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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    Zacks Equity Research highlights: Oracle Corporation (NYSE: TM) as the Bull of the Day and Universal Forest Products Inc. (Nasdaq: UFPI), as the Bear of the Day. In addition, Zacks Equity Research provides analysis on Computer Sciences Corp. (CSC), Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE: HPQ). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101027/ZIRLOGO) Full analysis of all these stocks is available at http://at.zacks.com/?id=2678. Here is a synopsis of all five stocks: Bull of the Day: Oracle Corporation (NYSE: TM) reported strong third quarter results, which beat the Zacks ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) today announced the winners of the global NCR Channel Partner Innovation Awards 2011, honoring the most innovative, assisted- and self-service solutions that have been developed or deployed using NCR technology by its indirect partners over the last ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    SiteSpect, Inc., the leading provider of non-intrusive multivariate testing and behavioral targeting solutions, today announced that AirportParkingReservations.com, which has generated more than 2 million reservations to become a leading source of reserved airport parking, has selected SiteSpect as its web ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    Students from Zhejiang University have been crowned World Champions of the 2011 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) on Monday, May 30. Sponsored by IBM (NYSE: IBM), the competition, also known as the "Battle of the Brains," challenged 105 university teams to solve some of the most challenging computer programming problems in just five hours. Click here to watch a video summary of the event. Hosted at the Peabody Hotel and Conference Center in Orlando, Florida, throughout the ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) released its 2010 Corporate Citizenship Report today. Posted on the company's website, TI's fifth annual citizenship report meets requirements for the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) self-assessed Application Level A. GRI is one of the world's most widely used frameworks for sustainability reporting. "Each year, we find new ways to improve. Doing what is right is the foundation of our beliefs, and I am proud of our performance and progress in driving sustainability," said Rich Templeton, TI ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    If met, Challenge will take total Brin Wojcicki Foundation giving to $130 million NEW YORK, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Sergey Brin and Anne Wojcicki announced a $50-million challenge spurring existing and new donors at every level to give, or increase giving, to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF). The Challenge is now in effect and will match all new or increased gifts to The Michael J. Fox Foundation on a one-to-one basis through year-end 2012. The Brin Wojcicki ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    DALLAS, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Key Facts -- Perfect for first-time smartphone users, the Pantech Crossover(TM) is the first Android(TM) smartphone from Pantech in the U.S. -- Crossover boasts a slide out full keyboard, a 3.1-inch touchscreen display, 600 MHz processor, 3-megapixel digital camera with camcorder, the popular AllSport GPS(TM) app ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include: Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL), Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG), Nokia Corp. (NYSE: NOK), Eastman Kodak (NYSE: EK) and California Pizza Kitchen Inc (Nasdaq: CPKI). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101027/ZIRLOGO) Get the most recent insight from Zacks Equity Research with the free Profit from the Pros newsletter: http://at.zacks.com/?id=5513 Here are highlights ... read more
  • Posted at 6:28 AM
    TRAFFIQ®, the digital media workflow platform, today announced that online marketing and digital advertising product development expert Matt Miga has joined the TRAFFIQ Product Development team as Director of Product Support. In his new role, Miga will be responsible for building out TRAFFIQ's Tier 2 support team and defining strategic ad operations solutions and support needs for TRAFFIQ's growing portfolio of digital advertising solutions for publishers and agencies. Miga comes to TRAFFIQ from Google, where he was a senior product specialist, ... read more
  • Posted at 6:26 AM
    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/b86f4f/the_world_pufas_ma) has announced the addition of the "The World Pufas Market" report to their offering. This global study analyzes the Pufas market through a review of scientific studies as well as profile of using companies describing ... read more
  • Posted at 6:21 AM
