Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Last update: 2:33 PM - Covering Large & Obscure Tech Companies Since 1996

  • Posted at 1:11 PM
    Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACOR) today announced it has completed its acquisition of Civitas Therapeutics and obtained global rights to CVT-301, a Phase 3 treatment candidate for OFF episodes of Parkinson’s disease. The acquisition also included rights to the proprietary ARCUS® pulmonary delivery ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    Stem, Inc., has won a $935K cooperative award from the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative. With this funding from SunShot’s prestigious Incubator program, Stem will develop an advanced software platform for energy storage evaluation and automated system control to improve the ... read more
  • Posted at 9:12 AM
    Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) (the “Company”) announced today the completion of its initial public offering of 24,079,002 shares of its common stock, consisting of 16,008,679 shares sold by the Company and 8,070,323 shares sold by the selling stockholders (including shares sold by the selling ... read more
  • Posted at 2:04 PM
    Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE: PH), the global leader in motion and control technologies, today announced that its Board of Directors increased the company's regular quarterly cash dividend to 63 cents per share of common stock payable December 5, 2014 to shareholders of record as of November 10, 2014. This represents a 31 percent increase over the previous quarterly dividend of 48 cents per common share. The Board also authorized the repurchase of up to 35 million shares of ... read more
  • Dentists Love Halloween Too --- HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 22, 2014
    Posted at 1:51 PM
    Trick-or-treaters everywhere are gearing up with excitement for a night filled with candy as Halloween quickly approaches. While brushing twice a day and visiting the dentist every six months are preventive measures, children's teeth also benefit by limiting the candy they consume. This Halloween the Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) encourages children to donate some of their candy to the Halloween Candy Buyback Program. Participating dentists "buy" unopened Halloween candy from neighborhood kids at a scheduled event. They purchase candy with cash, ... read more
  • NASA-led Study Sees Titan Glowing at Dusk and Dawn --- GREENBELT, Md., Oct. 22, 2014
    Posted at 1:19 PM
    New maps of Saturn's moon Titan reveal large patches of trace gases shining brightly near the north and south poles. These regions are curiously shifted off the poles, to the east or west, so that dawn is breaking over the southern region while dusk is falling over the northern one. The pair of patches was spotted by a NASA-led international team of researchers investigating the chemical make-up of Titan's atmosphere. "This is an unexpected and potentially groundbreaking discovery," said Martin Cordiner, an ... read more
  • Posted at 1:44 PM
    The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced the full lineup of lifestyle-focused conference programming and exhibits produced in partnership with Living in Digital Times at the 2015 International CES®. Owned and produced by CEA, the International CES is the world’s gathering ... read more
  • Posted at 1:05 PM
    Intuit (NASDAQ:INTU) is introducing the next generation of its cloud offerings for accounting professionals, small businesses and developers at the QuickBooks Connect event taking place today in San Jose, Calif.. The thousands of attendees will be the first to see the much-anticipated new solutions that have ... read more
  • Posted at 11:34 AM
    Today, the 2014 Kaplan EdTech Accelerator, powered by Techstars, culminated with Demo Day, when 11 startups “graduated” and presented their innovative educational solutions to an invitation-only audience of angel and venture investors and education-sector leaders in New York City. ... read more
  • Posted at 1:55 PM
    Worldpay, a leading global provider of payments services, announced today support for Apple Pay. Worldpay merchants with Near Field Communication (NFC) enabled payment terminals are now able to accept Apple Pay from customers using iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Apple ... read more
  • Posted at 1:15 PM
    Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) announced today that it will present at the 2014 Credit Suisse Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. (CT). The live webcast of Baxter’s presentation and accompanying slides can be accessed ... read more
  • Posted at 1:07 PM
    Tyler Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: TYL) today announced financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014. Third Quarter Financial Highlights: Total revenue was $128.7 million in the third quarter ... read more