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Thursday, October 30, 2014

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    LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwired) -- 10/30/14 -- Skytree®, The Machine Learning Company®, today announced that Skytree chairman of the board and chief product officer (CPO), Martin Hack, will participate in the panel "Is Big Data & Machine Learning Disrupting Financial Services?" The panel will be held at Money 20/20 event in Las Vegas. Financial services is already more data-centric and focused on analytics than most other industries. Nearly all financial transactions are already automated, and further subjected to a ... read more
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    AUSTIN, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 10/30/14 -- Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced that five leading automotive aftermarket parts distributors -- Auto Electric Service Ltd. in Regina Saskatchewan, Automotive Parts Headquarters (APH) in St. Cloud, Minn., Distributors Warehouse Inc. (DWI) in Paducah, Ky., Keyline Automotive Warehouse in Idaho Falls, Idaho, and Lafayette Warehouse in Lafayette, Ind. -- have announced their plans to implement Epicor Vision ... read more
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    CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - October 30, 2014) - Patients at high-risk for developing lung cancer are more likely to receive low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) screening when their primary care provider is familiar with guideline recommendations for LDCT screening for lung cancer, according to research presented today at the 2014 Chicago Multidisciplinary Symposium in Thoracic Oncology. The Symposium is sponsored by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), the ... read more
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    CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - October 30, 2014) - Analysis of data from an institutional patient registry on stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) indicates excellent long-term, local control, 79 percent of tumors, for medically inoperable, early stage lung cancer patients treated with SBRT from 2003 to 2012, according to research presented today at the 2014 Chicago Multidisciplinary Symposium in Thoracic Oncology. The Symposium is sponsored by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society for ... read more
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    MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/30/14 -- Mirantis, the pure-play OpenStack company, today released the technical preview of Mirantis OpenStack 6.0, the quickest and easiest way to consume OpenStack Juno. The technical preview lets developers and operators get started with Juno's expanded and hardened feature set, including advancements in network functions virtualization and big data -- all in an out-of-the-box distribution that "just works." Mirantis OpenStack is the most open and flexible distribution of OpenStack on the market. It ... read more
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    CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - October 30, 2014) - Lung cancer patients with minimally invasive adenocarcinoma (MIA) have similar, positive five-year disease-free survival (DFS) and overall survival (OS) rates as patients with adenocarcinoma in-situ (AIS), according to research presented today at the 2014 Chicago Multidisciplinary Symposium in Thoracic Oncology. The Symposium is sponsored by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), the International Association for the Study of Lung ... read more
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    CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - October 30, 2014) - Biopsies were found to be the most costly tool prescribed in lung cancer diagnosis, according to research presented today at the 2014 Chicago Multidisciplinary Symposium in Thoracic Oncology. The Symposium is sponsored by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) and The University of Chicago Medicine.The study examined the utilization ... read more
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    AUSTIN, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 10/30/14 -- Transverse, the leader in cloud-based revenue operations management and billing, today announced that it secured an investment of $25 million from German private equity firm Siedentopf KG bringing its total investment to $47 million. Transverse will use this investment to further advance TRACT, which has emerged as the most sophisticated, enterprise-grade SaaS platform in the industry. TRACT is the only billing and revenue operations platform that can offer automation and insight into ... read more
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    CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - October 30, 2014) - Patients who received post-operative radiation therapy (PORT), radiation therapy after surgery, lived an average of four months longer when compared to the patients who had the same disease site, tumor histology and treatment criteria and who did not receive PORT, according to research presented today at the 2014 Chicago Multidisciplinary Symposium in Thoracic Oncology. The Symposium is sponsored by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the ... read more
