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Monday, August 29, 2011

  • Posted at 6:54 AM
    The LGL Group, Inc. (NYSE Amex: LGL) (the “Company”) today announced that its Board of Directors (the “Board”) has authorized the repurchase of up to 100,000 shares of the Company’s common stock, effective immediately. This authorization increased the total number of shares authorized and available for ... read more
  • Posted at 6:53 AM
    The Morgan Stanley Conference scheduled for this week in Boston has been postponed due to Hurricane Irene. As a result, Goodrich (NYSE: GR) will not be presenting at this conference as previously announced on August 15, 2011. Goodrich Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, is a global supplier of systems and services to aerospace, defense and homeland security markets. With one of the most strategically diversified portfolios of products in the industry, Goodrich serves a global customer base with significant ... read more
  • Posted at 6:50 AM
    Imation Corp. (NYSE: IMN) today announced that it has acquired the assets of ProStor Systems, including the InfiniVault™ tiered storage system and other related technologies. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Imation intends to retain approximately 15 employees ... read more
  • Posted at 6:46 AM
    iParadigms, the leader in plagiarism prevention software, today announced a new study titled "The Ethics of Self-Plagiarism," an area of growing concern in the world of scholarly research. This study offers a definition of self-plagiarism and how the reuse and repurposing of research by its originator can run afoul of copyright guidelines and fair use provisions. To download this free white paper, visit: "Self-plagiarism is one of the most potentially dangerous forms of misconduct in scholarly research due to ... read more
  • Posted at 6:46 AM
    SecureInfo® Corporation, a market-proven provider of cybersecurity services and solutions, today announced the company has been awarded a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) for cybersecurity services by the General Services Administration and the Department of Homeland Security. The BPA includes a broad range of cybersecurity ... read more
  • Posted at 6:45 AM
    MINNEAPOLIS, MN, Aug. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - BioAmber Inc., through its subsidiary Bluewater Biochemicals has selected Sarnia, Ontario, Canada as the location for its first North American biosuccinic acid plant. The Sarnia plant will have an initial capacity of 17,000 MT and will be commissioned in 2013. Permitting work for the plant was initiated in June 2011.  BioAmber currently produces and sells biobased succinic acid at a 3,000 MT capacity plant in France. Succinic acid is a renewable, non-toxic specialty chemical ... read more
  • Presto Engineering Names Moshe Zalcberg as VP/GM, Israel --- SAN JOSE, Calif. & HERZELIA, Israel
    Posted at 6:44 AM
    Presto Engineering, a leading semiconductor product engineering company, announced today the appointment of Moshe Zalcberg as VP/GM of the newly established Presto Engineering Ltd in Israel. Zalcberg will be responsible for managing the expansion of Presto’s world-class operations with the establishment of a new hub in ... read more
  • Posted at 6:39 AM
    Curemark, LLC, a drug research and development company focused on the treatment of neurological diseases, announced today that its compound CM-182 demonstrated positive results for reduction in hyperactivity in mice treated with amphetamines. The mouse model screening was performed by the contract research organization, Cerca Insights. The data indicated that the amphetamine-injected C57BL/6 mice exhibited a dose dependent reduction in hyperactivity when administered CM-182. Administration of CM-182 to control mice demonstrated no sedating effects, suggesting that the reduction of hyperactivity in ... read more
  • Posted at 6:35 AM
    BELMONT, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/29/11 -- Radiant Sage LLC, a provider of on-demand Clinical Trial Image Management Solutions, today announced that as a result of its partnership with Radiological Associates of Sacramento (RAS), a 93-year-old provider of radiological and clinical imaging services, the two companies have formed Impact Corelab, Inc. This new entity was created to provide oncology and neurology trial sponsors imaging corelab services with in-depth clinical radiology expertise and complete transparency and control over their ... read more
  • Posted at 6:32 AM
    Cyber-Ark® Software, the leading global information security provider for protecting and managing critical applications, identities and sensitive information, today announced details of its participation at VMworld® 2011. Hosted by VMware, VMworld 2011 is the leading virtualization and cloud infrastructure event ... read more
  • Posted at 6:31 AM
    consilium1, a specialized information technology consulting services company, announced today that key members of their Emerging Technologies practice recently completed a comprehensive training on GemFire, a powerful data management application and a vital component of the VMware vFabric technology stack. ... read more
  • RushCard Debuts Mobile Apps for Smartphones --- CINCINNATI, Aug. 29, 2011
    Posted at 6:30 AM
    RushCard, the prepaid debit card for smart money management, has introduced free mobile applications that give RushCard members easy, secure, on-the-go access to their card information from Android and iPhone smartphones. RushCard users with Android and iPhone devices can quickly and securely check their balance and review transaction and transfer history. The app also gives them easy access to the Card-to-Card Transfer feature, which allows them to send money to other RushCard members for a fraction of the cost of wiring, ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    Ziff Davis Enterprise, a leader in innovative enterprise IT engagement solutions, announced today that it has hired Eleanor Angone as Vice President of Demand Generation Sales and Strategic Accounts. Angone will be based in New York and will partner with Ziff Davis Enterprise sales executives on key strategic accounts and will serve as the company's demand generation expert. She will also work closely with the audience development team to grow and evolve demand generation offerings for clients. Angone will ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    WatchGuard® Technologies, a global leader of business security solutions, today announced that Info-Tech Research Group, the global leader in providing tactical, practical Information Technology research and analysis, positioned WatchGuard as a UTM Vendor Landscape Champion and winner of their Value Award. In its analysis, Info-Tech Research Group evaluated ten competitors in the networking perimeter Unified Threat Management (UTM) market, including: Cisco, CheckPoint, Fortinet, Juniper, McAfee, Palo Alto Networks, and others. Based on their analysis of product features, affordability, usability, architecture, ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    4Sight Business Intelligence, Inc., a leading provider of off-the-shelf property & casualty specific business intelligence products, announced that Kingsway Amigo Insurance Company has chosen 4Sight Business Intelligence for Property & Casualty Insurance. "4Sight's out-of-the box capabilities with regards to reports and dashboards, coupled with their ad-hoc reporting provides us with all the tools we need to provide flexible reporting capabilities," said Alberto Naon, President and COO of Kingsway Amigo Insurance Company. "4Sight Business Intelligence for P&C provides us with ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    Lantos Technologies, a company developing the world’s first intra-aural 3D scanner, today announced the appointment of Jeffrey C. Leathe as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Company’s Board of Directors. The founding CEO of Lantos, Shahid Azim, becomes Senior Vice President, New Market Development, primarily ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    Today at VMworld® 2011, Dell and VMware jointly announced the availability of the Dell Cloud based on VMware vCloud® Datacenter Services designed to provide a seamless multi-tenant environment for running virtual systems. Dell is one of the first providers authorized ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced a Power-Line Modem (PLM) PICtail™ Plus Daughter Board Development Kit (part # AC164145) that is compliant with the utility frequency band and enables products ... read more
  • Posted at 6:25 AM
    NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) today announced that Warehouse Market, Inc. has deployed the NCR RealPOS™ 80XRT point-of-sale (POS) terminals and the NCR RealPOS High Performance Bi-Optic Scanner/Scale at 16 locations to improve its point-of-sale operations, making checkout efficient and fast ... read more
  • Posted at 6:21 AM
    Lenovo (HKSE: 0992) (Pink Sheets: LNVGY) announced today that customers are now able to buy Virtual Computer NxTop® directly through Lenovo sales and its network of business partners in North America. NxTop® 4.0 offers extreme flexibility, allowing IT to centrally ... read more