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Twenty One CEOs and Companies Join the Ranks of CECP in 2014 to Date
July 24, 2014
July 24, 2014, New York, NY /3BL Media/ - Twenty one of the world's leading CEOs and companies joinedCECP, a coalition of CEOs united in the belief that societal improvement is an essential measure of business performance, in the first half of 2014.

Casablanca Urges Cliffs Shareholders to Vote GOLD Card to Ensure Urgent and Necessary Change is Implemented; ISS Reiterates Support for Casablanca and Recommends Shareholders Vote Gold Card; Casablanca Encourages Glass Lewis Subscribers to Be Sure Votes Are Cast Properly to Avoid Status Quo
July 24, 2014
Casablanca Capital LP, ("Casablanca") the beneficial owner of approximately 5.2% of Cliffs Natural Resources ("Cliffs") shares, today urged its fellow Cliffs shareholders to disregard Glass Lewis's last minute reversal of its recommendation to vote for Casablanca's GOLD card. On July 16th, both Institutional Shareholder Services ("ISS") and Glass Lewis recommended that Cliffs shareholders vote the GOLD proxy card in connection with Cliffs' 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders on July 29, 2014. In response to the endorsement of Casablanca's nominees, the incumbent board members maneuvered to keep their seats by removing two director candidates from their slate. This purported "solution," however, would prevent shareholders from voting for any or all of Casablanca's nominees, and would ensure that a majority of the incumbent directors, who have overseen the destruction of $9 billion in value at Cliffs, retain their positions. For this reason, Casablanca has not consented to any of its nominees being included on management's white card.

Chart-toppers SecondCity and Route 94 sign up for dance music festival at Ricoh Arena; The DJs are among acts who have signed-up to the Outbreak Festival at Halloween
July 24, 2014
Two DJs whose debut singles reached No. 1 in the UK charts this year will be performing at the UK's largest indoor music festival in Coventry. Route 94 hit the top spot in February with 'My Love' while SecondCity repeated the feat in May with 'I Wanna Feel'.

A*STAR introduces four joint laboratories to support semiconductor industry
July 24, 2014
July 24: A*STAR's Institute of Microelectronics (IME) and its 10 industry partners have introduced four joint laboratories 'Advanced Semiconductor Joint Labs' representing a commitment of S$200 million between private and public sectors to support semiconductor industry, A*STAR said in a statement.

-Lockheed Martin Selected for U.S. Air Force's Satellite Hosted Payload Initiative
July 24, 2014
ENP Newswire - 24 July 2014 Release date- 23072014 - WASHINGTON, D.C., - Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has been competitively selected for the U.S. Air Force's Hosted Payload Solutions (HoPS) initiative, which is aimed at integrating some government payloads - electronics and sensors packages designed for specific missions - on commercial satellites.

Ed Miseta, Outsourced Pharma/Clinical Leader, Chief Editor
July 24, 2014
(814) 897-7700 ext. 179, ed.miseta@lifescienceconnect.com (pron. "meh see ta") Miseta is the primary contact for two pharma industry web portals from VertMarkets. Clinical Leader focuses on clinical research whereas Outsourced Pharma covers outsourcing of services such as manufacturing, packaging and testing. "Our goal is to help connect drug sponsors with clinical trial and manufacturing partners," he explains. "Our content will typically focus on industry trends, challenges faced in the industry, and best practices."

-Mentor Graphics Announces New Worldwide Sales Executive
July 24, 2014
ENP Newswire - 24 July 2014 Release date- 23072014 - WILSONVILLE, OR-Mentor Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ: MENT) today announced the appointment of Mike Ellow as senior vice president, World Trade, effective August 1, 2014.

Radisys' Telecom Cloud-Ready Platform Wins 2014 INTERNET TELEPHONY NFV Pioneer Award; Ideal for data plane applications, T-Series Ultra Platform provides TEMs and mobile operators with the right capability mix to reap the benefits of NFV deployments
July 23, 2014
Radisys® Corporation (NASDAQ: RSYS), a market leader enabling wireless infrastructure solutions, today announced that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has awarded its telecom cloud-ready T-Series T40 Ultra Platform a 2014 INTERNET TELEPHONY NFV Pioneer Award . The NFV Pioneer Award honors products that have demonstrated innovation, unique features and noteworthy developments toward realizing the benefits of Network Functions Virtualization (NFV). OpenStack and OpenFlow enabled Radisys' T-Series platforms are a commercial off-the-shelf (COTS), open standards-based ATCA solution, pre-configured with the latest Intel® silicon to meet operators' high-performance requirements for Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and NFV deployments. The T-Series platforms are virtualized using KVM-based and VMWare ESXi hypervisors. Performance in virtualized environment is further optimized using an implementation of Radisys' vMRF (virtualized Media Resource Function) and vEPC (virtualized Evolved Packet Core) application software.

Celestica: IPC PERM Council Addresses Lead-Free Concerns in High-Reliability Electronics
July 23, 2014
July 23 -- Celestica issued the following news release: IPC and Celestica announce that the IPC Pb-free Electronics Risk Management (PERM) Council is meeting in Toronto, Canada, July 22-24, to discuss lead-free conversion issues related to the safety, performance, reliability and affordability of electronics in the aerospace, defense, medical and other high-performance markets.

Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan To Appear on TrustDale TV with Weekly Segment.
July 23, 2014
  Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014           "I am very excited to contribute to TrustDale TV with a weekly segment on tech," says Tech Analyst Jeff Kagan.   Over the last twenty-five years Jeff Kagan has covered wireless, telecom, cable television, IPTV, Internet and much more as an Industry Analyst.     Kagan offers comment to the media as they call on a daily basis. He writes two weekly columns and publishes a daily press release on interesting companies, technologies, announcements, ideas, opportunities and challenges in the tech industry.         TrustDale TV features veteran Consumer Investigator Dale Cardwell solving actual consumer problems and helping people make their toughest buying decisions.     TrustDale TV is a rapidly growing and trusted consumer advice television show that is now in four metro markets including Atlanta, Tampa, Dallas – Ft. Worth and Birmingham. TrustDale is also a weekly radio program and columns.         TrustDale TV can be watched in four metro markets to date, including: Atlanta, Saturday at 5pm on CW69. Tampa, Satuday at 12 noon on News 10 WTSP. Dallas - Ft. Worth, Saturday at 12:30pm on 21KTV. Birmingham, Saturday at 2pm on Fox 6 WBRC   Viewers can also watch online and see previously run shows and clips at TrustDale.com or TrustDaleTV.com.         Or on the radio at 640 WGST in Atlanta at 5pm, Monday - Friday.


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