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Wednesday, November 16, 2011

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    CashStar, the digital gifting and incentives company, today announced that Aéropostale™, a mall-based specialty retailer for young men and women, has selected its platform to offer eGift Cards. By leveraging CashStar’s platform, Aéropostale customers will have the ability to electronically ... read more
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    The New WritePro -- an innovative software program for PCs and MACs enables Sol Stein to provide professional editorial guidance for individuals writing stories or novels anywhere in the world. The original WritePro® is already being used at major colleges and universities, including UCLA, the University of Chicago, and Dartmouth, among others. Writers responding to the release of The New WritePro® hail from England, Sweden, Italy, Australia, Ireland, Singapore, France, Germany, Brazil, South Africa, Japan, New Zealand, and ... read more
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    Audatex North America, Inc., the leading global provider of software and services to the automobile insurance claims processing and collision repair industry, hosted its ninth semi-annual Strategic Advisory Council meeting in Las Vegas on November 1. The one-day conference, which included presentations on industry trends, new products and future strategic directions for technology, was attended by a rich cross section of leaders from the automotive insurance claims and collision repairer sectors along with the Audatex senior management team. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111116/LA07672) "Our ... read more
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    Global Entrepreneurship Week, the world's largest celebration of innovators and job creators, runs through November 20. In conjunction with this worldwide celebration, Carbonite Inc. (NASDAQ: CARB), a leading provider of online backup solutions for consumers and small and medium sized businesses, recognizes small business heroes around the world who simultaneously manage multiple roles so that innovative ideas can come to life. Research from Carbonite* shows that many small business owners' responsibilities stretch well beyond oversight of their business. In fact, when ... read more
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    American families have experienced a deluge of technology in the home over the past decade, and much has been made about how screen time is impacting family time. However, according to a new survey commissioned by Microsoft Corp., parents say that technology is playing a positive role in their family relationships. The survey, conducted by Impulse Research, found that 64 percent of U.S. parents aged 22 to 40 who were surveyed report that technology helps bring their family closer together. ... read more
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    Practice Fusion, the fastest growing Electronic Health Record (EHR) community in the US, shared insight into its roadmap for the year ahead, including development of a native iPad application with top design firm, Cooper, during Practice Fusion Connect 2011. Members of the medical community from across the country joined Practice Fusion for the sold out event, the company's second annual user conference in San Francisco. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111116/SF07810) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091118/PFLOGO) Alan Cooper, known as the "Father of Visual Basic" and a frequent author on ... read more
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    F3 Technologies, Inc. (Pinksheets: FTCH) today announced the successful deployment of its newly developed FargoCloud(TM) media processing and storage platform to quickly and securely handle our rapid continued expansion of FargoTube's(TM) burgeoning library of music, movies, and other electronic media. "F3 is now well-prepared for immediate, exponential growth -- our music and video library's hastening growth rate has necessitated this important migration to a fast, easily scalable, and highly secure FargoCloud(TM) cloud processing and storage solution," commented Frank Connor, F3's chief ... read more
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    Trend Micro executives will be speaking at this year's Cloud Security Alliance Congress, the industry's conference devoted to the topic of cloud security, which provides practical solutions for managing the transition to the cloud and implementing security as a key component. Trend Micro speakers at Cloud Security Alliance Congress include: William Dalton, IT director at Trend Micro who will present "Securing Trend's Journey to the Private Cloud" on November 16th from 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm ET. His presentation will: ... read more
  • ThinkEco Names Erik Katz as CEO --- NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2011
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    ThinkEco, a New York City-based company that develops hardware and software energy-efficiency solutions, has named Erik Katz, 46, as Chief Executive Officer. Katz was most recently CEO of Blue Source, a leading carbon credit project developer in the U.S. and Canada. Katz was appointed by Jun Shimada, a co-founder of ThinkEco, who will now serve as the firm's President and Chief Technology Officer. Katz will lead the firm's expanding role in energy-efficiency solutions among large enterprises, OEM's, utilities, building automation system ... read more
