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Thursday, March 29, 2012

  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Talener, a company specializing in information technology staffing of temporary, project and full-time job candidates for top employers ranging from Fortune 500 companies to emerging start-ups, today announced the official launch of Women Inspire Technology (WIT), its new monthly networking ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/29/12 -- Addonics Technologies ( today announced the Addonics CipherUSB, a USB pass-through adapter that provides a simple, inexpensive way to encrypt data stored on flash drives, flash media, USB hard drives as well as Blu-ray, DVD or CD media. The CipherUSB is the size of a typical flash drive. Just plug the USB drive, flash drive or optical drive to the device end of the CipherUSB, and then plug the CipherUSB into ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    AUSTIN, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 03/29/12 -- Zenoss, a leading provider of management software for physical, virtual, and cloud-based IT infrastructures, today announced that NWN, a national systems integration company, has chosen Zenoss to monitor their new cloud collaboration service offering. NWN provides managed remote services, onsite monitoring, and NCloud Hosted Collaboration, which provides dial tone, presence, video, contact center enterprise services from their NWN-built public cloud infrastructure. Since May 2011, NWN has fully deployed Zenoss to monitor all ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    SEATTLE, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/29/12 -- New research tracking trends in data growth and protection reveals more companies are turning to the cloud for data storage and backup. According to the survey, nearly 40% of respondents currently use a cloud-based solution for either primary or secondary backup. However, it's not all a silver lining. Two-thirds of respondents ranked costs of cloud or backup systems as a problem for them, and only 15% of those surveyed expressed they ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    SAN MATEO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/29/12 -- SnapLogic, the cloud integration company, today announced new real-time data and workflow monitoring capabilities that give users instant insight into the health of their integrations. With real-time data flow analysis, SnapLogic customers can hover over any element within an integration, view performance metrics, and tune system performance by eliminating bottlenecks. "The modern enterprise has data everywhere. It lives in legacy ESBs, custom applications, on-premise packaged apps, cloud services and Hadoop," said ... read more
  • Posted at 5:58 AM
    Famigo, an Austin-based start-up dedicated to creating a better mobile experience for families, today announces the closing of a $1M seed round of financing led by Silverton Partners, with participation from Zilker Ventures, Liahona Ventures and Capital Factory. (Photo: Famigo provides a platform that makes it easy for families to discover and safely manage mobile content across multiple mobile platforms, including Apple iOS, Android and the web. With this new financing, Famigo will advance its platform capabilities and extend ... read more
  • Posted at 5:56 AM
    At ERE Expo, one of the largest semi-annual events for corporate recruiting professionals, TheLadders today announced its first-ever U.S. mobile application for recruiters called Recruitable. The app, which now is available exclusively at the app store, will expedite the job-matching process by connecting recruiters with the most qualified candidates. Recently, TheLadders -- the most comprehensive job-matching service for career-driven professionals -- revealed that it has surpassed the 5 million-member milestone since launching almost a decade ago. TheLadders Recruitable app, which initially ... read more
  • Posted at 5:55 AM
    Universal Group, Inc. (Universal), a Commercial and Personal lines carrier with operations in Puerto Rico and the United States, and Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE: GWRE), today announced that Universal has extended its Guidewire InsuranceSuite™ implementation. Universal has selected Guidewire Reinsurance Management™ to manage its ceded ... read more
  • Posted at 5:54 AM
    DynCorp International today announced that it has been recognized for the sixth year in a row as one of the United States’ 10 best corporations for veteran-owned businesses. The list, compiled by the National Veteran-Owned Business Association (NaVOBA) and ... read more
  • Posted at 5:50 AM
    SynCardia Systems, Inc. (, manufacturer of the world's first and only FDA, Health Canada and CE (Europe) approved Total Artificial Heart, announced today that on March 21, University of Washington (UW) Medical Center became the first hospital in the Pacific Northwest to discharge a patient without a human heart. Christopher Marshall, 51, is now waiting for a matching donor heart in Seattle using the Freedom® portable driver to power his SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart. (Photo: "Mr. Marshall has done remarkably ... read more
