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Wednesday, January 18, 2012

  • Posted at 7:00 PM
    Payvment, the number one Facebook ecommerce platform (AppData), today launched features built using Facebook Platform including the ability to “Want” and “Own” which enable shoppers to easily share their Wish Lists on their Timelines. These integrations are designed to drive greater ... read more
  • Posted at 6:25 PM
    Heroku, a leading cloud platform as a service (PaaS) and a company [NYSE: CRM], today announced it has been recognized with the 2012 InfoWorld Technology of the Year Award. (Logo: Selected by InfoWorld Test Center editors and reviewers, the annual awards identify the best and most innovative products on the IT landscape. Winners are drawn from all of the products tested during the past year, with the final selections made by InfoWorld's Test Center staff. All products reviewed by the ... read more
  • Posted at 5:57 PM
    Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ:INTU) today issued the following statement regarding two bills before Congress, known as the Protect IP Act, or PIPA, in the Senate and the Stop Online Piracy Act, or SOPA, in the House. Intuit has not previously ... read more
  • Posted at 5:20 PM
    BRIDGEWATER, NJ -- (Marketwire) -- 01/18/12 -- Aptalis Pharma, a global specialty pharmaceutical company focused on gastrointestinal diseases and cystic fibrosis, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a New Drug Application (NDA) for Gilead Sciences, Inc.'s Viread® (tenofovir disoproxil fumarate) oral powder in combination with other antiretroviral agents for the treatment of HIV-1 infection in pediatric patients ages 2-5. Co-developed by Aptalis and Gilead, the oral powder formulation of Viread® uses the Aptalis ... read more
  • Posted at 5:17 PM
    Agile Network, a Gold-Level member of Oracle® Partner Network (OPN), today announced its AgileShip Shipment Management System has achieved Oracle Validated Integration (OVI) with the Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1. AgileShip provides a full-featured, validated shipping solution for Oracle E-Business Suite applications, including Order Management, Warehouse Management, E-Commerce, CRM, and ERP. Designed to optimize fulfillment operations and reduce transportation spend, AgileShip automates the entire shipping process, from pack verification through weighing, rating, routing, labeling and execution. To optimize carrier selection and ... read more
  • Posted at 5:15 PM
    Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:GILD) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Viread® (tenofovir disoproxil fumarate) in combination with other antiretroviral agents for the treatment of HIV-1 infection in pediatric patients ages 2-12. The FDA approved a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 PM
    Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Vanda) (NASDAQ: VNDA), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of products for central nervous system disorders, today announced it will release results for the fourth quarter of 2011, on Tuesday, February 14, 2012, before the market opens. The Company will host a conference call at 10:00 AM ET on Tuesday, February 14, 2012 during which Vanda management will discuss the financial results. To participate in the conference call, please dial 866-271-0675 (domestic) or ... read more
  • Posted at 4:40 PM
    Urinary tract infections account for nearly 40 percent of hospital-acquired infections in acute care hospitals, triggering increased hospital costs and higher patient morbidity and mortality rates. Compounding the toll of these infections, Medicaid, Medicare and many other payers no longer reimburse costs related to treatment because of their presumed preventability. A new American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) Practice Alert(TM) stresses the use of pre- and post-catheterization assessments to gauge proper catheter use and to monitor early signs of infection. This ... read more
  • Posted at 4:35 PM
    For the second consecutive year, the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM) will join forces with Esri to host the premier event in the surveying industry. The Survey Summit will take place July 21-24, 2012, in San Diego, California, sharing its final two days with the Esri International User Conference (Esri UC). (Logo: The Survey Summit will serve as the ideal forum for not only ACSM members and land surveyors but also anyone interested in GIS technology and ... read more
  • Posted at 4:34 PM
    CytoDyn Inc. (the "Company") (OTC QB:CYDY), a biotechnology company focused on the development of new therapies for combating infection with immune deficiency viruses, and other antibody applications, announced today that Ismail Abdul Fattah will serve as the Company's Senior Advisor of Business Development for the Middle ... read more
