Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) today announced that Syncsort, a global leader in extreme performance data integration and data protection software, has switched from Salesforce.com to Microsoft Dynamics CRM. Syncsort began its migration in July after realizing it needed a solution that could more effectively integrate with its partner portal and support rapid company growth. By switching to Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Syncsort has doubled user adoption, improved reporting and reduced customer management inconsistencies, and projected cost reductions through the automation of ... read more
Mixpo, a dynamic video advertising provider, announced today the appointment of Naomi Kagan as Senior Vice President of Client Operations. An 11-year veteran of the digital marketing industry, Kagan is the newest addition to Mixpo's executive team.
"Naomi's extensive experience will be a valuable asset for Mixpo as we continue to grow and respond to the increasing demand for dynamic video advertising in market," said Anupam Gupta, President and CEO of Mixpo. "With her track record of building teams and scaling ... read more
Sports Authority, the nation's premier full-line sporting goods retailer, was one of shopkick's inaugural partners when the location-based shopping app launched this summer, promising to deliver retailers' most desired prize: more foot traffic to their stores.
Four months after kicking off the partnership, the results are in.
"Sports Authority is committed to offering our customers the best value and reaching them with the latest technology. shopkick provides a unique technology that makes location-based rewards economically feasible for the first time, has unparalleled ... read more
Fan Appz, a leading developer of social media marketing applications, today announced that the Miami Dolphins are using the Fan Appz platform to grow and engage their passionate fan base online as well as to promote games, merchandise, events and more through social media channels. Fan Appz offers a suite of solutions to produce effective, highly measurable campaigns to spark user engagement, extend viral sharing and promote social competition while delivering a compelling way for brands to solidify and ... read more
First One Digital Publishing announces the company will go live on 1/11/11 by unveiling its robust e-Commerce website, its first release ebook catalog and the debut of the "First One Contest." First One Digital Publishing is a new brand of Publishing Company focused on publishing literary content exclusively over digital ereader formats. First One is owned by mgmt one, a premier full-service business advisory firm and led by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Karen Hunter.
"The digital ice age has hit. And publishing, ... read more
Being an expectant parent brings its share of excitement, joy and fears, but now Pampers ®, the world's leading diaper brand, makes celebrating new bundles of joy one step easier for moms, dads and their loved ones with the new "Ultimate Baby Shower and Registry Guide" available on Pampers Village, a leading online resource for families, at www.pampers.com/mybabyregistry. From determining and organizing gift registries to planning the perfect celebration, Pampers listened to new parents everywhere to add a few new ... read more
element14, a collaborative social community and electronics store for design engineers and electronics enthusiasts, is supporting the do-it-yourself movement through its sponsorship and participation in an upcoming documentary, ReMade: The Rebirth of the Maker Movement. The film will follow a diverse group of makers and entrepreneurs as they document the achievements of current makers across the country and the revolution they have inspired.
ReMade: The Rebirth of the Maker Movement will reveal the stories of members of community-run workshops, including ... read more
Nimsoft today announced that Basefarm, a leading Northern European provider of operational and IT services, is deploying the Nimsoft Monitoring Solution (NMS) across its infrastructure of 3,000 servers and the services and the applications running on those servers.
NMS provides a robust, flexible solution for monitoring complex Web-based services and applications. Basefarm selected NMS for its scalability, detailed reporting and customized dashboards, which enable the company to optimize the client experience and deliver a greater range of large-scale services.
Basefarm's client ... read more
Consumers today are expert comparison shoppers, always on the hunt for the best deal, but when it comes to their mortgage, borrowers often lock in their first home loan offer. According to a new LendingTree survey of 1,317 homeowners conducted online by Harris Interactive in September, 96 percent of American consumers compare prices when shopping for anything, but nearly 40 percent obtain just one home loan quote. By comparison, when shopping for a home computer, consumers research an average of ... read more
AT&T* today announced it has added more capacity to its Atlanta mobile broadband network to improve voice and data connectivity and performance for local customers. The upgrade involved adding new layers of frequency, also known as "carriers," to cell sites to more efficiently manage available spectrum and increase mobile broadband capacity. Through the first three quarters of 2010, AT&T added nearly 270 second and third carriers to cell sites throughout the Atlanta area.
The areas benefiting from the boost in capacity ... read more
TelePacific Communications, the largest California-based CLEC providing integrated voice and data telecommunications services to the small and medium-sized business ("SMB") customer segment in California and Nevada, announced that its SmartVoice services are now available with Ethernet over Copper deployments. Ethernet over Copper (EoC) offers higher bandwidth at attractive price points compared to traditional T1 lines.
