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Thursday, July 28, 2011

  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    Stocks featured in this week's Zacks Industry Rank analysis include Intel (Nasdaq: INTC), Texas Instruments (NYSE: TXN). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101027/ZIRLOGO) Zacks Industry Rank Analysis is written by Dirk Van Dijk, CFA, Chief Equity Strategist, Zacks.com. Semiconductors Slipping Eight different semiconductor and semi-equipment "industries" are in the 45 lowest ranked, and six of those are in the bottom twenty. Some of those "industries" are very small, with just two firms in them, but two others are relatively large. The Analog and Mixed Signal Semiconductor group has 18 ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    4Sight Business Intelligence, Inc., a leading provider of off-the-shelf property & casualty specific business intelligence products, announced that Century Casualty Company has chosen 4Sight Business Intelligence for Property & Casualty Insurance. "We were looking for a business intelligence solution which would allow us to provide reports, dashboards and ad-hoc reporting capabilities to our users, both internal and external." said Hugh Nelson, Senior Vice President of Century Casualty. "4Sight Business Intelligence for P&C provides us an affordable solution that provides ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    In support of World Hepatitis Day today, Merck (NYSE: MRK) (known as MSD outside the United States and Canada) reported updates on three patient-focused programs to support the hepatitis C community. These programs are part of the company's Hope Against Hepatitis C initiative, Merck's ongoing commitment to increase awareness, prevention and diagnosis of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. They are the latest examples of how Merck is working to deliver on its mission to help the world be ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS), the nation's largest pharmacy health care provider, will welcome thousands of delegates to the 2011 National Urban League Conference as a title sponsor of the event that is taking place in Boston this week. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/NE75914LOGO ) "We are excited to partner with the National Urban League and to support this important event," said Larry J. Merlo, President and CEO of CVS Caremark. "Like the Urban League, we value diversity and share a common belief ... read more
  • Accessorize the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1(TM) --- BASKING RIDGE, N.J., July 28, 2011
    Posted at 6:30 AM
    The newly launched Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1(TM) is now available from Verizon Wireless, but it's not alone. Customers can enhance their tablet experience with the following selection of accessories: -- Bluetooth® Keyboard with Case gives customers access to a full keyboard with dedicated Android(TM) keys to email, browse the Web, multi-task, control music and more. Customers can stand and adjust ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    Charity Dynamics, a provider of comprehensive online marketing and fundraising solutions for nonprofits, today announced that nonprofit organizations across the country have now raised more than $100 million directly through the company's Boundless Fundraising solution since it first launched less than three years ago. Boundless Fundraising is a suite of online fundraising applications that enable participants in nonprofit special events to extend their fundraising efforts through Facebook®, email and mobile devices. More than 75 U.S. charities currently use the applications as ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include: Boeing (NYSE: BA), Textron (NYSE: TXT), United Technologies (NYSE: UTX) Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and American Airlines (NYSE: AMR). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101027/ZIRLOGO) Get the most recent insight from Zacks Equity Research with the free Profit from the Pros newsletter: http://at.zacks.com/?id=5513 Here are highlights from Wednesday's Analyst Blog: ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    ID Watchdog Inc. (TSX.V: IDW, OTC: IDWAF) today announced the availability of its free credit monitoring and alert services through partner Bitdefender®. Working to provide consumers with free, early warning systems for identity theft, ID Watchdog integrated its identity monitoring and preservation tools and services into Bitdefender Internet Security 2012. "This partnership, with yet another leader in the Internet security space, helps us further our mission to make sure consumers have the tools that help them find identity theft and fix ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    FNDS3000 Corp (OTCQB: FDTC), an international prepaid processing company currently introducing electronic payment solutions to the South