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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

  • ACT Aspire College and Career Readiness System Launches --- CORALVILLE, Iowa, April 2, 2014
    Posted at 2:48 PM
    The first administration of the new ACT Aspire College and Career Readiness system took place this week in 33 states. The assessments provide educators and parents with student achievement data based on the ACT College and Career Readiness Standards ("CCRS") from grade 3 to H.S. ACT Aspire is the first digital, longitudinal assessment system to fully connect student academic performance from elementary through high school, and to the ACT exam. Measurement against the CCRS and ACT College and Career Benchmarks will ... read more

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

  • TeamQuest Brings Risk Prediction to the Data Center --- CLEAR LAKE, Iowa, March 26, 2014
    Posted at 6:00 AM
    TeamQuest, a global leader in IT Service Optimization, today announced significant enhancements to their recently announced TeamQuest Risk Prediction solution, which is designed to allow organizations to confidently predict and prevent future IT performance issues within their IT systems and services, as well as the ability to diagnose the root cause of performance issues across various infrastructures. These new capabilities of TeamQuest Risk Prediction give businesses information on when system resources will begin to degrade as a result of ... read more

Monday, March 24, 2014

  • CountyLineFurniture.com Opens its Online Store --- WEST BRANCH, Iowa, March 24, 2014
    Posted at 6:14 AM
    Internet company and online retailer, MKW Global Concepts LLC, today announced the opening of its new online store at www.CountyLineFurniture.com. Product categories of the online store currently include beds, mattresses, dressers and nightstands; although the company plans to significantly increase its inventory throughout the remainder of 2014. Company co-founder and owner, Michael Whitehead, stated, "Brick and mortar locations are often limited by what they can fit on the floor. We look forward to providing our consumers with a vast array ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    America's security-cleared workforce endured a second straight year of declining compensation, however, the rate of decline has moderated from three percent in 2012 to less than one percent in 2013, according to ClearanceJobs.com, the leading online career network for professionals with an active federal security clearance. According to data collected from nearly 21,000 cleared professionals, 2013 average compensation totaled $88,423, down slightly from $88,447 earned in 2012. Those figures include a decrease in average salaries of one percent ... read more

Thursday, March 20, 2014

  • McCord Research is Moving its Office Location --- CORALVILLE, Iowa, March 20, 2014
    Posted at 8:07 AM
    McCord Research, parent company of Pinnaclife, Inc. will be moving its office location as of Friday, March 21(st), 2014. McCord Research was founded by Darlene McCord, Ph.D., FAPWCA, inventor of Viniferamine(®) and Olivamine(®) based products. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120510/CG05130LOGO McCord Research is currently located in Coralville, Iowa:59 Second Street, Coralville, IA 52241. The new location for McCord Research will also be in Coralville, Iowa:2769 Heartland Drive, Suite 303, Coralville, IA 52241. Business hours for McCord Research are: Monday - Friday8:30 am - 5:00 pm ... read more

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    AT&T* has invested more than $200 million in its best-in-class wireless and wired networks in Iowa from 2010 through 2013, driving a wide range of upgrades to enhance speed, reliability, coverage and performance for residents and business customers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120612/DA23287LOGO Advancing its Project Velocity IP (VIP), an investment plan to expand and enhance its wireless and wired IP broadband networks, AT&T in 2013 made more than 200 network upgrades in Iowa, including: -- 26 new site builds ... read more

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    PCSB Bank, a family owned community bank in Southwest Iowa, is the first bank in the state to implement software-driven interactive video technology from NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), the global leader in consumer transaction technology. NCR ... read more

Monday, March 17, 2014

  • Posted at 4:30 AM
    Textura(®) Corporation (NYSE: TXTR), the leading provider of collaboration solutions for the construction industry, announced today that GFI Development Company is using Submittal Exchange(®) to manage design and construction communications for the elaborate renovation of the unique Five Beekman Street project in Manhattan's Financial District. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110602/CG12932LOGO "One of our General Contractor partners showed us Submittal Exchange on another project and we knew it was exactly the solution we needed to manage the massive amount of design and construction information ... read more

Thursday, March 13, 2014

  • Posted at 7:31 AM
    Today, Winnebago Industries (WGO) announced the launch of the RV industry's first lifestyle website. The site, www.winnebagolife.com, nicknamed goLife, brings a fresh perspective to the RV industry. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140313/CG82825 The goLife website will have continuing features that include stories on owners' lifestyles, in-depth articles featuring the company's latest vehicles, a product showcase for apps and travel accessories, stories and pictures from owners, and a look ahead to new trends in the industry. "For years, Winnebago has been an innovator in recreational vehicle product ... read more

