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Monday, September 26, 2011

  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Symmetricom®, Inc. (NASDAQ: SYMM), a worldwide leader in precision time and frequency technologies, today announced the launch and availability of the release 6.2 enhancement of its SSU 2000, a robust and fully manageable system that generates and distributes precise synchronization signals for both traditional SONET/SDH networks and modern Ethernet/IP networks. This latest release was designed to improve network management security and dramatically increase system capacity for networks using the IEEE 1588 Precision Time Protocol. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110829/AQ59077LOGO) Important new capabilities with the SSU ... read more
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    The BSAT-3c/JCSAT-110R broadcasting satellite, designed and built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) for the Broadcasting Satellite System Corporation (B-SAT) and SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation, is now ready for service following successful on-orbit deployment and checkout of all spacecraft systems. The satellite is located at orbital location 110 degrees east and will provide service for Japanese companies B-SAT and SKY Perfect JSAT, which jointly procured the satellite. BSAT-3c/JCSAT-110R incorporates two independent Ku-band payloads with 12 direct broadcast channels ... read more
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    Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has successfully completed preliminary design review for the Global Positioning System Next Generation Operational Control System (GPS OCX), an important milestone in determining the program's development approach, cost estimates and delivery schedule. The review, which was conducted by the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center's (SMC) GPS Directorate, assessed the architectural and technical maturity of the program design. "Successful completion of the PDR is a significant milestone validating our design and confirming the Raytheon-led team's ... read more
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    Starfire Systems, Inc. (www.starfiresystems.com), a leader in Polymer-to-Ceramic(TM) technology, announced today the signing of an agreement with Thorn Tree Technology outlining plans for cooperation in the development of a lightweight ceramic brake rotor for Thorn Tree's Turbine Rotor Division. "Our collaboration with Thorn Tree comes on the heels of our recently announced technological advancements to our Polymer-to-Ceramic Composite (PTCC) Friction Materials," stated Al Cornell, VP of Sales and Business Development for Starfire Systems, Inc. "Starfire technology enhances customer products, ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) announced today at the Association for the Healthcare Environment (AHE) 2011 Annual Conference the introduction of Clorox Commercial Solutions(R) Clorox(R) Broad Spectrum Quaternary Disinfectant Cleaner. Clorox(R) Broad Spectrum Cleaner is Clorox's newest non-bleach hospital-use disinfectant and the only quaternary spray registered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to kill all of the ESKAPE pathogens.(1) According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the six ESKAPE pathogens are responsible for two-thirds of ... read more
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    Lancope, Inc., a leader in flow-based security, network and application performance monitoring, will host a complimentary webinar with Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) on Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 11:00 a.m. ET / 8:00 a.m. PT. The webinar will focus on the results of a recent NetFlow adoption survey conducted by the two organizations, which indicated that flow data has become a critical, mainstream tool for improving network visibility, performance and security, displacing conventional probe solutions, and that increased usage is on ... read more
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    BoxTone, the leader in Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM), today announced a significant advancement to its EMM platform, delivering the first fully automated policy and compliance management engine with a comprehensive real-time mobile security dashboard, analytics, alerting, audit reporting and expanded integration with enterprise IT systems. With this enhanced offering, enterprises can now extend their existing investments in people, processes and infrastructure to fully secure, manage and govern mobility as they do other critical enterprise IT systems. Built from more than six ... read more
  • Simplee Launches Free Online Payments for Medical Bills --- PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 26, 2011
    Posted at 6:00 AM
    Simplee has announced the launch of a fully integrated electronic bill payment service, making it possible for the first time to pay all of your medical bills and manage all of your health insurance plans and expenses in a single place. Whether for an individual or an entire family, Simplee's Web-based personal health care expense management service is now the easiest way to access a complete snapshot of your health care picture and then pay, reconcile and confirm medical ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Sony Movie Channel is celebrating Halloween throughout the entire month of October as its weekly double-feature block MANDAYS takes a stab as KILLER MANDAYS. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080424/LATH509LOGO) "Sony Movie Channel is thrilled to bring such high quality horror films to our viewers during the month of October," said Superna Kalle. "With such prestigious filmmakers as John Carpenter and Tsui Hark programmed for KILLER MANDAYS, our audience will be screaming for more."The thrills will continue online when from Monday, October 3rd - Thursday, ... read more
