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Thursday, August 27, 2015

  • Posted at 2:17 PM
    Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) today announced that it has entered into an accelerated share repurchase agreement (ASR) with Bank of America Merrill Lynch to repurchase an aggregate of $100 million of Synopsys stock. This is the second ASR launched during the current fiscal year - the first being a $180 million ASR that was instituted in December 2014. Under the terms of the ASR, Synopsys will receive an initial share delivery of approximately 1.7 million shares, with the remainder to be ... read more
  • Posted at 2:12 PM
    EUGENE, OR--(Marketwired - August 27, 2015) - Microtech Instruments, Inc. announces the availability of T-Vision -- a new THz imaging system designed for research and industrial applications, such as non-destructive screening of products for hidden defects.Operation of the T-Vision is based on upconverting the THz image to the near-IR. By mixing the narrowband THz pulse with a near IR pulse at 1064 nm, the THz image is spectrally shifted to around 1070 nm, where ... read more
  • Posted at 2:11 PM
    The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is working with thousands of national partners, sponsors and corporate teams to fund lifesaving research and support for people battling cancer through the Light The Night(®) Walk ( Together with LLS, the Light The Night National Corporate Partner Teams are raising awareness and making a positive impact on the lives of patients today, literally, by taking steps to save lives. In the lead-up to the Light The Night Walk, friends, families and co-workers form ... read more
  • Posted at 2:04 PM
    Gas leak detectors are equipment that indicates the presence of gases in ambient air using technologies such as electrochemical, infrared and ultrasonic. These devices are used to detect toxic and combustible gases in order to maintain safety during operations. Gas leak detectors are generally available in two different types; portable which are handheld can be used for personal safety as well. The other type of leak detectors is fixed i.e. permanently sited which are often used in plants & facilities ... read more
  • Posted at 2:04 PM
    Convergys Corporation (NYSE: CVG), announced today that its President and CEO Andrea Ayers and CFO Andre Valentine will be presenting at the Citi 2015 Global Technology Conference in New York City, New York. The Convergys presentation is scheduled for ... read more
  • Posted at 2:00 PM
    The following statement is attributed to Brian Wynne, president and CEO, Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), and Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, regarding the passage of California Senate Bill 142, which would restrict the flight of unmanned aerial systems (UAS): ... read more
  • Posted at 1:58 PM
    Cessna Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced the first deliveries of its newest midsize jet, the Cessna Citation Latitude, and a national tour to demonstrate its stand-up, flat floor cabin. ... read more
  • Posted at 1:57 PM
    As the car-buying process becomes more dependent on internet research and preparation, the importance of functionality on websites is rising exponentially. Portsmouth Used Car Center is staying ahead of the industry by offering interactive financial tools online. This makes it easy for customers to find information and make purchasing decisions. The online-credit approval service includes an application packet that is submitted electronically to the dealer from the comfort of home. With this 3-page packet, shoppers provide customer information, vehicle, information, ... read more
  • Posted at 1:38 PM
    CULVER CITY, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/27/15 -- The first time Ann Taylor attempted suicide, a friend accused her of being selfish for putting her family through so much pain. Feeling ashamed, she decided to keep her suicidal feelings to herself and tried to kill herself several more times over the next five years -- until she found a life-saving outlet in a Didi Hirsch Survivors of Suicide Attempt support group. "Friends and family don't really understand and are ... read more
  • Posted at 1:38 PM
    SAVO Group, the leading provider of enterprise-grade sales enablement solutions, announced today that Kelly Smith Dotson has been hired as its new Chief Marketing Officer. Dotson joins with relevant experience in the technology sector having led worldwide marketing at Chicago-based NAVTEQ as it grew from a privately-held company through its NYSE IPO and subsequent $8.1 billion acquisition by Nokia. "SAVO Group is leading the adoption of enterprise-grade, global sales enablement solutions," said Jason Liu, Chief Executive Officer, SAVO Group. ... read more
  • Posted at 1:33 PM
    Perspectium, the innovator in re-defining information movement methods within cloud and traditional applications, today announced Bill Schoeffel as Perspectium VP of Sales. Bill immediately assumes full responsibility for Perspectium sales, pre-sales and professional services globally. Bill joins Perspectium after spending 7+ years at ServiceNow in various sales and management roles, most recently as Senior Director of MSP Sales, where he helped build the MSP vertical into a global power-house for ServiceNow. Over his tenure as an early employee in a ... read more
