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National Canadian Credit Counseling Firm Warns Against Adding New Debt This Holiday Season
National Canadian Credit Counseling Firm Warns Against Adding New Debt This Holiday Season
12/20/2014 2:02:37 AM
Avineet Kalsey, of BSCC in Vancouver (Surrey), British Columbia, is warning Canadian consumers against acquiring additional debt in the coming holiday season. The same concerns have been echoed by the Bank of Canada which is worried that although the economy is improving, household debt levels seem to be on the rise. According to statistics, debt figures have grown …
Johann-Dietrich Woerner to be Director General of ESA
12/19/2014 12:20:46 PM
Today, the Council of the European Space Agency announced the appointment of Johann-Dietrich Woerner as the next Director General of ESA, for a period of four years starting on 1 July 2015. He will succeed Jean-Jacques Dordain, whose term of office ends on 30 June 2015. Mr Woerner is currently Chairman of the Executive Board of DLR, the German Aerospace Center. A full …
CenturyLink recognized as a visionary in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting, Asia Pacific
12/19/2014 10:31:25 AM
CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) today announced it has been recognized by analyst firm Gartner, Inc. as a visionary in the Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting, Asia Pacific. Evaluation for the report was based on vendors’ completeness of vision, including market understanding, market strategy, sales strategy, business model, vertical/industry strategy, geographic …
Armed Forces of the Philippines Awards Harris Corporation a $18 Million Order for Falcon III Radios and Vehicular Communications Systems
12/19/2014 10:22:23 AM
Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), has been awarded a $18 million initial order to provide the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) with Harris Falcon III® tactical vehicular radios and intercom systems. The Philippine Army will acquire the radios for its tactical communications modernization program. The order was received during the first quarter of fiscal 2015. Harris will …
Westinghouse and EDF Signed a New Nuclear Fuel Contract
12/19/2014 10:05:12 AM
Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) today announced that Westinghouse Electric Company (WEC), a Toshiba Group company, has been awarded a long-term contract from Electricite de France (EDF) to provide nuclear fuel for nuclear reactors in France. This contract extends a current contract that expires at the end of 2014. WEC will manufacture the fuel at its facilities in Västerås, …
Mazda6 Global Production Reaches Three Million Units
Mazda6 Global Production Reaches Three Million Units
12/19/2014 10:03:37 AM
Mazda Motor Corporation has announced that total global production of the Mazda6 (known as Mazda Atenza in Japan) reached three million units*1 at the end of November 2014. The milestone figure was reached in approximately 12 years and nine months after production of the first-generation Mazda6 began in February 2002 at Hofu Plant No. 2 in Yamaguchi, Japan. It is the second …
HGST To Acquire Skyera, Inc.
12/19/2014 10:01:26 AM
Western Digital® Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) and HGST announced today that HGST has completed an all-cash acquisition of Skyera, a developer of solid-state storage systems for scale-out cloud and enterprise data centers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Skyera will be fully integrated into HGST, a wholly owned subsidiary of Western Digital Corp. Skyera will augment HGST’s …
Atos to acquire Xerox’s Information Technology Outsourcing business
12/19/2014 9:47:13 AM
Atos would acquire Xerox’s ITO business to nearly triple its size in the U.S., which would represent its largest operating geography; Atos would become one of Xerox’s primary IT services providers Cash consideration for the transaction is $1.05 billion prior to closing adjustments, with additional consideration of $50 million subject to the condition of certain …
A Prescription Medication can help Alcohalics Finally Quite Drinking
A Prescription Medication can help Alcohalics Finally Quite Drinking
12/18/2014 10:04:02 PM
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a  prescription drugs to treat alcohol problems. It turns out Naltrexone blocks the pleasant effects of alcohol has on the brain.The FDA has approved a long-acting, injectable form of naltrexone with the brand name Vivitrol.   It does not work for everyone, but it easy to tell if a sample tried. The effects are immediate. It …
Schneider Electric Wins 2014 Platts Global Energy Award
12/18/2014 11:13:02 AM
Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management, has been recognized for its efforts to conserve and manage energy consumption at more than 300 company facilities around the world.  The company was honored with a Stewardship Award at the 2014 Platts Global Energy Awards.   “Energy efficiency is in our DNA, so we are especially proud to be recognized for the …
