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Friday, April 29, 2016

  • Posted at 7:24 AM
    The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) today announced an agreement to feature Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)-funded early-stage biomedical companies in an expanded Innovation ... read more
  • Posted at 7:23 AM
    Sonitor Technologies Inc., a global leader in indoor positioning technologies, announced today the introduction of Sonitor Sense SenseSafe™, their new technology enabling duress and safety applications designed for the company’s RTLS open integration platform. SenseSafe helps healthcare and other industries address the alarming rise in ... read more
  • Posted at 7:18 AM
    The Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America (MGFA), the nonprofit dedicated to raising research funds for and awareness of the neuromuscular disease myasthenia gravis (MG), will kick off their 2016 Annual National Conference (Raleigh, North Carolina on May 1-3), with the North Carolina MG Walk on Saturday, April 30 and an address by Raleigh Mayor, Nancy McFarlane, on Monday, May 2. "Because many people with MG are living without a diagnosis, greater awareness of this rare disease is critical," said ... read more
  • Posted at 7:14 AM
    Neste, the world's leading producer of renewable diesel, and spoken word artist Prince Ea, have launched a unique project calling on people to 'pre-order their future' by putting forward ideas for inventions from renewable materials. The 'Pre-Order the Future' project will specifically consider submissions related to entertainment, along with four additional lifestyle categories: public spaces, travel, learning and mobility. People around the world will be encouraged to submit ideas for new products and services based on combining renewable materials ... read more
  • Posted at 7:11 AM
    Dow Corning Corp. today announced first quarter 2016 sales of $1.32 billion, a three percent decrease compared to 2015, and net income of $112 million. Adjusted net income in the first quarter of 2016 was $116 million, a 14 percent increase compared with the first quarter of 2015. This Smart ... read more
  • Posted at 7:02 AM
    The Center for Autism Research (CAR) at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is among the research sites participating in SPARK, an online research initiative designed to become the largest autism study ever undertaken in the United States. Sponsored by the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI), SPARK will collect information and DNA for genetic analysis from 50,000 individuals with autism -- and their families -- to advance our understanding of the causes of this condition and to hasten the discovery ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    The Florida Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research (the Institute) announced today that four of its funded companies have been selected to present at the Florida Venture Forum's 9(th) Annual Early Stage Capital Conference being held at the Hilton Carillon in St. Petersburg on Tuesday May 17, 2016. The Institute supports new company creation based on publicly-funded research, and bridges early funding gaps for companies spinning out of Florida-based universities and research institutions. Presenting companies were selected from a pool ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    In 1953, painter Paul Klee described the creative process as a feedback loop where artists continually switch between "making a mark on canvas, perceiving the effect, and reacting with a further mark," over and over again until the completion of an artwork. At least three robots in the first annual international Robot Art Contest have utilized this concept to blur the line between human and machine creativity. These robots are eDavid of Germany, TAIDA of Taiwan, and cloudPainter of ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Onlinecarinsuranceinfo.com has released a new blog post explaining the importance of using online auto insurance quotes when shopping for coverage. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160426/359899 Using online auto insurance quotes is the only way to know how much a plan would cost. Drivers can also derive additional benefits from comparing prices. One benefit is cheaper auto insurance prices. Another is a better and more efficient shopping experience that does not cost anything and does not take too much time. Auto insurance quotes provide essential ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Autoinsurancenational.com has released a new blog post explaining how to buy auto insurance online at low prices. (Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160427/360455) All big insurance providers provide online shopping services. Clients can even get a small discount by buying their coverage plans online. It is possible to use online brokerage services to compare different policies and then buy the most advantageous offer. Comparing online auto insurance quotes is free and efficient. To buy an auto insurance plan online, a driver has to provide some basic ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Global integrity and compliance firm The Red Flag Group today released Compliance Interactive®, a revolutionary compliance training platform designed to transform the way employees of large companies receive compliance training. Using engaging, storyline-driven modules, an entertaining cast of CGI-animated characters and a relatable activity-based narrative, Compliance Interactive is designed to optimize employees' learning experiences through an enterprise-wide e-Learning platform, changing the way that companies fulfill their compliance and ethics training obligations. "For years, compliance training has involved dry content that was rolled ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    The Culinary Workers Local 226 has launched a website about the growing labor dispute at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, ExplorePalmsLaborDispute.org. The Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas is owned by private equity owners TPG Capital and Leonard Green & Partners, which are ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S) signed its second deal with Mobile Leasing Solutions, LLC (MLS) for the sale and lease-back of certain leased devices. Arranged by Mizuho Securities, Co., LTD, this transaction is expected to provide the company with approximately $1.1 billion in cash proceeds. In a separate ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    With the number of San Francisco manufacturers at an all-time high since SFMade’s founding–SFMade Week returns May 9-15. Now in its fifth year, the weeklong celebration champions locally made products, their makers and their people. SFMade Week features 40+ events, including factory tours, demos, shopping events ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Aura invites U.S. systems integrators to Booth 110 at the COMMON IBM User Group Conference in New Orleans May 15-17, 2016, to see its multi-platform and mobile integration solutions in action and to discuss partnering in North America. “Our ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    The IAB Technology Laboratory today released a product roadmap for LEAN scoring, a vital tool for evaluating the user experience on digital properties. Once in place, this scoring system – based on the LEAN principles (Light, Encrypted, AdChoice supported, and Non-invasive ... read more
  • It'sMe, Social Live Video Streaming App Released in the US --- PALO ALTO, Calif., April 29, 2016
    Posted at 7:00 AM
    The live video streaming app "It'sMe" has been available since April 25(th), 2016 on both Google Play and the iOS app store. It has been specifically designed for video sharing and to provide entertainment. It may also be thought of as a social media platform. "It's Me" will begin a trend for social apps of the near future with its fast growing user base and limitless potential. To download "It'sMe" on iOS click here or Google Play click here. Forget what you ... read more
  • Posted at 6:54 AM
    Stem cell therapy is a rapidly evolving and promising treatment for spinal-cord injuries. According to a new literature review, published in the April issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (JAAOS), different types of stem cells vary in their ability to help restore function, and an ideal treatment protocol remains unclear pending further clinical research. Approximately 230,000 Americans suffer life-changing acute spinal cord injuries each year. These injuries lead to neurological compromise through an inflammatory response and ... read more
  • Posted at 6:45 AM
    Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (NYSE: TDS) and United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE: USM) will be webcasting their first quarter operating results conference call on May 6, 2016, at 9:30 a.m. central time. To listen to the webcasts, please visit the Events & Presentations pages of investors.tdsinc.com or investors.uscellular.com. The presentations will be webcast both live and on-demand. It is recommended that you register at least 15 minutes before the beginning of the presentation to register, download and install any ... read more
  • Posted at 6:35 AM
    Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) has received an $88 million order to supply electronic jammers for U.S. Navy F/A-18 Hornet and Super Hornet aircraft. The jammers protect the Navy jets from sophisticated electronic threats, including modern integrated air defense systems. The order was received during the third ... read more