“LOUDON, N.H., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ — Mark Martin celebrates his win in the SYLVANIA 300 in Victory Lane with his team and grand marshal Tim Lesch, senior vice president of sales, service and logistics from OSRAM SYLVANIA. SYLVANIA has been the title sponsor of the SYLVANIA 300 at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS) for the last seven years and will continue as title sponsor until 2012.
“The SYLVANIA 300 drew a crowd of well over 100,000 to NHMS, the only super speedway in the six-state New England region and the largest sporting facility in the region. The ‘Magic Mile’ currently hosts two of New England’s largest sporting events, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series spring and fall races.”
“Pizza Hut Park serves as a major hub of soccer in the region and the nation, hosting the offices of the National Youth Soccer Association in addition to the F.C. Dallas Club and various local youth and adult games. The park is the nation’s first soccer complex built with an adjoining 20,000-seat stadium. In addition to soccer, Pizza Hut Park also hosts major concerts and entertainment events.”
“The IHPRPT program is a research and development initiative for government and industry designed to improve U.S. solid rocket propulsion systems for multiple applications. The program helps keep the nation on the cutting edge of solid rocket motor technology to ensure that U.S. defense systems have the highest performing, most cost effective propulsion capabilities.”
“SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ — New shades of wild, in the form of a Blue Tongued Skink and a Pink Toed Tarantula, will be previewed at Aquarium of the Bay’s ‘Wild Colors: Invasion of the Land Animals’ event on Saturday, February 28 from 1-3pm. Led by the Aquarium’s Husbandry and Conservation departments, ‘Wild Colors’ is part of a series of public events providing sneak peeks into the Aquarium’s much-anticipated new exhibits, which will open April 4, 2009.”
In this edition of the Weekly Wrapup, our newsletter summarising the top stories of the week, we continue our series on recommendation technologies with a special RWW Live podcast and a review of Baynote; we analyze a new Google product called Latitude, which could change the way you network on mobile phones; we describe how a Facebook “Sentiment Engine” could be huge; we look at the rise of the “goverati” in the new web-enabled U.S. government; and more. Also check out the highlights from our Enterprise Channel and Jobwire, ReadWriteWeb’s new product which tracks hires in tech and new media.readwriteweb, ReadWriteWeb, Feb 2009
Raytheon Wins Ship Self-Defense System Contract “Raytheon’s Ship Self-Defense System is an open, distributed combat management system for carriers and expeditionary warfare ships. It is designed to expedite the detect-to-engage sequence to defend against anti-ship cruise missiles. SSDS links and automates standalone sensors and weapon systems to provide the required combat reaction.”