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Thursday, December 25, 2014

  • Posted at 6:40 AM
    "Join marketing and media's movers and shakers to celebrate the smartest thinkers of the year - the men and women bringing innovative ideas to life like never before and stretching the boundaries of advertising. Be there as the 2014 Ad Age Media Mavens share their secrets of success. They are building the most interesting things in media. They are moving the media business in new directions. They are confronting media's biggest challenges," The Ad Age said. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141223/165940 As 2014 comes to an ... read more

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

  • Posted at 3:30 PM
    Northsight Capital, Inc. (OTCBB: NCAP), announced that it is clarifying its earlier announcement of December 8, 2014 with respect to its purchase of two marijuana websites: www.420careers.com (a marijuana industry job search website), and www.MJbizwire.com (press release distribution and publication website designed exclusively for the marijuana industry). The Company's December 8, 2014 press release requires clarification because it incorrectly characterized the purchase of two websites (420careers.com and MJBusinesswire.com) as the acquisition of two marijuana related "businesses." The Company wishes to clarify ... read more
  • Posted at 2:41 PM
    Novo Nordisk today announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the new drug application (NDA) for Saxenda(® )(liraglutide [rDNA origin] injection), the first once-daily glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist for chronic weight management. Saxenda(®) is indicated as an adjunct to a reduced-calorie diet and increased physical activity for chronic weight management in adults with obesity (BMI >=30 kg/m(2)) or who are overweight (BMI >=27 kg/m(2)) in the presence of at least one weight-related comorbid condition. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141224/166096 Saxenda(®) was evaluated ... read more
  • Posted at 2:31 PM
    December 24, 2014 Just in time for the Holidays, Viralstyle.com is jumping aboard the hottest sleigh in the world of currency – Bitcoin. On Christmas Eve and the final day of Hanukkah, Viralstyle will allow customers to use the digital currency to purchase custom apparel. ... read more
  • Posted at 1:24 PM
    Press Kit Materials are Available at: http://www.tradeshownews.com/events/2015-International-CES/FirstAlert/ Company:   ... read more
  • Posted at 1:17 PM
    Genentech, a member of the Roche Group (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY), today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a supplemental biologics license application (sBLA) for Gazyva in combination with chlorambucil chemotherapy in people with previously untreated chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). The ... read more
  • NQ Mobile Announces Annual General Meeting Results --- BEIJING and DALLAS, Dec. 24, 2014
    Posted at 1:08 PM
    NQ Mobile Inc. ("NQ Mobile" or the "Company") (NYSE: NQ), a leading global provider of mobile Internet services, today announced the results of its annual general meeting of shareholders held in Hong Kong on December 19, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121224/CN34262LOGO At the meeting, the shareholders of NQ Mobile Inc. approved the following resolutions: 1. RESOLVED, as an ordinary resolution: a. that the Company's authorized share capital be increased from ... read more
  • Posted at 12:56 PM
    xG Technology, Inc. ("xG" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: XGTI, XGTIW), a developer of patented wireless communications and spectrum sharing technologies, has announced that Mr. Larry Townes will resign from its Board of Directors, effective December 31, 2014. Mr. Townes has decided to resign from his xG board position due to the demands of other personal commitments. xG intends to fill the vacancy on its Board of Directors in the very near future. George Schmitt, Executive Chairman of the Board of xG ... read more
  • Posted at 12:48 PM
    C Spire is making it easy to help victims of severe storms and at least one deadly tornado that roared through southeastern Mississippi two days before Christmas with the launch today of a mobile giving program. Customers can use their mobile phones to make a ... read more
  • Posted at 12:17 PM
    Electro Scan Inc., a global leader in leak detection & pipeline certification, today announced that it has received ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 certification for its patent-pending leak detection instrumentation and related Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) cloud application. ... read more
  • Posted at 10:47 AM
