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Thursday, July 28, 2011

  • Posted at 6:25 AM
    ZAGG Inc. (NASDAQ: ZAGG) (www.ZAGG.com) said today that it will report financial results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2011 on Monday, August 15, 2011, immediately following the closing of regular stock market trading hours. The Company will hold ... read more
  • Posted at 6:23 AM
    Elevate, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Highland Business Services, Inc. (OTCBB:HGLB), an innovator in the delivery of broadband digital services, today announced the addition of Peter Cannistra to its Board of Advisors. SUMMARY ... read more
  • Posted at 6:22 AM
    TheStreet (Nasdaq: TST), a leading digital financial media company, announced today that the Credit Power Index (TM) produced by its RateWatch division showed a sixth straight month of improvement for consumers in June as interest rates for certain adjustable-rate mortgages and car loans dropped to the ... read more
  • Posted at 6:21 AM
    Overall customer service satisfaction is much higher among wireless contract-based customers than those who subscribe to prepaid or non-contract service plans, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2011 U.S. Wireless Customer Care Performance Full-Service Study(SM)--Volume 2 and the 2011 U.S. Wireless Customer Care Performance Non-Contract Study(SM)--Volume 2, both released today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050527/LAF028LOGO-a) Now in its ninth year, the semiannual study provides a detailed report card on how well wireless carriers provide service to their customers via three contact methods: telephone calls ... read more
  • U.S. News Weekly Now Available on iPad --- WASHINGTON, July 28, 2011
    Posted at 6:18 AM
    U.S. News Media Group announced today that its U.S. News Weekly App for iPad is now available on the App Store. Readers can now experience U.S. News Weekly's insightful content and compelling features by purchasing a monthly subscription for only 99 cents through In-App Purchase on the App Store. Existing subscribers have access to the iPad edition immediately through their current subscription, and for new users, access to the first issue is free. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100603/PH13717LOGO ) U.S. News Weekly debuted in January ... read more
  • Posted at 6:17 AM
    Hearsay Social, the enterprise SaaS company that empowers brands with local representatives or branches to successfully and compliantly embrace social media (www.facebook.com/hearsaysocial), announced today that it has received $18 million in Series B funding. New Enterprise Associates, Inc. (NEA) led the round, with partner Jon Sakoda joining Hearsay Social's Board of Directors. Existing investor Sequoia Capital also participated in the round. Separately, Hearsay Social announced three product innovations to drive social media results at all levels of a brand hierarchy: ... read more
  • Posted at 6:15 AM
    Mobile community-powered loyalty network Shooger today announced that the company has secured its first outside capital funding with a $5 million investment from South Florida's Hudson Capital Group (HCG). The investment will enable Shooger to expand its sales and marketing capacity as it continues to innovate its increasingly popular service, offering mobile users fun and engaging ways to get access to unique, local experiences, and merchants a powerful platform to build better engagement and loyalty with their community. "We are thrilled to ... read more
  • Posted at 6:15 AM
    HOPKINTON, Mass., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- News Summary: -- New EMC Proven(TM) Solution accelerates the movement of Oracle production databases from physical to virtual in less than 30 minutes without downtime on EMC® Symmetrix® VMAX(TM) and EMC VNX(TM) unified storage. -- New EMC Proven Solution accelerates the scaling of virtualized ... read more
  • Posted at 6:09 AM
    RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD) and AMC Entertainment Inc. (AMC) announced today an agreement to equip up to 1,000 additional screens with RealD 3D technology across the AMC circuit in the United States and Canada. The commitment will raise AMC’s total RealD 3D-enabled screen count to approximately ... read more
  • Posted at 6:09 AM
    BOCA RATON, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 07/28/11 -- Airspan Networks Inc., a leading provider of broadband wireless access networks, announced today that Aptics Trading (Aptics), a Zimbabwe Internet Service Provider, has selected Airspan 4G equipment to deliver broadband services to a large portion of the nation. Aptics is one of a small number of ISPs in Zimbabwe who own a Class A license enabling them to deliver Voice over IP (VoIP) services in addition to data and Internet access. The ... read more
