NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 03/29/11 -- The 112,000 member Association of BellTel Retirees Inc. (www.BellTelRetirees.org), which won majority shareholder for a "Say on Pay" proxy resolution in 2007 and "Executive Severance & Golden Parachute" restrictions in 2003, has a proxy resolution pending before Verizon (NYSE: VZ) shareowners in 2011 that would limit performance share payouts for senior executives (Item 6) when company performance is sub par. Verizon shareholders meet May 5 in Indianapolis.
Since its founding 15 ... read more
President Barack Obama hosted American Legion National Commander Jimmie L. Foster at a March 28 White House meeting to discuss several veterans issues, including ways to help the Department of Veterans Affairs reduce its disability claims backlog.
Foster said he expressed The American Legion's gratitude to the Obama Administration for its emphasis on addressing the needs of military families. Foster asked the president to talk to the Department of Defense about making it easier for veterans service organizations to get in ... read more
IT security expert Avira celebrates today its 25th
anniversary of protecting PCs and laptops. A birth year it shares with
the first PC computer virus, which also appeared 25 years ago. Keeping
computers secure and free of malware has been the goal of Avira since
its ... read more
eDoorways International Corporation (Pink Sheets: EDWY) announced today that ChartPoppers.com, one of the internet's leading audio interviewing firms, has interviewed Gary Kimmons, CEO of eDoorways International Corporation, and has featured the live interaction on the company's website. "We've made incredible strides these past couple months, and shareholders around the world have been showing more and more interest," stated Gary Kimmons, CEO. "With ChartPoppers.com large national and international following, we were selected to briefly tell our story to their vast group ... read more
CA Technologies (Nasdaq: CA) is offering all RSA SecurID® token customers an opportunity to trade their RSA tokens for CA ArcotID secure software credentials in a one-for-one swap.
For each RSA SecurID token, CA Technologies will provide a three-year enterprise license for the CA ArcotID software credential, including the CA Arcot WebFort authentication server. The only cost to the customer making the switch is maintenance. The program is in effect until Sept. 30, 2011.
"Hardware tokens are a security mechanism whose time ... read more
UT Southwestern Medical Center ranked as the best hospital in Dallas-Fort Worth in the newly expanded U.S. News & World Report's America's Best Hospitals rankings for 52 metropolitan areas.
In the 2010-11 U.S. News & World Report national report on health care providers, UT Southwestern was nationally ranked in six specialty-care areas: urology; diabetes/endocrinology; gynecology; kidney disorders; neurology and neurosurgery; and ear, nose and throat.
"We are committed to excellence in all our clinical areas and are delighted that ... read more
Pathfinder, LLC, a private biotechnology company focused on the treatment of diseases characterized by organ-specific cell damage ("Pathfinder"), today announced publication of promising preclinical data demonstrating that the Company's unique cell-based therapy is able to completely reverse diabetes in a mouse model. The results of the study, which will be printed in the April issue of Rejuvenation Research and available currently online, are the first to describe the Company's proprietary Pathfinder Cells ("PCs"), which stimulate regeneration of damaged tissues ... read more
Dynamics, a leader in non-surgical, endoscopic treatments for type 2
diabetes and obesity, announced today new results from three studies
that demonstrate the positive effects of the EndoBarrier®
Gastrointestinal Liner on type 2 diabetes, weight loss and other
metabolic ... read more
Wavien, Inc., of Valencia, CA, is demonstrating the next generation of their new RLT(TM)-LED array recycling technology with the latest high-performance Red, Green, and Blue LEDs at CinemaCon 2011 in Las Vegas. These arrays are made by LEDs supplied by Osram Opto and are the next step in a powerful, cost-effective, and energy-efficient solution for Digital Cinema and other large-venue projectors with on-screen-outputs from 6,500 to over 24,000 lumens.
A single heat and light-efficient Wavien RLT-LED array can be used to ... read more
BlackLine Certified Implementation Partner firm Resources Global Professionals will host a BlackLine Client Roundtable this week in Las Vegas.
Stacey Tedeschi, Managing Director, Accounting & Finance, at Resources Global, will open the day with a session on the impact of FASB and IASB convergence projects.
BlackLine CEO & Founder Therese Tucker and Solutions Consultant Michael Redard, CPA, will lead multiple sessions throughout the day on best practices to optimize the financial close process by using BlackLine.
