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Thursday, October 6, 2011

  • Posted at 9:10 AM
    Abilene Christian University's 2010-11 Mobile-Learning Report is now available on Issuu for download. The report recaps the third year of the university's ACU Connected mobile-learning initiative, which is based on Apple's iPhone and iPod touch, and expanded this year to include the iPad. The 34-page report arrives as ACU begins another Connected Open House, attended by representatives from dozens of schools seeking to explore mobility in education. (Logo: The annual report contains updated research, focusing on ACU's ... read more
  • Posted at 9:04 AM
    This week marks the launch of PovertyCure, a growing international network of organizations that champions the creative potential of the poor and seeks to unleash the entrepreneurial spirit of the developing world. Hundreds of millions of people still live in extreme poverty around the world. For the last 60 years humanitarian efforts have emphasized wealth redistribution and government-to-government transfers of foreign aid. But an increasing number of people in developing countries are growing disillusioned with aid. PovertyCure's more than 100 ... read more
  • Posted at 9:03 AM
    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently issued safety alerts about a number of products, including -- recalled birth control pills because of a packaging error -- an antipsychotic drug that can cause serious allergic reactions -- a drug infusion pump with battery problems -- an osteoporosis drug with a risk of severe kidney problems (Logo: These and other alerts were prompted by reports ... read more
  • Posted at 9:03 AM
    Galenea Corp., a leader in the rapidly emerging field of synaptic transmission, today announced the publication of a paper in PLoS ONE demonstrating the development and validation of the MANTRA (Multiwell, Automated NeuroTRansmission Assay) system, Galenea's proprietary technology that enables high throughput screening of synaptic function directly on cultured primary neurons. Changes in synaptic function are now believed to play a central role in many psychiatric, neurological and neurodegenerative diseases. The MANTRA system can identify both novel drug ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    TmaxSoft, Inc. has specialized in highly-optimized transaction processing software since 1997, developing a line of frameworks and middleware products currently in use by large Enterprises in the U.S. and APAC. Their client list boasts successful deployments at Fortune 100 and Global 500 companies, one of whom will be a featured speaker during the Gartner event. TmaxSoft announces that it is showcasing its flagship OpenFrame Rehosting Environment during the 2011 Gartner Symposium and ITxpo in Orlando, FL, from October 16 to ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    First Bridge ( announced today that it will provide custom research services to independent financial advisors. Its initial focus will be on Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs). First Bridge also provides an ETF screener and comparison tools on its website for a monthly subscription fee. First Bridge is founded by Aniket Ullal, previously an executive at S&P Indices, where he had product responsibility for S&P's US indices, including the widely tracked S&P 500. The firm will draw on this industry expertise and ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Focal Point announced today that their new website was rated the highest in the polyurethane millwork industry in a recent independent competitive web analysis conducted by WSI Digital Marketing. The other companies included in the analysis were Fypon, Architectural Ornaments, Spectis Moulders, Canamould Extrusions, Classic Design and Ashley London. "Our study scored each website on five areas including accessibility, content, marketing, technology and overall," says Kevin Kemp, Consultant, WSI Digital Marketing. "Focal Point's website easily outscored the competitor's sites by a ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwire) -- 10/06/11 -- JIVE WORLD -- HEDLOC, a worldwide reseller of Jive Software, is announcing today at JiveWorld11 the launch of HEDLOC CRM in the Jive Apps Market. HEDLOC CRM integrates SugarCRM with Jive and brings added social and gamification functionality to inspire and encourage engagement, participation and loyalty amongst sales teams. HEDLOC CRM enables sales teams to see their most critical activities, leads and opportunities from within Jive, and create discussions with other ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Enterproid, maker of the Divide™ Platform for enterprise mobility, today announced it has closed $11 million in Series A funding to accelerate the company’s growth and customer success. The investment was led by Comcast Ventures with participation from Google Ventures and Qualcomm, acting through its venture ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today announced the availability of Ad Metrix Social(TM), a powerful enhancement to comScore's leading competitive display ad intelligence product, that provides greater visibility into display ads appearing on social networking sites and socially-enabled display ads appearing across the web. This new capability is available for all countries currently reportable in Ad Metrix: U.S., Canada, U.K., France and Germany. (Logo: "comScore is excited to introduce this new Social module ... read more
