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Monday, April 21, 2014

  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    Infertility is a disease affecting more than 7 million people across the U.S., according to the National Survey of Family Growth. That number represents 12 percent of women of childbearing age or one in eight couples. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140421/76746 Audubon Fertility & Reproductive Medicine is proud to recognize the 25(th) Annual National Infertility Awareness Week April 20 - 26, joining with other infertility centers and healthcare professionals across the nation to promote greater awareness of infertility, the therapies available to address it, and the ... read more

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) first Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) tank has transitioned from the assembly line to the shipyard for integration with the Wartsila LNG propulsion system. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110419/PH85737LOGO-b Weighing in at 250,000 pounds, this LNG tank built with U.S. steel is the first of its kind for Lockheed Martin and will soon be used for marine applications under contract to Wartsila, a Finnish power solution provider for Harvey Gulf International Marine LLC, a marine transportation company based in New Orleans. The ... read more

Monday, April 14, 2014

  • CenturyLink to Participate in Analyst Conference --- MONROE, La., April 14, 2014
    Posted at 1:33 PM
    CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) announces that it is scheduled to participate in the following analyst conference: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090602/DA26511LOGO 42nd Annual J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Monday Media and Telecom Conference May 19, 2014 About CenturyLinkCenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company in the United States and is recognized as a leader in the network services market by technology industry analyst firms. The company is ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) today announced that its recycling sites collected, securely shredded and recycled more than 3.5 million pounds of paper in 2013 - saving the equivalent of almost 30,000 trees. In addition to paper, CenturyLink's program recycles a wide range of materials, including metal reels, copper-based materials, precious metals and electronics. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090602/DA26511LOGO "CenturyLink's recycling program is one of many programs designed to lessen our impact on the environment," said Jennifer Scarpino, CenturyLink's director of environmental health and safety/business continuity. "We ... read more

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

  • Posted at 10:00 AM
    GCR Inc. (GCR) introduces "AirportIQ Secure Credentials," a biometric security and continuous credentialing solution for the aviation and airport industry. AirportIQ Secure Credentials provides a comprehensive and trusted, biometrically-enabled security credential. Features include the continuous validation of background; verification of the identity of aviation workers; binding of biometric and biographic information to the individual; and improving the existing security badge enrollment processes. This new system manages the entry and maintenance of identity information, both biographical and biometric; prints badges; ... read more
  • Posted at 8:30 AM
    365 Connect, the New Orleans based, award-winning online technology platform provider for the multifamily housing industry, announced today that the company's Mobile Leasing and Resident Platform has received an IAC Award from the Web Marketing Association. This highly coveted international award further cements 365 Connect's role as the leader in creating leading edge, web-based technology platforms for the multifamily housing industry. (Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140409/MN99590) Produced by the Web Marketing Association, the Internet Advertising Competition is an annual awards program that honors organizations ... read more
  • AT&T 4G LTE Available In Abbeville --- ABBEVILLE, La., April 9, 2014
    Posted at 6:50 AM
    AT&T* has turned on the nation's most reliable 4G LTE network** in Abbeville, bringing customers the latest generation of wireless network technology. Watch here to see several of the benefits AT&T 4G LTE provides, including: -- Faster speeds. LTE technology is capable of delivering mobile Internet speeds up to 10 times faster than 3G***. Customers can stream, download, upload and game faster ... read more

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

  • Posted at 9:30 AM
    A Louisiana jury has awarded $9 billion to a New York man and his wife following a trial over the man's claims that his bladder cancer was caused by the popular prescription diabetes drug Actos. Attorneys W. Mark Lanier of The Lanier Law Firm, Richard J. Arsenault of Neblett Beard & Arsenault and Paul J. Pennock of Weitz & Luxenberg represented Terrence and Susan Allen in the two-month trial before Judge Rebecca Doherty in the U.S. District Court for the Western ... read more

Monday, April 7, 2014

Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Posted at 8:55 PM
    DNA Services of America has served its clients needs by providing valuable content regarding paternity testing, prenatal testing and several other DNA tests for more than 10 years through its website dnasoa.com. Now, in addition to its main website, DNA Services of America will continue to provide its clients with more personalized information through more than 250 local web properties. These sites will be customized with pertinent state and local content for is network of franchisees and company-owned ... read more

