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Tuesday, February 9, 2016

  • Posted at 1:01 PM
    Landauer, Inc. (NYSE: LDR), a recognized leader in personal and environmental radiation measurement and monitoring, outsourced medical physics services and high quality medical consumable accessories, today reported financial results for its fiscal 2016 first quarter ended December 31, 2015. Fiscal 2016 First Quarter Highlights -- Revenue of $36.5 million compared to $37.5 million in the first quarter of 2015 -- Domestic Radiation ... read more
  • Posted at 1:01 PM
    Textura Corporation (NYSE: TXTR), a leading provider of collaboration solutions for the construction industry, announced today that it will release its fourth quarter 2015 results after the U.S. stock market closes on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016. Textura will also hold a conference call to discuss its results at 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) that day. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110602/CG12932LOGO The U.S. toll-free dial-in for the conference call is 1-877-407-9039, and the international dial-in number is 1-201-689-8470. A live webcast of the conference call will also be ... read more
  • Posted at 9:17 AM
    The Board of Directors of Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE: FSS) declared a quarterly cash dividend of seven cents ($0.07) per share on its common stock. The dividend is payable on March 17, 2016 to stockholders of record at the close of business on March 1, 2016. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120420/CG91760LOGO About Federal Signal Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE: FSS) provides products and services to protect people and our planet. Founded in 1901, Federal Signal is a leading global designer and manufacturer of products and total solutions ... read more
  • Beware Of New Social Security Scam --- CHICAGO, Feb. 9, 2016
    Posted at 9:00 AM
    As if getting aggressive and fake calls from the IRS or credit card companies wasn't enough to be on the lookout for, consumers also need to be wary of fake emails claiming to be from the Social Security Administration as they contain malware just waiting to infect their computers. Recently the Federal Trade Commission caught on to this new scam and with the help of AARP Fraud Watch Network is warning people to be aware and help stop fraudsters. "Being aware ... read more
  • Posted at 8:07 AM
    WotNow, a very ground-breaking calendar app for busy parents, youth and professionals, has been released across Chicago. WotNow contains events of over 7000 Chicagoland organizations including entertainment, schools, parks, libraries, museums, sports, churches and businesses. Thousands of parents and youth from across Chicago are active early users of WotNow. WotNow offers a smart filled calendar experience for today's busy users, who are drowning in a deluge of information flowing via emails, social media posts and texts. "Many users scramble to keep ... read more
  • Posted at 7:22 AM
    Supported by the Creating IT Futures Foundation, the National Cristina Foundation launched an online computer resource guide to make computers more accessible to military veterans. The guide is available as a content widget for potential partner websites as well. https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75669 "Nearly every job touches on some aspect of technology, and we want to make technology as accessible to as many people as possible, especially our military veterans," said Dr. Yvette Marrin, president and co-founder, National Cristina Foundation. "This guide helps veterans who ... read more
  • Posted at 7:05 AM
    PharMEDium Services, LLC, a part of AmerisourceBergen, announced the renewal of its sole source group purchasing agreement with Premier, Inc. to continue providing outsourced pharmacy compounding and admixture services to Premier member facilities through December 2018. This agreement includes a ... read more
  • Posted at 7:02 AM
    In an industry where revenues are predicted to slow down while costs are anticipated to rise, grocers must find ways to improve in-store operations.1 This year, grocers will be looking to technology to help them reduce costs, find new efficiencies and mitigate security risks. ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    As snacks and smaller meals continue to be a big part of daily diets, people continue to look for snacks that are nutritious - made with wholesome, real food ingredients - but also have rich, complex flavors. With this in mind, Abbott is introducing Curate - a new brand that takes a culinary approach to snacking by creating unique flavor combinations that taste like they were handcrafted by a chef. "Even with countless nutritious snack options in store, people told us ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Coriant, a global supplier of SDN-enabled transport networking solutions, today announced it is building upon the robust capabilities of its next-generation 8600 Smart Router Series to offer a converged IP-Optical solution purpose-built for mobile backhaul evolution. The 8600 Series today is ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Fresenius Kabi USA announced today that Seema Kumbhat, M.D., has joined the company as senior vice president and medical director. Dr. Kumbhat reports to John Ducker, president and CEO of Fresenius Kabi USA, and is a new member of the company’s executive committee. ... read more
  • Posted at 6:07 AM
    Molex, LLC will bring its deep expertise and wide range of solutions for the medical industry to MD&M West, February 9 - 11, booth 1746. Through its ongoing investment in research and development, as well as its strategic acquisitions and partnerships, Molex has built an extensive ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Grainger (NYSE: GWW) and SchoolDude today announced the Click2Buy(SM) solution, a new and efficient way to help educational institutions better manage workflow when purchasing products used to maintain, repair and operate their facilities. The Click2Buy solution is cloud-based and helps customers in the education industry automate the purchase process, from request to procurement to payment to closeout. In addition, Click2Buy is designed to work across multiple departments without affecting each group's required workflows. "Customers at educational institutions face daily challenges of ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Two iconic Chicago organizations are teaming up to show their appreciation for Chicagoland first responders. Coming together for the first time, Turtle Wax and the Chicago Wolves are on a mission to support first responders and their families via an interactive social media campaign. Both organizations have strong ties to supporting first responders: -- Turtle Wax co-chairmen Denis and Sondra Healy have lent their support to the 100 Club of ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    In a move to bolster their position as a premier computer forensics firm, and further develop their growing Incident Response business, 4Discovery LLC has announced the hiring of a well-regarded industry veteran, Daniel Bikus. Bikus joins 4Discovery from Tower Legal Solutions, where he was the Midwest Business Development Manager. 4Discovery plans to add two additional professionals to their team in the first quarter of 2016. "The Incident Response market is exploding," said Jeffrey Hartman, Partner and Co-Founder of 4Discovery, ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Westell Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: WSTL), a leading provider of in-building wireless, intelligent site management, cell site optimization, and outside plant solutions, today announces that, effective immediately, it is offering a manufacturer’s rebate on the purchase of select in-building wireless products. ... read more
  • Posted at 5:40 AM
    BluStor(TM), a leader in harnessing multi-factor biometric authentication, authorization and data security tools into a smart card-sized solution, has announced that it will begin shipping in March its CyberGate((TM) )Secure Mobile Briefcase (SMB). In an increasingly mobile world, the CyberGate solution sets itself apart by returning control of digital identity, privacy and data access to its rightful owner. It's no secret that mobile security devices and cloud-based solutions have failed in keeping pace with the dizzying growth of technology. One only ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    Experian Automotive today announced that U.S. automotive loan balances climbed 11.5 percent to reach $987 billion in the fourth quarter of 2015, according to its most recent State of the Automotive Finance Market report. This marks the highest level on record since Experian began publicly tracking the data in 2006. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130131/LA51658LOGO The growth in balances was fueled primarily by finance companies and credit unions, which saw increases of 22.5 percent and 15.9 percent over Q4 2014, respectively. Despite those increases, however, ... read more
  • Posted at 5:06 AM
    SwervePay, LLC, an innovative patient-centric payment solution in healthcare, announced its completion of $10 million of funding from investors in and alongside its Series B round. The capital investment, led by Chicago-based Garland Capital Group, will support SwervePay’s growth and expansion, ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    IRI™, a global leader in innovative solutions and services for consumer, retail, media and over-the-counter health care companies, announced today that it will be joining forces with the Center for Pricing and Revenue Management, a joint initiative of Columbia Business School and the Fu Foundation School ... read more