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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...

2010-06-08 10:32:00

SUNRISE, Fla., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Learn.com®, the knowledge platform(TM) company, today announced an agreement to provide sales, marketing and product integration for The Wall Street Journal SmartKit, a product for corporate executives that includes content from The Wall Street Journal as well as other critical business intelligence sources. As part of the agreement, Learn.com will offer the SmartKit as a single sign-on knowledge portal to its current and new...

2010-06-08 09:00:00

NEW YORK, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Dow Jones and Company today announced the launch of Dow Jones Adviser on Pershing's NetX360(TM) platform. Dow Jones Adviser's actionable market, investment and practice management news, commentary and analysis are now available within Pershing's technology platform for broker-dealers and registered investment advisors. "The integration of Dow Jones Adviser with Pershing's NetX360 platform gives financial advisors a competitive edge by delivering the...

2010-05-25 11:41:00

NEW YORK, May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Standard & Poor's Equity Research has five winners in The Wall Street Journal's 2010 "Best on the Street" Analysts Survey of top ranking analysts, and was the top ranked independent research firm. The Wall Street Journal's complete Best on the Street report was published on May 25, 2010*. According to The Wall Street Journal, the S&P equity analysts ranked in the top five in their category were: Zaineb Bokhari (Business & Industrial...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin