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Monday, October 10, 2011

  • Posted at 12:06 PM
    Moblyng Games, a leading developer of HTML5 mobile social gaming applications, today releases Social Poker Live and Word Racer Live on Facebook’s mobile apps and mobile site. Moblyng Games has developed Social Poker Live and Word Racer Live in HTML5 specifically for Facebook’s mobile offerings. ... read more
  • Anritsu Announces Winner of Toughest Site Competition --- MORGAN HILL, Calif., Oct. 10, 2011
    Posted at 12:03 PM
    Anritsu Company, the leader in handheld wireless test solutions, announces that Matthew Myers of Union Wireless is the winner of Anritsu's Toughest Site Competition, held to honor and acknowledge the challenges field engineers and technicians face as they deploy, install, and maintain wireless networks. Myers, who maintains nearly 40 different cell sites in Colorado, must overcome significant weather and environmental obstacles on an almost daily basis, and has been awarded a Harley-Davidson motorcycle for having the "toughest site." (Photo: ... read more
  • Posted at 12:02 PM
    PMC-Sierra, Inc., (Nasdaq:PMCS) or PMC, the semiconductor innovator transforming storage, optical and mobile networks, today announced the Company will conduct a conference call with the financial community following the release of its third quarter 2011 earnings results on October 27, 2011, at 1:30 PM Pacific Time/4:30 ... read more
  • Posted at 12:00 PM
    BranchOut, the largest professional network on Facebook with millions of active users in more than 60 countries, today released a mobile version of its popular service exclusively for Facebook users to network to find new jobs and advance their careers. The mobile version of BranchOut, offers the same benefits available on the desktop platform, including the ability to search more than three million jobs and 20,000 internships. BranchOut users also manage professional profiles and leverage their authentic relationships through Facebook to ... read more
  • Posted at 12:00 PM
    Qcept Technologies Inc. today announced that it is opening a new facility in Silicon Valley--named Qcept Technologies California--to support the semiconductor industry's growing demand for Qcept's ChemetriQ non-visual defect (NVD) inspection solutions. Located in Fremont, Calif., the new 6,600-square-foot facility will serve as Qcept's worldwide customer support center, as well as include a demo lab for customer evaluations, applications development and training. Qcept plans to have the new facility fully operational by the end of October. "By expanding our ... read more
  • Posted at 12:00 PM
    Use of selected prescription medications, including antidepressants, antihistamines, bronchodilators, anticholinergics, sympathomimetics, and diuretics contribute to 10 percent of lower urinary tract symptoms among men according to a Kaiser Permanente study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine. This study demonstrates an association between the use of these selected prescription drugs and LUTS among men enrolled in the California Men's Health Study, a multiethnic cohort of men ages 46 to 69 who are members of the northern and southern California regions of ... read more
  • Posted at 11:55 AM
    SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/10/11 -- Tarkan Maner, President and CEO of Wyse Technology, the global leader in cloud client computing, will do a welcome keynote presentation at 18:00 at Softline's "Ensuring the effectiveness of business: the best IT-solutions" Conference in Hanoi, Vietnam on Wednesday, October 12, 2011. The conference runs from October 11th through the 18th at the Sheraton Hanoi Hotel 5* and will be attended by the heads of IT departments of major Russian companies. ... read more
  • Posted at 11:43 AM
    Major growth in developing markets over the last two years has allowed smaller Asian vendors, such as Eastcompeace, Watchdata, Datang, and Wuhan Tianyu, to increase their market share to 16% in 2010, up from just 12.4% in 2009. Asian vendors are increasingly challenging the top four ... read more
  • Posted at 11:40 AM
    With "Halloween costume idea" searches up 351% this month on Yahoo!, everyone from grandma to the family dog are getting prepared to trick-or-treat this Halloween. From Pan Am Flight Attendants to Charlie Sheen, Halloween searches range from traditional to pop culture-driven, and one thing that is certain is #winning the ... read more
  • Posted at 11:37 AM
    On Oct. 20, more Verizon Wireless customers across the Los Angeles and San Diego metropolitan areas can take advantage of Verizon Wireless' 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network, the fastest and most reliable 4G network in the nation. In the greater Los Angeles area, the expansion includes communities in the following locations: -- East of Norco to Riverside and portions of Moreno Valley -- South of Moreno Valley to Woodcrest, Perris ... read more
  • Posted at 11:10 AM
