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Monday, December 19, 2011

  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwire) -- 12/19/11 -- Noninvasive Medical Technologies, Inc. (NMT), an award-winning company engaged in pioneering highly advanced remote patient monitoring solutions, today announced that it will host its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on Wednesday, January 25, 2012 beginning at 10:00 A.M. Pacific Time and concluding at approximately 11:30 AM Pacific Time. The shareholder record date for voting eligibility at the Annual Meeting is December 8, 2011. Additional details regarding the Annual Meeting will be made available ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    PORTSMOUTH, NH -- (Marketwire) -- 12/19/11 -- Whaleback Managed Services, the leader in managed business services, announced today it was selected as one of two beta sites and is an authorized reseller for the Polycom® VVX® 500 -- the new high quality, all-in-one business phone that provides one touch access to multimedia and unified communications from Whaleback's award-winning Crystal Blue Managed Services for improved productivity at a great price. Polycom, Inc., the global leader in standards-based unified communications ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    MILPITAS, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/19/11 -- JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) (TSX: JDU) announced today that its LTE Network Trial Solution received the 2011 Mobility Tech Zone Wireless Backhaul Distinction Award, the third annual award presented by TMC and Crossfire Media. JDSU's LTE solution was declared a winner for offering unique insight into the characteristics, performance and overall behavior of next-generation LTE networks, enabling service providers to deliver quality mobile services to their subscribers. Mobility Tech Zone recognized JDSU for ... read more
  • Posted at 5:21 AM
    Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), recently received a contract to produce the first four F117-PW-100 engines that will power the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III for the Indian Air Force. The engines will be delivered in second quarter of 2012. Earlier this year, India's Ministry of Defence signed a Letter of Offer and Acceptance with the U.S. government to acquire 10 C-17s. India will take delivery of its first C-17s in early 2013. "We are delighted ... read more
  • Posted at 5:20 AM
    It's like a Frank Capra holiday story that some people find just too hard to believe. But it's real and based on the Pay It Forward concept. It is called HolidayItForward.Org and it was founded by Pete Bosse, an unemployed Iraq war veteran, for the purpose of helping those in need. According to Bosse, "This grassroots program is founded upon the American values of honesty, integrity, community and compassion." The HolidayItForward program is a simple, anonymous giving program that works ... read more
  • Posted at 5:19 AM
    Propex announced today that Robert F. Dahl, II, has joined the Company as Vice President Sales - Specialty Products. Dahl comes to Propex from Fiberweb, where as Vice President of Specialty Products he led growth of the building materials, geotextiles, and defense business units, with primary focus on North American markets. Prior to that, he spent eighteen years with DuPont, building experience in a range of Sales, Marketing and Management roles. "As Propex grows, we are investing in people and ... read more
  • Posted at 5:17 AM
    Sorenson Media is ringing out a productive 2011, capped by an expected second consecutive year of 25 percent year-over-year revenue growth, with a wave of awards from tech industry experts and users. Punctuating an active year for the company, the awards highlight the company’s continuing position ... read more
  • Posted at 5:15 AM
    The American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses announced today that its Board of Directors has adopted a new corporate logo, which will become effective January 1, 2012, to coincide with the launch of a new branding campaign. "This is an historic day for ASPAN," said President Chris Price, "as it's the first time our logo has been recast in 31 years, and it provides the perfect opportunity to further promote perianesthesia practice across the U.S. and abroad." The original ASPAN logo was produced ... read more
  • Posted at 5:15 AM
    KLAS® has recognized DR Systems and its Unity™ RIS-CVIS-PACS platform as the #1 ranked overall PACS vendor and product in its “2011 Top 20: Best in KLAS Awards – Software & Services Report.” ... read more
  • Posted at 5:14 AM
    Animoto (, the award-winning leader in online video editing, today announced an all-new version of its free iPhone app that makes it easy for consumers to create and share stunning, professional-looking videos - complete with music and text - from their own photos. Instead of just sharing a single photo with friends and family, the Animoto Video Slideshows app instantly creates a personal video that is easy to share via email, text, Facebook and Twitter or to save on ... read more
