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Sunday, August 30, 2015

  • Posted at 4:00 PM
    Today at the IEEE 3DIC conference, Tezzaron Semiconductor and their manufacturing subsidiary, Novati Technologies, announce the world’s first eight-layer 3D IC wafer stack containing active logic. The transistor and interconnect densities per cubic mm are far higher than achievable with 2D 14nm silicon fabrication, promising to ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 PM
    Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) and QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute have signed a research collaboration and license agreement to discover novel therapeutic antibodies against an undisclosed immuno-oncology (I-O) target. “Bristol-Myers Squibb continues to ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 PM
    SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/30/15 -- VMworld -- NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) today launched NVIDIA® GRID™ 2.0 with broad industry support for its ability to deliver even the most graphics-intensive applications to any connected device virtually. Nearly a dozen Fortune 500 companies are completing trials of the NVIDIA GRID 2.0 beta. Major server vendors, including Cisco, Dell, HP and Lenovo, have qualified the GRID solution to run on 125 server models, including new blade servers. NVIDIA has worked closely ... read more
  • Posted at 1:19 PM
    Rentrak (NASDAQ: RENT), the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced the official worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of August 30, 2015, as compiled by the company's theatrical measurement services. As the trusted official standard for real-time worldwide box office reporting, Rentrak provides the only theater-level reporting in the world. Customers are able to analyze admissions and gross results around the world using Rentrak's suite of products. Rentrak's Senior Media Analyst Paul Dergarabedian commented, "Paramount's 'Terminator: ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/30/15 -- WHO: Kilopass Technology, Inc., the leading provider of semiconductor embedded non-volatile memory (eNVM) intellectual property (IP) WHAT: Will demonstrate its antifuse eNVM IP's ultra-low power and high-performance features, fast access speed, megabits of capacity, more than 10 years of data retention and flexible programming options, at the IIC-China 2015 Fall Exhibition in Booth #3E08 WHEN: Monday, August 31, through Thursday, September 3, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. WHERE: Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center, Shenzhen, ... read more
  • Posted at 7:34 AM
    St. Jude Medical, Inc. (NYSE:STJ), a global medical device company, today announced that five year results from the landmark FAME trial (Fractional Flow Reserve vs. Angiography in Multivessel Evaluation) have confirmed the long term benefits of fractional flow reserve (FFR) in guiding percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) over ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM has released a new blog post explaining what to do after a car accident and how can auto insurance help. Photo - Having auto insurance is mandatory for all drivers. In case of an accident, a policy will pay benefits for covering various car repairs. Clients should always choose a policy that provides good coverage and financial stability. This can now be done by comparing various car insurance quotes on The website has important connections with top agencies ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM has released a new blog post explaining when is it smart to claim car insurance benefits. Claiming car insurance benefits can make premiums very expensive. It is sometimes best to not involve the insurance agency for damages that are very small and cheap to repair. A simple dent may be reimbursed by the policy, but the increase in premiums may not be worth it as the newly released article points out. Photo - Auto insurance rates are determined ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Disney Interactive today launched Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition, the latest installment in the highly successful Disney Infinity “toys-to-life” franchise, bringing together Star Wars™ with Disney, Disney•Pixar and Marvel for the ultimate family gaming experience. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    UGE International (TSX-V:UG, OTC:UGEIF), a global leader in distributed renewable energy solutions for businesses, and Alpha Energy, an engineering procurement and construction firm, have entered into an agreement to work jointly on the development, installation, maintenance and financing of distributed ... read more
  • Posted at 1:11 AM
    St. Jude Medical, Inc. (NYSE:STJ), a global medical device company, today announced primary results from the LEADLESS II study that confirm the positive benefits of the Nanostim™ leadless pacemaker for patients in need of a single-chamber ventricular pacemaker. The study also demonstrated the Nanostim leadless pacemaker’s ... read more
  • Posted at 12:30 AM
    Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:ALNY), a leading RNAi therapeutics company, and The Medicines Company (Nasdaq:MDCO), a global biopharmaceutical company focusing on saving lives, alleviating suffering and contributing to the economics of healthcare by focusing on the world’s leading ... read more

Saturday, August 29, 2015

  • U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for August 30 --- WASHINGTON, Aug. 30, 2015
    Posted at 9:01 PM
    Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: SAVING FACE Profile America -- Sunday, August 30th. Few of us have the opportunity to actually change the shape of people's lives and help them to live more happily. Such a man was Dr. Claire Straith, whose birthday in 1891 is noted today. Treating soldiers wounded in World War I, he pioneered many techniques in plastic and cosmetic surgery that are still in use today. Later, noting that he was ... read more
  • Posted at 3:30 PM
    Launching alongside the standalone version of massive Wii U role-playing game Xenoblade Chronicles X on Dec. 4 is a Special Edition overflowing with great content. Perfect for fans who want to experience everything Xenoblade Chronicles X has to offer, players ... read more
  • Posted at 8:30 AM
    fishbat is a New York-based online marketing firm that helps companies increase their bottom line with social media, SEO and digital advertising. According to Scott Darrohn, chief operating officer of fishbat, online video marketing has never been more effective. Photo - "Since 2014, there has been a 43-percent increase in the number of people who watch free online videos," explained Darrohn. "Many of these clips are advertisements that use consumer targeting to find people who are genuinely interested in ... read more
  • Posted at 7:45 AM
    Former IndyCar driver and current Verizon IndyCar Series Team owner Sam Schmidt will drive a modified sports car on the Sonoma Grand Prix road course on Sunday in a high-speed demonstration of integrated semi-autonomous technology developed by Arrow Electronics and its partners. This ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM has released a new blog post explaining how will auto insurance work for driverless cars. (Photo - The newly released blog post explains how auto insurance will work for driverless cars. Since Google has started developing a self driving car and Apple is also making plans to experiment with the technology, the insurance market may also have to go through some radical changes. However, there are still many technical and legal difficulties to pass and a few years ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM has released a new blog post explaining the importance of comparing car insurance quotes. (Photo - Auto insurance quotes are very important for finding affordable and reliable coverage for any vehicle. Clients should always compare multiple plans before making a decision. Auto insurance is an essential investment for any driver and clients should purchase a plan that is both affordable and advantageous. A car insurance quote can help drivers understand the most important aspects of a car insurance ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM has released a new blog post explaining when is the best time to compare auto insurance quotes and buy coverage. (Photo - Drivers must always carry minimum liability auto insurance. For first time buyers, purchasing an auto insurance is a big step and clients should not wait for certain seasons to do it. Driving without car insurance is illegal and drivers can have their license suspended and get high fines if they are caught without proof of insurance. ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM now offers free car insurance quotes for teenage drivers that can help drivers find affordable coverage. (Photo - Teenage drivers will have to pay more for car insurance because they are often considered high risk drivers. A teenager must compare multiple car insurance quotes to find an advantageous and affordable policy. Ths can now be done on a single website Here, clients can get and compare multiple policies in just a few minutes. Auto insurance agencies always use ... read more