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Tuesday, September 27, 2011

  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Honeywell (NYSE: HON) will issue its third quarter financial results before the opening of The New York Stock Exchange on Friday, October 21. The company will also hold a conference call with investors at 9:30 a.m. EDT. Conference Call Details To participate on the conference call, please dial (631) 291-4830 a few minutes before the 9:30 a.m. EDT start. Please mention to the operator that you are dialing in for Honeywell's investor conference call. You can hear ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    MICROS Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCRS), a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries, is pleased to announce that Boston-based Big Night Entertainment Group, the hospitality powerhouse behind some of the most successful dining and nightlife destinations in New England, has launched Tabbedout, a secure mobile payment solution that is seamlessly integrated with its MICROS POS system, to enable its patrons to open, view and pay their restaurant and bar tabs using their smartphone. Big Night will ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, a subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), a $680 million contract for the construction of DDG 115, the third ship of the Navy's DDG 51-class guided-missile destroyer construction continuation program. The award also includes a $665 million option for Bath Iron Works to build DDG 116. DDG 115 is scheduled to be delivered in 2016. Jeff Geiger, president of Bath Iron Works, said, "This award is a welcome ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    More than 400 graduate level scientists, all holding degrees from Medical/Graduate Schools ranked among the top 15%, have registered to participate in the upcoming Virtual Job Summit. At the Summit, they will have the opportunity to meet top U.S. and international employers like MedImmune, St. Jude, City of Hope, and Domain Therapeutics. They will also network online and attend talks on careers and job search. Bio Careers (www.biocareers.com), the leading online career service for postgraduate life scientists, is holding ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    In less than a week the rules will change for millions of New York residents on Medicaid who rely on prescription drugs to treat life-threatening and debilitating diseases, and many of them may be unprepared for the transition. As a part of Governor Andrew Cuomo's Medicaid Redesign plan, prescription benefits through Medicaid become part of the private managed care system on October 1. For nearly 3 million New York residents, that means the managed care plans have the ability to ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    TripIt, the leading mobile trip organizer from Concur (Nasdaq CNQR), today announced that reward point tracking is now available on its iPad app for TripIt Pro users. Travelers can easily see how many points they have, when they expire, and how close they are to the next status level, all in one place on the popular tablet. In a recent survey, 85 percent of frequent travelers said that reward points influence where they book travel. However, simply having all their points ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    The Advisory Board Company has launched a new website and unveiled a new logo, reflecting both the evolution of the firm's business and the transformative changes occurring in the health care industry. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110802/PH45999LOGO) While research remains an integral part of the firm's work, The Advisory Board Company has in recent years expanded its focus to offer best-in-class technology applications and operational support for the health care industry. These new capabilities allow the firm to deliver deeper and more comprehensive value ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    iCrossing, (http://news.icrossing.com) a global digital marketing agency, announced the appointment of Doug Bryan as vice president, analytics. He will lead the agency's analytics team, which uses a variety of marketing intelligence techniques to help iCrossing clients build connected brands. In his role, Bryan will lead a global team of analytics and strategy experts that use cross-channel attribution analysis and media mix modeling to help clients improve their marketing efforts across bought, earned and owned media. These insights, paired with ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    CourseSmart®, the world's largest provider of eTextbooks and digital course materials, today announced that it has expanded its higher education digital offerings by partnering with nine new publishing partners: Oxford University Press (USA); Oxford University Press, Canada; W.W. Norton; American Technical Publishers (ATP); BarCharts; ASM Press; Paradigm Publishing; Vista Higher Learning; and University Readers. With these latest additions, CourseSmart's publishing partners now total 31, including the largest in the higher education space: Pearson; Cengage Learning; McGraw-Hill Education; John Wiley & ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Telephone companies face an expensive dilemma. Their 21st century services cannot run over their mixture of networks from the 1900s without investing lots of time and money. They can solve their headache by taking potential revenue boosters for a ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    MEGA will share expert advice on integrating business and IT GRC programs when Jean-Marie Zirano, vice president of product strategy at the company, a noted leader in GRC solutions, speaks at an industry-wide event on Aligning GRC Technology with your GRC Program. The ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    ICCNexergy, Inc. (ICCN, www.iccnexergy.com), a global leader in the design and manufacture of rechargeable power systems, today announced the launch of its new 20 watt desktop power supply line for both medical (MWA020) and ITE/Commercial (FWA020) applications. The new 20 ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    The ComputEd Gazette announced that iStartSmart by Hatch® was selected to receive the 16th Annual Education Software Review Awards (EDDIES) for the early learning category for touchscreen solutions. The EDDIE Awards target innovative and content-rich programs and websites that augment ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/27/11 -- Oracle OpenWorld -- At Oracle OpenWorld, FeedHenry (www.feedhenry.com) the cloud solutions provider for mobile applications, will demo its App Manager product which organizations can use to create private enterprise app stores to manage app discovery and distribution. App Manager is part of the FeedHenry Mobile Application Platform, a cloud platform that offers businesses a single solution for the development, distribution, integration and management of mobile apps from the cloud. The ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/27/11 -- Birst, Inc., the leading provider of software-as-a-service (SaaS) and cloud business intelligence (BI), today announced the release of Birst 5 which introduces the industry's first software appliance that delivers enterprise-class BI capabilities to customers on premise, with the agility and economics of SaaS. Traditionally known for its leading SaaS BI solution, Birst is redefining and extending the value of its SaaS architecture by delivering its single suite of integrated capabilities via an ... read more
  • Posted at 5:58 AM
    Altair Engineering, Inc., a leading global provider of technology and services that empower client innovation and decision-making, announced today that Global engine manufacturer Perkins has deployed solidThinking Inspired to optimize the design of industrial engine components. "Perkins has a reputation for delivering durable, long lasting industrial engines," said Martin Dirker, Engineering Team Leader at Perkins Engines. "We were looking for an affordable tool that could help us optimize the design of our engine brackets to meet stiffness targets and ... read more
  • Posted at 5:56 AM
    MANCHESTER, NH -- (Marketwire) -- 09/27/11 -- UNIT4 CODA, Inc., a division of UNIT4 (EURONEXT AMSTERDAM: UNIT4), the world's leading provider of business software for fast-changing organizations, will enhance its participation in the COMMON 2011 Fall Conference & Expo by sponsoring "Enabling Growth Through Integration with the IBM i Platform" presented by Kramer Ltd., a Regina, Saskatchewan-based Caterpillar dealership. The program, offered at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, October 3, features Kramer Ltd.'s Information Systems Manager Rob Nelson outlining Kramer's ... read more
  • Posted at 5:50 AM
    ExtraHop Networks, a leading provider of network-based application performance management (APM) solutions, today announced that Adobe Systems and T2 Systems chose the ExtraHop system to passively and continuously monitor Oracle-dependent applications without agents or profilers. Filling gaps left by traditional ... read more
  • Posted at 5:49 AM
    RICHMOND, VA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/27/11 -- Further securing its position as the market leader in mission-critical data center power management equipment, alternative energy, industrial, and commercial power markets, Power Distribution, Inc. (PDI) today introduced PeakColo as its newest customer. PeakColo is utilizing the company's newly announced PowerMap™ solution across its five data centers to automatically upload individual circuit-based power statistics and secure power management information in the cloud -- eliminating the need for handheld meters. Efficient energy ... read more
  • Posted at 5:46 AM
    A majority of executives reported that their organization’s top business goal for this year is to reduce costs, closely followed by increase revenue and improve operational performance. The executives also assert that, because it positively impacts their organization’s ability to meet these goals, document process management ... read more