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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

  • Posted at 8:50 AM
    Lavante Inc., the leading provider of on-demand SIM (Supplier Information Management) and profit recovery solutions, announced today a $3.5 million round of investment led by PointGuard Ventures, located in Menlo Park, CA. Prior investors SAP Ventures and ATA Ventures also participated in the financing. ... read more
  • Posted at 8:45 AM
    Many U.S. merchants that place mobile at the core of their e-commerce strategy are reaping big rewards. The 366 U.S. retailers in the 2015 Mobile 500, released today by Internet Retailer, will reach m-commerce sales of $59 billion in 2014, up 74% from $34 billion in 2013. Mobile sales will account for 23% of total 2014 online sales of the U.S. merchants in the 2015 Mobile 500. By contrast, e-retail sales in the U.S. grew 15.7% in Q2 2014, according ... read more
  • Posted at 8:42 AM
    Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) announced that its business Mylan Institutional has launched Dexmedetomidine Hydrochloride Injection, 100 mcg (base)/mL, packaged in 200 mcg (base)/2 mL Single-dose Vials, which is therapeutically equivalent to Hospira's Precedex(TM). Mylan yesterday received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for this product, which is indicated for the sedation of non-intubated patients prior to and/or during surgical and other procedures, and began shipping immediately. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140423/77793 Mylan CEO Heather Bresch ... read more
  • Posted at 8:36 AM
    Westmed, Inc., a leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of medical devices used in respiratory therapy and anesthesia, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted it 510(k) clearance to market the company's Vibralung(®) Acoustical Percussor. The device is intended for use by patients with respiratory diseases and related conditions that involve increased mucus production, infection and inspissation of secretions, and defective mucociliary clearance. These conditions are typical in patients diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, ... read more
  • Posted at 8:21 AM
    nvite (https://nvite.com), the industry's first attendee-focused event registration and ticketing platform, announced today that it has closed a $1 million seed raise led by Paul Singh's new Crystal Tech Fund. The round includes investments exclusively from DC area investors: Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140818/137084 Crystal Tech Fund, Middle Bridge Partners, CIT Gap Funds, Middleland Capital, District Capital Partners and NextGen Angels; including Lawrence Black, Haroon Mokhtarzada, Michael Chasen, Steve and Melissa Ganz. "Martin and his team know tech, they know their customers and they ... read more
  • Posted at 8:19 AM
    RootMetrics today released its second U.S. State RootScore® Reports and Verizon Wireless received the highest award for overall network performance in Texas. In addition to sharing the top award for overall network performance in Texas, Verizon Wireless also scored ... read more
  • Posted at 8:18 AM
    Datapipe, a global provider of cloud and managed services and a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Cloud Enabled Hosting, today announced its acquisition of managed hosting and cloud company Layered Tech. The acquisition will fuel Datapipe’s continued growth and leadership in delivering secure and compliant ... read more
  • Best of ChannelCon Award Winners Announced by CompTIA --- DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Aug. 19, 2014
    Posted at 8:15 AM
    Three information technology (IT) companies have been recognized by their industry peers as the Best of the ChannelCon Technology Vendor Fair for 2014, CompTIA, the IT Industry Association announced today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130107/DC38135LOGO ChannelCon, the IT channel's premier partnering and training event, attracted more than 1,800 attendees this month at the live event in Phoenix and a companion virtual conference. On-site attendees voted for the Best of ChannelCon awards from among 145 companies that participated in the Technology Vendor Fair. The 2014 winners were: ... read more
  • Posted at 8:15 AM
    The Fibre Channel Industry Association (FCIA) today announced that the T11 Technical Committee made significant enhancements to the widely-adopted Fibre Channel Backbone - 5 (FC-BB-5) standard in order to foster converged storage network technologies such as Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131202/MM26318LOGO In December 2013, the FC-BB-6 working group finalized the FC-BB-6 standard, which complements and advances the existing FC-BB-5 standard, and forwarded the final specification to the InterNational Committee on Information Technology Standards (INCITS), for publication in Q3, 2014. "FC-BB-6 represents ... read more
  • Posted at 8:15 AM
    Decade Software Company, LLC, established provider of web-based and mobile software applications for regulatory agencies, announced today that Fulton County Environmental Health Services has successfully adopted Decade's EnvisionConnect Software Suite, a multi-department environmental health information system. Fulton County uses EnvisionConnect to automate permitting, billing, and monitoring for food, potable water, sewage, tanning and body art, solid waste, complaints, and mosquitos, along with comprehensive reporting for all agency activities. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140814/136284 "We embarked on this project to boost efficiency and ... read more
  • Posted at 8:13 AM
    Interra Systems, Inc. is pleased to announce that TV Globo, Brazil has decided to use its automated content verification product Baton in its workflow. “Baton allowed us to mitigate production errors by providing us with deeper analysis of our content ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    SomaLogic, Inc., announced today that Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) will be the first Boston-area biomedical research center to perform on-site studies using the SOMAscan™ assay, a breakthrough proteomics platform that can measure more than a thousand proteins in a small amount of blood or other biological ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    Cogswell College, a leading educational institution offering a unique curriculum fusing Digital Art, Engineering and Entrepreneurship, is marking the one-year anniversary of its highly successful MediaWorks, a program which produces short audiovisual pieces in collaboration with students for real-world businesses and organizations based in Silicon ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    Objective Paradigm (OP) announced today that Thomas Burrell has joined the firm’s Direct Hire practice where, he will be focused on working with clients in financial markets. Burrell started his career as a licensed stockbroker and quickly found a way to create his own opportunity on ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    Cumulus Networks®, the company bringing the power of Linux to networking, today announced its technology now powers well over 1 million switch ports worldwide demonstrating significant traction in the market for its Cumulus Linux offering. The company now serves customers in sizes ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    On July 24, the IRS released draft forms for tax information reporting under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The new forms include recipient forms 1095-A, B and C and transmittal forms 1094-B and C. These forms are meant to verify that organizations are meeting their ACA obligations of offering minimal essential coverage to their employees as well as provide proof of coverage for employees and dependents. The IRS also released new draft versions of 1040 and 1040EZ which now include ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    seoClarity, the disruptive SEO innovators, today announced its upcoming Clarity '14 conference will feature Brett Hurt, Founder, and until November, 2012, CEO and President, of Bazaarvoice. A seasoned CEO and Austin, Texas-native, Hurt has been pioneering e-commerce innovations since 1998 and online communities since 1982. With the theme of this year's conference being "Search Experience Optimization," with a focus on how content and mobile are molding the future of SEO, Brett will be sharing a wealth of experience about user ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    VHA Inc. announced today it will host a series of free webinars focused on different aspects of health care supply chain management to help supply chain leaders manage the need to reduce costs. The webinars will be led by VHA experts and health system supply chain leaders who will share best practices on topics ranging from internal stakeholder engagement to local sourcing. The webinar series is open to all hospitals and health systems nationwide, regardless of GPO affiliation. As the health ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    Sony DADC New Media Solutions' LOOT Entertainment, an interactive entertainment development division dedicated to creating experiences and products for all digital platforms, announced today that The Last Tinker(TM): City of Colors is now available for purchase and play on the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system. Community members can download the game in North America for $19.99, in Europe for EUR19.99, and $14.99 with PlayStation® Plus. Featuring parkour gameplay, fast-paced combat, color-themed puzzles and captivating stories, players must use the power of ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    Eid Passport, Inc., a market leader in high-assurance identity management solutions and the largest commercial provider of vendor credentials at military facilities, has secured placement on the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Qualified ... read more