TelePacific's SmartVoice portfolio uses Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) for call control and mobility features and is offered as a dynamically integrated solution with Internet access and/or ... read more
Today Dictionary.com (www.dictionary.com), the leading online and mobile dictionary, announced that its mobile products have exceeded *20 million downloads, making it the world's most downloaded dictionary across iPhone, iPad, Android and BlackBerry platforms. Demand for Dictionary.com apps - further evidenced by iTunes App Store's recent listing as the #2 free reference app for iPhone (#8 paid) and #3 for iPad for 2010 - is currently growing at a rate of 1M downloads/month. The company marked this milestone by launching next-gen ... read more
Samplify Systems, Inc., a leading provider of technology, semiconductors and sub-systems for the ultrasound market, is pleased to announce that its AutoFocus(TM) beamforming technology for medical ultrasound imaging has won Electronic Design Magazine's Best Electronic Design award for 2010 in the medical category. Details of Samplify's AutoFocus(TM) beamforming technology currently appear in Electronic Design's annual Best Electronic Design issue, and can be viewed at http://www.samplify.com/ultrasound or on the publication's web site at http://electronicdesign.com/article/components/Ultrasound-Imaging-System-Design-Just-Got-Easier.aspx
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IACC President Robert Barchiesi will join senior Administration officials including: Attorney General Eric Holder, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, Chairman of the Consumer Product Safety Commission Inez Tenenbaum, and IP Enforcement Coordinator Victoria Espinel, along with other consumer safety advocates for a day-long forum on the health and safety risks presented by counterfeit goods.
The event, hosted at the White House, will include panel discussions focused on the dangers posed to consumers by counterfeit products, as well ... read more
AVI-SPL, a leading provider of audio video communications solutions, today announced the grand opening of its first two Video Briefing Centers (VBCs) located in Tampa and Chicago. The Video Briefing Centers have been established to showcase the latest in telepresence and video communications solutions leveraging technology from all industry-leading manufacturers.
The VBCs connect to the network with the latest infrastructure from Cisco / TANDBERG, Polycom and Radvision, and enables users to experience a complete end-to-end solution, from desktop video to immersive ... read more
Cylex Incorporated® today announced that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) nearly tripled the reimbursement for ImmuKnow®, the immune cell function assay FDA-cleared for the detection of cell-mediated immune response in populations undergoing immunosuppressive therapy for organ transplant. This significant increase was granted in a time when the overall CMS clinical fee schedule experienced a comprehensive decrease in laboratory reimbursement rates.
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"We are pleased that our ongoing dialogue with CMS over the last two years ... read more
Cell Biosciences, Inc. today announced the issuance of Patent No. 7,846,676 for "Methods and Devices for Analyte Detection" by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
The patent represents a key element of intellectual property related to NanoPro assay technology. It is one of several within a family directed towards the detection of specific proteins in complex biological samples. NanoPro assay technology is used by premier researchers in the fields of cancer research, stem cell biology, diabetes and drug development to ... read more
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (Nasdaq: BMRN) today announced that the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) in the UK has completed review of the Clinical Trial Application (CTA) and issued a notice of acceptance for the Phase 3 trial of N-acetylgalactosamine 6-sulfatase (GALNS) for the treatment of Mucopolysaccharidosis IVA (MPS IVA). The company expects to initiate the Phase 3 pivotal trial early in the first quarter of 2011.
"This important milestone reinforces our confidence in the Phase 3 trial design ... read more
Even more Orange County residents, businesses and visitors can now enjoy high-speed wireless data and voice connections in the residential and commercial areas surrounding the intersection of Bastanchury Road and Brea Boulevard in the city of Fullerton, thanks to recent Verizon Wireless network upgrades. Hundreds of upgrades since December 2009 have increased the company's 3G data and voice capacity by nearly thirty percent in Southern California. The increased capacity means more users are empowered to surf the web, download applications ... read more
VideoIQ, the leader in video surveillance innovation, announced today that Security Sales & Integration has named VideoIQ's iCVR-HD high definition camera as a 2010 Top 30 Technology Innovation. The editors of Security Sales & Integration select and honor noteworthy security products and services that increase profitability and efficiency, simplify installations, and cut labor costs.
Security Sales & Integration columnists Bob Dolph and Steve Payne chose this year's Top 30 Technology Innovation picks based on products reviewed during 2010. The ... read more