African market, today announced that Robert Klein, Country CEO South Africa, is scheduled to be a speaker at "Payments - Southern African Conference and Exhibition." The conference will take place on August 2 - 4, 2011, at the Emperors Palace, Kempton Park in Johannesburg, South Africa. The three day conference will feature over 30 speakers, 10 panelists and case studies focusing on the challenges ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    With the blurring of geographic boundaries and the need to expand in global emerging markets, business leaders at the world’s largest companies see strategic innovation as crucial to their future growth plans, according to an exclusive Wipro-Forbes Insights survey. The in-depth insight study examined and summarized ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    Spirent Communications plc (LSE: SPT), a global leader in test & measurement, and Symmetricom® Inc. (NASDAQ:SYMM), a worldwide leader in precision time and frequency technologies, today announced Spirent’s participation in Symmetricom’s SyncWorld™ Ecosystem Program. ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    Digi International (NASDAQ: DGII) today introduced the XBee® Wi-Fi, an embedded module that enables industry leading low power, serial-to-Wi-Fi networking in the popular XBee form factor. Because of the XBee’s common footprint and application programming interface (API), customers can now ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    SynTel LLC, a provider of document design and mailroom optimization software and services, today announced implementation of CASS Cycle N certification. SynTel’s completion of this certification replaces the United States Postal Service (USPS) CASS Cycle M, which expires on July ... read more
  • Posted at 6:28 AM
    Merchants and consumers in Tri-Cities and Yakima, Washington celebrated the launch of Spotted Fox this week after a host of festivities welcomed the next-generation daily deal site to the city. The rapidly-growing Spotted Fox will now bring Tri-Cities and Yakima consumers daily deals up to 90% off while tending to the merchant's bottom line - in other words, the popular daily deal site will please both consumers and merchants alike. Spotted Fox launched into Tri-Cities and Yakima as part of their ... read more
  • Posted at 6:27 AM
    Black Box Corporation (NASDAQ:BBOX), a leading communications system integrator dedicated to designing, sourcing, implementing and maintaining today’s complete communications solutions, announced today that it has received the ShoreTel 2011 Circle of Excellence Award. ShoreTel, Inc., the leading provider of IP ... read more
  • Posted at 6:25 AM
    ZAGG Inc. (NASDAQ: ZAGG) (www.ZAGG.com) said today that it will report financial results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2011 on Monday, August 15, 2011, immediately following the closing of regular stock market trading hours. The Company will hold ... read more
  • Posted at 6:23 AM
    Elevate, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Highland Business Services, Inc. (OTCBB:HGLB), an innovator in the delivery of broadband digital services, today announced the addition of Peter Cannistra to its Board of Advisors. SUMMARY ... read more
  • Posted at 6:22 AM
    TheStreet (Nasdaq: TST), a leading digital financial media company, announced today that the Credit Power Index (TM) produced by its RateWatch division showed a sixth straight month of improvement for consumers in June as interest rates for certain adjustable-rate mortgages and car loans dropped to the ... read more
  • Posted at 6:21 AM
    Overall customer service satisfaction is much higher among wireless contract-based customers than those who subscribe to prepaid or non-contract service plans, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2011 U.S. Wireless Customer Care Performance Full-Service Study(SM)--Volume 2 and the 2011 U.S. Wireless Customer Care Performance Non-Contract Study(SM)--Volume 2, both released today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050527/LAF028LOGO-a) Now in its ninth year, the semiannual study provides a detailed report card on how well wireless carriers provide service to their customers via three contact methods: telephone calls ... read more
  • U.S. News Weekly Now Available on iPad --- WASHINGTON, July 28, 2011
    Posted at 6:18 AM
    U.S. News Media Group announced today that its U.S. News Weekly App for iPad is now available on the App Store. Readers can now experience U.S. News Weekly's insightful content and compelling features by purchasing a monthly subscription for only 99 cents through In-App Purchase on the App Store. Existing subscribers have access to the iPad edition immediately through their current subscription, and for new users, access to the first issue is free. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100603/PH13717LOGO ) U.S. News Weekly debuted in January ... read more