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

  • Federated Sample Launches Fulcrum Bid Manager --- NEW ORLEANS, April 2, 2014
    Posted at 6:00 AM
    Federated Sample announced today the release of Fulcrum Bid Manager, a new technology solution revolutionizing the sample bidding process by providing a robust, centralized platform that allows engagement with any supplier regardless of their availability on the Fulcrum Exchange. This new tool integrates the benefits of advanced enterprise management software to manage, track and centralize the online sample procurement process while also providing suppliers with a standardized method of responding to requests. The Fulcrum Bid Manager was developed specifically to ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    TraceSecurity, the pioneer in cloud-based IT governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solutions, and GFI Software, one of the world’s largest providers of affordable and easy-to-use IT solutions for small to mid-sized businesses, today announced that they have reached a joint ... read more

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

  • Posted at 1:10 PM
    CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) plans to release its first quarter 2014 earnings results after the market closes on Wednesday, May 7, 2014, and host a related conference call at 4:00 p.m. CDT that day. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090602/DA26511LOGO The conference call will be streamed live over CenturyLink's website at ir.centurylink.com. Interested parties can also access the call by dialing 866.835.8905 five minutes prior to the start of the call. A telephone replay of the call will be available beginning at 8:00 p.m. CDT on May 7, ... read more
  • Posted at 3:00 AM
    The Kickboard instructional management solution won the Cool Tool Award in the Student Academic Tracking Solution category of the 2014 EdTech Digest Awards Recognition Program. Now in its fourth year, the awards program honors tools, trendsetters and leaders in the education ... read more
  • Posted at 3:00 AM
    For the past three years, dealmakers have been increasingly bullish about deal activity, only to be disappointed by the tepid recovery in M&A. Will 2014 be the year the optimism proves correct? According to the 7(th) Annual Brunswick Group M&A Survey, confidence in the global M&A landscape remains high for 2014, encouraged by greater confidence among CEOs and in the Board room, overall improving economic conditions and a buoyant stock market. With several mega-deals already announced in ... read more

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) today announced further investment in its hosting capabilities with plans to expand its global data center presence in eight markets during 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090602/DA26511LOGO The opening of three new data centers in North America, paired with expansions to five existing CenturyLink data centers, responds to global demand for secure cloud, colocation and managed services, particularly in regions with a strong CenturyLink network presence. These plans follow recent news that the company will also invest in expanding its CenturyLink Cloud ... read more

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

  • Posted at 7:41 AM
    Organizers expect more than 700 members of the financial media community to attend the three-day conference this year, scheduled for September 18-20 at the New Orleans Marriott, conveniently located in the French Quarter. FinCon is the largest conference in the world serving financial bloggers, writers, and professionals (i.e. advisors, coaches, CFPs, etc.). Expert Farnoosh Torabi, of Yahoo! Finance fame, will present a keynote address. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140319/MN85589) In its fourth year, FinCon (formerly the Financial Blogger Conference) is designed to bring together ... read more

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

  • 3D Printing of Bone Replacement Material --- ROSEMONT, Ill., March 18, 2014
    Posted at 11:05 AM
    Currently, there are few methods for healing large bone gaps that occur as a result of injury. The standard method of treatment involves transplanting donor bone to fill the gap. However, disease transmission or rejection of the donor bone can result. Although using a patient's own bone from elsewhere in their body is an option, it involves increased pain caused by the additional surgeries needed to harvest and transplant the bone. Either way, one of the ... read more

Monday, March 17, 2014

  • Posted at 12:10 PM
    Today, the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System welcomed Our Lady of the Angels Hospital located in Bogalusa as a new organization of the health system. The Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System assumed the management and operations of the 98-bed hospital, formerly known as LSU Bogalusa Medical Center, to continue healthcare services and graduate medical education. More than 500 team members, 125 physicians and two graduate medical education training programs have transitioned under the leadership of the ... read more