NextWave Pharmaceuticals and Tris Pharma, both privately held companies, announced a new collaboration agreement to enhance NextWave's CNS product portfolio utilizing Tris Pharma's unique drug delivery technology for liquid and solid formulations. Tris has reacquired the rights to non CNS products including all the OTC products previously licensed to NextWave Pharmaceuticals.
NextWave will commercialize Nexiclon(TM)XR (clonidine) Extended-Release Tablets and Suspension, which is the first ever 24-hour liquid extended release product approved by the FDA. NexiclonXR has been cleared for ... read more
Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. announced today that Stuart
Clarkson has been named director, MR Business Unit. As the new director,
Clarkson will be responsible for implementing tactical and strategic
marketing plans to drive growth and profitability. He will also
interface with Toshiba’s global business unit ... read more
Acacia Research Corporation (Nasdaq: ACTG)
announced today that its subsidiary, WebMap Technologies LLC has entered
into a settlement and license agreement with MapMyFitness, Inc. The
agreement resolves litigation that was pending in the United States
District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Civil Action No.
... read more
ALLOZYNE Inc. announced today the signing of a worldwide, co-exclusive
licensing agreement with Sigma-Aldrich giving ALLOZYNE a license for the
use of cycloaddition chemistry in the development of therapeutics and
diagnostics. Sigma-Aldrich currently holds broad, worldwide intellectual
property for the use of cycloaddition chemistry to conjugate ... read more
GeoLearning, provider of the leading Software as a Service (SaaS) Learning Management System (LMS) and comprehensive Managed Learning Services, announced today that the world-leading provider of bovine genetics, reproduction services, technologies and care products, ABS Global, has deployed the GeoMaestro(TM) LMS to assist in employee training and communication.
ABS prides itself on employing quality people who understand the value and need of the services they provide. With dedicated employees fully committed to the customers they are serving, the company sought an ... read more
Trans World Entertainment Corporation (Nasdaq: TWMC) announced today that it will host a teleconference call for members of the financial community on Thursday, August 19, 2010 at 10:00 AM ET to discuss its press release regarding its Second Quarter results, which will be issued on the same day before the market opens. This call will be simultaneously webcast at the Company's website, www.twec.com.
Trans World Entertainment is a leading specialty retailer of entertainment software, including music, video and video games ... read more
The Museum of Modern Art today announces that the MoMA App is now available on the App Store. The new application for the iPhone and iPod touch provides users with instant access to 32,000 works of art in the Museum's vast collection of modern and contemporary art; a dictionary of art terms and a database of artist bios; calendar information for exhibitions, film screenings, and events; and a variety of audio tours, including special tours for children, teens, and ... read more
PDL BioPharma, Inc. (PDL) (Nasdaq: PDLI) announced today that it has completed the retirement of $61.7 million in aggregate principal amount of the Company's outstanding 2.75% Convertible Subordinated Notes, due August 16, 2023 (the "2023 Notes") for consideration consisting of the issuance of 11.1 million shares of the Company's common stock. The transaction was structured as an exchange of the 2023 Notes for stock and reflected a price per share of approximately $5.55 per share. Following the exchange, ... read more
DUBLIN, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/12/10 -- Taleo Corporation (NASDAQ: TLEO), the leading provider of on-demand talent management solutions, today announced that Jonathan Schwartz and Jim Tolonen have been appointed to its board of directors.
"Market demand for our software has set Taleo on a fast-growth trajectory. We are fueling that trajectory with continuous innovation, customer engagement and relentless business plan execution," said Michael Gregoire, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Taleo. "Adding the extraordinary combination of Jonathan's globally ... read more
National Technical Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTSC) (NTS), a leading provider of engineering services, announced today that it has been awarded a long term contract by Wichita, KS-based Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC), a global manufacturer of business, special mission and trainer aircraft, to provide HBC a comprehensive range of engineering, testing and technical services. NTS will be a strategic supplier to HBC and provide them an integrated menu of services that includes product design, review, testing and certification.
