Judicial Watch, the government watchdog group, announced today that it will file a "Motion to Intervene" on behalf of Arizona State Senator Russell Pearce, author of Arizona's new illegal immigration law SB 1070, in an Obama Justice Department lawsuit challenging the law which set to take effect on July 29th. On July 6, the Obama Justice Department filed a lawsuit against the State of Arizona and Governor Jan Brewer and requested a preliminary injunction preventing the law from being enforced.
According ... read more
VANCOUVER, BC -- (Marketwire) -- 07/14/10 -- Dynamsoft Corporation, a leading developer of version control and bug tracking software, today announced an update for its version control solution -- SourceAnywhere, which comes with both Hosted and Standalone editions.
SourceAnywhere is SQL-based source code control software designed to be a replacement of Microsoft Visual SourceSafe. The solution provides integration with Visual Studio, Eclipse and Macromedia Studio as well as other MSSCCI compatible IDEs.
"We have some developers using it with Visual ... read more
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) said today it will purchase two wafer fabs and manufacturing equipment located in Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan. The assets currently are operated by Spansion Japan Limited (SJL) and are being acquired under a court-approved plan of reorganization.
This purchase cost-effectively increases the production capacity that TI can offer its customers of analog semiconductors. It includes a 200mm wafer fab currently in operation that is capable of expanding TI's analog revenue by more than $1 billion annually, as ... read more
Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) today announced the launch of "B Connected Mobile," a personalized mobile application that delivers customized offers and information directly to a customer's iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. The app further expands the benefits of B Connected, the Company's nationwide player loyalty program.
B Connected Mobile is the first multi-property, loyalty program-based iPhone application of its kind in the gaming industry, and is available for free download at the iPhone App Store.
B Connected Mobile ... read more
Wright Medical Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: WMGI) today announced that it will
host a conference call on Monday, August 2, 2010 at 3:30 p.m. Central
Time to discuss the Company’s operating results for its second quarter
ended June 30, 2010. Operating results will be released at 3:00 p.m.
... read more
After two days of hearings, an advisory committee to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommended that the FDA allow the type 2 diabetes drug rosiglitazone (brand name, Avandia), to stay on the market, but with most committee members suggesting that the label be revised to include increased warnings. Rosiglitazone is one in a class of drugs called thiazolidinediones (TZDs), used to treat type 2 diabetes.
The advisory committee voted 20 to 12 (with one abstention) to keep ... read more
State Representative Calvin Smyre, (GA), President of the National Black
Caucus of State Legislators (NBCSL) and Senator Emanuel Jones, Chair of
the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus convened a public forum today to
explore broadband policy initiatives with local government officials as
part of the National Broadband ... read more
Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone
and colocation provider, today announced that only one year remains
before the world’s IPv4 address space is fully allocated.
Hurricane Electric’s Exhaustion
counter, an iPhone/Android application and web widget nicknamed
... read more
Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:GILD) today announced that it has filed a
lawsuit in U.S. District Court in New Jersey against Lupin Limited for
infringement against Gilead’s patents for Ranexa® (ranolazine
extended-release tablets). The lawsuit is based on an Abbreviated New
Drug Application filed by Lupin, which ... read more
Kaydon Corporation (NYSE: KDN) will hold its conference call for second
quarter 2010 earnings on Thursday, July 29, 2010. The conference call
will begin at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time and will follow the Company’s
release of second quarter 2010 earnings prior to the call on that same
... read more
NASA's Kennedy Space Center is helping with the unprecedented effort to save wildlife from the effects of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
The first group of hatchlings from endangered sea turtle eggs brought from beaches along the northern U.S. Gulf Coast was released into the Atlantic Ocean off Kennedy's central Florida coast on July 11. Twenty-two Kemp's ridley turtles were set free on a Kennedy Space Center beach, which is part of the ... read more
Dell executives will address stockholders at its 2010 annual meeting in
Round Rock, Texas, beginning at 8 a.m. (CDT) Friday, July 16.
The meeting will feature a presentation by Chairman and CEO Michael S.
Dell and Senior Vice President and CFO Brian T. Gladden. The ... read more
SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/14/10 -- Future Facilities Limited, the leading provider of data center infrastructure simulation software, today announced that its North America General Manager will present a case study showing the operational and energy-efficiency benefits of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) at the upcoming Data Center Dynamics show at the Hilton San Francisco on July 16th.
Sherman Ikemoto, Future Facilities' North America General Manager, will provide attendees with a case study based on a Dell Computer ... read more
The Singing Machine Company ("Singing Machine" or the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: SMDM) today announced financial results for fiscal year ended Mach 31, 2010.
The Singing Machine reported net sales of approximately $21.3 million, down from approximately $32.2 million in fiscal-year ended March 31, 2009 (a decline of approximately 34%). The Company also reported a net loss of approximately $3.1 million as compared to a net loss of approximately $2.2 million in the same period last year. As ... read more
LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/14/10 -- Stamps.com® (NASDAQ: STMP), the leading provider of USPS® postage online and shipping software to approximately 400,000 customers, today announced an invitation to join the Stamps.com Second Quarter 2010 Financial Results Conference Call. The call will take place Thursday, July 29, 2010 at 5:00 pm ET and will be web cast from our Investor Relations Web site at http://investor.stamps.com. The second quarter 2010 earnings press release will precede the earnings call ... read more
Dimension Data, a $4 billion leading IT solutions and services provider,
today announced it is the focus of a strengths, weaknesses,
opportunities, and threat (SWOT) analysis1 by Gartner, Inc.,
regarding its communications outsourcing and professional
services (COPS) capabilities.
... read more
WorldGate, (OTCBB: WGAT.OB) a leading provider of next-generation video
phone solutions, announced today that Mr. James G. Dole has joined
WorldGate as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Senior
Vice President, Finance. Mr. Dole will replace Mr. Joel Boyarski, who
will remain with the Company ... read more
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) today cautioned against federal bans on the judicious use of antimicrobials in animal agriculture.
Testifying before members of the U.S. House of Representative's Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, the AVMA's Dr. Christine Hoang reiterated the AVMA's stance that such bans can have far-reaching impacts on both animal and human health. Dr. Hoang also emphasized the veterinarian's duty in promoting both public health and protecting animal health and welfare.
"With that comes the responsibility ... read more
shopkick (www.shopkick.com), the Silicon Valley-based "mobile meets retail" startup, today announced that the company has raised $15 million in Series B financing led by Greylock Partners. Reid Hoffman, co-founder and executive chairman at LinkedIn, and investor in Facebook and Zynga, takes his first full board seat in any investment as a Greylock Partner. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), Citi Growth Ventures & Innovation Group, and Silicon Valley angel investor SV Angel, led by Ron Conway, also participated in the ... read more
The board of directors of The
TriZetto Group, Inc. today announced that Trace Devanny, former
president of Cerner
Corporation, joins the company as its new chief executive officer,
effective July 19. Devanny also will be appointed to the board of
... read more