Harris Corporation and Marketron to Deliver a Single View of Data Across Radio, TV, Cable and Digital Platforms

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Highlights:
• Collaboration between competitors creates consolidated business software solution for multiple mediums
• Harris and Marketron systems provide sophisticated reporting and analytics for customers
• Two companies build a common solution for the greater good of the media industry

MELBOURNE, Fla. and HAILEY, Idaho, Oct. 31, 2011 — Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, and Marketron, a leading provider of business software solutions and services for the media industry, are working together to provide media organizations with a combined view of advertisers, revenue, inventory and other critical data across various media assets. The collaboration brings two competing media software providers together to develop a consolidated business solution for customers working across multiple mediums.

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Lifejackets for lifesavers – South west RNLI volunteers launch campaign to buy new lifejackets

MS All-weather crew in new lifejackets on pontoon Credit Nigel Millard

MS All-weather lifeboat crew in rain in new lifejacket Credit Nigel Millard

MS Inshore lifeboat crew in new lifejackets Credit Nigel Millard

Three pictures that show the new style of lifejacket. Two are of those that will be provided for the volunteer crews of the all-weather lifeboats, while the third photograph is of the design to be used by the crews of the RNLI’s inshore lifeboats. Please credit RNLI/Nigel Millard.

Volunteers at the 35 RNLI lifeboat stations in the south west* are supporting a campaign to raise the £220,000 needed to buy them all new lifejackets. Many will be using the charity’s annual SOS day on 27 January 2012 to collect the funds needed. The two brand new types of lifejacket were designed through joint collaboration between the RNLI and the manufacturer to meet the charity’s current search and rescue requirements.

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CLIPPER 11-12: RACE 4 – CAPE TOWN TO GERALDTON WESTERN AUSTRALIA – DAY 27

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RACE 4: CAPE TOWN TO GERALDTON, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
DAY 27

* De Lage Landen claims second place
* Sprint for third place continues to heat up
* Skippers reflect on tough race across the Southern Ocean

Today saw De Lage Landen secure their second podium position of the Clipper 11-12 Round the World Yacht Race, as the sprint for third place continues with New York, Visit Finland and Geraldton Western Australia all vying for the blue pennant.

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Global Government Spending on RSTA Systems will total $3.36bn in 2011

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands – October 30, 2011 –[ASDWire]– Reconnaissance, surveillance and target acquisition systems are absolutely critical to the full spectrum of land-based military operations. The latest defence report published on ASDReports.com “The Military Ground Reconnaissance, Surveillance, Target Acquisition (RSTA) Systems Market 2011-2021” offers readers a comprehensive analytical overview of the global marketplace and reveals how to tap into significant business opportunities. The new report calculates that global government spending on RSTA systems will total $3.36bn in 2011.

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High-stakes gambling in the South Atlantic

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Nick Leggatt stacking gear ready for stronger breeze – Photo Phesheya-Racing

As the winners of the double-handed, Class40 Global Ocean Race (GOR) Leg 1, BSL and second place Campagne de France, recovered in Cape Town from 7,000 miles of racing and adapt to life on land after 32 days at sea, the four boats in the fleet’s main pack were working round a high-pressure system centred 1,300 miles west of the finish line.

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NASA Statement on Success of Russian Progress Launch

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Successful Launch Sets Stage for Soyuz Flight

WASHINGTON — The following is a statement from Bill Gerstenmaier, associate administrator for Human Exploration and Operations at NASA Headquarters in Washington, on Sunday’s launch of the Progress 45 spacecraft to the International Space Station. The rocket lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 6:11 a.m. EDT (4:11 p.m. Baikonur local time).

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Mediterranean Conference Centre, final prizegiving

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Halvard Mabire and Miranda Merron take second place with Campagne de France – Photo Trevor Wilkins

In light airs of around six knots under a waxing crescent moon with floodlit Table Mountain as a backdrop, Halvard Mabire and Miranda Merron with their Pogo 40S², Campagne deFrance, crossed the Cape Town finish line completing Leg 1 of the double-handed, Class40 Global Ocean Race (GOR) at 19:43:40 GMT (21:43 local) on Friday evening. The Franco-British duo took 33 days 07 hours 43 minutes and 40 seconds, securing second place in the GOR’s fleet of six Class40s, arriving in South Africa just over 14 hours behind the Leg 1 winners, Ross and Campbell Field with Class40 BSL.

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MALTA’S ON THE MAP

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Prizegiving of the Rolex Middle Sea Race 2011

Competitors in the 2011 Rolex Middle Sea Race gathered in the Malta’s capital city of Valletta at midday today (Saturday) for the official prize giving. In keeping with this island’s rich and fascinating history, the prize giving was held in the Mediterranean Conference Centre, located in the “Sacra Infermeria”, a former hospital dating from late 1500s.

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