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Wednesday, December 17, 2014

  • Posted at 12:16 PM
    For many companies selling e-books, games, cloud computing or SaaS services in the European Union (EU), the new Value Added Tax (VAT) regulations taking place as of January 1, 2015 are a considerable source of added stress and administrative investment. Unless, that is, they are FastSpring ( customers, as the global digital e-commerce provider is helping its EU clients meet these regulations easily and automatically. "As a leading e-commerce and subscription management company, FastSpring is proud to assist our clients with ... read more
  • Posted at 12:15 PM
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  • Posted at 12:10 PM
    Zoosk, Inc., a leading global online dating platform, today announced that it named Kelly Steckelberg as chief executive officer, effective immediately. Steckelberg, previously the chief financial officer and chief operating officer, succeeds co-founder Shayan Zadeh, who will remain on ... read more
  • Posted at 12:00 PM
    Decision Resources Group finds that the Latin American electrophysiology (EP) mapping and ablation device market will grow moderately through 2023 to reach nearly $90 million. Growth will be driven by an expanding patient pool and health care reform in the region, which will lead to more patients with health care coverage as well as the construction of new EP labs. Other key findings from Decision Resources Group's coverage of the Latin American EP mapping and ablation device market: ... read more
  • Posted at 11:52 AM
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  • Posted at 11:52 AM
    inLighten (, a leading manufacturer in the field of digital signage, self-service and environment audio solutions announced today the introduction of its Whitebox line of commercial-grade audiovisual components. The Whitebox product line is the result of a multi-year development effort by inLighten, whose digital signage and audio products have been deployed in tens of thousands of locations over the past 25 years. According to CEO, Dan Snyder, "The thousands of installations performed by our audiovisual division have given us unique ... read more
  • Posted at 11:52 AM
    International Christian mission agency SIM ( confirmed today that Rick Sacra, an SIM doctor who contracted Ebola while serving in Liberia, was transported to the United States for treatment and recovered, will return to work in that country on Jan. 15. Sacra, 52, a family physician from Holden, Mass., will treat patients at SIM's ELWA Hospital in Monrovia. He will not be working at the Ebola treatment units on the ELWA campus, but will treat patients with malaria and chronic ... read more
  • Posted at 11:52 AM
    MANSFIELD, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/17/14 -- eClinical Solutions, LLC, an industry leading provider of end to end data management services and technologies, today announced their accreditation to customize and support the Medidata Rave® Safety Gateway. The Rave Safety Gateway is an extension to the Medidata Rave electronic data capture (EDC) and clinical data management (CDM) solution. The Rave Safety Gateway provides clinical research sponsors and contract research organizations with a more efficient and accurate solution to perform the time-critical ... read more
  • Posted at 11:51 AM
    U.S. economy lodging leader, Red Roof Inn®, meeting high demand for its brand, is expanding, expected to open its first international destination in Brazil. Partnering with respected Brazil-based Nobile Hoteis, Red Roof Franchising, LLC will be working with Nobile to develop 35-40 properties – new builds ... read more
  • Posted at 11:45 AM
    MenaMarketPlace has announced that it has partnered with PubMatic, the leading programmatic advertising platform, in an exclusive relationship that will service demand for premium digital ad inventory within the region. The new agreement brings U.S.-based PubMatic’s global sell side platform (SSP) technology and services to MENA ... read more
  • Posted at 11:34 AM
    Cemtrex Inc. (OTC:CTEI) was recently highlighted in an article by Payal Gupta of Seeking Alpha. The following are highlights from the recent feature: In a world where investors are used to hearing about heavy premiums for acquisitions, Cemtrex seems ... read more
  • Posted at 11:30 AM
    LFB S.A. announced today the achievement of patient enrollment target for PERSEPT 1, a multinational Phase 3 clinical trial of LR769, a novel recombinant form of human Factor VIIa, in adolescent and adult congenital hemophilia A or B patients with inhibitors. This Phase 3 trial study ... read more
  • Posted at 11:28 AM
    Just weeks after announcing the commercial availability of its jointly developed Itron ERT (Encoder Receiver Transmitter)-reading platform, Tantalus, a leading provider of smart grid communications and applications, has engaged with more than fifteen public power utilities who are currently utilizing electric, water, and gas ERTs to ... read more
  • Posted at 11:26 AM
    Huntington Hospital has selected INDICATOR Performance Manager™ from iVantage Health Analytics to help drive their performance improvement initiatives. “We are very excited about having the ability to tap comparative analytics in order to improve our performance,” says Ed Saulny, ... read more
  • Posted at 11:24 AM
    Payments made via Near Field Communications (NFC)-enabled mobile handsets will account for $130 Billion in worldwide consumer retail spend by 2020, according to the latest research from Strategy Analytics. This equates to 254 million mobile users making 5 payments per month at an average of just below $9 per transaction. The report and forecast "Global Mobile NFC Payments to Exceed $130 Billion by 2020," quantifies the scale of the NFC-based mobile payment opportunity and identifies the launch of Apple Pay ... read more
  • Posted at 11:22 AM
    SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwired - December 17, 2014) - Brekeke Software, developer of SIP software, has announced that they now support WebRTC on their new version (v3.4) of Brekeke PBX. With WebRTC support, companies or service providers can use Brekeke PBX to let their website visitors make phone calls or video calls with a single browser click. By using a WebRTC-compatible web browser, there's no need for users to install any plug-ins or client software. Using Brekeke PBX, website owners can not only ... read more
  • 'Tis The Season ... To Be Scammed --- CHICAGO, Dec. 17, 2014
    Posted at 11:20 AM
    With shoppers expected to spend $616.9 billion on holiday gifts, scammers are gearing up to rip off unsuspecting consumers. That's why AARP Fraud Watch Network developed a free, online resource guide so families can protect themselves and those they love from holiday scams. The guide, found at, focuses on three of the more common holiday scams: online shopping scams, gift card fraud and fake charities. "It's the season of giving, but for con artists, it's the season of taking," said ... read more
  • 3 Content Marketing Tips to Use in 2015 --- NEW YORK, Dec. 17, 2014
    Posted at 11:13 AM
    With 14 days left in the year, now is the time to wrap up your 2015 marketing plan. Much like you plan for other aspects of your business, such as budget, operations and business development, laying the foundation for a comprehensive marketing strategy is key and can help give you a jump start on the new year. While new content marketing tactics and trends are continually on the rise, many small businesses need to take a step back and determine ... read more
  • Posted at 11:13 AM
    Maxthon, a global software company that develops state-of-the-art web browsers, today released Maxthon Nitro, the fastest Windows PC browser currently available. Nitro starts 3x faster, while fetching and loading web pages considerably quicker than any other existing Windows PC browser. This is the newest addition to the company's family of high-performance web browsers and is targeted at users who want a stripped-down, high performance browser with a minimalist design, a light memory and CPU footprint. "80% of our users say ... read more
  • Colorado wins $65 million health care innovation grant --- GRAND JUNCTION, Colo., Dec. 17, 2014
    Posted at 11:06 AM
    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has awarded Colorado $65 million in State Innovation Model (SIM) funding to create a coordinated, accountable system of care that improves integration of physical and behavioral health services. The award builds on an earlier planning grant Colorado received in 2013, which funded development and identification of four major goals: -- Create a coordinated, accountable system of care that gives Coloradans access to integrated ... read more