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Monday, August 1, 2011

  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    KCET SoCal Connected anchor Val Zavala, hosts a special program spurred by the growing popularity of vegetable gardening across Southern California, airing August 16 at 8 p.m. on KCET. The Edible Garden: Breaking Ground is an informative "starter kit" for anyone who has been thinking of joining the grow-your-own movement. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110422/DC88339LOGO) Zavala gathers advice and knowledge from seven expert Southern California gardeners and a beekeeper, who together will inspire viewers to dig in and get their garden off to the right ... read more
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    Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation (Nasdaq Global Select: SWHC) - - Smith & Wesson Security Solutions, a leading turnkey provider of perimeter security solutions, today announced that the company's newly developed SW1900 wedge active vehicle barrier has successfully passed third-party certification testing to American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM) standards. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110801/LA44167) In an independent third-party crash test conducted on July 18 in College Station, TX, the SW1900 successfully met the ASTM F2656-07 M50 P1 standard. The SW1900 stopped a 15,000 ... read more
  • Glu Mobile Announces Partnership with TOM Group --- SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 1, 2011
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    Glu Mobile Inc. (Nasdaq: GLUU), a leading global publisher of 3D Social Mobile games for smartphone and tablet devices and TOM Group Limited (HKEx stock code: 2383), leading Greater China media group, today announced a strategic partnership that will include the development of a smartphone storefront community for the Chinese market. The partnership will combine Glu's high quality social mobile games with TOM Group's mobile internet cloud expertise and e-commerce infrastructure. Both TOM and Glu bring unique assets to the partnership ... read more
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    CPP, Inc. (CPP.com), an industry leader in research, training, and organizational development tools, including the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) assessment, today unveiled the results of its iStartStrong(TM) survey of 87 high school and community college students, revealing that young people today value personal satisfaction over money, status, and perks from their future profession. Moreover, they are thinking seriously about their career and trying to connect their studies with personal interests and potential lines of work wherever possible. Students Will Sacrifice Income ... read more
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    The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that worldwide sales of semiconductors were $24.7 billion for the month of June 2011, a 1.5 percent decrease from the prior month when sales were $25 billion and 0.5 percent decrease from a year ago. Sales in the second quarter were down 2 percent compared to the prior quarter. All monthly sales numbers represent a three-month moving average. "Despite this month's modest contraction in sales, ... read more
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    Dot Hill Systems Corp. (NASDAQ: HILL), a leading provider of unified virtual storage and SAN storage solutions, today announced that Dana Kammersgard, the company's president and chief executive officer, and Hanif Jamal, the company's chief financial officer, will provide an overview of the company at the 14th Annual Oppenheimer Technology & Communication Conference, being held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston August 9 and 10, 2011. Dot Hill will present on August 9, 2011 at 3:15 p.m. Eastern Time. ... read more
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    Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE: HAE) today reported GAAP net revenues of $170.6 million, up 5%, net income of $16.9 million, down 5%, and earnings per share of $0.65, down 7%. Excluding transformation costs in fiscal 12 and 11, adjusted first quarter net income was $ 17.1 million, down 10%, and adjusted earnings per share was $0.65, down 12%. Excluding currency, revenue was up 2%.(1) Brian Concannon, Haemonetics' President and CEO, said, "I am very pleased with the return to organic revenue ... read more
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    Viral Genetics, Inc. (Pinksheets: VRAL) is hosting a webcast conference call this coming Wednesday, August 3, 2011 to provide updates on the company's core strategic elements. Among the topics to be discussed are: status of Clinical Trial at Scott & White Medical, progress at VG Energy regarding the demonstration of industrial scale production of enhanced algal bio-fuel, and details on the IND for HIV/AIDS and Lyme disease. The conference call begins at 1:30 pm Pacific / 4:30 pm Eastern ... read more
  • CareFusion Completes Rowa Acquisition --- SAN DIEGO, Aug. 1, 2011
    Posted at 5:00 AM
    CareFusion (NYSE: CFN), a leading, global medical device company, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Rowa, a Germany-based company specializing in robotic medication storage and retrieval systems for retail and hospital pharmacies, for approximately $150 million in cash. The acquisition of Rowa helps accelerate the growth of CareFusion Pyxis® dispensing technologies into global retail and hospital pharmacies. Rowa's core products enable high-density, high-speed storage and retrieval of pre-packaged pharmaceutical inventory. With more than 3,500 installations in 30 countries, ... read more
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    Enterasys Networks, a Siemens Enterprise Communications company, and premier global provider of wired and wireless network infrastructure and security solutions, today announced that it has been named a leader in the June 2011 report: "The Forrester Wave(TM): Network Access Control (NAC), Q2 2011." This third-party research is further validation that Enterasys NAC provides customers with leading unified protection for wired and wireless heterogeneous infrastructures, including advanced guest services provided at no extra cost. Enterasys NAC was recognized in Forrester's ... read more
