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Friday, December 19, 2014

Thursday, December 18, 2014

  • Posted at 3:11 PM
    Aeroseal Windows & Storefront (http://aerosealcorp.com), a Jessup-based commercial windows and doors company, has launched a new modern web website to keep up with changing times and improve their online image. Since their initial website launch, they have found that the use of a website has more applications than they originally anticipated. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141218/165368 When asked why Aeroseal got a new website, Marketing Manager Justin King responded, "The initial aerosealcorp.com was launched in early 2008. Since then our company has ... read more
  • Posted at 2:30 PM
    Medifast, Inc., (NYSE: MED), a leading United States manufacturer and provider of clinically proven weight-loss and healthy living products and programs, is proud to announce that Barry B. Bondroff, Lead Director on the Medifast Board of Directors, has become a National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Fellow, the highest level of credentialing for corporate directors and corporate governance professionals. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120613/NE24271LOGO-b As an NACD Fellow, Bondroff has demonstrated his knowledge of the leading trends and practices that define exemplary corporate ... read more
  • Posted at 2:25 PM
    As the American Nurses Association (ANA) embarks on a yearlong campaign to highlight the importance of nursing ethics and their impact on patients and health care quality, the annual Gallup survey on trust in professions shows the public continues to rate nursing as the most honest and ethical. For the past 13 years, the public has voted nurses as the most honest and ethical profession in America in the Gallup poll. This year, 80 percent of Americans rated nurses' honesty and ... read more
  • Posted at 1:24 PM
    Total Child Health, the creator of CHADIS, has joined the Allscripts Developer Program and is now offering a certified solution for Allscripts TouchWorks® EHR that utilizes Allscripts Open APIs. The integration of CHADIS with TouchWorks allows access to all of the screening tools delivered by CHADIS including the major validated development and autism screening tools (e.g. ASQ-3, M-CHAT-R), Early Childhood Screening Assessment and others that collect information on nutrition, sleep, feeding, toileting, exercise, safety, and EPSDT health risks. CHADIS: ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    SANS Institute is pleased to announce the winners of the SANS 2014 Difference Makers awards. While the headlines focus on security breaches, there are thousands of security practitioners out there who are quietly succeeding and keeping their companies and customers safe from attacks. The SANS Difference Makers award celebrates those individuals whose innovation, skill and effort have driven real advances in information security. The award winners were announced at the SANS Cyber Defense Initiative Training Event in Washington D.C. on ... read more

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

  • Posted at 10:49 AM
    SGT, Inc., a leading provider of Science and Engineering Services today announced that the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) has awarded SGT a five-year contract to provide engineering services to develop space science instruments and experimental payloads for NRL's Space Science Division (SSD) (NRL Code 7600). Under the Research, Development, and Engineering for Space Science Instruments and Experimental Payloads (SSIEP) contract, SGT will provide engineering services for the following three functional areas of the contract: 1) Research & Development Engineering Functions ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    WealthEngine, the leading provider of wealth intelligence, prospect research and marketing services for nonprofits, healthcare, education, luxury goods and financial services, and DonorPro, a leading fundraising software company, are pleased to announce a new partnership to enable mutual clients to makes it easy to manage donors, reach new high potential prospects, and intelligently report on all development activities. The partnership will enable organizations to leverage WE's unique data and wealth intelligence capabilities inside of DonorPro's fundraising CRM platform. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141217/164960LOGO ... read more
  • Posted at 6:07 AM
    ANCILE Solutions, Inc., a global developer of learning and performance software solutions used by more than half of the Fortune 100, today announced the appointment of Greg Sybersma as its Chief Sales and Marketing Officer. A veteran in the education and software industries, Sybersma will lead ANCILE's marketing, sales, and professional services teams. Sybersma, formerly of Socrates Connected, LLC and Blackboard Inc., brings to ANCILE comprehensive knowledge and a deep understanding of learning software, as well as the strategic ... read more
  • Posted at 5:45 AM
    A research report released today by Ameritox(SM), the nation's leader in medication monitoring solutions, revealed that more patients on chronic opioid therapy tested positive for a drug not prescribed by their doctor (33.9% in 2014, 32.3% in 2012) or for an illicit drug (11.6% in 2014, 11.1% in 2012) than two years ago. Marijuana (78%), cocaine (16.7%) and heroin (4.6%) were the most common substances detected among the samples testing positive for illicit drugs. As an indication that the nation's drug ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    CASI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: CASI), a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the acquisition, development and commercialization of innovative therapeutics addressing cancer and other unmet medical needs for the global market with a primary commercial focus on China, today reported that it has been granted a Type C meeting with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and that the meeting will be held in February 2015. During this meeting the Company will seek guidance on the clinical trial protocol design ... read more
  • Posted at 3:00 AM
    United Therapeutics Corporation (NASDAQ: UTHR) announced today two senior executive promotions as well as changes to Martine Rothblatt, Ph.D's compensation program. Senior Executive Promotions United Therapeutics announced the promotion of Roger Jeffs, Ph.D. to President and Co-Chief Executive Officer and David Zaccardelli, Pharm.D. to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. In connection with these promotions, Dr. Rothblatt's title will change from Chairman and Chief Executive Officer to Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer. As Chairman of the Board and Co-Chief ... read more

