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Optium Cyber Systems Developing Cyber Security Solution for Mortgage Industry

22 02 2018

THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS, Feb. 22, 2018 -- Optium Cyber Systems, Inc. (OCSI) (OTC:OCSY) today announces that it is commencing the development of a cyber security solution designed specifically to secure and protect private mortgage companies from the threat of hacking and theft of client information.  “The mortgage industry is the next big soft target for cyber thieves,” stated George Rutherford, President of Optium Cyber Systems. “Who knows more about you than your doctor, accountant or mortgage broker? Just think what would happen if your mortgage company was breached and all your personal information stolen! The potential liability is enormous not only to you but to your broker.  OCSI is taking a proactive approach by developing and offering a tailored product to protect mortgage brokers and business in the mortgage industry from this threat,” continued Mr. Rutherford.About Optium Cyber Systems, Inc.OCSI has developed a proprietary process to analyze, identify and...

Corporate Social Responsibility Related News Releases and Story Ideas for Reporters, Bloggers and Media Outlets

22 02 2018

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Following are the latest Corporate Social Responsibility news releases and story ideas available from Business Wire. These recaps, curated by Business Wire, provide reporters and bloggers around the globe instant access to the latest news releases, providing relevant and trending content to share with their audiences. Discover more news via Business Wire’s Hot Topic recaps or create a custom news feed specific to your needs here. This service is provided at no charge to members of the media and financial communities. ZURICH -- RepRisk data used in JUST Capital's 2017 ranking of America's Most JUST Companies Source: RepRisk GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas -- Solar Generated Electricity Coming to More Six Flags Parks Source: Six Flags Entertainment Corporation SAN DIEGO -- UnitedHealthcare Donates Hasbro's NERF ENERGY Game Kits to Jackie Robinson Family YMCA Source: UnitedHealthcare TOKYO & MONTREAL -- Nominations Open for The MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity...

Accel at College Station Announces Successful Signing of Star+Plus Medicaid Insurance Provider Agreements

22 02 2018

Accel at College Station Accel at College Station's agreements with Texas’ Star+Plus Managed Medicaid plans will ensure increased access to care for seniors, while delivering on the promise of exceptional long-term care.” COLLEGE STATION, Texas February 22, 2018 Accel at College Station Announces Successful Signing of Star+Plus Medicaid Insurance Provider Agreements Agreements secured with third-party insurance managers Molina Healthcare, Amerigroup, Cigna Healthspring, Superior Health Plan, United Healthcare StoneGate Senior Living, LLC, an award-winning full-spectrum senior care and housing company, announces Accel at College Station has agreements with all five Star+Plus Managed Medicaid plans. The agreements, signed with Molina Healthcare, Amerigroup, Cigna Healthspring, Superior Health Plan, and United Healthcare, allow Accel at College Station to deliver long-term care services through the Texas Managed Medicaid program. “We are proud to provide individuals in...

CenterPoint Energy reports full-year 2017 earnings of $4.13 per diluted share; $1.37 per diluted share on a guidance basis excluding tax reform impacts

22 02 2018

HOUSTON, Feb. 22, 2018 -- CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CNP) today reported full-year 2017 net income of $1,792 million, or $4.13 per diluted share, compared to net income of $432 million, or $1.00 per diluted share in 2016. On a guidance basis, full-year 2017 earnings were $3.93 per diluted share, which includes a one-time tax benefit of $1,113 million related to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) federal income tax rate reduction. Excluding the tax benefit, on a guidance basis, full-year 2017 earnings were $1.37 per diluted share, consisting of $0.99 from utility operations and $0.38 from midstream investments. Full-year 2016 earnings on a guidance basis were $1.16 per diluted share, consisting of $0.88 from utility operations and $0.28 from midstream investments. Fourth quarter 2017 earnings were $2.99 per diluted share, compared to $0.23 per diluted share for the fourth quarter of 2016. Excluding the tax benefit, on a guidance basis, fourth quarter 2017 earnings were $0.33 per...

Hatch Crypto Launches Engineering Incubator to Educate & Source New Blockchain Developers

22 02 2018

Hatch Crypto: Educating, sourcing, and delivering the future of blockchain. Hatch has designed a 3-month training program for current engineers and developers to learn the skills required to be blockchain-ready. Past News Releases RSS AUSTIN, Texas February 22, 2018 Hatch Crypto, an Austin-based engineering incubator, has announced a blockchain education program aimed at helping new tech projects get off the ground faster by sourcing them with highly trained blockchain developers. The Austin, TX company, founded in 2017, saw a growing number of cryptocurrency and blockchain projects able to gain funding but unable to find the skilled developers necessary to grow and scale. To combat the problem of finding qualified blockchain engineers, Hatch has designed a 3-month training program for current engineers and developers to learn the skills required to be blockchain-ready. The training program is free of charge, and stipends are available for new students. Blockchain courses will...

