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Wednesday, May 6, 2015

  • Posted at 8:22 AM
    TourFactory announces the launch of The Exclusive Tour, the state-of-the-art virtual tour. http://tourfactory.com/company/exclusivetour.asp Real Estate Agents: get ready to retire your camera to win more listings! Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150506/214238-INFOPhoto - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150506/214239 "We see that agents purchasing professional photography are winning more listings over their competitors," says CEO Herb Dierks. "We have developed 'The Exclusive Tour' to showcase the seller's home with an unprecedented level of artistry, presentation, and professional photography, immersing the home buyer and creating a remarkable first impression." Sellers ... read more
  • Posted at 8:22 AM
    New research reports further natural solutions for those at heightened risk of coronary artery disease (CAD) - the number one killer in America. A study published in the Journal of International Angiology found that daily supplementation of Pycnogenol® (pic-noj-en-all), a standardized natural plant extract from French maritime pine tree bark, may help improve endothelial function for those with borderline hypertension, hyperglycemia, or hyperlipidemia. The study showed Pycnogenol® to be effective in helping to normalize blood pressure, manage LDL cholesterol and ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - May 06, 2015) - LifeNexus, creator of iChip®, announced today that chief growth officer Jamie Hall will participate in a panel of pioneering organizations striving to solve some of healthcare's biggest challenges. The keynote panel, Innovation Center, is part of the Washington-Alaska chapter of HFMA's (Healthcare Financial Management Association) Spring Conference May 6-8 in Spokane, Washington. Bringing together three innovative startups and an investor, the panel will highlight how today's ... read more
  • Posted at 7:23 AM
    LumiThera Inc., a medical device company focused on the development of non-invasive photobiomodulation (PBM) treatment for ocular disorders and disease, today announced Retired Congressman Norman Dicks has agreed to join LumiThera's Advisory Board to assist in the company's mission to treat vision impairment. https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150504/214065 Norman DeValois "Norm" Dicks was the U.S. Representative for Washington's 6th congressional district, serving between 1977 and 2013. He is a member of the Democratic Party. His district was located in the northwestern corner of the state, ... read more
  • Posted at 7:18 AM
    Northwest Biotherapeutics (NASDAQ: NWBO) ("NW Bio"), a U.S. biotechnology company developing DCVax® personalized immune therapies for solid tumor cancers, today announced that Linda Powers, NW Bio CEO, will present a live overview of the Company's DCVax cancer vaccine platform for solid tumor cancers and the Company's multiple clinical programs at VirtualInvestorConferences.com on May 7, 2015. https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150506/214161LOGO DATE: Thursday, May 7, 2015 TIME: 12:15 PM EDT LINK: http://VirtualInvestorConferences.com click on the red ... read more
  • Posted at 7:03 AM
    Aragon Research, a technology-focused research and advisory firm, announced a new business technology leadership event with Penton Technology - Executive Insights, at the 15th annual IT/Dev Connections conference. Executive Insights will take place Tuesday, September 15th and Wednesday, September 16th 2015 at the ARIA Resort in Las Vegas. Executive Insights will provide an in-depth look at what is happening in the Cloud, Mobile, Big Data and Predictive Analytics, and Collaboration spaces, and how these innovations can drive business growth. This focused ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Keynote, the global leader in digital business optimization, today announced the results of a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting that evaluated how digital strategies are supporting customer experience initiatives. Alarmingly, the study found that only 78 percent of respondents in the line of business do not believe their organizations have the digital performance analytics capabilities needed to inform digital strategy now or in the foreseeable future. The commissioned study also found that almost half (45 percent) of organizations had ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Altair today announced an investment in Garching, Germany based FluiDyna GmbH, a renowned developer of native GPU-based fluid dynamics and numerical simulation technologies. The companies will collaborate to develop GPU optimized computational fluid dynamics (CFD) applications for classical aerodynamics and multi-phase flows in complex geometries. In addition to a technology roadmap to release a new virtual wind tunnel technology later this year, Altair will be the exclusive worldwide reseller of FluiDyna's ultraFluidX and nanoFluidX CFD technologies. For computationally intensive disciplines ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) announced significant enhancements to SAP HANA® Cloud Platform aimed at building and deploying powerful modern-day business applications to meet the demands of today's hyper-connected digital economy. The new innovations continue to capitalize on the advanced in-memory capabilities of SAP HANA, as well as planned added capabilities such as new library of easy-to-consume Internet of Things (IoT) services for creating powerful yet lightweight apps. The SAP HANA App Center site continues to expand its offering of apps ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Globalization Partners International (GPI), a leading provider of document, software and website translation services announced today the launch of its Translation Services Connector for the Magento eCommerce platform. The GPI Translation Services Connector is a Magento extension that provides an easy and professional approach to translating, localizing and optimizing Magento-driven eCommerce web stores selling products around the world. "GPI works with leading web content management and eCommerce systems and has developed our Translation Services Connector for Magento to optimize translation workflows ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    GenomeQuest, Inc. today announced the launch of LifeQuest®, a major new product for intellectual property (IP) searching in the life science domain. LifeQuest expands the company’s offerings in intellectual property searching, augmenting its market-leading GenomeQuest™ and GQ-Pat™ product offerings for ... read more