Accounting, finance, audit and compliance department ... read more
NASA is inviting the public to vote for its favorite original song to wake up space shuttle Commander Mark Kelly and his five crewmates during their STS-134 mission to the International Space Station. Voting runs from Tuesday, March 29 through launch day, which currently is targeted for April 19.
Electronic voting is open to the public on NASA's Space Rock website, which includes the songs, inspiration and biographical information about the 10 finalists:
Songwriters and performers from around ... read more
a leader in full life-cycle IT solutions for the federal government, has
been selected as a prime contractor on the Department
of Justice’s new Information Technology Support Services-4 contract.
The seven-year, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract, with
a ceiling value of ... read more
AMDeC, LLC today announced continued expansion of its Vendor Partnership Program to include products offered by Sigma® Life Science, the innovative biological products and services business of Sigma-Aldrich® (Nasdaq: SIAL). AMDeC is a consortium of pre-eminent academic medical research institutions in the New York region that is focused on increasing efficiencies and encouraging collaboration in academic medical research.
"The addition of Sigma Life Science as a Vendor Partner is in keeping with AMDeC's goal of creating opportunities that directly ... read more
WaferGen Biosystems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: WGBS), a leading developer of state-of-the-art genomic analysis systems, today announced data presentations from its recently announced industry-leading high-throughput SmartChip Human microRNA Panel V2 at three key scientific conferences.
-- Researchers in the Oncology Division at Stanford University School of
Medicine will present data obtained using the SmartChip Human microRNA
Panel V2 in a panel of ... read more
IPC The Hospitalist Company, Inc. (Nasdaq: IPCM), a leading national physician group practice company, announced today the names of its three "Providers of the Year for 2010." The winners, in alphabetical order, are: Jasmin Manalo Baleva, M.D., Practice Group Leader, Houston Region; Randolph A. Clark, M.D., Practice Group Leader, Phoenix Region; and Patricia O'Quinn, FNP, Tennessee Region.
This year, in recognition of the Company's growing presence across the continuum of inpatient care, IPC's annual awards program was expanded to include providers ... read more
Over 20 world-renowned experts will be speaking at the 2011 Print & ePublishing Conference, May 23-25 in the Washington DC area. Presentations include iPad/tablet publishing; creating eBooks for Kindle and the B&N Nook; digital print workflows; and best practices for HTML/CSS, Illustrator, and Photoshop integration.
Anne-Marie Concepcion, co-host of the event and of InDesignSecrets.com, said, "It's more important than ever for creative professionals to keep on the bleeding edge of publishing. Whether you're working with paper or pixels, this event ... read more
The Center for Cultural Interchange (CCI), the well-respected, nonprofit student exchange organization, is looking for participants for its Fall 2011 study abroad programs. April 15, 2011 is the application deadline for high school students who would like to expand their cultural horizons and participate in study abroad programs. Participants will have a choice of academic year, semester or three month programs.
"Study abroad programs have so much to offer the American high school student," says Juliet Jones, Travel Abroad ... read more
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 03/29/11 -- U.S. semiconductor maker Ramtron International Corporation (NASDAQ: RMTR), a leading developer and supplier of ferroelectric-based low-power memory and integrated semiconductor products, announced today that Ying Shiau has been appointed vice president of customer satisfaction. In this newly created position, Mr. Shiau is responsible for directing Ramtron's quality assurance program as well as managing the company's product and test engineering organizations.
"Ying is uniquely qualified to uphold the highest standards of quality ... read more
WESTFORD, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/29/11 -- Fortress Technologies, the leader in secure tactical wireless communications, today announced the release of the ES2440, their next generation secure wireless mesh point with groundbreaking performance for tactical wireless deployment. The ES2440 is a high performance, high capacity, multi-radio mesh point that enables local access as well as area coverage using Fortress' FastPath Mesh technology. With the proliferation of wireless communications in the public sector, particularly to in-theater military scenarios, the ... read more
Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading provider of innovative IT solutions, today announced that it has been named a recipient of the IBM North America Business Partner Leadership Awards.
(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030915/AGLSLOGO )
Announced at the IBM PartnerWorld Leadership Conference in Orlando, Fla., IBM's North America Business Partner Leadership Awards recognize a select number of Business Partners that have demonstrated business excellence and skill in delivering IBM-based solutions, resulting in client satisfaction and business growth.
"It is a privilege to recognize our ... read more