The Annals of Thoracic Surgery (January, 2011) has just published a study conducted at Mount Sinai Medical Center of Miami Beach reporting the outcomes of minimally invasive valve surgery versus traditional median sternotomy in patients 75 years of age or older. Minimally invasive valve surgery at Mount Sinai is performed through a small, 2-inch incision on the right side of the chest, and this was compared with the same kind of valve surgery done through a breastbone splitting approach. ... read more
BigDoor, the gamification platform that increases user
engagement, loyalty and monetization, is proud to announce their
Platinum Sponsorship for the first-ever Gamification Summit held in San
Francisco, California on January 20-21st, 2011. The
one-of-a-kind event will bring together thought leaders in game
... read more
Further strengthening its leadership position in delivering the benefits
of 3D to education applications, XPAND is partnering with 3D educational
applications leader JTM Concepts to offer students across the globe
interactive stereoscopic 3D lessons in eight different language
packages. The lesson packages are available in English, ... read more
SnapNames® and Moniker®, both Oversee.net companies, and .CO Internet S.A.S., the official registry operator for the .CO top-level domain, confirmed today that interested bidders may qualify to participate in the upcoming auction for the valuable i.CO domain name until January 21, 2011 at 11:59 p.m. U.S. Eastern time.
Only qualified bidders can participate in the private online auction, which will open Thursday, February 3, 2011 and conclude at 3:15 p.m. U.S. Eastern time on Thursday, February 10. The i.CO ... read more
Network Instruments®, a worldwide leader in network and application management, today announced it achieved record revenues in 2010 with an annual growth rate of 11 percent. With more than 66,000 licensed users, new revenues were largely fueled by new data center build-outs and demand by network teams for visibility into application delivery and virtual environments.
"While most vendors have been adversely impacted by companies spending less on IT, we've maintained strong growth by addressing the needs of larger customers and ... read more
Defying the earlier expectations of small buyers driving cloud growth,
large buyers are spearheading cloud business growth with North America
leading adoption, according to an IT
outsourcing research study by Everest
Group, an advisory firm on global services.
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(LSE: ITRK), a global leader in testing, inspection and certification
services, has certified General Motors’ Electric Vehicle Charging
Station and Portable Charging Cordset to U.S. and Canadian electrical
product safety standards. Branded as the “Voltec,” the electric charging
station ... read more
Wireless™ (TW), the leading provider of virtual and mobile
gift cards, today announced its new President and CEO, technology and
business expansion veteran Doug Schneider. Schneider brings more than 20
years of business acumen and entrepreneurial spirit to the Company.
... read more
UnitedLex, a global full service provider of technology powered legal
and business solutions, today announced its crossing the threshold of
supporting more than 350 U.S. Federal and State court cases,
encompassing District Courts in all 12 of the Federal Circuits.
UnitedLex has met this significant milestone ... read more
Alcoa Defense, the defense industry’s leading supplier of aluminum,
titanium and other light alloys, today congratulated Austal USA and
Lockheed Martin on receiving awards to construct the Littoral Combat
Ship (LCS) fleet for the U.S. Navy. The LCS is the U.S. Navy’s first
surface-combatant ship in ... read more
ezRez Software, Inc. today announced a new multi-year partnership with Miles & More International GmbH, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Deutsche Lufthansa AG. Under the terms of the agreement, Miles & More will use the ezRez platform to power non-air travel bookings on its website. The ezRez functionality will be available to over 19 million Miles & More members who fly with Adria Airways, Air Dolomiti, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Croatia Airlines, Eurowings, Germanwings, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Lufthansa Italia, ... read more
Greylock Partners, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm, today
announced the addition of a new investing partner, former Data Domain
Chief Executive Frank Slootman.
Frank Slootman will join Greylock as a partner. In his new role,
Slootman will invest ... read more
E2open, the leading provider of cloud-based supply chain management
solutions, today announced that Michael Schmitt has been appointed
Senior Vice President of Marketing. The addition of Schmitt, a seasoned
software executive with a successful track record around strategic
positioning and accelerated sales growth, further augments the ... read more
Interop®, produced by UBM TechWeb, returns to Las Vegas for the annual flagship event with the largest and most comprehensive program dedicated to the massive transformations happening in business technology today. This year marks Interop's 25th anniversary, attesting to the event's ongoing importance and relevance to the global IT community. The "Future of IT" marks this year's event theme, focusing on the rush of new technology developments, interoperability and how to leverage innovations to create real business value. Interop Las ... read more
Cymer, Inc. (Nasdaq: CYMI), the world's leading supplier of light sources used by chipmakers to create advanced semiconductor chips, today announced that the company will provide a live audio webcast with a slide presentation on Wednesday, February 2, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. PST to discuss fourth quarter and 2010 operating results and current company developments.
The live webcast will be available on the Investor Relations page of Cymer's website at www.cymer.com, and a replay of the webcast will be available via ... read more
Every month hundreds of thousands of unsuspecting computer users are faced by the inconveniences, complications and data loss that can come with Trojan horses, worms and email viruses. But before you can protect yourself--and your system--against them, you must first understand what they are.
Computer Virus Information
A virus is a computer program that distributes copies of itself, even without permission or knowledge of the user. The three most common types of computer viruses used today include:
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In an official unveiling ceremony at its New York Gamers Event, THQ
Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) today announced a new corporate logo, reflecting
the company’s commitment to a new strategic and creative vision with an
enhanced visual identity.
“Our new ... read more
Sword Insurance (a division of Sword Group) today announced that
Pennsylvania School Boards Association Insurance Trust (PSBA), a
wholly-owned subsidiary of the Pennsylvania School Boards Association, a
nonprofit, statewide association of public school boards located in
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, has selected the Open+ software platform as
... read more
IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/12/11 -- Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, today announced the appointment of Aimee S. Weisner as corporate vice president, general counsel. Weisner will lead the company's legal organization and will report to Edwards' chairman and CEO, Michael A. Mussallem. Bruce P. Garren, who has been the company's general counsel since 2000, will assume a new role as corporate vice president, public ... read more
Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) is scheduled to release its fiscal
2011 first quarter results on Wednesday, January 26, before the market
opens. The release will be posted on the Rockwell Automation website at www.rockwellautomation.com.
A conference call to discuss the quarterly results will be ... read more