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2014-08-18 23:01:27

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced that PowerMundo, a Colorado-based international social enterprise, was selected as 1 of 10 winners in a field of 563 applicants in the latest IDEAS Energy Innovation Contest. The IDB awarded $100,000 to support PowerMundo’s proposal entitled, “Digital Diesel: Pay As You Go Financing for Solar Energy in Rural Peru”. Denver, Colorado and Lima, Peru (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 PowerMundo is an IDB Award Winner. The Inter-American...

2014-08-18 20:22:09

MARKHAM, ON, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Nightingale Informatix Corporation (TSXV: NGH) ("Nightingale" or the "Corporation") announced it has completed a non-brokered private placement of a secured note (the "Note") in the principal amount of $1,500,000. The Note was purchased by 1604697 Ontario Inc. (the "Lender"), a company controlled by a party related to a director of the Corporation. The Note will become payable on the date (the "Maturity Date") that is the earlier of: (i) August 18,...

2014-08-18 16:30:43

-- "Company sees continued fast growth in financial and operating performance" -- BEIJING, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jumei International Holding Limited (NYSE: JMEI) ("Jumei" or the "Company"), China's leading online retailer of beauty products, today announced its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. The Company will host a conference call to discuss the results at 8:00 AM U.S. Eastern Daylight Time on August 19, 2014 (8:00 PM China time on the same...

2014-08-18 16:29:11

CENTER VALLEY, Pa., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TechPrecision Corporation (OTCQB: TPCS) ("TechPrecision" or "the Company"), an industry leading global manufacturer of precision, large-scale fabricated and machined metal components and tested systems with customers in the naval/maritime, energy and precision industrial sectors, today reported financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2015, the period ended June 30, 2014. First Quarter Recap "TechPrecision continues to take the...

2014-08-18 16:27:53

-Revenues Increased 23 Percent Year to Date- INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PDL BioPharma, Inc. (PDL) (NASDAQ: PDLI) today reported financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. Total revenues for the second quarter of 2014 increased approximately 10 percent to $162.8 million from $148.5 million in the second quarter of 2013. Revenues for the second quarter of 2014 include royalty payments from PDL's licensees to the Queen et...

2014-08-18 16:26:20

BEIJING, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AirMedia Group Inc. ("AirMedia" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: AMCN), a leading operator of out-of-home advertising platforms in China targeting mid-to-high-end consumers, today announced its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Second Quarter 2014 Financial Highlights -- Total revenues decreased by 3.5% year-over-year to US$62.1 million. The year-over-year decrease was primarily due to AirMedia's termination...

2014-08-18 16:24:28

NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) today announced the pricing of its previously announced tender offer to purchase for cash any and all of four tranches of notes. This includes its 8.875% senior notes due 2019, 7.875% debentures due 2023, 7.875% senior debentures due 2030, and the 7.125% senior notes due 2023 of CBS Broadcasting Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of CBS Corporation (collectively the "Notes"). Holders will receive the purchase...

2014-08-18 16:24:21

Trivia Contest Challenges Fans Knowledge of Eagles Alumni for the Chance to Kick a Field Goal and Win $20,000 during an Eagles Game BOSTON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Santander Bank, N.A. today launched its "$20,000 Field Goal Challenge" as part of its sponsorship of the Philadelphia Eagles. Now through October 20, 2014, Eagles fans can enter to win the chance of a lifetime: attempting a 40-yard field goal before thousands of spectators during halftime at the Eagles home game on...

2014-08-18 16:20:27

Ticket Transactions Up 2.65 Percent in First Seven Months of 2014 vs. 2013 ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ARC, the financial settlement link between airlines and travel sellers, reported today that the consolidated dollar value of airline tickets sold by U.S.-based travel agencies rose 5.15 percent* year-over-year in the first seven months of 2014 compared to the same period last year, totaling $56 billion versus $53.3 billion in 2013. Sales for July 2014 were up 5.2 percent at...

2014-08-18 12:31:21

Algorithm marketplace focused on improving discoverability and use of advanced algorithms SEATTLE, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Algorithmia (www.algorithmia.com), a cloud marketplace for algorithms has raised $2.4 M in seed funding. Algorithmia enables algorithm developers to combine and commercialize their algorithm implementations by making them more discoverable through an app store for algorithms. Developers at companies, universities and organizations can easily find,...


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Ford Motor Company's Glass House
2014-04-13 07:51:53

The Ford Motor Company is an American automobile manufacturer with its  headquarters located in Dearborn, Michigan. It was founded by Henry Ford at 39 years old and incorporated on June 16, 1903. It is described by Forbes as "the most important industrial company in the history of the United States." Ford would go on to become one of the world's largest and most profitable companies and is one of the largest family-controlled companies in the world. Henry Ford made an attempt at an...

Larry Page
2013-09-17 12:57:55

Lawrence "Larry" Page, born March 26, 1973 is an American computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur who is the co-founder of Google, alongside Sergey Brin. As of 2013, Page's personal wealth is estimated to be $23 billion (US), ranking him #20 on the Forbes 400 list of the 400 richest Americans. Page is the inventor of PageRank, the foundation of Google's search ranking algorithm, and he and Brin own approximately 16 percent of Google's stock. Page was born in East Lansing, Michigan....

2012-06-18 02:47:19

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mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.