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Monday, November 7, 2011

  • Posted at 4:13 PM
    A new phishing survey released by the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) at its conference here today reveals that phishing attacks perpetrated against Chinese e-commerce and banking sites soared by 44 percent in the first half of 2011. Some 70 percent of all maliciously registered domain names ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 PM
    The company's Face Up Gaming platform ( is a membership based, social web site for people all over the world who like to play poker and other games. "Thousands of affiliates of wagering on-line poker sites suddenly found themselves out of business when the United States, through the DOJ, shut down these operations. Game Face Gaming operates a legal non-wagering game site where players will enjoy many games, and we are offering prospective affiliates an opportunity to join with us. ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 PM
    BUENA PARK, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/07/11 -- SOHM, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SHMN), a generic pharmaceutical manufacturer that produces and markets generic drugs covering all major treatment categories, announced today that the Company has received from FDA, Philippines (Food and Drug Administration, Philippines) two Certificate of Product Registrations (CPR) for two products: one in Anti Hypertension and another in Analgesic Therapeutic segments. The Company has a number of open large-scale sales channels to begin sales and penetrate the market in ... read more
  • Posted at 3:30 PM
    Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) today announced results from a ten patient sentinel cohort of an ongoing Phase II study in which treatment with a dual, all-oral direct-acting antiviral (DAA) regimen of the investigational NS5A replication complex inhibitor daclatasvir (BMS-790052) ... read more
  • Posted at 3:30 PM
    Today, The Green Grid (TGG), the IT industry’s leading voice for advancing resource efficiency in data centers and business computing ecosystems, and the Open Data Center Alliance (ODCA), the leading end-user driven cloud requirements consortium, announced a strategic collaboration at ... read more
  • Laguna Beach, CA, Becomes First to Partner Citywide with Clean the World --- LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. and ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 7, 2011
    Posted at 3:27 PM
    Now 22 hotels and lodging properties know that recycling soap to save lives is something they can all agree on. The Laguna Beach Visitors & Conference Bureau (LBVCB) announced today that all of the hospitality industry lodging properties with 20 rooms or more in this picturesque, coastal Orange County city have partnered with Clean the World Global LLC, a social enterprise committed to saving lives and protecting our planet. Hospitality partners here will collect and recycle hotel soaps, shampoos, ... read more
  • Posted at 3:25 PM
    NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTCT), today announced that it will be hosting an event for financial analysts and investors on November 11, 2011 in New York City. NetScout executives will present an overview of the Company’s growth strategy from 8:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. ET. A live ... read more
  • Posted at 3:03 PM
    Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZMH) announced today that it has agreed to sell $550 million of senior notes in an underwritten public offering through Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, BNP Paribas Securities Corp. and RBS Securities Inc., as joint book-running managers, and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Mitsubishi UFJ Securities (USA), Inc., Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Goldman, Sachs & Co., HSBC Securities (USA) Inc., ING Financial Markets LLC, ... read more
  • Posted at 3:00 PM
    Vision, Hall 6, Booth C23 – ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN), a premier supplier of high performance silicon solutions for energy efficient electronics, and its global distributor Arrow Electronics, today introduced new reference designs for a wide variety of image sensor ... read more
  • Posted at 3:00 PM
    Vision, Hall 6, Booth C23 – Nov. 8-10, 2011 – ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN), a premier supplier of high performance silicon solutions for energy efficient electronics, has introduced a new CMOS image sensor that offers the speed, resolution and signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) performance ... read more
  • Posted at 2:53 PM
    NASA's Deep Space Network antenna in Goldstone, Calif., has captured new radar images of Asteroid 2005 YU55 passing close to Earth. (Logo: <font size="2" face="Arial"></font>) The asteroid safely will fly past our planet slightly closer than the moon's orbit on Nov. 8. The last time a space rock this large came as close to Earth was in 1976, although astronomers did not know about the flyby at the time. The next known approach of an asteroid this size will be in ... read more
