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Friday, January 13, 2012

  • Student Achievements Receive Special Attention --- WILLIMANTIC, Conn., Jan. 13, 2012
    Posted at 11:03 AM
    Eastern Connecticut State University is one of only four colleges and universities in a national Honors Program pilot sponsored by, a news distribution company in Albany, NY. The pilot focuses on "," a web-based program that promotes students' educational status and achievements. Eastern uses software to publicize student achievements and activities on campus. Such stories as studying abroad, making the dean's list, or winning a scholarship are turned into personalized stories, published online at ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    ST PETERSBURG, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 01/13/12 -- Andiamo Corporation (PINKSHEETS: ANDI) subsidiary ActionApp Corporation, a prolific mobile App development company, has entered into a purchase agreement with an independent developer to purchase 23 iPhone Apps which will yield a total of 46 smartphone Apps to their rapidly growing inventory of iPhone and Android Apps once they are converted to their business model. This purchase will be consummated from existing cash flows and there will be no stock involved. "We ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    Dice Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: DHX) today announced it will host a conference call to discuss fourth quarter and full year 2011 financial results on Thursday, February 2, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Hosting the call will be Scot W. Melland, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Michael P. Durney, Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer. A press release with fourth quarter and full year financial results will be issued prior to the conference call ... read more
  • Posted at 10:35 AM
    Cerium Networks, Inc., a leading integrator of unified communications announced today it has achieved both Gold Communications and Silver Messaging Competencies with Microsoft, specializing in Lync and Exchange solutions. (Photo: With successful completion of these programs, Cerium Networks has proven the ability to provide valuable consulting, implementation and support services for customers considering Microsoft Lync and Exchange for their communication needs. Cerium Networks met the standards of the Microsoft Communications and Messaging Competency programs after successful completion ... read more
  • Posted at 10:35 AM
    Facing patent cliffs and shrinking pipelines, the pharmaceutical industry is turning to alliances - either through in-licensing deals or M&A activities - as a way to maintain growth and profitability. It's a sound strategy, but a difficult one to effectively put into practice. The process of identifying, negotiating and consummating a business is fraught with potential pitfalls. With 2012 shaping up to be a pivotal year for organizations to position themselves for future success, business development leaders need a relationship ... read more
  • Posted at 10:20 AM
    Senior leader support, physician alignment and daily monitoring of analytics scorecards – all are key success factors cited by hospitals who recently attested to meet the Stage 1 Medicare criteria outlined under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Among those first-year strivers are hospitals ... read more
  • Posted at 10:06 AM
    MINNEAPOLIS, MN -- (Marketwire) -- 01/13/12 -- 7 Medical Systems™, LLC, a leader in on-demand digital imaging, electronic medical records (EMR) and revenue cycle management (RCM) solutions for healthcare, today announced the closing of its acquisition of Manager Consultoria em Informatica LTDA EPP. ("Manager Systems®"), a health informatics company providing practice management, EMR, radiology information systems (RIS) and picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) to hospitals and clinics in Brazil. Based in Florianopolis, Brazil, Manager Systems ( is a ... read more
  • MDSL Announces New Smart TEM Telecom Expense Management Solution --- LONDON, NEW YORK, PARIS, TOKYO, GOTHENBURG and HONG KONG, January 13, 2012
    Posted at 10:02 AM
    LONDON, NEW YORK, PARIS, TOKYO, GOTHENBURG and HONG KONG, January 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MDSL [ ], the leading provider of international Telecom Expense Management (TEM [ ]) and Market Data Expense Management (MDEM [ ]) solutions, today announced MDSL Smart TEM,the latest version of its market-leading TEM solution. MDSL Smart TEMwill be revealed to the public for the first timeon February 13 at the annual AOTMP TEM Conference, before forming the focal point ... read more
  • Posted at 10:00 AM
    Vantiv, LLC, (formerly Fifth Third Processing Solutions, LLC) one of the nation's leading full service payment solutions providers, announced today the launch of Vantiv Secure, the Company's comprehensive suite of card data security solutions. This one-stop security shop is being featured at Booth #2134 during the National Retail Federation's (NRF) Annual Convention & Expo in New York City. (Logo: ) As a 40-year veteran and an industry leader in payment processing services, Vantiv is an innovator in the development of practices ... read more
  • Posted at 10:00 AM
