Archive for October 17th, 2012

London commuters

UK employment rises to record high

The UK labour market is continuing to defy expectations, with new figures released today showing that a record number of people are in employment. More people are in work in the UK than at any time since comparable records began […]

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Emporiki Bank

France’s Credit Agricole offloads Greek arm Emporiki to Alpha Bank

French bank Credit Agricole SA (EPA:ACA) said on Wednesday it had inked an agreement to sell the share capital of Greek unit Emporiki Bank of Greece SA to


Job seekers increasingly turn to mobile devices in search for employment

The arrival of smartphones and the more recent advent of tablets have transformed the modern world into a truly mobile one. The effect stretches well beyond the realm

Armored Vehicles

US O’Gara acquires armored vehicle unit of European defence giant BAE

The O'Gara Group Inc, the US provider of security, safety and defence products and services, said it had signed a definitive agreement for the purchase of BAE Systems

Wipro flagship data Center awarded Green Building Gold

Wipro Ltd. (NYSE: WIT) outsourcing business Wipro Technologies said its flagship data centre at King's Mountain, North Carolina has been awarded LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green

Verizon wireless buys Southeastern new Mexico rural market

Verizon Wireless (NYSE: VZ) said it has completed its purchase of wireless assets in New Mexico RSA #6, owned by E.N.M.R. Telephone Cooperative and its subsidiary Plateau Telecommunications

Space Systems/Loral satellite delivered to Baikonur launch base

Commercial satellites provider Space Systems/Loral (NASDAQ: LORL) said that the EchoStar XVI satellite, designed and built for EchoStar Corp. (NASDAQ: SATS), has arrived at the Baikonur Space Center

Shenandoah Telecommunications marks 53rd consecutive annual dividend

The board of directors of Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (NASDAQ: SHEN) declared a cash dividend of $0.33 per share.

The dividend will be payable November 30, 2012, to shareholders of

Qualcomm Atheros hybrid networking chipset enables AVM device

Qualcomm Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) said that the hybrid networking technology of its networking and connectivity subsidiary, Qualcomm Atheros Inc., will power AVM's FRITZ! Powerline 546E solution.


Numericable chooses Calix and Arcadiz for broadband Business services

Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX) announced that Belgian service provider Numéricable has selected the Calix E7-2 Ethernet Service Access Platform and gigabit passive optical network technology to upgrade its

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