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Thursday, April 5, 2012

  • Posted at 9:26 AM
    Smartphones and HDTVs are the top consumer electronics (CE) products U.S. households plan to purchase over the next 12 months, according to a new study released today by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®. The 14th Annual Household CE Ownership and Market Potential Study also shows that ... read more
  • Posted at 9:24 AM
    As spending for online video advertising continues to grow, a new survey commissioned by Digitas, the top global integrated brand agency, and conducted online by Harris Interactive reveals an increased urgency for brand investment in online video. The study shows that there is a deepening multi-generational interest in native digital video programming across screens. Almost half (46%) of online video viewers in the U.S. say that if they are watching a video online that mentions a new product or brand, ... read more
  • Posted at 9:18 AM
    MARIJUANA, INC. (OTC-PINK: HEMP) is proud to announce the acquisition of the exclusive rights to the Hemp.com web address through a joint venture agreement. Hemp.com is a highly valued and "aged" internet address, having been a URL for 16 years. One word, aged, industry specific URLs have been shown to be significant assets for companies. CEO Bruce Perlowin stated, "Hemp.com is indicative of the focus of Marijuana, Inc. With HEMP as our stock symbol and now with the www.hemp.com web address it ... read more
  • Posted at 9:16 AM
    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate designated Isotec Security's Automated Weapons Control Portals as a Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology (QATT). The designation award is the culmination of an 18 month vetting process by the Department of Homeland Security and its Science Directorate. The technology's designation is retroactive to March 19, 2010 for Isotec Security systems that meet the criteria set forth by the Office of Safety Act Implementation. In a statement released earlier, Isotec President David Barnes stated, ... read more
  • Posted at 9:14 AM
    IEEE, the world's largest technical professional association, announced the launch today of a substantial technology upgrade that includes several enhancements to the IEEE Xplore® digital library. The upgrade features a suite of intuitive, user-friendly capabilities, including: improved user account functions, a redesigned membership join and renew experience, enhanced personal profile management, and integration of best-in-class e-Commerce capabilities. Some of the new features now in IEEE Xplore as a result of the upgrade include: -- Easier and simpler ... read more
  • Posted at 9:11 AM
    Researchers have generated a new type of human stem cell that can develop into numerous types of specialized cells, including functioning pancreatic beta cells that produce insulin. Called endodermal progenitor (EP) cells, the new cells show two important advantages over embryonic stem cells and induced pluripotent stem cells: they do not form tumors when transplanted into animals, and they can form functional pancreatic beta cells in the laboratory. "Our cell line offers a powerful new tool for modeling how many human ... read more
  • Posted at 9:11 AM
    Yesterday Phil Falcone said that one of several options he was seriously considering recommending to the LightSquared Board is a voluntary Chapter 11 filing for LightSquared. Today, he added to that statement: "While no decision has yet been made, the rationale behind a voluntary filing would be to give us the necessary time to continue with our vision, build the network and protect the company from creditors who are more interested in a quick flip." SOURCE LightSquared Inc. ... read more
  • Posted at 9:08 AM
    The growth of continuing medical education events as a marketing tool in emerging markets is mirrored by a recent drop in CME sponsorship in the United States, according to new findings from pharmaceutical consulting firm Cutting Edge Information. Government ... read more
  • Posted at 9:03 AM
    Surprisingly, only 42 new smartphones were announced at Mobile World Congress (MWC), but among the main players, handset specifications are racing forward. The major manufacturers primarily use MWC to announce new high-end models. Analytical documentation of these products was carried out using the Strategy Analytics SpecTRAX ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    SANTA CLARA, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/05/12 -- Percona Live: MySQL Conference and Expo -- Pentaho Corporation, delivering the future of business analytics, will lead two presentations at the Percona Live: MySQL Conference & Expo. The talks will be led by Matt Casters, Chief of Data Integration, and Roland Bouman, Software Engineer. When: Wednesday, April 11th at 11:00am (Casters) Thursday, April 12th at 2:00pm (Bouman) What: "Crazy MySQL Integration with NoSQL" (Casters) "Common Schema: A Framework for MySQL Server Administration" ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    The U.S. Navy will commemorate the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 and The Star Spangled Banner starting in April. Commemoration events will take place at War of 1812 historic sites across the nation and during Navy Week celebrations in other locations. The U.S. Navy first demonstrated itself as a force to be reckoned with during the War of 1812. This bicentennial presents an opportunity to reflect upon how, in 1812, the Navy proved that keeping the sea free was ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Philips Lumileds today launched its first white, mid-power LED and in doing so has raised expectations for mid-power reliability, performance over time and temperature, and color maintenance. Intended for office and other distributed LED lighting solutions, Philips Lumileds uniquely specifies CCT, CRI, and R9 for each ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Ridge DiagnosticsTM, Inc., a neurodiagnostic company, announced today it has entered into an exclusive agreement with AmeritoxSM, Ltd., a leader in medication monitoring, for the license rights to its proprietary developmental blood test MDDScore TM, a multiple biomarker analysis for Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) for ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Brightcove Inc. (NASDAQ: BCOV), a leading global provider of cloud content services, today announced that the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) will use the Brightcove Video Cloud online video platform for live and on-demand streaming of coverage from the 2012 NAB Show, April 14-19 in Las ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Commitment to excellence has earned Ciena® Corporation (NASDAQ: CIEN), the network specialist, recognition as a 2011 Verizon Supplier Award winner. Honored by Verizon Communications, a global leader in delivering broadband and other wireless and wireline communications services, Ciena received the ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Pxldust.com, a user-based, digital design and photography competition site, is attracting a growing community of marketable artists to showcase their work with an eye toward providing creative businesses easy access to talent that is “battle tested” through public and peer evaluation. ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    ZL Technologies Inc., the leader in unified archiving for large enterprises, announced today that it has been named to KMWorld Magazine's, "100 Companies that Matter in Knowledge Management." This prestigious list, now in its 12th year, recognizes the top companies that have played an integral role in knowledge management. Over 1,000 companies vie for a coveted spot on the exclusive list each year. It is compiled by KM practitioners, theorists, analysts, vendors, customers, and colleagues. "ZL Technologies has demonstrated an unwavering ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Fans of reality television and followers of Univision Network's "Nuestra Belleza Latina" (Our Latin Beauty) can now get closer to the action and follow all the behind-the-scenes drama "on the go," on their qualifying AT&T device as they closely watch their favorite hopeful beauty compete for a coveted Univision on-air personality contract and cash prizes week after week. The highly-anticipated sixth season of "Nuestra Belleza Latina" caught the attention of millions of viewers during its season premiere and week after week ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Although Long Term Evolution-Advanced (LTE-A) is likely to play a critical role in mobile broadband services in the second half of this decade, its initial impact is likely to add to the current market confusion over mobile broadband standards and performance claims, according to the latest report from Heavy Reading 4G/LTE Insider, a paid research service of Heavy Reading (www.heavyreading.com). LTE-Advanced: The Hope Beyond the Hype identifies and analyzes key issues that will affect the rollout of LTE-A technology. It includes ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Intel Corporation announced today that the next-generation in-vehicle infotainment system (IVI) for select NISSAN Motor Company* production vehicles will be powered by the Intel® Atom™ processor beginning in 2013. The IVI system features an innovative twin-display that was unveiled in ... read more