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Thursday, September 8, 2011

  • Posted at 11:21 AM
    Next week, Standard Register (NYSE: SR) will unveil its innovative Celebrate Health program as hospital marketers convene for the Society of Healthcare Strategy and Marketing Development’s (SHSMD) 2011 Annual Conference in Phoenix, Arizona September 14-17. Designed to help hospital ... read more
  • Posted at 11:20 AM
    Media Cybernetics is pleased to announce the release of AutoQuant version X3 image deconvolution and 5D visualization software. AutoQuant X3 delivers the most complete suite of 2D and 3D deconvolution algorithms available for all microscopic modalities. Save time and money using the industry’s best blind algorithms ... read more
  • Posted at 11:16 AM
    From North Carolina to New England, the eastern seaboard is now recovering from the damage and loss of power to millions in the wake of Hurricane Irene and is firmly entrenched in Hurricane Season. Cooper Industries plc (NYSE: CBE), a global provider of electrical solutions, offers a range of products and services designed to help facility owners and communities better prepare for and quickly recover from the damages caused by tropical storms, tornados and other natural disasters. When safety and ... read more
  • Posted at 11:14 AM
    The United States and Canada have taken significant steps since the 9/11 terrorist attacks to secure air transportation, but gaps remain, according to a security summary issued today by the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA). The summary, titled Aviation Security, 10 Years After the 9/11 ... read more
  • Posted at 11:12 AM
    SILVER SPRING, MD -- (Marketwire) -- 09/08/11 -- The Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) today released "Lessons from a Virus: Public Health Laboratories Respond to the H1N1 Pandemic." The book highlights the stories of the individual heroes in the 2009 pandemic response -- including laboratorians, school nurses, scientists, virologists, and many more -- as they raced to prevent the spread of the novel influenza virus with historic speed. Beyond chronicling these accomplishments, the publication also sheds light ... read more
  • Pictometry Names Richard E. Jacobs as General Counsel --- ROCHESTER, N.Y., Sept. 8, 2011
    Posted at 11:00 AM
    Pictometry International Corp. announces the appointment of Richard Jacobs to the position of General Counsel. In this role, Jacobs will oversee rights management and licensing of Pictometry's vast global image library and will join the Company's Executive Management Team. "Richard arrives as a key addition to a tight and effective executive team," said Richard M. Hurwitz, Pictometry CEO, adding, "Richard's experience with managing content rights in the context of customer agreements is germane to our transformation, growth, and commitment to working ... read more
  • Posted at 10:57 AM
    Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today that it was included on both the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and North America Index for the seventh consecutive year. The Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) recognize the leading companies in each industry sector for responsible economic, environmental and social performance. Abbott was named the pharmaceutical industry leader in several categories, receiving a score of 100 percent in environmental management and climate strategy, key areas of focus in the company's comprehensive effort ... read more
  • Posted at 10:56 AM
    DoesThatMakeSense.com(DTMS), the first online education company to offer customized, around the clock tutoring, is pleased to announce the completion of its Beta testing phase. "In order to grow into a healthy brand we found that the most effective way was to do it organically with an invite-only beta testing period," says founder and CEO Jonathan Kestenbaum. "Now that we're ready, I can't wait for everyone to see what we've created. We are going to revolutionize the tutoring industry." DoesThatMakeSense.com is completely ... read more
  • Posted at 10:51 AM
    Peninsula HealthCare Connection (PHC) has been quietly addressing the medical needs of the most at-risk and underserved in this otherwise wealthy community, where homelessness and poverty are a hidden but very real problem. The one-of-a-kind Opportunity Service Center was founded by the Community Working Group (CWG) in 2006 and is home to the clinic. Having just surmounted the stringent California licensing requirements, and now able to bill Medi-Cal and Medicare for services, the clinic has achieved yet another ... read more
  • Posted at 10:50 AM
