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Slotastic Casino Already in Festive Mood, Giving 100 Free Spins on New ’Naughty List’ Christmas Slot from RTG
Slotastic Casino Already in Festive Mood, Giving 100 Free Spins on New ’Naughty List’ Christmas Slot from RTG
11/26/2014 5:27:31 PM
The Naughty List is a new holiday-themed slot game making its debut this week and Slotastic Casino players can get up to 100 free spins on the new game from Real Time Gaming.   Featuring sexy Santa’s Helpers like the popular Naughty or Nice and Naughty or Nice Spring Break slot games, The Naughty List is a 50 payline game with major and minor jackpots and a local …
Michael Gill has Released a new Video Addressing Alleged Corruption in Horse Racing
11/26/2014 3:45:02 PM
Over the last few months, Mike Gill has been documenting his allegations of corruption and organized crime in a series of videos.  This week he is releasing another video called “Bad Luck”. In this video, Mike Gill discusses a series of indictments in the horse racing industry, specifically in Pennsylvania and addresses it’s connection to his allegations of corruption and …
HHS announces partnerships to promote Health Insurance Marketplace starting on busiest shopping weekend of the year
11/26/2014 3:29:48 PM
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today announced partnerships with Westfield Shopping Centers, The National Community Pharmacists Association and XO Group Inc., parent company of The Knot, The Nest and The Bump, to promote the Health Insurance Marketplace in conjunction with Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday. The partners will …
DNA survives critical entry into Earth’s atmosphere
11/26/2014 3:27:56 PM
The genetic material DNA can survive a flight through space and re-entry into the earth’s atmosphere – and still pass on genetic information. A team of scientists from UZH obtained these astonishing results during an experiment on the TEXUS-49 research rocket mission. Applied to the outer shell of the payload section of a rocket using pipettes, small, double-stranded DNA …
Whistleblower Seeks Supreme Court Review in Controversial Iraqi War Defense Contracting Fraud Case
11/26/2014 3:26:51 PM
Washington, D.C. November 25, 2014. A whistleblower who formally worked for the giant defense contractor, Kellogg Brown and Root (KBR) has filed a petition for a writ of  certiorari  to the U.S. Supreme Court seeking review of a highly controversial ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit permitting corporations to hide documentation of fraud obtained in …
Patrick Dempsey contests World Endurance Championship with Porsche
Patrick Dempsey contests World Endurance Championship with Porsche
11/26/2014 3:25:22 PM
Patrick Dempsey will tackle the 2015 motorsport season at the wheel of a Porsche 911 RSR in the Sports Car World Endurance Championship WEC, including the world famous Le Mans 24-hour race. The American actor and race driver, who thrills fans all over the world in his role as “McDreamy” in the medical drama “Grey’s Anatomy”, has been following his passion for racing since 2013 …
Over a Quarter of California Hospitals with Worse-Than-Expected Infection Rates
Over a Quarter of California Hospitals with Worse-Than-Expected Infection Rates
11/26/2014 3:11:11 PM
Last month, Kaiser Health News published information about their analyses of states with a high percentage of worse-than-expected infection rates. The analysis looked at data from six different categories of infections published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) from over 3,000 hospitals nationwide. According to the report, California was one of 13 …
New Guidance for Indoor Air Quality in Schools
New Guidance for Indoor Air Quality in Schools
11/26/2014 3:07:58 PM
In October, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released new guidance to help school districts protect indoor air quality while increasing energy efficiency during school renovations.  The practices outlined in the new guidance support schools as healthy, energy-efficient buildings that play a significant role in local communities.   According to the EPA, nearly …
Infineon Acquires a 9.4 Percent Stake in PCB Manufacturer Schweizer Electronic
11/26/2014 1:04:14 PM
The semiconductor manufacturer Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) and the printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturer Schweizer Electronic AG (FSE: SCE) announced today that Infineon will acquire a 9.4 percent stake in Schweizer. The relevant contracts were concluded today. Both companies agreed on strict confidentiality on the terms By investing into Schweizer …
Canon U.S.A. and Virtual Imaging, Inc. to Display New RadPRO DELINIA 200 Digital X-ray Acquisition Cart that Provides a New Cost-effective Way to Transition to Canon DR Technology at RSNA 2014
11/26/2014 1:00:17 PM
