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Monday, October 10, 2011

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    Hosting.com, a leading provider of cloud hosting and recovery services, today announced the acquisition of Dallas-based NeoSpire, a mission-critical managed hosting company. The acquisition both expands the physical footprint of Hosting.com and adds additional expertise to the company’s portfolio ... read more
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    aisle411, the premier mobile retail navigation service that saves shoppers time and frustration by helping find what they are looking for in-store, today announced the release of aisle411 version 2.0, offering new updates and features for the industry-leading retail navigation platform. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111010/AQ83023) With the aisle411 App for iPhone, users can easily create and manage shopping lists in any store, plan and search recipes, locate items and share experiences with friends via social media integration. aisle411 has partnered with ZipList, a ... read more
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    Sotera Defense Solutions (Sotera), a provider of mission-critical, technology-based systems, solutions and services for national security agencies and programs of the U.S. government, will share their national security technology story through a unique live painting performance in booth #122 at the GEOINT 2011 Symposium in San Antonio, Texas October 16-19, 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110405/PH77108LOGO) In line with this year's symposium theme, Forging Integrated Intelligence, Sotera representatives will be on hand to demonstrate how the company leverages its expertise in cyber solutions, counterterrorism ... read more
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    Atmel® Corporation (Nasdaq: ATML) a leader in microcontroller and touch solutions, today announced Lenovo has selected the Atmel maXTouch® mXT1386 controller to power Lenovo's IdeaPad TabletK1. The new Lenovo IdeaPad TabletK1 runs on Android's 3.1 version operating system, a dual-core 1GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor and 1GB of memory, and has a 10.1-inch, 1280-by-800-pixel display with a black border around it. Lenovo selected the Atmel maXTouch mXT1386 to deliver superior battery life and faster response time in its breakthrough new ... read more
  • Insmed Incorporated Provides Regulatory Update --- MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., Oct. 10, 2011
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    Insmed Incorporated (Nasdaq CM: INSM), a biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the Company has been notified by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that it is continuing the clinical hold previously placed on Insmed's phase 3 clinical trials for ARIKACE® (liposomal amikacin for inhalation) in Cystic Fibrosis (CF) patients with Pseudomonas lung infections. Insmed has not yet received a response from FDA regarding the clinical hold previously placed on Insmed's phase 3 clinical trials for ARIKACE in patients with ... read more
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    MAQUET Cardiovascular, a leading provider of cardiovascular technologies, announced today that it has signed a three-year, dual-source contract with Premier Healthcare Alliance to provide intra-aortic balloon pumps (IABP) to the Premier membership. The contract includes the CS300 product line, as well as the MEGA(TM) 8Fr. 50cc IABP Catheter, SENSATION® 7Fr. IABP Catheter and LINEAR(TM) 7.5Fr. IABP Catheter, which are used in the treatment of cardiogenic shock, acute heart failure, irregular heart rhythms, cardiac surgery, and percutaneous coronary intervention. ... read more
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    Cellphone-Mate (www.Cellphone-Mate.com) a leading provider of cell phone amplifiers and accessories, today announced that it is introducing its 80dB dual-band cellular signal amplifier, the SureCall CM2020 80dB in-building amplifier , designed for in-building use for Enterprise or Commercial locations requiring improved cellular reception up to 80,000 square feet. This announcement coincides with the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association (CTIA) Enterprise and Applications event, emphasizing the expanded need for mobile cellular technology in businesses, occurring in San Diego from October 10-13, ... read more
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    GetMarried.com makes it super-simple for brides (and voters!) to win big with a fun contest that's easy to enter. Starting October 10 through December 12, 2011, we're asking the question "What makes you America's Top Bride?" Brides then create a short profile on www.GetMarried.com/americas-top-bride, including their "5,000-dollar" answer, and use their social media networks to get friends and family to vote. (The contest is designed so that ballots can be shared virally via Twitter and Facebook.) The bride with the ... read more
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    Thomas & Herbert Consulting LLC (T&H), a leading provider of management and information technology consulting services for the Government, announced today that the firm has been awarded the Choice Neighborhoods contract from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Public Housing Investments (OPHI). Choice Neighborhoods replaces a program called HOPE VI which provided billions of dollars in grant funds to Public Housing Authorities to rebuild the Nation's most distressed housing. Choice Neighborhoods builds on HOPE ... read more
  • Norton 360 Version 6.0 Public Beta Now Available --- MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 10, 2011
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    Today Norton by Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) released the public beta of version 6.0 of its award-winning all-in-one security suite Norton 360. The beta is available for free download from the Norton beta website, and includes the powerful core security technology found in Norton Internet Security 2012, in addition to enhanced PC tuneup and backup capabilities. The Norton 360 beta is designed to deliver the strongest, most comprehensive protection for consumers, without sacrificing speed or performance. According to ... read more
