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Wednesday, December 21, 2011

  • Posted at 12:36 PM
    Protection 1, the second largest electronic security company in the United States, announced today the appointment of Christopher BenVau as Vice President Commercial Sales. BenVau comes to Protection 1 most recently from Stanley Convergent Security Solutions Inc., where he served as senior vice president of national accounts. ... read more
  • Posted at 12:34 PM
    Anika Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANIK) today announced the signing of an exclusive, multi-year U.S. licensing and supply agreement with DePuy Mitek, Inc., a leading orthopedic sports medicine company, for Anika’s MONOVISC®, a highly purified, high molecular weight form of hyaluronic acid for treating pain in patients suffering ... read more
  • Posted at 12:30 PM
    TRAVERSE CITY, MI -- (Marketwire) -- 12/21/11 -- Versus Technology, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: VSTI) ("Versus" or the "Company") announced revenues of $2,605,000 for the quarter ended October 31, 2011, compared to revenues of $1,600,000 for the same period in 2010. Fourth quarter revenues represent a 62.8% improvement over the same quarter of the prior year and the fourth consecutive quarter of growth. For the full fiscal year ended October 31, 2011, revenues totaled $6,589,000 compared to revenues of $7,703,000 ... read more
  • Thoma Bravo to Acquire Telestream to Accelerate Business Growth --- NEVADA CITY, Calif. and SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 21, 2011
    Posted at 12:21 PM
    Telestream®, the leading provider of video transcoding and digital media software solutions, today announced that leading private equity investment firm Thoma Bravo, LLC has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase Telestream, Inc. The transaction will facilitate further growth of Telestream's core businesses in addition to providing additional capital for further market expansion and acquisition. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091009/TELESTREAMLOGO) "This acquisition recognizes Telestream's history of market leadership, double-digit growth and profitability," said Dan Castles, Telestream's co-founder and CEO. "That growth would not be ... read more
  • Posted at 12:11 PM
    The West Virginia State Police has launched a new website designed to make information more accessible to the public, announce important notifications, and allow citizens to search and track registered sex offenders in their area. Find it at http://www.statepolice.wv.gov. ... read more
  • Posted at 12:00 PM
    Pinger, the company disrupting the mobile space by making texting and talking free, today announced that millions of Pinger iOS customers can upgrade to free voicemail with the new Pinger Textfree Voice + VM app. With the inclusion of voicemail in Pinger’s free texting and calling ... read more
  • Posted at 12:00 PM
    The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today released a new study, “Energy Consumption of CE in U.S. Homes in 2010,” showing that despite their popularity in American homes, consumer electronics (CE) account for a relatively small share – roughly 13 percent – of the average U.S. home’s ... read more
  • Posted at 11:56 AM
    VDO-PH International, Inc. (VDPH.OB) has completed and will be entering the telephony market worldwide in January 2012 with a complete Digital Voice/HD Video Telephony software that will allow a business or household user the ability to download, to their computer, VDO-PH's software that will convert a user's computer into a fully functional business telephone. This will allow the user to discard entirely their costly old standard telephone communication system. No more hardware to buy, no punch block in ... read more
  • Posted at 11:56 AM
    GenMark Diagnostics, Inc., (NASDAQ: GNMK) announced today that it has submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), for 510(k) clearance, a Respiratory Viral Panel for use on its eSensor® XT-8 system. The test is designed to identify multiple viruses from individuals exhibiting signs and ... read more
  • Posted at 11:44 AM
    In the face of at least two recent deaths caused by brain-eating amoeba found in domestic tap water, neti pot users are now looking for safer alternatives. Sinox Spray, a natural, drug-free nasal rinse alternative to neti pots, uses antiseptic salts and sterile water to clear mucus without the risk of infection from tap-water borne microorganisms. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111221/CG26331) The neti pot, a traditional device whose roots can be traced to Ayurvedic medicine in ancient India, is among the most common ... read more
  • Posted at 11:40 AM
