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Tuesday, August 23, 2011

  • Posted at 9:38 AM
    DailyCandy, the popular email newsletter and website known to launch the newest and best designers, boutiques, restaurants, products, and personalities, announced the twelve small businesses selected by its editors to become the next big thing as part of its second annual Start Small, Go Big contest. Now through September 14, the public can vote daily at www.dailycandy.com/startsmallgobig to determine which four deserving entrepreneurs will win the chance of a lifetime to attend DailyCandy's Start Small, Go Big Academy. The winners, to ... read more
  • Posted at 9:32 AM
    TASC, Inc. has appointed John P. Hynes Jr. senior vice president of the Defense and Civil Group. In this role, Hynes will lead an organization that supports customers in the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Aviation Administration and NASA. Hynes, who worked at TASC from 1990 to 2001, returns to the company from SAIC, where he was senior vice president and general manager of the Mission Support Business Unit. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100524/PH08918LOGO ) "I am very pleased to welcome John ... read more
  • Posted at 9:29 AM
    Emergent, LLC, an award-winning small business and IT solutions provider, today announced it has been recognized in the 30th Annual Inc. 500 ranking of the fastest growing private companies in the country. With a 3 year growth rate of 1,063 percent, Emergent ranks #306 on the list. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy--America's independent entrepreneurs. Companies such as Microsoft, Zappos, Intuit, Jamba Juice, Zipcar, Clif Bar, Vizio, Oracle, and many ... read more
  • Posted at 9:28 AM
    CINCINNATI, OH -- (Marketwire) -- 08/23/11 -- Cincom Systems (http://www.cincom.com) is sponsoring extreme 2011 (http://www.extremecrm.com), a partner event focused solely on Microsoft Dynamics CRM and dedicated to advancing best practices and strategies for Microsoft Dynamics CRM organizations around the world. Featured at the event is Cincom Acquire® (http://acquire.cincom.com), a guided selling and product configuration software platform designed to help companies sell complex products and services. Cincom Acquire is a knowledge-based selling platform that automates the selling of complex products and ... read more
  • Posted at 9:28 AM
    Today, CLIO Healthcare Awards launches its first ever sweepstakes honoring the 2011 CLIO Healthcare Lifetime Achievement Award Winner. Individuals can enter for the chance to win two (2) tickets for the 3rd Annual CLIO Healthcare Awards on November 10, 2011, and two (2) tickets for the 2012 CLIO Awards in May. By visiting http://www.cliohealthcare.com/sweepstakes/ participants can use the clues provided to submit their entries, moving one step closer to solving the puzzle and revealing the 2011 CLIO Healthcare Lifetime Achievement ... read more
  • Posted at 9:28 AM
    Global education leader Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) today announced its launch of Splash into Pre-K/Un Salto a Pre-K, a research-based program for early learners. The integrated curriculum addresses the changing needs of young children, promoting the idea that learning is fun. Splash uses intentional play and ... read more
  • SilverFast 8 Now Available --- KIEL, Germany
    Posted at 9:24 AM
    LaserSoft Imaging (LSI) has embedded their 25 years of experience into the new version of scanner software SilverFast. Coupling innovative ideas with the utilization of current software technology, LSI has now released the best scanning software: SilverFast 8. There ... read more
  • Posted at 9:23 AM
    A report from leading analyst firm Gartner has found that prospecting, account management and configure, price, quote (CPQ) processes will benefit from enterprise investment in the iPad. This June 2011 report by Michael Dunne, distinguished analyst at Gartner, entitled ‘iPads: Their Impact on the Top Six ... read more
  • Posted at 9:23 AM
    As Hurricane Irene continues its path toward the Southeastern Coast of the United States, Verizon Wireless is well-prepared to serve customers in Florida and across the region with the nation's fastest, most advanced 4G network and largest, most reliable 3G coverage and services. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110823/FL56362 ) Final fine-tuning measures are underway in Florida, and local network teams also are prepared to travel up the East Coast to assist other regions hit hardest by the storm. The efforts are part of a ... read more
  • Posted at 9:19 AM