  • Posted at 6:59 AM
    Sir Elton John, Founder of the Elton John AIDS Foundation, will testify today before the U.S. Foreign Operations Appropriations Committee. He will urge critical funding for the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and address the global need for access to life-saving HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention medications. In advance of his testimony, Sir Elton John released the following statement for attribution drawn from his testimony: "Over a decade ago, a Republican president and a bipartisan majority in the United States ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 05/06/15 -- Kadmon Corporation, LLC, today announced preclinical data defining the role of ROCK2 (Rho-associated coiled-coiled kinase 2) in regulating immune response at the cellular level. The data will be presented in two oral presentations at the American Association of Immunologists (AAI) Annual Meeting, taking place May 8-12 in New Orleans. Recent research conducted by Kadmon and others has demonstrated the involvement of the ROCK2 signaling pathway in modulation of T-cell mediated immune responses, ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    Smartling today announced that it will mark the commencement of its U.K. expansion with a kick-off event in London for local customers and prospects. Attendees will learn about the benefits of localization in a global economy, hear from industry experts on best practices for reaching new markets and have the opportunity to network with their peers. The event will take place on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at The Soho Hotel in London. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140521/90260 Jeremy Waite, Salesforce Marketing Cloud's head of digital strategy ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    The Independent Traveler(®), Inc., publisher of online travel resources, including the popular cruise site, Cruise Critic(®), announced today that Kathleen Tucker will retire as President and Founder after 25 years leading the company. The Independent Traveler, Inc. publishes three travel sites, the best known being Cruise Critic, the leading cruise review site and largest online cruise community, which attracts more than five million unique visitors per month. The company, which also publishes the IndependentTraveler.com(®) and Family Vacation Critic(®), was acquired ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    Sogeti USA, a premier provider of information technology services and member of the Capgemini Group, announced plans to increase its workforce by 500 employees this summer as part of a strategic growth initiative driven by client demand. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101011/CL79383LOGO "To grow and strengthen our business, we must also grow and strengthen our team. Building our Sogeti family with the industry's top talent is absolutely vital," says Navin Goel, Sogeti USA CEO. Sogeti USA will be looking for this "top talent" to fill ... read more
  • Posted at 6:19 AM
    EXTON, PA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/06/15 -- West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST) today announced that management will be presenting an overview of West's business and outlook at each of the following conferences: Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2015 Global Health Care Conference, Las Vegas, NV Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 2:20 p.m. PT UBS Global Healthcare Conference, New York, NY Monday, May 18, 2015 at 3:30 p.m. ET A live audio webcast of the presentations, as well as the presentation materials, will be ... read more
  • Posted at 6:17 AM
    Headway Digital (www.headwaydigital.com), the online ad industry's global programmatic media company, will be bringing the most powerful mobile advertising platform, MoBrain(TM), to AppsWorld North America taking place May 12-13 in San Francisco. AppsWorld North America brings together the biggest names in mobile for two days of high level insight and discussion around one of the largest growing industries - mobile apps. This gives Headway Digital the perfect setting to discuss the newest and most powerful version of the popular MoBrain(TM) ... read more
  • Posted at 6:13 AM
    GenSpera, Inc. (OTCQB: GNSZ) announced today that the patent application "Injectable Cancer Compositions" has entered the national phase application process in 17 countries and regions, including Europe, Eurasia, Japan, China, Brazil and the United States. When awarded, the resulting patent application will extend the exclusivity period for GenSpera's core intellectual property around its entire platform technology, including its lead drug candidate, mipsagargin, until 2033. This recent patent application contains composition-of-matter claims for an injectable form of thapsigargin-containing prodrugs, including a lyophilized ... read more
  • GoDaddy Expands Managed WordPress Hosting --- SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 6, 2015
    Posted at 6:05 AM
    GoDaddy, Inc. (NYSE: GDDY), the world's largest technology provider dedicated to small businesses, today announced four new full-featured plans for Managed WordPress hosting. Managed WordPress hosting from GoDaddy includes technical hosting aspects including set-up, network security, daily backups and WordPress software updates, allowing users to focus solely on building a top-notch website. Built on a hosting platform optimized just for WordPress, GoDaddy's new offering delivers industry-leading performance. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150330/195302LOGO GoDaddy Managed WordPress hosting gives designers and developers the tools to quickly build ... read more