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Monday, April 9, 2012

  • Posted at 9:23 AM
    DPC DATA, provider of information solutions to municipal bond traders, advisors and investors, today announced that St. Louis-based BAM Advisor Services, which provides back-office support for more than 120 independent Registered Investment Advisor firms across the country, is the first RIA-supporting firm to integrate MuniPOINTS® and MuniGUARD® News into its operations. "Both these solutions make good sense operationally and support our best practices in municipal bond portfolio management. With MuniGUARD News, we can access the most timely news available regarding local ... read more
  • NASA Releases New Open Government Plan --- WASHINGTON, April 9, 2012
    Posted at 9:16 AM
    NASA today released version 2.0 of its Open Government Plan, which includes a flagship initiative to build a new web architecture and a renewed focus on open data sharing, open source development and a variety of technology acceleration efforts. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The plan also features a directory of more than 100 participatory, collaborative and transparent projects, offering citizens opportunities to understand, support and engage with the agency. Throughout the next year, NASA will continue to add projects to the directory. NASA's ... read more
  • Posted at 9:14 AM
    SCOLR Pharma, Inc. (OTCQB: SCLR) announced today that RedHill Biopharma Ltd., which has licensed the exclusive worldwide rights to use SCOLR's patented technology to develop an extended release version of the anti-emetic drug ondansetron (brand name Zofran®), has received positive preliminary results in a pharmacokinetic (PK) study comparing its version of ondansetron with Zofran®. RedHill said that, assuming the final clinical study report supports the preliminary findings, it will consider filing an application with the FDA for US marketing ... read more
  • Posted at 9:13 AM
    NJOY, America's most popular electronic cigarette brand, announced today that it has received a $20 million investment from Catterton Partners, the leading consumer-focused private equity firm. The investment, which is being made by Catterton Growth Partners, L.P., will be used to accelerate NJOY's brand awareness, growth and other business development opportunities. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120409/LA84080LOGO) "NJOY and Catterton are a terrific fit, as both companies are the 'Gold Standard' in their respective businesses," said Craig Weiss, President and CEO of NJOY. ... read more
  • Posted at 9:13 AM
    Novo Nordisk received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to update the product label for Victoza(®) (liraglutide [rDNA origin] injection) to include data showing superior blood sugar control when compared to Januvia(®) (sitagliptin). Victoza(®) also provided greater weight reduction. Both products were taken in combination with metformin in adults with type 2 diabetes. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/55639-novo-nordisk-fda-approval-victoza-product-label-update-blood-sugar-control (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120409/MM83580LOGO) The update also includes data demonstrating the safety and efficacy of adding basal ... read more
  • Posted at 9:10 AM
    OppsPlace.com announced today that CSX has joined as a corporate charter member to increase diversity and inclusion within their talent and supplier procurement selection pools. CSX joins a list of corporations from around the country each with a commitment to business solutions aimed at creating employment and business opportunities within the minority community. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120328/PH77347LOGO) "OppsPlace was created as an online network to connect minority professionals and minority businesses to large U.S. corporations," said Robert L. Johnson, founder and chairman of ... read more
  • Posted at 9:07 AM
    OppsPlace.com announced today that Capital One Financial Corporation has joined as a corporate charter member to increase diversity and inclusion within their talent and supplier procurement selection pools. Capital One Financial Corporation joins a list of corporations from around the country each with a commitment to business solutions aimed at creating employment and business opportunities within the minority community. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120328/PH77347LOGO ) "OppsPlace was created as an online network to connect minority professionals and minority businesses to large U.S. corporations," ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    UL, a world leader in advancing safety, has acquired EduNeering, the leading provider of compliance and training solutions for the life and health sciences sector, from Kaplan Inc., a leading international provider of educational and career services. The addition of EduNeering significantly enhances the online training and software offerings of UL's Knowledge Services business unit with a solution focused on pharmaceuticals, medical devices, clinical research education and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) inspection and enforcement. EduNeering features governance, risk ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    After over two years of serving New York area motion media creatives by offering breaking news, product reviews and profiles, NYC Production & Post News (available at www.nycppnews.com) announces its launch of a new version of the site designed for viewing on iPads, smartphones as well ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    REDWOOD SHORES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/09/12 -- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) News Facts Gartner 2011 Worldwide RDBMS Market Share Reports 48.8 percent market share for Oracle based on total software revenue (*). Oracle grew at 18 percent, exceeding both the industry average (16.3 percent) and the growth rates of its closest competitors. Oracle's RDBMS is more than the next four competitors in the report combined. Supporting Resources About Oracle Database 11g Learn more about Oracle Database Customers Connect with Oracle Database via ... read more
  • Posted at 8:58 AM
    NTT DATA, Inc., a leading IT professional services provider and a regional operating unit of the Japan-based NTT DATA Corporation with operations in North America and global delivery from India, today announced the formation of a new business unit devoted to cloud ... read more
  • Not All 'Likes' Are Created Equal --- NEW YORK, April 9, 2012
    Posted at 8:56 AM
    DDB New York has launched the "I Care" button, the product of a creative pro bono project that caters to the impassioned discussions about global issues across social networks. Facebook's 'Like' button, intended to show interest in a status update or post, can often seem inappropriate when applied to tragic current events or controversial social causes. Conversely, the "I Care" button can be embedded alongside the "Like" button as an alternate expression of engagement with a given topic. "The ... read more
  • Historic Sports Collection Featured on National TV --- BOCA RATON, Fla., April 9, 2012
    Posted at 8:51 AM
    Discovery Network's channel, Velocity, will feature the world-renowned Sports Immortals(®) collection on their new program, 'Million Dollar Collections', premiering this week on Tuesday, April 10th at 8:30 pm and 11:30 pm and airing again on Wednesday April 11th and Saturday April 14th. Containing over one million items, Sports Immortals(®) is by far the largest and most extensive collection of sports memorabilia in the world, valued in the millions. The collection is revered by collectors and sports historians across the globe ... read more
  • Posted at 8:45 AM
    CHDT Corporation (OTCQB: CHDO) (“Company” or “CHDT”), a leader in the design and manufacture of specialty power failure lighting solutions and innovator of consumer safety and security products for the North American retail markets, announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Capstone Industries, Inc., will be unveiling ... read more
  • Posted at 8:45 AM
    Yardi announced its general release of Yardi Beacon™ for managing public housing, affordable housing, and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s housing choice vouchers program. As a Web-based software solution, Yardi Beacon offers seamless integration of compliance, accounting and property management ... read more
  • Posted at 8:45 AM
    Abakan Inc. (OTCQB: ABKI) is pleased to announce that its 71% controlled subsidiary, MesoCoat, has secured a supply contract for its PComP™ nanocomposite coating materials from a large industrial pump manufacturer and distributor in Canada. This supply contact further ... read more
  • Posted at 8:36 AM
    Global Information, Inc. is excited to announce remaining available registration for 3 significant Drug Discovery and Healthcare conferences scheduled for Boston, MA in the Spring of 2012. CHI and Bio-IT World's 12th Annual Structure-Based Drug Design Conference June 6 - 8, 2012: Structure-based drug design took nearly two decades to arrive at its current mainstream position in medicinal chemistry, and the CHI and Bio-IT World's 12th Annual Structure-Based Drug Design Conference in Cambridge, MA will host an accomplished faculty of experts ... read more
  • Posted at 8:33 AM
    The National Retail Federation today announced the top 10 finalists of its “This is Retail” video contest, determined after a week of public voting through NRF’s Retail Means Jobs website. Over 245,000 votes were cast for the Top 20 finalists ... read more
  • Posted at 8:32 AM
    XBRL US today announced plans for its annual conference, September 10-12, 2012 in Austin, TX, which will feature a keynote address by Mike Starr, Deputy Chief Accountant for Policy Support and Market Monitoring, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as intensive XBRL training sessions and updates on new developments in XBRL creation and use. Public company external reporting managers and auditors will learn from in-depth presentations and hands-on, interactive discussion groups and exercises. Topics covered will include ... read more
  • Posted at 8:30 AM
    More wireless customers in Sarasota-Bradenton soon will have access to the nation’s fastest 4G wireless network, when Verizon Wireless expands its most advanced network here later this month. Verizon is adding 4G LTE ... read more