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Tuesday, January 3, 2012

  • Posted at 7:01 AM
    ITT Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has been awarded a $121 million U.S. Army contract to provide mission support to wideband satellite operations centers and management sites around the world. The Wideband Satellite Communications (SATCOM) Operations and Technical Support (WSOTS) contract, ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    SHAPE, the leading active lifestyle magazine for women, is excited to announce the 2012 SHAPE Fitness Challenge in partnership with MapMyFITNESS, a suite of award-winning mobile and web tools designed to make fitness training simple and shareable, and ASICS, a global leader in performance athletic technology. MapMyFITNESS brings healthy and active individuals the best-in-class mobile and digital tools required to set goals, track progress and share results with friends and family. SHAPE's Fitness Challenge, which is solely sponsored by ASICS, will ... read more
  • CIBER Taps Oracle Executive to Lead Operations in India --- GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Jan. 3, 2012
    Posted at 7:00 AM
    Vivek K. Marla, former Oracle vice president and head of Oracle Solution Services in India (Oracle SSI) - Oracle's global consulting organization, has joined CIBER's executive team as its Senior Vice President and President CIBER India, CIBER's primary global delivery center. Vivek brings 30 years of IT industry experience that has spanned the globe, running businesses in the U.S., Asia and Europe. For the past 20 years, Vivek has worked for Oracle Corporation in roles that have focused on ... read more
  • Smivi.com Launches Social for Video. --- NEW YORK, Jan. 3, 2012
    Posted at 7:00 AM
    The revolutionary video search engine Smivi unveiled its new social platform on December 5th, introducing a comment and chat component that allows users to create a more active viewing experience. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120103/CG28477) Users can now not only comment on videos but also participate in a live chat stream with other viewers of the same clip, making the smart video search tool more communal. Users are invited to share ideas, opinions, and suggestions in the rolling forum. Furthermore, a Smivi account is ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Does your New Year's resolution involve making smart choices to help keep yourself running in 2012? If so, a new Dunkin' Donuts DDSMART Twitter contest offers you a chance to win a $50 Dunkin' Donuts Card - and perhaps inspire others - by sharing your goal for the year ahead. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110224/NY53806LOGO ) To kick off 2012, Dunkin' Donuts, America's all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, is inviting Americans to submit a tweet to @DunkinDonuts on Twitter, using the special ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    ecoATM, the award-winning San Diego start-up known for its commitment to the environment and its innovative kiosks that automate the buy-back of used portable electronics and mobile phones directly from consumers, announced today that its award-winning kiosk will be on display in the Grand Lobby of the Las Vegas Convention Center (just inside the front doors between Central Hall and North Hall) during the 2012 International CES, January 10-13. Given the growing global problem of e-waste, the ecoATM kiosk is a ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Actavis Group, an international generic pharmaceuticals company, today announced that it has begun shipping Clobetasol Propionate Shampoo and Clobetasol Propionate Lotion, generic equivalents to Galderma's Clobex(®) Shampoo and Clobex(®) Topical Lotion. Due to Actavis' first-to-file status, the FDA has granted Actavis a 180-day marketing exclusivity. Combined annual brand sales of Clobex Shampoo and Clobex Topical Lotion totaled $89.9 million for the 12 months ending September 30, 2011, according to IMS Health. Commenting on the new approval, Doug ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    EVERETT, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/03/12 -- Dr. Michael Ilyankoff and Dr. Lisa Ilyankoff of Cornerstone Chiropractic in Everett, Washington provide wellness and nutritional counseling, and are urging area residents to take steps to improve their health over the winter months. According to chiropractor Michael Ilyankoff, it is particularly important for people to focus on proper nutrition and exercise during the holiday and winter season because stress can cause weight gain and inhibit the body's immune system during ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    LINDENHURST, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 01/03/12 -- Natural Care Chiropractic announced that the practice offers acupuncture as a holistic treatment for pain management. This complementary treatment is offered in addition to spinal adjustments, massage therapy and physiotherapy. Led by chiropractor Dr. Mark Freund, the Lindenhurst-based practice helps patients naturally relieve neck and back pain, headaches, migraines and other chronic pain. Dr. Freund has been helping patients in Illinois achieve whole body wellness for over 15 years. His practice ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in December for the 29th consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 31st consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business®. The report ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXN) today announced that Dr. Leonard Bell, Chief Executive Officer of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, will present at the 30th Annual JP Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco at 4:30 p.m. Pacific time (7:30 p.m. Eastern) on Tuesday, January 10, 2012. ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- (Marketwire) -- 01/03/12 -- mPhase Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: XDSL) today said that it has refined its prototype of a new automotive and marine product featuring advanced battery technology with a renowned European Automotive Manufacturer. mPhase has continued to work on refinements to the product that has resulted in a size reduction and increased functionality over the first prototype that was completed in 2011. The new product, with a distinguished design, is expected to have broad appeal ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    CORYDON, IN -- (Marketwire) -- 01/03/12 -- Harrison County Chiropractic announced that the practice has launched a new website to enhance patient communications. The redesigned site features a community content library with information on pain management and wellness care. The site also includes a blog, e-newsletter and 3D spine simulator. The southern Indiana practice serves the communities of Floyd Knobs, New Albany and Brandenburg. Corydon chiropractors Drs. Renee Tornatore and John Catapano announced the launch of their practice's new website, ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/03/12 -- Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, is scheduled to present at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco, California on Monday, January 9, 2012. Michael A. Mussallem, Edwards Lifesciences' chairman and chief executive officer, is scheduled to speak to conference attendees at 4:00 p.m. PT. A live webcast of the discussion will be available to ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    PITTSBURGH, PA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/03/12 -- RE2, Inc. announced today that it has been competitively selected to develop a two-arm Highly Dexterous Manipulation System (HDMS) for the U.S. Army's Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC) under a Phase II Army Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) competitive contract. Robotic systems for explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) currently include a single manipulator to perform critical tasks such as inspection, detection, and neutralization of explosive devices. These manipulators are often limited ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced two senior executive appointments. Joseph Warren has been appointed to senior vice president and general manager of Customer Support Operations for Canon U.S.A., Inc. where he oversees support operations for the Company’s consumer products divisions. ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Ziff Davis, Inc., one of the nation’s leading technology media companies, today announced the acquisition of Toolbox.com, the #1 professional networking site for IT professionals, from the Corporate Executive Board. Founded in 1998 and based in Scottsdale, AZ, Toolbox.com ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Dev Technology Group, Inc., a provider of IT services to mission critical clients, today announced that it has been selected as a prime contractor by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), which is the largest investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security. ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Wake County Public School System (WCPSS) has partnered with Hatch®, a leading provider of technology for early learning, to bring award-winning education technology solutions, proven effective in increasing math and literacy outcomes, to the WCPSS Title I Pre-K Program. The ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    MURFREESBORO, TN -- (Marketwire) -- 01/03/12 -- Stanlick Chiropractic in Murfreesboro, TN announced that the practice is enhancing their social media outreach services. In an effort to increase communication with patients, the practice frequently updates its Facebook page, posting wellness news, links to blog posts and information on spinal adjustments and non-invasive pain management. The practice is also offering a special "thank you" to patients who post feedback about their experience with the practice on Google or other ... read more