Press Releases

  • Video Gives Astronaut's-Eye View Inside NASA's Orion Spacecraft

    December 19 2014 3:12 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New video recorded during the return of NASA's Orion through Earth's atmosphere this month provides a taste of the intense conditions the spacecraft and the astronauts it carries will endure when they return from deep space destinations on the journey to Mars.

  • Dunhill Properties Inc. Selected For "Top Property Management Companies"

    December 19 2014 3:11 PM ET

    ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the October, 2014 issue of Orlando Business Journal published by American City Business Journals. Dunhill Properties Inc. was selected for the following honor: "Top Property Management Companies"

  • Apex Learning Named to District Administration Top 100 Readers' Choice List

    December 19 2014 3:11 PM ET

    SEATTLE, Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to recognize the best of the best, the editors of District Administration magazine announce this year's 2014 Readers' Choice Top 100 Products, which includes Apex Learning digital curriculum among the top products selected.

  • FirstCare Health Plans Names New Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer

    December 19 2014 2:48 PM ET

    AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstCare Health Plans named Mark Huntley as the new chief financial officer (CFO) and chief operating officer (COO), effective December 8, 2014.

  • Golden State Foods / KanPak U.S. Acquires Emmi Penn Yan Factory

    December 19 2014 2:48 PM ET

    IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Golden State Foods (GSF)-owned KanPak U.S., a leading supplier of specialty beverages and desserts, announced today that it has finalized the acquisition of the Emmi Penn Yan Factory, a production facility for aseptic dairy products in Penn Yan, N.Y.  KanPak U.S.

  • Siddhartha Kadia, Ph.D. Joins Board of Directors of Newport Corporation

    December 19 2014 2:47 PM ET

    IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Newport Corporation (NASDAQ: NEWP) announced today that Siddhartha Kadia, Ph.D. has joined the company's Board of Directors.  Dr. Kadia is President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of Evans Analytical Group, a leading global provider of high-precision laboratory testing, evaluation and analytical services to companies in a wide range of industries.  

  • Hospira Foundation Announces The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society as Winner of $100,000 (Mission: Care)2 Grant

    December 19 2014 2:45 PM ET

  • Rent the Runway Raises $60 Million in Series D Funding Led by Technology Crossover Ventures

    December 19 2014 2:40 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rent the Runway (www.renttherunway.com), which is revolutionizing fashion by allowing millions of women to rent designer apparel and accessories, today announced a $60 million round of Series D funding led by Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV), with participation from Bain Capital Ventures, Highland Capital Partners, and Advance Publications, Inc., the parent company of Condé Nast. Additionally, TCV General Partner Daniel O'Keefe will be joining Rent the Runway's board.

  • Google Displays Huge Market Power in Spanish News Tax Row

    December 19 2014 2:37 PM ET

    STAMFORD, Conn., Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Current awareness news & research (CANR) providers this month received a free lesson in new media strategy courtesy of Spain's decision to force publishers to collect fees from aggregators like Google for using their content — don't bite the hand that feeds you.

    A report containing data on current awareness news & research can be found at:  http://www.simbainformation.com/Current-Awareness-Research-8031838/.

  • Antwanye Ford Answers the Question, "Who is Enlightened?"

    December 19 2014 2:36 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Who is Enlightened?" The Washington Informer, published a feature article yesterday posing this question to Antwanye Ford, President and CEO of Enlightened, Inc. ("Enlightened"), a leading provider of Information Technology (IT) consulting services, headquartered in Washington, D.C. The answer is simple, Enlightened is the technology of tomorrow meets "Old Fashioned" values.

  • Breckenridge Pharmaceutical signs Multi-Product Generic Agreement with MSN Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.

    December 19 2014 2:35 PM ET

    BOCA RATON, Fla., Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Breckenridge Pharmaceutical, Inc. announced today that it has entered into a multi-product agreement with MSN Laboratories Pvt. Ltd. (Hyderabad, India) under which Breckenridge and MSN expect to commercialize several new ANDAs.  Under the terms of the agreement, MSN will develop, manufacture, and supply the products exclusively to Breckenridge for the U.S. market, and Breckenridge will market and distribute the products under its label.  Breckenridge and MSN have agreed to develop an oral antibiotic with current U.S.

  • It's a Wrap on Producers Chad and Michelle Verdi's Passion Project, Bleed For This

    December 19 2014 2:30 PM ET

    EAST GREENWICH, R.I., Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verdi Productions is pleased to announce that their current project, Bleed For This, has officially wrapped. Bleed For This was a passion project for producers Chad and Michelle Verdi that was five years in the making.

  • The True Tastemaker: Jonathan Cheban Graced Eredi Pisano's anniversary

    December 19 2014 2:29 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eradi Pisano on Wednesday, December 17, 2014, joined forces with Wide World Ferrari Maserati to host an evening of fashion and music. The event was held at the Eredi Pisano's showroom on Madison Avenue in New York City.

  • Lands' End Retail is the Holiday Shopping Procrastination Destination

    December 19 2014 2:29 PM ET

    DODGEVILLE, Wis., Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While millions of holiday gift-buyers took advantage of Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping events, there are always those that wait until the last minute. In fact, according to a recent Lands' End holiday survey, nearly half of respondents (46 percent) admit to being holiday shopping procrastinators.  Those that wait until the last minute need to look no further than the more than 230 Lands' End Shops at Sears and stand-alone Lands' End retail locations.

  • AdvisorHUB Responds to Reuters Article

    December 19 2014 2:21 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First and foremost we'd like to thank Reuters for taking the time to recognize our organization and its place in the daily discussion within wealth management. It is an honor to have come to the point where our work is relevant and of significant interest to advisors and the institutions that employ them. AdvisorHUB has tremendous respect for each and every firm within the landscape of traditional financial services, both large and small.

  • Ball's Specialty Tins Recognized at SGIA's 2014 Golden Image Awards

    December 19 2014 2:21 PM ET

    BROOMFIELD, Colo., Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association recognized Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) for its industry-leading specialty tin designs during the 2014 Golden Image Awards Competition at the SGIA Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Ball's winning entries in the digitally printed container category included:  

  • Out of Box Financing Helps Los Angeles Area Based Businesses Stay Competitive

    December 19 2014 2:19 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES, Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the US economy showing consistent and healthy growth, new businesses everywhere are taking advantage of the climate to open their doors for the first time. Though now is the best time in years to begin a business venture, smaller operations still often find it difficult to get started; particularly in the highly competitive Los Angeles market.

  • Boeing International and Strategy Leader Hill Sets Retirement Plans

    December 19 2014 2:15 PM ET

    CHICAGO, Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing International President Shephard W. Hill has announced his plans to retire from the company effective April 1, 2015. Hill, who also led the company's Business Development & Strategy organization, served in a variety of key positions throughout his 28-year Boeing career.

  • ProfNet Experts Available on 'The Interview,' Plastic Surgery, Video Games, More

    December 19 2014 2:08 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Below are experts from the ProfNet network that are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. If you are interested in interviewing any of the experts, please contact them via the contact information at the end of the listing.

  • BGC Increases All-Cash Tender Offer to Acquire GFI Group to $5.45 Per Share

    December 19 2014 2:05 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ: BGCP) ("BGC Partners," "the Company," or "BGC"), a leading global brokerage company primarily servicing the financial and real estate markets, today announced that it has increased its fully financed, all-cash tender offer to acquire all of the outstanding shares of GFI Group Inc. (NYSE: GFIG) ("GFI Group" or "GFI") to $5.45 per share.