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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

  • Posted at 1:59 PM
    Idiopathic (Essential) Hypertension Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014 SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Idiopathic (Essential) Hypertension Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014" provides data on the Idiopathic (Essential) Hypertension clinical trial scenario. This report provides elemental information and data relating to the clinical trials on Idiopathic (Essential) Hypertension. It includes an overview of the trial numbers and their recruitment status as per the site of trial conduction across the globe. The databook offers a preliminary coverage of disease clinical trials by ... read more
  • Posted at 1:55 PM
    Worldpay, a leading global provider of payments services, announced today support for Apple Pay. Worldpay merchants with Near Field Communication (NFC) enabled payment terminals are now able to accept Apple Pay from customers using iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Apple ... read more
  • Posted at 1:53 PM
    U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced October 10, 2014 that Gilead Sciences Harvoni(® )(ledipasvir/sofosbuvir) product was approved for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C, genotype 1 infection in adults. Harvoni(®) is the first oral combination therapy approved for the treatment of hepatitis C and is also the first treatment regimen that does not require administration with pegylated interferon or ribavirin. Harvoni(®) is a once-daily, fixed-dose tablet that combines 90 mg of the NS5A inhibitor ledipasvir with 400 mg of ... read more
  • Dentists Love Halloween Too --- HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 22, 2014
    Posted at 1:51 PM
    Trick-or-treaters everywhere are gearing up with excitement for a night filled with candy as Halloween quickly approaches. While brushing twice a day and visiting the dentist every six months are preventive measures, children's teeth also benefit by limiting the candy they consume. This Halloween the Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) encourages children to donate some of their candy to the Halloween Candy Buyback Program. Participating dentists "buy" unopened Halloween candy from neighborhood kids at a scheduled event. They purchase candy with cash, ... read more
  • IMRIS to Hold Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results Conference Call --- WINNIPEG and MINNEAPOLIS, MN, Oct. 22, 2014
    Posted at 1:47 PM
    WINNIPEG and MINNEAPOLIS, MN, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - IMRIS Inc. (NASDAQ: IMRS; TSX: IM) Third Quarter 2014 Financial October 28, 2014 Results Press Release --------------------- Conference Call and Webcast October 28, 2014 9:00 a.m. ... read more
  • Posted at 1:46 PM
    Schafer Condon Carter (SCC), headquartered in Chicago, has entered into an agreement to launch Captivate Mobile Engagement Solutions. The joint venture brings Captivate Mobile's native app technology and development capabilities together with SCC's digital development and creative content resources as an integrated strategic entity. SCC will hold a significant stake in the venture. Captivate Mobile will operate out of SCC's landmark building in Chicago. Captivate will be headed up by mobile technology veterans John Anthony and Stephanie Dressel, who will serve ... read more
  • Posted at 1:44 PM
    The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced the full lineup of lifestyle-focused conference programming and exhibits produced in partnership with Living in Digital Times at the 2015 International CES®. Owned and produced by CEA, the International CES is the world’s gathering ... read more
  • Posted at 1:44 PM
    Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a 26 percent increase in the Company’s targeted regular cash dividend. The targeted annual dividend will increase from $1.72 to $2.16 per share and will continue to be paid quarterly. The first payment ... read more
  • Posted at 1:40 PM
    Liberty Global plc (“Liberty Global”) (NASDAQ: LBTYA, LBTYB and LBTYK) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a plan to create a tracking stock for its operations in Latin America and the Caribbean (the Liberty Latin America and Caribbean Group, or “LiLAC Group”). The ... read more
  • Posted at 1:30 PM
    Aesynt™, a leading provider of integrated pharmacy automation solutions for hospitals and health systems, announced today it was named Life Sciences Company of the Year by the Pittsburgh Technology Council at the annual Tech 50 Awards. The company’s chief executive officer Kraig McEwen was ... read more
  • NASA-led Study Sees Titan Glowing at Dusk and Dawn --- GREENBELT, Md., Oct. 22, 2014
    Posted at 1:19 PM
