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Thursday, July 14, 2011

  • Posted at 6:12 AM
    WikiFashionista has announced the first release of the Shiekh Shoes series co-sponsored webisodes to the fashion population. The videos will come out on the WikiFashionista site this Thursday, July 14, 2011. Known for keeping a finger on today's fashion pulse, WikiFashionista.com strives to satisfy, motivate and excite women with daily fashion news, advice and savings on trending brands. The fashion website offers a creative and innovative experience through programs and social engagement WikiFashionista readers have come to expect from the knowledgeable ... read more
  • Posted at 6:06 AM
    Health Discovery Corporation (OTCBB: HDVY), a molecular diagnostics company that uses patent protected advanced mathematical techniques for personalized medicine, announces its Safe Health App Suite for the rapidly growing smart phone and tablet markets, leading with iPhone and Android mobile users. The Safe Health Apps, designed ... read more
  • Posted at 6:03 AM
    INTEGRITYOne Partners, a management and information technology (IT) consulting firm recognized for the creative solutions, innovative ideas, discipline, and rigor its high-performing teams deliver to clients, announced today that U.S. Immigrations & Customs Enforcement (ICE) recently awarded INTEGRITYOne the initial task order to support the ICE Collaboration Tool (ICECT) program. INTEGRITYOne was one of four consultancies selected in May to deliver ICE SharePoint Integration and Support Services under a $245 million IDIQ contract. This task order, for one year plus four ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Hop-on, Inc. (HPNN.PK) announced today it acquired USAcig, Inc. for preferred stock. "Acquiring USAcig's assets puts Hop-on at the forefront of the electronic cigarette industry," said Peter Michaels, CEO of Hop-on. "This is yet another indicator of the company's commitment to assuring the continued success and profitability of its strong background in electronics and mass product distribution. We also anticipate working with OEM business opportunities to ensure the long-term success and viability of the industry." About USAcig, Inc. USAcig, ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/14/11 -- Box today announced new platform updates with API libraries for iOS and Android, as well as two new sets of API methods focused on collaboration and social capabilities. The company also teamed up with sponsors AT&T, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Hewlett-Packard, InMobi and Verizon to kick off the Box Mobile Dev Challenge, encouraging developers to build powerful enterprise applications leveraging the Box APIs. To support strategic platform expansion and developer relations, Box ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/14/11 -- Spiracur Inc., the developer of an ultraportable and disposable negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) device, announced today that Independence Blue Cross (IBC) of Pennsylvania has expanded its coverage policy to include Spiracur's SNaP® Wound Care System, effective July 6, 2011. "Upon careful review of clinical literature and value proposition of the SNaP Wound Care System, IBC decided to issue a positive coverage policy for the SNaP System, as this NPWT device clearly ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    PORTLAND, ME -- (Marketwire) -- 07/14/11 -- Kepware Technologies, the leader in Communications for Automation, announced today that the upcoming release of the KEPServerEX communication platform will include the new MTConnect Driver. MTConnect is a royalty-free Open standard for connecting shop-floor technologies that furthers the Automation industry's goal of seamless manufacturing operation. Kepware's MTConnect Driver allows connectivity to any MTConnect Agent. Much like the OPC standards for which Kepware is renowned, the MTConnect standard intends to reduce the number ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    SAN RAMON, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/14/11 -- WANdisco, the leading provider of Apache Subversion-based software and services for the enterprise, today announced the availability of professional support services for its groundbreaking new open ALM platform, uberSVN. Launched in April of this year, uberSVN is available for free download. uberSVN combines the first-ever social coding environment for Subversion with a rich set of repository and user management capabilities on an open, easy to extend platform. Thousands have already downloaded ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/14/11 -- BIOLASE Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLTI), the World's leading dental laser manufacturer and distributor, today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued BIOLASE two new patents covering the use of its laser technologies for treating various conditions of the eye, including presbyopia. Presbyopia is the inability to focus sharply for near vision. It currently affects more than 100 million people in the U.S. and more than 2 billion people worldwide. Patent ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Lending Club, (http://www.lendingclub.com), the leading platform for investing in and obtaining personal loans, announced that a record $20 million in prime consumer loans were issued through Lending Club in June (i). A combination of individual and institutional investors invested in these loans. Additionally, the Lending Club platform has passed $300 million in total loan originations and $25 million in interest paid to investors (ii) since its inception. The $20 million monthly loan origination record established in June 2011 is a 7 ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers ("Kraton"), announces the execution of a framework agreement with Formosa Petrochemical Corporation ("FPCC"), a leading global petrochemicals and plastics manufacturer, which sets forth the major terms and conditions which will, upon completion of the necessary definitive agreements, govern the formation of a 50/50 joint venture between the two companies to construct and operate a 30 kiloton hydrogenated styrenic block copolymer ("HSBC") plant to be located in ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Regulus Therapeutics Inc., a biopharmaceutical company leading the discovery and development of innovative medicines targeting microRNAs, today announced that it has added Gregory Hannon, Ph.D. to its Scientific Advisory Board (SAB). The addition of Dr. Hannon, a researcher whose work has involved the molecular identification and characterization of the microRNA pathway, increases SAB membership to six pioneers in this area of scientific research. "We are delighted to add Greg to our SAB as he brings new insights to the already outstanding ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Cox Communications today officially introduced its "Unbelievably Fair" mobile phone and high-speed Internet service throughout Roanoke. The addition of wireless to Cox's existing bundle of video, Internet and landline telephone services brings an unprecedented value proposition to consumers and introduces greater ease in integrating home and mobile services. In the state of Virginia, Cox Wireless is now currently available in Northern Virginia, Hampton Roads and Roanoke. Today, Cox builds on its long history of innovation and customer service excellence with the ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Three mothers in Texas, New York and Michigan who are also successful businesswomen are the winners of Verizon's Hardest Working Small Biz Mom contest. In her first-prize-winning video submission, Nichole Bentley, owner of Bentley Business Consulting in Coppell, Texas, shows how she strikes a balance between caring for her four sons and running her business. She also finds time to fit some workouts into her regular routine. "I was pleasantly surprised when I learned I won," said Bentley, who will receive ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Orpheus Media Research (OMR), an advanced music research and development company that automates the search, analysis, and discovery of music, announced today that APM Music, North America's leading production music library and music services company, has chosen Clio(TM) to enhance the Company's search engine. Clio is the only pure music-to-music search and discovery platform that uses music to find music, producing higher quality matches, and analyzing and indexing music 5,000-10,000 times faster than existing keyword search technology. APM Music plays a ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    GameFly, Inc., the leading online video game rental subscription service, today announced a national summer-long promotion with Six Flags through September 5, 2011, offering guests extended free GameFly trials. The promotion includes 11 domestic Six Flags parks and will be communicated via online ticket receipts, banner ads on sixflags.com, an email blast to Six Flags Season Passholders and through in-park activation. GameFly will provide one million gift cards for giveaway at toll booth exits at each park. In addition, GameFly ... read more
  • EMC Unveils New ProSphere Cloud Storage Management --- HOPKINTON, Mass., July 14, 2011
    Posted at 6:00 AM
    HOPKINTON, Mass., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- News Summary: -- EMC announces all-new storage management solution for the cloud computing era. -- EMC ProSphere was designed to provide customers with the ability to manage increasingly larger, more disparate environments while integrating virtualization and hybrid cloud computing models. -- ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    VerticalResponse Inc., a leading provider of self-service email marketing, online survey, social media and direct mail marketing solutions for small businesses, has partnered with non-profit Startup Weekend to help arm entrepreneurs with the marketing technologies and advice needed to launch their ideas. Startup Weekend is a global community and series of events fostered by technology-minded entrepreneurs, business mentors and influential movers and shakers. Each Startup Weekend event provides entrepreneurs a hands-on opportunity to see if their startup ideas are viable; they ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Is Votocracy (www.Votocracy.com) the new virtual podium for the digital political age? Hundreds of presidential hopefuls think so, with more joining in every day. Since launching last month, the new site has amassed a wide array of candidates who have quickly embraced the interactive political platform. The Votocracy process allows any American to run for president and culminates in a nationally-televised reality show to "crowd source" America's favorite presidential candidate. "The enthusiasm and diversity of presidential candidates joining Votocracy ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) and the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory announced today the completion of Lilly's $2 million upgrade to the company's research-guided beamline, located at the Advanced Photon Source (APS) at Argonne's campus outside of Chicago. The APS is a U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science User Facility operated by Argonne. The Lilly Research Laboratories Collaborative Access Team (LRL-CAT) beamline is a sophisticated x-ray analytical facility that produces detailed, atom-by-atom pictures of protein crystals. ... read more