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Thursday, September 22, 2011

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    Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HALO), a biopharmaceutical company developing and commercializing products targeting the extracellular matrix, today announced that management will be presenting at the JMP Securities Healthcare Conference in New York. The presentation is scheduled for Wednesday, September 28 at 8:30 a.m. EDT (5:30 a.m. PDT). To listen to the live webcast or a replay of the presentation, please visit the Investor Relations section of the company's Web site at www.halozyme.com. A replay will be available for 90 days ... read more
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    Alaska Airlines has launched a Facebook application called FlyingSocial(TM), which allows users to plan travel to visit their friends around the country. With the new app, users can view a map populated with photos of their Facebook friends located in cities Alaska Airlines flies and, with a click, can view one-way fares or mileage award levels to the closest airport near their friend's hometown. To purchase a ticket, users can simply click on 'Shop Now' and they are automatically redirected ... read more
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    The makers of the largest online network of aesthetic resources for consumers, The Patient's Guide® (www.patientsguide.com), announced the release of a new website, The Physician's Guide® (www.physicianguide.com) - an educational resource for the aesthetic physician community to coach medical professionals on the importance of investing in quality aesthetic medical equipment that deliver higher standards of patient care through safer utilization of the latest aesthetic solutions. "Despite the challenging economic times, we've seen patient demand for aesthetic procedures increase over ... read more
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    Dot Hill Systems Corp. (Nasdaq: HILL), a leading provider of Unified Virtual Storage and SAN storage solutions, today announced it has entered into a reseller agreement with Choice Solutions, a systems integrator offering a broad range of IT solutions, including virtualization, storage, application and desktop delivery, network infrastructure and security. Continuing on the success of building a worldwide channel, Dot Hill signs with Choice Solutions to sell and support Dot Hill's storage solutions. Under the terms of the agreement, Choice Solutions ... read more
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    TPI, an Information Services Group company (ISG) (NASDAQ: III) and the leading independent sourcing data and advisory firm in the world, said today that private equity firms are moving to standardized IT service delivery and utility computing models in their portfolio companies. Operating partners, who are charged with delivering value in Private Equity firms' investments, are increasingly looking to standardization to achieve lower operating expenses, greater efficiency and economies of scale, the firm noted. Utility computing, in which IT buyers "pay ... read more
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    ATK (NYSE: ATK) has been awarded a $37 million contract to provide lightweight (LW) 30mm ammunition - including the M788 TP (target practice) training round and the M789 High Explosive Dual Purpose (HEDP) tactical round - to the United Kingdom's (UK) Ministry of Defence (MoD). The contract reinforces ATK's position as a preferred provider of medium-caliber ammunition to allied forces worldwide. Both rounds will support the UK's fleet of AH-64 Apache Helicopters. These two rounds make up ... read more
  • Zeal Optics Revs Up Line With New Z3(TM) GPS Goggles --- BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 22, 2011
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    Launching at Vision Expo West in Las Vegas, Zeal Optics, Boulder, CO, will once again transform the thrill of skiing as the company reveals its newest model of goggles with a built-in global positioning system: Z3(TM) GPS Goggles. These goggles build upon technology introduced in the company's Transcend GPS(TM) Goggles collection with new features that include enhanced style and comfort, ease-of-use and data-capture capabilities. The mountain takes on a whole new perspective with the more advanced optics, improved head-mounted display ... read more
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    Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the analytic data solutions company, today announced the new Teradata Aster MapReduce Platform that will speed adoption of big data analytics. Big data analytics can be transformative for business, and a valuable tool for increasing corporate profitability by unlocking information that can be used for everything from optimizing digital marketing or detecting fraud to measurement and reporting of machine operations in remote locations. However, until now, the cost of mining large volumes of multi-structured data and a ... read more
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    REDWOOD SHORES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/22/11 -- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) News Facts Inogen, a leading innovator and service provider for oxygen therapy, has selected Oracle CRM On Demand, Oracle Contact On Demand and the Oracle E-Business Suite to create an entirely new platform designed to scale to keep up with the company's rapid growth, increase efficiency and further support its dedication to already superior customer service for patients. Oracle CRM On Demand and the Oracle E-Business Suite replace Inogen's ... read more
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    Telerx has selected Business & Decision, a global business and technology consulting firm, to manage the implementation of a new Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution built on the Microsoft Dynamics AX ERP platform. In deciding to engage B&D, Telerx is addressing the company's growing need to replace manual, paper processes and multiple, disparate systems with a single solution featuring low total costs of ownership. Other criteria for making the selection include availability of business insight and analytics, measurable operational efficiencies, processing ... read more
