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Wednesday, December 7, 2011

  • Posted at 9:01 PM
    Pantone LLC, an X-Rite company (NASDAQ: XRIT), and the global authority on color and provider of professional color standards for the design industries, today announced PANTONE® 17-1463 Tangerine Tango, a vivacious, enticing hue, as the color of the year for 2012. ... read more
  • Posted at 9:01 PM
    General Electric Company (NYSE: GE), through its healthcare IT business, and Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) today announced plans to create a joint venture aimed at helping healthcare organizations and professionals use real-time, system-wide intelligence to improve healthcare quality and the patient experience. Upon formation, the new ... read more
  • Posted at 9:01 PM
    Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced that digital marketers, advertising professionals and business leaders can now register for the Adobe Digital Marketing Summit 2012. The event, formerly known as Omniture Summit, will convene thousands of marketers, advertisers, publishers, agencies and ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 PM
    Boeing (NYSE: BA) today applauded the decision by members of the International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers (IAM) to approve a four-year contract extension. The agreement covers employees represented by the union in Washington, Oregon and Kansas, and extends the contract to September 2016. "This contract will help secure a better future for our employees, our customers, our communities and our company," said Jim Albaugh, president and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes. "It reflects an effort on the part of ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 PM
    Nebraska County Courts have added probate case filings to the list of case types available through the court’s Internet-based filing system. Probate e-filing is now offered for existing cases in the areas of estates, guardianships, conservatorships, and trusts. Nebraska attorneys ... read more
  • Posted at 7:31 PM
    Olympus, a precision technology leader in designing and delivering innovative solutions in Medical and Surgical Products, among other core businesses, announces the release of Acecide(®)-C, a new, peracetic acid-based high-level disinfectant and sterilant. Designed exclusively for use in the Olympus Endoscope Reprocessor, the OER-Pro, Acecide-C provides high-level disinfection in just seven minutes, making it the fastest-acting, room-temperature peracetic acid solution on the market. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111207/CG19312) Co-developed by Olympus and Saraya Co., Ltd. (manufactured by Best Sanitizers, Inc.), Acecide-C High-Level Disinfectant and ... read more
  • Ingenicomm Receives SBA 8(a) Certification --- CHANTILLY, Va., Dec. 7, 2011
    Posted at 6:35 PM
    Ingenicomm, a service and product provider specializing in satellite ground system/network architecture, announced today that it has completed certification as part of the Small Business Administration's 8(a) business development program. The certification allows Ingenicomm to pursue federal government contracts set aside for 8(a) companies, as well as receiving sole-source contracts directly from government agencies. The 8(a) program is designed to assist socially and economically disadvantaged entrepreneurs in gaining access to the federal government contracting market. Over the course ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 PM
    India Telecom–4G chipmaker Sequans Communications S.A. (NYSE:SQNS) announced that Telenet Systems, a Mumbai-based designer and manufacturer of communications products, will build TD-LTE USB dongles and desktop CPE based on Sequans’ new generation LTE semiconductor solutions. The new devices will be used in TD-LTE operator trials and ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 PM
    Trading Technologies International, Inc. (TT), a global provider of high-performance trading software for derivatives professionals, today announced the release of a new gateway to the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE). The connection is expected to further fuel TT’s growth in the Asia/Pacific region. ... read more
  • Posted at 5:36 PM
    FREMONT, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/07/11 -- Network Equipment Technologies, Inc. ("NET") (NASDAQ: NWK) announced today that Talbot Harty, Vice President and Chief Development Officer, has resigned to pursue a new entrepreneurial venture. Harty joined the company in 2003 and became head of the research and development organization in 2005. His resignation will be effective December 16, 2011. Kevin Isacks, currently the company's Chief Technology Officer, will be appointed Acting Chief Development Officer. Isacks has more than a decade of ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 PM
    EnerSys (NYSE: ENS), the world's largest manufacturer, marketer and distributor of industrial batteries, announced today the grand opening of its new battery manufacturing facility in Shuangqiao District, Chongqing, The Peoples Republic of China. In addition to the Company's two existing Chinese production facilities the new plant will provide capacity to meet increasing customer demand in the telecommunication, nuclear power utility and uninterruptible power supply industries as well as motive power customers. The new plant located near the geographic center ... read more
