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Monday, November 28, 2011

  • Posted at 2:52 PM
    <font size="2" face="Arial">GOODYEAR, Ariz.</font>, Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --NASA has repeatedly stated that its new mission to Mars, Curiosity, carries no life detector. Yet, Gilbert V. Levin, Experimenter on NASA's 1976 Viking Mission, disagrees. He says instruments aboard Curiosity can confirm his published claim that his Labeled Release (LR) experiment detected living microorganisms on Mars. Dr. Levin was Experimenter and Dr. Patricia Ann Straat Co-Experimenter on the experiment that produced evidence of life on ... read more
  • Posted at 2:50 PM
    MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/28/11 -- Egnyte, a leading provider of HybridCloud file server solutions, announced today that CEO Vineet Jain will be speaking on the topic of Cloud Commuting at VentureBeat's CloudBeat 2011 conference on December 1 at 11:15AM at the Sofitel in Redwood City, CA. The panel discussion will cover Cloud Commuting as a major trend for 2012, and specifically how widespread mobile usage, acceptance of telecommuting, and usage of cloud solutions have changed ... read more
  • Posted at 2:48 PM
    PLEASANTON, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/28/11 -- Australia's renowned Ian Wark Research Institute (The Wark™), at the University of South Australia (UniSA), is leveraging non-destructive 3D X-ray microscopy solutions from Xradia to further groundbreaking research in minerals processing, colloids and nanostructures, and bio and polymer interfaces, across a broad range of industries, including advanced materials, manufacturing, energy, health, and environmental sciences. Extending progressive techniques such as Xradia's multi-length scale imaging capabilities to postgraduate students and scientists worldwide, The ... read more
  • Posted at 2:46 PM
    Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) today updated its financial outlook for the December 2011 and March 2012 quarters. The company continues to believe that, due to the industry impacts caused by the extensive flooding in Thailand, hard disk drive supply ... read more
  • Posted at 2:38 PM
    SCRA today reported results for Fiscal Year (FY) 2011, which ended June 30, 2011. Record revenues totaled more than $195 million, up 13 percent from FY10. Total backlog at $405 million registered strong indications of continued future growth and matched last year’s record. Since 2005, SCRA ... read more
  • Posted at 2:33 PM
    HUGO BOSS is giving away an exclusive shopping experience with a leading style icon in New York. Entry is open to all foursquare followers of HUGO BOSS who check in on foursquare at a HUGO BOSS store between November 28 and December 6, 2011. Selected stores will be featuring a specially-created window display designed to publicize the competition. The exclusive shopping event with the surprise, well-known guest will take place at the HUGO BOSS store in New York's Meatpacking District on ... read more
  • Posted at 2:29 PM
    In a recent survey of U.S. gastroenterologists (n=99), BioTrends Research Group, LLC finds that about two-thirds of the surveyed physicians feel that there is a high unmet need for new agents to treat ulcerative colitis (UC), second only to the need for new therapies for Irritable ... read more
  • Posted at 2:21 PM
    Color, scale, dimensions and environmental context are essential components of product design. Recognizing a need for integration of these elements, Mechdyne Corporation, provider of visual information technologies, created getReal3D for Showcase, which they will introduce at Autodesk® University 2011. This ... read more
  • Posted at 2:20 PM
    Two leading space and engineering organizations recently honored two NASA engineers with achievement awards. (Logo: <font size="2" face="Arial"></font>) Physicist and electrical engineer Diane Elizabeth (Betsy) Pugel, who works at the Detector Systems Branch at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., received the Women in Aerospace's Achievement Award (WIA) at the organization's 26th Annual WIA Awards Dinner and Ceremony on Nov. 1. Among other criteria, WIA bestows this award on individuals who have demonstrated noteworthy, proven, technical, or ... read more
  • Posted at 2:19 PM
