Well-known dermatologist in Eagan, Minnesota, Dr. Crutchfield of Crutchfield Dermatology, was named a Top Doctor in Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine, 2011. In a survey of 5,000 physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals, Dr. Crutchfield was named as one of the "10 Dermatologists you'd send a patient, friend or loved one to for skin care."
"I am honored to have been selected by my peers as a best dermatologist. There is nothing more humbling and satisfying than to be recognized by ... read more
Consumers and businesses are reaping the benefits of Verizon's continued significant communications and computing infrastructure investment across Delaware. The company invested more than $57 million in its Delaware landline communications network and IT infrastructure in 2010.
"Through our aggressive investment in the latest technology for consumers and businesses, Verizon is helping to position Delaware as a technology leader," said William R. Allan, president of Verizon Delaware. "From the smallest home to the largest business, Verizon's networks and technology touch ... read more
SoftChalk, LLC, an award-winning provider of e-learning content authoring software, rolls out ScoreCenter, a new solution for tracking student score data. Today's release includes ScoreCenter for the Blackboard Learning System 9.0/9.1, however ScoreCenter for other methods of delivery is currently under development.
The ScoreCenter project will be launched in phases with ScoreCenter for Blackboard being released the first week of February and many other methods anticipated to be released alongside the rollout of SoftChalk 7 in late spring 2011. At completion, ... read more
Preliminary data shows 120.1 Million PCs were shipped in 2010 to SMBs (businesses with less than 1000 employees) - a year on year growth rate of 10.4%.
The bulk of growth rate came from Emerging Market countries which reported a 16.5% increase while Mature Markets, like Germany or the US, grew by a combined total of 4.4%. For the first time, Emerging Market SMB PC unit shipments exceeded that of Mature Markets. By 2014, it is forecast that SMB PC ... read more
Cardiac Science Corporation, a global leader in automated external defibrillator (AED) and diagnostic cardiac monitoring devices, has been awarded a contract to deploy Powerheart AEDs in all Tyco Flow Control facilities globally. Tyco Flow Control is a $3.4B division of Tyco International, with 15,000 employees working in 350 facilities throughout the globe. The first phase of the rollout, planned for the first quarter of 2011, will equip Tyco's Australian, Pacific, and North and South American facilities.
"We are proud ... read more
The American Council on Exercise (ACE), America's leading authority on fitness and the largest nonprofit fitness certification, education and training organization in the world, today announced an expansion of its "Find an ACE Trainer" initiative within the AARP Fitness & Wellness Program for AARP members. AARP is the leading nonprofit, nonpartisan social welfare organization for people age 50 and over in the United States. As an integral component of ACE's nationwide campaign to eliminate obesity, this opportunity makes new benefits ... read more
SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/02/11 -- The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that Enea is its newest member.
Enea is a leading supplier of highly reliable operating systems and multicore software technology. A longtime supplier of Linux software and consulting services, the company expects to expand its efforts by providing both stand-alone Linux development environments and integrated, heterogeneous solutions blending Linux, realtime operating systems (RTOS) and hypervisor technology ... read more
Every day millions of people worldwide take advantage of Wi-Fi technology to connect computing, entertainment and mobile devices. It is important to recognize that connecting to a Wi-Fi network without security protections enabled can put sensitive data at risk. The Wi-Fi Alliance, a global, independent, non-profit trade organization that works to deliver the best possible Wi-Fi connectivity experience, urges consumers to resolve to protect their Wi-Fi networks and devices.
With an estimated 201 million households using Wi-Fi networks(1) and ... read more
DSM Nutritional Products today announced a new study published in the international peer-reviewed journal, Maturitas, that offers new hope for women suffering from hot flashes and night sweats.(1) The data shows that geniVida®, a non-soy, non-hormonal genistein dietary ingredient and the active ingredient in DSM's i-cool(TM), is a safe and effective non-drug option for the management of hot flashes and night sweats in postmenopausal women.
"These findings are encouraging for the 42 million women aged 45 years and ... read more
Sigma Life Science, the innovative biological products and services business of Sigma-Aldrich® (Nasdaq: SIAL), today announced that its SAGE Labs initiative has partnered with Cofactor Genomics in an effort to sequence genomes for six of the most widely used strains of rat. As part of the agreement, Cofactor Genomics plans to generate and analyze sequence data using next generation sequencing systems, while SAGE Labs plans to provide the samples and to host a new, free public database at sageresearchmodels.com ... read more
H. D. Smith recently announced the promotions of Joseph Conda to senior vice president strategic planning and business development, Robert Appleby to corporate vice president prescription products and Carolyn Webb to corporate vice president marketing. These appointments are the latest organizational announcement as the Company aligns its senior leadership to address evolving customer needs.
