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Friday, April 13, 2012

  • Danlaw, Inc. - Bringing manufacturing back to Michigan --- FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., April 13, 2012
    Posted at 2:31 PM
    Danlaw, Inc., a global provider of automotive electronics and embedded engineering services, announced this week that it has signed a three year, multi-million dollar manufacturing contract for its GEN 2 DataLogger Telematics Device with Odyssey Electronics of Livonia, Michigan. The Danlaw DataLogger is a self-contained, easy to install wireless telematics solution for monitoring and transmitting vehicle data and GPS position information for a variety of transportation applications. Danlaw will be manufacturing its GEN 2 DataLogger at Odyssey Electronics in Livonia, Michigan ... read more
  • Posted at 2:30 PM
    PerkinElmer, Inc., a global leader focused on improving the health and safety of people and the environment, today announced that it will showcase technologies and services at the Analytica 2012 conference in Munich, Germany, April 17-20, at the New Munich Trade Fair Centre, Booth 401, ... read more
  • Posted at 2:24 PM
    FirstEnergy Corp.'s (NYSE: FE) Ohio utilities filed an application with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) to essentially extend their current Electric Security Plan (ESP) for two more years. If approved by the PUCO, the extension would allow the FirstEnergy Ohio utilities - Ohio Edison, Cleveland Electric Illuminating and Toledo Edison - to establish electricity prices for their customers through May 31, 2016. The current ESP, which ends May 31, 2014, has resulted in price certainty as well as ... read more
  • Posted at 2:21 PM
    IBM today announced that it has teamed with American Honda Motor Co., Inc. and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) (NYSE: PCG) on a new pilot project that will allow communication between electric vehicles (EVs) and the power grid. This project will demonstrate and test an electric vehicle's ability to receive and respond to charge instructions based on the grid condition and the vehicle's battery state. With visibility into charging patterns, energy providers will have the ability to more effectively ... read more
  • Posted at 2:16 PM
    ENGLEWOOD, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 04/13/12 -- Leading Voice over IP (VoIP) technology provider Vitelity Communications (www.vitelity.com) is pleased to announce that nationally renowned IP-PBX expert Kerry Garrison has been named as Vice President of Strategic Initiatives. Kerry Garrison brings more than 25 years of IT related industry experience. He has written two books on the open-source IP PBX project, trixbox CE, and worked at Fonality as the trixbox community director and trixbox CE project manager for several years. Kerry ... read more
  • Posted at 2:14 PM
    Boeing (NYSE: BA) executives and more than 500 employees, suppliers, union representatives and government officials joined China Southern Airlines to celebrate the 4,000th Next-Generation 737 at a special event today at Seattle's Boeing Field. The 4,000th Next-Generation 737 jetliner off the 737 production line in Renton, Wash., will be delivered next week to China Southern Airlines, headquartered in Guangzhou, China. "The Next-Generation 737's success is the result of years of expertise that thousands of employees continue to build into every Boeing 737 ... read more
  • Posted at 2:03 PM
    Yapmo, a provider of enterprise social networking (ESN) software for companies large and small, has entered its private beta release. Yapmo has developed a unique approach to bring the right social media experience to enterprise customers. Yapmo enables your employees to work more efficiently and collaborate faster by allowing them to draw upon the collective knowledge of your entire company, at anytime and anywhere. The solution was designed for mobile/tablet platforms and brings enterprise grade social media power to your ... read more
  • Posted at 2:00 PM
    IEE, Inc., renowned for its innovative, cutting-edge display technologies, has enhanced its popular ScanVue retail price scanner to include reading of both 1D and 2D barcodes in the same unit. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120413/PH87294 ) Available at the same price point as the previous model, the new ScanVue2D now enables retailers to turn a simple price verification system into a powerful consumer engagement tool. The unit is easily installed in retail POS locations, such as on the store floor or in ... read more
  • Posted at 2:00 PM
    Saba (NASDAQ:SABA), the premier provider of people-centric enterprise solutions, today announced that on April 11, 2012, Saba received from the Listing Qualifications Department of The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC (“Nasdaq”), as expected, notification of Saba’s noncompliance with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5250(c)(1) due to Saba’s previously announced ... read more
  • Posted at 1:46 PM
