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Thursday, September 15, 2011

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    Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: LVLT), which delivers some of the most-watched sporting events in the world, today announced a new service that will make high-quality, professional sports broadcast services available to universities. Level 3 is supporting the University of Florida and its network of affiliated organizations including WUFT-TV, the University of Florida Athletic Association and Florida LambdaRail (FLR), to deploy its Vyvx VenueNet Lite service to support the high definition delivery of the university's football, basketball and baseball games ... read more
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    Rhapsody has always been about connecting people to the music they love, even back when tweeting was only for birds. Today, the nation's most popular premium, on-demand music service announced the launch of an improved music experience that makes discovering music faster and easier thanks to a streamlined interface and rich social features. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101006/RHAPSODYLOGO) "Rhapsody members can now tap into a music community that is 800,000 members strong to share, recommend and find music," said Jon Irwin, president, Rhapsody. ... read more
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    Social Media Week Chicago city partners, Zocalo Group and the Chicago Tribune, announced today that Adam Bain, Tucker Max and Julia Allison will join the ranks of Social Media Week Chicago headliners. For a full agenda of next week's activities, please visit www.socialmediaweek.org/chicago. Adam Bain, President of Global Revenue at Twitter, will lead a compelling session about Twitter's future and its impact thus far. Additional speakers include Vince Casanova, President and COO at Chicago Tribune Media Group and Paul Rand, President/CEO ... read more
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    As organizations plan budgets and projects for the year ahead, where will they invest to get the most bang for their buck? According to a new Robert Half Management Resources survey, resources are most likely to be allocated to information technology (IT) systems (35 percent), followed by new products and service lines (21 percent). The survey was developed by Robert Half Management Resources, the world's premier provider of senior-level accounting and finance professionals on a project and interim basis. It was ... read more
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    IDEMA (The International Disk Drive Equipment and Materials Association) today announced the successful conclusion of the "Are You Ready?" campaign, an effort which focused on helping the computer industry prepare for the transition of hard disk drives (HDD) to long data sectors using a technology referred to as Advanced Format (AF). IDEMA is the data-storage industry's trade association dedicated to driving technology standards that support the advancement of data storage. Working in collaboration with the leading HDD suppliers, ... read more
  • Club Penguin Goes Mobile with "Puffle Launch" --- BURBANK, Calif., Sept. 15, 2011
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    Club Penguin (clubpenguin.com), the #1 virtual world for kids, announced that its first iOS game, Puffle Launch, is now available on the App Store. Puffle Launch features fast paced gameplay in which players blast pet Puffles through a series of challenging levels. Originally debuting as a game within Club Penguin in March 2010, Puffle Launch became an instant hit, and is now played by more than 150,000 kids each day in the virtual world.Puffles are the penguins' pets in Club ... read more
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    In observance of Hispanic Heritage Month, the United States Marine Corps (USMC) has extended its successful 2010 campaign, "Family Values," and launched "Values 2.0" - a celebratory multimedia campaign. The campaign, which runs from September 15 through October 15, celebrates the strong positive ideals shared by Hispanic Americans and the Marine Corps and features the personal testimonials of Latino men and women currently serving in the Corps. "Honor, courage and commitment are what we live by in the Marine Corps," said ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Comcast's Greater Boston Region today announced the launch of Internet Essentials, a program which provides families with children in Massachusetts who are eligible to receive free lunches under the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) with low-cost Internet service, affordable computers and digital literacy training. The goal of Internet Essentials is to help close the digital divide and ensure more Americans benefit from all the Internet has to offer. The program addresses what research has identified as the three ... read more
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    HOPKINTON, Mass., Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- News Summary: -- As the first U.S.-based and seventh global EMC Center of Excellence (COE), the new, 450,000 square foot Durham, North Carolina facility will house the company's state-of-the-art cloud data center and 130,000 square feet of labs to support EMC's global research and development ... read more
