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Tuesday, May 17, 2011

  • Posted at 11:01 AM
    Slacker, Inc. today launched Slacker Premium Radio, a new tier of service that provides music lovers with on-demand access to the Slacker music library including individual songs, albums, top charts, station playlists, single-artist radio stations and more. Slacker Premium takes the power, functionality and music discovery that Slacker Radio provides and combines it with the flexibility of integrated on-demand access for a new tier of service that provides the best of all worlds. Slacker Premium is available today on the ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Board of Commissioners has awarded Walden University initial accreditation of its B. S. in Business Administration, Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) and Ph.D. in Management programs. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110112/CL29101LOGO ) ACBSP accreditation certifies that the teaching and learning processes within Walden's School of Management meet the rigorous educational standards established by ACBSP. ACBSP is a leading specialized accreditation association for business education supporting, celebrating and rewarding teaching excellence. "Walden University has shown ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    Economic development leaders across West Virginia overwhelmingly point to aggressive, affordable broadband Internet policies as extremely important to the state's economic future, according to a survey sponsored by Citynet. In the online survey of economic development professionals working in communities across West Virginia, 77 percent said such policies are "very important." In addition, 78 percent believe modern, reasonably priced broadband Internet infrastructure is "extremely important" or "very important" in competing against other locations for jobs. On a 10-point scale, they even rate ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ: EPAY), a leading provider of collaborative payment, invoice and document automation solutions, today announced the company will present at an upcoming investor conference. Rob Eberle, Bottomline’s President and Chief Executive Officer, will ... read more
  • Posted at 10:58 AM
    ESPN Deportes, the most-watched and highest-rated Spanish-language sports cable network in the U.S., enters the 2011-2012 Upfront Season with a series of innovative programming, focusing on original content, including its first original scripted series, the launch of ESPN Deportes' first local Spanish-language site, reinforcing its commitment to reaching sports fans through multimedia platforms; and the acquisition of marquee soccer programming. The network announced these ground-breaking initiatives at the company's overall Upfront presentation for advertisers and clients in New York City. ... read more
  • Posted at 10:57 AM
    The Bentley User Conference, Philadelphia – In a move that broadens the options of CAD designers everywhere, CadFaster, Inc. (http://www.cadfaster.com/) today announced that its CadFaster|Collaborate™ software tool, already available for users of Autodesk Revit® and SolidWorks®, is now available for ... read more
  • Posted at 10:57 AM
    Lighting Science Group Corporation (OTCBB: LSCG), a leading American maker of LED lighting, received gross commitments, before deducting placement agent commissions and certain legal fees, of $33 million for the private sale of shares of its common stock. The Company sold all of the shares in the private placement at a purchase price of $4.00 per share subject to price protection in connection with a qualified public offering of its securities within the next 12 months. Geveran Investments, Ltd. committed ... read more
  • Posted at 10:52 AM
    Viscount Systems Inc. (OTCMARKETS:VSYS) a high technology supplier of systems and software for homeland security, today announced that its products, including the Freedom Encryption Bridge, ABC Automated Business Continuity, and Facility Friend VMS platform have been selected as 'Best of Breed Security Technology' by Secure Strategy ... read more
  • Posted at 10:51 AM
    AquaStar Holdings, Inc. (Pink Sheets: RPPR) is pleased to announce that the Company has posted its unaudited financial results and disclosure statement for the First Quarter, period ended March 31, 2011 on the OTC Markets website (http://www.otcmarkets.com/stock/RPPR/financials). Subsequent to the Quarter ended on March 31, 2011, the Company completed the acquisition of SUTIMCo, Inc. As a result, the Company is expecting significant financial improvement for the Second Quarter of 2011. In April, the Company completed the acquisition of SUTIMCo, Inc., a ... read more
  • Posted at 10:47 AM
    TechAmerica today announced efforts to expand the focus and depth of its state policy program in Illinois. TechAmerica will begin holding additional legislative events, providing access to a more comprehensive suite of resources through its legislative tracking service, and increasing access to the organization's extensive roster of policy experts, lobbyists, analysts, and consultants. Additional enhancements will be implemented prior to the beginning of session next year. Each year TechAmerica's state policy team analyzes, monitors and lobbies hundreds of legislative issues in ... read more
