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Serco awarded English Language Requirement contract in Wales
12/9/2014 11:21:02 AM
Serco has been awarded the new payment-by-results (PBR) English Language Requirement (ELR) contract in Wales. Under the two-year contract awarded by Department for Work and Pensions, Serco will be supporting people with very poor English or Welsh to improve their language skills and so help them obtain employment. In areas where Welsh is more important in the workplace, …
Corning Collaborates with Samsung to Slim the New Galaxy ALPHA Smartphone with Gorilla Glass 4
12/9/2014 11:19:00 AM
Corning Incorporated  (NYSE: GLW) announced today that Samsung has chosen 0.4 mm thick Corning® Gorilla® Glass 4 as the discrete touch cover glass in their sleekest smartphone ever – the  Galaxy ALPHA . Gorilla Glass 4 is Corning’s most damage-resistant cover glass to date and dramatically improves protection against cover glass damage during device drops. Corning reliability …
NBCUniversal’s Hispanic Enterprises And Content Hires Leading Cross-Cultural Agency República
12/9/2014 11:17:55 AM
NBCUniversal’s Hispanic Enterprises and Content announced today that it has added República, one of America’s leading independent cross-cultural advertising, digital and communications agencies, to its agency roster, effective today. República will report into Jacqueline Hernandez, Chief Marketing Officer, Hispanic Enterprises and Content, NBCUniversal. This new assignment …
Moatize and the Nacala Logistic Corridor welcome New Investor
12/9/2014 11:16:49 AM
Vale informs that it entered into an investment agreement with Mitsui & Co., Ltd., whereby Mitsui will own 15% of Vale´s stake in Vale Moçambique – the owner of 95% of the Moatize mine – and 50% of Vale’s 70% equity stake in the Nacala Logistic Corridor (NLC).  Upon completion of the transaction, which will involve capital increases and the partial transfer of Vale’s …
Cubic Wins $12 Million Contract Amendment to Deliver Urban Operations Training Solution for the Canadian Department of National Defence
12/9/2014 10:33:39 AM
Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) announced today it was awarded a $12 million contract amendment from the Canadian Department of National Defence for the initial phase of the Urban Operations Training System (UOTS) capability. The UOTS complements the Weapon Effects Simulation (WES) force-on-force engagement training system deployed by Cubic in 2006 by adding an urban village …
Innovations TV Series to Feature American Association of Feline Practitioners, Airing via Discovery Channel
Innovations TV Series to Feature American Association of Feline Practitioners, Airing via Discovery Channel
12/9/2014 10:12:36 AM
The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) has just announced that they will be featured in an upcoming episode of Innovations with Ed Begley Jr., airing mid 2015 via The Discovery Channel. Dates and show times TBA. The AAFP improves the health and welfare of cats by supporting high standards of practice, continuing education for veterinary professionals, and …
Morgan Stanley Launches The Institute of Family Wealth Management - A Powerful Strategy that Focuses on Developing Families of Wealth and the Next Generation of Investors
12/9/2014 9:26:37 AM
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management today announced the launch of its Institute of Family Wealth Management (IFWM) to focus on family wealth which is part of a powerful strategy designed to help its Financial Advisors better serve clients’ growing multigenerational needs. The IFWM is the first-of-its-kind interactive e-learning program that will give Financial Advisors the …
Discovery Communications And Hulu Announce Robust New Distribution Agreement
12/9/2014 9:22:24 AM
Discovery Communications and Hulu today announced an expansive new agreement for the distribution of titles from Discovery’s unparalleled portfolio of programming available to U.S. Hulu subscribers. Popular programs, including MYTHBUSTERS, THE LITTLE COUPLE, SAY YES TO THE DRESS, TREEHOUSE MASTERS, HOW IT’S MADE and HOMICIDE HUNTER will debut on Hulu beginning in January …
Extreme Reach and Nielsen Join Forces to Advance Total Audience Measurement for Advertisers
12/9/2014 9:20:37 AM
Extreme Reach, Inc., the leading provider of TV and digital video advertising delivery and measurement solutions, and Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN), a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy, today announced a multi-year agreement that enables Extreme Reach to provide automated Nielsen encoding of all TV commercials distributed for all …
Sobi CEO Geoffrey McDonough sells a portion of 2014 incentive shares
12/9/2014 8:53:22 AM
During the first week of December 2014 Sobi’s CEO Geoffrey McDonough sold 350,000 of the shares he holds in Sobi. The sale was made in order to cover the estimated US tax liability for both the company’s CEO incentive share programme, which vested in September 2014, and for the vesting in mid-December 2014 of the company’s 2011 long-term incentive programme. This is the first …
