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Tuesday, July 31, 2012

  • Posted at 3:00 AM
    Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: LXRX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering breakthrough treatments for human disease, today updated its drug development progress and reported financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2012. "Our positive top-line results from the Phase 2b study of LX4211 mark a very important milestone in the advancement of Lexicon's clinical pipeline towards late-stage development," said Dr. Arthur T. Sands, president and chief executive officer of Lexicon. "We believe the robust reductions in ... read more
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    Lending Club (, the leading platform for investing in and obtaining personal loans, announced today the appointment of technology veteran John MacIlwaine as the company's new chief technology officer. MacIlwaine's robust experience in financial services and retail brokerage will help support the continued expansion of Lending Club's technology platform. "John's leadership of the technology products and teams at two of the most recognizable and relevant names in financial services, Visa and Morgan Stanley, represent an ideal fit for Lending Club," said ... read more
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    RxAlly, a first-of-its-kind alliance of more than 22,000 pharmacies nationwide, announced today the addition of Michael J. Groh, PharmD to the company's leadership team. Dr. Groh will serve as Chief Information Officer, where he will assume leadership over the company's technology and data initiatives. A trained pharmacist, Dr. Groh gravitated to IT early in his career and has established a long track record of success in this capacity. Dr. Groh will leverage his vast experience and specialty ... read more
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    FREMONT, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/31/12 -- Procera Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: PKT), the intelligent policy enforcement company, today announced that Mike Lee has joined the company in the new position of vice president of Business Development. Mr. Lee comes from F5 Networks, where he played a central role in orchestrating and executing their entry into the service provider market. Procera's family of PacketLogic™ Intelligent Policy Enforcement (IPE) bandwidth management solutions and recently announced Application Delivery Networking (ADN) products are ... read more
  • Posted at 2:15 AM
    In the wake of President Obama's recent backing of same-sex marriage and a Supreme Court decision looming, is launching Gay and Lesbian versions of its online dating site in a national show of support for equal rights. BeautifulPeople's billboard campaign, scheduled to launch across the country in support of same-sex marriage legislation, has been banned. (Photo: Choosing not to bow to an infringement on their right to free expression, BeautifulPeople has redesigned censored versions of the billboards. The censored ... read more
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    PMC® (Nasdaq:PMCS), the semiconductor innovator transforming networks that connect, move and store big data, announced today that it will present at the Oppenheimer 15th Annual Technology, Internet & Communications Conference on Tuesday, August 14, 2012, in Boston, MA. The presentation is scheduled at 1:45 p.m. ET ... read more
  • Posted at 2:00 AM
    Oil, gas and now precious metals from discarded Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhones and other electronics: For emerging companies such as Green Technology Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB: GTSO), Texas is truly the land of opportunity. Earlier this week, the company’s mining ... read more
  • Posted at 2:00 AM
    While utility executives increasingly understand that geospatial data is critical to the future successful operation of the smart grid, the integration of geographic information system (GIS) tools and services with smart grid applications, such as supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), energy management systems (EMS), outage ... read more
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    Obscene Interactive, the gaming subsidiary of OBJ Enterprises, Inc. (OTCBB:OBJE), and Source Street, LLC, are thrilled to announce that development has begun on the joint venture’s very first online game. The project will be a social, turn-based tower defense game based on the ... read more
  • Posted at 2:00 AM
    Quality Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: QSII) announced today that it has issued a special bulletin to its shareholders announcing its belief that prohibited trading by Ahmed Hussein contributed to QSI share price decline. The special bulletin appears below: ... read more
  • The Mobile App for Prolonged Exposure PTSD Therapy --- JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash., July 31, 2012
    Posted at 2:00 AM
    The Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs have released PE (for prolonged exposure) Coach, a smartphone mobile application for use with post-traumatic stress disorder treatment. Both departments use prolonged exposure therapy as an effective treatment for PTSD. PE Coach is a free app for Apple and Android mobile devices. (Photo: Psychologists at the Defense Department's National Center for Telehealth and Technology, known as T2, and the VA National Center for PTSD, developed the mobile app to specifically help patients ... read more
  • Posted at 2:00 AM
    With the market for smartphones forecast by some experts to reach $150 billion by 2014, emerging robotics company Quantum International Corp. (OTCBB:QUAN) is positioning itself to capitalize on the rise of the next big trend in mobile technology: smartphone-compatible robotics. ... read more
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    SAN BRUNO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/31/12 -- MSC Embedded Inc., manufacturer of highly integrated standard board level products and customer-specific boards and systems, today announced its innovative starter kit for COM Express™ Type 6 modules. This starter kit represents a complete, ready-to-run environment for the new range of Computer-on-Module (COM) cards integrating the latest interface standard. The kit contains a COM Express Type 6 baseboard, a heat sink with fan and two 4-Gbyte DDR3 memory modules. ... read more
  • Posted at 1:30 AM
    Watching this summer’s sporting escapades is something most of us will relish, but are we taking the right precautions to protect our electronic devices from the unwanted attention that accompanies such high-profile events? A survey by OnePoll ... read more
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    Kofax plc (LSE: KFX), a leading provider of Capture Enabled BPM™ (business process management) solutions, today announced that it will present to investors at Canaccord Genuity’s 32nd Annual Growth Conference, taking place from August 14-16 in Boston, MA. Reynolds ... read more
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    SANTA CLARA, California, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- QualiSystems [ ] today announced the availability of its TestShell 4.8 comprehensive software framework for lab management, device provisioning and test automation. The latest TestShell framework [ ] includes many new and upgraded features aiming to significantly reduce the time spent on topology creation, improve team collaboration and increase user flexibility. TestShell 4.8 includes substantial enhancements to the interactive topology diagram for a better user experience. For ... read more
  • Elbit Imaging Announces New Management Structure --- TEL AVIV, Israel, July 31, 2012
    Posted at 12:25 AM
    TEL AVIV, Israel, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Elbit Imaging Ltd. (TASE, NASDAQ: EMITF) ("Elbit" or the "Company") announced today that it has decided to reorganize its management structure in order to implement the Company's business plan to focus on seeking new opportunities for the initiation, development and improvement of assets and the establishment and expansion of business cooperation and joint-ventures in the United States, Europe and India. In furtherance of this objective, Mr. ... read more
  • Posted at 12:00 AM, the new website that offers alternative fantasy sports gaming, is holding an open casting call for models to compete in its new Leaderboard King Contest which will feature the models as "The BetBomb Shells." (Photo: The contest will consist of 130 models competing against each other by building the largest team with the most followers. At the end of the contest, which will last for three months, the 13 models with the top teams will win a professional photo ... read more

Monday, July 30, 2012