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Cellpoint Corporation CEO featured in CalWatchdog.com article citing poor business climate for CA small business owners
Cellpoint Corporation CEO featured in CalWatchdog.com article citing poor business climate for CA small business owners
2/23/2015 12:40:09 PM
Costa Mesa, CA, February 23, 2015 – Ehsan Gharatappeh, CEO of Cellpoint Corporation was featured in CalWatchdog.com’s article “Entrepreneurs fret over CA business climate”. The article featured Mr. Gharatappeh’s comments during his February 11 testimony to the Assembly Committee on Jobs, Economic Development and the Economy on how California government regulations and poor …
Ontario Court Awards Highest Ever Compensation To “Independent Contractor” Couple
2/21/2015 9:02:49 AM
Lawrence and Marilyn Keenan worked as Installation Foremen for Canac Kitchens Ltd. (a division of the US based company, Kohler Ltd.) for over 28 years. They began as employees and in 1987, at the company’s insistence, the Keenan’s set up a sub-contractor business known as “Keenan Cabinetry” which effectively performed the same job. When Canac moved its Canadian …
Increase in cycling accidents – but how can you stay safe on our roads?
Increase in cycling accidents – but how can you stay safe on our roads?
2/16/2015 9:57:22 AM
New government figures have shown that the number of casualties sustained to cyclists, particularly serious injuries, have greatly increased in comparison to the number of people actually cycling on our roads. The shocking new statistics show that there has been an 8% increase in the number of cyclists who have been seriously injured or killed on our roads. When compared to …
CFPB Takes Action Against Mortgage Companies For Misrepresenting U.S. Government Affiliation
2/13/2015 6:44:12 PM
Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is taking action against three mortgage companies for misleading consumers with advertisements implying U.S. government approval of their products. The CFPB is suing reverse mortgage lender All Financial Services, seeking to halt its illegal activities. The CFPB is also ordering Flagship Financial Group and American …
UN warns of ‘urgent’ humanitarian situation as Boko Haram attacks spill over Nigeria border
UN warns of ‘urgent’ humanitarian situation as Boko Haram attacks spill over Nigeria border
2/13/2015 6:40:29 PM
As the continuing violence in north-east Nigeria spills across the country’s borders and into neighbouring Chad, Cameroon and Niger, the United Nations refugee agency ( UNHCR ) today sounded the alarm for the tens of thousands of Nigerian refugees and internally displaced people (IDPs) currently in need of urgent humanitarian assistance. “We are extremely concerned about the …
Robin Williams’ Estate Battle is a Teachable Estate Planning Moment
2/12/2015 6:21:34 PM
When people think about their estate plan, they typically focus on the big ticket items like their house, investments, retirement accounts and life insurance.  Unfortunately they often overlook personal items like mementos, collections and items with sentimental value.   Most personal belongings can’t be distributed equally to more than one beneficiary.  These things carry …
EMC To Testify Before House Judiciary Subcommittee Regarding Patent Legislation
2/12/2015 11:27:48 AM
WHO: Krish Gupta, Senior Vice President & Deputy General Counsel at EMC WHAT: Testimony before the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet, examining recent Supreme Court cases in the patent arena and pending legislation focused on curbing abuses in patent litigation WHERE: 2141 Rayburn House Office Building WHEN: 1:00 p.m. ET, Thursday, …
Alcatel-Lucent report on malware in 2014 sees rise in device and network attacks that place personal and workplace privacy at risk
2/12/2015 10:31:27 AM
Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today released figures showing that security threats to mobile and residential devices and attacks on communications networks rose in 2014, threatening personal and corporate privacy and information. Alcatel-Lucent’s Motive® Security Labs estimates 16 million mobile devices worldwide have been infected by malicious software – or …
MHI Receives
MHI Receives "Grand Prix" at "17th Nikkei Annual Report Awards"
2/9/2015 10:56:51 AM
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has received the Grand Prix at the Nikkei Annual Report Awards 2014 sponsored by Nikkei Inc. The Grand Prix is the top award to be given to the company most highly appreciated by judges. The award-winning publication is the "MHI REPORT 2014" released in October 2014, which marked the first time the company integrated the contents of its …
FDA approves first tissue adhesive for internal use
2/5/2015 9:27:00 AM
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved TissuGlu, the first tissue adhesive approved for internal use. TissuGlu is a urethane-based adhesive that a surgeon can use to connect tissue flaps made during surgery to remove excess fat and skin or to restore weakened or separated abdominal muscles (abdominoplasty surgery). Connecting the tissue flaps with an …
CEA Files Amicus Brief Opposing AG Hood’s Attack on Online Platforms
2/4/2015 11:09:44 AM
In a case involving whether a state attorney general can exert discretional control over search, streaming and content distribution online, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, the Computer and Communications Industry Association (CCIA) and Engine have supported online platforms and intermediaries such as Google in arguing that state officials do not have the …
AstraZeneca receives planning consent for new global R&D centre and corporate headquarters in Cambridge, UK
2/4/2015 8:39:25 AM
AstraZeneca today announced that Cambridge City Council has granted planning permission for the Company’s new global R&D centre and corporate headquarters in the City. The purpose built facility will be located on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus and will be home to approximately 2,000 employees. Mene Pangalos, Executive Vice President, Innovative Medicines & Early …
CA Technologies Hires Michael Bisignano as General Counsel
2/2/2015 10:40:37 AM
CA Technologies (NASDAQ:CA) has announced that Michael Bisignano has joined the company as general counsel and executive vice president. Bisignano is based in New York City and reports to Chief Executive Officer Mike Gregoire. "I am very pleased to welcome Michael to CA Technologies," said Gregoire. "CA will benefit from Michael’s expertise as we transform the company to seize …
’Vast Majority’ of Neurosurgeons Practice Defensive Medicine
2/2/2015 10:36:52 AM
More than three-fourths US neurosurgeons practice some form of defensive medicine—performing additional tests and procedures out of fear of malpractice lawsuits, reports a special article in the February issue of Neurosurgery , official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons . The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins , a part of Wolters …

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