    Cookies for Kids' Cancer, a nonprofit foundation dedicated to raising funds and awareness for pediatric cancer research, has awarded $200,000 in grants to the Cancer Center at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, one of the largest pediatric cancer centers in the United States, and home to the Center for Childhood Cancer Research. "Physician-scientists within the Center for Childhood Cancer Research at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia are fully committed to establishing better treatments to ultimately eradicate the pain and suffering from ... read more
  • Posted at 6:20 AM
    Exactech, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXAC), a developer and producer of bone and joint restoration products for hip, knee, shoulder, spine and biologic materials, announced today that the company’s Exactech Spine division has launched the Proliant™ Polyaxial Pedicle Screw System for orthopaedic ... read more
  • Posted at 6:20 AM
    AirWatch, a global leader in enterprise-grade smartphone and mobile device management (MDM) software, today announces the appointment of Rick Franke to lead the company’s growing professional services team. In this role, Franke will be responsible for the successful delivery and ongoing support of AirWatch’s MDM solution ... read more
  • Posted at 6:17 AM
    PHILADELPHIA, PA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/31/11 -- MetaVis Technologies, Inc., a leader in SharePoint management tools, announced that Winter Park Construction (WPC), one of the nation's most respected general contractors, has successfully migrated to SharePoint 2010 using MetaVis Migrator. WPC migrated content in bulk from SharePoint 2007 and 2010 beta, preserved existing metadata and classified content as it moved to SharePoint 2010. Today, WPC uses MetaVis Information Manager as part of its ongoing management of SharePoint to keep ... read more
  • Posted at 6:16 AM
    IAR Systems® and ON Semiconductor today announced that IAR Systems integrated development environment has been chosen as the tool chain for ON Semiconductor’s new Q32M210 precision mixed-signal microcontroller for portable sensing applications. The KickStart edition of IAR Embedded Workbench® for ARM® was selected for its ability ... read more
  • Posted at 6:15 AM
    Cloud Technology Partners(TM) Inc. (cloudTP(TM)), the leader in providing cloud solutions that empower business transformation, today announced its Advisory Board (BOA) which includes: Bill Helman, Partner, Greylock Partners; Todd Dagres, General Partner, Spark Capital; Tsvi Gal, Partner, Exigen Capital; and Chris Pasko, Senior Managing Director, Blackstone Advisory Partners LP. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110131/NE38950LOGO ) "Bill, Todd, Tsvi and Chris have had tremendous success and are recognized leaders in their fields. I have been fortunate to get to know each of them ... read more
  • Posted at 6:15 AM
    Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: CALP) today announced that its presentation at the Jefferies 2011 Global Life Sciences Conference, will be webcast on Wednesday, June 8 at 11:00 a.m. EDT. Kevin Hrusovsky, President and CEO of Caliper, will be providing an update on the company's business. The live webcast can be accessed at http://www.wsw.com/webcast/jeff60/calp/. An archived presentation will be available for 90 days. About Caliper Life Sciences Caliper Life Sciences is a premier provider of cutting-edge technologies enabling researchers in ... read more
  • Posted at 6:15 AM
    Generex Biotechnology Corporation (OTCBB: GNBT) (www.generex.com) today announced that it has entered into a binding letter agreement to license its RapidMist(TM) buccal drug delivery technologies to Amarantus BioSciences, Inc. (www.amarantus.com), a California-based biotechnology company, for use with its proprietary MANF proteins in exchange for a non-refundable license fee of $10 million. In addition, the companies will jointly pursue the use of technologies developed by Amarantus for the treatment of diabetes mellitus. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110106/NY25057LOGO-b ) MANF is a newly ... read more
  • Posted at 6:15 AM
    EPB, Chattanooga's electric power distributor and communications provider, and Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) have teamed to ultimately provide energy management options to customers throughout the region by developing techniques to help analyze energy usage at unprecedented levels of detail. EPB operates a high-speed optical fiber network -- powered by Alcatel-Lucent's gigabit passive optical network (GPON) technology -- that today offers broadband Internet access and other services to over 170,000 homes and businesses in metropolitan Chattanooga and surrounding rural areas. ... read more
  • Posted at 6:15 AM
    Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has named Tom Eaton president of the company's global communications services business, Harris CapRock Communications. Eaton will use his extensive experience within the international satellite and telecommunications sectors to continue building Harris as the leader in end-to-end communications for clients' mission-critical operations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110527/MM10390LOGO ) Eaton most recently served as Harris CapRock's global operations officer and formerly led the business' government division, where he tripled its annual revenue between ... read more