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Monday, November 21, 2011

  • Posted at 11:24 AM
    The Department of Veterans Affairs today announced the Badges for Vets contest for creating digital “badge” systems to help Veterans translate their military skills into civilian jobs. “We are looking for ways to make it easy for employers to see Veterans ... read more
  • Posted at 11:22 AM
    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: World Market for Semiconductors in Set-top Boxes http://www.reportlinker.com/p0511013/World-Market-for-Semiconductors-in-Set-top-Boxes.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Electronic_Component_and_Semiconductor The semiconductor industry has been revamping from the recession, and this trend is witnessed in the set-top box (STB) market as well. The STB market, despite the decline in sales in 2010, has recovered in the last quarter. The market is poised to witness double-digit growth rates in the future. This study focusses on three main components of the STB, namely decoders, ... read more
  • Posted at 11:20 AM
    Viral Genetics (Pink Sheets: VRAL) reports that a patent under which it is exclusively licensed will be granted for using a compound known as DCA to treat cancer. DCA (dichloroacetic acid) has emerged as a compound that accelerates the destruction of tumors without the deleterious and ... read more
  • Posted at 11:19 AM
    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: World Videoconferencing and Telepresence Endpoints Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p0490690/World-Videoconferencing-and-Telepresence-Endpoints-Market.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Camera This strategic analysis is part of Frost & Sullivan's continued coverage of the conferencing and collaboration marketplace. The need for videoconferencing and collaboration is increasing, as companies look to cut travel costs and ensure a level of communication that will be personable to the users. This research provides a comprehensive analysis of the world videoconferencing endpoints market. The study discusses the major industry ... read more
  • Posted at 11:16 AM
    Greatbatch, Inc. (NYSE: GB), today announced that Mr. Thomas J. Hook, President and CEO, and Mr. Thomas J. Mazza, Senior Vice President and CFO, will participate in the 23rd Annual Piper Jaffray Health Care Conference in New York City, New York on Tuesday, November 29, 2011, ... read more
  • Posted at 11:16 AM
    The Multiple Sclerosis Research Center of New York (MSRCNY) and the International Cellular Medicine Society (ICMS) jointly announced today the ICMS Institutional Review Board's (IRB) approval of the first study to use autologous brain-like or neural stem cells for multiple sclerosis. "We are entering a whole new world of possibilities for our patients" said Dr. Saud A. Sadiq, Neurologist and Director of the MSRCNY. "This initial stem cell treatment strategy opens up new avenues of treatment options focused on repair ... read more
  • Posted at 11:16 AM
    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: The 2011 Streptococci Diagnostics Market: US, Europe, Japan Test Volume, Sales Forecasts and Supplier Shares by Country http://www.reportlinker.com/p0444737/The-2011-Streptococci-Diagnostics-Market-US-Europe-JapanTest-Volume-Sales-Forecasts-and-Supplier-Shares-by-Country.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Diagnostics The report presents a detailed analysis of the Streptococci diagnostics market in the US, Europe (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, UK) and Japan. Current scientific views on the Streptococci definition, epidemiology and etiology are reviewed. The report provides the 5- and 10-year test volume and sales forecasts by country for the following market ... read more
  • Posted at 11:13 AM
    ParentPlus LLC, a Pittsburgh based product development company specializing in commercializing innovative and proprietary human fertility technologies, is entering into a license agreement with Vitrolife AB Sweden, with the aim of further development of new products for IUI (Intra-Uterine Insemination, artificial insemination). "I am proud and pleased to announce the signing of this agreement which is a notable milestone on our way to realize our vision to give millions of couples accessible, less complicated and less costly fertility options with a ... read more
  • Posted at 11:13 AM
    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Test-Volume-Sales-Forecasts-and-Supplier-Shares-by-Country.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Diagnostics title='The 2011 Toxoplasmosis Diagnostics Market: US, Europe, Japan Test Volume, Sales Forecasts and Supplier Shares by Country'>The 2011 Toxoplasmosis Diagnostics Market: US, Europe, Japan Test Volume, Sales Forecasts and Supplier Shares by Country http://www.reportlinker.com/p0444739/The-2011-Toxoplasmosis-Diagnostics-Market-US-Europe-Japan Test-Volume-Sales-Forecasts-and-Supplier-Shares-by-Country.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Diagnostics The report presents a detailed analysis of the Toxoplasmosis diagnostics market in the US, Europe, (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, UK) and Japan. Current scientific views on the Toxoplasmosis definition, epidemiology and etiology are reviewed. The report ... read more
  • Posted at 11:12 AM
    A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket is set to launch NASA's Mars Science Lab (MSL) mission with the Curiosity rover on Saturday, Nov. 26 at 10:02 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. This mission will be launched aboard an Atlas V 541 configuration vehicle, which includes a 5-meter diameter RUAG Space payload fairing along with four Aerojet solid rocket motors attached to the Atlas booster. The Atlas booster for this mission will be powered by the RD AMROSS RD-180 engine and ... read more