  • Posted at 2:45 PM
    NephroGenex, Inc., a privately held drug development company, today announced that it has reached an agreement with the FDA on the design of a new Phase 3 Subpart H program that evaluates Pyridorin(TM) in diabetic nephropathy patients. This Subpart H program uses a novel surrogate endpoint based on an increase in serum creatinine (SCr), and provides for an accelerated regulatory pathway to approval. The new surrogate endpoint was determined from a comprehensive analysis of prior large clinical trials in diabetic ... read more
  • NephroGenex Announces the Successful Completion of PYR-210 --- RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Nov. 7, 2011
    Posted at 2:44 PM
    NephroGenex, Inc., a privately held drug development company, today announced the completion of PYR-210, a Phase 2b trial that studied the safety and efficacy of its lead drug candidate Pyridorin(TM) (pyridoxamine dihydrochloride) in type 2 diabetic patients with overt nephropathy. PYR-210 evaluated two doses of Pyridorin(TM) against placebo in 317 patients over a one year treatment period. Patients enrolled in the trial were type 2 diabetic patients with elevated serum creatinine (SCr) levels and significant proteinuria, and were on ... read more
  • Posted at 2:44 PM
    PFGBEST today launched a precious metals trading competition for people using simulated trading on the company’s BESTDirect® online futures trading platform. Called “Go For The Gold”, the competition is a fun way for people interested in trading gold and ... read more
  • Posted at 2:39 PM
    More than 10 percent of the world's broadband households were served by FTTH/B networks in 2010, which will more than double by 2016 thanks to the increasing footprint of fiber networks. In order to further monetize their next-gen networks, wireline operators have to move from simply providing access to creating new revenue streams from subscribers, verticals and advertisers for a broader role in the value chain, according to Ozgur Aytar, Research Director and Practice Leader for Broadband & Media. The Fiber ... read more
  • Posted at 2:37 PM
    ERT (Nasdaq: ERT), announced today that Dr. Jeffrey S. Litwin, the Company's President and CEO is scheduled to present at the Citi 2011 Global Health Care Conference at 1:00PM PST on Nov. 15, 2011 in Las Vegas. Interested parties may access the presentation by visiting the Company's corporate website at The webcast may also be accessed at The webcast will be available via replay for 90 days. About ERT ERT ( is a global technology-driven provider of clinical services and customizable ... read more
  • Posted at 2:24 PM
    TECT Power announced today that it has completed the sale of the assets of its Newington, Conn. operations to Beacon Industries of Bloomfield, Conn. The facility, which produces discs, shafts, and hubs for aerospace and industrial gas turbines, competes in product niches that are not a core element of TECT Power's long-term strategy. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. "We are very pleased to have been able to find a buyer with such a strong reputation and presence in ... read more
  • Graybar Reports Third Quarter Results --- ST. LOUIS, Nov. 7, 2011
    Posted at 2:23 PM
    Graybar, a leading distributor of electrical, communications and data networking products and provider of related supply chain management and logistics services, reported record-setting net income of $32.5 million for the third quarter of this year, along with net sales of $1.45 billion, an increase of $208.7 million, or 16.7 percent, over the third quarter of 2010. Net sales for the first nine months of the year reached $4.01 billion, an increase of $634.8 million, or 18.8 percent, compared to the ... read more
  • Posted at 2:18 PM
    Science, public health, and regulatory highlights from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Information in this document is designed for credentialed journalists. Release dates and times for items are current as of November 7, 2011. (Logo: FDA News & Notes does not contain any regulatory or enforcement actions due to legal limitations. Events and Speeches for the Commissioner and FDA leadership:Thursday, 11/10 - FDA Commissioner Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D., delivers the plenary speech at the 2011 Conference on Clinical Cancer ... read more
  • Posted at 2:11 PM
    RE/MAX, LLC, the recognized real estate leader, has launched a new website,, the first truly global resource for consumers, with hundreds of thousands of home listings in countries around the world. The site features customized search tools that allow buyers to search for properties in 30 languages, translate currencies and find the latest international real estate news. At launch, the site will contain listings from Brazil, France, Italy, India, Portugal, the United States, Canada, Italy and New ... read more