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2010-06-08 09:00:00

NEW YORK, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Unison Site Management ("Unison"), the leading firm in the wireless lease acquisition market, today announced that telecommunications and wireless industry veteran Richard Burns has joined its board of directors. Mr. Burns, who has 34 years of industry experience and has held various management roles within AT&T and BellSouth, will advise Unison on its business priorities and strategic initiatives as the company continues to expand its presence in the...

2010-02-16 14:03:00

WATERLOO, Ontario, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- RoweBots Research Inc. announces and releases the Unison Operating System Version 5, achieving a significant milestone in shrinking intelligent network servers and services into small and powerful microcontrollers. A web server along with other advanced networking applications and a Linux or POSIX compatible application now fit inside any device. The Unison Operating System offers an ultra tiny embedded POSIX environment for 32 bit...

2009-12-03 11:33:00

CULVER CITY, Calif., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Celine Dion, the international superstar and best-selling female artist of all time, has toured around the world and back again, and now, Sony Pictures Releasing's special programming division, The Hot Ticket, will let audiences follow her everywhere. For a limited engagement beginning early next year in wide release, Celine: Through the Eyes of the World will bring Celine Dion's 2008-2009 Taking Chances World Tour to theaters. This special motion...

2009-11-28 12:28:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Keep an eye out for the upcoming compilation album, "Raise Hope for Congo," a Downtown/Mercer Street Records release to benefit the Enough Project. The album, slated for release in early 2010, is scheduled to include international recording artists Norah Jones and Mos Def, among many others, and will support efforts to end violence against women and girls in Congo. This coming Sunday, November 29, CBS' 60 Minutes will turn its attention to the...

2008-10-13 06:00:33

THE threat of further council strikes looms after union leaders recommended their members to reject the latest pay offer. Unison plans to ballot all 100,000 of its Scottish council worker members on the pay deal following a union meeting in Glasgow yesterday. Scotland's councils increased their previous pay offer from 2.5 per cent to 3 per cent, but union bosses say the below-inflation deal is unacceptable. If the deal is rejected by members, it is likely that more strike action will...

2008-09-18 00:00:30

A Union leader in Derby has expressed his disappointment at news that medical students are quitting their studies due to mounting debts. A report by trade Unison says half of all the UK's students studying medicine have considered dropping out because of debt. Andy Belfield, the union's regional head of health for the East Midlands, said: "This survey has very worrying implications for the future health of the NHS. "Students are simply not getting enough financial support. "With one...

2008-09-17 12:00:12

GotVoice, Inc. (http://www.gotvoice.com), the voice messaging company, and CallTower, Inc., the leading provider of Software as a Service based Unified Communications solutions for business, today announced they have partnered to bring voicemail-to-text solutions to businesses. GotVoice is publicizing its ability to seamlessly integrate its business-class solution with Microsoft Corporation's Exchange Server to enable CallTower's customers to read their voicemail in email. CallTower is best...

2008-08-23 18:00:00

By Abby Alford A STRIKE that would create back-to school chaos for thousands of parents could be called off if council workers' demands are met. A bitter pay dispute between local authorities and their staff last month cancelled or disrupted lessons at more than 300 South Wales schools, left rubbishpiled upon the streets and libraries and leisure centres in many areas closed. Over the course of the 48-hour walkout, council workers manned picket lines in Cardiff, Caerphilly, Bridgend,...

2008-08-08 00:00:30

Local government union representatives in Lincolnshire say they welcome new talks with employers. Unison and Unite will resume negotiations with national employers next Wednesday. Last month thousands of workers in the county joined a national 48-hour walkout in a dispute over pay. Around 50 schools and 25 libraries were closed. Members voted for industrial action after rejecting the offer of a 2.45 per cent pay increase for 2008/09. They are asking for six per cent which, say...

2008-07-17 15:00:20

Software602, Inc., a leading provider of all-in-one software for business, today announced the release of Software602 Groupware Server 6.0, a web collaboration server designed for small-to-midsize organizations. This new server is based on the previous success of 602LAN SUITE and adds corporate Instant Messaging with searchable archive, a redesigned web client with RSS support, real-time spam filter using Commtouch RPD technology, and much more. "Perhaps the strongest feature of Groupware...


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