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Friday, November 18, 2011

  • Posted at 12:24 PM
    Nexon America, Inc.: What: Black Friday holiday sales in online games; players pay real money to clear virtual shelves of online goods; Nexon conducts department store-style “door-buster” sales ... read more
  • Posted at 12:23 PM
    Time Warner Cable today announced that it will premiere the second installment of It Ain’t Rocket Science, an original program from its philanthropic initiative Connect a Million Minds, on NY1. It Ain’t Rocket Science will go from New York to North Carolina to Colorado, Nebraska and ... read more
  • Posted at 12:12 PM
    Entertainment and social networking come together like never before as Sony DADC's LOOT(TM) group partners with leading digital media companies to bring virtual world experiences to feature films, television, radio, and live events to Sony Computer Entertainment America's PlayStation®Home social game platform. With the addition of Crackle, Ustream, and RadioIO social experiences to PlayStation®Home, users can invite friends to share traditional entertainment experiences in a virtual environment, communicating with each other in real time--whether across town or on the other ... read more
  • Posted at 12:10 PM
    Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced today that the Gulfstream G650 has received its provisional type certificate (PTC) from the Federal Aviation Administration. This clears the way for the company to begin interior completions of the ultra-large-cabin, ultra-long-range business jet in preparation for customer deliveries in the second quarter of 2012, as originally planned. "We are pursuing a two-step certification approach to keep us on track for our planned deliveries in the second quarter of 2012," said Larry Flynn, president, Gulfstream. "With the ... read more
  • Posted at 12:05 PM
    A new report released by the Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA) shows that spending on medical imaging is declining and Medicare patients are consuming fewer imaging services than in previous years. This analysis confirms earlier findings released by the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (www.asnc.org) as part of the Coalition for Patient-Centered Imaging demonstrating that the volume of outpatient diagnostic imaging services began trending downward in 2007, and in 2010, volume for both standard and advanced imaging services ... read more
  • Posted at 12:00 PM
    Analog Devices Inc. (NYSE: ADI), a global leader in high-performance signal processing technology, has been named one of the world's most innovative companies, according to the Thomson Reuters 2011 Top 100 Global Innovator SM program. The program analyzes patent data ... read more
  • FDA Approves First Supplemental Test for Chagas Disease --- SILVER SPRING, Md., Nov. 18, 2011
    Posted at 12:00 PM
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the first test for use as an additional, more specific test on human serum or plasma specimens found to be positive for antibodies to Trypanosoma cruzi (T. cruzi). T. cruzi causes Chagas disease, a serious and potentially fatal parasitic infection. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) The test, called the ABBOTT ESA Chagas [Trypanosoma cruzi (E. coli, Recombinant) Antigen], is an in vitro enzyme strip assay for the qualitative detection of antibodies to T. cruzi. There are ... read more
  • Posted at 12:00 PM
    Today, FindTheBest, an unbiased, data-driven comparison engine, announces the release of its 'Best of' badges in the Education category, highlighting the top Smart Rated colleges and universities--from business schools and law schools to medical schools--across the country. FindTheBest's Smart Rating allows users to view a single meta rating that reflects both a weighted compilation of scores from expert sources and an unbiased score based solely on the college's quantitative features--including metrics like acceptance rates and average entry test scores. From these Smart ... read more
  • Posted at 11:59 AM
    Microsoft Corp. today announced participation in the following upcoming events with the financial community. Interested parties can listen to a webcast of these events on Microsoft's Investor Relations Web site at http://www.microsoft.com/investor. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO) Credit Suisse Technology ConferenceThursday, December 1, 20119:30 a.m. MTDerek Burney, corporate vice president, Microsoft Lync and Microsoft Office Data & Business Intelligence NASDAQ OMX Investor ProgramTuesday, December 6, 20118:00 a.m. GMT Charles Songhurst, general manager, Corporate Strategy Barclays Capital Global Technology ConferenceThursday, December 8, 20119:30 a.m. PTZachary Apter, general ... read more
  • Posted at 11:45 AM
