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Thursday, March 26, 2015

  • U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for March 27 --- WASHINGTON, March 27, 2015
    Posted at 9:01 PM
    Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: MOBILE COMPUTER Profile America -- Friday, March 27th. A triumph of mobile computing was achieved on this date in 1961. A division of the Sperry Rand Corporation equipped a trailer truck to haul a UNIVAC I computer from New York City down to North Carolina to process data for the Douglas Aircraft Corporation. The UNIVAC I, fully assembled, weighed in at a nimble 7,237 pounds. In 2013, nearly 84 percent ... read more
  • Comanche Nation Entertainment Launches New Websites --- LAWTON, Okla., March 26, 2015
    Posted at 8:30 PM
    Comanche Nation Entertainment, formerly Comanche Nation Casinos, is pleased to announce the launch of new websites for four of their five casinos and for their corporate headquarters. The new mobile-friendly websites represent the commitment Comanche Nation Entertainment has to giving their customers the best possible casino experience before, during and after they play. The easy-to-navigate sites feature casino information, on-site dining options, upcoming events, exciting promotions, links to their popular social media pages and driving directions - all to enhance ... read more
  • PolyPeptide Group to manufacture Protected Graft Copolymer (PGC(TM)) for PharmaIN. --- BOTHELL, Wash. and TORRANCE, Calif., March 26, 2015
    Posted at 8:16 PM
    PharmaIN Corporation and the PolyPeptide Group announced today that they have entered into an agreement under which PolyPeptide will manufacture PharmaIN's Protected Graft Co-Polymer (PGC(TM)). Under the terms of the agreement, PolyPeptide will develop a large-scale GMP manufacturing process for PGC, which it will provide to PharmaIN for addition of the pharmaceutical payload. "Manufacturing PGC marks a significant step in diversifying the range of products manufactured by the PolyPeptide Group," said Jane Salik, CEO of the PolyPeptide Group. "and is fully ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 PM
    NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within NTT (NYSE: NTT) Group, announced today that it has begun operating vending machines to sell “Prepaid SIM for Japan” (Prepaid SIM) cards for short-term business travelers and tourists in two locations in Japan—AQUA ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 PM
    Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, CEO: Hiroo Unoura) and Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd. (OKI, Minato-ku, Tokyo, President Hideichi Kawasaki) have jointly developed a new technology that combines the PON technology with the wavelength and time division multiplexing technology - "WDM/TDM-PON technology." The ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 PM
    According to the International Data Corporation's (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Integrated Infrastructure and Platform Tracker, vendor revenue for the worldwide integrated infrastructure and platforms market increased 19.4% year over year to $2.7 billion in the fourth quarter of 2014 (4Q14). The ... read more
  • Posted at 4:50 PM
    The 2015 OFC Conference and Exposition concluded today at the Los Angeles Convention Center with 560 exhibitors, more than 1,100 presentations and 12,375 attendees from around the world. Marking a multi-year growth pattern, the exhibit floor grew 10 percent to 106,700 square feet year ... read more
  • Posted at 4:35 PM
    Today, LUGPA, a professional association representing more than 25 percent of the nation's practicing urologists, urged the U.S. Senate to expeditiously vote on the bipartisan SGR repeal bill, which overwhelmingly passed the U.S. House of Representatives this morning. By a 392-37 vote, the House has sent H.R. 2, the bipartisan Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2015 bill to the Senate. President Obama has indicated his support for the bill and would sign it ... read more
  • Posted at 4:19 PM
    For those who want one of the year’s hottest new smartphones, but no annual contract, the best place to get the reimagined Samsung Galaxy S®6 is Boost Mobile. Beginning Friday, April 10, Boost Mobile will offer a 32GB Galaxy S6 in ... read more
  • Posted at 3:51 PM
    The Burzynski Research Institute, Inc. (BRI) announced today that results of a study independently conducted by the Department of Surgery at Kurume University Medical Center in Japan have been published. The study, a randomized non-blinded phase 2 trial, compared 5-fluorouracil hepatic arterial infusion as post-operative adjuvant therapy with and without Antineoplastons A10/AS2-1 Injections for colorectal metastasis of the liver. A total of 65 patients, with histologically confirmed metastatic colon adenocarcinoma of the liver, were evaluated. Primary endpoints included cancer-specific survival. ... read more
  • Posted at 3:30 PM
    Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed historic medical liability language in a bill that replaces the often-criticized Medicare physician payment formula known as the sustainable growth rate. The measure passed overwhelmingly with strong bi-partisan support. Language in the sustainable growth rate replacement bill ensures that federal quality and payment provisions may not be used in court to sue or to advance or defend a medical malpractice lawsuit. "The passage of today's legislation will permanently fix the flawed sustainable growth formula and relieve ... read more
  • Posted at 3:28 PM
    Millions of images of celestial objects, including asteroids, observed by NASA's Near-Earth Object Wide-field Survey Explorer (NEOWISE) spacecraft now are available online to the public. The data was collected following the restart of the asteroid-seeking spacecraft in December 2013 after a lengthy hibernation. The collection of millions of infrared images and billions of infrared measurements of asteroids, stars, galaxies and quasars spans data obtained between December 13, 2013, and December 13, 2014. "One of the most satisfying things about releasing ... read more
  • Posted at 3:20 PM
    PLAYSTUDIOS, the groundbreaking creator of the free-to-play myVEGAS social casino experience, today announced the launch of two new titles developed in partnership with basketball legend Shaquille O'Neal. "We've partnered with the Big Man and we are incredibly excited about what we've created together,'' said Andrew Pascal, CEO of PLAYSTUDIOS. "When players get a flavor for how we've incorporated Shaq into our games, they are going to be amazed at how we've captured the essence of his personality. And just like our ... read more
  • Posted at 3:01 PM
    Insight School of Colorado, a tuition-free, online public school serving students in grades 6-12, announced today it has opened enrollment for families looking to attend in the 2015-2016 school year. Insight School of Colorado offers a comprehensive education approach designed to inspire students to work hard and succeed. The school combines engaging web-based lessons, live online learning sessions, and support from experienced teachers and counselors. It is a tuition-free school, giving parents and families the choice to access a rigorous curriculum ... read more
  • Posted at 2:52 PM
    Wireless Telecom Group, Inc. (NYSE MKT:WTT) announced today that on March 24, 2015 its Board of Directors appointed Timothy Whelan to serve as a member of the Company’s Board. Mr. Whelan is a financial expert who spent 14 years with IPC Systems, ... read more
  • Instabill Joins The Comodo Painless PCI Program --- CLIFTON, N.J., March 26, 2015
    Posted at 2:47 PM
    The Comodo organization, a global innovator and developer of cybersecurity solutions, today announced that Instabill, one of the industry's leading high risk merchant account providers for e-commerce and retail businesses, has joined the Comodo Painless PCI program. The Comodo Painless PCI program makes it easier for merchants to become PCI DSS 3.0 compliant and protected, and helps create new revenue streams - all backed with the strength of Comodo security offerings. "I am very excited ... read more
  • Posted at 2:31 PM
    The PhoneBrasil Group, decided to provide a follow up statement from its Chairman and CEO Anderson A. Dias after his public remarks of Wednesday March 25, 2015. "Our Investor relationship team has been quite busy in the last 48 hours, fielding calls and emails from interested parties. I do want to clarify that we are in the process of hiring a very reputable accounting firm to represent us and start public reporting in the second quarter of 2015, ... read more
  • Posted at 2:28 PM
    Michael W. Brennan, M.D., international envoy and past president of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (the Academy), will be honored for his work to develop the next generation of ophthalmic leaders in the Asia-Pacific region. He will receive the Jose Rizal International Medal at the Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology's (APAO) 30(th) Congress. APAO is presenting the award to Dr. Brennan for his instrumental role in helping the APAO build its own version of the Academy's Leadership Development Program. The Academy's Program ... read more
  • Posted at 2:26 PM
    Today, the Illinois Senate passed Senate Bill 1298 - the CARE (Caregiver Advise, Record, Enable) Act - and, in doing so, took a major step toward helping to ensure that family caregivers in Illinois have the resources and training they need to care for their loved ones at home following a hospital stay. Sponsored by Sen. Chapin Rose, Senate Bill 1298 provides an added layer of support for the over 2.4 million family caregivers in Illinois. The bill ... read more
  • Posted at 2:25 PM
    Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ:ROVI) announced today that it plans to host a conference call on April 1, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. ET to discuss its licensing program. Investors and analysts interested in participating in the conference are welcome to call 866-621-1214 (or international +1-706-643-4013) and reference conference ... read more