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Monday, January 7, 2013

  • AT&T to Extend "It Can Wait" Reach in 2013 --- LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2013
    Posted at 9:45 AM
    Building on a campaign that has raised awareness of the dangers of texting while driving and inspired more than 1.2 million pledges not to text behind the wheel, AT&T* today announced plans to expand the It Can Wait program in 2013. Texting and driving can be a deadly combination and is involved in more than 100,000 vehicle crashes each year, often causing injuries and deaths.(1) This video shows the dangers.( ) This year, AT&T plans to collaborate with other companies and ... read more
  • Posted at 9:45 AM
    LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwire) -- 01/07/13 -- CES 2013 - Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced the launch of a UL-certified, all-digital, wireless-based home security and automation service with AT&T Digital Life. Cisco will provide the Digital Life control panel and back-office provisioning and applications life-cycle management system, which allows customers to monitor, protect and manage their homes using a smartphone, tablet or PC. AT&T plans to launch the Digital Life service in eight U.S. markets in March, ... read more
  • Posted at 9:45 AM
    SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/07/13 -- Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ONXX) today reviewed 2012 accomplishments and announced several 2013 business updates, which the company discussed during its presentation at the 31st Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Monday, January 7, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. Pacific Time. "In 2012, we executed successful launches for Kyprolis™ (carfilzomib) for Injection and Stivarga® (regorafenib) tablets, a Bayer compound, transforming Onyx from a single-product company into a company with three approved therapies ... read more
  • Posted at 9:45 AM
    Turn down the thermostat at home without leaving the office, catch live video of your pets with your smartphone, or lock the back door from the other side of town. Whether you're concerned about intruders, want to check in on your loved ones or pets, or simply want to monitor your energy use, AT&T Digital Life(SM) gives consumers control to secure and manage their homes from virtually anywhere. AT&T* today announced plans to commercially launch ... read more
  • Posted at 9:45 AM
    AT&T* is offering U-verse(®) TV customers a new way to watch movies across screens with AT&T U-verse Screen Pack. Available for $5 a month, U-verse TV Screen Pack customers get unlimited, instant playback of an extensive library of movies on U-verse TV, and on the U-verse app for tablets and smartphones - all without having to rent DVDs. At launch, the AT&T U-verse Screen Pack will include movies from major studios, with more titles added on an ongoing basis. AT&T ... read more
  • Posted at 9:45 AM
    DALLAS, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Key Facts -- From the stage of the AT&T Developer Summit in Las Vegas, AT&T* today outlined a new Call Management API offering developers the ability to create applications using an individual's AT&T mobile number to access multiple devices. -- ... read more
  • Posted at 9:43 AM
    OriGene Technologies, Inc. ("OriGene"), one of the industry leaders in producing genome wide products for research and diagnostic applications, has brought the antibody field one step closer to identifying and developing ultra-specific monoclonal antibodies. Specificity of antibodies for research or clinical applications is of critical importance and therefore it is a "must" to demonstrate antibody specificity with high confidence. Leveraging more than ten years of product development expertise, OriGene has generated a breakthrough mammalian-cell expressed antigen chip which ... read more
  • Posted at 9:42 AM
    Terra Tech Corp. (OTCBB: TRTC), a leader in sustainable agricultural products, is responding to the symbol change from TRTC to TRTCE, by informing investors that they are current in their filings and the symbol change was an error on the part of FINRA. ... read more
  • Posted at 9:41 AM
    Lighthouse International in partnership with Creative Mobile Technologies, LLC (CMT) announced today that it has been invited by the United States Access Board to appear at its Tuesday, January 8(th) meeting held in Washington D.C. to showcase taxicab improvements for the visually impaired community. The Board is structured to function as a coordinating body among Federal agencies and to directly represent the public, particularly people with disabilities. Half of its members are representatives from most of the Federal departments. The ... read more
  • Posted at 9:38 AM
