Margolis, Healy & Associates, LLC, (MH&A) managing partner, Dr. Gary J. Margolis, led an educational session on emerging trends in university and college safety and security at the fifth annual gathering of the Kentucky Auxiliary Services Association (KASA) last week on the Georgetown College campus in Georgetown, KY.
Dr. Margolis advised KASA attendees on their critical role in ensuring safety and security on college campuses. He spoke of MH&A's unique, proprietary methodology and multidisciplinary approach to safer campuses, which includes ... read more
The Exposing Fake Self-Defense Instructors blog was created to educate the public, law enforcement and military about the problem of instructor resume/credential fraud. The blog centers around prominent trainers that deliver varying degrees of training to people, law enforcement agencies and the US Military. Some of this training is given by non-US residents that do not have work visas or proper identification.
"We had extensive evidence, information and opportunity so we decided to act accordingly to set the record straight," says ... read more
Aptela, a leading provider of business-class phone service for small
businesses and mobile workers nationwide, is pleased to announce that
Massachusetts-based PC Doctectives has joined its roster of clients. PC
Doctectives provides remote, online computer support to small
businesses, residential customers and home-based businesses throughout
... read more
Online natural products marketplace Abe's Market (www.AbesMarket.com) today announced its new Share It discount program, giving shoppers an instant 10 percent off their entire order - simply by spreading the word to their friends and fellow shoppers. Abe's Market features thousands of eco-friendly products for every need - including beauty and skin care, organic chocolates and grilling sauces, green cleaning, eco-friendly toys, natural pet care, recycled yoga mats, and more.
"We're already sharing our lives through Twitter, Facebook, and more - ... read more
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9f7d82/u_s_market_for_or)
has announced the addition of the "U.S.
Market for Orthopedic Biomaterials 2010" report to their offering.
In 2009, the orthopedic biomaterials market was valued at almost $3.5
billion. This market is expected to grow at ... read more
Anadys Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANDS) today announced that it has retained Lazard Freres & Co. LLC as its strategic advisor as it pursues various avenues aimed at value recognition for its stockholders from its non-nucleoside polymerase inhibitor, ANA598, in development for the treatment of hepatitis C. Anadys recently released positive safety and antiviral response data at the conclusion of 12 weeks of dosing ANA598 in combination with pegylated interferon and ribavirin (current standard of care, or SOC) in an ... read more
Summer is here and it's time for budding musicians to drop their school bags, pick up their axes, drum sticks and microphones and rock out to 18 hot new tracks for Activision Publishing, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: ATVI) Guitar Hero® 5 and Band Hero(TM). Featuring new music from Grammy® Award winners the Stone Temple Pilots, a host of exclusive soccer themed shredders from Steve Ouimette, a trio of anthems from the rock legend Alice Cooper and the downloadable content debut from ... read more
MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc. (NYSE: WFR) announced today that its Board of Directors reinstated an existing share repurchase program authorization that was suspended by the Board in April 2009. Approximately $550 million of repurchase capacity remains under this authorization. As originally authorized, the program allows the company to purchase common stock from time to time on the open market or through privately negotiated transactions using available cash. The specific timing and amount of repurchases will vary based ... read more
The North American biometrics market is likely to experience a steady growth rate, with national ID projects, e-Passports, and other security projects spearheading market growth. Trends indicate that the industry has evolved a great deal over the past 5 years due to the increased accuracy rates and performance levels of the technology. Biometric standards, cost versus performance benchmarks, and interoperability issues have enabled high uptake in civil and commercial applications even as fraudulent activities and identity thefts continue to cost ... read more
The Bay Citizen, a nonprofit, nonpartisan public media organization based in San Francisco, announced today that it has launched its Web site, www.baycitizen.org, featuring enterprise reporting from its newsroom of fourteen reporters and editors.
Lead stories and other content at launch include:
-- an investigation into the legacy of Proposition 13 in San Francisco's
wealthiest neighborhood, where some residents pay well under $10,000 in
... read more
JDSU today introduced the first field-portable solution for "one-way delay" testing. An enhancement to the T-BERD/MTS-6000A Multi-Services Application Module (MSAM), the solution provides measurement accuracy 10 times greater than most service level agreements (SLAs) currently require for Ethernet Backhaul and mission-critical applications. This new feature helps to measure and troubleshoot service delay in networks that carry real-time voice, video and data services in Ethernet backhaul applications, as well as services in government and financial networks.
