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Friday, October 7, 2011

Thursday, October 6, 2011

  • Posted at 10:41 PM
    As part of its ongoing efforts to promote and grow the startup community in Chicago, the Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center (CEC) held its fourth annual Momentum Awards Dinner on October 6th at the Hilton Chicago and raised more than $1 million. This year's event brought together 950 leaders from Chicago's vast business ecosystem, including entrepreneurs, Fortune 500 CEOs, mid-market executives, academic innovators and investors, to celebrate the present energy and enthusiasm in the Chicago startup community. During the event, ... read more
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    Regulatory News: Sopra Group (Paris:SOP) completed its acquisition of Delta yesterday, thus expanding its presence in the international financial services sector. Delta’s business activities will be integrated with Sopra Group’s range of banking software solutions developed and distributed ... read more
  • Posted at 9:16 PM
    Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Cialis® (tadalafil) tablets for once daily use for the treatment of men who have both erectile dysfunction and the signs and symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (ED+BPH). The FDA also approved Cialis for once daily use for a separate indication for the treatment of the signs and symptoms of BPH. This means Cialis is now approved for three indications: ED, the signs ... read more
  • Posted at 8:01 PM
    Cozi and T-Mobile USA, Inc. today announced the availability of MobileLife® Family Organizer (MLFO), an application and online service that makes managing busy family schedules a snap with a shared calendar, shopping lists, to-do lists, family journal and more. The application is ... read more
  • Posted at 8:01 PM
    Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced the company has been recognized as a leader in Web analytics by Forrester Research, Inc. through The Forrester Wave™: Web Analytics Q4, 2011 (October 2011). Adobe® SiteCatalyst®, Web analytics solutions, achieved top scores of “5” in 60 out of 80 ... read more
  • Posted at 8:01 PM
    Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: MWW) September 2011 Index Highlights: Monster Employment Index U.S. continues positive annual growth trend at 7% in September ... read more
  • Posted at 8:01 PM
    September 2011 Index Highlights: The Monster Employment Index Europe demonstrates year-over-year growth rate of 18 percent ... read more
  • Posted at 7:05 PM
    Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE: VMI), a leading global manufacturer of engineered products for infrastructure, mechanized irrigation equipment for agriculture, and a provider of coating services, will hold its Third Quarter Earnings Conference Call on Friday, October 14, 2011 beginning at 8:00 a.m. CDT. An audio discussion of Valmont's third quarter results by Mogens C. Bay, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and Terry J. McClain, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will be available live by telephone by dialing 1-877-493-2981 and ... read more
  • Posted at 4:01 PM
    Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Nigeria's Arik Air today announced a deal for two 747-8 Intercontinental airplanes. The order is valued at $635 million at list prices and was previously attributed to an unidentified customer on Boeing's website. The order was announced during a signing ceremony at the Corporate Council for Africa's( )8th Biennial U.S.-Africa Business Summit in Washington, D.C. "Air travel within the region continues to grow at a rapid pace and we must prepare our fleet to accommodate that growth," said ... read more
  • Posted at 3:44 PM
    The trade association originally founded as the 9‐1‐1 Industry Alliance (9IA) today announced its expanded role and new organizational name. The 9-1-1 Industry Alliance is now the Industry Council for Emergency Response Technologies, iCERT. In 2005, industry leaders joined ... read more
  • Posted at 3:19 PM
    Affymetrix, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFFX) today announced its third quarter 2011 operating results will be reported on Wednesday, November 2, 2011, after market close. The company will also hold a conference call on the same day at 5:00pm ET. A live ... read more
  • Posted at 3:18 PM
    Design_Net Engineering has been awarded a $9.47M multi-year contract from Northrop Grumman Corporation to develop the command and data handling system and core software as well as the power management and distribution system for the Operationally Responsive Space (ORS) T2E spacecraft. ... read more
  • New Esri Basemap Highlights Thematic Content --- REDLANDS, Calif., Oct. 6, 2011
    Posted at 2:40 PM
    Esri released a new global basemap service designed to highlight your data. The Light Gray Canvas map is now available at and ArcGIS Explorer Online. (Logo: The Light Gray Canvas map features an overall soft gray color for land and darker gray for oceans and other bodies of water. These shades provide a pleasing neutral background so that data overlays contrast sharply with the rest of the map. With fewer features and labels on the map, you have ... read more
  • Posted at 2:00 PM
    The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today called on American Muslims and other people of conscience to thank Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) for her strong defense of the Muslim community during questioning today of FBI Director Robert Mueller by the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. E-MAIL Rep. Schakowsky: Rep. Schakowsky's Office Contacts: "We thank Representative Schakowsky for her strong and principled defense not only of the American Muslim community, but of the longstanding American traditions of religious tolerance and equality ... read more
  • Posted at 1:47 PM
    Debt is a burden that millions of Americans carry on a daily basis. In fact, the average family spends 20 percent of their household income paying down debt. But the scary fact about debt is that it doesn't just impact your finances. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: No one knows the far-reaching impact of debt more than Sharon, a former client of the nonprofit organization, Money Management International (MMI). Sharon struggled for years to ... read more
  • Posted at 1:45 PM
    Telogis Inc., the platform for location intelligence, is very pleased to announce that it has been recognized by the Orange County Business Journal as one of the region's "Best Places to Work". The company, a premium provider of location-based intelligence solutions, has doubled its revenues every year since 2007 and, with that consistent growth, has attracted some of the most experienced and diverse talent in the software industry to its headquarters in Aliso Viejo, Calif. As Telogis continues to expand, ... read more