Microsoft Corp. today announced its support for the Startup America Partnership by making the benefits of the Microsoft BizSpark program easily accessible to Startup America Partnership's qualified software startups. In the future, Microsoft will add new benefits targeted at the broader Startup America Partnership community.
The Startup America Partnership was launched in January at the White House to help entrepreneurs start and grow companies by leveraging the resources of the private sector. President Barack Obama is scheduled to ... read more
Scanbuy, Inc. (www.scanbuy.com), the global leader in mobile barcode solutions, today announced that it has raised an additional $5 million to complete its latest round of funding. Investors for the round include Motorola Solutions Venture Capital, Hudson Ventures and a number of existing private investors.
With a 1600% increase in barcode scanning in 2010, the round was oversubscribed by the existing investors, showing strong confidence in the company's growth. Recent partnerships with major brands such as Home Depot, Miller/Coors, ... read more
3D Vision, Inc. announces today an agreement with Hollywood Camera, Inc. (HCI) of Burbank California to handle the new 3D Vision camera in their rental inventory. 3D Vision's model for rental versus sales is a sure way to successfully get the camera to market and is greatly enhanced with an agreement with HCI. Each 3D Vision camera will lease for $5,000.00 per day and we expect to have close to 45 cameras in lease programs within 18 months. ... read more
UNCF (United Negro College Fund) the nation's largest and most effective minority education organization, today announced that America's minority-serving institutions (MSIs)--colleges and universities whose student bodies include large percentages of Black, Hispanic and Native American students--have joined the drive for environmental sustainability and have taken steps to conserve resources and to encourage greater awareness of the fragile ecology of the interdependent world. The findings are part of the Minority-Serving Institutions Green Report, a 2010 Campus Sustainability Survey developed by ... read more
Every school day, more than 7,000 teenagers drop out of high school in the U.S., many of them because they can't read. For these students, the cycle of failure that comes with struggling to read has prevented them from ever experiencing success in school. But one group of kids has proven that it is never too late to break the cycle. Today, Scholastic is proud to recognize 12 students in grades 3-12 who have overcome enormous obstacles --academic, emotional, social, ... read more
Signaling its commitment to the Home & DIY category, The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. (RDA), a global multimedia and direct marketing company, announced today it has acquired Haven Home Media, the sector's leading online vertical network. Led by RDA's Lifestyle Communities division, the addition of Haven Home Media will increase RDA's footprint in the Home & DIY market, as well as continue building its online communities that deliver scale with highly personalized and targeted-reach capabilities. Haven Home Media, the ... read more
As mobile devices continue to grow in popularity, organizations that interact most effectively with mobile users will enjoy a distinct competitive advantage. Learn about the strategic ways that organizations can increase engagement with mobile customers and benefit from first-mover status during a May 12 lunch program hosted by the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Cleveland.
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Michael Schwabe, marketing professional and Account Manager at the Cleveland-based integrated marketing agency thunder::tech, will discuss the unique aspects of marketing to ... read more
HOBOKEN, NJ, April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Anavex Life Sciences Corp. ("Anavex")
(OTCBB: AVXL) today announced that the first healthy human volunteers
have been initially dosed in its Phase I clinical trial to evaluate
ANAVEX 2-73, the company's lead compound for Alzheimer's disease.
"We are pleased that the first volunteers have been dosed with the study
drug, according to the study protocol, and no adverse events have been
recorded post dosing to date," said Dr. Ozkan Yalkinoglou, Medical
Director of ABX-CRO.
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BOULDER, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 04/20/11 -- InfoPrint Solutions, a Ricoh company, today announced new additions to its InfoPrint 4100 Advanced Function Printing (AFP) system that increase productivity and improve quality in digital publishing and transactional print environments. The new models, available in simplex and duplex, enable businesses to take advantage of a broader array of market-leading capabilities that lower production print costs while allowing a more speedy response to evolving customer requirements such as Precision Marketing and ... read more
Datapipe, a leading provider of managed services and infrastructure for IT and cloud computing, today announced it was named one of the Top Cloud Infrastructure Vendors by Everything Channel's CRN. The comprehensive list highlights the most innovative cloud vendors and solutions for the channel - including storage cloud offerings, security cloud offerings, cloud apps, cloud infrastructure and cloud platforms to assist solution providers in navigating the cloud phenomena successfully.
