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Monday, November 21, 2011

  • Posted at 11:07 AM
    Have you ever been curious about where all the technology in your school, home, car, computer, or office comes from? You might be surprised that a great percentage of the technology we rely on each day was developed or enhanced by NASA. We all know about NASA's outstanding accomplishments in space, but few of us know just how much the space agency has accomplished right here at home. Except for Arthur. Arthur Christmas, that is. (Logo: <font size="2" face="Arial"></font>) This year in ... read more
  • Posted at 11:06 AM
    Holiday celebrations are in full swing at HSN with a live concert by Grammy award-winning singer, philanthropist and businesswoman, Mary J. Blige. For the first time ever, Blige will perform on HSN at 12:30 am and 10 pm EST on November 30, in celebration of her highly anticipated album My Life II ... The Journey Continues (Act 1) and widely successful My Life Blossom Fragrance Holiday Gift Sets as a part of HSN's 24 Hour Beauty Gift Event. ... read more
  • Posted at 11:05 AM, the first and only major online resource specializing in off-price maternity overstocks and closeouts, was just named one of Greater Richmond's Companies to Watch for 2012 by the Venture Forum. The award recognizes early stage companies that are on track for rapid growth and expected to become strong contributors to their local economy. The selection committee consisted of seasoned entrepreneurs and investors from the Richmond area. More than 200 people turned out for the awards ceremony ... read more
  • Posted at 11:02 AM
    In the strongest move to date by a daily deal company in the holiday retail season, LivingSocial today announced a slate of more than 20 national deals with top retailers that will kick off on Black Friday, with a second set of deals with online retailers becoming available on Cyber Monday. The deals, which include top brands like OfficeMax, FTD, Danskin, EA and SKECHERS, are expected to set new records for the daily deals industry before the holiday shopping ... read more
  • Electronic Games and Gaming: Global Markets --- NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2011
    Posted at 11:01 AM announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Electronic Games and Gaming: Global Markets REPORT SCOPE INTRODUCTION STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVES In this study, the goal of BCC Research is to determine the current status of the electronic gaming business and assess its growth potential from 2010 to 2011 and then over a 5-year period to 2016. Various types of gaming platforms, electronic games, and software plus related services and accessory equipment present a large market with growth potential. Our objective ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/21/11 -- Zoom Telephonics, Inc. (OTCBB: ZMTP) announced today that it has begun volume shipments of the Zoom X7N Model 5790, an ADSL 2/2+ Wireless-N 4-port Modem/Router. The X7N incorporates Broadcom® IC technology and features Wi-Fi® compatible 2x2 wireless-N with wireless range up to 1000 feet (300 meters) and wireless data speeds up to 300 Mbps. Model 5790 has an advanced firewall, hardware VPN, support for both IPv6 and IPv4, and many other ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded a contract for Hull, Mechanical and Electrical (HM&E) Machinery and Systems support by the U.S. Navy's Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division (NSWCCD). The five-year indefinite-delivery, indefinite quantity contract has a potential value of $73.3 million if all options are exercised. Through the contract, General Dynamics will support HM&E machinery and systems on Navy vessels and select land-based sites, as well as other federal agency ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    Verizon Wireless announced today it will further expand the world’s first large-scale 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network to an additional four communities in Massachusetts on December 15. Verizon Wireless customers with 4G LTE smartphones, laptop modems and mobile hotspots will be able to take advantage ... read more
  • Posted at 10:59 AM
    Verizon Wireless announced today it will bring the world’s first large-scale 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network to Greater Manchester and Nashua, New Hampshire on December 15. Verizon Wireless customers with 4G LTE smartphones, laptop modems and mobile hotspots will be able to take advantage of ... read more
  • Posted at 10:59 AM
    ST. PETERSBURG, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 11/21/11 -- The Digital Lightwave, Inc. Network Information Computer (NIC) Platform increases network rollout efficiency with multi-port 10Gbps testing. The NIC Plus chassis supports up to five MSA-series modules, each supporting optional 10G Ethernet, SONET/SDH, OTN and Fibre Channel testing. "Deployment of 10Gbps circuits worldwide is growing at a rate of approximately 14 percent annually," said Michael Weldon, Vice President of International Sales. "Testing multiple ports simultaneously reduces the overall test time and ... read more
