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Thursday, November 17, 2011

  • Posted at 3:47 PM
    Tufts Medical Center, its community physician network and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts are committed to reaching agreement on a new contract. Leadership of the organizations have spoken today and agreed to continue discussions and use a third party during this process. Both organizations are dedicated to negotiating a contract that ensures our members and patients can continue their relationships with their doctors and their health plan. SOURCE Tufts Medical Center ... read more
  • Posted at 3:47 PM
    LiveOps announced today the release of the latest applications on the cloud-based LiveOps Platform: LiveOps Multichannel and LiveOps Social. The newly enhanced applications provide agents access to Twitter, mobile, SMS, email, and web chat with a single agent sign-on and interface. LiveOps is also announcing today ... read more
  • Posted at 3:46 PM
    As Los Angeles International Airport prepares to serve close to 2 million passengers over the Thanksgiving holiday, AT&T* has expanded mobile broadband coverage to give customers faster speeds and increased reliability throughout the airport. ... read more
  • Posted at 3:41 PM
    LiveOps, Inc. and Datasquirt Limited (ASX:DSQ) announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which LiveOps will acquire the assets of New Zealand-based Datasquirt. LiveOps is also announcing today the launch of two new cloud applications, LiveOps Multichannel and LiveOps Social, that integrate ... read more
  • Craig Fine Joins ABC Financial as Regional Sales Director --- LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Nov. 17, 2011
    Posted at 3:34 PM
    ABC Financial (ABC) is pleased to announce the hiring of Craig Fine as Regional Sales Director. Steve Ayers, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing announced the news today. Fine held the position of VP of Business Development at Conexion for over 10 years, which was founded and operated by his father Benson Fine, and most recently held the title of Director of Channel Sales for Motionsoft. "ABC is pleased to add such an industry veteran to our team. ... read more
  • Posted at 3:27 PM
    FlexTech Alliance today announced the speakers, panel sessions, agenda and short course offerings for its 2012 Flexible Electronics & Displays Conference & Exhibition, to be held in Phoenix, Ariz., February 6-9, 2012. Supporting the FlexTech Alliance mission to develop the electronic display and the flexible, printed electronics industry supply chain, conference sessions span the full cycle of R&D through to product integration. Topics include: materials, process and tool development; overcoming challenges of pilot production; and end product usage such ... read more
  • Posted at 3:12 PM
    New memos issued by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) confirm that the Obama administration has already begun to implement a backdoor amnesty program for millions of illegal aliens in the United States. Homeland Security officials at the highest levels have already begun training ICE agents on how to administratively close cases and ICE attorneys will immediately begin reviewing incoming deportation cases to determine whether to grant amnesty to illegal aliens. The process of dismissing pending deportation cases, which ... read more
  • Posted at 3:00 PM
    Newport Corporation (NASDAQ: NEWP) announced today that Christopher Cox has joined the company's Board of Directors. Cox, 59, is a partner in the Corporate Practice Group of Bingham McCutchen LLP, an international law firm, and is President of the firm's subsidiary Bingham Consulting LLC. He is a frequent lecturer worldwide on international business, capital markets and corporate governance matters. Prior to joining Bingham, Cox served from August 2005 to January 2009 as the 28th Chairman of the Securities and Exchange ... read more
  • Posted at 3:00 PM
    ConvergEx Group, a leading technology company, today announced that R.G. Manalac has been named managing director for the Asia-Pacific region. In this expanded position, Mr. Manalac is responsible for coordinating all of ConvergEx's business lines across the region. He will continue to serve as the director of Asia-Pacific Consulting for ConvergEx's Eze Castle Software. "ConvergEx has seen explosive growth in this important area and R.G.'s appointment underscores our commitment to continuing to build strong customer relationships and expanding our franchise ... read more
  • FXI Demonstrates Any Screen Connected Computing --- NEW YORK & TRONDHEIM, Norway
    Posted at 3:00 PM
    FXI Technologies, a hardware and software startup based in Trondheim Norway, demonstrated today the world’s first any screen, connected computing USB device. Codenamed “Cotton Candy”, this sweet little device serves as a technology bridge between any display, the Cloud, and any ... read more
  • Posted at 2:52 PM
