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Monday, March 26, 2012

  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    SGI (NASDAQ:SGI), the trusted leader in technical computing, announced today that it has received CRN’s 5-Star Partner rating for the third time in three years, and has been named to CRN’s 2011 Partner Programs Guide. CRN’s Partner Programs Guide and 5-Star Partner ratings serve as ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/26/12 -- Blue Coat Systems, Inc., a leading provider of Web security and WAN optimization solutions, today announced that it has named David Murphy to the position of president and chief operating officer, reporting directly to Greg Clark, chief executive officer at Blue Coat Systems. Mr. Murphy brings to Blue Coat more than 25 years of security, infrastructure and networking experience with FORTUNE Global 500 companies and provides in-depth operational execution and channel expertise. ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Helping people work online, Zoho today announced its online accounting software, Zoho Books, now supports automatic bank feeds. The new feature automatically retrieves transactions from users’ bank and credit card accounts and imports them into Zoho Books effortlessly, thereby reducing ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC) will report its 2012 first-quarter results on Thursday, April 26, 2012, before the market opens. Senior management will host a conference call beginning at 8:30am ET to discuss the results. The earnings press ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    WellTech, a new health and wellness-focused incubator, is launching today with a duo of startups dedicated to changing how consumers pursue wellness and healthy living, FITiST and Wizpert. Headquartered in New York’s Gramercy neighborhood, WellTech targets ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    ARCA biopharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: ABIO), a biopharmaceutical company developing genetically-targeted therapies for atrial fibrillation and other cardiovascular diseases, today announced results of analyses of atrial fibrillation (AF) data from the BEST trial, a previously conducted Phase 3 heart failure (HF) trial involving Gencaro (bucindolol ... read more
  • Posted at 8:59 AM
    Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) received a $66 million follow-on contract from the Missile Defense Agency to continue development of the highly successful Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Weapon System. The Advanced Capability Development (ACD) contract is a five-year, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) award. The initial task order provides three years of engineering technical services including: flight test planning, maintenance of laboratory capability, and execution of Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) studies and threat assessments. "With the successful completion of ... read more
  • Posted at 8:58 AM
    NEW ORLEANS, LA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/26/12 -- Megadyne's Mega Power® Electrosurgical Generator is now even easier to use with a new faceplate interface for improved access to all modes. The original generator was designed specifically to be easy to use; this latest version has been further simplified as its push-button functionality now offers intuitive, dedicated buttons to activate each function and mode. Megadyne will showcase the product at booth #3416 during the 2012 Association of Perioperative Registered ... read more
  • Posted at 8:56 AM
    Smiths Detection, part of global technology business Smiths Group, has won a contract worth more than €100 million to supply all the main security scanning systems at the New Doha International Airport (NDIA) in Qatar. The prestigious order to ... read more
  • Posted at 8:46 AM
    New biological research reveals how an invading virus hijacks a cell's workings by imitating a signaling marker to defeat the body's defenses. By manipulating cell signals, the virus destroys a defensive protein designed to inhibit it. This finding, from studies in human cell cultures, may represent a broader targeting strategy used by other viruses, and may lay the scientific groundwork for developing more effective treatments for infectious diseases. "Learning details of how cells respond to viruses helps us to understand key ... read more
  • Posted at 8:45 AM
    Partnerships between technology solution providers and telecom agents continue to generate significant business, with some companies generating up to three-quarters of annual revenue from these strategic and tactical collaborations, according to new research out today from Channel Partners and CompTIA. Results of the second annual benchmarking report on IT-telecom partnerships were released at the Spring 2012 Channel Partners Conference & Expo, March 26-29 in Las Vegas. The study was a joint effort by Channel Partners, the leader in providing news and ... read more
  • Adaptivity(TM) Launches Visualization Studio(TM) --- CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 26, 2012
    Posted at 8:39 AM
    Adaptivity, The IT Blueprint Company, announced an expansion to the Blueprint4IT Lifecycle Suite(TM) with the launch of its Visualization Studio(TM) software. This is the fourth component of the suite that creates dynamic, living blueprints of a company's application deployment topology. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120301/CL62936LOGO ) Adaptivity's Blueprint4IT(TM) software supports IT transformation, including data center evolution, application portfolio optimization, and cloud enablement. Its Visualization Studio(TM) software's forensic discovery allows companies to: -- Reduce time to implementation with fact-based, ... read more
  • Posted at 8:31 AM
    Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) today announced that data from two Phase 2 trials with SAR236553/REGN727, an investigational, high-affinity, subcutaneously administered, fully-human antibody targeting PCSK9 (proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9), were presented at the American College of Cardiology's (ACC) 61st Annual Scientific Meeting in Chicago. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/55299-sanofi-regeneron-pharmaceuticals-lipid-lowering-medications-pcsk9-antibody The data showed that treatment with SAR236553/REGN727 over 8 to 12 weeks significantly reduced mean low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (LDL-C, ... read more
  • Posted at 8:29 AM
    The Air Force Association proudly congratulates the winners of CyberPatriot IV, the nation's largest and fastest growing high school cyber defense competition! On March 23, 2012, CyberPatriot IV concluded its National Finals Competition at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center. Out of the 402 Open Division teams that originally registered, "Team Unknown" of Alamo Academies, of San Antonio, Texas, was the first place winner, taking home the President's Trophy. As for the All Service Division, out of 617 original registrants, ... read more
  • Posted at 8:27 AM
    Wizard World, Inc. (symbol: WIZD) (“Wizard World” or the “Company”), one of North America’s most diverse digital entertainment and events companies, announced that John Macaluso, a successful businessman and entrepreneur, has been named the Company’s new Chief Executive Officer. He had previously been appointed to the ... read more
  • Posted at 8:27 AM
    Business Valuation Resources (BVR) is pleased to announce the availability of the highly anticipated 2012 Duff & Phelps Risk Premium Report, which includes use of the groundbreaking tool, the Duff & Phelps Risk Premium Calculator. ... read more
  • Posted at 8:27 AM
    Archipelago Learning (NASDAQ: ARCL) has introduced a Teacher Toolkit for its award-winning Study Island, a web-based instruction, practice and learning program built from individual state standards. The Teacher Toolkit facilitates access to Study Island’s extensive library of K-12 teacher resources ... read more
  • Posted at 8:26 AM
    The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC), a non-profit standards development organization and accrediting body, today announced the appointment of two new commissioners. Luigi Leblanc was appointed in December 2011, while Deborah Meisner was added in February 2012. They join ... read more
  • Posted at 8:23 AM
    Telco Systems, a BATM company (LSE: BVC) and developer of CE2.0 compliant multi-service Carrier Ethernet access, MPLS and demarcation solutions, announced today that Symphony Communication (SYMC: Bangkok), the Thai information and metro Ethernet communication service provider, has chosen Telco Systems ... read more
  • NSU to Host TEDMED Broadcast --- FT. LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla., March 26, 2012
    Posted at 8:20 AM
    Nova Southeastern University (NSU) has been selected by TEDMED to host the live broadcast of its exclusive conference featuring health and medicine titans from April 10 to 13. All sessions of the broadcast will take place at NSU's Health Professions Division's Chancellor's Dining Room. TEDMED talks are unlike what is seen at any other medical conference. Past TED Talks have been downloaded more than 500 million times because they feature world-class speakers who talk about "ideas worth spreading" in powerful, but ... read more