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Wednesday, April 1, 2015

  • Posted at 4:27 PM
    About Baby Electronic Toys Toys and games are used for the amusement and entertainment of children. Activity toys such as building sets, dolls, puzzles, and card games help children enhance their mental agility, and develop coordination and dexterity. These are considered as recreational items that not only keep the kids engaged, but also train them. Different materials are used to manufacture toys. Electronic toys for kids such as entertainment and hobbyist robots; electronic games; and virtual babies and pets are gaining ... read more
  • SSI Completes Acquisition of MRops Assets --- SHELTON, Conn., April 1, 2015
    Posted at 4:20 PM
    SSI today announced it has successfully completed the acquisition of the majority of assets of MRops, an industry-leading provider of end-to-end market research operations services to management consulting firms and market research agencies. Under the terms of the agreement, MRops' 200 employees will become SSI employees working under the SSI brand. "We are very pleased to announce the completion of the acquisition of MRops," said SSI President and CEO Chris Fanning. "This acquisition strengthens SSI's leadership position ... read more
  • Posted at 4:02 PM
    With so much information, it would be easy to dismiss the latest Nintendo Direct presentation as an elaborate April Fool’s Day prank. But the latest Nintendo Direct is definitely no joke. The next evolution of amiibo? It’s happening! Lucas from Mother 3 in Super Smash Bros. ... read more
  • Posted at 3:52 PM
    Shareholder rights law firm Robbins Arroyo LLP announces that an investor of SanDisk Corp. (NASDAQGS: SNDK) has filed a federal securities fraud class action complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. The complaint alleges that the company and certain of its officers and directors violated the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 between October 16, 2014 and March 25, 2015. SanDisk designs, develops, manufactures, and markets data storage solutions. View this information on ... read more
  • Posted at 3:45 PM
    REAL Chambers Corporation announces the launch of their newest HALT/HASS vibration system that further expands their benchtop product portfolio, known as the Smaller, Quieter, Lighter (SQL)™ series. The new system, SQL-30, is a mini vibration system designed for HALT/HASS testing ... read more
  • Posted at 3:23 PM
    PCM, Inc. (NASDAQ:PCMI) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of certain assets of En Pointe Technologies Sales, Inc. (“En Pointe”), one of the nation's largest independent IT solutions providers, headquartered in Southern California. PCM announced on March 16, 2015 that it had entered into ... read more
  • Posted at 3:01 PM
    Sabre Corporation ("Sabre") (Nasdaq: SABR) today announced the pricing of an offering by its wholly-owned subsidiary Sabre GLBL Inc. ("Sabre GLBL") of $530 million aggregate principal amount of 5.375% senior secured notes due 2023 (the "Notes"). The Notes and the related note guarantees will be offered in a private offering to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act") and to non-U.S. persons in accordance with Regulation S under ... read more
  • Posted at 3:00 PM
    Allegion, plc (NYSE: ALLE), a leading global security products and solutions provider, completed the previously announced acquisition, through Schlage Lock Company LLC, of the assets of Zero International Inc. Zero is a recognized ... read more
  • Posted at 3:00 PM
    Ambry Genetics (“Ambry”) announces the acquisition of Progeny Software, LLC, in an agreement for which the terms remain confidential. This acquisition marries the premier clinical genetics laboratory with the gold standard pedigree software company, effectively redefining Ambry as a complete genetics services company on the forefront ... read more
  • Posted at 2:34 PM
    Richardson Electronics, Ltd. (NASDAQ: RELL) plans to release its financial results for its third quarter ended February 28, 2015, after the close of business on Wednesday, April 8, 2015. The release will be distributed by Business Wire and will be available on the Company’s website at ... read more
  • Posted at 2:22 PM
    CyrusOne Inc. (NASDAQ:CONE) will hold its first quarter 2015 results conference call at 11:30 AM Eastern Time (10:30 AM Central Time) on Thursday, May 7, 2015. Gary Wojtaszek, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Kimberly Sheehy, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, will review the company’s financial ... read more
  • Posted at 2:08 PM
    Drytunes, the waterproof wireless speaker with internal dry storage, won the Get Started NOLA pitch competition hosted by Cox Business and Inc. Magazine. The event took place live during New Orleans Entrepreneur Week last Wednesday night, March 25 and featured five finalists that were selected from over 40 businesses that applied to pitch. Drytunes is a waterproof, high-fidelity wireless speaker with safe and secure internal dry storage. The speaker is designed to be played closed with more than 400 ... read more
  • Posted at 2:04 PM
    CAMBRIDGE, MA--(Marketwired - April 01, 2015) - Technology market research firm Infonetics Research, now part of IHS, Inc. (NYSE: IHS), today reported that global sales of enterprise routers, which provide connectivity between networks and to the internet, are down 3 percent for the full-year 2014, following a 6 percent increase the year prior.Infonetics' fourth quarter 2014 (4Q14) and year-end Enterprise Routers market share, size and forecasts report tracks high-end, mid-range, branch office ... read more
  • Posted at 2:00 PM
    IMS Health (NYSE:IMS), a leading global provider of information and technology services to the healthcare and life sciences industries, today completed its previously announced acquisition of certain customer relationship management (CRM) and strategic data businesses of Cegedim. The acquisition ... read more
  • Posted at 2:00 PM
    Regulatory News: Cegedim, a technology and services company committed to innovation announced today the completion of the disposal of its CRM and Strategic Data division to IMS Health as announced last October. ... read more
  • Posted at 2:00 PM
    NASA's Hubble Space Telescope celebrates 25 years of science this April 2015 with a variety of events open to the public around the U.S. Here is a sampling of events happening this month in the Baltimore/Washington, D.C. area. Some events charge admission. The IMAX movie, "Hubble 3D" has re-opened at select theatres across the U.S. and showings continue in April. Hubble images come to vast, three-dimensional life and take audiences through the telescope's 20-year existence and puts them in orbit ... read more
  • Posted at 1:50 PM
    Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE: VG) ("the Company"), a leading provider of cloud communications services for consumers and businesses, has completed the acquisition of Simple Signal Inc. ("SimpleSignal"), a leading provider of Unified Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS) and collaboration solutions to small and medium businesses (SMBs). Vonage paid $25.25 million for SimpleSignal, comprised of approximately $20 million in cash and approximately 1.1 million shares in Vonage common stock. "The SimpleSignal acquisition represents another important step in the execution of our growth strategy for becoming ... read more
  • Posted at 1:30 PM
    Arista Networks, Inc. (NYSE:ANET) today announced that CFO Kelyn Brannon will leave the company for personal reasons. Ms. Brannon has served Arista as CFO since July 2013, playing an instrumental role in taking the company public in June 2014 at NYSE. ... read more
  • Posted at 1:30 PM
    KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE: KMG), a global provider of specialty chemicals in select markets, today announced the acquisition of privately held Valves Incorporated of Texas (Val-Tex), a manufacturer of industrial valve lubricants and sealants since 1962, in a merger transaction. In addition to the lubricants business, ... read more
  • Posted at 1:29 PM
    Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ GS: VRTU), a global IT services company that combines innovation, technology leadership and industry solutions to transform the customer experience, today announced that it has acquired all the outstanding shares of Apparatus, Inc., a leading provider of ... read more