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2014-09-23 16:30:27

AT&T Aspire contribution is part of more than $12.5M Distributed Across U.S. HAYWARD, Calif., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The California State University, East Bay Foundation will receive $276,548.61 from AT&T to expand the Hayward Promise Neighborhood initiative. The program, which serves over 10,000 residents and over 3,000 students in the Jackson Triangle neighborhood, was one of the first five communities in the country selected to pilot the U.S. Department of Education's...

2014-09-23 08:33:28

The KPA Group, most recently named as project manager, architect and structural engineer for the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care Campus rebuild project, announces completion set for October. OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The KPA Group announces the October completion of the rebuild project at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care Campus. The project was initiated by the Veterans Canteen Service (VCS) to extend increased hospitality to veterans visiting...

2014-09-22 16:31:47

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Palo Alto Networks® (NYSE: PANW), the leader in enterprise security, today announced it has added Stanley J. Meresman to its board of directors and audit committee. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130508/SF04701LOGO Mr. Meresman, who qualifies as an "audit committee financial expert" under SEC guidelines, brings a wealth of valuable experience cultivated during current and previous positions on a number of public and private...

2014-09-22 08:32:48

After Food and Fashion, Software Joins "Made In Italy" Excellence in the USA SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's main objectives during his visit to Silicon Valley is to outline a path linking Italian startups to private equity, with a view to launching trailblazing companies. Decisyon, Inc. will be on hand to bring its contribution to this path. The Prime Minister will meet with Italian start-ups on September 22(nd) at 8:30...

2014-09-17 23:14:31

Workplace wellness program Voom signs on to sponsor the biggest tech party of the year alongside industry leaders Adobe, Samsung, and Cisco. Kingston, NY (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 On October 1-2, Voom will be adding their personal style of wellness to the lineup at Techmanity, a celebration of the intersection of life and technology. Billed as “the next generation of tech events,” Techmanity will host the best and brightest across the tech space. Voom is excited to join the ranks of...

2014-09-16 08:37:28

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (NYSE: PANW) today announced that members of the Palo Alto Networks management team will host a unique 90-minute webinar and question and answer session for the investment community to discuss the company's enterprise security platform and the launch of its Advanced Endpoint Protection offering, Traps. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130508/SF04701LOGO Power of the Platform WebinarTuesday, September...

2014-09-16 00:21:40

Partnership with Silicon Valley Bank Helps Innovation Companies Scale with Startup-Savvy Talent BOSTON and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Startup Institute, an immersive career accelerator geared toward cultivating startup-savvy talent, today announced a partnership with Silicon Valley Bank and an investment by SVB* of $3 million in the company to support worldwide expansion of offices and programs. The partnership will help high-growth companies in the...

2014-09-10 16:20:40

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected Logical-R Joint Venture of Houston to perform financial support services at the agency's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO The contract is a hybrid, firm-fixed price and includes core requirements with performance incentives and indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity task orders. Performance will begin Oct. 14. It consists of a two-year...

2014-09-09 20:26:07

Contest Hosted by Silicon Valley Education Foundation and Comcast SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven education technology startups from across the nation emerged as winners today of the "iHub Pitch Games" held at The Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose, earning the opportunity to test their science and math-friendly software in Silicon Valley schools. The seven entrepreneurs selected are: BrightLoop, a web-based tool for tracking student progress; CodeMonkey,...

2014-09-09 08:38:17

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tracy Isacke has joined Silicon Valley Bank, the bank of the global innovation economy, to take on leadership of the company's Corporate Venture Relationship Group, which was established in 2009 to build connections between investment groups at some of the world's largest companies and emerging technology and life science startups. As head of the group, Isacke is responsible for Silicon Valley Bank's relationships with corporate...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin