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Monday, May 7, 2012

  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy to deliver education and training support services to the Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) and the Naval Education and Training Professional Development and Technology Center (NETPDTC). This three-year, multiple-award contract has a potential value of $97.4 million to all nine awardees, if all options are exercised. Since 1992, General Dynamics has worked with the NETC and NETPDTC to develop ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/07/12 -- Citrix Summit News Zuora, the billing and commerce leader for the Subscription Economy, today announced a partnership with Citrix to extend the capabilities of CloudPortal Services Manager. Together, Zuora and Citrix empower today's cloud providers with an integrated ability to build, deliver and monetize new cloud app and desktop services. Every cloud provider must be able to streamline the front-end provisioning of their entire portfolio of services, and accurately meter and bill ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Gemalto (Paris:GTO), the world leader in digital security, today announced the launch of Protiva MedSecure, a new solution package that addresses one of the biggest challenges facing healthcare providers today: a secure digital identity. Gemalto’s Protiva MedSecure provides a comprehensive portfolio of ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Award-winning inventor Dean Kamen, best known for creating the Segway™ Human Transporter, will serve as the keynote speaker for the DIA 2012 48th Annual Meeting, to be held June 24–28 in Philadelphia at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Dr. Thomas Stossel, Director, Translational Medicine Division, ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    411Fit LLC and the Compass Group North America, the world's leading food and support services company, have formed a strategic partnership to bring nutritional information to over 1000 Compass Group customers. 411Fit's integrated online platform provides individuals, health professionals and corporations the tools to better manage health and wellness via nutrition, exercise and social media. The strategic partnership will merge nutrition information for Compass Group menu items generated by their proprietary ingredient, recipe, menu and nutrient analysis program, Webtrition, with ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    OpenMarket (, a leading mobile messaging and payments company, today announced its Push Notifications services, a significant expansion of its mobile messaging capabilities. OpenMarket's Push Notifications enable businesses to effectively engage and interact with both consumers and their smart phone-based applications. OpenMarket's multi-channel messaging capabilities combine SMS and Push Messaging to deliver the scale, coverage and confidence major enterprises need in today's competitive marketplace. The new Push Notifications service will be demonstrated today at OpenMarket's booth (#4360) at International CTIA ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Boeing (NYSE: BA) announced today the launch of its first official app for iPad, 'Milestones in Innovation', now available on the App Store. The app brings nine decades of aviation innovation to iPad through beautiful imagery and an interactive timeline. (Photo: (Photo: "This is the history of Boeing as a digital coffee table book," said Fritz Johnston, Boeing's vice president of brand and advertising. "iPad's amazing Retina display makes it the perfect canvas to present this visually ... read more
  • Posted at 6:58 AM
    PLANO, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 05/07/12 -- ASC Signal has been selected to provide a significant number of Ka-band antennas to one of Europe's major satellite operators to ensure uptime in distributing Pay-TV channels to Europe's extensive base of satellite television users. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. ASC Signal will deliver multiple Ka-band gateway antennas that provide highly advanced pointing accuracy and reliability, a key technology that ASC provides to this major market and to Ka-band users ... read more
  • Posted at 6:58 AM
    SEATTLE, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/07/12 -- Today, WhitePages PRO, a division of WhitePages Inc. (, announced that it has enhanced its proprietary Phone Number Intelligence to include an expanded set of data designed specifically to help Call Centers more efficiently identify mobile phone numbers with nearly 100 percent precision. Now, in addition to matching current name, address, age, related listings, and geocode for over 300 million listings, WhitePages PRO's API and Web Lookup solutions will identify with ... read more
  • Posted at 6:57 AM
    Thomson CompuMark, a Thomson Reuters Intellectual Property & Science business and the global leader in trademark searching and brand protection solutions, today announced plans to launch 136 new databases for its SAEGIS® on SERION® online trademark screening solution. The addition of this content will make Thomson CompuMark the world's largest provider of trademark screening data, covering 186 countries and registers. Thomson CompuMark made the announcement at INTA, the International Trademark Association's annual meeting. Throughout the summer, Thomson CompuMark will strategically roll ... read more
  • Posted at 6:56 AM
    VWR Funding, Inc., the parent company of VWR International, LLC, a leading global laboratory supply and distribution company, will hold a conference call on Thursday, May 10, 2012, to discuss its first quarter 2012 financial results. Who: John M. Ballbach, Chairman, ... read more
  • Posted at 6:50 AM
    Bresnan Broadband Holdings, LLC will host a conference call on Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time for its bondholders to discuss the information contained in its first quarter 2012 financial statements available on Cablevision’s investor relations website at ... read more
  • Posted at 6:48 AM
    Software AG today announced the launch of Data Masking for Adabas, a solution created to enable Adabas customers to design and test applications using actual production data that has been altered to ensure the privacy and security of the data itself. ... read more
  • Posted at 6:46 AM
    Octagon Research Solutions, Inc. (Octagon), the leader in transforming clinical R&D through an integrated suite of regulatory, clinical, process and technology solutions, announced today that it has been named Emerging Life Sciences Company of the Year by the Greater Philadelphia ... read more
  • Posted at 6:45 AM
    Capsule Tech, Inc., the leading provider of medical device connectivity, today announced that in honor of National Nurses Week it has organized the Capsule Clinical Committee, a nursing advisory committee made up of Capsule’s team of nurses and a partner ... read more
  • RootMetrics® Reports Verizon Wireless Network Excels --- NEW ORLEANS and BASKING RIDGE, N.J., May 7, 2012
    Posted at 6:45 AM
    New Orleans is one of 37 U.S. cities where Verizon Wireless has outperformed the competition in combined data, voice and text performance in independent wireless network testing conducted so far this year by national research company RootMetrics®. "As consumers and businesses increasingly turn to wireless technology as an integral part of their daily lives and work, it's important that their devices run on a network that's available when and where they need it," said Bill Moore, chief executive officer of ... read more
  • Posted at 6:41 AM
    Agilex, a leading provider of mission and technology solutions to the national security, homeland security, healthcare and public sectors, announced today that Larry Albert was named the Outstanding Industry Executive by the 2012 AFCEA Bethesda Government-Wide Initiatives Excellence Awards. Albert is the president of Agilex' healthcare sector business and is recognized as one of the founders of the company. Sponsored by AFCEA Bethesda, these annual awards honor government executives as well as an industry representative for their leadership ... read more
  • Posted at 6:40 AM
    PROS® (NYSE:PRO), a world leader in pricing and revenue management software, hosted its annual North American and European summits, attracting executives from international manufacturing, distribution and services companies, global alliance partners, and leading consulting and research firms. The New York event was held at ... read more
  • Posted at 6:37 AM
    GE (NYSE: GE) and XD Electric Group (SHA: 601179) announced today the formation of a new partnership to deliver a full-line of electric transmission and distribution (T&D) and grid automation solutions to customers around the world. The partnership creates a new global competitor to provide customers ... read more
  • Posted at 6:35 AM
    Intellect Neurosciences, Inc. (OTCBB:ILNS), a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery and development of disease-modifying therapeutic agents for the treatment of Alzheimer's and other neurological diseases, today announced two new programs in its Alzheimer's disease development pipeline. The new programs are based on two antibodies that target early neurotoxic forms of tau protein, which Intellect intends to develop for therapeutic and diagnostic uses. (Logo: Through an exclusive license obtained from Northwestern University, the company intends to develop and commercialize two ... read more