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Friday, February 27, 2015

  • Posted at 1:00 PM
    Dell will release its Fiscal 2015 Q4 and year-end financial results to current holders of Dell’s debt securities and prospective qualified institutional debt investors March 12, 2015. The company reports results to this group confidentially on a quarterly basis. ... read more
  • Posted at 1:00 PM
    Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS) today announced it will participate in a joint demonstration on next-generation 5G wireless communication systems as part of the 5G collaboration project with China Mobile Communications Co. Ltd. Research Institute (CMRI) at Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, Mar. 2-5. China Mobile is the ... read more
  • Posted at 1:00 PM
    Exact Sciences Corp. (NASDAQ: EXAS) today announced that, in support of the Company’s continued growth plans, the Compensation Committee of the Company’s Board of Directors has approved the reservation of 315,000 shares of common stock to be used exclusively for the grant of equity awards to ... read more
  • Posted at 12:45 PM
    Fran Shammo, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), will speak at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference in San Francisco on Monday, March 2. His presentation will be webcast at 3:45 p.m. Eastern time (12:45 p.m. Pacific time) on Verizon's Investor Relations website, http://www.verizon.com/about/investors/. VERIZON'S ONLINE NEWS CENTER: Verizon news releases, executive speeches and biographies, media contacts and other information are available at Verizon's online News Center at www.verizon.com/news/. The news ... read more
  • Posted at 12:33 PM
    Carena received the award for Outstanding Delivery of Digital Health Care as part of Seattle Business Magazine’s Sixth Annual Leaders in Health Care Awards on Thursday, February 26, 2015. Each year, Seattle Business Magazine honors individuals and organizations for excellence in patient care, leadership and innovation ... read more
  • Posted at 12:27 PM
    MasterCard (NYSE:MA) announced today that it has been notified of an unsolicited "mini-tender" offer dated February 25, 2015, made by TRC Capital Corporation, a private Canadian investment company, to purchase up to 1,500,000 shares of MasterCard's common stock, less than one fifth of one percent of ... read more
  • Posted at 12:24 PM
    VUID, Inc., a full-stack technology start-up and creator of the Spotlight app, today announced a new partnership with Coded by Kids that will provide disadvantaged, inner-city children with an opportunity to put their developer skills to use in the workplace. High school student Da'Jour Nash, a talented front-end developer, is the first student from Coded by Kids to be offered an internship at a professional organization. He will work with the VUID, Inc. team two days per week after school, and ... read more
  • Posted at 12:22 PM
    CEL-SCI Corporation (NYSE MKT: CVM) today announced the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Belarus has cleared the Company to commence patient enrollment for its Phase III head and neck cancer trial of its investigational cancer immunotherapy treatment Multikine* (Leukocyte ... read more
  • Posted at 12:03 PM
    This A.M.BestTV episode looks at a new McKinsey & Company survey, which shows that charitable giving by the insurance industry has risen by 15% since 2011. William Ross, chief executive officer at the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF), and ... read more
  • Posted at 12:02 PM
    NAB Show, the world’s largest annual conference and expo for professionals who create, manage, and distribute entertainment across all platforms, will feature sessions, workshops, and panels discussing today’s content landscape and the prominent role that over-the-top (OTT) video delivery is playing within it. The convention takes ... read more
  • Posted at 12:01 PM
    Three teams of high school students from PA Cyber Charter School finished highest in the state in a national competition in which students apply IT skills to remove hacking tools, viruses, and other computer security threats in a six-hour scenario. Competing in the open division at Platinum, the highest level of the CyberPatriot National Youth Cyber Education Program, the PA Cyber Wexford Team 1 - Charles "Alex" Daniels, Lucas Switzer, Ian Switzer and Vincenzo Trovato - finished in first place among ... read more
  • Posted at 11:53 AM
    Tuesday marked the start of Column5 Consulting's EPM Leadership Summit and Mastering EPM Workshops, the marquis in-person events for the EPM Education Series, which are being held at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150227/178422LOGO This marks the return of the conference hosted independently by Column5 since 2009, after great demand from customers seeking a specialized Enterprise Performance Management event. Customers expressed their excitement at the return of the EPM Leadership Summit. An attendee from Waters ... read more
  • Posted at 11:50 AM
    Accelerite, a leading provider of software for IT infrastructure, mobile, and cloud solutions to some of largest enterprises in the world, announced today Eric Webster, SVP and GM has been named a 2015 CRN Channel Chief. https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150227/178465LOGO Under Webster's leadership, Accelerite's channel program has achieved: -- Expanded Channel Reach: Extended channel sales into APJ and EMEA, expanding the company's global footprint to a growing channel community ... read more
  • Posted at 11:46 AM
    NASA's Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission is set to lift off at 10:44 p.m. EDT Thursday, March 12 from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. There is a 30-minute window for the launch. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO NASA Television launch coverage begins at 8 p.m. NASA TV also will air a prelaunch news conference at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, a mission science briefing at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, and a ... read more
  • Posted at 11:45 AM
    Pharmacyclics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCYC) today announced that longer-term toxicology studies for its newly developed Bruton's tyrosine kinase (BTK) inhibitor for rheumatoid arthritis, or RA, have been completed. The results of these preclinical evaluations have been communicated to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The feedback received from the Agency is supportive of the completion of the ongoing first-in-human study. Additional preclinical work is required to begin a Phase II clinical development program in autoimmune diseases with this investigational compound. The ... read more
  • Posted at 11:30 AM
    Pharmacyclics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCYC) today highlighted findings from a pre-clinical study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (www.pnas.org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.1500712112) that showed when ibrutinib (IMBRUVICA(®)) was combined with an anti-PD-L1 antibody (a checkpoint inhibitor), suppression of tumor growth was enhanced suggesting a greater response might be achieved when treating certain hematologic cancers and solid tumors with the combination. IMBRUVICA is jointly developed and commercialized by Pharmacyclics and Janssen Biotech, Inc. The paper's senior author, Ronald Levy, M.D., a professor ... read more
  • Posted at 11:23 AM
    Teachers now are using more digital instructional materials than print materials in the classroom, according to The Shift to Digital in Reading, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies, a new study from Education Market Research (EMR)/Simba Information. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132631 The Shift to Digital in Reading, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies (February 2015) is the product of several EMR surveys: EMR's Supplemental Products Market: 2014 survey, conducted in the Summer 2014, and EMR's latest Social Studies Market survey, conducted in the Fall 2014. Supporting ... read more
  • Posted at 11:06 AM
    Genstar Capital, a leading middle market private equity firm that focuses on investments in targeted segments of the healthcare, software, industrial technology, and financial services industries, today announced that its portfolio company eResearchTechnology, Inc. (ERT) signed a definitive agreement to acquire PHT Corporation, the eClinical innovator leading the adoption of patient-driven mobile apps for improved clinical research. ERT is a leading global solution provider for high-quality patient-centric endpoint data collection. The transaction combines the flexible eCOA platform and world-class customer ... read more
  • Posted at 11:05 AM
    To better position itself to meet the growing challenges and opportunities of SoC design, indie Semiconductor has selected the Methodics ProjectIC and VersIC product bundle as its next generation Data Management and IP Lifecycle Management solution for its analog/mixed signal and system on chip (SoC) engineering ... read more
  • Posted at 11:03 AM
    Pulse Electronics Corporation (OTC Pink: PULS), a leading provider of electronic components, is set to bolster deployments of distributed antenna systems with its revolutionary DASUTCC500NF translucent ceiling-mount antenna that is designed to allow for greater performance and cleaner integration necessary to meet the growing indoor DAS ... read more