    The Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) successfully completed its first flight test today at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/53248-meads-conducts-successful-first-flight-test-white-sands-missile-range The PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) MEADS Certified Missile Round was employed during the test along with the MEADS lightweight launcher and battle manager. The test demonstrated an unprecedented over-the-shoulder launch of the MSE missile against a simulated target attacking from behind. It required a unique sideways ... read more
  • Posted at 2:52 PM
    Independent market research firm ARC Advisory Group reports that Esri holds the highest market share in the worldwide geospatial market and shows that Esri is a market leader in several utility industries. Founded in 1986, ARC Advisory Group is the leading research and advisory firm for industry and infrastructure. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110425/LA88950LOGO) "Esri is the clear market share leader in the worldwide GIS market, and the company's reach extends into the utilities sector, where it is a leading provider in the oil and ... read more
  • Posted at 2:50 PM
    Announcing a special recognition appearing in the November, 2011 issue of Accounting Today published by Accountants Media Group. Out Of The Box Technology was selected for the following honor: "2011 Technology Pacesetters" (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111117/DC09308) A spokesperson from Out Of The Box Technology commented on the recognition: "This is quite an honor for us. The fact that Accounting Today included Out Of The Box Technology in its selection of "2011 Technology Pacesetters," signals that our constant efforts towards business excellence are paying off. ... read more
  • Posted at 2:48 PM
    Aly Racer, President of Penske Media Corporation (PMC), and Bonnie Fuller, President and Editor-in-Chief of HollywoodLife.com, announced today that Carlos Lamadrid has been named Executive Vice President and Publisher of HollywoodLife.com, the leading digital destination for young women 18-35, launched by Fuller in 2009. Lamadrid was most recently SVP and Chief Brand Officer of Women's Day Brand Group. Prior to that he worked as V.P. and Publisher of JANE Magazine and JANE.com for Conde Nast and Publisher of ... read more
  • Posted at 2:46 PM
    IdentityHawk® reported 58 publicly known breaches in October compromising 12,279,616 online records. The results are part of the “breached institutions” listing from The IdentityHawk October 2011 Identity Breach Report. A Ponemon Institute Research Report, entitled "State of Web Application Security ... read more
  • Posted at 2:32 PM
    Language Services Associates (LSA), a leading global interpreting, translation and localization services provider, is pleased to announce the launch of LSA Video, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of LSA. Due to an exponential growth in client base and ever-expanding technological enhancements, LSA ... read more
  • Posted at 2:24 PM
    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has implemented a new nautical charting system based on Esri GIS technology to produce more navigational products than ever before without increasing its budget or personnel needs. The new system, NCS II, is based on Esri Nautical Solution, and it allows NOAA to centralize the management of hydrographic data for US coastal waters. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110425/LA88950LOGO) Since accepting Esri Nautical Solution as part of its production system in 2009, NOAA has been transferring product production ... read more
  • SEDONA Corporation Releases Financial Results --- KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Nov. 17, 2011
    Posted at 2:24 PM
    SEDONA® Corporation (OTCBB: SDNA), a leading edge software development company focused on providing Customer and Member Relationship Management (CRM/MRM) and Profit Analytics solutions to banks and credit unions, announced its operating results for the Fiscal Year that ended December 31, 2010. Financial Highlights for the year ending December 31, 2010: Description 2010 2009 Variance ... read more
  • Posted at 2:23 PM
    Bourque Industries, Inc. (OTC:BORK) has announced that it has substantially written down Goodwill carried on its Balance Sheet from an acquisition in March 2011, and posted restated company financial statements for the fiscal year ended May 31, 2011. During ... read more
  • Posted at 2:20 PM
    Hailing it as a victory for justice and accountability, the 9/11 Families praised the introduction of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA) today. JASTA was introduced by Senator Charles E. Schumer (D-NY) with broad bipartisan support of original cosponsors Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Jon Kyl (R-AZ), John Cornyn (R-TX) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI). "This legislation has become necessary due to flawed court decisions that have deprived the victims of terrorism on American soil, including ... read more