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Tuesday, July 5, 2011

  • Posted at 9:55 AM
    To continue to stay ahead of rising demand for wireless voice, 3G multimedia and Internet access, Verizon Wireless has expanded its local network in a portion of Allegheny County including Pittsburgh, Oakmont and Harmarville. Consumer Advantages The new cell site improves capacity on and around the Hulton Bridge and a portion of State Route 28 from Powers Run Road north to State Route 910. Expanded 3G data capacity in the area enables more customers using notebook computers or smartphones to: ... read more
  • Posted at 9:53 AM
    NASA's Hubble Space Telescope crossed another milestone in its space odyssey of exploration and discovery. On Monday, July 4, the Earth-orbiting observatory logged its one millionth science observation during a search for water in an exoplanet's atmosphere 1,000 light-years away. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) "For 21 years Hubble has been the premier space science observatory, astounding us with deeply beautiful imagery and enabling ground-breaking science across a wide spectrum of astronomical disciplines," said NASA Administrator Charles Bolden. He piloted the space ... read more
  • Posted at 9:48 AM
    GT Solar International, Inc. (NASDAQ: SOLR), a global provider of polysilicon production technology, and sapphire and silicon crystalline growth systems and materials for the solar, LED and other specialty markets, today announced that it has received orders from two new customers in Asia for polysilicon production ... read more
  • Posted at 9:43 AM
    (http://www.myprgenie.com) -- IOGEAR, a leader in convergence through connectivity products, announces the USB Theater Sound Xperience (GUADT51), the first USB audio adapter with DTS(R) Surround Sensation | Headphone(TM) technology. Connecting directly to a computer's USB 2.0 port, the IOGEAR USB Theater Sound Xperience simulates a surround sound experience on stereo headphones or speakers. Utilizing a transparent vacuum tube-style design - a classic look for audio enthusiasts - the USB Theater Sound Xperience takes two-channel (stereo) audio and processes it with DTS ... read more
  • Posted at 9:42 AM
    AllRegs, a leading education and training provider to the mortgage industry, announces that 12 professionals have recently earned the Residential Government Underwriter (RGU) certification. Congratulations to the following industry professionals for their hard work and commitment to earning the RGU: ... read more
  • Posted at 9:30 AM
    In honor of National Cellphone Courtesy Month, wireless provider Consumer Cellular is encouraging its customers – and cellphone users around the country – to be mindful of others while on the phone. “Cellphones have been a prominent part of our lifestyle for more than 15 ... read more
  • Verizon Statement on Safe Drivers Act of 2011 --- WASHINGTON, July 5, 2011
    Posted at 9:30 AM
    Representative Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY) recently introduced the Safe Drivers Act of 2011 (H.R. 2333) which will require the U.S. Department of Transportation to study the impact of in-vehicle wireless use and recommend legislative activity based on the findings of the study. Please attribute the following statement to Peter Davidson, Verizon senior vice president of federal government relations: "We applaud Rep. McCarthy for introducing the Safe Drivers Act of 2011. While mobile devices bring great benefits to Americans' lives, they ... read more
  • Posted at 9:25 AM
    Virtual Internet (www.VI.net), a leading provider of high availability hosting solutions for mission critical websites and applications, today announced the launch of its referral program that rewards participating partners for referring clients to Virtual Internet (www.vi.net/partner). "Our program is designed to make it simple and straightforward to enhance your business with Virtual Internet," says Patrick McCarthy, Managing Director of Virtual Internet. "No tiers, points systems, or complicated payment schemes. Partners simply log into the portal, submit their leads, and then track ... read more
  • Posted at 9:25 AM
    Daylight Defense, LLC (Daylight), a wholly owned subsidiary of Daylight Solutions, Inc., today announced the recent successful testing of the company’s JammIR™ laser system by the U.S. Air Force. Throughout the test program, the Quantum Cascade Laser (QCL) based ... read more
  • Posted at 9:15 AM
    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has taken significant steps to protect the nation's food supply in the six months since President Obama signed the landmark FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) into law. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110705/DC30215) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) The food safety act gave FDA a mandate to implement a system that is based on science and addresses food safety hazards from farm to table. The agency has already strengthened a number of protections, including making it easier for consumers to learn about ... read more
  • Posted at 9:15 AM
    CE Week, which concluded June 25 in New York City, featured a weeklong series of technology events across the city, including the CEA Line Shows, Digital Downtown Conference, CEA Demo Suites and Axpona. The press conferences, product launches, conference sessions and networking ... read more
