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Thursday, January 22, 2015

  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    Already revolutionizing industry, arts, entertainment and education, 3D printing is the technology of today and the future. Keynote sessions will touch on both at 3D Printer World Burbank, which commences Jan. 29-31. Keynote Address: “Educating the Generative Generation” ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    TransAct Technologies Incorporated (Nasdaq:TACT) (“TransAct” or “the Company”), a global leader in printers and software for the gaming and casino and other industries, invites ICE Totally Gaming 2015 attendees to “Ask Us How” Epicentral increases casino revenues by enabling operators to deliver real time promotions and ... read more
  • Posted at 7:59 AM
    Intigua™, the company that pioneered systems management-as-a-service, has been named a 2014 Innovator and a Leading Emerging Vendor by SC Magazine and CRN, respectively. The awards recognize the Intigua Unified Management Platform’s unique ability to accelerate and improve IT operations ... read more
  • Eka Announces Record New Customer Signings in 2014 --- STAMFORD, Conn., Jan. 22, 2015
    Posted at 7:54 AM
    Eka Software Solutions, the leading global provider of Smart Commodity Management software solutions, today announced record organic growth in new customer signings of 40% in 2014. In addition, more than 20% of Eka's existing customers invested in additional licenses, further evidence of customer satisfaction and the value that commodities companies gain with Eka's solutions. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150121/170652LOGO "Eka has continued to grow and at a rate that places them in the upper echelons of the Commodity Trading and Risk Management (CTRM) vendor ... read more
  • Posted at 7:46 AM
    WCCT Global, a full service contract research organization was announced today to be a strategic partner with Dynport Vaccine Company along with two other CROs for supporting clinical trials to evaluate Anti-Infective Drugs with the NIAID. This partnership is publicized just shortly after the strategic collaboration that was reached between WCCT Global and the NIAID for influenza challenge research. This agreement between DynPort and WCCT Global will be directed toward phase I support to demonstrate the safety of investigational therapeutic ... read more
  • Posted at 7:45 AM
    Dominion Dealer Solutions (DDS), a division of Dominion Enterprises and an industry leader in equity data mining, automotive marketing, CRM, responsive web design, lead generation, reputation and inventory management, announced today that its equity data mining solution, DealActivator, now includes the ability to run soft credit ... read more
  • Posted at 7:44 AM
    Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, announced today the company will return as a Sustaining Sponsor to the 2015 Sundance Film Festival (January 22 – February 1, 2015). Nestled in the mountains of Park City, Utah, the Sundance Film Festival celebrates the best ... read more
  • Posted at 7:44 AM
    Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, announced three new affordable large format printers and a newly enhanced Canon Alliance Partner Program (CAPP). The 24-inch imagePROGRAF iPF670, the 36-inch imagePROGRAF iPF770 printers, and the imagePROGRAF iPF770 MFP M40 Scan-to Print/File/Share System provides cost-effective solutions ... read more
  • Posted at 7:37 AM
    The overall market for small and medium wind turbines (SMWTs) is growing as a result of feed-in tariff policies in the United Kingdom and growing global demand for distributed generation. The U.K. market boomed over the past 2 years and is the leading market worldwide. China and Italy remain important markets while the U.S. SMWT market has been limited due to a reduction in state-level incentives and competition from solar PV systems that have declined in price dramatically. Momentum is ... read more
  • Posted at 7:35 AM
    The smart city technology market is characterized by a diverse range of suppliers spanning many sectors, which makes a comparison of their strengths and capabilities a challenging exercise. However, such comparisons are becoming more important as city and other service providers look to select partners and technology providers to help them deliver on their smart city strategies and ambitions. Interest in smart cities continues to grow, driven by a range of social, economic, and technological developments that are having an ... read more
  • Posted at 7:35 AM
    The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium seeks nominations for the 2015 MIT Sloan CIO Leadership Award. The award recognizes CIOs who lead their organizations to pursue business value and innovative use of information technology in exceptional ways. Finalists will be honored ... read more
