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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

  • Posted at 11:34 AM
    Light Corporation, the leader in intelligent lighting energy management systems, today introduces a new line of ultra-intelligent LED high bay lighting systems called DayStar. The product is designed, manufactured, and assembled from Light Corp operations facility in Grand Haven, Michigan, USA. Lighting industry experts project the DayStar to enable the reduction of an entire facility's lighting energy usage by up to 95%. The DayStar LED is available in 9 different packages in 22" or 44" lengths, with light output performance from ... read more
  • Posted at 7:36 AM
    A recent CFI Group study, sponsored by eBay Enterprise, finds mobile use is expected to be higher than ever before during this year's holiday shopping season, but retailers are not prepared to meet customers' mobile needs. According to Holiday Shopping 2014: Mobile on the Rise, which surveyed 1,000 consumers, 70 percent of consumers have used a smartphone to make a purchase in the last six months, up from 59 percent in 2013. Additionally, 41 percent of consumers said they plan ... read more
  • Posted at 7:10 AM
    In 2013, when Edward Snowden leaked classified National Security Agency (NSA) documents, he brought the world's attention to the issues of privacy, security and global surveillance, begging questions with few simple answers. Now, researchers can go deeper into this controversial topic by exploring its history and impact through primary sources. Digital National Security Archive's Electronic Surveillance and the National Security Agency: From Shamrock to Snowden brings together the world's most comprehensive, publicly available collection of materials on the subject. ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Altair today announced the launch of HyperWorks Unlimited(TM) - Virtual (HWUL-V) for Amazon Web Services (AWS). The company will be showcasing the technology in the Intel booth during the re:Invent global AWS user conference from Nov. 11-14 in Las Vegas, NV. HWUL-V integrates unlimited use of the HyperWorks(®) computer-aided engineering (CAE) suite with PBS Professional(®), a leading high-performance computing (HPC) workload manager, and application-aware portals for HPC access and remote visualization of big data. This solution enables ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    Strategic Staffing Solutions (S(3)), a Detroit-based global IT and business services company today, on Veterans Day, launched a dedicated webpage to support and enhance the company's highly successful efforts to employ military veterans and their spouses. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141110/157740 Cynthia J. Pasky, S(3) president and CEO, said the company's veteran employment program has already resulted in S(3) hiring more veterans and their spouses in 2014 than ever before. "Our dedicated military sourcing team has already placed 350 consultants with customers generating roughly $80 million ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    U.S. Medical Management and its affiliates (USMM) announced today that they generated over $3.6 million in savings for the Pioneer ACO program in Performance Year 2. The $3.6 million represents 3.75% of the total savings achieved under the entire Pioneer ACO program nationally. USMM is the nation's leading provider of in-home medical services which include primary care, laboratory, diagnostics, radiology, skilled nursing, hospice, medical equipment and podiatry. USMM manages over 50,000 high-acuity patients as primary care on an annual basis across ... read more
  • Properly maintained headlights vastly improve driver safety --- FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Nov. 11, 2014
    Posted at 2:20 AM
    MS -- The importance of maintaining a vehicle cannot be understated. In addition to protecting their financial investments, drivers who properly maintain their vehicles are also protecting themselves and their passengers. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141110/157604 Many elements of vehicle maintenance become second nature to drivers once they have a few months of driving under their belts. But few drivers remember to maintain their headlights, a potentially dangerous oversight that can compromise the safety of drivers and their fellow motorists. Old or poorly maintained ... read more

