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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

  • Posted at 1:31 PM
    BayFirst Solutions LLC, a small business and leader in Homeland Security management and technology consulting services, was selected by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as an awardee under the DHS-wide Indefinite Delivery / Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) Multiple Award Contract referred to as “TABSS” (Technical Acquisition ... read more
  • Tech Entrepreneurs to Debate if Cleantech's Time Is Now --- MENLO PARK, Calif., June 20, 2012
    Posted at 1:30 PM
    MENLO PARK, Calif., June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Tech experts are gathering to argue the question "Has Cleantech Finally Arrived?" at the Cleantech Open National Conference. Alex Beavers, Ph.D., executive director of SRI Ventures, will debate in the ... read more
  • Posted at 1:30 PM
    Ultratech, Inc. (Nasdaq: UTEK), a leading supplier of lithography and laser-processing systems used to manufacture semiconductor devices and high-brightness LEDs (HB-LEDs), today announced the shipment of its 50th laser spike anneal (LSA) system. Among these 50 systems, Ultratech has shipped more than 15 of its flagship LSA101 systems, which can achieve throughputs of up to 60wph. Ultratech's unique long-wavelength LSA technology enables higher performance and lower leakage for today's high-end smartphones and media tablets, and is the ... read more
  • Posted at 1:30 PM
    LIONVILLE, PA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/20/12 -- West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST), a leading global manufacturer of components and systems for injectable drug delivery, today announced an agreement with Amgen Inc., a biotechnology pioneer and one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, to evaluate Daikyo Crystal Zenith® technologies for drug containment. These technologies were developed over many years by West's partner, Daikyo Seiko, Ltd., and are based on a polymeric container, utilizing elastomeric components with Flurotec® ... read more
  • Posted at 1:29 PM
    The Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF), the largest independent organization of its kind, has just received significant funding from The Jeffrey Epstein VI Foundation to further research showing that ovarian cancer can originate in the fallopian tubes. Early detection of ovarian cancer is critical. Ovarian cancer is the most lethal gynecologic disease and yet little is known about how the cancer initiates and metastasizes. In fact, only 20% of cases are caught before metastasis to the pelvic area and bloodstream. And ... read more
  • Posted at 1:26 PM
    OSP® magazine announced today that registration for OSP EXPO 2012 is now available. OSP EXPO will take place on November 13 – 15, 2012 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado. OSP EXPO attracts telecom professionals from around the world. The nearly sold-out exhibition floor ... read more
  • Lifescript Launches New Online Asthma Health Center --- MISSION VIEJO, Calif., June 20, 2012
    Posted at 1:22 PM, a women's health and wellness website headquartered in Mission Viejo, Calif., has launched a new online Asthma Health Center designed to help women and children diagnose and manage asthma symptoms. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 18.7 million American adults and 7 million children have asthma, a chronic condition that makes it hard to breathe from inflammation in the lungs and airways. Nearly 3,500 deaths occur each year from asthma, and women are hardest hit, according ... read more
  • Posted at 1:08 PM
    Rubicon Technology, Inc., (Nasdaq: RBCN), a leading provider of sapphire substrates and products to the LED, RFIC, semiconductor, and optical industries, announced today that it is ranked #13 on Crain's Chicago Business' 2012 Fast 50, a prestigious annual list of the fastest growing public and private ... read more
  • Posted at 1:05 PM
    CardioNet, Inc. (NASDAQ:BEAT), a leading wireless medical technology company with an initial focus on the diagnosis and monitoring of cardiac arrhythmias, announced today the appointment of Michael Geldart as Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Business Development. Mr. Geldart has ... read more
  • Posted at 1:05 PM
    Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced financial results for its fiscal year 2013 first quarter ended May 31, 2012. Total revenue for the quarter was $314.7 million, an increase of 19% ... read more
  • Posted at 1:05 PM
    InterDigital, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDCC) announced today that the company will present at the NASDAQ OMX 28th Investor Program in London at 10:15 a.m. British Summer Time (BST) on Tuesday, June 26, 2012. The conference provides InterDigital executives with an opportunity to present InterDigital’s positioning and strategy ... read more
  • Posted at 1:05 PM
    Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) today announced that it is a Platinum Sponsor of the 32nd National Veterans Wheelchair Games scheduled for June 25-30 in Richmond, Va., at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. The games are presented by Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). As the largest annual wheelchair sports competition in the world, the games offer 17 different sports to veterans who use wheelchairs due to spinal cord injuries, amputations ... read more
  • Posted at 1:05 PM
    Wright Express Corporation (NYSE: WXS), a leading global provider of value-based business payment processing and information management solutions, in collaboration with IHS, the leading global source of information and analytics, today released results of its Wright Express Construction Fuel Consumption ... read more
  • Posted at 1:05 PM
    Direct Markets Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:MKTS) (“the Company”) announced that David Horin, its Chief Financial Officer, will, effective tomorrow, continue in this role on a part-time basis. He will also continue as the Company’s certifying Principal Accounting Officer. Incrementally, Mr. Horin intends to provide financial and ... read more
  • Posted at 1:05 PM
    MicroVision, Inc. (Nasdaq:MVIS), a leader in innovative ultra-miniature laser display technology, today announced the closing of its public offering of 4.2 million shares of its common stock and warrants to purchase 2.1 million shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $2.50 ... read more
  • Posted at 1:05 PM
    Phoenix Contact today celebrated the grand opening of its new Customer and Technology Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Phoenix Contact has opened a Customer and Technology Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo: Phoenix Contact) Top company officials from the U.S. and Germany welcomed customers, ... read more
  • Posted at 1:01 PM
    Black Box Corporation (NASDAQ:BBOX) announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Michael McAndrew as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective April 1, 2013. Mr. McAndrew, age 52, is currently the Company’s Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Secretary ... read more
  • Nouveau Life Pharmaceuticals (NOUV) Releases Azul Instant(TM) --- FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 20, 2012
    Posted at 1:01 PM
    Nouveau Life Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Pink Sheets: NOUV), a provider of quality all-natural dietary supplements, announced today the release of its Azul Instant(TM) supplement. Azul Instant(TM) is an all-natural male enhancement supplement for erectile dysfunction (ED) that works in as little as 5 minutes. The supplement's effects can last up to 48 hours. Azul Instant(TM) is a doctor-recommended pharmaceutical grade supplement that produces no side effects and promotes a healthy sexual lifestyle. A dose of Azul Instant(TM) is one capsule. The ... read more
  • Posted at 1:00 PM
    As the complexities of healthcare increase, patients are placing greater demands on providers and actively seeking ways to proactively manage their own care. A converging trend, Intelligent Virtual Assistants are proving that effective, responsive – and trusted – technology can actually improve medical outcomes. ... read more
  • The Doors Are Open at the General's Club(TM) --- RICHMOND, Va., June 20, 2012
    Posted at 1:00 PM
    The doors are officially open for the exclusive General's Club, an incredible new on-line, members-only experience from General Snus. Membership includes weekly offerings on luxury goods and experiences, as well as access to exclusive VIP events. (Photo: ) (Logo: ) "We want to provide our members with unique goods and experiences that are consistent with General's brand values of quality and authenticity," according to Clark Darrah, Vice President for New Generation Products. By signing up now, members ... read more