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Thursday, January 19, 2012

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    Genbook, a leading online appointment scheduling solution, today announced a first-of-its-kind analytics feature, allowing small businesses to track critical performance data and sales patterns in real-time. Genbook Analytics is an innovative and interactive feature that enables local merchants to better understand their business performance by analyzing the revenue, service and staff data generated by the over 11 million appointments scheduled on the Genbook platform. For the first time, small local businesses have access to the same sort of powerful tools ... read more
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    Webroot, a leader in delivering Internet security as a service, today announced that it has engaged Dieter Giesbrecht as executive consultant to advise on the company's go-to-market strategy. Giesbrecht has a long history of executive management positions at industry-leading software and hardware companies, including more than a decade at Symantec Corporation (SYMC), which grew to the fourth largest independent software company worldwide during his tenure. Dick Williams, chief executive officer, Webroot, said, "Dieter's results speak for themselves; he has driven tremendous ... read more
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    Webroot, a leader in delivering Internet security as a service, today announced two executive appointments to drive global adoption of its cloud-based security solutions. Jeff Santelices is responsible for leading the company's global sales and demand fulfillment operations in the new role of vice president of worldwide demand fulfillment. He is supported by Justin Endres, who has joined as vice president of worldwide enterprise sales and operations. "Webroot is revolutionizing the information security industry. With Webroot® SecureAnywhere(TM), we aim to ... read more
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    Yahoo! (NASDAQ: YHOO), the premier digital media company, is opening the doors to the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, giving independent film fans access to one of the year’s most highly anticipated industry events. The general public will have access to 9 short films from this year’s ... read more
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    McAfee today announced that leading research firm Gartner, Inc. has placed the company in the leaders’ quadrant in its “Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms” as published on January 16, 2012. Gartner’s research examined vendors who offer solutions in the endpoint protection marketplace. ... read more
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    Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company today announced it has been named among the 100 Best Companies to Work For in the United States by FORTUNE. This is the second consecutive year that Millennium, a wholly owned subsidiary of Japan’s largest pharmaceutical company Takeda ... read more
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    Health Evolution Partners (HEP), a health care buyout firm, announced today that Barry Smith has joined the firm as Operating Partner. Mr. Smith is a veteran health care CEO with experience founding and leading health care companies, including hospice and pharmacy benefits management. Mr. Smith will ... read more
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    Code9 Mobile, LLC is pleased to announce that its Code9 Mobile parental-control smartphone application has been named a winner in the tenth annual Mobile Star Awards™ program, hosted by the mobile technology news and events site MobileVillage.com. ... read more
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    ARCA biopharma, Inc. (Nasdaq:ABIO), a biopharmaceutical company developing genetically targeted therapies for cardiovascular diseases, today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued a patent on methods for determining whether to administer or prescribe bucindolol to a patient based on whether the patient ... read more
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    Glenn Nixon of Bourbonnais, Illinois is passionate about serving his community. He has been a police officer for 17 years, served on the community council, and is currently running for state representative. As a public official, one of his priorities is keeping the residents of his ... read more
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    CTC, Inc., a leading Autodesk Authorized Developer and Autodesk Gold Partner to the AEC industry, today announced the release of BIMlist, a new family browser for Autodesk Revit software. BIMlist is a Revit family browser and management tool for finding, ... read more
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    MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/19/12 -- Cloud computing, virtualization and network convergence are more than buzzwords and these trends have real implications for all types of data-center networking systems and servers, according to The Linley Group. These topics and more will be discussed at the Linley Tech Data Center Conference, February 7-8, 2012, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in San Jose, Calif. The annual two-day, single-track conference will include technical presentations and panels featuring more ... read more
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    FOOTHILL RANCH, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/19/12 -- DecisionPoint Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: DPSI), a leading provider of mobile and wireless systems for retailers, today announced that the company experienced an overwhelming response to their tablet-based order management applications that were showcased at the National Retail Federation (NRF) trade show EXPO, January 16-17 in New York City. Attendance for the show was the largest in history and DecisionPoint's exhibit experienced greater than expected traffic, as retailers assembled to learn more ... read more
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    REDWOOD SHORES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/19/12 -- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) News Facts USANA Health Sciences, a developer and manufacturer of high-quality nutritionals, personal care, energy and weight management products, has implemented Oracle Fusion Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC), part of the Oracle Fusion Applications suite. USANA Health Sciences needed a modern, standards-based GRC platform that could replace manually intensive controls, optimize key business processes, and support the execution of a major ERP upgrade. By leveraging Oracle Fusion GRC, USANA ... read more
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    REDWOOD SHORES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/19/12 -- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) News Facts Further providing partners the enablement resources they need to learn and grow with Oracle, Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) hosted its inaugural Oracle Applications and Industry Partner Summit last week in Arizona. Welcoming more than 350 senior sales and practice leaders from 80 leading System Integrators from across North America, the event offered partners the strategies and resources they need to extend their service and solutions offerings and drive ... read more
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    NEWPORT BEACH, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/19/12 -- AirTouch Communications, Inc. (OTCBB: ATCH) (www.airtouchinc.com), which designs and markets wireless telecommunications devices, today announced that it has been named "Stock of the Year 2012" by the KonLin Letter investment report. A copy of the "Stock of the Year" article is available by calling 1-631-744-8536. In the report, KonLin publisher Konrad Kuhn noted that AirTouch has positioned itself to respond to the surging, worldwide demand for wireless communications and wireless substitution ... read more
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    SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/19/12 -- Sitecore today announced the company's participation in Dx3 Canada 2012. This year's conference, taking place January 25-26, will offer interactive presentations and panel discussions on how to create successful digital business strategies. Topics to be discussed include e-commerce, mobile Web and search. Sitecore will be exhibiting and demonstrating its extensive Customer Engagement and Digital Marketing solutions that include engagement automation, real-time personalization, sales intelligence and Web analytics. WHAT: Dx3 Canada 2012 - ... read more
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    Early-stage venture capital firm Shasta Ventures today announced the hiring of Jim Barnett as Partner and promotion of Sean Flynn to Partner. The firm continues to add and promote top Silicon Valley talent to its expanding leadership team. These executive moves bolster the growth of Shasta ... read more
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    HighJump Software, a global provider of supply chain management software, announced that its TrueCommerce EDI Solutions Group has partnered with Dydacomp, a leading provider of business technology platforms for eCommerce and multichannel merchants. This strategic partnership will enable Dydacomp’s ... read more
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    The fourth quarter report of the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) E-Government Satisfaction Index shows that customer satisfaction with federal government websites remains near record highs and far surpasses satisfaction with the federal government overall. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120119/DE37897 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110819/DE54780LOGO) According to customer experience analytics firm ForeSee, which produces the Index in partnership with ACSI, the E-Government Satisfaction Index ends the year at 75.1 on the ACSI's 100-point scale, just shy of its record highs set in the second and third quarter ... read more