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Friday, December 16, 2011

  • Posted at 10:00 AM
    Sprint (NYSE: S) customers in Oregon can have happy holidays this year with increased 3G coverage just in time for holiday shopping, festive parties and family get-togethers. In the past 90 days, Sprint has implemented 65 network capacity upgrades ... read more
  • Posted at 9:58 AM
    AT&T Inc.* (NYSE:T) announced today that its board of directors has approved a 2.3 percent increase in the company’s quarterly dividend paid to stockholders. AT&T directors increased the quarterly dividend rate from $0.43 to $0.44 ... read more
  • Posted at 9:52 AM
    Bourque Industries today announced that the Company's patent application for its proprietary Kryron material was published in Europe. The patent was published in the European Patent Bulletin under the title "SOLID COMPOSITION HAVING ENHANCED PHYSICAL AND ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES" and was assigned Publication Number EP 2 376 ... read more
  • Posted at 9:49 AM
    NASA's Johnson Space Center and Texas A&M University will sign an agreement Dec. 19 to begin the move of the primary space shuttle launch and landing trainer, the Shuttle Motion Simulator, to College Station. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Media are invited to attend the Space Act Agreement signing at 3 p.m. Monday, Dec. 19, at JSC. JSC Deputy Director Dr. Ellen Ochoa will welcome guests, including Texas A&M University President Dr. R. Bowen Loftin, who will provide remarks on the partnership agreement. ... read more
  • Posted at 9:43 AM
    Announcing www.pumpyouup.com has released their free Christmas music collection and Winter themed free electronica downloads. The collection includes a variety of dubstep, trance, synthpop, house, and techno. Our Christmas songs contain uniquely crafted Nutcracker dubstep and trance arrangements guaranteed to please. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111216/DA24199LOGO) Free Christmas musicWelcome PumpYouUp is a new web site promoting indie/hobby free music. PumpYouUp's purpose is to simplify finding and downloading quality new music. Our music is hand picked and creative. No wasting time. No weird links. No ... read more
  • Posted at 9:37 AM
    Today, Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) announced that its efforts to secure continued increases in federal research funding for lung cancer achieved another victory as an additional $10.2 million was included in the Department of Defense (DOD) Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP) which was part of the FY2012 budget compromise worked out late last night by the House and Senate. This $1 trillion omnibus spending package includes nine appropriations measures which establish budgets for hundreds of programs across ten ... read more
  • GiftCards.com -- Visa® Virtual Gift Cards --- PITTSBURGH, Dec. 16, 2011
    Posted at 9:30 AM
    It's less than two weeks until Christmas and you just realized that you forgot to get a gift for a family member, friend or co-worker. You are very busy, don't have time to go to a store or it's too late to mail something and have it arrive in time. What do you do? (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111216/NE24238 ) The solution: GiftCards.com's Visa® Virtual Gift. GiftCards.com's Visa® Virtual Gift is easy to give and valuable to receive. Through GiftCards.com you ... read more
  • Posted at 9:28 AM
    "Progress in preventing HIV in the United States will be set back, while little will be done to provide additional care and treatment to people already living with HIV/AIDS in our country," said Carl Schmid, Deputy Executive Director of The AIDS Institute, commenting on the final Fiscal Year 2012 spending bill to be voted on by Congress today. "This is especially disappointing in light of the optimism expressed by national and global leaders just two weeks ago on World ... read more
  • Posted at 9:28 AM
    Go Daddy now officially includes strategic financial partners, KKR, Silver Lake and Technology Crossover Ventures. The three powerful technology players have joined Go Daddy, as part of an investment deal that officially closed today. The partnership creates a vibrant technology company poised to expand farther and ... read more
  • Posted at 9:15 AM
    NASA released the fourth in a series of 60-day reports today showing that commercial spaceflight development programs are moving forward. The agency's U.S. industry partners continue to make progress in developing a transportation system to ferry cargo and U.S. astronauts to the International Space Station. The development of industry systems will allow NASA to concentrate its resources on deep space exploration. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The latest status report highlights the progress and accomplishments for the agency's commercial spaceflight development efforts. The bi-monthly report ... read more
