Tag: technology

Student Transportation Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter & Fiscal Year 2016 Results

BARRIE, Ontario, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Student Transportation Inc. (TSX:STB) (NASDAQ:STB) ("STI" or "the Company") today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended June 30, 2016. All financial results are reported in U.S. dollars except as otherwise noted. “We were very pleased with our strong performance and solid results in…

First-of-Its-Kind Hackathon Bridges Gap Between Tech and Commercial Real Estate Industries

CHICAGO, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Transwestern today announces it held CREforge, a first-of-its-kind commercial real estate hackathon, which is a competitive event that challenges the technology world to find new solutions to everyday problems. On Aug. 26-28, Houston-based Transwestern introduced four companies in the commercial real estate sector to numerous designers, coders and…

Nasdaq Included in Dow Jones Sustainability Index

NEW YORK, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced it has been selected to join the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI). Nasdaq is one of 16 companies added to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index in 2016, which is comprised of 146 companies. Nasdaq actively supports its 3,500 listed companies in their…

WAM Capital Announces Investment in Chelsea Management Company

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WAM Capital, LLC, an investment entity of WEDBUSH, Inc., is proud to announce that earlier this year, it invested directly into Los Angeles-based Chelsea Management Company. Through this investment, WAM Capital continues to expand and grow WEDBUSH, Inc.'s long and rich history of supporting financial services related…

iSectors, LLC to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --              What: iSectors, LLC, a manager of a suite of exchange-traded fund (ETF)-based asset allocation models, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square in celebrating the recent debut its flagship iSectors® Post-MPT Growth ETF (Nasdaq:PMPT). The actively-managed ETF aims to optimize investor return…

Educational Development Corporation Announces Record Net Revenue for the Month of August 2016

TULSA, Okla., Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Educational Development Corporation (“EDC”) (NASDAQ:EDUC) (http://www.edcpub.com) today reported historic record net revenues for the month of August 2016 (unaudited). Randall White, CEO of Educational Development Corporation, announced that the Company achieved record net revenues of $10.0 million for the month of August compared to $5.0 million for…

Steelcase Inc. Announces Time Change of Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Webcast and Conference Call

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- September 14, 2016 – Steelcase Inc. (NYSE:SCS) will webcast a discussion of its second quarter fiscal year 2017 financial results on Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. ET.   The news release detailing the financial results will be issued the previous day, September 21, 2016,…

Investment, Policy and Holistic Planning Integral to Drive Hydrogen Fueling Infrastructure

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A new white paper from Black & Veatch’s Smart Integrated Infrastructure (SII) business examines the current hydrogen fueling infrastructure in the U.S. and challenges that complicate development. Costs, financing, siting, policies and safety education are cited as the keys, and sometimes barriers, to greater fueling station…

CSX Receives Award of Excellence for “CSX Rail Respond” Emergency Response Tool

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Alliance for Public Safety GIS (NAPSG) Foundation has granted an Award of Excellence in Public Safety to CSX for its “CSX Rail Respond” mobile-computing application, which provides firefighters, police officers and other emergency responders with easy mobile access to critical information about the commodities traveling on…

Nordea to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

ADVISORY, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- What: Nordea, the largest financial services group in Northern Europe with a market capitalisation of approximately EUR 41.3 billion, total assets of EUR 6,469 billion, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. In honor of the occasion, Nils Lundsby, Director of Business Development, will ring the Closing Bell. …

Brinks Canada Inc. Appeals Labour Canada Ruling Stay of Direction Granted

EDMONTON, Alberta, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Brinks Canada is pleased to announce that it has received a stay of direction related to what it believes was an improper danger ruling by a Labour Canada Health and Safety Officer (HSO). This stay will remain in effect until the appeal of this direction is concluded.…

Inc. Magazine Names PTS Diagnostics to its 2016 List of the 5,000 Fastest Growing Private Companies

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PTS Diagnostics, the US-based manufacturer of point-of-care biometric testing devices distributed across the globe, has been selected for an impressive sixth time to the prestigious Inc. 5000 list. For the 2016 Inc. 5000 list, PTS Diagnostics placed as the 3,772nd fastest growing private company in America based on…

Emarsys' Allen Nance, CMO, to Host Emarsys LIVE New York

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Emarsys, the leading provider of cloud marketing software for B2C companies, continues its Emarsys LIVE event series to educate, exchange ideas, and empower digital marketers across the globe, with how to “Overcome Omnichannel Overload” to be held on September 20 at the W New York - Times Square…

Ocean Power Technologies Announces New Contract with the U.S. Department of Defense Office of Naval Research

PENNINGTON, N.J., Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPTT) (“OPT” or “the Company”) announced today that it has been awarded a contract (or “Contract”), valued at nearly $250,000, by the U.S. Department of Defense Office of Naval Research (“ONR”) to conduct the design of a new mass-spring oscillating PowerBuoy for mission…

Repsol Selects CloudCraze to Bring its Commerce to the Cloud

LONDON, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CloudCraze, an enterprise digital commerce solution built natively on Salesforce, today announces that it has been selected as the commerce platform for Repsol, an integrated global energy company. This strategic initiative will provide Repsol, specifically its Chemicals Division, with a solution to enable B2B commerce on the cloud.…

Rexahn Announces $6 Million Registered Direct Offering

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rexahn Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT:RNN) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with institutional investors to purchase 24 million shares of its common stock and warrants exercisable for up to 18 million shares of its common stock for gross proceeds of $6 million.  The shares…

FTI Consulting Wins Mega Company Turnaround of the Year Award from Turnaround Management Association

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced that its Corporate Finance & Restructuring segment received the Turnaround Management Association’s Mega Company Turnaround of the Year Award for its role in the Chapter 11 reorganization…

New Study Reveals Customer Experience is Getting Worse; Contact Centers Out of Touch with the Reality of Today’s Consumer

BOSTON, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A new study from BoldChat by LogMeIn (Nasdaq:LOGM) and Ovum reveals that customer experience has worsened over the last two years despite investments in new engagement channels.  The report, which surveyed hundreds of contact center managers and consumers globally, found that the consumers surveyed believe it takes 6 different…
I.D. Systems Secures New Orders from Leading Global Intermodal Shipping Company for VeriWise® Intermodal Container Systems

Attraction and retention challenges plague U.S. employers, Willis Towers Watson surveys find

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- U.S. employers continue to experience difficulty with attracting and retaining employees, as increasing hiring and turnover levels show no signs of abating, according to two major surveys conducted by Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company. The research also reveals three in…