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions and Virtual Imaging, Inc. will feature their complete lineup of digital radiography (DR) solutions at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Meeting on November 30 - December 5, 2014 at McCormick Place in Chicago. Located in the South Hall, Booth #1241 North Building, the companies will showcase a wide …
New study reveals why some people may be immune to HIV-1
11/26/2014 12:45:38 PM
Doctors have long been mystified as to why HIV-1 rapidly sickens some individuals, while in others the virus has difficulties gaining a foothold. Now, a study of genetic variation in HIV-1 and in the cells it infects reported, by University of Minnesota researchers in this week’s issue of PLOS Genetics, has uncovered a chink in HIV-1’s armor that may, at least in part, …
Inmarsat and ESA sign Iris Precursor partnership
11/26/2014 12:43:32 PM
Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband Safety service is to play an integral part in the future European air traffic management (ATM) infrastructure. Inmarsat has signed a contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) for the Iris Precursor partnership which will upgrade SwiftBroadband to meet the demanding standards set for ground-based VHF data links. This will enable Single European …
Australia’s newest airport opts for SITA’s cloud technology
11/26/2014 11:41:18 AM
Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport, Australia’s first privately-funded public airport, has chosen SITA’s common-use technology for passenger management. The new airport, which opened last week, is using SITA AirportConnect Open to run common-use check-in and boarding, as well as to provide kiosk check-in for Qantas passengers. Wellcamp Airport is the first public airport to be …
Delta Supports Educational Program in the Caribbean
11/26/2014 11:28:48 AM
Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) is supporting the development of Caribbean students by providing opportunities to participate in an upcoming Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) scholarship program through a partnership with the Barbados Association of Atlanta Scholarship Committee, the Caribbean Diaspora for Science, Technology and Innovation (CADSTI-SE) and …
The Carlyle Group and Old Mutual Private Equity to acquire 100% of Tiger Automotive
11/26/2014 11:27:03 AM
Global Alternative Asset Manager The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) and Old Mutual Private Equity today announced that they have agreed to acquire 100% of South African tyre retailer and wholesaler Tiger Automotive (TiAuto) from Ethos Private Equity and the founders. Funding for this investment will come from the Carlyle Sub-Saharan Africa Fund and Old Mutual Private Equity Fund …
VietJet Air celebrates delivery of first aircraft ordered from Airbus
VietJet Air celebrates delivery of first aircraft ordered from Airbus
11/26/2014 11:07:32 AM
Vietnam’s VietJetAir has celebrated the delivery of its first A320 ordered directly from Airbus at a special ceremony in Toulouse today. The event was attended by top management from the airline, including Vice Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao and Managing Director Luu Duc Khanhm, and witnessed by Vietnam’s Deputy Minister of Transport Pham Quy Tieu. The delivery marks the …
Holiday shopping lists growing in 2014, SAS reveals
Holiday shopping lists growing in 2014, SAS reveals
11/26/2014 10:58:46 AM
SAS discovered that more than a third of holiday shoppers have longer shopping lists this year than in 2013. More than half of holiday shoppers are buying the same amount as last year, while only 10 percent were cutting back. What’s more, business analytics leader SAS’ survey of 2,007 consumers found they plan to spend approximately $115 per family member, $57 per friend, and …
Macy’s Reveals A Black Friday Giveaway With A Million Dollars In Prizes
11/26/2014 10:52:31 AM
Shoppers will have even more reasons to be excited during Macy’s Black Friday Giveaway with a Million Dollars in Prizes in stores nationwide during doorbuster hours. Beginning at 6 p.m. local time on Thanksgiving Day, customers can shop the greatest deals of the weekend (all Black Friday specials were revealed today on macys.com/blackfriday), plus have a chance to win big, …
GMC Canyon Hauls for the Holidays
11/26/2014 10:49:39 AM
Among the elaborate floats, marching performers and six-story-tall balloons, the 2015 GMC Canyon will have a presence tomorrow in the 88th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®. The all-new, premium midsize truck will be one of 55 GMC vehicles towing floats along the 2.5 mile route, which winds along the west and south edges of Central Park and down Sixth Avenue. GMC has towed the …
Lung Association Welcomes Obama Administration’s Long Overdue Ozone Pollution Proposal, Calls for Greater Protection
11/26/2014 10:46:50 AM
Harold P. Wimmer, National President and CEO of the American Lung Association, issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to strengthen the current ozone pollution limits to a more protective level in the range of 65 to 70 parts per billion (ppb), down from 75 ppb: “Today’s proposal by the Obama Administration to …
