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Zimperium Appoints Shridhar Mittal as New CEO and Zuk Avraham as Chairman
10/23/2014 12:08:57 PM
SAN FRANCISCO – October 23, 2014 – Zimperium , the leader in mobile threat defense, today announced it appointed Shridhar Mittal as the company’s new CEO. Zuk Avraham, founder, will assume the role of chairman and CTO, and will continue to drive the organization’s technical vision. Shridhar joins Zimperium from CA Technologies , where he served as general manager of the …
Breakout Brazilian Food Delivery Service iFood Acquires Papa Rango and Alakarte To Expand Across Brazil
10/23/2014 11:58:39 AM
Today, iFood is announcing the acquisition of Papa Rango and Alakarte , two competitors in Brazil’s fierce market for food deliver y services. With these acqu isitions, iFood brings eighteen new cities into its network and expects to add over 50 thousand orders per month, bringing its total orders per month to over 400,000. iFood is now the go-to …
Acer Total PC and Commercial Total PC Shipments Achieve Highest YoY Growth among Top Players Worldwide in Q3 2014
10/23/2014 11:40:53 AM
The latest preliminary data from IDC for Q3 2014 showed Acer has improved on its year-on-year (YoY) worldwide PC shipment with growth at 11.8%. This was in contrast to the overall industry decline of 1.4%. Quarter-on-quarter (QoQ), Acer saw a 12.6% rise, which also surpassed the industry average of 5.2%. In both YoY and QoQ shipments, Acer was one of only two brands among the …
Jefferson Wound Care & Hyperbaric Centers Raise Awareness of Diabetic Foot Ulcers
10/23/2014 11:37:53 AM
Jefferson Hospital Wound Care & Hyperbaric Centers, a member of the Healogics network, are participating in the Healogics National Diabetes Campaign Oct. 27 to 31. Program directors across the nation will dedicate the week to providing education to local physician offices to help staff identify diabetic patients with or at risk of having ulcers of the lower extremity. …
Marriott’s #PictureYourselfHere Campaign Takes Job Seekers Behind-the-Scenes
10/23/2014 11:27:42 AM
Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) announced today innovations to its careers sites and job search process as it aims to engage jobseekers worldwide through its new #PictureYourselfHere campaign. The campaign includes enhanced job search functionality, featuring behind-the-scenes photos submitted by current associates all around the world, in an effort to reach the best …
Ceridian Launches Dayforce Connected Pay
10/23/2014 11:24:59 AM
Ceridian announces the launch of Dayforce Connected Pay – a global payroll processing solution comprised of Ceridian in-country payroll services connected to the award winning, single, cloud-based application: Dayforce Human Capital Management. “As global companies expand and attempt to maintain individual country compliance, issues of global reporting, data accuracy and …
O2 Post, Brazil’s Largest Post House, Installs DaVinci Resolve and 80 Seats of Resolve Software
10/23/2014 11:19:39 AM
Blackmagic Design today announced that O2 Post is installing 80 DaVinci Resolve licenses and three DaVinci Resolves, forming one of the largest DaVinci Resolve workflows in the world. DaVinci Resolve has become a central part of O2 Post’s entire production and post production workflow, and O2 colorists, editors, VFX artists, producers, directors and clients will be able to …
CareerBuilder Releases This Year’s Most Unbelievable Excuses for Calling in Sick
10/23/2014 11:16:13 AM
From claiming they need the day to fix some botched plastic surgery to saying they accidentally got on a plane, America’s workers have either had some sitcom-worthy misadventures this year, or they’ve simply gotten more creative with their sick day excuses. A new CareerBuilder survey looks at how many workers have faked being sick this year, as well as some of the strangest …
Canada Takes Futuristic Advertising To A Whole New Level With Richard Branson’s Nod Of Approval
Canada Takes Futuristic Advertising To A Whole New Level With Richard Branson’s Nod Of Approval
10/23/2014 11:00:00 AM
Vancouver, Canada based tech startup, Disrupted Logic Interactive , just floored the competition in the first round of this years’ Extreme Tech Challenge and with good reason.  The small firm is making more than big waves in advertising technology, they’re crushing it like a tsunami. Richard Branson fronts Extreme Tech Challenge which is the world’s most advanced startup …
CURE Leasing & Maintenance Launches New Highly Focused Website
CURE Leasing & Maintenance Launches New Highly Focused Website
10/23/2014 10:24:22 AM
CURE Leasing & Maintenance, a provider of financing and maintenance services to companies using independent contractors as part of their transportation programs, has launched a new Website showcasing the distinct benefits the company offers its Owner-Operator and Carrier audiences. Redesigned with a fresh, new look and enhanced navigation, the Website provides visitors …
Smartweek Using Christie Interactive Visual Solutions
