Quantcast
Last updated on April 18, 2014 at 6:03 EDT

Latest Fid Stories

2011-06-16 07:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Businesses, large and small, have been hit hard as the U.S. economy continues to struggle. While some sectors are recovering better than others, many experts are expressing concern about the slowing economic recovery, as sales revenue continues to be sluggish at best. Across the board whether, real estate, automotive, consumer products, electronics, foodservice, travel industries or the like, it's up and down for most businesses, leaving some...

2011-06-16 07:00:00

American Heart Association works with Crowdrise.com to raise awareness and funding LOS ANGELES, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ken Jeong combines his comedic prowess with his medical training in a new Hands-Only CPR video from the American Heart Association that uses the disco hit "Stayin' Alive" to help people remember what to do in a sudden cardiac arrest. The video can be viewed at crowdrise.com/HandsOnlyCPR. "I may play insanely crazy and comedic characters on screen, but...

4af1e19cf33e8522c14616b8a54d1831
2011-06-15 11:51:11

Researchers in Singapore and Norway implement a perfect eavesdropper that illustrates an overlooked loophole in secure communications technology Singapore and Trondheim, Norway: Quantum key distribution (QKD) is an advanced tool for secure computer-based interactions, providing confidential communication between two remote parties by enabling them to construct a shared secret key during the course of their conversation. QKD is perfectly secure in principle, but researchers have long been...

2011-06-14 16:50:00

LOS ANGELES, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Executive Producer Ken Corday is resetting "Days of our Lives" with the simple yet successful formula of centering the show around romance and the characters fans know and love. "It's time to make a more positive, romantic, and intriguing show driven by the power of heroic love. I'm very excited about the new adventure we are about to take which is based on the show that my parents created 45 years ago." "Days of our Lives" initiated a strong...

2011-06-14 16:10:00

NEW YORK, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jenny Craig, Inc., one of the nation's leading authorities on weight management, took over Josie Robertson Plaza at the Lincoln Center today to kick off the summer season with "Jenny's Party in the Plaza." The free outdoor cookout was open to the public, and focused on health and wellness and how to enjoy the summer season while staying in shape. Television stars and Jenny Craig spokespeople Valerie Bertinelli, Sara Rue, Nicole Sullivan and Ross...

2011-06-14 13:40:00

CHICAGO, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeremy Bennington, SVP of Strategic Development at Cheetah Technologies LP will be serving as a panelist at "The Cable Show" in Chicago, IL. The panel discussion is entitled "ABCs of QoE: Managing Quality of Experience in a Changing Video Environment," and is moderated by John Chapman of Cisco Systems. Bennington's session will be Thursday, June 16, 2011 at the McCormick Place, from 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM, in Room N426. "Video delivery using adaptive...

2011-06-14 13:30:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") Simulation Division, located in Orlando, FL, is pleased to announce that they will be hosting a two day, hands-on demonstration of the Advanced Disaster Management Simulator (ADMS) in Washington, D.C. This important industry event, "Virtual Threat...Real Sweat, DC 2011" will take place on June 22 - 23, 2011 and is being held simultaneously with the...

2011-06-14 12:53:22

Minimum standards of cardiovascular safety at major sporting events are defined by the European Society of Cardiology The number of heart attack deaths at Europe's sporting venues is set to significantly reduce if recommendations published today are widely adopted. In a special article published online today by the European Heart Journal (EHJ), minimum standards of cardiovascular medical expertise, available equipment, and emergency planning are defined for stadiums and mass participation...

2011-06-14 09:30:00

New Tool Shares Environmental and Social Impacts of Making Domtar Paper, Discloses Successes and Challenges TICKER SYMBOL (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) MONTREAL, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - A new environmental tool from Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) offers customers the ability to view the environmental impacts of specific paper grades, providing unmatched transparency among today's industry calculators.The online tool that we call the "Paper Trail" discloses what it takes to...

2011-06-14 08:00:00

ARLINGTON, Va., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NAMI's Family-to-Family Education program "significantly" improves coping and problem-solving abilities of family members of individuals living with mental illness, according to a landmark study published in the current issue of Psychiatric Services, a journal of the American Psychiatric Association. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100216/NAMILOGO) Family-to-Family is a free 12-week self-help course offered by the...