With the economy on the mend, many Americans are looking at the future with more optimism than they did prior to the recession. According to Mintel's recently published Wealth Management--January 2011 report, more than eight in 10 high net worth households (defined as households with at least $500K in investable assets excluding real estate) say they are optimistic about their own financial situation over the next five years. Almost as many (76%) say they are optimistic for a shorter 12 ... read more
February 4, 1841 - from Morgantown, Berks County (Pennsylvania) storekeeper James Morris' diary..."Last Tuesday, the 2nd, was Candlemas day, the day on which, according to the Germans, the Groundhog peeps out of his winter quarters and if he sees his shadow he pops back for another six weeks' nap, but if the day be cloudy he remains out, as the weather is to be moderate."
Every year, in the Punxsutawney town of Pennsylvania, the most famous "citizen," groundhog Phil, is to ... read more
The U.S. Air Force/Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-led Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) team has successfully completed a major space to ground interface and functional system test for the first geosynchronous (GEO-1) satellite. The milestone, known as the 5001.4 test, verifies the spacecraft's performance and interface with the ground segment and represents one of the program's most significant milestones to date on the path to launch.
The first SBIRS geosynchronous spacecraft, with its highly sophisticated scanning and staring sensors, will provide ... read more
nCircle, the leader in security and compliance
auditing solutions, today announced record breaking
revenue in the fourth quarter and a record year in 2010, marking the
company’s ninth consecutive year of revenue growth. The fourth quarter
of 2010 was also the company’s tenth consecutive quarter of ... read more
DecisionPoint Systems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DNPI), a leading provider of Enterprise Mobility and RFID solutions, today announced that Nicholas R. Toms, CEO, will present at RetailInvestorConferences.com.
DATE: February 3rd, 2011
TIME: 4:00 PM EDT
This will be a live, interactive online event where investors are invited to ask the company questions in real-time both in the presentation hall as well as the company's "virtual trade ... read more
CAMPBELL, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/31/11 -- Market research firm Infonetics Research (www.twitter.com/infonetics) last week released Rich Communications Suite Services, Devices, and Subscribers, an analysis and forecast report on the RCS market.
The core features of RCS include enriched calling (sharing videos, images, and other multimedia during a voice call), enhanced messaging (e.g., multimedia, chat, and file transfer messaging), and the enhanced phonebook, which adds service capabilities to the mobile phone network address book. RCS will be deployed over ... read more
drugstore.com, inc.(TM), (Nasdaq: DSCM) now offers the popular ShopRunner(SM) service to their customers. Starting today, shoppers can receive unlimited, two-day shipping with no minimum order size, and free shipping on returns for both drugstore.com and Beauty.com orders with an annual payment of just $79. The partnership makes it easier than ever to shop online for health, beauty, vitamins and personal care from the comfort of home, getting customers exactly what they want, when they want it.
"We've ... read more
The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) announced today that it had delivered a final report to Army Secretary John McHugh based on its pro bono assessment of the processes and technology challenges at Arlington National Cemetery (ANC). NVTC's assessment, which contains recommendations to improve Cemetery operations, was conducted at the request of Senator Mark Warner (D-Va.), who sought a remedy to the major record-keeping deficiencies at ANC. Today's announcement was made during a briefing on Capitol Hill conducted by Senator ... read more
A recent Washington Post column introduces readers to 53-year-old Michael Prager, a 5'10" man weighing 210 lbs, and discusses the disease that took over his life: an addiction to food. According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV), the American Psychiatric Association's guide of accepted psychological diagnoses, food addiction is not a recognized psychiatric disorder. But many eating disorder professionals, including Kimberly Dennis, M.D., Medical Director at Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center, still view food addiction as ... read more
NDI has launched the NDI Healthcare Fund, a new commercialization fund focused on developing innovative neurodevice technologies. The Fund recently raised $8 million from equity investments and a grant from the State of Ohio.
(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110131/DC38962LOGO )
"The NDI Healthcare Fund will invest in both seed-stage neurodevice companies and technologies," said Geoff Thrope, NDI's CEO, founder and president. "We are looking for product opportunities in large markets where there is at least one validated product, but where critical clinical needs ... read more
Graybar, a leading distributor of electrical, communications and data networking products and provider of related supply chain management and logistics services, has named Andy Ciccone to the position of district vice president for the company's Tampa district, effective April 1, 2011.
Graybar's Tampa district, which services customers throughout the state of Florida, is one of 13 operating districts for the employee-owned company. In total, the Tampa district includes 20 locations and nearly 500 employees.
Andy started his career with Graybar in ... read more
As the recognized global leader in event news release distribution,
Business Wire hosts dedicated Online Media Centers for hundreds of
events worldwide at www.tradeshownews.com.
The following is a listing of hyperlinks to Business Wire Online Media
Centers for upcoming ... read more
Nexon’s North American publishing arm, Nexon America, has announced that
Antic Entertainment and one2tribe will share more than $1 million in
development funding from the Nexon iNitiative to create new games for
Nexon’s worldwide publishing network.
The Nexon iNitiative ... read more
See video from Rotary International at:
After more than 25 years of hard work, Rotary and its partners are now "This Close" to eradicating polio, and a wide array of public figures and celebrities have signed on to help ... read more
iCrossing, (http://news.icrossing.com) a global digital marketing company, today announced that it took the "top spot" in The Forrester Wave(TM): US Search Marketing Agencies, Q1 2011 report published in January 2011 by Forrester Research, Inc. The full report can be found at http://icrsng.com/forresterwave2011.
According to the report, "iCrossing secures the top spot in our study this year for its forecast-based approach to campaign planning, its qualitative and quantitative research skills, its breadth of social and mobile experience, and its clear strategic vision." ... read more
Deborah E. Wiley, Chairman of The Wiley Foundation, John Wiley & Sons,
Inc. (NYSE: JWa & JWb), announced today that the tenth annual Wiley
Prize in Biomedical Sciences will be awarded to Dr. Lily Jan and Dr.
Yuh Nung Jan of Howard Hughes Medical Institute at the University
... read more
inthinc Technology Solutions Inc. (www.inthinc.com),
a company focused on telematics, fleet
management solutions and driving
safety, today announced it has been awarded a patent covering
driving safety technology related to cell phone and text detection. As
part of the company’s ... read more
In response to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith's letter to Congress on spectrum, CTIA-The Wireless Association President and CEO Steve Largent released the following statement:
"The President, FCC, Congress, NTIA and other policymakers have made it clear that mobile broadband is vital to improving our economy because it will directly impact everything from jobs to education to health care. Wireless Internet access provides broadband to the person at anytime and anywhere. The ability to access ... read more
Sierra Nevada College today announced the college will offer a new online adult degree completion program in partnership with Capital Education, a full service provider of online learning platforms for colleges and universities.
The program starts in February 2011 and will begin offering Bachelor of Arts degrees in business administration and psychology in the first term.
The Sierra Nevada College (SNC) online adult degree completion program is designed to provide working adults a non-traditional opportunity to complete a degree ... read more
Today USADATA (www.usadata.com)
announced the release of its SL360
Digital Storefront 2.0, enhanced with a Mailer Library. The Digital
Storefront is a customer-branded application with configurable features
and selection options that enables organizations to offer their network
of sales representatives, ... read more