UBM Electronics, a UBM company and the daily source of essential business and technical information for the electronics industry's decision makers, today announced that the EE Times special digital issue entitled "The Day the Lights Went Out in Japan" raised over $133,000 thus far for American Red Cross relief efforts to assist Japanese people and businesses.
The content of the special issue covers how the recent earthquake and tsunami have impacted Japan - its people, business and ... read more
Global education leader Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) today announced
the appointment of Russ Carlson as Executive Vice President of its
Enterprise Solutions Group. Mr. Carlson will develop, drive and execute
a cohesive, end-to-end strategy for K–12 learning solutions across the
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Richard J. Caselli, M.D., a behavioral neurologist with Mayo Clinic, has
been elected to the board of directors of the Flinn Foundation. Dr.
Caselli’s appointment expands the Foundation’s board to 10 members.
Dr. Caselli, a professor of neurology with Mayo Clinic’s College of
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Laboratories, a San Antonio, Texas-based independent blood testing
lab, celebrates the grand opening of its expanded operations in Gwinnett
County, Georgia, today. The lab’s expansion in Norcross will result in
the hiring of more than 100 highly-trained, expert clinical laboratory
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Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ GS: IBKR) plans to announce its
first quarter 2011 financial results on Thursday, April 21, 2011, in a
release that will be issued at approximately 4:00 pm (ET). The press
release will also be available on the company's web site, www.interactivebrokers.com/ir.
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RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation (Nasdaq: RXII), a biotechnology company
focused on discovering, developing and commercializing innovative
therapies addressing major unmet medical needs using RNA-targeted and
immunotherapy technologies, today announced that the Company’s President
and Chief Executive Officer, Mark J. Ahn, Ph.D., will present a
... read more
Armanino Consulting is pleased to announce the hiring of Scott Mangelson as a Senior Manager in the firm's Consulting practice. Mangelson will play a key role in directing the firm's CRM sales, marketing and business development strategy.
"We're excited to add Scott to our expanding Microsoft Dynamics consulting practice," said Tom Mescall, Partner-in-Charge of Consulting at Armanino McKenna. "His deep expertise with the Dynamics CRM product and with providing best-practice management consulting and business process re-engineering for sales, marketing, and customer ... read more
Acrodyne Services, a leading provider of television transmission integration services, has entered into a distribution agreement with Decontis to provide their monitoring solutions for ATSC Mobile DTV in North America. Under the agreement Acrodyne Services will package and configure hardware platforms using the Decontis atscSAM software monitoring products and offer these solutions to North American broadcasters as part of the company's integrated Mobile DTV upgrade package or as a stand-alone monitoring solution for use in any mobile upgrade. The atscSAM ... read more
Lockerz, a social commerce company with 18 million members worldwide, today announced Mark Stabingas as the company's chief operating officer. Stabingas will lead the rapidly growing startup's finance, partnerships and acquisitions and e-commerce functions. Targeting customers ages 13 to 30, Lockerz rewards its members for doing what they love online, including shopping, connecting with friends, and sharing content.
"After partnering with Mark for years during our tenures at Amazon.com, I am delighted to welcome him to the ... read more
ComEd, a unit of the Chicago-based Exelon Corporation, one of the
nation’s largest electric utility companies, has selected
Minneapolis-based technology consulting firm N’compass Solutions Inc.
(N’compass) to provide services, through energy efficiency incentives,
to business customers throughout the greater Chicago area that will
... read more
OpenTrust, the Next-Gen IT security software publisher, today announced
that a customer using OpenTrust PKI & SCM has received the 2011
Innovation Award for CISOs.
Jean-Christophe Monier, Technical and Security Director of GROUPE CMA
CGM, the third-largest shipping company ... read more
There's no shortage of academics, politicians and policy wonks eager to publicly share their opinions about funding the nation's scientific enterprise, about which avenues of research are yielding promising results and about how to inspire youngsters to pursue studies and careers in science. But less often do we hear from the next generation of researchers who will in the not-too-distant future be heading up laboratories and institutes around the world, searching for long-elusive cures and envisioning therapies so creative that ... read more
The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday (April 7) approved an order that requires wireless carriers that invest in building networks to agree to carry the traffic of carriers that do not make these investments, at prices set by the FCC. The following statement should be attributed to Tom Tauke, Verizon executive vice president of public affairs, policy and communications:
"The U.S. wireless communications marketplace is one of the most dynamic, competitive and innovative in the world. Consumers have many choices ... read more
Thomson Reuters today announced that it has launched a new online research platform, Revista dos Tribunais Online, geared expressly for Brazilian legal professionals and incorporating the more than 900 editions of Revista dos Tribunais that have been published without interruption since 1912.
With the launch of Revista dos Tribunais Online, Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, is investing in its Brazil-based operations and bringing its market-leading electronic platforms to a part of the ... read more
“Wilson Electronics commends the FCC and its Commissioners for its
issuance of a Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM), which will
gather industry suggestions as to what specifications cellular signal
boosters should meet in order to obtain FCC certification. Today's
action ensures that cellular signal boosters can continue ... read more
As part of World Health Day 2011, the World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on policy makers, providers, the public and the healthcare industry to take action to combat the serious health threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Aligned with these efforts, Hospira (NYSE: HSP) is focusing on the growing importance of clinical surveillance systems to help reduce AMR by helping healthcare providers optimize antibiotic therapy and provide the "right drug for the right bug."
Antimicrobial agents, used to treat infections, ... read more
War and its effects on soldiers and civilians is the focus of an inaugural film series to debut on April 14-17, 2011 at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, (MFA) as a collaboration between the MFA and the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (MSPP).
Identified as "The First Annual Hollywood Scriptures Film Series", this year's theme of "The Psychology of War" represents four distinct, international, contemporary films which offer a pathway to understanding the psychology of human nature.
"Especially in ... read more
RFID Global Solution, Inc., the leading provider of real time asset visibility solutions for the data center and enterprise asset tracking markets, announced it has closed $2.5 million in private equity and super angel funding. Led by WWC Capital of Reston, Virginia, with participation by all existing angel investors and the management team, the funds will be used for acceleration of product development and continued attraction of world class talent.
WWC Capital focuses on software, technology services and new media ... read more
iCrossing (http://news.icrossing.com), a global digital marketing agency, announced the launch of www.GoToBermuda.com for the Bermuda Department of Tourism. The site reflects the "Bermuda experience" online, through rich imagery, easy navigation and user-generated content. The new site is part of a connected marketing strategy to drive awareness and engagement across bought, earned and owned media channels.
As digital agency of record since 2008, iCrossing provides the Bermuda Department of Tourism digital marketing strategy and services including search engine optimization (SEO), paid ... read more
At NAB 2011 Thinklogical will launch the new powerful line of Fiber
optic router platforms for the Broadcast industry. This new line of HDX
Fiber optic routers is designed to meet the needs of the Broadcast
industry by providing the performance, resilience and versatility
required in ... read more