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Tuesday, August 23, 2011

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    ABBYY®, a leading provider of document recognition, data capture and linguistic technologies and services, today announced ABBYY FineReader 11, an intelligent OCR (Optical Character Recognition) software application for efficient document scanning and conversion. FineReader 11 enables businesses and individuals to bring their productivity to a new level with a significant enhancement in OCR performance, including a new black-and-white mode that increases document processing speed up to 45 percent*. To streamline document conversion processes, FineReader further improves its unique capability ... read more
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    Transaction Wireless, the leading provider of digital gift card solutions, today announces it has achieved Payment Card Industry (PCI) Level 1 Certification. Transaction Wireless is one of the first digital gift card providers to meet the PCI Data Security Standard (DSS) v2.0, which is a part of the latest industry compliance requirements that also incorporate cloud-based platforms. Transactions Wireless' early compliance marks its continued commitment to ensuring the highest level of data security for its customers, as well as endorses ... read more
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    RelievantMedsystems, Inc., today announced the appointment of Alex DiNello to the position of president and chief executive officer and as a member of the company's board of directors. The Company recently received FDA approval of an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) to begin its SMART pivotal trial. The Surgical Multi-center Assessment of RF Ablation for the Treatment of Vertebrogenic Back Pain (SMART) trial is a prospective, randomized, double-blind, sham-controlled investigation evaluating the reduction of pain in patients with chronic axial low ... read more
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    Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ: OMCL), a leading provider of medication and supply management solutions and analytics software for healthcare facilities, today announced a joint partnership with Premier Purchasing Partners, L.P., the group purchasing unit of Premier Inc. The 36-month agreement allows Premier member hospitals and healthcare organizations to take advantage of premium pricing for the comprehensive suite of award-winning Omnicell medication and supply management solutions. Designed to maximize Premier members' clinical and operational performance, this new agreement is effective from July ... read more
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    TechPrecision Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: TPCS) ("TechPrecision", or "the Company"), an industry leading manufacturer of precision, large-scale fabricated and machined metal components and systems with customers in the alternative energy, cleantech, medical, nuclear, defense, aerospace and other commercial industries, today announced that James Molinaro, the Company's chief executive officer, and Richard Fitzgerald, chief financial officer, will present at the Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference being held September 11-13, 2011 at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, 301 Park Avenue, New ... read more
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    Beauty sleep is the best trick in the book for looking great, but with a busy schedule and lengthy to-do list, getting that much-needed rest is easier said than done. While catching enough zzz's (7-8 hours per night) is essential for flawless looking skin, a proper, pre-bedtime skin care routine is just as important. So before nodding off at night, dab on your favorite facial cream and apply a body moisturizer--it's like a soothing lullaby for your skin and it ... read more
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    From maintaining private communication with team members to recognizing nearby threats, law enforcement and safety officers rely heavily on their hearing to survive. To enable officers to hear their surroundings while preserving confidential audio communication, Hearing Components has introduced the Comply(TM) Foam Tips A-100, which enhance communication and listen-only surveillance kits. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110823/CG56021) Designed with the specific requirements of the law enforcement and public safety markets, the new Comply Foam Tips A-100 is available online at complyfoampro.com and through selected market partners. ... read more
  • Heilind Offers TE Connectivity's MEZALOK Connector --- WILMINGTON, Mass., Aug. 23, 2011
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    Heilind Electronics, the largest interconnect distributor in North America, is now stocking TE Connectivity's MEZALOK connector. TE's MEZALOK connector is a rugged surface mount mezzanine connector incorporating "super-redundant" mini-box contact system for separable interface. The MEZALOK connector is available in 60 and 114 positions, and the Mini-Box contact system provides four points of contact for reliability. The 114 position is designed to support VITA 61 XMC architecture as a rugged alternative to VITA 42 XMC and the 60 position is designed ... read more
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    MedAssets, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDAS) today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to $25 million of the company’s Common Stock. The company also announced that it made a $25 million voluntary prepayment on its outstanding term loan in August. ... read more
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    Customers in the Hamptons are expected to experience improved mobile broadband coverage and voice performance as a result of continued investment and innovation by AT&T*. The company announced today that it has completed another initiative in its ongoing efforts to enhance the wireless capacity and performance of its mobile broadband network. The network enhancement adds new layers of frequency, also known as "carriers," to 13 cell sites throughout the Hamptons including, Southampton, Bridgehampton, East Hampton and in Amaganset along the ... read more
