MCLEAN, VA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/01/10 -- Primus Telecommunications Group, Incorporated (PRIMUS) (OTCBB: PMUG), a global provider of advanced facilities-based communication solutions, today announced that Thomas D. Hickey has been appointed General Counsel effective July 1, 2010.
Mr. Hickey brings more than 20 years of legal and management experience to PRIMUS. Most recently he served as general counsel of Cyren Call Communications Corporation, a provider of wireless communication solutions for first responders. Prior to that, he spent 17 years ... read more
In spite of the challenging economic environment, the social platforms
market still showed strong gains in 2009. According to a new
International Data Corporation (IDC)
report, worldwide revenue for the social platforms market was $369.7
million in 2009, representing year-over-year growth of 55.9%. The top 3 ... read more
North America’s leading provider of up-to-date sales and use tax rate
information, as well as the industry’s premier Web-powered automated
sales and use tax solutions provider for businesses of all size, Avalara
has chosen – for the second time in two years – Blytheco, LLC ... read more
The city of Columbus, Ohio will deploy Emergency
Technologies, Inc. (ETI) Visual
Fire, a Fire Records Management System (Fire RMS), to provide
responders with access to critical data for promoting the safety of fire
personnel and the citizens they protect.
... read more
Robin Toft has been named President of Sanford Rose Associates(R)-San Diego, a new Life Sciences & Healthcare-focused firm within the Sanford Rose Associates(R) executive search network.
Prior to establishing her own firm, Robin was Managing Director of Sanford Rose Associates-San Francisco, which exclusively focuses on executive recruitment for Life Sciences clients. Since joining Sanford Rose Associates(R) in 2006, Robin has placed numerous executives within rapidly growing companies including key placements for biotech, diagnostic, medical device, healthcare, and pharmaceutical clients. Robin's passion ... read more
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Aptuit, Inc. announced today that they have
finalized an agreement for Aptuit to acquire operations at GSK’s
Medicines Research Centre in Verona, Italy. The arrangement, which is
effective as of July 1, 2010, provides for ongoing employment of the
staff at the centre ... read more
In the last 15 years, allergist Thomas C. Beller, M.D., founder of TCB Medical Devices (http://www.tcbmedicaldevices.com), has seen a relative allergy epidemic. Seasonal allergies, asthma, eczema and atopic dermatitis have all increased dramatically -- but the most dramatic surge has been in food-, medicine- and insect-related anaphylaxis. Wanting to make it easier for allergy sufferers to keep epinephrine close at hand, Beller developed a better delivery method: the Epinephrine Key.
A small epinephrine auto-injector that easily fits in the palm of ... read more
BURBANK, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/01/10 -- Anything obtained for free can certainly seem like a benefit. And sometimes it is, like the rare time when you stumble upon someone giving away a certain item that turns out to be worth much more than originally suspected, or to be much more useful than at first glance. In the case of software, however, free isn't necessarily good, for a number of reasons.
There are different varieties of free software. The ... read more
Tyler Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: TYL) announced today that the City of
Madison, Wisconsin, with a population of approximately 230,000, has
signed a multi-solution agreement with Tyler for its Incode municipal
court and Munis® enterprise resource planning (ERP)
solutions. The agreement is valued at approximately $5.5 million.
... read more
ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE: ESE) today announced that VACCO Industries has successfully concluded contract negotiations to provide the next seven ship-sets of ultra quiet valves and manifolds for the U.S. Navy's highly successful Virginia Class submarine program. The total negotiated price is approximately $40 million with product deliveries expected to begin in fiscal 2010, and concluding in fiscal 2014. VACCO's current backlog will increase by $7.7 million in fiscal 2010 as these orders are received. VACCO expects to receive formal ... read more
PandaLabs, Panda Security's antimalware laboratory, has published its Quarterly Report on IT Threats, analyzing the IT security events and incidents from April to June 2010.
