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Wednesday, March 6, 2013

  • Posted at 2:06 PM
    Nortech Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq: NSYS), a leading provider of full-service electronics manufacturing services (EMS), today reported net sales of $25.0 million for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2012, compared with net sales of $29.1 million for the fourth quarter of 2011. Operating income for the ... read more
  • Posted at 2:06 PM
    FairPoint Communications, Inc. (NasdaqCM: FRP) ("FairPoint" or the "Company"), a leading communications provider, today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended Dec. 31, 2012. As previously announced, the Company will host a conference call and simultaneous webcast to discuss its results at 8:30 a.m. (ET) on Thursday, March 7, 2013. "We're pleased with our 2012 performance," said Paul H. Sunu, Chief Executive Officer of FairPoint. "Successful execution on our 'four pillar' strategy allowed us ... read more
  • Posted at 2:05 PM
    IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/06/13 -- BIOLASE, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOL), the world's leading dental laser manufacturer and distributor, today reported unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2012. Financial Highlights of the 2012 Fourth Quarter: Net revenue of $19.1 million for Q4 2012, a 45.0% increase over $13.2 million for Q4 2011, and a 12.4% increase over the midpoint of the Company's guidance of $16.5 million to $17.5 million. Net income of $1.0 million, or ... read more
  • Susan Desmond-Hellmann Joins Facebook Board of Directors --- MENLO PARK, Calif., March 6, 2013
    Posted at 2:05 PM
    Facebook announced today that Susan Desmond-Hellmann, M.D., M.P.H., chancellor of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), has been elected to the company's board of directors. "Sue has a great track record of building and managing a diverse set of organizations, so her insights will be valuable as we continue to expand into new areas," said Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook. "Her experience shaping public policy and operating public companies fits well with the rest of the board ... read more
  • Posted at 2:05 PM
    Newport Corporation (NASDAQ: NEWP) today announced that its senior management is scheduled to present at the following investor conferences: On Wednesday, March 13, Charles Cargile, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer will participate in the Emerging Laser Panel at the Piper Jaffray Technology, Media and Telecommunications Conference at the Le Parker Meridien Hotel in New York, New York. The discussion will begin at 2:00 P.M. Eastern time (11:00 A.M. Pacific time) and last for approximately one hour. On ... read more
  • Amgen Announces 2013 Second Quarter Dividend --- THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., March 6, 2013
    Posted at 2:05 PM
    Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) announced that its Board of Directors today declared a $0.47 per share dividend for the second quarter of 2013. The dividend will be paid on June 7, 2013, to all stockholders of record as of the close of business on May 16, 2013. About AmgenAmgen discovers, develops, manufactures and delivers innovative human therapeutics. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen was one of the first companies to realize the new science's promise by bringing safe, effective medicines from ... read more
  • Posted at 2:05 PM
    Document Security Systems, Inc. (NYSE MKT: DSS), a leading developer of anti-counterfeiting, anti-fraud and authentication technologies for governments, corporations and financial institutions, today announced preliminary fourth quarter and full-year 2012 financial results. Revenues for fourth quarter of 2012 were $5.4 million, a 30% increase over the fourth quarter of 2011. Revenues for the full year of 2012 were $17.1 million, a 28% increase from 2011 resulting from significant growth in the Company's Packaging and Licensing and Digital Solutions divisions, which ... read more
  • Posted at 2:05 PM
    PDL BioPharma, Inc. (PDL) (NASDAQ: PDLI) today announced that the company will hold its annual meeting of stockholders on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time for all stockholders of record on March 28, 2013. The meeting will take place at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Incline Village, Nevada. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110822/SF55808LOGO) About PDL BioPharma PDL pioneered the humanization of monoclonal antibodies and, by doing so, enabled the discovery of a new generation of targeted treatments for cancer ... read more
  • Posted at 2:05 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 that it will present at the 25th Annual Roth Conference on Monday, March 18, 2013, at 1:00pm PT in Laguna Niguel, CA. To listen to ... read more
  • Posted at 2:01 PM
    PDI, Inc. (Nasdaq: PDII), today reported financial and operational results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2012. Summary financial and operating highlights include: -- Full year 2012 revenue was $126.9 million compared to $157.3 million for 2011. The company's revenue was lower in 2012 compared to 2011 primarily due to the expiration of certain contracts and the timing of ... read more
