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Wednesday, December 28, 2011

  • Posted at 8:07 AM
    We at Nannies4Hire (, an online nanny, babysitter and family database, understand we all have "those" days. You're tired, frustrated, and harried. Your child is having a difficult day of her own, and she's being a little difficult to handle as a result. In that weak moment, you blurt out hurtful words to your child. Immediately, your conscience goes to work. "Why did I say that? Why can't I have more patience? ... read more
  • Posted at 8:07 AM
    FEED #1: BEHIND-THE-SCENES B-ROLL OF TIMES SQUARE 2012 Pre-New Year’s Eve footage featuring the arrival and installation of the "2012" sign at the top of One Times Square; the assembly and testing of the giant crystal New Year’s Eve Ball; and other preparations for the ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) today announced that Mike Lovett, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Christopher Winfrey, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will participate in the Citigroup 2012 Global Entertainment, Media and Telecommunications Conference on Wednesday, January 4th, 2012 in San Francisco, California. Mr. Lovett's and Mr. Winfrey's remarks are scheduled to begin at 11:50 a.m. PST. (Logo: A live webcast will be available and can be accessed on Charter's website at by selecting "Investor & ... read more
  • Posted at 7:47 AM
    Microgrids, which are smart grid networks for integrating distributed energy generation from both renewable and fossil fuel resources, are proliferating around the world in a variety of forms. Microgrids may be grid-tied or remote and are utilized in several key application segments including commercial, community, institutional, ... read more
  • Posted at 7:46 AM
    2XL Games, the leader in digital offroad racing games, today announced that it has entered the Android market with 2XL MX Offroad. This massive racing game combines 2XL's hit games Supercross and ATV Offroad into one experience where players can compete in MX Supercross and Outdoor ... read more
  • Posted at 7:45 AM
    Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been selected by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to operate and maintain the support infrastructure for the United States Antarctic Program (USAP), which enables universities, research institutions and federal agencies to conduct scientific research in the region. NSF is the designated single-point manager of the program, providing funding for research in Antarctica as well as logistics and infrastructure needed by other federal agencies for their research there. The multiyear contract is valued at approximately ... read more
  • Posted at 7:30 AM
    Understanding the legal issues related to protection of intellectual property is critical for every communications practitioner. That's why Sharon Toerek, intellectual property attorney, Partner of the Cleveland Firm Licata & Toerek and president of the American Advertising Federation of Cleveland, will be discussing issues like ownership of creative work, plagiarism problems, and copyright and trademark rights in a presentation hosted by International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Cleveland. The It's All You've Got: How to Protect Your Intellectual Property program ... read more
  • Posted at 7:22 AM
    Zions Direct, the online broker-dealer that allows its customers to purchase municipal bonds in its daily web-based auctions, announces its weekly auction results. In auctions closed from December 19, 2011 to December 23, 2011, investors purchasing municipal bonds in the auctions received average tax-exempt yields 0.97 percentage points, or 97 basis points, higher than similar bonds as reported by the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB). (Logo: Zions Direct, in conjunction with BondDesk Group LLC, regularly publishes a Market Snapshot for ... read more
  • Posted at 7:15 AM
    Medbox, Inc. (Pinksheets: MDBX) ( announced today that their Medbox(TM) Prescription Dispensing System has been cited by the Colorado State Legislature in HB1043. Colorado House Bill (HB1043) clarifies certain aspects of the law and the regulations pertaining to the dispensing of alternative medicines. The bill requires greater transparency for owners and operators of clinics, and classifies customer files as Medical Records, which are subject to the state's Medical Records Statute. Medbox(TM) is the only biometrically controlled system that provides prescription medicine ... read more
  • Posted at 7:12 AM
