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2010-10-12 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Dow Jones VentureWire worked with ten seasoned venture capitalists and technology experts, to screen and select 50 technology companies that are leading in innovation and have demonstrated the potential for longevity and success. Start-ups named to the Dow Jones FASTech 50 Start-ups to Watch list have the opportunity to present their technology and business plans during the Dow Jones VentureWire FASTech conference, taking place Nov. 3-4 in Redwood City,...

2010-09-30 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Dow Jones Investment Banker today launched DJIBanker.com, a Web-based delivery option for its focused news, opinion, research and data visualization product that helps bankers gain a competitive edge in generating deal ideas and connecting with clients. Dow Jones Investment Banker is also available for integration into proprietary client portals and on the FactSet platform. "DJIBanker.com makes it easier for bankers to stay on top of business-critical...

2010-09-30 09:43:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Following four months of modest but steady gains, the Dow Jones Economic Indicator (ESI) fell to 40.7 in September, down from 43.2 in August and its largest one-month drop since October 2008. And while the Indicator has historically declined in September, there are signs that the economic recovery is faltering with a sharp increase in negative economic stories during the last seven days of the month. "It could be the decline merely reflects a seasonal...

2010-09-30 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wall Street Journal has awarded CONNECT, the open-source software that allows for the secure and private sharing of electronic health information, its coveted 2010 "Innovation Award" in the category of Health-Care IT. Since 2008, Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has been the prime developer of CONNECT. CONNECT, an open source implementation of the Nationwide Health Information...

2010-09-15 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Shortly after celebrating its first anniversary in print, AFAR Media, the multi-platform brand focused on experiential travel, today announced Ellen Asmodeo-Giglio has joined AFAR as Executive Vice President and Publisher. Having held leadership positions at Travel + Leisure and The Wall Street Journal, Asmodeo-Giglio brings more than twenty years of publishing, marketing, and sales experience and a passion for the AFAR mission of enriching lives through...

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2010-09-10 11:35:00

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) inspectors discovered unsanitary conditions at the Iowa farms at the center of the recent egg recall, but failed to notify health authorities, The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing government officials and documents as sources. The farm in question--Wright County Egg of Galt, Iowa--is one of two linked to an ongoing salmonella outbreak which has caused nearly 1,500 people in the U.S. to fall ill. The company has recalled approximately 380...

2010-08-09 08:15:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Dow Jones & Company has appointed David Chivers vice president, Factiva products. Mr. Chivers will have global responsibility for the strategy, development and management of the Dow Jones Factiva product portfolio and for Wall Street Journal Professional Edition offerings in the enterprise. In this newly created position, he will focus on expanding Factiva's leading market position by engaging with customers to elicit feedback that drives product...

2010-08-02 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading online investing firm Scottrade has selected Dow Jones Adviser to provide its registered investment advisors (RIAs) the actionable market, investment and practice management news, commentary and analysis they need to better manage their businesses and their clients' portfolios. Dow Jones Adviser combines editorial content from The Wall Street Journal, Barron's and Dow Jones Newswires in one place with sophisticated functionality for search,...

2010-07-21 17:35:00

NEW YORK, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- A 12-page analyst report on UV Flu Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: UVFT) will be carried by The Wall Street Journal as an advertising insert in tomorrow's edition of the paper (Thursday, July 22). The Wall Street Journal is published by Dow Jones, a world-class publisher of financial and business newspapers, newswires, indexes, magazines, and more. The report, authored by Michael Williams Market Movers, can also be found online by visiting...

2010-06-30 09:00:00

NEW YORK, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive month, the Dow Jones Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI) rose modestly signaling an improving U.S. economy. For June, the ESI rose above 40 for the first time since 2008, hitting 40.3. The ESI is up slightly from 39.4 in May. The ESI is determined by in-depth analysis of national news coverage across 15 daily newspapers. Despite a drop in the U.S. National Unemployment Rate, coverage of the job market remained negative as...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.