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Wednesday, December 24, 2014

  • Posted at 10:20 AM
    Exelis (NYSE: XLS) and Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY) are seeking applicants for the Leveraging Military Leadership Program (LMLP), a free program helping new veterans apply leadership experience to civilian positions. Participants engage in topics such as defining career vision, mapping ... read more
  • Posted at 6:22 AM
    Media General, Inc. (NYSE:MEG), one of the nation's largest multimedia companies, announced on December 19, 2014 that it had closed its merger with LIN Media LLC. In connection with the merger, the former shareholders of LIN Media had the option ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Decision Sciences International Corporation (DSIC), an advanced technology provider of security and detection systems, today announced it has appointed Dr. Gene W. Ray, former CEO of Titan Corporation, as interim Chief Executive Officer and Admiral Jay M. Cohen (USN, Ret), former Undersecretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), as interim Chief Operating Officer. Both appointments are effective in January 2015 when current DSIC President & CEO Dr. Stanton Sloane assumes a leadership position in the telecommunications equipment industry. ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    The Brink's Company (NYSE: BCO) today announced that it has exited the cash handling market in the Netherlands due to the previously disclosed loss of its largest customer in that country. To ensure an orderly exit and transition, Brink's sold its shares of Brink's Netherlands, B.V., for nominal value to Stichting Continuiteit Brink's Nederland, an independent foundation that was formed to benefit the interests of remaining stakeholders including former employees of Brink's, customers and vendors. The foundation has ... read more

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

  • Posted at 1:30 PM
    CEL-SCI Corporation (NYSE MKT: CVM) reported financial results today for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2014. The Company also reported key clinical and corporate developments achieved during, and subsequent to, fiscal 2014. Corporate Developments Included: ... read more
  • Posted at 12:00 PM
    The American Diabetes Association is recommending a less stringent diastolic blood pressure target for people with diabetes and that all people with diabetes take either moderate or high doses of statins, in keeping with recent changes to guidelines for cardiovascular risk management enacted by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and American Heart Association (AHA). These recommendations are reflected in the most recent changes to the Association's annual revised Standards of Medical Care, being published in a special supplement to ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    The U.S. Navy and Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) successfully flew the MQ-8C Fire Scout system for the first time off the guided-missile destroyer, USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109), Dec. 16, off the Virginia coast. Photos accompanying this release are available at: A video can be watched on YouTube at: After more than a year of land-based testing at Point Mugu, California, the MQ-8C Fire Scout grew its sea legs, making 22 takeoffs and 22 precision landings while being controlled ... read more
  • Posted at 7:30 AM
    comScore (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today reported holiday season U.S. retail e-commerce spending from desktop computers for the first 51 days of the November-December 2014 holiday season. For the holiday season-to-date, $48.3 billion has been spent online, marking a 15-percent increase versus the corresponding days last year. The most recent week (Dec. 15-21) posted a strong 18-percent growth in online sales, taking in $5.8 billion in desktop spending in what was the last full week ... read more
  • Posted at 7:11 AM
    Following a strong November showing, consumer sentiment toward the overall economy reached a record level in December, according to the latest data released today by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®. Consumer sentiment toward tech spending, however, decreased in December. ... read more
  • Posted at 1:00 AM
    The American Diabetes Association is lowering the Body Mass Index (BMI) cut point at which it recommends screening Asian Americans for type 2 diabetes, aligning its guidelines with evidence that many Asian Americans develop the disease at lower BMI levels than the population at large, according to a position statement being published in the January issue of Diabetes Care. "The position statement highlights, for the first time, the physiologic differences seen between Asian Americans and other populations affected by diabetes," said ... read more

Monday, December 22, 2014

  • Posted at 6:15 AM
    Digital identity verification provider today announced a partnership with Veteran Tickets Foundation (Vet Tix), a national nonprofit that provides free event tickets to members of the military, veterans and their families and the families of those killed in action. Utilizing’s ... read more
  • Posted at 6:15 AM
    Orchestro Inc., the market leader in demand analytics and orchestration, today announced a new round of funding led by Novak Biddle Venture Partners. All existing Orchestro investors, including CNF Investments and New Markets Venture Partners participated in this growth round. ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    MTN Government (MTNGOV) today announces it has extended its military satellite communications (MILSATCOM) capability using a 12-meter X-band antenna capable of supporting remote, small-aperture users throughout Europe and Southwest Asia. The new antenna complements an existing five-meter antenna currently supporting XTAR LANT and XTAR EUR services. The commercial X-band antenna, the largest of its kind in Europe supporting full X-band communications, is located at the company's teleport in Santander, Spain. The Santander Teleport is a joint venture between MTN Communications (MTN) ... read more
  • Posted at 5:45 AM
    Health2 Resources (H2R) announced today that Terry McInnis, MD, MPH, FACOEM, president of Blue Thorn, Inc., has joined the firm as a senior advisor. She will support clinically focused projects, including those relating to comprehensive medication management, care coordination and new primary care delivery models. McInnis' 25-plus year career spans practice and executive roles as a physician provider of care in both civilian and military settings. Today, she helps clients and stakeholders form strategies, policies, and legislation to facilitate meaningful ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    MicroStrategy(®) Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of enterprise software platforms, today announced that independent analyst firm Dresner Advisory Services has rated MicroStrategy the number one overall offering out of 25 vendors for 2014 Mobile Computing / Mobile Business Intelligence (BI). This is the fourth year in a row that MicroStrategy has topped the list of vendors included in Dresner's Wisdom of Crowds® Mobile Computing / Mobile BI Market Study. To receive a free copy of the report, ... read more
  • Posted at 4:18 AM
    The U.S. Department of the Navy has awarded Accenture Federal Services (NYSE:ACN) five task orders under an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide information technology support and training for the Navy Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system. Each task order has ... read more
  • Posted at 3:00 AM
    Telarix Inc. was awarded the 2015 Visionary Spotlight Enterprise Award for its Software as a Service (SaaS) offering by Channel Vision Magazine. “Our team has worked hard to build a product that allows carriers to elastically scale their infrastructure ... read more

Friday, December 19, 2014