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Tuesday, April 17, 2012

  • Posted at 11:05 AM
    CHICAGO, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/-- Newark element14, the leading distributor of electronic components and engineering solutions in the Americas and a business of Premier Farnell (LSE:pfl), announced today it is now stocking Cirrus Logic's new CS161X LED driver ICs that features digital TruDim(TM) technology, which enables near 100 percent compatibility with a wide array of dimmers manufactured around the world. (Logo: LED retrofit bulbs are considered superior to incandescent and compact fluorescent lamps, due to their ... read more
  • Posted at 11:04 AM
    Exactech, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXAC), a developer and producer of bone and joint restoration products for hip, knee, shoulder, spine and biologic materials, will release its first quarter 2012 financial results on Tuesday, May 1, 2012. A copy of the earnings release will be available at ... read more
  • Posted at 11:02 AM
    iCache Inc, the premier global technology leader in the mobile payments industry, is proud to announce Erik Ross as Chief Strategy Office (CSO) of iCache Inc. Mr. Ross is an avid inventor, experienced strategist and an expert in the field of mobile payment technology and will ... read more
  • Posted at 11:01 AM
    IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/17/12 -- WTI, a respected leader in the field of out of band management, console server products and remote power management solutions, has announced that all IP enabled WTI products now provide dual support for both IPv4 and IPv6 (the planned successor to IPv4). "Although full, world-wide implementation of IPv6 is still a ways off, we're already seeing applications that have started to use the new, expanded, addressing protocol," said WTI Sales Manager Joseph ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    Building on the success of its award-winning “It’s Never Been Done Before” advertising campaign, Emerson (NYSE: EMR) has added two new customer stories to its three-year campaign that highlights the company’s innovation and engineering expertise in a variety of applications and projects around the world, including ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced that TravelSky, the leading provider of information technology solutions for China's air travel and tourism industry, has renewed its services and technology relationship with Unisys China to further its cloud computing strategy. As a result, TravelSky will implement release 2.1 of the Unisys Secure Private Cloud Solution. The Unisys cloud solution will help TravelSky meet demand spikes in its transaction loads driven by China's growing aviation sector. TravelSky operates the reservations and departure control ... read more
  • Posted at 10:58 AM
    MassChallenge, the global start-up competition, announced today that one of its 2010 accelerator finalists had been awarded a research grant by the Johnson & Johnson Corporate Office of Science and Technology (COSAT). The grant will be used to further ViThera Pharmaceuticals' work in the development of a novel treatment for inflammatory bowel disease. The two organizations found common ground through their involvement with MassChallenge, with ViThera being a 2010 Silver Winner and COSAT sponsoring the startup accelerator since 2010. COSAT ... read more
  • Posted at 10:49 AM
    The LendingTree Foundation will participate in Financial Literacy Day on Capitol Hill today, April 17, as part of an ongoing initiative to promote the importance of financial education. LendingTree Foundation Executive Director Sharon Fowler will meet with staffers and members of Congress to discuss the importance of financial literacy in America and showcase what The LendingTree Foundation is doing to contribute to this important effort. (Logo: ) LendingTree has a long-standing commitment to financial literacy. In 2004, as part of ... read more
  • Posted at 10:48 AM
    Only 32.6 percent of hybrid vehicle owners in New York City chose to purchase a hybrid again when they returned to the car market in 2011, according to an analysis of new car registration data provided by Polk. The rate falls short of the national average of 35 ... read more
  • Posted at 10:47 AM
    Global Information Inc. is pleased to announce three significant new reports on the LCD, OLED, and TFT transistor markets which show dramatic change instigated by emerging new application markets, dramatic shifts to existing markets, and disruption created by new advances in miniaturization, energy consumption, and fabrication efficiency: Touch Screen Modules, Technologies, Markets, Forecasts 2012-2022 The display industry has recently seen a dozen different ways of building touch screens, along with the leading projected capacitive touch technology, but not all of the alternatives ... read more
