NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2014 Mortgage rates showed a minor increase this week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate nosing higher to 4.27 percent, according to Bankrate.com’s weekly national survey. The 30-year fixed mortgage has an average of 0.30 discount and origination points. To see mortgage rates in your […]

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 Last week, Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities had indiscrete photos stolen and distributed across the Internet. It’s speculated that their accounts were accessed by a “brute force” attack—which can only be successful if their passwords were weak. Weak passwords are a risk for businesses, […]

WASHINGTON, Aug. 29, 2014 Diseases largely eradicated in the United States a generation ago are returning. Measles was declared eliminated in 2000, yet the CDC reports 593 confirmed cases in 2014 as of August 15—the highest incidence in 20 years. In July, California’s public health department declared whooping cough a […]

ARMONK, N.Y., Aug. 29, 2014 IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Gartner, Inc. has once again recognized IBM as a leader, placing the highest for ability to execute, in the newly published “Magic Quadrant for Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services” reports for North America(1) and Europe(2). IBM’s cloud leadership, […]

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 25, 2014 New Orleans reputation as a premier Halloween destination is unwavering. With much enthusiasm, the city prepares to welcome the 31st annual Halloween New Orleans (HNO), October 23 – 26. The weekend-long extravaganza, benefitting Project Lazarus, is the largest gay Halloween charity event in the country; […]

ARLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 25, 2014 GiftBasketsOverseas.com, the experts in international gift delivery, is thrilled to announce that it has been named #2684 on the 2014 Inc. 500|5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. The Massachusetts-based company is celebrating its inclusion on the list for the second year in a […]

LONDON, Aug. 25, 2014 On August 22, ViiV Healthcare announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Triumeq® (abacavir 600mg, dolutegravir 50mg and lamivudine 300mg) tablets for the treatment of HIV-1 infection.1 Triumeq is ViiV Healthcare’s first dolutegravir-based fixed-dose combination, offering many people living with HIV the option […]

NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2014 The keyword term a consumer uses in their search engine query can predict the likelihood that they will click on an organic or paid advertisement. That’s according to new research by Columbia Business School that takes a unique look at a consumer’s behavior between the […]

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 25, 2014 Scribe Labs unveiled its first product, runScribe™, on Kickstarter last week and saw its campaign surpass the $50,000 funding goal in 52 hours.  The fitness wearable provides kinematic metrics that help an athlete understand how factors like shoe selection, terrain and fatigue impact their running […]

TORONTO, Aug. 18, 2014 Teradata Corporation (NYSE: TDC), the analytic data platforms, marketing applications and services company, today announced general availability of the newest version of Teradata Demand Chain Management, software that accurately forecasts consumer demand and synchronizes retailers’ ability to meet it — by channel — by right-sizing inventory requirements […]