Smartweek Using Christie Interactive Visual Solutions
10/23/2014 10:14:35 AM
Christie® is serving as Innovation Lab Sponsor for SMARTWEEK 2014 in Toronto, October 24-26. The event is taking Toronto by storm, bringing the brightest minds, inventors, and industry leaders to the city for the first time together to advance the Internet of Things (IoT) and to experience Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications . Kitchener-based Christie will light up …
Socrata Continues to Break Innovative Ground at Its First-Ever Customer Summit
10/23/2014 9:57:44 AM
Socrata ( www.socrata.com ), a cloud software company focused on democratizing access to public sector data – both internally and externally by and for the most innovative organizations around the world – today announced two high-value programs for its customers. The announcement was made at Socrata’s first-ever Customer Summit in Washington DC, taking place today and …
CORESense Certified for Avalara’s Sales Tax Automation Solution
10/23/2014 9:54:56 AM
Avalara, Inc., ( www.Avalara.com ), a leading provider of cloud-based software that delivers a broad array of compliance solutions related to sales tax and other transactional taxes, today announced CORESense, Inc., a leading provider of digital commerce, retail and order management software solutions for medium-sized business, has joined Avalara’s community of certified …
Limbkeepers® to be Featured on Upcoming Episode of Innovations with Ed Begley, Jr.
Limbkeepers® to be Featured on Upcoming Episode of Innovations with Ed Begley, Jr.
10/23/2014 9:50:50 AM
Limbkeepers® announced today that they will be featured in an upcoming episode of Innovations with Ed Begley Jr, airing 1st QTR 2015 via Discovery Channel. Dates and show times TBA. In this episode, Innovations will focus on Limbkeepers® non compression knit sleeves, a new solution helping to protect fragile, thinning skin on arms, hands, and legs from abrasion, skin tears and …
Consumers making big savings with energy experts UKNRGwise
Consumers making big savings with energy experts UKNRGwise
10/23/2014 9:44:43 AM
Gas and electricity experts UKNRGwise are putting their wealth of experience in energy switching and energy saving to good use - helping customers compare suppliers and find free energy saving measures for their homes. The team pride themselves on being able to offer top quality expert energy solutions that meet the needs of our customers and their homes including how …
Campylobacter Outbreak Hits School District in Western Wisconsin
Campylobacter Outbreak Hits School District in Western Wisconsin
10/23/2014 9:39:40 AM
Last month, WCCO in Minneapolis published a report about an infectious disease outbreak of high school students at a school district in western Wisconsin.  According to the article, one student has already been confirmed with a Campylobacter infection and others have been hospitalized. Campylobacter is a type of bacteria that causes an infectious disease known as …
Financial Planning For The Not Yet Wealthy, An Amazon Best-Selling Book Free For One More Day
10/23/2014 6:00:00 AM
Financial Planning For The Not Yet Wealthy , An Amazon Best-Selling Book Free For One More DayBest Selling Author, Antonio Filippone, presents his new book “ Financial Planning for the Not Yet Wealthy ”.  Conquer debt forever, never lose money again, and stop putting money in the wrong places. This easy to follow guide talks about money without the technical jargon and will …
Stock-Trak’s Virtual Trading Applications Reach 5,000,000 Lifetime Users
Stock-Trak’s Virtual Trading Applications Reach 5,000,000 Lifetime Users
10/23/2014 6:00:00 AM
Stock-Trak, Inc., a leading provider of virtual stock market trading applications for the education market, is proud to announce it has reached a major milestone in its commitment to financial literacy.  As of this semester, Stock-Trak has now helped over 5 million students learn about the stock market and portfolio management through the use one of its stock market …
A Line in the Sand, an Event at the Honda Center for Jewish and Gentile Followers To Come Together
10/22/2014 10:27:21 PM
A Line in the Sand , a solemn assembly to gather for prayer, worship and repentance for the final harvest and the coming Glory of the Lord, is scheduled at the Honda Center, November 11, 2014 from 1pm to 9pm.   A Line in the Sand is a very special event for several reasons, one of them being the blessing that is going to be released through Jewish and Gentile followers …
Vint, The App For On-Demand Personal Workouts, Debuts Unlimited Sessions For The Cost of a Daily Latte
Vint, The App For On-Demand Personal Workouts, Debuts Unlimited Sessions For The Cost of a Daily Latte
10/22/2014 6:07:19 PM
Vint, the new on-demand personal fitness app available on iOS and Android, today announces a new offering designed to take the friction out of working out, called Vint Unlimited. Now, with Vint Unlimited, members can sign up and book as many small group or personal, 1-on-1 fitness sessions per month for just $4 per day -- the price of a latte. With 60 friendly athlete …
