For professional investors and biopharma dealmakers Biotech Showcase™
was where exciting companies with novel products could be found during
the annual gathering of healthcare investors. Held last week at Parc 55
Wyndham San Francisco – Union Square, the third annual Biotech Showcase
event doubled in size ... read more
NeoStem, Inc. (NYSE Amex: NBS) and Progenitor Cell Therapy LLC announced today the closing of their previously announced merger transaction. NeoStem is an international biopharmaceutical company with a 51% ownership interest in a profitable Chinese generic pharmaceutical manufacturing company and has stem cell operations in the U.S. and China, while Progenitor Cell Therapy, LLC is a privately held cell therapy company with operations on the east and west coast of the U.S. serving the cell therapy community with cGMP ... read more
KineMed Inc.’s (www.kinemed.com)
fibrosis research program, which aims to advance the discovery and
development of drugs to treat this major disease, is featured in the
January edition of Nature Medicine.
Nature Medicine’s feature article, “Scarred by Disease” highlights
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PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) today reported record sales for the fourth
quarter 2010 of $3.4 billion, an increase of 8 percent versus the prior
year’s fourth quarter. Reported net income for the quarter increased to
$205 million, or $1.24 per share. Fourth quarter 2009 sales were $3.1
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Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/57ea12/invensense_itg320)
has announced the addition of the "InvenSense
ITG-3200 MEMS gyro 3-axes Reverse Costing" report to their offering.
This reverse costing report of the MEMS Gyroscope ITG-3200, the first
3-axis (Pitch-Roll-Yaw) gyro developed by InvenSense, provides ... read more
FORTUNE has named Morningstar, Inc. (Nasdaq: MORN), a leading provider of independent investment research, to the magazine's annual "100 Best Companies to Work For" list. Morningstar ranks 95th.
"Since our founding more than 25 years ago, Morningstar has had a unique culture that's built around our passion for helping investors," said Joe Mansueto, chairman and chief executive officer of Morningstar. "We're honored to be included for the first time on this prestigious list. 'Great people' is one of our six core ... read more
Oculus Innovative Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: OCLS), today announced that
the financial results for its fiscal third quarter 2011 ended December
31, 2010, will be released after the U.S. market closes on February 3,
2011. The earnings release will be followed by a conference call at 1:30
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The seasonal flu can be very serious for everybody. So serious, in fact, that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently recommended that nearly everyone get a flu vaccine. This is particularly true for seniors (adults 65 and older).
As people age, it becomes more difficult for them to fight illness. As a result, older adults are at greater risk of serious flu-related complications, including pneumonia, hospitalization and even death. According to flu.gov, 90 percent of flu-related deaths and more ... read more
Deloitte today released its forecast of top themes and trends for the telecommunications sector in 2011, and predicted that third-generation (3G) networks will continue to be the dominant wireless networking platform of choice throughout 2011 even as fourth-generation (4G) networks begin to proliferate in the market and demand for faster mobile data upload and download speeds continues to increase.
"While 4G networks will offer customers a substantially enhanced data experience, the reality is that 3G network technologies will continue to ... read more
Biotek announced today the appointment of James W. Fay as Senior
Executive Vice President and a member of their management leadership
team. In this capacity Mr. Fay will be responsible for global marketing,
sales and all business development activities.
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Revenue Management Systems, Inc. (“RMS, Inc.”) is pleased to announce
that it has been selected to provide Blue Panorama with state-of-the-art
revenue management, inventory control, and reporting tools. Blue
Panorama has chosen airRM, the innovative revenue management
software developed by RMS, Inc., to help it identify sales opportunities ... read more
SAS, the leader in business analytics, is again No.1 on FORTUNE
magazine’s annual 100 Best Companies to Work For list. SAS was listed as
one of the best for health care, child care and work-life balance. Since
this list was established in 1998, SAS has been on it every year, with
... read more
PROS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PRO), a world leading provider of enterprise pricing
and margin optimization software, announced today that it will
report fourth-quarter and full year 2010 financial results after U.S.
financial markets close on Wednesday, February 9, 2011.
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ATLANTA, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
-- Teradata Corporation (NYSE: TDC), the world's largest company solely
focused on data warehousing and enterprise analytics, today announced
the winners of its 2010 Celebration of Caring Awards.
-- The Celebration of Caring Awards honor employees whose volunteer efforts
exemplify a dedication to serve.
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Award-winning Microsoft IT consulting firm Catapult Systems today announced it was recognized by Microsoft as achieving a record seven gold and 17 silver competencies. To date, fewer than five companies have achieved more than six gold competencies, placing Catapult in the top 0.05% of Microsoft partners worldwide. In addition, Microsoft named several Catapult consultants as "Most Valuable Professionals" (MVPs), a special designation given to the top Microsoft certified consultants from around the world.
"Catapult Systems has achieved the highest recognition possible ... read more
Alliance Distributors Holding Inc. (Pink Sheets: ADTR), a distributor of interactive video games and gaming products, today announced that Metaversal Studios, its content development arm, has hired Matt Sughrue as Vice President of Product Development.
Matt is a game industry veteran with nineteen years of experience planning and managing projects, teams and studios on both the publishing and development sides of the business for companies including Atari, Vivendi, Foundation 9, Creat Studios and Seven45 Studios. He has worked on game titles ... read more
CSL Behring, a global leader in the plasma protein biotherapies industry and a subsidiary of CSL Limited (ASX:CSL), has awarded advocacy grants totaling almost $100,000 to six patient organizations through the Local Empowerment for Advocacy Development (LEAD) program. LEAD grants support the grassroots advocacy efforts of organizations committed to helping people who use plasma-derived or recombinant therapies to manage rare and serious diseases.
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"CSL Behring is pleased to recognize and support these organizations, all of which play ... read more
Keithley Instruments, Inc., a world leader in advanced electrical test instruments and systems, today introduced several enhancements to its line of S530 Parametric Test Systems, the most cost-effective fully automatic production parametric test solutions available to the semiconductor industry. These enhancements include the addition of Keithley's new high throughput switch mainframe for high integrity signal switching, full Kelvin measurements at the probe card for greater low-ohms accuracy, new hardware protection modules that safeguard sensitive system instruments from high voltages, and ... read more
The launch of the H-II Transfer Vehicle "Kounotori2" (HTV2) planned for Thursday, Jan. 20, was rescheduled due to a forecast for weather conditions that would exceed launch restrictions. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency reset the launch for 11:37 p.m. CST on Friday, Jan. 21.
NASA still plans live television coverage of the launch from Tanegashima Space Center in southern Japan. With an adjusted rendezvous plan, the grapple and attachment of the cargo ship to the International Space Station remain ... read more
The Kentucky Bankers Association (KBA) recently endorsed Web@Work Board Portal and Employee Portal services provided by Computer Services, Inc. (CSI) (OTCQX: CSVI), a leading provider of innovative banking technologies and eBusiness services.
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The KBA endorsed Web@Work Board Portal and Employee Portal services because of the tremendous feedback the association received from current users.
"Several KBA members are currently using CSI's Web@Work portal services because of the constant need to enhance technology in the workplace and provide secure documents ... read more