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Thursday, June 7, 2012

  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/07/12 -- MapR Technologies, Inc., the provider of the open, enterprise-grade distribution for Apache Hadoop, announced today that Senior Principal Technologist Keys Botzum will be a featured speaker at the 7x24 Conference: Thought Leadership, taking place on June 10 - 13, 2012 at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, in Orlando, Florida. The session entitled: "Big Data: The Changes that will Reshape Your Data Center," will be held on Monday, June 11 at 3:00 ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    DALLAS, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 06/07/12 -- The American Stroke Association kicks off a national hip hop stroke video competition for 10- to 15-year-olds to broaden public awareness about stroke. The free competition at engages and educates youth on stroke while igniting their creative use of visual arts. Stroke is the No. 4 cause of death and a leading cause of severe, long-term disability in America. Yet, 93 percent of Americans do not think of stroke as a major ... read more
  • Posted at 7:55 AM
    Generex Biotechnology Corporation (OTCBB: GNBT) announced today that an End-of-Phase II meeting has been scheduled with the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in respect of the Phase II clinical trial of the AE37 breast cancer vaccine being undertaken by its wholly-owned subsidiary, Antigen Express, Inc. The meeting has been scheduled for June 18, 2012 with FDA regulatory management staff in the Office of Cellular Tissues and Gene Therapies in the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research. Antigen Express ... read more
  • Posted at 7:49 AM
    BioMimetic Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: BMTI) today announced the results of its 2012 Annual Meeting of Stockholders that took place on June 7, 2012, at the Company’s headquarters. The Company’s shareholders voted in favor of all proposals identified in the Proxy Statement. ... read more
  • Asia Pacific Infectious Disease Diagnostics Market Overview --- MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 7, 2012
    Posted at 7:45 AM
    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WHEN: 1:00 p.m. EDT on Thursday, June ... read more
  • Posted at 7:43 AM
    IFS, the global enterprise software company, has announced that in order to integrate the company's operations and provide greater speed, data integrity and reliability, SOG Óleo e Gás S/A (Setal) has expanded its use of IFS Applications by implementing IFS’s Projects and Subcontracts modules. ... read more
  • Posted at 7:43 AM
    Magnetic (, the leader in search retargeting, today announced an investment of $10 million in Series B funding, led by private equity firm Edison Ventures. Other participating investors include IA Capital Partners, NYC Seed, NYC Investment Fund, Jonathan Kraft, Neu Venture Capital and Charles River Ventures. Magnetic combines the power of search with the scale of display advertising, bridging the gap between search performance and targeted display media. Through search retargeting, Magnetic reaches consumers who have signaled purchase intent where they ... read more
  • Posted at 7:41 AM
    MILFORD, CT -- (Marketwire) -- 06/07/12 -- Thinklogical [InfoComm booth C7742], the leading provider of fiber optic video routing and KVM extension systems, announced that it will be demonstrating an array of powerful, high performance and efficient solutions, addressing many of the complex challenges facing today's A/V professionals. The booth will feature a high performance display video wall, courtesy of Mitsubishi; display stations for 4K video source and destination routing and flexible KVM solutions. Additionally, the exhibit will ... read more
  • Posted at 7:41 AM
    As companies begin to uncouple data from applications to enable richer services both internal and external to their organizations, new considerations arise that can speed up as well as slow down adoption of data sharing using data-as-a-service. This is according to Liaison Technologies, a global provider ... read more
  • Posted at 7:41 AM
    Mobile Operator Cloud Services are being upstaged by OTT service platform vendors like Amazon Web Services, and Microsoft but operators can respond to such challenges and recapture value with real time services, always connected devices and connectivity management. In a new report from the Strategy ... read more
  • FedScoop to host The U.S. Innovation Summit --- WASHINGTON, June 7, 2012
    Posted at 7:40 AM
