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Friday, October 31, 2014

  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - October 31, 2014) - 4DSP today introduced the new FMC410 FPGA Mezzanine Card (FMC) which offers ten independent optical transmit and receive links with maximum data rates of either 6.25Gbps or 10Gbps. This COTS card features separate transmitter and receiver modules and provides high port density. The FMC410 can be used as a dual 10Gb or dual 40Gb Ethernet port, and it provides high-speed optical input and output for telecommunications, ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    REDWOOD SHORES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/31/14 -- Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) News Summary Town Sports International (TSI) operates fitness clubs in major United States metropolitan areas, including New York, Boston, Washington DC, and Philadelphia. TSI's business strategy relies on cost-effective operational efficiency, due in part to investments in prime real estate for club locations. TSI turned to technology as a key strategic tool, upgrading its infrastructure with modern business applications from Oracle that are hosted on Oracle Database Appliance. By pairing ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    AUSTIN, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 10/31/14 -- Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today introduced several new features available through the automotive aftermarket industry-leading Epicor Parts Network B2B eStore, which connects more than 185,000 registered service provider accounts with approximately 29,000 replacement parts distributor and jobber locations. The Epicor automotive aftermarket eCommerce business, including the B2B eStore solution (formerly Internet AutoParts), facilitated in excess of $1.8 billion ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - October 31, 2014) - ViXS Systems Inc. (TSX: VXS), a pioneer and leader in media processing solutions, today announces that Panasonic and ViXS have collaborated on updated UHD 4K functions for Panasonic's AX800 line of Ultra HD (UHD) 4K TVs, including UHD 4K Netflix streaming services. The ViXS XCode 6400 decoder-powered Panasonic AX800 line of Ultra HD (UHD) 4K TVs supports UHD 4K HEVC at 60 fps with 10-bit HEVC with Rec ... read more
  • Posted at 5:58 AM
    According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global smartphone shipments reached 320 million units in the third quarter of 2014. The Android operating system captured a dominant 84 percent global marketshare, squeezing Apple iOS, Microsoft and BlackBerry. Linda Sui, Director at Strategy Analytics, said, "Global smartphone shipments grew 27 percent annually from 252.9 million units in Q3 2013 to 320.4 million in Q3 2014. Smartphone growth continues to be driven by robust demand in emerging markets, particularly Asia and Africa ... read more
  • Posted at 5:55 AM
    Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE:GWRE), a provider of software products to Property/Casualty (P/C) insurers, today announced that Endurance, a global specialty provider of P/C insurance and reinsurance, has selected Guidewire InsuranceSuite™ as its new platform for underwriting, policy administration, claims management, billing, and rating. ... read more
  • Posted at 5:45 AM, an US market research community has a special focus on updating investors with insider trading news, reveals the latest insider trading alerts for the US stock investors, who can access these reports through the links below, including stock performance, insider trading signals, and visual results. The reports cover the stocks of Alpha Pro Tech (NYSEMKT:APT), Opko Health (NYSE:OPK), Yelp (NYSE:YELP), Glu Mobile (NASDAQ:GLUU), Lakeland Industries (NASDAQ:LAKE), and Plug Power (NASDAQ:PLUG). (Read full report by clicking the link below, you ... read more
  • Posted at 5:45 AM
    Atlanta-based Intellimedix could make a positive contribution to the research efforts accompanying the onset of Ebola by suggesting a new, computational approach for investigating treatment options. Scientists at Georgia Tech's Center for Computational Systems Biology have spent years developing computer programs and algorithms to find alternative uses for existing drugs through systematic repurposing, and their technology might be able to aid the bout against Ebola. Logo - The basis for the approach that Intellimedix proposes is that since the ... read more
  • Posted at 5:43 AM
    Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a 15 percent increase in the company's regular annual cash dividend rate (from $1.80 to $2.07 per common share). The increased regular quarterly dividend will be effective starting with the fourth quarter dividend, which was declared today and is payable on December 10, 2014 to shareowners of record at the close of business on November 20, 2014. "Today's announcement reinforces our commitment to driving shareholder value," said Honeywell ... read more
  • Posted at 5:40 AM
    To serve as a community outreach throughout the United States to students persevering despite the effects of severe head trauma, Bressman Law has created a $1,000 scholarship designed to heighten public awareness of the challenges American youth face following traumatic brain injuries. This scholarship will lend financial hope for a bright future to one deserving U.S. student. "In the wake of such a severe trauma, it is often possible to lose sight of future goals and become overwhelmed with all ... read more
