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Friday, August 26, 2011

  • Posted at 12:45 PM
    ASHBURN, VA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/26/11 -- Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing (CWCEC), a business group of Curtiss-Wright Controls and a leading designer and manufacturer of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) VME, VPX, OpenVPX™ and CompactPCI products for the rugged deployed aerospace and defense market, has introduced the latest addition to its Skyquest family of video displays, the new ALPHA Series of rugged displays for deployed airborne platforms. ALPHA series displays speed and simplify the integration of rugged video displays into ... read more
  • Posted at 12:36 PM
    SANTA CLARA, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/26/11 -- Flash Memory Summit 2011 -- Record attendance and industry support of the sixth annual Flash Memory Summit, held August 9-11 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, reflected the explosive growth of enterprise SSDs. Industry executives at Flash Memory Summit, the only conference focused entirely on flash memory and its applications, expressed confidence in the strength of the market for flash memory, which is expected to surpass $29 billion in 2014. "The ... read more
  • Posted at 12:36 PM
    New York's only 24-hour FM all-news station is now the go-to destination for clear coverage of Hurricane Irene. As the storm approaches the New York metropolitan area, FM News 101.9 is giving listeners the practical information they need to protect themselves and their families with accurate weather reports, traffic implications related to evacuation efforts, and other crucial hurricane preparation tips. Beginning late Saturday afternoon, FM News 101.9 will be covering Hurricane Irene wall-to-wall and is prepared to broadcast without commercial interruption. ... read more
  • Posted at 12:35 PM
    In preparation for Hurricane Irene’s impact along the East Coast, global IT association ISACA offers tips to the public and businesses to protect their computers, information and systems during the hurricane. “Ensuring personal and employee safety is always the top priority, but ... read more
  • Posted at 12:33 PM
    Enventis, a subsidiary of HickoryTech (NASDAQ: HTCO), held a groundbreaking ceremony in Duluth, Minn. to celebrate the start of construction on the company’s $24 million Greater Minnesota Broadband Collaborative Project. The event was widely attended by HickoryTech executives, Minnesota Senator ... read more
  • Posted at 12:28 PM
    Dendreon Corporation (Nasdaq:DNDN) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved its Atlanta cancer immunotherapy manufacturing facility, the third location at which the Company will produce PROVENGE® (sipuleucel-T) to help meet the needs of patients across the U.S. with asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic ... read more
  • Posted at 12:00 PM
    Optotraffic successfully accomplished its mission to support the Town of Cheverly in its efforts to reduce speeding on streets near schools. After a year of operations, Cheverly saw a reduction in citations from over 400 in the first month (July 2010) to an average of less ... read more
  • Posted at 11:43 AM
    Consumer Cellular (https://www.consumercellular.com), a leading provider of cellphones and service plans to boomers and the exclusive wireless provider for AARP members, has been named to Inc. Magazine's prestigious Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies in America for the ... read more
  • Posted at 11:39 AM
    In response to sweeping changes in the enforcement of U.S. immigration policy announced August 18 by the White House and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) is seeking detailed information under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) about how the policy changes were formulated and how they will be executed. On August 18, the Obama administration announced that it would no longer carry out enforcement in what it termed low-priority immigration cases. In a ... read more
  • Posted at 11:37 AM
    For the release dated August 25, 2011, the "MPEG-4 Broadband" link for Earth Networks Total Lightning Network video has been updated to link to the correct video. You can view the correct video at http://www.businesswire.com/cgi-bin/mmg.cgi?eid=6841404&lang=en. The release reads: ... read more
  • Posted at 11:35 AM
    Quantum Learning, Inc. (QLI), a research-based provider of advanced sales and marketing training programs, and Jay Elliot, author of the book "The Steve Jobs Way" http://www.thestevejobsway.com, jointly announced today a licensing agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, QLI will develop and market a new training program called "Market-Leading Innovation(TM) (The path to Innovation Excellence)" which will be based on Elliot's book. The financial structure of the agreement was not disclosed. "For the last three years, Quantum has been ... read more
  • Posted at 11:34 AM
    Avita Medical Ltd. (ASX: AVH), the regenerative medicine company, has announced the hiring of Dr. Michael Mendicino as R&D Programme Manager, Regenerative Medicine. Dr. Mendicino will be based in the U.S. California office. ... read more
  • Posted at 11:30 AM
    Amphenol Industrial, a global leader in interconnect systems, has introduced a new high amperage, single pole, plastic circular power connector for benign environment power applications. The Amphe-PPC is ideal for outdoor power supply, control systems and communications environments in various industrial markets including hybrid and electric vehicle, heavy equipment, outer door LED and factory automation. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110826/PH58356 ) The compact, lightweight and cost-effective Amphe-PPC uses silver-plated 5.7 mm RADSOK crimp-termination contacts, with gold-plated available, and can carry a current up to ... read more
  • Posted at 11:18 AM
    Evocative, Inc., a San Francisco Bay Area-based colocation and managed services provider, today announced that it has been named to Inc. Magazine's prestigious 2011 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies in America, its fourth consecutive year on the list. "We do much more for our customers than the average colocation facility, and we're very proud of that. This honor confirms that we're on the right track," says Patrick Rigney, Evocative's CEO. "Growing in this economy has been particularly challenging ... read more
  • Posted at 11:05 AM
    Rentrak Corporation (NASDAQ: RENT) today announced the top ten movies-on-demand titles based on consumer transaction rate. Movies-on-demand are transactional (pay-per-purchase) films available through cable and telco providers. According to the company's OnDemand Essentials service, the top ten most-viewed titles, per data collected from August 15, 2011 through August 21, 2011 include: Rentrak Top Ten VOD Titles ... read more
  • Landauer, Inc. Declares Regular Cash Dividend --- GLENWOOD, Ill., Aug. 26, 2011
    Posted at 11:00 AM
    Landauer, Inc. (NYSE: LDR) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.55 per share for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2011. The dividend will be paid on October 4, 2011, to shareholders of record on September 9, 2011. About Landauer Landauer is a leading global provider of technical and analytical services to determine occupational and environmental radiation exposure and is the leading domestic provider of outsourced medical physics services. For more than 50 ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, today announced $238,000 in grants in Mexico to improve breast health care in the country. The grants are the first of a three-year, $2 million partnership with the Caterpillar Foundation to increase breast cancer ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    Quintiles today announced that Paula Brown Stafford, President of Clinical Development, was honored as a recipient of Triangle Business Journal’s Women in Business awards for 2011. Paula Brown Stafford, President, Quintiles Clinical Development (Photo: Business Wire) ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    Research and Markets(http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/251643/lte_devices_afte) has announced the addition of the "LTE Devices - After the dongles: The Surprising March of the Multiple Devices Markets & Forecasts 2011-2015" report to their offering. The report provides an overview of the LTE devices ... read more
  • Posted at 10:46 AM
    Due to Hurricane Irene, the Morgan Stanley Annual Aerospace & Defense Unplugged Conference in Boston is postponed; therefore, Honeywell will not be presenting on Tuesday, August 30, at 8 a.m. as originally scheduled. Honeywell International (www.honeywell.com) is a Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes, and industry; automotive products; turbochargers; and specialty materials. Based in Morris Township, N.J., Honeywell's shares are traded on the New York, ... read more