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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

  • IMPRES Selected for DHS/CBP Server & Storage Upgrade --- SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif., March 3, 2015
    Posted at 11:15 AM
    The United States Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Agency selected IMPRES to upgrade elements of the DHS Stennis Data Center (DC-1) facility. Using the latest in VCE vBlock architecture, IMPRES' team deployed the initial phase of 32 Cisco UCS server blades and over 400TB of EMC/VNX storage, housed in a three-rack enclave, within the secure facility. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121022/LA97509LOGO "This contract not only highlights IMPRES' diverse reach into complex technology installations, but to our commitment to the DHS and ... read more
  • Posted at 11:07 AM
    Parents and their children may feel a bit more tired come March 8 at 2:00 a.m. when they set their clocks forward one hour for Daylight Savings Time. That's because when you wake up that day -- one hour earlier -- you will have already lost one hour of sleep. That's why parents should start thinking about "sleep hygiene" for their kids and teens this week, says Dr. Sanjeev Kothare, director of NYU Langone's Pediatric Sleep Disorders Program. "Maintaining a normal ... read more
  • Posted at 11:06 AM
    Jenzabar®, Inc., a leading provider of software, services and strategies for higher education, announced today that in 2014 the company achieved 96 deals including 20 Jenzabar Student Information Systems (SIS), 46 Cloud and Managed Services contracts, as well as 13 Recruitment and 17 Retention selections. ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    Instem, a leading provider of IT solutions to the global early development healthcare market, announced today that Lou Ann Kramer has joined its senior management team supporting CDISC’s Standard for Exchange of Nonclinical Data (SEND). Prior to joining Instem, ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    Apps4Rent LLC, a leading provider of hosted software applications, is pleased to announce upgrade paths to the subscribers of its free SharePoint service offered at CloudAppsPortal.com. With this successful freemium model, thousands of organizations have signed up to test the features of SharePoint 2013 before upgrading ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today recognized Bristow Helicopters Ltd.'s upcoming launch of the U.K. search and rescue (SAR) contract and the company's dedication to SAR over the past 40 years. The recognition ceremony was held at the 2015 Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo show in Florida. Bristow Helicopters Ltd. is an affiliate of Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: BRS). Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150302/178923 Bristow Helicopters Ltd. was awarded the U.K. SAR contract in March 2013, with services ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    Lockheed Martin's [NYSE: LMT] 30-kilowatt fiber laser weapon system successfully disabled the engine of a small truck during a recent field test, demonstrating the rapidly evolving precision capability to protect military forces and critical infrastructure. Known as ATHENA, for Advanced Test High Energy Asset, the ground-based prototype system burned through the engine manifold in a matter of seconds from more than a mile away. The truck was mounted on a test platform with its engine and drive train running to ... read more
  • Posted at 10:55 AM
    The following statement is attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, in response to the introduction of the Support Technology and Research for Our Nation’s Growth (STRONG) Patents Act by Sen. Chris Coons (R-Del.): “We ... read more
  • Posted at 10:53 AM
    Retail intelligence leader Upstream Commerce announced today that TAP Worldwide LLC has chosen to use the Upstream Commerce Pricing Intelligence and MAP Monitor solutions. “The Upstream Commerce solutions will significantly enhance our ability ... read more
  • Posted at 10:48 AM
    The worldwide production print market enjoyed double-digit year-over-year shipment growth in the fourth quarter of 2014 (4Q14). Unit shipments grew 17.1% to approximately 11,650 units (printers and MFPs) and shipment value increased 4.5% to nearly $1.4 billion in the same time period. Other highlights from the ... read more
  • Posted at 10:45 AM
    Visualant, Inc. (OTCQB:VSUL), a leading provider of disruptive light-based identification, authentication and diagnostic technologies, announced today that Chairman and CEO Ron Erickson will present at the 27th Annual ROTH Growth Stock Conference on March 11, 2015, at 10:30 a.m. PDT ... read more
  • Posted at 10:37 AM
