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Thursday, August 16, 2012

  • Posted at 10:02 AM
    Verizon Wireless today announced that its customers now have access to its 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network in more places, when the company expands its 4G LTE network today in 38 markets, including the Santa Barbara area, and launches coverage in 34 new markets. Verizon Wireless first launched its 4G LTE network in Santa Barbara in September 2011. The expanded 4G LTE coverage in the Santa Barbara area includes: -- Lompoc -- ... read more
  • For Republicans, a "Convention Without Walls" --- TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 16, 2012
    Posted at 10:00 AM
    Republicans organizing their party's upcoming 2012 national convention will "use every available communications platform and technology to create a nationwide discussion about America's future and Mitt Romney's plans to strengthen the economy and create new jobs," William Harris, convention CEO announced today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111130/DC14659LOGO) "Wherever you live, whatever device you use, we want you to engage as an active participant in this convention," Harris said. "This convention is about every American's future, and everyone has a stake in it so we ... read more
  • Posted at 10:00 AM
    The North American Thrombosis Forum (NATF) will raise awareness about issues related to medication adherence and patient education through a two-year initiative aimed at patients, healthcare professionals, and the general public. The initiative is sponsored in part by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. NATF will kick off the initiative with a Patient Advocacy Symposium on September 7 at Brigham & Women's Hospital in Boston, MA. The consequences of medication non-adherence place a heavy burden on ... read more
  • Posted at 9:52 AM
    Apposite Technologies, the leader in enterprise-class WAN emulation products, and TRAC Research, a market research and analyst company specializing in IT performance management, today released the research report “The Value of Network Emulation” based on case studies with Apposite users. ... read more
  • Posted at 9:50 AM
    Digital Domain Media Group, Inc., (NYSE:DDMG) the Florida State University College of Motion Picture Arts and the City of West Palm Beach announce the arrival of the inaugural classes of students to their pioneering public/private collaboration – an accredited four-year BFA degree ... read more
  • Posted at 9:48 AM
    GlobalMed — the industry-leading, real-time healthcare delivery systems company — has for the second consecutive year been named to Inc. Magazine’s 2012 list of the nation’s 500 fastest growing private companies. This year, GlobalMed climbed into the top 100 fastest growing companies at No. 95 and ... read more
  • Posted at 9:44 AM
    "Personalized" cancer care has never had it better, and three drugs have been responsible for confirming their prospects to combat certain common cancers. Of these, two studies have focused on drugs for treating advanced melanoma, and a third study has explored a gene-targeted chemotherapy for a subset of lung cancers. All the three drugs have proved their efficacy in Phase III trials, and tailored medications similar to these are being used in metastasis or cancer settings. Advanced lung cancer and ... read more
  • Posted at 9:44 AM
    LIVERMORE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/16/12 -- SecurityStarfish, a provider of cyberthreat intelligence that enables global enterprises to reduce the risk of data breaches, today announced it is providing Fortune 500 enterprises with actionable cyberthreat intelligence that allows them to establish a unified defensive front against cyberattacks, predict cybercriminals' next moves, and reduce the risk of data breaches and brand damage. SecurityStarfish clients provide data about attacks they've sustained, the company's experts analyze the aggregated information and then report ... read more
  • Posted at 9:43 AM
    Continuing its first-class level of governance made up of diverse talent, the Arizona Technology Council today announced that Edward Aaronson, director, Enterprise Sales, Cox Business; Gavin Miller, vice president of Marketing, Solutions and Sales Acceleration for Avnet Technology Solutions, Americas; and Tony Portela, IT Director, Suntron Corporation; have each been elected to serve three-year terms as directors on the Council's Board of Directors. All three leaders were approved in a unanimous vote during a regular session of the Board ... read more
  • Posted at 9:42 AM
    Augmented Reality (AR) is a disruptive technology that is going to influence almost every aspect of our technological life. It is still in its infancy and is often looked upon as gimmicky or promotional, but it is going to drive innovation within the gaming, medical, mobile, ... read more
  • Posted at 9:39 AM
    SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/16/12 -- Objectivity, Inc., provider of the leading object and graph databases, today announced that it will be presenting multiple sessions at Dataversity's NoSQL Now! Conference & Expo at the San Jose Convention Center. In addition to several technical tutorials, Objectivity CEO Jay Jarrell will be participating in the NoSQL "C Panel" moderated by Robert Scoble. NoSQL Now! is an event dedicated to covering the dynamic field of NoSQL technologies and will take place ... read more
  • Another good year for Latin 500 --- MIAMI, Aug. 16, 2012
    Posted at 9:35 AM
    The largest 500 Latin American companies increased their revenues by 8.3 percent in 2011, the digital news service Latin Business Chronicle reports on its annual regional ranking. At the same time, profits for these companies tumbled 8.9 percent. The reason behind these results? The positive figures were induced by sustained domestic demand growth, the publication states. The lackluster profit figures seem to be the result of the first landing of the developed world crisis in Latin shores, in ... read more
  • Posted at 9:33 AM
    IMS®, a leader in surgical device and instrument management, has been named sole distributor for RxEnergy’s NeverDie™ Lithium Ion Batteries. The RxEnergy NeverDie(TM) Lithium Ion Battery, distributed exclusively by IMS(R), improves the performance of power handpieces during surgery. It provides faster recharge, longer uptime, and lighter weight than nickel cadmium ... read more
  • Posted at 9:30 AM
    SALT LAKE CITY, UT -- (Marketwire) -- 08/16/12 -- Today, Sorenson Communications announced ntouch® for Mac®, which now empowers Mac and Sorenson Video Relay Service® (SVRS® ) users who are deaf to enjoy relayed calls from anywhere there is an internet connection. ntouch for Mac provides SVRS users who have a Mac with a built-in camera or added web cam, with convenient, on-the-go SVRS. Like all Sorenson products, ntouch for Mac is available to Sorenson customers at no cost. Customers ... read more
  • Posted at 9:25 AM
    Governor Tom Corbett announced today that a public-private team from Pennsylvania, in partnership with Northeast Ohio and West Virginia, was awarded a $30 million federal grant from the Department of Defense to develop an Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute (AMII). The institute will develop a roadmap to increase domestic competitiveness through increasing the successful transition of additive manufacturing technology, advancing innovation and creating a workforce capable of meeting industry needs. "My mission as Governor is centered on growing our economy and making sure ... read more
  • Posted at 9:24 AM
    BabyCenter®, LLC, the #1 pregnancy and parenting mobile and web destination worldwide, and CBR (Cord Blood Registry), the world's largest and most experienced cord blood bank, today announced a deal that brings detailed information on cord blood banking to the immersive BabyCenter Birth Class on the iPad. The class is now available for free at http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/babycenter-birth-class/id419411094?mt=8. Leveraging traditional ad units and original video content, the sponsorship showcases the uniquely immersive editorial and marketing experience that the iPad delivers. According to ... read more
  • Posted at 9:22 AM
    TAMPA, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 08/16/12 -- CZ BioMed Corp. announced today that as of July 1, 2012, it has successfully entered into a worldwide licensing agreement with South Texas Technology Management (STTM) on behalf of The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio and The University of Texas System Board of Regents for exclusive use of U.S. Patent Application Number 20100303839, covering the methods and compositions for treatment of cancer using oncolytic Respiratory Syncytial Virus or (RSV) ... read more
  • Posted at 9:21 AM
    Outfit7 Inc., a subsidiary of Out Fit 7 Ltd, the global entertainment company behind the blockbuster Talking Friends mobile apps, today announced the launch of the “Talking Ginger” app, available now in the iTunes App Store. “Talking Ginger” lets users guide the kitten Ginger as ... read more
  • Posted at 9:21 AM
    LabTech Software, the only powerful, robust-featured remote monitoring and management (RMM) platform developed by a Managed Service Provider (MSP) for Managed Service Providers, today announced that it is sponsoring the live webcast of the sold-out HTG Peer Groups Service Management Summit in Omaha, Neb. today and tomorrow beginning at 8 a.m. CDT. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120816/LA57497LOGO) The HTG Service Management Summit is designed for current or future service management leaders to have the opportunity to hear from industry leaders on the topic ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    ITT Exelis (NYSE: XLS) celebrated the grand opening of its composite design and manufacturing center Thursday in Salt Lake City, Utah. The new facility provides increased capacity and enhanced automation capability for advanced commercial and military composite aircraft structures. ... read more