Polyglot Systems Inc. today announced that they are teaming with RTI
International to develop a web-based application for family planning
counseling. Under a grant from the Department of Health and Human
Services, RTI will assess the application’s ability to improve
... read more
IED's (Improvised Explosive Devices) are responsible for 58 percent of
2010 US troop fatalities in Afghanistan. With the increase in United
States troops being sent to Afghanistan, the demand for enhanced
protection of military assets becomes an ever-increasing challenge
and opportunity for those involved in military ... read more
An engineer at NASA's Langley Research Center is one of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers' (SME) Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineers for 2011.
Sayata Ghose is a senior research scientist with the National Institute of Aerospace and a resident researcher with the Advanced Materials and Processing Branch at NASA Langley. She joins 11 other recipients of this year's honor, which recognizes young manufacturing practitioners who have made exemplary contributions and achievements in the manufacturing industry.
Ghose earned her PhD from ... read more
In a celestial forensic exercise, scientists analyzing data from NASA's Cassini, Galileo and New Horizons missions have traced telltale ripples in Saturn and Jupiter's rings to specific collisions with cometary fragments that occurred decades, not millions of years, ago.
Jupiter's ripple-producing culprit was comet Shoemaker-Levy 9. The comet's debris cloud hurtled through the thin Jupiter ring system on a collision course into the planet in July 1994. Scientists attribute Saturn's ripples to a similar object - likely another ... read more
HILLSBORO, OR -- (Marketwire) -- 03/31/11 -- NexPlanar Corporation recently completed a $10.0 million round of Series D funding to expand production capacity both in the U.S. and to strategic locations globally.
NexPlanar is able to modulate CMP pad properties, such as pad hardness, pore size and pore density, to develop customized solutions for demanding semiconductor applications and integration schemes, including those for emerging technologies. They announced late last year a corporate move to larger facilities in Hillsboro, Oregon; ... read more
Examiner.com has announced a partnership with Cell Journalist, expanding its publishing availability for its 70,000 contributors across North America to post articles to their Examiner.com page directly from their mobile phone.
"This exciting partnership allows another way for our Examiners to provide meaningful and relevant information to the communities in which they live," said Rick Blair, CEO of Examiner.com. "It not only adds a further level of convenience for the Examiner, but a mechanism to relay breaking information, whether it's a ... read more
Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced today 24-week interim results from a clinical trial with CTS-1027 in combination with Peginterferon Alpha-2a (Pegasys®) and ribavirin (Copegus®) in a treatment experienced, hepatitis C virus (HCV) null-responder patient population. Null-responder patients are the most difficult to treat patient population and are clinically defined as those patients failing to achieve an early virologic response (EVR) when undergoing treatment with the current standard of care (SOC; pegylated interferon and ribavirin). EVR is defined as at ... read more
Omni Bio Pharmaceutical, Inc. (OTC BB: OMBP), today issued the following letter to shareholders of the Company:
To the Shareholders of Omni Bio Pharmaceutical, Inc.:
I am writing to you having completed my first month as the Chief Executive Officer of Omni Bio Pharmaceutical, Inc., ("Omni"). With our 2011 Fiscal year coming to a close, this is an appropriate juncture to update our shareholders on the basis for my optimism in your Company's prospects, and to advise you of my initiatives ... read more
Bank of America announced today that Patrick Gorman has joined the
company as chief information security officer. Gorman is a senior
strategy and technology executive with more than 25 years of experience
in government and the private sector, including serving as associate
director of National Intelligence ... read more
CITY OF COMMERCE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/31/11 -- TP-LINK, a global provider of networking products, today announces its new AV200 Mini Powerline Starter Kit, designed to instantly create a secure, high-speed network in your home or office using your existing electrical wiring. In transforming any power socket into an Internet outlet, you can experience reliable and fast connections to devices such as gaming consoles, Blu-ray players, and DVRs.
Powerline technology is a sensible alternative for areas in the ... read more
Office imaging veterans have a largely positive outlook for their
industry in 2011, according to survey results released today by GE
Capital’s office imaging business. Growth will be driven by both sales
and service in 2011, says the survey, despite hurdles such as upcoming
changes in ... read more
Edvance Research announced today the formation of a partnership with the
Value-Added Research Center (VARC), bringing together two of the
nation’s leading education research organizations. This partnership will
focus on joint work surrounding the evaluation of performance and
effectiveness of teachers, schools, and educational programs and ... read more
National Community Pharmacists Association Executive Vice President and CEO Kathleen Jaeger issued the following statement today in response to the Florida House Judicial Committee's passage of HB 7095, legislation sponsored by State Rep. Rob Schenck, and in particular an amendment that would restrict the dispensing of controlled substances on Schedule II and Schedule III to publicly traded pharmacy chains or only those independent community pharmacies that have been in business more than 10 years:
"We all support efforts to ... read more
An international spacecraft that will take NASA's first space-based measurements of ocean surface salinity has arrived at its launch site at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The Aquarius/SAC-D mission will provide scientists with a key missing variable in satellite observations of Earth that links ocean circulation, the global balance of freshwater, and climate.
The Aquarius/SAC-D spacecraft left Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil, on March 29. Following final tests, the spacecraft will be attached to a Delta II rocket ... read more
ViVOtech, the near field communication (NFC) software and systems
company, today announced it is negotiating with VeriFone Systems, Inc.
(NYSE: PAY) to acquire the U.S. assets of Hypercom Corporation (NYSE:
HYC). VeriFone said in November it would divest Hypercom’s U.S. assets
following its acquisition of the ... read more
Inc., the online leader for people search services, and provider of
the nationally advertised Who’s Searching for You™ service, announces
today the launch new business and local search services, helping members
to find much more than just friends.
... read more
Louisville Slugger® has launched a new online store just in time for the start of the 2011 baseball season.
Louisville Slugger, the official bat of Major League Baseball® and sponsor of top collegiate baseball and fastpitch programs, has partnered with Shopatron to launch an online store - accessible via the "Shop Now" tab on Slugger.com - that allows customers to shop online for the bats and equipment the pros and college players use.
Louisville Slugger's new store offers ... read more
Dallas Light Bulb, a leader in consumer lighting products, sold a Halco 80625 LED Amber colored light to MB Development of Miami Beach, Florida, for its Grand Beach Hotel in attempt to meet Turtle Light Certification. The amber light is being used instead of traditional, white light to combat turtle nesting and hatchling issues caused by exterior, artificial lighting on beachfront properties.
"We have tried several products and this is the best," said Kelly Kirtland of MB Development. MB Development has ... read more
The Regulatory 2.0 Workshop will examine the important issues facing the
FCC including inter-carrier compensation, interconnection
requirements, carrier of last resort obligations, universal service
reform, plain old telephone service (POTS), and the evolving role of
... read more
As the height of tax season approaches, it's important for all filers to be vigilant about avoiding tax scams. The problem, however, is that many of the sites fraudsters use look like those created and maintained by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and other tax authorities. Fortunately, with the right Internet security software and a few simple tips, you can avoid the traps set by these "phishers" and keep the season's tax refund scams at bay.
To get the phishing protection ... read more