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    Ektron, empowering organizations to fully realize their website's marketing and revenue-generating potential, today announced at OMMA Global that Erick Mott has joined the company as Vice President, Global Community Practice. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100709/MM19483LOGO ) Mott brings 20 years of results to Ektron with prior innovation, marketing and communications leadership roles at Sitecore, Lyris, Return Path, Nokia, MarkMonitor, GlobalFluency, Cisco Systems, Sun Microsystems, Philips Electronics, CBS television and his own startups. In this new position at Ektron, Mott will implement and lead the company's ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Schick® Intuition®, the razor that lathers and shaves in one, easy step, kicks off the fall season with a fun, interactive Facebook application (www.facebook.com/schickintuition) and coupon program centered around the balance and happiness that can come from leading a more simple life. "Schick Intuition is excited to escort consumers on the journey to discover the secrets to simplifying their active lifestyles," says Chit Itchon, Senior Brand Manager Schick Intuition. "We're looking forward to interacting with our fans through this program, ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Consumers looking for the best gas prices have good reason to first turn to their mobile device before turning into the gas station. With the latest YP(SM) app from AT&T Interactive, consumers now have quick access to nearby gas prices with an at-a-glance view of the "best" options for easy decision-making while on the go. The popular app's growing number of money-saving features also includes the ability to not only browse coupons and discounts nearby, but also share them via ... read more
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    ICAP Patent Brokerage, a division of ICAP plc, the world's largest intellectual property brokerage and patent auction firm, is offering for sale a patent portfolio related to rapid-acting intranasal (IN) insulin delivery formulations. The patent portfolio is owned by Marina Biotech, Inc. (Nasdaq: MRNA). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100614/CG20517LOGO) J. Michael French, CEO of Marina Biotech, Inc. commented, "Our intranasal insulin program, originally positioned to serve a diabetic patient population, holds additional promise in the potential treatment of CNS diseases such as Alzheimer's. Our ... read more
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    China Nuvo Solar Energy, Inc. (OTCQB: CNUV) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, SurgLine will be working with Independent Medical Coop, Inc. ("IMCO"). IMCO (www.imcoinc.com) is the premier association for the independent medical supply distributor. Their 160 distributor locations are a driving force in multiple markets, including primary care, extended care, acute care and other markets. Mr. Tom Toland, CEO of SurgLine was quoted as saying "We are very excited that IMCO has agreed to allow us to ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. is proud to support the National Eczema Association (NEA) during Eczema Awareness Month to raise awareness about this disease and the resources available to help those who suffer from eczema. For eligible patients, Upsher-Smith offers a "pay no more than $15" coupon for Trianex((TM) )0.05% (Triamcinolone Acetonide Ointment), a prescription corticosteroid with the feel of a cream and strength of an ointment indicated for the relief of itching and inflammation caused by certain skin conditions that ... read more
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    Entravision Communications Corporation (NYSE: EVC) today announced the launch of "Contacto Directo con Jenni Rivera," a radio program starring Mexican-American regional music star Jenni Rivera that will begin airing in October on 13 of Entravision's leading radio properties across the U.S. The radio talk show was developed for the growing audience of Latina women across the U.S. and will cover a range of topics, including entertainment, relationships, fashion and pop-culture. "Contacto Directo con Jenni Rivera" is available for Spanish-language syndication ... read more
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    Long Island schools are eager to continue advancing education in the classroom with technology. Optimum Lightpath®, a market leader in Ethernet-based communication solutions for New York metropolitan area businesses, today announced that it will award up to $100,000 in grants to help Long Island schools continue to expand the use of technology for teaching and learning. Grant applications are now being accepted and winners will be announced at Optimum Lightpath's Long Island Education Technology Conference, which will be held November ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    The Mobile Marketing Association (MMA), the premier global non-profit trade association established to lead the growth of mobile marketing, and ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    User Insight, an international research firm, is hosting The Social TV Event, a virtual conference on October 20, 2011 to explore who in the marketplace is using social TV, who will use it in the future, how they will use it and how the latest technologies stack up. Attendees from across the globe will virtually engage in the conversation and receive an insider's look at social TV products and services that are not yet on the market. The Technology Association of ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    TouchStorm, the premier source for online video distribution and content development, today announced that the reach of its editorial distribution network increased 4% in August 2011 from the previous month, bringing the network's total U.S. viewership potential to 31.7 million, according to the most recent comScore figures. TouchStorm's consumer-facing video site, Howdini, ranked in the top 15% of YouTube partners in the first month the category was measured by comScore. Climbing two spots to 17 out of 1,969 on comScore's ... read more