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Tuesday, December 23, 2014

  • Posted at 2:21 PM
    Tulix Systems, a leading provider of end-to-end over-the-top (OTT) streaming solutions and CDN services, today released the schedule of conventions it will be exhibiting at and attending in 2015. The company announced it will be exhibiting at the following conventions: NRB15, to be held at the Gaylor Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, TN. February 26-28, 2015. CABSAT, to be held at the Dubai World Trade Center in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. March 10-12, 2015. TV Connect London, to be held ... read more
  • Posted at 2:03 PM
    AlphaPoint Technology, Inc. (OTCBB: APPO) today announced the acquisition of N'compass Solutions, Inc., an IT software solutions and cloud services company based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This acquisition marks the launch of AlphaPoint's strategic plan for rapid growth in 2015 through acquisitions. AlphaPoint has identified a number of synergistically-focused IT companies to acquire which have cutting-edge solutions in data center management, optimization, and migration, as well as cloud strategy and data protection. AlphaPoint, a publicly held information technology ... read more
  • A Special Holiday Visit to Fast Yeti from Congressman Heck --- UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash., Dec. 23, 2014
    Posted at 2:00 PM
    U.S. Rep. Denny Heck met with executives and employees of technology startup Fast Yeti, Inc., discussing problems and policy issues facing our nation's military veterans and showcasing the company's membership-based site for veterans and families, VETSHQ. Heck spent time reviewing VETSHQ's comprehensive Agent Orange timeline, rapid benefits assessments, interview-style DD214 and compensation questionnaires, and automatically populated forms -- just part of how Fast Yeti is using VETSHQ to better inform veterans and equip them to submit a successful claim for benefits ... read more
  • Posted at 1:48 PM
    APX Group, Inc. (the “Issuer”) announced today that it is commencing an exchange offer for its outstanding $100.0 million aggregate principal amount of 8.75% Senior Notes due 2020 that were issued on July 1, 2014 (the “Outstanding Notes”), upon the terms and conditions set forth in ... read more
  • Posted at 1:30 PM
    CEL-SCI Corporation (NYSE MKT: CVM) reported financial results today for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2014. The Company also reported key clinical and corporate developments achieved during, and subsequent to, fiscal 2014. Corporate Developments Included: ... read more
  • Posted at 1:13 PM
    On Dec. 22, Nintendo won a patent case in a federal court in Seattle. Judge Robert S. Lasnik found that Nintendo’s Wii system does not infringe two patents asserted against Nintendo by UltimatePointer, LLC. Judge Lasnik also found a number of UltimatePointer’s claims invalid, and decided, ... read more
  • Posted at 1:05 PM
    The Providence Service Corporation (Nasdaq: PRSC) (the "Company"), today announced record and expiration dates in connection with a rights offering to its common stockholders of up to 655,000 shares of 5.5%/8.5% Series A convertible preferred stock relating to a portion of the financing of the previously announced acquisition of CCHN Group Holdings, Inc. Stockholders of record at 5:00 p.m. New York City time on January 5, 2015 will receive their pro rata share of non-transferable subscription rights with respect to the ... read more
  • Posted at 1:05 PM
    Clue: This new slot machine is set to premiere on the most fun and exciting social casino. The correct response: What is International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) DoubleDown Casino's Jeopardy!((TM)). Now, for the first time, players can experience the authentic Jeopardy! slot machine based on America's Favorite Quiz Show® on any desktop or mobile device. The Jeopardy! TV show celebrated its 30(th) anniversary this year, maintaining a global following across multiple generations in the process. DoubleDown Casino players can now ... read more
  • Posted at 1:05 PM
    Bellicum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:BLCM), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing novel cellular immunotherapies, today announced the closing of its underwritten initial public offering of common stock, including the underwriters’ exercise of their option to purchase an additional 1,102,500 shares at the public ... read more
  • Posted at 1:05 PM
    Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. (NYSE: HTGC), the leading specialty finance company focused on providing senior secured loans to venture capital-backed companies in technology-related markets, including technology, biotechnology, life science, and energy & renewable technology, at all stages of development, ... read more
