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Wednesday, December 24, 2014

  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    The Houston Rockets and ZTE USA, the fourth largest smartphone provider in the United States, concluded the second annual Season of Giving program with a Boys & Girls Club Holiday Extravaganza event at Toyota Center. Every year, from November to December, ZTE staff, members of the ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    LAS VEGAS, Dec. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - LiveDeal Inc. (NASDAQ:LIVE) ("LiveDeal" or the "Company"), a publicly traded company that operates, a geo-location based mobile marketing platform that enables restaurants to publish "real-time" and "instant offers" to nearby consumers, today announces that it expects to release its year end 2014 financial results on December 29, 2014. The company's fiscal year ended on September 30, 2014. About LiveDeal, Inc.LiveDeal Inc. provides marketing solutions that boost customer awareness and ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    The Brink's Company (NYSE: BCO) today announced that it has exited the cash handling market in the Netherlands due to the previously disclosed loss of its largest customer in that country. To ensure an orderly exit and transition, Brink's sold its shares of Brink's Netherlands, B.V., for nominal value to Stichting Continuiteit Brink's Nederland, an independent foundation that was formed to benefit the interests of remaining stakeholders including former employees of Brink's, customers and vendors. The foundation has ... read more
  • Posted at 5:29 AM
    Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO), the nation's largest independent specialty pharmacy, is proud to announce Jennifer Hagerman, Pharm.D., AE-C, senior director of education and quality at Diplomat, will take office as the president of the Michigan Pharmacists Association on Jan. 1, 2015. The formal induction ceremony will take place Feb. 28, 2015, at the MPA Annual Convention and Exposition, which will be held at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan. Hagerman will be the association's 131(st) president. Hagerman will serve a ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    BLU Products, the market leader in unlocked devices in the United States, introduced today three new LTE smartphone devices, to continue fueling the "bring your own device revolution," allowing consumers to utilize affordable high speed 4G LTE service plans from companies such as T-Mobile, AT&T, Metro PCS, Cricket, Tracfone, and Simple Mobile among others, paired with exceptionally priced unlocked devices from BLU. "We see an increased demand in 4G LTE as consumers demand higher speeds and better user experience, coupled with ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) and Adamas Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ADMS) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the New Drug Application (NDA) for Namzaric, a fixed-dose combination (FDC) of memantine hydrochloride extended-release, a NMDA receptor antagonist, and donepezil hydrochloride, an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor. Namzaric was approved for the treatment of moderate to severe dementia of the Alzheimer's type in patients stabilized on memantine hydrochloride and donepezil hydrochloride. Logo - "Namzaric combines, in one capsule, two complementary ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Regal Medical Group (RMG) today announced its Simi Valley Diabetes Clinic, offering free diabetes care for members, has helped more than 200 patients receive comprehensive, individualized, successful treatment. The free clinic has helped almost 200 diabetic patients in the community receive personalized care and support in the treatment and management of their diabetes - achieving a 90 percent success rate, based on early discharge from the program and keeping diabetic patients out of the hospital. Open twice a week by appointment ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Conkwest, Inc., the Natural Killer Cell Company of the West, developing the proprietary Natural Killer (NK) cell-line platform, Neukoplast® (NK-92(TM)) as an immuno-oncology therapeutic, announces that Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, NantWorks founder, physician scientist and biotechnology entrepreneur, has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase approximately $48 million of the Company's Class A Common Stock. In connection with the investment, he will be named Co-Chairman of the Conkwest Board of Directors. An additional $2 million of Class A Common Stock ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    MacStadium, the leading global provider of Mac hosting, cloud computing and infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), announced today it has closed $1 million in Series A equity funding from a private angel investor. The financing brings the total 2014 debt and equity funding for the company to $2.2 million. Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP, represented the company in the transaction. This latest infusion of venture capital will be used to accelerate MacStadium's growth into Europe and the Asia Pacific region beginning in the first ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC (PPD) and Shin Nippon Biomedical Laboratories Ltd. (SNBL) (TSE:2395) today announced an agreement to form a joint venture that will provide a full range of clinical development services in Japan, including Phase I-IV clinical trial monitoring, ... read more
  • Posted at 4:45 AM
    NEW YORK, Dec. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- Summary"Electrical and Electronics Retailing in Russia - Market Summary and Forecasts", report, published by Conlumino, provides a detailed analysis of both the historic and forecast market data of electrical and electronics retail sales across key channels in Russia. In addition, it provides an overview of changing shopping trends, government policies towards business, the influence of various economic variables on the retail industry, the competitive landscape and detail of key retailers.Key Findings- ... read more
  • Palatin Completes $20 Million Equity and $10 Million Debt Financings --- CRANBURY, N.J. and FARMINGTON, Conn., Dec. 24, 2014
    Posted at 4:30 AM
    Palatin Technologies, Inc. (NYSE MKT: PTN), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted, receptor-specific peptide therapeutics for the treatment of diseases with significant unmet medical need and commercial potential, today announced that it has closed on a private placement of 2,050,000 shares of its common stock and Series C warrants to purchase 24,949,325 shares of its common stock. Funds under the management of QVT Financial LP invested $10 million and another accredited investment fund also invested $10 million. The funds paid ... read more
  • Posted at 3:00 AM
    BioLife Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLFS), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of proprietary clinical grade hypothermic storage and cryopreservation freeze media and precision thermal shipping products for cells and tissues ("BioLife" or the "Company"), today announced that it will hold its 2015 Annual Meeting of Stockholders on May 4, 2015 (the "Annual Meeting"). Because the expected date for the Annual Meeting represents a change of more than 30 days from the anniversary of the Company's 2014 annual meeting of stockholders ... read more
  • Posted at 3:00 AM
    Whistleblowers Against Fraud (WAF) is an organization dedicated to supporting individuals who have information about major fraud perpetrated against the U.S. government or its citizens. WAF works with individuals and whistleblower attorney law firms to resolve whistleblower cases. The organization discusses the Supreme Court's decision to hear the first case directly involving a federal whistleblower. Photo - On Nov. 4, oral arguments began in a case that involves an air force marshal who lost his job in 2006. The ... read more
  • Posted at 3:00 AM
    j2 Global, Inc. (NASDAQGS: JCOM) on December 23, 2014 delivered a letter, a copy of which is included below, to Carbonite, Inc. (NASDAQ: Carb) indicating its intention to commence a cash tender offer to acquire all outstanding shares of Carbonite. j2 is seeking to acquire Carbonite ... read more
  • Posted at 12:00 AM
    Avatar New York, an award winning New York web design agency, details how Delta Airlines' poor website security caused the data breach that allowed passengers to see information on other boarding passes. Photo - A recent flaw in the design of the Delta Airlines website made it possible for passengers to view private information on other boarding passes by making a small change in the URL. Dani Grant, a security researcher, admitted that she was able to view boarding ... read more

