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Thursday, March 28, 2013

  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Cytori Therapeutics (NASDAQ: CYTX) received US Patent No. 8,404,229 (the ‘229 patent) for methods of treating renal diseases using adipose-derived regenerative cells (ADRCs). The ‘229 patent covers treatment of a broad range of renal disorders, including acute kidney disease (AKD) ... read more
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    Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today announced the appointment of Deepak "Dee" Khuntia, M.D., to vice president, Medical Affairs. He will report to Kolleen Kennedy, corporate senior vice president and president of Varian's Oncology Systems business, the world's leading provider of radiotherapy technology for the treatment of cancer. Khuntia will partner closely with Varian's Quality & Regulatory teams, providing clinical and scientific guidance in all areas of clinical risk, safety reviews, adverse experience reporting, product life cycle reviews ... read more
  • Phone.com Selects Newark as Its New Headquarters --- NEWARK, N.J., March 28, 2013
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    Phone.com, a cloud-based phone company focused on the needs of small business and entrepreneurs, is moving its headquarters from Livingston, N.J., to Newark. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121002/NY84926LOGO ) Phone.com will now be located in the Enterprise Development Center at the New Jersey institute of Technology (NJIT). With ties to NJIT, Phone.com strengthens its presence in Newark - New Jersey's largest city - and contributes to the growing technology sector here. The Enterprise Development Center is an incubator of many New Jersey startups. As a ... read more
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    Nearly half of commuters self-reported texting while driving in a recent poll(1), and 43% of those who did called it a "habit." Commuters are texting and driving even more than teens - 49%(1), compared to 43%(2). And the problem has gotten worse. Six in 10 commuters say they never texted while driving three years ago. So while efforts to raise awareness of the dangers of texting while driving are working - 98% of commuters surveyed said they know sending a ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Nearly half of commuters self-reported texting while driving in a recent poll(1), and 43% of those who did called it a "habit." Commuters are texting and driving even more than teens - 49%(1), compared to 43%(2). And the problem has gotten worse. Six in 10 commuters say they never texted while driving three years ago. So while efforts to raise awareness of the dangers of texting while driving are working - 98% of commuters surveyed said they know sending ... read more
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    Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) will release its first quarter 2013 results on Thursday, April 25, and will host a conference call at 10 a.m. ET. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111004/LA77008LOGO) The first quarter 2013 results conference call will be broadcast live on Level 3's Investor Relations website at http://investors.level3.com/investor-relations/presentations-and-events/default.aspx. Additional information regarding the first quarter 2013 results, including the presentation that management will review on the conference call, will be available on Level 3's Investor Relations website. If you are ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    iMedicor (OTC: VMCI) today said it will introduce its upgraded HIPAA-compliant Social Health Information Exchange (iMedicor SocialHIE) Version 3.0 during the week of April 8, 2013. Version 3.0 will be iMedicor's first HIE to allow healthcare professionals and facilities to communicate securely with each other whether inside or outside the network. The upgraded product also supports adherence to Meaningful Use -- as defined by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) -- that establishes the standards for the use ... read more
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    PERFORM Group plc ("PERFORM") and American City Business Journals, Inc. ("ACBJ"), a division of Advance Publications Inc., announced today that they are partnering to create a new sports media venture in the US and Canadian markets - PERFORM Sporting News Limited. The new entity, which will operate under the brand, Sporting News Media, will see the two organizations combine their management, sales, content, technology, editorial and media assets to create one of the leading digital sports media businesses in North ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    ShopAtHome.com, the largest coupon search engine that connects upwards of 12 million consumers each month to the best deals and cash back savings, today released the results of its 'Foolish Shopping Mistakes' survey. The survey of ShopAtHome.com's 4.4 million Facebook fans revealed shopping mistakes that even the savviest couponers and deal hunters are guilty of. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120629/MM33722LOGO) "Our customers are highly educated on deals and are considered experts on savings," said Marc Braunstein, co-founder and CEO of ShopAtHome.com. "However, we ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced that the ARCHITECT AFP test, which may help doctors detect serious birth defects and the progression of testicular cancer, received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval. Biomarkers, such as alpha-fetoprotein (AFP), are substances in the body that physicians can measure to identify the progress of diseases or conditions as well as to evaluate the effectiveness of treatments. AFP has unique traits that help doctors detect two very different health issues: fetal birth defects and ... read more
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    Premier Biomedical, Inc. (OTC-BB: BIEI) (http://www.premierbiomedical.com/) today announced that it has advanced its pre-clinical testing of its extracorporeal-treatment methodology for use against cancer from test tubes to mice. These tests are being conducted by academic researchers at The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) under direction of Dr. Mitchell S. Felder of Premier Biomedical (PBI). PBI and UTEP are ahead of schedule by over one (1) year. Typical laboratory tests take up to 2 years before providing the requisite positive ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    AdoTube, the Exponential-owned in-stream advertising specialist, today announced the release of its 2012 Global Format Index, which showcases data from more than 9,500 campaigns and nearly 13.5 billion impressions. The research shows that interactive pre-rolls not only drove the highest click-through rates ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD), a leading global licensor of 3D technologies, and Mirage Cinema Group today announced an agreement to equip up to 60 auditoriums at Mirage locations across Russia with RealD 3D technology. Installation of RealD 3D technology has already begun. ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Ustream, the leader in live social video streaming, today announced it will provide exclusive live video streaming for the upcoming Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival and the Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival in partnership with Superfly Presents, Bulldog DM and Springboard Productions. The deal ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Yext and YP announced today that they have teamed up to help enterprise businesses reach and engage local consumers, and manage their presence across the web. As a part of the agreement, YP, North America’s largest local search, advertising and media company, now offers Yext’s PowerListings ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ:CSOD), a global leader in cloud-based talent management software solutions, cites growth in the public sector market and sees opportunity to capture more market share as a result of the public sector’s rapidly growing need for efficient and effective ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Comcast, the nation’s largest Internet service provider, today announced it is increasing the speeds of two of its most popular XFINITY Internet speed plans, Blast! and Extreme 50, in Colorado for no additional cost. Customers will enjoy faster Internet speeds on multiple devices, allowing them to ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    The Air Force Association is proud to welcome Lt. Gen. Larry D. James, Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, as the guest speaker for the April AFA Air Force Breakfast. The breakfast will be held on Thursday, April 18, 2013, from 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. at the Key Bridge Marriott in Arlington, Virginia. General James reports to the Secretary and Chief of Staff of the Air Force for policy formulation, planning, evaluation, ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    MGC Diagnostics Corporation (NASDAQ: MGCD), a global medical technology leader, announced that its Board of Directors has approved a special, one-time cash dividend of $0.45 per share on its outstanding common stock, payable on April 26, 2013 to shareholders of record as of April 12, 2013. The Company also announced an extension of its current Stock Repurchase Program to October 31, 2013. The Stock Repurchase Program would otherwise expire on July 31, 2013. This program currently has ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Providing a custom way to snack in an increasingly digital world, the Pepperidge Farm(®) Goldfish(®) brand is thrilled to announce the launch of www.GoldfishMyWay.com. This innovative e-commerce site brings one of America's most popular snack crackers to the next level and allows consumers to create a truly customized snacking experience. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130328/NY84779-a) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130328/NY84779LOGO-b) To coincide with the Goldfish brand's 50(th) birthday, the new Goldfish My Way e-commerce site allows users to celebrate their own special occasions all year long. The ... read more