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Thursday, October 30, 2014

  • Posted at 9:01 PM
    Xcovery, a developer of next-generation targeted therapeutics for cancer, presented results at the 2014 Multidisciplinary Symposium in Thoracic Oncology from a Phase 1/2 study of X-396, a potent small molecule anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) inhibitor. Data showed that X-396 is ... read more
  • Posted at 9:01 PM
    Dear Santa's elves, it’s time to start saving. Walmart is unwrapping its first round of 2014 holiday offerings, including the low prices it's known for and its broadest assortment ever on the items customers need for gift-giving, decorating, family gatherings and every occasion in between. ... read more
  • Posted at 6:55 PM
    Strata Decision Technology (Strata Decision) has been named one of the winners of the 13(th) annual Chicago Innovation Awards. The Company's cloud-based financial analytics and performance platform, StrataJazz®, is leveraged for financial planning, decision support, and continuous cost improvement by over 1,000 hospitals in the U.S. There were over 550 submissions for the 2014 Chicago Innovation Award and the winners were announced at an event held at the Harris Theater on October 30, 2014 with nearly 1,500 business and ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 PM
    Sierra Bancorp (Nasdaq:BSRR), parent of Bank of the Sierra, today announced that on October 29, 2014 the shareholders of Santa Clara Valley Bank, N.A. ("SCVE") approved of its consolidation with a newly formed wholly-owned subsidiary of Sierra Bancorp (the "Company") pursuant to that certain Agreement and Plan of Consolidation dated July 17, 2014 by and among the Company, Bank of the Sierra, a California banking corporation and wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company and SCVE. All required regulatory approvals have ... read more
  • Posted at 4:49 PM
    Florida-based biopharmaceutical company Oragenics, Inc. (NYSE MKT:OGEN) has announced that on October 30, 2014 , Dr. John Bonfiglio resigned as Chief Executive Officer, President and director of Oragenics, Inc. to pursue other opportunities. During the interim period before a ... read more
  • /K I L L K I L L K I L L - Kaiser Permanente/ --- OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014
    Posted at 4:29 PM
    We are advised by Kaiser Permanente that journalists and other readers should disregard the news release, Digoxin Associated With Higher Risk of Death and Hospitalization in Adults With Atrial Fibrillation and No Heart Failure, issued 30-Oct-2014 over PR Newswire. SOURCE Kaiser Permanente ... read more
  • Posted at 4:20 PM
    Bridgepoint Education (NYSE: BPI) will release its third quarter 2014 financial results before market open on Wednesday, November 5, 2014. The Company will host a conference call and webcast for investors and analysts to discuss these results at 11:30 a.m. (Eastern Time)/8:30 a.m. (Pacific Time) the same day. Call participants should dial 866-859-7412 (United States/Canada) or 856-452-0684 (other countries) and request the Bridgepoint Education call or provide the conference ID 25687326. A live broadcast of the call will also be ... read more
  • Posted at 4:04 PM
    Baltimore-based restaurant chain The Greene Turtle has seen increasing return business following its implementation of a cutting-edge text message marketing program for its Baltimore restaurants. Developed by the SMS Masterminds™ mobile/digital services division at SpendSmart Networks, Inc., a publicly traded company (OTCQB:SSPC), this unique ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 PM
    Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, today announced that Equinix executives Cathryn Arnell, VP of Tax and Treasury, Phillip Konieczny, VP, Corporate M&A, and Katrina Rymill, VP of IR, will attend the upcoming NAREIT REITWorld 2014® Conference to meet with investors on November 5-6, 2014 in Atlanta. REITWorld 2014 is NAREIT's Annual Convention for All Things REIT® and allows attendees to take advantage of the many opportunities to hear first-hand from REIT executives and learn ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 PM
    Kraken, a San Francisco-based bitcoin exchange, is pleased to announce the launch of trading between bitcoin and Japanese yen (XBT/JPY). The new trading option coincides with the launch of domestic JPY funding which will allow clients in Japan to quickly fund their Kraken accounts with their ... read more
  • Posted at 3:56 PM
    Digoxin, a drug commonly used to treat heart conditions, was associated with a 71 percent higher risk of death and a 63 percent higher risk of hospitalization among adults with diagnosed atrial fibrillation and no evidence of heart failure, according to a Kaiser Permanente study that appears in the current online issue of Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. Digoxin is a drug derived from digitalis, which has been used for more than a century for heart-rate control in patients with atrial fibrillation, ... read more