HBC has been ... read more
Parascript, LLC, the image analysis and pattern recognition technology provider, today announced that its signature verification technology was used during the 2010 primary elections to process incoming Vote by Mail (VBM) envelopes in two counties in California. Between the two counties, over 100,000 envelopes were handled on industry-leading Criterion sorting systems from BOWE BELL + HOWELL (BBH) that utilize Parascript's SignatureXpert software for signature verification. This greatly reduced the manual effort required for processing these envelopes.
The vote-by-mail solution ... read more
A study commissioned by
dating giant Anastasia International has found that Romance Tours attended by
western men in hopes of finding a bride in Russia and CIS are highly
effective. Organized Romance Tours (
http://www.anastasiadate.com/romance-tours.html) take men from behind their
computers on excursions through Russia and Ukraine with the object of
connecting them with ladies in search of amour and possibly marriage. The
Public Relations Department at Anastasia interviewed 1,697 Western clients
who had attended at least one of her Romance Tours between 2002 and 2009, and
discovered a ... read more
Systems, Ltd. (NASDAQ GM: MAGS;) announced today the results of the
extraordinary general shareholders meeting that was convened at the request
of certain U.S. - based shareholders. At the meeting, the current Board of
Directors was supported by 60.04% of the shareholders who participated in the
meeting, 39.71% of the votes cast voted for the replacement of the current
Board and 0.23% abstained.
In addition, the resolution to approve certain transactions with Nathan
Kirsh, the principal shareholder of the Company was approved ... read more
Sending Rover to the doghouse is no longer the punishment it once was because many of today's pooches of panache live lifestyles of the woof and famous. According to a recent review of properties by Move, Inc. (Nasdaq: MOVE), the leader in online real estate, man's best friend today receives more than just bones for treats as many homeowners are rewarding their dogs with custom-built doghouses, deluxe dog runs, custom "doggy-doors", pet-friendly landscaping, private patios with personal fire hydrants, and ... read more
Aricent®, a global innovation, technology and services company focused exclusively on communications, announced today that Sudip Nandy, CEO of Aricent will speak at the BRICS Securities Financial Conference on Friday, August 13, 2010 at the Grand Hyatt in Mumbai, India. The panel session will focus on the future of technology and competitiveness and the evolution of innovation in the services industry.
This event will be different from other investor conferences in that the discussions will focus entirely on industry ... read more
EDDA Technology announced today that the number of clinical cases evaluated for pre- and post- operative assessment using IQQA®-Liver in hospitals has exceeded 1000 examinations, since the first commercial system installation in Q2 2009. EDDA's IQQA®-Liver, now marketed worldwide, is a comprehensive workflow solution supporting modern multidisciplinary liver imaging evaluation and management.
Primary liver cancer represents one of the most common malignancies in the world and accounts for almost 1.25 million deaths annually. In the US, liver disease is among ... read more
Immunet, the developer of next-generation cloud-based security and AntiVirus technologies, today announced that Dr. Zulfikar Ramzan has joined the company as Chief Scientist. Dr. Ramzan is a leading industry expert in architecting next-generation reputation-based technologies that utilize large-scale data mining and machine learning techniques. Dr. Ramzan will be in charge of furthering the efficacy of Immunet's core cloud-based security software, including its free cloud antivirus security product, Immunet Protect 2.0 which launched in June 2010 and has been installed ... read more
the largest video and rich media mobile advertising network, today
announced that Jeffrey Hayzlett, former Vice President and CMO of
Eastman Kodak, award-winning B2B marketing guru and author of a
bestseller book, has joined the company’s advisory board.
... read more
On August 12th at 2:00 p.m. ET, Mandy Moore joins Nothing But
Nets™ and PSI for a video townhall on malaria in Africa, broadcast
on Facebook®. The video conferencing service will be provided by VSee
Lab, Inc. and Ustream, and the event is hosted by Derrick Ashong, one of
... read more
AdvanDx today announced the launch of its CE-IVD marked GNR Traffic Light(TM) PNA FISH® test in Europe. GNR Traffic Light PNA FISH is the first-ever test capable of simultaneously identifying Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae and Pseudomonas aeruginosa directly from positive blood cultures in less than 90 minutes. The GNR Traffic Light is the latest addition to AdvanDx's easy-to-use, molecular-based PNA FISH diagnostics platform designed to provide rapid, therapy-guiding results enabling clinicians to provide early, effective therapy for patients ... read more