  • Posted at 11:12 AM
    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: 2011 North American SMB View of Mobile Enterprise Applications http://www.reportlinker.com/p0687894/2011-North-American-SMB-View-of-Mobile-Enterprise-Applications.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=NoCategory The value proposition around mobile enterprise applications is being successfully communicated to today's small and mid-sized businesses. Specifically, the more mature mobile office solution is currently receiving top priority from the bulk of smaller businesses. Newer niche applications are viewed as less important at this time. However, the substantial level of interest in mobility management platform products indicates ... read more
  • Posted at 11:11 AM
    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Analysis of the Enterprise Voice and Unified Messaging Platform Markets http://www.reportlinker.com/p0687896/Analysis-of-the-Enterprise-Voice-and-Unified-Messaging-Platform-Markets.html This analysis provides an insight into voice messaging (VM) and unified messaging (UM) markets, with an emphasis on the latter. With a specific focus on customer premises equipment (CPE)-based unified messaging and voice messaging solutions, the analysis highlights key technology and market trends and provides profiles and competitive analysis of selected vendors. It also provides current and forecasted revenues ... read more
  • Posted at 11:08 AM
    WEST LAFAYETTE, IN -- (Marketwire) -- 11/21/11 -- BASi (Bioanalytical Systems Inc.) (NASDAQ: BASI) announced plans to open a health and wellness clinic for its employees, dependents and retirees in the Purdue Research Park of West Lafayette. The 1,800 square-foot facility will include three exam rooms, a laboratory and a pharmacy. "One of our greatest challenges is to continue to find and maintain low-cost solutions for healthcare coverage, while providing quality, affordable care for our employees and dependents," said ... read more
  • Posted at 11:07 AM
    Have you ever been curious about where all the technology in your school, home, car, computer, or office comes from? You might be surprised that a great percentage of the technology we rely on each day was developed or enhanced by NASA. We all know about NASA's outstanding accomplishments in space, but few of us know just how much the space agency has accomplished right here at home. Except for Arthur. Arthur Christmas, that is. (Logo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO</font>) This year in ... read more
  • Posted at 11:06 AM
    Holiday celebrations are in full swing at HSN with a live concert by Grammy award-winning singer, philanthropist and businesswoman, Mary J. Blige. For the first time ever, Blige will perform on HSN at 12:30 am and 10 pm EST on November 30, in celebration of her highly anticipated album My Life II ... The Journey Continues (Act 1) and widely successful My Life Blossom Fragrance Holiday Gift Sets as a part of HSN's 24 Hour Beauty Gift Event. ... read more
  • Posted at 11:05 AM
    eMommie.com, the first and only major online resource specializing in off-price maternity overstocks and closeouts, was just named one of Greater Richmond's Companies to Watch for 2012 by the Venture Forum. The award recognizes early stage companies that are on track for rapid growth and expected to become strong contributors to their local economy. The selection committee consisted of seasoned entrepreneurs and investors from the Richmond area. More than 200 people turned out for the awards ceremony ... read more
  • Posted at 11:02 AM
    In the strongest move to date by a daily deal company in the holiday retail season, LivingSocial today announced a slate of more than 20 national deals with top retailers that will kick off on Black Friday, with a second set of deals with online retailers becoming available on Cyber Monday. The deals, which include top brands like OfficeMax, FTD, Danskin, EA and SKECHERS, are expected to set new records for the daily deals industry before the holiday shopping ... read more
  • Electronic Games and Gaming: Global Markets --- NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2011
    Posted at 11:01 AM
    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Electronic Games and Gaming: Global Markets http://www.reportlinker.com/p0687782/Electronic-Games-and-Gaming-Global-Markets.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=NoCategory REPORT SCOPE INTRODUCTION STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVES In this study, the goal of BCC Research is to determine the current status of the electronic gaming business and assess its growth potential from 2010 to 2011 and then over a 5-year period to 2016. Various types of gaming platforms, electronic games, and software plus related services and accessory equipment present a large market with growth potential. Our objective ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/21/11 -- Zoom Telephonics, Inc. (OTCBB: ZMTP) announced today that it has begun volume shipments of the Zoom X7N Model 5790, an ADSL 2/2+ Wireless-N 4-port Modem/Router. The X7N incorporates Broadcom® IC technology and features Wi-Fi® compatible 2x2 wireless-N with wireless range up to 1000 feet (300 meters) and wireless data speeds up to 300 Mbps. Model 5790 has an advanced firewall, hardware VPN, support for both IPv6 and IPv4, and many other ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded a contract for Hull, Mechanical and Electrical (HM&E) Machinery and Systems support by the U.S. Navy's Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division (NSWCCD). The five-year indefinite-delivery, indefinite quantity contract has a potential value of $73.3 million if all options are exercised. Through the contract, General Dynamics will support HM&E machinery and systems on Navy vessels and select land-based sites, as well as other federal agency ... read more