    DORAL, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 03/03/15 -- United Data Technologies (UDT), one of the fastest growing IT solutions providers in the United States, was ranked 13th among medium-size companies chosen as "The Best Places to Work" by the South Florida Business Journal (SFBJ). The results are based on an annual survey that the journal conducts to determine the best places to work in the South Florida area. Employees filled out confidential online surveys rating their employers in a program developed ... read more
  • Lockheed Martin Honors Asian American Engineers --- BETHESDA, Md., March 3, 2015
    Posted at 10:35 AM
    Five Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) engineers were recognized with Asian American Engineer of the Year (AAEOY) awards during the 2015 AAEOY Awards Gala held in Los Angeles on Saturday, Feb. 28. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140402/PH96591LOGO At the gala several Asian-American professionals from leading U.S. technology companies, research institutions and the U.S. armed forces were recognized for their achievements and leadership in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) community. "We're proud to have our talented employees recognized with these prestigious awards for the great work they're ... read more
  • Posted at 10:35 AM
    Nortech Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:NSYS) announces a conference call to be held at 10:00 a.m. (CDT) on Thursday, March 12, 2015, to discuss the company’s fourth quarter and fiscal year 2014 results, which will be released after the market closes on March 11. Anyone interested in participating ... read more
  • Posted at 10:30 AM
    Astro-Med, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALOT), a leading manufacturer of data visualization technology products for the specialty printing and test & measurement markets, will announce its fourth-quarter fiscal 2015 financial results pre-market on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 and will host a conference call starting at 9:00 a.m. ET. ... read more
  • SiC MOSFETs for Ultra-High Voltage Pulse Generators --- KYOTO, Japan and SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 3, 2015
    Posted at 10:30 AM
    ROHM has recently announced the adoption of its SCT2080KE Silicon Carbide MOSFET in new, ultra-high voltage pulse generators (SiC-Pulser Series) launched by Fukushima SiC Applied Engineering Inc. Pulse generators are used in a variety of applications, including high voltage accelerators, plasma generators, and laser processing machines. Conventional systems utilize silicon devices or vacuum tubes as switching elements. However, this often entails a large number of system components, which often results in enormous construction and installation costs. In contrast, SiC switching elements ... read more
  • Posted at 10:28 AM
    TransFirst(®), a leading provider of secure payment processing solutions, has entered into a strategic sales partnership with Yoga Alliance(®), a nonprofit membership professional and trade association representing the yoga community. As a Yoga Alliance Endorsed Partner, TransFirst will offer multiple customized payment processing solutions and support to Yoga Alliance members. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110824/DA57366LOGO As the largest international nonprofit association representing the yoga community, Yoga Alliance has a membership of more than 55,000 registered yoga teachers (RYTs) and more than 3,500 registered yoga schools (RYSs). ... read more
  • Posted at 10:27 AM
    Surefire Medical, Inc. today announced the results of a prospective clinical trial comparing the Surefire Infusion System with an end hole microcatheter. In patients with either primary or metastatic liver cancer, using the Surefire resulted in statistically significant increases in tumor uptake of embolic agents, and with significantly decreased uptake in normal liver tissue. The results were presented today at the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) meeting in Atlanta by investigator Austin Bourgeois, MD. "While our research ... read more
  • Posted at 10:21 AM
    Abila, the leading provider of software and services to nonprofits, associations, and governmental entities, today announced the four recipients of the 2015 Abila President’s Circle Awards: ProSoft Solutions, NonProfit Technologies, Net@Work, and JMT ... read more
  • Posted at 10:13 AM
    KURE Corp. ("KURE") announced today the official Grand Opening date of Saturday, March 7(th) for its second KURE Vaporium & Lounge location in the NoDa district of Charlotte, North Carolina. This marks the second location to open this year, the first being in December in Gastonia, North Carolina. KURE presents a custom designed retail store and lounge that creates a welcoming and unique experience for its customers. "We wanted a feel that was modern, cool, but most importantly inviting. We set ... read more