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Wednesday, September 7, 2011

  • Posted at 9:45 AM
    The American Red Cross today launched a new program to assist service members returning home from deployment. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) Designed to help service men and women and their families successfully manage the transition from the field back into the routine of home life, the Coming Home Series presented by Walmart is a free, confidential set of small-group facilitated sessions designed to help foster positive reconnections between family members and help service members reintegrate into civilian life. The Walmart Foundation ... read more
  • Posted at 9:44 AM
    Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced that John Marsland, senior vice president and general manager, Electronics, Performance Materials and Supply Chain, will be presenting at Key Banc Capital Markets Basic Materials Conference in Boston, Mass., on September 13, 2011 at 4:00 p.m. EDT. Marsland will provide an overview of Air Products, as well as the company's exciting growth opportunities and leadership positions in key markets and geographies around the world. An audio webcast and presentation slides will be available on Air ... read more
  • Posted at 9:43 AM
    STRATMARK has named Thalamus Hill Senior Vice President of Analytics. Hill, the former Director of Quantitative Solutions, for Merkle’s nonprofit division, will oversee analytic services for STRATMARK, which, since 1978, has catered exclusively to nonprofit organizations. Mr. Hill will also ... read more
  • Posted at 9:35 AM
    Yankee Group, in partnership with Inspira Events, today announced its call for papers for the first 4G World Asia. Prospective speakers for the event, which will be held April 17-19, 2012, at the Raffles City Convention Centre in Singapore, are invited ... read more
  • Posted at 9:35 AM
    USA Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: USAT), a leader in the networking of wireless, cashless payment and M2M telemetry solutions for self-serve retailing industries, today announced that Chairman and CEO, George Jensen, will be presenting at the upcoming Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference on September 13th, ... read more
  • Posted at 9:35 AM
    BioStorage Technologies, a global leader in scientific asset management, biomaterial storage and cold chain logistics, will host its third in a series of four Global Sample Management Benchmarking Symposia in conjunction with the 4th annual Biorepositories Conference on Sept. 19, 2011 in Boston. Featuring presentations from a diverse panel of multidisciplinary professionals and experts within the biobanking community, the symposium will examine strategies for outsourced and onsite management of biospecimen samples. "Biospecimen samples are critical scientific assets important to supporting today's ... read more
  • Posted at 9:30 AM
    Today Web 2.0 Summit, co-produced by Federated Media, O'Reilly Media and UBM TechWeb, announce new additions to the list of speakers who will take the stage at this year's event. Program Chair, John Battelle, Executive Chairman of Federated Media and Tim O'Reilly, CEO of O'Reilly Media, have confirmed a line-up of industry thought leaders who will focus on this year's theme: The Data Frame. Web 2.0 Summit takes place October 17-19, 2011 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco. For ... read more
  • IDRI Launches New and Improved Website --- SEATTLE, Sept. 7, 2011
    Posted at 9:29 AM
    The Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI) announced today the launch of its new and improved website, www.idri.org. IDRI's website now boasts a revitalized design, streamlined navigation, and expanded information about its product pipeline, with several more features such as videos and a publication search engine slated to be added over the coming months. "IDRI is a dynamic, exciting research institute and its website now reflects that," said Stewart Parker, IDRI CEO. "Our hope is that this new website will help strengthen ... read more
  • Posted at 9:26 AM
    DMI (www.dminc.com), a leading IT solutions and business strategy consulting firm, announced today that it will be presenting at the upcoming 2nd Annual NSA Trusted Computing Conference and Exposition taking place September 20-22, 2011 in Orlando, Florida. DMI's Director of Trusted Computing Solutions, Ari Singer, and Distinguished Technologist, Stacy Cannady will be presenting. The theme for this year's event is "Using COTS Technologies to Deliver Decisive Defensive Advantage." DMI's presentations will clearly show how trusted computing solutions can both defeat ... read more
  • Posted at 9:26 AM
    GMI, which was created through the merger of three independent research leaders, announced today the launch of “GMI Analyst,” a fully integrated research platform that provides investors and corporate stakeholders with a comprehensive evaluation of public company Environmental, Social and ... read more
