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2014-04-02 08:40:40

planetRE Moves into Prestigious High Tech Silicon Valley Corridor as the Company Continues to Grow at a Rapid Pace SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- planetRE (www.planetre.com), the nation's leading enterprise solution cloud vendor for online real estate announced major growth in business and move to a prestigious new office location. planetRE has doubled the size of its workforce and today moved in to the high tech landmark building known as Santa Clara Towers...

2014-04-01 23:28:28

The California Casualty Thomas R. Brown Athletics Grant program helps offset the impact of budget cuts on athletics programs at public high schools across the nation. Seventy nine high schools in 31 states will share $101,000 to keep student athletes "in the game." San Mateo, California (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Seventy nine high schools from 31 states will share $101,000 in athletics grants from California Casualty. The Thomas R. Brown Athletics Grant program was created to offset...

2014-04-01 20:21:08

'Nothing will distract us from our mission of providing customers and their families with the safest and most reliable natural gas system in the country' SAN FRANCISCO, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PG&E Corporation (NYSE: PCG) and its subsidiary, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, pledged to stay focused on building the safest and most reliable natural gas system in the country despite what it expects will be a lengthy legal process to demonstrate that federal criminal charges filed today...

2014-04-01 12:29:39

Second-year program has provided $500,000 to high school athletic programs in need BENICIA, Calif., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CytoSport(®), one of the largest sports nutrition companies in the United States and maker of Muscle Milk(®), announced today the 22 high school athletic programs that will receive grants this year as part of the 2013 Muscle Milk Recovery Grant Program. In its second year, the program accepted applications from May through November and received more...

2014-03-31 23:27:04

VisionTech announces new summer technology camp locations at Saratoga, Burlingame, and Palo Alto. VisionTech is a Danville based company that provides technology after school and summer camps to kids ages 7-17 in many San Francisco Bay Area locations. Saratoga, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Teaching programming to kids used to involve lectures about difficult programming concepts such as conditional structures, variables, and classes. Now, a San Francisco Bay Area company is using a new...

2014-03-27 16:22:28

We've learned the tragic lesson of San Bruno that safety must always come first SAN FRANCISCO, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PG&E Corporation (NYSE: PCG) and its subsidiary, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), today filed a disclosure document with the Securities and Exchange Commission reporting that they expect that the federal government will bring criminal charges against the utility in connection with the 2010 San Bruno natural gas transmission pipeline accident. The...

2014-03-26 23:30:40

International law firm, Osborne Clarke is expanding its presence on the West Coast with the launch of a new office in San Francisco's SoMa neighborhood. The SoMa office will be based in the heart of the burgeoning technology ecosystem enabling the firm to establish closer ties with its existing client base and further extend its network within the tech community. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Since launching its Palo Alto based Silicon Valley office in 2001, Osborne...

2014-03-26 16:20:54

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies, Inc. (SGT) of Greenbelt, Md., for a contract for Intelligent Systems Research and Development Support services at the agency's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO This cost-plus, fixed-fee contract, consisting of Core requirements and indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity task orders, will begin on April 1. It...

2014-03-26 08:35:10

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Palo Alto Networks® (NYSE: PANW), the leader in enterprise security, today announced more additions to the lineup of speakers and sessions for Ignite 2014 - the largest gathering of enterprise security experts in the world. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130508/SF04701LOGO More than half of this year's Ignite sessions will showcase how Palo Alto Networks customers are using a next-generation platform to solve their biggest security...

2014-03-18 08:23:20

SAN FRANCISCO, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Top French Corporations established in Silicon Valley together with U.S. corporations will share open innovation best practices and engage with high-growth companies of all sizes to accelerate innovation and transatlantic collaboration. Initiated by PRIME and the French Consulate in San Francisco, the Open Innovation Club also announced a partnership with the newly-minted French Tech Hub based in San Francisco, inaugurated by President Francois...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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