  • Posted at 2:00 PM
    Advaxis, Inc. (OTCBB: ADXS), a leader in developing the next generation of immunotherapies for cancer and infectious diseases, today provided a business outlook for 2013 including its plans to advance its lead product candidate, ADXS-HPV, for the treatment of recurrent/refractory cervical cancer. Based on establishing proof ... read more
  • Posted at 2:00 PM
    As part of its commitment to provide tested and reliable quality solutions that meet rigorous compliance standards, Solix, Inc., www.solixinc.com, a leading provider of eligibility determination, qualification program management and customer care services to government, telecommunications, broadband, utility and healthcare organizations; today announced a second consecutive independent audit was successfully completed for the largest service area of the company. A Service Organization Control One (SOC 1), Type 2 audit covered a twelve month period and was conducted by a nationally recognized ... read more
  • Posted at 1:49 PM
    Innovation is no longer concentrated in a regional space; medical advances, business models, and research developments have gone global, and the best way to stay ahead of the industry - and the competition - is by meeting face-to-face with the top executives at the top companies that are driving the global healthcare, biotech, and pharmaceutical markets. With offices in 6 countries and nearly 30 years of experience connecting professionals, Global Information, Inc (GII) is the single best resource for energy executives ... read more
  • Posted at 1:46 PM
    Sequent Systems and the Snow Companies have announced today Snow's strategic investment in the real estate software firm. The Snow Companies are a network of full service advertising and digital agencies that have grown quickly over the last several years, including appearing on the INC. Magazine list of the fastest growing private companies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130306/PH72469LOGO ) With this transaction, the agency is now entering into the software-as-a-service business. "We have decided to commit some of our infrastructure and personnel to give ... read more
  • Posted at 1:40 PM
    Video Gaming Technologies, Inc. (VGT), a leading manufacturer of video gaming terminals for the Illinois market as well as Class II and emerging gaming devices, recently introduced their social media platforms to increase awareness about the company's Vega$ Jackpot$® terminals in operation throughout the state of Illinois. "Here at VGT we understand the importance of social media in getting the word out about our new Vega$ Jackpot$® video gaming terminals," said Jon Yarbrough, CEO. "Through our social media marketing, we're ... read more
  • Posted at 1:39 PM
    In a move that acknowledges the changing online environment, American Auto Move has hired Jeanne Longhorne as the new Lead Content Developer. Ms. Longhorne has longstanding ties to the transport industry and has a proven record of quality content creation, and her addition to the American Auto Move team underscores the importance of value-added content creation in today's online marketplace. Mr. Bobby Russell, Marketing & Technologies Manager at American Auto Move, believes that the ability for a firm to deliver high-value, ... read more
  • Posted at 1:35 PM
    CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 03/06/13 -- Trustwave, a leading provider of cloud-based compliance and information security solutions, won the SC Magazine award for Best NAC (Network Access Control) product at a ceremony held in conjunction with the RSA Conference in San Francisco last week. "This is one of the most watched award categories, as winners have to demonstrate a combination of functionality, manageability, ease of-use and scalability, as well as exemplary customer service and support to secure the vote ... read more
  • Posted at 1:24 PM
    Carmen Amato, an established author who divides her time between the United States and Central America, just released the first novel in the new Emilia Cruz mystery series set in Acapulco, Mexico, the city recently reported to be the second most violent in the world. Featuring the first and only female police detective in Acapulco, "Cliff Diver" is available at amazon.com in print and ebook formats to take both Detective Emilia Cruz and readers of this edgy police procedural into ... read more
  • Posted at 1:23 PM
    Office Ally and Essette, two of the nation’s premier Web-based companies serving the healthcare industry, have teamed up to introduce the only product of its kind that allows providers in private practice to communicate in real time with case managers. Office Ally provides a ... read more
  • Posted at 1:23 PM
    Onset (http://www.onsetcomp.com), a leading supplier of data loggers, today announced that San Francisco-based energy consulting and project development firm Carbon Lighthouse has joined the company’s Education Partners Program. As an Onset Education Partner, Carbon Lighthouse will work with Onset ... read more