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Wednesday, August 31, 2011

  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    Kingsway Amigo Insurance Company has chosen The Stingray System for the processing all of their lines of business. The Stingray System, from Maximum Processing, will be utilized for policy, billing, claims and reinsurance processing. "We reviewed a number of solution providers in the industry and wanted to find one that was knowledgeable about non-standard automobile and could provide a flexible and scalable system that would allow us to easily grow our business," said Alberto Naon, President and COO of ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 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: SINA Corp. (Nasdaq: SINA), Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG), Baidu Inc. (Nasdaq: BIDU), Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Youku.com Inc (NYSE: YOKU). (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 Tuesday's ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    Today, Zacks Equity Research discusses the Aerospace & Defense, including Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT), The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA), Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) and General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101027/ZIRLOGO) A synopsis of today's Industry Outlook is presented below. The full article can be read at http://www.zacks.com/stock/news/59948/Aerospace+and+Defense+Stock+Outlook+-+August+2011 Defense spending is the major source of revenue for the top nine global aerospace companies. But with the U.S. government expected to institute greater austerity in its defense budget going forward, defense ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    Rohit Bhargava, social media expert and SVP-global strategy & marketing of Ogilvy PR Worldwide's Washington office, will be the monthly luncheon speaker at the Georgia Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110308/CL60927LOGO ) The event will be Thursday, September 15, 2011, at Maggiano's-Buckhead, 3368 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta. Registration for the luncheon begins at 11:30 a.m. with a noon luncheon and program. Bhargava, a recognized marketing authority, author, blogger and keynote speaker, will share 10 insights for practitioners about creating a ... read more
  • Posted at 5:29 AM
    GRANITE FALLS, NC -- (Marketwire) -- 08/31/11 -- Business Continuity Solutions, Inc. ("BCS") (PINKSHEETS: BUCS) announced today the creation of a new business unit that will focus on sales of the Company's backup and disaster recovery systems and rugged computing products to public sector agencies and departments throughout the U.S. The business unit will be headed by Doug Carter, a 20-year law enforcement and human resources veteran who joins the Company as Public Sector Account Manager. In addition to ... read more
  • Posted at 5:29 AM
    The gap between CEO and CFO pay is growing. Middle-market CFOs earn an average of $927,743, around 40 percent of CEO pay ($2,338,874), according to an analysis of 600 public companies conducted by BDO USA, LLP, a leading accounting and consulting organization. Both groups saw significant ... read more
  • Posted at 5:27 AM
    AT&T* today announced the availability of its mobile broadband network in Bluefield, Beckley and Princeton, WV, extending access for advanced mobile services, devices and feature-rich audio and video content to customers in the area. In Beckley, new mobile broadband coverage has been added to the core of the town from the Rte. 19 (N. Eisenhower Drive)/Rte. 41 (Stanaford Rd.) junction in the north, down to S. Kanawha St. and the Raleigh area in the south, as well as along Harper ... read more
  • Posted at 5:24 AM
    CARY, North Carolina, August 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sapiens International Corporation N.V. [http://www.sapiens.com ] (NASDAQ and TASE: SPNS), a global provider of innovative insurance software solutions and a member of the Formula Group (NASDAQ: FORTY and TASE: FORT), announced today that Tokio Marine Management, Inc. (TMM) [http://www.tokiomarine.us ] has selected Sapiens' RapidSure Policy Administration [http://www.sapiens.com/property-casualty.htm ] and Reinsurance [http://www.sapiens.com/reinsurance.htm ] solutions to enhance its legacy environment and enable rapid time to market. The implementation is currently underway and on track ... read more
  • Posted at 5:17 AM
    Tyler Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: TYL) has signed an agreement with Sussex County, Del., for Tyler’s Munis® enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. The agreement, valued at approximately $1.1 million, includes related professional services, maintenance and support. ... read more
  • Posted at 5:17 AM
    Social Interest Solutions (SIS), a mission-driven, nonprofit organization dedicated to leveraging technology innovation to improve consumers’ access to health and human services, today announced a strategic alliance with Microsoft. The relationship will involve working collaboratively to help government entities save ... read more
