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Friday, November 21, 2014

  • Posted at 9:56 AM
    MediaMath, the creator of the TerminalOne Marketing Operating System(TM) for digital marketers, today announced a first-of-its kind integration with Apple's iAd platform to offer marketers the ability to run ad campaigns within more than 250,000 apps on Apple devices across more than 100 countries. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140422/77010 MediaMath clients who incorporate iAd into their digital marketing efforts will be able to engage consumers with rich ad experiences across a wide range of mobile devices. The offering allows advertisers to leverage Apple's exclusive targeting data ... read more
  • Posted at 9:55 AM
    Fourth paragraph, first sentence of release should read: For editing documents before a big presentation or on the go, REACHit allows users to move files between storage locations by dragging and dropping the files within the app’s interface. (instead of For editing documents before a big presentation ... read more
  • Posted at 9:49 AM
    Comcast today announced “#SignMyTweet,” a one-of-a-kind Twitter-based live autograph session featuring NFL Hall-of-Famer Emmitt Smith where fans get the chance to receive a signed, oversize version of their own personal tweet. The virtual event will kick off on November 23 during NBC’s Sunday Night Football broadcast ... read more
  • Posted at 9:48 AM
    Kush Bottles, North America's premier supplier of child-resistant packaging and branding solutions for the marijuana industry, announced today that their Colorado partner will be the first marijuana based company in the nation to advertise on the front page of a major American metropolitan newspaper's website. DANK, a recreational and medical marijuana retailer in Colorado, will be premiering a new advertising campaign in The Denver Post on November 24(th) and November 25(th), 2014. "We are extremely excited that The Denver Post approved ... read more
  • Posted at 9:45 AM
    Intrado, a leading provider of 9-1-1 technology solutions and a subsidiary of West Corporation, announced its support of a policy statement issued by the Federal Communications Commission affirming core principles about 9-1-1 and ensuring that emergency communications remain reliable during America’s transition to NG9-1-1. ... read more
  • Scientific Games Completes Merger with Bally Technologies --- LAS VEGAS and NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2014
    Posted at 9:45 AM
    Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) ("Scientific Games" or the "Company") announced today that it has completed the merger with Bally Technologies, Inc. ("Bally"). The aggregate transaction value was approximately $5.1 billion, including the refinancing of approximately $1.8 billion of existing Bally net debt. "Completing the Bally transaction brings together two exceptional organizations with a common culture of innovation and customer focus," said Gavin Isaacs, President and Chief Executive Officer of Scientific Games. "We are excited by the opportunities that will be ... read more
  • Posted at 9:43 AM
    The Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to hold the 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) continues the atmosphere of uncertainty for the advanced biofuel industry, the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) said today in reaction to EPA’s announcement that it will not finalize a standard for this year. ... read more
  • Posted at 9:41 AM
    22nd Century Group, Inc. (NYSE MKT:XXII) announced today that Henry Sicignano III, President and Chief Operating Officer of 22nd Century Group, together with Richard M. Sanders, an independent Director of 22nd Century Group, will provide a business update for investors on Tuesday, November 25th at 10:00 ... read more
  • Posted at 9:31 AM
    Innovative Cardiovascular Solutions, LLC, a privately-held clinical stage company headquartered in Kalamazoo, MI, announced today that it has completed a Class A Unit financing totaling $5.0 million to fund its novel Emblok(TM) Embolic Protection Catheter that has been designed to be utilized in Trans Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedures as well as several other left heart interventional procedures where embolic protection would be required. The round included robust participation by cardiovascular experts and multiple angel investors. "Innovative Cardiovascular Solutions has ... read more
  • Posted at 9:31 AM
    Osney Buy-Side, the organizer of premier global buy-side services, performance, operations and technology events, yesterday hosted 50 speakers and 250 attendees from the financial industry for their third annual TSAM Boston event, which took place at the Hyatt Boston Harbor hotel. ... read more
  • Posted at 9:30 AM
    Jeffrey H. Lawson, M.D., Ph.D, Vice Chair for Research, Professor of Surgery and Pathology at Duke University Medical Center (Durham, North Carolina), Director of the Vascular Research Laboratory and Director of Clinical Trials for the Department of Surgery, will be presenting at the leading vascular specialist ... read more
  • Posted at 9:27 AM
    The University of Illinois Office of Technology Management is proud to announce that technologies created on the Urbana-Champaign campus have resulted in the foundation of three start-up companies in the first four months of fiscal year 2015. Licensed University technologies were instrumental in the formation of ... read more
  • Posted at 9:06 AM
    Global Bandwidth Infrastructure services provider Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ZAYO) today announced a deal with wholesale carrier solutions provider IX Reach to provide colocation and dark fibre connecting main data centres in the New York and New Jersey markets. Delivery of services began in October of ... read more
  • Posted at 9:04 AM
    Ten new projects are providing opportunities for the public to participate in NASA's Asteroid Grand Challenge, which accelerates the agency's asteroid initiative work through innovative partnerships and collaborations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Through a Space Act Agreement since April, NASA's Asteroid Grand Challenge partner SpaceGAMBIT developed ways to connect the Maker community with NASA's asteroid work, including educational programs and tools to help astronomers and citizen scientists. Makers are creative people with a drive to answer questions and find new ways to do things. The 10 ... read more
  • Posted at 9:01 AM
    Nite Group, a leading provider of all-in-one business transformation solutions, is pleased to announce changes to its executive leadership team, including the promotion of Chief Operating Officer, Bridgette Chambers, to company President and COO. Chambers joined the company in ... read more
  • Posted at 9:01 AM
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  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    AdRoll, the world's most widely adopted retargeting platform, today announced integration with Apple's new iAd Workbench API. This announcement introduces the ability to buy programmatically through iAd Workbench, and enables AdRoll customers to serve relevant, personalized ad campaigns across iOS devices within premium in-app inventory. AdRoll brings its powerful machine-learning technology to iAd and supports Apple's expansion into programmatic advertising channels. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120711/SF38270LOGO AdRoll is one of the first companies to integrate with Apple's new iAd Workbench API. AdRoll customers will be ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Digoxin, a drug commonly used to treat heart conditions, was associated with a 71 percent higher risk of death and a 63 percent higher risk of hospitalization among adults with diagnosed atrial fibrillation and no evidence of heart failure, according to a Kaiser Permanente study that appears in the current online issue of Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Digoxin is a drug derived from digitalis, which has been used for more than a century for heart-rate control in patients with atrial fibrillation, ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Florida Blue and Miami Children's Hospital have teamed-up to offer patients a convenient alternative option to healthcare through telehealth technology offered through HealthSpot. Florida Blue members will now have access to convenient healthcare services at the company's Retail Center in Miami, offered through a unique walk-in kiosk. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120904/MM67207LOGO The HealthSpot® station - a private, 8-foot-by-7-foot enclosure outfitted with touchscreens, medical devices and videoconferencing capabilities - enables Miami Children's medical providers to see and treat adults and children members age two and older. ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    DOWAGIAC, MI -- (Marketwired) -- 11/21/14 -- The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians is pleased to announce the grand opening of its newly completed Pokagon Health Center. The health center will serve Pokagon Citizens as well as thousands of Native Americans. The 35,000 square foot building features a medical clinic, dental suite, pharmacy, traditional healing area, and behavioral health services. "The completion of the Pokagon Health Center is a historic milestone for the Pokagon Band as we are now able ... read more