NWC Fights Back Chamber of Commerce/KBR Attack on Whistleblowers at Supreme Court
10/22/2014 6:06:38 PM
Yesterday, the National Whistleblower Center filed a  “friend of court” brief  in  Kellogg Brown & Root Services, Inc. v. United States ex rel. Carter  before the U.S. Supreme Court.  The extensive brief delivers a full rebuttal of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (Chamber) and Kellogg Brown & Root’s (KBR) attack on the integrity of whistleblowers. The Chamber and its …
Chris Christie and Republicans Should Read this Minimum Wage Book
Chris Christie and Republicans Should Read this Minimum Wage Book
10/22/2014 6:05:51 PM
“I’m tired of hearing about the minimum wage,” Gov. Chris Christie (R-N.J.) said during an event at the Chamber of Commerce.   “I really am. I don’t think there’s a mother or a father sitting around the kitchen table tonight in America saying, ’You know, honey, if our son or daughter could just make a higher minimum wage, my God, all of our dreams would be realized.’ Is that …
Moov, The Most Successful Crowdfunded Fitness Device of All-Time, Raises $3 Million in Series A Funding From Banyan Capital to Bring Coaching to Your Wrist
10/22/2014 4:34:41 PM
[quote] [quote] MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - October 22, 2014: Moov , the most successful crowdfunded fitness device of all-time, has secured $3 million in funding. Moov shattered crowdfunding records earlier this year by raising $1 million in just two weeks. Now just seven months after its launch, Moov has closed an additional $3 million in Series A financing led by Banyan …
America’s Number One Home Media Transfer Service, YesVideo, Wins Salesforce 2014 Service Surfboard Award
10/22/2014 4:31:13 PM
YesVideo  is happy to announce it has received the Salesforce  Anytime, Anywhere Award  at the 2014 Service Surfboard Awards.  As the largest and most trusted media transfer service in the country, YesVideo has now served over eight million families across the United States by transferring vintage videos and photos to online and DVD. The Salesforce Service award, which …
Arthritis, Back Ache and Bone Disease Seminar Attended by Atlanta Legal Nurse Consultant
10/22/2014 4:08:58 PM
Atlanta, Georgia -- James M. Coggin, MD of the Institute of Natural Resources taught a seminar on “Arthritis, Back Ache and Bone Disease” in Athens, Georgia on September 24, 2014. Liz Buddenhagen, RN and Atlanta Legal Nurse Consultant attended. “We always keep up with continuing education, current medical issues and how they relate to our ongoing cases,” said …
Mu Sigma Launches muUniverse™, A New Platform to Automate Aspects of Dynamic Thinking at Fortune 500 Companies
10/22/2014 3:41:37 PM
Mu Sigma , the world’s largest private decision sciences and big data analytics company, today announces the launch of muUniverse™, a new product that serves as a Google Maps for decisions that helps leaders choose the right path. By bringing technologies, people and methodologies together under one roof, muUniverse is designed to give decision makers at Fortune 500 companies …
TWI Attends 2014 AUSA Annual Meeting & Exposition
TWI Attends 2014 AUSA Annual Meeting & Exposition
10/22/2014 2:29:49 PM
As part of our communications and marketing efforts, TWI attended the 2014 Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting and Exhibition. Held 13-15 October at the Washington Convention Center, the event gathered over 30,000 attendees consisting of USG agencies, commercial contractors, and other international companies servicing the DoD. Throughout the event, TWI …
Carlson Rezidor announces first Radisson Blu hotel in Belarus and further strengthens leading position in Russia/CIS & Baltics
Carlson Rezidor announces first Radisson Blu hotel in Belarus and further strengthens leading position in Russia/CIS & Baltics
10/22/2014 1:56:48 PM
Carlson Rezidor, one of the  largest and most dynamic hotel groups worldwide, extends their network in  Russia/CIS & Baltics and adds a new country to their growing portfolio: Belarus.  The very first Radisson Blu hotel in the capital city Minsk will enjoy a prime  location on a main axis leading from the centre to the airport. Featuring 200  rooms with signature services …
Aeroflot Extends Collective Agreement With Employees
10/22/2014 1:54:14 PM
JSC Aeroflot management and airline employee trade unions have successfully concluded negotiations that extend the collective bargaining agreement currently in place for the period 2014 through 2017. The collective agreement calls for a wide range of benefits for employees, irrespective of union membership. Despite the challenging economic environment in Russia, the parties …
Neste Oil to strengthen its commitment to respecting human and labor rights
10/22/2014 1:52:37 PM
Neste Oil has joined the United Nations Global Compact. Companies that participate in the UN initiative commit themselves to respecting a set of 10 principles covering human rights, labor rights, the environment, and combating corruption in their operations and strategy. Over 12,000 companies from more than 145 countries are currently part of the Global Compact, which is the …
