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Ex-BlackBerry CEO Heins Now Helms Powermat

11/22/14 BlackBerry's comeback tour last year ended in disappointment. Ex-BlackBerry's CEO Thorsten Heins was ousted last November, replaced by current CEO John Chen, who has shifted the company's focus toward business software and security. While BlackBerry smartphones remain in the mix, they're no longer the priority. Heins, however, has re-emerged. This week, he was named CEO of wireless-charging company Powermat.

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U.S. Says Welcomes Oil Deal Between Iraqi Kurdistan and Baghdad

11/22/14 The United States welcomes an agreement between Iraq's central government in Baghdad and its northern Kurdistan region over the management of oil exports, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Saturday. Biden told an Atlantic Council summit in Istanbul that Washington also supported the development of an oil pipeline from Iraq's Basra to Turkey's Mediterranean port of Ceyhan.

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SMPTE 2014 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition Marks Greatest Attendance in Past Decade

11/19/14 HPA Pre-Conference SMPTE Symposium Addressed Creative Challenges; Main Conference Offered More Than 80 Technical Presentations and a Sold-Out Exhibition Hall ...Read More »
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Apple $450 Million E-book Settlement Gets Final Court Approval

11/21/14 A U.S. judge on Friday gave final approval to Apple Incorporated's agreement to pay $450 million to resolve claims it harmed consumers by conspiring with five publishers to raise e-book prices. District Judge Denise Cote approved what she called an "unusual" accord. It calls for Apple to pay $400 million to as many as 23 million consumers if the company's appeal of a ruling finding it liable for antitrust violations is unsuccessful.

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America’s Seniors are Getting a Lousy Deal on Healthcare

11/21/14 The golden years are brighter in other countries. American seniors are sicker, more medicated and more hamstrung by medical costs than their counterparts in at least 10 other advanced nations. That’s the troubling conclusion from a new set of surveys conducted by the nonprofit Commonwealth Fund and published online by the journal Health Affairs. ...Read More »

Tian Ge Announces 2014 Third Quarter Results

HONG KONG, Nov. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tian Ge Interactive Holdings Limited ("Tian Ge" or the "Company", 1980.HK), a leading provider of comprehensive Internet services in China, today announced the unaudited consolidated results for the Third Quarter of 2014 ended Sep..... ...Read More »

Dow Chemical, Loeb's Third Point Settle Board Debate

11/21/14 Dow Chemical Co said it would add four independent directors to its board as part of an agreement with Daniel Loeb's hedge fund, Third Point LLC, avoiding a proxy battle. Shares of the largest U.S. chemical company rose as much as 4.5 percent in early trading on Friday. Dow said Third Point, one of its biggest investors with a 2 percent stake, has signed a one-year standstill agreement with the company. ...Read More »

Weekly Market Wrap: November 21, 2014

11/21/14 The forty-seventh trading week of 2014 comes to a close with the S&P 500, Dow Jones and the NASDAQ composite higher in early-afternoon trading on Friday. Most actively traded stocks include Bank of America (BAC) up 0.36%, Intel (INTC) down 1.11%, Apple (AAPL) down 0.2% and Vale (VALE) up 8.6%. ...Read More »

Friday Sector Leaders: Non-Precious Metals & Non-Metallic Mining, Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Stocks

11/21/14 In trading on Friday, non-precious metals & non-metallic mining shares were relative leaders, up on the day by about 3%. Leading the group were shares of Cliffs Natural Resources (CLF), up about 7.4% and shares of Taseko Mines (TGB) up about 7.3% on the day. ...Read More »

Christie Phoenix Connects Louisiana's Port Fourchon's New Emergency Operation Center

11/21/14 Phoenix's Seamless Integration Allows Port Incident Command Room to be Used Across Multiple Domains ...Read More »

Rosetta's Award-Winning Internship Program Enhances Marketing for The Learning Coalition

CLEVELAND, Nov. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rosetta, a Publicis Groupe and Razorfish Global customer engagement agency, today announced it has partnered with Cleveland's The Centers for Families and Children (The Centers) to de..... ...Read More »

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