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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

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    USA Mobility, Inc. (Nasdaq: USMO), a leading provider of wireless messaging and communications services, today announced several changes to its executive management team in both its wireless and software operating subsidiaries. USA Mobility, Inc. is the parent company of both ... read more
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    Marketo, the fastest-growing provider of Revenue Performance Management (RPM) solutions, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant of the CRM Lead Management Report. * (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070917/AQM011LOGO) "We see our position in the Leaders quadrant by Gartner as confirmation of our ability to help companies large and small grow revenue faster - which in turn has made us the fastest-growing company in our market," said Phil Fernandez, president and CEO of Marketo. "Marketo's powerful, easy-to-use ... read more
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    AT&T* has turned on its 4G LTE network in Nashville and Davidson County, including surrounding Maury, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson and Wilson Counties, bringing customers the latest generation of wireless network technology. AT&T 4G LTE provides several benefits, including: -- Faster speeds. LTE technology is capable of delivering mobile Internet speeds up to 10 times faster than 3G. Customers can stream, download, ... read more
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    IRVINE, Calif., June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- News Highlights: -- Broadcom wireless innovations enable Wi-Fi as the connectivity backbone for in-home media distribution -- New CE combo chip provides high bandwidth Wi-Fi for high quality video streaming and Bluetooth 4.0 for voice commands and gestural remotes -- Wireless media dongle design brings Wi-Fi Display to ... read more
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    Fieldglass, Inc., the leading technology provider to procure and manage contingent labor and services, has been named to JMP Securities' "Hot 100" list of the best privately-held software companies. Fieldglass was the only Vendor Management System (VMS) provider selected to the list, after an evaluation of its products and services, leadership, customers and market potential. "This recognition validates a formerly niche market. VMS solutions have enabled the world's largest and most sophisticated companies to manage the flexible workforce efficiently and positively ... read more
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    Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ:JKHY) is a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for the financial services industry. Its Symitar® division announced today that more than 100 clients are now processing on a hosted version of its two core systems via its OutLink Data Center(TM) offering. Both of Symitar's core systems, Episys® and Cruise®, are available for implementation in an in-house or a hosted environment. Clients can also migrate between the in-house and outsourced environments ... read more
  • AT&T 4G LTE Available In Lawrenceburg --- LAWRENCEBURG, Tenn., June 20, 2012
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    AT&T* has turned on its 4G LTE network in Lawrenceburg, bringing customers the latest generation of wireless network technology. AT&T 4G LTE provides several benefits, including: -- Faster speeds. LTE technology is capable of delivering mobile Internet speeds up to 10 times faster than 3G. Customers can stream, download, upload and game faster than ever before. -- Cool ... read more
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    Charter Center Stage 2012 Battle of the Bands (charter.com/centerstage) will heat up online this summer in its second year of showcasing talented musicians and bands of every genre, all vying for the opportunity to perform online and on stage before thousands - and be discovered beyond their hometowns. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110526/AQ10195LOGO) The band with the most fan votes will claim a spot on Center Stage at the award-winning Taste of St. Louis, taking place September 28-30 at Soldiers Memorial. Charter is the presenting ... read more
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    Frazier Healthcare and Catalent Pharma Solutions, Inc., today announced they have closed the purchase and sale of Catalent's U.S. commercial pharmaceutical packaging operations based in Philadelphia, PA and Woodstock, IL to Frazier. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120620/LA27475LOGO) The business will be operated as Packaging Coordinators, Inc. ("PCI"). The former president of the business (from 2002-2006), Bill Mitchell, will again take the helm as president and chief executive officer. Re-joining Mr. Mitchell as part of the new PCI management team are Bill Bolding, as ... read more
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    TransLattice, the geographically distributed database and application platform company for enterprise, cloud and hybrid environments, today announced the availability of its TransLattice Automation Kit (TAK). By enabling system administration professionals to easily script routine management functions, TAK provides a simple, efficient way to manage large clusters of TransLattice nodes. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100810/AQ48354LOGO) TransLattice offers a global high-performance computing fabric created from a cluster of identical nodes that work cooperatively to ensure that SQL-based, mission-critical applications and databases have unprecedented availability. While geographically ... read more
