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Thursday, November 3, 2011

  • Posted at 7:23 AM
    SANTA CLARA, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/03/11 -- Silver Peak Systems, the leader in data center class wide area network (WAN) optimization, today announced massive acceptance for its Silver Peak VX-Xpress, a free fully-functional virtual WAN optimization appliance. The VX-Xpress has been downloaded 3,500 times since its introduction at VMworld in September, providing customers the most cost-effective solution for optimizing site-to-site applications over the WAN. "The overwhelming response proves that virtual WANop with its compelling cost/performance ratio is truly ... read more
  • Posted at 7:22 AM
    LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/03/11 -- RPost, the inventor of Registered Email services, today released a major upgrade to its RPost desktop software extension for Microsoft Outlook. RPost for Outlook 2000-2010 is an integrated messaging platform that provides for legal electronic messaging, business productivity, unique messaging collaboration, email encryption security and document signing services -- all offered through a light plug-in that adds a special "Send Registered" button to the Outlook toolbar for on-demand functionality. As ... read more
  • Posted at 7:22 AM
    Prescription copay coupon marketing programs, which lure insured consumers away from generics and toward more expensive brands, will increase costs by $32 billion over the next decade, according to new research from Visante and released today by the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA). Drug companies now offer "copay coupons" to undermine efforts by employers, unions and state governments to reduce costs by assigning higher consumer copays to expensive drugs and lower copays to more affordable drugs. The economics of brand copay ... read more
  • Posted at 7:22 AM
    Sealevel’s Relio R1420 is a small, rugged embedded computer that operates without fans or other moving parts for the most reliable operation possible. Designed for harsh industrial and commercial environments, the Relio R1420 is perfect for mobile applications, embedded control and test & ... read more
  • Posted at 7:21 AM
    Truly an industry first, Cabling Icon is out to find the world’s best Information Technology Systems (ITS) installer or technician. A dedicated website, www.cablingicon.com, instructs each contestant to submit their 2-minute video entry through YouTube for each of the four ... read more
  • AT&T Expands Mobile Broadband Coverage in Greenville --- GREENVILLE, Pa., Nov. 3, 2011
    Posted at 7:21 AM
    As part of its continuing network investment to support growing demand for advanced mobile devices and applications, AT&T* today announced the activation of a new mobile broadband cell site in Greenville that will enhance coverage for area residents and businesses in Greenville, as well as portions of State Routes 358, 58 and 18. With mobile broadband speeds, AT&T customers can surf the Web, download files faster, and enjoy the very latest interactive mobile applications. The new cell site is one ... read more
  • Posted at 7:17 AM
    ManageEngine, makers of a globally renowned suite of cost-effective network, systems, security, and applications management software solutions, today announced support for mobile access to ServiceDesk Plus On-Demand, the ITIL-ready, cloud-based help desk and asset management solution. Help desk personnel can ... read more
  • Posted at 7:16 AM
    iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT), a leader in delivering robotic technology-based solutions, today announced that Colin Angle, iRobot’s chairman and chief executive officer, will discuss the company's achievements and financial outlook on Thursday, November 10, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. CT, at the Morningstar Management Behind the Moat ... read more
  • Innophos to Host Investor Day --- CRANBURY, N.J., Nov. 3, 2011
    Posted at 7:15 AM
    Innophos Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: IPHS), the leading North American producer of specialty phosphate products for the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, oral care and industrial end markets, today announced that Randy Gress, Chief Executive Officer, and other members of senior management will be hosting an investor day in New York City on November 9, 2011. Management will be discussing the Company's position in the marketplace and growth drivers for the future. The meeting will take place at the Citigroup Center, ... read more
  • Posted at 7:15 AM
    BringShare, the online tool designed to help marketing professionals, entrepreneurs and their businesses measure and evaluate online marketing investments more efficiently and cost effectively, today announced that it is accepting 500 public beta invites. "User feedback and data from the initial public beta phase indicates the online tool is achieving what it set out to do--simplify the data gathering process so BringShare users can make smarter, more informed marketing decisions on behalf of their companies," said Justin Spring, co-founder of ... read more
  • FDA: 35 Innovative New Drugs Approved in Fiscal Year 2011 --- SILVER SPRING, Md., Nov. 3, 2011
    Posted at 7:15 AM
