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2010-08-05 07:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- In light of today's rapidly changing competitive landscape, Frost & Sullivan recognizes the need for companies to build a solid vision and strategy to drive growth. At its GIL 2010: Silicon Valley - Growth, Innovation and Leadership event, a myriad of industry Think Tanks will delve into examining global market opportunities, insights, and growth objectives focused on developing a visionary perspective with an eye toward the future. Through...

2010-07-30 07:06:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Carol Realini, CEO and founder of Obopay, Inc., a pioneer in mobile payments, has been named to the inaugural AlwaysOn Top 25 Women in Technology to Watch for 2010 during its annual summit at Stanford, which opened Wednesday at the Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center at Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA. In addition, it was announced that AlwaysOn has selected Obopay as an AlwaysOn Global 250 winner for 2010. "I am honored to be...

2010-07-27 12:42:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- AlwaysOn, the leading producer of world-class conferences for venture investors and entrepreneurs of emerging private companies, today officially opens the eighth annual AlwaysOn & STVP Summit at Stanford. One of the most anticipated investor- and trend-focused technology conferences of the year, this multi-day event gathers together established and emerging growth companies across a variety of fields within the technology industry with...

2010-06-10 12:00:00

MODESTO, Calif., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Golf course fairways are heating up and fans across the country are already enjoying a season of great golf. This year, why not leave the stresses of everyday life behind and get away from it all - and onto the greens - VIP-style? Mirassou Winery, the official wine of the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA), is pleased to announce its "Getaway on the Greens" sweepstakes and award one lucky golf enthusiast and guest the California golf...

2010-05-21 08:49:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Products' (NYSE: APD) manufacturing facility in Santa Clara, Calif., has installed a new water treatment system that uses recycled water instead of potable (drinking) water in its industrial cooling process. The conversion to recycled water conserves nearly 62 million gallons of drinking water annually for Milpitas, the City of Santa Clara and San Jose residents and significantly reduces Air Products' water costs. Air Products is...

2010-05-06 18:24:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- This May 14 and 15, TechBA-Silicon Valley (SV) will be the Silver Sponsor of TiEcon at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Silicon Valley. TiEcon 2010 (www.tiecon.org) is the largest entrepreneurial conference in the world. This yearly event will engage a dynamic group of about 5000 participants including entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, industry executives, and thought leaders over two days of rich dialogue and activities. TechBA, a business...

2010-04-16 12:10:00

NEW YORK, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's leading builder of healthcare facilities, has been selected by the County of Santa Clara to manage construction of a $300 million replacement hospital for Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System in San Jose, Calif. Construction is scheduled to begin in the summer of this year with completion scheduled for 2012. The 375,000 sq. ft. project will serve as a Level 1 Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center...

2010-04-12 17:16:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Santa Clara County Association of REALTORS® supports efforts to replenish the groundwater basin and ensure safe drinking water by supporting the groundwater production fee the Santa Clara Valley Water District proposes. For the year 2010 - 2011, the water district has not raised the fee for a third year in a row. The agency is conducting a public review process to set the charge. The fee applies to well owners and businesses...

2010-03-31 15:41:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicon Valley Bank, financial partner to technology and life science companies of all sizes worldwide, added a new $10 million term loan to existing credit facilities for Solta Medical (Nasdaq: SLTM), a global leader in the medical aesthetics market. The additional term loan increases Solta Medical's credit facilities with Silicon Valley Bank to a total of $22 million. Solta Medical would expect to use the additional facility to pursue...

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2010-03-25 09:54:07

Thirteen-year-old Ajay Ramesh and 12-year-old Prithvi Aiyaswamy, two seventh grade boys from Chaboya Middle School, San Jose, Calif., were so excited about their visit to the Fluid Mechanics Laboratory at NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif., that they could barely sleep the night before their visit. "I sort of slept. I was really excited," Ramesh recalled. The sleepy-eyed students were prepared to conduct an experiment studying the effects of airflow resistance or "drag" of...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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