    The most influential leaders in government and the IT industry around the US will come together for one day to discuss the importance of U.S. innovation to job creation, the economy, technology, research and development, and the future of U.S. competitiveness. This event will be held on June 20, 2012, at the Newseum in Washington, DC. This gathering will include the technology leadership from the White House, the Deputy Secretary of Commerce, federal agency leadership, Members of Congress, and C-level ... read more
  • Posted at 7:33 AM
    Michael Casper, CEO and CTO, UltraSource, Inc., a supplier of custom thin film circuits and ceramic interconnect devices, announced today the new CopperViaTM, based on the existing patented UltraViaTM process. The CopperViaTM will be introduced at 2012 IEEE MTT-S International ... read more
  • Posted at 7:32 AM
    Norman ASA, a global security leader, announced today an OEM agreement where it will supply the Norman SCADA Protection (NSP) system to Kongsberg Maritime of Norway. Kongsberg will use the NSP security solution in its maritime systems that it supplies worldwide. Kongsberg Maritime is a leading global supplier of maritime systems for dynamic positioning and navigation, marine automation, cargo management and level sensors, maritime training simulators and position reference systems. With recent Stuxnet malware attacks on industrial software and systems, manufacturers, ... read more
  • Posted at 7:30 AM
    BioTrends Research Group, one of the world’s leading research and advisory firms for specialized biopharmaceutical issues, finds while rheumatologists and primary care physicians (PCPs) in the United States recognize the importance of tight uric acid control as a strategy to minimize gout flares, the majority of ... read more
  • Medgenics Initiates U.S. Biopump Processing Site --- MISGAV, Israel & SAN FRANCISCO
    Posted at 7:30 AM
    Medgenics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: MDGN and AIM: MEDU, MEDG), the developer of the novel Biopump™ technology for the sustained production and delivery of therapeutic proteins in patients using their own tissue, announced today it has initiated its first U.S. Biopump processing facility in Davis, California. ... read more
  • Posted at 7:30 AM
    Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced that it has received a contract to provide IT managed services to a new client, the American Red Cross, a leading provider of humanitarian services. The contract has a potential value of approximately $80 million over its initial five-year term. It also has two one-year renewal options. Under the terms of the contract, Unisys will provide a full range of customer support and data center managed services to support approximately 20,000 Red Cross workers throughout the ... read more
  • Posted at 7:30 AM
    Sigma Labs, Inc. (OTCBB: SGLB.OB) announced today that it has entered into a teaming agreement with Exnovo Solutions, Inc.("Exnovo") of Murrells Inlet, S.C.(, a firm specializing in high-impact services and offering unique products to the United States Defense and Intelligence communities. Under the teaming agreement, we and Exnovo will have the benefit of combining our considerable strengths to provide a unique range of services and products to the above-targeted customers. Vivek Dave, Executive VP of Sigma Labs, stated that ... read more
  • Posted at 7:25 AM
    Evolve Digital Labs, a digital marketing agency, has designed a helpful resource for performing an SEO Audit on one's website. Entitled the SEO Audit Checklist, this PDF is free to download and provides a clear, step-by-step process for any brand to use when performing an audit of its own website. This SEO Audit Checklist is structured according to Evolve's own process of auditing a website for Search Engine Optimization. It starts with a thorough examination of the website's pages, such ... read more
  • Posted at 7:20 AM
    Nikon Inc. has launched the Small Moments are Huge online community photo gallery to encourage digital camera users to celebrate meaningful, everyday moments. The new community, which will be hosted on the Nikon USA page on Facebook, brings together an impressive roster of celebrity Guest Stars and their fans to inspire and promote the sharing of their small but memorable moments. The Small Moments are Huge program kicked off with the help of some of today's most influential personalities in television, ... read more
  • Posted at 7:15 AM
    SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/07/12 -- MindTouch, the company dedicated to creating the world's best self-service help experiences, announced today that its social help system now integrates with Help Desk and support ticketing to dramatically improve support agents' efficiency and customers' help experiences. The MindTouch social help platform is revolutionizing the user manual and SaaS customer experiences through a web-based environment that includes a knowledge base, help center, ticketing integration, and help button. Agents using CRM ... read more