The Opportunity to Drive a Lamborghini Huracan Begins with the Graffiti and Street Art Festival in Fort Worth

22 02 2018

    FORT WORTH, TX, February 22, 2018 -- Are you a fan of the arts and fast cars? This is an opportunity you do not want to miss. Dallas Car Storage, a sponsor for the Graffiti and Street Art Festival, has announced that event attendees will have an opportunity to register for a chance to win a one-hour drive in a St. Patty's Day Lamborghini Huracan. Registration for this giveaway is completely free, and it is opened to all insured drivers 21 and up.One glance at the website for Dallas Car Storage is all it takes for people to realize that this company is one to be trusted and they stand behind their words. "People you can trust" is what it reads, and it is a company that many trust, backed by Ron Sturgeon, local entrepreneur and real estate developer. The Graffiti and Street Art Festival will take place on March 17, 2018 from 11 A.M. until 5 P.M. at one of Fort Worth's newest and most innovative business parks, Box Office Warehouse Suites.Box Office Warehouse...

Planview beschleunigt PMO-Reifeprozess mit Planview PPM Pro

22 02 2018

Neue Leistungsmerkmale unterstützen die PPM-Durchsetzung und den langfristigen Erfolg für jedes PMO  AUSTIN, Texas, 22. Februar 2018 -- Planview® verkündet die neue Markenidentität für sein Projekt-Portfolio-Management-(PPM-)Angebot im mittleren Segment – aus Planview Innotas® wird Planview® PPM Pro. Planview PPM Pro ist das Produkt aus branchenführender Erfahrung und Markterfolg der vergangenen 10 Jahre und hat Hunderte Kunden beim Portfolio-Management-Office-(PMO-)Prozess unterstützt. Planview PPM Pro bietet ab sofort einen konfigurierbaren Implementierungsansatz sowie ein verbessertes Benutzererlebnis. Egal, ob das PMO gerade erst etabliert wurde oder in die nächste Reifephase eintritt -- Planview PPM Pro unterstützt den langfristigen Erfolg auf einfache Weise. Planview PPM Pro now features a configurable implementation approach combined with an enhanced user experience. Planview PPM Pro in Aktion erleben. „Planview ist etablierter...

AppRev Announces Sponsorship of 2018 HFMA Region 5 Dixie Institute

22 02 2018

2018 HFMA Region 5 Annual Dixie Institute AppRev returns as sponsor of HFMA Region 5 Dixie Institute. TEMPLE, Texas February 22, 2018 HFMA Region 5 is a professional membership organization for individuals in financial management of healthcare institutions and related patient organizations. Region 5 includes chapters from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and Tennessee. The Annual Dixie Institute brings together world-renowned speakers, leaders and visionaries in the areas of healthcare, business, personal growth and finance. AppRev is sponsoring the Top Golf Networking Event on Sunday, February 25, 2018, which gives conference attendees the opportunity to make connections in a casual and relaxed environment. The company is also sponsoring the Past Presidents Dinner on Sunday, February 25, 2018. This dinner honors those who have served as president of each chapter of HFMA Region 5. “We feel very fortunate to be able to support HFMA Region 5’s ongoing efforts to promote...

FiberLight Completes New Fiber Construction Connecting Its Texas Networks

22 02 2018

February 22, 2018 - ATLANTA – FiberLight, LLC, an industry leader in providing high performance fiber optic network solutions, today announces completion of its Texas Connector, a fiber network which establishes connectivity between the western portion of the company’s network with its Dallas-Austin-San Antonio-Houston (DASH) fiber footprint.  The project, which broke ground in 2016, delivers a unique fiber pathway for low-latency connectivity across the state, as well as diversely constructed routes for enhanced redundancy capabilities.The Texas Connector is the final step in linking FiberLight’s 10,000-mile Texas footprint into one expansive network. This new expansion provides enterprises, service providers, and carriers with direct high-bandwidth transport capabilities into critical regional and national data centers in Dallas, Houston, and other tech-focused cities across FiberLight’s network, thus benefitting all major metro areas.  By investing in its Texas network,...

Matrix Is Recognized By New Jersey Alliance For Action

22 02 2018

February 22, 2018 - Florham Park, NJ – On Thursday, February 15th, Matrix New World Engineering, Inc. (Matrix), was recognized as a partner on this $1.2 billion Bergen-Linden Corridor Upgrade project. The ceremony was held at Forsgate Country Club, Monroe Township, NJ. Accepting for Matrix was Robert J. Meisner, PE, LSRP, Director, LSRP Services.To prevent future devastation, as was seen with Superstorm Sandy in 2012, this project will allow for the installation of duplicate circuits and the upgrading of power for each of the circuits. Matrix has been tasked with the environmental work for this new transmission system as well as the management of waste products.According to Jayne Warne, PE, President, “Matrix was heavily involved with the restoration of the Jersey shore and other areas affected by Sandy – we are extremely gratified to be part of a project that ensures significant measures are taken to stop this from happening in the future.”This investment is for the building of...

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