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Friday, May 22, 2015

  • Posted at 2:18 PM
    LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwired) -- 05/22/15 -- The Electrodiagnostics Lab operated by Dr. Leo Germin's Clinical Neurology Specialists has received the highest possible Laboratory Accreditation status from the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM). Dr. Germin, who is Board Certified by the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine (ABEM) and two other professional societies, also serves as this EDX laboratory's medical director. "I am proud to receive such a high accreditation rating from AANEM," Dr. Germin said. "My ... read more
  • Posted at 2:04 PM
    The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA), in partnership with the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc. (VVMF), is hoping to locate more than 600 photos of Pennsylvanians who sacrificed their lives in the Vietnam War. "As part of DMVA's participation in the 50(th) anniversary of the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration, we have partnered with the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund to encourage the public to support their "Faces Never Forgotten" campaign," said Maj. Gen. James R. Joseph, adjutant ... read more
  • Point.360 To Acquire Modern VideoFilm --- LOS ANGELES, May 22, 2015
    Posted at 2:00 PM
    Point.360 (OTCQX: PTSX) ("Point.360" or the "Company"), a leading provider of integrated media management services, today announced that it has entered into a preliminary agreement with Modern VideoFilm to combine assets to form one of the largest independent providers of post-production services, with an established client base comprising major studios, broadcast networks, cable outlets, streaming media companies, independent producers and others. Haig S. Bagerdjian, the Company's Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer said: "Once the transaction is completed, we will ... read more
  • Posted at 1:41 PM
    Just as we keep our car ready to roll by periodically checking the air in its tires and getting it tuned up, small-business owners can keep their operation in the fast lane with reliable broadband and communications services. And now's the time to act. For the next few weeks, until June 27, Verizon is offering small businesses a free FiOS Internet-speed upgrade. For instance, a small-business owner who orders a new FiOS Internet and voice bundle with equal upload/download ... read more
  • Posted at 1:33 PM
    The top-ranked Master of Public Administration program at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Government graduated the first class of online students on Saturday, May 9. Launched in 2013, MPA@UNC, the online format of the MPA program, was designed with working professionals in mind, offering the accessibility and flexibility of an online education that matches the curriculum and rigor of the on-campus format. The inaugural class of eight MPA@UNC graduates includes public service leaders from several government agencies, NATO, and the U.S. ... read more
  • Posted at 1:30 PM
    NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXTD) ("NXT-ID" or the "Company") announces that from June 1st, it will be ending its promotional pricing and making the Wocket generally available for $229 via www.wocketwallet.com. https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150522/218186 Laurence Savin, Head of Marketing said, "We've extended the opportunity to take advantage of our exclusive promotional pricing until the end of May. To get your wocket at this special price, submit your email at wocketwallet.com/invite and when we open the store on June 1, you'll receive a unique code that gives ... read more
  • Posted at 1:22 PM
    Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced the Company has commenced termination of its participation in the co-development and commercialization of brodalumab with AstraZeneca (LON:AZN, STO:AZN and NYSE:AZN). Brodalumab, an investigational IL-17 inhibitor, is in development for patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, and axial spondyloarthritis. The decision was based on events of suicidal ideation and behavior in the brodalumab program, which Amgen believes likely would necessitate restrictive labeling. "During our preparation process for regulatory submissions, we came to believe that ... read more
  • KLA-Tencor Announces Upcoming Investor Presentation --- MILPITAS, Calif., May. 22, 2015
    Posted at 1:15 PM
    KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ: KLAC), the world's leading supplier of process control and yield management solutions for the semiconductor and related nanoelectronics industries, today announced that a live audio webcast of the following company presentation will be available as described below: Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140123/SF50413LOGO -- Bank of America Merrill Lynch's 2015 Global Technology Conference on Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 2:50 p.m. PDT The live webcast will be available on the Investor ... read more
  • Posted at 1:05 PM
    SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/22/15 -- Micrel, Incorporated (NASDAQ: MCRL), a leading global manufacturer of IC solutions for the worldwide high performance linear and power, LAN and timing and communications markets, announced that its Form 10-K filed on February 24, 2015, and any amendments thereto, are available at: http://investor.micrel.com/financials.cfm. Shareholders of Micrel can also obtain hard copies, free of charge, upon request by calling: 408 474-1274 or by writing to Micrel, Incorporated, Attn: Corporate Secretary, 2180 Fortune ... read more
  • Posted at 1:05 PM
    Nevro Corp. (NYSE: NVRO), a global medical device company that is providing innovative evidence-based solutions for the treatment of chronic pain, today announced that the first commercial case has been performed in the United States under the company's May 8th, 2015 FDA approval for commercial use of the Senza® spinal cord stimulation (SCS) system, which delivers Nevro's proprietary HF10(TM) therapy. "This is an exciting day for chronic pain patients and the physicians who treat them in the U.S. as they ... read more
