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Saturday, October 25, 2014

  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport dedicated two new displays at DFW's Founders Plaza airport observation area today honoring the over 500 local corporate, business and community organizations and the thousands of volunteers who took part in the "Welcome Home A Hero" program to personally greet incoming troops at DFW when the formal program was in operation from 2004 through 2012. The new exhibits include a commemorative center detailing the accomplishments of the volunteer greeter program, expanded information about DFW Airport, ... read more

Friday, October 24, 2014

  • Posted at 4:25 PM
    International Media Distribution (IMD) and Eros International announced today that Comcast is offering a selection of Bollywood titles from Eros International free of charge from now through October 29 to all digital Xfinity TV customers. This special limited time viewing opportunity is being offered in celebration of Diwali, the Indian festival of lights. The free Bollywood titles are available through Xfinity On Demand > Multicultural > Bollywood Hits Free. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141024/154334 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141024/154335 To view the complete SVOD service ... read more
  • Posted at 4:17 PM
    Chideo, the first interactive charity broadcast network, today announced it has expanded its roster of award-winning musicians with its newest ambassador, Grammy® Award-winning rock band Train. The legendary rock band will leverage its relationship with Chideo to continue its commitment to San Francisco-based organization Family House, which serves as a home away from home for families of children with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses. In an exclusive video on the charity network, lead singer Pat Monahan explains the band's connection ... read more
  • Posted at 4:06 PM
    Leading dermatologic surgeon Dr. Jason Emer of Beverly Hills, Calif. was featured on Scoopla Oct. 22, where he weighed in on breaking celebrity plastic surgery rumors. The segment discussed the swarming plastic surgery suspicions surrounding actress Renee Zellweger's apparent new look, as debuted on the Elle Women in Hollywood Awards in Beverly Hills last Monday. Dr. Emer was contacted for his expert opinion on what the actress may or may not have had done. "She may have had eyelid skin ... read more
  • Posted at 3:45 PM
    As the building blocks of global organizations, virtual teams can provide a company access to diverse skill sets and expertise, knowledge and wisdom about emerging markets, and round-the clock business hours for efficiency. However, effectively managing these dispersed teams requires overcoming difficult hurdles. According to recent research, more than 25 percent of global team disappointments, such as seeing a project not move forward due to lack of a decision-making process, stem from lack of management or inflexibility. With more than one-third ... read more
  • Posted at 3:43 PM
    Violence and crime are global issues that affect individuals of every age, gender, race, and socioeconomic status. Now, there's a personal safety app for iOS and Android mobile devices aimed at preventing attacks and safeguarding evidence of any incident. The app is called iWitness and it gives people a way to protect themselves using their smartphones. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141024/154339 Here's how iWitness works. Once downloaded on a smartphone, the user simply touches 'record' any time they're walking alone, are in an uncertain situation, or ... read more
  • Posted at 3:29 PM
    Digital Power Corporation (NYSE MKT: DPW) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Digital Power Limited, has secured an additional $1.6M order from the Republic of Korea to provide uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems to be fitted to Military Afloat Reach and Sustainability (MARS) tankers being built by Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME). DSME is building four MARS tankers to support Type 45 Destroyers while at sea. To be delivered to the UK Ministry of Defense (MoD), each MARS tanker requires ... read more
  • Posted at 3:07 PM
    Why and how financial institutions must understand all the cyber risks they face as well as those of their business partners will be the topic addressed by Dr. Aleksandr Yampolskiy, CEO and founder of SecurityScorecard Inc., at the Advisen Cyber Risk Insight Conference, to be held October 28, here. His discussion will center on the use of a cloud-based risk assessment service, like SecurityScorecard, to evaluate the security health of an organization's information eco-system. SecurityScorecard is the only security ... read more
  • Posted at 3:01 PM
    Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) and tw telecom (NASDAQ: TWTC) today announced the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has cleared Level 3's pending acquisition of tw telecom. The FCC's approval is effective immediately. About Level 3 CommunicationsLevel 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) is a Fortune 500 company that provides local, national and global communications services to enterprise, government and carrier customers. Level 3's comprehensive portfolio of secure, managed solutions includes fiber and infrastructure solutions; IP-based voice and data communications; wide-area ... read more
  • Posted at 3:00 PM