  • Posted at 10:41 AM
    Digital entertainment services company RealNetworks, Inc. (Nasdaq: RNWK) will release its financial results for the first quarter 2012 ended March 31, 2012, on Wednesday, May 2, 2012. The company will host a webcast and conference call to review results and discuss the company's performance at 5 p.m. ET. Webcast DetailsInvestors are invited to join the live audio webcast at 5 p.m. ET on May 2. The webcast will be available at: Webcast participants will need RealPlayer® to hear the ... read more
  • Posted at 10:38 AM
    IntegraGen, Inc., a biotechnology company dedicated to molecular biomarker discovery, has named Michael E. Dresner National Sales Director. He will be responsible for IntegraGen’s sales efforts in the U.S. associated with the ARISk™ Autism Risk Assessment Test. ... read more
  • Slacker Announces Integration With Bing Bar --- SAN DIEGO, April 17, 2012
    Posted at 10:37 AM
    Slacker, Inc. today announced integration with the Bing Bar. The new Bing Bar version provides richer access to social connections, updated versions of the most popular Bing Bar apps, as well as the addition of Slacker Radio. (Logo: The Bing Bar can be downloaded for free by visiting the Bing Bar page. Current users of Bing Bar will get the upgrade automatically delivered soon or by visiting this link at Discover Bing. "Whether on your phone, in the car, or now ... read more
  • Posted at 10:35 AM
    American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC (AST) announced today that it has hired Michael Nespoli as Director of Client Relationship Management. Mike will be based at the AST headquarters in New York and will oversee the U.S. Relationship Management team responsible for serving more than ... read more
  • Posted at 10:29 AM
    C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE: BCR) today announced that it will host a conference call on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at 5:00 PM EDT, to discuss the company’s first quarter 2012 operating results, and to provide financial guidance for the second quarter of 2012. Bard is scheduled to ... read more
  • Posted at 10:25 AM
    Larry Corey, M.D., president and director of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, has been elected to membership in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation's oldest and most prestigious honorary societies and independent policy-research centers. "I'm extremely honored to be in the same company as so many highly-regarded people in the fields of science, medicine and the arts," Corey said. "I'm also very proud to join the six other Hutchinson Center scientists who preceded me as members ... read more
  • Posted at 10:25 AM
    Several million young stars are vying for attention in a new NASA Hubble Space Telescope image of a raucous stellar breeding ground in 30 Doradus, a star-forming complex located in the heart of the Tarantula nebula. (Logo: The new image comprises one of the largest mosaics ever assembled from Hubble photos and includes observations taken by Hubble's Wide Field Camera 3 and Advanced Camera for Surveys. NASA and the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) in Baltimore released the image today ... read more
  • Posted at 10:23 AM
    The Aspen Institute Homeland Security Program announces the 2012 Aspen Security Forum, its third annual forum on homeland security and counterterrorism. More than 80 top-level current and former government officials, industry leaders, noted print and broadcast journalists, and leading thinkers will discuss and debate the key issues in homeland security and counterterrorism. The forum will take place July 25-28 at the Institute's signature Aspen Meadows campus in Aspen, Colorado. The New York Times and CNN are this year's forum media ... read more
  • Posted at 10:22 AM
    The Monarch Innovation Awards ( are unique and coveted because an independent jury evaluates the submissions. The judges quantitatively score each submission based on uniqueness, stickiness, dependability, ease of use and value. This year, three awards were given in the categories of Overall Most Innovative ... read more
  • Posted at 10:19 AM
    Startup brand Zaggora has recorded over 200,000 Facebook fans since launching in July 2011. The company makes Hotpants and other products that help them lose weight (2 jean sizes in 2 weeks) with thousands of women posting on their Facebook page every week about their weight loss results. Since launching, the company has recorded over 2 million unique visits and has sold over 400,000 products to women in 110 countries around the world with their social presence driving sales. The ... read more