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    CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - October 30, 2014) - Analysis of 607 small cell lung cancer (SCLC) lung tumors and neuroendocrine tumors (NET) identified common molecular markers among both groups that could reveal new therapeutic targets for patients with similar types of lung cancer, according to research presented today at the 2014 Chicago Multidisciplinary Symposium in Thoracic Oncology. The Symposium is sponsored by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society for Radiation Oncology ... read more
  • Posted at 5:58 AM
    Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) has announced that it intends to invest up to $100 million in 3D printing companies over the next several years. The Spark Investment Fund, which will be operated within Autodesk, is the first of its kind for the 3D printing industry and ... read more
  • Posted at 5:55 AM
    Medbox, Inc. (OTCQB: MDBX) (www.medbox.com), a leading dispensary infrastructure/licensing specialist, patented technology provider, and partner to the cannabis industry, is proud to announce the addition of Tim Morrissey to lead Medbox's wholly owned subsidiary, Vaporfection International, Inc., as Director and Vice-President. Mr. Morrissey is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Head Choice Inc., which is involved in many facets of the vaporization industry including consultation, manufacturing, sales and distribution. Its brands include the Da Buddha vaporizer, the Silver ... read more
  • Posted at 5:55 AM
    SignUpGenius, the leading online sign-up service for event and volunteer management, has been chosen as a 2014 Silver Davey Award winner by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts. The Davey Awards honors the finest creative work from the best small companies worldwide. Nearly 4,000 entries from across the US and around the world were submitted this year. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141029/155391LOGO Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141029/155392LOGO "To be chosen for such a prestigious award is a great encouragement to our entire team ... read more
  • Westfield Insurance Deploys Guidewire System for Claims Management --- WESTFIELD CENTER, Ohio & FOSTER CITY, Calif.
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    Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE:GWRE), a provider of software products to Property/Casualty (P/C) insurers, today announced that Westfield Insurance, a provider of personal, commercial and surety insurance, has successfully deployed Guidewire ClaimCenter® as its new platform for claims management. Guidewire PartnerConnect™ Alliance member, EY (Ernst ... read more
  • KLA-Tencor Announces Offering Of Senior Notes --- MILPITAS, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014
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    KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ: KLAC) today announced that it intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, senior notes under an automatic shelf registration statement on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"). Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140123/SF50413LOGO J.P. Morgan Securities LLC is acting as the sole book-running manager of the offering. KLA-Tencor has filed an effective registration statement (including a preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus) with the SEC for the offering to which this communication relates. Before ... read more
  • Posted at 5:49 AM
    X-IO Technologies today announced it has appointed storage veteran, Bill Miller to its board of directors. Miller will leverage his extensive storage industry experience and proven track record in building successful IT companies to actively assist X-IO's executive team as they take advantage ... read more
  • Posted at 5:45 AM
    EarningForecast.com has issued earnings forecast research with special focus on financial performance of the following stocks: American Realty Capital Properties (NASDAQ:ARCP), Alibaba (NYSE:BABA), Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (NYSE:PBR), Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD), RF Micro Devices (NASDAQ:RFMD), and GoPro (NASDAQ:GPRO). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130725/HK53184LOGO (Read full report by clicking the link below, you may need to copy and paste the full link to your browser.) Report Highlights: American Realty Capital Properties Inc (NASDAQ:ARCP): The share of American Realty Capital Properties (NASDAQ:ARCP) began the trading session with a price of ... read more
  • Roku Powers New Sky Online TV Box --- SARATOGA, Calif. & UNTERFOHRING, Germany
    Posted at 5:45 AM
    Roku Inc. and Sky Deutschland today announced that the companies have entered into a strategic agreement using the Roku® streaming platform for the development of the Sky Online TV Box. Announced today, Sky Online is a brand-new, easy and flexible, stand-alone online TV service to ... read more
  • Brink's Reports Third-Quarter Results --- RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 30, 2014
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    Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in security software and solutions, recognized top-performing channel partners at the company's first Global Partner Summit in Las Vegas, October 21-23. Executives from Trend Micro's most successful worldwide channel partners, including national resellers, systems integrators, service providers and distributors, from five continents and 45 countries, attended the invitation-only event. "Unlike many security vendors, Trend Micro does not compete directly with channel partners, but instead works closely with them to identify and ... read more