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Wednesday, December 10th, 2008

Digipede and Lockheed Martin Team Up

PR – Digipede Technologies  has grid-enabled its TOPSCENE® mission rehearsal applications using the Digipede Network. The grid-enabled version of TOPSCENE will soon be installed at the Naval Strike Air Warfare Center (NSAWC) at Naval Air Station Fallon, NV, resulting in a dramatic increase in the speed and throughput of complex calculations required to produce accurate

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

GGP Helps Information Flow at Malvern Hills

PR — Malvern Hills District Council is set to transform the delivery of public services following the introduction of a new system for managing council records. As part of an ambitious project to update core property records the new software from GGP Systems will be used to match Malvern Hills’ Local Land and Property Gazetteer

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

Combating Climate Change and Boosting Growth are Natural Allies

PR — Accelerated action on energy savings and the scrapping of fossil fuel subsidies are the two top actions needed to combat climate change and spur economic recovery. The findings of this survey of climate decision makers in the private, public and civil society sectors underline their overwhelming view that combating climate change is a

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

GeoVirtual Takes Strategic Membership in the OGC

PR — The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) ( ) announced that GeoVirtual, SL (Spain) ( ) has joined the OGC as a Strategic Member. Strategic Membership is the highest level of membership in the OGC. To advance OGC program objectives, Strategic Members provide significant resources in the form of funding and other in-kind resources.

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

Microsoft Photosynth Exploration Available in Live Search Maps

PR – Live Search Maps integrated Microsoft Photosynth exploration as part of its Collection Explorer feature.

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

Bravofly Enhances Its Search Capabilities With Multimap and Virtual Earth Technology

PR – Bravofly S.A. launched its new online mapping service to help customers locate and compare more than 100,000 hotels around the world by integrating the Multimap application programming interface (API) and Virtual Earth aerial and bird’s-eye imagery.

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

Diabetes Australia Raises Awareness With the Help of Virtual Earth

PR – Diabetes Australia launched its first diabetes map developed by Hands-on Systems on the Virtual Earth platform. It is the only national map to monitor the spread of diabetes in Australia.

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

PCI Geomatics acquires TGIS Technologies Inc.

PR – PCI Geomatics, a world-leading developer of software and solutions for geospatial imaging applications announced today the acquisition of TGIS Technologies Inc., a company specializing in geospatial collaboration software.

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

Abengoa Solar Receives Site Approval for Solana Electrical Plant in the Arizona Desert

PR — Abengoa Solar on Friday, Dec. 5 received a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility from the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC), one of several key permits necessary to begin construction on its Solana Generating Station solar power plant in Gila Bend, 80 miles southwest of Phoenix.

Monday, December 8th, 2008

ITT Appoints Two to Key Executive Positions

PR — ITT Corporation (NYSE: ITT) today announced two key executive appointments.  David Melcher, previously head of strategy, business development and international sales for ITT’s defense business, was named president of ITT Defense Electronics & Services.  Melcher, 54, who was also elected a corporate vice president, succeeds Hank Driesse, who had served as acting president