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Monday, October 24, 2011

  • Posted at 4:45 PM
    The American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC) awarded Craig Luigart, Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the Veterans Heath Administration (VHA), with the prestigious Janice K. Mendenhall Spirit of Leadership Award for his significant contributions to the federal information technology (IT) community. ... read more
  • Posted at 4:15 PM
    Insight Enterprises, Inc. (Nasdaq: NSIT) (the “Company”) today announced that it will release financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2011 following the close of the market on Wednesday, November 2, 2011. The Company will also host a conference call and live webcast at 5:00 ... read more
  • Posted at 3:45 PM
    Ashford University graduated a total of 6,019 students since the university's previous commencement ceremonies in April. Collectively, Ashford graduates earned 338 associate's degrees, 4,137 bachelor's degrees and 1,544 master's degrees. Held on Oct. 22 at the university's new athletic complex near the Clinton, Iowa campus, 810 online graduates took part in the commencement ceremony. Graduates traveled from across the country to receive their diplomas. Illinois, California and Texas were the most popular states represented. Two online graduates came from Guam. Ashford ... read more
  • Posted at 3:30 PM
    Today sees the start of the first ever PlugFest to test the interoperability of WiGig devices fromas members of the Wireless Gigabit Alliance (WiGig). The ground-breaking WiGig PlugFest will run for three days and establish the interoperability of different products from several of the WiGig Alliance’s ... read more
  • Posted at 3:26 PM
    Sales Dot Two Inc. today announced that Jeffrey Hayzlett, former CMO of Kodak and best-selling author of The Mirror Test, will be a keynote speaker at the Sales Strategies in a Social & Mobile World Conference on November 15, 2011 in Santa Monica. ... read more
  • Antietam Technologies Wins Position on $12B VA IDIQ --- FREDERICK, Md., Oct. 24, 2011
    Posted at 3:22 PM
    Antietam Technologies LLC. announced that Antietam has been awarded a subcontract as part of ASM Research's Veterans Affairs Transformation 21 Total Technology (T4) winning team. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111024/CG92350) Antietam Technologies LLC. will provide information assurance and cyber security related professional services in support of this contract. "Antietam Technologies is proud to be teamed with ASM Research on the Veterans Affairs Transformation 21 Total Technology (T4) contract." said Richard Fouke, President of Antietam Technologies LLC., "Providing support and services that help better the ... read more
  • Posted at 2:58 PM
    The SANS Institute announced today that the Australian Defence Signals Directorate has won the 2011 U.S. National Cybersecurity Innovation Award for its ground-breaking innovation in finding and implementing the four key security controls that stop the spread of infection from targeted intrusions. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111024/DC92510) With limited budgets and shortages of skilled people, senior executives are asking, "What do we need to do to protect our systems, and how much is enough?" Most answers they get are unhelpful, consisting of thick ... read more
  • Posted at 2:26 PM
    As the seasons turn, kids are seeking out the coolest costumes, prepping for haunted Halloween happenings and of course planning to score bags and bags of trick-or-treat candy. However, families need to make sure their children are prepared and not scared as they go out into the Halloween night. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101220/MM20546LOGO-b) While adults may be accustomed to practicing tips and tricks for staying safe on Halloween, young kids, some of whom might be going trick-or-treating without mom or dad for the first ... read more
  • Posted at 2:25 PM
    Kaiser Permanente announced it will sponsor an emerging leader from one of the nation's thousands of safety net health care organizations, as part of a fellowship program offered by the internationally recognized Institute for Healthcare Improvement. The sponsored fellow will receive personalized guidance to help reengage and transform their own institutions after graduation. Kaiser Permanente and IHI are both committed to the nation's safety net organizations, which they believe have critical roles in cultivating a just, equitable, and patient-centered health ... read more
  • Posted at 2:18 PM
    Shinya Yamanaka, M.D., Ph.D., the internationally renowned scientist known for his pioneering work generating the first induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS cells), delivered the 2011 Lasker Lecture at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University today. A standing-room-only crowd was on-hand for his presentation covering his initial groundbreaking research with iPS cells and his ongoing research in the field. The Lasker Lecture features a presentation by a Lasker Award recipient that explores fundamental scientific questions and elucidates topics of ... read more
