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  • Posted at 2:46 PM
    Consumer Watchdog today welcomed plans by Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) to examine the Federal Trade Commission's antitrust investigation of Google that was closed in 2013 without a lawsuit. After the Wall Street Journal earlier this month published portions of a 2012 FTC report recommending the Commission prosecute Google, Consumer Watchdog urged Chairman Lee and Ranking Member Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) to hold a Senate Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee hearing to examine how Google managed to dodge antitrust prosecution. "Google has one of the biggest ... read more
  • GlassesOff Announces Reverse Stock Split --- NEW YORK, March 30, 2015
    Posted at 2:30 PM
    GlassesOff Inc. (OTCBB: GLSO), a neuroscience technology company developing vision performance enhancement solutions through brain exercises, announced today it has implemented a 1-for-10 reverse split of its common stock effective under Nevada law as of March 30, 2015. GlassesOff's common stock will commence trading on a split-adjusted basis on March 31, 2015 under a new CUSIP number 377215207 and a temporary symbol "GLSOD," with the "D" appended to signify that the reverse stock split has occurred. GlassesOff's trading symbol ... read more
  • Polish Percussion Artist Dazzles In American Debut --- ALEXANDRIA, Va., Mar. 30, 2015
    Posted at 2:22 PM
    Making her American debut this past Sunday, 21 year-old Polish Percussion Artist Marianna Bednarska mesmerized the audience with her virtuosi performance at the George Washington Masonic National Memorial Theater in Alexandria, Virginia. Hailed by the NY Times as being a "gifted" performer on a recently released CD of Anders Koppel's Marimba Concertos, Ms. Bednarska performed with the International Chamber Orchestra of Washington, lead by Music Director Masatoshi Mitsumoto. Playing pieces by Emmanuel Sejourne, George Hamilton Greene and Astor Piazzolla, the ... read more
  • Posted at 2:36 PM
    Despite the popularity of leasing a vehicle through top Toyota dealerships like Toyota of Naperville, there is still quite a bit of mystery surrounding the financial tool. Some people are simply misguided about or don't understand the advantages that come with leasing a vehicle, even more people, still, are led astray about how affordable a lease can actually be for them. They are under the assumption that when it comes to procuring a different car, their only option is to ... read more
  • Posted at 2:17 PM
    Founded in 2000, Thomsons Online Benefits is the business behind Darwin(TM), the leading software for global employee benefits administration. Serving the large enterprise market, Thomsons' Darwin(TM) platform manages employee benefits, pensions and rewards in over 70 countries and 18 languages around the globe. With Darwin's surging popularity among globally dispersed enterprises, the company enjoyed substantial growth in its international user base, particularly throughout Asia. Thomsons wanted to deliver a leading edge experience to users across the Globe. "Latency was in ... read more
  • Posted at 1:51 PM
    IMS Health (NYSE:IMS) announced the appointment of Karen Katen to its board of directors, effective today. A senior pharmaceutical industry executive at Pfizer for more than three decades, Karen retired in 2007 as vice chairman of Pfizer Inc. and president of Pfizer Human Health. ... read more
  • Posted at 1:55 PM
    Building on the success of NASA's partnerships with commercial industry to date, NASA has selected 12 Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships (NextSTEP) to advance concept studies and technology development projects in the areas of advanced propulsion, habitation and small satellites. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Through these public-private partnerships, selected companies will partner with NASA to develop the exploration capabilities necessary to enable commercial endeavors in space and human exploration to deep-space destinations such as the proving ground of space around the moon, known as ... read more
  • Posted at 12:00 PM
    The Estonian Ministry of Defense and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) have agreed to explore long-term collaboration in the area of cyber security. Mikk Marran, Permanent Secretary of the Estonian Ministry of Defense, and Raytheon agreed on the collaborative arrangement during Marran's recent visit to Washington for talks with U.S. government and U.S. defense industry representatives on issues of bilateral defense cooperation. "Strong defense-industrial cooperation between the United States and Estonia is in our country's strategic interest," Marran added. "Raytheon is ... read more
  • Posted at 11:30 AM
    Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) Electronic Systems sector has announced the realignment of its Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance and Targeting Systems division (ISR&TSD) to expand focus on its growing airborne and space ISR business. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO Photos accompanying this release are available at: http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=31719. The former ISR&TSD is being reorganized into two separate divisions: Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance Reconnaissance and Targeting Systems; and Space Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance Systems. "This strategic realignment of our ISR business activities will better position the company for a broad and ... read more
  • Posted at 1:51 PM
    IMS Health (NYSE:IMS) announced the appointment of Karen Katen to its board of directors, effective today. A senior pharmaceutical industry executive at Pfizer for more than three decades, Karen retired in 2007 as vice chairman of Pfizer Inc. and president of Pfizer Human Health. ... read more
  • Posted at 12:19 PM
    GlobeOne, a financial technology service provider, introducing a mobile-based financial platform with two evolutionary patent pending features: GoMoneyTM and SocialBoostTM, previewed its mobile application at the Mobile Money Americas convention in Mexico City on March 24th. ... read more
  • Posted at 11:57 AM
    ADS Tactical, Inc., a leading provider of value-added logistics and supply chain solutions, recently announced an executive management change designed to strengthen the company’s leadership team. Luke Hillier, Executive Chairman of the board of directors, recently named current Chief ... read more
  • Posted at 9:10 AM
    Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) announces the following schedule and teleconference information for its first quarter 2015 earnings release: Earnings Release: April 27, 2015 after close of market by public distribution and the Crane Co. website at ... read more
  • Posted at 9:05 AM
    Akanda, the only open source network virtualization solution built for OpenStack environments, today announced CTO Mark McClain will present a webinar on March 31 focused on simplifying OpenStack networks. During the webinar, Mark will provide a brief overview of ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (“WOW!”), a leading, fully-integrated provider of residential and commercial high-speed data, video and telephony services to customers in the United States, today reported financial and operating results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014. ... read more