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

  • Posted at 9:01 PM
    North Bridge, a leading growth equity and venture capital firm, today announced that Roshen Menon has been promoted to General Partner. Menon joined North Bridge in 2007 as a Principal. “Roshen’s promotion formally recognizes his substantial contributions to ... read more
  • Posted at 5:14 PM
    As the NFL season winds to a close and the league’s elite vie for a place in Super Bowl XLIX, Kurt Anagnostopoulos, digital expert and co-founder of the firm KeywordFirst, drew a football analogy for successful Paid Search campaigns for ... read more
  • Sacramento Kings & Verizon To Host Phone Recycling Drive --- SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec 23, 2014
    Posted at 3:42 PM
    Verizon Wireless and the Sacramento Kings are teaming up to help support survivors of domestic violence through a phone recycling drive. When the Sacramento Kings meet the New York Knicks Dec. 27 at Sleep Train Arena, fans can donate used cell phones to Verizon's HopeLine® program in drop boxes located on the concourse level at Section 123 of the arena. As a thank you, all participants will receive a "buy one, get one free" ticket voucher for a future Kings ... read more
  • Posted at 3:40 PM
    Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is known by different names by different industry players such as Industrial Internet, or Industry 4.0, among others. It can be defined as the integration of intelligent industrial products, processes, and services that communicate with each other and with people, over the internet. (Photo - This report focuses on the in-depth segmentation of IIoTmarket by the different type of technology, component, industry vertical,application, and geography. The different types of applications covered are power generation systems, security ... read more