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Monday, July 25, 2011

  • Posted at 7:08 AM
    In About Channel Intelligence (CI) boilerplate the fourth sentence should read: With offices in Orlando, Fla., Philadelphia, Scottsdale, Ariz., Portland, Ore., London and Shanghai (sted With offices in Orlando, Fla., Pittsburgh, Scottsdale, Ariz., Portland, Ore., London and Shanghai ... read more
  • Posted at 7:07 AM
    Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) is proud to announce that Comcast will serve as a National Host Sponsor for the 31st National Veterans Wheelchair Games in Pittsburgh, August 1-6, 2011. "Our commitment to fostering an inclusive workplace extends to where our customers play as well, so we are delighted to lend our support to the National Veterans Wheelchair Games," said Charisse Lillie, Vice President of Community Investment for Comcast Corporation. "The Wheelchair Games is one of those events that level ... read more
  • Posted at 7:05 AM
    A leading international scientist in the field of infection control is urging patients to ask their dentists about the potential for cross-contamination in the dental office, specifically from reused chains and holders that fasten patients' protective bibs in place. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110725/CL40171 ) Research by Dr. John Molinari, Director of Infection Control for The Dental Advisor, Ann Arbor, Michigan, determined that reused bib chains contained about 1,000 times more bacteria than disposable or sterilized chains. "Bacteria from (dental) patients' mouths transfers on to surfaces ... read more
  • Posted at 7:05 AM
    NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced communication and IT solutions, today announced it has certified its UNIVERGE SV8000 Series Communications Servers with Skype Connect, a business solution that can enable companies to save on monthly communications costs and connect ... read more
  • Posted at 7:01 AM
    Catapult PR-IR, (http://www.catapultpr-ir.com), a leader in results-based public and investor relations for technology companies, today announced that SparkFun Electronics has selected it as its agency of record for ongoing public relations activities. SparkFun, a leader in the "Maker Movement," selected Catapult to promote its passion for helping anyone explore the wonderful world of electronics and to build their own inventions. SparkFun has helped spur the DIY electronics industry to new heights. Named one of Boulder County's fastest growing companies ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Managing leads is a classic organizational problem among professionals from a variety of fields, but in senior care and assisted living, the issue can be especially complex. Sales staff and other employees can often feel overwhelmed by the need to keep track of potential clients and their families while attending to the precise needs of their company's strategy, and the level of detail and personal attention necessary to complete a job well done can make even the most basic lead ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Beginning this month, American Airlines customers can register for a chance to win a "Five Star Vacation" through the American Airlines Five Star Vacation Package Sweepstakes. Once reserved for celebrities and VIPs traveling between New York, Los Angeles and Miami, American has expanded its Five Star Service - a personal one-on-one airport assistance program - to 11 airports so that anyone can "travel like a star" (paparazzi not included) to a total of 14 airports worldwide. "The envy-inducing Five Star Service ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    LodgeNet Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ: LNET), the leading provider of media and connectivity solutions to hospitality and healthcare businesses, announced today that The Chatwal New York is the first hotel in New York City to be installed with Envision(TM), the company's high-definition, interactive TV platform. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080115/AQTU120LOGO) The building's history dates back to 1905, when it opened as home to The Lambs - America's first professional theatrical club - and quickly established itself as the de facto capital of American theater. ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Today, audio innovator Altec Lansing introduced its new Bliss series of noise-isolating, in-ear headphones designed for women's ears and to compliment their personal styles. Featuring the Bliss Platinum, Bliss Gold and Bliss Silver earphones, Altec Lansing beautifully designed three different earphone models with smaller housings to fit petite ears while providing exceptional sound quality. The Bliss series incorporates stylish colors and jewel accents to appeal to a woman's sense of fashion. Whether commuting to work or working out, Altec Lansing's ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that it will launch "Bob Dylan's Theme Time Radio Hour," the online channel showcasing Bob Dylan's classic satellite radio shows. The commercial-free music channel will launch on Monday, August 15 on channel 801 on SiriusXM Internet Radio. