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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

  • Posted at 12:52 PM
    SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/29/11 -- Proofpoint, Inc., the leading provider of cloud-based email security and compliance solutions, today announced that it has appointed David Knight to the position of executive vice president of product management and marketing. He comes to Proofpoint from Cisco Systems, where as CTO for the Collaboration Software Group he was responsible for product and technical vision and strategy, product management, and user experience. Knight joins Proofpoint during a time of rapid growth, ... read more
  • Posted at 12:47 PM
    GameTrailers.com, the premier video destination for gaming entertainment and information, has announced the winners of its "Best of E3 2011 Awards." Celebrating the accomplishments of the industry at the annual video game conference and show, one winner was selected from five nominees in 29 distinct categories. 2K Games made the largest impact in the awards, taking home top honors for BioShock Infinite in multiple categories including Best First-Person Shooter, Best Xbox 360 Game, Best PlayStation 3 Game, Best ... read more
  • Posted at 12:47 PM
    NASA's DISCOVER-AQ air quality field campaign is scheduled to take to the skies over the Baltimore-Washington traffic corridor on Thursday, June 30, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT as part of a mission to enhance the capability of satellites to measure ground-level air quality from space. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) NASA's P-3B research aircraft will fly at low altitudes over the northeast Maryland study region. The P-3B is a large, 117-foot, four-engine turboprop, carrying nine scientific instruments. It will fly as low ... read more
  • Posted at 12:45 PM
    Fairchild Semiconductor (NYSE: FCS), a leading global supplier of high performance power and mobile products, will hold its second quarter 2011 financial results conference call on Thursday, July 14, at 9:00 a.m. ET. The company will release its ... read more
  • Posted at 12:43 PM
    Pennsylvania Bio, the only statewide trade association representing Pennsylvania’s entire bioscience industry, and Assobiotec, the Italian Association for the development of biotechnology, announced today BioBridge, a collaborative relationship to develop, evolve and sustain the Life Sciences industry relationship between Italy and Pennsylvania. ... read more
  • Posted at 12:38 PM
    A sensors technology seminar being held in Santa Clara, Calif. on July 11th and July 15th will focus on temperature control as one of the most critical parameters in optimizing many solar photovoltaic production processes. Temperature greatly impacts the quality and yield in crystalline silicon wafer and solar photovoltaic manufacturing, yet the complexity of solar cell processes makes it difficult to obtain accurate measurements. The 2011 Global Sensing Solutions Seminar series continues in the U.S. with two sessions in Santa ... read more
  • Posted at 12:37 PM
    The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) released today a summary of legislative proposals to reform the investment and regulatory environment for biotech innovation. These proposals are designed to unleash the innovation required to cure disease and make the U.S. healthcare system more affordable, efficient, and of higher ... read more
  • Posted at 12:33 PM
    appMobi (www.appmobi.com) today unveiled appFlash™, a new Web-based application that allows Adobe Flash websites, ads and apps to be converted to native iOS apps in just a few minutes. This experimental utility is available to any developer and leverages appMobi’s cloud-based cross-platform native app “build” ... read more
  • Posted at 12:26 PM
    Are you planning to photograph this year’s Fourth of July fireworks displays? Featured in Freeman’s The Photographer’s Eye Field Guide, this Brooklyn holiday skyline was taken with focal length 35mm and ISO 100. (Photo: Business Wire) Take some advice from international photographer, Smithsonian ... read more
  • Posted at 12:19 PM
    Patton—the leader in business and carrier-class network access, connectivity, VoIP and mobile video-surveillance equipment—is now taking orders for two new SmartNode product series for ISDN BRI VoIP users and service providers: the SmartNode™ 4120 Single/Dual-Port BRI VoIP gateway and the SN-DTA Singe/Dual-Port BRI ... read more
  • Posted at 12:17 PM
    The final launch of the space shuttle program is scheduled for 11:26 a.m. EDT on July 8, and NASA has invited 150 followers of the agency's Twitter account to be there. People selected will have a behind-the-scenes perspective from the press site at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) NASA randomly selected the participants from more than 5,500 online registrants during a 24-hour opportunity on June 1-2. Attendees represent 44 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, Australia, ... read more
  • Posted at 12:17 PM
    With a string of Fortune 500 companies making the news because of hacker attacks, leading managed hosting and cloud provider INetU is helping Philadelphia IT executives and business leaders protect their organizations from crippling data breaches at the 2011 ITX Data Security Summit, held on Wednesday, July 13 at the Penn State Great Valley Campus Auditorium in Malvern, Pa. The ITX Data Security Summit is open to business and IT professionals at no charge. "The internet is no longer the ... read more
  • Posted at 12:15 PM
    The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) (www.iab.net) marked the opening today of its new online advertising community center, the IAB Ad Lab, by hosting the first of several national privacy roundtables organized by U.S. Representative Marsha Blackburn (R-TN). The roundtable series, which is focused on discussing the ... read more
  • Posted at 12:14 PM
    International SOS is the world's leading international healthcare, ... read more
  • Posted at 12:12 PM
    Catalent Pharma Solutions, Inc. announced today the appointment of Barry Littlejohns as President, Medication Delivery Solutions, effective July 5, 2011. Mr. Littlejohns will have full responsibility for Catalent’s Sterile Technologies and Packaging Services segments, including leading more than 2,300 employees at six facilities in both North ... read more
  • Posted at 12:10 PM
    Lawson Software (NASDAQ: LWSN) today announced that at the special meeting of Lawson’s stockholders held today, the stockholders voted to approve the proposed merger with GGC Software Holdings, Inc., an affiliate of Golden Gate Capital and Infor. The proposal to adopt the merger agreement was approved ... read more
  • Posted at 12:00 PM
    New Jersey Lottery will be the first lottery in the nation to live stream its winning number draws on Facebook beginning July 1st 2011. Plans to integrate the live draw online with social media, in tandem with the launch of a new website at NJLottery.net, are another example of New Jersey Lottery's ability to be a trailblazer in lottery innovation. "This is an exciting time for New Jersey Lottery players, retailers, and staff," said Executive Director, Carole Hedinger. "Live streaming our ... read more
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    Posted at 12:00 PM
    The 2010 US Mom Market report cited that Americans spend an average 1.75 hours per day on household tasks and errands, which can add up to almost 27 days a year on mundane tasks alone! Given California traffic, the hours we spend running around getting things done can make these figures even more staggering. Pindone allows busy individuals to pin (post), track and pay for task and errand services from their computers and mobile phones. Pindone channels on-demand tasks/errands to available pre-screened ... read more
  • Posted at 12:00 PM
    Semprius, Inc., a leading innovator in high concentration photovoltaic (HCPV) solar modules, recently secured $20 million in its first tranche of Series C venture fundraising. Siemens Venture Capital led the investment round and was joined by ARCH Venture Partners, Applied ... read more
  • Posted at 12:00 PM
    REDWOOD SHORES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/29/11 -- iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS) today announced a July 28 webinar hosted by the US Telecom Association titled "Turning Wi-Fi into a viable extension of your mobile broadband offering." With the introduction of smartphones and tablets, along with the transition from a mobile voice to a mobile data business model, Wi-Fi is becoming an increasingly important and integrated component of today's mobile network fabric. Service providers are complementing their existing cellular infrastructure ... read more