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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

  • Posted at 9:04 AM
    The innovator behind the rotor blade technology used on the fastest helicopter produced will be inducted into the A. James Clark School of Engineering's Innovation Hall of Fame at the University of Maryland, College Park, on Thursday, November 8, 2012, at 4:30 p.m. Ashish Bagai, a Clark School aerospace engineering alumnus, is an aerodynamicist. He was principal engineer at Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. in 2010 when a team of Sikorsky engineers built the Sikorsky X2 Technology DemonstratorTM (X2), a helicopter that can ... read more
  • Posted at 9:01 AM
    At the Oct. 23-25 PARCEL Forum 12 in Chicago, Tension Packaging & Automation will introduce its Tension PFI, a color 1/2-fold printer-folder-inserter that automates the printing, verification and fulfillment of products within direct-to-consumer markets. Tension PFI (Photo: Business Wire) ... read more
  • Posted at 9:01 AM
    IDC Energy Insights today announced the availability of a new report, IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Oil and Gas Professional Services 2012 Vendor Assessment, (Doc #EI237328). The new report assesses the capabilities and strategies of many of the leading professional service firms ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    ATLANTA, GA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/24/12 -- Sage North America announced today the results of a small business owner survey about the upcoming general election. The survey showed that small business owners are deeply engaged during this general election season and are planning to vote in overwhelming numbers. Ninety-five percent of small business owners are planning on voting this November, and 86 percent have already made up their minds about whom they would like to elect. Out of all survey ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    RICHMOND, BC -- (Marketwire) -- 10/24/12 -- Sage, a leading provider of business management software and services to more than 6 million small and midsized businesses worldwide including 500,000 in Canada, announced today the results of its biannual Sage Business Index survey. The Sage Business Index gathered the opinions of 718 Canadian business owners and is part of a multicountry survey conducted in September 2012. The Sage Business Index survey indicated that Canadian businesses are optimistic about their prospects ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Leaders from The Coca-Cola Company this morning took to the running trails of New York to celebrate the launch of a strategic alliance with Endomondo (www.endomondo.com), a social fitness community with more than 12 million users worldwide. The newly formed collaboration combines the global reach of ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    As Rovio Entertainment and Lucasfilm Ltd. gear up for the November 8 worldwide debut of the new Angry Birds((TM)) Star Wars((TM) )app, Toys"R"Us(®) stores and Toysrus.com are ready to serve as the ultimate retail destination for consumers nationwide hoping to explore "A Galaxy Far, Far Away" with a new line of plush, board games, launchers and more. Gamers, collectors and pop culture enthusiasts eagerly awaiting the mashup of these two beloved properties in the virtual world, have already been flocking ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Mayor Annise Parker announced a new collaborative effort to broaden the number of young people who reach for the stars in careers in aviation and aerospace with the launch of the Houston Airport System Aviation Club. "Houston's legacy as a world leader in aerospace jobs will continue with the development of this exciting and innovative community outreach to the next generation," said Mayor Annise Parker. "By creating the spark in the minds of young people, we ensure that 'Space City' will ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Five players from last month's memorable Ryder Cup Matches, including standout European performer Justin Rose, head a field of eight prominent PGA Tour stars set to compete in the 2012 Tyco Golf Skills Challenge. The competition among four two-man teams takes place on Monday, November 12, at The Breakers in Palm Beach, FL. Rose and Ryder Cup teammate Peter Hanson will renew the intercontinental rivalry as one team, joined in the field by the American Ryder Cup duo of Dustin Johnson/Keegan ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/24/12 -- Sage North America announced today the results of its Business Index, which recently surveyed 923 businesses in the United States as a part of its biannual global survey. The Sage Business Index showed that business owners are less optimistic about the nation's economy than they were six months ago but maintain a high level of confidence in the prospects for their own businesses. Sage, a leading provider of business management software and ... read more
  • Posted at 8:55 AM