Cypress’s New Bluetooth Low Energy Solutions Earn Bluetooth 4.1 Qualification
12/9/2014 8:50:01 AM
Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (Nasdaq: CY) today announced its new highly integrated, single-chip Bluetooth® Low Energy solutions have achieved Bluetooth qualification. The Bluetooth Special Interest Group awarded specification 4.1 qualification to Cypress’s Link Layer component , Bluetooth Low Energy protocol stack and radio frequency physical layer ( RF Phy ) used in the …
Guggenheim Museum Open on New Year’s Day, January 1
12/9/2014 8:46:40 AM
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum will offer special holiday hours on Thursday, January 1, 2015, from 11 am to 6:00 pm. The Wright restaurant will be open for brunch, 11 am to 3:30 pm. Normally closed on Thursdays, the museum is opening on New Year’s Day to provide visitors with an opportunity to view the Guggenheim’s current exhibitions, including ZERO: Countdown to …
CBS And DISH Reach Content Carriage Agreement
12/9/2014 8:41:37 AM
CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) and DISH Network L.L.C., a wholly owned subsidiary of DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH), have reached a multi-year agreement for carriage of CBS owned stations across the country, as well as CBS Sports Network, Smithsonian Channel, TVGN and Showtime Networks, which includes Showtime TV Everywhere and Video-on-Demand rights. “We …
NCR Brings Consumer Transaction Technologies around the World
12/9/2014 8:38:41 AM
NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) continues to deliver consumer transaction technologies and financial services around the world by installing Somalia’s first-ever automated teller machine (ATM) in Mogadishu, the East African country’s capital, with Salaam Somali Bank . “We are excited to bring the first ATM to Mogadishu. The installation serves as a sign of hope for the city as …
Valitor and Caxton FX sign agreement for issuing prepaid cards using multi-currency eWallet technology
12/9/2014 6:16:30 AM
The Iceland-based issuing and acquiring services provider, Valitor, and Caxton FX have signed an agreement for the issuing of prepaid cards using multi-currency eWallet technology developed by Valitor.   In real-time, the eWallet helps manage the money of the user and provide a run down of the total available balance and the status of each currency in the wallet - this …
Lagardère Unlimited is the new Friends Arena operator
12/8/2014 11:55:35 AM
The Friends Arena owners today announced that Lagardère Unlimited is managing Friends Arena operations for at least the next 10 years.  As per the contract, Lagardère Unlimited is also signing a long-term property lease for the arena. The Swedish Football Association, Peab, Fabege, Solna, and Jernhusen own Friends Arena. Lagardère Unlimited has extensive experience in …
Roche launches next-generation viral load testing assays for new molecular diagnostic platforms in markets accepting the CE mark
12/8/2014 11:53:25 AM
Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today the commercial availability of the cobas® HIV-1 and cobas HCV assays for use on the cobas 6800/8800 Systems—expanding the menu on the newest molecular diagnostic platforms from Roche with next generation viral load monitoring assays. The new assays offer the high performance that clinicians depend on to manage the treatment …
Sky agrees sale of Sky Bet to CVC Capital Partners
12/8/2014 11:51:23 AM
Sky has agreed to sell a controlling stake in its online betting and gaming business, Sky Betting & Gaming (“Sky Bet”), to funds advised by CVC Capital Partners (“CVC”) in a deal which values Sky Bet at £800 million. The sale crystallises value for Sky that has been created in Sky Bet, and enables the enlarged Sky to focus on the significant opportunity for growth in …
CIH Program Benefits Industrial Hygiene Professionals Worldwide
CIH Program Benefits Industrial Hygiene Professionals Worldwide
12/8/2014 11:46:04 AM
For many industrial hygiene professionals who are considering taking the CIH exam next year, one question that is often asked is how will becoming a CIH impact my career.  To help answer this important question, ABIH began asking CIHs to share their personal stories about the ways the certification has changed their professional lives.    Many CIHs have responded and their …
68% Of Senior Payroll Professionals Claim The Affordable Care Act Is The Most Challenging Compliance Issue
12/8/2014 11:01:47 AM
Ceridian announces results from The Hackett Group’s “2014 Payroll & Tax Compliance Study” which indicate that The Affordable Care Act remains a top compliance concern facing the payroll tax environment for a majority of U.S. organizations. Key findings include the following: 68% of respondents indicate that the ACA is the most challenging compliance issue facing …