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    AboutOne, the free online organizer that makes it easier for families to manage daily life, will announce its new release at Wine, Dine & Demo, the annual showcase of the latest innovations in digital lifestyle products and services. AboutOne partnered with Microsoft to develop a new version of their family information management system based on customer feedback and focused on simplifying life and rewarding users for being organized. This new version builds on customers' current calendar and address book tools, supercharging ... read more
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    Ektron, empowering organizations to fully realize their websites' marketing and revenue-generating potential, today announced that Gartner, Inc. has positioned Ektron as a visionary in the latest release of the Web Content Management* Magic Quadrant. This marks the third Magic Quadrant for Ektron in 2011. Others include "Externally Facing Social Software,"** and "Social Software in the Workplace."*** (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100709/MM19483LOGO ) "We believe our inclusion in three Magic Quadrants over 2011 is a testament to Ektron's continued success in Web Content ... read more
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    Mentor Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ: MENT) today announced the integration of its award-winning Inflexion® user interface (UI) technology with the Mentor® Embedded In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) Base Platform, that complies with the requirements of the GENIVI Alliance, an automotive and consumer ... read more
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    Azuki Systems™, the leader in the delivery of video to any device over any network at Internet scale, today announced the launch of the Azuki Worldwide Partner Program for technology, reseller, and professional service companies. The program allows companies to join the fast-growing ... read more
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    Bricsnet FM America Inc., a leading provider of software solutions for management of corporate real estate and facilities, today announced that Andy Fuhrman has joined the company’s executive team as Vice President of Product Development. Fuhrman, a globally recognized thought leader in workplace solutions and services, ... read more
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    Fidelis Security Systems, the market leader in network visibility, analysis, and control solutions, today announced the SSL Decoder within Fidelis XPS™, which provides the ability to assess the authenticity of a Secure Socket Layer (SSL) certificate. Fidelis also introduced the ... read more
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    Software AG today announced the successful integration of Terracotta Inc. technology into its product stack in only five months. The integrated technology offers customers a new clustering solution – Terracotta Server Array – which enables webMethods to take full advantage of cloud-based deployment environments. In addition, ... read more
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    Virtela, the world's largest independent managed network, security and cloud services company, today announced it has been named a winner of the 2011 World Communication Awards (WCAs) for its Cloud-based Application Acceleration Service, the industry's first virtual managed application acceleration service. One of the most coveted communications industry awards, the WCAs honor companies responsible for the innovations, achievements and outstanding new services that are helping to build tomorrow's industry. Virtela won the fiercely competitive Best Cloud Service category, and was ... read more
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    Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP used in the design, verification and manufacture of electronic components and systems, today announced updates to its Identify® and Certify® FPGA-based prototyping tools. Algorithm advancements in the latest Certify software release produce up to 30 percent faster FPGA-to-FPGA transmission performance using High-Speed Time Domain Multiplexing (HSTDM), which results in higher overall performance of designs prototyped with Synopsys' HAPS® FPGA-based prototyping systems. The new Certify and Identify software tools also ... read more
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    FARO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: FARO), the world's leading provider of portable measurement and imaging solutions announces the FARO Laser Scanner Focus3D has been honored with a Best of What's New award by Popular Science magazine. Each year, new products from almost every corner of industry - from consumer electronics to green technologies - are submitted to the publication's editors for consideration. This year, FARO's Focus3D has been named to that list of innovations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110415/MM84316LOGO) "We're thrilled that the Focus3D ... read more
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    Responding quickly to concerns that its iBoss Web Filters were blocking access to LGBT websites for employees of Montgomery County, Maryland, Phantom Technologies assures customers that its web-filtering technology is designed to function within the guidelines of the ACLU's Don't Filter Me campaign, which seeks to curb illegal filtering of pro-LGBT content. Last month, a Montgomery County employee informed his network administrator that he was unable to access certain websites while researching LGBT-related issues. A prompt investigation by Phantom Technologies' customer ... read more