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Wednesday, November 2, 2011

  • Posted at 6:20 AM
    A new white paper detailing the new scope of reusable medical device cleaning validations is available free from Microtest Laboratories on the Web at "Cleaning validation for reusable medical devices is an important step in proving their safety. Available guidance documents now indicate that the traditional method of validating cleanliness, spore log reduction, will no longer be acceptable. Analytical assays capable of providing quantitative results will now be required instead," writes white paper author Patrick Kenny, Manager of Analytical Services, ... read more
  • Posted at 6:15 AM
    Cengage Learning, a leading global provider of innovative teaching, learning and research solutions, today announced the international advisory board for Nineteenth Century Collections Online, a new global digitization and publishing program that brings together rare nineteenth century primary source content from around the world. The archive will include content from the "long" nineteenth century (1789-1914) - monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, photographs, ephemera, maps and statistics - much of which is being digitized for the first time. The advisory board, which ... read more
  • Posted at 6:15 AM
    In a continued effort to make banking more convenient and digitally accessible for its customers, Huntington (NASDAQ: HBAN; announced today the launch of its new iPad® application. Huntington’s new iPad application ( is free to download and is available now in the Apple App Store ... read more
  • Posted at 6:13 AM
    DocuSign, the global standard for eSignature, announced today that the nation's largest real estate brokerages and property management companies have standardized on DocuSign for electronic signature to close more deals faster, reduce costs, and enhance client satisfaction. The announcement comes ... read more
  • Posted at 6:12 AM
    TEKsystems®, a leading provider of IT staffing solutions, human capital management expertise and IT services, announced today its sponsorship of the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers’ (SCTE) 2011 Cable-Tec Expo in Atlanta from November 14-17. ... read more
  • Posted at 6:07 AM
    ONPATH Technologies, the leader in scalable connectivity and monitoring solutions for high performance networks, today announced the release of a new, cost-optimized blade option called the G-Blade. The G-Blade rounds out ONPATH's blade offerings by providing a lower cost option to automate Layer 1 connectivity in test labs and data centers. (Logo: Offering up to 48 SFP ports of connectivity per blade, the G-Blade is intended as a low-cost, low-speed alternative to ONPATH's universal switching blade (S-Blade). ... read more
  • Posted at 6:06 AM
    Mace Security International, Inc. (OTCQB: MACE) and SecuraTrac, LLC, a dynamic provider of personal location services and devices, announced a new partnership today. Mace will now be offering the latest developments in hi-tech safety products from SecuraTrac, including LifeTrac® Mobile PERS and the SecuraFone™ mobile phone ... read more
  • Posted at 6:05 AM
    SAE International's AS-2 Embedded Computing Systems Committee has completed a new industry standard that establishes Ethernet as a deterministic networking technology for time-, safety-, and mission-critical embedded systems and critical infrastructure applications. The new standard, "SAE AS6802 - Time-Triggered Ethernet" can be downloaded from the SAE International website - With SAE AS6802, critical command and control systems, audio/video, and standard LAN applications can safely coexist in one network, without the limitations found in other real-time Ethernet technologies. By using capabilities ... read more
  • Posted at 6:05 AM
    Altair Engineering, Inc., a leading global provider of simulation and advanced computing software solutions, announced today that PBS Works(TM) has partnered with Intel Corporation to optimize its software for future Intel® Many Integrated Core (Intel® MIC) products . The strategic partnership was formed to proactively ensure that as the first commercially available Intel MIC product, codenamed "Knights Corner," is launched broadly, PBS Professional will be able to seamlessly schedule jobs onto both Intel Xeon processors and Intel MIC co-processors without ... read more
  • Posted at 6:03 AM
    Please replace the release with the following corrected version due to multiple revisions. The corrected release reads: WORCESTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS SELECTS HOUGHTON MIFFLIN HARCOURT TO HELP EDUCATE THE 21ST CENTURY LEARNER ... read more
  • Posted at 6:01 AM
