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Tuesday, March 6, 2012

  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Rand McNally's TND(TM) 760 Fleet Edition, a mobile communications device with navigation, EOBR and driver performance capabilities priced under $800, was recognized this month by Heavy Duty Trucking (HDT) and industry experts as a product that addresses top industry issues. The award will be presented today during the Truckload Carriers Association's 74th Annual Convention. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120306/CG64192) This year's products were selected from hundreds of products and services introduced in the pages of HDT or on Truckinginfo.com between December 2010 and November ... read more
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    A revolution is happening in the way we experience and think about meditation. This change will take place online with LifeParticleTV.com. This site will bring enjoyment and ease to the practice of meditation and make it accessible for many. On March 6th, 2012 the future of meditation and mindfulness will begin with the airing of its first live broadcast. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120306/LA65117LOGO) LifeParticleTV.com will feature guided meditation in video and audio formats, as well as lively talks and discussions. Since ... read more
  • Live Nation Brings Setlist.fm to Fans --- LOS ANGELES, March 6, 2012
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    Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: LYV), the world's leading live entertainment and eCommerce company, has acquired Setlist.fm, a ground-breaking, vibrant community of active music fans who collect and share concert set lists online. Setlist.fm will create a richer, more interactive fan experience within the Live Nation community. Setlist.fm has built a database of more than 400,000 set lists for 24,000 artists in more than 70,000 venues around the world and reaches more than 1.5 million music fans each month. This ... read more
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    LG Electronics USA, an official NCAA Corporate Partner, will give fans a chance to relive a classic 20-year-old college basketball game during the 2012 NCAA Men's Final Four. The "LG Home Court Challenge" is a highlight of LG's buzzer-beating fan engagement activities, which also includes a nationwide sweepstakes this month and interactive technology experiences at the NCAA Bracket Town fan extravaganza on Final Four weekend in New Orleans. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110203/CG42292LOGO-d) The number "20" is a recurring theme for LG at the Final ... read more
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    Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC. (SCEA) announced today the North American launch of the latest installment of the number-one selling and rated Major League Baseball® (MLB®) game franchise, MLB® 12 The Show(TM), available exclusively for the PlayStation®3 (PS3(TM)) and PlayStation®Vita (PS Vita) systems. Widely considered the most authentic baseball game on the market, The Show has been and continues to be the highest ranked officially licensed baseball title of this console generation (according to MetaCritic.com) and the number-one rated ... read more
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    InComm, a leading prepaid product and transaction services company, announced today that a jury in the United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin returned a unanimous verdict last week finding Blackhawk Network liable for infringing two claims of InComm's U.S. Patent No. 7,578,439, entitled "System and Method for Authorizing Stored Value Card Transactions." The jury further awarded InComm approximately $3.5 million in damages as a result of Blackhawk's repeated use of InComm's patented computer system and method ... read more
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    Heska Corporation (NASDAQ: HSKA), a provider of advanced veterinary diagnostic and other specialty veterinary products, today announced that The Patent Board, a leading independent provider of best practices research, tools and metrics for patent analysis and intellectual property investment (http://www.patentboard.com), has again ranked Heska's Science Strength in the top 50 of the Biotechnology industry. The Patent Board's ranking evaluates patents issued or applied for over the last 12 months. This is the second consecutive ranking by The Patent Board of Heska's ... read more
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    NEWTON, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/06/12 -- PeerApp, the leading provider of transparent caching platforms for Internet content delivery, today announced that its UltraBand platform was named as a finalist in the 2012 IP&TV Industry Awards, in the Best Network Technology award category. This recognition follows the recent naming of PeerApp as the transparent caching market leader by research firm Frost & Sullivan. PeerApp's UltraBand, the world's most widely deployed transparent caching solution, helps network operators respond to the ... read more
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    SANTA CLARA, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/06/12 -- Intelleflex, a leading provider of on-demand data visibility solutions, today announced CEO Peter Mehring has joined a respected group of food growers, retailers, logistics and transportation executives on the Food Logistics Magazine's 2012 editorial advisory board. Spanning academia, manufacturing, regulatory affairs, retail, and supply chain, the appointed board also includes industry experts from C.H. Robinson, Georgia Tech's Integrated Food Chain Center, McDermott Will & Emery LLP, Safeway, Inc. and Welch ... read more
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    Converging transformative technologies - cloud, social, mobile and analytics - are driving many companies to advance their human resource (HR) capabilities and enhance performance in 2012. This is according to "Leap Ahead," Deloitte's second annual Human Capital Trends report. "As some businesses are beginning to see the light at the end of the economic tunnel, there is a sense of urgency for HR organizations to act now to help improve performance and drive growth," said Barbara Adachi, national managing director ... read more
