Large images of Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales have for weeks dominated each and every page on Wikipedia, accompanied by a request for donations. Seen by 400 million unique visitors monthly, Mr. Wales is arguably the single most visible individual on the planet, surpassing even top celebrities, politicians and religious leaders.
While unquestionably effective for promoting Mr. Wales, is this strategy best for Wikipedia? Alex Konanykhin, founder of WikiExperts.us, believes that advertising revenues could provide incomparably better financing of Wikipedia, without affecting ... read more
an industry leader in Merchant
Payment Security, credit
card processing, and electronic
payment services, announced today that it has been added by
StoresOnline as a provider of credit card processing ... read more
ResourcingPoint announces that demand for clinical research professional
placement has doubled in the last two months. An increase in clinical
activity across the industry, coupled with a strategic expansion of the
ResourcingPoint database of professional staff, has enabled significant
clinical outsourcing growth for the company. A ... read more
the leading developer of retail visualization applications, announced
today that it is developing its Online Retail Visualizer (ORV) for
Turnstangen.de, a German designer, manufacturer and market-leading
e-tailer of playground equipment. YOUReality is a Certified D’Fusion
Value Added Reseller ... read more
Building its brand messages directly into the game play of the popular
social game Car Town – the only game on Facebook built around licensed
automotive brands – today launched a six-month advertising campaign
within the game that includes branded missions, virtual item giveaways
and new ... read more
GENTAG, Inc. and its partners have just demonstrated a new disposable wireless diagnostic test platform for consumer cell phones. The technology, based on immunoassays, can test for pregnancy, fertility, pathogens, AIDS, drugs, allergens and even certain types of cancers.
"This technology breakthrough will enable much more rapid diagnoses for diseases and make diagnostics more accessible and affordable for more people worldwide," announced Dr. John Peeters, the founder of GENTAG.
GENTAG started with well-established immunoassay technology and made it wireless and compatible with ... read more
Just in time for the last Holiday shopping weekend, Walmart (NYSE: WMT) announces its "Toys and More" event with big savings on top toys and electronics, as well as select home appliances and apparel. Beginning on Friday, Dec. 17(1), Walmart stores will offer savings up to $50 on many top toys and electronics, including gift cards(2) ranging up to $100 on electronics. Customers can also save up to 50 percent on select cookware and appliances.
The weekend before Christmas is ... read more
United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) today announced that it has completed its purchase of Clipper Windpower Plc by acquiring all remaining shares, as previously announced.
Clipper Windpower is a California-based company engaged in wind energy technology, turbine manufacturing, and wind project development. Its acquisition by UTC creates the long-term financial stability necessary for Clipper's continued growth, while enabling Clipper to fully leverage UTC's management capabilities, operational expertise and world-class technology in blades, turbines, and gearbox design.
The acquisition also builds on ... read more
CheapTickets.com, a leading online travel company that knows "the less you pay, the better it feels®," today unveiled its annual CheapTickets Value Travel Forecast, which gives travelers insight into 2011 hotel pricing trends based on a look back at 2010 customer data.
From domestic hotspots like Miami and New York, to international markets such as Spain, Italy and France, the Value Travel Forecast reviewed all CheapTickets.com 3-star hotel bookings in 2010. The review identified the most popular destinations on CheapTickets.com, ... read more
With nearly 16 million Americans living today with pre-diabetes, a condition that is the precursor to type 2 diabetes, and half of all Americans expected to have some form of diabetes by the year 2020, healthy eating is more important than ever.(1,2) But here is some good news: a recent scientific study shows that incorporating almonds into your diet can help treat and possibly prevent type 2 diabetes, as well as cardiovascular disease.
The study, published in the June 2010 ... read more
Repligen Corporation (Nasdaq: RGEN) today announced that the Company has received $1,400,000 in research funding from the Muscular Dystrophy Association ("MDA") to support the ongoing development of RG3039 for Spinal Muscular Atrophy ("SMA"). RG3039, our lead compound, is an inhibitor of an RNA processing enzyme which targets increased production of SMN, a protein of deficient levels in patients with SMA. The goal of this grant is to support the advancement of RG3039 into human clinical testing, including continued ... read more
IRVINE, California and AMSTERDAM, December 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ --
- Second Independent Validation Study of ColoPrint Selected for Oral
Presentation and Press Conference at ASCO GI in January 2011
Agendia, a world leader in molecular cancer diagnostics, announced today
that together with principal investigators from Spain, the UK, and the
Netherlands, it has published the first independent validation study of its
colon cancer recurrence test "ColoPrint" in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
The authors conclude ... read more
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology has designated ICSA Labs as an Authorized Testing and Certification Body for products and solutions for electronic health records. The records are used to securely share patient information electronically between physicians, hospitals and other health care providers.
As an ONC-ATCB authorized lab, ICSA can now test and certify the electronics health records products and solutions to verify that they meet the U.S. government's mandated ... read more
Mogreet today announced the launch of ground-breaking Multimedia Messaging (MMS) ad serving capabilities that give brand advertisers the capability of delivering video and picture content to virtually any mobile phone and any wireless carrier. Mogreet's interactive Multimedia Messaging (MMS) provides marketers with the largest MMS reach in the mobile world.
Mogreet's MMS platform enables the seamless delivery of video, picture and text messages to nearly any mobile phone in North America, Europe and Asia -- both smartphones and feature phones alike. ... read more
As the holiday shopping season hits full swing, most consumers do not
give a second thought to the infrastructure that powers the websites
they use most for online shopping. MarkLogic®
Corporation, the company revolutionizing the way organizations
leverage unstructured information, is a critical part of that ... read more
Location Based Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:LBAS),
a leading-edge service provider of personal, pet and asset location
devices, receives $850,000 in long term and bridge financing from an
accredited investor also serving as the personal guarantor for a larger
credit facility currently in process.
... read more
Acacia Research Corporation (Nasdaq:ACTG) announced today that a
subsidiary has acquired the rights to a patent for information storage,
searching and retrieval technology.
"As Acacia's licensing success grows, an increasing number of technology
companies are selecting us as their ... read more
ARI (OTCBB:ARIS), a leading provider of technology-enabled services that
help dealers, distributors and manufacturers in selected vertical
markets enhance revenue and reduce costs, today reported results for its
first quarter ended October 31, 2010.
First Quarter Fiscal 2011 Summary
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Powerwave Technologies France SAS is now an official National Defense
Partner of the French Ministry of Defense. The new partnership was
formally announced at a press event on December 9, 2010 at the Ministry
of Defense in Paris.
The ... read more