Akros Silicon Inc., a premier supplier of leading-edge intelligent energy management ICs, today announced four new energy-efficient devices for a wide range of high-power, single-input and single-output DC-DC controllers. The AS12xx series is configurable for flyback, forward, boost or buck power topologies used in both isolated and non-isolated converter designs. Capable of providing up to 100W, the AS12xx devices' current-mode architecture provides a fast-loop response and very low "no load" power consumption. Wide input voltage range of 8.5V to 57V ... read more
Block Engineering, a leading developer of mid-infrared spectroscopic devices, announced today the launch of its next generation QScan (TM) technology, which enables its Quantum Cascade Laser (QCL) spectroscopic products to perform up to 100 spectral scans per second. This is a revolutionary technological advancement, which radically increases analysis and detection speed and improves detection limits. It will now become the standard "engine" and power both of Block Engineering's product lines: LaserScan (TM), which can analyze surface chemistries from a distance ... read more
Gentiva Health Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: GTIV) (the "Company") today announced that it has completed a refinancing of $727 million of indebtedness outstanding under its senior secured credit agreement.
As a result of the refinancing, the LIBOR floor for both the Term Loan A and the Term Loan B facilities have been reduced from 1.75 percent to 1.25 percent for Eurodollar rate loans. Additionally, the applicable interest rate margin was reduced from 5.00 percent to 3.25 percent on the ... read more
Healthcare Convention & Conference will bring together an elite
group of leading authorities from the military medical community to
present a comprehensive education program encompassing the latest
treatments, techniques and solutions to meet the challenges of every
service ... read more
Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) and the City of McGregor today
signed a lease agreement allowing SpaceX to expand the size of its
rocket development facility in McGregor.
View of the large test stand, part of SpaceX's rocket development facilities in McGregor, Texas. Credit: Roger Gilbertson/SpaceX
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Software, the only provider of performance-based solutions for Data
Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM), announced today that Kevin
Flanagan, Vice President, Technologies and Infrastructure with CGI will
be presenting the case study “How to Overcome Renegade Nightmares with
DCIM” at ... read more
Despite dramatically improved survival rates for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), relapse remains a leading cause of death from the disease. Work led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators identified mutations in a gene named CREBBP that may help the cancer resist steroid treatment and fuel ALL's return.
CREBBP plays an important role in normal blood cell development, helping to switch other genes on and off. In this study, researchers found that 18.3 percent of the 71 relapsed-ALL patients carried ... read more
Consumer Action, a national nonprofit education and advocacy organization, today announced a national program to educate hundreds of thousands of consumers on how best to navigate the evolving world of wireless devices and services. With support from AT&T, Consumer Action is creating a multilingual consumer education initiative titled WirelessED that provides carrier-neutral tools and resources to empower consumers on wireless management.
"As we all rely on our wireless devices more and more every day, none of us want to be ... read more
Arbitron Inc. (NYSE: ARB) announced that it will present at the Credit Suisse 13th Annual Global Services Conference, which will take place Sunday, March 13 through Wednesday, March 16, 2011, at the Phoenician Resort in Phoenix, Arizona.
Sean Creamer, executive vice president, U.S. Media Services and Richard Surratt, executive vice president, Finance and chief financial officer will provide an overview of the Company's business and finances on Tuesday, March 15, at 11a.m. Mountain Time.
This event will be available as a live, ... read more
In the last 12 months, 26 percent of K-12 teachers say they've taught kids how to handle incidents of cyberbullying, while only 15 percent said they spoke to students about online "hate speech." This according to data released today by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and Microsoft Corp.
The survey is particularly relevant on the eve of the White House's first Conference on Bullying Prevention. President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, the Department of Education, ... read more
Mobile Safety, a provider of hosted software solutions for
individuals, groups and public safety organizations, today announced its
continued commitment to helping higher education institutions comply
with recent changes to The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security
Policy (Clery ... read more
Geneve Mantri, Amnesty International USA government relations director for national security and human rights, will be observing the U.S. House Homeland Security Committee hearing on "The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community's Response."
He will be available to the media to provide commentary and analysis during and after the hearing.
"Amnesty International is deeply troubled by the perception, real or not, that Chairman King is trying to stigmatize and demonize ... read more
FREMONT, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/09/11 -- AMAX, a leading provider of high performance computing and OEM appliance manufacturing solutions, today announced its 9th Annual AMAX Technology Showcase, an exclusive enterprise technology event, featuring the latest advances in HPC and OEM appliance technologies, giving invited corporate decision makers face time with the industry's top technology innovators. AMAX Technology Showcase will be held March 10, 2011 at AMAX's corporate headquarters in Fremont, California.
This year's Hollywood-themed and star-studded event will ... read more
Mind Technologies, Inc. (http://mindtechnologiesinc.com) (Pink Sheets: JEDM), a leader in thought controlled technologies, announced today that the Company has signed a global distribution and marketing agreement for the Company's medical applications. Mind Technologies is pleased to announce Mr. Tim Howell's appointment to our newly created Medical Sciences Division as an exclusive distributor. Initially, the agreement will cover the marketing of Mind Mouse and the Company's new proprietary headset. The Mind Mouse interfaces a person's brain with a wireless EEG ... read more
Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:
EMR 2011: The Market for Electronic Medical Record Systems
For several years Kalorama Information has been studying the trend of electronic medical records (EMR) and electronic health records (EHR). What was already a fast-growing market dramatically changed in 2009 when as part of the ARRA stimulus law, the US Government provided incentives for physicians and hospitals to use systems. Those incentives have now been clarified and in 2011, the ... read more
Playcast Media Systems, a leading provider of Cloud Gaming, has appointed JWT London to develop its new social gaming portal for PC and TV.
JWT will work with Playcast to harness the technology and creative talent of its new Innovation Lab, which is part of the Experience unit run by Maciek Gorzkowski.
The Innovation Lab led by Miguel Andres Clavera will develop a new social gaming platform to enhance the experience of playing high-end and casual games powered by Playcast's ... read more
Vivendi announced today the appointment of Lucian Grainge as Chairman
and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Music Group (UMG), the world’s
leading music company. Mr. Grainge formerly served as CEO of UMG. He
continues to report to ... read more
A survey by intelliVOL (intelliVOL.com)
asked 118 Texas public high school principals about community service
and volunteerism in their schools. 71 percent of the respondents said a
student’s community service record has a significant positive impact on
their college application. 94 percent said their schools “require ... read more