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    Larson Electronics' Magnalight has donated a pair of industrial grade tower lights to the Marines Helping Marines Foundation in order to help support the foundations' 4th annual fishing tournament. This latest donation continues Larson Electronics' long standing history of supporting U.S. military personnel whether abroad or at home and underscores the Magnalight commitment to supporting service excellence. Long time leader in industrial lighting Larson Electronics' Magnalight recently donated a pair of WAL-TP-1X6670-120-25 tripod mounted HID work lights to the Marines Helping ... read more
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    LeCroy Corporation, the worldwide leader in protocol test solutions, today announced the SierraNet M408 protocol test system; an advanced and cost effective test and validation platform supporting 10 Gbps and 40 Gbps Ethernet protocol analysis, including Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) and iSCSI applications. Based on LeCroy's newest and most advanced analysis platform, SierraNet analyzes bus traffic while identifying protocol violations, error recovery, performance, and other link conditions for the user. SierraNet will be the first hardware-based Ethernet protocol analyzer ... read more
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    LeCroy Corporation announced today that it will launch an Optical Modulation Analyzer (OMA) to work in conjunction with their world leading WaveMaster and LabMaster series of real-time oscilloscopes featuring real-time bandwidths up to 60 GHz. The new OMA will be debuted at the ECOC Exhibition, Amsterdam, Sept. 17-19th, 2012. LeCroy and Southern Photonics have entered into a collaborative agreement to develop a new version of the Southern Photonics' IQScope optimized for operation with LeCroy high bandwidth real-time oscilloscopes such as the ... read more
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    At this very moment, FIRMOO is being heatedly discussed by more than 15,000 users on Facebook; meanwhile, hundreds of eyeglasses from FIRMOO are being delivered to various countries of the world. So what makes FIMROO so closely watched by so many eyeglasses wearers? In this brand new year of 2012, FIRMOO, one of the world's leading online eyeglasses sales platforms, is giving away thousands of free eyeglasses every day and is always welcoming old and new customers to experience online ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Continuing their commitment to education around barefoot running and fitness, Merrell unveils a women's-specific online resource dedicated to educating and training women on barefoot running and fitness. The title of the site is "Pretty Strong," captioned with "unleash your natural power, embrace your natural beauty," bringing powerful and personal definition to the natural balance women seek everyday to be strong and embrace their potential. It is meant to encourage women to set and meet their personal fitness goals through ... read more
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    Greenstart, the startup accelerator for cleantech-IT companies, today announced that it's offering startups the opportunity to receive a $100,000 convertible note in addition to a $15,000 seed investment upon joining the program. The convertible notes will be drawn from a $6 million fund, which will cover the next 60 companies in the program. The investment is effective immediately, and has been offered to the five companies in the current program in addition to those seeking to join the third program, ... read more
  • What Have You Got to Say to Baby Boomers? --- HATBORO, Pa., March 6, 2012
    Posted at 7:00 AM
    You're just older. You're not dead (OND) - It was announced today that www.oldernotdead.com is currently entertaining contributor inquiries as well as those from potential advertisers, both of whom either have to say something to this audience and/or want to reach them for their particular products...automobiles to resort communities, cruise lines to airlines, retirement communities to airlines, tourist destinations to food products and medicines, investments to fashion, fitness to technology, cooking to wines and spirits. "The fact of the ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    MOG Inc., a next generation music media company and owner of The MOG Music Network (MMN), the premier destination for music content online and largest music focused advertising network, today announced the line-up for its Intel sponsored event during the South by Southwest (SXSW) Music Festival in Austin, TX, on Saturday, March 17. Returning for its third year at The Mohawk, known for its unique indoor-outdoor space for live performances, MOG at the Mohawk will again prove to be the ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    The Air Force Association is pleased to announce Lt. Gen. Christopher D. Miller, Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Plans and Programs, as the guest speaker for the March session of AFA's 2012 Air Force Breakfast Program. This event will be held on Tuesday, March 27, 2012, from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., at the Crystal City Marriott in Arlington, Virginia. As Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Plans and Programs for Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Lt. Gen. Miller leads the ... read more
  • Shutterfly Expands Photo Book Offering --- REDWOOD CITY, Calif.
    Posted at 7:00 AM
    Shutterfly, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFLY), a leading Internet-based social expression and personal publishing service, today announced new enhancements to its award winning photo book line. Improvements include the launch of the “Storytelling Collection”, a collection of premium designs and exclusive guided styles for all of life's occasions; ... read more