    Advancing to the gold medal platform in its industry, Razorsight Corporation today was named "the strongest financial assurance supplier in the North American region" by Stratecast | Frost & Sullivan, a leading telecommunications strategic forecasting organization. Razorsight is the global leader in cloud-based financial assurance and analytics solutions that empower Communications Service Providers (CSPs) worldwide, including mobile, cable and wireline operators, to analyze, visualize and leverage their big data at very fast speeds to improve margins and pursue new profit ... read more
  • Posted at 8:53 AM
    GT Advanced Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: GTAT) today announced that the company will release its financial results for the quarter ending September 29, 2012 after the market closes on NASDAQ on Tuesday, November 6, 2012. Management will conduct an investment ... read more
  • Posted at 8:52 AM
    Today, the Topps Company, Inc. and the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) announced the release of Topps HUDDLE, the first Topps football app officially licensed by the NFLPA. In April, Topps launched Topps BUNT and Topps PENNANT, two iOS applications for baseball fans that have since attracted more than 100,000 users. Building upon this success, Topps and the NFLPA are partnering to create a fun, casual social gaming experience for everyday NFL fans. Topps HUDDLE blends the ease-of-use of a casual social game ... read more
  • Posted at 8:52 AM
    SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced integration of Apache Hadoop into real-time data warehousing environments with a new "big data" bundle and go-to-market strategy with Cloudera, Hitachi Data Systems, Hortonworks, HP and IBM. The offering is based on the flagship SAP HANA® platform and combines the SAP® Sybase® IQ server, SAP® Data Integrator software and SAP® BusinessObjects(TM) business intelligence (BI) solutions. It provides a comprehensive data warehousing solution for real-time insights across massive data sets from various sources. The announcement ... read more
  • Posted at 8:50 AM
    The nation's leading online privacy organization is accusing Chevron of violating the First Amendment and trying to intimidate its critics by prying into the private email accounts of 71 individuals connected to the Amazon villagers who recently won a historic $19 billion judgment against the oil giant. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/DC99390) In a brief filed this week in federal court in San Francisco, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) said Chevron's subpoenas to Google and other internet service providers are "staggering" in their overbreadth, ... read more
  • Posted at 8:46 AM
    Numerex Corp (NASDAQ: NMRX) invites all interested parties to participate in a conference call led by Stratton Nicolaides, Chairman and CEO and Alan Catherall, CFO on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 9:00 A.M. Eastern time to discuss the third quarter 2012 financial results. Dial in information for the conference call is as follows: Domestic USA & Canada: 866 838-2057International: 904 520-5768 A live webcast of the call will be available via Numerex's web site at http://www.numerex.com under the Investor Relations ... read more
  • Posted at 8:44 AM
    Overture, the preferred Carrier Ethernet edge and aggregation partner for service providers and network operators worldwide, today announced its executives’ participation on panel sessions at Light Reading’s upcoming Ethernet Expo Americas 2012 to be held Nov. 6-8 at the Hilton ... read more
  • Posted at 8:43 AM
    Today, T-Mobile USA, Inc. and Lookout Inc., the leader in mobile security, announced the companies have partnered to provide T-Mobile customers instant protection against mobile threats with Automatic App Security. Exclusively for T-Mobile customers, Lookout’s Automatic App Security will come preloaded on select devices this year ... read more
  • Posted at 8:41 AM
    NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 10/24/12 -- Intermedia, a global cloud platform leader for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and the largest Microsoft Exchange hosting provider, announced the release of the company's hosted Exchange 2013, Lync 2013 and SharePoint 2013 solutions. This continues the pioneering company's tradition of innovation. Intermedia was the first cloud company to offer hosted Exchange in 2000, the first to market with Exchange 2003, 2007 and 2010, and the first to offer private ... read more
  • Posted at 8:39 AM
    Vermilion Software ("Vermilion"), the award winning client reporting solutions provider, announces an alliance with Eagle Investment Systems LLC ("Eagle"), a leading provider of financial services technology and a subsidiary of BNY Mellon. As investor profiles and expectations have changed over the past few years with requirements for more information and greater transparency, robust client reporting and communications platforms have become a necessity. Eagle recognizes its clients' need for a robust and flexible client reporting solution as part of their total ... read more