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Tuesday, August 16, 2011

  • Posted at 3:00 PM
    CUPERTINO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/16/11 -- ForeScout Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of automated security control solutions for Fortune 1000 enterprises and government organizations, today announced the rollout of its new ForeScout Access Partner Program for its authorized reseller channel partners in Australia. Building upon the success of ForeScout's prior partner program, the new program features additional sales incentives, consulting services and a new self-service, interactive portal for channel partners designed to facilitate sales enablement and demand ... read more
  • Posted at 2:45 PM
    Carbonite, Inc. (NASDAQ: CARB), a leading provider of online backup solutions for consumers and small and medium sized businesses, today announced the closing of its previously announced initial public offering of 7,187,500 shares of its common stock, which includes all 937,500 shares subject to the underwriters' option to purchase additional shares, at a price to the public of $10.00 per share. Carbonite sold 6,303,973 shares of common stock and certain selling stockholders sold the remaining 883,527 shares of common ... read more
  • GeneLink Reports Second Quarter 2011 Results --- ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 16, 2011
    Posted at 2:40 PM
    GeneLink, Inc. (OTCBB: GNLK, "the Company," or "GeneLink"), a leading consumer genomics biotech company, today reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30th, 2011. Financial Highlights for the three months ended June 30, 2011 and June 30, 2010: -- Gross profit margin improved to 65.1% from 64.3% in the prior year. -- Net sales were $1,400,187, compared to $2,221,111 in the prior year. -- Operating losses were $772,832 ... read more
  • Posted at 2:38 PM
    Engineers who understand risk management and its application to a project have a better chance of being hired than those who don't. You can learn more about this key knowledge and how it might help boost your career with the second in IEEE-USA's six-part Webinar series on risk management. "Application of Risk Management During Project Definition" will be held Wednesday, 17 August from noon to 1 p.m. ET. It will provide attendees with an overview of how engineers employ risk management ... read more
  • Posted at 2:36 PM
    First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) today announced that Jens Meyerhoff, President of the Utility Systems Business Group (USBG) and former Chief Financial Officer (CFO), will be leaving the company effective Sept. 30, 2011. James Brown, currently Senior Vice President of Utility Systems Business Sales, will succeed ... read more
  • Posted at 2:22 PM
    Raben Group, a leading European logistics services provider with over 5,000 employees, has selected RedPrairie's Warehouse Management System (WMS) to support its growth across Europe. Recently, Raben Group has added various new sites to its business. The RedPrairie WMS will enable Raben Group to manage growth ... read more
  • Posted at 2:10 PM
    Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: REGN) today announced that it has received notification from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that the agency has extended its target date to complete the priority review of the EYLEA Biologics License Application (BLA) for the treatment of neovascular age-related macular degeneration (wet AMD) to November 18, 2011, which is a three month extension from the original Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) action date. The extension is a result of the agency ... read more
  • Posted at 2:06 PM
    The National Association of Free Clinics (NAFC) has placed a digital advertisement in Times Square in an effort to spread the word about Free Clinics and how people can get involved. The ad started running on August 15th and will continue through September 30th on the CBS "Super Screen," a 26' x 20' foot screen on 42nd Street between 7th and 8th Avenues in New York City. "The NAFC is grateful to have this opportunity through Neutron Media Inc. ... read more
  • Posted at 2:06 PM
    GTCR, a leading private equity firm, today announced it has agreed to acquire a majority stake in BServ, Inc. (“BankServ”), a leading SaaS (software-as-a-service) provider offering financial services and banking technology that facilitates electronic corporate payments and bank-to-bank payment transactions. ... read more
  • Posted at 2:00 PM
    Medicare Part D beneficiaries who enter the "donut hole," where they have to pay 100 percent of previously subsidized prescription costs, are twice as likely to discontinue their medications as they are to switch to more affordable or generic medications, a new study published today in PLoS Medicine concludes. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/NE75914LOGO ) The study conducted by researchers from Harvard University, Brigham and Women's Hospital and CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) examined prescription drug use among more than 660,000 Medicare beneficiaries enrolled in ... read more
