EnPro Industries (NYSE: NPO) today announced that William Dries, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will retire from the company upon reaching age 60 on September 11, 2011. Alexander W. Pease, currently a partner with McKinsey & Co., has been named as his successor. Pease will join EnPro on February 28, 2011, as a senior vice president and will assume full responsibilities as chief financial officer following the company's annual meeting of shareholders on May 5, 2011.
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Jehan al-Sadat, a world-renowned activist for women's rights who has devoted her life to public service and international peace, will be the speaker at Walden University's academic residency on Wednesday, Jan. 19, at Miami's James L. Knight Center.
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Jehan Sadat, widow of the late Egyptian President Anwar al-Sadat, is an author, educator, lecturer and social activist both in her country and around the world. Sadat, first lady of Egypt from 1970 to 1981, was the first wife of a ... read more
Dance Pharma and Aerogen Ltd. will develop Dance’s inhaled insulin
product in a novel aerosol device based on Aerogen’s proprietary OnQ™
Aerosol Generator technology, it was announced today by both companies.
Aerogen has granted Dance an exclusive worldwide license to their
aerosol technology for insulin delivery. ... read more
Advanced Analogic Technologies, Inc. ("AnalogicTech" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: AATI), an analog semiconductor company focused on powering innovative solutions in consumer electronics, computing, and communications markets, today announced that management will be unable to present at the 13th Annual Needham Growth Stock Conference due to flight cancellations related to the snow storm on the East Coast. The Company's presentation was scheduled for Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 2:50 p.m. ET in New York City.
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RTC Group, producers of the Real-Time & Embedded Computing
Conferences, are excited to announce that Advanced
Micro Devices (AMD) has taken the exclusive Platinum Sponsorship
role in the 2011 RTECCs.
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Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT), the leading provider of
IT services globally, will announce results for the Third quarter ended
December 31, 2010 on Friday, January 21, 2011 (late night, Thursday, January
20, 2011, US Eastern Time). The results will be available in the Investors
section of the company's website at http://www.wipro.com.
At 02:00 PM IST* (3:30 AM US Eastern time) following the results
announcement, Mr. Azim Premji, Chairman of Wipro and the senior management
will discuss the company's performance for the quarter & ... read more
SGI® (Nasdaq: SGI), a trusted leader in technical computing, today announced it will report financial results for the Company's second quarter of fiscal 2011 ended December 24, 2010, on Wednesday, February 2, 2011 after the close of the market. A live webcast of the earnings conference call will be held that day at 2:00 p.m. PT (5:00 p.m. ET).
The public is invited to listen to a live webcast of the call on the Investor Relations section of the Company's ... read more
TGC Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: TGE) today announced that late in the fourth quarter it deployed its seventh seismic field acquisition crew in the U.S. and its third and fourth crews in Canada. The Company's backlog stood at $83 million at the end of 2010, up 32 percent from the $63 million disclosed during the third quarter conference call.
Wayne Whitener, President and CEO of TGC Industries, stated, "Based on the improvement in the North American land seismic acquisition market combined ... read more
Wireless calling, text messaging and surfing the Web on the Verizon Wireless high-speed 3G network is now easier and faster for residents and travelers in the Bay Area, thanks to a new cell site in Moraga, California. The site expands 3G wireless coverage and capacity along Campolindo Drive, Moraga, Rheem Valley, St. Mary's Road, and Stewart.
The company's ongoing network investment in California now totals more than $5.7 billion. Since the company was formed, Verizon Wireless has invested more ... read more
Blackboard Inc. (Nasdaq: BBBB) today announced the launch of a new student services offering with the acquisition of Presidium Inc., a leading provider of administrative and academic support services to hundreds of colleges and universities. With the new services, Blackboard further expands its capability to support all aspects of the student experience.
Presidium currently provides student lifecycle management services for admissions and enrollment, financial aid and student accounts and retention. The company has also long provided IT and helpdesk support for ... read more
RESMED INC. (NYSE: RMD), announced today that on Thursday, January 27, 2011, it will release its results for the second quarter and six months of fiscal year 2011, ended December 31, 2010. A press release with ResMed's results will be issued after 1:00 p.m. pacific time and the company will host a conference call and webcast to review its results, market trends, and future outlook.
The conference call is scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m. pacific time and will ... read more
Microsoft Corp. today announced that Bill Gonzalez, general manager of its Worldwide Distribution and Services Sector, has been elected to the associate member advisory council for the board of directors of the National Retail Federation. The announcement was made at the NRF Annual Convention & EXPO in New York.
"I'm honored to have been elected to the NRF board of directors advisory council on its 100th anniversary and look forward to supporting this organization in its continuing efforts to pioneer ... read more
Webmedx, the third largest medical transcription service, speech recognition technology and intelligent clinical content provider in the U.S., today announced it has received the Best in KLAS Award for Transcription Services in the 2010 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Professional Services report. In addition to receiving the Best in KLAS 2010 award, the company was also rated No. 1 in their category for professional services in the KLAS 2010 "Transcription Services: Competition, Technology, and Consolidation" report.
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Control4, a leader in affordable IP-based home control systems, today
announced that they have been chosen by AEP Ohio, a unit of American
Electric Power (NYSE:AEP), to pilot customer experiences with home
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Control4, a leader in affordable IP-based home control systems, today
announced the signing of a strategic reselling agreement with Silver
Spring Networks, a leading Smart Grid solutions provider. Together, they
now offer a Home Area Network (HAN) solution interoperable with utility
Smart Grid and Demand Response ... read more
IBM and Samsung today announced they will collaborate on basic research
into new semiconductor materials, manufacturing processes and other
technologies. The agreement calls for the two companies to jointly
develop new semiconductor process technology that can be used in a broad
range of applications -- from ... read more
Charter Communications, Inc. (along with its subsidiaries, the "Company" or "Charter") today announced that its subsidiaries, CCO Holdings, LLC and CCO Holdings Capital Corp. closed yesterday on the public sale of $1.1 billion in aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes due 2019. The notes bear an interest rate of 7.00 percent per annum and were issued at a price of 99.246 percent of the aggregate principal amount.
The notes resulted in net proceeds to the Company of approximately $1.076 billion ... read more
As enterprises continue to seek ways to contain costs and limit spending, they will invest a large portion of their IT budgets on network-centric managed services. This willingness to spend more money on managed services should serve as a wake-up call for operators and vendors, according to a new report from Pyramid Research (www.pyr.com).
Managed Services for Enterprises: Telco Operators and Vendors Capitalize on the Need of Businesses to Focus focuses on network-centric managed services offered by operators and technology ... read more
CredenceHealth announced today that CHlive 1.0 achieved certification for Meaningful Use in Clinical Quality Measures (i.e. eMeasures). CredenceHealth is the first real-time Clinical Surveillance solution to receive this stand-alone certification.
"CCHIT is pleased to be testing and certifying products so that companies are now able to offer these products to providers who wish to purchase and implement certified EHR technology and achieve meaningful use in time for the 2011-2012 incentives," said Karen M. Bell, M.D., M.S.S., Chair, CCHIT.
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Ubiquity Broadcasting Corporation will broadcast the 2011 Sponsor Me Sunset Open live in HD using its patented IP Backhaul technology to the internet at www.sponsorme.com, on television through Time Warner Oceanic Cable, and on mobile media devices such as Apple's iPhone and iPad.
The 2011 Sunset Open is scheduled for January 14-23, 2011 depending on the wave forecast. In June of 2010 Ubiquity Broadcasting Corporation made broadcasting history while using its patented IP Backhaul technology and methodology to stream ... read more