced that it is supporting its customer base with enhancements to its SmartPoint managed services offering. This follows the recently announced joint enterprise...

2014-07-21 12:29:35

WARWICK, R.I., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InsureMyTrip, the nation's leading travel insurance comparison website announced today the expansion of its online customer ratings and reviews forum with a growing database of over 20,000 ratings and candid opinions on travel insurance plans from real travelers. The milestone illustrates the power of voluntary customer feedback and further positions InsureMyTrip as the industry's trusted source for user-generated reviews. "Since...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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