  • Posted at 1:28 PM
    Impartner (formerly known as TreeHouse Interactive), a leader in turnkey SaaS Partner Relationship Management (PRM) solutions, today announced a new 11-point Partner Portal Health Check to help companies that sell through indirect channels evaluate whether their portal is an asset or a liability in helping them accelerate indirect sales. Click here to take the health check or text "Portal" to 95577 to receive a direct link. Participants can enter into "THE Ultimate Partner Portal Makeover," with the winner receiving ... read more
  • Posted at 1:18 PM
    OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: OVTI), a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, today reported financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2016 that ended on July 31, 2015. Revenues for the first quarter of fiscal 2016 were $329.9 million, as compared to $285.9 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2015, and $406.5 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2015. GAAP net income in the first quarter of fiscal 2016 was $18.2 million, or $0.31 per diluted share, ... read more
  • Posted at 1:15 PM
    MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/27/15 -- Axcient, the leader in cloud-based Recovery-as-a-Service (RaaS), today announced that Druva, the leader in converged data protection, has licensed its application-aware granular recovery technology for Microsoft Outlook. Axcient Granular Recovery technology will be leveraged by Druva's inSync endpoint and cloud data protection solution, assisting in improving the understanding of Microsoft Outlook .PST files during the legal review process. In an age when businesses are expected to be "always-on," any prolonged service downtime ... read more
  • Posted at 1:15 PM
    TeleTech Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEC), a leading global provider of customer experience, engagement and growth solutions, was named the winner of a 2015 Content Marketing Award by the Content Marketing Institute in the category of Best Corporate Book. The award recognizes the company's latest thought leadership, "The Technology of Us," a collection of essays and interviews with leading authors and thinkers about technology's potential to reshape business, produced in conjunction with Original9. "The Technology of Us," available online and as a ... read more
  • DURECT to Participate in Upcoming Healthcare Conferences --- CUPERTINO, Calif., Aug. 27, 2015
    Posted at 1:15 PM
    DURECT Corporation (Nasdaq: DRRX) announced today that management is scheduled to present at three upcoming healthcare conferences. -- James E. Brown, President and CEO, will present at the Rodman & Renshaw Investment Conference on Thursday, September 10 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time. The conference is being held at the St. Regis Hotel in New York ... read more
  • Posted at 1:15 PM
    Clarion Corporation of America announced today that AEM Induction Systems has teamed up with Clarion as a gold level partner for the Clarion Builds program's highly-anticipated new project, the complete restoration and tasteful modification of a legendary first-year Acura NSX. As a gold level sponsor, AEM Induction Systems will be integral in equipping the icon with a specialized cold air induction system that unlocks the full potential of the modifications planned for the project's engine. "AEM Induction Systems is pleased to ... read more
  • KLA-Tencor Announces Upcoming Investor Presentation --- MILPITAS, Calif., Aug. 27, 2015
    Posted at 1:15 PM
    KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ: KLAC), the world's leading supplier of process control and yield management solutions for the semiconductor and related nanoelectronics industries, today announced that a live audio webcast of the following company presentation will be available as described below: -- Citi's 2015 Global Technology Conference on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. EDT Logo - The live webcast will be available on the Investor Relations page of KLA-Tencor's ... read more
  • Posted at 1:14 PM
    Verint® Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: VRNT) today announced it will conduct a conference call on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. ET to review its second quarter results (for the quarter ended July 31, 2015) and outlook for the year ending January 31, 2016. An earnings ... read more
  • Posted at 1:10 PM
    SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - August 27, 2015) - Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ: QDEL), a provider of rapid diagnostic testing solutions, cell-based virology assays and molecular diagnostic systems, announced today that it will present at the 10th Annual Wells Fargo Healthcare Conference to be held at the Hyatt Regency Boston hotel in Boston, MA on Wednesday, September 9, 2015. Douglas Bryant, president and chief executive officer, and Randy Steward, chief financial officer, will present that ... read more