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Wednesday, July 20, 2011

  • Posted at 8:22 AM
    Arteriocyte®, a leading clinical stage biotechnology company with offices in Cleveland, Ohio and Hopkinton, Massachusetts that develops proprietary stem cell and tissue engineering based therapies announced today that the Ohio Department of Development's Third Frontier Commission awarded a $1 million grant to the company for its "Development and Commercialization of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Expansion for Clinical Applications" as part of the Ohio Third Frontier Biomedical Program to accelerate the company's Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) manufacturing of its NANEX(TM) technology for ... read more
  • Posted at 8:22 AM
    DisplayLink, the leading provider of technology for virtual graphics and USB-connected computing, announced that global manufacturer Atlona Technologies has delivered a trio of cutting-edge connectivity solutions that incorporate DisplayLink-certified USB technology. These products unleash the power and reach of personal ... read more
  • Posted at 8:20 AM
    LongTail Video (www.longtailvideo.com), the leading provider of affordable, self-serve video solutions for web publishers, today announced a new, free pricing plan for its online video platform, Bits on the Run. With Bits on the Run Free, publishers will be able to ... read more
  • Posted at 8:17 AM
    Cvent, the world’s largest software-as-service (SaaS) provider of online event management, venue selection and web survey solutions, today announced it has secured $136 million in funding led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and Insight Venture Partners, with Greenspring Associates also ... read more
  • Posted at 8:13 AM
    WGSN (www.wgsn.com), the global authority on style and design, has announced the launch of its Chinese language website, which is now live at www.wgsn-china.com. WGSN in Chinese will allow WGSN to further engage with and serve the China market, providing, in local language, actionable intelligence and ... read more
  • Posted at 8:13 AM
    HERMITAGE, PA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/20/11 -- The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has recognized Novocell Semiconductor, Inc. as a leader in driving technology growth in the Penn-Ohio region and has awarded them a Keystone Innovation Zone Grant. This grant will be used to purchase equipment to fully automate Novocell's testing lab for more efficient silicon verification and IP qualification. Janet Anderson, Executive Director of the Northwest Commission, stated, "It is the pleasure of the NW PA KIZ Board and Partners ... read more
  • Posted at 8:11 AM
    If you're thinking about cosmetic surgery, your first stop should be at a new website where you can see into the future. SculptMyDream.com is the first website to let individuals preview the anticipated results of breast augmentation using actual 3D photography. Not only will this help you "Sculpt YOUR dream", it will let you find a surgeon who can turn that dream into reality. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110720/NY38494 ) SculptMyDream incorporates an extensive library of 3D photographs of women that have ... read more
  • Posted at 8:10 AM
    Measured Progress has been chosen to continue as provider of the Florida Alternate Assessment, the New Hampshire Alternate Learning Progressions Assessment, and the development portion of Utah's Science Core Criterion-Referenced Tests (the company already holds the contract to deliver the Utah science assessment). These three contracts, worth a combined $13.5 million, range in length from one year to nearly five years. Each project includes technology upgrades to make the programs more cost-effective, efficient, and accessible to students. Maintaining existing testing ... read more
  • Posted at 8:08 AM
    Efficient Energy America, Inc. (E2America), a leading supplier of HVAC optimization technology, today announced an agreement with HORNE LLP, an accounting and business advisory firm specialized in franchise accounting and construction accounting, to advise commercial enterprises on the benefits of ... read more
  • Posted at 8:07 AM
    Dave Mustaine of Megadeth, which is currently touring with the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival and playing a show at Yankee Stadium with Metallica, Slayer, and Anthrax on September 14th, will stay connected with fans by blasting out personalized video updates on Facebook while touring. For the first time, fans will get exclusive clips and sneak peeks of behind-the-scenes action via video feeds sent directly to their Facebook wall, allowing them to share the video with their friends through multiple ... read more
  • Posted at 8:06 AM
    Learning and talent management software provider Cornerstone OnDemand Inc. (NASDAQ: CSOD) today announced that it has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed follow-on public offering of up to 8,500,000 shares of its ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/20/11 -- Today, Thrutu announces its iPhone release, enabling a whole new range of cross-platform, in-call digital sharing capabilities that were previously unavailable in the mobile ecosystem. The popular Thrutu mobile app, already downloaded by more than 250,000 Android users worldwide, is now available for download from the iTunes App Store. With Thrutu, not only can iPhone users get more out their phone calls, they can also interact with Android users in ways ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    Gaikai Inc is building the cloud for gaming: the world’s fastest interactive network, capable of delivering console-quality, real time experiences to browsers on virtually any device. Today Gaikai announces the completion of their Series C funding round to accelerate the roll ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    Socialtext today announced several major milestones in Q2 that show momentum as businesses continue to turn to the leading enterprise social networking platform to share information, get answers to questions, and find people and content to help them get work done. During the quarter, Socialtext ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    Groupon (http://www.groupon.com) announces the continued expansion of its location-based deals platform, Groupon Now!™ (http://www.groupon.com/now) with its launch in Philadelphia this week, bringing the total markets Groupon Now! serves to 25. Unlike traditional Groupon ... read more
  • Angeion Names Lehman CEO --- ST. PAUL, Minn.
    Posted at 8:00 AM
    Angeion Corporation (NASDAQ: ANGN) today announced that its board of directors has elected Gregg O. Lehman, Ph.D., president and chief executive officer (CEO), and appointed him as a director. Lehman joined Angeion in May as interim CEO. Gregg O. Lehman, Ph.D. CEO of Angeion ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    Newport Corporation (Nasdaq: NEWP) today announced that on Wednesday, August 3, 2011, the company will release results for its second quarter ended July 2, 2011. The company said that President and Chief Executive Officer Robert J. Phillippy and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Charles F. Cargile will host an investor conference call that day at 5:00 p.m. Eastern time (2:00 p.m. Pacific time) to review the company's financial results and business outlook. The call is open to all ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    Nexus announced today that Waheed Choudhry has been appointed President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Choudhry most recently served as Nexus' Area Vice President - North Region, and assumes the President and COO title from Deron Pearson, who will continue with Nexus in his role as Chief Executive Officer. "Waheed has held various sales and operational leadership positions since our inception in 2004 and has been a major contributor to our growth and success in the North," said Pearson. ... read more
  • Posted at 7:56 AM
    Sprint today announced the launch of Business Freedom Plans – new wireless voice and data plans for businesses that come packed with value, pooling options and the best of Sprint’s portfolio of devices, but waive the long-term contract to get it all. ... read more
  • Posted at 7:55 AM
    BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/20/11 -- When Carl Johnson got the call about his daughter's car accident, he rushed to the emergency room. After consulting with doctors, he made calls to his wife and family members. He was in the middle of giving an update on his daughter's condition when his smartphone's battery died. This incident was the inspiration for founding VoltUp (http://www.volt-up.com/) last year, a Boston-based start-up headed by Joseph "Yossi" Weihs, an embedded devices engineer and ... read more