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Tuesday, May 10, 2011

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    Practice Fusion, the fastest growing EMR and healthcare community, has saved doctors an estimated $57 million to date with its free Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system. To help more doctors calculate the savings they can expect using the company's technology, Practice Fusion today launched a savings analytics tool comparing its free EMR with other top paid systems and paper records. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091118/PFLOGO) Practice Fusion's innovative ad-supported business model allows any doctor to access a totally free EMR, including support, training and unlimited ... read more
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    Healthline Networks, the fastest growing provider of intelligent health information services, and GE healthymagination, a $6 billion commitment to bring better health to more people, today announced the launch of Healthline BodyMaps, a new 3-D visual search tool for consumers. BodyMaps is an interactive human body that allows consumers to navigate male and female anatomy, view systems and organs down to their smallest parts and explore in detail how the body works. It transforms the body into a rich, visual ... read more
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    The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) and Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMLN) announced today that they have entered into a research collaboration agreement to provide financial support for a series of clinical studies to investigate the feasibility of mixing pramlintide, an analog of the human hormone amylin, with insulin to treat type 1 diabetes. Pramlintide, marketed by Amylin as SYMLIN® (pramlintide acetate) injection, is approved for use as an adjunct treatment in patients with diabetes who use mealtime insulin therapy ... read more
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    Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY), announced today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the company's supplemental biologics license application (sBLA) for licensure of Fluzone Intradermal (Influenza Virus Vaccine). Fluzone Intradermal vaccine is indicated for active immunization of adults 18 through 64 years of age against influenza disease caused by influenza virus subtypes A and type B contained in the vaccine. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: ... read more
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    Martin Barrios, MD and Peter M. Denk, MD announced today the opening of their new practice, FLORIDA INCISIONLESS, which is conveniently located on Palm Beach Blvd. and Interstate 75 at: 4881 Palm Beach Blvd., Suite 100 Fort Myers, FL 33905 Office Phone: 239-433-3504 Fax: 239-693-7369 Dr. Barrios and Dr. Denk are leaders and world innovators in Incisionless procedures providing minimally invasive alternatives to traditional surgery. Patients experience less discomfort ... read more
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    Agendia, an innovative molecular cancer diagnostics company, today announced that it has partnered with AstraZeneca and The Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI) to accelerate the development of targeted therapies for colorectal cancer patients. The announcement marks a unique collaboration between Agendia, developer of the "MammaPrint" breast cancer molecular diagnostic test, a major research-based pharmaceutical company and a leading national cancer institute to tackle a cancer that results in approximately 500,000 deaths annually in Europe and the United States. "In AstraZeneca and NKI, we have found two ... read more
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    Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, opens the Interop show (booth #1839) with the latest award-winning line-up of connectivity solutions for cloud computing, green IT and converged data center, including its latest StrataXGS® BCM56840 10/40 GbE switch series, a Best of Interop finalist. The latest StrataXGS BCM56846 switch builds on the innovation of the BCM56840 series by providing a 200 percent increase in layer 2/layer 3 network address and virtual switch ports ... read more
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    Verizon has won in the Superior Alternatives category of the 2011 Red Hat and JBoss Innovation Awards competition. The award, announced during the Red Hat Summit and JBoss World on May 6 in Boston, recognizes Verizon for "the most successful migration from proprietary solutions to open source alternatives." Specifically, Verizon won the award for the company's implementation of a new standards-based business process-management system for the company's Integrated Management Platform for Advanced Communications Technologies automated platform, which monitors, troubleshoots and ... read more
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    Responding to demand for solutions that help businesses dramatically improve productivity and efficiency and reduce costs, AT&T* today said that it is focusing its plans to deploy global network-based cloud, mobility and network sourcing solutions to companies across a range of industries. AT&T is planning investments totaling nearly $1 billion in 2011 to deploy next-generation services for businesses ranging from the smallest firms to the world's largest and most sophisticated multinational companies. (Note: the nearly $1 billion investment is part of ... read more
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    Combining GPS & cellular tracking, the Morey Corporation has announced the company's newest product, the Rugged TRAX MT-10 Asset Tracker. The new product is in line with the company's continued focus on providing advanced telematics-based products and solutions. The battery powered Rugged TRAX MT-10 is recommended for track and trace applications where no consistent power source is available such as, rental equipment, 18-wheel truck trailers and ocean transportation. The Rugged TRAX MT-10 is designed to deliver business critical data which will ... read more
