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Wednesday, December 14, 2011

  • Posted at 2:49 PM
    Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXEL) today announced that Michael M. Morrissey, Ph.D., the company’s president and chief executive officer, will present at the J.P. Morgan 30th Annual Healthcare Conference at 6:30 p.m. EST / 3:30 p.m. PST on Wednesday, January 11, 2012, in San Francisco. During the presentation, ... read more
  • Posted at 2:40 PM
    In the caption, the photo credit should read: Laurence Genon (sted Business Wire). U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaking on innovation and economic statecraft at an Aspen Institute, PBS NewsHour and Intel Corporation event in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Laurence Genon) The release reads: ... read more
  • Posted at 2:39 PM
    Hamilton Sundstrand has been chosen by Embraer Defense and Security to supply the Electric Power Generating System for the new Embraer KC-390. Hamilton Sundstrand is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). The Embraer KC-390 is a twin engine, medium-lift military transport aircraft, which Embraer Defense and Security is developing with the Brazilian Air Force (FAB). The aircraft is slated to enter service in 2016, with capability to transport up to 23 tons of cargo, including wheeled armored vehicles, support ... read more
  • Posted at 2:36 PM
    In a recently published Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) on immunization recommendations for health-care personnel (HCP), MMWR states, "HICPAC {Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee} and CDC have recommended that secure, preferably computerized, systems should be used to manage vaccination records for HCP so records can be retrieved easily as needed." "Accurate vaccination records can help to rapidly identify susceptible HCP (i.e., those with no history of vaccination or lack of documentation of immunity) during an outbreak situation and ... read more
  • Posted at 2:35 PM
    Telogis Inc., the platform for location intelligence, announces the release of Telogis Route 3.0, a powerful new version of the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) multi-vehicle route optimization application featuring a new patent-pending "Advanced Territories" technology. Advanced Territories allows companies to give geographic-centric routes to drivers without limiting routing options to those boundaries. "Other routing tools on the market require the customer to create hard-lined geographic borders that limit routes to being sequenced within those boundaries," says Newth Morris, president, Telogis Route. "This ... read more
  • Posted at 2:34 PM
    Blackboard announced today that Blackboard Connect(TM) 5, the latest release of its leading mass notification service, has reached an important milestone: after just 90 days in the marketplace, the service now serves clients representing more than 1 million community members across the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. The next generation system has experienced rapid adoption by more than 200 school districts, higher education institutions and local governments around the world for its superior user interface and customizable outreach ... read more
  • Posted at 2:30 PM
    Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP used in the design, verification and manufacture of electronic components and systems, today announced that IC Compiler-Advanced Geometry (AG) drove silicon success for GLOBALFOUNDRIES' first major 20-nanometer (nm) chip. Recently announced, IC Compiler-AG is the 20-nm edition of IC Compiler. The tapeout of this large design containing a dual-core processor represents a major milestone in the collaboration between Synopsys and GLOBALFOUNDRIES to develop 20-nm rules and a comprehensive double ... read more
  • Posted at 2:30 PM
    Second graph, second sentence of release should read: The invisibleSHIELD is ZAGG's patented, military-grade, virtually invisible and indestructible film, available in over 5,000 designs for the most popular electronics (sted The invisibleSHIELD is ZAGG's patent-pending, military-grade, virtually invisible and indestructible film, available ... read more
  • Posted at 2:18 PM
    Alvarion Ltd. (NASDAQ:ALVR), a provider of optimized wireless broadband solutions addressing the connectivity, capacity and coverage challenges of public and private networks, today announced that it is implementing its strategic plan with specific business goals which are targeting a non-GAAP operating profit margin of 5% for ... read more
  • Posted at 2:15 PM
    MicroTech, a leading technology systems integrator, ranks No. 1 on the annual Systems Contractor News (SCN) Top 50 Integrators list as an emerging solutions provider of Audio Visual Communications. MicroTech is a leading technology systems integrator with a growing business in the Audio Visual (AV) field. The SCN Top 50 is based on projected systems integration revenue for 2011. MicroTech's $330 Million in projected AV revenue, tops all other integrators launched in the last ten years. Systems Contractor News ... read more
  • Posted at 2:10 PM