    Aware, Inc. (NASDAQ: AWRE), a global provider of biometrics and medical imaging software, today announced that it has supplied Cambridge Assessment, the University of Cambridge's international exams group, with a biometric verification solution based on its COTS Biometric Services Platform (BioSP(TM)) and user interface development services. The advanced solution forms the basis of 'Identica,' which is part of Cambridge Assessment's exam fraud prevention services. The Identica system enables exam proctors to easily capture ISO-compliant facial images of candidates. These ... read more
  • Posted at 2:13 PM
    The day after Thanksgiving has long been a huge day for retail shoppers. But in recent years, the following Monday has grown into the largest online sales day of the year, earning the nickname, "Cyber Monday." And now, deals on cable TV, high speed Internet and home phone services found at allow savings to shoppers that can last an entire year. In 2010, online shoppers spent over $1 billion on Cyber Monday, and that number is expected to reach ... read more
  • Posted at 2:10 PM
    Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS) today announced that Eric Brown, Chief Financial Officer, will present at the UBS 39th Annual Global Media and Communications Conference on Monday, Dec. 5, 2011 in New York City. During the course of this event, Electronic Arts may disclose material developments affecting ... read more
  • Posted at 2:07 PM
    (NASDAQ: CVV – News) CVD Equipment Corporation (“CVD”), a leading provider of custom chemical vapor deposition systems, today announced that it has been invited to participate in the panel discussion entitled “Scaling Up Revolutionary New Materials at the 7th Annual Livingston Nanotech ... read more
  • Posted at 2:01 PM
    Aberdeen Emerging Markets Telecommunications and Infrastructure Fund, Inc. announces the retirement of Mr. Walter Eberstadt from the Board of Directors and the appointment of Mr. Alexander Zagoreos. Mr. Enrique R. Arzac, Chairman, comments: "On behalf of the Fund's Board, I would like to thank Mr. Eberstadt for his invaluable contribution to the Fund during his six year tenure as a Director and wish him the best of success in all his future endeavors. In addition, we are very pleased to welcome ... read more
  • Posted at 2:00 PM
    Although they represented 20% of all fuel cell systems shipped in 2010, fuel cells used as auxiliary power units (APUs) remain very limited commercially. In 2010 global fuel cell APU shipments totaled only a little over 3,100, almost all of them manufactured in Europe. Nevertheless, there ... read more
  • Posted at 2:00 PM
    (NASDAQ: SSYS) Stratasys says it will expand its WaterWorks soluble support material to be compatible with its polycarbonate build material (PC-10) for Fortus 3D Production Systems. This shaver is shown before and after soluble support material was dissolved. (Photo: Stratasys) ... read more
  • Posted at 2:00 PM
    Kerry Bailey -- president of Terremark, a Verizon company (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) -- will speak at Baird's 2011 Technology Conference in San Francisco on Tuesday, Nov. 29. His remarks will be webcast beginning at approximately 6:35 p.m. Eastern time. Access instructions and presentation materials will be available on Verizon's Investor Relations Web site, VERIZON'S ONLINE NEWS CENTER: Verizon news releases, executive speeches and biographies, media contacts, high-quality video and images, and other information are available at Verizon's ... read more
  • Posted at 1:52 PM
    VOTEC’s electronic poll book, VoteSafe, was successfully used in nine states this November as millions of voters are enjoying the advances this technology brings to the voter check-in and verification process. Vote Center’s, Early Voting, and simple precinct consolidation have all led counties to this election ... read more
  • Posted at 1:46 PM
    Cincinnati Bell Inc. (NYSE: CBB) today announced its participation in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Leveraged Finance Conference on Wednesday, November 30, at 2:40 p.m. Eastern and the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference on Monday, December 5, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern. Kurt Freyberger, chief ... read more
  • Posted at 1:30 PM
    Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that it has successfully completed a major milestone in the development of a ground demonstrator for the Next Generation Engine (NGE) program. Aerojet, along with its partner Florida Turbine Technologies, Inc. (FTT), recently completed the Preliminary Design Review (PDR) of the turbopump assembly before an Independent Review Team comprised of third party turbomachinery experts. "We continue to make steady progress on a modern, all-U.S. LOX/hydrogen upper stage engine which will significantly reduce U.S. ... read more