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Friday, April 18, 2014

  • ARRIS Acquires SeaWell Networks --- SUWANEE, Ga., April 18, 2014
    Posted at 5:35 AM
    ARRIS (NASDAQ: ARRS) announced it acquired Mississauga, Ontario-based SeaWell Networks for an undisclosed amount. This acquisition comes one year after ARRIS's significant acquisition of Motorola Mobility's Home division. ARRIS is integrating SeaWell's adaptive bit rate (ABR) streaming technologies and talent into its Network & Cloud business. This combined portfolio - of IP video, multiscreen, and ad insertion solutions - will be the enabler for next-gen TV and advertising services. These solutions will enhance IP video by enabling new levels of interactivity ... read more
  • Posted at 5:01 AM
    In an effort to increase awareness and environmental responsibility, eClaim Recovery Specialists is looking to work with businesses, located throughout North America that generate large volumes of ewaste, electronics, computers and networking equipment, to offer a new revenue sharing program that will allow customers to recycle and see a revenue from, not just the whole unit, but the parts and materials too.http://youtu.be/QOIUjj1Na90The new revenue sharing program was created to allow the businesses that currently recycle or sell their large volume ... read more

Thursday, April 17, 2014

  • Posted at 10:00 AM
    Evidence-based interventions at the local and national levels provide promising strategies for reducing racial and ethnic health disparities related to HIV infection rates, immunization coverage, motor vehicle injuries and deaths, and smoking, according to a new report by the CDC's Office of Minority Health and Health Equity. The report, published today as an MMWR Supplement, describes CDC-led programs addressing some of the health disparities previously highlighted in the CDC Health Disparities and Inequalities Reports, CHDIR, 2011 and 2013. The CHDIR reports ... read more
  • Posted at 7:47 AM
    VersionOne, recognized by agile practitioners as the leader in agile application lifecycle management (ALM) software solutions, has hired additional sales leaders and agile experts to expand its regional presence in North America and Europe. With the increase in adoption of agile software development and enterprise scaled agile initiatives, VersionOne continues to broaden its support for companies making agile transformations around the world. New leaders responsible for VersionOne's regional expansion include Mark Rogge and Olav Maassen. Mark has joined VersionOne as ... read more
  • Posted at 7:15 AM
    Fueled by solid sales and significant global adoption of its award-winning multidomain master data management (MDM) solution, Stibo Systems has expanded its worldwide presence by opening a larger office in Toronto, Canada effective today. Located at 116 Spadina Ave in Suite 701 in Toronto, Ontario, Stibo ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Omnilink, an award-winning provider of advanced machine-to-machine (M2M) tracking and monitoring solutions, has been named to the Verizon Partner Program as a Silver member. “U.S. government agencies, businesses, and consumers have depended on Omnilink to monitor the location, safety, ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Axiologix, Inc. (OTC Pinks: AXLX) announced today that it has executed definitive agreements to acquire a controlling interest in iTeknik Holding Corporation, located in Commerce, Michigan, USA, that will bring nearly $11 million in additional annual revenues to Axiologix. On closing, Axiologix will acquire a 55.6% controlling interest in iTeknik Holding Corporation with a cash payment of $975,000 U.S. Dollars and deferred payments of $800,000 over 18 months to be paid to the current majority shareholders. On closing, iTeknik Holding Corporation ... read more
  • Posted at 5:07 AM
    The Creative Momentum, a full-service creative and digital marketing agency specializing in custom website design and development, has been named a Gold Level winner in the Horizon Interactive Awards Competition. This international competition highlights the "best of the best" in interactive media production. "It's always an honor to receive a Gold award like this for our portfolio," says Carl Widdowson, CEO of the Creative Momentum. "Our focus is taking a client's vision, making it a reality, and breaking the stereotypes of ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    On Wednesday, April 30, 2014, First Data Corporation will release its first quarter 2014 financial results. The release will be available at http://investor.firstdata.com. The company will host a conference call and webcast on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at 10:00 ... read more

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

  • Posted at 2:00 PM
    Rates of five major diabetes-related complications have declined substantially in the last 20 years among U.S. adults with diabetes, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, published in the current issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Rates of lower-limb amputation, end-stage kidney failure, heart attack, stroke, and deaths due to high blood sugar (hyperglycemia) all declined. Cardiovascular complications and deaths from high blood sugar decreased by more than 60 percent each, ... read more
  • Posted at 12:30 PM
    Cox Communications announced today that it is continuing its expansion of home security and automation services by offering Cox Home Security to the Las Vegas market. Cox started offering Home Security three years ago in Arizona and has since rolled it out to five other markets (California, Oklahoma, New England, Ohio and Virginia). Adding to its comprehensive portfolio of communications services including high speed Internet, cable TV and phone, Cox Home Security offers customers in Las Vegas a multifaceted solution ... read more
  • Posted at 8:33 AM
    First Data Chairman and CEO Frank Bisignano today announced that Heidi G. Miller has joined the First Data Board of Directors, effective April 14, 2014. A well-accomplished senior executive in the financial services industry, Miller’s addition brings the total number of board members to seven. ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ/NGS: RCII) today donated 65 Dell tablet computers to the Atlanta headquarters of 100 Black Men of America, a noted non-profit men's civic organization dedicated to educating and empowering African American children and teens. The hardware is ... read more
  • Posted at 7:15 AM
    Signum Group, LLC, the authority in asset and operations software solutions, today announced the appointment of Chris Spangler as senior vice president, sales and operations. Spangler is responsible for the strategic management and leadership of Signum's sales and operations teams to drive growth and ensure high value delivery of services to customers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75510 Spangler, who joins Signum Group from Infosys, previously held senior leadership positions at Delinea, CSC, and Deloitte. He also spent time as a financial analyst for Carolina Power & ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Damballa, the experts in advanced threat protection and containment, today announced a record first quarter, as the company grew bookings and revenue significantly, and added customers in the transportation, communications, education, high tech manufacturing and business services verticals. The company saw its ... read more
  • Posted at 6:40 AM
    Bolstering its suite of powerful mobile capabilities that include a first-of-its-kind apartment search app for the new Tizen operating system and a redesigned Apartment Finder iPhone app, the leading go-to source for active apartment shoppers today released an updated app for Android. Available for free at Google Play, the newly updated Apartment Finder Android app features the user-friendly design, smart search functions and advanced filtering options of the recently re-developed website (ApartmentFinder.com) to provide renters with quicker and easier on-the-go ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Concurrent (NASDAQ:CCUR), a global leader in multi-screen video delivery and media data intelligence solutions, has been awarded U.S. Patent No. 8,695,031 entitled “System, Device, and Method for Delivering Multimedia.” The patent defines a process for coordinating the retrieval of multimedia ... read more
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  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, announced today that Lloyds Banking Group selected NCR SelfServ™ cash dispense and cash deposit ATMs to upgrade over 1,200 ATMs in the U.K. The new solutions replaced legacy ATMs used by Lloyds ... read more
  • Rare Celebrates 25 Million In Year One --- ATLANTA, April 16, 2014
    Posted at 3:08 AM
    Rare.us, a Cox Media Group property, today celebrates its first anniversary with more than 25 million annual page views and 8.5 million unique visitors. Known for practical, positive news and entertainment that highlights how conservative thinking makes everyday life better, Rare enjoys 2 million page views per month just one year after its high-profile launch in Washington, DC. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140415/74046 Rare's reach is the result of a careful combination of unique web content, deep social media engagement and leading strategic partnerships. Nearly 1 ... read more