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Monday, May 21, 2012

  • Posted at 9:25 AM
    The Agile Alliance, a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of Agile software development principles and practices, today announced the second annual Agile Executive Forum (http://execforum2012.agilealliance.org/) to be held Aug. 13, in conjunction with the Agile 2012 conference in Grapevine (Dallas area), Texas (www.agile2012.com). The Agile Executive Forum, presented in collaboration with the Agile Leadership Network, brings senior executives together to share experiences and insights on the latest strategic thinking in agility practices, and bridges communities that rarely get a ... read more
  • Posted at 9:25 AM
    MCN Learning, an internationally-recognized leader in healthcare education, announces the launch of the MCN Learning Pain Scale mobile application. This is MCN Learning’s first application for iPhone and iPad mobile devices. An Android-based version of the MCN Learning Pain Scale app is expected to be available ... read more
  • Posted at 9:23 AM
    Tomorrow, Tuesday, May 22nd, at 3:44 AM Eastern, Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) will attempt to launch a Falcon 9 rocket carrying a Dragon spacecraft to orbit in an exciting start to the mission that will make SpaceX the first commercial company in history to try to ... read more
  • Posted at 9:16 AM
    Westcon Group, a value-added distributor of category-leading unified communications, network infrastructure, data center, and security solutions with a global network of specialty resellers, today announced the company's Comstor business unit is further building its market-leading partner support for the Cisco UCS(TM) B-Series and C-Series Servers. Announced today, Comstor UCS Selector is a new online configuration tool accelerating the company's broad-based offerings for partners, including Executive Relevance Selling (ERS) and LEAP "Centers of Excellence" initiatives. Cisco UCS B-Series and C-Series servers ... read more
  • Posted at 9:15 AM
    Today, Marchex, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCHX) announced that Michael Arends, CFO, will present at the following investor conferences: B. Riley Annual Investor Conference ... read more
  • Posted at 9:15 AM
    Nevada-based Internet Company, NA Online Solutions LLC, today introduced a new blog, offering information about consumer electronics alongside products for sale through its affiliate marketing program at www.CompetitiveElectronicsSavings.com. CompetitiveElectronicsSavings.com offers a vast array of blog entries with the following topics: electronics, electronics recycling, gadgets, technology, game systems and more. The Web site keeps visitors up to date with relevant industry news and/or new product information. CompetitiveElectronicsSavings.com also offers an online store through its affiliate marketing partnership with large online retailers ... read more
  • Posted at 9:15 AM
    Vantage Hospitality Group and its economy through upscale hotel brands, Americas Best Value Inn®, Canadas Best Value Inn®, Value Inn Worldwide®, Lexington Hotels®, and Lexington Inns®, today launched ValueOnTheRoad.com, a one-stop website that includes money-saving tips, ideas and specials for your summer travel plans. Value on the Road focuses on the four top travel activities - dining, shopping, sightseeing and entertainment - while also providing helpful pointers on water safety, car care, sun safety, and staying healthy on the road. Additionally, ... read more
  • Posted at 9:14 AM
    Gmail creator and alumnus Paul Buchheit (CWR '98; GRS '98, computer engineering) advised 1,750 Case Western Reserve University graduates to pursue their own dreams during Sunday's Commencement exercises. "You will find a lot of voices telling you which way to go or what to do and who to be," he said. "But the ultimate answer is to answer to one's own life." A year after graduating from Case Western Reserve, Buchheit himself left a secure position at Intel to join an unknown ... read more
  • Posted at 9:13 AM
    The IGN Pro League (IPL), the competitive video game league presented by IGN Entertainment, today announced a partnership with Netease, one of the leading China-based Internet technology companies, and MarsTV, China's leading video media company, to jointly promote the development of IPL and eSports in China. MarsTV will be the exclusive live broadcaster for the Chinese Regional Qualifiers, while Netease's S.163.com site, the central destination for StarCraft II-related news in China, will be responsible for China's press coverage of the IGN ... read more
  • Posted at 9:11 AM
    Condusiv™ Technologies, formerly Diskeeper Corporation, the leader in high-performance software optimizing technology, people and businesses, today announced the appointment of storage industry veteran Robert Woolery to the newly created position of Vice President, Product Management. Mr. Woolery will be responsible ... read more
