Tuesday, July 28, 2015

AKC Canine Health Foundation Announces 2015 National Parent Club Canine Health Conference August 7-9

ST. LOUIS, MO. & RALEIGH, N.C. -- The AKC Canine Health Foundation, a nonprofit organization celebrating 20 years of preventing, treating, and curing diseases in all dogs, is pleased to announce it is hosting the 2015 National Parent Club Canine Health Conference August 7-9. Sponsored by Purina, the biennial event taking place at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch is expected to draw veterinarians, researchers, dog club members, dog owners, and breeders eager to hear from featured speakers on the latest medical and scientific advances in preventing treating, and curing canine health issues.

Governor McCrory Re-Appointed to Executive Committee of National Governors Association

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Governor Pat McCrory has been re-appointed to the Executive Committee of the National Governors Association. The nine-member Executive Committee supervises the association's operations and has general authority over all policy issues. It also has primary jurisdiction over issues involving federalism, homeland security, the federal budget, and federal tax policy.

Bell and Howell Announces Services Pilot with Savioke Inc.

DURHAM, N.C. -- Bell and Howell, a leading provider of solutions and services for communications and commerce technology solutions, has announced a new service pilot agreement with Savioke Inc. Santa Clara, California-based Savioke is a leader in the development of autonomous delivery robots for the services industry. Bell and Howell will perform services under a pilot agreement in North America for Savioke’s Relay robot for the hospitality industry. Bell and Howell’s servicing of Relay begins immediately.

Monday, July 27, 2015

Integrated Biometrics Expands Executive Management Team

SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- Integrated Biometrics, LLC, (www.integratedbiometrics.com) designer and manufacturer of the lightest, fastest, most accurate, FBI-certified fingerprint sensors, today announced the appointment of new executives to its management team: Jerry Zuzolo, Chief Financial Officer and David Gerulski, Vice President, Sales and Marketing. The veteran leaders are integral to managing Integrated Biometrics’ sales growth and ongoing plan to bring its breakthrough FBI-certified Light Emitting Sensor (LES) fingerprint technology to government and commercial organizations around the world.

Myers Bigel Attorney Sherry Murphy Elected President of Carolina Patent Trademark Copyright Law Association

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A. (Myers Bigel), the largest independent patent law firm in North Carolina, is proud to announce that attorney Sherry L. Murphy has been elected president of the Carolina Patent Trademark Copyright Law Association (CPTCLA), the oldest legal association dedicated to practitioners of Intellectual Property law in North and South Carolina. The organization hosts bi-annual meetings and continuing legal education (CLE) seminars, attracting speakers from all over the globe to discuss patent, trademark and copyright legal issues.

Friday, July 24, 2015

Velocity Technology Solutions Names Marc Vassanelli EVP and Chief Financial Officer

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Velocity Technology Solutions, Inc. has named Marc Vassanelli as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective since May 31, 2015. In this role, Mr. Vassanelli has responsibility for the financial well-being of the company. He will accomplish this by managing the financial planning and analysis, controller, treasury and tax functions within finance. Mr. Vassanelli will also be integral in preparing growth plans.

Almawave and Cicero Partner to Deliver Integrated Contact Center Solutions

CARY, N.C. -- Cicero Inc. (OTCBB: CICN), a leading provider of analytics and automation software for the back office and contact center, and Almawave, a leading provider in innovative CRM, Big Data, text and speech analytics products, today announced a new partnership to bundle Cicero Discovery with Almawave's Iride Natural Interface product.

RESO Joins New Home Energy Information Accelerator Program

MORRISVILLE, N.C. -- Imagine being able to find out the energy-efficiency of a home for sale the same way a homebuyer can learn how many bedrooms it has through the local multiple-listing service. That day may be coming. The realty industry's Real Estate Standards Organization, or RESO, is working to create such an "energy-transparent" shopping experience for consumers by teaming up with the U.S. Department of Energy's new Better Buildings Home Energy Information Accelerator Program.

Blue Sphere Corp Announces Engagement of Maxim Group

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Blue Sphere Corp (OTCQB: BLSP) (the "Company" or "Blue Sphere"), a clean energy company that develops, manages and owns waste-to-energy projects, today announced that it has retained Maxim Group LLC, a leading investment banking, securities and investment management firm, to provide strategic corporate planning and investment banking services. Maxim will focus on assisting Blue Sphere in its strategies for maximizing shareholder value through its full scope of investment banking services.