Paragon Software Releases Updated Slovoed Spelling Game for Mac OS X Users with Premium Linguistic Content from the World's Leading Lexicographers and Experts Sep 23, 2014 06:20AM

(PRWEB UK) 23 September 2014

Paragon Software Group, a software developer of the world's most trusted dictionaries and reference applications for mobiles, tablets and PC, releases the updated (and still free) Slovoed Spelling game app for Mac OS X, a powerful and exciting learning tool with different levels of complexity. The dictionary content has been updated with new entries from business, technology and other areas. With the Slovoed Spelling Game, users can have fun checking their foreign language skills, pronunciation and verbal comprehension without having to purchase an additional program. The score can be shared with friends on Facebook, engaging them to compete. The game is available for learners of English, German, French, Italian, Russian and Spanish.

In the Spelling Game, the user listens to word pronunciations and has exactly three minutes to spell them correctly. The game includes multiple difficulty levels, and the highest levels challenge the player with the most difficult words carefully selected by leading linguists and experts.

In addition to the Slovoed Spelling Game, Slovoed dictionary apps offer other learning tools and the most advanced feature set. The user can look up words and phrases in any grammatical and spelling form or even dictate them. Slovoed dictionaries include the most comprehensive and up-to-date content from the world's foremost lexicographers. With Slovoed apps, users can translate any foreign words from Safari, Chrome, Mail, iWork or other system apps.

Word search options include:

   •  Headword search
   •  Similar words search
   •  Wildcard search
   •  Anagram search
   •  Search within entries
   •  Full text search
   •  Multi-word search (up to 16 words)
   •  Dictation (in OS X Mavericks and above only) Learning tools include:

   •  Spelling game (available in English, French, German, Italian, Russian and Spanish)
   •  Built-in tables of irregular verbs
   •  Favorite articles
   •  Audio pronunciations by native speakers (available for English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Russian)
   •  Conjugation tables (available for English, French, Russian and Spanish)

The free Slovoed Dictionaries app allows users to test any of the 200+ Slovoed dictionaries. Multiple reference tools and languages can be used in the same app, with easy switching between them.

Requirements: Mac OS X 10.7 and higher.


Price: The Slovoed Spelling game is available within the Slovoed dictionaries app. Both the "Slovoed Spelling" game and the "Slovoed dictionaries" app are free.

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Tenneco Opens China Commercial Vehicle Research and Development Facility Sep 23, 2014 06:15AM

HANOVER, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tenneco Inc. (NYSE: TEN) today announced the opening of a new Clean Air research, development and manufacturing facility in China. The new wholly-owned facility, based in Kunshan near Shanghai, will design, develop and manufacture emission control products and technologies for Tenneco’s growing commercial truck business in China.

The Kunshan facility will also serve the company’s commercial truck and off-highway equipment business throughout the Asia Pacific region, and will be Tenneco’s center for designing and developing large engine solutions for Asia marine, locomotive and stationary applications.

The Kunshan facility sets a new standard in the region for emission control engineering centers with leading-edge engineering, testing and prototyping capabilities, as well as advanced mechatronics and systems integration laboratories. The facility’s capabilities include robust system design and analysis, modeling, controls simulation, acoustic analysis and predictive tools development including CFD simulation, engine application development for locomotive, marine and stationary engines, and hardware and testing capabilities including two marine engine dynamometers.

“I am extremely proud of our newest research and development center to serve this growing market with state-of-the-art engineering capabilities and a focus on developing China specific solutions,” said Gregg Sherrill, chairman and CEO, Tenneco. “Our engineering know-how, global regulatory expertise, and capabilities in systems integration are driving Tenneco’s success in serving our customers with innovative, cost-effective aftertreatment solutions.”

The 10,200-square meter facility, located 60km from Shanghai, currently has 150 employees including 120 engineering and testing personnel. Once fully operational, the facility is expected to employ about 400 people.

Kunshan is also the manufacturing location for Tenneco’s XNOx™ Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology for commercial vehicle applications in China and the Asia Pacific region. XNOx™ Air Assisted Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) is a system developed for the China market, featuring a compact and integrated tank, controller and pump assembly. The design is readily adapted to the existing muffler box space to lower costs and facilitate vehicle integration. It is compliant with Euro V and China National Stage V regulations and provides an economical alternative to airless SCR.

