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Wednesday, July 27, 2011

  • TE Circuit Protection Publishes 2011 Product Catalog --- MENLO PARK, Calif., July 27, 2011
    Posted at 9:45 AM
    TE Circuit Protection announces the publication of its 2011 Product Catalog. The electronic version of the catalog is now posted on TE's website and the printed catalog is being distributed globally. The updated catalogue provides customers with a comprehensive, in-depth information on TE Circuit Protection's key product offerings, including: -- Overcurrent devices: PolySwitch resettable devices, circuit breakers and fuses -- Overvoltage devices: Gas Discharge ... read more
  • Posted at 9:41 AM
    Ping4, Inc., the leading provider of scalable, geo-location based communications software for use in mobile applications and services, announced today the launch of Ping4Deals, "The Ultimate Shopping App," a real-time, location sensitive, conditions-based, direct marketing tool that alerts Smartphone users with "Deal Alert" communications over any Wi-Fi network or GPS coverage near shopping malls, store locations and other retail venues. Ping4Deals is a new medium which targets the untapped market of tens of thousands of potential customers with smart phones ... read more
  • Posted at 9:40 AM
    H. D. Smith, among the nation's largest pharmaceutical wholesalers, today announced a reorganization of its national operations to meet unique regional needs of its customers. Regions will now be organized into West comprising divisions in California, Illinois, Kentucky and Texas, and East with divisions in Florida, New England, New York Metro. The two regions will be overseen by veteran senior leaders Tom Twitty, Corporate Vice President, Drug Divisions West and Christian Herrington, Corporate Vice President, Drug Divisions East. ... read more
  • Posted at 9:37 AM
    MWM Acoustics, a leading provider of high-performance acoustic solutions, has completed the sale of the company to Harman International Industries (NYSE:HAR). Founded in 1997 by former Bell Labs engineers, MWM has unique expertise in the design and deployment of small-scale ... read more
  • Posted at 9:31 AM
    Social media strategies usually include establishing presences on numerous social sites. But how do you determine which networks make sense for your brand? Today on the Beyond PR blog we discuss the different aspects of selecting the social networks that make sense for your organization's objectives - and that your team can manage successfully. (Photo: Read the full story here: The Beyond PR blog highlights communications tactics and trends in public relations, investor relations, social media, SEO and ... read more
  • Posted at 9:24 AM
    UHC today announced a new offering for UHC supply chain participants that links clinical and supply data, thereby identifying potential savings opportunities for supply-intensive medical/surgical service lines and procedures. The new Base Medicare Severity Diagnosis-Related Group (MS-DRG) Report capability is another significant enhancement of UHC's market-leading spend analytics tool, SpendLINK®. The new report displays information from the UHC Clinical Data Base/Resource Manager(TM) and gives users access to both clinical and supply data within the same reporting system. This new enhancement ... read more
  • Posted at 9:20 AM
    Skyriver Communications (, operator of Southern California's largest fixed wireless broadband network, announced today that it has expanded its network in Los Angeles and Orange County. In the Los Angeles area, Skyriver now provides business class broadband service to Santa Monica, Marina Del Rey and West Los Angeles. In Orange County, Skyriver has added coverage in the cities of Orange, Garden Grove, Tustin, Santa Ana and Westminster. As part of its network expansion, Skyriver has also upgraded ... read more
  • Posted at 9:08 AM
    Luckie & Company, a marketing communications firm representing national and regional clients, has acquired Integrative Logic, an Atlanta-based data analytics marketing firm that has built its reputation on a unique and innovative approach to business. Integrative Logic (IL) analyzes consumer buying behavior. The IL team digs deep into geodemographic, behavioral and sales data to create more targeted advertising, direct marketing, PR, digital and social media programs that help clients achieve a higher return on investment. IL has the analytical skills and ... read more
  • Posted at 9:04 AM
    Regenesis Management Group, LLC, a company that focuses on the efficient use of finite natural resources through the development of innovative techniques, announced today it is hosting an open house this Friday, July 29th, 2011, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at its Northern Colorado Research ... read more
  • Posted at 9:02 AM
    Organizers of the Game Developers Conference® Online (GDC Online) have revealed that the 2011 Online Game Legend Award at the second annual Game Developers Choice Online Awards will go to John Taylor and Kelton Flinn, the founders of Kesmai Corporation, and the creators of seminal, inspirational early online games including Island of Kesmai and Air Warrior. In addition, the second persistent online game to be inducted into the Choice Online Awards Hall of Fame will be Sony Online Entertainment's beloved fantasy ... read more
