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Monday, October 10, 2011

  • 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
  • Posted at 10:38 AM
    The rising do-it-yourself culture can be fun and empowering for homeowners, and even save them money. However, while some projects are fairly simple and straightforward, others require professionals to do the job right. According to Angie’s List (, ... read more
  • Posted at 10:34 AM
    Comcast-Spectacor, owners and operator of the Wells Fargo Center here, today announced a spectacular new upgrade to the arena's scoreboard high-definition control room which will offer fans attending Philadelphia Flyers and 76ers games an enhanced in-arena experience. This upgrade to new HD video production and LED technology was completed by Sony Electronics. The new HD technology will make its debut when the Flyers host the Vancouver Canucks at the Wells Fargo Center on Wednesday, October 12 at 7 p.m. The ... read more
  • Posted at 10:33 AM
    CTS Corporation (NYSE: CTS) will release earnings for the third quarter 2011 at approximately 4:30 p.m. (EDT) on Tuesday, October 25, 2011. A conference call to discuss third quarter 2011 financial results is scheduled for Wednesday, October, 26, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. (EDT). The ... read more
  • Posted at 10:32 AM
    Hawker Beechcraft Global Customer Support (GCS) today announced that leading private aviation company XOJET has placed an order for 12 Hawker 800XPR aircraft. The Hawker 800XPR upgrade is certified by both the Federal Aviation Administration and the European Aviation Safety Authority. "XOJET's 40 percent growth in 2011 clearly demonstrates that their innovative business model has been well-received by the private aviation market," said Christi Tannahill, Hawker Beechcraft vice president, Global Customer Support. "Our innovative Hawker 800XPR program can deliver the transcontinental ... read more
  • Posted at 10:25 AM
    Rockwell Collins’ Pro Line Fusion® avionics system and Primary Flight Control Computer (PFCC) have been selected for the Bombardier* Global 7000* and Global 8000* aircraft, both of which feature the Global Vision* flight deck. Bombardier's Global Vision(TM) flight ... read more
  • Posted at 10:24 AM
    LOS ANGELES, October 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MPMN and, both leading news and information providers for the medical device and plastics industry, today announced the launch of a new conference on Innovations in Medical Polymers, providing insights into the latest technological and regulatory developments in the use of polymers in medical devices. Having enjoyed sustained growth despite broader economic difficulties, the value of the global medical device market is expected to top $312 billion in ... read more
  • Posted at 10:18 AM
    Please replace the release with the following corrected version due to multiple revisions. The corrected release reads: VODAFONE AMERICAS FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES CALL FOR ENTRIES FOR ANNUAL WIRELESS INNOVATION PROJECT™ AND MHEALTH ALLIANCE ... read more
  • Posted at 10:14 AM
    The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) joins in grieving the untimely death of Apple Co-Founder Steve Jobs from pancreatic cancer. Jobs' death comes on the heels of other high profile deaths from the disease - those of Nobel Laureate Ralph Steinman last week, and actor Patrick Swayze two years ago. (Logo: These deaths bring to light a disease with an extremely poor prognosis for which there are limited therapies. The five-year relative survival rate for this patient population is less than ... read more
  • Posted at 10:14 AM
    Additech, North America’s leading outsourced operator of at-the-pump interactive merchandising systems, today announced that its board of directors has named Bolling H. (Bo) Sasnett, III to serve as the company's President and Chief Executive Officer. Bo Sasnett joins Additech, Inc. as CEO, October 2011. ... read more
  • Posted at 10:01 AM
    BMC Software (NASDAQ: BMC) will report second-quarter fiscal 2012 results on October 26, 2011. BMC will host a conference call at 4 p.m. US Central Time to discuss financial results for the quarter. Those interested in participating may call ... read more
  • Take A Stand Against Domestic Violence With Verizon Wireless --- BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Oct. 10, 2011
    Posted at 10:00 AM
    Nearly one in four women will be the victim of domestic violence and nearly three out of four Americans know someone who has been a victim of domestic violence. Verizon Wireless through HopeLine® from Verizon is helping consumers spread awareness about domestic violence and aid in its prevention during Domestic Violence Awareness Month and year-round. This October, everyone has several options to join in and make a difference with Verizon Wireless. Join our Journey of Hope Verizon, through HopeLine from ... read more
  • Posted at 10:00 AM
    Responding to the need to make gun shields easier to transport on vehicles, BAE Systems developed the Marine Corps Transparent Armored Gun Shield – Reducible (MCTAGS-R), a gunner protection system collapsible for shipment. The new gun shield will be on display at the Association of the ... read more
  • Posted at 9:54 AM
    LOS ANGELES, Oct. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WHOBaldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza and Susan G. Komen for the Cure® Los Angeles County Affiliate WHAT Grand Opening of PINK, the first ever pop up store in Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza history, in celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. Store event schedule includes Makeover Mondays; mini Race for the Cure events on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for shoppers who walk the mall for exercise; Lunch & Learn events on Thursdays to learn more ... read more
  • Posted at 9:52 AM
    ST. LOUIS, MO -- (Marketwire) -- 10/10/11 -- The United States is facing a looming physician shortage and an abundance of doctors nearing retirement. The need for effective physician recruitment by hospitals and group practices -- particularly in rural and underserved areas -- is greater than ever. The St. Louis based company, PracticeMatch, leads the charge in helping health care organizations across the country to more effectively and cost-efficiently recruit quality physicians. PracticeMatch released today a reengineered version of ... read more
  • Posted at 9:49 AM
    The SAE Foundation is a finalist in the "Partnering for Excellence: Innovations in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Education" competition hosted by Carnegie Corporation of New York, The Opportunity Equation, and Ashoka Changemakers. The goal of the competition is to find innovative solutions for bringing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) professionals into public schools to offer their talent, knowledge and real-world skills to students. The SAE Foundation is nominated for its "Classroom to College STEM Connection" program, which aims to ... read more
  • Posted at 9:35 AM
    The number of Americans who are obese will increase to 164 million, or half of the entire population in less than twenty years, a recent study says. 1 800 GET THIN associates with professionals that provide services specifically designed for individuals suffering from obesity and associated diseases resulting from obesity. Our goal, as well as the goal of the centers and professionals we work with, is to attain a healthier and happier life for these individuals. Many scientific studies have ... read more
  • Posted at 9:34 AM
    Datzap, LLC is an Ohio based satellite telecommunications company that has been attempting to get a license to sell its services in Costa Rica. This license should have been granted routinely under the terms of CAFTA. We can all agree free trade agreements (FTAs) have the potential for providing enormous economic benefits when all participating nations honor their commitments from inception. However, when the environment is such that only the U.S. follows the agreement while its trade partners ignore ... read more
  • Posted at 9:30 AM
    NBAA Trade Show -- Enflite, Inc., the interior and galley products division of LifePort, Inc., today announced the signing of an agreement to provide customized interior cabin mechanisms and galley appliances for Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation's G650 newly designed aircraft cabin. LifePort is a Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) company - the aftermarket division of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). (Logo: ) "Gulfstream's aircraft are some of the most technologically advanced business jets in the industry. ... read more