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Wednesday, December 19, 2012

  • Posted at 11:58 AM
    December 20th is the deadline for Kansans to pay their property tax payments. Those who prefer to avoid a trip to the post office can conveniently pay their property tax debts online by using the Kansas Online Property Tax Payments service. Developed in partnership ... read more
  • Posted at 11:55 AM
    The Immune Deficiency Foundation (IDF), the national patient organization dedicated to improving the lives of persons with primary immunodeficiency diseases (PIDD), praises the actions of the U.S. House of Representatives in passing the Medicare IVIG Access Act (HR 1845). In the U.S., there are approximately 250,000 people diagnosed with PIDD, and thousands more go undetected. PIDD occurs in patients born with an immune system that either is absent or poorly functioning. There are more than 185 different types of PIDD, ... read more
  • Posted at 11:55 AM
    Certain, Inc., the leading provider of event management solutions for the global meetings and events planning industry, announced today a new multi-tiered qualifications component that enables multiple reviewers to qualify and approve attendees, speaking proposals and hosted buyer applications. Automated qualifications streamline event planning, improve productivity and increases event ROI for all stakeholders by bringing together the right content, attendees and exhibitors. Available immediately, the automated qualifications component is fully integrated into the Certain event management platform. "Today more than ever, ... read more
  • Posted at 11:49 AM
    Sanford Heisler, LLP, a leading public interest law firm, today announced a $762 million global qui tam settlement with Amgen, Inc. and the United States Department of Justice. The settlement includes a $612 million civil settlement, a $14 million forfeiture and $136 million in criminal fines. Headquartered in Thousand Oaks, CA, Amgen is a leading human therapeutics company in the biotechnology industry. The whistleblower ("relator") who was represented by Sanford Heisler, one of several relators who took part in the Government's ... read more
  • Posted at 11:48 AM
    Teen pop and R&B sensation, Mindless Behavior, proudly announce their first feature film, Mindless Behavior: All Around The World. The trailer is premiering today via the YouTube channel AwesomenessTV, and the full-length documentary & concert movie will be in theaters nationwide on March 15, 2013 exclusively through AMC Independent. Produced by leading YouTube channel AwesomenessTV, the documentary provides a look at the group that even their most rabid fans have never seen before. It gives a glimpse into the making of ... read more
  • Posted at 11:47 AM
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire -- IntelligentMDx (IMDx) is pleased to announce that Maurice Exner, Ph.D., has joined IMDx as Vice President of Research and Development. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120306/NE63745LOGO ) Formerly serving as Vice President of R&D at Focus Diagnostics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, Dr. Exner brings over a decade of experience in IVD product development to IMDx. While at Focus, Dr. Exner played an integral role in all aspects of IVD product ... read more
  • Posted at 11:46 AM
    Even as retailers have expanded purchase options and welcomed digital shoppers into stores this holiday season, most Americans believe that retailers could do more to enhance the in-store shopping experience, according to a just-released national poll conducted by GfK Roper in conjunction with SapientNitro, ... read more
  • Posted at 11:44 AM
    Command Investigations, LLC is a newly formed preferred provider of Surveillance, SIU and Anti-Fraud Programming to P&C carriers, self-insured entities and third-party administrators. The Command suite of investigative cost containment solutions includes surveillance, background checks, investigative canvasses, and special investigative unit (SIU) services. The Command brand and the suite of technologically advanced applications are the brainchild of two veteran investigators, Steve Cassell and Rich Perri. The duo is no stranger to the world of investigations with nearly 40 years of experience ... read more
  • Posted at 11:43 AM
    The U.S. Department of Commerce today found in favor of LG Electronics USA and will not issue a countervailing duty order against imports of LG washing machines from Korea. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110203/CG42292LOGO-d) In the countervailing duty investigation brought by Whirlpool Corporation against imports of washers from Korea, the Commerce Department issued a "negative final determination" for LG based on its finding that LG washing machines imported into the United States are not subsidized by the Korean government. In a related ... read more
  • Posted at 11:40 AM
    MDI, an innovative consumer electronics company based in Silicon Valley, announced today that it is now providing Waterford Crystal and Vera Wang digital photo frames to consumers through many premium retailers in North America, including Bed Bath & Beyond and Amazon. ... read more