    Best Practices designed the Medical Affairs Consortium to provide Medical Affairs leaders with a forum for sharing insights about the key challenges they face. The consortium has developed a mechanism for creating and sharing solutions through three virtual roundtable discussions where leaders discuss key findings from the Medical Affairs Consortium survey. Best Practices has completed the analysis for the first roundtable of the 2014-2015 Medical Affairs Consortium with very strong participation. Fifty-five medical affairs leaders completed the survey from various ... read more
  • Posted at 2:50 PM
    Burzynski Research Institute, Inc. (BRI) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given the company permission to conduct an open-label study of Antineoplastons A10 and AS2-1 in patients > 3 months of age with a diffuse intrinsic brainstem glioma (DIPG). Study subjects will be placed in one of five treatment groups based on their age and whether or not they have received prior treatment for DIPG. The primary study endpoint is a decrease in the size ... read more
  • Posted at 2:34 PM
    Twelve companies offering best-in-class technology solutions are helping launch a new industry coalition to support law enforcement and judicial authorities as well as help elected officials and the public learn about the safety and financial benefits of electronic citation technology. The new eCitation Coalition (www.ecitationcoalition.com) includes manufacturers, distributors, value-added resellers and independent software vendors involved in providing an alternative to traditional paper-based citation systems to a variety of law enforcement, judicial and other governmental agencies. The announcement of the new Coalition's launch ... read more
  • DST Systems, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend --- KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 24, 2014
    Posted at 2:26 PM
    DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE: DST) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.30 per share on its common stock. The dividend will be payable December 12, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 26, 2014. About DST Systems DST Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of sophisticated information processing and servicing solutions to companies around the world. Through its global enterprise, DST delivers strategically unified data management, business ... read more
  • Posted at 2:23 PM
    Media accreditation is open for the launch of NASA's next commercial cargo resupply flight to the International Space Station. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO SpaceX is currently targeting no earlier than Dec. 9 for lift off of its Dragon spacecraft atop a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS) in Florida. This will be the company's sixth visit to the space station and fifth commercial resupply mission, delivering several tons of supplies, including new science experiments and technology research. Prelaunch and launch ... read more
  • Posted at 2:23 PM
    Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: DRNA), a leader in the development of RNAi-based therapeutics, today announced that the Company will release its third-quarter 2014 financial results before market open on Thursday, November 6, 2014. Management will conduct a conference call ... read more
  • Posted at 2:17 PM
    Seabury Group (“Seabury”), a leading global advisory and professional services firm, announced today that it has successfully advised the U.K.-based Monarch Airlines Group (“Monarch” or “the Group”) with respect to the completion of its strategic review and restructuring program. Under the program Monarch has secured ₤125 ... read more
  • Posted at 2:15 PM
    The following statement is being issued by C. Duane Dauner, President, California Hospital Association: "The California Hospital Association applauds the leadership of Governor Jerry Brown and his Administration to ensure that patients and the health care workforce are protected and that hospitals are prepared to respond if an Ebola case occurs in California. The designation of UC Hospitals to receive and treat patients is the latest step in what has been a comprehensive response by health care leaders, hospitals, physicians, nurses, ... read more
  • Posted at 2:08 PM
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville today released a request for proposals for a 25MW Combined Heat and Power (CHP) renewable energy project at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama. The Redstone Arsenal project is a 30-year Power Purchase Agreement, whereby the Army offers to purchase the on-site generated renewable steam and electricity for up to 30 years in accordance with the terms and conditions stipulated in the resulting contract. The contractor will finance, design, build, operate, own and ... read more
  • Posted at 2:08 PM
    Lundbeck LLC announced today that it has received a Complete Response Letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its New Drug Application seeking approval of Carbella™ (carbamazepine) injection, an investigational intravenous formulation of the anti-epileptic drug (AED) carbamazepine. Lundbeck is currently addressing requests ... read more
  • Posted at 2:00 PM
    A Jeep brand vehicle is one of the most famous and recognizable automobiles in the entire industry. Even in the beginning of their development, drivers knew that Jeep was going to be a very special kind of vehicle. In recent years Jeep has been designing and building the greatest SUVs and crossovers in the auto industry. A Jeep's versatility, capability and off-road prowess have made them one of the most iconic vehicle brands in the world. Photo - ... read more