Latinos in Social Media (LATISM), the largest organization for Latino professionals engaged in social media, is thrilled to announce its 2011 lineup of conferences, following successful conferences in New York, Orlando, FL, Washington, DC and Los Angeles, CA. This year's LATISM signature events will include over 100 workshops, keynotes by renowned thought leaders - including the Head of U.S. Hispanic Operations for Google, Mark Lopez - and bring together organizations representing the business, marketing, technology, healthcare and non-profit sectors.
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Pearl Therapeutics announced today the appointment of Chuck Bramlage to the position of president and chief executive officer. In addition, Mr. Bramlage will join the Company's Board of Directors. Both appointments were effective as of February 22, 2011.
"Chuck brings almost 30 years of pharmaceutical and biotechnology leadership experience to Pearl," said James W. Young, PhD, chairman of the Pearl Board of Directors and venture partner at 5AM Ventures. "His expertise in the respiratory space, familiarity with both biotechnology and pharmaceutical ... read more
Teradata Corporation (NYSE: TDC) today announced that Ping An Bank, a part of the China Ping An Group integrated financial services conglomerate, selected Teradata to revolutionize its ability to collect, manage, and analyze data. By upgrading its enterprise data warehouse, the bank will deliver real-time intelligence to front-line and strategic decision makers enabling them to swiftly make decisions with greater confidence.
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"Teradata is the global leader in the enterprise data warehousing sector," said the Ping An Bank project manager ... read more
CPAs in the nation’s largest firms agree that adopting
Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), portable document scanners and workflow
management technologies provides a competitive edge over low-performing
firms. However, the top firms also agree they need to adapt to these
solutions at a faster rate to provide even greater ... read more
Consumer Watchdog today asked Rep. Ed Markey, D-MA, and Rep. Joe Barton, R-TX, to seek hearings examining why Google gathered children's social security numbers in entry forms for its "Doodle 4 Google" contest. The hearing should also investigate the Wi-Spy scandal.
In a letter to the Congressmen, who are co-chairmen of the Bipartisan House Privacy Caucus, the nonpartisan, nonprofit public interest group said, "The Doodle 4 Google incident is not a one-time event, but part of a consistent pattern of disregarding ... read more
Changing medical student and resident education to include instruction in how health care systems function is critical, especially with the implementation of national health care reforms, University of Michigan physicians say.
In an article published Feb. 24 by the New England Journal of Medicine, two U-M physicians and a U-M Medical School graduate argue for a national curriculum in health policy for medical students and residents.
"Without education in health policy and the health care system, physicians are missing critical tools in ... read more
ST. AUGUSTINE, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 02/24/11 -- O2 Secure Wireless, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: OTOW) announces that the financials have been finalized and submitted to Pink Sheets. The status is expected to reflect the update imminently.
"We are pleased that the year-end financials have been completed. We recognize the importance of transparency, and want to assure our shareholders that bringing the company to a current reporting status is of upmost importance. Upon Review, we anticipate the Company's tier on PinkSheets.com ... read more
Genentech, a member of the Roche Group (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY),
today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted
a hearing to allow the company the opportunity to present its views on
why Avastin® (bevacizumab) should remain FDA-approved for
metastatic breast cancer (mBC). ... read more
NanoPhotonica, a developer of advanced materials, has perfected
realizable, breakthrough QLED display technology that it is
commercializing for mass production.
The company’s S-QLED technology improves on the picture quality and
power consumption achieved by recently introduced OLED displays, while ... read more
In collaboration with scientists and clinicians from the University of California Los Angeles, scientists from Sound Pharmaceuticals have found p27Kip1 to be expressed in the adult and aged human inner ear including the auditory and vestibular sensory organs. In the adult human inner ear, the pattern of p27Kip1 expression was restricted to the nuclei of supporting cells in the organ of Corti, the sensory organ that controls hearing, and the utricle and cristae, two sensory organs that control balance. These ... read more
Low-income children who consumed recommended fluoride doses have more fluoride-damaged teeth and high cavity rates, according to research published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, January 2011.
Fluoride (hydrofluosilicic acid) is added to U.S. water supplies in a failed effort to reduce tooth decay. However, in Mexico fluoride is added to salt because water fluoride levels are low.
Mexican preschoolers and school-aged children in a low-income area were measured for cavities, fluorosis (fluoride-discolored teeth) and urine fluoride ... read more
Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced that a study published online today in the American Journal of Clinical Pathology demonstrated the ability of the cobas HPV Test to individually detect HPV-16 and HPV-18, two of the highest risk HPV genotypes causing 70 percent of cervical cancer cases. The ATHENA (Addressing THE Need for Advanced HPV Diagnostics) study, which involved more than 47,000 women, validates the cobas HPV Test for triage of patients with an equivocal Pap test, a cytology ... read more
Biogen Idec Inc. (NASDAQ: BIIB) announced today that its presentation at
the Citi 2011 Global Healthcare Conference will be webcast live on
Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at 2:30 p.m. ET. To access the live webcast,
please visit Biogen Idec’s Investor Relations section
(investor.biogenidec.com). An archived version ... read more
LaCie today announced the LaCie Little Big Disk featuring the all-new
Thunderbolt™ technology, developed by Intel® and brought to
market with collaboration from Apple®. Designed to store
large audio and video files, the LaCie Little Big Disk will bring a new
level of performance to creative ... read more
AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of advanced passive components
and interconnect solutions, has developed new dielectric and internal
electrode materials for its 0805 multilayer capacitor (MLC) chip. These
new materials are optimized for high frequency performance and allow for
a significantly lower equivalent series resistance than ... read more
Solar, a provider of solar steam generators for enhanced oil
recovery, today unveiled the world’s first commercial solar enhanced oil
recovery (EOR) project at Berry Petroleum Company’s 21Z lease in
McKittrick, California. U.S. Congressman Kevin McCarthy, California
Independent Petroleum ... read more
Verizon experts on Internet protocol technologies, unified communications and collaboration, cloud services and mobility will be featured speakers at the Enterprise Connect conference, Feb 28-March 3.
Verizon will be an exhibitor at the show (Booth # 923), and
company officials will participate on ... read more
Digital Management, Inc. (www.digitalmanagement.com), a leading IT solutions and business strategy consulting firm, announced today it has been awarded a $10 million dollar contract to support the advancement of Trusted Computing Technologies for the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). The contract covers execution of a sustained, multifaceted program that combines both technology and communications strategy and execution.
Under the contract, Digital Management will develop a detailed TC technology roadmap, develop, test, and demonstrate TC reference implementations, and conduct strategic technical outreach ... read more
Overstock.com, Inc. (Nasdaq: OSTK) announced today that it is scheduled to release full year and fourth quarter financial results for the periods ending December 31, 2010 on Monday, February 28, 2011. The company has scheduled a conference call and webcast for 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Monday, February 28, 2011 to discuss these results.
To access the live webcast and presentation slides, please go to http://investors.overstock.com. To listen to the conference call via telephone, dial ... read more
plc and PPM
2000 Inc., established industry leaders who share a commitment to
leading edge technology and innovative security management solutions,
today announced the integration between G4S’s
Secure Trax security and safety management system and PPM’s
... read more