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Monday, August 13, 2012

  • The Bluebook Is Now Available As A Mobile App --- CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 13, 2012
    Posted at 11:00 AM
    After an extensive vetting process, the editors* of The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation, have selected the rulebook app as the exclusive mobile app to publish The Bluebook on mobile devices. The Bluebook is the authoritative style guide for legal citation in the United States used by lawyers, scholars, judges, law students, paralegals and others involved in the legal profession. A joint venture of the Columbia Law Review, the Harvard Law Review, the University of Pennsylvania Law ... read more
  • Major Breakthrough in Hepatitis C Vaccine Development --- MELBOURNE, Australia, Aug. 13, 2012
    Posted at 11:00 AM
    Researchers at the Burnet Institute have solved a hepatitis C vaccine mystery which, once developed could be the first ever preventative vaccine for the virus. Currently undergoing formal preclinical studies, the vaccine is the result of breakthrough work done by Associate Professor Heidi Drummer with her team from the Institute's Centre for Virology. Hepatitis C affects around 200 million people around the world - a preventative vaccine has the potential to have a significant global health impact. Associate Professor Drummer and her team ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    Local businesses and national companies alike are lining up to be part of history, as Honolulu hosts 55 of America's 81 living Medal of Honor recipients this fall at the 2012 Medal of Honor Society Convention. Recipients from World War II up to the current conflict in Afghanistan will be in attendance. The Medal of Honor Society gathers each year to reunite living members, as they continue their legacy of inspiring our youth, honoring patriots and memorializing those recipients who ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    Lenovo (HKSE: 0992) (PINK SHEETS: LNVGY), the world’s #2 PC maker, and Ideas United, the creators of Campus MovieFest (CMF), today announced the launch of the online voting competition for the “Seize the Night” Alternate Ending Competition. The public is invited to watch Lenovo’s ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/13/12 -- Violin Memory, Inc., provider of one of the world's fastest and most scalable flash Memory Arrays, today announced a suite of data management capabilities for its all-flash Memory Arrays, offering enterprises a tier 1 storage solution that requires no compromises between speed, scale, reliability and cost. During the past nine months, Violin has been collaborating with Symantec, a leader in information protection and availability solutions, to build flash-optimized software including snapshots, ... read more
  • Posted at 10:57 AM
    LocationInsight LLC today announced the successful raise of $5M from financial partner, United Communications Group (UCG) while simultaneously completing a management buy-out of the LocationInsight local search marketing business from the InfoNow Corporation. LocationInsight (LI) is the premier provider of local search marketing software and services to large advertisers with many physical locations. For over fifteen years, LI has provided the most advanced company and product locators for enterprise companies. Today, LI's locator solutions are leveraged ... read more
  • Posted at 10:44 AM
    Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) announced today the appointment of Ron Bell as general counsel. Bell will be responsible for Yahoo!'s global compliance programs and legal affairs worldwide. "Ron Bell’s legal acumen, his outstanding service to the company over the ... read more
  • Posted at 10:39 AM
    The PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative (MVI) recently named some of the world's most eminent malaria scientists and vaccinologists to its Vaccine Science Portfolio Advisory Council (VSPAC)--a group of external experts tasked with providing strategic input and advice on the MVI's scientific portfolio and overall research and development (R&D) program. MVI is driving the development of safe and effective vaccines for the fight against malaria--a disease that still kills more than 500,000 children under age 5 every year. Half the world's ... read more
  • Posted at 10:30 AM
    MICROS Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: MCRS), a leading supplier of information systems to the hospitality and retail industries, today announced that its Executive Vice President, Peter J. Rogers, Jr., will present at the Oppenheimer 2012 15th Annual Technology, Internet and Communications Investor Conference being held in Boston on August 14th and 15th, 2012. Mr. Rogers will present at the conference from 3:05 PM to 3:40 PM, Eastern Daylight Time, on Tuesday, August 14, 2012. MICROS's investors and other interested parties ... read more
