Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau:
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15: DIABETES
Profile America -- Tuesday, November 15th. November is set aside each year as National Diabetes Month. The goal is to make the public more aware of the serious nature of the disease and how to detect and control it. When our bodies are unable to maintain a normal blood sugar level, many complications may follow, including kidney failure. The disease ... read more
Zend Technologies today announced the general availability of Zend Studio 9.0, a significant update to the industry's leading integrated development environment (IDE) for Web application developers using PHP, the dynamic language that powers more than one-third of the web. Zend Studio 9.0 brings a new level of productivity to the development and debugging of next-generation Web Applications and Services in cloud and on-premise environments. Using Zend Studio 9.0, developers and their managers will discover better end-to-end development workflows, deep ... read more
Restaurant.com, the leading provider of restaurant savings nationwide, today announced the launch of Specials by Restaurant.com. An evolution of its core gift certificate business, Specials by Restaurant.com is an additional avenue for consumers to save on exciting and memorable dining experiences through a unique selection of daily deals.
"We're excited to announce the launch of Specials by Restaurant.com," said Cary Chessick, CEO of Restaurant.com. "Groupon (GRPN) has recently shown tremendous consumer demand for daily deals. We believe the ... read more
Today, PCMag.com announced its 2011 Best of the Year honorees, the
greatest distinction given by the acclaimed technology site. This year
138 products—71 Gold and 68 Silver winners—made the cut, from companies
like Apple, HP, Amazon, Nintendo, Symantec and Sony. Five products
earned 5-star ratings—a rating ... read more
SANTA CLARA, Calif. and YOKOHAMA, Japan, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
Marvell today announced the products and partners it will
feature at Embedded Technology 2011. Front and center in
the showcase are Marvell(R) ITU-T G.hn integrated silicon
... read more
Bitstream Inc. (Nasdaq: BITS) today reported that total revenue
increased by $826,000 or 14% to $6,808,000 for the three months ended
September 30, 2011 as compared to total revenue of $5,982,000 for the
three months ended September 30, 2010. The Company’s aggregate cash,
cash equivalents, and ... read more
Corning Cable Systems Pty. Ltd., part of Corning Incorporated’s
segment, today announced that Corning has been selected as a primary
supplier of optical fiber cable and hardware to NBN Co for the
Australian government’s National Broadband Network (NBN) initiative to
... read more
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today its financial results for the fiscal year and fourth quarter ended September 30, 2011.
Fiscal 2011 and Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2011 Highlights:
-- Net earnings for fiscal 2011 of $331.0 million;
-- Diluted EPS for fiscal 2011 of $2.60;
-- Net earnings for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2011 of $94.3 million;
-- Diluted EPS for the ... read more
Sting, in partnership with global transmedia company @radical.media, has launched STING 25. The expansive, dynamic app for iPad explores the life, music and activism of one of the world's most influential musicians. With unparalleled access to seminal performances, rare photos and personal stories, the comprehensive app depicts the past 25 years of Sting's career as a renowned musician and humanitarian.
"This 'appumentary' harnesses the display and Multi-Touch capabilities of iPad to tell a much richer story than you could using a ... read more
Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) and Amkor Technology, Inc.
(Nasdaq:AMKR) today announced that, in light of severe flooding in
Thailand affecting the operations of a subsidiary of Toshiba, Toshiba
Electronics Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., Toshiba and Amkor have jointly agreed to
postpone discussions regarding the previously announced proposed
... read more
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a world leader in advanced semiconductor
solutions, announced today its new system-in-package (SIP) near field
communications (NFC) chip, the SENHRN1. The new Secu-NFC chip combines a
NFC controller and a secure element storing personal information and
security keys with advanced encryption technologies, ... read more
As Thanksgiving approaches, holiday shopping deals are just about bursting at the seams. Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, is traditionally known as a shopping holiday when outrageous deals are available in limited quantities for the most passionate shoppers. The most hardcore shoppers have been known to camp out in front of stores, in lawn chairs, under blankets, even in the coldest temperatures of the early morning hours. Thankfully, Cyber Monday came to the rescue for shoppers who may not ... read more
SCTE Cable Tec Expo -- Antenna Technology Communications Inc. (ATCi), a provider of commercial satellite communications services, announced today from the SCTE Cable Tec Expo taking place in Atlanta, GA, that major U.S. cable MSOs have adopted and have implemented Simulsat-5B retrofit kits in several sites across the United States.