  • NASA Names Terry Wilcutt Agency Safety Chief --- WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2011
    Posted at 1:49 PM
    Terrence W. Wilcutt has been appointed NASA's chief of safety and mission assurance, effective Sept. 1. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Wilcutt is a retired Marine colonel and veteran astronaut who is serving as director of safety and mission assurance at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. He will assume the post from Bryan O'Connor, who will retire from the agency on Aug. 31. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden announced the appointment Tuesday. "As NASA looks beyond the space shuttle to new programs of human exploration, ... read more
  • Posted at 1:47 PM
    Axolotl Corp., now OptumInsight, announced that its Axolotl EMR Lite, version 9.2 (formerly Elysium version 9.2) has received certification as a Complete Ambulatory electronic health record (EHR) system by InfoGard Laboratories, a National Coordinator for Health IT Authorized Testing and ... read more
  • WiMAX Subscriptions Surpass 20 Million Globally --- BEAVERTON, Ore., August 16, 2011
    Posted at 1:45 PM
    The WiMAX Forum is pleased to announce that WiMAX technology has broken the 20 million global subscriber mark. According to Infonetics Research, WiMAX technology reached a total of 20 million subscribers at the end of 2Q2011. This significant milestone comes among reports from operators around the world reporting dramatic subscriber growth. "According to Infonetics Research, worldwide WiMAX subscribers passed the 20 million mark around the mid-point of 2011 and are on track to meet our forecast for around 25 ... read more
  • Posted at 1:40 PM
    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fd18c7/design_editing) has announced the addition of the "Design, Editing & Rendering Software Publishing in the US" report to their offering. Big Picture: Demand For 3D Products Will Support Ongoing Growth For Software Publishers ... read more
  • Posted at 1:39 PM
    My Damn Channel, a leading entertainment studio and distributor of premium videos by top talent, today announced that they were voted one of TIME Magazine's Top 50 Websites of 2011. My Damn Channel was listed as one of the Top 5 sites in the music and video category with HBO GO, Howcast, Turntable.fm, and 8tracks. My Damn Channel joins the ranks of companies like Groupon, LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, The Onion and Netflix who have made this list in previous years. The ... read more
  • Posted at 1:38 PM
    Energy IQ, a division of IQPC, announces the e-Waste Management Summit, on November 14 to 16, 2011 in Las Vegas, NV. There is a pressing need nationally and internationally to manage the masses of electronic equipment being discarded or recycled, and to minimize environmentally hazardous ... read more
  • Posted at 1:34 PM
    In response to customer feedback, AT&T* is offering Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) consumers a unique peek behind the curtain of AT&T's wireless network enhancements. Beginning today, AT&T customers can see recent network enhancements in the DFW area. An industry first, the microsite gives customers an unparalleled view of what AT&T is doing to enhance the customer experience. Visitors to the new "Focus: Dallas-Fort Worth" microsite immediately view a map of the DFW area, and are prompted to select the city or county they're ... read more
  • Posted at 1:30 PM
    Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB), a worldwide leader in supplying innovative imaging technology solutions for the global electronics industry, today reported results for the third quarter ended July 31, 2011. Constantine (“Deno”) Macricostas, Photronics’ chairman and chief ... read more
  • BD Completes Acquisition of Carmel Pharma --- FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Aug. 16, 2011
    Posted at 1:30 PM
    BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced the completion of its acquisition of Carmel Pharma, AB, a Swedish company that manufactures the PhaSeal® System, the leading closed-system drug transfer device for the safe handling of hazardous drugs that are packaged in vials. The acquisition expands the scope of BD's healthcare worker safety emphasis to include hazardous drug exposure reduction. "Carmel Pharma is a leader in an early-stage market with significant long-term growth ... read more
  • Posted at 1:30 PM
    Microchip Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ:MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, analog and Flash-IP solutions, announced today that it will webcast its Annual Stockholders’ Meeting at 9:00 a.m. (Pacific Time) on Friday, August 19, 2011 at www.microchip.com. A replay of the event will also be available at www.microchip.com ... read more