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Media Alert: AppDirect Co-CEO to Speak at Cloud World Forum Asia 2014

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SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AppDirect, the cloud service commerce company, announced today that Daniel Saks, the company’s President and Co-CEO, will speak at Cloud World Forum Asia, November 24-26, 2014, in Hong Kong, China. Saks will lead an interactive pre-conference workshop, “Building Successful Strategies for Cloud Service Commerce,” and present his own keynote, “Empowering Your Customers with a Cloud Services Ecosystem.” Both presentations will cover best practices for launching a su

CORRECTING and REPLACING Announces Availability of New Flow and Play Products at H2O World

November 22, 2014 - 10:00pm
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE) launches Play and Flow - two unique platforms which increase speed of implementation and data science workflow development in the cloud, and on the Web.

American Tower Corporation Announces Agreement to Acquire TIM Tower Portfolio in Brazil

November 22, 2014 - 6:00pm
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--American Tower Corporation (“American Tower”) (NYSE: AMT) today announced that it has reached an agreement with TIM Celular S.A. (“TIM”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of TIM Participações S.A., a publicly traded subsidiary of Telecom Italia S.p.A., to acquire two portfolios of towers in Brazil. The first portfolio includes approximately 5,240 towers. The second portfolio includes approximately 1,240 towers, which are subject to certain preemptive acquisition rights held by

Kryptos Communications Partners With QxStart To Distribute the Kryptos App and Voice Encryption Service for Smart Phones and Mobile Devices

November 22, 2014 - 5:00pm
ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kryptos Communications partners with QxStart to distribute the Kryptos app and voice encryption service for smart phones and mobile devices.

Nitro Founder Celebrated as Australian EY Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year

November 22, 2014 - 5:00pm
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nitro Founder and CEO Sam Chandler was named the national winner in the Emerging category for the 2014 EY Australian Entrepreneur of the Year in Melbourne.

Supercomputing 2014 Recognizes Outstanding Achievements in HPC

November 22, 2014 - 5:00pm
NEW ORLEANS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Supercomputing 2014 Recognizes Outstanding Achievements in HPC

Liberty Global Completes Post-Closing Acceptance Period for Ziggo

November 22, 2014 - 5:00pm
DENVER, Colorado and UTRECHT, the Netherlands--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Liberty Global plc (“Liberty Global”) (NASDAQ: LBTYA, LBTYB and LBTYK) and Ziggo N.V. (“Ziggo”) today announce that the post-closing acceptance period (na-aanmeldingstermijn) (the “Post-Closing Acceptance Period”) relating to the previously announced recommended public offer to Ziggo shareholders (the “Offer”) by a subsidiary of Liberty Global expired at 17:40 hours CET (11:40 a.m. hours EST) on Wednesday, November 19, 2014. During

Accela Acquires Decade Software to Offer Off-the-Shelf Environmental Health and Safety Solution for Government

November 22, 2014 - 5:00pm
SAN RAMON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Accela, the leading provider of civic engagement solutions for government, announced today that it has acquired Decade Software, a provider of environmental health and safety solutions to Health Departments in the United States and abroad. The solution empowers Directors, Program Managers, Administrators, Inspectors and Public Constituents by giving them the tools, training and expertise to effectively fulfill the mission of protecting the public’s health whi

CORRECTING and REPLACING Booz Allen Selected for GSA Open Source Project

November 22, 2014 - 5:00pm
MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Please replace the release dated October 30, 2014 with the following corrected version due to multiple revisions. The corrected release reads: BOOZ ALLEN SELECTED FOR GSA OPEN SOURCE PROJECT Booz Allen to Help Modernize Awards Process for Integrated Award Environment Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has been selected by the United States General Services Administration (GSA) to help the Integrated Award Environment (IAE) enhance the government’s contract award/acqui

Ford’s Blueprint for Sustainability Advances to Next Level; New F-150 Lineup Includes Highest EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy Ratings Among Full-Size Gas-Powered Pickups

November 22, 2014 - 4:00pm
DEARBORN, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ford advances to the next level in providing customers with more fuel-efficient vehicles, as the new 2015 F-150 lineup includes the highest EPA-estimated fuel economy ratings of any gasoline-powered full-size pickup sold in America. Up to 700 pounds lighter than current models, the new F-150 4x2 with Ford’s 2.7-liter EcoBoost engine has EPA-estimated ratings of 19 mpg City, 26 mpg Highway and 22 mpg Combined. That is 5 percent to 29 percent better than current

