Elemental Technologies, the leading provider of massively parallel video processing solutions, today announced it will leverage Amazon Cluster GPU Instances with its Elemental Accelerated Cloud Transcoding (Elemental ACT) family of services. In a tiered cloud services offering, Elemental ACT will provide customers a wide range of options for accelerated video conversion with Amazon Web Services (AWS).
"The availability of high-performance graphics processors with Amazon GPU Instances allows us to implement scalable and efficient video processing in ... read more
Microsoft Corp. today released the results of a broad consumer survey it commissioned, which asked more than 38,000 men and women in 20 countries around the world about their perceptions of counterfeit software. The results provide some of the clearest evidence yet that people worldwide see real danger in using it: By a three-to-one margin, consumers agreed that it is not as safe to use as genuine software. Data loss and ID theft are among their top concerns. There was ... read more
Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC (SCEA) today announced that on-demand movie service VUDU(TM) will launch on PlayStation®Network in the United States with an application that allows for High Definition (HD) and Dolby Digital Plus 5.1 surround sound streaming to the PlayStation®3 (PS3(TM)) computer entertainment system. VUDU delivers a massive library of movies to the PS3 system in true 1080p HD format, providing another choice for PS3 users to experience cinema-quality entertainment in the comfort of their living rooms. When ... read more
Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: MSPD), a leading supplier of
semiconductor solutions for network infrastructure applications, today
announced it is showcasing its broad family of high-definition (HD) and
3G video semiconductor solutions for broadcast-station equipment at the 46th
International Broadcast Equipment ... read more
Moving to expand its Biologics product offerings, Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:
MDT), announced today it has completed the acquisition of Osteotech,
following payment of $6.50 per share in cash for each share of Osteotech
stock, with a total transaction value of approximately $123 million.
... read more
Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) today announced that BesTV, China’s
premier HD IPTV live and video-on-demand (VOD) service provider, is
using Dolby® Digital Plus technology to deliver home
theater–quality multichannel audio in Guangdong Province, and plans to
do so in other areas of China in the future.
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Today, Namibia, a sparsely populated country with a population of slightly more than 2 million people, has an estimated 155,000 orphaned children and 95,000 children considered extremely vulnerable and living in poverty. Since 2004, Child Welfare Grants on the whole have grown 7 fold but a significant and continued increase in financial support is needed to ensure that Namibian children are able to live out their hopes and dreams. Available ... read more
Law Offices of Howard G. Smith announces that it is investigating
potential claims against the board of directors of Isilon Systems, Inc.
(“Isilon” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:ISLN) related to the Company’s
agreement to be acquired by EMC Corporation (“EMC”). The proposed
transaction is valued at approximately ... read more
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Software, Inc., a leading provider of innovative solutions for the
travel industry, today announced that Hipmunk (www.hipmunk.com)
has signed an agreement to use QPX™
to power airfare pricing ... read more
CAV International, Inc., a US Government outsourcing contractor with expertise in airfield services & logistics, has appointed Col. (ret.) Keith "Goose" Moncrief to Vice President - Operations. CAV (pronounced as in "cavalry") is a subsidiary of Ranger International Services Group, a private equity consolidator specialized in aerospace/defense services. CAV's largest current customers include USAF's Air Mobility Command and the US Transportation Command, so Moncrief's own Air Force heritage serves CAV well.
Moncrief joins CAV after his ... read more
MAPLEWOOD, MN -- (Marketwire) -- 11/16/10 -- Imprint Data Center Solutions announced that it will be expanding its engineering department to meet the growing demand for data center infrastructure projects. Headquartered in Minnesota, Imprint Data Center Solutions (IDCS), a division of Imprint Enterprises of MN, is the single source for planning, building and retro-fitting data centers.
Imprint's focus on engineering support will allow IDCS to turn-key data center projects and simplify the process from start to finish. Whether clients are ... read more
4G chipmaker Sequans and Gemtek, a leading manufacturer of broadband
wireless solutions, announced today that they have entered into a
partnership to speed new LTE consumer devices to market. Gemtek is
developing several devices based on Sequans’ LTE UE chip, including a
compact USB dongle and ... read more
Alkermes, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALKS) today announced the presentation of
promising preclinical results for its proprietary opioid modulator, ALKS
33, showing the drug candidate’s potential in multiple disease
indications. The data demonstrated ALKS 33 was effective in preventing
olanzapine-associated weight gain and could potentially offer an adjunct ... read more
Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (“KSF”) and Former Attorney General of Louisiana,
Charles C. Foti, Esq. announce the commencement of an investigation into
MELA Sciences, Inc. (“MELA” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: MELA) to
determine whether it has violated federal securities laws by issuing
false and misleading ... read more
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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton Joint Press Availability with Austrian Foreign Minister Michael Spindelegger, at the Department of State. Secretary Clinton says US-Austria relations are strong with mutual interests and shared values. Available video includes soundbites and b-roll.
thenewsmarket.com delivers free broadcast- and streaming-quality video and multimedia content directly to media around the world, 24/7. More than 25,000 media outlets in 190+ countries use thenewsmarket.com, including the AP, BBC, CNBC, ... read more
Please replace the release dated November 12, 2010 with the following
corrected version due to multiple revisions.
The corrected release reads:
EXTENDING HARDWARE LIFE FOR GOVERNMENT AGENCIES
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Westlake Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery, a leading provider of medical
dermatology, cosmetic procedures and plastic surgery, announced today
that it has completed construction of its new Westlake facility located
at 8825 Bee Caves Road, approximately 2 miles west of its current
location. The new location will ... read more
CHATSWORTH, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/16/10 -- DataDirect Networks (DDN), the leading data infrastructure provider for the world's most scalable, content-intensive enterprises, today announced that Taiwan's National Center of High-Performance Computing (NCHC), located in Hsinchu Science Park, has selected Acer's server solution with DDN's high performance Storage Fusion Architecture (SFA) technology to provide the data backbone for one of the world's fastest supercomputers. Measured at over 90GB/s, the new storage system at NCHC will achieve leadership-class storage cluster ... read more
Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation announced today that it has priced its initial public offering of 14,000,000 shares of Class A common stock at $17 per share. The shares are expected to begin trading tomorrow, November 17 on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "BAH". The underwriters may purchase up to 2,100,000 additional shares at the initial offering price less the underwriting discounts and commissions to cover over-allotments, if any.
Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated, Barclays ... read more
Roamware, Inc., a leading provider of roaming and Mobile Financial Services (MFS) solutions, today announced the availability of Dynamic Call Rating(TM), which enables mobile network operators to monitor and analyze mobile phone traffic levels for a specific location and offers customers incentives to use their phones during off-peak periods to maximize network capacity utilization.
Mobile operators are required to set up radio access networks (RANs) to provide mobile coverage for customers. RANs are designed to cater to peak loads, but at ... read more