    Inc. magazine today ranked PureSafety, the leading provider of workforce health and safety software, on its annual Inc. 500|5000 list of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. This marks PureSafety’s sixth year to appear on the prestigious list, which represents a comprehensive look at the most ... read more
  • Posted at 9:16 AM
    Code 42 Software Inc., developers of CrashPlan and CrashPlan PRO, award-winning onsite, offsite and cloud backup solution for consumers and businesses, today announced that the company has been named to the 2011 Inc. 500/5000 list of America’s fastest-growing ... read more
  • Posted at 9:14 AM
    PrimeraDx today announced the launch of the ICEPlex® system, the only instrument on the market used for simultaneous detection and quantification of disparate target types, such as mRNA, miRNA, SNPs and DNA "We are excited to have launched the ICEPlex, a quantitative multiplex PCR platform," stated President and CEO Matthew McManus, MD, PhD. "No longer will users have to rely on semi-quantitative multiplex solutions. The ability to take one slice of tissue, extract the nucleic acids, and in ... read more
  • Posted at 9:10 AM
    Global Business Travel Association Convention, Booth #581 - Limos.com, the world's largest online marketplace for chauffeured transportation(1) and a finalist in The Wall Street Journal/GBTA Tech Innovation Awards, today unveiled Limos.com for Business, an innovative online solution for management of corporate travel town car programs. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110823/CL56336 ) Businesses worldwide spend $20 billion annually on town cars for employees, with $10 billion spent in the U.S. alone.(2) However, 95 percent of town cars are still booked offline with antiquated reservations ... read more
  • Posted at 9:08 AM
    Hitech Systems, Inc., an end-to-end public safety solutions provider and reseller of Emergency CallWorx, Inc., a leading provider of NG9-1-1 and incident management software for the public safety industry, announced today that it has been selected to supply its Next Generation E9-1-1 Call Taking and Mapping ... read more
  • Gilt Taste Launches Wine Division --- NEW YORK, Aug. 23, 2011
    Posted at 9:08 AM
    Gilt Taste (www.gilttaste.com), the new online culinary marketplace and interactive magazine from Gilt Groupe, announces the launch of its wine division today, featuring exclusive access to highly coveted bottles and wonderful stories about the people behind them. Gilt Taste, which debuted in beta in May, now offers a full-price wine marketplace with more than 50 exceptional and hard to find wines from California and France, many of which are exclusive to Gilt Taste. A stellar tasting panel of ... read more
  • Posted at 9:06 AM
    SAN MATEO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/23/11 -- AtHoc, Inc., the pioneer and leader network-centric emergency mass notification systems (EMNS), today announced the appointment of Sanjay Saini as vice president of global operations and customer success. While supporting AtHoc's ongoing high growth rate and success in diverse market adoptions, Saini will lead global business operations, enhancing customer experience and exceeding customer success milestones. He will also expand AtHoc's growing infrastructure to accelerate domestic and international business expansion and have ... read more
  • Posted at 9:06 AM
    CXR Larus Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced network access and NTP / IEEE-1588v2 network synchronization solutions, today announced that it has obtained corporate membership in Utilimetrics, the internationally recognized leading organization in innovative Smart Grid metering, communications, utility automation, and ... read more
  • Posted at 9:06 AM
    MasterCard Incorporated (NYSE: MA) today announced the appointment of Andrea Forster as Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer, effective immediately. John Sulca, who held the role on an interim basis since May 25, 2011, will continue as Assistant Controller of the company. ... read more
  • Posted at 9:05 AM
    Subheadline and first graph, first sentence of release should read: 2011 list (sted 2010 list). The corrected release reads: GLOBALMED VAULTS INTO TOP 25 FASTEST GROWING HEALTH COMPANIES ... read more
  • Posted at 9:04 AM
    With Hurricane Irene potentially impacting the Georgia Coast, residents should be ready with an emergency communication plan to keep their families safe and in touch. Verizon Wireless, the nation's largest wireless carrier, offers these tips: -- Keep phones, batteries, chargers and other equipment in a dry, accessible location. Consider waterproof accessories or simple zip-lock storage bags to protect devices. ... read more