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Monday, September 26, 2011

  • Posted at 5:52 AM
    Altair Engineering, Inc., a leading global provider of simulation technology and engineering services, today announced that it will select two engineering students to participate in a paid, two-summer internship program during 2012 and 2013. The initiative is part of Altair's ongoing internship program that will extend to future years as well, as new students cycle into the program annually. Those eligible for the internships include engineering students who will be completing their sophomore year in 2012 and are enrolled in ABET-accredited ... read more
  • Posted at 5:46 AM
    Today, Facebook, the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce announced plans to help American small businesses grow and create jobs. The joint effort is designed to help small businesses acquire and retain customers, build a community around their business, and reach new customers among Facebook's 800 million users. "Small businesses are the backbone of the American economy and we believe that Facebook can be a tremendous tool to fuel their growth and success," said Sheryl ... read more
  • Posted at 5:40 AM
    Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. [] today announced the presentation of Phase I data showing that once daily administration of USL255, a proprietary extended-release (ER) formulation of the epilepsy medication topiramate, demonstrated equivalent topiramate exposure to immediate-release (IR) topiramate dosed twice daily. These findings were presented Monday, September 26, at the American Neurological Association's (ANA) 2011 Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA. [] The poster (M710), "Pharmacokinetic Equivalence between Immediate-Release and Extended-Release Topiramate," First Author: Lawrence J. Lambrecht, PharmD, ... read more
  • Mozy Improves Server Backup to the Cloud --- SEATTLE, Sept. 26, 2011
    Posted at 5:30 AM
    Mozy®, the industry-leading online backup service from EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC), today announced improved features to its MozyPro® server backup service, making it faster and easier to back up business servers to its world-class data centers. Specifically, Mozy announced today a 100X improvement in file scanning capacity for larger data sets while introducing the Mozy Data Shuttle((TM)), a new service that transfers or "shuttles" an encrypted copy of big data sets from customers to Mozy's data centers. These enhancements are ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    NAMIC (National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications) today announced the launch of the 25th Annual NAMIC Conference Mobile App. Developed for NAMIC by Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., the mobile app's features provide a virtual guide to the association's two-day conference. Presented as part of Diversity Week, the 25th Annual NAMIC Conference is scheduled for October 4-5, 2011 at the Hilton New York in Manhattan. This year's Conference theme is New Media, New Voices, New World. (Logo: ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    As part of its continuing network investment to support growing demand for advanced mobile devices and applications, AT&T* today announced the activation of two new mobile broadband cell sites in Dresden and Dillon Lake that will enhance coverage for area residents and businesses. With mobile broadband speeds, AT&T customers can surf the Web, download files faster, and enjoy the very latest interactive mobile applications. "An investment to enhance the wireless network is a positive development for the Muskingum County area," said ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    Newtek Business Services, (NASDAQ: NEWT), The Small Business Authority with a portfolio of over 100,000 business accounts, announced today the findings of its SB Authority Market Sentiment Survey, a monthly window into the concerns of independent business owners. Based on a poll of approximately 1,200 respondents, one of the key findings from the September survey was that only 27 percent of small business owners' have had an outside party test their computer systems to ensure they are hacker proof. ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    Charity Dynamics, a provider of comprehensive online marketing and fundraising solutions for nonprofits, today announced that nonprofit industry professional Dolores McDonagh has joined the company as vice president of consulting. McDonagh brings to Charity Dynamics a deep understanding for how today's nonprofit organizations operate and the marketing, fundraising and advocacy strategies they need to embrace for ongoing success. With more than 25 years experience in direct response fundraising and marketing, McDonagh has crafted and implemented numerous strategic programs for organizations ... read more
  • Posted at 5:21 AM
    Vobile®, creator of the world's most trusted multimedia content monitoring and protection technology, today introduced vCloud9(TM), a new Software-As-A-Service solution that helps cloud-based file hosting services identify and manage unauthorized content that has been uploaded to their sites. Copyrighted content contained within cloud-based cyberlockers is very difficult to find. On cyberlockers, the vast majority of unauthorized content- such as copyrighted movies or TV shows - is saved as compressed files to allow easier file downloading; however, file compression "hides" the ... read more
  • Orion Announces Rebalance Enhancements --- OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 26, 2011
    Posted at 5:17 AM
    Orion Advisor Services, LLC, a premier portfolio accounting service provider founded by and for Registered Investment Advisors, is pleased to announce a new release for its Advisor Desktop, a powerful portfolio management suite designed for RIAs as a primary database management tool. The latest release includes features that will help advisors create tax efficient strategies for clients at the household level. (Logo: "Advisors are constantly looking for new ways to increase tax efficiency in their portfolios," said Eric Clarke, President ... read more
