- Jimmie Johnson Foundation and Blue Bunny Ice Cream Announce $25,000 Grant Opportunities
February 27 2015 2:30 PM ET
ATLANTA, Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jimmie Johnson Foundation announced Friday the launch of the 2015 Blue Bunny Helmet of Hope campaign, which will award $125,000 to five non-profits in April.
In a video message sent via Twitter and Facebook, six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion Jimmie Johnson, along with Mike Wells, president and CEO of Wells Enterprises, maker of Blue Bunny Ice Cream, revealed that not-for-profit (501c3) organizations supporting K-12 public education will be eligible to compete for one of the five available $25,000 grants.
- McGraw Hill Financial to Present at the Piper Jaffray Technology, Media & Telecommunications Conference on March 10
February 27 2015 2:30 PM ET
NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack Callahan, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of McGraw Hill Financial (NYSE: MHFI), will present at the Piper Jaffray Technology, Media & Telecommunications Conference on March 10 in New York. Mr. Callahan is scheduled to speak from 3:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The "fireside chat" will be webcast (audio only) and may include forward-looking information.
Webcast Instructions: Live and Replay
- Dedication to U-Haul Lands Mark Quinn a Promotion to Marketing Company President of U-Haul Company of Dayton
February 27 2015 2:26 PM ET
DAYTON, Ohio, Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As a dedicated leader with 23 years of U-Haul experience, Mark Quinn is excited to take on his new role as marketing company president of the newly formed U-Haul Company of Dayton.
- Digital Instructional Materials Now Outpace Print in the Classroom, New Study Finds
February 27 2015 2:23 PM ET
STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Teachers now are using more digital instructional materials than print materials in the classroom, according to The Shift to Digital in Reading, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies, a new study from Education Market Research (EMR)/Simba Information.
- Sony Pictures Entertainment's Faith Label AFFIRM Films Options Book The Devil in Pew Number Seven, Partners with Mass Hysteria Entertainment
February 27 2015 2:09 PM ET
CULVER CITY, Calif., Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, AFFIRM Films and Mass Hysteria Entertainment Inc. announced their partnership to develop a motion picture based on the book, The Devil In Pew Number Seven. Written by Rebecca Nichols Alonzo with Bob DeMoss, and released by Tyndale House Publishers Inc. in 2010, The Devil In Pew Number Seven tells the true story of Rebecca Nichols, a young girl who loses her parents when they stand up against evil within their church. Decades later, Rebecca must address if it was worth losing everything.
- Genstar Capital Backed eResearch Technology to Acquire PHT Corporation
February 27 2015 2:06 PM ET
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Genstar Capital, a leading middle market private equity firm that focuses on investments in targeted segments of the healthcare, software, industrial technology, and financial services industries, today announced that its portfolio company eResearchTechnology, Inc. (ERT) signed a definitive agreement to acquire PHT Corporation, the eClinical innovator leading the adoption of patient-driven mobile apps for improved clinical research.
- ConsumerTrack Expands with New Pennsylvania Office
February 27 2015 2:02 PM ET
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ConsumerTrack Inc., the leading provider of performance marketing and digital customer acquisition, announced today the opening of its new office in Allentown, Penn., to accommodate its rapid expansion.
- Anritsu, Cavium Develop Small Cell Manufacturing Test Solution that Supports Cellular, Wireless Connectivity and LBS
February 27 2015 1:48 PM ET
RICHARDSON, Texas, Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Anritsu Company announces that it has developed a turnkey small cell manufacturing test solution with Cavium, Inc. that also supports technologies such as cellular, WLAN 802.11ac, Bluetooth®, ZigBee (802.15.4), and location-based services (LBS). Leveraging the flexible MT8870A Universal Test Set platform, Anritsu is addressing the growing need for small cell test solutions that can lower the cost of test and speed time to market of next-generation wireless chipsets and devices.
- CPI's eConnect® PDUs and Custom Data Center Solutions Better Position Oak Ridge Schools to Become One of Nation's Top STEM Facilities
February 27 2015 1:47 PM ET
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Chatsworth Products' (CPI) eConnect® Power Distribution Units and data center solutions played a powerful role in Oak Ridge City Schools' 1:1 learning initiative.