  • Lorcaserin Data to be Presented at The Obesity Society's Annual Scientific Meeting --- WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. and SAN DIEGO, Oct. 31, 2014
    Posted at 5:37 AM
    Eisai Inc. and Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) announced today that data for BELVIQ(®) (lorcaserin HCl) CIV will be presented during ObesityWeek(SM) hosted by The Obesity Society and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. The meeting is taking place November 2-7, 2014, in Boston, Massachusetts. There will be one oral presentation and seven poster presentations. "Obesity is a complex and chronic disease that is often associated with multiple comorbid conditions," said Elisa Fabbrini, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in Medicine, ... read more
  • Bathroom Graffiti Hits the Big Time --- MANCHESTER, N.H., Oct. 31, 2014
    Posted at 5:35 AM
    One of the world's most unique art forms, bathroom graffiti, is now a regular blog that appears twice weekly on Jake Anderson's website, Photo - Photo - "If there wasn't a demand for this type of artwork, then I wouldn't be doing a blog but there is plenty of interest out there," noted Anderson, who recently published a book of bathroom art entitled Off The Stall!: Unconventional Bathroom Graffiti. The book, crowdfunded through Kickstarter, attracted more than $4,000 in ... read more
  • First Eight .NYC Sites in Top One Million Sites --- BROOKLYN, N.Y., Oct. 31, 2014
    Posted at 5:35 AM
    The launch of domain names ending with .NYC about a month ago (, has been a huge success. Right now around 47,000 .NYC domains have been claimed and will become internet websites from and for New York City. Sites are following suit. Eight sites are already in Alexa´s top One million count. Alexa provides traffic data, global rankings and other information on 30 million websites and is one of the main sources of information for internet usage. According ... read more
  • OneClickRoots' Free Android App Makes For Easy Rooting --- ADELANTO, Calif., Oct. 31, 2014
    Posted at 5:35 AM
    Why not make yourself the administrator of your mobile device instead of your mobile carrier & Install an updated version of your android operating system? Sounds pretty great right? Photo - Everyday more and more android users are rooting their devices, giving them the ability to remove carrier installed bloatware, customize user interfaces, switch carriers and install custom applications. In simple terms, "rooting your android" means installing a "SU" app that gives you the "root" permissions to your device."SuperUser" ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    Verint® Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: VRNT) today announced it has been named a Market Leader by industry analyst firm Ovum in the Ovum Decision Matrix: Selecting a Customer Interaction Analytics Vendor, 2014-15 report published September 15. Ovum cites Verint as a clear leader for ... read more
  • Posted at 5:20 AM
    AOL today formally announced its cross-device linking technology, empowering advertisers to engage with people across screens and not merely target devices. This offering, available today via AOL Platforms, allows advertisers to plan programmatically across the widest array of premium inventory. AOL’s technology, enabling “people-centric” marketing ... read more
  • Posted at 5:15 AM
    The Toyota of Naperville Service Department has launched quite the campaign to ensure customers are driving the safest possible vehicles they can be. The staff has gone out of its way to remind people about the importance of having a strong battery that will work in cold conditions and having tires with the proper tread depth to be able to handle less than ideal road surfaces. Now they have turned their attention to brakes. As a component that is used ... read more
  • Posted at 5:15 AM
    8x8, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGHT), a provider of cloud-based unified communications, contact center and collaboration solutions, today announced it has been selected as “2014 Emerging Cloud Partner of the Year” by Insight, Inc. (NASDAQ:NSIT), a leading worldwide technology provider of hardware, software and service solutions. The ... read more
  • Posted at 5:14 AM
    JobApp, the cloud-based company that pioneered and is the leader for unified Social Recruiting and Talent Management Systems purposely built for the Hourly workforce announced record Q3 results and the company is on track to surpass its 2014 growth targets. The company's proven and experienced Human Capital Management executive team demonstrated its ability to aggressively scale by hiring and effectively onboarding over 100 new staff year-to-date; delivering 465% increase year over year in new software activations and expansions; and upshifting ... read more
  • Posted at 5:10 AM
    Carolina Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center hosted a ribbon cutting and open house for its new facility, which is located at 2345 Court Drive in Gastonia, on Oct. 2, 2014. The new building opened for patient appointments Aug. 4, 2014. Photo - "We are thrilled to be able to provide patients with expanded services and exceptional orthopaedic and sports medicine care in a brand-new, state-of-the-art facility," says Dr. Clay Thomason, orthopaedic surgeon at Carolina Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center. "Designed ... read more