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Wednesday, November 2, 2011

  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    DFINE, Inc., the developer of minimally invasive radiofrequency (RF) targeted therapies for the treatment of vertebral pathologies, announced today the award of a five-year Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) contract from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (V.A.). According to the terms of the contract, DFINE will ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) will present at the Annual Credit Suisse Health Care Conference on Wednesday, November 9, 2011 in Phoenix. Brian Daniels, senior vice president, Global Development & Medical Affairs will make a formal presentation about the company at 2:30 p.m. MT. ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) has taken another step forward to increase marketplace efficiency with the release today of the “Data Segments & Techniques Lexicon,” a new practical tool that provides media planners with a framework for clearer communication with publishers and data partners. This initiative ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    SciQuest (NASDAQ: SQI), a leading provider of on-demand strategic procurement and supplier management solutions, today announced that the City of Surrey, one of Canada’s fastest growing major cities, has chosen SciQuest Sourcing technology to ensure its procurement practices and strategic ... read more
  • Posted at 5:58 AM
    ConvergEx Group, a leading technology company, today announced that its award-winning order management system, the Eze OMS(TM), has greatly expanded the number of integrated risk management tools available through the Eze Risk Framework. The Framework, which gives users direct access to third-party risk providers, now offers innovative products from Investor Analytics, FinAnalytica, PortfolioScience and Risk One. Available risk management tools include end-of-day reporting, Value at Risk (VaR) statistics, scenario and what-if analysis and intra-day statistics. Users will also be able to ... read more
  • Posted at 5:50 AM
    The MarketPlace Firm and East Coast Diversified Corporation (OTC.BB:ECDC), jointly announce the findings of research conducted by the Atlanta based independent Market Research and Data Analysis firm regarding RFID technology "StudentConnect" developed by its subsidiary EarthSearch Communications.. The objective of the research was to survey parents of school-aged students (K-12) to determine their attitudes and perceptions about the safety and education of their children and the use of RFID technology to address those concerns. Research was conducted in two urban ... read more
  • Posted at 5:49 AM
    PISCATAWAY, NJ -- (Marketwire) -- 11/02/11 -- The IEEE Conformity Assessment Program (ICAP), advancing and accelerating market adoption of conforming products, and Iometrix, the networking industry's preeminent testing authority, today announced the launch of the Pilot Phase of the IEEE 1588™-2008 Certification Program. Leading IEEE 1588-2008 solution providers including equipment and component manufacturers are invited to participate. The certification program has been developed to assure the conformance of IEEE 1588-2008 implementations in telecommunications environments with a focus on ... read more
  • Posted at 5:48 AM
    Bersin & Associates, the premier research and consulting firm empowering Human Resource (HR) organizations to drive bottom-line impact, today announced the introduction of its first-ever Talent Management Systems Buyer's Guide, which seeks to reduce investment risk by identifying the latest trends for HR professionals selecting talent management software solutions that drive business performance. The new guide also provides tips for navigating the rapidly-changing, fast-growing $3 billion-plus talent management systems market, which is estimated to grow more than 12 percent this year. "The ... read more
  • Posted at 5:45 AM
    LONDON and NEW YORK, November 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- JUSTIN BIEBER AND THE NORTHERN IRELAND YOUTH FORUM TO BE ... read more
  • Posted at 5:45 AM
    Cvent, the world's largest provider of cloud-based software for web surveys, event management and meeting site selection, today released a free eBook, "Harness the Conversation--Business in Today's Social World," that provides organizations with tips and techniques for gathering customer and employee feedback and then turning that information into actionable business insights. "Conversations about companies are happening everywhere, across multiple channels. By coupling social media insights with feedback from web surveys, businesses can tap into the conversation and gain a clearer view ... read more
  • Posted at 5:41 AM
    PARSIPPANY, NJ -- (Marketwire) -- 11/02/11 -- DRS Technologies, Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced its Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition (RSTA) Group in Dallas, Texas has won the 2011 Aviation Week Program Excellence award in the category of "Sub-System Level Sustainment." The recognition acknowledges the decade of work carried out by DRS RSTA in consistently updating and maintaining its Mast Mounted Sight (MMS) that is deployed on the OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter. DRS gained finalist status in its category and ... read more
  • Posted at 5:35 AM
    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 11/02/11 -- World Surveillance Group Inc. (OTCBB: WSGI), a developer of lighter-than-air unmanned aerial vehicles ("UAVs") and related technologies, announced today that the Company has received a further investment by its Chairman of the Board, Michael K. Clark, and its President and Chief Executive Officer, Glenn D. Estrella. Additionally, the management teams of WSGI and its wholly owned subsidiary, Global Telesat Corp. ("GTC") have elected to acquire equity of the Company ... read more
  • Posted at 5:35 AM
    General Motors recently announced that front-center airbags in its midsize crossovers--an industry first. With new innovations like this each model year, what safety features give the most bang for buck? The editors at shopautoweek.com took a look at what equipment your next new or used car needs to have--and which can wait. "First, it's important to understand active and passive safety equipment," said shopautoweek.com associate editor Julie Alvin. "Active safety equipment, like blind-spot detection, is designed to prevent an ... read more
  • Posted at 5:32 AM
    Baxa Corporation, a leading provider of medical devices and systems that automate pharmacy operations, has released a software upgrade for its ExactaMix® Automated Compounding Devices (ACD). The new functionality includes 14 updates that provide Directors of Pharmacy with enhanced patient safety measures and features. Hospital pharmacies worldwide use ExactaMix 2400 (EM2400) and ExactaMix 1200 (EM1200) to compound large- and small-volume parenteral doses. Baxa Corporation leads the ACD category with 65% of the global US market share, according to a ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    Lightlake Therapeutics Inc. (OTCBB: LLTP - News) (the “Company” or “Lightlake”), an early stage biopharmaceutical company using its expertise of opioid antagonists to develop modern treatments for addictions and related disorders, announced today its financial results for the year ended ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    The body armor industry will never be the same. Backing up the claims about their revolutionary personal-protection Kryron Terminator Armor in remarkable fashion, Bourque Industries, Inc. (OTC:BORK) today released the results of the Company's recent National Institute of Justice (NIJ) testing at Oregon Ballistics Laboratory where ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced that the 32-bit PIC32 microcontrollers (MCUs) now operate from - 40°C to 105°C, enabling their use in a wide range of robust applications. Examples ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    Zacks Equity Research highlights Neurocrine Biosciences (Nasdaq: NBIX) as the Bull of the Day and Bemis Company (NYSE: BMS) as the Bear of the Day. In addition, Zacks Equity Research provides analysis on Societie Generale (OTC: SCGLY.PK), Citigroup (NYSE: C) and Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS). (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: With a strong financial position, we believe Neurocrine Biosciences (Nasdaq: NBIX) is in ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    In a ceremony at the National Air and Space Museum Washington D.C., Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) presented its prestigious NOVA Award to two individuals and one team from Information Systems & Global Solutions-National. The NOVA Award is the company's highest honor presented annually to individuals and teams who have made outstanding contributions to the corporation's mission and business objectives. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110419/PH85737LOGO-b ) The annual NOVA Awards ceremony was hosted by Lockheed Martin Chairman and CEO Bob Stevens on Friday, October ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    Damballa Inc., the company transforming the fight against cyber threats, announced that Gunter Ollmann, vice president of research for Damballa, will be a featured speaker at the 2011 API IT Security Conference for the Oil and Gas Industry. The conference is taking place November 2-3 in ... read more