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Thursday, September 29, 2011

  • Posted at 7:33 AM
    Atrium Medical Corporation today announced the publication of the COBEST Trial by the Journal of Vascular Surgery. COBEST (Covered Versus Balloon Expandable Stent Trial) was an independent, landmark, prospective, multi center, randomized, controlled clinical trial that has demonstrated that Atrium's proprietary balloon expandable covered stent technology is superior to traditional bare metal stents for the treatment of aorto-iliac disease. The journal article, "A comparison of covered vs bare metal stents for the treatment of aorto-iliac occlusive disease" is ... read more
  • Posted at 7:32 AM
    SecuredPay Solutions publicly announced today that they have been issued their company's 2nd U.S. Patent that covers Electronic Real-Time Payments on Wireless Mobile Devices. "...Our patent covers electronic payments on the vast majority of today's wireless devices, from the latest cell phones to the ever increasing number of tablets we are seeing in the market. Any device that is processing secure real-time payments and not saving the customers card data on those devices - which is a huge security concern ... read more
  • Posted at 7:30 AM
    EDISON, NJ -- (Marketwire) -- 09/29/11 -- StrikeForce Technologies' (OTCBB: SFOR) CEO, Mark Kay, interviewed by the Internet Security Stock Review, discusses the company's revenue model, new business pipeline and discusses some recent business successes. Internet Security Stock Review's chief analyst, Roland Rick Perry, has previously issued a report on StrikeForce Technologies which lays out the business environment in which online security companies are operating, and details the tremendous opportunity for those companies in their sector. In this interview ... read more
  • Appfluent Announces New Partnership with Teradata --- ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 29, 2011
    Posted at 7:30 AM
    Appfluent Technology, Inc., the leader in business activity and data usage software for Big Data and Analytic Applications, today announced a new partnership with Teradata Corporation (NYSE: TDC). Appfluent will partner with Teradata to deliver granular insight into business activity, data usage and data integration processes to enable IT to better align with the business and reduce total cost of information management while driving the success of business intelligence and data warehouse initiatives. With Appfluent, Teradata customers will be able ... read more
  • Posted at 7:28 AM
    Amazon will sell more than 15 million of its new Kindle Fire tablet worldwide by the end of 2013, according to the latest report from Strategy Analytics’ Tablet and Touchscreen Strategies service. The forecast, published in “Amazon's Fire Reignites Entry-Level Tablet Market”, is derived using a ... read more
  • Posted at 7:26 AM
    Neiman Marcus announced today its first ever foursquare challenge to take place on October 1st in conjunction with the Neiman Marcus Shoe & Handbag Event. Neiman Marcus will hide fifteen Nancy Gonzalez clutches in secret locations throughout its stores. Participants will engage in a hunt for the clutches by unlocking a message when they check into Neiman Marcus stores on foursquare. The "Check-in Special" will indicate whether the user is in the vicinity of a hidden clutch, and if so, where ... read more
  • Posted at 7:25 AM
    WASHINGTON, DC -- (Marketwire) -- 09/29/11 -- Information Builders, an independent leader in business intelligence (BI) solutions, today announced its 2011 Government Symposium for government customers, prospects, and industry partners with the theme, "Optimizing Performance in Volatile Times." The symposium will discuss actionable solutions for optimizing agency performance and reducing costs by supporting quality, data-driven strategic thinking, and decision-making across the federal landscape. The event will take place on October 25, 2011 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in ... read more
  • New Company Uses Technology To Curb Distracted Driving --- YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, Sept. 29, 2011
    Posted at 7:24 AM
    (Nationwide) -- Automobile accidents are the number one killer of teens today. They also account for more than $230 billion in financial costs. More than 20% of crashes that result in injury are linked to distracted driving and cell phone use is responsible for 18% of the fatalities that result from these crashes. These startling statistics are why Jim Lipjanic developed StreetEyes, a revolutionary new business aimed at making the streets safer for everyone, one driver at a time. Headquartered in ... read more
  • Posted at 7:24 AM
    SocialToaster is pleased to announce the Baltimore Ravens as its latest client. Using SocialToaster, the Ravens have created a branded ambassador program called RavensReps to tap into their existing online community and engage fans willing to share Ravens content with friends and followers via their social networks. RavensReps utilizes SocialToaster's newest features, which allow ambassadors to pick which content types to share and earn points for participating in the program. Points earned by signing up for RavensReps and promoting Ravens content ... read more
  • Posted at 7:22 AM
