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Wednesday, September 7, 2011

  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Diodes Incorporated (Nasdaq: DIOD), a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products within the broad discrete, logic and analog semiconductor markets, was named to the Fast Tech Award listing Friday, August 26 at the Metroplex Technology Business Council’s Tech Titans Awards Gala. ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Near Networks, a rapidly growing production studio, today launched its exciting online video channel platform for local businesses across the country. Established to help brands of all shapes and sizes affordably communicate their brand through attention-grabbing online video, Near Networks produces high-definition documentary-style programming as a ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Ceridian Corporation, a leading provider of managed human resource, payroll outsourcing, workforce management, and employee benefits administration is sponsoring How manufacturers can reduce health care costs while remaining competitive, ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    A new online community is making it easy to get expert advice on home improvement projects from the convenience of your computer. Hometalk ( is a home improvement community where homeowners and professionals go to discuss their projects and make sure they get them right the first time, ... read more
  • Posted at 4:57 AM
    Journal Register Company, one the of nation's leading local news and information companies, announced today the creation of Digital First Media Inc. Digital First Media will manage both Journal Register Company and MediaNews Group Inc. John Paton, as the Chief Executive of Digital First Media, will act as CEO of both Journal Register Company and MediaNews Group. In a separate release, MediaNews Group, the nation's second largest newspaper company as measured by circulation, announced its appointment of Mr. Paton as CEO ... read more
  • Posted at 4:55 AM
    CHATSWORTH, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/07/11 -- DataDirect Networks (DDN), the world's largest privately held information storage company, today announced the appointment of industry leader Erwan Menard as Chief Operating Officer. In this role, Menard is responsible for revenue, sales, channels and partners, professional services, customer support, supply chain optimization, and manufacturing. With a focus on the execution of DDN's strategic growth plan, Erwan's primary focus is on scaling the organization to meet the limitless demands of today's ... read more
  • Posted at 4:55 AM
    Dot Hill Systems Corp. (Nasdaq: HILL), a leading provider of Unified Virtual Storage and SAN storage solutions, today announced it will showcase its lineup of award-winning AssuredSAN(TM) storage arrays -including its new 3000 Series with market leading performance - at Booth #310 at the Midsize Enterprise Summit West, to be held Sept. 11-14, at the Hyatt Regency in Huntington Beach, Calif. Dot Hill is also a key sponsor of the event. Designed to assist midsize organizations faced with data storage ... read more
  • Posted at 4:54 AM
    PrivacyGuard, a leading identity theft protection service from Affinion, announced today a list of tips for college students to help prevent identity theft. According to Javelin Research & Strategy, "Millennials," ages 18-24, have historically taken longer to detect fraudulent activity, and therefore, PrivacyGuard believes, been more likely than other age groups to be severely impacted when they are victims of identity theft. College students are especially attractive targets for identity thieves because they have unblemished credit records, making ... read more
  • Posted at 4:50 AM
    The LGL Group, Inc. (NYSE Amex: LGL) (the “Company”) announced that the Company will present at G8: ThinkEquity’s 8th Annual Growth Conference to be held on September 13-14, 2011, at the Le Parker Meridien, located at 119 West 56th Street, New York, NY, 10019. The Company’s ... read more
  • Posted at 4:50 AM
    Putnam Investments, long recognized for its commitment to customer service excellence, today announced that it has become the first mutual fund company to enable shareholders to access its Web content simply by scanning a code on their quarterly statements with a smart phone. The ... read more
  • Posted at 4:50 AM
    SILVER SPRING, MD -- (Marketwire) -- 09/07/11 -- Sonatype, the company that is transforming software development, today announced that it will add Red Hat's popular JBoss Community project components to the Central Repository, the industry's leading source for open source Java components used daily by more than 40,000 organizations worldwide. JBoss Community projects serve as the foundation for JBoss Enterprise products by Red Hat, the leading provider of open source software. Several of these projects, including JGroups, Javaassist, Netty, ... read more
