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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    A timeless adage, "Live for the Moments" is the title of the new Fall 2014 ArtCarved campaign which debuts this month on the brand's Facebook page featuring a series of video episodes that share two real couples' love and life moments. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140723/129755 From their first kiss or the proposal, to a daily love note or nicknames, couples Matt & Tavia and Dane & Meg, share the way they "Live for the Moment," celebrating the way they live and love from the ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    SAN MATEO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/23/14 -- Platfora, the #1 native Big Data Analytics platform for Hadoop, today announced it has been recognized as one of this year's hottest emerging technology vendors by CRN, the top news source for solution providers and the IT channel. The annual Emerging Vendors list identifies technology vendors that have introduced innovative new products, creating opportunities for channel partners in North America to create high-margin, cutting-edge solutions for their customers. "Big Data Analytics is ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - July 23, 2014) - Birst, the global leader in Cloud BI, today announced that FICO, a leading predictive analytics and decision management software company, has embedded Birst's business intelligence (BI) solution within the FICO® Solution Stack, FICO's Big Data, predictive analytics and decision execution development environment. Birst's BI solution will be part of the FICO® Visual Insights Studio, a powerful toolset for visualizing, analyzing and reporting data trends in the FICO ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Interbrand, the world’s leading brand consultancy, announced today that Josh Feldmeth has been appointed CEO of Interbrand North America. He succeeds Lee Carpenter, who is leaving Interbrand after 12 years. As CEO ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Trusted Computing Group What: ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    BioFire Diagnostics, LLC, bioMérieux’s molecular biology affiliate, announced today that it has commenced clinical and analytical studies to evaluate the company’s FilmArray Meningitis/Encephalitis (ME) Panel, with plans to seek both FDA clearance and CE IVD marking. Infection of the ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    The Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) of the State of New Mexico has signed a new long-term contract with New Mexico Interactive, LLC (NMI) to provide eGovernment services. The new, two-year contract also includes two, one-year renewal options that the New Mexico MVD can exercise to extend ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Drizly, the premier smartphone app for fast, convenient alcohol delivery, today announced expansion to its fifth major American city, as it unveiled service in Denver, Colo. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140515/87903 The Mile High City joins Boston, New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles as the cities experiencing the magic of Drizly alcohol delivery. Beginning today, Denverites can get their favorite beer, wine and liquor delivered in just 20-40 minutes, for the same price that they pay for products in the store. Neighborhoods where Drizly is available ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    The Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) today announced it has named Yongcheol Park of LG Electronics as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). In this position, Park will be responsible for creating and maintaining all of the WPC specification roadmaps and ensuring that new technology developments are leveraged by the various working groups. He will also be the chairperson of the joint chairs of the Low Power Work Group, Medium Power Work Group, Kitchen Working Group, Resonance Task Force and Compliance and Compatibility ... read more
  • Posted at 8:54 AM
    Please note insertion of TOLIS in sixth bullet point of release dated July 22, 2014.. mTape - The Industry's First Thunderbolt LTO-6 Backup & Archiving Solution (Photo: Business Wire) The corrected release reads: ... read more
  • USAA and IBM Join Forces to Serve Military Members --- ARMONK, N.Y. and SAN ANTONIO, July 23, 2014
    Posted at 8:48 AM
    IBM (NYSE: IBM) and USAA announced that the cognitive capabilities of IBM Watson technology are now available to USAA members. USAA is the first to commercialize the use of Watson as a consumer-facing application. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO USAA, a financial services provider for the military community, is offering IBM's Watson Engagement Advisor in a pilot to help serve military men and women as they transition from military to civilian life. By accessing Watson, USAA members will be able to ask questions related to the ... read more
  • Posted at 8:48 AM
    Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Zydelig® (idelalisib) 150 mg tablets for the treatment of three B-cell blood cancers. Zydelig is indicated in combination with rituximab for patients with relapsed chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) for ... read more
  • Posted at 8:41 AM
    Today Biogen Idec (NASDAQ: BIIB) announced that the European Commission (EC) has granted marketing authorization for PLEGRIDYTM (peginterferon beta-1a) as a treatment for adults with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS), the most common form of multiple sclerosis (MS). PLEGRIDY is dosed ... read more
  • Posted at 8:38 AM
    Mark S. Sanders MD FACS of the Sanders Clinic for Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine is a featured participant in the American Diabetes Association Expo July 26 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Reliant Center, Hall B - Booth 858. Over 8000 attendees are expected to participate in the event. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140723/129820 A board certified Orthopaedic surgeon who holds a subspecialty certificate in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine as well as an active member of the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society, Dr. ... read more
  • Posted at 8:33 AM
    Humacyte, Inc., a pioneer in regenerative medicine, has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has designated the HumaGraft™ development program for vascular access in hemodialysis patients as a Fast Track Development Program. HumaGraft™ is being developed to help provide reliable and robust vascular ... read more
  • Posted at 8:30 AM
    Direct Surety, a standalone surety underwriting company connecting contractors directly with its surety underwriters to establish credit limits and pricing, today announced DirectServ Plus™, a state-of-the-art Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) solution founded on DirectServ™ — a proprietary risk analysis system designed to ... read more
  • Posted at 8:30 AM
    Sister companies, CUSO Financial Services, L.P. (CFS) and Sorrento Pacific Financial, LLC (SPF), full-service broker dealers and SEC Registered Investment Advisers providing customized investment and insurance solutions to financial institutions, have released a new mobile application that allows retail investment ... read more
  • Posted at 8:30 AM
    Marchex, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCHX), a mobile advertising technology company, will team up with Google next Wednesday for a Google Hangout session on how businesses can drive more calls from consumers who are constantly searching for products and services on their mobile phones. ... read more
  • Posted at 8:30 AM
    ZipZap, Inc. (www.zipzapinc.com), the leading global transaction network, today announced its European expansion, offering 34 countries across Europe opportunities to use cash to purchase Bitcoin and other digital currencies. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140723/129694 Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140723/129695 ZipZap has developed strategic partnerships across Europe to provide free sign up, free wallet and free deposits. European consumers can purchase digital currencies and/or pay bills for their relatives or friends in other countries. "ZipZap has a commitment to simplify and democratize payments worldwide," ... read more
  • Posted at 8:30 AM
    Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR), a leading provider of broadband, voice, data and satellite television services, today announced that Elena Kilpatrick has been promoted to Vice President and General Manager of its Pennsylvania operations. Kilpatrick will oversee field operations, residential and commercial sales, and every aspect of ... read more