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Monday, April 23, 2012

  • Posted at 9:33 AM
    The young inventors and scientists of tomorrow, now in Kindergarten through 12th grade, look forward to a time when kids will be smarter – because the building where they learn will literally be a “S.M.A.R.T. School!” That is just one of the winning student projects announced ... read more
  • Posted at 9:31 AM
    Pizza Hut, home of the innovation experts who have stuffed, topped and rolled more flavor-crushing favorites into their pizzas than once thought possible, has announced the return of the undisputed champion of pizza creations, the Cheesy Bites Pizza. Adorned by 28 pullable, dippable, poppable cheese-filled morsels around the crust, the Cheesy Bites Pizza combines taste perfection with a little "food fun," making it an all-time favorite that customers ask for by name. (Photo: (Logo: "From our signature ... read more
  • Posted at 9:31 AM
    Server System InfrastructureSM Forum (SSI), a leading server industry group that drives server form factor standards, today announced the approval and immediate availability of unrestricted access to specifications in the areas of micro server, power supply and enclosure. The specifications ... read more
  • Posted at 9:30 AM
    Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MSI), a leader in the development of Public Safety Long Term Evolution (LTE) networks, devices, applications and services, has been awarded a $4 million contract to expand the Harris County, Texas Public Safety LTE wide area broadband network. Seven LTE ... read more
  • Posted at 9:28 AM
    Key Takeaways: Knowledge workers at large enterprises spend half their day on routine communications including filtering incoming information and correspondence. ... read more
  • Posted at 9:27 AM
    iYogi, the leading independent provider of on-demand remote tech support services, today announced the launch of Business NonStop, a platform to recruit and deploy local on-site tech support engineers with skills across a broad range of technologies including computers, networks, consumer electronics and security products. With the launch of Business NonStop, iYogi is expanding its service delivery capabilities from remote to on-site, expanding its base of 5,000 remote tech experts with local on-ground Tech Support Engineers. iYogi will initially recruit 1,000 ... read more
  • Posted at 9:22 AM
    Rsignia, Inc. and ReVera Gov, Inc. today announced a strategic alliance between the two companies. This alliance forges a mutually advantageous bond leveraging each other's respective technologies. Their capabilities converge to offer a cohesive and proactive network security offering that solves global problems surrounding new modes of communications. This strategic alliance enables the companies to develop and market their "Alliance Solution Suite" of software and hardware products to customers worldwide. Each company brings expertise and capabilities of their specific ... read more
  • Posted at 9:21 AM
    The Golden State grew a bit brighter this weekend as more than 10,000 participants comprised of middle school, high school and university students, educators and team mentors from nearly 20 countries around the globe showcased their smarts in the fierce three-day 2012 VEX Robotics Competition World ... read more
  • Posted at 9:20 AM
    Transform Software and Services, the leader in integrated interpretation and reservoir analytics for conventional and unconventional E&P resources, today unveiled its new guided fault interpretation technologies: FaultScan™ and FaultStream™. These complementary tools are designed to improve and accelerate seismic fault interpretation ... read more
  • Posted at 9:16 AM
    Covington & Burling advised Microsoft Corp. in negotiating a definitive agreement with Facebook that assigns the social networking company the right to purchase a portion of a patent portfolio that Microsoft recently purchased from AOL Inc. Under the agreement, announced today, Facebook will pay $550 million in cash. (Logo: ) Covington also represented Microsoft in its $1.056 billion purchase of 925 AOL patents and patent applications earlier this month. In that deal, Microsoft secured the ability to own or assign approximately ... read more
  • Posted at 9:13 AM
    Little PINK Book, America's #1 digital platform for ambitious, intelligent women who are passionate about making a difference will host its 3rd Annual Spring Into Ownership event in Atlanta on May 30, 2012. Startup and seasoned owners from all over the country will convene to participate in educational hands-on breakout sessions on topics ranging from finance, social media and marketing while enjoying lunch with like-minded successful and fascinating women owners. (Photo: Hundreds of women will be in attendance to ... read more
  • Posted at 9:12 AM
    The arrival of Cadillac's all-new 2013 XTS sedan is coming soon and Bill Jacobs Cadillac is preparing to welcome the vehicle to the Chicago area in a big way. The Joliet, IL Cadillac dealership will be hosting the 2013 Cadillac XTS Premier Night at Bill Jacobs Cadillac soon, and they would like to invite the public to attend. The dealership is very excited to receive the 2013 Cadillac XTS in Joliet, IL and they expect it to arrive around the ... read more
  • Posted at 9:11 AM
    Pacific Oaks College & Children's School, one of the nation's leading pioneers in the study and application of early childhood education and human development, will be able to further advance its mission this year thanks to a $225,000 grant from The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation. The unrestricted award will be used for a variety of purposes including new classroom technology and providing more academic support for non-traditional students. News of the grant reached Pacific Oaks just weeks after its new president, ... read more
  • Posted at 9:08 AM
    ROLLING MEADOWS, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 04/23/12 -- Charles Industries, Ltd., a leading provider of environmentally protected outside plant enclosures and network infrastructure solutions for fiber and copper networks, has declared its "Stimulus Starts Here" program, launched in January 2011 to support deployment initiatives by service providers who have received broadband stimulus award funding through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), an unequivocal success. In its first year, the "Stimulus Starts Here" program has met its objective ... read more
  • Posted at 9:07 AM
    UHC is proud to announce the appointment of Susan Wan, MPA, to the new position of associate vice president of client engagement, Supply Chain. Wan is responsible for establishing client relationships and facilitating engagement as well as providing supply chain offerings to UHC members. She also manages UHC Supply Chain request for proposal (RFP) communications. "Susan has demonstrated a high level of commitment to customer service and leadership," said Jake Groenewold, UHC's senior vice president, Supply Chain. "In her new role, she ... read more
  • Posted at 9:07 AM
    Global Information Inc. is pleased to announce discounted and limited remaining registration for three significant healthcare conferences around the globe: World Health Care Congress - Europe 2012 European healthcare systems may be diverse, but the all share many common challenges. Indeed, these challenges are held in common by health systems across the entire world, and many nations are pioneering innovative solutions. The 8th Annual World Health Care Congress in Amsterdam, May 23-24, 2012, has been designed as a unique forum for healthcare ... read more
  • Posted at 9:06 AM
    Dick Cheney, Former Vice President of the United States during the 2001 - 2009 George W. Bush administration, spoke to a group of 425 students from nearly 200 universities interning in the nation's capital today. The students, enrolled in The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars program, listened to Cheney share his first experience in Washington, D.C. as an intern for Wisconsin Congressman William A. Steiger and heard personal stories of his early years working with Donald Rumsfeld in ... read more
  • Posted at 9:02 AM
    The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) has installed its 2012-2013 Board of Directors, which includes four newly elected members: President-Elect Kim A. Caldwell and Directors David Calabrese, Kathleen Kaa and Mitzi Wasik. Continuing members on the new Board of Directors are: President Doug Burgoyne, Past-President David Clark, Treasurer Robert Gregory, and Directors Steve Avey and Eric Cannon. All of the officers were sworn in on Friday, April 20 at AMCP's 24th Annual Meeting & Expo in San Francisco. AMCP Chief Executive ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    With over 30 years of experience in enterprise master data mapping and conversion, GL Associates ( Business Systems Consultants has decided it is time to sell their "secret sauce," the Data Accelerator. It all started with the Chart of Accounts (COA) redesign. Many GL Associates (GLA) clients were outgrowing their Chart of Accounts - some organically and others through mergers, acquisitions, or divestitures. Many of these organizations hired GLA for the COA redesign, but others needed a different type ... read more
  • Redfin Launches Direct Service in Austin, Texas --- AUSTIN, Texas, April 23, 2012
    Posted at 9:00 AM
    Redfin, the technology-powered real estate broker, today launched its direct service for Austin home-buyers and sellers, delivered by its own Austin-based agents. When Redfin first introduced its website and mobile tools to Austin in October 2010, the company referred online visitors to Austin real estate agents working for other brokers. Redfin waited to add its own full-time agents until its website had enough traffic to support both Redfin agents and partners. (Logo: "The progressive, tech-savvy folks in Austin ... read more