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Thursday, November 17, 2011

  • Posted at 4:30 AM
    SCOTTSDALE, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 11/17/11 -- TASER International, Inc. (NASDAQ: TASR), a global provider of safety technologies that protect life, prevent conflict, and resolve disputes, announced two significant orders for TASER® X26™ electronic control devices (ECDs) and TASER cartridges. TASER received the first order from ProForce Law Enforcement, a long-time TASER ECD law enforcement distributor for the western United States. ProForce supports law enforcement with stores in Prescott, AZ and Brea, CA and a territory which spans the ... read more
  • Posted at 4:25 AM
    Fueled by race car design improvements made using engineering simulation from ANSYS (NASDAQ: ANSS), Red Bull Racing has won both the Drivers' and Constructors' titles of this season's Formula One Championship -- for the second consecutive year. Using ANSYS® high-performance computing (HPC) solutions -- which rapidly deliver accurate analysis results, even for large and detailed simulations -- the Red Bull Racing team continually and quickly optimized its car design in a virtual testing environment on the team's suite of multi-core ... read more
  • Posted at 4:17 AM
    Science Foundation Arizona (SFAz), a nonprofit public-private partnership that serves as a catalyst for revitalizing Arizona and strengthening its economic future, today announced its second annual Bisgrove Scholar Program. The Program is named in honor of businessman and philanthropist Jerry Bisgrove, who helped fund the launch of SFAz in 2006 and is a longtime proponent of science and its link to global competiveness. Fostering Arizona's next generation of academic researchers in science and engineering is critical to the state's competitive sustainability ... read more
  • Posted at 4:17 AM
    Rebit Inc., the company dedicated to making data protection and full system recovery "ridiculously simple," today announced that its award-winning Rebit 5 backup software has been incorporated into Kaspersky's new Internet Security 2012 Booster Edition, available now in the U.K. through PX Software. Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 Booster Edition is a comprehensive computer security suite that provides users with unique, hybrid protection from all types of computer threats, delivering premium protection from viruses, Trojans, spam, hackers and more. In addition ... read more
  • Posted at 4:03 AM
    Apps Genius Corp (OTCBB: APGS), a creator of innovative social games and mobile applications, released “Snookify Me!,” its first mobile app developed on behalf of Jersey Shore breakout star and New York Times bestselling author Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi. The app ... read more
  • Posted at 4:03 AM
    SeraCare Life Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRLS), a global life sciences company providing vital products and services to facilitate the discovery, development and production of human diagnostics and therapeutics, today reported financial results for its 2011 fiscal fourth quarter and year ended September 30, 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110324/NE70714LOGO ) "During the fourth quarter, we drove an improvement in the direction of our product sales, halting a four-quarter trend of year-over-year declines," said Greg Gould, Interim President, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer. "We ... read more
  • Posted at 4:01 AM
    Genbook, a leading online appointment scheduling solution, today announced that it has scheduled over 10 million appointments for local businesses all over North America. Accelerating customer demand for online scheduling solutions has resulted in a record year for the company, which has scheduled more appointments in 2011 than in any other year of its history. In October alone, local businesses used the Genbook platform to schedule 500,000 appointments, the equivalent of $450 million of local commerce on an annualized basis. Genbook's ... read more
  • Posted at 4:01 AM
    Citi and The Financial Times (FT) announced the launch of the FT/Citi Ingenuity Awards: Urban Ideas in Action, a global program to recognize individuals who have developed groundbreaking solutions to urban challenges that benefit cities, citizens and urban communities in the fields of education, energy, healthcare ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    Rentrak Corporation (NASDAQ: RENT) today announced the top ten DVD sales and rentals for the prior week based on estimated consumer spending. According to the company's Retail Essentials and Home Video Essentials tracking services, the top ten selling DVDs and the top ten most-rented motion pictures, per data collected for the week ending November 13, 2011 include: Rentrak Top 10 Selling DVDs* ---------------------------- ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced that its facility in Manila, Philippines now complies with rigorous AS9100 Rev C quality system requirements for aviation, space and defense markets. The AS9100 Rev C standard includes an increased focus on risk management, intensive supply chain management controls, and facility-wide continuous improvement activities that include on-time delivery and product conformity