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Thursday, October 23, 2014

  • Valmont Announces Third Quarter 2014 Results --- OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 23, 2014
    Posted at 2:30 PM
    Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE: VMI), a leading global provider of engineered products and services for infrastructure and mechanized irrigation equipment for agriculture, reported third quarter sales of $765.7 million compared with $778.0 million for the same period of 2013. Third quarter 2014 operating income was $87.8 million versus $109.9 million in 2013. Third quarter net income was $23.6 million versus $56.5 million in 2013, or $0.92 in diluted earnings per share compared to $2.10 in 2013. Third quarter net income ... read more
  • Posted at 8:28 AM
    MacPractice announced MacPractice MD, DC, 20/20 and DDS 5. In addition to MacPractice EMR and EDR, Yosemite compatible MacPractice 5 offers a new MacPractice EHR Ability that interoperates with MacPractice's iOS 8 compatible iEHR, Clipboard and Patient Check In apps for iPad, and features ICD-10 code mapping with ICD-9 and SNOMED, an updated Patient PHI Portal, secure messaging, Kiosk 2 and online registration. "MacPractice 5 represents a leap forward for all doctors who prefer the reliability and ease of use of ... read more
  • Geist Plastics Changes Name to Lincoln Plastics --- LINCOLN, Neb., Oct. 23, 2014
    Posted at 7:30 AM
    Geist Plastics, a supplier of custom plastic profile extrusion to industries ranging from agriculture to consumer products, has changed its name to Lincoln Plastics. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141023/153962LOGO The reason for the name change of the 66-year-old company is to reduce brand confusion in the local community. Geist Plastics is a division of PCE, Inc., a privately-held corporation that also owns Geist Global, a data-center solutions group located in Lincoln. "Another benefit of the name change," says Dominic Pynes, president of the Lincoln-NE-based plastic profile ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    Transgenomic, Inc. (NASDAQ: TBIO), today announced that the company will hold its Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results and Business Update Conference Call on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 8:30 AM ET. To participate in the call, dial 866-952-1907 from the U.S. and Canada ... read more

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Ubersense, a video analysis tool with over 2.5 million downloads on iOS, has released its first version for Android, now available on Google Play. The app brings instant video replay, slow motion, and drawing tools to Android coaches and athletes, allowing them to improve their technique and fine-tune their game. Recently listed as a "Best New Sports App" in Apple's App Store, Ubersense has a global community of athletes and coaches from more than 50 sports in 150 countries. In ... read more
  • Posted at 3:00 AM
    Providing the latest in integrated embedded solutions and products, Z3 Technology, LLC announced today the immediate availability of the Z3-DM8107-SDI2-RPS broadcast encoder. The encoder was developed as a video infrastructure solution that works in applications such as broadcast video encoding, medical video, video security and industrial DVR, and industrial video processing. "With encoding capability of up to 1080p60 or dual channel with 1 channel of 1080i30 and 1 channel of 720p60, the Z3-DM8107-SDI2-RPS supports H.264 BP, MP and HP," says Aaron ... read more

Monday, October 20, 2014

  • Posted at 8:19 AM
    RootMetrics, an independent mobile analytics firm, today released its sixth Omaha RootScore(®) Report and Verizon Wireless received the highest award for overall network performance in Omaha for the second consecutive time. In addition to receiving the top award for overall network performance, Verizon Wireless also scored highest in the categories of Reliability, Speed, Data and tied for highest in Call and Text Performance. Scores were based on RootMetrics tests performed in September 2014. The company ranked the four major U.S. ... read more
  • Posted at 7:19 AM
    The Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles launched an enhancement to the popular Motor Vehicle Registration Renewal online application conveniently offering online renewals to more people in Sarpy and Douglas Counties. The enhancement allows individuals to upload a document or ... read more

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    On October 18(th), 2014, Generation V E-Cigarettes and Vape Bar will host a Grand Opening Event to celebrate the opening of its Omaha retail store, located at 327 N 78(th) Street in Tower Plaza Shopping Center between Dodge and Cass Streets. Generation V invites the community to enjoy free e-liquid samples, refreshments, giveaways, and a chance to win a year supply of FREE e-liquid! The retailer opened its first retail location in Lincoln last January and hopes to continue its ... read more

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

  • Posted at 7:30 AM
    Mortech, a Zillow® business providing mortgage technology software solutions for mortgage bankers and secondary market teams, today announced the launch of lender websites, which will allow mortgage lenders to quickly and affordably create a custom WordPress®-powered website for their personal brand and business. ... read more
  • Posted at 5:02 AM
    To better understand and control drought and water management for China’s 1.3 billion people, a Chinese research project selected LI-COR Biosciences and its eddy covariance system for nationwide use. The Chinese Ecosystem Research Network (CERN) is measuring a portion of the water cycle called evapotranspiration, ... read more

Friday, October 3, 2014

  • Posted at 3:25 PM
    Sandhills Publishing is pleased to announce the construction of an additional facility on its 68-acre main campus in Lincoln, Nebraska. The new building will be adjacent to the company's Data Center and will house 122 employees specializing in software development, networking, and server management including Web developers, mobile developers, database developers, user interface designers, network administrators, and other IT personnel. The expansion will bring the total office space on the Lincoln campus (which currently houses nearly 600 employees) to over ... read more

Thursday, October 2, 2014

  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    The Nebraska Judicial Branch is making Nebraska Supreme Court and the Nebraska Court of Appeals case information available to the public through the court’s online court case search system. Using the appellate case search feature, individuals are now able to search cases and view filed briefs, ... read more

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Monday, September 29, 2014

  • Posted at 7:12 AM
    Planet Group Inc., the leading provider of software and consulting services that turn technology into valuable business solutions for the electronic payments industry, announced today that its Acquire360 and Exception360 offerings now fully support the OptBlue ... read more

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

  • Posted at 8:47 AM
    Design Data, a leading provider of 3D detailing and Building Information Modeling (BIM) software, announced the availability of SDS/2 Connect 2015, an add-in for Autodesk® Revit® Structure 2015 software that automatically designs connections within the Revit environment. The combination of Revit Structure with SDS/2 Connect helps ... read more

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Thursday, September 18, 2014

  • Posted at 10:57 AM
    MacPractice's MacPractice MD MU version 5.0 has achieved ONC HIT 2014 Edition Complete EHR certification, which designates that the software is capable of supporting eligible providers with meeting the Stage 1 and Stage 2 Meaningful Use measures required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). MacPractice MD MU version 5.0 was certified on June 6, 2014 by ICSA Labs, an Office of the National Coordinator-Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) and is compliant in accordance with ... read more