  • Posted at 5:11 AM
    GlobalOne, a leader in Cloud Computing, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and Social Collaboration professional services for the enterprise, today announced GlobalOne Mobility, a new practice that will offer professional services for building, deploying and maintaining mobile cloud apps for both consumer and ... read more
  • Posted at 5:10 AM
    Sonic Foundry, Inc. (NASDAQ: SOFO), the trusted market leader for enterprise webcasting and lecture capture, is pleased to announce that Medill Northwestern University in Chicago used the Mediasite webcasting platform to showcase media tools students have created. Founded in 1921, Medill offers programs in journalism, media and integrated marketing communications, and its courses focus on the ongoing evolution of the media industry. Journalism necessitates not only the ability to write, edit and take photos, but also new skills like the ... read more
  • Posted at 5:07 AM
    Kindred Healthcare, Inc. ("Kindred") (NYSE:KND) today announced that the Board of Directors has appointed Patricia M. Henry to serve as President of its RehabCare division effective December 19, 2011. Ms. Henry will be a member of Kindred's executive management committee. Ms. Henry, a speech pathologist, has been Executive Vice President, Skilled Rehabilitation Services Operations, RehabCare since June 1, 2011 when Kindred acquired RehabCare Group, Inc. (formerly NYSE:RHB)("RHB"). Prior to the acquisition, Ms. Henry was the Executive Vice President, Operations ... read more
  • Posted at 5:07 AM
    Kyocera Corporation (NYSE:KYO)(TOKYO:6971) today announced that it has supplied a solar power generating system for the Republic of Palau international airport — the 226.8kW solar installation is the largest to be completed on the island nation located roughly 500 miles east of the Philippines. The design ... read more
  • Posted at 5:07 AM
    WASHINGTON, DC -- (Marketwire) -- 12/19/11 -- Conservatives have spoken. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has won the and National GOP Primary. Voting ended Thursday, Dec. 15 and Newt Gingrich was declared the winner after over 250,000 votes were cast. Jonathan Garthwaite, general manager of Townhall and HotAir said, "This gave our nationwide audience a chance to have their individual voices heard. In an extremely volatile primary season, over 250,000 votes from conservative Republicans were cast for ... read more
  • Posted at 5:05 AM
    IO, the leading provider of next-generation modular data center technology and services, announced today that it has been awarded a contract from Avnet Technology Solutions, the global IT solutions distribution leader and operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), for the U.S. and Canada. "IO is fundamentally changing the way customers purchase and scale their data center infrastructures," said Tim FitzGerald, vice president, Data Center Technology Solutions Practices, Avnet Technology Solutions, Americas. "Organizations now can thinly provision the data center ... read more
  • More People Are Texting and Driving --- WASHINGTON, Dec. 19, 2011
    Posted at 5:01 AM
    Distracted driving is a dangerous and common practice --and it's becoming an even bigger problem on the nation's roads as more drivers are text messaging while driving. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the percentage of drivers who text messaged or manipulated their mobile devices while driving went up significantly, from 0.6 percent in 2009 to 0.9 percent to 2010. The latest federal figures show more than 3,000 people died in car accidents in 2010 because of drivers ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    SolidFire, a provider of all-solid-state (SSD) primary storage systems for cloud service providers, announced today the addition of Ron Bernal, venture partner at NEA, to its board of advisors. The company also appointed Dave Cahill as director of strategic alliances. ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    SEMATECH, a global consortium of the world’s leading chip manufacturers, today announced that it has entered into a partnership to accelerate development and commercialization of advanced semiconductor doping technology with Dainippon Screen Mfg. Co., Ltd. (Screen), a leading producer of semiconductor manufacturing equipment. SEMATECH and Screen ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    StubHub, the world's largest ticket marketplace, today named Premiere Global Sports the Official Fan Travel Provider of StubHub. The two companies have teamed up to give fans access to a variety of VIP experiences and hotel accommodations surrounding the most anticipated events in sports, ... read more