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2010-04-06 04:17:00

LONDON, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Argus has appointed Roddy Kennedy, the former head of media relations at BP, as a non-executive board director. "Roddy is a welcome addition to the Argus board of directors. Having worked closely with three chief executives at BP over the last two decades, Roddy brings a wealth of experience and a unique perspective of the energy world to Argus," Argus Media chairman and chief executive Adrian Binks says. Roddy joined BP in 1978 to edit a shipping...

2010-02-17 02:00:00

LUEDENSCHEID, Germany, February 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- CeBIT 2010 02.-06.03.2010 Hall 12 Stand C43 - The Compact All-Round Tester ARGUS 145 Plus for VDSL2, ADSL, SHDSL, Ethernet, ISDN BRI and POTS Now Also Supports Copper Tests and ISDN PRI/E1. More interfaces, broader functional range: the ARGUS 145 plus is the highlight at intec's booth. VDSL2, ADSL2+, SHDSL 2, 4, 6 and 8 wires, Ethernet, POTS, as well as ISDN BRI S/T/U and, as of recently, also ISDN PRI and...

2009-03-27 10:31:00

LONDON, March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Argus Media, a leading independent provider of energy market data, news and analysis has appointed Mark Waddington as its new global head of compliance. Based in the London headquarters, Mark will be responsible for auditing and monitoring the implementation of Argus' price reporting methodology by the editorial teams around the world. He will report directly to the chief executive. He will also ensure compliance with the Argus ethics and staff training and...

2009-01-26 06:50:00

SAVOY, Ill., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Argus Systems Group announces the Argus Trusted Desktop (ATD) for Microsoft(R) applications. ATD comprises a fully integrated, multilevel, multi-compartment operating system and windowing system that permits complete interoperability between all running applications, restricted only by the protection constraints imposed by coalition, cross-domain, and label security policies. Subject to your organization's information security policy, the ATD allows...

2008-10-10 06:00:30

By Linh Tat By Linh Tat UNION CITY -- On Thursday, The Argus ran a story in which the four remaining candidates for the New Haven school board discussed their positions on the district's strategic plan and search for a new superintendent. Today, the candidates talk about campus closures, busing and safety. The four people running for the three seats are Jonas Dino, a two- time trustee; Kevin Harper, board president; Michelle Matthews, an active school site council parent; and Karen...

2008-10-09 06:00:32

By Linh Tat Part one of a two-part series UNION CITY -- On Nov. 4, voters will elect three of four candidates to the New Haven school board. Their choices are incumbents Jonas Dino and Kevin Harper and political newcomers Michelle Matthews and Karen Yifru. A fifth name will appear on the ballot, although the individual, Sarabjit Cheema, has dropped out of the race. Cheema, who serves on the city's human relations commission and several city committees, said she withdrew in part...

2008-09-19 12:00:17

By The Argus FREMONT -- Baseball legend Rickey Henderson will sign autographs and pose for photos with fans during an education fair Saturday at Kennedy High School. The "Home Run for Education" fair, sponsored by the Fremont Chamber of Commerce, technology firm Cisco Systems and the Oakland A's, will focus on the use of technology in schools. Cisco and the A's are business partners in a proposal to build a new ballpark for the team in Fremont. The fair, which organizers hope will...

2008-09-02 12:00:26

By Dave Ellison In several op-ed pieces appearing in The Argus recently, Sacramento Bee pundit Dan Walters chronicled a series of "disturbing signs" in California's public schools. First, on June 16, Walters summarized the resurgent debate around teaching algebra in eighth grade, pitting those who favor a "historically rigorous set of academic standards" against others who prefer "fuzzy concepts over precise calculation." In subsequent columns, he bemoaned the rising tide of high school...

2008-07-31 21:00:29

By Ben Aguirre Jr., The Argus, Fremont, Calif. Jul. 31--UNION CITY -- From copper wire to candy bars, thieves know no limits. Two people were arrested early Thursday in connection with the attempted theft of copper wire from Barnard White Middle School. But as police prepare to submit that case to prosecutors, they continued to investigate a pair of unrelated robberies in which one man stole cash at gunpoint, and a trio of young adults stole energy drinks and candy bars at knife...

2008-07-15 00:00:26

SYDNEY, Australia, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Sydney based Financial & Energy Exchange (FEX) is the latest exchange to choose Argus Media's price indices to settle traded and over-the-counter coal contracts(1). Open positions in FEX coal contracts will be settled in reference to the Argus Newcastle index, which is based on the price of coal loading at the Australian port. The Argus fob Newcastle price is published in Argus Coal Daily International, which provides benchmark assessments for...


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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