IAC (Nasdaq: IACI) announced today that Thomas J. McInerney, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, intends to leave the company at some point in the coming months, after 12 years with IAC. No specific date has been set for his departure and Mr. McInerney will remain CFO through an appropriate transition.
"I have been with the IAC family of companies for twelve years, and in my current position for the last six. Our actions over the ... read more
Following the launch of its new super-capacity French-door refrigerator, the largest capacity model in its class, LG Electronics USA today announced the "LG Ultimate Jelly Bean Count Contest," an online competition that takes Main Street USA's favorite unofficial unit of measurement to a whole new level. The contest challenges anyone and everyone to guess how many jelly beans can fit inside the spacious refrigerator. The winner will receive a complete kitchen makeover, built around LG's premium kitchen suite ... read more
CyberTrails (www.cybertrails.com), a provider of managed information technology services, has successfully passed the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Statement on Auditing Standards No. 70 (SAS 70) Type II examination.
"By leveraging the controls we have in place, we continue to add additional value because now our clients are not required to implement the same level of controls and procedures within their own IT infrastructures"
Why is SAS 70 so important? http://www.cybertrails.com/Corporate/SAS.aspx
The report underscores CyberTrails' adherence to rigorous, industry-accepted ... read more
It's been said that big things come in small packages. But according to experts at IEEE, the world's largest professional technical association, some of the technology innovations and devices that could make the biggest impact in our world are so small millions of them could fit on the head of a pin. These game-changing advancements in nanotechnology, or the "science of small things," are transforming the way researchers are approaching how to solve some of our world's greatest challenges.
How about ... read more
Prime Therapeutics, one of the nation's leading pharmacy benefit managers (PBM), has launched four new benefits packages offering a complete spectrum of options from rich benefits to deep savings. One of the new plans, Reliance, comes with a net drug spend guarantee of $47 per prescription.
"Our Reliance plan keeps costs predictable for plan sponsors," said Michael Showalter, Prime Chief Marketing Officer. "The goal is to make pharmacy benefits easy, understandable and affordable. Through Reliance, there will be no surprises, allowing ... read more
(RBC Life Sciences: OTCQB: RBCL) - RBC Life Sciences, Inc., a provider of proprietary nutritional supplements, wound care and pain management products, today reported consolidated net sales of $7.5 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2011, compared to net sales of $7.8 million for the same period during 2010. The Company also reported net earnings of $17,000, or $0.00 per share, compared to net earnings of $172,000, or $0.01 per share, for the same quarter last year. ... read more
Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS) and CHDI Foundation, Inc. announced today a renewal of their collaboration to discover and develop an antisense drug for the treatment of Huntington's disease (HD), a fatal neurodegenerative disorder. This collaboration builds upon earlier successful alliances in which CHDI, a non-profit biomedical research organization dedicated to the development of therapeutics for HD, provided funding to support Isis' early work in HD.
"Reducing the amount of mutant huntingtin, the protein that causes Huntington's disease, is ... read more
SuccessEHS will sponsor the California Primary Care Association (CPCA) as a 2011 Gold Level Annual Sponsor. As the statewide leader and recognized voice representing the interests of California community clinics and health centers and their patients, CPCA represents more than 800 not-for-profit community clinics and health centers serving the needs of 4.7 million patients.
SuccessEHS supports CPCA's mission of eliminating barriers to health care access through the successful integration of technology. SuccessEHS, which offers Electronic Health Record (EHR) and Practice ... read more
The Weather Channel Companies (TWCC) and Twitter today announced the launch of The Weather Channel Social, an integration of local, weather-related Tweets across TWCC's television, Web and mobile platforms. Now consumers will be able to see real-time Tweets about local weather displayed alongside forecasts on weather.com, through The Weather Channel on mobile, and on television. This unique integration was made possible by Wiredset's Trendrr social curation and conversation analysis technology.
As part of The Weather Channel Social launch, TWCC has also ... read more
WikiLoan, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WKLI) (the "Company"), a peer-to-peer lending platform, announces today that it has launched a newly redesigned website that delivers a significantly improved user experience for both Borrowers and Lenders. The Company invites all shareholders to go to the website, www.wikiloan.com, and experience the enhancements for themselves.