    rPath, the application engine provider for the private cloud, today announces that chief technology officer, Brett Adam, will be speaking at both Cloud Expo West, November 7-10, in Santa Clara, Calif., and the Cloud Channel Summit, November 7, in Mountain View, Calif. At each session, Adam ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    LumaSense Technologies has acquired the thermal imaging and services assets of Louisiana-based Reliability Point, which provides an array of equipment and related services to diversified industrial manufacturers in the Gulf Coast region and Southeastern United States. The acquisition allows LumaSense to enhance sales, support, and aftermarket services for its line of thermal imaging devices, such as infrared cameras used in industrial plants. "For the last five years, Reliability Point and LumaSense have worked closely together on a number of industrial thermal ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Award-winning blues-rock artist, guitar hero and singer-songwriter Joe Bonamassa will host a Keeping The Blues Alive session in Albany, NY at the Palace Theatre on Wednesday, November 9. Keeping The Blues Alive 501(c) is a nonprofit organization founded by Bonamassa aimed at promoting and preserving the heritage of blues music. Through regularly scheduled events, Keeping The Blues Alive will help to create awareness about the blues and its impact on our culture, while educating and empowering the next generation of ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    AVer Information, Inc. a leading provider of Video Conferencing, Digital Video Security DVRs and Presentation solutions announced a partnership with 888Voip, a leading Voice over IP (VoIP) communications distribution organization. 888Voip will be distributing AVer Video Conferencing solutions to its extensive IP communication reseller network to add essential video communications with their IP voice product and service offerings. (Logo: "As HD Video conferencing and Telepresence moves beyond early adoption to main stream acceptance, the enabling technologies are in high ... read more
  • VoltDB Expands Leadership Team with Key Executives --- BILLERICA, Mass., Nov. 2, 2011
    Posted at 6:00 AM
    VoltDB (, the leading provider of high-throughput relational database systems, today announced the appointments of Sam Berg as vice president of field operations and John Piekos as vice president of engineering. Both executives will help to further build VoltDB's leadership in emerging NewSQL markets. (Logo: ) "New high velocity data applications are coming online daily, signaling a period of tremendous opportunity in the market for Big Data solutions," said VoltDB CEO Scott Jarr. "Sam and John will significantly impact ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) today announced that the redesigned PlayStation®Home will be available beginning tomorrow, November 3, 2011, exclusively on PlayStation®Network for the PlayStation®3 (PS3(TM)) system for users throughout the US and Canada. The PlayStation Home redesign includes a new core experience that features genre-based districts as well as a wide variety of exclusive games that cater to each player's interests, style and game preference. (Logo: The PlayStation Home redesign will launch with a number of free-to-play game titles, ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    ANDOVER, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/02/11 -- Casa Systems, a worldwide leader in next generation cable edge technology, today announced that IPKO, a leading operator in Kosovo, has deployed Casa's C10G, Cable Modem Termination System (CMTS), delivering both High Speed Data (HSD), and Voice over IP (VoIP) to their residential and business subscribers. "After a lengthy and thorough evaluation of CMTS solutions, Casa Systems was chosen as our platform to rollout DOCSIS 3.0 services to our residential and commercial ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    ANDOVER, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/02/11 -- Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) today announced its participation in the 30th anniversary MILCOM international conference in Baltimore, Maryland, November 7 - 10, 2011. MILCOM brings together decision makers from government, military, industry and academia to explore, define and leverage the benefits of the latest technologies for meeting today's and tomorrow's communications and networking challenges. For more than 25 years, Vicor has been a leading supplier of MIL-COTS power components and systems to ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 11/02/11 --, an authority in the Business Service Management technology market, today announced it is evolving its brand to become Application Performance Management Digest This change reflects the online publication's focus on Application Performance Management. APMdigest will continue to actively cover issues and news impacting the broader Business Service Management (BSM) landscape, but it is sharpening its focus on APM and its relationship with service management and IT surrounding it. This includes ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc., (TAEC)*, a committed leader that collaborates with technology companies to create breakthrough designs, has announced the addition of the TC74LCXZ and TC74LCXZA to its family of low-voltage CMOS logic ICs. The new ICs from Toshiba feature a built-in power-up/power-down HZ (high-impedance) function and can maintain output at high impedance when power supply voltages are in the range of 0 to 1.5V (TC74LCXZ Series) and 0 to 1.2V (TC74LCXZA Series). This function enables hot-swap applications when ... read more