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Wednesday, December 7, 2011

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    Sigma-Aldrich® Corporation (Nasdaq: SIAL) today announced that Sigma Advanced Genetic Engineering (SAGE(TM)) Labs, an initiative of Sigma Life Science, has made available three genetically modified rat models that exhibit features key to studying conditions such as obesity, diabetes, atherosclerosis, high cholesterol, hypertension and familial hypercholesterolemia. Details on the models are available at http://www.sageresearchmodels.com/research-models. "Leptin, LDL receptor and ApoE gene knockout rats display phenotypes, physiology and metabolism sorely needed in studies of human cardiovascular diseases and diabetes, without requiring special, costly ... read more
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    DreamBox Learning® (www.dreambox.com), today announced the company has closed an $11 million investment round led by Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, who will invest through the Charter School Growth Fund, and a private investment by venture capitalist John Doerr. GSV Capital Corp. (NASDAQ: GSVC) and current investor ... read more
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    SRS Labs, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRSL), the industry leader in surround sound, audio enhancement, and voice post-processing technologies, announced today that it has signed an expanded licensing agreement with Westinghouse Digital to provide the American LCD TV company with an extended portfolio ... read more
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    The Internal Revenue Service will use SAS Analytics to help detect, prevent and resolve criminal and civil noncompliance with tax law. Technology from the leader in business analytics software and services will support the agency’s new electronic Return Review Program (RRP) system. ... read more
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    RAMP, the industry’s leading Content Optimization platform for major online media publishers, today announced that TravelAge West has selected RAMP for its advanced Content Optimization solution. The TravelAge West deployment includes RAMP’s award-winning universal site search application, as well as a comprehensive index of almost 1000 ... read more
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    Nuance Healthcare’s cloud-based, medical speech recognition technology is increasingly being used to power the mobile clinical environment. Today, healthcare provider organizations and independent software vendors including LifeDox, Massachusetts General Hospital, MedMaster, PhoenixOrtho, ... read more
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    The Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF) members approved an implementation agreement (IA) for OTN-over-Packet-Fabric Protocol. The OIF initiative addresses the market need for Packet and Optical convergence and the architectural challenges associated with transporting Packet and OTN traffic on a common packet/cell switching ... read more
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    Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) today announced that The Ottawa Hospital has deployed an 802.11n wireless network based on the Aruba Mobile Virtual Enterprise (MOVE) architecture to support more than 3,000 Apple iPads, iPhones and iPod touches. Physicians and other healthcare professionals are using these devices ... read more
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    While regional markets continue to fluctuate, global smart meter shipments reached a new high in the third quarter of 2011 (3Q11). The IDC Energy Insights Worldwide Quarterly Smart Meter Tracker reports that global smart meter shipments grew more than 5% from the previous record set in ... read more
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    IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/07/11 -- Lantronix (NASDAQ: LTRX), a leading global provider of smart connectivity solutions that enable virtually any electronic device or machine to communicate and share data with applications and business and technology professionals, today announced the global launch and general availability of its EDS-MD™, a next generation medical device aggregator, based on the award-winning EDS product family. Developed specifically for the medical industry, EDS-MD facilitates the secure access and management of medical devices in ... read more
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    SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/07/11 -- Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today released its seventh annual corporate social responsibility report, which details how the company applies its expertise, technology and partnership strategies to address environmental, social and governance issues. The 2011 Cisco® Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, underscores Cisco's continued commitment to acting responsibly, operating sustainably, and contributing to the communities in which its employees work and live -- and lays out the company's 2012 objectives. The report outlines Cisco's ... read more
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    Fluke Networks today announced that the Jordan School District, a K-12 school district in West Jordan, Utah, has selected AirMagnet Enterprise as its wireless intrusion detection/prevention system (WIPS/WIDS) for monitoring, securing and troubleshooting its wireless local area networks (WLANs). With more than 55 locations, 1,300 access points (APs) and 25,000 networking devices, the district's wireless network supports more than 50,000 students and faculty and is essential to the day-to-day operations of the district and individual schools. Furthermore, with wireless devices ... read more
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    Dot Hill Systems Corp. (Nasdaq: HILL), a leading provider of Unified Virtual Storage and SAN storage solutions, today announced the addition of Starz Entertainment to its growing list of customers in the video post-production space. Starz Entertainment is a premium movie and original programming entertainment service provider operating in the United States. The company offers 17 premium channels including the flagship STARZ® and ENCORE® brands with approximately 19 million and 32.9 million subscribers respectively. In its role as a digital ... read more
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    DemandTec, Inc. (NASDAQ: DMAN), the collaborative analytics cloud for retailers and consumer products companies, today announced that Unilever has selected Customer Trade Planning , a predictive trade analytics app on the DemandTec network. By leveraging DemandTec, Unilever is empowering business users to create unified pricing and promotion plans that more effectively invest trade promotion funds. The predictive app will allow Unilever to better understand consumer demand to achieve brand objectives and support a more strategic level of collaboration with retail trading ... read more
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    EDAC Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: EDAC), a diversified designer, manufacturer and servicer of precision components for aerospace and industrial applications, reported today that in conjunction with upcoming meetings with the investment community, it has added an investor presentation to the investor relations section of its website, which can be accessed at www.edactechnologies.com. About EDAC Technologies Corporation EDAC Technologies Corporation is a diversified manufacturing company serving the aerospace and industrial markets. In the aerospace sector, EDAC offers design and manufacturing services ... read more
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    Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) today released a new member experience for Xbox 360 that makes it easier and more compelling than ever to discover and instantly watch TV shows and movies streaming from Netflix on the Microsoft entertainment console. In addition, starting today, Netflix members in Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Mexico can enjoy Netflix on their TVs using Xbox. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111207/SF17586) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101014/SF81638LOGO) The new Netflix experience on Xbox makes it more intuitive and easier to explore the expanding Netflix catalogue, allowing Netflix members ... read more
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    InterMune, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITMN) today announced that Dan Welch, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of InterMune, will present at the Oppenheimer & Co. 22nd Annual Healthcare Conference in New York City on Wednesday, December 14, 2011, at 3:55 p.m. EST. To access a live audio webcast of the presentation, investors and other interested parties may log on to the investor relations page of InterMune's corporate website at www.intermune.com. The company recommends logging on to the site 15 minutes ... read more
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    Verenium Corporation (Nasdaq: VRNM), a leading industrial biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of high-performance enzymes, today announced that sales of its Purifine® phospholipase C (PLC) enzyme product will now also be targeted for use in pretreatment of oil for biodiesel production. Verenium's Purifine® PLC product is a groundbreaking enzyme designed to improve yields and overall economics of edible oil and biodiesel production. "Since the initial launch of our Purifine® PLC enzymatic degumming process, we have seen rapid ... read more
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    NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/07/11 -- Conductor, the leading SEO technology provider, today announced it has been named to the annual Crain's New York Business Best Place to Work in New York City (NYC) list. Appearing on the list year-over-year since 2009, this year Conductor moves up from its 2010 sixth place finish to number three and tops the list for technology startups headquartered in New York City. The annual ranking is based on a statistical ... read more
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    Syncada announced today that its global financial supply chain network has successfully completed the requirements of the Statements on Standards for Attestation Engagements No. 16 (SSAE 16) as established by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. The SSAE ... read more