The JDSU One-Way Delay ... read more
Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM), the enterprise cloud computing company, today announced that Virgin Galactic, the world's first commercial spaceline developed by Sir Richard Branson, has deployed salesforce.com's Sales Cloud 2 to manage the direct sales process for its Astronaut Relations program.
Virgin Galactic Looks to the Cloud
By using Salesforce CRM to manage direct sales and to track all conversations with potential customers, Virgin Galactic is providing its highly mobile Astronaut Relations team with a wealth of information at their fingertips. Potential ... read more
Anadys Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANDS) announced today that it has entered into definitive agreements with certain institutional investors to raise approximately $12.5 million in gross proceeds in a "registered direct" offering through the sale of a total of 5,813,954 shares of its common stock at an offering price of $2.15 per share. Anadys estimates that net proceeds from the offering will be approximately $11.3 million, after deducting placement agents' fees and estimated offering expenses. The closing of the transaction is ... read more
DivX, Inc. (Nasdaq: DIVX), a leading digital media company, today announced that members of the DivX management team will address investors at the Cowen & Company 38th Annual Technology Media & Telecom Conference on Wednesday, June 2, 2010.
Conference remarks will be webcast live at 12:50 p.m. ET, and will be accessible via replay online at http://investors.divx.com.
DivX, Inc. is a leading digital media company that enables consumers to enjoy a high-quality video experience across any kind of device. ... read more
Benefitfocus® announced today an agreement with Lifestyle Benefits Corp. to provide the Benefitfocus HR InTouch Application(TM), which runs on the Benefitfocus Platform(TM), to employer clients nationwide. The Michigan-based brokerage firm will use the software to provide their customers with a comprehensive and powerful online portal that supports benefit enrollment, employee communication, health and wellness initiatives, and video messaging.
The HR InTouch App increases the company's efficiency with its product offerings for employer groups. "Previously we scanned thousands of paper forms each ... read more
Customers of the Nasuni(TM) Filer, the industry's first gateway to the cloud for primary storage, are praising the all-in-one approach to data storage and protection for its usability, value, and simplicity, the company reported today. As trial users upgrade to customer status, they receive additional reporting features, for which the company is getting rave reviews as well as continued positive feedback for its storage-as-a-service technology that provides unlimited cloud capacity in the form of a virtual appliance.
Users note the ... read more
Vectron International, a leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of Precision Frequency Control and Timing Solutions, today announced its OX-405, a low-noise, small form factor oven-controlled crystal oscillator (OCXO) targeted specifically at harsh environment radar applications. Both airborne and ground based radars will benefit from the OX-405's small size and phase noise performance. The company will showcase this new product in Booth 1615 at the 2010 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium, to be held May 25-27, 2010 in Anaheim, ... read more
CANTEL MEDICAL CORP. (NYSE: CMN) announced today that Andrew A. Krakauer, President & CEO, will be presenting at the Jefferies 2010 Global Life Sciences Conference. The formal presentation is scheduled for 9:00 AM ET on Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at The Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City, with a Q & A session immediately following the presentation. In addition, Mr. Krakauer and Seth R. Segel, Executive Vice President, will be available for separate one-on-one meetings during the day. The ... read more
As workers prepare to pack up their cars and head to the beach to kick off the summer vacation season, many will see to it that their mobile device is right there next to the towel and sunscreen. According to the second annual Mobile Messaging Study conducted by Osterman Research and commissioned by Neverfail®, seventy-nine percent of respondents admitted to taking their work-related device with them on vacation.
In an on-demand, constantly connected culture, it has become the norm ... read more
CLEVELAND, OH -- (Marketwire) -- 05/26/10 -- DATATRAK International, Inc. (OTCQX: DATA), a technology and services company focused on global eClinical solutions for the clinical trials industry, today announced the Company's selection as a 2010 Crain's Leading EDGE award-winning company.
"It is gratifying to be recognized as a company creating significant value; the award from EDGE is another affirmation of DATATRAK's resurgence," stated Laurence P. Birch, DATATRAK's Chairman of the Board. "Our DATATRAK ONE solution is continuing to gain ... read more