  • Posted at 3:55 PM
    Consumer advocates and victims of medical negligence released a new Yes on 46 TV ad today featuring a sweating, shaky surgeon who runs out of the operating room and dramatizes the potentially deadly risks of physician substance abuse. The ad, "Need A Drink?" also warns voters about the $100 million that the insurance industry is spending this election cycle to deceive the public about two ballot measures, Propositions 45 and 46, that will hold them accountable for fair prices and ... read more
  • Posted at 3:45 PM
    Migranade, Inc. announced today the new migraine medication, MIGRANADE Migraine Relief will be available to the 36 million U.S. migraine sufferers November, 2014. The medicine is developed from a platform technology that targets the actual cause of migraines and not just the symptoms. While all migraine medications attack pain and not the source Migranade is assured to be a game changer in the migraine medication category. MIGRANADE Migraine Relief is available at and will soon hit the major retail ... read more
  • Posted at 3:44 PM
    The neurological and mental health needs of returning veterans are vast, with many experiencing multiple emotional effects resulting from traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress, including depression, anxiety, alcohol abuse and drug addiction -- or any combination of them. Nearly one-third of the 15,000 veterans who live in the New York City area are plagued by these and other mental health challenges, which also affects their families. Addressing the dual diagnosis of mental health and substance abuse is the focus ... read more
  • Stratogent to exhibit at Cloud Expo 2014 --- SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014
    Posted at 3:39 PM
    For the fourth consecutive year, Stratogent will be exhibiting at the 15(th )annual Cloud Expo event being held in Santa Clara Convention Center November 4(th) through 6(th), 2014, in Santa Clara, California. The Cloud Expo continues to stand up to its reputation of being the largest cloud-specific, vendor-neutral event in the Bay Area. Most attendees will find that Stratogent's Managed Services and Purposed Cloud offerings may be the right solution for their IT and cloud needs. "We are ... read more
  • Posted at 3:18 PM
    HOUSTON, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 10/30/14 -- Northstar Healthcare Inc. (TSX: NHC) will release its financial results for the third quarter of 2014 on November 12, 2014. The company also announces, on a preliminary consolidated basis, that its estimated revenue for the third quarter is between $16 and $17 million, compared to the 2013 third quarter revenue of $7.6 million. Northstar also announces that Mr. Douglas Samuelson has resigned his position of General Counsel due to personal reasons. Northstar hopes ... read more
  • Posted at 3:15 PM
    Coupa Software, the leading provider of cloud applications for finance, today announced that Tara Ryan has joined the company as its chief marketing officer (CMO). As CMO, Ryan will have responsibility for the global structure, strategy and execution of Coupa’s communications and marketing efforts. ... read more
  • Posted at 3:06 PM
    China will be the top buying country for Self-paced eLearning in Asia throughout the forecast period, according to a new report by Ambient Insight called "2013-2018 China Self-paced eLearning Market." The five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) is 12.2%. Revenues reached $3.3 billion in 2013 and will spike to $5.9 billion by 2018. "In terms of sheer numbers, the eLearning user base in China is massive. As of October 2014, there were over 100 million eLearning users in China," comments Chief ... read more
  • Posted at 3:00 PM
    Unilife Corporation ("Unilife" or "Company") (NASDAQ: UNIS; ASX: UNS) announced today that it intends to release its financial results for the fiscal 2015 first quarter ended September 30, 2014 after market trading ends on Monday, November 10, 2014. Management has scheduled a conference call for 4:30 p.m. U.S. EST on Monday, November 10, 2014 (Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. AEDT), to review the Company's financial results, commercial partnerships, and future outlook. The conference call will be ... read more
  • Posted at 2:59 PM
    Silouet, a Cambridge-based mobile payments startup is testing its new app, “Mobile Cash,” a peer-to-peer payment app that goes beyond the ability to pay friends and family by enabling anonymous payments. “We are excited to test a mobile p2p system that can replace the need ... read more