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Friday, May 1, 2015

  • Posted at 8:45 AM
    It is not just a game anymore as UCLA neurosurgeons slip on Oculus Rift virtual reality headsets used in gaming to be transported inside their patients’ brains. The UCLA Department of Neurosurgery is collaborating with Surgical Theater LLC to integrate the Oculus Rift with Surgical Theater's 3D ... read more
  • Posted at 8:42 AM
    Morningstar, Inc. (NASDAQ: MORN), a leading provider of independent investment research, has launched one of the first market-monitoring apps for Apple Watch. Morningstar's free app is an extension of its existing iPhone app and part of a suite of eight smartphone and tablet apps for individual investors and financial advisors. https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150501/213235 Mike Barad, who heads up mobile solutions for Morningstar, said, "Our latest mobile launch builds on our commitment to meeting investors where they are in new and innovative ways. Wearable ... read more
  • Posted at 8:37 AM
    ProtoKinetix, Incorporated (OTC: PKTX) (www.protokinetix.com) (“ProtoKinetix” or the “Company”) announces that it has received and accepted the resignation of Mr. Peter K. Jensen as a Director of the Company effective as of April 30, 2015. Mr. Jensen’s resignation was due ... read more
  • Juno Venture LLC Awarded NASA Contract --- HOUSTON, May 1, 2015
    Posted at 8:32 AM
    Five weeks ago the contracting officers at NASA announced the contract holders for the Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) contracting vehicle. Of the many bidders for this contract, only a select few were chosen, one of which is Juno Venture LLC, a collaborative effort between TSRC, Inc. and PCPC Direct, Ltd. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150430/213034LOGO SEWP is a Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) vehicle available to all federal agencies and their contractors. This is the fifth (V) rendition of SEWP. These contracts are ... read more
  • Posted at 8:30 AM
    KORE Wireless, the world’s largest managed wireless network services provider specializing in machine-to-machine (M2M) communications, has teamed with RevX Systems to provide an integrated Billing and Revenue Management System for clients seeking to maximize revenue from wireless connected services. ... read more
  • Posted at 8:30 AM
    AT&T* has invested more than $120 million in its best-in-class wireless and wired networks in Charleston between 2012 through 2014, driving a wide range of upgrades to enhance reliability, coverage, speed and performance for residents and business customers. As part of its Project Velocity IP (VIP), an investment plan focused on network enhancement and expansion, AT&T in 2014 made 36 wireless network upgrades in the Charleston area, including 18 new cell sites and 18 new wireless high-speed Internet connections. ... read more
  • Posted at 8:30 AM
    AT&T* has invested more than $250 million in its best-in-class wireless and wired networks in Columbia from 2012 through 2014, driving a wide range of upgrades to enhance reliability, coverage, speed and performance for residents and business customers. As part of its Project Velocity IP (VIP), an investment plan focused on network enhancement and expansion, AT&T in 2014 made 44 wireless network upgrades in the Columbia area, including nine new cell sites, six capacity upgrades, and 29 new wireless high-speed Internet ... read more
  • Posted at 8:30 AM
    AT&T* has invested nearly $150 million in its best-in-class wireless and wired networks in Greenville from 2012 through 2014, driving a wide range of upgrades to enhance reliability, coverage, speed and performance for residents and business customers. As part of its Project Velocity IP (VIP), an investment plan focused on network enhancement and expansion, AT&T in 2014 made 27 wireless network upgrades in the Greenville area, including 12 new cell sites, the addition of network capacity, and 13 new wireless ... read more
  • ARS Humano Selects HealthEC® --- PISCATAWAY, N.J., May 1, 2015
    Posted at 8:28 AM
    HealthEC(®), a leading pioneer in population health management solutions, announced today that ARS Humano, a major provider of health plans and related services in the Dominican Republic, has chosen to implement HealthEC(®)'s Care Coordinator solution. The solution will support ARS Humano's more than one million members, as well as over 130 clinics, 125 laboratories, more than 100 pharmacies, and over 3,000 physicians. https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150501/213238LOGO HealthEC(®)'s Care Coordinator will provide ARS Humano with complex case management, as well as disease management, including assessments, ... read more
  • Posted at 8:26 AM
    FieldLens, a mobile field management platform for the construction industry, today announced the launch of a new daily reporting feature unlike anything currently available in the industry. Typical construction projects see at least one daily report created by field personnel from each of the contractors on the project. Larger projects require manually collecting detailed information from multiple supers and foremen at the end of the workday. The process is not collaborative and field personnel are essentially forced to recall everything they ... read more