    Over the past 12 months, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved 35 new medicines. This is among the highest number of approvals in the past decade, surpassed only by 2009 (37). Many of the drugs are important advances for patients, including: two new treatments for hepatitis C; a drug for late-stage prostate cancer; the first new drug for Hodgkin's lymphoma in 30 years; and the first new drug for lupus in 50 years. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) In a report released today, FY ... read more
  • n-Tier Releases AccessPoint for iPad --- NEW YORK, Nov. 3, 2011
    Posted at 7:15 AM
    n-Tier Financial Services, a leading provider of information management software today announced the release of AccessPoint for iPad, a unique iPad app which enables people to easily and securely access all of their business or personal files directly on their iPad while either online or offline. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111103/NY99486LOGO ) Using AccessPoint for iPad people can now enjoy the flexibility of having their files available when and where they need them and can access all of their different content directly on their iPad ... read more
  • Posted at 7:15 AM
    Reveille Software, the most widely-used application and performance management (APM) solution for enterprise content management (ECM), today announced that its Reveille Management Console suite has achieved VMware Ready™ status. This designation indicates that Reveille Software has passed a detailed evaluation and testing process managed by VMware ... read more
  • PKD Foundation Announces New President and CEO --- KANSAS CITY, Mo., Nov. 3, 2011
    Posted at 7:12 AM
    The PKD Foundation is pleased to announce Gary Godsey as its new President and Chief Executive Officer, effective Nov. 28, 2011. The PKD Foundation is a Kansas City-based nonprofit organization which funds Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) research and provides a variety of programs to serve the PKD community. PKD is a life-threatening genetic disease affecting 12.5 million men, women and children worldwide. Godsey brings extensive knowledge of non-profit management to his new role at the PKD Foundation. He served as ... read more
  • Posted at 7:09 AM
    Advanced Academics, a nationally recognized provider of online education for secondary students, today announced R.O.A.D.S. 3.0, a new version of the company’s proprietary learning management system (LMS). Based on feedback from students, parents and administrators, the upgraded version of R.O.A.D.S. enhances the student experience with a ... read more
  • Posted at 7:06 AM
    Today the House passed the “Small Company Capital Formation Act of 2011,” introduced by Rep. David Schweikert (R-Ariz.) to reduce the filing and compliance burdens for certain small businesses that seek to raise capital through a public offering of stock by increasing the offering threshold from ... read more
  • Posted at 7:04 AM
    IBM (NYSE: IBM) is extending its proven security services portfolio to include enhanced analytic tools and services to provide deeper, real-time analysis of advance threats. By detecting outlying behavior and threading together diverse contextual data, these services can help organizations make rapid decisions to prevent security breaches from impacting the business. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO) IBM's new intelligence tools and services enable enterprises to analyze complex data from multiple sources to determine in real-time how to adjust or change their security strategies. ... read more
  • Posted at 7:02 AM
    New kid on the online gaming block, ArcadeWeb - where gamers play for free and win daily cash prizes - announced today that it's already attracting over 4 million unique monthly visitors, just six months after launch. The social, tournament-style site has rapidly become the largest gaming destination offering players thousands of free casual games, and the chance to compete in tournaments awarding up to $1,500 a day in cash prizes. ArcadeWeb, which launched in May 2011, has drawn over 4 ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Total Beauty, the leading digital publisher of holistic health and beauty content, and Procter & Gamble (P&G) today expanded their partnership with the relaunch of My Beauty Life, making it a major online ad initiative for P&G. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111103/SF99323LOGO) Breaking away from the industry standard of promoting brands separately, My Beauty Life brings together a portfolio of ten P&G brands, including COVERGIRL, Olay, Pantene and Secret, to provide holistic solutions for a woman's every beauty need. The multimedia platform combines ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    "California Grown" is delivering a new, fresh-from-the-farm video and recipe series highlighting the real people and real stories behind some of California's favorite agricultural products. The videos are part of an ongoing effort to help connect the state's consumers with the who, what, where, when and why of the Golden State's fruit, vegetable and flower production. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111103/CG99526) "By visually and virtually connecting consumers with the people and stories behind California's specialty crops, it helps to instill pride in California grown ... read more