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Wednesday, November 28, 2012

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    Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC: MJNA) announced today that a new audio interview with Medical Marijuana Inc.'s President and CEO Ted Caligiuri (MJNA), a leading hemp industry innovator, will be available December 5, 2012. The interview will be hosted by SmallCapVoice and will cover 3(rd) quarter's positive financial results, the company's expansion and growth expectations through the remainder of 2012. 3(rd) Quarter 2012 Highlights Medical Marijuana, Inc. (MJNA) earned net income of approximately $1.19 million on gross revenues of $3.00 million for ... read more
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    SAN MATEO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/28/12 -- DotNetNuke Corp. (DNN), the company behind the most widely adopted Web Content Management Platform for Microsoft .NET, today announced general availability of its highly anticipated DNN 7.0 release. DNN 7.0 makes creating and managing content-rich websites, social intranets and online communities easier than ever, with benefits for enterprises, web content editors, developers and web designers alike. DNN 7.0's completely redesigned interface is designed to be usable by the most non-technical staff members ... read more
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    MILPITAS, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/28/12 -- Sigma Designs (NASDAQ: SIGM), the world leader in connected media platforms, today announced that it will report its financial results for the third fiscal quarter ended October 27, 2012 following the close of regular trading on Wednesday, December 5, 2012. At 2:00 pm Pacific Time, Sigma's management will conduct a conference call. Thinh Tran, chief executive officer, Thomas Gay, chief financial officer, and other members of the executive management will discuss the revenue ... read more
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    SANDY, UT -- (Marketwire) -- 11/28/12 -- Opengear (www.opengear.com), a leading provider of critical infrastructure management solutions, has appointed Derek Watkins as its new Director of Sales for EMEA, following record growth as organizations embrace smarter solutions to reduce overhead through remote management. Watkins brings a proven track record of more than 25 years of sales management experience. Prior to Opengear, he was a sales director at Server Technology, where he developed and led sales of power distribution and monitoring ... read more
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    The Jeffrey Modell Foundation (JMF), a global non-profit organization dedicated to early diagnosis, proper treatment, and public awareness of genetic immune deficiency diseases, known as Primary Immunodeficiencies (PI), today announced a working collaboration with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to achieve a common goal to end polio worldwide. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/bill--melinda-gates-foundation-and-jeffrey-modell-foundation-announce-collaboration-to-eradicate-polio-worldwide-180343121.html Today, there are the fewest number of polio cases (less than 200[i]) in the fewest districts in the fewest countries ... read more
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    NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/28/12 -- Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, today announced the availability of Infor Mobile Citizen Request, an innovative new mobile application that helps the public report and monitor service requests within the public sector. The application empowers citizenry to initiate service inquiries concerning a vast array of communal issues including street repairs, damaged signage, vandalism and other preservation issues using a smartphone device. Infor Mobile ... read more
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    A recent market research report from Dell'Oro Group, the trusted source for market information about the networking and telecommunications industries, indicates that while Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet both contracted in the quarter, that 10 Gigabit Ethernet, 40 Gigabit Ethernet, and 100 Gigabit Ethernet all grew. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101012/SF80035LOGO) "Users curtailed spending on lower-speed Ethernet switches typically deployed to connect users, however, spending on higher-speed switches typically deployed to connect equipment in the data center remained quite robust in the third quarter," ... read more
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    Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) today announced a two-year partnership with Sony Electronics that will introduce youth at Clubs nationwide to the latest in photography arts. Through the national partnership, Sony will sponsor BGCA's ImageMakers photography program and contest, as well as the photo tech category of BGCA's national Digital Arts Festivals. Both Club activities seek to engage youth to explore and build their skills in photography, digital arts and self-expression. "With school system budgets strained and half of ... read more
  • Trend Micro Cloud Security Solutions Optimized for Amazon Web Services --- CUPERTINO, Calif. and LAS VEGAS, Nov. 28, 2012
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    Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), the global leader in cloud security, and platinum sponsor of the AWS re:Invent Conference at the Venetian in Las Vegas, Nevada from November 27(th)- 29(th), is announcing that global customers of Amazon Web Services (AWS) are able to take advantage of highly optimized security solutions from Trend Micro for their AWS deployments, including the newly announced AWS Storage Gateway. Customers deploying on AWS are now able to take advantage of newly listed Trend ... read more
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    PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 11/28/12 -- IPRO Tech, Inc., a worldwide leader in the design of enterprise eDiscovery and review software, today announced the release of IPRO Eclipse 3.3. As the review component of the IPRO Enterprise digital discovery management system, IPRO Eclipse is a web-based platform that allows users to perform better reviews in less time by taking advantage of advanced analytics that predict and prioritize responsive documents. Notable new features include the ability to select documents to ... read more
