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Friday, January 6, 2012

  • Posted at 7:19 AM
    Medill Watchdog, a new accountability journalism initiative, today published its first extensive investigation that reveals how lax ethics laws in Illinois allow local, county and state politicians who are also lobbyists to use their public positions to benefit private clients. Investigative faculty Rick Tulsky and John Sullivan worked with Northwestern University student interns to gather and analyze thousands of documents, including lobbying registrations and statements of economic interests, and to review public officials' legislation, ordinances and public acts. They found ... read more
  • Posted at 7:17 AM
    BARS Network ("BARS") is pleased to announce an agreement reached with Captira Analytical, LLC ("Captira") to provide data management and underwriting services to all BARS customers. Under the agreement, Captira will become the upgrade path for all BARS accounts. Customers operating under a current BARS contract will have the opportunity to upgrade to the Captira platform for the remainder of their contract term. Captira will provide these users with the bail industry's most sophisticated data management capability in addition ... read more
  • Posted at 7:15 AM
    Entravision Communications Corporation (NYSE: EVC) announced that Christopher T. Young, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, will be presenting at the Noble Financial 8th Annual Equity Conference in Hollywood, FL at 11:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, January 17, 2012. The presentation will be made available to the public via live audio webcast which can be accessed by visiting the investor relations section of Entravision's corporate web site at http://www.entravision.com/. About Entravision Communications Corporation Entravision Communications Corporation is a diversified Spanish-language media ... read more
  • Posted at 7:15 AM
    Advaxis, Inc., (OTCBB: ADXS), a leader in developing the next generation of immunotherapies for cancer and infectious diseases, announced today that Tom Moore, Chairman & CEO of Advaxis, will present a corporate overview at the 5th Annual OneMedForum San Francisco ... read more
  • Posted at 7:10 AM
    The November Mortgage Monitor report released by Lender Processing Services, Inc. (NYSE: LPS) shows that while mortgage delinquencies at the end of November 2011 were nearly 25 percent less than the January 2010 peak, the trend toward fewer loans becoming delinquent, which dominated 2010 and the first quarter of 2011, appears to have halted. At the same time, new problem loans - those loans seriously delinquent as of the end of November that were current six months prior - ... read more
  • Posted at 7:07 AM
    Thermador (http://www.thermador.com/), the luxury appliance brand that pioneered the world’s first wall ovens and gas cooktops for the American kitchen, introduces its latest kitchen advancement that will again enable the culinary enthusiast to cook beyond convention — the Thermador Freedom® ... read more
  • Posted at 7:07 AM
    LivingSocial today announced the winners of its second annual Dealie Awards. LivingSocial’s salute to those who live socially, the 2011 Dealie Awards recognize those merchants whose offers most delighted our members throughout the year. “In 2011 LivingSocial grew from ... read more
  • Posted at 7:06 AM
    SRA International, Inc., a leading provider of technology and strategic consulting services and solutions to government organizations, today announced that the National Library of Medicine on behalf of the Center for Information Technology (CIT) has awarded SRA the National Institutes of Health (NIH) IT Customer Service ... read more
  • Posted at 7:03 AM
    First To File®, a leading provider of SaaS-based IP management technology, announced another year of record growth in 2011, which marks the third straight year of significant expansion for the Silicon Valley company. Its product adoption within Fortune 500 corporate counsel and leading ... read more
  • Posted at 7:02 AM
    Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp. (NASDAQ: SNTA) announced today that it has priced an underwritten public offering of 7,000,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $4.40 per share. Net proceeds to Synta are expected to be approximately $28.6 million, after deducting the ... read more
  • Posted at 7:01 AM
    LOVEFiLM, an Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) company, has partnered with BBC Worldwide in a deal that will give its members streaming access to world-renowned content from the BBC’s vast archive of shows, plus celebrated programmes commissioned by other British broadcasters. ... read more
  • Posted at 7:01 AM
