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Monday, June 18, 2012

  • Posted at 10:18 AM
    In an address to the annual conference of Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE), New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson criticized the Obama administration's plans to prosecute White House leakers. Abramson, whose keynote address was recorded and distributed globally over the Internet by latakoo, (www.latakoo.com), described information leaks from government as an essential part of both journalism and democracy. "As newsworthy as the speech was," said Paul Adrian, CEO of latakoo, "It also demonstrated how latakoo's technology makes it very ... read more
  • Posted at 10:11 AM
    Late on Friday, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) distributed a press release summarizing the findings of a multi-month study of compounded 17-P hydroxyprogesterone preparations, a medication to help prevent pre-term labor. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111111/DC05358LOGO) http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm308546.htm It is important to note that the FDA's study did not find evidence of safety or purity problems with compounded 17-P which would necessitate enforcement actions or a change in its policy regarding the compounding and dispensing of 17-P by pharmacists. Here are the key points from the FDA's ... read more
  • Posted at 10:08 AM
    WASHINGTON, DC -- (Marketwire) -- 06/18/12 -- Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit (Judicial Watch v. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (No. 12-0921)) on June 6, 2012, with the Obama Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) seeking access to "Operation Fast and Furious" records detailing communications between ATF officials and Kevin O'Reilly, former Obama White House ... read more
  • Posted at 10:08 AM
    NEWTON, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/18/12 -- Over 4,000 engineers, scientists and industry professionals from around the world gathered at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL June 6-7, for the Sensors Expo & Conference, the leading event in North America focused exclusively on sensors and sensor-integrated systems. "Following the inspirational opening-day keynote by SENSEable City Laboratory Associate Director Assaf Biderman, the content delivered in the conference sessions was compelling and very well attended, meanwhile there was ... read more
  • Posted at 10:06 AM
    The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Chamber Players will play a feature performance to showcase one of New Jersey's rich cultural assets during a special event for company prospects within the life sciences sector. The event is being hosted by Choose New Jersey, Inc. and Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno on June 19 at the BIO International Convention in Boston. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120618/NY26273LOGO ) With renowned conductor Jacques Lacombe as its music director, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra is a hallmark of musical excellence. The ... read more
  • Posted at 10:04 AM
    Blackboard Inc. today announced the launch of a Beta program for an interactive mobile application for Blackboard Collaborate((TM)), the leading Web conferencing platform built for education. The new app would let learners participate in live Web conferencing sessions from smartphone and tablet devices, significantly expanding access to sessions delivered through the platform. The app, Blackboard Collaborate Mobile, would let users join a live Web conference through a learning management system (LMS) link, email link or calendar invite. After the session launches ... read more
  • Posted at 10:00 AM
    Reinforcing its technology leadership in the building design, construction and civil infrastructure industries, Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) today unveiled Autodesk BIM 360, the next generation of Building Information Modeling (BIM). Autodesk BIM 360 includes a set of cloud services that ... read more
  • Posted at 10:00 AM
    The call-based advertising market, which includes all ads that use call-based lead tracking, is poised for explosive growth, according to a new report by BIA/Kelsey. Key growth drivers include the emergence of increasingly sophisticated call analytics and the unprecedented growth of mobile, which will unleash a dramatic increase in call-based advertising inventory. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110616/NE20926LOGO ) The report, titled "Call-Based Ads: Eliminating the Unknown From Advertising," provides historical context, lays the foundation for why it is poised for major growth and provides market ... read more
  • Posted at 10:00 AM
    Hot on the heels of this month's Pride celebrations across the globe, Grindr today unveils that it has now reached more than 4 million total users and 1.1 million active daily users. To deliver an even better experience to these millions of users and to continue to reach ever more guys, a whole new Grindr is set to be unleashed this summer. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120618/NY26258 ) The Grindr World Heat Map is a worldwide bird's-eye view of Grindr's massive gay community of ... read more
  • Posted at 10:00 AM
