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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

  • Posted at 10:50 AM
    AlterNet and RawStory, two pioneers in online independent news, have joined forces with UberMedia, developers of the world’s most popular Twitter app, to produce NewsForward -- a mashup of the latest breaking news, investigative reports and political opinion from independent ... read more
  • Posted at 10:45 AM
    Sorenson Media today announced that company CEO Peter Csathy and Vice President of Video Solutions David Dudas participated in the TechAmerica Foundation CLOUD2 Commission, which today unveiled its highly anticipated cloud computing roadmap to the Obama administration. ... read more
  • Posted at 10:44 AM
    MISUMI USA, Inc., a subsidiary of MISUMI Corporation, part of MISUMI Group, Inc. (Tokyo: 9962), has announced the addition of a significant number of frequently ordered components to its distribution center in Elk Grove Village, IL, near Chicago. As the ... read more
  • Merck Announces Fourth Quarter 2011 Dividend --- WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J.
    Posted at 10:44 AM
    At their meeting today, the Board of Directors of Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, declared a quarterly dividend of $0.38 per share on the company's common stock for the fourth quarter of 2011. Payment will be made on October 7, 2011 to stockholders ... read more
  • Posted at 10:41 AM
    Scottsdale Healthcare announced today it is the first multihospital health system in Arizona to achieve elite Magnet recognition, an achievement shared with fewer than 25 other multihospital health systems in the United States. Magnet recognition is considered the ultimate benchmark for consumers to measure the quality of care they can expect to receive in a hospital and the gold standard for nursing excellence and patient care, according to the American Nurses Credentialing Center, a division of the American Nurses Association. Scottsdale Healthcare ... read more
  • Posted at 10:41 AM
    Regence Life and Health has launched myStro, an online enrollment tool that provides employers and their employees with customized, real-time information about their insurance benefits. Among the features is a guided tour that walks employees through their benefit options and recommends the best products to meet their unique profile and coverage needs. "The myStro enrollment system reflects Regence Life and Health's commitment to offering our members a personalized, simplified member experience. Our goal is to go beyond enrollment to make managing ... read more
  • Posted at 10:38 AM
    Raleigh Divorce lawyers / attorneys Gailor, Wallis & Hunt announce the launch of a new interactive resource to communicate effectively with people seeking legal information and support. In North Carolina, men and women who need help from an experienced Raleigh divorce lawyer or family lawyer through the new and innovative VisionSmartNews can access a portal containing articles, digital media and other resources with abundant information on their legal rights in connection with specific family law issues including, child custody, child ... read more
  • Posted at 10:35 AM
    The TechAmerica Foundation today released the highly anticipated recommendations from the Commission on the Leadership Opportunity in U.S. Deployment of the Cloud (CLOUD2), which deliver detailed guidance to help the federal government adopt cloud computing technologies and the necessary policy incentives needed to keep the U.S. on the innovation forefront of cloud computing. The Commission, led by salesforce.com Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff and VCE Chairman and CEO Michael D. Capellas, provided recommendations and a "Cloud First Buyer's Guide for Government" ... read more
  • Posted at 10:35 AM
    Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today announced its collaboration with the TechAmerica Foundation, industry, and academia to develop the U.S. roadmap with policy recommendations for the federal government's adoption of cloud computing. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110419/PH85737LOGO-b ) Together with 70 other commissioners working over a period of three months, Lockheed Martin and the group collaborated on four areas of the report pertaining to Trust, Transformation, Transparency and Transnational Data Flow. The TechAmerica Foundation Report from the Commission on the Leadership Opportunity in U.S. Deployment of ... read more
  • Posted at 10:30 AM
    SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) and other industry leaders throughout the U.S. today unveiled a TechAmerica Foundation report outlining the U.S. cloud computing roadmap, the result of collaboration by the Commission on the Leadership Opportunity in U.S. Deployment of the Cloud (CLOUD2). Sanjay Poonen, president of Global Solutions at SAP, was selected as a commissioner for the report to provide key findings from SAP's experience as the leading enterprise application provider, and help shape the "industry voice" on cloud best practices. ... read more
  • Posted at 10:30 AM
    CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) applauds the work and insight in the TechAmerica Foundation's CLOUD2 Commission's "Cloud Computing Roadmap" that was provided today to the Obama Administration. CA Technologies contributed to the "Roadmap," which offers recommendations to the Federal government on how to adopt cloud computing technologies. The report also provides steps for the development of public policies to help drive United States cloud innovation and spur economic growth. The report is divided into four broad themes that are critical enablers of the ... read more
  • Posted at 10:30 AM
    TechAmerica Foundation, with leading public sector professional services company Attain, LLC, today unveil the recommendations of the Commission on the Leadership Opportunity in U.S. Deployment of the Cloud (CLOUD2). Formed in March 2011, the CLOUD2 Commission’s 71 experts from ... read more
  • Posted at 10:30 AM
    Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBST) today announced that company management will host 1-on-1 meetings at one and present at another investor conference during August 2011 to discuss the company’s business activities, financial outlook, and current news. ... read more
  • Posted at 10:30 AM
    PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/26/11 -- Big Switch Networks, a new company building an OpenFlow-based platform to bring the benefits of virtualization and cloud architecture to enterprise networks, today announced that it has been named one of the 10 Coolest Cloud Startups of 2011 by CRN: http://www.crn.com/slide-shows/cloud/231002030/10-coolest-cloud-startups-of-2011-so-far.htm?pgno=9. "It is an honor to be selected for CRN's 10 Coolest List," said Kyle Forster, Big Switch Networks Co-Founder. "This is a great validation that OpenFlow is making networking technology interesting ... read more
  • Posted at 10:28 AM
    Cie Studios, a developer of custom web, social and mobile applications for major companies and brands – including American Tire Distributors, Epson, Nitto Tire, Pioneer Mobile and Home Electronics and Toyota/Scion – today unveiled www.CieStudios.com, a new website designed to showcase its finest client work. ... read more
  • Posted at 10:26 AM
    DisplayLink®, the leading provider of technology for virtual graphics and USB-connected computing, announced today that it will provide technology starter kits in a push to encourage more manufacturers to embed DisplayLink virtual graphics and USB connectivity in a wide range of ... read more
  • Posted at 10:26 AM
    Nitto Tire U.S.A., Inc. (www.nittotire.com), a leading developer of tires for passenger cars and trucks, today announced the launch of an innovative in-store retail and social media campaign that uses a mobile game app to engage consumers in activities that create awareness of its new CROSSTEK ... read more
  • Posted at 10:24 AM
    D3 Oncology Solutions today announced that it will begin offering a comprehensive product to radiation oncologists and surgeons to rapidly but safely implement a successful SRS/SBRT program. The product is called SABRE(TM) based on the more accurate description of SBRT as stereotactic ablative radiation therapy (SABR). D3's SABRE(TM) program brings together essential components of a successful implementation of radiosurgery, including clinical training for surgeons and radiation oncology teams, accurate small-field dosimetry, peer-to-peer consultations, go-live support, reimbursement guidance, follow-up ... read more
  • Posted at 10:23 AM
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  • Posted at 10:16 AM
    PPG Industries (NYSE: PPG) announced today that it has been selected by CIO Magazine as a 2011 CIO 100 Award recipient for innovative application and use of information technology. The award recognizes technology created by the PPG Architectural Finishes business to enable consumers to digitally select a paint color for their home. PPG was awarded the honor for its ColorClix digital platform from the Olympic paint brand. ColorClix was created to aid the consumer in digitally selecting color, defining their ... read more