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101014/NY82093LOGO) Theme Time Radio Hour, hosted by Bob Dylan, offers an eclectic mix of songs, from a wide variety of musical genres, related to that week's theme with Dylan's on-air thoughts and commentary interspersed with phone ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) completed its previously announced purchase of Fortress Technologies, Inc. on July 22, 2011. Fortress Technologies is a provider of secure wireless networking equipment for the U.S. military and other government customers. The value of the cash transaction, which is expected to be accretive to General Dynamics' earnings beginning in 2012, has not been disclosed. Fortress Technologies produces a portfolio of mesh networking products that enable secure wireless network capabilities for battlefield logistics, convoy, command post and ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Advanced Instruments, Inc., today introduced the A2OTM Advanced Automated Osmometer, a multi-sample instrument that sets new benchmarks for analytical performance, ease of use, and true walk away operation capabilities in osmolality testing. The announcement was made at the American Association for Clinical Chemistry’s 2011 Clinical ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Sprint (NYSE: S) today announced the initial phones it plans to deploy in the fourth quarter when the company launches its next-generation, push-to-talk service powered by Sprint’s broadband CDMA network. The new service – Sprint® Direct Connect – will deliver higher bandwidth capacity to keep up ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    HEI, Inc. (Pink Sheets: HEII; http://www.heii.com) today announced its financial results for its second quarter of fiscal year 2011, which ended July 2, 2011. Sales for the second quarter were $9,271,000, compared to $9,350,000 for the second quarter of 2010. The Company generated a net income of $339,000 for the second quarter of 2011 compared to a net income of $79,000 for the same period of 2010. Sales for the first six months of 2011 were $18,994,000, compared to ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Virginia Tech recently was named the overall winner of EcoCAR: The NeXt Challenge, a three-year collegiate vehicle engineering competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and General Motors (GM). The Virginia Tech Hybrid Electric Vehicle Team (HEVT) designed and built an extended-range electric vehicle (EREV) that uses E85 (ethanol) and achieves fuel efficiency of 81.9 miles per gallon gasoline equivalent. With National Instruments (Nasdaq: NATI) reconfigurable software and hardware, the team used a graphical system design approach to design, ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    ConnectWise, developer of the leading business management solution designed exclusively for IT service providers, VARs and MSPs, today announced that for the third year in a row Linda Catrett Brotherton, CTO, and Jeannine Edwards, Director, ConnectWise Community, have been recognized by Everything Channel's CRN Magazine as two of the top Women of the Channel in 2011. This annual list recognizes female executives for their accomplishments over the past year, based on their achievements as executives and the amount of influence ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    For the first time, Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) employees worldwide can donate to more than 800 grassroots projects across the globe and have their donations matched by the Eli Lilly and Company Foundation--doubling the value and impact of each employee's charitable contribution. Lilly is partnering with the GlobalGiving Foundation to offer its employees across the world a customized Lilly Global Giving website, where employees may choose from multiple projects that are helping to advance Lilly's corporate responsibility goals in ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    A new Boston company is doing its part to fight the battle of the bulge. Since opening several months ago Sound Shapes has collectively dissolved hundreds of inches of body fat from area clients without diet, exercise, anesthesia or surgery. Clients report walking out the door after just one session looking and feeling like they've lost several pounds around their midsection or other areas. Utilizing a newly developed treatment recently approved by the US Food and Drug Administration, Sound Shapes features ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    The American Cancer Society is the recipient of a two-million dollar grant from The Walmart Foundation to set up community health advisors in select underserved communities. The grant will provide $300,000 each to increase access to breast cancer screening for African American women in three communities - Jackson, Miss. (Hinds and Madison Counties); Minneapolis, Minn.; and Portsmouth, Va. In addition, 30 communities* across the country will each benefit from $30,000 grants to support existing community health advisor programs for breast ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Once again, Virgin Mobile FreeFest tickets have “free’d-out” in just a few minutes, but Virgin Mobile USA, creator of one of the largest and most critically acclaimed music festivals in the country, today announced that music fans need not worry. Those still wanting to attend can ... read more