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Thursday, June 23, 2011

  • Posted at 9:27 AM
    shopkick, the largest location-based shopping app, today announced Doug Galen has joined its C-Suite as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) to lead the expanding network of retail partnerships and revenue growth. Galen brings more than 20 years of experience in building successful alliances to support corporate planning and strategy, most recently as Senior Vice President, Business and Corporate Development at Shutterfly where he was part of the core leadership team that took the company public and grew the business from 100 ... read more
  • Posted at 9:25 AM
    EndoGastric Solutions (EGS), the leader in the emerging field of Natural Orifice Surgery (NOS), today announced that the first patient has been enrolled and treated in the RESPECT study (Randomized EsophyX vs. Sham/Placebo Controlled Trial). ... read more
  • Posted at 9:22 AM
    Quintiles, a leading global biopharmaceutical services company, today announced that it has been named Best Clinical Research Organization (CRO) in the Vaccine Industry Excellence (ViE) Asia Awards 2011. Presented at the World Vaccine Congress Asia – currently under way in Singapore – the awards recognize and ... read more
  • Posted at 9:21 AM
    NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 06/23/11 -- The world market for products that treat wounds grew 6.2% in 2010 and can expect to grow nearly 7% this year, according to healthcare market research publisher Kalorama Information. An aging population and an increased diabetes incidence have driven growth, but according to the firm's new report, "World Wound Care Markets 2011," a host of new approaches and a coming-of-age of recent innovations are the greatest factors driving growth. Therapy ... read more
  • Posted at 9:20 AM
    CSC (NYSE: CSC) today announced it received a RAVE Award from Tech Decisions and Novarica for its Exceed Billing insurance software, which achieved an overall rating of 98 out of a possible 100 in a Novarica Average Customer Experience (ACE) ranking. This is the highest ... read more
  • Posted at 9:20 AM
    Landacorp, a Carewise Health affiliate and leading collaborative care solution provider, presented health plans with a strategy for winning the health exchange opportunity at the World Health Congress held recently in Chicago. Healthcare reform has created the need for health insurance exchanges that sell to individuals without regard to health status and allow for portability, as well as offer a choice of plans, a mechanism for enrollment, and information about plan provisions. Health insurers have long recognized the risks associated with ... read more
  • Posted at 9:20 AM
    Southern Company (NYSE: SO) Chief Financial Officer Art P. Beattie announced today that Glen A. Kundert, vice president, investor relations, will retire after 35 years with the company and that Daniel S. Tucker is being named director of investor relations and financial planning, effective July 1. Tucker, currently manager, financial planning, for Southern Company, will remain investor relations director until Kundert retires at the end of December. Tucker will then assume the title of vice president, investor relations ... read more
  • Vantiv Signs Bank of Commerce --- CINCINNATI, June 23, 2011
    Posted at 9:18 AM
    Vantiv is pleased to announce that Wyoming-based Bank of Commerce (BOC) has signed a contract with the company for comprehensive electronic transaction processing services. With more than $100 million in assets and three ATMs, the Bank is known as "Carbon County's Only Home-Owned Bank." Vantiv will provide single-sourced services that include Debit Portfolio Management, Prewards, debit processing and ATM driving. Prewards is a unique merchant funded rewards program which customers will find very beneficial. It is a simple, easy way ... read more
  • Posted at 9:17 AM
    Lionbridge Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: LIOX), a leading provider of translation solutions, will host an educational webcast with IBM's Watson Research Center on "Three Steps to Successful Multilingual Communication with Automated Translation" on Tuesday June 28th at 1:00 pm ET. In this one-hour, complimentary webcast, executives from Lionbridge and IBM will discuss how organizations can effectively solve their most pressing global communication challenges through customized automated translation. Webinar attendees will learn: -- Current trends and developments in machine translation ... read more
  • Posted at 9:16 AM
    The United States Supreme Court today ruled that states may not prohibit the use of information about physician healthcare practices in the marketing of medicines. The court’s decision in Sorrell v. IMS Health holds that a Vermont statute violates the First Amendment by banning the voluntary ... read more
  • Posted at 9:14 AM
