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Thursday, March 22, 2012

  • Posted at 6:45 AM
    Suzanne Martindale, staff attorney for Consumers Union, the advocacy and policy arm of Consumer Reports, will testify at a House Subcommittee on Financial Institutions hearing on March 22, about the growing mobile payment options in the U.S. and their impact on consumers. Martindale's testimony highlights some of the potential benefits but also how consumers using some mobile payment services are not covered by the same legal safeguards that protect credit card and debit card users. "The mobile payments market in ... read more
  • Posted at 6:43 AM
    Aon Corporation, the leading global provider of risk management services and human capital consulting, announced today that its "Pass It On" program was named the top business-to-business social media marketing program of the year in the non-tech category by the readers of BtoB Magazine. The announcement was made at BtoB Magazine's Social Media Marketing Awards ceremony on March 20 in San Francisco, CA. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100719/AQ37264LOGO) Aon's "Pass It On" program combines elements of employee engagement, community service and client partnerships to ... read more
  • Posted at 6:40 AM
    Amplified efforts to cut spending and increase the efficiency of federal information technology (IT) has accelerated agencies’ adoption of cloud computing. With all federal agencies required to complete at least three cloud projects by June 2012, the pressure has increased to make fast but informed decisions. ... read more
  • Posted at 6:35 AM
    BioMed Intelligence, Inc. (BMI) today announced the launch of RxCube, BMI’s new interactive online data warehouse and reporting tool designed to provide the pharmacy services industry instantaneous data accessibility to track and analyze utilization trends, identify patient care management issues ... read more
  • Posted at 6:33 AM
    WESTMONT, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 03/22/12 -- Business Only Broadband (BOB) and Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurants today announced that BOB is providing its PublicCONNECT™ Internet service to seven Cooper's Hawk locations in the Chicago market and their new winery and restaurant in Brookfield, WI. "We're thrilled that Cooper's Hawk has chosen BOB to provide Internet to their restaurant locations, and has become one of BOB's first customers in our recently established Milwaukee market," said CEO, Alan Rosenberg, of ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    FieldSolutions, North America’s premier independent field service technician resource provider, announces major platform enhancements ushering in a new era of unfettered and intensive data and credential searching and vetting tools. The new features and updates take effect immediately and solidify FieldSolutions’ continued position as the only ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    Black Duck Software, the leader in open source software (OSS) knowledge, adoption and governance, today announced the company's plans to enhance its software developer initiatives and programs to enable open source software adoption in the automotive industry. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111013/NE85619LOGO) Automotive Industry Initiatives Black Duck is an active member of the GENIVI® Alliance, an automotive industry association dedicated to drive the broad adoption of an In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) open source development platform. The company has a strategic partnership with MontaVista® Software, a specialist ... read more
  • CerMed Makes Key Executive Appointments --- MONTEREY, Calif., March 22, 2012
    Posted at 6:30 AM
    CerMed Corporation, a privately held company, announced today that it has recruited two key executives to help complete development and commercialization of the company's emerging line of cancer test and prevention products. The new appointments are expected to accelerate launch of the company's cervical cancer/HPV screening test and its woman's-choice, combination contraceptive and HIV protection system. "We have reached agreement with two experienced executives to bolster our management team," said Peter Gombrich, chairman and CEO. "These individuals ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN), eBay Inc. (Nasdaq: EBAY), Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG), Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) and Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101027/ZIRLOGO) Get the most recent insight from Zacks Equity Research with the free Profit from the Pros newsletter: http://at.zacks.com/?id=5513 Here are ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP): The Media Are Invited to Attend theFIRST® Robotics Competition Arizona RegionalMarch 23 – 24, 2012Hamilton High School3700 South Arizona Ave.Chandler, AZ 85248Click here for a map ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    ST. LOUIS, MO -- (Marketwire) -- 03/22/12 -- MOgene, LC, a leading NimbleGen Service provider based in St. Louis, MO, has announced the signing of an agreement with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) to provide services using the Lawrence Livermore Microbial Detection Array (LLMDA). The technology of the LLMDA, which includes probes for more than 3,000 bacterial and viral species, has been optimized for NimbleGen arrays. The Livermore-developed array provides rapid and comprehensive analysis of bacteria or viruses from ... read more
  • Posted at 6:29 AM
    IBM (NYSE: IBM) today released the results of its X-Force 2011 Trend and Risk Report, which shows surprising improvements in several areas of Internet security such as a reduction in application security vulnerabilities, exploit code and spam. As a result, the report suggests attackers today are being forced to rethink their tactics by targeting more niche IT loopholes and emerging technologies such as social networks and mobile devices. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120322/NY74756-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120322/NY74756-b ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) Video: http://bit.ly/GILb9q The X-Force 2011 Trend and Risk ... read more
  • Posted at 6:23 AM
    YourCity.MD (YCMD), the first and only healthcare information and resource platform providing every community in the nation with access to local health information, providers and services, announced today it now reaches 100 percent of Americans. YourCity.MD is poised to be ... read more
  • Posted at 6:23 AM
    A survey conducted by Interactive Advisory Software (IAS), a provider of a comprehensive wealth management software application, reveals that RIAs and independent financial advisors want to see advances in technology integration from their technology providers in 2012. The survey took the opinions of more ... read more
  • Posted at 6:23 AM
    The Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG), the world’s largest user knowledgebase for Oracle Applications users, announced it has released the results of an OAUG ResearchLine study that focused on user reaction to ERP upgrade activity. The study, conducted by ... read more
  • Posted at 6:22 AM
    Digital Domain Media Group (NYSE: DDMG), a leading digital production company focused on visual effects, original content animation and major studio co-productions, announced that Jonathan Teaford, CEO of Digital Domain Institute, the company’s for-profit post-secondary educational institution, will be presenting at the Maxim Group Growth Conference. ... read more
  • Posted at 6:21 AM
    Sales Performance International (SPI), a global sales training and performance improvement firm, announced today the availability of Evidence-Based Solution Selling®. The innovative sales training program has been created in response to rapid evolution of the life sciences industry. In 2012, SPI acquired exclusive rights to the ... read more
  • Posted at 6:21 AM
    At the 61st Meeting of the American College of Cardiology in Chicago next week, GE Healthcare is introducing Centricity* Cardio Enterprise, a new and comprehensive IT solution that offers cardiologists a single point of access to patient data, images and reports across the continuum of care ... read more
  • Posted at 6:20 AM
    TruGreen, the nation's largest professional lawn care service provider, today launched a new webisode series, "Grow Curb Appeal," to provide simple tips for enhancing your home's outer charm. Jason Cameron, licensed contractor and TV host, stars in the seasonal webisodes, in which healthy lawns and landscapes play a leading role. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please visit: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/55114-trugreen-grow-curb-appeal-webisodes-jason-cameron-healthy-lawns-homeowners (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120322/MM71290 ) According to the National Association of Realtors, "Curb appeal sells 49 percent of all homes." In TruGreen's ... read more
  • Posted at 6:17 AM
    Compass Plus, a global provider of retail banking software and electronic payments systems, recently held its International TranzWare/TranzAxis User Group meeting at the Furama Hotel Resort in Da Nang, Vietnam. ... read more