Monday, November 10, 2014

  • Posted at 1:05 PM
    Advanced Photonix(®) (NYSE MKT: API) (the "Company") today reported results for the second quarter ended September 26, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130304/LA69982LOGO Financial Highlights for the Second Quarter Ended September 26, 2014 -- Net sales for the quarter were $7.8 million, an increase of $253,000 or 3% from the second quarter ended September 27, 2013. Sequentially, revenues were up 2% relative to the first quarter of fiscal ... read more
  • Diplomat Announces 3rd Quarter Financial Results --- FLINT, Mich., Nov. 10, 2014
    Posted at 1:05 PM
    Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO), the nation's largest independent specialty pharmacy, announced financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2014. All comparisons, unless otherwise noted, are to the quarter ended September 30, 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140928/148820 Highlights include: -- Revenue of $595.5 million, an increase of 49% -- Total prescriptions dispensed of 209,000, an increase of 15% -- Gross margin of 6.7%, versus 5.8% -- Net income ... read more
  • Posted at 1:05 PM
    Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ESPR), an emerging pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing first-in-class, oral low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-cholesterol) lowering therapies for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia and other cardiometabolic risk markers, today provided ETC-1002 development program updates and financial ... read more
  • Posted at 1:01 PM
    Arotech Corporation (Nasdaq GM: ARTX), a provider of quality defense and security products for the military, law enforcement and security markets, today reported results for the quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014. Third Quarter Results Revenues for the third quarter reached $24.8 million, compared to $23.2 million for the corresponding period in 2013, an increase of 6.9%. Gross profit for the quarter was $8.0 million, or 32.3% of revenues, compared to $6.4 million, or 27.5% of revenues, for the corresponding period ... read more
  • Posted at 9:59 AM
    Today, in an effort to help families recognize the true value that comes from the small ways in which they give and get care daily, Whirlpool brand launched the Every day, care(TM) Project, a program that includes a series of social experiments intended to prove the value and impact of the many different facets and perspectives of care. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110404/NY75862LOGO In the first installment of the Every day, care(TM) Project, Whirlpool brand releases a social experiment called Perceptions of Care. In ... read more
  • Posted at 9:30 AM
    Visteon Corporation (NYSE: VC) has been awarded the first production program for its Fusion connected platform by a leading European-based vehicle manufacturer. The vehicle line is expected to launch in 2018. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20001201/DEF008LOGO Fusion is a highly innovative solution "fusing" traditional driver information, infotainment and Cloud connectivity into one connected platform, offering drivers and passengers a seamless human machine interaction (HMI) experience. Visteon's first-to-market platform allows multiple systems to run side-by-side in a virtual environment on a scalable hardware solution that is capable ... read more
  • Posted at 6:51 AM
    Answers Corporation, the parent company of top-10 Internet property Answers.com (source: Quantcast) and a premier provider of cloud-based voice of customer solutions, congratulates Annamarie Bermundo, Assistant Vice President of CRM and Digital Platform Development at L’Oréal Paris USA, on being named one of 12 1to1 Media ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    Munro & Associates, Inc., a world class consulting engineering firm, has developed the Design Profit® 6 Sigma Defect Rate Converter App to allow engineers to quickly, easily and accurately convert among: Defect Rate in Parts Per Million (PPM) / Defects Per Million Opportunities (DPMO); Process Capability Index (Cpk); Right First Time (RFT) / First Time Yield (FTY); or Sigma level. Simply enter one of the values within its proper range and the Six Sigma Defect Rate Converter calculates the other ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Cavendish Global taps Steven Shaya, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, of Health Net Connect as panelist. The distinguished panel of 6 will discuss the following: "Big Data and the Digital Health Revolution; Emerging Opportunities for Transformational Impact on Disease Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment and Medical Outcomes." Accomplished innovators will reveal how major advances in health care can be accomplished by harnessing the knowledge, insights and capabilities of big-data and the digital health revolution and how these advances are benefiting the ... read more
  • Aqaba Launches Ziebart.com --- STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., Nov. 10, 2014
    Posted at 5:00 AM
    Aqaba Technologies has launched www.Ziebart.com, a website devoted to providing complete car care solutions to customers via a worldwide network of approximately 400 franchise locations, with 800 Ziebart Service Centers in 32 countries. Ziebart.com is a fully featured web site, dedicated to supply customers with total vehicle protection products and services. It is a one-stop shop for consumers and franchisees presenting auto care services, franchising opportunities and a customer care center. The website features capabilities built with Sitefinity, empowering Ziebart ... read more

Saturday, November 8, 2014

  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    The Genesee County Veterans Treatment Court is more than a courtroom. It's become a living memorial to those who have served their country, and it's one of more than 130 documented Veterans Treatment Courts now operating throughout the U.S. The Genesee court, launched in 2013, was inspired by a staffer for the Genesee County Probate Court. She lost her son as a result of PTSD-related complications after he served three tours in Afghanistan. Judge Jennie Barkey and other members of the ... read more

Friday, November 7, 2014