  • Posted at 4:47 AM
    Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE:TWC) today announced that it has commenced an underwritten public offering of debt securities with maturities of 10 and 30 years. The net proceeds from the issuance of the debt securities are expected to be used for general corporate purposes, which may ... read more
  • Posted at 4:45 AM
    EMRISE CORPORATION (OTCBB: EMRI), a multi-national manufacturer of defense and aerospace electronic devices and communications equipment, announced today that management is scheduled to make an investor presentation at the Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference as part of the Growth/Special Situations Track on Tuesday, September 13, at 9:10 am Eastern Time. The conference is being held September 11-13 at The Waldorf-Astoria in New York City. A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available at or on ... read more
  • Posted at 4:45 AM
    Today, Apricorn ( announced the enhancement of its popular SATA Wire Notebook Hard Drive Upgrade Kit with a super-fast USB 3.0 interface. The new connection allows for upgrade speeds up to 10x faster than with traditional USB 2.0. Priced at just $29 and bundled with Apricorn's popular EZ Gig Cloning Software, the all-inclusive upgrade kit provides a USB 3.0 connection to ANY 2.5" SATA notebook hard drive or SSD (solid state drive), providing a fast and affordable way to upgrade ... read more
  • Posted at 4:39 AM
    TiVUS, Inc. (Pink Sheets: TIVU), today announced installation of its current contract for in-room high-definition (HD) internet-protocol television (IPTV) in the Downtown Doubletree® Hotel & Executive Meeting Center in Omaha, Nebraska. (Logo: ) "I am pleased installation of our HD IPTV system with ad-insertion at the Downtown Doubletree is currently underway," commented Shiva Prakash, TiVUS' president and chief executive officer. "The 60-month Doubletree contract provides the property with TiVUS' unique HD IPTV in-room entertainment solution with ad-insertion for this 19 ... read more
  • Posted at 4:37 AM
    blu Cigs, the e-cigarette brand delivering the superior style and flavor along with the freedom to enjoy smoking anywhere has just announced the official launch of its much-anticipated blu Smart Pack -- the next evolution of the e-cig experience. The first of its kind, blu's Smart Pack features a bevy of tech-savvy enhancements to make the e-cig experience even more interactive and enjoyable -- including a homing device feature to locate other blu users close by, automatic re-ordering when your ... read more
  • Posted at 4:37 AM
    ChannelAdvisor, a global e-commerce platform provider that enables retailers to sell more across online channels, today announced its 2011 Autumn Release featuring upgrades to its Marketplaces and Comparison Shopping solutions. All of the features of the Autumn Release revolve around enhancing visibility into retailers’ e-commerce sales, ... read more
  • Posted at 4:36 AM
    The Verizon Small Business Center will host a free webinar Wednesday (Sept. 7) featuring Ramon Ray, editor & technology evangelist of, during which he will offer 19 rules for business owners to grow their business. Toward the end of the webinar, Ray will host an open question-and-answer session. The free live webinar begins at 2 p.m. ET. Follow @VZSmallBiz on Twitter (or for live tweets of key tips provided by Ray, or search in Twitter for ... read more
  • Kip Frey Joins EvoApp as President and CEO --- DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 7, 2011
    Posted at 4:35 AM
    EvoApp, the leading provider of social media business intelligence, today announced that its board of directors has named Kip Frey to serve as the company's Chief Executive Officer and President. Frey was attracted to EvoApp ( because he recognized the tremendous potential the social web has to impact business. "Too many companies today focus on social monitoring without really understanding how the conversations occurring in the greater social web impact their business," he said. "EvoApp is a unique opportunity because ... read more
  • Posted at 4:32 AM
    Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading global provider of text imaging solutions, has released the 6-font Parkinson Electra® typeface family, available from Designer Jim Parkinson based his design on the 1930s work of William Addison Dwiggins, whose Electra typeface created for the Linotype® ... read more