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Troy Bruce has recently joined Logicmark

Troy Bruce has recently joined Logicmark

Troy Bruce has recently joined Logicmark as the Director of Sales for the PERS Monitored channel.

In his new role he will be working with dealers, distributors and central stations to help them provide innovative two way voice solutions to the growing PERS market. Troy has spent his career building relationships in the security industry in his roles with Intellisense, ADI, Ademco and Honeywell and has been recognized as a top producer at each company.

After leaving Honeywell in 2011, Troy founded Novus Security in Louisville KY and gained a first hand appreciation of the business from the dealer perspective until selling his company earlier this year.

He is happy to be reunited with Ben Cornett and Kevin O’Connor and is excited about being part of growing business in a high growth industry.

Restructuring of PETROBRAS Petrochemical Portfolio

Restructuring of PETROBRAS Petrochemical Portfolio

Petrobras, in compliance with the provision in the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (Comissão de Valores Mobiliários, or CVM) Rule No. 358, of January 3, 2002, announces that its Board of Directors approved today the restructuring of its petrochemical portfolio, and the subsequent merger of its wholly-owned subsidiaries Comperj Participações S.A., Comperj Estirênicos S.A., Comperj MEG S.A. and Comperj Poliolefinas S.A. The referred transactions will be submitted to a vote by shareholders in a Special Shareholders Meeting to be convened in due time.

CB&I Announces Contract in Australia

CB&I Announces Contract in Australia

THE WOODLANDS, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CB&I (NYSE: CBI) announced today it has been awarded a contract valued in excess of US$80 million by JKC Australia LNG Pty Ltd. The scope of work includes the engineering, procurement, construction and pre-commissioning for non-cryogenic storage tanks for the Ichthys Project LNG facilities in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia.

“We are pleased to continue our relationship with JKC on this project”

“We are pleased to continue our relationship with JKC on this project,” said Luke Scorsone, Executive Vice President and Group President, Fabrication Services. “This award builds on CB&I’s involvement in many of the major LNG and other oil and gas projects in this region, and we are well positioned to support the infrastructure development needs of these important projects.”

Project completion is scheduled for 2015.

Digi-Key Receives Boeing Silver Performance Excellence Award

Digi-Key Receives Boeing Silver Performance Excellence Award

Minnesota, USA – Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability, and delivery, today announced that it received a 2012 Boeing Performance Excellence Award. The award recognized suppliers who achieved superior sales and service performance over a 12-month period from October 2011 through September 2012.

Astronaut Gregory Chamitoff Keynote to Kick-off MSC’s 50th Anniversary User Conference Series

Astronaut Gregory Chamitoff Keynote to Kick-off MSC’s 50th Anniversary User Conference Series

SANTA ANA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MSC Software Corporation, the leader in multidiscipline simulation solutions that accelerate product innovation, today announced that NASA astronaut and engineer Dr. Gregory Chamitoff will deliver the keynote speech at the company’s 2013 Americas user conference and 50th anniversary celebration

Dell SecureWorks Expands Incident Response Services

Dell SecureWorks Expands Incident Response Services

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dell SecureWorks, an industry leader in information security services, is expanding its incident response (IR) services to counter the growing severity and frequency of breaches. Many organizations aren’t equipped internally to plan for and respond to today’s increasingly sophisticated, targeted threats from cybercriminals, hackers and nation states. Dell SecureWorks’ highly skilled responders and digital forensic experts can be rapidly activated to contain, eradicate and remediate security breaches

3,500 students will learn software engineering in middle and high school

3,500 students will learn software engineering in middle and high school

The Software Engineering Pilot will prepare students for college and careers in the growing tech industry.
20 more New York City schools will participate in a software engineering pilot
3,500 more New York City students will be participating in cutting-edge computer science and software engineering courses
The skills that students learn here will open up new doors, creating new options in terms of finding jobs, starting companies and creating jobs.

Mayor Bloomberg, Chief Information & Innovation Officer Merchant and Chief Digital Officer Haot Launch Reinvent

Mayor Bloomberg, Chief Information & Innovation Officer Merchant and Chief Digital Officer Haot Launch Reinvent

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications Commissioner Rahul N. Merchant and Chief Digital Officer Rachel Haot today launched the Reinvent Payphones Design Challenge, a competition to rally urban designers, planners, technologists and policy experts to create physical and virtual prototypes that imagine the future of New York City’s public pay telephones. The goal of Reinvent Payphones is to foster innovative, data and design-driven ideas that will help modernize payphone infrastructure across the five boroughs and optimize use of public space once the City’s current payphone contracts expire in 2014. The Mayor announced the challenge through a video message this evening at the New York Tech Meetup.

Factoring in Fashion

Factoring in Fashion

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) cit.com, a leading provider of financing to small businesses and middle market companies, today released “Factoring in Fashion” (cit.com.tharancogroup). This video is the latest installment in its “CIT: Behind the Deal” (cit.com/behindthedeal) series of client case study testimonial videos that showcase how the lending, leasing and advisory expertise of CIT executives has helped their clients achieve success.

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