  • Posted at 9:25 AM
    BUFFALO, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 09/07/11 -- GSX Solutions [www.gsx.com], the global leader in proactive, consolidated monitoring, reporting and messaging of enterprise collaboration environments, welcomed Tim Clark, former IBM executive, to GSX as its Technical Services Manager. Clark joins GSX after 17 years in IBM UK fulfilling roles in pre and post sales customer support, technical sales and business partner liaisons. "In GSX, we value our customers and constantly strive to improve our customer communications and services," says Eileen ... read more
  • Posted at 9:24 AM
    Based on an initial idea from the SAE Integrated Vehicle Health Management (IVHM) Steering Group, SAE International is now offering a highly-anticipated new book that addresses both basic and advanced concepts critical for the understanding and support of the developing field of IVHM. Integrated Vehicle Health Management: Perspectives on an Emerging Field, edited by Ian K. Jennions, is a unique and groundbreaking book collaboratively written by experts from academia, research and industry. The book's thirteen chapters represent the collective voice of ... read more
  • Posted at 9:24 AM
    ARRIS (Nasdaq: ARRS) today announced that in a recent field trial in Vienna, its customer UPC Austria achieved a remarkable sustained maximum downstream Internet speed of 1.3 gigabits per second - over a live network consisting of fibre optic and conventional coaxial cable. This data speed far eclipses what DSL operators can offer in Austria and provides further evidence of the future viability of UPC's Fibre Power Network. The tests were conducted over a live network with the DOCSIS® ... read more
  • Posted at 9:23 AM
    Hospice of Michigan today announced that it has reached agreement with HealthPlus of Michigan that will provide eligible HealthPlus members with coverage of hospice services and @HOMe Support, Hospice of Michigan's Advanced Illness Management solution for patients who remain at home. "Partnering with HealthPlus allows us to continue our mission to expand our coverage for those who need and seek these services," said Dottie Deremo, CEO and President of Hospice of Michigan. "This partnership will enable us ... read more
  • Posted at 9:13 AM
    MISUMI USA, Inc., a subsidiary of MISUMI Corporation, part of MISUMI Group, Inc. (Tokyo: 9962), will highlight two recently introduced Web services at the Design & Manufacturing Midwest show in Chicago, September 20-22. ... read more
  • Posted at 9:11 AM
    MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/07/11 -- NetBase, the Social Media Insight & Analysis company, today announced the latest Brand Passion Index, which measured consumer passion for Fall television premieres. As the season's lineup prepares to kick off, the Index used the NetBase Insight Workbench tool to determine which casts rule the remotes of consumers this Fall. Comparing Glee, Gossip Girl, Modern Family, Two and a Half Men and The Office, the Insight Workbench surfaced the passion, ... read more
  • Posted at 9:11 AM
    Palringo, the mobile group messaging company, today announced that its mobile application is now preloaded on the Alcatel OneTouch 890 smartphone, bringing the number of device models featuring the innovative group messaging application to more than 100. In addition to Alcatel, Palringo works with Samsung, Cellon, Vodafone and others to preinstall Palringo Messenger on both smartphones and feature phones, bringing the most robust multimedia messaging capabilities to any type of device. The service currently has more than 11 ... read more
  • Posted at 9:09 AM
    Tridium is showcasing the upcoming version of its Niagara Enterprise Security, Release 2.2 with new Photo ID and Threat Management capabilities as well as expanded Video Surveillance enhancements at the upcoming ASIS 2011 Seminar & Exposition in Orlando, Florida, September 19th -22nd. Tridium will be exhibiting ... read more
  • Posted at 9:09 AM
    Damballa® Labs, the research and cyber intelligence arm of Damballa Inc., today released its “Threat Report – First Half 2011.” The Threat Report includes the security industry’s only known research findings into compromised smartphones actively engaging with criminal command-and-control (C&C) servers, as well an analysis of ... read more
  • Posted at 9:06 AM
    Environmental Tectonics Corporation (OTCQB: ETCC) ("ETC") today announced the award of two new contracts totaling approximately $1.4 million in its Sterilization Systems Group. The contracts include an order for multiple steam sterilizers and another project for a control system upgrade for an Ethylene Oxide sterilizer manufactured by a third party. John Bucar, Application Specialist for ETC Sterilization Systems Group, stated "We are extremely pleased to have been awarded two new contracts. Both contracts attest to our technical capabilities, flexibility, ... read more