Allstate Provides Another Way to Find Your Parked Car on Black Friday
11/26/2014 10:45:01 AM
There could be a few less worries this holiday season as Black Friday shoppers use a new Parking Reminder tool in the Allstate Mobile app to find their parked car after some holiday shopping. The free Parking Reminder feature can be found in the Roadside support section of the Allstate Mobilesm app and is available to anyone countrywide – with or without an Allstate policy. …
Deutsche Telekom and Orange are having exploratory discussions with BT
11/26/2014 10:43:21 AM
Deutsche Telekom AG and Orange SA, the joint shareholders of EE Ltd, regularly analyse the development of the market in which EE operates, evaluating various strategic options which have the potential to create value for EE’s shareholders and strengthen the market position of EE. As one of these options, Deutsche Telekom AG and Orange SA are having  highly preliminary …
Pepsi Launches Search For Most Hyped Hometown In America
11/26/2014 10:40:50 AM
Today, football fans have one more thing to be thankful for – there are only 65 more days until Super Bowl XLIX and the much anticipated Pepsi Super Bowl XLIX Halftime Show. Global superstar Katy Perry is on tap to headline this year’s highly anticipated halftime show. To help harness the excitement of the Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show in the countdown to Super Bowl XLIX, …
GEA becomes a partner of the Dairy Farming Institute in China
11/26/2014 9:53:49 AM
GEA Group will contribute its expertise to Nestlé’s freshly inaugurated Dairy Farming Institute in Shuangcheng in Northeast China (Heilongjiang Province) as a designated partner for milking and hygiene. The institute has the mission of helping to advance dairy farming practices and sustainably ensuring high quality domestic milk supplies to meet the growing consumption of milk …
VIZ Media Acquires The Supernatural Action Manga Series Twin Star Exorcists
11/26/2014 9:52:08 AM
VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, notably expands its publishing roster as it announces the acquisition of the supernatural action manga (graphic novel) series, TWIN STAR EXORCISTS . Created by Yoshiaki Sukeno, TWIN STAR EXORCISTS is set to launch in the Summer of 2015 and will be published in print and …
EPA Proposes Smog Standards to Safeguard Americans from Air Pollution
11/26/2014 9:47:55 AM
Based on extensive recent scientific evidence about the harmful effects of ground-level ozone, or smog, EPA is proposing to strengthen air quality standards to within a range of 65 to 70 parts per billion (ppb) to better protect Americans’ health and the environment, while taking comment on a level as low as 60 ppb. The Clean Air Act requires EPA to review the standards every …
STMicroelectronics Introduces gapDRIVE™ with On-Chip Galvanic Isolation: the New State-of-the-Art in Smart, Integrated Gate Drivers
STMicroelectronics Introduces gapDRIVE™ with On-Chip Galvanic Isolation: the New State-of-the-Art in Smart, Integrated Gate Drivers
11/26/2014 9:46:52 AM
Geneva, November 26, 2014 – The STGAP1S advanced single-channel gate driver, launched today by STMicroelectronics, integrates galvanic isolation with analog and logic circuitry in the same chip to help simplify driver design while ensuring high noise immunity for safe and reliable power control.   STGAP1S is the first in ST’s new generation of gapDRIVE™ gate drivers, …
Verizon Enterprise Solutions Unveils Retail Index
11/26/2014 9:46:49 AM
The official start to the U.S. holiday shopping season is here, and to help put things into perspective, Verizon Enterprise Solutions is launching the Verizon Retail Index .   Designed to identify online traffic patterns in the United States that Verizon attributes to consumer retail shopping activity, the Verizon Retail Index will measure average daily traffic and peak …
Proton Pump Inhibitors Decrease Diversity in Gut Microbiome, Increase Risk for Complications
11/26/2014 9:43:16 AM
Before reaching for that daily antacid, you might consider what it’s doing to the trillions of bugs living in your gut. A new Mayo Clinic study in the open access journal Microbiome shows that people who regularly take proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) have less diversity among their gut bacteria, putting them at increased risk for infections like clostridium difficile …
FDA finalizes menu and vending machine calorie labeling rules
11/26/2014 9:33:47 AM
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today finalized two rules requiring that calorie information be listed on menus and menu boards in chain restaurants, similar retail food establishments and vending machines with 20 or more locations to provide consumers with more nutritional information about the foods they eat outside of the home. The rules are required by the 2010 …
