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Friday, November 21, 2014

  • Posted at 11:42 AM
    SubscriberWise®, a leading provider of analytics-driven subscriber decision management technology and the nation's largest issuing consumer reporting agency for the communications industry, announced today that the company has integrated FICO 9 with its industry-leading and award winning segmentation and decision management technology. The integration ... read more
  • Posted at 11:18 AM
    United Airlines customers using Android devices can now use the latest version of the United app to access the airline's complimentary personal device entertainment service, which enables passengers to view hundreds of movies and television shows in flight on their Wi-Fi-enabled mobile devices and laptops. United launched a beta version of its personal device entertainment system earlier this year for laptop computers and Apple devices. Content, stored on on-board servers, is available on nearly 200 United aircraft, including the carrier's ... read more
  • Posted at 11:15 AM
    Scantron Corporation, a leading provider of K–12 interim/formative assessment solutions, has announced that the California Department of Education has selected its Performance Series® computer adaptive assessment solution to help support the diagnostic measurement of Mathematics and English Language Arts among the state’s ... read more
  • Posted at 11:15 AM
    Archway Technology Partners, LLC (“Archway”), an Indianapolis-based provider of software products and outsourced support services for the investment management and private wealth management industries, today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire WealthTouch Holdings, Inc. (“WealthTouch”), a leading ... read more
  • Posted at 11:13 AM
    Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), Ranking Member on the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies and architect of the Fattah Neuroscience Initiative, released the following statement at the conclusion of the Society for Neuroscience's (SfN) 2014 conference in Washington, D.C. congratulating Dr. Steven Hyman, who assumed the SfN Presidency at their annual meeting. The Society for Neuroscience is the world's largest organization of scientists and physicians devoted to understanding the brain and nervous system: "Congratulations to Dr. ... read more
  • Posted at 11:04 AM
    Intellicorp Records, Inc., a Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK) business, has been named to HRO (Human Resource Outsourcing) Today magazine’s 2014 Baker’s Dozen list of the nation’s top 13 employment screening providers. This recognition marks the sixth appearance on the list for IntelliCorp, which provides background checks and ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    How many times has this happened to you: You show up for an online date, and the person you were hoping to meet is nowhere to be seen. Instead, you meet somebody who looks vaguely like the photos you've seen, and acts like somebody you'd never say hello to in real life. It's happened to me more times than I care to remember, and it's happened to millions of others. It's not fair, it's not right, but it's a reality. For every ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) announced an AT&T CARES contribution of $5,000 to The Pathway Home. The Pathway Home, Inc. provides comprehensive treatment for our nation's military personnel who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan, assisting those impacted by post-traumatic stress (PTS), traumatic brain injury (TBI), and other post-combat mental health challenges to successfully reintegrate into their families and the community at large. With the funding received from AT&T, The Pathway Home will purchase tablet computers that can be used in the ... read more
  • Posted at 10:54 AM
    The Enterprises TV show producers are pleased to present a segment reviewing the latest trends in wireless communication. As companies of all sizes expand, the need to connect with drivers, service people and customers also grows. Businesses are utilizing the best wireless devices to communicate with their employees and customers. The segment will present new and useful information on the products and services available to business owners. It will air soon on most cable television networks. Photo - The program ... read more
  • Posted at 10:49 AM
    Marketsmith, Inc. and founder Monica C. Smith are proud to announce that the New Jersey Technology Council's 2014 Impact Company of the Year Award has been awarded to Marketsmith for its groundbreaking work with i.Predictus, an advertising analytics platform that pulls together siloed and inconsistent data to create an integrated story of cross-channel marketing performance. "Last night was meaningful to me for a host of reasons," stated Monica C. Smith, founder and Chairwoman of Marketsmith and CEO of i.Predictus. "I have ... read more
  • Posted at 10:48 AM