    Please pass the irradiated smoked turkey, thermostable yams and freeze-dried green beans. The International Space Station is stocked and ready for an out-of-this-world Thanksgiving feast. (Logo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO</font>) The three station crew members, one American and two Russians, will enjoy a holiday dinner floating 220 miles above Earth. In addition to the traditional holiday favorites, albeit with a space-food flair, their menu will include NASA's own cornbread dressing, as well as home style potatoes and cranberries. And, along with the best ... read more
  • Posted at 11:41 AM
    The U.S. cable industry today announced a new initiative dedicated to improving the energy efficiency of consumer set-top boxes and other devices and developing advanced cable-enabled services designed to promote innovative consumer energy conservation measures. A key element of the initiative is the “CableLabs® ... read more
  • Posted at 11:36 AM
    Announcing a special recognition appearing in the October, 2010 issue of CRN published by CMP Media LLC. Groupware Technology was selected for the following honor: "Top 100 Health-Care VARs." (Photo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111118/DC09773</font>) A spokesperson from Groupware Technology commented on the recognition: "This is quite an honor for us. The fact that CRN included Groupware Technology in its selection of "Top 100 Health-Care VARs," signals that our constant efforts towards business excellence are paying off. We are proud to be included ... read more
  • Posted at 11:30 AM
    L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LLL) announced today that L-3 Communications Corporation, its wholly owned subsidiary, has priced an offering of $500 million of 3.95% Senior Notes due November 15, 2016. The notes are being offered in a registered offering pursuant to Rule 415 under the ... read more
  • Posted at 11:13 AM
    Twenty-one of the industry's most elite leaders will be participating as featured guests or panelists at this important year-end conference for television and video, Thursday, December 1 in New York City. The Fourth Annual On Screen Media Summit is presented by two highly-regarded television trade publications, Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News and will take place at the Sentry East Side conference facility located at 730 Third Avenue at East 45th Street. The On Screen Media Summit will explore immediate ... read more
  • Posted at 11:12 AM
    Greenzu (www.greenzu.net) today announced the launch of Greenzu.net, an online sales collaboration tool that connects solar installers and commercial solar customers through the sales process. With this free platform - Greenzu.net offers installers an online platform to share documents and solar proposals securely with each of their customers in one location. As the customer navigates through the system, installers will immediately know that their deal is moving forward with automatic Greenzu notifications. Meanwhile, customers can immediately post questions or upload ... read more
  • Posted at 11:10 AM
    Metrico Wireless, the global leader in mobile device performance analytics, today announced findings from “iPhone 4S: The Ultimate Performance Report,” based on the company’s patented technologies and methodologies used to evaluate over 700 devices for carriers and OEMs. The three ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) Chairman, President and CEO Rich Templeton will deliver a keynote address at the Credit Suisse 2011 Annual Technology Conference in Scottsdale, Ariz., Tuesday, November 29, at 12:30 p.m. Mountain time. Templeton will discuss TI's business outlook and its strategy to address key markets for its analog and embedded processing technologies and how these capabilities position the company for growth. The audio webcast for the conference can be accessed live through the Investor Relations ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    Dell remains committed to commercial channel partners worldwide and announced further enhancements to its PartnerDirect program to media and analysts earlier today. Dell continues to strengthen its PartnerDirect program with an enhanced global Networking & Security Certification that combines ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    Electrochem Solutions, Inc. (www.ElectrochemSolutions.com) announced today the launch of its Multi-Pallet Wireless Sensing Solution targeted for CNC machining operations. The solution wirelessly monitors fixture clamping pressure for safe, efficient and precise machining of parts. ... read more
  • Posted at 10:48 AM
    Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MRVL), a global leader in integrated silicon solutions, will be presenting at the following investor conferences: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100719/SF36559LOGO-b) -- Credit Suisse Annual Technology Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona on November 29, 2011 -- NASDAQ OMX 27th Investor Program in London on December 7, 2011 -- JP Morgan CES Investor Forum, in Las Vegas on January 10, 2012 About Marvell Marvell ... read more