  • Posted at 1:02 PM
    Juno Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:JUNO) today announced the closing of its initial public offering of 12.7 million shares of common stock at a price to the public of $24.00 per share, which includes the exercise in full by the underwriters of the offering of their option to purchase 1.7 ... read more
  • Posted at 1:01 PM
    OXNARD, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/23/14 -- CalAmp (NASDAQ: CAMP), a leading provider of wireless products, services and solutions, today reported results for its third quarter ended November 30, 2014. Highlights for the quarter include: Consolidated third quarter revenue up 7% sequentially to $63.2 million and essentially flat year over year. Wireless Datacom revenue up 9% sequentially and 10% year over year to a record $54.6 million. Satellite revenue down 4% sequentially and 37% year over year to $8.6 million. ... read more
  • Equinix Board of Directors Approves REIT Conversion --- REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Dec. 23, 2014
    Posted at 1:01 PM
    Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, today announced that its board of directors ("Board") unanimously approved Equinix's conversion to a real estate investment trust ("REIT") for federal income tax purposes effective for its taxable year commencing January 1, 2015. As such, Equinix will move forward with its conversion plan and will begin its first day as a REIT on January 1, 2015. As previously announced, as part of its REIT conversion plan, Equinix is ... read more
  • Posted at 1:01 PM
    TravelCenters of America LLC (NYSE: TA) today announced that it has amended its existing $200 million revolving credit facility. Prior to the amendment, TA’s credit facility had a maturity date of October 25, 2016 and interest paid on drawings was LIBOR plus 225 basis ... read more
  • Posted at 1:01 PM
    Biogen Idec Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB) today announced it will report fourth quarter and year-end 2014 financial results on Wednesday, January 28, 2015, before the financial markets open. Following the release of the financials, the Company will host a live webcast ... read more
  • DIRECTV and The Walt Disney Company Sign Expansive Agreement --- EL SEGUNDO, Calif. & BURBANK, Calif.
    Posted at 1:00 PM
    The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) and DIRECTV (NASDAQ:DTV) today announced a wide-ranging, multi-year distribution agreement that will provide DIRECTV customers with access to Disney’s robust lineup of top quality sports, news, kids and entertainment content across televisions, computers, smartphones, tablets, gaming consoles and other connected ... read more
  • Posted at 1:00 PM
    Quality Products, Inc. (Pink Sheets: QPDC) (the “Company”), a manufacturer and distributor of aircraft ground support equipment (“Columbus Jack” & “Regent Manufacturing”) and industrial products (“Multipress”, “Pacific Press”, & “Fenn”), today announced that, as a result of the filing by the Company of a Certificate of Ownership and ... read more
  • Posted at 1:00 PM
    FairPoint Communications, Inc. today sent the following letter to Senator Shaheen and Congresswoman Kuster in response to their public letter dated December 22, 2014: Dear Senator Shaheen and Congresswoman Kuster, Thank you for your recent letter. We appreciate this opportunity to highlight the critical need to bring FairPoint's benefit costs into the mainstream and clear up any misinformation you may have around negotiations with our unions. Similar letters have been sent to me, and I appreciate the chance to respond to ... read more
  • Posted at 12:57 PM
    LONDON, ON--(Marketwired - December 23, 2014) - iLOOKABOUT Corp. (TSX VENTURE: ILA) ("iLOOKABOUT" or "the Company") announced today that, further to the Company's news release issued on December 12, 2014, it closed its non-brokered private placement (the "Private Placement") of 6,666,665 Units. Each Unit consists of one common share of the Company and one-half of one common share purchase warrant. Each whole warrant entitles the holder to purchase one ... read more
  • Posted at 12:42 PM
    Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc., a subsidiary of Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP) (TSX: ENL), and BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BDSI) announced today that they have submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) for Buprenorphine HCl Buccal Film to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Buprenorphine HCl Buccal Film is under development for the management of pain severe enough to require daily, around-the-clock, long-term opioid treatment and for which alternative treatment options are inadequate. The drug uses BDSI's patented ... read more