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  • Posted at 8:33 AM
    Specialty home goods retailer Conn’s, Inc. (NASDAQ:CONN), will celebrate Independence Day with the grand opening of its second store in Memphis on Saturday, the Fourth of July, with gift card giveaways, storewide promotions and an opportunity for local customers to enter to win a $10,000 shopping ... read more
  • Posted at 7:42 AM
    Obsidian HDS, the developer of PharmaShine ( www.pharmashine.com ) - an online service for the management of data on pharmaceutical and device industry payments to healthcare professionals announced today that PharmaShine now includes the 2014 Open Payments General and Research data released by the Center for Medicare Services on June 30. The data disclosed on Open Payments for 2014 includes information on 11.4 million transactions between industry and providers totaling $6.49 billion and is the largest public disclosure of its ... read more
  • Posted at 7:36 AM
    Americans across the nation are being asked today to pause, "text less," and "live more," by Merritt's Way, an organization dedicated to raising awareness about the dangers of distracted driving and getting behind the wheel while texting or streaming on social media. Merritt's Way, and the TextLess Live More campaign, was launched in memory of 18-year-old Merritt Levitan, of Boston, who was killed while biking cross-country from Charleston, S.C., to Santa Monica, Calif. In 2013, Merritt and six other bicyclists ... read more
  • Posted at 7:42 AM
    Obsidian HDS, the developer of PharmaShine ( www.pharmashine.com ) - an online service for the management of data on pharmaceutical and device industry payments to healthcare professionals announced today that PharmaShine now includes the 2014 Open Payments General and Research data released by the Center for Medicare Services on June 30. The data disclosed on Open Payments for 2014 includes information on 11.4 million transactions between industry and providers totaling $6.49 billion and is the largest public disclosure of its ... read more
  • Posted at 7:36 AM
    Americans across the nation are being asked today to pause, "text less," and "live more," by Merritt's Way, an organization dedicated to raising awareness about the dangers of distracted driving and getting behind the wheel while texting or streaming on social media. Merritt's Way, and the TextLess Live More campaign, was launched in memory of 18-year-old Merritt Levitan, of Boston, who was killed while biking cross-country from Charleston, S.C., to Santa Monica, Calif. In 2013, Merritt and six other bicyclists ... read more
  • Posted at 6:36 AM
    The first results of BT's partnership with Williams Martini Racing are showing how BT technology is helping improve car performance with the team through real time pitstop practice data analysis, accelerated race video analysis, improved applications performance and real time telemetry. A new video case study can be streamed from www.bt.com/williams. https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150703/228015 The Williams Martini Racing team now relies on BT to connect the race team from trackside around the world to the race operations centre in Grove, Oxfordshire (UK). With ... read more
  • Posted at 4:18 PM
    ProtoKinetix, Incorporated (OTC: PKTX) (the “Company” or “ProtoKinetix”) (www.protokinetix.com) is pleased to announce that Edward P. McDonough was appointed to the company’s board of directors. The Company has issued a two-year option for 1,000,000 shares of common stock subject to vesting exercisable at ... read more
  • Posted at 2:17 PM
    Millennial Media, Inc. (NYSE: MM) today announced that it has made employment inducement equity awards to 6 employees. The inducement awards cover an aggregate of 85,000 shares of Millennial Media common stock in the form of 45,000 options to purchase shares of Millennial Media common stock ... read more
  • Posted at 8:10 AM
    OPKO Health, Inc. (NYSE:OPK) and Bio-Reference Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRLI), today announced that early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (the "HSR Act") has been granted, effective July 1, 2015, for OPKO's planned acquisition of Bio-Reference. This ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) announced today the preliminary results, as of 5:00 p.m. New York City (''NYC'') time on July 1, 2015 (the ''Early Tender Time''), of its previously announced cash tender offers (the ''Tender Offers'') for specified series of its outstanding debt. As of ... read more
  • Posted at 2:09 PM
    PDS Tech, Inc. has purchased Legacy Engineering, LLC effective July 1(st). Terms were not disclosed. PDS will operate Legacy as a stand-alone division focused on the delivery of high end engineering consultants to the aerospace industry. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130129/DA49583LOGO Ed Larson, President of Legacy Engineering said, "As a large national firm specializing in technical staffing, PDS is an ideal acquirer that can leverage the unique caliber of professional we place on high end assignments." Cash Nickerson, President of PDS Tech added, "Legacy has ... read more
  • Posted at 12:14 PM
    NASA's celebration of 50 years of spacewalking, or extravehicular activity, continues July 11 with a visit to the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston. NASA will share Apollo-era artifacts, current space suit hardware and hands-on interactive family activities. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Former NASA astronaut Clay Anderson will be on hand to discuss his experiences in space as NASA continues its "SuitUp with NASA" events and activities. NASA astronaut Ed White conducted the first US spacewalk on June 3, 1965, during the Gemini ... read more
  • Posted at 12:00 PM
    The International Space Station Research and Development Conference (ISS R&D) today announced that The Honorable Charlie Baker, Governor of Massachusetts, along with NASA astronauts Cady Coleman, Karen Nyberg and Sunita Williams have all been confirmed as speakers for its 4th annual meeting at the Boston Marriott Copley Square in Boston, MA, July 7-9, 2015. The ISS R&D Conference was created to connect commercial and academic communities involved in new innovations, breakthroughs, and discoveries onboard humankind's unique orbiting laboratory. This event ... read more