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Monday, June 29, 2015

  • Posted at 3:16 PM
    Good Technology(TM), the leader in secure mobility, today announced it has been recognized as the largest pure-play enterprise mobility management (EMM) provider by IDC in its 2014 Worldwide EMM Market Shares report(1). IDC's analysis reveals that Good Technology has the second largest revenue share of the EMM software market with 9.7 percent, a significant increase over its fifth place share in 2013. The full IDC 2014 Worldwide EMM Market Shares report can be found here. "We are thrilled to be ... read more
  • Posted at 3:13 PM
    NEP Group, Inc. ("NEP") announced today that it has publicly filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") relating to a proposed initial public offering of its common stock. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the proposed offering have not been determined. NEP has applied to list its common stock on the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE") under the ticker symbol "NEPG". Barclays and Morgan Stanley are acting ... read more
  • GrafTech Provides Guidance Update --- INDEPENDENCE, Ohio
    Posted at 3:11 PM
    GrafTech International Ltd. (NYSE:GTI) today announced that its EBITDA* and operating cash flow for the first half of 2015 is now expected to be at the low end of the previous guided targeted ranges of $30 million to $40 million each, and could fall slightly below the targeted ranges. ... read more
  • Posted at 3:05 PM
    New guidelines released today by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association give hope for better outcomes to the hundreds of thousands of patients who experience an acute ischemic stroke each year. Stryker's Trevo(®) Retriever was one of the key products used in the clinical trials that provided data for this development. The new AHA/ASA guidelines strongly recommend endovascular therapy with stent retrievers for ischemic stroke patients who meet certain treatment criteria. One such criterion is that endovascular treatment be ... read more
  • Daktari Honored with IEEE Spectrum Award --- CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 29, 2015
    Posted at 3:02 PM
    Daktari Diagnostics was honored at the 2015 IEEE Spectrum Honors Ceremony with the Technology in the Service of Society Award. IEEE President and CEO, Howard E. Michel, and IEEE President-Elect, Barry L. Shoop presented the award to Principal Scientist Martina Medkova, Ph.D., on behalf of Daktari. The ceremony was held Saturday, June 20, 2015, at the historic Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York, NY. "I have spent more than 3 years as a Daktari scientist developing tests for HIV and ... read more
  • Posted at 2:49 PM
    Leo Burnett Worldwide won a record 69 Lions across 18 award categories and 16 global offices at the 2015 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, making this year the network's strongest performance at the annual awards show in history. The global network also received the most Lions of any agency in the Publicis Groupe network. "Saturday's show was a fitting finale to a remarkable story that we've been writing all week in Cannes -- that's a story of world-class, future-facing creativity ... read more
  • Posted at 2:47 PM
    Novation, the nation’s largest health care services company, has released a new white paper, Unlocking the Full Potential of Your Item Master. Hospital systems are constantly evaluating opportunities to improve patient outcomes and safety, while reducing the overall cost of care. This white paper ... read more
  • Posted at 2:45 PM
    AppNexus, the world's leading independent ad tech company, today announced an agreement to extend and expand its global technology partnership with Microsoft. The deal creates a multi-year extension of the Microsoft-AppNexus engagement, expanding AppNexus' role as Microsoft's exclusive partner for programmatic technology and sales in ten markets. In total, AppNexus powers Microsoft's programmatic advertising today in over 39 markets. The expanded engagement builds on a highly successful pilot program in the Nordic region, where AppNexus helped to convert almost 50 ... read more
  • Posted at 2:45 PM
    ID Watchdog, Inc. (TSX VENTURE: IDW) (PINKSHEETS: IDWAF) ("ID Watchdog" or the "Company"), provider of consumer-facing identity theft protection and resolution services, today announced that it has granted to employees of the Company stock options ("Options") to acquire an aggregate of 480,000 ordinary shares under the Company's stock option plan (the "Plan"). The Options are priced at US$0.06 per ordinary share, expire in seven years from the date of grant and are subject to the terms and conditions of ... read more
  • Posted at 2:38 PM
    ControlCase, a leading global provider of Compliance as a Service (CaaS), Certifications, and IT Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) software announced its CEO will speak at the 2015 Motionsoft Technology Summit, which will take place September 22 - 24, 2015, at the Fairmont Hotel in Georgetown, Washington, DC. The summit is the premier technology event for executives in the health and fitness industry, with attendance limited to c-level fitness industry executives. The summit explores common technology issues in the ... read more