  • Posted at 11:39 AM
    FirstBest® Systems, Inc., provider of insurance software solutions for global insurance carriers, today announced FirstBest UMS Mobile 2.0 for property and casualty insurance. The native application is built directly on the Apple iOS platform and applies the intuitive functionality of FirstBest's underwriting management system (UMS) to benefit an insurance workforce increasingly accustomed to mobile connectivity. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121219/NE32600 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120322/NE75278LOGO ) Part of the modular FirstBest Front Office Suite(TM), the new mobile app empowers rapid decision making from anywhere, at any time, ... read more
  • Posted at 11:33 AM
    Twubs.com, creators of the first branded hashtag landing page and Conference and Live Event Solution for displaying a moderated Tweet Wall used by more than 20,000 organizations globally, today announced that it processed more than 1 million Tweets during the 12-12-12 Sandy Relief Concert, ... read more
  • Posted at 11:32 AM
    nCircle, the leader in information risk and security performance management, today announced that web application scanning is now included in nCircle PureCloud. This critical functionality is available to all nCircle PureCloud customers at no additional cost and enables PureCloud customers ... read more
  • Posted at 11:30 AM
    The 2013 Toyota Avalon Limited will be the first vehicle available in the world that offers in-console Qi wireless charging for Qi-enabled mobile phones and devices as part of a Technology Package, available for both the gasoline and hybrid version of the new Avalon Limited, which also includes Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, Automatic High beams and a Pre-Collision System. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121219/LA32071-a)(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121219/LA32071-b) Qi is the global standard for wireless power and charging. With Qi, devices can be charged just by placing ... read more
  • Posted at 11:28 AM
    The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) today took an important step toward leveling the playing field for U.S. manufacturers as it gave its final ruling in a case involving imports of large residential washers from South Korea and Mexico. The DOC concluded that foreign manufacturers, including LG and Samsung, are dumping large residential washers into the U.S. market, violating U.S. and international trade laws. Today's ruling is in response to a petition filed by Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) in December ... read more
  • Posted at 11:18 AM
    The Microsoft Lync Partner Solutions Pavilion on the ITEXPO exhibit floor is now accepting exhibitors featuring best-of-breed, Microsoft Lync-certified products designed to boost organizational communication, TMC announced today. The Microsoft Lync Partner Solutions Pavilion is featured in Booth 516 on the exhibit floor of ITEXPO, held ... read more
  • Posted at 11:10 AM
    Local activists continued to voice their objections at area hospitals this week over the practice of trucking infectious medical waste through local communities to be treated at a remote facility. The group's spokesperson Debra Pelletier said, "We are visiting area hospitals to raise awareness about the transportation of medical waste through local communities and ask for safer disposal of medical waste." Pelletier continued, "Nearly 1,000 hospitals now use on-site sterilization technologies that prevent infectious medical waste from being trucked through ... read more
  • Posted at 11:08 AM
    Cortera®, a provider of comprehensive business-to-business payment and purchase data and insights for U.S. companies, announced its Cortera Pulse, a B2B intelligence solution, has been named a 2013 Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) Content CODiE award finalist for the Best ... read more
  • Posted at 11:04 AM
    Decision Research Corporation (DRC), a technology leader specializing in insurance software development solutions, today announced it has attained Gold and Silver ISV competencies, demonstrating a "best-in-class" ability and commitment to meet Microsoft Corp. customers' evolving needs in today's dynamic business environment and distinguishing itself within the top 1 percent of Microsoft's partner ecosystem. A portfolio of competencies showcases that DRC is committed to focusing on in-demand, business solution areas, along with ensuring it can meet the evolving needs of customers ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, a subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), two contracts in support of the DDG 51 Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer program. Bath Iron Works is the lead shipyard and design agent for the class. The first contract, valued at $28.3 million, is for lead yard services for the DDG 51 program. This option modifies a contract initially awarded in March 2012. Since 1987, Bath Iron Works has ... read more