    New maps of Saturn's moon Titan reveal large patches of trace gases shining brightly near the north and south poles. These regions are curiously shifted off the poles, to the east or west, so that dawn is breaking over the southern region while dusk is falling over the northern one. The pair of patches was spotted by a NASA-led international team of researchers investigating the chemical make-up of Titan's atmosphere. "This is an unexpected and potentially groundbreaking discovery," said Martin Cordiner, an ... read more
  • Posted at 1:15 PM
    SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/22/14 -- Infinera Corporation (NASDAQ: INFN), provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, today released financial results for the third quarter of 2014 ended September 27, 2014. GAAP revenue for the quarter was $173.6 million compared to $165.4 million in the second quarter of 2014 and $142.0 million in the third quarter of 2013. GAAP gross margin for the quarter was 43.4% compared to 42.5% in the second quarter of 2014 and 48.1% in the third quarter ... read more
  • Posted at 1:15 PM
    SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/22/14 -- Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) Billings of $213.2 million, up 29% year over year(1) Revenues of $193.3 million, up 25% year over year Non-GAAP diluted net income per share of $0.12(1) Free cash flow of $50.7 million(1) Cash, cash equivalents and investments of $963.8 million(2), with no debt Deferred revenue of $500.0 million, up 25% year over year Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in high-performance network security, today announced financial results for the third quarter ... read more
  • Posted at 1:15 PM
    Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) announced today that it will present at the 2014 Credit Suisse Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. (CT). The live webcast of Baxter’s presentation and accompanying slides can be accessed ... read more
  • Posted at 1:15 PM
    Synaptics Inc. (NASDAQ: SYNA), a leading developer of human interface solutions, will host an Analyst and Investor Meeting from 8:30am to 12:30pm Pacific Time on Tuesday, November 18 in Silicon Valley. Key members of the senior management team will provide an in-depth overview of Synaptics' business, touching on recent acquisitions as well as insights on the human interface market including display integration, biometric authentication and other technology trends. This will be complemented by hands-on product demonstrations as well as perspectives from ... read more
  • Lilly, Zymeworks Announce Expansion of Strategic Licensing and Collaboration Agreement --- INDIANAPOLIS and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 22, 2014
    Posted at 1:15 PM
    Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) and Zymeworks Inc. today announced the expansion of their existing licensing and collaboration agreement. Originally announced in January 2014, the global strategic collaboration is focused on the development of an undisclosed number of novel bi-specific antibody therapeutics using Zymeworks' proprietary Azymetric(TM) platform. Today, Lilly is opting to expand the collaboration by up to potentially US $375 million in milestones and other payments, plus tiered sales royalties based on country-by-country intellectual property, and sales to include development ... read more
  • Equifax Reports Third Quarter 2014 Results --- ATLANTA, Oct. 22, 2014
    Posted at 1:14 PM
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    Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACOR) today announced it has completed its acquisition of Civitas Therapeutics and obtained global rights to CVT-301, a Phase 3 treatment candidate for OFF episodes of Parkinson’s disease. The acquisition also included rights to the proprietary ARCUS® pulmonary delivery ... read more
  • Posted at 1:11 PM
    NASA has awarded a sole source contract modification to Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems, of Azusa, California, for the Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder (ATMS) Instrument for flight on the Joint Polar Satellite System-2 (JPSS-2) mission. This is a cost-plus-award-fee modification in the amount of $121 million. This action extends the period of performance of the contract from May 2017 through May 2022. The JPSS-2 mission is funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to provide global environmental data in low-Earth polar ... read more
  • Posted at 1:10 PM
    Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARCI) today announced that it will report third quarter financial results for the three- and nine-month periods ended September 27, 2014, after the market closes on November 3, 2014. The Company will hold a conference call at 10:00 a.m. Central Time on Tuesday, November 4, 2014, to discuss its third quarter financial results. To participate in the conference call, please dial the following number ten minutes prior to the scheduled time: 800-919-8031. A replay of ... read more