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Santander and American Express Announce Partnership to Issue Credit Cards in Mexico
9/12/2014 12:26:16 PM
Santander and American Express today announced a partnership to launch the Santander American Express® Credit Card in Mexico. This card offers an innovative way for Card Members to quickly earn rewards on their daily purchases. The new Santander American Express Credit Card, issued by Santander, focuses on rewarding Card Members for their daily spending in department stores …
Thales Alenia Space signs new EGNOS framework contract with ESA
9/12/2014 10:43:43 AM
Thales Alenia Space announced today that it has signed a new framework contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) concerning the EGNOS navigation system. The contract will enable ESA, delegated by the European Commission, to order work packages from Thales Alenia Space France for the period 2014-2017, to develop new versions of EGNOS V2. Designed to ensure the continuous …
TheDodo.com Announces Series A Funding Round Led By Discovery Communications; Raises Just Under $5 Million
9/12/2014 10:41:42 AM
The Dodo announced today a $4.68 million Series A funding round led by Discovery, with participation from existing investors SoftBank Capital, Greycroft Partners, RRE Ventures, Sterling Equities and Bruce Wilpon. The company previously raised a $1 million seed round in September 2013, led by Lerer Hippeau Ventures, with participation from SoftBank Capital, Greycroft Partners, …
NAB Donates to Committee to Protect Journalists in Honor of James Foley and Steven Sotloff
9/12/2014 10:39:27 AM
NAB announced today that it will donate $10,000 to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) in honor of James Foley and Steven Sotloff, American journalists who were abducted and murdered while covering the Syrian Civil War. "James Foley and Steven Sotloff showed incredible bravery in risking – and ultimately sacrificing – their lives to tell the story of the people of …
AmeriQuest Business Services Named #10 on NJBIZ List of Top 100 Private Companies
9/12/2014 10:08:06 AM
AmeriQuest Business Services in Cherry Hill, a provider of technology-enabled services to a variety of industries, is now the 10th largest privately held company in the state of New Jersey, according to a statewide business publication. NJBIZ ranked the company on its list of Top 100 Largest Private Companies. AmeriQuest offers technology-enabled procurement, financial …
Telogis Announces Strategic Investment from Fontinalis Partners
9/12/2014 10:02:14 AM
Fontinalis Partners, LLC, a Michigan-based strategic investment firm, announced today that it has invested in Telogis, Inc., a global provider of cloud-based software products and services designed specifically for companies with mobile workers, vehicles and other mobile assets. Telogis’ solutions, mobile applications and professional services help companies improve …
Alliance Data to Acquire Ad Tech Leader Conversant for Approximately $2.3 Billion
9/12/2014 9:57:31 AM
Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE: ADS), a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions, and Conversant, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNVR), a leading digital marketing company, today announced the execution of a definitive agreement whereby Alliance Data will purchase Conversant. Under the terms of the agreement, Alliance Data will acquire all outstanding …
Blackmagic Design announces Videohub Update 6.0
9/12/2014 9:23:27 AM
IBC 2014, Blackmagic Design today announced Videohub Software Update 6.0, a whole new software suite for the company’s popular Videohub range of SDI routers that provides new client control and setup applications for easier and simpler router operation. Blackmagic Videohub 6.0 is available now for download free of charge. Videohub Update 6.0 software will be demonstrated on …
First-Time Franchisee Assumes Ownership of Charlotte, N.C., Valpak Territory
9/11/2014 7:00:39 PM
Valpak, a leader in local print and digital coupons, announced today that Patti Neeley has acquired the Valpak of Charlotte , N.C. territory. As a former Valpak sales representative, Neeley brings 25 years of advertising sales experience to the business. With this territory, she will mail Valpak’s signature blue envelope to 300,000 homes, and growing, in Charlotte, N.C., …
Metlife to Hold Asia Investor Day
9/11/2014 6:54:07 PM
MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) will hold an investor conference in Tokyo on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to approximately 12:30 p.m. JST. Presenters will include members of MetLife’s senior management team from its Asia business. A live audio webcast of the conference, along with the presentation materials, will be available at www.metlife.com through a link on the …
KCOM Group raises over £40K for Sparks
9/11/2014 5:08:47 PM
