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Friday, September 9, 2011

  • Posted at 12:14 PM
    Today, RB Associates launched StayingAhead.org, a new online budgeting tool developed by students for students. California's Schools will be the first in the nation to use the StayingAhead.org site to teach real-world budgeting. "This is an invaluable tool for California's students that teaches life skills through budgeting and fiscal responsibility. Every student should use this," California Congresswoman Jackie Speier said. "Through StayingAhead.org, we provide California's students a simple and effective tool for life planning. Given our recent economic downturn, ... read more
  • Posted at 12:00 PM
    GS Battery (USA) Inc., announces the introduction of its ECO R line of advanced storage batteries targeting the renewable energy market. The rapid growth of renewable energy contributing to the grid has highlighted the need for reliable energy storage solutions which maximize efficiencies and address the intermittency and variability for power generation common with wind and photovoltaic. Designed to meet these needs, the ECO R product line provides a full range of alternative storage solutions. The ECO R product ... read more
  • NASA Awards Space Radiobiology Research Grants --- WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2011
    Posted at 12:00 PM
    NASA is funding nine proposals from eight states to investigate space radiation's effect on human explorers. The proposals from researchers in California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York and Texas have a total value of approximately $12 million. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The ground-based studies will work to better understand and mitigate risk of damage to the heart and central nervous system from cosmic rays. The studies also will assess cancer risks and how genetics affect space radiation risks. "These studies ... read more
  • Posted at 11:59 AM
    Research and Markets(http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8db855/enterprise_softpho) has announced the addition of the "Enterprise Softphones - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Enterprise Softphones in US$ Thousand and ... read more
  • Posted at 11:59 AM
    SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/09/11 -- American Internet Services (AIS), a leading provider of enterprise-class data center and connectivity services in the western United States, will be exhibiting at the DRJ 2011 Fall World conference that is taking place September 11-14 at The Sheraton San Diego Hotel. Sponsored by Disaster Recovery Journal, it is touted as the world's largest Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery conference and exhibit. The AIS exhibit (Booth 96) places emphasis on the "360 ... read more
  • Posted at 11:50 AM
    Yesterday morning, a 15-year-old resident of East Boston - who has autism and is enrolled in the SafetyNet Service - wandered away from his school to one of his favorite spots - the subway system - and was rescued within approximately 20 minutes by MBTA Transit Police using the SafetyNet by LoJack System. This is the first rescue in Boston since the service was made available in January 2011. The Details of the Rescue: When school officials noticed the ... read more
  • Posted at 11:47 AM
    Over the past decade the focus on national infrastructure, homeland and computer security has sharpened. Elsevier Science & Technology Books’ security experts are at the forefront of efforts to create thoughtful solutions which are made available in cutting-edge security books. ... read more
  • Posted at 11:46 AM
    Intelligent Computer Solutions (ICS), the innovators of the High Speed, Hard Drive Forensic and IT Image MASSter™ and Rapid Image™ Data Duplication product lines, announces the availability of the Image MASSter™ Solo-4 built in an easy to carry, ruggedized case with a Cable-Free design. The ruggedized ... read more
  • Posted at 11:45 AM
    The Xerox CiPressTM 500 Production Inkjet System, the world’s only high-speed waterless inkjet device, is making its North American debut at Graph Expo 2011. The supercharged system has earned high praise from a test customer, who calls it a “revolutionary, ... read more
  • Posted at 11:44 AM
    Keithley Instruments, Inc., a world leader in advanced electrical test instruments and systems, announced today that it will be a major sponsor and an exhibitor at the International Conference on Silicon Carbide and Related Materials (ICSCRM) coming to Cleveland. The ... read more
  • Posted at 11:32 AM
    The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® applauds the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee and Chairman Patrick Leahy on the approval of H.R. 1249, the America Invents Act. The patent reform bill now heads to the desk of President Barack Obama for his consideration to sign it into law. ... read more
  • Posted at 11:31 AM
    Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc., a leading provider of IT-based business solutions, including advanced technology products, biometric security, and digital media solutions, today announced the European market launch of the Fujitsu IP-9610 at IBC 2011. A scalable and highly flexible ... read more
  • Posted at 11:31 AM
    HEALDSBURG, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/09/11 -- AdverseEvents' RxFilter™ analysis has identified important differences in side effect risks between the four most popular bisphosphonate drugs that are widely used to treat osteoporosis in over 10 million patients worldwide. Of the 21 separate adverse event categories reviewed, Reclast (injectable) (manufactured by Novartis) had the highest percent risk followed by the oral medication Fosamax (manufactured by Merck). Fosamax (alendronate), which is the number one selling drug in the class, appeared ... read more
  • Posted at 11:30 AM
    ShopKeep.com is proud to announce their ShopKeep Register App for iPad is now available on the App Store. ShopKeep Register brings full point of sale functionality to iPad, including wirelessly popping the cash drawer as well as printing receipts. The app gives small business owners the freedom to accept payment as well as check sales and inventory directly from their iPad. The app works with ShopKeep.com's pay-as-you-go plan which starts at $49 a month for one register and includes unlimited ... read more
  • Posted at 11:28 AM
    Sprint (NYSE: S) has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America. Sprint was recognized as a sustainability leader by Dow Jones and the Zurich-based Sustainable Asset Management Group. The index is based on a rigorous analysis of corporate, economic, environmental and social ... read more
  • Posted at 11:11 AM
    DEARBORN, Mich., Sept. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Winning school, Park Christian School, in Fargo, N.D., wins the grand prize of $10,000 -- Nearly 200 Great Lakes area Ford dealerships joined with the same number of local schools to produce 160 videos detailing the features of the 2012 Ford Focus ... read more
  • Posted at 11:05 AM
    The Bay Area's most progressive healthcare and legal professionals, students and educators will gather at UC Hastings on Friday, Sept. 16 (8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.) to mark the first Medical-Legal Partnership conference on the West Coast. Their goal: to transform medicine and law practices to improve community health. The all-day summit is part of the Medical-Legal partnership movement, a healthcare and legal services delivery model that improves health and well-being of vulnerable populations by integrating health and legal systems. The event has ... read more
  • Posted at 11:01 AM
    In commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the tragic events of September 11, Madame Tussauds announced today that all of its attractions in the U.S. will offer free admission to any first responders (firefighters, police, EMS) and military personnel (must present valid ID) visiting on September 11. "September 11 is a day the nation will never forget," said Janine DiGioacchino, Divisional Director, Midway Attractions, USA, Merlin Entertainments Group. "The offer of complimentary admission for first responders is our way of ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    To accelerate and enhance the development of Metabolic Imaging and other innovative technology, GE has launched a new entity, Research Circle Technology Inc. (RCT). RCT’s vision is to create a strong- alliance between GE’s scientists and the world’s leading universities, providing easy access to GE’s organic ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    American Express announced today an exclusive partnership with Style.com and NET-A-PORTER.COM to launch “NY Street Seen,” a first-of-its-kind shopping experience allowing fashion lovers everywhere to shop instantly for their favorite looks as worn by the attendees of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, and captured by renowned street-style photographer ... read more