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2010-10-26 12:17:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Melanie Kirkpatrick, former Deputy Editor and Associate Editor of the editorial page at the Wall Street Journal, has been named a Senior Fellow at Hudson Institute. "Melanie Kirkpatrick is an extraordinary writer and commentator," says Hudson President and CEO Kenneth Weinstein. "My colleagues and I look forward to benefiting from her expertise and scholarship." At the Wall Street Journal, she was Deputy Editor of the editorial page from...

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2010-10-18 09:50:00

Facebook users may have unknowingly had their personal information sent to advertising and Internet tracking companies simply by using some of the most popular applications on the popular social networking website, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday. As part of an ongoing investigation into web privacy issues, WSJ reporters Emily Steel and Geoffrey A. Fowler wrote an article claiming that many of the most popular Facebook apps have secretly been transmitting the names of tens of...

2010-10-15 07:30:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security, The Cloud Security Company, today announced that Panda Cloud Antivirus, the company's free cloud-based antimalware solution for home computer users, has been chosen as a runner-up in the network security category as part of the prestigious Wall Street Journal Technology Innovation Awards. "We are proud to receive this award from the Wall Street Journal," said Juan Santana, CEO of Panda Security. "Not just because we have been...

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2010-10-14 09:50:00

The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) is reporting that AOL, Inc. is among the parties considering a buyout attempt of Yahoo, making the second-ranked search engine the target of takeover talks for the second time in less than three years. According to WSJ reporters Jessica E. Vascellaro and Anupreeta Das, several private-equity firms have approached the New York-based Internet and communications company formerly known as America Online regarding a possible collaborative takeover bid. Among them are...

2010-09-30 13:40:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Executive MBA program at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business ranks No. 22 in the world, according to a Wall Street Journal report released today. Smith's program ranked No. 15 for how well it imparts management skills to students and No. 16 according to alumni rating. "The Smith School is committed to providing executives with the professional development experience they need to lead through uncertain...

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...

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2010-09-22 09:05:00

Research In Motion (RIM), makers of the popular BlackBerry series of smartphones, are readying a tablet computer to challenge the iPad, and they could unveil the device as early as next week, according to Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reports. In a Tuesday article, WSJ writers Phred Dvorak and Ting-I Tsai quote unnamed sources "familiar with RIM's plans" who claim that the device--which company insiders are calling the 'BlackPad'--is currently set for a fourth quarter release. The device could be...

2010-09-21 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The nationally recognized investor and securities employment law firm of Stuart D. Meissner LLC, located in Manhattan, New York, announced today the launching of www.SECSnitch.com, targeting whistleblowers under the new whistleblower provisions within the July 21, 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The Act deputized employees in Wall Street brokerage firms and public companies to be the eyes and ears of the Securities and...

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2010-08-18 13:40:00

Google boss Eric Schmidt said that many people might one day need to change their names in order to escape the destruction they might face from their previous online activity. Schmidt told the Wall Street Journal that he feared people do not understand the consequences of having so much personal information about them online. Google has acquired Slide and Jambool, which are two companies that specialize in providing services in social networks.  Slide is a gaming firm and Jambool...

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2010-08-16 06:15:00

A manager at Apple Inc has been charged in a California court for selling corporate secrets to Asian suppliers in exchange for at least one million dollars in payments, according to a Wall Street Journal (WSJ) report on Sunday. Paul Shin Devine, a global supply manager for Apple, was charged in a federal grand-jury indictment "with offenses that include wire fraud, money laundering and unlawful monetary transactions," starting in 2006, the WSJ reported. Devine, 37, has been a manager at...


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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'