Texas Tech & Science

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...

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...

Dignitana Publishes Year End Financial Report 2017

22 02 2018

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Robert N. McGrath, Ph.D.’s Book, “Capitalism and Natural Law Life, Liberty, and Private Property”, Teaches the Theories of Christianity and Capitalism and what Links Them

22 02 2018

BATON ROUGE, La. February 22, 2018 “Capitalism and Natural Law Life, Liberty, and Private Property”: an enlightening approach to show that Capitalism and the modern economic structure have found advocates and opposers for the economic laws being “Natural” or faith directed. “Capitalism and Natural Law Life, Liberty, and Private Property” is the creation of published author, Robert N. McGrath, Ph.D., an United States Air Force Veteran, with a background in the aerospace industry as a logistician, engineer and manager for a variety of world known scientific companies, including Texas Instruments and General Electric. By the end of the cold war, Robert earned several master’s degrees and his Ph.D. in business administration. The areas of professional focus were strategic, project, technology and innovation, as well as, operations management. “Christianity and capitalism both seem to be going through a bit of a rough patch at the time of this writing. On the one hand,...

Global IoT Communication Protocol Market Configuration & Applications 2022

22 02 2018

Brooklyn, NY -- 02/21/2018 -- Qyresearchreports include new market research report "Global IoT Communication Protocol Market Size,Status and Forecast 2022" to its huge collection of research reports.The market research study on the global IoT Communication Protocol market presents a thorough analysis of the market, focusing on the current trends, major growth factors, restraints, product segmentation, and competitive scenario of the market. The study covers a detailed assessment of the impact of the key drivers and restraints on the demand for IoT Communication Protocol in the forecast period. The report throws light on the growth opportunities in the global IoT Communication Protocol market and the threats that are likely to be faced by leading players in the next few years. The statistics and facts included in the research report are presented with the assistance of charts, graphs, tables, and infographics.Furthermore, the research report presents a detailed analysis of the market with...

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Market - Recent Developments, Challenges, Opportunity and Forecast 2017-2025

22 02 2018

Albany, NY -- 02/21/2018 -- The Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) provides dynamic features such as adaptive cruise control, parking assistance, blind spot detection, lane departure warning, drowsiness monitoring, tire pressure monitoring and night vision. The progresses in the automotive industry are not only limited to the development in the design or engine but also cover the safety of a vehicle, passenger as well as pedestrian. The growth of the market is ambitious by increase in focus of customer on safety, the impending demand for comfort in driving along with a rise in government regulations and policies for ensuring safety. Furthermore, factors such as pricing pressure, inflation, complexity and difficulty in testing systems are some of the biggest challenges of this industry. The major trends prevailing in the market are increased electronic content and electronic integration, deployment of ADAS in low-cost cars and a rise in number of driverless cars.View full report :...

TrueCar to Participate in Upcoming Conferences

22 02 2018

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 21, 2018 -- TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRUE) announced today that management will attend the following conferences:Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference to be held Monday, February 26 – Thursday, March 1 at The Palace Hotel in San Francisco, CA. TrueCar is scheduled to present on Monday, February 26 at 1:15p.m. PT/4:15p.m. ET.   The JMP Securities Technology Conference to be held on Monday, February 26 – Tuesday, February 27 at The Ritz-Carlton in San Francisco, CA. TrueCar is scheduled to present on Tuesday, February 27 at 1:30p.m. PT/4:30p.m. ET.The presentations will be webcast live on the Internet, accessible through the Investor Relations section of TrueCar’s website at ir.true.com. In addition to the live webcast, replays will be available on TrueCar’s website for 90 days following each event.About TrueCarTrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRUE) is a digital automotive marketplace that provides comprehensive pricing transparency...

Imagion Biosystems Appoints Dr Farideh Bischoff as Vice President of Clinical Research

22 02 2018

MELBOURNE, Australia, Feb. 21, 2018 -- Imagion Biosystems Limited (ASX:IBX) (Imagion or the Company), a company dedicated to improving healthcare through earlier detection of cancer, announces the appointment of Farideh Bischoff, PhD, as Vice President of Clinical Research. Dr Bischoff will lead the clinical program for the company's MagSense™ cancer detection technology, working to achieve regulatory approval as a diagnostic device for the early detection of malignant tumor cells. Dr Bischoff adds a wealth of relevant experience in oncology product commercialisation to the leadership team at Imagion Biosystems. Her accomplishments include scientific development, regulatory submission and successful commercialisation of molecular diagnostics for Biocept. She has led numerous productive collaborative studies, including the NIFTY NIH Fetal Cell Study, composed of individuals from academic, pharmaceutical and biotech organisations. She is widely recognised in the fields...

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