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Friday, December 2, 2011

  • Posted at 3:17 PM
    Webgistix Corporation, the global leader in eCommerce order fulfillment, today announced that it is offering one-day and two-day ground delivery for eCommerce merchants selling in the United States, giving midsize retailers a much-needed alternative to Amazon that doesn’t lock retailers ... read more
  • Posted at 3:02 PM
    The Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium (MMRC) today announced that it has expanded its clinical research network to include the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit, Mich. Following a rigorous evaluation, this NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center joins the existing MMRC member institutions in promoting and facilitating ... read more
  • Posted at 2:54 PM
    Eyelit Inc., a manufacturing software provider for visibility, control, and coordination of manufacturing operations for the aerospace & defense, discrete electronics, semiconductor, and photovoltaic (solar) industries, announced today that a leading Fortune 100 company has selected Eyelit Manufacturing™ to replace its legacy WorkStream™ MES. ... read more
  • Posted at 2:41 PM
    MedinCell, a leading developer of low-cost, controlled-release drug delivery technology, will be exploring partnerships for key companion and food animal markets with industry leaders at the Terrapinn World Animal Health Congress in Kansas City (December 6-8, 2011). "MedinCell's biodegradable polymer technology offers exceptional control over the duration of drug release, thereby making small molecules--and even peptides--cost effective for the companion and food animal markets," said Dr. Alexandre Melin, Director of Animal Health for MedinCell. "Our platform's inherent flexibility enables us ... read more
  • Posted at 2:26 PM
    After the success of its premier event – SIMposium 2011: The Future of IT –, the Society for Information Management (SIM) is releasing summary results of its 2011 SIM IT Industry Trends Survey to the general public. Summary results were released to SIM members and key ... read more
  • Posted at 2:11 PM
    Rambus Inc. (Nasdaq:RMBS), one of the world’s premier technology licensing companies, today announced that Harold Hughes, chief executive officer, and Satish Rishi, chief financial officer, will present at the Barclays Capital Global Technology Conference in San Francisco on Thursday, December 8, 2011. ... read more
  • Posted at 2:11 PM
    NASA has announced a unique opportunity to ask the commander of the International Space Station a question about his role on the orbiting outpost. Commander Dan Burbank will answer videotaped questions from the public during a live event tentatively set for Friday, Jan. 20 on NASA Television. (Logo: <font size="2" face="Arial"></font>) The video questions must be less than 30 seconds. Submitters should introduce themselves and mention their location. Questions must be posted as responses to a video Burbank recorded on ... read more
  • Sole Proprietors Fare 23% Better than 2010 Says Outright --- MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., December 2, 2011
    Posted at 2:08 PM
    Outright, a popular online accounting solution for small businesses, has found that the smallest of the small businesses, sole proprietors, saw their fair share of the Thanksgiving weekend holiday sales rush (including Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Sunday, and Cyber Monday). Aggregated data from a sampling of small businesses using Outright's software showed an average increase in sales over last year of 23%. These sole proprietors saw the biggest lift in sales on Black Friday, even more than Small Business ... read more
  • Posted at 2:05 PM
    SANTA CLARA, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/02/11 -- NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) will participate in the following upcoming financial conference: Barclays - Global Technology Conference Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2:30 p.m. Pacific Time (5:30 p.m. Eastern Time) Palace Hotel, San Francisco Interested parties can listen to a live audio webcast of NVIDIA's presentation at this event, available on the NVIDIA website at A replay of the webcast will be available for seven days afterward. About NVIDIA NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) awakened the world to computer ... read more
  • Posted at 2:03 PM
    Fitch Ratings has downgraded the ratings of Hewlett-Packard Company (HP) and its wholly-owned subsidiary Electronic Data Systems LLC (EDS) as follows: Hewlett-Packard Company --Long-term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to 'A' from 'A+'; ... read more
  • /UPDATE -- IMAX Corporation/ --- NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2011
    Posted at 2:00 PM
    IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX) (TSX: IMX) today announced that Richard L. Gelfond, Chief Executive Officer of IMAX Corporation will speak at the UBS Annual Global Media and Communications Conference on Monday, December 5, 2011 at 10:00 am EST. The conference is being held at The Grand Hyatt in New York, NY. (Logo: ) The presentation is being webcast live and can be accessed by visiting the Investor Relations section of the Company's website, The presentation will be archived ... read more
  • Posted at 1:59 PM
    Adaco, the industry leader in hospitality procurement, management and optimization, is the only ePurchasing vendor cited from the hospitality industry cited in a recent Forrester Research, Inc. report, “Market Overview: ePurchasing and Contract Life-Cycle Management In 2011 To 2012.” ... read more
  • Posted at 1:47 PM
    Patriot Scientific Corporation (OTCBB: PTSC) announced today that its Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday, February 10, 2012 at the Hilton Garden Inn Carlsbad Beach in Carlsbad, California. The Company's Board of Directors has fixed the close of business on December 16, 2011 as the record date for the determination of stockholders entitled to notice of and to vote at the annual meeting. Additional details regarding the annual meeting will be made ... read more
  • Posted at 1:44 PM
    Globaltel Media is strengthening its focus in Asian and Latin American markets by launching localized versions of its free PC-to-cell SMS chat application known as Cherple. Since the launch of the original English site in 2009, India, Mexico, Brazil and ... read more
  • Posted at 1:42 PM
    The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation hosted its annual star-studded A Magical Evening fundraising gala on Wednesday, November 30th at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. Longtime Reeve Foundation supporters Alec Baldwin and Meryl Streep served as the evening's special guests, along with actors Mark Ruffalo, Dave Annable and Christopher Reeve's children Matthew Reeve, Alexandra Reeve Givens and Will Reeve. This year's A Magical Evening gala was the most successful to date, raising close to $3 million, which ... read more
  • Posted at 1:40 PM
    The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® issues the following statement in response to the draft framework for legislation unveiled today to counter the Senate’s PROTECT IP Act (PIPA) and the House counterpart, the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA): CEA applauds ... read more
  • Dr. Aaron West Selected for Patients' Choice Award 2011 --- JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Dec. 2, 2011
    Posted at 1:30 PM
    A select few physicians were honored with the prestigious 2011 Patients' Choice Award, and this year they include Dr. Aaron West. (Photo: <font size="2" face="Arial"></font>) Only doctors who have received top scores by their patients and pass other quality measures are awarded the Patients' Choice Award. In fact, of the nation's 720,000 active physicians, just 5 percent were accorded this honor in 2011. Every month, millions of patients across the U.S. access websites like Vitals ( to share feedback about their experiences ... read more
  • Carlton Brewer Named Aerojet Huntsville Site Executive --- HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Dec. 2, 2011
    Posted at 1:16 PM
    Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that Carlton Brewer has been appointed as site executive for its Huntsville, Alabama location. Carlton has worked in the aerospace and defense sector over the past 24 years in varying levels of responsibility within the Department of Defense weapons system program management. He joined the growing Aerojet Huntsville office in November 2010 working in Business Development and now assumes the lead executive role where he will be responsible for representing Aerojet in the ... read more
  • Posted at 1:15 PM
    Midas Medici Group Holdings, Inc. ("Midas") (OTCBB: MMED), an innovative green IT company in the fields of virtualization, cloud computing and data management, today announced that Jason Gibbs was named the Regional Sales Director for the Carolinas at Midas Medici's Consonus brand. The appointment marks a move to support future growth. The Regional Sales Director role is responsible for leading the sales organization, partner relationships and setting strategic and tactical execution goals for the area. "We are highly focused ... read more
  • Posted at 1:12 PM
    Verint® Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: VRNT) today announced it will be conducting a conference call to review its third quarter results (quarter ended October 31, 2011) and outlook for the years ending January 31, 2012 and January 31, 2013 on Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at 4:30 PM ... read more