  • Posted at 9:11 AM
    netTALK.com, Inc. ("netTALK") (OTCBB: NTLK), a telecommunications, consumer electronics and cloud technology company, announces the launch of their most affordable solution yet, the netTALK DUO II. The netTALK DUO II is the same revolutionary, easy-to-use VoIP device that consumers everywhere ... read more
  • Posted at 9:11 AM
    MasterCard today proposed the formation of a cross-industry group designed to foster collaboration and alignment between networks, issuers, merchants, acquirers, processors, terminal manufacturers, card manufacturers and other groups in the implementation of EMV technology in the United States. ... read more
  • Posted at 9:09 AM
    F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV), the global leader in Application Delivery Networking, today announced that company management will participate in the Barclays Capital Global Technology, Media and Telecommunications Conference at the Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers, 811 Seventh Avenue, and ... read more
  • Posted at 9:06 AM
    ITS America Annual Meeting -- INRIX today introduced the industry's first Real-Time Traffic Data Quality Assurance Program at the 2012 ITS America Annual Meeting. The program will embed data validation in INRIX's data license contracts, with experienced independent validators using proven and well documented methods established and used by the I-95 Corridor Coalition over the past four years. The number of validation tests included at no additional cost will scale depending upon the size of the roadway ... read more
  • Posted at 9:05 AM
    AUSTIN, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 05/21/12 -- Cyfeon (www.cyfeon.com), an Austin startup that has been beta testing its software for only a few months, caught the attention of organizers at TechCrunch's "Disrupt NYC" and was chosen to launch its product with about two dozen other new companies in the "Startup Battlefield." Cyfeon is the first Austin startup picked for the battlefield competition in the combined ten-year history of TechCrunch Disrupt events in New York and San Francisco. More ... read more
  • Posted at 9:05 AM
    Varrow announced today that it is the recipient of a Cisco Partner Summit theater award for Architectural Excellence - Data Center: South Region. Cisco unveiled the winners April 17 at its annual channel partner conference in San Diego, Calif. ... read more
  • Posted at 9:04 AM
    VISIT DENVER, The Convention & Visitors Bureau, today announced the debut of their new and improved VISIT DENVER app for both major smart phone platforms. The app provides visitor information including detailed maps, must-see attractions, photos, and is a one-stop spot to find the best of Denver. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120521/DC10826) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101210/DC15827LOGO-b) The new app will work on all iOS and Android platforms, including iPhone, iPod Touch and all Android models and features more than 2,000 listings of events, attractions, restaurants, hotels and ... read more
  • NEI Named To Globe 100 List --- CANTON, Mass., May 21, 2012
    Posted at 9:03 AM
    NEI (NASDAQ: NEI), a leading provider of application platforms, deployment solutions and lifecycle support services for software technology developers and OEMs worldwide, today announced that The Boston Globe has named the company to its Globe 100 list of top-performing public companies in the state. NEI was ranked 14th among Massachusetts-based companies, based on a composite score derived from financial data for the four quarters ending December 31, 2011. NEI is the largest pure-play provider of enterprise-ready appliances, offering hardware and OS ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Makers of VoIP call center platforms are adding a wide range of features and functions to their offerings in an effort to capitalize on the trends toward greater use of social networking and a growing array of mobile devices like smartphones and tablets, according to the latest report from Heavy Reading IP Services Insider (www.heavyreading.com/entvoip), a subscription research service from Heavy Reading (www.heavyreading.com). VoIP Call Centers Adapt to a BYOD World examines the VoIP call center market, providing analysis about the ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Suneva Medical, a privately-held aesthetics company, today announced that it has acquired an aesthetic product portfolio from Spear Pharmaceuticals ("Spear"). Under the terms of the agreement, Suneva will acquire worldwide rights to Refissa(® )and its marketed generic equivalent. The portfolio contains the only tretinoin creams with a .05% strength, emollient base and broad indication for fine facial lines, hyperpigmentation and tactile roughness. Financial terms were not disclosed. Nick Teti, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Suneva Medical commented, "This acquisition ... read more