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    MILPITAS, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/28/12 -- FireEye®, Inc., the leader in stopping advanced cyber attacks, announced today that David DeWalt, chairman of the board of directors, has been appointed chief executive officer (CEO). DeWalt has served as the company's board chairman since June 2012. Ashar Aziz, FireEye founder and CEO, will become the company's new vice chairman and chief strategy officer as well as continue to serve as the company's CTO. "FireEye addresses a very critical security gap plaguing ... read more
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    THOUSAND OAKS, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/28/12 -- Xirrus®, the leader in high-performance wireless networks, has announced that its portfolio of Wireless Arrays has received Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Passpoint™ status from the Wi-Fi Alliance®. Passpoint certification is based on the Hotspot 2.0 specification defined by the Wi-Fi Alliance to address critical business needs for mobile data services, streamlined network access, and subscriber loyalty. Passpoint-compliant mobile devices can automatically discover and connect to Passpoint-certified Wi-Fi networks without the manual intervention typically ... read more
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    MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/28/12 -- NetBase, the Enterprise Social Intelligence (ESI) Platform company, today announced the latest Brand Passion Index, an analysis of consumer conversations online about seven burger brands. The Index is powered by the Insight Composer, which measured the behaviors, emotions and opinions about these burgers: Big Mac (McDonald's), Whopper (Burger King), Sonic, In-N-Out, White Castle, Wendy's, and Five Guys. While online consumers chatted most about Wendy's old-fashioned options, they expressed the most love for ... read more
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    SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/28/12 -- Riverbed Technology (NASDAQ: RVBD), the performance company, today announced that Riverbed® Stingray™ Traffic Manager, a software and virtual edition application delivery controller (ADC), is now a certified load balancer for Microsoft® Lync® 2010. The software was tested by Riverbed and certified by Microsoft to meet Lync Server 2010 load balancer requirements. This certification brings Stingray Traffic Manager software's performance benefits to Microsoft Lync 2010, enabling enterprise employees to be more productive ... read more
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    BEAVERTON, OR -- (Marketwire) -- 11/28/12 -- Tektronix, Inc., the world's leading provider of multi-vendor instrument calibration, repair and related services, today announced that it has received American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) accreditation in Japan and China for ISO 17025 calibration. This accreditation, along with multiple other international accreditations, allows Tektronix to offer ISO 17025 calibration services for thousands of electrical and RF instruments from hundreds of manufacturers on a global basis. Accreditation assures customers of consistent calibration ... read more
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    IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/28/12 -- Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, today announced that it has received approval from China's State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) for its Carpentier-Edwards PERIMOUNT Mitral Heart Valve, a replacement heart valve made of bovine pericardial tissue. "The PERIMOUNT Mitral Heart Valve provides an important therapeutic option for mitral valve replacement, particularly for those patients with lifestyle considerations that may not be ... read more
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    MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/28/12 -- Gridstore™, the leader in software defined storage solutions, today announced that it has named Chris Sterbenc as its vice president of sales. The technology industry veteran has joined Gridstore to oversee its sales channel expansion as it embarks on the next phase of its growth strategy. "Today's businesses continue to demand simple, powerful and affordable storage solutions that will scale with their business requirements," said Kelly Murphy, CEO of Gridstore. "As a ... read more
  • Posted at 5:59 AM
    Pricelock, a leader in online energy auctions, announced the addition of anonymous auctions to its platform to transact energy and energy-related products including natural gas, power, distillates, coal, natural gas storage and railcar leases. ... read more
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    Diversified Agency Services (DAS) announced today that it has acquired the London-based innovation and co-creation consultancy, Promise Corporation. DAS plans to fully integrate Promise into Communispace, the online insight community leader it acquired last year. "We have been watching Promise for years, as they have mastered co-creation and helped executives act intelligently based on what they learned from consumers," said Diane Hessan, president and CEO of Communispace. "Everything about our business is focused on doing great work that matters, and the ... read more
  • Posted at 5:55 AM
    CallCopy, a leading provider of innovative contact center call recording and workforce optimization (WFO) solutions, and Vertical Solutions, Inc. (VSI), a developer of CRM/CXM and service management solutions, today announced the two companies have partnered to integrate CallCopy's robust cc: Discover call recording and WFO suite within VSI's VServiceManagement(TM) and VContactCenter(TM) cloud-based customer support and field service platforms. The integration enables VSI's customers to record live customer calls and access previously recorded calls to improve service delivery and agent performance ... read more