  • Posted at 5:15 AM
    KING OF PRUSSIA, PA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/31/11 -- Ci&T, a technology outsourcing and software product engineering company, today announced that it is expanding its support for its United States customers with a new delivery center in Argentina. The new center, which is expected to grow to 1,000 employees in the next five years, will serve Ci&T's U.S. clients and furthers the company's mission to provide geographically convenient Nearshore services to its customers. Ci&T's new Nearshore delivery center will ... read more
  • Posted at 5:15 AM
    International Rectifier Corporation (NYSE:IRF) today announced that President and Chief Executive Officer Oleg Khaykin will participate in a question-and-answer session at the Citi 2011 Technology Conference on Wednesday, September 7, 2011 at 10:45 a.m. Eastern Time. The conference will be held at the Hilton New York ... read more
  • Posted at 5:15 AM
    NetLogic Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: NETL), a worldwide leader in high-performance intelligent semiconductor solutions for next-generation Internet networks, today announced that ZTE Corporation, a leading global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions, has selected NetLogic Microsystems’ industry-leading NLA11k knowledge-based processors, ... read more
  • Posted at 5:15 AM
    Zippi Networks, Inc. (Pink Sheets: ZIPZ), a Mobile Applications company focused on delivering Gaming and Entertainment apps for today's mobile lifestyle, announced their most recent efforts to seek out additional talent for its mobile gaming initiative. The company has set its sights on interns from Stanford University, UC Berkley and other Top Universities in the San Francisco Bay Area. Zippi has taken a unique approach to their development of this gaming app, which involves bringing top talent at the University ... read more
  • Posted at 5:15 AM
    To continue to stay ahead of rising demand for wireless voice, 3G multimedia and Internet access, Verizon Wireless has expanded its local network in portions of Crawford, Morrow and northeastern portions of Marion County. Consumer Advantages The new cell site provides increased wireless voice and 3G data at the intersection of state routes 288 and 100, along State Route 309 and in the town of Iberia. Additional coverage includes: -- North from West Point to Galion Country ... read more
  • Posted at 5:13 AM
    SGS Consumer Testing Services, a leading global provider of verification, testing and certification services, is expanding in the U.S. with the opening of a new electrical and electronics lab in Atlanta dedicated exclusively to testing and certifying electrical and electronic (E&E) products. SGS will hold an open house on Tuesday, September 20, with testing demonstrations and facility tours, including a 10-meter electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) testing chamber large enough to fit a car. The new lab will evaluate the electromagnetic capability, battery ... read more
  • Posted at 5:13 AM
    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has just announced the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Initiative. On August 23, 2011, CMS invited providers to apply to help test and develop four different models of bundling payments. Letters of intent and completed applications are due ... read more
  • Posted at 5:10 AM
    Pervasip Corp. (OTCQB:PVSP) announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, VoX Communications, a leading provider of wholesale Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) cloud-based telephony solutions, has signed an agreement with NeoMagic Corporation (NMGC.PK) to offer VoX Communications' digital phone and video service. Pervasip's Chief Information Officer, Mark Richards, noted, "We are very pleased to be working with NeoMagic as they roll out our video product to their customers. NeoMagic is very familiar with the Ojo Vision video phone. NeoMagic was one of ... read more
  • Posted at 5:09 AM
    SANTA ANA, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/31/11 -- Silex Technology America Inc., a global leader in wired and wireless networking solutions, today announced the SX-SDPGN System-in-Package (SiP) and the SX-SDMGN wireless radio module. Silex Technology based the SX-SDPGN on Qualcomm Atheros' third-generation SDIO WLAN technology, featuring 802.11n for mobile electronic devices. This product is ideal for devices requiring performance enhancements over existing 802.11g radios at comparable price points. With its small footprint -- only 8.3 x 9.2 mm -- ... read more
  • Posted at 5:08 AM
    TigerText, the global leader in private and controlled mobile messaging applications and platform solutions, today announced a partnership with Manage Mobility, the award winning, national telecommunications management and logistics firm based in Alpharetta, Georgia. The partnership will allow Manage Mobility to offer its diverse group of ... read more