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BARCELONA, SPAIN -- (Marketwire) -- 11/05/09 -- The US oil and coal lobby has effectively killed any chance of a fair, ambitious or binding deal at the Copenhagen climate change summit in December, author, PR consultant and climate policy watchdog Jim Hoggan said Thursday. "Reports coming out of the current talks in Barcelona are incredibly depressing," said Hoggan, author of the new book Climate Cover-up. "One party after another keeps standing up explaining why it's out of the question that the world will achieve a serious climate change agreement this year. Everyone has a different rationale for this failure, but it's increasingly clear that responsibility rests at the feet of an old-energy lobby that is determined to stall any regulations that reduce the worldwide use of increasingly dangerous fossil fuels." "This effort has been apparent for a long time if you ... (more)

Bravo, Google!

Normal.dotm 0 0 1 205 1171 Farata 9 2 1438 12.0 0 false 18 pt 18 pt 0 0 false false false Many years ago when I wanted to leave computer business and purchase a gas station, a friend of mine who was in fuel business said, “You know nothing about gasoline. Stay where you are. Keep doing what you’re doing, just do it a little better than others”. Believe it or not – this simple advice really works, and I had a chance to see it in action today. Let me ask you this, “Can you come up with any innovation for the time interval between the moment you pressed the button Send in your email client and the moment when the send process actually begins”? No? And Microsoft couldn’t, even though MS Outlook is probably still the most popular email client. But Google found a way to use this time interval “a little better than others”. Today, I was sending an email using my gmail acc... (more)

Helsingin Bussiliikenne Oy (Helsinki Bus Transportation Company) saves money, boosts customer satisfaction with Power BI for Office 365

HELSINKI, Finland, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Helsingin Bussiliikenne Oy (Helsinki Bus Transportation Co.), in Finland, has selected Microsoft Power BI for Office 365 to analyze operational data to improve business decision-making, fuel economy and customer satisfaction. Using a data warehouse solution developed with CGI (formerly Logica) and using Microsoft software, including Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Office and Power Map, Helsingin Bussiliikenne Oy is able to track traffic data, driver performance and gas usage. Within the first two years of implementation, the company has been able to recoup its investment because of the entire solution, seeing as much as 5 percent savings in fuel costs due to more careful driving and improved maintenance. This is no small matter for a business that uses approximately 12 million liters (or approxi... (more)

Android and the Open Automotive Alliance Shift into the Next Gear

The Open Automotive Alliance (OAA) -- a coalition of tech companies and auto industry leaders committed to bringing the Android platform to cars -- welcomed a number of new members into the alliance: Alpine Bentley Clarion CloudCar Delphi FIAT Chrysler Freescale FUJITSU TEN HARMAN Infiniti     JVCKENWOOD LG Maserati Mazda Mitsubishi Nissan Panasonic Parrot Pioneer     Renault Renesas SEAT Škoda Subaru Suzuki Symphony Teleca Volkswagen Volvo These new members, who join OAA founding members Audi, GM, Google, Honda, Hyundai and NVIDIA, hail from around the world and reflect the global reach of Android, which has seen more than one billion phones and tablets activated to date. The goal of the Alliance is to bring all of the benefits users have grown to love about Android into their cars, creating a safer and more convenient way to check the traffic, map out a route, or p... (more)

Western Voters Overwhelmingly Concerned About Future Gas Prices Support Immediate Action to Reduce Oil Dependency and Global Warming Emissions, Survey Finds

SAN DIEGO, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An overwhelming majority of voters in seven Western states are concerned that gas prices will continue to rise unless urgent action is taken to reduce oil consumption and global warming emissions, according to a survey released by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) presented today at the last public stakeholder meeting of the Western Climate Initiative (WCI) in San Diego, CA. The poll results reveal strong voter demand for aggressive policies by the WCI to reduce transportation emissions. Large majorities support state action to reduce global warming pollution by requiring automakers to produce more efficient cars that pollute less and use less gasoline (88 percent) and oil companies to make cleaner fuels (81 percent). Even if the price of gasoline drops in the short term, 95 percent of voters surveyed in Arizona, C... (more)

Triple Star Lineup of Anadarko, AEP & United Power Company at Third Annual Carbon Sequestration Summit

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/12/09 -- Infocast's Third Annual Carbon Sequestration Summit, July 22-24, 2009 in Houston, announces the addition of Anadarko Energy Services' Vice President of Special Projects, Alan Higgins, to give a Luncheon Address on their opening day. Higgins joins two industry trendsetters, Nicholas K. Akins, Executive Vice President of Generation at American Electric Power (AEP), and Robert Divers, CEO, United Power Company, who will deliver the Keynote addresses at Infocast's highly anticipated Summit. Higgins will present Anadarko's EOR operations in Wyoming, which utilize CO2 to stimulate oil production. As a benefit of their EOR operations, the Salt Creek field alone will be one of the largest CO2 oil recovery and geologic sequestration projects of its kind in the world. AEP's Mountaineer Plant, located in New Haven, WV, has been is... (more)