Marubeni Corporation to Distribute Exclusively EnerG2’s Next-Generation Energy Storage Materials throughout Asia
11/26/2014 9:32:15 AM
Marubeni Corporation today announced an exclusive distribution agreement with EnerG2 ( www.energ2.com ), a Seattle-based company manufacturing advanced carbon materials for next-generation energy storage devices. Under the agreement, Marubeni will have the exclusive rights in Asia – including Japan, China, Taiwan, Korea and Malaysia – to distribute EnerG2’s carbon materials …
“AdWords: Marketing That Pays” - Free For Two More Days
11/26/2014 6:00:00 AM
The constantly changing atmosphere of AdWords is clearly explained in David Rothwell’s new book AdWords: Marketing that Pays . The marketing world is all about results: how much return can you get on your investment? AdWords can be an incredibly effective tool in your marketing strategy.   This book will teach you why AdWords always works, and how to “follow the money” to …
Basware Exec Recognized Among Who’s Who in Treasury & Cash Management
11/25/2014 6:35:28 PM
Basware, the leading provider of e-invoicing and purchase-to-pay solutions , today announced that Ilari Nurmi, the company’s senior vice president of products and services, has been recognized by Global Finance, a leading trade magazine, in its annual “Who’s Who in Treasury & Cash Management” issue. He was selected for helping companies more effectively manage spend, …
BASF contributes $22,000 to United Way of Southwest Alabama
11/25/2014 6:34:34 PM
The BASF site in McIntosh contributed $22,000 to United Way of Southwest Alabama. The funds will assist more than 50 United Way partner agencies in Clarke, Washington, and Mobile counties. “BASF is pleased to support United Way of Southwest Alabama,” said George Vann, Vice President of the BASF site in McIntosh. “In addition to the company’s contribution our employees …
Duke Energy residential customer rates to decrease for Florida customers in January 2015
11/25/2014 6:27:13 PM
Duke Energy today announced a reduction in residential electricity bills beginning with the first billing cycle of January 2015. As approved by the Florida Public Service Commission (FPSC) today, residential customers will see a decrease of approximately $0.16 per month on a 1,000-kilowatt-hour (kWh) residential bill. This will reduce the current price of $125.29 to …
Satellite Views Early Thanksgiving Travel Trouble Areas in U.S.
Satellite Views Early Thanksgiving Travel Trouble Areas in U.S.
11/25/2014 6:25:07 PM
As the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday approaches this Thursday, November 27, NOAA’s GOES-East and GOES-West satellites are keeping a weather eye out for storms that may affect early travelers. In an image from Nov. 25, the satellites show an active weather pattern is in place for travelers across the central and eastern U.S. NOAA’s GOES-East satellite provides visible and …
Sanctions are ‘effective’ method to build global stability, Security Council told
Sanctions are ‘effective’ method to build global stability, Security Council told
11/25/2014 6:22:01 PM
From Afghanistan and Angola to Haiti and the former Yugoslavia, sanctions implemented by the United Nations Security Council have had a positive track record, proving their efficacy and economy in supporting Member States overcome instability, the top UN political official said today. “UN sanctions have proved to be an effective complement to other Security Council instruments …
Telestream to Feature File-based Workflow Solutions at Government Video Expo
11/25/2014 6:20:42 PM
Telestream ®, the leading provider of video transcoding and workflow solutions, today announced that it will demonstrate its file-based media products in booth 623 at Government Video Expo which will take place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., December 3rd and 4th 2014. Visitors to the Telestream booth will be able to see the company’s …
Nissan to Co-Host the 15th National Wheelchair Marathon ‘NISSAN Cup Oppama Championship 2014’ in Yokosuka
11/25/2014 6:18:44 PM
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. will sponsor the 15th National Wheelchair Marathon, the "NISSAN Cup Oppama Championship 2014," acting as the co-host with several other local organizations. The special marathon will take place in the area surrounding Nissan’s Oppama Plant in Yokosuka City, Kanagawa Prefecture, on December 5. Marking its 15th year, the three-day event has contributed to …
Santa Clarita Valley Homes Flooded & Now Face Microbial Concerns
Santa Clarita Valley Homes Flooded & Now Face Microbial Concerns
11/25/2014 5:07:45 PM
Last month, The Santa Clarita Valley Signal published a report about property damage to homes after a water pipe burst allowing 1.3 million gallons of water to inundate some properties in the area.  According to the article, the impacted residents have been told it will likely be two to three months before they are able to return to their homes.   Not only did the sudden …