  • Posted at 4:23 PM
    ENGLEWOOD, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 01/18/12 -- Vitelity Communications, an international Voice over IP (VoIP) technology provider, has announced the launch of International Direct Inward Dialing (DID) numbers to more than 60 countries around the world. With a Vitelity DID number, businesses or individuals worldwide can now create a virtual local presence in numerous major foreign cities. "Vitelity once again raises the bar for wholesale VoIP with our new international DID service. Vitelity already offers more services than all ... read more
  • Posted at 4:22 PM
    Information Services Group (ISG) (NASDAQ: III), a leading technology insights, market intelligence and advisory services company, today released TPI Index data showing healthy growth in the global outsourcing market during the fourth quarter amid record contracting activity for the full year. The 4Q11 Global TPI Index, which covers commercial outsourcing contracts valued at $25 million or more, found total contract value (TCV) of $26.4 billion in the fourth quarter of 2011, an increase of 7 percent over the same period a ... read more
  • Posted at 4:12 PM
    West Coast Customs (WCC) continues season 2 of their show on Velocity, Inside West Coast Customs January 22, 2012 at 9:00 PM EST for a special episode. Inside West Coast Customs is the next exciting show featuring WCC's outrageous builds. WCC continues the 2nd season with its most difficult build to date for the world's most famous plumber, Mario from Nintendo's Mario Kart 7. (Photo: ) (Logo: ) "When Don" Don James Executive Vice President of Nintendo America, "requested the ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 PM
    Patients with hip and knee replacements can now determine over time how the implant is interacting with their body thanks to a new tracking system being used by Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (MOR) physicians. Drs. Scott Sporer and Wayne Paprosky, MOR hip and knee orthopaedic surgeons, are the first in the country to implant all compliant patients with radiostereometric analysis (RSA) beads, which monitor if a replacement implant is wearing down or moving. The procedure, performed at Central ... read more
  • Sykes Bardstown Call Center Now Hiring --- BARDSTOWN, Ky., Jan. 18, 2012
    Posted at 3:44 PM
    BARDSTOWN, Ky., Jan. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated (SYKES) in Bardstown, Ky is now ... read more
  • Posted at 3:42 PM
    The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today announced the addition of Fireside Chats with senior industry executives to this year’s BIO CEO & Investor Conference. The chats will feature a set of moderated, one-on-one conversations with pharma R&D chiefs and industry ... read more
  • Network A Launches Preview on YouTube --- NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2012
    Posted at 3:40 PM
    The future of action sports begins today and it will be televised exclusively on YouTube. Bedrocket Media Ventures and Wasserman Media Group announce the exclusive preview of Network A (, a new network featuring some of the best athletes and filmmakers from around the world presenting an unprecedented collection of new and original shows. Plus, Network A, from the same team that invented ESPN Classic, will dig into the vaults and share the most amazing and defiant performances and ... read more
  • Posted at 3:36 PM
    Plum District, the leading local commerce platform for moms, by moms, has announced today that it is fully refunding all customers who were unable to fulfill their recent purchases offered through a merchant, Digital Doorstep. Plum District grew increasingly concerned with Digital Doorstep's severe difficulties in processing and fulfilling customer orders for the Starbucks/Fandango and Target/ gift cards, and filed a lawsuit for breach of contract earlier this week. In light of Digital Doorstep's announcement of their Chapter 7 bankruptcy ... read more
  • Posted at 3:33 PM
    EastPay announced today it will support NACHA’s Messaging Project initiative to develop clear, powerful messaging ensuring a common understanding of the NACHA Operating Rules, the ACH Network, and ACH payments. The initiative involves the definition, adoption, and consistent use of industry terminology to explain the ACH ... read more
  • Posted at 3:28 PM
    ShoreTel®, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHOR), the leading provider of brilliantly simple IP phone systems with fully integrated Unified Communications, today announced that it will issue its press release reporting financial results for its second quarter of fiscal year 2012 ending December 31, 2011 following the close of the ... read more