    Commonwealth Cornerstone Group (CCG) today announced the completion of an $8 million New Markets Tax Credits transaction on Tuesday to help fund the expansion and consolidation of healthcare services provided by Primary Health Network (PHN) in Sharon. PHN is the largest federally qualified health center operating in Pennsylvania. It is the largest employer in Sharon's central business district, with more than 150 people on staff. Currently, PHN Sharon offers scattered services out of seven buildings. This construction and rehabilitation project in ... read more
  • Posted at 10:30 AM
    SALT LAKE CITY, UT -- (Marketwired) -- 12/24/14 -- Cimetrix Incorporated (OTCQB: CMXX) (www.cimetrix.com), a leading provider of factory automation and equipment control software solutions for the global semiconductor, photovoltaic, LED, and other electronics industries, announced today that, in connection with its previously announced plan to go private, it intends to effect a reverse stock split of its common stock on December 26, 2014, whereby each 10,000 shares of its common stock as of the effective date of ... read more
  • Posted at 10:20 AM
    Exelis (NYSE: XLS) and Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY) are seeking applicants for the Leveraging Military Leadership Program (LMLP), a free program helping new veterans apply leadership experience to civilian positions. Participants engage in topics such as defining career vision, mapping ... read more
  • Posted at 10:15 AM
    Fuego Enterprises, Inc. (OTC Pink: FUGI) is pleased to announce that over the next several weeks, we plan on rejoining the reporting program with OTC Markets in order to be more transparent and keep our shareholders more informed about the Company. We plan on posting our missing financial reports, and becoming fully compliant with the reporting requirements of the OTC Markets. CFO Ed Steinback stated, "We are pleased about this improvement in the market categorization of the company as it ... read more
  • Posted at 10:10 AM
    Andrew Wilkins, an IT consultant from Phoenix, Ariz., is proud to announce the launch of The VPN Club, a website that will provide people with the latest news and reviews in the online privacy and security niche. As Wilkins explained, the site will feature three highly qualified writers who will focus mainly on VPN services and DNS services. (Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141224/166072) For people who are concerned about or wish to learn the latest VPN news, DNS information, and about online privacy ... read more
  • Posted at 9:49 AM
    LICT Corporation ("LICT"; OTC Pink ®: LICT) announces the sale of its DFT Communications Corporation ("DFT") subsidiary to DFT's founding family, The Maytums, of Fredonia, NY. The Maytum family founded the Dunkirk & Fredonia Telephone Company in 1898.LICT had acquired DFT from the Maytums in 1996. DFT provides telecommunications services in western New York State, principally through its two local telephone companies serving the Dunkirk/Fredonia and Cassadaga areas. DFT also operates an Internet access company and an alarm/security company. LICT announced ... read more
  • Posted at 9:12 AM
    Luxoft Holding, Inc (NYSE:LXFT), a leading provider of software development services and innovative IT solutions to a global client base, today announced participation in Consumer Telematics Show 2015 in The Rio Hotel & Casino on January 5, 2015 and in GENIVI CES 2015 Demonstration Showcase in ... read more
  • Posted at 9:03 AM
    BETHESDA, MD -- (Marketwired) -- 12/24/14 -- More than 70 teams composed of 568 students and entrepreneurs have been accepted to compete in the Neuro Startup Challenge, an open innovation competition designed to bring promising brain-related inventions to market. The challenge has teams competing to commercialize 16 National Institutes of Health-conceived and -developed inventions involving therapeutics, diagnostics, prognostics, and medical devices for a range of brain diseases. "We are thrilled about the high quality teams from 96 universities that have ... read more
  • Posted at 9:01 AM
    usCBDpur, the importer/exporter as well as majority supplier of this new pure CBD isolate, has announced the results of a recent study, (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20829306) pointing to the possibility of CBD as an all-natural herbal ingredient, providing relief for those suffering from anxiety and depression. usCBDpur is focused on helping the industry to develop clean and pure CBD products to enter the medical relief era, of the Cannabidiol industry. 'We believe that our product is the gateway for the pharmaceutical and ... read more
  • Posted at 8:59 AM
    PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTBI, PTBIW), a biopharmaceutical company advancing patient care in critical areas, announced the closing of an underwritten public offering of 3,500,000 shares of common stock, and warrants to purchase up to an aggregate 3,500,000 shares of common stock, at an offering price of $4.00 per share and $.01 per warrant. The warrants have a per share exercise price of $5.00, are exercisable immediately, and expire 5 years from the date of issuance. The gross proceeds to ... read more