TriMas Corporation (Nasdaq: TRS) today announced financial results for the quarter and full year ended December 31, 2010. For the quarter, the Company reported net sales from continuing operations of $222.7 million, an increase of 16.5% compared to fourth quarter 2009. Fourth quarter 2010 income from continuing operations was $8.2 million, or $0.23 per diluted share, compared to a loss from continuing operations of $8.9 million, or $0.26 per diluted share, during fourth quarter 2009. Excluding Special Items(1), fourth quarter ... read more
Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM), the enterprise cloud computing (http://www.salesforce.com/cloudcomputing/) company, today announced the success of Wiel Brien in using its Cloud 2 technologies as the foundation for its innovative solution to the housing crisis. Founded with the vision to blend value-add real estate and the creative use of technology, Wiel Brien is using the Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Salesforce Chatter and multiple custom applications built on the Force.com platform with mobile functionality delivered on the iPad for its mission to make ... read more
Meru Networks, Inc., (Nasdaq: MERU), the leader in virtualized 802.11n enterprise wireless networking, today announced that Chief Financial Officer, Brett White, will present at the upcoming Pacific Crest Emerging Technology Summit on Wednesday March 2, 2011 at the Westin Market Street in San Francisco, California. Mr. White will present at 9:30am (PT) / 12:30pm (ET).
Live and archived audio webcasts of the Pacific Crest Emerging Technology Summit presentation will be available on the investor relations section of Meru's website ... read more
blinkx, the world's largest and most advanced video search engine, today announced that Founder and CEO Suranga Chandratillake will be speaking at X Media Research's OTTCON West at 11:15 a.m. PT on March 1 at the San Jose Airport Garden Hotel in San Jose, California.
For over 10 years, X Media Research has hosted conferences and expos bringing together industry experts from the technology, service provider and content owner communities in order to help decision-makers. Mr. Chandratillake will ... read more
Average earnings of security-cleared professionals slipped four percent from the previous year to $88,894, according to ClearanceJobs.com, the leading online career site for professionals with active government security clearance. Overall, security-cleared salaries averaged $72,717 while other forms of compensation including overtime, danger pay and bonuses contributed another 18 percent, or $16,177, to total compensation. Nearly 8,500 security-cleared professionals participated in the study in what is considered the most comprehensive report on compensation for the industry.
"The decline ... read more
The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) board of directors has nominated Rosalind G. Brewer to its board. Ms. Brewer is executive vice president and president of Walmart U.S., East. The nomination will be submitted to the stockholders for approval on April 28. Lockheed Martin directors serve one-year terms.
Brewer, 48, joined Walmart in 2006 as regional vice president, responsible for operations in Georgia, and was promoted to president of the southeast operating division. She later led the ... read more
Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that its engines contributed to Space Shuttle Discovery's (STS-133) on-orbit operations and successful docking to the International Space Station (ISS). Discovery lifted off Feb. 24 from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida and docked with the ISS on Saturday.
On this 35th shuttle mission to the ISS, Discovery is delivering the Permanent Multipurpose Module (PMM) to the space station as well as supplies for the crew. The PMM will provide additional storage for ... read more
Manthan Systems is pleased to announce its participation at the RetailConnections, the Fourth Annual Business Executive Summit 2011. The summit focusing on "Innovation in Action" brings together a wide range of executive leaders across the retail enterprises at Miami, Florida between February 27(th) and March 1(st), 2011. Manthan Systems will be pre-viewing ARC Action Points, a unique and completely novel series of Retail Business Process Execution Modules at the event.
Presenting ARC Action points to the most senior retail executives ... read more
Nexus announced today that it has been named to Nine Lives Media Inc.'s fourth-annual MSPmentor 100, a distinguished list and research report identifying the world's top 100 managed service providers (MSPs). This year's MSPmentor 100 report includes MSPs from North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Australia.
The MSPmentor 100 report, available at http://www.MSPmentor.net/top-100-msps, is based on data from MSPmentor's global online survey, conducted October-December 2010. The MSPmentor 100 report recognizes top managed service providers based on a range of ... read more
Coverage prices resumed their slow upward trend and state legislators across the country advanced a slew of legislation related to car insurance this month. The following summary sheet wraps up a few of February's most significant auto insurance news developments reported on at News.OnlineAutoInsurance.com:
-- The latest Consumer Price Index report indicated that the month-to-month
dip in premiums seen in December may have only been a one-off. Data
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Ruckus Wireless(TM) today announced that its ZoneFlex Smart Wi-Fi system has been recently selected by a number of K-12 schools and healthcare organizations to support a new era of wireless applications that exploit the power and mobility of smart tablet devices such as Apple iPads.
