Archive for October, 2010
Ning hopes to create momentum with the release of new tools that let even technophobes build websites that create online communities and tap into smartphone applications and software hosted in the Internet “cloud.”
12-year-old Sam Herzog is selling insurance to area homeowners to cover any suspicious trick-or-treat pranks that might turn up on their property this weekend.
All proceeds go to Honor Flight Chicago.
Nucleus Research, an IT research company in Boston, released a study showing that companies where users are free to access Facebook in the workplace lose an average of 1.5% in total employee productivity.
The survey also showed that 77% of workers who have a personal Facebook account use it during work hours.
Gulf-based insurance firms are planning to set up a company with an initial capital of $10mn to develop and provide software that meets their industry requirements.
Insurance buyout specialist Resolution(RSL.L) is to buy part of British health insurer Bupa for 102 million pounds ($164 million), it said on Friday, in a self-financed deal aimed at broadening its product range.
Genworth President and CEO Michael D. Fraizer said, “Pat brings a broad and deep background and has contributed strongly to the company’s positioning, financial discipline and improved performance coming out of a challenging period.”
The founding members of the LEP are Advanced Underwriting Solutions, AVS Underwriting, Examination Management Services, Inc., ISC Services and 21st Services.
French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Colombia and Ecuador Startups at SouthAmericanStartup.com.