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Friday, December 19, 2014

  • Posted at 10:51 AM
    Geoscape, the leading market intelligence company focused on new mainstream consumers and businesses, reported today that over 993,000 Hispanics within the United States will turn age 18 in calendar year 2015; a monthly average of about 83,000. Hispanics will account for nearly 23 ... read more
  • Posted at 10:48 AM
    Many shoppers spend a majority of their time searching for the perfect present, only to realize they forgot to find the right stocking stuffer or gift topper for their friends and loved ones. RadioShack has a wide array of unique gifts and last-minute additions that can turn a ho-hum holiday into an epic celebration. RadioShack's stocking-stuffer selections, starting at $0.99, are sure to satisfy each member of your family, whether they are sound aficionados, shutterbugs, gadget gurus, mobile-device devotees, outdoor enthusiasts ... read more
  • Posted at 10:43 AM
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  • Posted at 10:30 AM
    VirnetX Holding Corporation (NYSE MKT: VHC) and Microsoft Corporation announced today that on December 17, 2014, VirnetX, Inc. and Microsoft Corporation have signed an Amended Settlement and License Agreement. This agreement amends and restates certain terms of the original Settlement and License Agreement, dated May 14, 2010, between VirnetX, Inc. and Microsoft Corporation. As a result of the agreement, the parties have settled their pending patent disputes. Under the terms of the amended agreement, Microsoft has agreed to pay $23 million ... read more
  • Posted at 10:26 AM
    AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) announced today that its board of directors has approved a 2.2 percent increase in the company’s quarterly dividend. AT&T directors increased the quarterly dividend rate from $0.46 to $0.47 a ... read more
  • Posted at 10:25 AM
    Advanced Medical Isotope Corporation ("AMIC") (OTCQB: ADMD), a late stage development company engaged primarily in the development of brachytherapy devices and medical isotopes for diagnostic and therapeutic applications, today announced that a Life Sciences Discovery Fund (LSDF) Proof of Concept Grant has been awarded for which AMIC is the commercialization partner. The award was made to Washington State University (WSU) for the proposal titled "Optimized Injectable Radiogels for High-dose Therapy of Non-resectable Solid Tumors," submitted by Principal Investigator ... read more
  • Posted at 10:08 AM
    America’s career military families are planning to sharply rein in their gift buying impulses this holiday season, continuing an ongoing trend toward more frugal celebrations. First Command's annual holiday spending survey reveals that 33 percent of middle-class military families ... read more
  • Posted at 10:06 AM
    GDT announced today the application of unprecedented innovation in one of its largest projects to date. GDT and a centuries-old, international manufacturer of toys and gifts for children of all ages partnered in the deployment of the latest in sensor technology, analytics, artificial intelligence and facial recognition, as well as cutting-edge, state-of-the-art, best-of-breed network and data center technologies and services. The toy conglomerate, unnamed as of this release, took advantage of the expertise of GDT architects and engineers and the ... read more
  • Posted at 10:06 AM
    Following its recent inclusion on the Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies, BodyGuardz is eager to reveal a slew of exciting changes, all of which, will culminate at CES in January. BodyGuardz earned its ... read more
  • Posted at 10:03 AM
    The Modern Aesthetics(®) App, published by Bryn Mawr Communications III, LLC, received the prestigious Folio Eddie Award for best App/Digital Edition (Magazine replica) in the B-to-B category for 2014. The Modern Aesthetics(® )App, featuring content from the pages of the print edition of Modern Aesthetics(® )magazine along with exclusive bonus content, is designed with the same graphically appealing style that has become a hallmark of the two-year-old print publication. Integrated video and audio content and links to relevant sites of interest ... read more
  • Posted at 9:51 AM
    Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communication services, confirmed the U.S. Government Business Unit’s successful testing of its on-demand lease service using the prototype L-band Advanced Communications Element (LACE) terminal. The experimental terminal established a record-setting 10Mbps return ... read more
  • Posted at 9:49 AM
    Packers Plus, a pioneer in open-hole, multi-stage completion systems for petroleum production, is working with international expansion expert Radius as demand for the company’s hydraulic fracturing technology grows in Australia. After several successful completion projects in Australia over the past two years, Packers Plus has located ... read more
  • Posted at 9:37 AM
    CureDuchenne, a national nonprofit that raises awareness and funds research to find a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, announced today that they are sponsoring a $710,000 research project with Kevin Flanigan, M.D., principal investigator ... read more
  • Posted at 9:33 AM
    IMS Health (NYSE:IMS) today announced that the company has received approval from the European Commission in connection with the pending acquisition of certain Cegedim information solutions and customer relationship management (CRM) businesses. In addition to the Commission’s approval, the waiting period for the U.S. antitrust review ... read more
  • Posted at 9:28 AM
    Technology is rapidly changing teaching and research in the humanities. Computational methods are enabling research that was impossible to envision a few years ago, such as using big data to analyze and improve human rights and re-creating early social networks to understand how ideas and knowledge spread. Educators also are developing and using technology to improve student engagement and learning. The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Carnegie Mellon University a five-year, $2 million grant to use technology-enhanced learning (TEL) to ... read more
  • Posted at 9:28 AM
    Emerald Cities Collaborative (ECC) has released a new video series providing insights into the pressing issue of climate resilience in low-income communities. Giving Voice to Communities The eight-part series draws on presentations at ECC's forum, The High Road to Climate Resilience in American Cities, whose overriding theme was that community representatives must have a voice in decisions affecting their neighborhoods - whether rebuilding after a Hurricane Katrina or Superstorm Sandy, planning for mitigation of climate change or retaining anchor institutions that stabilize ... read more
  • Posted at 9:22 AM
    CustomerMatrix today announced the expansion of its U.S. and European operations with key hires and a new Washington, DC area office to support direct and channel sales, and meet the growing demand for the company's cognitive CRM solution. The acceleration of the company's business with Atos, one of the largest global IT integrators, follows an investment this month of more than $3 million from its current investors. A triple-digit growth trajectory is expected in both the U.S. and EMEA ... read more
  • Posted at 9:19 AM
    Isobar, part of Dentsu Aegis Network, today announced research firm Gartner, Inc. has placed the company in the Leaders quadrant in its ''Magic Quadrant for Global Digital Marketing Agencies1.'' The report evaluated 20 digital agencies across 15 criteria that represent the agencies’ “ability to execute” and “completeness of ... read more
  • Posted at 9:12 AM
    Securus Technologies, a leading provider of civil and criminal justice technology solutions for public safety, investigation, corrections and monitoring, announced today that over the last ten (10) years, it has collected and remitted to jails, prisons, and state, county, and local governments over $1.3 billion in the form of commissions. Commissions are collected from inmates and their family and friends on outbound telephone calls that Securus completes over its proprietary inmate calling platform. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) eliminated commission ... read more
  • Posted at 9:12 AM
    The Indonesian Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) announced in October a US$ 35.6 billion (B) investment realization for period in January–September 2014 or 16.8% increase from comparable period in 2013. Meanwhile, a record high value of Rp. 119.9 trillion or equal to US$ 11.4 billion investment was ... read more