"This year's Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors list is based on a cloud ... read more
MELBOURNE, Fla. and ROCHESTER, N.Y., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
-- Harris supplying Falcon III wideband networking radios to U.S.
Department of Defense for advanced tactical communications capabilities.
-- Forces will deploy radios for both interoperable voice and
high-bandwidth data communications, enabled network-enabled missions and
-- ... read more
Microsoft Corp. today announced early results from a Chronic Condition Management (CCM) platform deployment at Denver Health. The platform is the foundation of a larger program designed to encourage patients to self-manage conditions.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, diabetes affects more than 25 million people, or a little more than 8 percent of the U.S. population.(1) Because of this, during the demonstration and study phases of the program, Denver Health first assessed the effectiveness of ... read more
Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded a $7 million contract to serve as a Mission Systems Integrator for Phase I of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Persistent Close Air Support project.
Raytheon's proposed PCAS solution will develop technologies that significantly reduce the timeline for close air support through improved coordination among Joint Terminal Attack Controllers (JTACs), airborne sensors and weapons.
"Raytheon has an excellent understanding of the challenges involved in the close air support mission because of our experience designing ... read more
DC Electronics, a San Jose, California based cable and harness assembly firm, today announced the expansion of its 30,000 sq.ft. facility in San Jose, CA. The company will add another 12,500 sq.ft. of manufacturing floor.
"We want to stay ahead of our customers' needs and these new initiatives help make us the kind of company that can do that," says VP of Operations, Ruben Macias. The plant expansion is part of the company's ongoing strategy to develop a ... read more
Neurelis, Inc. today announced the completion of subject dosing in a randomized crossover study assessing diazepam pharmacokinetics and bioavailability after administration of two proprietary formulations of intranasal diazepam and intravenous injection. Through the collaboration with the University of Minnesota and James Cloyd, PharmD; Neurelis has partnered with the leading experts in clinical research of the nasal delivery of benzodiazepines. Results from this important study are expected in June.
"We are pleased to work with Dr. Cloyd and the University of ... read more
Thought leaders from the medical, scientific and patient advocacy communities gathered in New York and London for CSL Behring's Key Issues Dialogue-Immunoglobulin to examine challenges facing patients with primary immunodeficiencies. They found common ground between the US and Europe on access-to-care issues such as early diagnosis and treatment of primary immunodeficiency disease (PID) and explored possible ways of improving patient care.
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The Think Zebra! campaign from the Immune Deficiency Foundation (IDF) put the challenge of early diagnosis in ... read more
CIVCO Medical Solutions' Protura Robotic Patient Positioning System and Universal Couchtop (UCT) have been recently installed by two top cancer centers: Moores Cancer Center, San Diego, U.S., and Zurich University, Zurich, Switzerland and are being used clinically in both locations. Additionally, CIVCO recently entered into a joint interface agreement with Varian Medical Systems regarding Protura and UCT. Each device is now validated for use with Varian's Clinac® and Trilogy® platforms, offering an advanced robotics option for Varian Exact® treatment couches. ... read more
Protected Mobility(TM), a Virginia-based mobile security company, announced the release of ProtectedSMS(TM) for Android smartphones today, enabling BlackBerry and Android users to exchange secure, encrypted text messages with individuals who have installed the software. Unlike other secure texting solutions that require a subscription through a third-party security gateway, ProtectedSMS is a handset-to-handset solution that keeps privacy in the control of users and works across all networks and carriers. ProtectedSMS installs in seconds and is as easy to use as sending ... read more
Red and black are the colors of the Verizon Wireless brand, yet another color is also important at the company's stores: green.
Eighty-five Verizon Wireless Communications Stores across the country have been awarded the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) prestigious ENERGY STAR® certification, placing Verizon Wireless among the top third of retailers with certified buildings nationwide and the leading wireless retailer. Additionally, 41 Communications Stores have received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) certification from the United States Green Building ... read more
REDWOOD CITY, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/20/11 -- Pano Logic, the leader in zero client desktop virtualization, today announced Pano System 4.5, a zero client hardware and software solution that dramatically improves end user performance and extends multi-platform support to XenDesktop 5. Quantitative analysis from Sarrel Group, a technical-assessment consultancy and independent test lab, indicates that Pano Logic System 4.5 delivers performance superior to thin clients. It is most comparable to corporate PCs while at the same ... read more