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2014-08-27 12:33:46

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Interactions Corporation today announced plans to expand its Austin workforce by adding 1,000 new employees by 2015 to support a rapidly expanding customer base. Openings are for associates who provide a combination of customer service and data entry functions to support Interactions' iCenters. Interactions, the leading provider of conversational automated systems for customer care, has operated facilities in Austin since 2007 to support...

2014-08-27 12:26:16

Definitive 12 Disc SRV & DT Library Includes 1st Commercial Release of 1983's A Legend In The Making - Live at the El Mocambo Toronto Concert NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, and Epic Records celebrate electric blues guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan with the release of Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble: The Complete Epic Recordings Collection (http://smarturl.it/SRV_CEAC_amzn) on Tuesday, October 28, 2014....

2014-08-27 08:33:45

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR) announced today that it is exploring strategic options, including a potential sale, for its lastminute.com business unit. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131216/DA33636LOGO-b "lastminute.com is an iconic brand and an innovative marketer whose legendary ads reinforce what makes spontaneous travel so fun and exciting - and sometimes a little mischievous," said Sabre President and CEO Tom Klein....

2014-08-27 08:26:11

2014 Marks the Seventh Year in a Row for the Payment Solutions Provider ALLEN, Texas, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forte Payment Systems has been named to the Inc. 5000 list for 2014, making this the seventh consecutive year of placement for the electronic payment solutions provider. The Inc. 5000 is an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies, earmarking those with tremendous acceleration. This year, Inc. 5000 companies averaged an astonishing 516%...

2014-08-26 23:16:16

Annual list highlights up-and-coming solution providers embracing new technologies in unique ways. These technologies include: managed services, virtualization, cloud computing and unified communications. Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Whitehat Virtual Technologies announced today it has been named to the 2014 CRN Next-Gen 250 list. The annual list honors up-and-coming technology solution providers who have adapted their businesses in unique ways to meet market demands for emerging...

2014-08-26 23:15:27

Loop1 Systems Ranks No. 587 on the 2014 Inc. 500|5000 List with Three-Year Sales Growth of 811% Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Austin, Texas based Loop1 Systems Inc., a global IT Services company, has been named one of the Top 5000 fastest-growing companies in the country by Inc. Magazine. Loop1 Systems ranks No. 587 on this annual list of the most innovative and successful privately owned businesses in America. While the average company on this list grew a remarkable 516 percent,...

2014-08-26 23:14:54

Bringing consumer’s voice to retail energy prices, Torch Energy Solutions launched an online platform on August 4, 2014 that allows Texas residents to name their electricity price and Texas energy providers to meet that demand. Softway Solutions has been crafting the browser-powered portal for almost a year with the goal of providing Torch Energy Solutions an easy customer experience and highly customizable experience for the retail energy providers. (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The ‘Name...

2014-08-26 23:13:19

Intellectual property and technology law firm Scott & Scott, LLP announce the addition of Brian Kirkpatrick as associate attorney. Southlake, Texas (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Brian Kirkpatrick has joined boutique law firm, Scott & Scott, LLP, bringing prior experience in technology law matters. Brian has drafted and negotiated hundreds of software contracts with a wide breadth of complexity including large-scale master services agreements (MSA’s), software as a service (SaaS...

2014-08-26 23:03:32

Watershed Materials chosen as a finalist among the strongest group of startups for the Greentech category of SXSW Eco’s entrepreneurial pitch competition, the Startup Showcase. Watershed Materials will present its leading technology for manufacturing a green, low carbon, sustainable masonry building product called the Watershed Block. Napa, California (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Watershed Materials, a sustainable masonry products manufacturer, was selected as a finalist in the Greentech...

2014-08-26 23:02:42

City of Arlington executes formal settlement documents in connection with the City’s royalty underpayment lawsuit against Chesapeake Exploration, L.L.C and TOTAL E&P USA, Inc. Fort Worth, Texas (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 After receiving final approval from the Arlington City Council on August 19, 2014, the City of Arlington executed formal settlement documents in connection with the City’s royalty underpayment lawsuit against Chesapeake Exploration, L.L.C and TOTAL E&P USA, Inc....


Latest Texas Reference Libraries

Wild Man
2014-01-28 14:30:10

The Wild Man of the Navidad has been claimed to be the first Bigfoot in Texas. It was widely reported in 1837 along the Navidad River, in Sublime, Texas. The slaves of that era called it “The Thing That Comes,” because it was never seen, but evidence pointed to something being there. During the night inside the cabins, food would go missing; their fattened hogs would be replaced with thin ones. However, no valuables were never touched. Tools would sometimes go missing but would return...

Davy Crockett National Forest
2014-01-20 14:27:28

The Davy Crockett National Forest is a national forest located off of U.S. Highway 69 lying west of Lufkin, Texas and east of Crockett. It is administered by the United States Department of Agriculture National Forest Service whose headquarters can be found in Lufkin. There are local ranger district offices found in Ratcliff. The forest encompasses a total of 160,647 acres in two counties. 94,481 acres are located in Houston and 67,361 acres are located in Trinity. This national forest...

Angeline National Forest
2013-11-01 09:50:24

The Angelina National Forest is a United States National Forest, one of four that can be found in Texas. The 153,180 acre Angelina National Forest is located in East Texas in parts of Angelina, Jasper, San Augustine, and Nacogdoches counties. It is managed together with the three other National Forests in Texas from Forest Service offices located in Lufkin, Texas. There are local district offices found in Zavalla. The forest lies in the Neches River Basin and on the north and south shores of...

Elmendorf Beast
2013-07-31 07:32:21

The Elmendorf Beast has been blamed for several attacks on livestock in the town of Elmendorf, Texas. A variety of opinions on what the creature was have been disclosed, with one such claim offering that it was a Mexican Hairless Dog mutated by illness. Some local residents associate it with the legend of the Chupacabra, and others claimed it was an escaped lab experiment or an unknown species discovered. In August of 2004, an animal perceived as the Elmendorf Beast was shot by a local...

Edwards Plateau
2013-04-19 19:37:49

The Edwards Plateau is an area of west-central Texas which is bordered by the Balcones Fault towards the south and the east, the Llano Uplift and the Llano Estacado towards the north, and the Chihuahuan Desert and Pecos River towards the west. San Angelo, San Antonia, Del Rio, and Austin make a rough outline of the area. The eastern part of the plateau is the Texas Hill Country. The trees of this savanna include a juniper-oak mix and a mesquite-acacia mix scattered over the fairly short...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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