    For the seventh consecutive year, home warranty companies topped the worst-graded categories list compiled by Angie's List, the nation's leading provider of consumer reviews on local contractors and service companies. (Logo: Other repeat offenders on this year's most complained-about list are Internet service providers, property management companies, mobile and landline phone service providers, and wedding service categories, such as bridal shops and wedding planners. Banks and credit unions are new to the most complained-about list. Claims of unauthorized fees, unsatisfactory communication from ... read more
  • Posted at 9:54 AM
    Valpey-Fisher Corporation (“Valpey-Fisher”) (Nasdaq:VPF) announced today that it has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) a supplement (the “Proxy Supplement”) to its definitive proxy materials relating to the previously announced proposed merger of Valpey-Fisher with VF Acquisition Corp., an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of CTS ... read more
  • Posted at 9:54 AM
    Research and Markets( has announced the addition of the "2012 U.S. Appliance/TV/Electronics Stores Industry-Industry & Market Report" report to their offering. The Appliance/TV/Electronics Stores Industry-Industry & Market report, published annually by Barnes Reports, contains timely and accurate ... read more
  • FDA Completes Work on Three Drug User Fee Programs --- SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 13, 2012
    Posted at 9:45 AM
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has completed its recommendations for three user fee programs that will help speed safe and effective drugs and lower-cost generic drug and biosimilar biological products to patients, FDA Commissioner Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D. said today. The recommendations were transmitted to Congress today by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. (Logo: The programs include the fifth authorization of the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA), and new user fee programs for human generic drugs and ... read more
  • Posted at 9:38 AM
    Last evening, January 12, Panasonic Corporation was honored with a Technology & Engineering Emmy® Award for its “pioneering development of removable solid-state media for video camera/recorders,” specifically presented for the company’s creation of the P2 video recording format. Accepting the award are Kunihiko Miyagi, Director, Professional ... read more
  • Posted at 9:36 AM
    Point Loma Nazarene University is accepting applications for its 2012 Kyoto Prize Symposium Journalism Fellowship — a fully-funded, comprehensive educational program designed to enhance a journalist’s knowledge in technology, science and the arts. The fellow will participate in unique workshops and presentations by the latest Kyoto ... read more
  • Posted at 9:30 AM
    Please replace the release with the following corrected version due to multiple revisions. The corrected release reads: DESPITE ELIMINATION OF A 620 CREDIT SCORE REQUIREMENT FOR HOME REFINANCES, A LOW CREDIT SCORE ... read more
  • Posted at 9:30 AM
    CrushIQ, a hands-on, social media business conference coming to Napa on February 16 and 17, 2012 will include Samir Janveja, Strategic Partner Manager at Google. Janveja will discuss one of the biggest changes to hit the internet since the introduction of universal search. "This week's release of Google's new search function will provide the best possible experience for our users. CrushIQ has an excellent social media education program and I am thrilled to have this opportunity to educate businesses on ... read more
  • Apple Joins Fair Labor Association --- WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2012
    Posted at 9:30 AM
    The Fair Labor Association today announced that Apple will join the FLA as a Participating Company, effective immediately. The FLA will independently assess facilities in Apple's supply chain and report detailed findings on the FLA website. Apple becomes the first technology company to join the Association as a Participating Company. FLA Participating Companies agree to uphold the FLA Workplace Code of Conduct throughout their supply chains and commit to the FLA's Principles of Fair Labor and Responsible Sourcing. In 2011, ... read more
  • Posted at 9:25 AM
    The City of Virginia Beach, the most populous city in Virginia, reaps the benefits of GeoMedia® 3D, a GeoMedia add-on product that extends the functionality of Intergraph®'s geospatial solutions through an integrated 3D visualization and analysis environment. (Logo: ) The City of Virginia Beach utilizes Intergraph's latest addition to the GeoMedia product suite to produce more intuitive 3D appraisal maps (maps showing the location, dimensions and other information pertaining to a parcel of land subject to property taxes) as well as ... read more
  • Posted at 9:22 AM
    Intergraph(® )attracted 5,500 delegates to its global series of 2011 user group conferences for the process, power and marine industries. User conferences were held in 25 countries on six continents and drew the highest attendance ever for the annual sessions. (Logo: The conferences featured the latest releases from the SmartPlant(®) and SmartMarine(®) Enterprise portfolios, Intergraph CADWorx(® )& Analysis Solutions and Leica Geosystems' Smart Scanning solutions, offering attendees unprecedented scope and value. The global theme, "Building a Smarter World," demonstrated how ... read more