Red Cross Two-Year Superstorm Sandy Report
10/22/2014 1:35:24 PM
Nearly two years since Superstorm Sandy unleashed its fury and devastation across New York, New Jersey and other states, the American Red Cross has helped tens of thousands of people recover with financial assistance, housing-related expenses and grants to nonprofit groups serving residents of storm-damaged communities. A two-year report released today shows that the Red …
Riverside Lands Another Add-On For H-D Advanced Manufacturing
10/22/2014 1:33:31 PM
H-D Advanced Manufacturing Company (H-D) has added Crown Precision Machining (Crown) to its holding company of precision engineered product manufacturers. Crown provides critical high-precision machining services for commercial aerospace and defense manufacturers. H-D was formed in 2012 by a partnership between The Riverside Company, Hicks Equity Partners and Weinberg Capital …
Greenberg Traurig to be Honored at Diabetes Research Institute Foundation’s Cycle of Discovery Brunch
10/22/2014 1:31:37 PM
International law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A . will be honored for its contribution to the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation at the organization’s Cycle of Discovery Brunch. The event will be held Oct. 26 at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Florida. Greenberg Traurig will receive the Benefactors award for contributing more than $25,000. The firm will also be …
Viewpoint Construction Software Nominated for The Earthmover & Civil Contractors Awards
10/22/2014 1:22:46 PM
Viewpoint Construction Software®, a leading provider of innovative software solutions and services to the construction industry, announces the company has been nominated for two of The Earthmover & Civil Contractor Choice Awards. Viewpoint For Project Collaboration has been nominated for the Technology Release of the Year Award which acknowledges a product released …
Novant Health hires Johnson & Wales University Charlotte campus president
10/22/2014 1:18:14 PM
Novant Health has hired Arthur J. Gallagher as the new vice president of Novant Health Foundation Presbyterian Medical Center and Novant Health community engagement. Gallagher joins Novant Health from Johnson & Wales University where he has served as Charlotte campus president since 2003. In this newly created position, Gallagher will be responsible for leading the …
Scott Campbell Agency Inaugurates Charity Program in the Waukesha, WI Area, and Debuts With Campaign to Raise Funds for a Local Hero Battling ALS
10/22/2014 1:15:54 PM
Waukesha, WI – Scott Campbell Agency in Waukesha, WI announced the debut of its charity program designed to benefit the local community. The agency will work closely with nonprofit organizations in the area, to nominate a new beneficiary every 30-90 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or programs with immediate support by bringing …
Vinitaly International Academy Takes on the Challenge of Overcoming the Aussie Love of beer
Vinitaly International Academy Takes on the Challenge of Overcoming the Aussie Love of beer
10/22/2014 1:14:39 PM
Vinitaly International is getting ready to travel to Australia to take part in Vinitalia Down Under (26 – 26 October 2014) in Melbourne with the intent of paving the way for a decisive leap forward for Italian wines in the Land of the Kangaroo. The decision comes at a time when Australia’s love for beer has sunk to the lowest level since the days of the post-war six o’clock …
Pernod Ricard Streamlines Data Protection in EMEA
Pernod Ricard Streamlines Data Protection in EMEA
10/22/2014 1:10:42 PM
Backup Technology (BTL), iomart’s online backup & disaster recovery specialist, has helped Pernod Ricard centralise its previously ad hoc approach to data protection in EMEA. The wines and spirits leader operates in 42 markets across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Previously each location had its own individual approach to protecting its data. Pernod Ricard EMEA …
Hanley Wood Launches Greenbuild University
10/22/2014 1:05:56 PM
Hanley Wood announces the launch of Greenbuild University, a new online learning platform designed to educate and train sustainable design professionals with best-in-class content focusing on Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). Greenbuild University, located online at www.greenbuilduniversity.com , includes access to all educational content delivered during …
ADLINK Announces Two New COM Express® Type 2 Modules with Latest Intel® Processors
10/22/2014 1:02:52 PM
ADLINK Technology, a leading global provider of cloud-based services, intelligent gateways, and embedded building blocks for edge devices that enable the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced availability of its newest COM Express® Type 2 modules. The new products come in two series, named Express-HL2 and cExpress-BT2 , indicating the 4th generation Intel® Core™ …