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Friday, March 28, 2014

  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Fullscreen, Inc., the media company powering the creation and sharing of video with the connected generation, today announced that it acquired ScrewAttack, an industry leading video game focused media company. ScrewAttack significantly increases Fullscreen’s presence in the game industry news ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    MILFORD, MA--(Marketwired - March 28, 2014) - PLC Systems Inc. (OTCQB: PLCSF), a medical device company focused on innovative technologies for the cardiac and vascular markets, today reported financial results for the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2013. For the year 2013, PLC reported revenues of $1,274,000, compared with total revenues of $1,080,000 for 2012, an increase ... read more
  • Posted at 8:59 AM
    Paige Roberts, Hadoop analytics evangelist for Actian Corporation (“Actian”), will conduct a class on “Turning Noise into Signal, Repeatably: Two Smart Analytics Architectures” at Big Data TechCon. The class runs from 3:45 – 5:00 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, April ... read more
  • Posted at 8:58 AM
    Abbott today announced that its Supera(®) Peripheral Stent System has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to treat people with blocked blood vessels in the upper leg caused by peripheral artery disease (PAD). PAD occurs when fat and cholesterol buildup causes arteries outside of the heart to narrow, which reduces blood flow to parts of the body, most commonly the legs. The disease affects 12 to 20 percent of Americans age 65 or older and can cause leg ... read more
  • Posted at 8:45 AM
    The Call Back comedy podcast recently celebrated its 50th episode with special guest Tim Herlihy! So look for that on iTunes -- it's a fantastic in-depth conversation with the man who co-wrote most of the Happy Madison films with Adam Sandler. (Photo: Some of the world's most famous and successful comedians/actors/writers are interviewed each week and include personalities such as; Chris Rock, Garry Shandling, Tom Green, Allen Covert, Aziz Ansari, Bobby Collins, The Lucas Bros., Mystro Clarke, Wali Collins, ... read more
  • Posted at 8:40 AM
    In the United States, March is Women's History Month. While it is a time to reflect on the contributions women have made to the fields of politics, art, science, medicine and elsewhere, it is also a time to pay attention to the issues that women today are facing in their daily lives. A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study shows that 47.5 million U.S. adults reported a disability in 2005, which is an increase of 3.4 million from ... read more
  • Posted at 8:37 AM
    Today kicks off the record-setting Epic Electric American Road Trip, an 18-day, 12,000-mile, battery-powered journey sponsored by electric vehicle (EV) software and information services company Recargo Inc. The trip would mark the longest vehicle trip ever taken using 100% electric power, endeavoring to set a Guinness World Record while emphasizing the possibilities of the nation's current electric vehicle charging infrastructure. The record-setting trip will be attempted solo by Norman Hajjar, Managing Director of Recargo's driver research division, PlugInsights. Hajjar ... read more
  • Posted at 8:30 AM
    Renaissance Learning, a leading provider of online assessments and data-powered teaching and learning solutions, announced today that the Mississippi State Board of Education adopted Renaissance Learning's K-3 assessment system. This integrated assessment system will include: a universal screener and diagnostic assessment, kindergarten readiness assessment tool, and a third-grade reading summative assessment. "We are excited and honored to be working with schools across Mississippi to provide them with an assessment system that will identify students' early literacy and numeracy skills quickly and ... read more
  • Posted at 8:26 AM
    Accipiter Communications, Inc., doing business as Zona Communications (“Zona”), a provider of telecommunications services to residences and businesses in central Arizona, announced today that it has filed a voluntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition in the US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Arizona in Phoenix. Zona ... read more
  • Posted at 8:24 AM
    Announced today, Friday, March 28, 2014, AMG Global, a division of NY based Enchante Accessories, Inc., one of the leaders in manufacturing and distributing consumer and professional bath and kitchen hardline and softline products has acquired certain business portfolio assets of Metropolitan Distributors - a fast growing sales, marketing, product development, logistics and in-store services firm based in San Juan, PR. This transaction was completed as a selective business portfolio purchase which includes the products and sales programs of ... read more
  • Posted at 8:15 AM
    Powerstorm Capital Corp. (OTC: PSTO) today announced the appointment of Emad Farid to the company's Board of Advisors. Mr. Farid is Chief Executive Officer of Nile Sugar Company and serves on the Board of Directors of several subsidiaries of Global Telecom and Orascom Telecom, Media and Technology (OTMT). Michel Freni, Powerstorm Capital CEO stated, "When we decided to produce a best-in-class hybrid power solution company for the telecommunications industry, our first step was in securing highly knowledgeable and experienced industry ... read more