  • Posted at 10:57 AM announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Medical Automation Technologies, Products and Markets REPORT SCOPE INTRODUCTION STUDY BACKGROUND Since the enactment of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) in 2010, the U.S. government and healthcare industry have stepped up their efforts to increase the efficiency of health care, with the twin objectives of containing costs and improving the quality of care. Information technology is at the forefront of this effort; indeed, BCC Research recently completed a study ... read more
  • Posted at 10:55 AM
    itravel2000, a Travelzest company (AIM:TVZ), a leading online travel retailer, and Visit Orlando have teamed up with Citytv’s Breakfast Television Toronto on a promotion airing on Breakfast Television starting Monday, November 21. Itravel2000’s President & CEO, Jonathan ... read more
  • Posted at 10:55 AM
    GOLDEN, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 11/21/11 -- Locution Systems, Inc., a provider of advanced, automated 911 dispatching, zoned dispatching, and fire station alerting, and fire station control technology, today announced that it has been commissioned to provide its CADVoice® automated dispatching and fire station alerting system to the City of Durham, North Carolina. The City of Durham will implement the radio version of CADVoice® automated dispatching & fire station alerting for its 32 fire and EMS stations. Locution Systems' automated ... read more
  • Posted at 10:51 AM announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Drugs for Treating Congestive Heart Failure: Global Markets REPORT SCOPE INTRODUCTION STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVES The objectives of the study are to present a comprehensive look at the drugs for treating congestive heart failure (CHF)--global market measurements of both the overall market and all possible market segments, and to forecast market and segment growth during the next five years. REASONS FOR STUDY This BCC study will increase the awareness of drugs to treat congestive ... read more
  • Posted at 10:49 AM
    AIBioTech, LLC, Richmond, VA, is pleased to announce the successful completion of an assay validation and sample analysis program which was a critical component of EUSA Pharma’s Biologics License Application with the United States Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, for its ... read more
  • Posted at 10:49 AM
    Veracode, Inc., provider of the world’s only independent, cloud-based application risk management platform, today announced details of its most recent infographic, “Black Friday and Cyber Monday: Hacks and Scams.” The holiday season signals the time of year when consumers are ... read more
  • Posted at 10:47 AM
    Antenna Software, which helps enterprises to build, manage, and publish mobile apps and websites that transform business, announced today that diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation has launched Eaton PowerSource -- an interactive, multi-media iPad app built on the Antenna Mobility Platform (AMP). The innovative PowerSource app contains comprehensive information on more than 200,000 hydraulic products and makes it available anytime, anywhere. Available exclusively to Eaton's 400+ sales representatives and network of distributors, PowerSource enables them ... read more
  • Posted at 10:46 AM
    Amobee, the company defining mobile advertising, and Barnes & Noble will use innovative mobile advertising this holiday shopping season to drive online content adoption and sales. With the free NOOK for Android Reading App, users can enjoy an immersive and easy-to-use reading experience with access to Barnes & Noble's expansive NOOK Bookstore(TM), one of the world's largest digital catalogs of books, magazines and newspapers with over 2 million titles. Barnes & Noble's interactive NOOK Magazine(TM) experience features popular titles such ... read more
  • Posted at 10:45 AM
    EPIX, the premium entertainment service available on television, on demand, online and on consumer electronic devices, today announced the promotion of Andy Hunter to general manager, digital media applications and products, a newly-created position within EPIX. Hunter will continue to be based in EPIX headquarters in ... read more
  • Posted at 10:44 AM
    National Geographic has announced the launch of its annual online competition for the People's Choice Adventurer of the Year for 2012. Nominees include 12 individuals whose extraordinary achievements in exploration, conservation and adventure sports have distinguished them in the past year. Fans can go to for more information about each nominee and to vote every day for their favorite. Online voting begins today. The People's Choice Adventurer of the Year will be announced after online voting ends on Jan. ... read more