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Thursday, October 23, 2014

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

  • Posted at 2:04 PM
    Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE: PH), the global leader in motion and control technologies, today announced that its Board of Directors increased the company's regular quarterly cash dividend to 63 cents per share of common stock payable December 5, 2014 to shareholders of record as of November 10, 2014. This represents a 31 percent increase over the previous quarterly dividend of 48 cents per common share. The Board also authorized the repurchase of up to 35 million shares of ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Technical Consumer Products, Inc. (TCP), a leader in energy-efficient lighting innovations, expands its Elite Series LED line with new 75 and 100-watt replacement LED bulbs. The Elite High Output A-Lamps boast 25,000 hours of life and feature uniform, omni-directional light output. The new bulbs look like and emit light similar to a traditional incandescent, but will last up to 25 times longer and consume up to 85 percent less energy. "By adding the 75 and 100-watt LED replacement A-Lamps ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Scriptel® Corporation (Scriptel), a leading provider of electronic signature capture solutions and devices, today announced a hugely expanded version of their free-to-download Sign and Save software. This allows users signing with any ScripTouch® electronic signature pad to easily add authentic ... read more

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

  • Posted at 2:04 PM
    Cincinnati Bell Inc. (NYSE: CBB) today announced the election of John W. Eck as a director of the company, effective October 20, 2014. Eck, 55, is currently the Chief Operations Officer and Executive Vice President, Operations and Technology, at Univision Communications, Inc., ... read more
  • Posted at 10:55 AM
    LDR Interactive announced today that its TopicPulse ( Social Media Monitoring System has launched new partnerships with E.W. Scripps Television and Hubbard Broadcasting's WTOP-FM in Washington D.C. TopicPulse is a real-time social media monitoring system for newsrooms and content producers, that scans social media including Twitter and Facebook, local message boards, and news sources to track trending topics in a local market. Producers can also access trending video and images, and see which primary demo (gender and age group) ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    The E.W. Scripps Co. (NYSE: SSP) is arming the public with the power to stay informed and to influence their representatives in Washington. Its newest app, Podium, combines the company's mission to educate and inform with the convenience of mobile technology. Podium filters news and information specific to the politicians and the legislation in which a user is interested. Going beyond just informing people, the app leverages the power of social media to get them directly involved in the political ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    OIO, a design-driven lifestyle products company, today announced the launch of a Kickstarter campaign to fund Amp, the iPad Speaker Case. Amp combines premium audio technology with the protective benefits of an iPad case to deliver an exceptional portable sound experience unmet by today's product offerings. Consumers seeking the lifestyle benefits of a sleek, modern iPad protective case need not surrender to weak audio performance. With a focus on personal and shared cinema entertainment, Amp delivers impressive, clean sound with ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    Polycase, a US manufacturer of plastic electronic enclosures, has extended their waterproof HD Series by adding a new square-shaped size, the HD-44. The 4.63" x 4.63" x 2.36" polycarbonate electronic enclosure is designed for outdoor applications. With a high-quality silicone gasket seal and UL94V-0 flame rating, the enclosure is competitively priced as low as $7.77 each with no minimum order requirements. Photo - - The HD-44 is designed to meet NEMA 4X and IP66 ratings and is ... read more
  • Posted at 3:05 AM
    Exact, a leading provider of business software solutions for small and medium-sized businesses (SMB) has added Baesis, Inc., a prominent value added reseller (VAR) in the ERP space, to its growing Exact Macola channel partner community. This new partnership greatly expands the distribution channel for the ... read more

Monday, October 20, 2014

  • Posted at 10:37 AM
    GOJO, inventors of PURELL(®) Advanced Hand Sanitizer, is proud to support International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW) hosted by the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), which occurs globally Oct. 19-25, 2014. In light of recent events, IIPW will focus its attention on Ebola infection prevention and control guidance. "IIPW is addressing a topic that is top of mind in the healthcare industry today, and GOJO is pleased to be part of the discussion to help protect ... read more
  • Posted at 8:07 AM
    Data published today in the journal Molecular Therapy demonstrates initial clinical proof of principle of a gene therapy to increase muscle strength and function in Becker muscular dystrophy patients. The paper, titled "A Phase I/IIa Follistatin Gene Therapy Trial for Becker Muscular Dystrophy" describes results of the dose ascending trial to assess safety and efficacy in six patients with Becker muscular dystrophy. All six of the patients were followed at least six months and three of the patients ... read more

Sunday, October 19, 2014

  • Posted at 9:01 PM
    Saint-Gobain Aerospace has been approved by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) for the test, inspection and repair of radomes and fuselage components for civil aircraft. Radomes are radar transparent structures that house the critical weather radar system for aircraft. The repair of radomes requires ... read more
  • Posted at 10:00 AM
    Researchers have successfully transplanted "organoids" of functioning human intestinal tissue grown from pluripotent stem cells in a lab dish into mice - creating an unprecedented model for studying diseases of the intestine. Reporting their results Oct. 19 online in Nature Medicine, scientists from Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center said that, through additional translational research the findings could eventually lead to bioengineering personalized human intestinal tissue to treat gastrointestinal diseases. "These studies support the concept that patient-specific cells can be used to grow ... read more

Saturday, October 18, 2014

  • Posted at 4:07 PM
    Planning and preparedness for Ebola is something Ohio's hospitals, and their partners in medicine and nursing are taking very seriously. This collaborative, solution oriented approach is essential to ensure all frontline healthcare providers have the proper training, equipment and protocols to care for these patients while protecting their safety. Given the recent events surrounding Ebola, Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is reviewing protocols and procedures, and continuously distributing updated guidance as new information is received and best practices are developed. As ... read more

Friday, October 17, 2014

  • Posted at 1:15 PM
    Brand Thunder LLC (, the fan engagement specialist, announces today the release of mobile browsers for iOS. It's the newest product for increasing engagement between brand marketers and their consumer fan base. Launched on iOS devices including iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, Brand Thunder's mobile browser uses the same browser engine as Safari, for speed, safety and security, with the addition of visual and interactive features to connect with fans. Photo - The first themes are immediately available in Apple's ... read more
  • DSW Announces Second Annual National Shoe Lover Day --- COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 17, 2014
    Posted at 5:00 AM
    DSW Inc. (NYSE: DSW) will anniversary their holiday, National Shoe Lover Day, DSW's unofficial official holiday which dedicates one entire day to shoe love. This year, National Shoe Lover Day falls on Saturday, October 25, 2014. To celebrate National Shoe Lover Day, DSW is giving 1 in every 25 Shoe Lovers nationwide the chance to win free shoes! Each of the 428 DSW stores, plus, will participate. Customers who make a purchase on October 25 will receive a peel-off card ... read more

Thursday, October 16, 2014

  • Statement from FirstEnergy --- AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 16, 2014
    Posted at 7:30 AM
    FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) learned on Wednesday, October 15, that the second nurse who helped care for the Ebola victim in Dallas - and was later diagnosed with the virus - visited with one Akron-area employee of the company during her stay in Northeast Ohio. The employee was notified by the Center for Disease Control (CDC). A second employee has self-identified as possibly having contact. These two employees do not have direct contact with FirstEnergy's customers. Out of an ... read more
  • Verizon Wireless XLTE Now Available In Steubenville, OH --- STEUBENVILLE, Ohio, Oct. 16, 2014
    Posted at 7:21 AM
    WHO: Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation's largest and most reliable 4G LTE network WHAT: Verizon Wireless XLTE is coming to Steubenville, Ohio. XLTE enriches ... read more