  • Posted at 7:33 AM
    The batteries industry is in the midst of a dramatic transformation. Long ruled by the lead-acid and primary alkaline chemistries, a new wave of advanced battery chemistries is starting to significantly penetrate the stationary, portable, and transportation markets. These advanced battery chemistries include lithium ion (Li-ion), redox flow, sodium metal halide, and advanced carbon lead-acid (ACLA). As the industry transforms, the supply chain of materials going into those batteries is also in the process of developing and maturing.The expected growth ... read more
  • Posted at 7:32 AM
    GAITHERSBURG, MD -- (Marketwired) -- 01/22/15 -- BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT) today announced that it has surpassed 10 million hosted unified communications (UC) lines deployed -- an industry-leading milestone that demonstrates strong and growing demand for BroadSoft's UC-One® application by businesses of all sizes and across North America, Europe, Asia, and other global markets. A broad range of service providers, including fixed, mobile, and Over the Top (OTT) players, have deployed UC-One, a full unified communications experience that can transform ... read more
  • Posted at 7:30 AM
    Antuit Holdings Pte Ltd (“Antuit”), a global, Big Data solutions company headquartered in Singapore, announced today it has secured an investment of up to $56 million led by Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS), a leading global investment bank, and Zodius Capital ... read more
  • Posted at 7:30 AM
    Nutanix, the web-scale converged infrastructure company, today announced that it has been named a leader in the inaugural IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Hyperconverged Systems 2014 Vendor Assessment. The report recognizes the prominent role that hyperconverged solutions are playing in data centers, ... read more
  • Posted at 7:30 AM
    On the heels of some of the nation's most devastating cyber attacks, TechSoup is urging religious and other nonprofits to be proactive in protecting personal and financial data. The organization has partnered with Bitdefender, an award-winning pioneer in security solutions, to give churches and religious organizations access to donated Internet security software for the first time. Cyber attacks can be especially devastating to churches and ministries, resulting in a loss of contributions and reputational harm. According to industry experts, many churches ... read more
  • Posted at 7:30 AM
    AT&T today launched the AT&T Aspire Accelerator for ed-tech ventures throughout the nation, as part of AT&T's $350 million commitment to education. This search for game-changing solutions to real-world education problems begins with a call for applications opening today. The Aspire Accelerator will select for- and non-profit companies to support with a customized program that includes financial investment, access to expert services and mentorship. Unlike most other accelerators, the primary measure of success for the Aspire Accelerator is societal impact rather ... read more
  • Posted at 7:30 AM
    SAN CARLOS, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/22/15 -- Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), the largest pure-play security vendor globally, today announced that the company holds the number one vendor position in worldwide combined Firewall and UTM appliance revenue for Quarters (Q) 1 through 3 in 2014(1) according to the latest IDC Worldwide Security Appliance Tracker research data. Data in the IDC Worldwide Security Appliance Tracker indicates: Check Point leads the global market in combined Firewall and UTM appliance revenue ... read more
  • Posted at 7:28 AM
    The microgrid market has changed significantly since 2012. For example, a much greater emphasis is now being placed on the economic value microgrids bring to the entire utility-led macrogrid. Furthermore, the value proposition for advanced energy storage has been greatly advanced by governments and regulators in key microgrid markets. Perhaps the most noteworthy change, though, is the investigation of new business models designed to support full commercial implementation of microgrid systems.This report profiles a variety of microgrid enabling technology (MET) ... read more
  • Posted at 7:24 AM
    On Jan. 19, a TV commercial from the leading Chinese bakery food company - Huamei Food - was shown in New York's Time Square. The culture of spring festival and family bonding emphasized here is highly appreciated by the Chinese people living in the USA. The spring festival, which started around 4,000 years ago, is the most important festival for Chinese people and is a time when all family members get together, just like Christmas in the U.S. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150122/170731 New Year's Eve ... read more