  • Posted at 10:30 AM
    bXb Online (bXb), a business focused on accelerating the power of face-to-face events through emerging online stories and experiences, today unveiled the face of its global online event platform designed with and for the event marketing industry. bXb Online is developing BOBtv-Best of Business Television, an industry platform for event marketing professionals and the communities they serve. (Logo: (Logo: BOBtv has inspired unique collaboration on the development of the platform model. Leading event industry associations, ASAE, ... read more
  • Posted at 10:30 AM
    LiveVox Inc., the leading provider of cloud contact center solutions, today announced the launch of their Centralized Call Recording application, a 100% call recording capability that collects all audio recordings, account information and agent data into a single, searchable and secure platform – enabling contact centers ... read more
  • Posted at 10:30 AM
    The third African Peering and Interconnection Forum (AfPIF-3), organized by the Internet Society, will be held 22-24 August 2012 in Johannesburg, South Africa. A multistakeholder forum, AfPIF aims to foster national and cross-border interconnection opportunities where key stakeholders, including infrastructure and service providers, Internet Exchange Points ... read more
  • Posted at 10:30 AM
    GT Advanced Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: GTAT) today announced that it will participate in the following investor event: Canaccord Genuity Growth ConferenceDate: Thursday, August 16, 2012Webcasted Presentation: 1:30pm ET The presentation will be ... read more
  • Posted at 10:15 AM
    Experian Marketing Services, a leading provider of data, analytics and marketing technologies that help organizations target and engage their customers more effectively across both traditional and digital media, today announced that Alok Kapur will lead the business strategy for Experian Marketing Services' mobile rollout across all markets. "Experian Marketing Services provides organizations with a unique and powerful ability to link online and offline data to seamlessly measure audiences on any mobile device, anywhere, at any time," said Matt Seeley, president ... read more
  • Posted at 10:09 AM
    Aravo Solutions, Inc., the leading provider of cloud-based Supplier Lifecycle Management (SLM) and B2B information and collaboration solutions, today announced that Aravo will be a sponsor of ProcureCon USA 2012 in Atlanta, and that Thomas Hattier, Manager, GE Shared Source Services will lead an Aravo sponsored ... read more
  • Posted at 10:07 AM
    Mentor Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ: MENT) today announced they will release financial results for the company's second fiscal quarter, ended July 31, on Thursday, August 23, 2012 at approximately 1:15 pm Pacific. Live audio webcast at ... read more
  • Posted at 10:05 AM
    SPOC Automation released a new VSD software development designed to make progressive cavity pumps more efficient, more productive and more profitable. (Photo: ) "Working with users, OEMs, and pump field technicians, we designed the entire program, and specifically the user interface, to be easier to use for oil field professionals," Ted Wilke, vice president for SPOC Automation said. "The interface speaks in the specific language of the PC pump. We allow you to set up the system with just the ... read more
  • Posted at 10:05 AM
    HomeFree-USA, one of the largest homeownership development and HUD intermediaries in the United States, has partnered with AllRegs, the leading information provider in the mortgage industry, to develop an education program for housing counselors, homebuyers and homeowners. To be launched in October 2012, these training resources ... read more
  • Posted at 10:00 AM
    BiblioLabs today unveiled BiblioBoard, a free iPad(®) App that brings thousands of curated historical primary source materials to consumers' fingertips worldwide. Download BiblioBoard for free now in the App Store(SM). BiblioBoard was created by the founders of BookSurge, which revolutionized the publishing industry in the early 2000s by offering global software infrastructure for print on demand and publishing services. The same team founded BiblioLabs after BookSurge, later rebranded as CreateSpace, was acquired by This innovative team has yet again developed ... read more
  • Posted at 9:55 AM
    The Fluke(®) 430 Series II Three-Phase Power Quality Analyzers have been named the EC&M 2012 Silver Product of the Year. The Silver winner is chosen by the readers of EC&M from the Product of the Year category winners, which were announced in March. The 430 Series II was named a category winner in the portable measurement equipment category. (Photo: (Logo: The EC&M Product of the Year competition was established in 2000 to honor excellence in new product development in ... read more