-- Joseph Conda: As senior vice president strategic planning and business
development, Conda ... read more
EGEN, Inc. today announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has awarded the company a four-year grant of $1,600,000 to assist in the Phase II clinical development of EGEN-001, the company's lead product. EGEN-001 is under clinical development for the treatment of advanced recurrent ovarian cancer. EGEN has successfully completed two Phase I trials of EGEN-001 in ovarian cancer patients. In the first study, EGEN-001 was administered as monotherapy in platinum-resistant ovarian cancer patients and in the ... read more
Vermillion, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRML), a molecular diagnostics company, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued a notice of allowance for a patent entitled "Biomarkers for breast cancer" to the Company. The patent claims are directed to biomarker combinations for the diagnosis and management of breast cancer and to the measurement of the biomarkers by mass spectrometry.
"The notice of allowance for this breast cancer biomarker patent is additional validation of our approach to intellectual ... read more
UL Environment, a business unit of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), an independent product safety certification organization, announced today that it has reached an agreement with Air Quality Sciences, Inc. (AQS) to acquire AQS and its certifying body, the GREENGUARD Environmental Institute. AQS and GREENGUARD are the market leaders in North America for product emissions testing and third-party indoor air quality certification.
AQS helps manufacturers identify the chemicals being emitted from their products using state-of-the-art equipment and testing laboratories. GREENGUARD Certification helps ... read more
Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE: EK) today announced the successful national deployment of KODAK Picture Kiosks with Henry's Camera, Canada's largest independent photographic and digital imaging product retailer. All 33 Henry's Camera locations, including Henry's professional arm, Headshots, have been outfitted with Kodak's best-in-class Picture Kiosks, which allow Henry's customers to create top-of-the-line instant prints.
Family owned and operated since 1909, Henry's is recognized in the Canadian photographic industry as a leading camera and imaging products retailer. The company is also ... read more
blinkx, the world's largest and most advanced video search engine, today announced the launch of a TV API (Application Programming Interface). The API is designed to provide partners in the fast-growing Connected TV ecosystem - from box makers and TV manufacturers, to app developers and game consoles - access to blinkx's index of over 35 million hours of online video.
The TV API draws from the wealth of video content across the entire web - but automatically filters results based on ... read more
Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALP) today announced that it has developed and optimized automation protocols on its Sciclone® NGS Workstation for Illumina's TruSeq(TM) DNA and TruSeq RNA sample preparation kits.
In addition to the automation protocols for TruSeq kits, Caliper has also developed automation protocols for Illumina's standard library preparation kits, as well as for Agilent's SureSelect(TM) Target Enrichment kits, Nimblegen's SeqCap(TM) EZ Human Exome Library v2.0, and ABI's SOLiD(TM) Sequencing Chemistry. Caliper also recently announced a collaboration with NuGEN ... read more
Carousel Industries, a leader in data networking and unified communications, announced that it has signed a letter of intent to acquire the assets of Farmingdale, NY-based Juma Technology Corp., subject to certain approvals. Juma Technology is an Avaya Business Partner and a business unit of the publicly traded Juma Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: JUMT).
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By acquiring Juma Technology, Carousel Industries builds on its core capabilities in convergence, IP telephony and traditional networking while expanding its customer footprint ... read more
InfoSonics Corporation (Nasdaq: IFON) today announced that, on February 1, 2011 it received a notification from the NASDAQ Stock Market indicating that the Company has regained compliance with NASDAQ Rule 5550(a)(2) in that the Company's closing bid price has been at $1.00 per share or greater for at least 10 consecutive business days. The notification stated that the matter of the deficiency, which arose as of May 4, 2010, is now closed.
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BillingTree, Inc, one of the nation's leading on-demand payment processors, announced today it will feature recent product offerings Debit Cards Only (TM) and PaynCash (TM) along with Collect (TM) at the 2011 DBA International Annual Conference in Las Vegas. The DBA International Annual Conference is one of the most respected and well attended events in the ARM industry with over 1,300 attendees and showcasing over 100 exhibit booths.
BillingTree will highlight several new payment innovations including their latest ... read more