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    Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) has signed a teaming agreement with UK-based Knowledge Network Konsulting (KNK) Ltd. This agreement will enable Goodrich's Malvern, UK operation to collaborate with the KNK team in developing effective and comprehensive solutions to meet future intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) requirements. Goodrich is a global provider of proven intelligence exploitation systems for the military while KNK is an innovative provider of intelligence management and decision support software. The integration of the two companies' software ... read more
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    Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: VTSS), a leading provider of advanced IC solutions for Carrier and Enterprise networks, will participate in the TechAmerica (formerly AeA) 2011 Classic Financial Conference in San Diego, November 6-8, 2011. The presentation time and web ... read more
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    The network security company Stonesoft today announced it has delivered 163 new advanced evasion technique (AET) samples for global vulnerability coordination. The new samples include AETs over a number of various protocols, including IPv4, IPv6, TCP and HTTP. Since ... read more
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    Ventyx®, an ABB company, today announced that Belgian leading energy company Electrabel has licensed Ventyx asset health management software to facilitate enhanced equipment reliability at the company's nuclear power plants in Belgium. Electrabel, a GDFSuez company, is implementing the Ventyx SystemIQ software in its three units at the Tihange plant in Wallonia. The software has also been licensed for potential future implementation at four units at Electrabel's Doel site in Flanders. Electrabel's nuclear power stations are among the most reliable in ... read more
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    Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE: FSL), and OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: OVTI), today announced a jointly developed 360-degree surround view parking assistance system - the world's first Ethernet-based parking assistance solution. The collaboration, combining best-in-class semiconductor innovation and automotive electronics expertise, is an important step in the migration from a closed application to an open and scalable Ethernet-based driver assistance network in which several systems can easily access information. The cost advantages offered by Ethernet technology, combined with the ... read more
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    Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: LVLT) today introduced Bandwidth Optimizer - a service that combines the power of a global High Speed IP (HSIP) transit network with Level 3's content delivery network (CDN) platform to maximize and optimize bandwidth efficiency. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110523/LA06722LOGO) Designed specifically with the online gaming industry in mind, Level 3's Bandwidth Optimizer offers access to both HSIP and CDN services, which can be used interchangeably. This not only affords customers the flexibility to access the ... read more
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    Commtouch ® (Nasdaq: CTCH) today published the industry's first ever research report on The State of Hacked Accounts, presenting statistics on the theft, abuse and eventual recovery of Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail and Facebook accounts. http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20110906/478788 The data reveals that most users get hacked at high rates even when they do not think they are engaging in risky behavior, with 62% unaware of how their accounts had been compromised. The results presented in the report rely on a comprehensive end-user survey together with data ... read more
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    SlimDrivers, the free software that automatically updates PC drivers with real-time scanning and cloud technology, has reached a milestone by achieving more than one million downloads on Download.com, one of the world's most popular download sites for free consumer software, mobile apps and games. SlimDrivers has reached its milestone less than a year after launching in December 2010. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100217/CL56709LOGO ) Free for download at www.driverupdate.net, SlimDrivers saves time by automatically updating a consumer's PC drivers, which can be a labor-intensive ... read more
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    Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: LVLT) today announced that it has been selected to provide content delivery network (CDN) services to support the online delivery of game content for Wargaming.net, a top international online game developer and publisher. Level 3's ability to scale to meet demand for content on a global scale will aid in the growth of Wargaming.net's World of Tanks game title. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110523/LA06722LOGO) Under the terms of the expanded contract, Level 3 is providing Wargaming.net with caching and ... read more
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    VIZIO, America's #1 LCD HDTV Company*, announced today that VIZIO 8" Tablets will receive a firmware update featuring Netflix as a pre-loaded app, offering Netflix members the ability to enjoy entertainment on a second screen. With the new update, members can simply click on the app already located on the Tablet's home screen and log into their Netflix account to browse and instantly watch TV episodes and movies. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111010/LA82718) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090204/LA66605LOGO) Streaming instantly via the VIZIO Tablet wherever ... read more