  • Posted at 9:13 AM
    MANCHESTER, NH -- (Marketwire) -- 12/16/11 -- Scribe, the leader in CRM data integration solutions, announced that former Salesforce.com executive Roger Hodskins is driving Scribe's push to expand its leadership in partner-developed solutions for the cloud and on-premise (hybrid) integration market. "I came to Scribe from Salesforce.com based on the strength of Scribe Online, our cloud-based integration platform for application vendors and other partners," said Mr. Hodskins, the new vice president of strategic alliances at Scribe. "We can use ... read more
  • Posted at 9:13 AM
    Boeing (NYSE: BA) Business Jets today announced the delivery of a BBJ to Nanshan Jet of Yantai, China, rounding out a strong year of orders and deliveries to Chinese customers. Representatives of Nanshan Jet took delivery of the airplane at the Boeing Delivery Center in Seattle. This is the first BBJ for Nanshan Jet and one of the first aircraft the company will operate on its own. "Previously our jets were operated by Air China. We're thrilled to begin this new adventure ... read more
  • Posted at 9:13 AM
    Press Kit Materials are Available at: http://www.tradeshownews.com/events/2012-International-CES/BITS-Limited/ Company:   ... read more
  • Posted at 9:11 AM
    Time Warner Cable is now offering its Digital TV customers The Smurfs on Movies On Demand. This animated family comedy is bringing the Smurfs to New York City! When the evil wizard Gargamel chases the tiny blue Smurfs out of their village, they tumble from their magical world into ... read more
  • Posted at 9:10 AM
    Sierra Nevada Corporation's (SNC) Space Systems business area headquartered in Louisville, Colorado, is once again playing a critical role in a NASA mission to Mars. NASA's Mars Science Laboratory (MSL), launched November 26th, built by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, will rely on the SNC built Descent Brake to gently lower the 2,000 pound rover to the planet's surface. During the lowering, the rover's front mobility system will be deployed so that it is essentially ready to rove ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    The Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC) today announced that Louis Fox would be assuming the position of Chief Executive Officer. Fox will begin his duties on February 1, 2012. CENIC is a non-profit corporation created in 1996 by California’s ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    SureWest Communications (NASDAQ: SURW) today announced free speed upgrades for its commercial Internet customers in the Kansas City market who are served over its hybrid fiber coaxial (HFC) network. The speed increases were made possible due to a DOCSIS 3.0 network upgrade, technology that allows the addition of high-speed data transfer over the network supporting these customers. DOCSIS 3.0 enables faster speeds through technology advances such as channel bonding. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050908/SFSUREWESTLOGO) "These free speed upgrades join an already robust set ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    WeddingWire, the nation's leading wedding and event technology company, today announced that growth private equity firm Catalyst Investors has acquired the stake of WeddingWire's largest non-founder shareholder, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (MSLO). Ryan McNally and Brian Rich will join WeddingWire's Board of Directors. "WeddingWire is a very attractive investment opportunity. The Company has grown rapidly and will continue to do so. WeddingWire has an exceptionally strong management team with a terrific vision," said McNally. "Its business model provides proven value ... read more
  • The Echo Nest Powers New Spotify Radio --- SOMERVILLE, Mass., Dec. 16, 2011
    Posted at 9:00 AM
    The Echo Nest, a music intelligence platform powering smarter apps across the web and devices, will provide music intelligence to power intelligent radio and radio playlisting within the new Spotify Radio app, which starts rolling out to its users today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101214/NE17511LOGO ) The relationship sees The Echo Nest powering Spotify Radio, which lets users create personalized radio stations based around songs or artists in Spotify's catalogue of around 15 million tracks. The Echo Nest's deep musical intelligence helps Spotify users build ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Terremark, a Verizon Company, today announced that Nelson Fonseca has been named president of the company. Fonseca succeeds Kerry Bailey, who was named chief marketing officer of Verizon Enterprise Solutions, a new global organization that will oversee all business, government and wholesale operations from across Verizon’s ... read more