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Monday, October 20, 2014

  • Posted at 10:04 AM
    Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), architect of the Fattah Neuroscience Initiative, helped celebrate the 20(th) anniversary of the Center for Neural Basis of Cognition (CNBC)--a joint venture between the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University. Fattah, who has visited the Center as part of his nationwide efforts to make neuroscience research a national priority, delivered remarks via video to the audience of more than 250 neuroscientists, researchers, faculty, scholars, and CNBC personnel who gathered last week to commemorate the center's ... read more
  • Posted at 9:19 AM
    Think you know what philanthropists look like? Chances are good that you are wrong. The next generation of philanthropist may bear little resemblance to the donors of yesteryear, concludes a newly-released survey by the Association of Fundraising Professionals-Greater Philadelphia Chapter (AFP-GPC). Today's donors are likely to be younger, and more culturally and ethnically diverse. Survey Data Shines Light on New Faces Through AFP-GPC's new survey, fundraising professionals in the Delaware Valley were invited to share their insight about the new ... read more
  • Posted at 9:17 AM
    Revitas Inc., the leading provider of integrated solutions for contract, revenue, and compliance management, today announced the availability of version 7.10 of the Revitas® Flex® platform applications (Revitas 7.10), a full solution suite release designed to drive more effective contracting ... read more
  • Posted at 8:49 AM
    The top 20 TV series on Xfinity On Demand for the week of October 5 – October 11 were: 1. American Horror Story: Freak Show (premiere), FX2. How to Get Away With Murder, ABC3. Blacklist, NBC4. Gotham, FOX5. Scandal, ... read more
  • Posted at 8:34 AM
    Phlexglobal, the specialist provider of innovative Trial Master File (TMF) and electronic Trial Master File (eTMF) expertise, solutions and services to the life sciences industry, announces a key appointment to its consulting group. Betsy Fallen has joined Phlexglobal as ... read more
  • Posted at 8:11 AM
    The Global App Company today announced the release of White House Poop for iPhone users. "Users find the app to be very entertaining and educational at the same time. Everyone has wondered what it would be like to fly like a bird. Put the app in fly mode and takeoff from your driveway, or wherever you happen to be," said Dennis White, The Global App Companys' CIO. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141018/152931 After takeoff, you slowly gain altitude as you automatically head ... read more
  • Posted at 7:59 AM
    Softmart will encompass "Everything IT" at their Multi-Vendor Fair on Thursday, October 23(rd). The event occurs from 10am-4pm and is held both at Softmart headquarters and across the parking lot at Downingtown's famous Victory Brewing Co. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140616/118491 Guests will have the opportunity to meet and speak with vendors representing Softmart's four key focus areas: Cloud computing, Security, Hardware, and Virtualization. The experience of meeting so many industry experts, sales engineers, and IT consultants at one event is essential for anyone looking to ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Powerlytics, the big data provider of financial insights and analytics into the 144 million households and 27 million businesses that comprise the American economy, today announces that (RE)meter, the new standard in the lease underwriting process founded by commercial real ... read more
  • Posted at 6:17 AM
    Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Technical Director of CyLab at Carnegie Mellon University, David Brumley and two student-run teams will host the second annual PicoCTF competition, a nationwide computer security contest aimed at giving high school students hands-on ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    EXTOL International today announces its inclusion in Software Magazine's Software 500 ranking of the world's largest software and service providers, now in its 32(nd )year. EXTOL was ranked 434 on the list. "The Software 500 helps CIOs, senior IT managers, and IT staff research and create the short list of business partners," says John P. Desmond, editor. "It is a quick reference of vendor viability. And the online version, to be posted soon at www.softwaremag.com, is searchable by category, making ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    CloudMine, the world's leading HIPAA-compliant enterprise mobile-Backend-as-a-Service (mBaaS) company, has announced a powerful new integration with Apprenda, the leader in enterprise Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) technology. The integration will provide customers with mobile tooling and management on top of a flexible and highly scalable application platform. For mobile initiatives, Apprenda and CloudMine will eliminate the need for ongoing maintenance and management, accelerate development by up to 70% and provide a standardized, IT-approved development platform across business units. "Together, Apprenda and CloudMine provide the ... read more
  • Posted at 5:45 AM
    Olympus, a global technology leader in designing and delivering innovative solutions for medical and surgical procedures, among other core businesses, announced today the commercial availability of its 510(k) cleared, single-use VisiGlide 2 guidewires. Designed for use in endoscopic treatment of the biliary and pancreatic ducts, the enhanced flexibility of VisiGlide 2 tip makes this guidewire ideal for difficult cannulations and tight anatomy during biliary endoscopies. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141016/152565 Biliary endoscopy, or endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), is a procedure that combines endoscopy and fluoroscopy (internal ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    This week marks the launch of the ASCEND Digital Marketing Summit 2014 presented by AWeber. The two-day conference taking place October 23rd and 24th in Philadelphia boasts an all-star lineup of speakers who are recognized around the world as influencers in the digital marketing and technology industries. Presenters include: -- Ann Handley, Marketing Profs, Chief Content Officer -- Wil Reynolds, SEER, Founder -- Peter Shankman, ShankMinds and HARO, ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    Astea International Inc. (NASDAQ: ATEA), a global provider of service management and mobility solutions, will be showcasing their latest service management and mobile workforce innovations at WBR Field Service Europe, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, October 20(th) - 22(nd), and at the After Market Business Platform conference, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, October 22(nd) - 24(th). As an industry leader in service management solutions, Astea continues to innovate and deliver the broadest and deepest set of capabilities that enable companies to connect, ... read more
  • Posted at 3:18 AM
    Three national nursing organizations today announced a collaborative effort to transform the care and culture of serious illness in the United States. Together, the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA), the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Foundation (HPNF), and the Hospice and Palliative Credentialing Center (HPCC, formerly known as NBCHPN) launched a $5 million campaign aimed at increasing the number of certified hospice and palliative nurses, advancing research into best practices of hospice and palliative care, elevating palliative nursing leadership at ... read more
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  • Posted at 3:00 AM
    Acrometis successfully implemented provider eBilling for Permanent General Companies, Inc. and its affiliated insurance companies, which advertise as The General®. Leveraging Acrometis’ CLAIMExpert claims processing platform, The General® will now be able to quickly and cost effectively process Personal Injury ... read more

Friday, October 17, 2014