  • Posted at 1:02 PM
    SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/22/15 -- NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today announced that Tim Russell, VP, Product Management, will participate in a fireside chat at the D. A. Davidson Conference at 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time on May 27, 2015. A webcast of the fireside chat will be available at investors.netapp.com. About NetApp Leading organizations worldwide count on NetApp for software, systems and services to manage and store their data. Customers value our teamwork, expertise, and passion for helping them succeed now ... read more
  • Jack Henry & Associates Receives NASDAQ Letter --- MONETT, Mo., May 22, 2015
    Posted at 1:01 PM
    Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ: JKHY), a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for the financial services industry, today announced that, as anticipated, it has received a letter from the Listing Qualifications Department of The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC ("NASDAQ") notifying the Company of its noncompliance with NASDAQ Listing Rule 5250(c)(1) as a result of the Company's filing of a Notification of Late Filing on Form 12b-25 on May 11, 2015. In the Form 12b-25, ... read more
  • Posted at 12:55 PM
    Effective staffing of key marketing services functions is critical to pharmaceutical brand recognition and success. Research and consulting leader Best Practices, LLC conducted a study to provide pharmaceutical and biotech marketing managers with metrics detailing the level of investment (FTEs and budget) that are being channeled into marketing operations of global pharmaceutical companies. Pharmaceutical and biotech marketing managers can utilize this report to benchmark their own resource levels against their peers. "Resource Benchmarks for Global Pharmaceutical Marketing Services" provides important benchmarks that ... read more
  • Posted at 12:30 PM
    A dispatcher with Lonoke County Sheriff's Office was honored for her outstanding efforts to send first responders to an elderly woman in medical distress using Smart911, the national public safety service, deployed across the state to improve emergency response. Lt. Matt Edwards of the Sheriff's Office presented Christy Kenzel with a SmartSave Award from Smart911, which recognizes and rewards call-takers, dispatchers and emergency responders who are able to effectively use information in a Smart911 Safety Profile to positively affect the ... read more
  • Posted at 12:20 PM
    CVSL Inc. (NYSE MKT: CVSL) announced today that a new investor presentation has been added to the Investor Relations section of the Company's website and can be accessed directly at http://www.cvsl.us.com/Profiles/Investor/Investor.asp?BzID=2203&from=dl&ID=160687&myID=160687&L=i&Validate=3&I= ABOUT CVSL INC. CVSL is a growing federation of direct-to-consumer companies. Within CVSL, each company retains its own separate brand identity, sales force and compensation plan. CVSL companies currently include The Longaberger Company, a 42-year old maker of hand-crafted baskets and other home decor items; Your Inspiration At Home, an ... read more
  • Posted at 12:19 PM
    The International Space Station Program will take the next step in expanding a robust commercial market in low-Earth orbit when work continues Wednesday, May 27, to prepare the orbiting laboratory for the future arrival of U.S. commercial crew and cargo vehicles. NASA Television will provide live coverage of the activity beginning at 8 a.m. EDT. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO NASA is in the process of reconfiguring the station to create primary and back up docking ports for U.S. commercial crew spacecraft currently in development by ... read more
  • Posted at 12:06 PM
    Northwestern Medicine welcomes Shohreh Shahabi, MD, as the new chief of the division of gynecologic oncology at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She has also assumed a leadership role as a member of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University's executive committee and the Clinical Cancer Center's executive council. "I truly enjoy the partnership I share with my patients and their families, and I will be working to engage them in a ... read more
  • Patient Guide: Rheumatoid Arthritis --- ROSEMONT, Ill., May 22, 2015
    Posted at 12:05 PM
    If you've been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), you should know that 90 percent of people with RA eventually develop symptoms of the feet or ankles. Symptoms usually appear in the toes and forefeet first and then the back of the feet. Later there may be symptoms in the ankles. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130814/DC64237LOGO RA is a disease that affects the joints. The most common symptoms of RA in the foot are pain, swelling and stiffness. These usually appear in several joints ... read more
  • Beacon Health Provides Notice of Data Security Event --- SOUTH BEND, Ind., May 22, 2015
    Posted at 12:00 PM
    Although there is no evidence of any actual or attempted misuse of personal or protected health information belonging to Beacon Health System ("Beacon") patients, Beacon is notifying the media and affected patients that it was the subject of a sophisticated phishing attack, and that unauthorized individuals gained access to Beacon employee email boxes, which contained the personal and protected health information of some individuals, including patients. Beacon discovered that it had been the target of a sophisticated cyber attack. ... read more
  • Posted at 11:54 AM
    RENO, NV -- (Marketwired) -- 05/22/15 -- Legacy Advertising's first two quarters have shown massive growth that is rarely seen in the area of marketing and advertising in up-and-coming Reno, NV. Reno appears to be growing at such a high rate because of recent tax breaks for businesses. This new boom in Nevada shows a promise to create tens of thousands of jobs over the next two years. Because of this, Legacy's rate of expansion needs to follow suit ... read more