Monday, March 10, 2014

  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    Prairie iNet, a division of the nation’s leading fixed wireless Internet company, recently expanded its high-speed service in Northeastern Iowa with customized residential Internet packages starting at $29.95 per month. Prairie iNet charges a fixed monthly fee for unlimited home Internet use. ... read more

Thursday, March 6, 2014

  • Posted at 1:28 PM
    McCord Research will be exhibiting at the 2014 Peak Leadership Summit Expo held in Washington, DC. The expo will be on Monday, March 17(th), at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel. McCord Research was founded by Darlene McCord, Ph.D., FAPWCA, inventor of Viniferamine(®) and Olivamine(®) based products. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120510/CG05130LOGO Visit McCord Research booth #916 at the Peak Leadership Summit Expo for a free sample of the revolutionary Skin Renewal Cream, which contains the most potent doses of Viniferamine(®) and the scientific ingredients. ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    The following is being released by the Claims Administrator for the DRAM Settlement Fund by order of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. Settlements totaling $310 million have been reached with 12 manufacturers of Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) over accusations of price fixing. Class counsel and state Attorneys General alleged that the price fixing caused millions of consumers and businesses in Iowa and around the country to pay too much for DRAM and products containing ... read more

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    For the fourth consecutive year, Kaplan University and the American Freedom Foundation (AFF) have teamed up to offer academic scholarships to help family members of current and former U.S. military service personnel. Since the program began, nearly 200 scholarships have been awarded to military family members ... read more
  • Posted at 6:33 AM
    KemPharm, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of new, safer therapies to treat pain, announced today that multiple global composition of matter patents have been issued for KP201 in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Japan, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. Additionally, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) allowed for grant in due course U.S. Patent Application No. 13/888,578 to KemPharm for composition claims of the salt forms of KP201. KP201 is KemPharm's hydrocodone ... read more

Thursday, February 20, 2014

  • Posted at 2:41 PM
    Pinnaclife, Inc., founded by the world-renown wound and skin care biochemist, Darlene McCord, Ph.D., FAPWCA, is sending Takkin Lo, MD, MPH, CWSP, ABPM/UHM to speak at The Philippine Wound Care Society Annual Convention. The convention will be held at the EDSA Shangri-La Hotel, Mandaluyong City, Philippines from February 26-28, 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120510/CG05130LOGO) Dr. Takkin Lo is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, and the Department of Plastic & ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    Infinite Computing Systems, Inc., announced today that their ParkAide®, (www.parkaide.net), an advanced digital parking and personnel asset management system available on the market today, suite of products can now utilize Windows® 8 tablet devices for its StreetView(TM) module. Microsoft has tested and certified it for release in its Windows Store. ParkAide uses vendor agnostic technology architecture to manage digital parking assets and enhance revenues for municipalities, campuses and other parking system applications in real time. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140220/PH68440LOGO-a ) (Logo: ... read more

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

  • Posted at 2:00 PM
    Cambridge Investment Research, Inc. (Cambridge) announced Ryan Reineke has been named Chief Operating Officer. Reineke, also serving as the firm’s head of technology, assumes this role from Amy Webber, Cambridge’s President. “Ryan has held an integral role for the ... read more
  • Posted at 12:08 PM
    From fall-off-the-bone spare ribs to a simple pork stew, juicy, tender pork is a versatile favorite, and it's no surprise that it has captured the hearts of people across America. No matter what cut or pork recipe makes your heart happy, when you love something, you want to share it - and that's why the National Pork Board is inspiring fans nationwide to share their #PorkLUV online for a chance to give back. From now through March 7, pork fans who ... read more

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

  • TeamQuest Announces New Optimization in a Box --- CLEAR LAKE, Iowa, Feb. 18, 2014
    Posted at 7:00 AM
    TeamQuest, a global leader in IT Service Optimization, today announced availability of a new service called TeamQuest Optimization in a Box. Combining their comprehensive suite of tools and technologies for automated optimization along with over twenty years experience of expert services and strategic advice to customers with complex, globally distributed IT operations, Optimization in a Box is geared toward enabling businesses to realize the full performance benefits of the modern data center. This unique offering, based upon the proven capabilities of ... read more