  • Posted at 6:07 AM
    A Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-led industry team is preparing the nation's third Littoral Combat Ship, Fort Worth, to start sea trials this fall. Fort Worth, the second ship of the Freedom variant of the LCS program, was christened in December 2010. Now more than 93 percent complete, it remains on cost and on schedule. Builder and acceptance trials are scheduled early this fall in advance of delivering the ship to the U.S. Navy in early 2012. "The team is focused ... read more
  • Posted at 6:07 AM
    Creative Channel Services (CCS), a leading retail marketing agency, today announced that OnStar has chosen CCS as its online learning partner to support OnStar's recently released For My Vehicle (FMV) product. Information on OnStar FMV is being distributed over CCS' CyberScholar Retail Network, the free online training resource used by thousands of retail salespeople nationwide. OnStar FMV is available at select retailers and dealers that offer automobile electronics installation services. On CyberScholar, salespeople can learn about FMV's features and services - ... read more
  • Posted at 6:05 AM
    GigOptix (OTCBB: GGOX), a leading supplier of semiconductor and optical components that enable high-speed information streaming, today announced that management will present at the Oppenheimer 2011 Technology & Communications Conference at the Intercontinental Hotel and Spa in Boston, MA. Dr. Avi Katz, GigOptix’s Chairman and CEO, ... read more
  • Posted at 6:05 AM
    Viamet Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that one of its novel antifungal compounds has been selected for inclusion in the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) Therapeutics for Rare and Neglected Diseases (TRND) program. TRND is a government-funded program specifically designed to speed development of new therapies for ... read more
  • Posted at 6:04 AM
    Newark, a leading multi-channel, high-service electronics distributor in the Americas, announced today it was stocking the newest QuasarBrite(TM) UV LED technologies from Lumex, which include three new standard wavelengths. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110728/CG39691) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110721/CG38500LOGO-b) Lumex states that QuasarBrite UV LEDs provide up to 10 times longer lifespan, up to 50% cost savings, up to 70% energy consumption savings and superior light performance, as compared to alternative technologies like CCFLs. The RoHS compliant QuasarBrite UV LEDs are now available for same day shipping in ... read more
  • Posted at 6:03 AM
    SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/28/11 -- SkySQL will resell co-branded backup and recovery solution as part of SkySQL™ Enterprise subscription New solution bolsters SkySQL offerings for mission critical, high availability MySQL® database deployments SkySQL Inc., the first choice in affordable MySQL® database solutions for the enterprise and cloud, today introduced the SkySQL™ Recovery Manager, a backup and recovery solution for the MySQL database. Powered by Zmanda, the industry's leading provider of enterprise and cloud-based backup and disaster recovery ... read more
  • Posted at 6:01 AM
    The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) announced the launch of the first free smart phone application to improve diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson's disease (PD). The Parkinson's Toolkit is a mobile-enhanced website with a companion smart phone app available for download at toolkit.parkinson.org. "The National Parkinson Foundation is dedicated to providing clinicians with tools to improve the way they treat Parkinson's, and there is no better way to do this than a point-of-care mobile app," said Joyce Oberdorf, NPF's President and ... read more
  • Posted at 6:01 AM
    Federated Media Publishing, which powers the best of the Independent Web at scale, today announced that Michael Gutkowski has joined the company as Executive Vice President, Operations. Gutkowski will oversee Federated Media’s leading conversational marketing programs, ad targeting products and ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Management Dynamics, a leading provider of global trade management solutions, today announced that Invensys PLC (ISYS:LN), a global engineering and technology company, has selected its Restricted Party Screening (RPS) On-Demand solution to automate the RPS process for all of its global operations across 125,000 parties in ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    HireRight, a leading provider of employment screening solutions, today announced the availability of the HireRight Employment Screening Benchmarking Report, 2011 Edition. This popular report identifies common screening practices and important issues and trends related to background checking, drug and alcohol ... read more