    Verizon will end the automatic delivery of printed residential white pages listings in California, effective with the release of the 2011-2012 Barstow Regional and High Desert Verizon Superpages in November. Despite the discontinuation of the automatic delivery, customers will be able to order free residential print and CD-ROM versions of white pages directories by calling 1-800-888-8448 as each local yellow pages directory begins delivery. In addition, all white pages listings are accessible at The discontinuation is expected to ... read more
  • Posted at 7:22 AM
    The Singing Machine Company, Inc. ("Singing Machine" or the "Company") (OTCBB: SMDM) through a partnership with Stingray Digital Group, proudly announces the release of its new mobile application: "The Singing Machine Mobile Karaoke App, powered by The KARAOKE Channel", available now through iTunes and the Apple App Store. For $0.99, karaoke lovers everywhere gain access to a library of high quality karaoke videos streamed to their mobile devices. With a complimentary song list updated monthly and over 8,000 songs available ... read more
  • Posted at 7:18 AM
    The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) today announced that it has entered into a multi-year collaboration with Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company to advance the MMRF’s emerging research program in personalized medicine. Both organizations believe the MMRF’s Personalized Medicine Initiative program will enable the biological ... read more
  • Posted at 7:17 AM
    Authentix, the Global Leaders in Authentication, announced today that it has completed a growth equity raise of $15 million in Series C Preferred Stock. The funding, all of which came from existing investors, enables Authentix to continue to execute on its strategy of expanding its Currency ... read more
  • Posted at 7:16 AM
    A drug that can be taken orally to treat internal contamination from radiation after a radiological attack will be developed under a new contract issued today by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA). ... read more
  • A New Dating Site Finds Your Soul Mate Using Numerology --- CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 29, 2011
    Posted at 7:13 AM
    It might sound tricky or mysterious but it's really not. The new dating site relies on your unique numerology profile to match you with that perfect someone. "This is the closest you can get to finding a genuine connection because our answers are based on who you really are, not responses to questions that are the same for everyone," said Valiee Loring, Founder. "In this vast universe there are true soul mates for each one of us," says Valiee, "and ... read more
  • Posted at 7:12 AM
    ATLANTA, Georgia, September 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Elsevier's e-learning resources to be offered through Care Communications' ICD-10 consulting services to ensure efficient transitions for healthcare organizations Elsevier / MC Strategies [ ], a pioneer in providing eLearning solutions to more than 1,300 healthcare organizations, today announced its collaboration with Care Communications [ ], a leader in Health Information Management (HIM) consulting. The result is a comprehensive resource for an ICD-10 transition, from planning through implementation ... read more
  • Posted at 7:10 AM
    PLEASANTON, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/29/11 -- Spigit, the leader in social innovation management software, today announced the availability of SpigitEngage for SharePoint v2.0. This feature-rich release provides Enterprise SharePoint users with a heightened level of functionality that extends the benefits of SharePoint and lets users innovate where they work. With v2.0, Spigit SharePoint customers will benefit from an extended set of features, including game mechanics that drive idea generation and innovation collaboration, more intuitive navigation for increased ... read more
  • Posted at 7:08 AM
    CareTech Solutions, an information technology (IT) and Web products and services provider for U.S. hospitals today unveiled its newly re-configured and remodeled Service Desk, a 24x7x365, on-shore medical help desk that currently responds to nearly one million contacts a year from hospital users seeking IT support with clinical and business systems. The $1.5 million investment enables additional growth and hiring for the Service Desk which is on track this year to experience twenty five percent growth in revenue. "The Service Desk ... read more
  • Posted at 7:05 AM
    Effective October 1, U.S. military veterans attending Western Governors University (WGU),, will be eligible for a monthly housing stipend in addition to their tuition benefits. The congressionally approved Post-9/11 GI Bill expands the housing stipend to veterans enrolled solely in distance learning. Under the bill, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will give a monthly stipend of up to $673.50 to eligible veterans attending WGU. "Providing ... read more
  • Posted at 7:04 AM
    Alion Science and Technology, an employee-owned technology solutions company, announced that it has been awarded a contract to support the Navy’s Amphibious Warfare Program Office in their efforts to satisfy both current and future Navy/Marine Corps needs for Amphibious Warfare. ... read more