measurement systems. Microsemi Philippines also earned IS0 9001:2008 certification for ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE: TDG), a leading global designer, producer and supplier of highly engineered aircraft components, today reported results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended September 30, 2011. Highlights for the quarter and fiscal year include: -- Fourth quarter net sales of $343.0 million, up 53.7% from $223.1 million; -- Fourth quarter EBITDA As Defined of $171.9 million, up 48.6% from $115.6 ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    NAVIGON GmbH, a subsidiary of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today launched the second generation of its award-winning iPhone navigation app, NAVIGON 2.0 for iPhone. The new version completely redefines core elements ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    Peanuts Worldwide and Loud Crow Interactive Inc. today announced a multi-year partnership to produce a series of interactive digital book apps based on the popular PEANUTS animated television specials. The first title launching today is "A Charlie Brown Christmas." In this re-telling of the iconic Christmas classic, the book features original animations, voices, and musical scores from the 1965 television special. The narrator is Peter Robbins, the original voice of Charlie Brown. Other digital books such as "It's the Great ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    Trans World Entertainment Corporation (Nasdaq: TWMC) today reported financial results for its third quarter ended October 29, 2011. For the third quarter of 2011, the Company reported a reduction of $11.6 million or 72% in its net loss to $4.5 million, or a $0.14 loss per share, from a net loss of $16.1 million or a $0.51 loss per share for the same period last year. Comparable store sales for the quarter were flat compared to ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    iBio, Inc. (NYSE AMEX: IBIO) today announced that it successfully used its proprietary iBioLaunch technology to produce full length as well as a modified form of C1 esterase inhibitor in green plants. Plasma-derived C1 esterase inhibitor is an Orphan Drug approved by the FDA to treat or prevent the symptoms of hereditary angioedema (HAE), an inherited disorder caused by low levels of C1 esterase inhibitor that causes swelling of the face, hands, feet, throat, stomach, bowels, or sexual organs. Annual global ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    To help multinational businesses and government agencies communicate more effectively with their customers and provide better service, Verizon has teamed with inContact, the leading provider of cloud contact center solutions, to offer an advanced suite of cloud-based Virtual Contact Center services. The innovative offering, available in January 2012, will enable customers of businesses and government agencies to choose how they want to contact and interact with the organization. For example, a customer reaching a company by phone would have the ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    Meru Networks, Inc., (NASDAQ: MERU), the leader in virtualized 802.11n enterprise wireless networking, today announced that company management will present at Baird's 2011 Technology Conference on Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at the Four Seasons Hotel in San Francisco, CA. The company will present at 2:05 p.m. (Pacific Time) / 5:05 p.m. (Eastern Time). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100621/SF23611LOGO) Live and archived audio webcasts of the conference presentation will be available on the investor relations section of Meru's website at http://investors.merunetworks.com. About Meru Networks Founded in 2002, ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    Orbitz Worldwide today announced it has signed a multi-year agreement for Orbitz.com to be the primary travel booking partner for AOL Travel. Following the launch of the partnership in January 2012, visitors to AOL Travel will be able to book hotels, vacation packages, flights, rental cars, cruises and more on Orbitz.com. Additionally, Orbitz Worldwide brands Orbitz.com, CheapTickets.com and Away.com will feature exclusive AOL Travel travel guides and will have access to AOL Travel, HuffPost Travel and Gadling travel-themed ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    Perimeter E-Security, the leading provider of security as a service, today launched a new security blog featuring expert commentaries from the Perimeter Security and Threat Analysis Research (STAR) Team. Comprised of more than a dozen of Perimeter's experts from operations, support, engineering and product management teams, the STAR Team Blog analyzes the latest security industry news and trends. The STAR Team also issues weekly "Heard on the Street" reports on topics of interest to customers, including security threats and vulnerabilities, ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    USA Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: USAT), a leader of wireless, cashless payment and M2M telemetry solutions for self-serve, small-ticket retailing industries, today announced it had entered into a new exclusive three year agreement with AMI Entertainment Network, Inc. (“AMI”), a ... read more