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    LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/15/11 -- July Systems has added over 10 languages to their Mi™ Platform development environment with plans to add many more. Clients can now easily create and manage international mobile services with Mi™ Platform using out-of-the box widgets. July Systems' Mi™ Platform powers more than 100 of the world's largest brands and delivers billions of transactions to millions of users in over 150 countries. As a global provider, July understands that their ... read more
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    NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 09/15/11 -- Conductor, the leading provider of SEO technology software, announced today that Reprise Media, a global digital advertising agency, has replaced its existing third party tools and services to partner exclusively with Searchlight for SEO services to existing and new clients. Reprise Media is taking advantage of the Searchlight SEO platform's ability to scale keyword tracking and reporting, automate on-page SEO analysis and provide actionable recommendations to global brands, maximizing their share ... read more
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    SANTA BARBARA, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/15/11 -- D2 Technologies, the market leader in embedded IP communications software platforms, today announced that it is a participant in the Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Interoperability Testing Event, organized by the MultiService Forum and now underway in Beijing, China and Dusseldorf, Germany. D2's mCUE®, a converged 4G mobile communications client for VoLTE and RCS video calling applications, is part of the interoperability event hosted at the China Mobile Research Institute Laboratory ... read more
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    REDWOOD SHORES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/15/11 -- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) News Facts Oracle today announced immediate availability of Oracle Solaris 10 8/11. Oracle Solaris 10 8/11 provides enhancements to Oracle Solaris ZFS and Oracle Solaris install technologies, advanced support for the latest SPARC and x86 systems and Oracle Database 11g performance improvements. Oracle Solaris is the #1 enterprise operating system, providing mission-critical availability, security and performance on both SPARC and x86 systems. Oracle Solaris is developed, tested and supported ... read more
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    NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 09/15/11 -- iWay Software, a division of Information Builders and an innovator of enterprise integration solutions, today announced a series of upgrades to its integration products, which now enhance its real-time data cleansing to big data sources. Included are updates to iWay Software's Data Quality Center, Data Steward Portal, and Master Data Center, all designed to improve users' ability to profile, correct, and manage the consistency of any type of information ... read more
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    BUFFALO, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 09/15/11 -- Synacor, the market leader powering next-gen portals and TV Everywhere (TVE) services, today announced the appointment of William J. Stuart as Chief Financial Officer. Stuart is an accomplished business leader with demonstrated success as the CFO of publicly and privately held technology companies. He will report to Synacor President and CEO Ron Frankel and join the talented executive team leading one of the fastest growing privately held companies in the technology ... read more
  • Posted at 4:59 AM
    MokaFive, known for its innovative virtualization- and desktop-management software, announced today that its product suite is the ideal solution for companies that have standardized on a Windows operating system, but also want to meet the demand of a growing—and increasingly vocal—Mac ... read more
  • Posted at 4:58 AM
    VBI Vaccines (VBI), a biotechnology company dedicated to the innovative formulation, development and delivery of safe and effective vaccines, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Epixis S.A., a French biotechnology company developing its “eVLP” platform technology for ... read more
  • Posted at 4:55 AM
    Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of business consulting services, today announced that the University of California, San Diego (UC San Diego), has selected its Click™ Portal software to automate material transfer agreement (MTA) processing throughout the university. ... read more
  • Posted at 4:50 AM
    Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) today announced it was awarded a task order by the U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane Division to provide systems engineering and lifecycle integration services in support of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) and other federal agencies. The follow-on task order has a three year base period of performance, two one-year options and a total value of more than $38 million if all options ... read more
  • Posted at 4:50 AM
    CHAMPS Software, Inc. (CHAMPS), the leading developer of enterprise MRO solutions, today announced the availability of its comprehensive solution for modernizing complex enterprise applications. The solution is designed for implementation by industrial, commercial, educational and other large facilities for transforming their legacy applications to Web technologies for deployment on their private clouds. CHAMPS' modernization process is database driven. "Our application modernization process is independent of the programming language used for developing the application. The process retains the existing database structure, or ... read more