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Wednesday, August 10, 2011

  • Posted at 6:28 AM
    Computed tomography (CT) scans performed in the emergency department, which increased 330 percent between 1996 and 2007, may be reducing the frequency of hospitalization or transfer for emergency patients, according to a study published online yesterday in Annals of Emergency Medicine. The accompanying editorial notes that the reduction in hospitalizations is a beneficial result for both patients and the healthcare system ("National Trends in Use of Computed Tomography in the Emergency Department" and "The Hunting of the Snark"). ... read more
  • Posted at 6:28 AM
    Propell Corporation (OTC: PROP), creator of the PropellShops® "instant ecommerce" system for schools, businesses, nonprofits and the military (www.propellshops.com), is expanding its marketing reach with a partnership with ScMiGo LLC. The Chicago-area agency specializes in marketing and promotions in the consumer goods, technology, and ecommerce categories, with recent success in publicizing products in USA Today, the Today Show, and Wired and Time magazines. Led by Scott Goldberg, recently featured in an extensive profile in AdAge Magazine, ScMiGo will support the ... read more
  • Posted at 6:25 AM
    For the first time ever, environmental professionals can start their week with an online newscast devoted to the waste and recycling industries. Waste & Recycling News this month premiered "Curbside Live," a weekly video newscast hosted by WRN's reporters and editors. "Waste and recycling professionals deserve the quality and variety of news that other industries enjoy," said John Campanelli, editor of Waste & Recycling News. "We've always led the way with news in print and online, and now it's time for a ... read more
  • Posted at 6:17 AM
    Majestic Steel USA has launched a new website - www.majesticsteel.com - that sets the standard for the steel industry and aligns with the company's ongoing commitment to innovation. Research and industry dialogue are at the center of the new web presence that will continue to rapidly evolve to meet the needs of a volatile marketplace. New features include dynamic, real-time market research updates, comprehensive product details and career opportunities. "Our new web presence engages visitors in ways never before experienced in ... read more
  • Posted at 6:17 AM
    Tyler Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: TYL) today announced that the city of Roswell, Ga., has chosen its Incode® Court Case Management and Munis® enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution to more efficiently execute and manage day-to-day business functions while further enabling public ... read more
  • Posted at 6:17 AM
    NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) is today launching the NCR SelfServ™ Bill Pay Kiosk hardware, software and managed services payment solution with SIM card dispensing in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region to meet the needs of fast-growing telecoms companies. The ... read more
  • Posted at 6:15 AM
    Versar, Inc. (NYSE Amex: VSR) announced today that it has been selected as prime contractor for up to a $45.4 million task order with the Air Force Center for Engineering and the Environment (AFCEE) under their WERC09 contract, for conducting performance-based remediation at Tinker Air Force ... read more
  • Posted at 6:15 AM
    MPSTOR (http://www.mpstor.com/) and EchoStreams (http://www.echostreams.com/) today announced that they have formed a strategic partnership to provide solutions for data center and cloud environments. MPSTOR’s popular open-platform storage management software MPStackware™ combined with EchoStreams’ standards-based ... read more
  • Posted at 6:11 AM
    Smiths Detection today announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) has formally approved the RadSeeker for production and deployment. The RadSeeker is Smiths Detection’s newly launched handheld radiation detector and identifier developed in collaboration with DNDO. Delivery awards are ... read more
  • Posted at 6:07 AM
    PC Helps, the premier provider of 24/7, expert, on-demand support for the core office software applications and mobile devices used every day by corporate employees, is supporting the State of Wyoming’s migration to Google Apps for Government, Google's ... read more
  • Posted at 6:06 AM
    Link_A_Media Devices, Inc. a leader in the development of semiconductor system-on-chip (SoC) solutions for the data storage market, secured $16 million in Series D funding. Investors included ITOCHU Technology Ventures, Keynote Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, SunAmerica Ventures and several strategic ... read more
  • Posted at 6:05 AM
    LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/10/11 -- MMRGlobal, Inc. (OTCBB: MMRF) (www.mymedicalrecords.com), a provider of Personal Health Records (PHRs) through its MyMedicalRecords.com (www.mmrvideos.com) portal and electronic document management systems for healthcare professionals, today announced that the Company has entered into an agreement with MediSwipe, Inc. to private label MyMedicalRecords.com to tens of thousands of patients through MediSwipe pharmacies, wellness and medical centers. The private label agreement will allow MediSwipe to market a version of the secure and easy-to-use ... read more
  • Posted at 6:05 AM
    SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/10/11 -- Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) -- a leading network security provider and the worldwide leader of unified threat management (UTM) solutions -- today announced the introduction of the newest member of its FortiGate multi-threat security appliance product family. The FortiGate™-300C is specifically designed for mid-size organizations and large enterprises with strategic branch offices requiring optimal security protection capable of keeping pace with today's volatile threat landscape. The highly versatile FortiGate-300C features one of the ... read more
  • Posted at 6:05 AM
    Privia, the leading provider of bid, capture and proposal management solutions to the government contractor market, and Compusearch, the leading provider of acquisition and grants management solutions for government, today announced an agreement to provide government opportunity data available in FedConnect® ... read more
  • Posted at 6:04 AM
    SciQuest, Inc., (NASDAQ: SQI) a leading provider of on-demand strategic procurement and supplier management solutions, today announced that the Western States Contracting Alliance (WSCA), part of the National Association of State Purchasing Officials (NASPO), has selected SciQuest’s eProcurement solution as the platform for its multi-state purchasing ... read more
  • Posted at 6:03 AM
    Alliance Life Sciences Consulting Group (ALSCG), a leading management and technology consultancy, in a white paper released today, concludes that “State and Federal Sunshine Acts Shift KOL Marketing Tactics” by helping to identify and prosecute abusive and/or illegal remuneration that firms ... read more
  • Posted at 6:03 AM
    The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), a nonprofit public-private partnership focused on cybersecurity awareness and education for all digital citizens, today announced that David Hoffman, director of security policy and global privacy officer at Intel Corporation, has joined the organization's board of directors. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110504/DC95016LOGO) Mr. Hoffman is a long-time expert on online privacy and security issues and has testified before Congress. He joined Intel in 1998 as an eBusiness attorney and founded Intel's privacy team in 1999. A year later ... read more
  • Posted at 6:03 AM
    Tasktop Technologies (www.tasktop.com), creators of the Eclipse Mylyn open source tools and a leader in Agile ALM automation and interoperability, today announced that its Tasktop Enterprise Eclipse IDE extends the use of HP Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) and HP Quality Center to developers working on Mac and Linux operating systems. In addition, the company also announced tighter integrations with HP Agile Accelerator 5.0, improved SCM traceability and workflow support for the new HP Application Lifecycle Intelligence (ALI) offering, and new ... read more
  • Posted at 6:01 AM
    Allied Minds, Inc., a technology capital investment firm focused on commercializing early-stage technologies from leading U.S. National Labs and Universities, today announced the appointment of John S. Serafini as Director of the firm’s National Labs Program. John is a recognized leader within the defense, security, and ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation and the global technology standard for managing the movement of cargo through terminals, today announced the appointment of Troy Thompson as vice president, global account management and Erik Ward as regional sales director, North America. Thompson and Ward join Navis ... read more