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Monday, October 22, 2012

  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    Concert Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that it has been granted U.S. Patent No. 8,263,601 which covers CTP-499, the company’s lead drug candidate in development for the treatment of diabetic nephropathy, a form of chronic kidney disease (CKD). This patent claims the composition ... read more
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    CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 10/22/12 -- The Open Mobile Alliance will take part next week in a must-see panel discussion on M2M and the Internet of Things at the 4G World conference in Chicago, IL. The session, entitled 'M2M/IoT Innovation Ecosystem,' will take place on Thursday 1 November at 13:15pm. Panellists will address the mass-adoption challenges and opportunities of M2M, including innovation trends, standards, economics, ecosystems, and commercialization. The Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) is the leading industry forum for ... read more
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    SAN MATEO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/22/12 -- AtHoc, Inc. (www.athoc.com), the pioneer and leader in network-centric emergency mass notification systems (EMNS), today announced that the Department of Defense's (DoD) Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA) is expanding its AtHoc EMNS system to include the DoD's largest MEDCOM hospital at JBSA. The move allows JBSA to leverage the investment and familiarity with the AtHoc system currently in place, while having the expanded services implemented quickly. The JBSA EMNS scope now includes: Ft. ... read more
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    BEVERLY, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/22/12 -- Cellceutix Corporation (OTCBB: CTIX) (the "Company"), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering small molecule drugs to treat unmet medical conditions, including drug-resistant cancers and autoimmune diseases, announces an update on the status of clinical trials for the Company's novel anti-cancer drug candidate, Kevetrin™. The Company is very pleased to report that it has been advised by both Harvard University's Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center that the ... read more
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    C.H. Reynolds Electric, Inc. (www.chreynolds.com), announced they have been certified as a business owned and controlled by a woman by the National Women Business Owners Corporation (NWBOC), the first national certifier of Women Business Enterprises. Over 700 public and private sector individuals participated in establishing the Standards and Procedures of this rigid certification review. The goal of the certification program is to streamline the certification process and increase the ability of women business owners to compete for contracts ... read more
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    Maxthon, a global software company that develops state-of-the-art web browsers, announces its selection as the best alternative to Safari for iPads and iPhones by Tom's Hardware. According to the review: "Maxthon is really the only third-party iOS browser that stands out." The full review is available at http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/ios-web-browser-safari,3326.html. The review further notes: "Maxthon manages to beat out Apple's own Web browser by a slim margin in uncached page loads." "Adding performance within the technology limits set by Apple is not an ... read more
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    ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI), a leading provider of consulting services and technology solutions to government and commercial clients, has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of Intelligence and Analysis, State and Local Program Office (SLPO) to help sustain and improve ... read more
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    The Web Marketing Association recently announced Alabama’s official state website, http://www.alabama.gov, as the Best Government Website award winner during its annual WebAward Competition for outstanding achievement in Web development. More than 2,000 entries from 42 countries were judged in 96 ... read more
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    Gigwalk (http://www.gigwalk.com) today announced $6 Million in Series A venture funding, with the addition of August Capital to existing investors Greylock, Harrison Metal, SoftTech VC, Founder Collective, and AdMob founder Omar Hamoui. Gigwalk’s mobile work marketplace gives businesses instant access to ... read more
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    PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/22/12 -- The Radicati Group, Inc.'s latest study, "Email Market, 2012-2016," offers a comprehensive analysis of the worldwide email market. The study covers all segments of the Email Market including: Enterprise Business Email, Cloud Business Email, Managed Business Email, Consumer Email, Messaging Platforms for Service Providers, and Email Clients. For each segment, it provides detailed installed base and revenue market share by vendor, four-year forecasts and key breakouts. The study also includes statistics ... read more
  • Posted at 3:42 AM
    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/g4n62l/2013_u_s_radio) has announced the addition of the "2013 U.S. Radio Broadcasting Industry - Industry & Market Report" report to their offering. The 2013 U.S. Radio Broadcasting Industry-Industry & Market report, ... read more
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    DARA BioSciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: DARA), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on oncology and oncology supportive care products, announced today it has launched Soltamox® (tamoxifen citrate) oral solution in the United States. Soltamox is a new treatment option for breast cancer ... read more
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    MyRegistry.com, the leading universal gift registry platform, is proud to announce its collaboration with Ashley Hebert and fiancée J.P. Rosenbaum in creating the couple's wedding registry in anticipation of the nuptials set to air live on national television this December. The famous duo will only be the third couple in the history of the series to tie the knot. Ashley and J.P.'s public wedding registry can be found on MyRegistry.com at: http://www.myregistry.com/public/JPandAshley. "J.P. and I are so thankful to be ... read more
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    BackOffice Associates, LLC, a worldwide leader in data migration and information governance solutions, with a concentration on enhancing ERP data quality, today announced that it will be a premier-level exhibitor at the Managing Your ... read more
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    Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALNY), a leading RNAi therapeutics company, today announced that management will host a conference call today at 8:00 a.m. ET to discuss its newly formed alliance with Genzyme, a Sanofi company, to develop and commercialize RNAi ... read more
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    Avid® (NASDAQ: AVID) today reported certain preliminary financial results for the fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2012. Avid’s third quarter results are preliminary, subject to change, and expressed in approximate figures. Avid currently plans to hold a conference call on October 29, ... read more
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    First Databank (FDB), the leading provider of clinical drug knowledge that helps improve medication-related decisions and patient outcomes, announces the release of a broad range of cross references within the FDB Interoperability Module. This module now offers a full range of interoperable ... read more
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    Acrometis, the expert in automated claims processing platforms, today announced that QBE North America has renewed and expanded its use of Acrometis’ CLAIMExpert®. Over the years, QBE has acquired several workers’ compensation companies, which were brought under the same ... read more
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    WatchGuard® Technologies, a global leader in manageable business security solutions, announced today that it is the first UTM security appliance vendor to offer a firewall that configures itself. The company is adding a new cloud-based configuration utility -- RapidDeploy -- that eliminates the need for IT security professionals to pre-configure devices or travel to the deployment site for installation. This is anticipated to significantly reduce the total cost of ownership (TCO) on WatchGuard devices. With RapidDeploy, no IT or network security ... read more
  • Amway's Detroit Red Wings Sponsorship Gets Social --- SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., Oct. 22, 2012
    Posted at 3:00 AM
    Amway US recently celebrated one year as presenting sponsor of the Detroit Red Wings hockey organization by introducing an innovative fan-centered Facebook application. Known as the "Red Wings Mosaic" application, the project allows Red Wings fans to contribute their photos to the creation of a virtual fan collage. The results of the photo mosaic will be on display at the Red Wings' Joe Louis Arena. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121022/SF97007) The direct-sales giant, Amway, partnered with southern California-based digital agency Hathway to develop the ... read more