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Thursday, September 27, 2012

  • Posted at 9:54 AM
    This year's Social Good Summit sparked a record-setting global conversation on using social media and technology for good. The summit united people participating online and in-person in nearly 300 cities, including New York, Beijing, and Nairobi, around one goal: unlocking the potential of social media and technology to make the world a better place. The gathering took place as world leaders gathered to kick-off the UN General Assembly, opening the dialogue about world issues and challenges to a ... read more
  • Posted at 9:51 AM
    Cricket Communications, Inc. and ZTE, today announced the upcoming availability of the ZTE Engage. The Engage will be available at Cricket company-owned stores, dealers and beginning Tuesday, October 2, 2012. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: (Photo: ) (Logo: ) The ZTE Engage is a full-featured, multimedia powerhouse based on Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), equipped with a 4.0" capacitive touchscreen, a 1.4GHz CPU and an 8.0 megapixel camera with LED flash. With Android 4.0, ... read more
  • Posted at 9:44 AM
    Contour Energy Systems, Inc., innovator of next-generation battery systems, highlights the application of its new Lithium/Carbon Fluoride (Li/CFx) primary batteries in medical devices with the publication of an informative Medical Application Brief. Contour's proprietary Fluoronetic(TM) fabrication technique combines multi-layered carbon nano-materials with new manufacturing processes to achieve long shelf life and wide temperature operation. Additionally, the Li/CFx series' patented "Tunable Cathode" allows the cell's fundamental properties to be fine-tuned for optimal energy and power density. Contour's Li/CFx cells are ... read more
  • Posted at 9:43 AM
    The Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) today announced "The Voice Of ___," the online destination for the 2012 presidential debates. Beginning later this month, "The Voice Of ___" digital initiative will provide the American public with access to information about the issues at large, feature the live debates, allow access to archival debate footage, and give people throughout the country the opportunity to share their voice. "The Voice Of ____" will be showcased exclusively across a coalition of partners ... read more
  • Posted at 9:41 AM
    First Trust Retirement, a premier low-cost leader for self-directed IRAs specializing in alternative investment holdings, announced today it will participate in the 2012 REISA Annual Conference and Trade Show, hosted by the Real Estate Investment Securities Association. REISA is the nation's leading trade association of decision makers that influence close to 20,000 professionals in the alternative investment space. First Trust Retirement's platform is a unique solution powered by the financial industry's leading transfer agent, DST Systems, Inc., tailored specifically ... read more
  • Posted at 9:35 AM
    EvergreenHealth and Valley General Hospital have announced the intent to form a new affiliation that will give Snohomish County residents more choices and access to the integrated, high-quality services offered by EvergreenHealth and its partners Virginia Mason Medical Center and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Valley General Hospital's Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Wednesday to approve a Letter of Intent ("LOI") to enter into an agreement which would make Valley General Hospital an affiliate of EvergreenHealth. The EvergreenHealth Board of Commissioners is ... read more
  • Posted at 9:34 AM
    NanoH2O, Inc., manufacturer of the most efficient and cost effective reverse osmosis (RO) membranes for seawater desalination, today announced that it has been chosen for the 2012 Artemis Top 50 Water Tech Listing(TM). This is the fourth consecutive year that NanoH2O has been named by the Artemis Project which promotes solutions to address global water challenges. This year's list was compiled by a jury that included experts from corporations such as Intel, Archer Daniels Midland, IBM, Ecolab and Syngenta as ... read more
  • Posted at 9:32 AM
    Health 2.0 will unveil eight brand new health technology companies at the Launch! session on October 9th, during its Sixth Annual Fall Conference in San Francisco. During the popular session, each of the eight startups will present their products in a series of rapid-fire, back-to-back, 4 minute demos. Through a live voting round, the audience will award one astounding company a spot on the main stage at Health 2.0's Seventh Annual Fall Conference. Since 2008, Health 2.0 has premiered 65 ... read more
  • Posted at 9:32 AM
    OpenStack® Folsom, the sixth release of the open source cloud computing platform, saw a 65 percent increase in contributors, as well as the addition of Networking and Block Storage services, architected in line with the OpenStack philosophy of pluggability and extensibility. While work was underway to ... read more
  • Cox Charities 2012 Grant Cycle Now Open --- HERNDON, Va., Sept. 27, 2012
    Posted at 9:30 AM