  • Posted at 4:57 PM
    Affymax, Inc. (Nasdaq:AFFY) and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502), today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee (ODAC) voted 15 to 1, with 1 abstention, that peginesatide demonstrated a favorable benefit/risk profile for use in the treatment of dialysis patients ... read more
  • Posted at 4:27 PM
    Heraeus Kulzer, LLC, the worldwide leader in dental esthetics, today cited the ability of its Venus White Ultra Pre-Filled Disposable Whitening Trays to help dental practices reclaim whitening revenues that have been diverted to over-the-counter whitening products. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111207/DE19153 ) "A recent survey by the AACD indicates that approximately 22% of patients use over-the-counter whitening products," said Amy Holmes, Heraeus Product Manager for Venus White. "We believe that a significant portion of these revenues can be recaptured by dental practices, and ... read more
  • Posted at 4:20 PM
    A select few physicians were honored with the prestigious 2011 Patients' Choice Award, and this year they include Dr. David Reath. (Photo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111207/DC18991</font>) Only doctors who have received top scores by their patients and pass other quality measures are awarded the Patients' Choice Award. In fact, of the nation's 720,000 active physicians, just 5 percent were accorded this honor in 2011. Every month, millions of patients across the U.S. access websites like Vitals (http://www.vitals.com) to share feedback about their experiences ... read more
  • Dr. Shawn Garber Selected For Patients' Choice Award 2011 --- NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y., Dec. 7, 2011
    Posted at 4:16 PM
    A select few physicians were honored with the prestigious 2011 Patients' Choice Award, and this year they include Dr. Shawn Garber. (Photo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111207/DC18905</font>) Only doctors who have received top scores by their patients and pass other quality measures are awarded the Patients' Choice Award. In fact, of the nation's 720,000 active physicians, just 5 percent were accorded this honor in 2011. Every month, millions of patients across the U.S. access websites like Vitals (http://www.vitals.com) to share feedback about their experiences ... read more
  • Posted at 4:15 PM
    The Holiday Bowl is a post-season NCAA-sanctioned Division I-A college football bowl game that has been played annually at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California, since 1978, and pits a Big 12 squad against a Pac-12 opponent. This years Holiday Bowl will feature the Texas Longhorns and the California Golden Bears. Beginning with the 2010 playing, the bowl was officially to be known as the Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl. For the past two years, Bridgepoint Education has enlisted the ... read more
  • Posted at 4:14 PM
    Langkawi International Maritime and Air Show, Malaysia -- Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has formally signed a contract with the Brunei Ministry of Defence to provide 12 S-70i BLACK HAWK helicopters with associated spare parts, training and ground support equipment. The contact contains an option for 10 additional aircraft. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111207/NE19276 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) "We thank the Brunei Government for selecting the S-70i BLACK HAWK aircraft to fulfill the Royal Brunei Armed Forces Support Helicopter Project," ... read more
  • Posted at 4:08 PM
    A select few physicians were honored with the prestigious 2011 Patients' Choice Award, and this year they include Dr. Francelis Ivette Gonzalez. (Photo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111207/DC18989</font>) Only doctors who have received top scores by their patients and pass other quality measures are awarded the Patients' Choice Award. In fact, of the nation's 720,000 active physicians, just 5 percent were accorded this honor in 2011. Every month, millions of patients across the U.S. access websites like Vitals (http://www.vitals.com) to share feedback about their ... read more
  • Posted at 3:37 PM
    NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has found bright veins of a mineral, apparently gypsum, deposited by water. Analysis of the vein will help improve understanding of the history of wet environments on Mars. (Logo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO</font>) "This tells a slam-dunk story that water flowed through underground fractures in the rock," said Steve Squyres of Cornell University, principal investigator for Opportunity. "This stuff is a fairly pure chemical deposit that formed in place right where we see it. That can't be ... read more
  • Posted at 3:34 PM
    Updated results of a Phase III study of Afinitor® (everolimus) tablets plus exemestane, a hormonal therapy, show everolimus provided additional time women with advanced breast cancer lived without their disease progressing (progression-free survival)(1). The study findings, which represent an additional five months of follow-up, were presented at the 2011 CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS). Simultaneously, initial results of BOLERO-2 were published today in The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) and were first presented at the 2011 European Multidisciplinary ... read more