Tenneco is a leading supplier to the global commercial truck and off-highway markets with a full suite of aftertreatment solutions tailored to any engine size or powertrain strategy, and designed to meet increasingly stringent emission standards taking effect worldwide. In China, Tenneco’s commercial engine and truck customers include Weichai, FAW, China National Heavy Truck Company (CNHTC), Dalian Diesel, JND, Shanghai Diesel Engine Co. and YuChai. The company also serves customers in North America, Europe, Brazil, India, South Korea, and Japan.

About Tenneco

Tenneco is an $8 billion global manufacturing company with headquarters in Lake Forest, Illinois and approximately 26,000 employees worldwide. Tenneco is one of the world’s largest designers, manufacturers and marketers of clean air and ride performance products and systems for the automotive and commercial vehicle original equipment markets and the aftermarket. Tenneco’s principal brand names are Monroe®, Walker®, XNOx™ and Clevite®Elastomer.

Tenneco Inc.

Margie Pazikas

+32 2 706 9025


Albrecht Fehlig

+49 171 7242020

Source: Tenneco Inc.

Gopher Patrol offering Fall Pest Control Specials for Ant Control, Gopher Control, Rodent Control and Squirrel Control Sep 23, 2014 06:11AM

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 23, 2014

This summer has been one of the hottest and driest summers since 1970 according to meteorologists around the globe. All the dense dry heat is great motivation for critters of all kinds to be on the hunt for water and nourishment. Insects such as earwigs, roaches, and ants are all main contenders in the race for survival. Gopher Patrol has been offering pest sprays for spiders, ants, and other crawling insects in 6 different counties for over 17 years. To protect homes this upcoming fall they suggest preventative measures for the very invasive spiders and rodents that may be looking for resting places for the soon to come cool weather.

A few of the specials running for the months of September and October are:

   •  $99 for an initial exterior pest spray This spray acts as a deterrent as well as an on site killer for the spiders trying to invade housing. Interior treatment pricing is based on square footage.
   •  $125 off of initial Gopher, Rodent, Squirrel control The initial gopher control is important for maintaining and controlling activity taking over front and backyards all throughout Southern California. Gopher Patrol believes that getting to the route of your problem is key. After a thorough inspection we will identify all points of entry by rodents and offer a plan to finally rid home for good of rats or mice. Instead of searching out a tree to nest in, during fall squirrels may make themselves at home in the attic – setting up leaves and fluff and getting comfortable out of the reach of predators.
   •  $65 for bi-monthly pest control

The bi-monthly pest service is optimal for properties that may have reoccurring activity but not severe amounts.

Eco Friendly options are available for all of the above mentioned services. Gopher Patrol strives to maintain environmentally safe opportunities to customers all throughout Southern California.

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Colts VIP Tailgate Plus Titans at Colts Football - Purchase Tickets Today Sep 23, 2014 06:11AM

Indianapolis, In (PRWEB) September 23, 2014

On Sunday, September 28 at 1:00 p.m., the Indianapolis Colts battle the Tennessee Titans at home - the game will take place at Lucas Oil Stadium in downtown Indianapolis. Bullseye Event Group, the Official Events and Travel Partner of the Indianapolis Colts, has tickets available for this hotly contested matchup, starting at only $32.48 per seat!

Make It an All-Day Event. Turn your fan experience into an all-day event for the entire family by purchasing tickets to the Colts VIP Tailgate, an exclusive pre-game party hosted by Bullseye Event Group that starts three hours before kick-off at 10:00 a.m. and continues until game time. For the $75 admission price, you can enjoy a lavish tailgating event that includes a full buffet provided by Ruth's Chris Steakhouse, celebrity appearances, open bar, a live radio broadcast, plus much more!

The Colts VIP Tailgate at the Crane Bay Events Center is the ultimate pre-game fan experience that expands the 18,000 square feet of outdoor and indoor party space. Launched before the Colts season home opener on September 15, over 600 fans mingled with members of the Colts cheerleading squad, met former Colts players like Gary Padjen, the Vice President of the NFL Alumni Association Indianapolis Chapter and owner of the Crane Bay, watched live HD pre-game coverage on flat screen TV's and the live radio broadcast of ESPN 1070's The Fan with JMV and Big Joe Staysniak and bid on a wide variety of Colts and sports memorabilia sure to delight and excite any football fan. And that's not all.