    Covenant Security Services (CSS), a leading provider of security officer and training services, introduced new training scenarios to its state-of-the-art Covenant Interactive(©) training program. (Logo: Covenant Interactive(©) uses simulator technology, previously only used in law enforcement training, which enables security officers to interact with a variety of real life scenarios that are industry-and site-specific. Covenant's new topical training modules address Suspicious Behavior Recognition, which also satisfies MTSA ... read more
  • Posted at 9:38 AM
    Continuing their flourishing venture into the China market, the Harlem Globetrotters recently entered into an innovative partnership with Tencent, the largest and most used Internet service portal in China. Tencent’s dominance in the space draws comparisons to Google in western markets. The partnership has already seen ... read more
  • Posted at 9:35 AM
    Livio today announced that Livio Connect, the company's middleware API for integrating smartphone apps with vehicle hardware systems, is now available at "freemium" pricing for application developers. (Logo: "Going freemium was an easy decision for us," said Livio founder and CEO Jake Sigal. "We realized last year Livio Connect can help both app developers and automotive partners by creating a 'car mode' for app developers and promoting their apps to Livio-Connected OEMs, ... read more
  • Posted at 9:33 AM
    CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) plans to release its fourth quarter 2012 earnings results after the market closes on Wednesday, February 13, 2013, and host a related conference call at 4:00 p.m. CST that day. (Logo: The conference call will be streamed live over CenturyLink's web site at Interested parties can also access the call by dialing 866.847.7859 five minutes prior to the start of the call. A digital recording of the ... read more
  • Posted at 9:31 AM
    InfoPro Incorporated, a provider of information technology services, enterprise solutions, and systems integration for government and commercial organizations, announced today that William (Bill) Davis has joined the company as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Davis will develop and implement InfoPro’s business strategies ... read more
  • Shopatron Client Sales Grow 17% or More in 2012 --- SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., Jan. 7, 2013
    Posted at 9:22 AM
    Shopatron announced today that its branded manufacturer clients enjoyed an average 17% increase in year-over-year, same-store sales for 2012. Yet many industries partnering with the retail-integrated eCommerce platform significantly outpaced this average, including: -- Car audio brands increased same-store sales by 218% -- Golf brands increased same-store sales by 68% -- Running brands increased same-store sales by 50% -- Consumer electronics brands increased same-store ... read more
  • Posted at 9:20 AM
    Magnetics 2013 has announced an industry-leading line-up of magnetics experts who will be addressing current market conditions and what's ahead for end-users and the magnetics industry in the years to come. There are rising concerns over cost and foreign control of the current supply of rare ... read more
  • Posted at 9:19 AM
    Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announces the following details for its fourth-quarter earnings release and teleconference call, which will be open to the public and to the media in listen-only mode. ... read more
  • Posted at 9:15 AM
    The 2012 International CES conference broke its 45-year attendance record and showcased over 20,000 new products that were seen by 153,000 attendees. Forty different conference tracks discussed the state of the technology industry with hundreds of speakers, panelists and keynotes in just four days. Boom. That's a lot. But with all the hype, commotion and can-not-miss content flowing throughout the four day event, we're quick to forget the one thing we should be asking ourselves, "What ... read more
  • Posted at 9:14 AM
    EMERYVILLE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/07/13 -- VirtuOz, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent virtual agents (IVAs) for online marketing, sales, and support, today announced that Windstream Communications (, a provider of high-speed Internet, streaming entertainment, home phone and digital TV services to residential customers in 18 states, has launched Wendy (, the company's intelligent virtual agent that provides a new online customer engagement channel to its customers. Windstream is the latest telecommunications company to select VirtuOz and leverage ... read more
  • Posted at 9:12 AM
    As over 150,000 visitors descend on the Las Vegas Convention Center next week for International CES 2013, there won't be an easier way to get to the convention venue than the Las Vegas Monorail. The Monorail station at the Convention Center drops visitors at the doorstep of CES 2013, and is a quick, clean and direct way to get back and forth on the Las Vegas Strip. Open and running from 7 AM until 2 AM Monday thru Thursday, and 7 ... read more