    TCDI® a market leader in litigation support solutions for eDiscovery and litigation case management, announced today it has been selected by the Court to manage, and provide access to, data associated with the World Trade Center Disaster Site Litigation - 21 MC 102. The Special Masters to this litigation, Aaron D. Twerski (Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School) and James A. Henderson, Jr. (Professor of Law, Cornell Law School) made the recommendation of TCDI in consultation with the Defense ... read more
  • Posted at 10:41 AM
    Geomagic®, the leading provider of 3D software for creating and inspecting digital models of physical objects, is this week expanding to a new office headquarters located at 430 Davis Drive, Morrisville, NC. 430 Davis Drive Morrisville, NC 27560 (Photo: Business Wire) ... read more
  • Posted at 10:37 AM
    NTELOS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: NTLS), a leading provider of wireless and wireline communications services (branded as NTELOS) in seven Mid-Atlantic states, announced today that it has entered into a $370 million post-Separation credit facility for Lumos Networks Operating Company ("Lumos Networks"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lumos ... read more
  • Posted at 10:36 AM
    Medikly, LLC, a healthcare-specific social media startup, announced today the launch of Kampus, a browser-based, social learning management platform aimed at providers of promotional and continuing medical education (CME) to create, publish, track, and enhance the value of their learning ... read more
  • Posted at 10:34 AM
    The Nation will pause on Sunday, September 11, 2011, to observe the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the United States. To commemorate this tragic moment in history, the men and women of the United States Mint are proud to strike and make available the official 2011 September 11 National Medal. The medal is authorized by Public Law 111-221, the "National September 11 Memorial & Museum Commemorative Medal Act of 2010." The medal's obverse (heads side) design features Lady Liberty ... read more
  • Posted at 10:34 AM
    WELLESLEY, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/08/11 -- THINKstrategies, Inc., the leading strategic consulting company focused on the business implications of the on-demand services market, announced today that Zuora has been named the latest winner of the Best of SaaS Showplace (BoSS) Awards program, which is aimed at promoting the measurable business benefits delivered by today's Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions. The BoSS Awards is an ongoing program of THINKstrategies' new Cloud Computing Showplace which recognizes SaaS companies that are producing tangible ... read more
  • Posted at 10:30 AM
    As the largest publishing platform in history, the Internet challenges companies to create organizational stories that stand out from the crowd. Learn from noted local professional communicator John Ettorre how to write web copy in a way that meets search-engine requirements as well as readers' desires for narratives during the Writing for the Web and the World of 140 Characters lunch program on September 22, hosted by the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Cleveland. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070517/IABCLOGO ) John Ettorre, writer, ... read more
  • Posted at 10:30 AM
    IEE, specializing in the design, test support and fielding of human system interface (HSI) display technologies in a wide range of military/aerospace, industrial and retail applications, has appointed Thomas Whinfrey as president and CEO. Whinfrey brings more than 25 years of experience in managing operations and strategies for a number of large companies throughout the military and aerospace industries. This experience, coupled with his track record of visionary leadership, lays the foundation for successful partnerships with IEE's growing customer base. ... read more
  • Posted at 10:29 AM
    TeleTech Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEC), one of the largest global providers of strategic and technology-enabled business process outsourcing solutions that drive commerce and lifetime customer value, today announced that Ken Tuchman, chairman and chief executive officer, exercised options to purchase 420,000 shares of TeleTech common stock ... read more
  • Posted at 10:27 AM
    Former United States Securities and Exchange Commission attorney Willie Briscoe and the securities litigation firm of Powers Taylor, LLP are investigating the acquisition of Caliper Life Sciences Inc. (“Caliper” or “CALP”) (NASDAQ: CALP) by PerkinElmer Inc. Caliper recently entered into an acquisition agreement with Permira in ... read more
  • Posted at 10:25 AM
    John Shegerian, Chairman and CEO of Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste, will share his insights on the rapid evolution of the electronic recycling business model and discuss the tremendous promise of “urban mining” and the green color workforce next Tuesday ... read more