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Washington, DC, May 03, 2012 --(PR.com)-- A2L Consulting, an award-winning litigation consulting firm providing litigation graphics, trial technology, and jury research services, announced today the addition of patent attorney and litigator Ryan H. Flax to the team as Managing Directo...
NewVoiceMedia announced today that it has been selected as a Finalist for Red Herring's Top 100 Europe award, which honours the year's most promising private technology ventures from the European business region. The Red Herring editorial team selected the most innovative companies fro...
Despite Economic Gloom, European Startup eYeka Delivers on Performance, Innovation and Expansion.London - 12th April 2012 - eYeka, the global market leader in online co-creation announced today it has been selected as a finalist for Red Herring's Top 100 Europe award, a prestigious lis...
Dubai - 10 April 2012 - NeuString, the leading supplier of actionable business data analytics software for mobile operators, announced today it has been selected as a Finalist for Red Herring's Top 100 Europe award, a prestigious list honoring the year's most promising private technolo...
MySQL is the world’s most popular open-source database and platform for millions of web applications – it’s critical but cumbersome to monitor. Monitis’ MySQL monitoring provides three key benefits: Insight » 246 potential monitoring variables » 21 aggregated, p...
Last January, Jean-Claude Bradley, an associate professor of chemistry at Drexel, posted about an assignment he gave his students: He asked them to find five different sources for the properties of a chemicals of their choosing. The results were sobering. For example, in one case a pap...
Coral Harbor, The Bahamas, March 25, 2010 --(PR.com)-- The return to Daylight Savings tends to remind us of the importance of just one more hour of good quality sleep per night. According to the National Sleep Foundation’s 2010 poll, sleep duration has yet again diminished year ...
Milford, NH, March 18, 2010 --(PR.com)-- Affinity Life Sciences, Inc. and JSW Life Sciences have agreed to a Strategic Partnership designed to enhance Contract Research and Manufacturing capabilities for the medical devices, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical industries as well as gove...
John Wilbanks of Creative Commons (and head of Science Commons) is giving a Berkman lunchtime talk about the threats to science’s generativity. He takes Jonathan Zittrain’s definition of generativity: “a system’s capacity to produced unanticipated change through unfiltered contribution...
Lewisville, TX, March 09, 2010 --(PR.com)-- Bio-Synthesis, Inc. announced today that the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has awarded the company a 2-year, $590,000, Small Business and Innovation Research (SBIR) ...
Elan Pharmaceuticals Leverages Infosys Scientific Innovation Solution for New Research Informatics SystemLondon, UK - February 1, 2010: Infosys Technologies Limited (NASDAQ: INFY) today announced that it will design and implement the Research Informatics System (RISe) at Elan Pharmaceu...
Eurecan European Venture contest crowns Liquavista as top technology company in EuropeLiquavista on Tuesday was crowned winning Technology Company at the Eurecan European Venture Contest. In the final held over 2 days in Barcelona, Liquavista was selected from around 400 other technol...
For me the video below is a well thought out and put together dig at what I have been seeing an explosion of this year and what is concerning me most about personal branding. Lack of depth and authenticity. It is what is causing so many online commentators to rant about it's shallownes...
ERP Solution Enables Quicker and Easier Traceability to Help Manufacturers Improve Product Safety and Compliance
There's another piece out taking a look at the concerns and ramifications of the increasing use of biometric audience counting technologies in digital out of home networks, this time on Digital Signage Expo's news portal. It's a good, balanced piece that takes very little of the alarmi...
Great American technologists from academia and industry have always ensured our national security has the edge it needs, in peace, crisis and war. Academic Fredrick Terman brought us radar and Silicon Valley. Edwin Land brought us overhead ISR. Gordon Moore ensured integrated circuits ...
Misha Angrist points me to the launch of TruGenetics, which basically looks like just another genome scan company with a unique gimmick: they're giving 10,000 scans away free.What's the business model here? The registration page provides some hints:Your questionnaire responses and gene...
Readers of this blog are familiar with the financial pressures that the undoubling of the NIH budget during the Bush Administration placed on the research laboratories. They will also be familiar with the relative excitement which attended the ARRA stimulus package and the subsequent N...
Students and laypeople alike often view biotech patents with baffled disbelief. How is it possible to patent bacteria? Mice? Cell types and DNA sequences? How can someone else "own" gene sequences that all of us have carried inside our bodies since birth? Read the rest of this post... ...
For those who have been too distracted by swine flu to notice: shares of the biotech company Sequenom have plummeted by 77% after the company announced that the extremely promising initial results for its SEQureDx Down syndrome test - which is designed to detect Down syndrome fetuses u...
Yesterday, the Institute of Medicine released a report entitled "Conflict of Interest in Medical Research, Education, and Practice". As far as I can tell, the full report is only available for a fairly substantial charge, but these are some of the main recommendations summed up in the ...
Our next presentation was by Stefan Meier, Associate Director, Software Development, Information Sciences Department at XDx. Xdx is a biotech company that relies on software and technology for their Molecular Diagnostic Technology. They assess patients who have had a heart...
Remember back in September 2008 when Google co-founder Sergey Brin started a personal blog? TechCrunch was the first to spot it, and it was interesting enough for the Wall Street Journal and the NY Times to pick up the story. Of course, it was the actual content of the second blog pos...
Marc Andreessen appeared on Charlie Rose last night. He gave Rose a primer on everything from Facebook and cloud computing to the mobile Web. Andreessen, who sits on Facebook's board, says that Facebook could be generating $1 billion in revenues today if it wanted to, and thinks th...
I started my career as a finance reporter covering wonky subjects like banks, bonds and agribusiness. I ended up in Silicon Valley covering tech, because it was the late 1990s, and I was doing what finance reporters are supposed to do: Follow the money. I’ve since realized if you want...
Searching for a job can suck if you constrain yourself to the typical tools such as online jobs boards, trade publications, CraigsList, and networking with only your close friends. In these kinds of times, you need to use all the...
Michael Heller, from Columbia University, is giving a Berkman lunch-time talk on his book, Gridlock Economy. He says the nutshell version is that when too many people own pieces of one thing, no one can use it. Too much ownership creates gridlock, he says. [Note: I'm live-blogging, get...
Jeremy Geelan is speculating who should be America’s CTO in the Obama administration. He says: As former IAC executive Julius Genachowski was appointed yesterday to President Elect Obama’s transition team, speculation is growing as to the possibility that Genachowski or so...
Earlier this week I had the chance to sit down and meet with a few members of the Brightcove team, including founder and CEO Jeremy Allaire. We discussed the direction that online video was taking and the stratification seen between consumer and professional markets. And perhaps most...
Scientists are not the most social people on the planet. Many of them would rather be holed up in their labs trying to make the next big discovery than hanging out on Facebook throwing virtual pies at each other (although there are exceptions). But what if they could organize their a...