Trojans once again topped the rankings, accounting for nearly 52 percent of malware identified by PandaLabs during the quarter. Traditional viruses have continued their revival since the onset of 2010, now accounting for nearly 25 percent of all malware compared to 15 percent in Q1. The jump is due in large part to a small ... read more
Omidyar Network today announced $2.275M in grants to three non-profit organizations that strive to create more transparent and accountable governments. Global Voices, mySociety and The XYZ Show are the latest grantees to gain support from Omidyar Network for their use of technology in furthering government transparency.
Global Voices, the online citizen-media platform, will receive $1.2M for strategic expansion, including a program to support citizen voices from underrepresented regions around the world. In the U.K., mySociety will receive $575,000 to ... read more
RateMDs.com (http://www.ratemds.com), a website founded in 2004 to allow patients to rate their medical doctors, today announced receiving their one-millionth patient-submitted doctor review.
The one-millionth review was for Dr. Duanne Pitt, an orthopedic surgeon in Scottsdale, AZ, and reads in part, "Thank the Lord for Dr Pitt, and his knowledge. He saved my life, my sanity and my marriage. I fully recommend him to anyone who requires back surgery. His staff was always very helpful. Whenever I saw him in his ... read more
Eiger BioPharmaceuticals, Inc., a biotechnology company developing antiviral therapies, announced today the publication of research from the lab of Stanford scientist and Eiger Founder, Dr. Jeffrey Glenn, M.D., Ph.D. and colleagues entitled, "The Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) NS4B RNA Binding Inhibitor Clemizole is Highly Synergistic with HCV Protease Inhibitors".
"This work demonstrates that clemizole can yield high-level synergy with the protease inhibitor class," said David Cory, President and CEO of Eiger. "Inclusion of clemizole in future anti-HCV cocktails represents an ... read more
Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI) announced today that, under a settlement with Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, Novartis Pharma AG, Novartis AG, Novartis International Pharmaceutical Ltd., and Proterra AG (collectively "Novartis"), Watson has commenced shipment of a generic version of Exelon® (rivastigmine tartrate) 1.5mg, 3mg, 4.5mg and 6mg capsules. Exelon® is used to treat dementia (a brain disorder that affects the ability to remember, think clearly, communicate, and perform daily activities and may cause changes in mood and personality) in people ... read more
Roxio®, a division of Sonic Solutions® (Nasdaq: SNIC), today announced the availability of Roxio Secure products, an end-user-friendly family of enterprise applications that helps protect businesses, government agencies, and other institutions from data breach. The products enable users within an organization to quickly secure data on CD, DVD, Blu-ray Disc, and flash devices using powerful data encryption that safeguards the contents from being accessed by unauthorized persons. Roxio Secure offerings go beyond simple encryption on stand-alone machines to provide advanced ... read more
SCOTTSDALE, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 07/01/10 -- TASER International, Inc. (NASDAQ: TASR) today announced preliminary results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2010. The Company indicated that it expects revenues for the second quarter to be approximately $18.5 million.
Revenues have been impacted by the push back of a number of large international orders, which were originally scheduled to be completed during the second quarter. Domestically, revenues for the quarter appear to have been impacted by decreased contribution of ... read more
Verint® Systems Inc. (NQB:VRNT) today
announced that The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC has approved its application
for the relisting of its common stock on The NASDAQ Global Market.
Verint’s common stock is expected to resume trading on The NASDAQ Global
Market when the market opens on ... read more
LaserCard Corporation (NASDAQ:LCRD)(www.lasercard.com),
a leading provider of secure ID solutions, has received a follow-on
purchase order valued at $1.6 million for chip-ready, optical security
media-based credentials for the Saudi Arabia national ID card program.
Delivery is scheduled to occur in the Company’s second fiscal quarter
... read more
Education Management Solutions (EMS), the world leader in
simulation management and skills evaluation software, and audio-video
technology and Surgical Science, the global leading developer of
surgical simulation technologies, today announced a technology
partnership to streamline the integration of their respective simulation
... read more