As millions of Americans continue to face economic hardship, leaders from nearly every major sector gather to develop strategies that catalyze citizen service and volunteering to achieve greater impact toward addressing our national challenges. The 2010 National Conference on Volunteering and Service held in New York City on June 28-30 kicks off at a time of great need for the country and opportunity for the service movement.
Convened by the Corporation for National and Community Service and Points of Light Institute, ... read more
Human Genome Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: HGSI) announced today that its
presentation at NASDAQ OMX 24th Investor Program will be webcast and may
be accessed at www.hgsi.com.
A member of Human Genome Sciences’ senior management team will present a
corporate ... read more
Detection Technology (www.udetection.com)
a developer of early-warning monitoring technologies to protect people
from bioterrorism and other infectious health threats, and provider of
counter-terrorism consulting and training services, commented today on a
... read more
The Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute (BRNI) today announced the appointment of Helen Matheny as director of its Alzheimer's Outreach and Registry Program (AORP). Matheny joins a dynamic team of leaders in the fight against Alzheimer's disease, brought together by BRNI, the West Virginia Medical Foundation; the Alzheimer's Association's West Virginia Chapter; and the West Virginia Bureau of Senior Services.
"We are thrilled for Helen to join the BRNI team as director of this important project," said Shana Phares, Chief ... read more
Eager bookworms visiting the Pembroke Pines Library this summer will
find a new addition between the latest biographies and great works of
poetry. But it won’t be another great read…instead it will be
educational video games from the DimensionU
Learning System developed by Tabula Digita, that ... read more
CONSHOHOCKEN, PA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/21/10 -- AlliedBarton Security Services, www.alliedbarton.com, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, and the ASIS International Baltimore chapter, will be hosting a workplace violence and active shooter prevention seminar on Thursday, June 24, 2010 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 100 East Pratt Street in Baltimore. Opening remarks will be presented by Baltimore County Police Chief James Johnson and Chief Dave Crawford of the Laurel Police Department.
"Workplace violence can ... read more
Coinciding with this year's Lightning Safety week, June 21-June 27, Weather Central's MyWeather.com division launches 2010 PinPoint Lightning(TM), the only iPhone application with live lightning strike data and alert notifications. 2010 PinPoint Lightning(TM) is the first app to register cloud-to-ground lightning strikes within 30 miles of a user's geo-located position and deliver rapid alerts enabling people to take immediate action to ensure their safety.
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From June 21-July 5, 2010; MyWeather.com is donating 10% of PinPoint Lightning's ... read more
KLA-Tencor Corporation (Nasdaq: KLAC), the world's leading supplier of process control and yield management solutions for the semiconductor and related industries, today announced that that it will host its annual SEMICON West analyst briefing at the Westin San Francisco Market Street Hotel on Tuesday, July 13, 2010 with a live webcast beginning at 12:30 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time.
The event will also be available in its entirety to the public via a live webcast on the KLA-Tencor Web site. To listen ... read more
OREM, UT -- (Marketwire) -- 06/21/10 -- DND Technologies (PINKSHEETS: DNDT) today announced that it filed the documents necessary to improve its Pink Sheet Market Tier rating from "Limited Information" to "Pink Sheets - Current Information."
"As a Pink Sheet company's management we appreciate the service Pink Sheets provides in helping us become more transparent in the marketplace," said David Pollei, DND Technologies' President. "We are very excited about the potential our new subsidiary, MatchingAds, Inc., brings us. We ... read more
On Wednesday, June 23, the Mobile Showroom from audio and infotainment
giant Harman (NYSE: HAR) will be making a special stop in the company’s
hometown of Stamford, CT – at the Rich Forum on Tresser Boulevard and
... read more
Matt Bretz, 44, a highly regarded creative executive in the entertainment advertising community, has been promoted to Executive Creative Director at The Ant Farm, reporting to co-president, Cindy Hauser. Most recently serving as creative director, Bretz has been with The Ant Farm for approximately five years, and is known for highly creative advertising campaigns for major motion pictures, video games, and other entertainment properties. As ECD, Matt will focus on leading the agency's efforts to provide full-service strategy, ... read more
Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced that Amazon Kindle, the
best e-reader on the market (see this recent press release from the
world's leading consumer reporting organization—http://pressroom.consumerreports.org/pressroom/2010/06/amazons-kindle-tops-cr-ebook-reader-ratings.html),
is now only $189, down from $259. Kindle is the 3G wireless portable
reader that allows you to think of ... read more
Insmed Incorporated (NASDAQ CM: INSM), a biopharmaceutical company, today announced that on June 18, 2010 it received a NASDAQ Staff Deficiency Letter from The NASDAQ Stock Market. The NASDAQ Letter states that for the last 30 consecutive business days, the closing bid price per share for the Company's common stock has been below the $1.00 minimum per share requirement for continued inclusion under NASDAQ Marketplace Rule 5550(a)(2).
In accordance with NASDAQ Marketplace Rule 5810(c)(3)(A), Insmed will be provided 180 ... read more
Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) announced that it has been awarded a contract to supply instant tickets and cooperative services to Olifeja UAB, the Lithuanian national lottery operator. The contract begins in June 2010 and will run for ten years, with options to extend for additional one-year increments. The company will handle the supply of instant tickets, including ticket and game design as well as marketing and sales support services. Revenues to Scientific Games will be based on ... read more
BICSI, the association supporting the information technology systems (ITS) industry with information, education and knowledge assessment, is proud to announce the release of its newest standard, BICSI 002-2010, Data Center Design and Implementation Best Practices.
With the push for greater capacity, increased efficiency and higher levels of utilization, data centers have become more complex to design and bring on-line. Due to this, today's data center designer is often required to have knowledge in mechanical, electrical and telecommunications systems--areas not typically ... read more
InnoPath Software, the leader in over the air customer care, today
announced that the company has moved to a new headquarters facility
effective immediately. 2010 has been a year of aggressive growth for
InnoPath, which in response has expanded engineering, QA and operations
to meet customer ... read more
Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) today announced it has been awarded a prime contract by the City of Lakeland, Fla., to lead its new Smart Grid Initiative program. The contract has a 30-month period of performance and is valued at more than $13 million. Work will be performed primarily in Lakeland.
Through the city's Smart Grid Initiative program, Lakeland is seeking to reduce its annual carbon footprint by 14,000 tons while installing a smart grid infrastructure to facilitate future ... read more
Rick Atkinson has been selected to receive the 2010 Pritzker Military Library Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing. The $100,000 honorarium, citation and medallion, sponsored by the Chicago-based Tawani Foundation, will be presented at the Library's annual Liberty Gala on October 22, 2010. The announcement was made today via live Internet webcast at pritzkermilitarylibrary.org.
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"Throughout his multifaceted career, Rick has given readers accurate and frank analysis of military history from World War II ... read more
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy
Laboratory (NREL) and Solarmer Energy, Inc., have signed a Cooperative
Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) to collaborate on improving
the lifetime of plastic solar cells, a promising new solar conversion
technology. The joint research covered by the ... read more
SAIC, Inc. (NYSE: SAI) today announced that A. Thomas Young has been elected non-executive Chair of the Board of Directors effective June 18, 2010. Young succeeds Ken Dahlberg, who retired from the board on June 18 following the company's Annual Meeting of Stockholders.
"On behalf of the board, I would like to thank Ken Dahlberg for his years of leadership and guidance while serving as chairman and chief executive officer of SAIC," said Young. "I am honored ... read more