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    Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM), the enterprise cloud computing (http://www.salesforce.com/cloudcomputing/) company, today announced it has swept the CRM Market Awards from CRM magazine for a third consecutive year. Along with winning the 2011 Sales Force Automation Award for the fifth year in a row, salesforce.com was the winner in all three CRM Suite categories: Enterprise Suite CRM, Midmarket Suite CRM and Small Business Suite CRM. Salesforce.com is the only company ever to win all three CRM Suite categories three years in a ... read more
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    Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced that members of senior management, including Robert Kotick, CEO of Activision Blizzard, Inc., will be giving a corporate presentation at its analyst day event on Thursday, September 1, 2011 from approximately 9:15am Pacific Time to 1:00pm Pacific Time. The presentation will be broadcast over the Internet. To access the webcast, please log on to http://www.activisionblizzard.com. During the course of the presentation, Activision Blizzard may make forward-looking statements regarding future events or the future financial performance ... read more
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    Next Inning Technology Research (http://www.nextinning.com), an online investment newsletter focused on semiconductor and technology stocks, has published updated outlooks for Suntech Power Holdings (NYSE: STP), Brocade Communications Systems (Nasdaq: BRCD), Cree (Nasdaq: CREE), Intel (Nasdaq: INTC), and JDS Uniphase (Nasdaq: JDSU). Next Inning editor Paul McWilliams has leveraged a decades-long career as a semiconductor industry insider to deliver in-depth insights and winning stock selections for his newsletter subscribers. McWilliams' Next Inning model portfolio has posted huge gains, returning 223% since ... read more
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    Everything Channel, a UBM company, today announced the appointment of industry chairs for the annual Healthcare IT Summit, to be held November 13th-16th at the La Quinta Resort, Palm Springs, CA. Janice Young, Program Director, Payer IT Strategies, IDC Health Insights and Madhu Pawar, Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company, will serve as co-chairs of the Payer Track while Lynne Dunbrack, Program Director, Connected Health IT, IDC Health Insights and Cynthia Porter, President, Porter Research, will serve as co-chairs of ... read more
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    SAFE COMMUNICATIONS, INC., (Pink Sheets: SGTB) announced that Marquee Productions, Los Angeles, CA, will create the first Virtual World for children that will be in a total parent approved, safe environment, and that can only be accessed by contacts pre-approved by the parent. The new Virtual World will become part of MouseMail.com, a Safe Communications portal devoted to young, first time internet users in the 4 to 11 year old range. The new Virtual World will be safe, fun and ... read more
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    Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) announced that its Board of Directors has approved an interim increase to the amount available under the share repurchase program of up to $1 billion. The new authorization increases the current share repurchase program initiated in October 2010, which is expected to reach its limit prior to the next scheduled review of share repurchase authority. A new share repurchase program is expected to be considered by the Board of Directors this fall. ... read more
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    Enterasys Networks, a Siemens Enterprise Communications company, today announced seven quarters of sequential revenue growth, along with consistent expansion across several key world-wide regions, and demonstrated traction with new products and partnerships announced over the past six months. Enterasys' recent product and revenue momentum has been consistent despite the current economic downturn, setting it apart from other network infrastructure vendors. "The switched Ethernet business was under market pressure in Q2 CY 2011. Revenues for this product category declined three ... read more
  • KODAK Gallery Partners with Animoto for Video Slideshows --- EMERYVILLE, Calif., Aug. 23, 2011
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    KODAK Gallery (www.kodakgallery.com), the only online photo service uniquely designed for KODAK MOMENTS, has partnered with Animoto, the maker of the innovative and award-winning online video creation service, to make sharing photo memories at KODAK Gallery more compelling and fun with video slideshows. The partnership enables KODAK Gallery customers to easily create professional-quality video slideshows from their photos in just a few clicks. KODAK Gallery members simply choose a photo album, select a song, and a video slideshow with ... read more
  • aisle411 Expands Operations in Silicon Valley With New Office in Palo Alto --- PALO ALTO, Calif. and ST LOUIS, Aug. 23, 2011
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    To support its continued growth and momentum, aisle411, the premier mobile retail navigation service that saves shoppers time, money and frustration by helping find what they are looking for in-store, today announced that it has opened new offices at The Plug and Play Tech Center in Palo Alto, California. "This Palo Alto office will enable us to work closely with our partners and customers, as well as add talent to our growing team to expand our successful operations on the West ... read more
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    Konarka Technologies, Inc., an innovator in development and commercialization of Konarka Power Plastic®, lightweight, flexible, semi-transparent solar panels, today announced that Kevin Debasitis has joined the company as new director of business development. Mr. Debasitis brings more than 20 ... read more