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Tuesday, June 19, 2012

  • Posted at 12:54 PM
    Forest Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: FRX) today announced that it has received notice from entities affiliated with Carl C. Icahn stating their intention to nominate four individuals to Forest’s ten-member Board of Directors for election at the Company’s 2012 Annual Meeting. Mr. Icahn’s prior filing on May ... read more
  • Posted at 12:50 PM
    DCS Corp announced that the company has won the 2012 James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement Award for excellence in security practices at DCS's Alexandria, VA facility. The award was presented to Terri Weadon, Director of Security, and Bill Reuter, Chief Administrative Officer, at the annual National Classification Management Society training seminar on June 13, 2012 in Orlando, FL. The Cogswell Award is awarded by the Defense Security Service. The award was established in 1966, and is named in ... read more
  • Viumbe Announces Re-launch of --- SAN FRANCISCO, June 19, 2012
    Posted at 12:49 PM
    Established in 1999, eBaum's World is potentially responsible for wasting more hours of productivity than all professional sports leagues combined. As one of the original dedicated humor sites on the internet, eBaum's World helped to pioneer the unique perspective and sense of community that has become the hallmark of internet culture. Blending user submitted content with original productions and popular editorial features such as Monday Morning Randomness and Wayback Whensday, eBaum's World has maintained its position as one of the ... read more
  • Posted at 12:46 PM
    Anritsu Company introduces the Site Master S331L Cable and Antenna Analyzer, a new generation of rugged handheld field instrumentation that builds off the field-proven design and success of the Site Master to provide high-performance cable and antenna analysis quickly and accurately. Reliable, durable, easy-to-use, and offering eight hours of continuous battery life, the S331L is a cost-efficient tool for tower contractors, installation and maintenance contractors, and wireless service providers to ensure optimum deployment, installation, and maintenance of wireless networks. (Photo: ... read more
  • Posted at 12:46 PM
    Calloway Labs, a toxicology lab that performs Urine Drug Testing to ensure patient compliance with prescribed pain medications and with drug rehabilitation, is today reporting that, according to the drug screens that the company has run in the six month period between October 1, 2011 and ... read more
  • Posted at 12:45 PM
    Partnering with Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), Samsung Electronics has taken the initiative to stage a special E-Waste Collection Event this Saturday at no charge to consumers. ERI, the largest recycler of electronic waste in the nation, will provide its Fresno headquarters and facility as the location ... read more
  • Posted at 12:37 PM
    Christiana Care Health System has been recognized as a "Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality" in the Healthcare Equality Index 2012 report, an annual survey conducted by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the educational arm of the country's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) organization. Christiana Care earned top marks for its commitment to equitable, inclusive care for LGBT patients and their families, who can face challenges in accessing adequate health care. (Logo: Christiana Care is one of a select ... read more
  • Posted at 12:36 PM
    Ubiquity Studios is producing a five webisode series for the United States Air Force (USAF) in a high stakes competition for pride, honor, and a flight in an F-16 fighter jet. (Photo: Ubiquity Studios teaming with the USAF and Formula Drift(FD) are producing a five part webisode featuring real USAF airmen and professional formula drift drivers racing and vying for a coveted flight in an USAF F-16 fighter jet. The webisodes began airing last week to rave reviews ... read more
  • Posted at 12:30 PM
    Acceller, Inc., a marketing and technology partner in the digital services industry, showed its commitment to staying ahead of the competition by promoting Miguel Parra to Chief Technology Officer. Acceller is dedicated to having the best technology platform in the industry, allowing for the most agile business processes. (Logo: ) Parra's new role will take ownership of the technology, partner support and technology operations departments within Acceller. The creation of this role will allow for better alignment between all technology departments ... read more
  • Posted at 12:30 PM
    Great Basin Corporation, a privately-held molecular diagnostics company developing sample-to-result solutions, today presented initial data of its Candida assay during the Clinical Mycology—Diagnosis, Treatment and Epidemiology (Division F) session at the American Society of Microbiology General Meeting in San Francisco. Currently under ... read more
