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Top Tech Execs to Head NEW PSC Tech Council Committees
1/15/2015 2:27:14 PM
The Professional Services Council’s Technology Council created six new committees and working groups led by top tech leaders, the association announced today. “The PSC Tech Council committees and working groups will provide thought leadership and practical advice and actions on the pressing technology issues facing the government market today,” said David Wennergren, PSC’s …
SME Export Indicator Q1 2015: Optimism and new markets
1/15/2015 11:51:56 AM
Swiss SMEs are starting off the new year with confidence. A survey of 217 Swiss companies conducted by Switzerland Global Enterprise (S-GE) reveals that almost a third of them want to expand into distant markets, while Europe remains very important for their exporting activity. Germany, the USA and France are the most significant export markets for Swiss SMEs, according to …
Lenovo Announces a Strategic Alliance with Zenoss to Improve IT Service Delivery
1/15/2015 11:49:09 AM
  Lenovo  (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY)  today announced a strategic alliance with Zenoss, a leader in unified monitoring and analytics, to help enterprises and service providers improve IT service reliability, responsiveness and operational efficiency.  With this agreement, Lenovo and Zenoss will extend the Zenoss Resource platform by adding the ZenPack plug-in to Lenovo’s …
Adobe Announces Leadership Changes in India
1/15/2015 11:47:12 AM
Adobe today announced that Dr. Naresh Gupta, senior vice president, Print and Publishing and managing director, Adobe India, will be leaving the company at the end of March. Gupta built a world-class research and development capability in India, comprising more than 3,000 employees across two sites, Bangalore and Noida, and contributing to engineering across all of Adobe’s …
Target Corporation Announces Plans to Discontinue Canadian Operations
1/15/2015 10:52:27 AM
Today Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) (the “Company”) announces that it plans to discontinue operating stores in Canada through its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, Target Canada Co. (“Target Canada”). As a part of that process, this morning Target Canada filed an application for protection under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (the “CCAA”) with the Ontario Superior …
Avid to Ring the Nasdaq Opening Bell on January 16, 2015
1/15/2015 10:51:16 AM
Avid® (Nasdaq: AVID) announced today that its Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Louis Hernandez, Jr. will ring the Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell in Times Square on Friday, January 16. The event celebrates a year of tremendous success for the world’s leading provider of video and audio solutions. In addition to its relisting on Nasdaq, over the past year the …
Target Canada Granted CCAA Order
1/15/2015 10:49:09 AM
Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) announced that Target Canada Co. (“Target Canada”) has obtained an Initial Order from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Commercial List) (the “Court”) for creditor protection under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act ("CCAA") earlier this morning . The Initial Order authorizes Target Canada to begin a court-supervised wind-down of its …
Jim Cantore To Join Sam Champion on AMHQ
Jim Cantore To Join Sam Champion on AMHQ
1/15/2015 10:45:23 AM
The Weather Channel announced today that meteorologist and storm tracker Jim Cantore will be joining Sam Champion as co-host of AMHQ, the network’s flagship morning show. Beginning Monday January 26, weekdays from 7 - 10 a.m. ET, Champion and Cantore will follow Wake Up with Al, giving the network’s viewers a lineup of Al Roker, Sam Champion and Jim Cantore every morning from …
Qatar Petroleum and Shell not to pursue Al Karaana petrochemicals project
1/15/2015 10:36:23 AM
Qatar Petroleum and Shell have decided not to proceed with the proposed Al Karaana petrochemicals project, and to stop further work on the project. The decision came after a careful and thorough evaluation of commercial quotations from EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) bidders, which showed high capital costs rendering it commercially unfeasible, particularly in …
Exelon and Pepco Holdings Inc. Reach Settlement Agreement With New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Staff in Proposed Merger
1/14/2015 3:14:28 PM
Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC) and Pepco Holdings Inc. (NYSE: POM) today announced that they have reached a settlement in the proceeding before the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to review the two companies’ proposed merger, which was announced on April 30, 2014. The settlement, which is subject to the approval of the Commissioners of the BPU, was signed and filed …