Carbon Sciences CEO Byron Elton Featured Contributor in Corp! Magazine

SANTA BARBARA, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/03/09 -- Byron Elton, CEO of Carbon Sciences, Inc. (OTCBB: CABN) is a featured contributor in this month's edition of Corp! magazine. His article, "Carbon Dioxide Recycling: Technologies Make CO2 the Solution to the Energy and Environmental Crisis," examines options currently being considered by the Obama administration to mitigate the amount of carbon dioxide (C02) being emitted into the atmosphere and revive the economy with a green technology revolution. "Although conventional wisdom remains that CO2 will be sequestered underground, an alternative measure is gaining in popularity, working within the industrial waste stream of places like coal-fired plants to convert CO2 to fuel. This emerging sector is called 'carbon recycling' and it's quickly advancing to becoming a viable alternative to burying gas underground," Elton w... (more)

Preachers Coffee Inc. Announces Joint Venture Agreement With Modern Energy Corp. With Preachers' Agricultural Development Interest in the Philippines

TAMPA, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 09/08/09 -- Preachers Coffee, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PRCF) (PINKSHEETS: PCIO) and MODERN ENERGY CORP. (PINKSHEETS: MDRG) and (FRANKFURT: ME2C) announced the signing of a Joint Venture Agreement on the Technical Management and Operating Contract of a 36,103 Acres of Agricultural and Forest Land which is under a Community-Based Forest Management Agreement (CBFMA) of the Government of the Philippines, in partnership with the Manobo Indigenous Community Cooperative on Mindanao island in the Philippines. The Joint Venture Agreement has a 25 Year CBFMA Contract and an indefinite extension since it was appropriated in an Ancestral Domain Land Management for the Manobo Indigenous Communities. The Manobo Indigenous Communities has the Ancestral Domain Rights to the land and their Community Cooperative was for purposes of Agricultural and Forest Managem... (more)

ADDING and REPLACING 22nd Annual ROTH OC Growth Stock Conference Presenter Profiles

Add exhibitor profile for Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corporation to the beginning of list of 22nd Annual ROTH OC Growth Stock Conference exhibitor profiles in this release. The corrected release reads: 22ND ANNUAL ROTH OC GROWTH STOCK CONFERENCE PRESENTER PROFILES 22nd Annual ROTH OC Growth Stock Conference takes place March 15 - 17, 2010 at The Ritz Carlton in Dana Point, CA. Links to important information: Overview Agenda Schedule Evening Events Breaking news releases, advisories, photos, and multimedia from 22nd Annual ROTH OC Growth Stock Conference presenters are available at Tradeshownews.com, Business Wire's trade show, conference, and event news resource. Listed below are ROTH OC Growth Stock Conference presenter profiles. *** Company: Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corporation Ticker Symbol & Exchange: ADMP.OB (OTC:BB) Investor Relations Contact: Capital Group Communic... (more)

Panasonic to Supply Lithium-ion Battery Cells for Ford Motor Company's Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles

OSAKA, Japan, Feb. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Panasonic Corporation today announced that it will supply lithium-ion battery cells for Ford Motor Company's hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicles. The upcoming models of the Ford Fusion Hybrid Electric and C-Max Hybrid Electric as well as the Ford Fusion Energi and C-Max Energi plug-in hybrids will use Panasonic battery cells in combination with a gasoline engine. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120224/NY59116-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120224/NY59116-b ) With growing environmental concerns and escalating oil prices, demand for rechargeable batteries for eco-friendly vehicles is expected to grow rapidly. Panasonic is building up its battery business to meet such demand. The company is already supplying nickel-metal hydride (Ni-MH) battery cells and systems for hybrid electric vehicles to a grow... (more)

USA Recycling Industries, Inc. (USRI) Announces Engagement of QualityStocks Investor Relations Services

SCOTTSDALE, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 06/05/12 -- USA Recycling Industries, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: USRI) announces today that they have agreed with QualityStocks to be featured in The Small Cap QualityStocks Daily Newsletter, QualityStocks Daily Blogs and Message Boards. QualityStocks, based in Scottsdale, Arizona, is a free service that collects data from hundreds of Small-Cap and Micro-Cap online Investment Newsletters into one Daily Newsletter Report. QualityStocks is dedicated to assisting emerging public companies with their investor communication efforts. You can SIGN UP NOW http://Signup.QualityStocks.net USA Recycling Industries is a mid-market recyclable waste collection & disposal service, providing specialty recycling programs to commercial & industrial customers throughout North America. Operating through multiple company-owned & partnership recycling centers, th... (more)