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  • Posted at 11:26 AM
    C Spire announced today that homeowner pre-registration exceeded the required threshold in a fourth area of the city of Starkville this week – helping it qualify for the company’s ultra-fast 1 Gbps (Gigabit per second) fiber to the home Internet service and related digital HD TV and ... read more
  • Posted at 11:25 AM
    We are excited to announce that Lee Cockerell will be a keynote speaker for the 10(th) anniversary of The Future Contact Center Summit January 26-30 at the Omni Orlando Resort. After a 41 year career in hospitality, including 16 innovative years with Disney, Lee has been involved in every level of customer service. As Senior Operating Executive, Lee led a team of 40,000 cast members and was responsible for the operations of 20 resort hotels, 4 theme parks and 2 water ... read more
  • Posted at 11:21 AM
    Softheon, Inc., Softheon today announced that 16 new Health Insurance Carriers, its largest number of new clients, have selected Softheon Marketplace Connector Cloud (MC2) as their ACA integration and implementation platform, within the last 90 days. The company has doubled the number of regional and state based Health Insurance Carriers that represent its Softheon Marketplace Connector Cloud (MC2) client base, compared to the total number in 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130725/SF53717LOGO Softheon MC2 is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution that serves as the integration platform between ... read more
  • Kentucky's NPLEx Technology Making Significant Progress --- LUTHERVILLE, Md., Oct. 24, 2014
    Posted at 11:02 AM
    The National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators (NADDI) today highlighted the latest results achieved by Kentucky's real-time, stop-sale pseudoephedrine (PSE) tracking system. The National Precursor Log Exchange (NPLEx) system automatically blocks unlawful pseudoephedrine purchases at the point of sale and helps flag meth offenders for law enforcement. Police officers and narcotics agents often set up NPLEx "watch lists" that notify them via email when a meth suspect attempts to make a PSE purchase. The most recent NPLEx data show that ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    Ford Motor Company's new car lineup is one of the largest in the entire industry. Its extensive lineup includes sedans, compact cars, hatchbacks, hybrids, electric hybrids, SUVs, crossovers, trucks, sports cars and work vehicles. There are many advantages to offering so many different vehicle types, but the sheer number of them can make the decision making process more time consuming. Beach Ford, a Ford dealership in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is helping its customers learn more about ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    Loyola Blakefield has announced the launch of its Cyber Science program to prepare students for America's most in-demand jobs and internships. The program is the one of the nation's first to offer the state-of-the-art Cyber High School(TM) program aimed at providing students with skills and access to one of the fastest growing career markets in the U.S. and the world. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141024/154228 Cyber Science is an interdisciplinary field of study developed at the intersection of cyber technology and human behavior, which impacts the ... read more
  • Posted at 7:17 AM
    Arlington Capital Partners (“Arlington Capital”), a Washington, DC-based private equity firm, today announced the acquisition of the Zemax division (“Zemax” or the “Company”) of Radiant Zemax. Headquartered in Redmond, Washington, Zemax is the preeminent provider of optical and illumination design software to design engineers across a ... read more
  • Posted at 7:15 AM
    HCL Technologies, a leading global IT services company, announced today that it has acquired the status of Life Sciences Competency by Amazon Web Services (AWS). This acknowledgement is part of the AWS Partner Network (APN) Competency Program. ... read more
  • Posted at 7:09 AM
    Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC (PPD) today announced it has renewed its commitment as title sponsor of the annual PPD Beach2Battleship Triathlon. PPD has supported the annual iron-distance triathlon – scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 25 – as the title sponsor since ... read more
  • Posted at 10:36 AM
    The Board of Directors of Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 47 cents per share on the common stock, payable December 5, 2014 to shareholders of record November 20, 2014. About Harris Corporation ... read more
  • Posted at 9:56 AM
    NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, who is scheduled to fly on a one-year spaceflight mission in 2015, is lending his voice to help reduce childhood bullying. As part of Bullying Prevention Awareness Month, Kelly recorded a special message encouraging bystanders to take action. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO "Be more than just a bystander," said Kelly in the message. "Take action and do something to stop bullying...Teamwork makes the dream work at NASA. There is no space for bullying." Kelly, a father of two daughters, grew up in ... read more
  • Posted at 9:49 AM
    NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, who is scheduled to fly on a one-year spaceflight mission in 2015, is lending his voice to help reduce childhood bullying. As part of Bullying Prevention Awareness Month, Kelly recorded a special message encouraging bystanders to take action. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO "Be more than just a bystander," said Kelly in the message. "Take action and do something to stop bullying...Teamwork makes the dream work at NASA. There is no space for bullying." Kelly, a father of two daughters, grew up in ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    Attain, LLC, a leading management, strategy, and technology consulting firm, announced today that Dr. Simon Szykman, former Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the U.S. Department of Commerce, has joined the company as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of its Federal Services division. ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Mitch Rose will join Comcast NBCUniversal as Senior Vice President of Government Affairs, NBCUniversal. Mr. Rose currently provides strategic consulting services to a wide range of clients, including Comcast, NCTA, and RIAA, as the principal of Mitch Rose Strategic Consulting. Before establishing his own firm, Mr. ... read more
  • Posted at 10:00 AM
    Allergan, Inc. (NYSE: AGN) invites you to listen to David Pyott, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, and Jim Hindman, Executive Vice President, Finance and Business Development, Chief Financial Officer, discuss the Company’s third quarter 2014 results on Monday, October 27, 2014 beginning promptly ... read more
  • Posted at 9:21 AM
    In this A.M.BestTV episode, ahead of the annual Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI) Conference in Scottsdale, AZ, Oct. 26-29, a panel of A.M. Best analysts deliver updates on six-month financial results, the reinsurance environment and key issues shaping today's property/casualty (P/C) insurance market. ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Global visual technology company RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD) today announced that it will release its Fiscal 2015 second quarter financial results after the market close on Monday, November 3, 2014. The Company will hold a conference call to discuss the results the same day at 1:30 p.m. ... read more