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Friday, October 24, 2014

  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded Raytheon a $131 million contract for Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) Dual Frequency Operations (DFO) Segment 1. Under this contract, Raytheon will enhance overall system capability as the FAA moves toward a dual frequency system. WAAS is the United States' Satellite-Based Augmentation System designed to promote air traffic safety. In continuous operation since 2003, the WAAS signal augments standard Global Positioning System (GPS) with accuracy ... read more
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    2K and Firaxis Games today announced the award-winning* Sid Meier’s Civilization®: Beyond Earth™ is available now worldwide for Windows PC. In Civilization: Beyond Earth players lead an expedition from Earth to a new frontier, enabling them to explore and successfully colonize an alien planet. The game’s ... read more
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    The bank branch is poised to change more in the next 18 months than it has in the previous 30 years combined. And the innovation fueling that change is being built by a team just outside of Salt Lake City. NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), the ... read more
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    GuideSpark, the leader in employee communications and engagement, announced today that it has been ranked #5 among the fastest growing private companies in the Bay Area by the Silicon Valley Business Journal. In selecting companies for its annual list, the Silicon Valley Business Journal ... read more
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    INSTEON, creators of the world’s premier home automation and control technology, today announced that B&H Photo is now selling a wide range of its connected home products in both the New York City-based superstore and online at BHPhotoVideo.com. ... read more
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    Are employees’ poor security habits putting your company data at risk? Your employees don’t usually intend to be a weak link, but clear guidelines are needed to protect your network, advises Trey Hawkins, chief technology officer for Leapfrog Services (www.ribbit.net). Hawkins helps businesses implement the latest ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Qlik® (NASDAQ: QLIK), a leader in data discovery, today announced that AmerisourceBergen, one of the largest global pharmaceutical sourcing and distribution services companies, has signed an enterprise deal to significantly extend its use of Qlik products, deploying both QlikView® and ... read more
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    IBM (NYSE: IBM) today introduced a new Analytics software and services offering aimed to help companies in the Travel & Transportation industry mitigate IT security risks and address a growing volume of advanced threats and data compromising incidents faced by the industry. Utilizing counter fraud and security technologies and services, IBM will help hotel chains, airlines, car rental agencies, commercial freight and other industry companies not only assess their current security posture but resolve any potential threats or incoming vulnerability. ... read more
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    Today, approximately 450,000 school buses will transport 25 million K-12 children - more than half (55 percent) of all K-12 students in America([1]). The results of a new survey([2]) show that parents would like more visibility into their children's safety and security while on board the school bus, as well as more accountability for operators. In fact, survey results suggest that an overwhelming majority want to see far closer, active monitoring of school buses and their drivers. As an issue ... read more
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    Global Knowledge, the world's leading IT and business training provider, today announced that it was named the International Council of Electronic Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) Accredited Training Center of the Year (Enterprise) for 2014. ... read more
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    The first aeroderivative gas turbine packaged in China rolled off the assembly line in Minhang today, marking a significant milestone for the joint venture between China Huadian Corporation (CHD) and General Electric (NYSE: GE) and a leap forward in U.S.-China cooperation on cleaner energy. The launch ... read more
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    Standard Register (NYSE: SR) today announced its financial results for the third quarter of 2014. The Company reported revenue of $219.4 million and a net loss of $5.6 million or $0.65 per share. The results compare to third quarter 2013 ... read more
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    DALLAS, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 10/24/14 -- RMG Networks Holding Corporation (NASDAQ: RMGN), or RMG Networks, a leading provider of technology-driven video advertising and visual communications solutions, announced today that it will report its third quarter 2014 financial results before the market opens on Thursday, November 6, 2014. Management will host a conference call to discuss these results on Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 9 a.m. ET. To access the call, please dial (866) 515-2909 (toll free) or (617) 399-5123 ... read more
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    ROCHESTER, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 10/24/14 -- Omni-ID, the world's most innovative supplier of RFID tags and visual-tagging systems for industrial applications, has announced that it has promoted Tony Kington to the position of Chief Operating Officer in order to better support its growing base of global business. "I am very pleased to announce the promotion of Dr. Tony Kington to Chief Operating Officer of Omni-ID," said George E. Daddis, Jr. PhD, CEO of Omni-ID. "Over the past few years, ... read more
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    SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/24/14 -- Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN), a leading provider of Intelligent Transport Networks™, announced today that it has appointed James Laufman as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary as of October 20, 2014. Mr. Laufman most recently served as Vice President and General Counsel of Marvell Semiconductor, Inc., a fabless semiconductor company, which he joined in 2008. Prior to that, Mr. Laufman served as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Integrated Device Technology, ... read more
  • Posted at 4:52 AM
    Today is World Polio Day, and Rotary International is calling attention to this devastating disease by asking people to make a contribution to end polio forever at their local rotary club, or at http://www.wearethisclose.com. Polio is often an afterthought in the United States, but parts of Nigeria, Afghanistan and Pakistan are still endemic, and as long as there are still cases the virus risks spreading. That's why Rotary international is spearheading a massive coordinated vaccination program to eradicate it forever. ... read more
  • Posted at 4:45 AM
    GANDER.tv, a division of Eyes on the Go, Inc. (AXCG), is proud to announced its agreement with Sony Entertainment and Turnstyle Music Group L.L.C. (TMG) to stream two upcoming shows at DROM, a leading performance venue in the New York City's East Village. Each concert will be available on both Sony's PlayStation, currently with 10 million users, and over GANDER.tv's broadcast network, receiving over 15 million monthly users. The broadcasts will be available through a subscription fee of ... read more
  • Essextec opens new business center in Delaware Valley --- ROCHELLE PARK, N.J., Oct. 24, 2014
    Posted at 4:38 AM
    Essextec is pleased to announce its continuing expansion into the Philadelphia metropolitan area with the October 1 opening of an office and conference center in West Conshohocken, PA. As one of the nation's leading information and business risk solutions providers, this expansion will enable Essextec to offer comprehensive, fully integrated technology solutions and services that empower clients in that region to reach a new level of competitiveness. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141023/154001 Essextec has had a presence in the Delaware Valley since 1995. ... read more
  • Posted at 4:35 AM
    ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARIA) today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has adopted its final opinion on Iclusig® (ponatinib) following the recommendations made by the Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment ... read more
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    Intellicheck Mobilisa, Inc. (NYSE MKT:IDN), a global leader in identity solutions and wireless security systems, will report financial results on November 4, 2014 for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014. Following the announcement, the Company will hold an earnings conference call at 2:00 pm ET/11:00 ... read more