    Authenticom, a leading provider of automotive dealer management system (DMS) integration and data enhancement solutions announces Kevin Kilgore has joined its executive team as Chief Operating Officer. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111221/CG26405LOGO) "After working with Authenticom strategically for three years while at DealerTrack, I'm excited and optimistic about the opportunity to contribute to the continued success and growth of the company," said Kilgore. "Authenticom is well positioned to innovate, execute and deliver the best value data solutions in our marketspace. Our future is very promising." During ... read more
  • Posted at 11:38 AM
    Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, announced today that Standard & Poor’s Financial Services, LLC (S&P), a subsidiary of The McGraw Hill Companies, Inc. and a leading provider of financial market intelligence and foremost source of credit ratings, has ... read more
  • Posted at 11:37 AM
    Delaware-based e-commerce retailer of products for babies and young families, Brighton Buyers LLC, today announced the launch of a new Web site: www.BrightonBuyers.com. Founder and President of Brighton Buyers LLC, Tom Alderson, said, "We're excited to start sharing our high quality products with families all over the world through e-commerce." BrightonBuyers.com is an e-commerce Web site, retailing thousands of items for babies and families including blankets, books, feeding products, clothes, toys, gift baskets, mother helpers, diapers, nursery furniture, car ... read more
  • Posted at 11:32 AM
    MICROS-Retail, a division of MICROS Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRS), and leading provider of retail technology for the specialty and general merchandise retail industry, is pleased to announce the Barneys New York launch of MICROS-Retail miStore mobile point-of-sale (POS) solution in its flagship New York store, starting this holiday season. Barneys New York is a long-time customer of MICROS-Retail for point of sale, loss prevention and order management solutions. This holiday season, Barneys New York has created a multi-faceted celebration. GAGA'S ... read more
  • Gift Cards: Handmade Ideas for Last-Minute Gifts --- PLEASANTON, Calif., Dec. 21, 2011
    Posted at 11:27 AM
    Michele Beschen, host of PBS and Create TV's B. Organic and HGTV's B. Original, encourages consumers to get creative this season with do-it-yourself ideas to personalize gift card giving. As a last-minute gift idea for family, friends and colleagues, gift cards are a great way to make everybody happy. They are the top gift of choice this season with shoppers preferring to receive gift cards over clothing, electronics or jewelry, according to the National Retail Federation. Gift cards never have ... read more
  • Posted at 11:25 AM
    In its December 2011 Virtual Security Appliances report, market research firm Infonetics Research forecasts global revenue from virtual security appliances to finish the 2011 year 57% higher than in 2010. ANALYST NOTE ... read more
  • Posted at 11:20 AM
    Senate Democratic Leader John L. Sampson (D-Brooklyn-19) has written to Gregory Wasson, the President and CEO of Walgreens Inc., expressing his dismay about the cancellation of an in-house program which made prescription drug coverage more affordable for many of the low-income and minority communities in which they do business. Walgreens has administered the program through Express Scripts, a low-cost drug insurance program, giving individuals in need access to affordable drugs. Now, in what appears to be an effort to improve ... read more
  • The Better Show Celebrates 1,000th Episode --- NEW YORK, Dec. 21, 2011
    Posted at 11:17 AM
    Rock superstar Chris Daughtry, a surprise celebrity chef and a special delivery from the cast of Great Cakes are among the luminaries that will help The Better Show, Meredith Video Studios' hot daily lifestyle television show, celebrate its 1,000th episode on December 22. Throw into the mix a few Kardashians and the hunky Chef Rocco DiSpirito via video flashbacks, and it adds up to perhaps the "best Better Show" ever. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111221/NY26458LOGO) "With a show so fun and exciting to ... read more
  • Posted at 11:16 AM
    eClinicalWorks®, a market leader in ambulatory clinical systems, today announced that a recent report published by AmericanEHR Partners, an online community dedicated to supporting adoption, use, and optimization of EHRs, titled Market Share and Top 10 Rated Ambulatory EHR Products ... read more
  • Posted at 11:15 AM
    A veteran in the WFM industry, Synerion announced this week their acquisition of the assets of the ITR Systems Division. Combined, the merger will create a company with more than 65 years’ experience and 20,000 customers worldwide, in a wide array of industries. The merger of ... read more