The first website designed for pediatric surgeons who want to volunteer
abroad was unveiled Sunday, May 16, at the American Pediatric Surgical
Association conference in Orlando, Fla.
Developed by pediatric surgeon Marilyn Butler, MD, of Lucile Packard
Children’s Hospital ... read more
FICO (NYSE:FICO), the leading provider of analytics and decision
management technology, today announced it is working with Microsoft
Corp. (Nasdaq:MSFT) to integrate FICO and Microsoft technologies into a
comprehensive, end-to-end solution for insurance claims processing. The
solution, available now, allows insurers to process claims on a ... read more
Dynadec announced today that James G. Popeo has joined the company as
Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Popeo comes to Dynadec after 10 years at
Exa Corporation, a computational fluid dynamics software company.
"We are extremely happy to have Jim on board as our CEO. Jim ... read more
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7354f1/us_mobile_wireless)
has announced the addition of the "US
Mobile Wireless Backhaul 2011: Cable joins Copper, Fiber and Microwave
to Meet Edge and Middle Network Needs" report to their offering.
... read more
Direct2Drive.com (D2D), a leader in digital distribution of video games,
is expanding its reach and catalog to the growing free-to-play space
with the launch of a new Online Games Channel that offers gamers high
quality online games bundled with virtual in-game content in affordable,
downloadable packs. ... read more
Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne received a $20.3 million contract for the first phase to design, develop and test a High-Performance Liquid Upper-Stage propulsion system that will support early intercept capabilities for the Missile Defense Agency (MDA). Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company.
"With emerging ballistic missile threats, the MDA needs to develop faster interceptors that can stop enemy missiles early in flight when their countermeasures are less effective," said Bruce Janeski, program manager, Liquid ... read more
Michael Baker Jr., Inc., an engineering unit of Michael Baker
Corporation (NYSE Amex:BKR), announced today that Kiewit-Mortenson Joint
Venture, based in Kapolei, Hawaii, is one of seven companies to be
awarded a multiple award construction contract (MACC) by the Naval
Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Pacific to ... read more
PITTSBURGH, PA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/24/10 -- RE2, Inc., a leading developer of intelligent modular manipulation systems, announced today that it has been awarded a Phase I SBIR with the U.S. Army Tank and Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) to design sensing and control technologies for semi-autonomous manipulation. These technologies represent the next step in the evolution of robotic manipulation -- from tele-operation to more advanced semi-autonomous operations.
The manipulator technologies on existing mobile robots used by ... read more
Everything Channel (www.everythingchannel.com), a division of United Business Media, today announced the 2010 VAR500 -- the definitive list of the largest solution providers in the North American IT reseller channel. The VAR500 ranks the leading revenue producers among solution provider organizations in North America. These organizations play a critical role in providing the proper IT strategies companies need to help drive their business forward. To view the full list visit (http://www.crn.com/it-channel/224900679).
"The VAR500 is the who's who of the solution provider ... read more
DIRECTV will present at the Barclays Capital 2010 Global
Communications, Media and Technology Conference on Wednesday May 26 2010
at 1:15 p.m. (ET) / 10:15 a.m. (PT). The presentation will include an
update and outlook on the DIRECTV businesses. A live webcast of the
presentation will ... read more
Course Technology, part of Cengage Learning and a leading provider of computing and information technology courseware, today announced the availability of the Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures Series, which covers topics in offensive network security, ethical hacking, and network defense and countermeasures. Developed in partnership with EC-Council, a global leader in Information Security and electronic business education, training and certification, the Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures Series is the only academic series available to prepare information technology students for the Certified Ethical ... read more
Even after the economy rebounds, firms that slashed their investments in
intellectual property due to the recession may lag behind those that did
maintain and properly plan their IP strategies, according to an MIT
Sloan expert, who finds a clear correlation between IP and capital
market ... read more
Outspark, a leader in the new era of digital publishing of free-to-play
online games, today announced that Fiesta, one of Outspark’s most
popular games, has been added to the Online games channel on
Direct2Drive.com in a unique digital distribution deal. Outspark games
currently reach a wide ... read more
Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), a leading provider of electronic transaction processing solutions, announced today that it has been recognized as the winner of Cards International's 'Merchant Acquirer of the Year' for the 2010 awards. The awards provide recognition for the outstanding achievements and contributions made by organizations throughout the year. Cards International is a leading international payments industry publication. According to the publication, this year's awards have been among the most hotly-contested in their history, with a ... read more
The U.S. Department of Education's What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) recently updated its online database of middle school math interventions and the I CAN Learn® Instructional Improvement System (IIS) remains the only program to have strong evidence of a positive effect on student achievement, with no overriding contradictory evidence.
Ratings on eight other math intervention programs ranged from no discernible effects to potentially positive effects. Only the I CAN Learn® IIS earned a "++" positive rating, the highest possible score. ... read more
The Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation (CHRT) today released a national policy brief on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("Act") that summarizes state requirements, as well as opportunities at the state and local levels to shape health care delivery.
"This Policy Brief is a tool to help policy-makers, providers of care, foundations, and individuals understand the scope of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and point out where the opportunities exist to collaborate on improving health care ... read more
NASA Television will cover the June 1 return to Earth of three International Space Station crew members and the June 15 launch of the newest trio of station residents. The new crew will be the 24th to live and work on the orbiting laboratory.
Expedition 23 Soyuz Commander Oleg Kotov, NASA Flight Engineer T.J. Creamer and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency Flight Engineer Soichi Noguchi are scheduled to land their Soyuz TMA-17 spacecraft June 1 on the southern region ... read more
healthcare alliance today announced that three more hospitals from
Edgewood, Ky.-based St.
Elizabeth Healthcare selected Premier’s SafetyConnect™
patient safety program to further increase patient safety. All six St.
Elizabeth hospitals now use SafetyConnect to protect patients more
... read more
Future Mars rovers could have smaller, cheaper and more sensitive life-detecting instruments, thanks to a new invention by scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Idaho National Laboratory.
The INL team has found a new way to generate complex electric fields, which will make it easier to direct ions, or charged particles, along specified paths. The researchers just filed a patent application for their Total Ion Control method, a key advance in the field of mass spectrometry. TIC-based equipment could make ... read more
Power Technologies (Pink Sheets: CYPW) announces an informational
meeting for its shareholders to be held at the Company’s facility
located at 601 NE 26th Ct., Pompano Beach FL 33064, at 9:00am
(EDT) on Friday, May 28, 2010.
... read more