This October a team of 20 employees and customers of KCOM Group will be taking on the challenge of cycling from Venice to Genoa with the aim of raising £50,000 for Sparks charity. Over £45,000 has already been raised, with generous support from Deloitte, Oakley Capital and several online sponsors. The trip will see the team cycling a 300-mile route over four days as they …
Adecco amongst Sustainability Leaders in the Dow Jones Sustainability World & Europe Indices for the fourth consecutive year
9/11/2014 5:06:27 PM
Adecco Group, the world’s leading provider of HR solutions, today received confirmation of its continued inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability (DJSI) World and Europe Indices for the fourth consecutive year. The DJSI follow a best-in-class approach, including companies across all industries that outperform their peers in numerous sustainability metrics. Adecco was …
National Conference Center in East Windsor Wins 2014 Pinnacle Award
National Conference Center in East Windsor Wins 2014 Pinnacle Award
9/11/2014 4:11:58 PM
The National Conference Center at the Holiday Inn East Windsor has been named one of the best conference centers as selected by meeting professionals nationwide, and has received a prestigious Pinnacle Award from Successful Meetings . The meeting venue is proud to be one of only two conference centers in New Jersey honored with the award this year, and one of only three …
Medtronic Named One of the World’s Leading Companies for Sustainability
9/11/2014 1:24:12 PM
Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) was recognized as one of the world’s leading companies for sustainability with its ranking on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for the fourth year in a row.  DJSI World analyzes companies on a variety of sustainability criteria, including economic performance, environmental stewardship and social responsibility. This adds to …
ownCloud hires Mark Viens as vice president, Customer Experience
9/11/2014 1:03:57 PM
ownCloud, the company behind the world’s most popular open source file sync and share software, announced the addition of Mark Viens as vice president, Customer Experience, responsible for driving enterprise customer and partner satisfaction (Customer e X perience). Viens was most recently vice president of Global Client Services and IT Operations for Ping Identity …
TAG Announces Call for Intel Innovation Award Nominations
9/11/2014 12:58:41 PM
Organizers of the 2014 Health IT Leadership Summit seek healthcare IT innovators to spotlight at the 5th annual event in Atlanta on November 20. Nominations are now being accepted for the Intel Innovation Award, which honors IT innovation from across the healthcare continuum, including: innovative products or services; use of technology in innovative ways; evidence of …
Bayer CropScience’s contribution to sustainable agriculture: First Bayer ForwardFarm launched in Belgium
Bayer CropScience’s contribution to sustainable agriculture: First Bayer ForwardFarm launched in Belgium
9/11/2014 12:38:33 PM
Bayer CropScience has inaugurated the first Bayer ForwardFarm in the Belgian town of Huldenberg. The “Hof ten Bosch” farm owned by Jan and Josse Peeters brings together farmers, scientists and academia, technology partners and other players throughout the value chain, politics and regulators, as well as consumers, with the goals of exchanging agricultural know-how and forming …
Altran presents
Altran presents "eMOC", the modular, smart car of the future
9/11/2014 12:21:09 PM
Altran Spain, a company of the Altran group, has completed the development of eMOC (Electric Modular Car), a modular, smart car designed to meet the new expectations of users in terms of mobility, connectivity and sustainability. The eMOC  is a modular, urban electric vehicle (EV) concept car which can be adapted to meet users’ needs at any given time via external-module …
Wärtsilä wins biggest ever single owner order for Ballast Water Management Systems
Wärtsilä wins biggest ever single owner order for Ballast Water Management Systems
9/11/2014 12:15:53 PM
A total of 22 bulk carriers, being built by Yangzhou Guoyu Shipbuilding Co. Ltd in China for Singapore based Pioneer Marine, will feature Wärtsilä Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS). The Wärtsilä systems will enable the vessels to comply fully with the IMO’s ballast water convention. The contracts were finalised in August. Each of the 38,000 DWT vessels will be fitted …
Ground-breaking ceremony for High Performance Technology Center at Continental’s Korbach tire plant
9/11/2014 12:13:15 PM
A ground-breaking ceremony was held today to signal the start of construction of the new High Performance Technology Center (HPTC) at Continental’s Korbach plant in Germany. The new production hall – effectively a “factory within a factory” – will take shape on a site measuring approximately 12,000 sqm. The building is expected to be completed by the end of May …