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Monday, December 5, 2011

  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    SEATTLE, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/05/11 -- Optify, the leading provider of online marketing software and services for the real time web, today announced its top five 2012 predictions based on insights from customers, analysts, and partners. The past year saw many new developments in online marketing, including evolving organic and paid search landscape, convergence of social media and search marketing, growth of mobile and local searches, and a rapid rise in spending on social media marketing using Facebook, ... read more
  • Posted at 6:55 AM
    Sterling Infosystems Inc., today announced it has acquired AISS, a leading background screening company, from Acxiom Corporation (Nasdaq: ACXM). Sterling, one of the largest background screening companies in the world, now takes the second spot and is well positioned for future growth. (Logo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110629/NY28181LOGO</font> ) William Greenblatt, Founder and CEO of New York City-headquartered Sterling, said, "The acquisition of AISS, one of our largest competitors, is a pivotal point in Sterling's history because it will make us the ... read more
  • Posted at 6:51 AM
    Customers and executives of SumTotal® Systems, Inc., the innovator in strategic Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions, recently gathered in Arizona for the inaugural summit of the company’s newly-formed Executive Leadership Council (ELC), an initiative to further SumTotal’s commitment to ensuring ... read more
  • Posted at 6:50 AM
    Acxiom® Corporation (Nasdaq: ACXM), a recognized leader in marketing services and technology, today announced that it has agreed to sell its background screening unit, Acxiom Information Security Systems (AISS), to Sterling Infosystems, the third largest background screening company in the ... read more
  • Posted at 6:40 AM
    NutWare, a software solution that helps businesses in the nut industry improve productivity and profitability, has been nominated for Best Product of the Year by the World Ag Expo. The software, which has been developed by Nut Software, provides a business automation solution that includes inventory, sales, and field management. By focusing less on technology and day-to-day logistics, business owners can spend more time and energy growing their operations and expanding their businesses. "We are very pleased to announce that our newly ... read more
  • Posted at 6:40 AM
    Verizon Wireless and WellPoint, Inc., today announced a digital initiative that utilizes high-quality, secure video conferencing through Verizon Wireless' 4G LTE network to help consumers take steps to live healthier. The collaboration represents the innovative approach both companies have undertaken to advance healthcare-related services by enabling seamless, virtual dialogue between consumers who are members of a WellPoint-affiliated health plan and their nurse care managers, all from the convenience of a 4G LTE mobile device. By leveraging Verizon Wireless' high-speed ... read more
  • Posted at 6:31 AM
    MeeGenius Inc., the world's largest enhanced digital library for kids, today announced a partnership with Fuhu Inc. to provide its library of children's books on the Nabi tablet, the world's first full-featured Android tablet and platform made especially for kids. "We're very excited by this partnership, fostering a life-long love of reading from a young age is MeeGenius' core mission," said MeeGenius co-founder and CEO Wandy Hoh. "Providing MeeGenius' educational entertainment on this new device means more kids and parents ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    Crossbeam Systems today announced that it has joined Brocade’s Technology Alliance Partner Program (TAPP). As a TAPP Advantage Alliance Partner, the companies will work together to deliver Crossbeam’s X-Series network security platforms to enterprise and service provider markets where there is increasing demand for high-performance and ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    At this week's 46th Annual Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibition for the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), Cardinal Health launched BarCode360(TM), a solution that supports hospitals' medication safety initiatives by making it easier, more timely and cost efficient to order medications and ensure more unit-dose medications can be scanned at the patient bedside. ASHP has set a goal for 75% of U.S. hospitals to fully implement barcode medication administration (BCMA) by 2014[1], because this process can prevent medication errors by ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) will host an Investor Conference on Wednesday, December 7, 2011 beginning at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The final presentation will conclude at approximately 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time. A live webcast of the day's presentations may be accessed at www.wsw.com/webcast/igt. An archive of the webcast will be available until January 7, 2012 and can be accessed at www.wsw.com/webcast/igt. About IGT International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) is a global leader in the design, development and manufacture of gaming ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    Healthcare is experiencing a myriad of changes in the administrative, legislative and technology pillars, with each contributing to the dynamic as we know it. Verizon Wireless recognizes the need for innovative technologies to address these pillars and is building solutions that address the largest healthcare challenges. The goal is to improve access to quality healthcare and efficiency while driving lower costs. Verizon Wireless is focused on developing solutions to address the enormous economic and human cost of chronic ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    Medidata Solutions (NASDAQ: MDSO), a leading global provider of SaaS-based clinical development solutions, today announced that Medidata Insights™ has been named the gold winner in this year’s Techie Awards healthcare category. The Techie Awards honor companies ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    ModusLink Global Solutions™, Inc. (NASDAQ: MLNK), which designs and executes value chain strategies for the world’s largest technology and consumer goods companies, today announced that Thomas Nightingale has been appointed President, Sales and Marketing, effective December 15, 2011. Nightingale will lead ModusLink’s global ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    DiagnosisOne, the clinical decision support and analytics company, today announced that gloStream has selected DiagnosisOne to provide clinical decision support (CDS) for its electronic medical record (EMR) solutions. Through this relationship, gloStream will seamlessly ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    MTN Satellite Communications (MTN), the global provider of communications, connectivity and content services to remote locations around the world, today announced that it will provide Costa Cruises' new flagship, Costa Fascinosa, with Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) services by leveraging its global satellite network that so many cruise ships have come to rely on for delivering crew and passenger data anywhere in the world. For the past two decades MTN has proven that it is the de-facto VSAT standard within ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    Vringo, Inc. (NYSE Amex: VRNG), a provider of software platforms for mobile social and video applications, today announced that it has closed a round of financing totaling approximately $3.35 million, consisting of gross proceeds of $850,000 in new funds from the issuance of <font size="2" face="Arial">817,303</font> shares of common stock, and the conversion into common stock of $2.5 million of convertible notes previously issued in a bridge financing led by prominent venture capital firms Benchmark Capital and DAG Ventures in ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    TwinStrata, Inc., the leading innovator of cloud-based data storage, backup and disaster recovery solutions, today announced that the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), the largest public school system in California and second largest public school district in the U.S., has deployed TwinStrata CloudArray® in fifteen remote locations to provide continuous data protection. The deployment allows for a seamless replacement of primary storage, tape and backup software while instantly providing disaster recovery to any location globally. (Logo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111115/NE06670LOGO</font>) ... read more
  • ADMS-Airbase Unveiled by ETC Simulation at I/ITSEC --- SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., Dec. 5, 2011
    Posted at 6:30 AM
    Environmental Tectonics Corporation's ("ETC" or the "Company") Simulation Division recently unveiled ADMS-Airbase at the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) in Orlando, FL this past week. ADMS-Airbase, the newest product in the ADMS suite of simulation training systems, was developed to specifically address the unique challenges of military-aided emergency and disaster response professionals. "ADMS-Airbase is built upon the same proven platform as our industry-leading Advanced Disaster Management Simulator (ADMS(TM)); it offers the combination of high definition ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    NETGEAR(®), Inc. (NASDAQGM: NTGR), a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers, today announced it has added a broad range of premium content channels to the NeoTV(TM) Streaming Player (NTV200), including Best Buy's CinemaNow. With the CinemaNow channel, NeoTV users can choose from a large selection of entertainment content and instantly stream it to their TVs in up to full 1080p HD and surround sound from the comfort of their living room. The addition of ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    Starting this holiday season, Intuit Inc. (Nasdaq:INTU) is offering a new way for small businesses to increase online sales. With Intuit SimpleStore for Facebook, any current SimpleStore user can establish a professional-looking store as part of their business page. The free tool ... read more