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Internationally-Recognized Bristol Brings Triple-Play to Rural Areas

May 28, 2009 5:16 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments () —Bristol Virginia Utilities (BVU) has selected Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN) for the metro optical network that supports its broadband service for Bristol Virginia, Abingdon, and surrounding areas in southwest Virginia. BVU is one of the few public utilities in the U.S. that...

Pioneer in Online Video Marketing for Publishers Has Produced More Than 500 Videos for Simon & Schuster, Chronicle Books, Penguin, and More

May 28, 2009 5:11 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments () —TurnHere, Inc., the leading online video content creation and advertising company, is continuing to breathe new life into the way books are marketed with its line of low cost, high quality online video products. TurnHere's unique, engaging style of authentic...

Worldwide Organizational Restructuring Business Editors

May 28, 2009 5:11 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 28, 2009-- Revlon, Inc. (NYSE: REV) today announced a worldwide organizational restructuring, rightsizing the organization to reflect the more efficient workflows and processes that the Company has implemented over the last two years. In addition, given the ongoing...


Ahead of the Bell: Blue Coat delays 4Q report, APFN

May 28, 2009 5:11 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Blue Coat Systems Inc. tumbled ahead of Thursday's market open after the maker of security hardware and software delayed its fiscal fourth-quarter report.The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company was scheduled to release its results Wednesday, but the company instead disclosed...

Exclusive Rights from Vietnam Internet Network Information Centre (VNNIC) to Commercialize Pay-Per-Click Parking Page, Domain Name Registrations/Appraisals and Smart Search Engine ...

May 28, 2009 5:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 28, 2009-- Dot VN, Inc., ( (OTCBB: DTVI), an Internet and Telecommunications Company and the exclusive online global domain name registrar for the Country of Vietnam, announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Hi-Tek Multimedia, Inc. has...

Announces the Endeca Manufacturing Suite to Improve Quality and Cut Costs Across the Value Chain Business Editors/High-Tech Writers

May 28, 2009 5:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 28, 2009--Endeca Technologies, Inc., a search applications company, announced today the availability of the Endeca Manufacturing Suite, providing manufacturers with visibility that reduces risk and cost, and increases product quality by enhancing...

P & G projects cautious outlook amid recession, 4th Ld-Writethru

May 28, 2009 5:05 am | by DAN SEWELL - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

CINCINNATI (AP) — Procter & Gamble Co. leaders expect another tough year for sales of consumer products, while saying Thursday they have aggressive plans to build up their market share against competitors during the recession.The maker of Tide detergent, Gillette shavers and other familiar...

Philly school budget hangs on amount of state aid, PA

May 28, 2009 5:04 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia School Reform Commission has approved a new budget for next year. Now the question is: How much funding will the public schools get from the state?The SRC voted unanimously Wednesday in favor of the $3.2 billion spending plan.The budget proposal includes $209...


2ND LD: ASEAN, EU foreign ministers condemn N. Korean nuclear test+

May 28, 2009 5:04 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

PHNOM PENH, May 28 (Kyodo) — (EDS: UPDATING WITH RELEASE OF STATEMENT)Foreign ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and the European Union ended two days of talks in Phnom Penh on Thursday with a condemnation of North Korea for its recent underground nuclear test.A co-chairmen's...

Sanderson Farms 2Q profit soars on low feed costs, 1st Ld-Writethru, APFN

May 28, 2009 4:58 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

LAUREL, Miss. (AP) — Chicken producer Sanderson Farms Inc. said Thursday its fiscal second quarter profit soared due to far lower feed costs and strong demand for chicken at grocery stores.For the quarter ended April 30, net income jumped to $26.2 million, or $1.27 per share, from $6.2 million, or...

AP Source: GM to announce 14 plant closures Monday

May 28, 2009 4:58 am | by TOM KRISHER - AP Auto Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

DETROIT (AP) — The news no one wants to hear is coming Monday morning to General Motors Corp. factories across the U.S.The troubled auto giant will identify 14 factories it will close by the end of 2010 as part of its restructuring plan, according to a person briefed on the plans.The announcement...

Christian Lacroix starts insolvency proceedings, 2nd Ld-Writethru, EU

May 28, 2009 4:57 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

PARIS (AP) — Christian Lacroix SNC said Thursday it has launched insolvency proceedings after the 22-year-old French fashion house fell victim to the global recession.The high-fashion brand founded by French designer Christian Lacroix — known for colorful gowns that incorporate elements of French...

MGM Mirage: About $882.6M notes tendered early, US

May 28, 2009 4:57 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

LAS VEGAS (AP) — MGM Mirage said Thursday that approximately $882.6 million of senior notes have been validly tendered by the offer's early participation deadline.MGM Mirage, majority controlled by billionaire Kirk Kerkorian, previously agreed to buy back up to $1.05 billion of its debt and that of...

LEAD: Economic assessments upgraded for 7 of Japan's 11 regions+

May 28, 2009 4:57 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

TOKYO, May 28 (Kyodo) — (EDS: ADDING INFO)The Cabinet Office on Thursday upgraded its overall economic assessments for seven of Japan's 11 regions as their economic deterioration has decelerated as a result of progress in inventory adjustments for electronic parts and automobiles.It is the first...

Nevada 'Green jobs' intitiative advances, APFN

May 28, 2009 4:56 am | by CATHY BUSSEWITZ - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada lawmakers advanced a plan Wednesday that would enable the state to use federal stimulus dollars to train a renewable energy workforce.Senate Majority Leader Steven Horsford's "green jobs" initiative was passed by the Assembly Ways and Means Committee and now moves to...


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