  • Posted at 9:02 AM
    TwitchTV, the largest gaming video and chat community in the world, today announced the public availability of its Partner Program. TwitchTV Partners are an exclusive group of video game broadcasters across all major gaming platforms, that leverage the TwitchTV video broadcasting ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/27/11 -- GoPollGo, Inc. (, an online polling service, introduces a new, interactive experience for poll creators and voters by displaying analytics in real-time using Twitter. With one click, users can easily post a poll to Twitter allowing their followers to vote while gaining instant, quantitative feedback on their poll. Color-coded maps show geolocated results as they flow in from voters in real time and are combined with the ability to drill ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/27/11 -- Box today announced a major integration with Jive, bringing the power of Box's cloud content management and collaboration to Jive 5, the industry-leading Social Business platform. With the Box for Jive app, users can easily access, share and collaborate on their Box files from directly within the Jive interface. The app is available immediately in the Jive Apps Market for all Jive 5 users. "Both Box and Jive have seen tremendous ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    OAKLAND, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/27/11 -- The Center for Technology and Aging (, with funding from The SCAN Foundation (, is investing a total of $477,150 in one-year grants among five organizations that will demonstrate the best ways to implement mobile health (mHealth) technologies for older adults with chronic health conditions. Using mHealth technologies for health monitoring could save from $1.96 billion to $5.83 billion in healthcare costs by the year 2014, according to Juniper Research. The five grantees ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/27/11 -- Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN) announced today that LightBound LLC (LightBound), an Indianapolis based provider of Internet, data center, voice over IP, and other technology-based services, has selected an ATN network for its latest network build in the State of Indiana. LightBound chose an Infinera ATN network for the flexibility, ease of use, and scalability of the solution. LightBound is a rapidly growing regional provider focused on serving the needs of educational institutions, government entities, ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Avid® (NASDAQ: AVID) today announced the release of Sibelius 7, the newest version of the company’s flagship musical notation software. Combining a deep, sophisticated feature set with an all new task-oriented user interface -- putting all of the software’s features ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    inContact (NASDAQ: SAAS), the leading provider of on-demand contact center software and contact center agent optimization tools, will hold a conference call on Thursday, August 4, 2011, at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss results for second quarter 2011. Financial results will be issued in a ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    According to a new survey(1) conducted by independent research firm Toluna and released today by®, 40 percent of moms are planning to spend the minimum for back-to-school season, citing a tough economy as the reason to buy less. While all parents are cautious about spending this year, the survey also found that the majority (63 percent) of parents are excited about back-to-school shopping, with one third saying they love school supplies and this is their favorite time of ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is partnering with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to increase energy efficiency through data center consolidation and information technology enhancements for the DOE complex. (Logo: ) This is the first ever Federal Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) focused solely on reaching sustainability goals through improved IT practices. In 2010, President Obama announced an effort to close more than 800 government data centers by 2015 in order to save taxpayers an estimated $3 billion. "Lockheed Martin ... read more
  • Posted at 8:59 AM
    WOBURN, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/27/11 -- Threatpost Editor Paul Roberts will moderate the panel "Whoever Fights Monsters: Aaron Barr, Anonymous, and Ourselves" on Saturday, August 6 at DEF CON 19 in Las Vegas. Security industry experts at the DEF CON hacker conference in Las Vegas will confront the technical and ethical dilemmas posed by nation-state backed cyber warfare and ideologically motivated cyber attacks. Threatpost editor Paul Roberts will moderate a panel of IT security industry experts that includes ... read more