Emerging smart tablet devices present new wireless connectivity challenges for corporations. Unlike conventional laptops that tend to stay in a fixed position, iPads and other new smart mobile devices are constantly moving because they are held ... read more
Intuity Medical, Inc.(TM), a privately-held company developing innovative technologies in diabetes management, announced that it has secured a $20M credit facility from Silicon Valley Bank and Oxford Finance Corporation. The funds will be used to help complete clinical trials and commercialize POGO(TM), a fully-integrated blood glucose monitoring system.
Intuity Medical's POGO combines traditional blood glucose testing supplies into one compact meter and multi-test cartridge system. It provides One-Step(TM) testing with automatic blood sampling and glucose analysis. Because of its unique self-contained ... read more
Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE: VAR) today announced that it has entered into a new agreement with Bank of America N.A. to repurchase $280 million of its common stock under an accelerated share repurchase program.
Under the accelerated repurchase agreement, Varian will pay $280 million to Bank of America N.A. and receive approximately 3.5 million shares, or 85% of the shares to be repurchased based on the closing share price of the company's common stock on February 23, 2011. ... read more
At the ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit today in Washington, DC, Codexis, Inc. (Nasdaq: CDXS) will announce significant progress towards developing economical, commercial scale technology to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants. The program is supported by an ARPA-E Recovery Act program grant. Coal-fired power plants are major emitters of carbon dioxide, a significant greenhouse gas.
"Current carbon capture technology is inefficient and costly, hindering large scale deployment," said Alan Shaw, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer. "It ... read more
(OTC Bulletin Board: OMBP) Omni Bio Pharmaceutical, Inc. ("Omni Bio"), an emerging biopharmaceutical company formed to acquire, license, and develop existing therapies for indications with substantial commercialization potential, has committed to expand its Phase I/II human clinical trial in recently diagnosed Type 1 diabetes patients from 15 patients to 50.
The expansion of the trial population has been approved by the FDA. The trial, which is currently underway at the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes ("BDC") at the University ... read more
Keyuan Petrochemicals, Inc. (Nasdaq: KEYP) ("Keyuan or the "Company"), a leading merchant manufacturer of various petrochemical products in China, today announced that it will present at the Rodman & Renshaw Annual China Investment Conference, to be held March 6-8, 2011, at the Le Royal Meridien Shanghai in Shanghai, China, and the ROTH Capital Partners 23rd Annual OC Growth Stock Conference to be held March 13-16, 2011 at the Ritz Carlton in Dana Point, CA.
Angela Li, Chief Financial Officer, will present ... read more
Advanced Cell Diagnostics, Inc. (ACD) today announced the results of its clinical study utilizing RNAscope(TM) technology to detect human papillomavirus (HPV) E6/E7 mRNA in routine clinical specimens of head and neck cancer. HPV status determined by the RNAscope(TM) HPV test was highly predictive of patient outcome and highly concordant with that determined by existing methods. Significantly, the RNAscope(TM) test under development demonstrated 16% higher detection sensitivity than the HPV DNA test used in the study.
These results will be presented today ... read more
China BCT Pharmacy Group, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: CNBI), ("China BCT" or the "Company"), a leading pharmaceutical distributor, retail pharmacy, and manufacturer of pharmaceutical products in Guangxi Province, China, today announced that the Company's management will present at the Cowen and Company 31st Annual Health Care Conference to be held from March 7-9, 2011 in Boston.
The date, time, and location of China BCT's presentation at the Conference are as follows:
Date: ... read more
Heartland Automotive Services, America's largest Jiffy Lube franchisee, has signed a managed services contract for a full-featured VoIP (Voice over IP) solution with Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services and a leading provider of managed network services. The high availability, converged voice and data broadband solution will enable Heartland to eliminate expensive POTS lines at its retail locations, significantly cutting its phone system costs and improving customer service capabilities at its hundreds ... read more
Today, DataX [www.DataXLtd.com], the industry-leading real-time credit reporting agency and data-verification provider, and EPIC Loan Systems [www.EPICloansystems.com], one of the fastest growing loan management systems, announced a partnership that will provide turnkey solutions for lenders to process leads more effectively and mitigate risks through the industry's most comprehensive repository of information on non-prime borrowers.
"By bringing together EPIC's loan management systems and DataX's depth and breadth of data, our lenders now have access to additional resources which will continue to enhance ... read more