    ICAP Patent Brokerage, a division of ICAP plc and the world's largest intellectual property brokerage firm and organizer of ICAP Ocean Tomo Auctions, is offering for auction a patented method to add important personal safety and security functionality to mobile phones. The lot will be included in the 16th ICAP Ocean Tomo IP Auction on July 26, 2012, at the Julia Morgan Ballroom in San Francisco, California. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100614/CG20517LOGO) "We are excited to be offering this patent technology lot for auction to ... read more
  • Posted at 9:59 AM
    AIRMALL® USA, the leading airport concessions developer in North America and operator of the AIRMALL at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT), is tipping its cap to Pittsburgh's reputation as the City of Champions with the recent opening of Burgh Sportz Bar on Concourse D (530 sq. ft.). The Pittsburgh-themed sports bar and restaurant showcases the storied history of the city's professional hockey, football and baseball teams featuring a wide array of sports memorabilia in a casual dining atmosphere. Passengers ... read more
  • Posted at 9:59 AM
    News America Marketing (NAM), the premier publisher of coupons in the U.S. and Canada, producing over 165 billion coupons annually, today announced that its iPad couponing application, SmartSource Xpress, is gaining a steady following among tech-savvy shoppers, with thousands downloading the free digital coupon application in the past several days. The app is solidly in the top 20 of the Free Lifestyle App category in the iTunes Store - making it the highest ranked coupon app on the list. News ... read more
  • Posted at 9:57 AM
    SANTA CLARA, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/18/12 -- RedSeal Networks, the leading provider of proactive enterprise security management solutions, further cemented its bellwether status atop the IT security industry sector today in being named as one of the Bay Area's Top Workplaces for 2012 by The Bay Area News Group (BANG). The award, based on RedSeal employees' answers to a survey conducted by independent researchers, Workplace Dynamics, demonstrates the company's ongoing commitment to its rapidly growing workforce. Judges awarded ... read more
  • Posted at 9:54 AM
    James R. Smith, President of Croop-LaFrance, announced today that the firm is spinning off its rapidly growing commercial services technology staffing, recruiting and managed services division into the new firm, Solü Technology Partners (solutechnology.com). “With a steady double digit ... read more
  • Posted at 9:52 AM
    Calling all hackers, builders and inventors in between! Red Bull Creation, the 72-hour themed innovation competition, is returning for its second year with a new digital format, upgraded technology and higher stakes. Last year's marathon brought the best groups of four to Brooklyn to create side-by-side. This year, the competition goes TO the top makers, individually or in teams across the country...taking place in their own domain, using their own tools. The possibilities are endless. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110711/LA32950) QUALIFY Red Bull Creation will ... read more
  • Posted at 9:50 AM
    Anesthesia Business Consultants’ (ABC) dedication to the complex and intricate specialty of anesthesia and pain management requires continued commitment to technology and collaboration with the technology leaders in the industry. ABC and Picis are pleased to announce a strategic partnership to leverage the combined strengths of ... read more
  • Posted at 9:49 AM
    As the worldwide economy recovers from recession into a new period of growth, businesses and consumers are giving new consideration to cloud technologies to meet their needs. Microsoft, Adobe, and others, rather than resist movement toward the cloud, have responded to shifting attitudes by introducing cloud-based versions of their popular software suites, which may accelerate the adoption of the cloud and help them stave off losses from the change. Having accurate market data and analysis will be essential to companies ... read more
  • Posted at 9:48 AM
    Experian Marketing Services, a leading provider of data, analytics and marketing technologies, announced today that registration is now open for a complimentary webinar that takes place on Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 1:00 pm EDT. Collecting and managing social media data is challenging, at best. Multi-channel marketers need a data-driven approach for incorporating social media across all marketing programs to drive higher marketing ROI. Attendees will: -- Learn how to improve multi-channel marketing with social intelligence ... read more
  • Posted at 9:44 AM
    Digital River, Inc. (NASDAQ: DRIV), the revenue growth experts in global cloud commerce, announced that it has published a new white paper report that shares seven payment best practices as well as marketing strategies for optimizing the online customer payment experience. The white paper, titled “Transforming ... read more
  • Posted at 9:40 AM
    Smartphones will drive $20 billion in aftermarket accessory revenues in 2012, accounting for more than half of the $36 billion that all aftermarket handset accessories will produce. By 2017, smartphone accessories will grow to $38 billion in revenues, while feature phone accessory revenues decline to $12 ... read more