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2011-04-28 13:20:00

WASHINGTON, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mae Douglas, Executive Vice President & Chief People Officer, Cox Communications, and Tom Rutledge, Chief Operating Officer, Cablevision Systems Corporation, are the 2011 recipients of the cable industry's top honor, the Vanguard Award for "Distinguished Leadership," the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) announced today. Douglas and Rutledge top the list of nine Vanguard Award winners who will be recognized for...

2011-03-16 09:18:00

TSX-V: CST Outstanding shares: 60,261,136 QUEBEC CITY, March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CO(2) Solution Inc. (TSX-V: CST) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Mr. Thom Skinner, CA as Senior Vice President Finance & Chief Financial Officer. Reporting to Glenn Kelly, President and CEO, Mr. Skinner will be responsible for financial, accounting and information technology operations as well as the Company's investor relations activities. Linda Parent, who acted as Vice...

2011-02-08 15:33:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Six directors were named to Audubon's board at the organization's January meeting. The new "class" includes prominent leaders in science, conservation, finance and education. "This group reflects the dynamism of the changing Audubon Board. They have deep and respected scientific backgrounds; they are market-savvy environmentalists; they are educational leaders of stature. They represent the diverse mix of skills and expertise that can help...

2011-02-07 08:38:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) today announced that Josephine Martin has been named Executive Vice President of Public Affairs, effective March 1, 2011. Martin will report directly to PhRMA President and CEO John J. Castellani. In her new role, Martin will be responsible for leading and managing PhRMA's communications and alliance development functions. She comes to PhRMA from Ketchum, where she served as...

2010-12-15 03:00:00

LONDON, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The GSMA today announced that it has elected Franco Bernabe, Chief Executive Officer of Telecom Italia, as its new Chairman for a two-year term, from January 2011 through December 2012. As Chairman, he will help oversee the strategic direction of the GSMA, which represents nearly 800 of the world's mobile operators, as well as more than 200 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem. Jon Fredrik Baksaas, President and CEO, Telenor Group, was elected as...

2010-08-04 08:00:00

OTTAWA, Ontario, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- QNX Software Systems Co. today announced the appointment of Derek Kuhn, P.Eng., as vice president of sales and marketing. In this role, Mr. Kuhn will build relationships with QNX customers and partners, and will develop strategies to increase market share and revenue growth in the company's core and emerging markets. Before joining QNX, Mr. Kuhn held multiple roles at Alcatel-Lucent, most recently as vice president of emerging technology and media....

2010-06-07 08:14:00

SHENZHEN, China, June 7 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Security & Surveillance Technology, Inc. ("CSST" or the "Company") (NYSE: CSR; Nasdaq Dubai: CSR), a leading integrated provider of digital surveillance technology in the P.R.C., today announced the appointment of Dr. Liu Haitao as CSST's Chief Scientist. While Dr. Liu will continue his research and development role in government- related organizations in China, Dr. Liu will be solely committed to CSST in leading CSST's technology...

2010-01-26 08:47:00

BOSTON, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Rue La La, a leading private sale website, announces the expansion of its men's category and the appointment of Jeffery Snyder, Senior Vice President and General Merchandise Manager. The expansion will include a broader array of men's and active lifestyle products and brand partners, further establishing Rue La La as a lifestyle emporium for the male consumer. Coveted men's brands will include apparel, footwear, sportswear and accessories. To oversee...

2009-10-01 12:01:00

DOHA, Qatar, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Qatar Foundation, which will host the first World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) in November, today announced the six 2009 WISE Award winners of its Innovative Education Practice Awards. The WISE Awards capture the spirit and ethos of Qatar Foundation's new international educational initiative and aim to showcase, at a worldwide level, pioneering education-related projects that foster distinctive, cross-educational collaboration. For...


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GP2X
2013-03-26 12:00:36

The GP2X is a handheld portable media player and video game console manufactured by GamePark Holdings from South Korea. It was released on November 10, 2005 in South Korea only. Game Park manufactured a device called the GP32 in 2001, and was in the process of manufacturing the next generation handheld but disagreements in the company prompted many of the personnel to leave and start their own corporation, GamePark Holdings. The original name for the device was to be the GPX2 but due to a...

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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'