    Cox Communications announces the opening of its Cox Charities grant cycle. Applications for 2012 funding will be accepted from Sept. 21 to Oct. 12, with awards announced in January 2013. Applications and information are available at Cox Charities is Cox's charitable giving initiative that supports non-profit organizations focused on youth and education programs throughout Virginia. The program, now in its third year, serves Cox communities in the Hampton Roads, Northern Virginia and Roanoke service areas. "Over the last ... read more
  • Posted at 9:30 AM
    Smiths Medical, a leading global manufacturer of medication delivery and therapeutic products, announced today that the United States Navy awarded the company with a contract to equip the USNS Comfort medical treatment facility hospital ship with the company's Level 1® HOTLINE® Fluid Warmer. ... read more
  • Posted at 9:24 AM
    Healthland, America's market leader of healthcare information technology solutions for rural hospitals, today announced it will launch Centriq Clinic, an ambulatory solution designed to improve patient care by enabling complete and instant access to patient information across both the hospital and clinic. Designed with input from ... read more
  • Posted at 9:17 AM
    Open Mobile Media has today announced record registrations last week for this years “The Open Mobile Summit and Appcelerate 2012”. This definitive industry summit for the leaders of the new converged mobile economy takes place at the InterContinental Hotel, San Francisco, ... read more
  • NHTSA Profiles Buffalo DWI Program --- BUFFALO, N.Y., Sept. 27, 2012
    Posted at 9:16 AM
    The New York 8(th) Judicial District Hybrid DWI Court was one of six jurisdictions in the U.S. profiled in a newly released National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) study. The report, Transdermal Alcohol Monitoring: Case Studies, evaluates the impact of high-tech transdermal alcohol monitoring on drunk drivers and local communities. Commissioned in 2010, the case studies take an in-depth look at high-tech, transdermal alcohol monitoring programs in six U.S. jurisdictions. The 8(th) Judicial District Program program, which began utilizing transdermal ... read more
  • Posted at 9:15 AM
    Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a leading global technology distributor, was presented with a Gold Stevie® Award in the electronics category for Company of the Year in the 10th Annual American Business Awards. Winners were ... read more
  • DST's Vision® Professional Reaches Milestone --- KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 27, 2012
    Posted at 9:15 AM
    DST Brokerage Solutions, committed to the development and delivery of next generation advisor tools for the financial industry, announced today that Vision Professional has reached agreements with more than 75 unique broker-dealers. Vision Professional, launched in 2011, is a component of the DST Brokerage Solutions offering designed to help broker dealers better manage their business. Vision Professional provides access to premium content seamlessly integrated into the DST Vision website, and offers enhanced features providing advisors an affordable solution for generating ... read more
  • Posted at 9:15 AM
    NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 09/27/12 -- BlazeMeter, provider of the Apache JMeter™ based load testing cloud, today announced the release of its latest performance plugin, this time, for the open-source Jenkins software. Jenkins Continuous Integration (CI) is the de facto practice for enterprise software development and now Jenkins developers can engage in realistic cloud testing as part of the continuous integration process. The new BlazeMeter plugin allows users to leverage cloud based load testing as part of the ... read more
  • Posted at 9:12 AM
    COLUMBIA, MO -- (Marketwire) -- 09/27/12 -- Signaling a transformation in the way physicians and hospitals are enabled by technology to improve care, MHC announced today that five leading hospitals and healthcare providers are the first to participate in the state's pioneering health information network. BJC HealthCare, one of the largest nonprofit healthcare organizations in the U.S.; Mercy, with 31 acute care hospitals and 1,700 integrated physicians in the Midwest; and SSM Health Care, with 17 hospitals and the first ... read more
  • Posted at 9:09 AM
    BELLEVUE, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/27/12 -- 4G Americas, a wireless industry trade association representing the 3GPP family of technologies, today announced that it has published a detailed technical white paper on Digital Dividend considerations in the Americas region. The white paper, "The Benefits of Digital Dividend," outlines the important spectrum harmonization decisions that regulators are facing throughout the Americas region. "More spectrum is the single most important solution for the continued success of mobile communications throughout North, Central ... read more
  • Posted at 9:04 AM
    SAN MATEO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/27/12 -- DataStax, provider of the Big Data platform that powers mission-critical enterprise applications, today announced a number of exclusive events during Oracle OpenWorld 2012. The world's largest educational and networking event for Oracle technology providers, partners and customers, Oracle OpenWorld is taking place at San Francisco's Moscone Center from September 30 - October 4. GAME ZONE, LOUNGE & BOOTH Game Zone (Booth 3817): Get your game on! During OpenWorld, DataStax will be hosting the ... read more