    IQMS, a leader in the design and development of manufacturing Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software, today announced it has won the 2011 American Business Award in the New Manufacturing Product of the Year category for the latest version of its manufacturing ERP ... read more
  • Posted at 9:13 AM
    Gorilla Logic, (www.gorillalogic.com), a leader in enterprise application development services and creators of open source test tools for mobile and rich Internet applications, today announced it has added Eric Bruno as it senior software developer for the company. Bruno will lead Gorilla Logic's efforts related to addressing enterprise customers' ongoing software services needs and manage implementation teams to further enable developing state-of-the-art applications. "We are extremely pleased to have Eric join our team as we pursue our mission to deliver software ... read more
  • Posted at 9:11 AM
    Guests from Que Publishing and Diskeeper Corporation will appear on radio talk show Let's Talk Computers®. Que Publishing is a company of Pearson Education, the world's largest education publisher and a Pearson (NYSE: PSO) company. Diskeeper Corporation is the undisputed leader in performance and reliability technologies. ... read more
  • Posted at 9:08 AM
    Securitas Security Services USA, Inc. (Securitas USA) announces the launch of "Securitas SOS," a mobile application that provides emergency services. Triggered by the user or automatically detected with a fall or impact, emergency services are deployed to the exact user's location and notifications are sent to a pre-set list of contacts. Securitas SOS aims to allow users to feel confident and secure about navigating through a complex and fast-paced mobile world, whether they are traveling in a car or walking in ... read more
  • Posted at 9:07 AM
    Huawei, a leading telecom solutions provider, along with member companies of the International Multimedia Telecommunications Consortium (IMTC), participated in successful VoLTE interoperability testing at the IMTC SuperOp! 2011 held in Kona, Hawaii, from May 16-20, 2011. “This year’s event ... read more
  • Posted at 9:03 AM
    OAKLAND, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/23/11 -- In a recently published report, "mHealth Technologies: Applications to Benefit Older Adults," the Center for Technology and Aging discusses how cell phones, smart phones, laptop and tablet computers, and other mobile-enabled devices are now used to help millions of older Americans, as well as their physicians and caregivers, in five areas: managing chronic disease, using medications properly, avoiding safety risks, accessing online health information, and staying well. The report is available at ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Preferred Hotel Group(TM) today announced the launch of Integrated Quality Assurance (IQA), an innovative new standard for measuring quality assurance for the hospitality and lodging industry. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110623/NY25283LOGO ) IQA expands the breadth and scope of the company's "Global Standards of Excellence(TM)" by dynamically combining traditional unannounced hotel inspections with customer comments and rankings from a wide range of social media sites. This combination of viewpoints provides hoteliers with a continuous real-time, comprehensive view of guest satisfaction relative to service, experience, and ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Video choice and competition have reached Knoxville consumers in a big way. AT&T* today announced that AT&T U-verse® services, including AT&T U-verse TV, AT&T U-verse High Speed Internet and AT&T U-verse Voice, are now available to more than 100,000 living units across Knoxville. The introduction of these new services is part of an ongoing expansion of U-verse availability across the Knoxville area. U-verse first launched in Tennessee in December 2008. "Giving consumers choice is what drives innovation, investment and job ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Video choice and competition have reached Memphis consumers in a big way. AT&T* today announced that AT&T U-verse® services, including AT&T U-verse TV, AT&T U-verse High Speed Internet and AT&T U-verse Voice, are now available to more than 175,000 living units across Memphis. The introduction of these new services is part of an ongoing expansion of U-verse availability across the Memphis area. U-verse first launched in Tennessee in December 2008. "Giving consumers choice is what drives innovation, investment and job ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) and the Kinetics Foundation are pleased to announce their partnership to evaluate Kinetic's Objective Parkinson's Disease Measurement (OPDM) system as a tool for more accurately measuring the symptoms of Parkinson's disease (PD). The evaluation will take place at six NPF Centers of Excellence enrolled in NPF's groundbreaking Quality Improvement Initiative (QII). "It is our hope that our OPDM system can help more accurately measure the results of treatments than the rating scales the medical ... read more