  • Posted at 9:06 AM
    Apparel Media, a market leader in building authentic relationships with millions of consumers, is pleased to announce the hiring of Karen Gordon as Vice President of Marketing and Business Development. "Apparel Media has created a way to provide brands with a direct channel to hard to reach consumers while providing a tangible benefit to community organizations across the country," says Karen Gordon. "Apparel Media's innovative platform is a perfect tool for brand and product marketers and is on the forefront of ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/05/11 -- Tango, the leader in mobile video calling, today announced that it is rapidly scaling the organization to meet the tremendous growth of the service, having added 25 engineers to the team over the past three months bringing the total number of employees to 55. The organization aims to grow to 100 employees by year-end. To lead engineering efforts, Gary Chevsky has joined the team as Vice President of Engineering. In this ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) has named Dr. Dean Stenehjem, the superintendent at the Washington State School for the Blind, as its 2011 Distinguished Educator of Blind Children. Dr. Stenehjem was presented with the award at the NFB’s seventy-first annual national convention, held at ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has successfully completed on-schedule a System Design Review (SDR) for the Global Positioning System (GPS) IIIB satellite increment under the U.S. Air Force's next generation GPS III program. GPS III will improve position, navigation and timing services and provide advanced anti-jam capabilities yielding superior system security, accuracy and reliability for users around the globe. Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Newtown, Pa., is under contract to produce the first two of a planned eight GPS IIIA satellites, with ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Blackhawk Network, a leading provider of prepaid and financial payments products for consumers and businesses, today announced that Blackhawk Network President Talbott Roche was named Financial Services Executive of the Year in the 2011 American Business Awards. This year's awards were more competitive than ever, with more than 2,800 entries from organizations and companies throughout the country were submitted for consideration. More than 200 executives across the country participated in the judging process to determine the Finalists and Stevie Award winners. ... read more
  • Fujitsu Celebrates the 10th Anniversary of ScanSnap --- SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 5, 2011
    Posted at 9:00 AM
    Fujitsu, the market leader in document imaging scanners, announced today that it is celebrating the 10th anniversary of ScanSnap scanners and a legacy of helping customers achieve a more productive, efficient and paperless lifestyle at home, the office, and on-the-go. "Over the years our ScanSnap models have gone through many advances - from Mac introductions to a solution for consumers on-the-go - evolving with the document imaging landscape and customer demand," said Scott Francis, vice president of marketing, Fujitsu Computer ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Buy.com, The Internet Superstore(TM), today announced that CPO Outlets, the nation's leading supplier of new and factory-reconditioned home improvement products, is the latest retailer to join thousands of third-party sellers in Buy.com's industry-leading retail marketplace. Customers can now shop for more than 6,000 high-quality hammers, drills, saws and other tools, all with free shipping, through Buy.com's CPO Outlets store. Shoppers can easily search under "CPO Outlets" at Buy.com to find everything from tool kits, floor care, ceiling fans, saws, generators, ... read more
  • Enquirer Media Ranks Hobsons a Top Work Place --- CINCINNATI, July 5, 2011
    Posted at 8:53 AM
    Enquirer Media recently named Hobsons as a "Top Work Place" in the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky region. Hobsons, the leader in recruitment, communication, and student success solutions for colleges and universities, employs approximately 170 employees in its Cincinnati headquarters and ranks 21 in the mid-size company category (150-499 employees) on the list of 75 Top Work Places. Each year, Enquirer Media partners with survey expert Workplace Dynamics to measure workplace satisfaction. The exhaustive survey queries employees to measure company leadership, ... read more
  • Posted at 8:52 AM
    GREY GOOSE® Vodka introduces "Summer Connections," a new application built for Facebook that encourages GREY GOOSE fans to reconnect with friends (www.facebook.com/GREYGOOSE). This initiative is part of the brand's summer engagement campaign focused on the importance of reconnecting with friends and celebrating with those who matter most. The application launched today and is featured on the brand's Facebook page throughout the summer. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110705/NY30175 ) Since its creation, GREY GOOSE has been synonymous with celebration and enjoying life, ... read more