  • Posted at 10:45 AM
    Today Fujifilm’s SeeHere.com announces Taylur DeWolf, 15, of Sandy, OR as the winner of its fundraising and photojournalism contest in support of Kids For Our Troops. Together with its sponsorship of Homes For Our Troops, Fujifilm SeeHere.com launched the project last year ... read more
  • Posted at 10:43 AM
    In anticipation of the release of Columbia Pictures'/MGM's summer comedy Zookeeper on July 8, 2011, the studio has launched a new application themed to the movie in the App Store. The free Zookeeper application showcases a bright, colorful, interactive environment in which users can play up to four animal-themed casual games that take advantage of the unique capabilities of iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. The app features games starring animal characters from the movie. Upon download, players can jump ... read more
  • Posted at 10:42 AM
    eMax Worldwide, Inc.'s (Pink Sheets: EMXC) President, Roxanna Weber, announces updates. Roxanna Weber, President, stated, "The partly held company, eMax Media Inc., has signed a letter of intent to merge with a publicly trading company. The parties to the transaction plan to complete the merger by June 30, 2011. eMax Worldwide shareholders will be entitled to a stock dividend in the newly merged company. At the time of completing the merger, eMax Media will announce details of the ... read more
  • Posted at 10:42 AM
    Ruder Finn, one of the world's largest independent public relations agencies, has announced the creation of a new global position, Chief Digital Officer. Scott Schneider, head of RFI Studios, Ruder Finn's full-service digital communications agency, will assume the additional role of global Chief Digital Officer of Ruder Finn Inc. Schneider will continue to run RFI Studios, one of the PR industry's largest dedicated digital groups, and now additionally coordinate and grow the agency's digital offerings across Ruder Finn's global footprint, ... read more
  • Posted at 10:39 AM
    Allina Hospitals & Clinics, which serves patients throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin, has simplified its commodity supply management strategies with the help of VHA Inc, the national health care network and Novation, VHA's supply contracting company. Novation launched its new committed portfolio in January of 2011. This portfolio offers savings on a variety of high-spend commodity categories, including medical/surgical products, laboratory distribution and others. "Novation's new committed portfolio provides us many benefits. Beyond the obvious price savings, ... read more
  • Posted at 10:39 AM
    LITTLE ROCK, AR -- (Marketwire) -- 05/17/11 -- SUMOTEXT Corporation (OTCBB: SMXI) (www.sumotext.com), a leading SMS Gateway and short code application provider for SMS Marketing and SMS Giving, announced the inclusion of its article in Mobile Marketer's (www.mobilemarketer.com) annual Classic Guide to Mobile Creative. SUMOTEXT President Timothy Miller highlights the role of SMS when used to enhance email marketing, mobile apps, social media, and customer self-service initiatives. The Roll of Mobile The ability to reach the right person, at the ... read more
  • Posted at 10:38 AM
    Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the nation’s leading recycler of electronics and e-waste, has announced that it has joined the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) as a Supporting Business. Through education and advocacy, the ASBC works to influence the creation ... read more
  • Posted at 10:37 AM
    While Internet advertising surpassed $26 billion in 2011 (second only to TV in dollars spent), due to its relative immaturity the factors of ad campaign success are not well-known outside a small group of expert practitioners. Beginning on May 19 at 11:00 a.m. (ET), sixty of these experts will "crowdsource" the answer to what makes or breaks a successful Pay-per-Click (PPC) advertising campaign at the PPC Mindmeld (http://PPCMindmeld.com). "Buying ad 'clicks' is so addicting even experienced advertisers blow their budget ... read more
  • Posted at 10:31 AM
    Magellan Biosciences, a global manufacturer of products designed to make diagnostic testing easier, more cost-effective, and less labor intensive, announced that its Vice President of Business Development and Marketing, Joel De Jesus, will be a featured speaker at the Medicaid Health Plans of America Center for Best Practices First Annual Awards Forum, which takes place tomorrow in Washington, DC. Mr. De Jesus will report on three model programs all of which coupled three-minute LeadCare® II testing with prevention education for ... read more
  • Posted at 10:30 AM
    CTG (NASDAQ: CTGX), an information technology (IT) solutions and services company, today announced that its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer James R. Boldt will present at the B. Riley & Co. 12th Annual Investor Conference at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel in Santa Monica, California on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 8:30 AM Pacific Time. At the time of the presentation, a live audio webcast of CTG's presentation and a copy of the presentation materials will be available on the ... read more