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    Interop -- Tabula and Algo-Logic Systems announce the TSE100x1 packet search engine device. The hardware-accelerated logic chip performs high-speed packet route lookup functions for both IPv4 and IPv6, and enables multi-field packet classification to improve security, QoS, and latency for data centers and other high-performance wired and wireless network switch systems. The TSE100x1 provides a variety of interfaces including a standard DDR parallel interface, Interlaken Look-Aside (ILA), and PCI Express, and it supports search rates up to 100MSPS for exact ... read more
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    Sequent Software (www.sequentsw.com), a leading provider of NFC (near field communication) software and systems, announced today that it has closed a series A financing. Opus Capital and SK Telecom Ventures led the financing, which will fuel Sequent's growth as it drives commercial NFC mobile payment deployments of large customers and partners and allows consumers to make payments and other transactions with their mobile devices. NFC-enabled mobile devices from manufacturers such as RIM and Google will give consumers the opportunity to ... read more
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    Southern Home Medical Equipment, Inc. (PinkSheets: SHOM), a holding company providing healthcare services, staffing and equipment to medical institutions, announced today the launch of a new solutions platform, "Backstage Solutions," for its Encore Medical division (http://encoremedicalstaffing.com/). Backstage is a Web-hosted solution that is designed to support the accelerated growth of Encore Medical franchisees, while meeting their operational compliance requirements. Backstage creates an integrated platform to more efficiently support the recruiting, certification and scheduling of the franchisees' nurses and healthcare programs. ... read more
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    Experian®, the leading global information services company, today launched DecisionIQ(SM) Premier, the new decisioning and application processing component of its Web-based credit management platform, BusinessIQ(SM), at FinovateSpring 2011. DecisionIQ Premier helps organizations reduce costs and improve operational efficiencies by allowing users to automate the decisioning process and create custom credit policies. Combining these custom rules with Experian's business data, enables organizations to create relevant decisions and credit-limit recommendations for small, medium and large businesses. "Experian research has shown that a pain ... read more
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    LSI Corporation (NYSE: LSI) today announced the appointment of Greg Huff to the newly created position of senior vice president, Corporate Strategy. Huff will be responsible for shaping the future growth strategy of LSI as the company moves forward as a leading pure-play semiconductor company focused on enabling the storage and networking markets. He will report to Abhi Talwalkar, LSI president and chief executive officer. Huff comes to LSI from HP, where he was vice president and chief technology officer of the ... read more
  • Photo Scanning Leader Tackles 6 Billion Home Videos --- BURLINGAME, Calif., May 10, 2011
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    ScanCafe, the most trusted photo scanning service, with over 54 million images scanned, has launched today its service for editing and transferring consumer video tape content onto DVD. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110221/AQ51930LOGO) Another Race Against Time Video tapes, like VHS, have been one of the most successful consumer products ever fielded, and some 6 billion tapes have been sold in the US, with an average length of 2 hours each. That's 12 billion hours of footage of new babies, first steps, weddings, barbecues, and ... read more
  • Marvell Introduces OpenFlow-enabled Switches --- SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 10, 2011
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    Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL), a worldwide leader in integrated silicon solutions, today announced the availability of an OpenFlow-enabled, fully featured switching solution based on Marvell's award-winning networking control stack and the Prestera® family of packet processors. Marvell's new OpenFlow switches support 1GbE, 10GbE and 40GbE port configurations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100719/SF36559LOGO-b) OpenFlow allows network administrators to build software-defined networks optimized for specific applications and services. It also provides a flexible and convenient way to dynamically re-architect the network in-situ without a tear-down and new ... read more
  • Microsoft to Acquire Skype --- REDMOND, Wash., and LUXEMBOURG, May 10, 2011
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    Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: "MSFT") and Skype Global S.a r.l today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Microsoft will acquire Skype, the leading Internet communications company, for $8.5 billion in cash from the investor group led by Silver Lake. The agreement has been approved by the boards of directors of both Microsoft and Skype. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO) The acquisition will increase the accessibility of real-time video and voice communications, bringing benefits to both consumers and enterprise users and generating ... read more
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    NAVTEQ, the leading global provider of maps, traffic and location data enabling navigation, location-based services and mobile advertising around the world, in conjunction with Caesars Entertainment, today announced that Caesars Palace next generation Guest App will be the first to use NAVTEQ Destination Maps. The new Caesars Palace app also enables room and dining reservations, concierge services, and access to real-time event information, bookings and more. Now leveraging NAVTEQ Destination Maps, the app helps guests interactively search and explore the ... read more
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    CIBER was recently awarded the status of a preferred business partner for mail order companies in Germany by the German E-Commerce and Distance Selling Trade Association (bvh). The main purpose of the bvh partner program is to provide its more than 300 members qualified potential providers of services essential for mail-order companies. To be considered for inclusion in the preferred business partner program, a provider must have at least two positive recommendations from bvh member companies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20010927/CBRLOGO) "The status ... read more