Simulsat-5B is ATCi's newest entry in the Simulsat line of multibeam satellite transport systems. The system was specifically designed to economically improve upon the longstanding full-arc, flexibility of multibeam antennas, ... read more
Verizon has expanded its Voice-over-IP (VoIP) service within the Asia-Pacific region, enabling multinational companies in key commercial hubs across the region to take advantage of a wide range of the latest unified communications and collaboration applications to help increase productivity and efficiency.
By leveraging Verizon's expansive global IP network and feature-rich architecture, the VoIP solution offers customers in Australia, Hong Kong, India and Singapore access to applications including social networking, video chats, mobile-device support, instant messaging and presence.
Verizon is also ... read more
Sierra Nevada Corporation's (SNC) Space Systems announces the completion of additional Dream Chaser Space System Milestones under NASA's Commercial Crew Development Phase 2 (CCDev2) Program. To date, SNC has completed five of thirteen Milestones, all on time and on budget.
The Dream Chaser Program completed a CCDev2 Milestone with a demonstration of the Dream Chaser Cockpit Based Simulator. The following CCDev2 Milestone was the Dream Chaser Program's Vehicle Avionics Integration Laboratory (VAIL). The lab is linked to ... read more
Express Scripts, Inc. (Nasdaq: ESRX) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Aristotle Holding, Inc., a Delaware corporation ("Aristotle"), has successfully priced a private offering of senior notes consisting of $900.0 million aggregate principal amount of 2.750% senior notes due 2014, $1.25 billion aggregate principal amount of 3.500% senior notes due 2016, $1.25 billion aggregate principal amount of 4.750% senior notes due 2021 and $700.0 million aggregate principal amount of 6.125% senior notes due 2041. The offering is expected to ... read more
Laying the Foundation (LTF) has recently stepped forward to become one of the leading providers of teacher lessons and activities aligned with the Common Core State Standards. With its ten-year record of providing results-driven, content-focused teacher training and classroom-ready resources, the nonprofit organization has taken its rigorous program to the next level to help middle school and high school teachers understand and implement the new standards in their classrooms.
"We didn't start out to create a program to meet Common ... read more
CA WORLD - CA Technologies today announced two new identity and access management (IAM) cloud security services that expand its portfolio of IAM-as-a-service solutions. These services mark another step in the company's strategy to help customers use and provide cloud and traditional business services that enable IT to be more agile and operate at the speed the business demands.
The new cloud solutions, CA IdentityMinder as-a-Service and CA FedMinder as-a-Service, join the company's existing advanced authentication services as part of the ... read more
CA WORLD -- CA Technologies today announced several new and enhanced agile cloud solutions that deliver business services across public, private or hybrid clouds. These solutions provide the basis for customers to drive business services from the planning and model stage to deployment and operations. This includes the automation, security and service assurance needed to achieve business agility and its competitive benefits: innovation, speed, cost and risk efficiencies and improved performance.
"Organizations are choosing private and public cloud infrastructures to deliver ... read more
CA WORLD -- CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) today unveiled CA Cloud 360, a new solution that provides enterprises with a prescriptive approach to validate and select which applications and business services are best suited for private, public and hybrid clouds or traditional models.
CA Cloud 360 offers enterprise CIOs the visibility, foresight and predictive intelligence needed to effectively create new cloud services in as little as three months. As a result, customers can build comprehensive, transformative and sustainable cloud strategies that ... read more