    Spinal Elements, an innovative California spine technology company, officially celebrated the two-year anniversary of its Hero Allograft launch at this year's North American Spine Society (NASS) convention in San Francisco. The company hosted a celebration where it announced that an estimated $600,000 for children's charities will have been raised from its Hero Allograft sales by the end of 2014. This doubles the amount raised by Spinal Elements last year. The donations will be split nationally between Make-A-Wish and St. Jude ... read more
  • Posted at 10:37 AM
    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights by majority vote commends President Obama on his issuance of the Immigration Accountability Executive Action, which focuses on repairing some of the fundamental flaws in our current immigration system. The Commission stated, "We understand the outlined actions are not comprehensive, and in order to fully modernize our system of immigration, Congress will need to act. Nevertheless, the actions taken by the President today allow immigrants to come out of the shadows, expand DACA (Deferred ... read more
  • Posted at 10:37 AM
    Mace Security International (OTCPINK: MACE) (“Mace® Brand”) announces a return to a core business of supplying less-lethal tactical munitions and weapons systems for law enforcement, corrections and military markets. Through its subsidiary, Mace Tactical Solutions, the Company has recently expanded its offerings to a complete line ... read more
  • More Genetic Clues Found in a Severe Food Allergy --- PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 21, 2014
    Posted at 10:36 AM
    Scientists have identified four new genes associated with the severe food allergy eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE). Because the genes appear to have roles in other allergic diseases and in inflammation, the findings may point toward potential new treatments for EoE. "This research adds to the evidence that genetic factors play key roles in EoE, and broadens our knowledge of biological networks that may offer attractive targets for therapy," said study leader Hakon Hakonarson, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Center for Applied Genomics ... read more
  • Posted at 10:33 AM
    Cleveland, Ohio (November 20, 2014) -Pyramyd Air, the world's largest Internet airgun retailer, was awarded the 2014 BizRate Circle of Excellence award, the company's 4th consecutive year in a row to win. Photo - The Award, awarded by Bizrate® Insights, a Connexity company and one of the largest sources of consumer-generated reviews of online retailers in the United States, recognizes retailers that received outstanding online customer satisfaction scores throughout a one-year period, as rated by millions of verified online buyers. The ... read more
  • Posted at 10:33 AM
    Imagination TV, Inc. (OTC Pink: IMTV), announced today it has partnered with "Drones to the Rescue" to help them gain awareness and assist in the launch of the new company starting with their Indiegogo project. The new project named "Drones to the Rescue" is launching Monday November 24th 2014 at "Drones to the Rescue" will change the way we handle emergency situations. Drones have a unique ability to locate, assist and save victims, faster with more efficiency than ... read more
  • Posted at 10:30 AM
    To celebrate the launch of and mark the end of beards around the nation, MenEssentials will be hosting a pop-up shave shop in Westwood Village, Los Angeles on Monday, December 1 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The event, which will donate 100 percent of proceeds to the Movember Foundation, invites guys to use (and lose) their beards to benefit a greater cause: prostate cancer awareness. After providing Canada with the largest and most extensive arsenal of men's grooming, skincare ... read more
  • Posted at 10:29 AM
    Covidien plc (NYSE: COV) today announced, for purposes of the Irish Takeover Rules, that the definitive joint proxy statement of Covidien plc and Medtronic, Inc., which also serves as a prospectus of Medtronic Holdings Limited and comprises Covidien’s scheme circular required under Irish ... read more
  • Posted at 10:24 AM
    The Internet is such an integral part of our daily lives that it's easy to forget just how influential it really is. In the past decade, companies have embraced the web so thoroughly that it's almost unheard of for any business or organization to forgo establishing a website no matter how small their operation may be. Nevertheless, simply having a website is no longer enough to have a positive impact. More than simply existing, a website needs to leave a ... read more
  • Troy Businesses to Benefit from 123Net Expansion --- TROY, Mich., Nov. 21, 2014
    Posted at 10:21 AM
    123Net Inc., one of Michigan's largest telecommunications and internet service providers, announced today that it is deploying significant new resources to bring massive amounts of capacity, up to 10 Gigabit per second, to the Troy Metropolitan area. The expansion of the Troy network will include up to five new High Speed Fixed Wireless (PoP) sites, further backed by an additional eight miles of new fiber and Microwave backhaul. "Troy was an easy choice for this investment," said Jim Hart, ... read more