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Thursday, August 4, 2011

  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Global fashion icon Barbie™ is preparing for an around-the-world journey that will take her to stylish fashion hot spots in the all-new Barbie® Jet, Set & Style™ video game, scheduled for release in September from THQ Inc. (NASDAQ:THQI) and Mattel. Barbie Jet, Set & ... read more
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    With back to school shopping in full swing, SaleLocator (http://salelocator.com), a shopping and sales search engine and mobile app, is offering parents tips for stretching their budget this school year. To efficiently navigate the back to school sales: 1. Get organized - Make a master school supplies and clothing list and cross check with an inventory of what you already have to best plan your shopping ... read more
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    Mercy for Me, a non-profit dedicated to improving the lives of those facing unforeseen hardship, has been selected to participate in the Global Giving Campaign's Open Challenge and will raise funds to support military families in need. Mercy for Me will kick off this 30-day campaign with a visit to military heroes at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. "We are thrilled to partner with the Global Giving Campaign to give back to military heroes who have served ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Debbie Smith, an outspoken rape survivor and advocate for the use of forensic DNA in investigations, presented the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences with a national award for their outstanding work on reducing DNA backlogs and providing victims of crime in Alabama with excellent service in hopes of bringing resolution to their cases. Mrs. Smith announced, "I am very proud to be presenting the first annual H-E-A-R-T Paul Ferrara Achievement Award to such a deserving agency. The progress that ADFS has ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    With a nod to the increasing influence and importance of the blogosphere and the female bloggers who dominate it, PepsiCo is sponsoring the seventh annual BlogHer Conference. Now in its third straight year as a sponsor, the company is going deeper than ever to engage with today's digital elite -- with 15 PepsiCo brands participating, the reprise of its popular "Sofa Summit" series on female empowerment, and PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Indra K. Nooyi delivering the conference keynote on ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Healogix, a full-service, custom marketing research consultancy for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, announced today that CEO Harris Kaplan has been honored as one of the PharmaVOICE 100, an annual list from PharmaVOICE magazine of the most inspiring people in ... read more
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    Trion Worlds, a leading global developer and publisher of premium connected video games, has brought on blockbuster game studio veteran David Luehmann as Vice President, Third Party Development. In his new role, Luehmann will helm Trion’s third party publishing program. The first title in that program ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    A free smartphone app, TrackMyShots, is now available to help ease the log-keeping of patients with multiple sclerosis, diabetes and other conditions requiring frequent injections. The app eliminates the need for bulky log books by allowing the user to ... read more
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    Preparing for a continued year of record expansion as a result of a $60 million investment by ABS Capital Partners, Skinit Inc., the industry leader in the manufacture and distribution of customized products for electronic devices, announces an expanded leadership team. ... read more
  • Sharp® Introduces Elite® LED LCD TVs --- NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2011
    Posted at 7:00 AM
    Sharp is bringing back an iconic name in television by introducing Elite LED LCD TVs. Providing the highest caliber picture quality and technology available, Elite TVs are designed for discerning consumers who want the best home entertainment experience. "Over the past 25 years the Elite brand has developed a loyal and avid fan base of audiophiles and videophiles," said Tom Evans, Sharp's associate vice president and general manager of Product & Marketing for Elite televisions. "We are confident that ... read more
  • RTP Technology Joins FireScope's Partner Ecosystem --- HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Aug. 4, 2011
    Posted at 7:00 AM
    FireScope Inc., the leader in aligning customers' technology performance to their business and customer experiences, today announced a partnership with RTP Technology, a leader in responsive system integration. RTP Technology has provided outstanding service and expertise to a wide variety of Fortune 500 companies in industries including financial services, retail, and service providers with a strategic focus on enterprise storage solutions. RTP Technology offers value added services that include comprehensive assessments of storage architectures and strategies. Additionally, RTP Technology's ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    DETROIT, SYDNEY and STUTTGART, Germany, August 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The results of the international study shows a return on investment (ROI) from an Enterprise Product Information Management (PIM) solution is possible within the framework of a multichannel commerce strategy. Over 400 retailers and manufacturers from 14 countries participated in the extensive study by Heiler Software. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20110804/472248 ) The study at http://www.pimroi.com delivered measurable results and demonstrated the benchmarks for how ... read more
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    Stoneware, Inc., a leader in private cloud enablement, is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Cloud Agent in the HP webOS App Catalog for use with the HP TouchPad. Cloud Agent allows a user to connect to Stoneware's web Network private/hybrid cloud solution that focuses on web-based delivery of data center resources. Windows, web, and hosted web applications can be securely delivered through a desktop capable of running anywhere on most any device. Stoneware's cloud technology ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) today announced that it has funded 10 new Challenge Awards for accelerating scientific discovery and new treatments for prostate cancer patients. This latest round of funding represents a total $9.8 million investment over three years. PCF Challenge Awards are designed to ... read more
  • Posted at 6:58 AM
    IFS North America today announced that Automated Packaging Systems (APS), the world leader in flexible bag packaging systems, has selected IFS Applications for implementation at 14 sites, including 10 in the United States and four in Europe. APS will ... read more
  • Posted at 6:51 AM
    The state's largest long-term care organization expressed concern about massive cuts in Medicare reimbursement to skilled nursing facilities imposed by the federal government on Monday. The cuts, which amount to 11.1% of the Medicare rates, will take effect October 1. "This reduction by Medicare will hit Ohio's skilled nursing facilities to the tune of $405.6 million over the next two years," said Ohio Health Care Association (OHCA) Executive Director Peter Van Runkle. "It will be particularly hard for our members ... read more
  • Posted at 6:51 AM
    DIY Network has been promising viewers “You Design It, We Build It, You Could Win It!” since the beginning of this year. After completing the design and build phases of the 2011 Blog Cabin, fans will finally have a chance to enter to win ... read more
  • Posted at 6:48 AM
    Black Hat USA 2011 Conference -- At the Black Hat conference today, Dasient Inc., the leading provider of anti-malware solutions for websites and ad networks, will deliver the full results of an in-depth study that reveals new concerns about the security of mobile applications and devices, as well as the personal information of the people who use them. The report, "Mobile Malware Madness, and How to Cap the Mad Hatters: A Preliminary Look at Mitigating Mobile Malware" was authored by Dasient's ... read more
  • Posted at 6:48 AM
    The Measles Initiative today announced it has helped vaccinate one billion children in more than 60 developing countries since 2001, making significant gains in the global effort to stop measles. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110804/DC47447-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110804/DC47447-b) The child who received the history-making measles vaccination was one of 3.5 million immunized in Mozambique this May. The immunization campaign was sponsored by the Measles Initiative's five founding partners - the American Red Cross, United Nations Foundation, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), UNICEF, and World ... read more
  • Posted at 6:47 AM
    Core Security Technologies® today announced the world’s first security test and measurement solution that safely replicates sophisticated real-world attacks against popular smartphones to meet the demands of enterprises to lock down their mobile infrastructures. CORE IMPACT® Pro v12 penetration testing ... read more