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Wednesday, December 14, 2011

  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    A team of investigators of the National Institutes of Health housed at the Detroit Medical Center (DMC) and Wayne State University (WSU) published today that performing a cervical ultrasound in all pregnant women and treating those with a short cervix with vaginal progesterone reduces the rate of preterm birth and neonatal complications. The study is based on the analysis of all randomized clinical trials of vaginal progesterone conducted worldwide. The problem: Preterm birth is a major health care problem. Approximately 12.9 ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    BravoSolution, the spend management company, today announced that ICG Commerce – after an extensive and highly competitive review – has selected BravoSolution’s Negotiation Manager and Collaborative Sourcing offerings to further enhance its Specialized Procurement InfrastructureTM. ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Regulatory and financial pressures in clinical development have resulted in an increasing demand from sponsors and contract research organization (CROs) for user-friendly and comprehensive tools that offer the ability to easily access, explore and analyze clinical research data. While a number of analytics tools exist, most ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    MajescoMastek, the U.S. subsidiary of global technology solutions provider Mastek Limited (NSE: MASTEK), today announced its Elixir North America Policy Administration System (PAS) (formerly SEG’s Policy Administration system) has been named a Celent XCelent Award winner. Elixir North America earned the award for Leading Advanced Technology ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    DELAFIELD, Wis., Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --Today, Montage Talent, the leading provider of video interviewing solutions, announced it has received a $3 million investment to support and expand the rapid growth of the company. The financing round was led by Baird Venture Partners (BVP), the U.S. venture capital fund of Baird Private Equity and an active and experienced investor in the human capital services sector. Montage's existing investors, GCI and Calumet Venture Fund, also participated in ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) today announced that Steve Trimberger has been named an IEEE Fellow for "contributions to circuits, architectures and software technology for field-programmable gate arrays." (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020822/XLNXLOGO) Each year, following a rigorous evaluation procedure, the IEEE Fellow Committee recommends a select group of recipients to be honored with elevation to IEEE Fellow. With nearly 400,000 members world-wide, IEEE elevated 321 individuals to IEEE Fellow for ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    American Airlines customers can now have convenient access to a personal universe of movies, music and TV shows at 35,000 feet. Beginning today, customers traveling in premium class cabins will be the first to see the Samsung Galaxy Tab(TM) 10.1 device onboard select flights. American is the first domestic airline to offer a branded tablet onboard its aircraft, giving premium customers access to a library of entertainment options inflight. The customized tablets, which feature a 10.1-inch screen, replace the current personal ... read more
  • DiningIn Launches Mobile Food Ordering --- BOSTON, Dec. 14, 2011
    Posted at 7:00 AM
    DiningIn, Inc., the nation's leading Restaurant Delivery Service, launched a mobile-compatible website today, enabling hungry customers to quickly order food through their smartphone for delivery in the Boston, Chicago, Dallas, or Philadelphia metro areas. Through this website, DiningIn offers its customers a simple, intuitive solution for online food ordering and delivery. Users can search the database of restaurants DiningIn delivers by location or cuisine type, placing an order for delivery within 60 minutes or less. In addition, the mobile website provides ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    For the sixth consecutive year, Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) has received a 100 percent rating on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality in the workplace. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20031219/LLYLOGO ) Lilly is one of only 190 companies to receive the perfect score among 638 U.S. businesses rated this year and has been named to the organization's "Best Places to Work" list. Forty-four percent fewer companies received a perfect score this ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI), a global leader in high-performance semiconductors for signal-processing applications, has expanded its industry-leading isolated interface product portfolio with the first signal-only isolated CAN (controller area network) transceiver to provide an isolation rating to 5 kV rms ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Dell and Goodwill Industries International continue making it easy for customers to be green, today announcing that an additional 319 donation sites in the U.S. have joined Dell Reconnect. The free program offers an easy, convenient and responsible way for people to recycle end-of-life computer equipment. ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    GAITHERSBURG, MD -- (Marketwire) -- 12/14/11 -- Gold Lasso, a provider of multichannel marketing software, has unveiled customizable preference pages and message footers, its latest features in their eLoop5 product suite. To help customers combat list attrition and give them more flexibility, Gold Lasso created these features so subscribers can pick and choose the types of communication they wish to receive and their frequency. In addition, eLoop5 users will be able to attach a custom opt-out footer to ... read more
  • Posted at 6:57 AM
    The hectic holiday shopping season is coming to a close and retailers have come together to provide help for consumers with ClickIt!toGiftIt! Day on December 23. Previously, this date marked when retailers could no longer guarantee gifts bought online will arrive in time for Christmas and ... read more
  • Posted at 6:55 AM
    Fulcrum P2P, a leader in marketing services and technology, and Whirlpool Corporation have won the prestigious NCDM Database Excellence award in the technology category, as announced yesterday at the NCDM 2011 Conference in Las Vegas. They have been named a Silver Winner, in honor ... read more
  • Posted at 6:52 AM
    Extending the support services offered to LED lighting manufacturers that were launched this fall, Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) announces the addition of two new Cree TEMPO offerings to its revolutionary design and evaluation services. The new TEMPO (Thermal Electrical Mechanical Photometric Optical) Thermal Simulation and photometric ... read more
  • Posted at 6:50 AM
    NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) today announced that it has entered into a new agreement with Kum & Go, L.C. to implement its Radiant c-store technology within each of the retailer’s 400+ stores. Kum & Go, the fifth largest privately held, company-operated convenience store ... read more
  • Posted at 6:45 AM
    CASTLE PINES, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 12/14/11 -- Steiner Chiropractic announced that the practice has launched a newly redesigned website to enhance patient communications. The old site was redesigned to improve accessibility and add new interactive content features like the 3D Spine Simulator. The practice is working to expand patients' access to educational resources on family chiropractic care, natural back pain management and whole body wellness. The site also features a "Community Content" resource library and blog. The ... read more
  • Posted at 6:37 AM
    Actian Corporation (formerly Ingres Corp.) today announced that it has signed a partnership agreement with Numsight, a French computer software and systems consultancy which provides hosted marketing database solutions to support data analytics in the retail sector. Covering technology solutions ... read more
  • Posted at 6:35 AM
    NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) today announced that it has received its highest ranking to date on the RIS Software Leaderboard in multiple categories, including customer satisfaction, innovation and quality of service and support. ... read more
  • Posted at 6:35 AM
    Micromedex®, the industry standard for clinical intelligence, was included in the first-ever WIRED App Guide to 400 Essential Apps in the "My Favorite Apps, The Physician" review section. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090507/NY12658LOGO ) The publication, in an effort to provide mobile application users reviews of essential tools for every type of smartphone, boiled hundreds of thousands of available apps down to the 400 best. Produced by the editors of WIRED magazine in collaboration with Gizmodo, the team tested and rated more than 400 ... read more