  • FDA News & Notes - Week of October 24, 2011 --- SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 24, 2011
    Posted at 2:06 PM
    Science, public health, and regulatory highlights from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Information in this document is designed for credentialed journalists. Release dates and times for items are current as of October 24, 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) FDA News & Notes does not contain any regulatory or enforcement actions due to legal limitations. Meetings, Workshops and Congressional Testimony:Tuesday, 10/25 - Start of two-day Public Workshop - Magnetic Resonance Imaging Safety. The purpose of the workshop is to discuss factors affecting the ... read more
  • Posted at 1:44 PM
    Crane Co., a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products, today announced its regular quarterly dividend of $0.26 per share for the fourth quarter of 2011. The dividend is payable on December 9, 2011 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on November ... read more
  • New Aspen Dental Practice Opens in Kissimmee, FL --- SYRACUSE, N.Y., Oct. 24, 2011
    Posted at 1:40 PM
    Patients looking for a dentist in Kissimmee, Florida now have a new dental care provider option with the opening of a new Aspen Dental office this month. The new practice, which opens on October 27 at 3304 Greenwald Way North, will provide dental services that range from dentures and preventive care to general dentistry and restoration. In addition to offering patients the choice of eight styles of Aspen Dental's exclusive ComfiDents® brand full and partial dentures, Aspen Dental will provide comprehensive ... read more
  • Posted at 1:38 PM
    The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) provided a statement of support for the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) V recommendations during a public meeting hosted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today. In the statement, BIO Managing ... read more
  • Posted at 1:36 PM
    Santa Clara University has increased the number of women enrolled in computing-related majors by 31 percent over the last two years, a sign of progress that SCU hopes will ultimately be reflected in the computing field as the next generation of computer engineers, computer scientists, and ... read more
  • Posted at 1:35 PM
    Celgene Corporation (Nasdaq: CELG: $68) has been picked by S&P Capital IQ as its Focus Stock of the Week. CELG carries S&P Capital IQ's highest investment recommendation of 5-STARS, or Strong Buy. "We consider Celgene to be among the best positioned biotechs for long-term growth, with solid core product growth," said Steven Silver, Biotech Equity Analyst at S&P Capital IQ. "We believe the strength of the company's advancing pipeline of products is not appropriately reflected in the current share ... read more
  • Posted at 1:35 PM
    Crane Co. (NYSE: CR), a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products, reported that third quarter 2011 earnings per diluted share increased 27% to $0.89 compared to $0.70 in the third quarter of 2010. Third quarter 2011 sales of ... read more
  • Posted at 1:31 PM
    Autism experts will convene at the National Autism Conference (NAC) in Florida next month to cover everything from cutting-edge research to dietary interventions, therapies, college transitioning, special education law, homeopathy and caregiver strategies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090918/NAALOGO) The speaker lineup is set to include international lecturer Raun K. Kaufman, Director of Global Education for the Autism Treatment Center of America(TM), home of The Son-Rise Program®. Mr. Kaufman brings a distinctive qualification to the realm of autism treatment--his own personal history as an ... read more
  • New Aspen Dental Practice Opens in Pensacola, FL --- SYRACUSE, N.Y., Oct. 24, 2011
    Posted at 1:27 PM
    Patients looking for a dentist in Pensacola, Florida now have a new dental care provider option with the opening of a new Aspen Dental office this month. The new practice, which opens on October 27 at 1133 Airport Blvd, will provide dental services that range from dentures and preventive care to general dentistry and restoration. In addition to offering patients the choice of eight styles of Aspen Dental's exclusive ComfiDents® brand full and partial dentures, Aspen Dental will provide comprehensive exams, ... read more
  • Posted at 1:22 PM
    China Telecom Americas (CTA), the wholly-owned North American-based subsidiary of China Telecom Corp. Ltd. (NYSE: CHA) announced the grand opening of a new full-service Data Center in Los Angeles. The 6,500 square-foot facility is located at 600 W. 7th Street, Los Angeles, California. China Telecom Americas is a global telecommunication and information services provider of integrated total solution of data, IP and voice wholesale services to multinational enterprise companies, organizations and international carriers requiring China domestic services and international ... read more