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

  • Posted at 2:35 PM
    Marriott International, Inc.'s industry-leading Content Studio has announced a third round of industry-first content development, production, and distribution deals. These new production and development deals continue to fuel Marriott International's content marketing strategy of creating content that informs, entertains, and adds value to travel lifestyle consumers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141216/164786 The latest deals include: -- The casting and start of production of the TWO BELLMEN at the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE ... read more
  • The Top Cyber Security Journalists of 2014 --- BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 16, 2014
    Posted at 7:00 AM
    Eleven journalists were voted by their peers as the best cyber journalists of 2014. In this third bi-annual awards program, more than 100 journalists who wrote substantial numbers of cybersecurity stories were polled. They submitted 31 nominations for the best cybersecurity journalists awards. The nominees had the final votes -choosing the journalists who had consistently written the best stories. When asked why they voted for a particular person they wrote comments like these: "She has remarkable reporting chops. I remember that ... read more
  • Posted at 5:45 AM
    IndiSoft, a technology development firm that specializes in systems for the financial services industry, has been named to the CIO Review list of 20 Most Promising Legal Solution Providers 2014. The list is designed to recognize and promote technology entrepreneurship and is based on ... read more
  • Posted at 5:40 AM
    Coffee is a lifestyle. If you or someone you know indulges in the "black gold," you are probably very familiar with the misery that ensues when there isn't enough time to grab a cup of coffee. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141216/164579 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141216/164580 Engineers and entrepreneurs at MoJoe Brewing Co. have developed an awesome, why-didn't-I-think-of-that device that seeks to solve your misery: a personal mobile coffee maker that can brew fresh coffee, tea, or hot chocolate wherever you are. Just in ... read more
  • Hughes Wins 'Best in Biz' Award 2014 --- GERMANTOWN, Md., Dec. 16, 2014
    Posted at 5:00 AM
    Hughes Network Systems, LLC, (HUGHES), a leading provider of managed network services to business and government and the global leader in broadband satellite solutions, announced today that HughesON(®) has been named a bronze winner in The Best New Product of the Year category by Best in Biz Awards 2014, the only independent business awards program judged by members of the press and industry analysts. HughesON is a comprehensive suite of managed network and digital media solutions for the distributed enterprise ... read more

Monday, December 15, 2014

  • Posted at 9:00 PM
    Commercial agribusinesses have an opportunity to use the Operation and Agriculture Supply Information System (OASIS) Standard Edition to manage all stages of agricultural production from land organization through crop protection to food transportation. The comprehensive database has a proprietary business method to connect and analyze operational areas in an efficient system with an easy-to-use interface. As it is brand new, the OASIS Standard Edition is being introduced with a sales promotion for qualified agribusinesses. Details can be found at https://www.OASISInfoSystem.com/Public/Promo. The ... read more
  • Posted at 1:35 PM
    2U Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU), a leading provider of cloud-based software-as-a-service solutions for leading nonprofit colleges and universities to deliver online degree programs, has been recognized by Washington Business Journal with an award for initial public offering (IPO) of the year. 2U also was recently named as one of Glassdoor's "Best Places to Work" among small-and-medium-sized companies for a second year in a row, and one of the 12 "U.S. Global Growth Companies" by World Economic Forum. "2U is honored to be ... read more