  • Posted at 2:31 PM
    Viggle Inc. (Nasdaq:VGGL) today announced it has priced an underwritten sale of 2,048,780 shares of its common stock at $2.05 per share, the closing price on June 26, 2015. Gross proceeds from the sale are expected to be approximately $4.2 million. Viggle intends to use the proceeds from the ... read more
  • Posted at 2:27 PM
    ARRIS Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRS) today announced that ARRIS and Pace plc. (LSE: PIC) have each received Requests for Additional Information from the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) in connection with ARRIS's proposed acquisition of Pace plc. This kind of request from the DOJ, often referred to as a "Second Request", is part of the regulatory process under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR Act). The effect of the Second Request is to extend the waiting period imposed ... read more
  • Posted at 2:09 PM
    PDL BioPharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: PDLI) today announced that it has entered into a credit agreement with CareView Communications, Inc. (OTCQB: CRVW) whereby PDL will provide CareView with up to $40 million of secured debt financing. CareView is an information technology provider to the healthcare industry focused on patient care monitoring. Under the credit agreement, PDL will provide CareView with up to $40 million of debt financing in two tranches of $20 million, based upon the achievement of specified milestones. Each tranche ... read more
  • Posted at 2:08 PM
    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights: -- Acquisition demonstrates Synopsys' continued investment in providing the electronics industry with the technology necessary for developing secure products -- Complements DesignWare IP portfolio with proven security IP solutions for identification, authentication, data encryption and content ... read more
  • Posted at 2:07 PM
    Department of Corrections Secretary John Wetzel announced that his agency, earlier today, received The Organization Award from the Brain Injury Association of Pennsylvania at their 2015 annual conference, which was held in Lancaster. The award is presented to an organization or group of individuals whose efforts to focus on needs and to improve the lives of persons with brain injury have been clearly evident and have positively impacted lives. "This is yet another example of Gov. Tom Wolf's deliberate work ... read more
  • Posted at 2:03 PM
    CareView Communications, Inc. (“CareView” or the “Company”) (OTCQB: CRVW), an information technology provider to the healthcare industry focused on patient care monitoring, announced today that it has entered into a credit agreement with PDL BioPharma, Inc. (“PDL”) (NASDAQ: PDLI) whereby PDL will provide CareView with up ... read more
  • Posted at 1:52 PM
    The Biotechnology Institute recognizes that its important constituencies aren’t just students that will be the future leaders of biotechnology, like the BioGENEius Challenge participants, but also the teachers, mentors and learning ecosystems that shape their education, and with them, their future and ... read more
  • Posted at 1:49 PM
    Just in time for Independence Day celebrations, the renowned Fireworks by Grucci is unveiling its entrance into the mobile app world by introducing "Fireworks by Grucci" for iPhones and Android devices. This app allows users in designated locations who can see a show but not hear the live accompanying music to experience real-time, synchronized fireworks music while learning more about each performance and its sponsors. The "Fireworks by Grucci" App is currently available as a free download for both iPhone ... read more
  • Posted at 1:46 PM
    NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N), the industry's leading provider of cloud-based financials / ERP and omnichannel commerce software suites, today announced that it has appointed Jason Maynard as its Executive Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development. A leading software financial analyst with nearly 20 years of combined experience analyzing, operating, and investing in software, Maynard will be charged with overall strategy and plans for new partnerships and new markets as he helps to lead NetSuite in its next stage of ... read more
  • Posted at 1:42 PM
    SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/29/15 -- Bluebox Security®, the mobile app security and management company, today announced it has been recognized by leading-industry experts for its rapid growth and leadership in mobile security. On the heels of being named a winner of the 2015 Red Herring Top 100 North America Award, Bluebox is also shortlisted for the Cyber Security Awards "Best Security Company of the Year." Bluebox was named as a finalist for the Cyber Security Awards "Best ... read more