The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), the largest community of fundraising professionals in the world, is honoring Chicagoan Betty Bergstrom with its Founders' Medallion for her extraordinary contributions to the organization and the fundraising profession.
The AFP Founders' Medallion is presented to members who, through their dedication to the principles of ethical and effective fundraising, honor the legacy of AFP's founders: Harry Rosen, Benjamin Sklar, Abel Hanson and William R. Simms. Recipients must have been members for at least 20 years, ... read more
After a bipartisan group of more than 140 co-sponsors in the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives introduced the Wireless Tax Fairness Act of 2011, CTIA-The Wireless Association® President and CEO Steve Largent released the following statement:
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"On behalf of the wireless industry, and more importantly wireless consumers, we appreciate the support of the more than 140 co-sponsors, led by Representatives Lofgren and Franks and Senators Wyden and Snowe, to put a five-year moratorium on the ... read more
Plain White T's and Slacker, Inc. today launched Plain White T's Radio, a station featuring songs from the Grammy-nominated band, as well as music from artists that have inspired them over the years. The station also features commentary and introductions from the band members as well as three exclusive acoustic performances recorded live in the Slacker studios. Plain White T's Radio is now available for free in the Slacker Spotlight section on the web, on home entertainment devices and all ... read more
Respondesign, original developer of Yourself Fitness(TM), My Fitness Coach(TM) and Your Shape(TM) is releasing the consumer version of its MayaFit(TM) software - the first shipment to feature the PrimeSense Open Natural Interaction(TM) (OpenNI(TM)) solution.
This version for TVs and PCs adds to the existing MayaFit(TM) Training Station deployments in U.S.-based gyms and fitness centers that have been in production since late 2010. MayaFit(TM) software leverages the OpenNI(TM) framework to support motion-based fitness training for individual and group workouts.
"OpenNI(TM) provides ... read more
Group is pleased to announce that Asia Smart Cards Centre (ASCC) has
successfully deployed the Datacard®
MPR5800™ card personalization and production system to respond to
the challenging and growing financial card market in Asia Pacific. The
service bureau is ... read more
Disney FamilyFun, a leading family magazine with more than 5.5 million devoted readers, announced its FamilyFun App for iPad is now available on the App Store, bringing readers fresh new content starting with free versions of the March and April 2011 issues. Starting in May, new issues will be available for download each month through In-App Purchase. Nissan will use this platform to introduce the all-new 2011 Nissan Quest.
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Developed in conjunction with leading App developers Texterity ... read more
With wireless consumers now paying on average more than 16% a month in taxes and fees on their cell phone bills, MyWireless.org® today applauded the introduction of bipartisan legislation that gives consumers a five-year break from new, discriminatory state and local wireless taxes and fees. The much-needed consumer relief legislation, entitled the 'Wireless Tax Fairness Act,' was re-introduced today in the U.S. Senate and in the U.S. House of Representatives. The bills were introduced by Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and ... read more
MELBOURNE, Fla. and ROCHESTER, N.Y., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
-- Harris Falcon III tactical manpack and handheld radios to be used in
-- Radios to provide French Armed Forces with improved coalition
interoperability and wideband networking capabilities.
-- Orders expand international adoption of Falcon III line.
Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications ... read more
Xactly Corporation, the leader in on-demand sales performance management (SPM), has been named to The Wall Street Journal's prestigious list of the "Top 50 Venture-Backed Companies." Xactly ranked number three in the annual ranking, which was announced on March 10, 2011(1).
According to The Wall Street Journal, "To be eligible for the ranking -- compiled by research firm VentureSource, a unit of Journal owner News Corp. -- companies must have received an equity round of financing in the past ... read more
CTIA-The Wireless Association® President and CEO Steve Largent released the following statement in response to the introduction of the Warner-Wicker spectrum bill:
"CTIA welcomes the introduction of the Warner-Wicker bill, which will make some much needed improvements in the spectrum relocation process. As we work with Congress, the Administration and the FCC to bring additional spectrum to market, it is critical that spectrum that may be reallocated from government to commercial use be available for commercial deployment ... read more
Developed by inventor Xu Yongyong and represented by ICAP Ocean Tomo, the technology of this portfolio utilizes client computing resources through a sideband communication channel. The portfolio will be auctioned at ICAP Ocean Tomo's Spring 2011 Live IP Auction in New York on March 31st.
Embodiments of this patent may apply to:
-- Cloud Computing, Grid, P2P and other distributed computing
-- Ajax/Web 2.0
In Cloud and other types of cloud computing ... read more
Booyah, a leading social web and mobile entertainment company, has
officially launched Nightclub City DJ Rivals, the first
rhythm-based role-playing game for iPhone and iPod touch. Nightclub
City DJ Rivals lets players battle to the beat by tapping and
scratching to music tracks in a quest ... read more
With the economic forecast improving, service-centric organizations need
to take strategic actions now in order to fully take advantage of the
upcoming opportunities, according to two industry pros who will be
presenting as part of a webcast slated for March 22 at 11 am EDT.
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North Carolina-based E-Commerce Company, Happy Trails Advertising Incorporated, has announced the launch of their new consumer electronics Web site at www.LetsBoogey.net.
Founder of Happy Trails Advertising Incorporated and LetsBoogey.net, Charles Spellman, said, "We realize that with so many selections and retailers out there, finding the right products can be difficult...So we've found a number of great consumer electronics and put them all in one location for customer convenience."
LetsBoogey.net operates as an electronic commerce (e-Commerce) retail business. The site offers ... read more
Infinit Software Solutions, Inc.SM, announces a
cloud-based, turn-key, business facilitation solution designed to
provide membership organizations with an enhanced product and services
search tool providing precise, targeted, relevant information. Infinit's
new SimplyResultsTM will assist membership
organizations in attracting new members, ... read more
4G chipmaker Sequans today announced that it is the provider of the
WiMAX chip inside the “HTC EVO WiMAX” smartphone that was announced in
Japan on February 28 by KDDI and HTC. Comprising Sequans’ WiMAX
technology, HTC’s state-of-the-art user interface, and the advanced
capabilities of Google’s ... read more
Derco Aerospace, a Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) company, announced today an agreement with Senior Aerospace SSP for exclusive distribution of their C-130J Pressure Balance Compensators. Recently approved for use on the C-130 B-H aircraft by Lockheed Martin, these compensators improve the air management systems throughout the aircraft. To assist C-130 B-H operators and maintainers in complying with Lockheed Service Bulletin 82-813, Derco offers competitive pricing, in-stock availability and kitting solutions. Sikorsky Aerospace Services is the worldwide aftermarket business of ... read more
World, Inc. (OTC: WIZD.PK) (the “Company”) unveiled “Wizard
World,” its first free weekly digital magazine dedicated to in-depth
coverage of the pop culture, comics, graphic novels, toys and gaming
World” digi-zine gives fans of all genres what ... read more
Broadview Networks, a network-based business communications provider,
today announced the nationwide availability of Cloud
Computing Services, a suite of fully-managed enterprise-grade
business software and infrastructure applications hosted in the cloud
and tailored for the small and medium-sized business (SMB) market.
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Nash Group, a leader in executive search, professional recruitment
and IT outsourcing, released executive research today showing that the
iPad is not just technology hype. Statistics confirm that tablet devices
can have a significant impact on how executives do business, which is
... read more