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    RealNetworks, Inc. (Nasdaq: RNWK) has named Judith Bitterli as senior vice president of its Unifi product division, managing the company's entrance into the fast-growing segment of consumer cloud services. In addition to leading Unifi product management and marketing, Bitterli will continue to serve as chief marketing officer for RealNetworks. "Judy is a clear-thinking company strategist as well as a superb and inspirational operational leader," said Mike Lunsford, acting chief executive officer of RealNetworks. "We have come to rely on her judgment, ... read more
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    Leaders from government, industry, academia, medicine and science today will come together to discuss one of the most pressing health challenges we face: the rising incidence of drug-resistant bacteria and the lack of new antibiotics to fight them. The conference, "Reviving the Pipeline of Life-Saving Antibiotics: Exploring Solutions to Spur Innovation," is organized by the Pew Health Group, the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), and the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA). Each year, antibiotic-resistant infections claim tens ... read more
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    Pain can affect anyone regardless of gender, race or economic status, however, some people have difficulty getting adequate pain care. Women, certain ethnic groups, the elderly and the uninsured are more likely to be denied appropriate pain treatment.(1),(2) In the Face of Pain®, an online resource provided by Purdue Pharma L.P. for pain management advocacy, offers new tools and information to help people with pain, their caregivers and healthcare professionals become better informed and engaged partners in pain care. According to ... read more
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    Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today applauded a new study released by the Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA) as further evidence of the savings and access that high quality, cost effective generic prescription drugs can bring to American consumers. According to the independent analysis of data conducted by IMS Health, the world's leading provider of market intelligence to the pharmaceutical and health care industries, the use of generic prescription drugs in place of brand name counterparts saved consumers, patients and health care providers ... read more
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    Synergetics USA, Inc. (NASDAQ: SURG) announced today that it will host a conference call the morning of Wednesday, October 12, 2011, at 10:30 a.m. Eastern time to review the Company's results for the fiscal fourth quarter and year ended July 31, 2011. A news release announcing the fiscal year 2011 results will be issued on Tuesday, October 11, 2011, after market close. During the call, David Hable, Synergetics' President and Chief Executive Officer, and Pamela G. Boone, Executive Vice President ... read more
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    PLC Systems Inc. (OTCBB: PLCSF), a company focused on innovative medical device technologies, today announced it has been granted two additional U.S. patents by the U.S. Patent Office, as well as the company's first Japanese patent, all covering aspects of PLC's new product technology, RenalGuard®. The innovative RenalGuard Therapy® is designed to reduce the toxic effects that contrast media can have on the kidneys for patients undergoing imaging procedures, and prevent the occurrence of contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) in the millions ... read more
  • AT&T Expands Mobile Broadband Coverage in New Rochelle --- NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Sept. 22, 2011
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    As part of its continuing network investment to support growing demand for advanced mobile devices and applications, AT&T* today announced the activation of a new mobile broadband cell site in New Rochelle. New areas of coverage for residents and businesses include Pelham Road, and along Echo and Davenport Avenues. With mobile broadband speeds, AT&T customers can surf the Web, download files faster, and enjoy the very latest interactive mobile applications. The new cell site is one part of AT&T's ongoing efforts ... read more
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    NetQin Mobile Inc. ("NetQin" or the company), a leading provider of consumer-centric mobile security and productivity applications, today announced the opening of the NetQin Security Research Center based in Raleigh, N.C. The Security Research Center will focus specifically on identifying and monitoring mobile security threats that could impact consumers. The Center represents NetQin's latest investment in the Americas as it expands and further enhances its industry-leading threat monitoring capabilities. The NetQin Security Research Center is led by Dr. Xuxian Jiang, who ... read more
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    Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, and a leading provider of managed network and application services, today announced its participation at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Space 2011 Conference and Exposition. Rick Lober, vice president and general manager of the Defense and Intelligence Systems Division, will speak during the plenary session on "Commercialization of MILSATCOM," moderated by Col. Charles Cynamon, Chief, Advanced Concepts Division, U.S. Air Force Space ... read more
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    SAN CARLOS, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/22/11 -- Alvine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that data from its Phase 2a trial of ALV003 in patients with celiac disease will be presented at the 19th United European Gastroenterology Week (UEGW) in Stockholm. Details of the presentation follow: Abstract #OP050B: "ALV003, A Novel Glutenase, Attenuates Gluten-Induced Small Intestinal Mucosal Injury in Celiac Disease Patients: A Randomized Controlled Phase 2A Clinical Trial" Session Title: Free Paper Session: Late breaking news Presentation Date/Time: Monday, October 24 at ... read more