  • Adtegrity.com Reports Second Quarter Results --- GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 1, 2011
    Posted at 5:00 AM
    Adtegrity.com (Pink Sheets: ADTY), a Grand Rapids, Mich.-based company specializing in Internet advertising networks and services, today reported its results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011. The Company's unaudited results included net income of $81,883 for the second quarter on net revenues of $3.1 million, compared with a net income of $73,861 on net revenues of $2.59 million for the same quarter last year. "We remain encouraged of the positive trends within our industry and are pleased ... read more
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    LONDON, August 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Cairo Ranks Top; NYC, 'The City That Never Sleeps', 32nd - Has the Big Apple become the Big Sleep? - "This will confirm fears that New York has grown sleepy." - Ranking of world's 24-hour cities based on analysis of 120 million online interactions The city that never sleeps has been caught napping by a ... read more
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    MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/01/11 -- Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced that its board of directors intends to elect independent board member Steve Bennett to the position of Chairman. Bennett will succeed John W. Thompson, former Symantec CEO and Chairman. Thompson will continue to serve the remainder of his term, but has chosen not to stand for reelection in order to pursue other business and personal interests. Bennett will assume the Chairman position effective October ... read more
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    FusionPharm, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FSPM), is proud to announce the signing of a letter of intent to acquire Cannabis Planet TV. Cannabis Planet TV is the only network television show providing advertising, marketing, information and entertainment dedicated to the cannabis community. Brad Lane, Executive Producer of Cannabis Planet TV stated, "We are very excited about becoming part of the FusionPharm family. This is an ideal pairing that will allow Cannabis Planet TV to expand our important message and programming into all medical ... read more
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    Every day, sick children fight for life at Children's Medical Center (www.childrens.com). At their bedsides are some of the world's best surgeons, determined to do everything in their power to help them. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, go to: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/childrens/51372/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110801/MM42811 ) Beginning Aug. 3, "Children's Med Dallas," a five-part TV documentary airing on WFAA Ch. 8, will reveal behind-the-scenes stories of life at the nation's 7th-largest pediatric hospital. The original dramatic series will air in 30-minute ... read more
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    SEATTLE, WA, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Oncothyreon Inc. (Nasdaq: ONTY) today announced that it will conduct a conference call to discuss its second quarter 2011 financial results and provide a review of its pipeline of products in development on Monday, August 8, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time. To participate in the call by telephone, please dial (877) 280-7291 (United States) or (707) 287-9361 (International). In addition, the call will be webcast live and can be accessed on the "Events" ... read more
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    Atmel® Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a leader in microcontroller and touch solutions, today announced Samsung® has selected the Atmel maXTouch(TM) mXT224E controller to power its next-generation Galaxy S II touchscreen. The mXT224E, a device in the new maXTouch E-series, offers advanced noise rejection and suppression to enable thinner touchscreen stacks, such as "on-cell" where a touch sensor is patterned directly on the color filter of the display. The support of "on-cell" and other thin touchscreen constructions enable manufacturers--such as Samsung with ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Alaska Airlines announced today that it will offer complimentary Gogo® Wi-Fi service for passengers with Web-enabled smart phones and iPod Touches throughout August and September 2011. The offer, compliments of the Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® card, is also available to customers who rent a digEplayer, Alaska's portable inflight entertainment system. "Alaska Airlines' Inflight Wi-Fi has been a hit with our customers and we're excited to offer it free to those with smart phones throughout the next two months," said Joe Sprague, ... read more
  • A Summer Cookout Survival Guide From blinkx --- SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 1, 2011
    Posted at 5:00 AM
    blinkx, the world's largest and most advanced video search engine, has all the top recipes and how to cooking videos to make your next summer cookout one to remember. Whether you are an amateur griller or a picnic perfectionist, blinkx's wide variety of delicious demonstration videos, covering everything from how to marinate your meat to the multiple ways to serve a melon, will ensure your next pool party is a sizzling summer smash. Master the Grill: No summer cookout ... read more
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    Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: HALO), a biopharmaceutical company developing and commercializing products targeting the extracellular matrix, today announced it plans to report second quarter 2011 financial results on Friday, August 5, 2011 before the open of the financial markets. The announcement will be followed by a conference call with the investment community at 8:00 a.m. PDT (11:00 a.m. EDT), which will be simultaneously broadcast over the Internet. Management will discuss the financial results and highlights for the second quarter of ... read more