  • Posted at 8:18 AM
    The Comcast Foundation today announced a grant of more than $100,000 for the California State PTA. The two year grant will be used to develop digital literacy curriculum and sessions for the organization's School Smarts Parent Engagement Program. The program currently offers a seven session parent academy that educates parents on topics that include: understanding the education system, communicating effectively, advocating for a quality education, and the importance of parent involvement. The key principle of the program is inclusion and ... read more
  • Posted at 8:16 AM
    Governor Tom Wolf today outlined a contingency plan to protect 382,000 Pennsylvanians from losing subsidies that help them afford health insurance coverage. Governor Wolf sent a letter to the federal Department of Health and Human Services declaring Pennsylvania's intent to implement a State-based Marketplace for Pennsylvanians to shop for health insurance coverage in the event the United States Supreme Court rules that people are not eligible for subsidies to help them afford health coverage in states where the federal government ... read more
  • Posted at 8:15 AM
    BioKansas will announce the winner of the Kansas BioGENEius Challenge following its board meeting at the KU Medical Center Research Institute – Fairway, KS. The Kansas BioGENEius Challenge is a premier competition for high school students conducting research in biotechnology in Kansas. The winner ... read more
  • Posted at 8:06 AM
    The Council for Research Excellence (CRE) has released the results of two new qualitative studies that yield numerous insights on consumers' adoption of new video technology, group viewing behavior and over-the-top (OTT) and out-of-home (OOH) viewing preferences. Among the findings: the introduction of one or more streaming devices into a household results in significant shifts in viewing patterns; smart TVs generate more group viewing; and the initial usage of OTT services leads to an increase in total time spent watching television. ... read more
  • Posted at 8:02 AM
    Sling TV today launched two Latino add-on packs to the “Best of Live TV” core package. Each available for $5 per month, the “Deportes Extra” pack connects soccer enthusiasts and sports fans with top games and programming, while the “Películas & Novelas Extra” pack delivers popular ... read more
  • Posted at 8:02 AM
    HCL Technologies, a leading global IT services company and SAP partner, announced that it will showcase to customers and prospects its portfolio of innovative solutions for SAP® Business Suite 4 SAP HANA® at SAPPHIRE® NOW and the ASUG Annual Conference, being held May 5-7 in Orlando, ... read more
  • Posted at 7:58 AM
    Today marks the halfway point of an 80,000-hand journey in the "Brains Vs. Artificial Intelligence" poker competition. After 40,000 hands, the 'humans'-- four professional poker players -- have taken a lead over Carnegie Mellon University's artificial intelligence program, Claudico. Hosted at Rivers Casino, this first-ever challenge began on Friday, April 24. The pros -- Doug Polk, Dong Kim, Bjorn Li and Jason Les -- were confident that they would crush Claudico over the course of two weeks. Though ... read more
  • Posted at 7:55 AM
    EverBank is pleased to announce the winners of The 3rd Annual EverBank Cup Contest, recognizing outstanding achievement in data mining and analytics by Florida higher education students. Justin Mooney, a Master’s degree student at the University of Central Florida ... read more
  • Posted at 7:54 AM
    Northwest Biotherapeutics (NASDAQ: NWBO) ("NW Bio"), a U.S. biotechnology company developing DCVax® personalized immune therapies for solid tumor cancers, announced today that the Company has closed on the $28.5 million second tranche of a $40 million investment from Woodford investment funds in the UK ("Woodford"). Woodford first invested $25 million in NW Bio on November 19, 2014. On April 2, 2015, Woodford entered into an agreement with the Company for a further $40 million investment in two tranches ($11.5 million ... read more
  • The IU-UNC LogMBA Program Announces 2015 Graduates --- CHAPEL HILL, N.C., May 1, 2015
    Posted at 7:44 AM
    The IU-UNC LogMBA (www.IU-UNClogMBA.org) program recognized its ninth class of graduates on April 30, 2015 at the Army and Navy Club in Washington, D.C. RADM Erroll M. Brown, USCG (Retired), delivered the commencement address for the ceremony and acknowledged the critical leadership graduates will provide in our complex, data-driven world. https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150501/213208 "Globally, we have become increasingly more interconnected and, as a result, more interdependent. Because of their immense scale and critical dependency, we struggle to understand, influence, and control the massive supply ... read more