    With over 500 authors and celebrities, eight stages and nearly 300 exhibitors on the beautiful University of Southern California campus, Los Angeles Times Festival of Books-goers just got a mobile assist with the release of the 2012 Festival app for iPhone and Android. ... read more
  • Posted at 1:42 PM
    Verizon technology experts will be on hand at the National Association of Broadcasters conference, April 14-19 in Las Vegas, to discuss the latest technology trends in the media and entertainment marketplace. In addition to demonstrating new content solutions on the show floor, company leaders will share the most recent developments hitting the cloud computing and content delivery arenas. WHAT: Verizon will be an exhibitor at the show (Booth ... read more
  • Posted at 1:36 PM
    MCMC, LLC ("MCMC") announces a strategic partnership with Qmedtrix Systems, Inc. ("Qmedtrix") that will afford MCMC customers access to a wide array of specialty bill review services. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110624/DC26123LOGO) "Qmedtrix has a proven track record of producing additional savings for complex billing situations," says Michael Lindberg, CEO of MCMC. "Just as importantly, Qmedtrix defends its recommendations, and that kind of legal protection is essential for our customers." Qmedtrix has been in business since 1996 and currently serves hundreds of payers across ... read more
  • Posted at 1:32 PM
    Reporters are invited to join NASA Chief Technologist Mason Peck on Tuesday, April 17, during his visit to Stottler Henke in San Mateo, Calif. at 10:30 a.m. PDT. Stottler Henke has received more than 50 NASA Small Business Innovative Research awards since 1990 for their work in artificial intelligence solutions with software tools and robotics. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Reporters are invited to join Peck and company President Dick Stottler during the hour-long tour of the company. Officials will be available to speak ... read more
  • Posted at 1:30 PM
    Sunpeaks Ventures, Inc. (OTCBB: SNPK) (PINKSHEETS: SNPK) (the "Company" or "Sunpeaks Ventures") and its wholly owned subsidiary Healthcare Distribution Specialists, LLC ("HDS") are pleased to announce that HDS has entered into an advertising and promotion agreement ("Agreement") with a major pro sports team based in the state of Arizona (the "Team") for the marketing of Clotamin. The Agreement is part of new marketing initiatives to promote and launch Clotamin in 240 Walgreens throughout Arizona. Under terms of the Agreement, HDS, ... read more
  • Posted at 1:30 PM
    The arrival of April means spring flowers are blooming, Major League Baseball begins and people only have a couple weeks left to pay their taxes to the U.S. Government. That means the second half of April often means people are tightening their purse strings and looking for cost-cutting measures to protect their budgets. DigitalLanding.com finds deals on digital services like cable TV, high speed Internet, home phone and home security, delivering consumers big breaks after they pay their taxes. In ... read more
  • Callaway Golf and Acushnet Reach Patent Settlement --- CARLSBAD, Calif. and FAIRHAVEN, Mass., April 13, 2012
    Posted at 1:30 PM
    Callaway Golf Company and Acushnet Company jointly announced today that they have reached a settlement of all pending litigation and disputes, including disputes beyond the golf ball suits between the parties. No money changed hands, but under the terms of the agreement, each company will have specified rights to make ball and club products under patents owned by the other. Details of the settlement are confidential. Contacts Callaway Golf Company ... read more
  • Posted at 1:15 PM
    West Corporation, a leading provider of technology-driven communications services, plans to announce its first quarter 2012 earnings results after market close on Wednesday, April 18, 2012. The Company will hold a conference call to discuss results on Thursday, April 19, 2012 at 11:00 AM Eastern Time ... read more
  • Posted at 1:15 PM
    Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT®) (NASDAQ:IDTI), the Analog and Digital Company™ delivering essential mixed-signal semiconductor solutions, today announced the appointment of Tom Sparkman to the role of senior vice president of worldwide sales. With more than 20 years of sales and senior leadership experience in the ... read more
  • Posted at 1:05 PM
    Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) announced that Autodesk ForceEffect Motion, a new mobile simulation app for developing and testing mechanical systems with moving parts (scissor lift, windshield wipers, automobile engine, robotics, etc.), is now available on the App Store for iPhone, iPad ... read more
  • Posted at 1:05 PM
    Ellie Mae, Inc. (NYSE Amex:ELLI), a leading provider of on-demand, enterprise level automation solutions for the residential mortgage industry, announced today that it will release financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012 following the close of the market on Wednesday, May 2, 2012. ... read more