  • Weekend remains to take advantage of sale --- SAN ANTONIO, Texas, March 28, 2014
    Posted at 8:14 AM
    Despite the continuously evolving image of Cadillac and their lineup of vehicles, some people are still unsure of whether they want to put a Cadillac sedan in their driveway or not. Cavender Cadillac in San Antonio, TX is working with their General Motors manufacturing partner, Cadillac, to put some of those unanswered questions to rest; once and for all. The Cavender Cadillac Spring Event in San Antonio, TX is the perfect time for potential first-time Cadillac buyers to see how ... read more
  • Posted at 8:13 AM
    LAGUNA HILLS, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/28/14 -- Itonis, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ITNS) today announced that it has signed a Licensing Agreement with MyECheck, Inc. for Itonis to acquire a software license for MyECheck's patented mobile payment app that will facilitate point of purchase transactions for medical marijuana, gambling, and general retail sales. There is no expiration date on that license. MyECheck (PINKSHEETS: MYEC) today also released its news regarding our license agreement. ( The license agreement calls for Itonis to pay ... read more
  • UAPD/AFSCME Announces Opposition to MICRA Measure --- OAKLAND, Calif., March 28, 2014
    Posted at 8:09 AM
    The Union of American Physicians and Dentists (AFSCME Local 206) has registered its opposition to a ballot initiative that would raise the cap on non-economic damages in malpractice cases to 1.1 million dollars. According to UAPD President Dr. Stuart Bussey, the MICRA measure would limit access to medical care in low-income and rural communities by driving up malpractice insurance premiums, thus making it economically prohibitive for doctors to work. For this reason, California workers at the AFSCME political convention recently ... read more
  • Posted at 8:09 AM
    MicroPact Inc., a leading developer of dynamic case management and Business Process Management software solutions, has signed a 10-year lease that essentially doubles the size of its headquarters at 12901 Worldgate Drive. The new space, which is currently being designed by Bill London Design Group, builds on the company's philosophy of providing team members with a working environment designed around innovation and collaboration. "We have worked hard to create a dynamic space for our talented team to do what they do best: ... read more
  • Posted at 8:04 AM
    Industrial Leaders Group (ILG), the leading independent accreditation body for quality assurance introduces the first certification program for the medical and legalized recreational cannabis developed to benefit patients, growers, healthcare providers, cannabis manufacturing equipment suppliers and consumers as well regulators implementing laws for the medical and legalized recreational cannabis industry. ILG said CAN 9009:2013 is the only accredited and official certification program based on quality standards set forth by The National Quality Cannabis Group of America (NQCGA) and the American ... read more
  • Posted at 8:01 AM
    NEW BRITAIN, Conn., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: In light of the recent report released by the CDC yesterday announcing new Autism prevalence rates and the increasing number of children being diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Hospital for Special Care is increasing its Autism awareness efforts and focusing on the faces behind the numbers of those diagnosed. To support Autism Awareness Month nationally, Hospital for Special Care has created an online community and resource to ... read more
  • Posted at 8:01 AM
    Jim Hare, senior director of product marketing of Actian Corporation (“Actian”), the first company to assemble an end-to-end big data analytics platform that runs natively on Hadoop, and guest Mike Gualtieri, principal analyst of Forrester Research, Inc. will discuss ways Big Data analytics is driving transformative ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    Live from the Expo Hall, Macworld/iWorld 2014 attendees and a panel of all-star judges have named the co-winners of the inaugural Macworld/iWorld and SF New Tech 6 About to Break competition. Out of more than 100 entrants, Avegant Glyph and Petcube emerged tied as the overall winners based on their innovative design and technology. 6 About to Break was created to spotlight the most innovative apps, accessories, software, hardware and utilities uniquely positioned to breakout as leaders in the Apple ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    Engage Mobility, Inc. (ENGA), an emerging leader in mobile technology, marketing and data solutions, announced today that it will present to a conference of Chinese American investors and business owners at the conference in Chinatown, New York, NY. The conference, which will take place on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 1:30 pm at the Wyndham Garden Chinatown Hotel will feature Engage and its products, and is expected to draw a capacity crowd. Engage CEO Jim Byrd stated: "We are really ... read more