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  • RIVERWOODS, Ill.---- Discover has achieved the highest customer-satisfaction ranking among U.S. card companies, tying for top honors in the 2014 J.D.

  • XI'AN, China, Aug. 28, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Wyndham Grand Xi'an South opened its doors to the modern business and leisure traveler, offering a grand and stylish way to experience Xi'an. The hotel is owned by HAOXIANGLAI Investment Holdings Co., Ltd. and under the direct management of Wyndham Hotel Group, the world's largest* hotel company.

  • IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Mazda North American Operations today announced that Duran Duran will headline its unveiling of the all-new 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata during a live event to be held in Monterey, Calif. on Wednesday, Sept 3, 2014, and viewable globally on Mazda's YouTube channel.

  • Charlotte, N.C., Aug. 28, 2014-- Small business sales will remain in a slump until bank lending becomes less restrictive and confidence in the economy grows, according to business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs who responded to a recent BusinessesForSale.com survey. BusinessesForSale.com is an online marketplace for buying and selling small businesses.

  • Deadline Approaching For Farm Aid Media Credentials Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 28, 2014/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Farm Aid's deadline for members of the media to make advance requests for credentials to attend its 2014 food and music festival is set for Thursday, Sept. 4.

  • WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- American Express and Discover— two credit card issuers with very different business models— tie for the highest ranking in credit card customer satisfaction, demonstrating that there is more than one path to satisfaction, according to the J.D. Power 2014 U.S.

  • TEL AVIV, Israel, August 28, 2014/ PRNewswire/--.

  • GÖTEBORG, Sweden---- The Second AP Fund posted a total return of 7.0 percent, excluding costs, for the first half of 2014. Fund capital increased by SEK 15.6 billion to SEK 280.3 billion by June 30 2014. The net result for the first-half amounted to SEK 18.1 billion.

  • The School Step is a unique pilot project, whereby Volvo Group engineers participate in the teaching of natural and technical sciences.“ In parallel with an increasing need for engineers, interest in the natural and technical sciences is in a downward spiral.

  • TEL AVIV, Israel, August 28, 2014/ PRNewswire/--. The financial damages to Target currently stand at $148 M, and according to analyst forecasts are estimated to reach $1 B.

  • STOCKHOLM, August 28, 2014/ PRNewswire/--.

  • HOUSTON---- Behavioral Recognition Systems, Inc., creator of AISight ®, the artificial intelligence-based analytics solution that teaches itself to recognize and alert on unexpected patterns within massive volumes of data, continues its rapid growth in the mass transit industry as more agencies choose to implement the award-winning behavioral recognition software as part of their public safety initiatives.

  • BONN, Germany---- In the US there are millions of drivers who have their driving behaviour monitored, either by means of telematics technology or a "How's my driving?" The website fahrerbewertung.de successfully initiated a similar concept in Germany in March and it has already generated over a million licence plate searches on the site.

  • OSLO, Norway and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Opera Software's Skyfire unit has added streaming audio optimization as a new feature to Rocket Optimizer, its NFV-ready video and data optimization platform for mobile operators, the company announced today.

  • FRO - Second Quarter and Six Months 2014 Results Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 2:50 AM ET

    Frontline reports a net loss attributable to the Company of $78.2 million for the second quarter of 2014, equivalent to a loss per share of $0.81. Frontline reports a net loss attributable to the Company of $22.1 million for the second quarter of 2014, when excluding impairment loss of $56.2 million, equivalent to a loss per share of $0.23. Frontline reports a net loss attributable to the Company of $90.3 million for the six months ended June 30, 2014, equivalent to a loss per share of $0.95. Frontline reports a net loss attributable to the Company of $18.4 million for the six months ended June 30, 2014, when excluding loss on sale of vessels and impairment loss, equivalent to a loss per share of $0.19. Frontline has issued 2,865,511 new shares under the ATM program in the second quarter and a further 1,140,226 new shares in July 2014. Frontline took delivery of the Suezmax newbuilding, Front Ull, in May 2014. Frontline entered into a $60.0 million term loan facility in June 2014 to part finance its two Suezmax newbuildings. Frontline agreed with Ship Finance in July 2014 to terminate the long term charter parties for the 1999 built VLCCs Front Opalia, Front Comanche and Front Commerce and Ship Finance simultaneously sold the vessels to unrelated third parties.

  • OMER, Israel, Aug. 28, 2014-- Medigus Ltd., a medical device company developing and commercializing micro-cameras and minimally invasive endosurgical tools and procedures, today announced that it has completed its previously disclosed private placement in the aggregate of $11.1 million including shares and warrants, signed in June 2014. Approximately half of the amount was raised from leading Israeli investors, led by entities from the Migdal Insurance Group, with the remainder including U.S institutional investors Sabby Management and Armistice Capital.

  • The Platts Top 250 Rankings, now in its 13 th year, will be announced at the company's Asia Awards Dinner to be held this year at The Fullerton Hotel, Singapore.

  • This new mPOS offering enables merchants in India to accept payments on the go, while incorporating the unmatched flexibility, best-in-breed security, and user friendliness of ROAM’ s RP750x cloud-based chip and PIN mPOS card reader.

  • Cover-More Group posted a 20.1% growth in pro-forma gross travel insurance sales to A $369.1 million and a 26.9% growth in pro-forma EBITDA to A $51. 9 million— up 9.7% on the forecast of A $47. 3 million in the group’ s IPO prospectus. Cover-More Group operates in China, India, Malaysia and Singapore as well as in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

  • DUBLIN, Ireland, Aug. 28, 2014-- Willis Ireland, part of Willis Group Holdings plc, the global risk adviser, insurance and reinsurance broker, has today announced its acquisition of a range of Irish pension and financial advisory businesses from IFG Group plc.