    Information Services Group, Inc. (ISG) (NASDAQ: III), an industry-leading, technology insights, market intelligence and advisory services company, confirmed today that it will release its third quarter 2011 financial results on Thursday, November 3, 2011 at approximately 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The Company will host a conference call with investors and industry analysts the next day, Friday, November 4 at 9 a.m. Eastern Time. Dial in details are as follows: -- Dial in number: 1-888-401-4689 for participants in ... read more
  • NJ Docs Say Cancer Detection Tool Saves Lives --- SHORT HILLS, N.J., Oct. 10, 2011
    Posted at 11:02 AM
    The New Jersey Patient Care and Access Coalition (NJPCAC), representing more than 200 urologists in the Garden State, encourages men and their families to speak out to preserve prostate cancer screenings. Last week, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommended healthy men should no longer receive prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood tests as part of routine cancer screening. This decision was made by a panel that does not include a single urologist or oncologist. In fact, no new research has ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    Computer Programs and Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CPSI), a leading provider of healthcare information solutions, today announced that Morton County Health System, located in Elkhart, KS, was the first hospital in the state of Kansas to receive a Medicare incentive payment under the American Recovery and Reinvestment ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    North Pole Engineering announced the release of its new Wasp product at the 2011 ANT+ Alliance Symposium in Kananaskis, Alberta. Wasp is a standalone, compact 1.5 ounce product providing a bridge for ANT+ devices to communicate through Wi-Fi networks to other devices or over the Internet. ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    With Medicare's open enrollment period beginning earlier this year, AARP is reminding all Californians that this is the one time each year when all Medicare beneficiaries can make changes to their coverage. The Medicare open enrollment period begins on October 15 this year, and people with Medicare have until December 7 to add, drop or change prescription drug and health care plans for 2012. AARP encourages all Californians in Medicare to review their options each year during open ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    CTIA -- Sonim Technologies, holders of the Guinness World Record for the World's Toughest Phone, announces four new ultra-rugged phones and a portfolio of four Workforce Management applications for the Americas: -- Proof of Attendance & Activity using Near Field Communications (NFC) -- Push-To-Talk (PTT) for instant communication and team coordination -- Mobile Resource Management (MRM) for tracking and dispatching workers -- Man Down ... read more
  • Posted at 10:52 AM
    Cresta Technologies Corporation, the innovator of software-defined, programmable broadband TV reception for PCs, announced today that it has purchased certain assets of Xceive Corporation, the performance leader in tuner IC’s for flat panel TVs, including all the intellectual property and ... read more
  • Posted at 10:45 AM
    For the third consecutive year, Merit Network, Inc. will feature its innovative enterprise services at the nation's premier conference for higher education, the 2011 EDUCAUSE Annual Conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Merit is the preferred nonprofit provider for higher education, delivering email, cloud services, and professional development to leading universities, private colleges, and community colleges. "Our Members are utilizing the services within our safe, secure cloud environment to serve their campus communities," says Donald Welch, president and CEO of Merit Network. "Merit's ... read more
  • Posted at 10:41 AM
    comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released the report Digital Omnivores: How Tablets, Smartphones and Connected Devices are Changing U.S. Digital Media Consumption Habits. The report analyzes how cross-platform consumption has created a vastly different landscape as consumers utilize a growing number of devices to consume digital content. The report also analyzes the impact these shifting consumption habits have on online visitation and engagement across the Internet. To download a complimentary copy of the ... read more
  • Posted at 10:40 AM
    As part of its "Be Good to Your Whole Body" campaign in its Whole Body(TM) departments, Whole Foods Market focuses on immune support to help combat colds and the flu during October and November. Educational podcasts, in-store lectures, a brochure and a "Seasonal Wellness Shopping List" offer ideas and tips to bolster the immune system. (Logo: "As the seasons begin to change, there's no better time of year to strengthen the body's defenses," said Jeremiah McElwee, executive Whole Body coordinator ... read more