  • Posted at 12:22 PM
    UBICS, Inc. (PK: UBIX.PK) today announced that it has successfully completed its going private process by means of what is known as a short-form merger under Delaware law. On December 15, 2010, UBICS announced the completion of its self-tender offer for outstanding shares of its common stock. Following completion of the self-tender offer, UBICS' majority stockholder and its Chairman collectively owned over 90% of the outstanding shares of UBICS common stock, and thereafter contributed such shares to UB Special ... read more
  • Posted at 12:12 PM
    The Echo Nest, a music intelligence platform powering smarter music applications across the web and devices is excited to announce the hire of Chris McCleary, who will serve as General Counsel, providing legal guidance and leadership in licensing and other corporate engagements. (Logo: ) Chris comes to the Echo Nest with 12 years of experience representing big data, tech startups and digital media companies, most recently as Vice President of Business Development and Strategic Partnerships at Rovi Corporation where ... read more
  • Posted at 12:11 PM
    The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and Indian Trails, Inc., have teamed up to install "hearing loop" technology on a fleet of 17 motorcoaches operating 34 scheduled routes that serve passengers throughout Michigan's upper and lower peninsulas. "I'm quite sure this is the first American bus line with hearing loops," says David G. Myers, a professor of psychology at Hope College in Holland, Mich., who has hearing loss and is one of the nation's foremost advocates for hearing loops. "The ... read more
  • Posted at 12:01 PM
    A new book from SAE International examines combustion and pollutant formation processes in internal combustion (IC) engines. "Laser Diagnostics and Optical Measurement Techniques in Internal Combustion Engines" provides an introduction to experimental techniques that are best suited for in-cylinder engine combustion measurements. It provides sufficient details for readers to set up and apply these techniques to IC engines and combustion flows. The increasing concern about CO2 emissions and energy prices has led to new CO2 emission and fuel economy legislation being introduced ... read more
  • Posted at 12:00 PM
    Layer 7 Technologies, a leading provider of API connectivity solutions for the enterprise, today announced that world-renowned author and lecturer Mike Amundsen, API architect at Layer 7, will be presenting as part of the Programmable Web track at QCon New York 2012 on Wednesday, June 20. ... read more
  • Posted at 12:00 PM
    Vigilent®, the leader in intelligent energy management™ systems, today announced that both the University of California, San Diego, and the Associated Students of San Diego State University were recognized with a Higher Education Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Award in the ... read more
  • Posted at 11:59 AM
    ZOLL Medical Corporation, a manufacturer of medical devices and related software solutions, announced today that Oxford County EMS in Ontario, Canada, is the first emergency service in North America to use a revolutionary new system that allows rescuers to defibrillate a heart without stopping chest compressions ... read more
  • HUD's New Map Application Built on Esri Technology --- REDLANDS, Calif., June 19, 2012
    Posted at 11:52 AM
    The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Community Planning and Development (CPD) has released CPD Maps, a web application of HUD's enterprise geographic information system (GIS) platform, which is built on Esri's ArcGIS system. Esri is the world's leader in GIS. (Logo: CPD Maps is a component of HUD's eCon Planning Suite, a set of tools designed to help state and local government grantees make better decisions about affordable housing and community development. "This technology that we're providing ... read more
  • Posted at 11:43 AM
    Scioderm today announced results from its Phase II clinical trial investigating the efficacy, safety and tolerability of topical administration of SD-101, a dermal pharmaceutical in development for treatment of chronic wounds and lesions in children with various types of Epidermolysis Bullosa. The open label study was conducted in children with either Simplex, Recessive Dystrophic (RDEB), or Junctional EB. Eight children with EB (Simplex, RDEB, or Junctional EB) were enrolled and received daily administration by their caregivers of topically applied SD-101 ... read more
  • Posted at 11:43 AM
    Fotopedia, the publisher of popular iOS apps and winner of the Crunchies Award for Best Tablet App of the Year, today introduced a new ad-model, featuring beautiful and relevant ads to its global audience of 12M users, spanning over 120 countries. Fotopedia has launched successful advertising ... read more