Oak Ridge City Schools are some of Tennessee's most praised learning institutions. Comprised of preschool, elementary, middle and high schools that serve about 4,700 students, Oak Ridge Schools are known for their excellence and advanced academics within the educational system.
- Grupo Simec Announces Results of Operations for the Twelve Month Period Ended December 31, 2014
February 27 2015 1:46 PM ET
GUADALAJARA, Mexico, Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Simec, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: SIM) ("Simec") announced today its results of operations for the twelve-month period ended December 31, 2014 and December 31, 2013.
Twelve-Month Period Ended December 31, 2014 compared to Twelve-Month Period Ended December 31, 2013
- Cannabis Science (CBIS) Featured in HIV Plus Magazine; National HIV Patient Magazine Brings Attention to CBIS Approach to Research on Treating HIV-Driven Inflammation with Cannabinoids
February 27 2015 1:45 PM ET
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTCQB: CBIS), a U.S.
- Dominion Virginia Power Asks SCC to Reduce Monthly Electric Bills in April
February 27 2015 1:39 PM ET
RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A typical Dominion Virginia Power residential customer could expect to see an overall reduction of 5.5 percent in electric rates beginning in April.
"This is good news for family budgets and Virginia businesses," said Robert M. Blue, president of Dominion Virginia Power. "With the passage of Senate Bill 1349, sponsored by Sen. Frank Wagner of Virginia Beach and signed into law by Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Tuesday, our customers will receive immediate savings beginning with their April bills."
- Health 2.0 and Mad*Pow Announce Final Agenda For HxRefactored
February 27 2015 1:38 PM ET
- Innotrac Partners with Multichannel Merchant to present 2015 Excellence in Customer Experience Awards at Operations Summit
February 27 2015 1:37 PM ET
ATLANTA, Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Innotrac Corporation, a best-in-class commerce provider integrating digital technology, fulfillment, contact center and business intelligence solutions, announced today that it has partnered with Multichannel Merchant to present the Excellence in Customer Experience Awards.
The inaugural award show is set to be held April 16 at Multichannel Merchant's 2015 Operations Summit in Louisville, Kentucky. The awards honor the power of eCommerce Operations and its role in the success of the brands they represent.
- WTW SHAREHOLDER ALERT: The Law Firm of Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Launches an Investigation into Possible Breaches of Fiduciary Duty by the Board of Directors of Weight Watchers International, Inc.
February 27 2015 1:37 PM ET
NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Levi & Korsinsky, LLP commenced an investigation of Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE: WTW) (the "Company") in connection with possible breaches of fiduciary duty by the Board of Directors of the Company.
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- New Accelerometer with Exceptional Linearity Over Wide Dynamic Range
February 27 2015 1:35 PM ET
HAMPTON, Va., Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Measurement Specialties, now part of TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL), has released the Model 7132AHT, a high temperature, miniature accelerometer with exceptional linearity across dynamic ranges from +/-50 g to +/-2000 g.
- IBM Delivers Record Performance to Cloud, Mobile and Web App Developers
February 27 2015 1:34 PM ET
SOMERS, N.Y., Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced results from an industry benchmark that demonstrate record speed to help developers better integrate applications on the cloud.
- Great Expectations for Small-Cap Active Management
February 27 2015 1:34 PM ET
NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- What to make of 2014 -- a year in which the Russell 2000 posted a relatively undistinguished single-digit gain of 4.9%, ceded leadership to its larger siblings, and still boasted some of the market's hottest investment areas -- e.g., biotech and social media -- in 2014?
- Gear Up for Spring
February 27 2015 1:32 PM ET
MISSION, Kan., Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) If you're like thousands of other car owners who neglected maintenance during the brutal winter months, your vehicle could use a little extra care by now. Setting aside some time will help get your vehicle ready for the spring and summer driving season.
- National Fleet Services Named ATA Featured Product Company
February 27 2015 1:30 PM ET
ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations is pleased to announce its latest ATA Featured Product company, National Fleet Services LLC.
"Establishing sound safety management practices and ensuring regulatory compliance is essential in everything we do in the trucking industry," said ATA President and CEO Bill Graves. "We're excited to welcome National Fleet Services as part of our ATA Featured Product program and look forward to them helping our members with these important issues."