NASA Administrator Charles Bolden accepted the Spirit of Houston Award from the city's Mayor, Annise Parker, on Thursday. The award was established in 2004 to honor Houstonians who motivated their fellow citizens with their everyday acts of leadership.
"It is an honor to accept the 2010 Spirit of Houston Award on behalf of all of the men and women of NASA," Bolden said. "Every one of us is absolutely committed to a vibrant future for exploration and ... read more
When it comes to delivering lessons, teachers know the best way to get students engaged. In a recent study by The 3M Company,* 72-percent of teachers reported their students were more focused on lessons when delivered with the latest technology, and more than half rated digital projectors among the top three most important pieces of technology used in the classroom. Now, a new solution from 3M, a leading manufacturer of short throw digital projectors for instructional use, is helping to ... read more
NASA and U2 released a commemorative video highlighting a year's worth of collaboration in space and on the Irish rock band's 360 Degree tour.
U2 approached NASA in 2009 with an idea to include a dialogue between the band and the crew of the International Space Station during U2's world tour. The astronauts of Expedition 20, the crew then living aboard the space station, agreed to participate and spoke with U2 several times before recording a video ... read more
Tyco Electronics Ltd. (NYSE: TEL) today announced that the $0.16 per share quarterly dividend for the fourth fiscal quarter of 2010 will be payable on September 15, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 7, 2010, subject to a required filing with the Swiss Commercial Register. The dividend was approved by shareholders at the company's annual general meeting held on March 10, 2010. The dividend will be paid from a reduction to share ... read more
Inc., the only healthcare workforce management system that improves both
quality of life and the bottom line, announced today that the company
has been named to the 2010
Inc. 5000 list for the third consecutive year. The company's three
... read more
Lighting and Electronics, Inc. ("China Intelligent" or "the Company") (NYSE
Amex: CIL; CUSIP No: 16890G202), a leading provider of lighting solutions that
engages in the design, manufacture, sales and marketing of high-quality LED
and other lighting products, today announced that Kevin Jiang, Chief Financial
Officer, will present at the Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment
Conference in New York, NY on Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at 2:00 pm (Eastern).
Mr. Jiang will also be available for one-on-one meetings with institutional
investors at the conference.
... read more
The Princeton Review, Inc. (Nasdaq: REVU) and The Rhode Island AFL-CIO and the Institute for Labor Studies and Research, organized labor's leading job training and educational program in Rhode Island, announced today that they and The Princeton Review's wholly owned subsidiary, Penn Foster, Inc. will enter into an agreement to help union members and their families continue their education and advance their careers.
"This unique partnership will make educational opportunities much more accessible and affordable for working families," said George Nee, ... read more
The Allied Defense Group, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ADG) announced that it will not ask its stockholders to vote on the proposal to approve the dissolution of ADG at the August 31, 2010 special meeting. Instead ADG will ask its stockholders to vote to adjourn the special meeting for the purpose of voting upon the dissolution proposal at the reconvened special meeting. ADG will still ask its stockholders to vote at the August 31, 2010 special meeting to authorize the ... read more
KeyMark Inc., an award-winning document management solution provider,
has achieved platinum status in the Kofax Global Partner Program for the
fourth consecutive year.
Kofax is the leading provider of document-driven business process
automation solutions. As a Kofax reseller partner, ... read more
Aspen Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: AZPN), a leading provider of software
and services to the process industries, today announced that it will
release financial results for its fourth-quarter fiscal 2010, ended June
30, 2010, before the U.S. financial markets open on Thursday, September
... read more
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8fac08/philippines_inform)
has announced the addition of the "Philippines
Information Technology Report Q3 2010" report to their offering.
Philippines Information Technology Report provides industry
professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, information
technology ... read more
If it ain't broke, don't fix it. That's the idea behind the success of the Suburban, the longest running automobile in production history.
See video from General Motors at: http://inr.synapticdigital.com/oneClip_C_105/?feed=xlg_rv9eD_7agZ3_QQzCDQ7Z9MGBV6LV
Despite 11 different variations over the last 75 years, the Suburban has stayed true to its basic mission of versatility and dependability. Through decades of changes in consumer tastes and economic shifts, the brand's key to success has been not changing much at all. In fact, the Suburban of today is ... read more
VertiFlex, Inc., a leading innovator of minimally invasive and motion
preserving spinal surgery technologies, today announced the
divestiture of its Silverbolt product portfolio and related assets to
“Strategically, this asset sale is very important for VertiFlex, in ... read more
comScore, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released its monthly analysis of U.S. Web activity at the top online properties for July 2010 based on data from the comScore Media Metrix service. Interest in the annual World Series of Poker Tournament drove traffic to Online Gambling sites during the month as the heavily anticipated 'main event' commenced. More than 170 million Americans visited a Retail site in July shopping for toys, tickets, and other consumer ... read more
Ltd. (NASDAQ: VOLT), a leading provider of scale-out data center
fabrics, today announced that its executives will be featured panelists
at upcoming financial services technology conferences, where they will
discuss data center networking strategies to speed trading through the
... read more
WATERTOWN, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/27/10 -- Sanbolic announced today that it has joined the Intel® Enabled Solutions Accelerated Alliance (Intel® ESAA) and will be presenting pre-validated configurations for using Sanbolic software with Intel® servers to provide highly scalable and highly available virtual and cloud computing storage solutions using industry-standard SAN storage hardware.
Sanbolic Melio 2010 provides a unified storage platform for Microsoft® Hyper-V, physical servers, and virtual machines running Microsoft Windows® applications. Customers can assign and manage shared ... read more
The following blog post was published on August 21, 2010, by Shafeen Charania, author of the synthesis blog, winner of the 2008 Weblog award for best new blog, and Time.com's 25 best blogs of 2009.
Why is bigger better? Why do all corporations wish to grow revenue, market cap, number of employees, etc.? Why is that the measure of success? When a company starts out, it's tough, scrappy, and fighting to get a toehold; while stressed, the employees are focused, committed, ... read more
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire / -- Financial Blog, ChristianPF.com released an article that looks at 20 of the best ways to save money for consumers today. From simple money-saving tips to more elaborate ways to save money, the article has tips everyone can use.
An excerpt from the article...
This is one of my favorite creative ways to save money. I first learned the power of this back in college, when I discovered that I could get my textbooks for free, ... read more
AutoTrader.com's "Heart & Mind" advertising campaign, launched in May of this year, has helped drive record visitors to the auto shopping and information site and delivered more car shoppers to the dealers and private sellers who list their vehicles for sale on AutoTrader.com. To build on that success, AutoTrader.com is launching an extension to the campaign that includes additional broadcast exposure on USA Network, ESPN and ABC.
Beginning this week, AutoTrader.com's "Heart & Mind" spots will start airing on USA ... read more
CONCORD, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/27/10 -- Entisys Solutions, Inc., the West Coast's #1 provider of enterprise virtualization and access delivery solutions from the datacenter to the desktop, and its Southern California division, Agile360, today announced that the company has been recognized by Inc. magazine as part of the prestigious 2010 Inc. 5000 list of America's fastest-growing private companies. Ranking #2609 on the list, Entisys Solutions experienced financial growth of 89% from 2006 through 2009.
"We are honored ... read more