  • Posted at 5:15 AM
    FREMONT, Calif., Sept. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - SGI® (NASDAQ: SGI), the trusted leader in technical computing, today announced that Jim Wheat, Chief Financial Officer, will participate in the Credit Suisse Small & Mid Cap Conference being held at Le Parker Meridien Hotel in New York City on Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 3:10 p.m. Eastern Time. About SGI SGI, the trusted leader in technical computing, is focused on helping customers solve their most demanding business and technology challenges. Visit for more ... read more
  • Posted at 5:15 AM
    AdvaMed 2011: The MedTech Conference opens today in Washington, D.C. with a focus on finance, entrepreneurship, competitiveness, compliance, harmonization, and healthcare reform. More than 1,700 industry stakeholders from 22 countries and 35 states are registered to attend the leading annual medical device and diagnostics conference. James V. Mazzo, president of Abbott Medical Optics and Chairman of the Advanced Medical Technology Association Board, and Stephen J. Ubl, president and CEO of AdvaMed, will open the conference with a briefing on ... read more
  • Posted at 5:15 AM
    The inaugural iHeartRadio Music Festival hosted by Ryan Seacrest concluded this weekend in Las Vegas after two consecutive nights, September 23 and 24, of unique musical performances from some of the biggest names in the music industry. Popular artists such as Lady Gaga, Jay-Z, Coldplay, Alicia Keys, Steven Tyler, The Black Eyed Peas, Kenny Chesney, Jennifer Lopez, Usher, Sting, Carrie Underwood, Jane's Addiction, Nicki Minaj, David Guetta, Rascal Flatts, Bruno Mars, Kelly Clarkson, Sublime with Rome and Jeff Beck ... read more
  • Posted at 5:15 AM
    NEW YORK and TEL AVIV, Israel, September 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuity Software [ ](TM), the world's leading provider of disaster recovery (DR) [ ] and high availability (HA) [ ] monitoring and management solutions, today announced the general availability of RecoverGuard [ ] version 5.4 (v5.4) featuring key enhancements intended to target the specific needs of enterprise-class business organizations, including DR Capacity Management and Multiple Scan Schedule Support, as well as extended IBM platform support and almost 500 new risk ... read more
  • Datapipe Announces Industry's First PCI Certified Cloud --- JERSEY CITY, N.J., Sept. 26, 2011
    Posted at 5:07 AM
    Datapipe, a leading provider of managed services and infrastructure for IT and cloud computing, announced today the public availability of the industry's first PCI DSS 2.0 Level 1 Service Provider certified cloud computing platform. The offering couples a custom PCI certified cloud infrastructure with a suite of managed security services to enable PCI compliance. (Logo: "Security remains a significant roadblock to enterprise adoption of the cloud," said Robb Allen, CEO of Datapipe. "This product is a leap forward ... read more
  • Posted at 5:07 AM
    SCIenergy, Inc. a merger of Scientific Conservation Inc. and Servidyne, Inc. is the global leader in providing a cloud-based energy management platform for building owners and operators, today announced it named Gary Graham as vice president of sales. Mr. Graham will guide company sales in its expanding mid-west market. (Logo: Mr. Graham brings more than 30 years of experience helping clients identify and realize energy savings. Prior to joining SCIenergy, he spent 11 years with Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) as ... read more
  • Posted at 5:03 AM
    JNBridge, (, the award-winning provider of interoperability tools that connect the Java and .NET Frameworks, and Swiss Re, ( one of the world's largest and most diversified reinsurers, together are now enabling actuaries all over the world to incorporate a common numerical analysis Java API in their local market Excel-based applications in order to eliminate the need for local code reinvention and duplication. "Giving actuaries working in local markets access to key functions from their VBA/.NET environments has changed the way ... read more
  • Posted at 5:02 AM
    Enanta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that its lead development candidate from its NS5A hepatitis C virus (HCV) inhibitor program, EDP-239, has been recognized on Windhover's list of the "Top 10 Most Interesting Infectious Disease Projects to Watch." EDP-239 was chosen by independent experts at Windhover Information and Herndon Company. NS5A, a clinically-validated target, is a non-structural viral protein that is essential to viral replication. Research efforts have shown that targeting NS5A gives rise to profound antiviral activity, and as a ... read more
  • Posted at 5:02 AM
    PwC's Fraud Forum has launched a Cyber Security Video series featuring overviews and insight on the cybercrime landscape and in-depth discussions of what organizations can do to protect themselves from compromise. The three videos: "Are you prepared for today's cyber threats?," "Cyber attacks: where will they strike next?" and "Cyber crisis management" are the first in the series of video panels of law, cyber forensics and crisis communication professionals providing their perspective on key issues in the cyber security community. ... read more
  • Posted at 5:01 AM
    Domestic violence victims lose a total of nearly 8 million days of paid work a year, the equivalent of more than 32,000 full-time jobs.* The Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence (CAEPV) and Verizon Wireless have joined forces to increase employer and employee awareness of domestic violence as a workplace issue, and offer tools to respond to it through the CAEPV HopeLine(®) from Verizon Webinar Series. The series consists of three webinars which will run through December. Domestic Violence ... read more