  • Covis' Zantac® Injection Returns to the Market --- CARY, N.C., March 29, 2012
    Posted at 5:48 AM
    Covis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that Zantac® (ranitidine hydrochloride) Injection is once again widely available for therapeutic use throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. The company launched last year as a distributor for a product portfolio that addresses life threatening and other serious medical conditions in the cardiovascular, central nervous system and acute care markets. "Covis was formed to reliably provide critical therapies to clinicians and their patients," said Bill Collins, CEO of Covis Pharmaceuticals Inc. "By making Zantac Injection ... read more
  • Posted at 5:48 AM
    Newcastle Investment Corp. (NYSE: NCT) (the “Company”) announced today that it priced its public offering of 16,500,000 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $6.22 per share for gross proceeds of approximately $102.6 million. In connection with the offering, the Company has granted ... read more
  • Posted at 5:45 AM
    Mozy®, the world's most trusted provider of data protection and availability for consumers and businesses, released surprising new statistics: One-third of small-to-midsize businesses (SMBs) allow employees to select their own method of backup for their data at work - essentially passing the buck when it comes to data protection. This is concerning because companies that don't provide formal policies instead rely on uncoordinated backup practices that can leave business owners susceptible to significant risks in the event of data loss. ... read more
  • Posted at 5:44 AM
    Brain fitness company Posit Science has joined with select AAA clubs and the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety to roll-out a new computer program designed to help seniors drive safely and extend their years behind the wheel, according to company officials attending the American Society on ... read more
  • Posted at 5:40 AM
    DoMark International, Inc. (OTCBB: DOMK) today issued guidance to its shareholders regarding the resale of DoMark restricted stock. The Company has emerged and re-emerged from shell company status several times, and therefore, there has been confusion among the Company’s ... read more
  • Posted at 5:35 AM
    Skydiving? Sure. Tango Lessons? Check. See the Pyramids of Giza? Been there. Done that. announces the release of My Bucketlist, a new social networking application that helps you assemble a list of life goals and complete them with the help of friends and family. My Bucketlist allows anyone to easily create a wish list of things they'd like to achieve during their lifetime. The term "bucket list" has been used for years, but was made popular after the 2007 comedy/drama of ... read more
  • Posted at 5:34 AM
    Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Greater Dallas (CCCS of Greater Dallas), a nonprofit provider of free financial education, as well as free housing and credit counseling, is offering 100 free, live webinars throughout April in honor of National Financial Literacy Month. The 100 webinars will focus on 27 different personal finance topics, ranging from credit scores and getting out of debt to buying a home and preventing foreclosure. A full schedule is available at "To celebrate Financial Literacy Month, we want ... read more
  • Posted at 5:32 AM
    WZDC Telemundo Washington, D.C., is now available on Verizon FiOS TV in high definition for customers in the Washington metropolitan area. Telemundo Washington was the first Spanish-language television station in the nation's capital to deliver local news in HD. Telemundo HD can be found on FiOS TV Channel 520 except in Anne Arundel and Howard counties, where it is on Channel 521. Telemundo is already available in standard definition on FiOS TV Channel 20, and on Channel 21 in ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    President Barack Obama, Gov. Mitt Romney and International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde have joined the impressive schedule of speakers at the nation's largest annual gathering of newspaper media leadership during the Newspaper Association of America's mediaXchange 2012 conference in Washington, D.C., April 2-5. This event offers an unparalleled opportunity to huddle with industry leaders as they share insights and successes with new business models and new platforms. It has already attracted dozens of major national advertisers for one-on-one sessions ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    Elevate, Inc. (ELEV.OB), today announced the appointment of Donald Sutherland to its Advisory Board. Mr. Sutherland redefined the ice cream parlor in 1988 when he opened his first Cold Stone Creamery in Tempe, Arizona. From incorporation to franchising, Mr. Sutherland has served the company in various leadership, including Director and Chairman of the Board. He was featured on TV's "Oprah" on January 15, 2008 on the episode "Faces Behind the Name" as a nod to the significant success in building ... read more