TenCate to supply digitally printed tent cloth to camping tour operators
TenCate to supply digitally printed tent cloth to camping tour operators
1/14/2015 3:09:18 PM
TenCate Outdoor Fabrics is to supply Rent-a-Tent - as the first camping tour operator -  with digitally printed tent cloth for bungalow tents that will be rented to camping enthusiasts across Europe. At the Camping by Night event during the 2015 Vakantiebeurs (Holiday Trade Fair), which is being held this week in Utrecht (NL), consumers can already become acquainted with more …
Viewpoint Construction Software to Serve as Concrete Recyclers New Technology Partner
1/14/2015 2:35:01 PM
Viewpoint Construction Software ®, a leading provider of innovative software solutions to the construction industry, is pleased to announce that Concrete Recyclers , Sydney’s premiere recycler of concrete, brick and asphalt, has selected Viewpoint as a technology partner by purchasing Vista™ by Viewpoint . Viewpoint was quickly recognized as the top choice, with …
AIA, Hanley Wood, and Informa Exhibitions Extend Strategic Partnership
1/14/2015 2:28:21 PM
The American Institute of Architects (AIA), Hanley Wood, and Informa Exhibitions extended their strategic partnership through 2020. In renewing the original five-year agreement, the AIA and Hanley Wood will expand their relationship to leverage Hanley Wood data, digital, and marketing services. Members of AIA will continue to receive ARCHITECT, the Official Journal of AIA. …
Prudential Retirement completes fifth reinsurance transaction with Rothesay Life
1/14/2015 11:48:43 AM
Prudential Retirement, a business unit of Prudential Financial Inc. (NYSE:PRU), announced today its fifth longevity reinsurance transaction since 2011 with Rothesay Life Limited and its affiliates. Under the terms of this new transaction, Prudential will provide reinsurance of longevity risk to Rothesay Life Limited for a block of eight pension schemes. The transaction covers …
TIBCO Announces “Recommendations” for Spotfire Cloud
1/14/2015 11:45:10 AM
TIBCO Software Inc. , a global leader in infrastructure and business intelligence software, today announced the availability of  Recommendations for TIBCO Spotfire® Cloud. Built on the company’s vision to deliver smarter and faster insights to everyone, TIBCO designed Recommendations specifically for the everyday business user who relies on data for discovery and insight to …
TransPerfect Sets Records in 2014
1/14/2015 11:31:15 AM
TransPerfect, the world’s largest privately held provider of language and technology solutions for global business, today announced its record-breaking 2014 results. Top-line revenue increased to over $470 million, representing a gain of over 17% from the previous year. 2014 marks the company’s 22nd consecutive year of profitable growth.  The company’s overall growth number is …
SolarCity Creates Initial $200 Million Financing Facility with Credit Suisse for New MyPower Product
1/14/2015 11:19:41 AM
SolarCity (Nasdaq: SCTY) today announced a new $200 million non-recourse financing facility with Credit Suisse to finance the purchase of solar energy systems through SolarCity’s new MyPower loan program. SolarCity’s customers pay for MyPower similar to the way they pay for a solar power purchase agreement (PPA)—based on the energy the system produces from the sun—but they …
Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH to Open Store in Stamford, CT
1/14/2015 11:16:37 AM
Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH today announced plans to  open a new store location at Stamford Town Center in Stamford, Connecticut, in June 2015. The 56,259 square foot store will align with the new Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH aesthetic, featuring an open and modern modular layout in an easy to shop format. The store will be the second Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH in Connecticut. “We …
RE/MAX Newsroom Adds Valuable Resources
RE/MAX Newsroom Adds Valuable Resources
1/14/2015 11:12:30 AM
Remax.com, one of the most visited real estate franchise websites*, has added yet another resource for visitors. An innovative online Newsroom designed with various audiences in mind, including consumers, reporters and investors, features an expansive library of company history, journalist resources and other industry related information. The Newsroom also includes links to …
UPS Expands Three European Contract Logistics Facilities
1/14/2015 9:50:50 AM
UPS® (NYSE:UPS) today announced three international facility expansions driven by growing demand from retail and high-tech customers. The moves add nearly 220,000 sq. ft. (about 20,000 sqm) to UPS’s global supply chain network. The newly expanded facilities are located in Krefeld, Germany; Butzbach (near Frankfurt am Main), Germany; and Venlo, Netherlands. UPS, which recently …