"We have been working for several weeks to simplify the process on our website in order to attract and convert more customers. We have made substantial changes to ... read more
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/11/11 -- Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that data from a preclinical study of PRT064445, a recombinant Factor Xa inhibitor antidote, will be presented in an oral session at the upcoming European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress 2011 in Paris. PRT064445 is a companion product to betrixaban, the Company's Phase 3-ready, long-acting, oral direct Factor Xa inhibitor. It has demonstrated the capability for reversing anticoagulation induced by the class of Factor ... read more
REDWOOD SHORES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/11/11 -- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL)
Oracle today announced that Oracle® WebLogic Server 11g, a component of Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g, together with Oracle Database 11g Release 2 running on Oracle's Sun Blade X6270 M2 server module set a new record for all 2-processor systems on the industry-standard SPECjEnterprise2010 benchmark (1).
Oracle's integrated and optimized solution beat the best 2-processor IBM WebSphere and DB2 9.7 benchmark result using the same number of identical ... read more
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 08/11/11 -- Information Builders, an independent leader in business intelligence (BI) solutions, today announced that Alpha Bank, one of the largest financial services companies in Greece, has deployed an operational reporting and enterprise integration environment to deliver information to bank regulators and help users react quickly to changes in global financial markets. In the wake of an international banking crisis that has virtually crippled the Greek economy, Alpha Bank is using Information ... read more
Bion Environmental Technologies, Inc. (OTC BB/QX: BNET) announced today that it has been notified by the United States Patent and Trademark Office that the patent application entitled "Micro-Electron Acceptor Phosphorus Accumulating Organisms" has been granted.
The new patent provides enhanced protection for Bion's micro-aerobic digestion process's nutrient uptake capabilities with respect to the removal of phosphorus from livestock waste, as well as a wide range of other waste streams. The new patent strengthens Bion's patent portfolio by describing ... read more
Insmed Incorporated (Nasdaq CM: INSM), a biopharmaceutical company, announced today that Timothy Whitten, President and CEO of Insmed, will be presenting a corporate overview at the 2011 Wedbush Securities Life Sciences Management Access Conference on Tuesday, August 16, 2011, at 8:00 AM ET, in New York.
A live audio webcast will be available on the Investors page of Insmed's website, http://www.insmed.com. The webcast will also be archived for 90 days.
Insmed Incorporated is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the ... read more
Experts in the back-up power markets have been challenged with identifying better ways to increase reliability of the millions of battery systems embedded in UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supplies), generators, telecom outside plants, utilities and industrial applications. Batteries are the number one component in a UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supplies) to fail. In fact, 1 in 7 generators do not start because the battery has failed and is unable to start the generator. The cost of battery backup failure can be as ... read more
Recognizing the need to protect consumer and enterprise mobile devices from the increasing number of cyber attacks, AT&T* is investing in a new mobile security platform. It will allow customers to better protect their devices against security threats.
AT&T has executed an agreement with Juniper Networks to deliver this security capability and additional services based on the platform in the future. This new agreement is part of AT&T's mobile security strategy to manage and protect smartphones and customer information.
AT&T's strategy -- ... read more
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
WHAT/WHY: With more than six billion applications downloaded to date, it's clear that the Android Market is experiencing explosive growth and that consumers are hooked on downloading what they want, when they want it. At the same time, consumers need to be vigilant about safeguarding their mobile phones because Symantec's latest Internet Security Threat Report, Volume 16, found that researchers identified nearly four times as many unique-to-Android pieces of malware than the previous ... read more
Safe Communications, Inc. (Pink Sheets: SGTB) announced today that the company has launched its child safe video chat. The Video Chat will be a premium upgrade to the companies' free email and web texting service, which gives parents the opportunity to teach children to responsibly interact with others while using online communications.
The new, patent pending technology will prevent children from having any contacts via video without the parent first approving the contact. The MouseMail chat can be used safely and ... read more