    LOVEFiLM, an Amazon (Nasdaq:AMZN) company, has partnered with ITV to enable its members to instantly watch TV titles from the UK’s largest commercial broadcaster. The subscription video on-demand (SVOD) agreement will give LOVEFiLM members access to ITV’s vast archive ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Square Enix, Inc., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in the Americas, today announced Scarygirl(TM), a new action-platform game based on Nathan Jurevicius' critically acclaimed graphic novel of the same name. Developed by TikGames, Scarygirl will be available on January 18 for the Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, January 24 for the PlayStation®Network for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Windows PC in early 2012. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120106/LA31008) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030403/SQUARELOGO) Based on Nathan ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Magnalight.com introduced today the addition of an aluminum tripod with magnetic mounting capability that provides a stable mounting platform for cameras, night vision devices, and high value electronic equipment. This lightweight tripod is designed to provide secure mounting of equipment on vehicles, equipment, or boats where heavy vibration and off-road driving conditions may be encountered. Incorporating anodized aluminum and stainless steel hardware into a highly adjustable and versatile tripod design, this unit is ideal for military and heavy duty applications ... read more
  • Chrysler Group LLC Launches New Uconnect® Website --- AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 6, 2012
    Posted at 7:00 AM
    AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- -- New www.DriveUconnect.com website designed as a simple and easy guide through Chrysler Group's Uconnect® technologies Chrysler Group LLC has launched a new website designed to provide information and instructions on the latest in Uconnect® technologies available in Chrysler Group vehicles. Chrysler, Jeep®, Dodge, Ram and SRT® consumers can visit www.DriveUconnect.com to understand how to use and operate the many features, and connect ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Kinetic Systems, Inc. ("KSI") has been acquired by Kinetics Holding GmbH, Hobbach / Germany. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120106/CL30120LOGO ) KSI has more than 500 employees today and is a US market leader of high-purity process systems for a variety of industries. KSI is well positioned with strategic offices located in California (Fremont and Irvine), Texas (Austin), Arizona (Phoenix), North Carolina (Raleigh), Maryland (Frederick) and Maine (Portland). The company is one of very few national players in the US high purity mechanical ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/06/12 -- The Solid State Storage Initiative (SSSI) of the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) today announced a project to educate users on how to use the recently published Solid State Storage Performance Test Specification (SSS PTS) to compare the performance of Solid State Drives (SSDs). The public can now visit a webpage at www.snia.org/forums/sssi/pts, which shows SSS PTS-compliant performance data from actual enterprise and client SSDs and advice on how to interpret the ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    VerticalResponse, a leading provider of self-service marketing solutions for small businesses including email marketing, social media marketing, online surveys, event marketing and direct mail marketing, rang in the new year with three industry awards from authoritative news sources in real estate, business and technology. AGBeat, which provides up-to-the-minute news, tools and inspiration for professionals in real estate, business and technology, called VerticalResponse a "Genius Brand to Watch in 2012." According to AGBeat, VerticalResponse's social media marketing tools for small businesses ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Northwestern Mutual announced today it has signed on to become the newest official corporate partner of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) through a deal with CBS Sports and Turner Sports. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120106/CG31043) Under the terms of the agreement, Northwestern Mutual will gain NCAA marketing and promotional rights in the life insurance, wealth management and retirement planning services categories, as well as usage of the NCAA approved trademarks and logos for 89 championships across 23 sports. Through the partnership, Northwestern ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Chrysler Group LLC will show the latest consumer electronics technologies and premium audio systems available in their vehicles at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The company will unveil an all-new open and entertaining mobile exhibit featuring Uconnect Touch(TM) media center, Beats(TM) by Dr. Dre(TM) audio system and the all-new 2013 Dodge Dart interior, which will be unveiled at the 2012 North American International Auto Show. This is the first year the Chrysler Group will have a presence at the ... read more