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SEATTLE, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/03/09 -- Skytap, Inc., the leading provider of cloud-based virtual lab solutions, and uTest, the world's largest marketplace for software testing services, today announced a Webinar on how crowdsourcing and cloud-based technologies can help companies launch higher quality applications, while reducing time to market and controlling costs. The Webinar, "Better Apps with Crowdsourcing & The Cloud," will be held on Wednesday, February 11, at 11AM PT / 2PM ET. Across the software industry, companies are trying to do more with less. For C-level execs and their tech teams, this means dealing with flat or shrinking budgets, while still trying to get new versions to market quickly and maintaining application quality. Companies are now turning to online communities and cloud-based infrastructure to get the job done while reducing capital an... (more)

President Bush's Address Puts Health IT in Spotlight

WASHINGTON, DC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 02/03/05 -- In his annual State of the Union Address Wednesday evening, President George W. Bush declared his continuing support for information technology (IT) to improve healthcare, asking Congress to move forward on "...improved health information technology to prevent medical errors and needless costs." The President's latest endorsement follows his trip to the Cleveland Clinic last week where he said the federal government's role was to fund "regional hubs" (to support health information exchange) to "really get the process started." "The ... (more)

High International Markets Interest in SWMS's Labguard(TM)

TAMPA, FL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 06/20/05 -- Southwestern Medical Solutions, Inc. (OTC: SWNM) announces that continuing successful clinical trials of its proprietary Labguard(TM) Diagnostic systems and ongoing medical device development has attracted significant interest from numerous worldwide medical distribution organizations. The Worldwide Distribution Of SWMS Products During the past several months, SWMS has received much interest from a wide array of governmental bodies from various countries as well as medical device distributors for the international markets. Vice President ... (more)

Okabashi Brands Expands Distribution of Comfort Footwear in Retail Stores Across Canada

BUFORD, GA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 05/22/06 -- Okabashi Brands, Inc., a U.S.-based manufacturer of foot therapy products, today announced significant distribution expansion in both drug and sports stores across Canada, including popular retailers such as Herbie's, Forzani, Lawtons, Pharma Plus, Rexall, Shoppers Drug Mart and Sobeys. The additional 950 retailers will carry Okabashi's classic, sport and spa collections, including the newly announced women's Resort Thongs and Slides in two-tone colors. "Canadian customers have been very loyal and supportive of our company's mission to ... (more)

Coda Octopus Acquires Martech Systems

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 07/13/06 -- Coda Octopus Group, Inc (PINKSHEETS: CDOC), a world leader in port security technology, headquartered here, today said it acquired privately held Martech Systems for $1.615 million cash, of which $1.246 million was paid at closing, with the balance to be paid over the next twelve months. An earn-out package in the form of restricted common stock, if and when paid, could increase the value of the transaction to as much as $3 million. According to Coda, Martech has been continuously profitable and expects revenues for the fiscal year en... (more)