    BOTHELL, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/14/11 -- AVI BioPharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVII), a developer of RNA-based therapeutics, announced today that it received a letter from the listing qualifications department staff of The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC, notifying AVI that for the last 30 consecutive business days the bid price of its common stock had closed below $1.00 per share, the minimum closing bid price required by the continued listing requirements set forth in Listing Rule 5450(a)(1). The notice ... read more
  • Posted at 2:06 PM
    Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: OREX) today announced that it intends to offer units in an underwritten public offering, with each unit consisting of one share of Orexigen's common stock and a warrant to purchase a certain number of shares of Orexigen's common stock. In connection with this offering, Orexigen expects to grant to the underwriter a 30-day option to purchase additional units to cover overallotments, if any. All of the units are being offered by Orexigen. Leerink Swann LLC ... read more
  • Posted at 2:00 PM
    Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANTH), a biopharmaceutical company developing drugs to treat serious diseases associated with inflammation and autoimmune disorders, today announced that the VISTA-16 Data Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) has met for the fifth time to review available safety data and has recommended the study continue without change. The Company is awaiting the assessment of a pre-defined interim efficacy analysis of the primary endpoint, which is scheduled to occur after 50% of the primary endpoint events in the ... read more
  • Posted at 2:00 PM
    Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that Gooi Soon Chai has been appointed senior vice president, order fulfillment and supply chain, effective immediately. In this position, Gooi now leads a new, centralized organization created to help Agilent leverage its strength in manufacturing, procurement and logistics ... read more
  • Posted at 2:00 PM
    GLOBALFOUNDRIES and ARM today revealed the latest advances in their longstanding collaboration to deliver optimized system-on-chip (SoC) solutions for ARM® Cortex™-A series processor designs using ARM Artisan® advanced physical IP and GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ leading-edge process technologies. The companies ... read more
  • Posted at 1:55 PM
    AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of advanced passive components and interconnect solutions, announces that as of December 2011, all of its Congolese tantalum raw material, powder and wire suppliers are fully compliant with the independently-audited Conflict-Free Smelter Program. AVX is the industry’s first manufacturer to guarantee ... read more
  • More Speakers Revealed for the 2012 D.I.C.E. Summit --- CALBASAS, Calif., Dec. 14, 2011
    Posted at 1:45 PM
    The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) today announced additional speakers for the 2012 D.I.C.E. (Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain) Summit, the preeminent interactive entertainment conference bringing together the top video game designers, developers and business leaders from around the world to discuss the state of the industry, its trends and the future. The event will take place at the Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas, February 8-10, 2012, and feature a line-up of industry leaders, decision makers and ... read more
  • Microsoft Declares Quarterly Dividend --- REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 14, 2011
    Posted at 1:42 PM
    Microsoft Corp. today announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.20 per share. The dividend is payable March 8, 2012 to shareholders of record on February 16, 2012. The ex-dividend date will be February 14, 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO) Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. SOURCE Microsoft Corp. ... read more
  • Bateman Group Ends Record Year with Three New Client Wins --- SAN FRANCISCO and NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2011
    Posted at 1:39 PM
    Bateman Group, an award-winning integrated public relations and social media communications consultancy, today announced three new companies have selected the firm as their PR and social media agency of record, effective immediately. For each win, Bateman Group rose to the top in competitive reviews that included several qualified PR firms located throughout North America. New clients announced today include: Qualys, Redwood Shores, Calif. -- Qualys is the leading provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) IT security risk and compliance management solutions. Qualys solutions ... read more
  • Bateman Group Ends Record Year with Three New Client Wins --- SAN FRANCISCO and NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2011
    Posted at 1:38 PM
    Bateman Group, an award-winning integrated public relations and social media communications consultancy, today announced three new companies have selected the firm as their PR and social media agency of record, effective immediately. For each win, Bateman Group rose to the top in competitive reviews that included several qualified PR firms located throughout North America. New clients announced today include: Qualys, Redwood Shores, Calif. -- Qualys is the leading provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) IT security risk and compliance management solutions. Qualys solutions ... read more