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Wednesday, September 14, 2011

  • Posted at 9:01 AM
    Neal Stephenson, best known for his works of speculative fiction including Snow Crash, The Baroque Cycle and Cryptonomicon, will keynote the Game Narrative Summit at the 2011 Game Developers Conference Online (GDC Online). In Stephenson's keynote, titled, "Music, Movies, Microcode, & High-Speed Pizza Delivery: A Conversation with Neal Stephenson," he will be joined on stage by renowned video game journalist and Spike TV host Geoff Keighley on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at 11am. GDC Online 2011, presented by ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Intarcia Therapeutics, Inc. announced today the presentation of final 48-week results from a phase 2 clinical study of ITCA 650 (DUROS® subcutaneous continuous delivery of exenatide) for the treatment of type 2 diabetes at the 47th Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes in Lisbon, Portugal. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050301/SFTU126LOGO) Results of the phase 2 study, presented by Julio Rosenstock, M.D., Director of the Dallas Diabetes and Endocrine Center at Medical City and Clinical Professor of Medicine at the ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Sphero, the world's first smartphone-controlled robotic ball, will debut its final prototype design at the Pepcom Holiday Spectacular in New York this September. This final production prototype is a "looks and works like" model of the final units that will ship later this year. It may look a bit different than what you've seen before, and that's because these new balls have all the latest improvements. Sphero's new look is strong, fun and durable with a sleek polycarbonate shell to ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    SANTA CLARA, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/14/11 -- Power Assure®, Inc., a data center infrastructure and energy management solutions provider, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the GoingGreen Global 200 winners. Inclusion in the GoingGreen Global 200 signifies leadership amongst its peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players. Power Assure was specially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Speaking today at Microsoft Corp.'s BUILD conference, Server and Tools Business President Satya Nadella outlined a changing world of application development. He discussed the new application patterns across connected devices and continuous services and the opportunity this creates for developers. Nadella articulated why Microsoft's investments will enable developers to drive greater innovation and creativity with these new application patterns. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO) Nadella announced advancements in several Microsoft technologies, including developer previews of Visual Studio 11, Team Foundation Service (TFS) delivered on the ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    FICO (NYSE:FICO), the leading provider of analytics and decision management technology, today announced that Shop Direct Group, the UK’s largest online and home shopping retailer, has extended its use of FICO analytics to include models that assess how economic changes would affect its portfolio risk. The ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    LENSEC, an industry pioneer in IP-based video surveillance solutions, is set to launch its new Perspective™ Video Management Software on Sept. 30. Management and technical leaders will offer ASIS International 2011 attendees a first-hand look at enhancements to the suite during the industry conference in Orlando, ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Mertado, a leading social shopping company that lets consumers discover unique, high quality products for the home and kitchen, today announced the launch of Mertado TV, an innovative shopping experience that combines lifestyle video content with product selection on the Social Web. Mertado TV showcases syndicated ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    With the start of fall TV season kicking off and viewing on traditional television (TV) and mobile devices increasing[1], Xfinity TV is bringing customers new and returning TV series live, on Xfinity On Demand, XfinityTV.com and through its Xfinity TV app and DVR service. Xfinity TV ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    American Horror Story, the new original drama series premiering on FX October 5, launched its experiential website www.youregoingtodieinthere.com. In partnership with top horror and fan communities--DreadCentral, FearNet, Fangoria, Geeks of Doom, Camp Blood, Ology, and Bloody Disgusting--the site offers a glimpse into the mysterious and frightening legacy of the house at the center of the American Horror Story series. A digital house tour with a twist, this campaign brings to life some of the secret history behind the psychosexual series. Fans ... read more
  • Posted at 8:59 AM
    SolidFire, a provider of all-solid-state (SSD) primary storage systems for cloud service providers, today announced that Dave Wright, founder and CEO, will be a speaker at the Storage Developer Conference in Santa Clara, Calif. in a session called “SSDs in ... read more
  • Posted at 8:57 AM
    BAE Systems has received an $11.1 million order for the StalkIR®, one of the highest performance and smallest clip-on thermal monoculars available. BAE Systems is showcasing the system, also known as the Universal® Thermal Monocular, at the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEi) Exhibition in London, ... read more
  • Posted at 8:55 AM
    iLinc Communications, Inc., a leading provider of web conferencing services for global businesses, governments and educational institutions, today announced that on September 7, 2011, it signed a definitive merger agreement under which BroadSoft, Inc. would acquire all of the outstanding stock of iLinc. BroadSoft is the ... read more
  • Posted at 8:55 AM
    Freeman, the premier provider of integrated marketing solutions for face-to-face events, today announced that it made this year’s InformationWeek 500, an annual listing of the nation’s most innovative users of business technology. Freeman earned the 134th ranking on the list for creating the Event Collaboration System, ... read more
  • Posted at 8:52 AM
    As Topaz Partners looks ahead to the final quarter of 2011, the tech PR and social media firm is reporting growth across all sectors of its business as well as an uptick in the adoption of new services. To ... read more
  • Posted at 8:51 AM
    Prescreen, an innovative movie marketing and distribution platform, will officially launch today to give filmmakers and distributors an alternative to traditional advertising and distribution channels – through the mass marketing of curated content that is then shared by users through social media. ... read more
  • Posted at 8:50 AM
    Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM), the information management company, has ranked 47th on the 2011 InformationWeek 500 – a list of the top technology innovators in the U.S. – for a project to improve the performance of its North American truck fleet. The annual list was ... read more
  • Posted at 8:50 AM
    NEW YORK, September 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Forex trading broker FX Solutions ( http://www.fxsolutions.com) hosts a range of educational videos designed to maximize viewers' knowledge of the foreign exchange market - and how to trade it. The company, recently voted 'Overall Best Forex Broker' for veteran traders by SmartMoney magazine, provides videos to help its customers master every feature of their trading platform, sharpen their technical analysis skills and keep up with the latest news ... read more
  • Posted at 8:50 AM
    CrowdOptic, a maker of crowd-driven mobile solutions for the enterprise, today announced the release of CrowdOptic Analytics, an advanced, behind-the-scenes tool used by live event producers for monitoring their spectators' event viewing and photo-taking activities during live events. CrowdOptic Analytics analyzes and responds to real-time shifts in crowd focus and momentum in order to optimize the in-venue experience for fans, sponsors and event organizers. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110914/SF68462) CrowdOptic Analytics was developed by a team which brings together Silicon Valley data industry and sports ... read more
  • Posted at 8:45 AM
    Regulatory News: AB Science SA (Paris:AB)(NYSE Euronext - FR0010557264 - AB), a pharmaceutical company specializing in the research, development and commercialization of protein kinase inhibitors (PKIs), announced today that it has obtained IND status (Investigation New Drug – authorization ... read more