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    Redspin, Inc., a leading provider of penetration testing and IT security assessments, today announced a new assessment service that helps Fortune 1000 companies and other high profile organizations reduce their vulnerability to advanced persistent threats (APTs). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/LA27730LOGO) APTs are generally defined as a group of sophisticated, determined and coordinated attackers (sponsored by foreign governments, organized crime, or "hacktivist" networks) that target specific entities with the goal of stealing intellectual property, classified intelligence, and other valuable information. "Conventional IT security defenses are largely ... read more
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    Freescale Semiconductor has introduced three RF power amplifiers that deliver the industry’s highest levels of ruggedness, stability and gain for land mobile applications. The LDMOS power amplifiers are the newest additions to Freescale’s rapidly expanding portfolio of Airfast RF power products, and are engineered to perform ... read more
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    Nuance Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) today announced the next-generation Swype keyboard, a four-in-one keyboard that is a revolutionary step forward in the way people communicate and input text on their mobile devices. Swype now combines touch and voice input with unique adaptive capabilities to understand users’ ... read more
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    SANTA CLARA, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/20/12 -- Tensilica®, Inc. today announced that it is now ranked second in shipments of chips containing DSP (digital signal processing) IP cores for 2011 by The Linley Group, the industry's leading source for independent technology analysis of semiconductors for networking, mobile, and wireless. Tensilica attributes this growth to its focus on dataplane signal processing and strong unit volumes in smart phones, home entertainment, and communications LTE infrastructure. Shipments of devices with ... read more
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    Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has received an $87.8 million foreign military sales (FMS) contract to provide the APG-68(V)9 airborne fire control radar to Thailand, Iraq and Oman for use on F-16 fighter aircraft. The company will deliver six radar systems to the Royal Thai Air Force, 22 radar systems to the Iraqi air force and 15 radar systems to the Royal Air Force of Oman, for a total of 43 systems. Deliveries are expected to be completed by March 2015. ... read more
  • Wren Announces New Mini Bullet Camera --- ATLANTA, June 20, 2012
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    Wren Solutions, a loss-prevention technology provider helping leading retailers reduce loss and increase profits, today announced the immediate availability of a new mini bullet camera. Purpose-built for retail, it provides the ideal solution for stores in search of a video surveillance solution that is both cost-effective and aesthetically pleasing. The high-resolution camera is available in white or black, includes an auto-iris, vari-focal lens; accepts 12 VDC or 24 VAC, and is UL-approved. A universal mounting bracket is included with the ... read more
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    Inovalon, Inc. (the new name of MedAssurant, Inc.), a leading provider of data-driven healthcare solutions, today announced an expanded multi-year partnership with Independence Blue Cross (IBC), southeastern Pennsylvania's leading health insurer, which will include the company's Star Advantage(TM) and INDICES(TM) solutions. The combined solutions will allow IBC to leverage the nation's most widely used healthcare quality measurement system in order to better understand and improve its CMS Five-Star Quality Rating. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120605/MM17779LOGO) "The challenge of achieving superior clinical and quality outcomes in ... read more
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    blinkx, the world's largest and most advanced video search engine, today announced a partnership with Newsy (www.newsy.com), the network for multi-source, multi-platform video news, to give blinkx users access to breaking news clips covering everything from international politics to hot Hollywood gossip. Leveraging its unique AdHoc platform, blinkx will place contextually relevant advertising against these videos and share resulting revenue with Newsy. With so many competing news outlets across TV and the Web vying for viewers' attention, blinkx and Newsy will ... read more
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    National home values rose for the third month in a row, climbing 0.5 percent from April to a Zillow® Home Value Index[i] of $148,100. While home values continued to decline on an annual basis, falling 0.9 percent from May 2011 to May 2012, this is the smallest year-over-year decline since October 2007, according to the May Zillow Real Estate Market Reports[ii]. National rents also rose from April to May, increasing 1.8 percent, according to the Zillow Rent Index[iii]. Rents rose on ... read more
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    As Marriott Vacations Worldwide (NYSE: VAC) continues its rebirth as a stand-alone, publicly-traded company, it proudly announces a new charitable initiative that will focus its Greater Orlando Children's Miracle Network Hospitals fundraising efforts towards the expansion of The Alexander Center for Neonatology (NICU) at the Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies. Over the next five years, the company has committed to raise more than $1 million through existing and new Children's Miracle Network Hospitals fundraising activities benefiting the tiniest lives ... read more