  • Posted at 8:54 AM
    LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwire) -- 10/06/11 -- Innosuisse Corp. (PINKSHEETS: INSE) announces today a strategic shift into a new product portfolio. Over the past some 18 months, the new Innosuisse board of directors has reviewed its product portfolio and has deeply analyzed its market potentials and opportunities. In this context, it considered integrating the German aviation engineering company 'Peters Engineering.' Mr. Goddert F. Peters shared a lot of his market and technology knowledge to perform this analysis and agreed ... read more
  • Posted at 8:53 AM
    Anixter International Inc., (NYSE: AXE), a leading global distributor of communication and security products, electrical and electronic wire and cable, fasteners and other small parts, announced today that it is establishing a strategic partnership in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with Mohawarean Trading Company (MTC), a subsidiary of Mohawarean International Group (MIG), through the formation of a new business entity, Anixter Saudi Arabia Limited. Anixter will have the majority holding in the joint venture. For customers around the world, Anixter ... read more
  • Diebold Declares Fourth-Quarter Cash Dividend --- NORTH CANTON, Ohio, Oct. 6, 2011
    Posted at 8:52 AM
    The board of directors of Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) today declared a fourth-quarter cash dividend of 28 cents per share on all common shares. The dividend is payable on Friday, Dec. 9, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Friday, Nov. 18. (Logo: ) About Diebold Diebold, Incorporated is a global leader in providing integrated self-service delivery and security systems and services. Diebold employs more than 16,000 associates with representation in nearly 90 countries worldwide and is headquartered ... read more
  • Posted at 8:52 AM
    PLANO, Texas, October 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Research Now has launched improved Valued Opinions program to its members in the United States. The enhancements to the Valued Opinions program include increased member communications, a major website refresh and new identity, access to a complete history log, social media integration, the introduction of quick polls and a greater variety of rewards. First launched in the United Kingdom in April, Valued Opinions 2.0 ... read more
  • Posted at 8:52 AM
    Odyssey Software, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise-class mobile device management (MDM) software, today announced that it is the first MDM product provider delivering support for iOS5 on October 12, 2011, in line with Apple's release. Odyssey Software's flagship MDM software, Athena(TM), is ready with iOS5 device management capabilities. With the enhancements offered by Apple, iOS4 users are likely to be migrating to iOS5 very quickly," said Stephen Drake, Program VP at IDC. "Being able to support these users immediately ... read more
  • Posted at 8:46 AM
    The American College of Medical Genetics Foundation (ACMG Foundation) announced that it has received the single largest donation from an individual in the organization's 20-year history. The pledge of $250,000 was made anonymously and is unrestricted in its use. "A donation of this magnitude can make a tremendous difference to an organization of our size," said R. Rodney Howell, M.D., FACMG, President of the ACMG Foundation. "This individual said they trust the Foundation to do what we deem most ... read more
  • Posted at 8:44 AM
    A new publication released today by the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL), offers the first comprehensive set of definitions of words, terms, phrases and concepts found in the universe of K-12 online learning. “The Online Learning Definitions ... read more
  • Posted at 8:43 AM
    Renasant Bank (NASDAQ: RNST) today announced its official launch of the new social media site The site showcases local and regional events throughout Renasant's North Mississippi markets. Enhancing its reputation as a strong community partner, Renasant sends photographers to document various events throughout the region and then posts the photos onto Event photos can then be Tweeted, Facebooked, emailed, and sent out via most any form of social media distribution. The photos are free ... read more
  • Posted at 8:41 AM
    Hallmark Channel returns this fall with two shows, two pros, one network, and one great sweepstakes from Valpak Direct Marketing Systems, Inc. (Photo: ) (Logo: ) The pros and shows are Martha Stewart from "The Martha Stewart Show" and Emeril Lagasse from "Emeril's Table." One lucky winner of the sweepstakes will receive a trip to New York to be part of the audience for the live taping of "The Martha Stewart Show" and take home Emeril's Kitchen Essentials prize ... read more
  • Posted at 8:41 AM
    Salt Lake City, Utah, has been selected to host the second annual Early Education and Technology for Children (EETC) conference on March 14-16, 2012, at the Hilton Salt Lake City Center. EETC is an annual conference that brings researchers, policy makers, administrators, educators, and practitioners together to present and discuss research and applications in the areas of preschool through elementary education. Earlier this year, over 150 guests and presenters from around the world attended EETC 2011, to learn from each other's ... read more