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Friday, October 24, 2014

  • Top Tips To Help At Home --- SARASOTA, Fla., Oct. 24, 2014
    Posted at 7:47 AM
    If you're stuck with your plumbing, want to know the best way to manage your utility bill or make sure you stay energized for the upcoming holidays there is a new way to get the latest information from the experts. Benjamin Franklin Plumbing(®), One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning(®) and Mister Sparky(®) electric just launched new blogs. The blogs have tips and tricks to help save you money with your utilities plus quick and easy things you can do at ... read more
  • Posted at 7:47 AM
    CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) announces that it is scheduled to participate in the following analyst conferences: 2014 Wells Fargo Technology, Media, and Wednesday Telecom Conference November 12, 2014 UBS 42nd Annual Global Media and Tuesday Communications Conference ... read more
  • Posted at 7:15 AM
    HCL Technologies, a leading global IT services company, announced today that it has acquired the status of Life Sciences Competency by Amazon Web Services (AWS). This acknowledgement is part of the AWS Partner Network (APN) Competency Program. ... read more
  • Posted at 7:09 AM
    Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC (PPD) today announced it has renewed its commitment as title sponsor of the annual PPD Beach2Battleship Triathlon. PPD has supported the annual iron-distance triathlon – scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 25 – as the title sponsor since ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Emergency Medicine Business Intelligence (EMBI), a leading Software-as-a-Service healthcare performance dashboard and analytics solution provider, has secured growth financing from industry veterans Howard Goldstein of Cortlandt Private Capital, John Martinson, and Parag Saxena's Beta Operators Fund. According to Howard Goldstein, Managing Partner of Cortlandt Private Capital, "We are excited to be entering the healthcare business intelligence space with EMBI's co-founders Scott Richards and Jonathan Rothman. They have done a great job building and validating the market for their ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) today announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved OBIZUR [Antihemophilic Factor (Recombinant), Porcine Sequence] for the treatment of bleeding episodes in adults with acquired hemophilia A (AHA), a very rare and potentially life-threatening acute bleeding ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    RegeneRx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB: RGRX) ("the Company" or "RegeneRx") today reported on data presented at the Fourth International Symposium on Thymosins in Health and Disease in Rome, Italy. "When thymosin beta 4 (TB4) linked with rhodamine (a fluorescent tracer dye) was injected into the peritoneal cavity in a rodent model of stroke, it was visualized outside of blood vessels and throughout the brain parenchyma (the functional tissue of the brain). The leakage of TB4 in this rat ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    SLI Systems (NZX: SLI), an e-commerce acceleration provider for mid- to large-size Internet retailers and B2B sites worldwide, today announced it will be hosting a webinar, "Beyond Site Search," on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 11:00 AM PDT. Retailers will gain key insight into how to accelerate e-commerce sales this holiday with SLI's advanced search, recommendations, navigation, user-generated SEO, merchandising, and mobile solutions. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121127/MM19509LOGO WHO -- Jason Miller, product evangelist at SLI Systems -- ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: ACCPD), formerly Access Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ACCP), a biopharmaceutical company advancing patient care in critical areas, announced it has implemented a 1-for-50 reverse split of its common stock effective at the opening of trading on Friday, October 24, 2014. PlasmaTech's common stock will trade on a split-adjusted basis under new CUSIP number 72754H109 and temporary ticker symbol "ACCPD". After 20 days, the common stock will commence trading under the ticker symbol (PTBI). In addition, the Company has ... read more
  • Posted at 5:14 AM
    CLIVE, Iowa, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Revenues for the first nine months of 2014 were EUR3,375 million, up 14.1% on a reported basis, and 5.1% at constant consolidation scope and exchange rates (like for like) -- Transport revenues were EUR1,618 million, up 6.8%, or 3.7% like for like, due ... read more
  • Posted at 5:08 AM
    The following releases focus on Breast Cancer Awareness 2014: ARNHEM, Netherlands--Medline Announces Europe's Pink Glove Dance Video Competition Winners Source: Medline FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--Gulf Fuels Breast Cancer Research with ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Rhythm announced today the presentation of results from a Phase 2a clinical trial assessing the safety and efficacy of relamorelin (RM-131) in 48 patients with chronic constipation. Analysis of the data indicates that relamorelin administered once daily for two weeks in patients with chronic constipation significantly improves constipation symptoms, along with accelerating colonic transit. The study results were presented in a late-breaker session at the American College of Gastroenterology 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting (ACG 2014) in Philadelphia on October 21, ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Imprimis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IMMY), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of proprietary sterile and topical compounded drug formulations, today reported on clinical findings demonstrating the safety and benefits of Dropless cataract surgery and provided an update resulting from the recent American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) annual meeting held in Chicago, Illinois. The company also announced Dropless media coverage from AAO meeting, where it introduced a new white paper, titled, "Making Dropless Cataract Surgery Possible". ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    IBM (NYSE: IBM) today introduced a new Analytics software and services offering aimed to help companies in the Travel & Transportation industry mitigate IT security risks and address a growing volume of advanced threats and data compromising incidents faced by the industry. Utilizing counter fraud and security technologies and services, IBM will help hotel chains, airlines, car rental agencies, commercial freight and other industry companies not only assess their current security posture but resolve any potential threats or incoming vulnerability. ... read more
  • Posted at 4:52 AM
    Today is World Polio Day, and Rotary International is calling attention to this devastating disease by asking people to make a contribution to end polio forever at their local rotary club, or at http://www.wearethisclose.com. Polio is often an afterthought in the United States, but parts of Nigeria, Afghanistan and Pakistan are still endemic, and as long as there are still cases the virus risks spreading. That's why Rotary international is spearheading a massive coordinated vaccination program to eradicate it forever. ... read more
  • Posted at 4:45 AM
    GANDER.tv, a division of Eyes on the Go, Inc. (AXCG), is proud to announced its agreement with Sony Entertainment and Turnstyle Music Group L.L.C. (TMG) to stream two upcoming shows at DROM, a leading performance venue in the New York City's East Village. Each concert will be available on both Sony's PlayStation, currently with 10 million users, and over GANDER.tv's broadcast network, receiving over 15 million monthly users. The broadcasts will be available through a subscription fee of ... read more
  • Posted at 4:35 AM
    ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARIA) today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has adopted its final opinion on Iclusig® (ponatinib) following the recommendations made by the Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment ... read more
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    LIVINGSTON, NJ--(Marketwired - October 24, 2014) - Milestone Scientific Inc. (OTCQB: MLSS), a medical R&D company that designs, patents, incubates and commercializes a growing portfolio of innovative injection technologies, today announced that management will present on Tuesday, October 28th at 9:45 a.m. EST at the FireRock Conference at the Springmills Landmark Building located at 104 West 40th Street, New York, NY.FireRock Capital is a diversified financial services firm headquartered in New York City with ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    St. Thomas School in Medina, WA has a long history of incorporating laptop programs for students in the third through eighth grades so they can produce videos, compose music, take online math tests, and author book reviews and essays. This year the school expanded the program to include a program for first through second grade students and chose the Surface Pro as the school's standard device. St. Thomas School worked closely with Microsoft through the development and testing of the OneNote ... read more