    BROOMFIELD, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 12/28/11 -- OpenLogic, Inc., provider of enterprise open source solutions for the cloud and the data center, today announced that CloudSwing can now deploy to the Rackspace Cloud and that they have entered into the Cloud Tools program with Rackspace® Hosting, (NYSE: RAX), the world's leading specialist in the hosting and cloud computing industry. Rackspace Cloud Tools is a showcase site for leading technologies that work with the Rackspace Cloud. OpenLogic CloudSwing is a ... read more
  • Posted at 7:05 AM
    It's well known that many of America's most serious health problems--and their associated cost--can be reduced or eliminated through early detection. Yet after years of effort, more than 95% of every health dollar in the United States still goes to treatment rather than prevention, according to a publication of the Centers for Disease Control*. Where is the disconnect? For Health Choice Arizona, much of the problem used to involve getting patients connected with appropriate community health resources on a timely basis. ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    comScore (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today reported holiday season retail e-commerce spending for the first 56 days of the November - December 2011 holiday season. For the holiday season-to-date, $35.3 billion has been spent online, marking a 15-percent increase versus the corresponding days last year. The most recent week (ending Dec. 25) witnessed $2.8 billion in spending, an increase of 16 percent versus the corresponding week last year. (Logo: ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    One in three dollars spent on health care in Florida currently pays for unnecessary tests and treatments that physicians order to keep from being sued, according to a new Florida physician poll released by Patients for Fair Compensation. This spending equates to more than $40 billion dollars each year. The poll, conducted by Oppenheim Research on behalf of Patients for Fair Compensation, showed that of physicians surveyed statewide, 88 percent said they practiced some form of "defensive medicine" in the ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    ASHBURN, Va., Dec. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/-- Brainware, Inc., the market share leader for intelligent data capture, announced today that company executives will present at the 14(th) Annual Needham Growth Conference being held at the New York Palace Hotel in New York City from January 10-12. Charles Kaplan, Vice President of Marketing at Brainware, will be leading the presentation at 2:10 p.m. EST on Wednesday, January 11. (Logo: ) Brainware management will be available for one-on-one ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Gazzang, Inc., the company securing data and applications in the cloud, today announced that echoBase is using Gazzang’s transparent data encryption solution to provide physicians and clinicians the convenience of mobile access to patient medical records and systems, while limiting ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include Electronic Arts Inc. (Nasdaq: EA), Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC), Apple Inc (Nasdaq: AAPL), Comcast Corp. (Nasdaq: CMCSA) and Verizon Communication Inc. (NYSE: VZ). (Logo: Get the most recent insight from Zacks Equity Research with the free Profit from the Pros newsletter: ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM, the leader in online entertainment shopping, is pleased to announce the winners of their "Meet Jay & Silent Bob" contest. The contest win is the result of a 16-week long contest in which all those who entered the Jay & Silent Bob Get Old weekly contest were also automatically entered to win the quarterly contest. The Meet Jay & Silent Bob contest began on September 1st with the inaugural edition of the Jay & Silent Bob Get Old BEEZID Gadget ... read more
  • Posted at 6:17 AM
    DRI Corporation (OTCQB™: TBUS), a digital communications technology leader in the global surface transportation and transit security markets, announced today that the Company’s transition from the NASDAQ Capital Market® to the OTCQB™ Marketplace is effective today. ... read more
  • Posted at 6:15 AM
    Aura Systems, Inc. (OTCBB:AUSI) announced today that it received a new release for approximately $612,000 from the South Korean military for the use of the VIPER mobile power solution. The entire release it expected to be shipped before the end of February 2012. ... read more
  • Posted at 6:13 AM
    Spare Backup, Inc. ("Spare Backup") (OTCBB: SPBU), a provider of data backup and security software for smartphones, tablets and PCs, which is carrier and manufacturer agnostic, today announced the completion of its full migration to an HTML based platform for its distribution partners. Spare Backup has now completed the architecture for HTML4/CSS3 embedded websites that are fully integrated with its recently installed .NET/SQL Server backend server solution to fully supporting modern browsers and mobile devices. All sites can ... read more