The Colts VIP Tailgate experience features a premium buffet catered by Ruth's Chris Steakhouse and Another Broken Egg Cafe, with Kobe Beef sliders, Ruth's Chris filets, shrimp and grits, scrambled eggs, Caesar salad, mashed potatoes and more. Guests enjoy an open cocktail bar with top-shelf drinks provided by Jim Beam, an open beer and wine bar courtesy of Miller, Coors and Heineken and kid-friendly refreshments from Coca-Cola.

Purchase tickets now for both the Colts VIP Tailgate and the Colts vs. Titans game online at Fans can also make purchases for all future Colts VIP Tailgate events, Colts home and away games as well as any NFL football game in the country by visiting Bullseye's discount ticket microsite and searching for your favorite team. For more information, visit Bullseye Event Group's website or call one of our customer service specialists at 317-299-4444.

About Bullseye Event Group
Bullseye Event Group is the Official Events and Travel Partner of the Indianapolis Colts. As a secure, official source for travel, hotel, pregame parties and tickets, Bullseye Event Group is a direct and dependable source for The Colts VIP Tailgate, Super Bowl XLIX packages, The Players Super Bowl Tailgate, the Masters and event tickets, delivering unforgettable experiences to fans. To learn more, visit

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Tyco Retail Solutions Offers Comprehensive Shopper Analytics to Retailers Globally Sep 23, 2014 06:11AM

NEUHAUSEN, SWITZERLAND -- (Marketwired) -- 09/23/14 -- Tyco Retail Solutions (, a leading provider of retail performance and security solutions, today announced the availability of advanced in-store analytics to deliver added value to its global retail customer base of more than 185,000 stores. Tyco has integrated its Traffic Intelligence solution with RetailNext, an innovator in Big Data solutions enabling retailers to monitor, analyze, and quickly act upon shopper behavior within the store environment. This powerful combination, which leverages Tyco's broad multi-sensor portfolio of Traffic devices and RetailNext's advanced in-store analytics platform, enables retailers to capture and interpret key metrics to optimize their store operations and drive sales.

In e-commerce retail it is standard practice to analyze how shoppers behave online, where they go, what they view, what they place in their basket, and ultimately what they buy. Traditional stores can now have this level of visibility as well. Tyco's appliance-based system, which can potentially leverage retailers' existing video infrastructure, collects and correlates real-time data to help brick-and-mortar retailers identify actionable opportunities to refine their advertising, merchandising, and promotional initiatives to improve overall profitability by focusing on metrics beyond the front door.

The innovative analytics offering enables Tyco to efficiently support large stores with many monitoring points, where an appliance-based solution is more cost effective than video analytics smart devices. To satisfy retailers' diverse needs, Tyco extends traffic analysis beyond the front door with four new packaged traffic applications focused on advanced in-store traffic intelligence:

  • Interior Counting to analyze conversion rates, optimize traffic-to-associate ratios and measure in-store marketing effectiveness
  • Path-to-Purchase kinetic mapping to improve store layouts and increase profit-per-square-foot
  • Gender Demographic Breakdown of Traffic to customize store displays and product mixes
  • Dwell Analysis to optimize promotional display placement, planogram effectiveness and product assortment

"In today's competitive landscape, retailers need in-store analytics to drive retail performance improvements," said Nancy Chisholm, president, Tyco Retail Solutions. "Our continued focus on innovation enables us to deliver advanced technology solutions that help our retail customers gain increased insights and real-time business intelligence to improve operations, merchandising, and marketing effectiveness."

About Tyco Retail Solutions Tyco Retail Solutions is a leading global provider of integrated retail performance and security solutions, deployed today at more than 80 percent of the world's top 200 retailers. Customers range from single-store boutiques to global retail enterprises. Operating in more than 70 countries worldwide, Tyco Retail Solutions provides retailers with real-time visibility to their inventory and assets to improve operations, optimize profitability, and create memorable shopper experiences.

The Tyco Retail Solutions portfolio for retailers is sold direct through Tyco businesses and authorized business partners around the world. For more information, please visit or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, and our YouTube channel.

TYCO and the product names listed in this document are marks and/or registered marks. Unauthorized use is strictly prohibited.

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