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Monday, June 18, 2012

  • Canada's top export - humour? --- NEW YORK, June 18, 2012
    Posted at 7:11 AM syrup. If that conjures up images of Canadian pets, entertainment, and cuisine, you are not alone - for now. But you may want to take a sneak peek at Eric McCormack's view of a lesser known but more real side of Canada. Canadian writers and comedians have long shared their unique brand of humour (yup with a "u") to entertain millions of people worldwide. Tapping into the smiles is the focus of Canada: For the Fun of It! ... read more
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    Industry Standard Research (ISR) today announced the launch of a new market research report titled “MSL and Sales Strategies for the US Oncology Market”, which provides pharmaceutical and biotech sales and marketing professionals with insight into how US Oncologists want ... read more
  • Posted at 7:09 AM
    Powerade, the Official Sports Drink of the London 2012 Olympic Games, is offering athletes from around the world the unique opportunity to train with professional athletes and coaches at the Powerade Sports Academy during London 2012. As part of ... read more
  • Posted at 7:06 AM
    SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/18/12 -- Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) WHAT: Technologies that enable employees to be more social, allowing them to share information in real time with core members of their work "communities," are shaping the new collaborative workspace. Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) and its customers will be exploring just how these technologies are having an impact and enabling "people-centric collaboration," at the Enterprise 2.0 conference in Boston, June 18-21. Nike's Richard Foo, director of Collaboration, will deliver a keynote ... read more
  • Posted at 7:05 AM
    Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has successfully completed thermal vacuum testing of the U.S. Navy's second Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite, designated MUOS-2. Completion of this major program milestone validates performance in a simulated space environment and clears the satellite for final integrated system test. "With the completion of environmental testing, the MUOS team has illustrated its continued focus on successful program execution and mission success," said Lockheed Martin's Global Communications Systems vice president and general manager, Kevin Bilger. "The ... read more
  • Posted at 7:03 AM
    Following the launch of the Club Med iPhone and iPad apps, the resort company has unveiled a new mobile site as the next innovation in the quest for a seamless customer experience. The completion of the mobile site closes the loop for all digital users looking to access information from tablets to smart phones. The mobile site provides booking deals and views of every Club Med resort-- from the circus trapeze at Club Med Ixtapa Pacific in Mexico and the international ... read more
  • Posted at 7:02 AM
    Thompson Hine LLP is pleased to announce the arrival of Lawrence M. Prosen, who practices in the areas of construction litigation and government contracts. He joins the firm’s Washington, D.C. office from K&L Gates LLP. His addition falls on the ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    The Active Archive Alliance announced today that the Minnesota Supercomputing Institute (MSI) has implemented a 400 terabyte integrated tape and disk active archive of unstructured data to accommodate the exponential growth of user data that needs to be stored and retrieved each year. MSI ... read more
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    Today, Assurance Wireless, which provides a wireless phone and 250 free voice minutes and 250 free text messages monthly to eligible residents, introduces its services in Colorado. Assurance Wireless is a Lifeline Assistance program supported by the federal Universal Service Fund. ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Medlytix CEO Arvind Krishnaswami has been named a Business Person of the Year Award winner by the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce. Krishnaswami was honored with the Chamber's Emerging Entrepreneurs Award at the 26th Annual Business Person of the Year Awards luncheon, which was co-hosted in June by the Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC) and the Atlanta Business Chronicle. The Emerging Entrepreneurs Award is presented to a successful business owner who has operated their business for at least three years and demonstrated extraordinary ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Comcast today announced the launch of its Xfinity® Home service in Washington, D.C. and Virginia. Xfinity Home, which also launched in Maryland last month, offers traditional home security components, like police and fire alarm protection backed by 24/7 professional monitoring, as well as the ability to remotely adjust digital thermostats, turn lights on or off and watch secure live streaming video from wireless cameras while away from home. The service also comes with the Xfinity Home app, which is available ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    The Online Publishers Association (OPA) has released "A Portrait of Today's Tablet User - Wave II," a study unveiling a range of trends on the attitudes and behaviors of tablet users. Accessing content and information was found to be the dominant activity on the device (94%), followed by accessing the internet (67%) and checking email (66%). The study also revealed that tablet users' primary content-related activities include: watching video (54%), getting weather information (49%), and accessing national news (37%) and ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has been awarded a contract to support the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Tactical Communications Equipment and Services (TacCom) program. The multiple-award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract has a potential value of $3 billion to all 30 awardees over five years, if all options are exercised. General Dynamics was one of five companies selected for each of the defined technical categories. Through the TacCom contract, General Dynamics will deliver a full array of tactical communications products, ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    A revolution in modern medicine is quietly under way in Scotland, which is rapidly emerging as a global leader in regenerative medicine and drug discovery. Ranked #1 in the world for stem cell research, Scotland recently launched a new stem cell trial to cure corneal blindness, which could result in the development of the first harvest stem cells that restore the sight of millions of people. The revolutionary research, conducted by Advanced Cell Technologies at the Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, is the ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    GreatCall, Inc., a leader in wireless services that enable its customers to stay connected, safe and healthy, along with John Walsh, the creator and host of America's Most Wanted, are working together to educate families on summer safety and how 5Star Urgent Response(TM) can help you be better prepared. Studies show that accidents and crime increase in the summer. As people become more relaxed on vacation, precautions and common sense can take a back seat to summer fun. To view the ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM, the fastest growing career site for young professionals, today announced that it hired Brian Chu as vice-president of product as it builds out its team of top game designers. Chu will lead the development of the Identified consumer product, which is incorporating gaming elements to create an engaging, career-focused experience for users. Chu joins Identified from Zynga where he was lead product manager and developed the product strategy for Zynga's CityVille, one of the largest games on Facebook. ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    It is that time of year again when many people are ready to change up their wardrobe for the warm summer months. It can be difficult for many, however, to find all of the leading designers and styles, especially for those that are on the search for wholesale women's clothing at amazing prices. This is why one of the leading online wholesale apparel retailers,, is now offering a reward point system to all loyal customers in addition ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    On June 20, representatives from the U.S. Army and Rasmussen College will sign an agreement to provide priority hiring status to qualified soldiers participating in the Partnership for Youth Success (PaYS) program during a special ceremony at the Rasmussen College Eagan campus. Rasmussen College will become the first college or university to join PaYS, which is dedicated to helping U.S. soldiers transition into civilian careers. PaYS partners the U.S. Army with a cross section of corporations and public sector agencies ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    The Defense Security Service (DSS) recognized six Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) sites with its 2012 James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement Awards. The awards were presented at the annual National Classification Management Society training seminar for industrial security professionals on June 13, 2012, in Orlando, Fla. According to DSS, the Cogswell award is the most prestigious honor that can be bestowed to cleared industry, this year recognizing only 26 of the 13,000 cleared contractors. The criteria include establishing and maintaining ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Two of the nation's leading providers of technology to local sheriffs' offices have announced a new content publishing agreement that will enhance the public's ability to protect themselves from sex offenders. Appriss is the leading provider of smartphone application technology, delivering content directly from a sheriff to smartphone users. Appriss offers more than 2,800 sheriffs' offices that use its VINE program a free smartphone application for distributing news and information within their communities. The Appriss smartphone application will soon ... read more