B/E Aerospace Announces Pricing of Senior Notes by KLX

November 22, 2014 - 4:00pm
WELLINGTON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--B/E Aerospace, Inc. (“B/E Aerospace” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:BEAV) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary KLX Inc. (“KLX”) has priced its previously announced offering of $1.2 billion aggregate principal amount 5.875% of senior notes due 2022 (the “Notes”) in preparation for the spin-off of KLX from B/E Aerospace. The Notes were priced at 100% of the aggregate principal amount. It is expected that the proceeds from the offering of the Notes will be

World Fuel Services Corporation Declares Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend

November 22, 2014 - 4:00pm
MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--World Fuel Services Corporation (NYSE:INT) announced today that its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.0375 per share payable on January 9, 2015 to shareholders of record on December 19, 2014. About World Fuel Services Corporation Headquartered in Miami, Florida, World Fuel Services is a leading global fuel logistics company, principally engaged in the marketing, sale and distribution of aviation, marine and land fuel and related products and

Dell to Announce Fiscal 2015 Q3 Financial Results December 4

November 22, 2014 - 4:00pm
ROUND ROCK, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dell will release its Fiscal 2015 Q3 financial results to current holders of Dell’s debt securities and prospective qualified institutional debt investors Dec. 4, 2014. The company reports results to this group confidentially on a quarterly basis. Dell also will conduct a confidential conference call for debt investors Dec. 4 at 11 a.m. CST to provide management’s perspective and respond to questions regarding the results. Call details will be provided at a l

Praxair Prices €500 Million of 1.625% Notes Due 2025

November 22, 2014 - 3:00pm
DANBURY, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has priced €500 million of 1.625% notes due December 1, 2025. The notes are being offered under its shelf registration statement filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The offering is led by Citigroup Global Markets Limited, Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch, HSBC Bank plc and Merrill Lynch International. The offering is expected to close on December 1, 2014. The company anticipates using the proceeds of the offering for g

FICO 9: SubscriberWise is First in Nation to Integrate the New Score for Consumer-Initiated Underwriting; MCTV is First Communications Operator to Utilize

November 22, 2014 - 2:00pm
MASSILLON, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SubscriberWise is proud to be first in the nation to integrate FICO 9 scoring technology for underwriting and regulatory compliance of the nation’s communications consumers.

Scantron’s Computer Adaptive Assessment Solution Selected by the California Department of Education

November 22, 2014 - 2:00pm
EAGAN, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Performance Series, Scantron's adapative assessment solution, has been selected by the California DOE to support diagnostic measurement of mathematics and English Language Arts among second graders.

IntelliCorp Named a Top Background Screening Provider on HRO Today Magazine’s 2014 Baker’s Dozen List

November 22, 2014 - 2:00pm
BEACHWOOD, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Intellicorp Records, Inc., a Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK) business, has been named to HRO (Human Resource Outsourcing) Today magazine’s 2014 Baker’s Dozen list of the nation’s top 13 employment screening providers. This recognition marks the sixth appearance on the list for IntelliCorp, which provides background checks and employment screening services. “This accomplishment is an honor for our entire staff, and we’re proud to see our efforts recognized by our

Outsourcing Logistics Will Help Vendors Provide Better Freight Services in the Warehousing Market in India from 2014 to 2018: TechNavio

November 22, 2014 - 1:00pm
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TechNavio, a tech-focused research firm has published a new report on the Warehousing Market in India, which is expected to grow at a CAGR of 17.12 percent from 2014-2018.

Archway Marketing Services Launches Archway Promotional Products and Branded Merchandise Division

November 22, 2014 - 1:00pm
ROGERS, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Archway, a leader in marketing logistics, fulfillment services and supply chain management, has reinforced its position by expanding its end-to-end marketing operations solutions with the launch of Archway Promotional Products. This expansion of advertising specialties solidifies Archway's market leadership in helping clients achieve a greater return on their marketing execution and product distribution. "Archway has continually brought technology-enabled

Sprint Makes it Easy to Save on the Hottest Phones and Accessories This Holiday Season

November 22, 2014 - 1:00pm
OVERLAND PARK, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sprint’s Black Friday holiday promotions give customers the best value in wireless with $200 savings on the popular Samsung Galaxy® family of devices.