Montage Technology Receives 2014 GSA Award for Best Financially Managed Semiconductor Company
12/18/2014 10:36:42 AM
Montage Technology, a global fabless provider of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor solutions addressing the home entertainment and cloud computing markets, today announced that it received the 2014 Award for Best Financially Managed Semiconductor Company achieving up to $500 million in annual sales by the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA). Montage was presented with the …
Warner Music Group Realigns Global Human Resources Team
12/18/2014 10:00:40 AM
Warner Music Group (WMG) today announced a reorganization of the company’s Human Resources division, including new senior level management appointments. The new structure aligns the existing HR functions with WMG’s strategic mission, and will help build a distinctive environment for WMG employees while evolving the company’s collective skill-set in an industry in …
ConnectWise® Continues Global Expansion in UK and Australia
12/18/2014 10:00:20 AM
ConnectWise , developer of the leading business management platform designed exclusively for technology companies, along with LabTech Software® and Quosal ®, today announced its newest international expansion with significant staff growth in its London office and an increased presence in Sydney, Australia. The company also announces that veteran IT solution provider Malcolm …
Hyatt Announces Plans For Two New Hotels In Brazil
12/18/2014 9:43:34 AM
Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) and FSA Group S.A. announced that joint venture entities formed by Hyatt affiliates and FSA Group have entered into agreements to purchase two sites in Brazil to develop Hyatt Place Sorocaba and Hyatt Place Macaé. Upon the closing of the site acquisitions, the joint venture entities will enter into agreements with FSA Group to manage the …
SolarCity Expands Operations and Services to Western Massachusetts
12/18/2014 9:36:28 AM
SolarCity ® (Nasdaq: SCTY) is expanding its popular solar service to Western Massachusetts with a new operations center in Agawam. The new operations center— SolarCity’s fourth in Massachusetts—will allow the company to serve a broad area across the western part of the state. SolarCity makes it possible for many Massachusetts homeowners to go solar with no upfront cost and …
Mike Dieterich’s Best Selling Book, Renew and Sustain is Free for one more day on Amazon
12/18/2014 6:00:00 AM
Mike Dieterich’s Renew and Sustain is an innovative, profitable, socially and environmentally conscious approach towards a sustainable future. The book discusses several methods for businesses to cut down on expenses through environmentally friendly, easy-to-implement solutions. Renew and Sustain explains the purpose of sustainability is and what the long-term effects …
Toshiba Opens Healthcare Technology Center and Enhances its Research and Development System in the Healthcare Business
Toshiba Opens Healthcare Technology Center and Enhances its Research and Development System in the Healthcare Business
12/17/2014 7:47:32 PM
Toshiba Corporation (Tokyo: 6502) today announced that it has opened the Healthcare Technology Center in the Komukai Complex in Kawasaki city, Kanagawa prefecture today. The center is established for the purpose of expanding the healthcare business under the medium-term management plan, and will serve as a base for the development of next-generation products as well as …
Air India Hosts First Star Alliance Chief Executive Board Meeting In India
12/17/2014 7:45:33 PM
Air India played host to the first ever Star Alliance Chief Executive Board Meeting (CEB) held in India. This follows the national carrier’s joining the world’s longest serving and most comprehensive airline alliance in July this year. Speaking to both local and foreign media in New Delhi today, Rohit Nandan, CMD Air India, thanked all CEOs for travelling to India and for a …
ClickNotices and MRI Software Partner to Streamline Multifamily Property Management Processes
12/17/2014 2:11:02 PM
MRI Software is proud to announce a new partnership with ClickNotices , the leading Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider of court services to the multifamily property management industry. ClickNotices will join the prestigious Partner Connect program, and further enhance MRI’s flexible software offering. “ClickNotices is the first MRI partner to provide court filing …
VIA Rail Canada sets foot in China
12/17/2014 1:05:59 PM
VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) has signed a partnership with Hainan Airlines, the first to be concluded with a company based in China. As well, for the first time, this partnership will allow an airline company to sell VIA Rail tickets. Hainan Airlines’ ticket offices and other travel agencies will be able to combine air and rail segments and issue a single electronic ticket with …