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Wednesday, January 4, 2012

  • Posted at 1:00 AM
    Elavon, a wholly owned subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB) and a leading global payments provider, has introduced Elavon MobileMerchant, an innovative, affordable and secure payment solution that effectively transforms mobile devices into terminals, allowing small businesses to accept payments quickly and securely anywhere, anytime. The ... read more
  • Posted at 1:00 AM
    SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/04/12 -- Aegis Therapeutics LLC announced today that it has been awarded U.S. Patent No. 8,084,022 providing broad protection for stabilized formulations of alpha, beta, and gamma interferon suitable for non-invasive metered nasal spray delivery or traditional injection. Examples of approved interferon drugs include Betaferon®/Betaseron®/ (Bayer), Avonex®/ (Biogen Idec), Rebif®/ (EMD Serono/Pfizer), Laroféron (Roche), Roferon-A (Roche), Canferon® (Takeda) and Actimmune® (Genentech). The beta interferons are indicated for the treatment of multiple sclerosis and ... read more
  • LDK Solar Provides Update on China Development Bank Financing --- XINYU CITY, China and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 4, 2012
    Posted at 12:15 AM
    LDK Solar Co., Ltd. ("LDK Solar"; NYSE: LDK), a leading vertically integrated manufacturer of photovoltaic products, today announced that China Development Bank Corporation ("CDB") has recently approved a fifteen-year project loan for two solar power plants with a total capacity of 8 Megawatts ("MW") combined. The solar power plants are located in California and are wholly-owned by LDK Solar. CDB has also approved a fifteen-year buyer's credit to KDC Solar LLC ("KDC") for its two New Jersey solar ... read more
  • Posted at 12:01 AM
    International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2012 – Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (Hitachi GST) today announced that it has added two new hard drives to its portfolio of high quality solutions – the 1TB Travelstar 5K1000 and the 4TB Deskstar 7K4000. ... read more
  • Posted at 12:00 AM
    DALLAS, January 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report, "Global Smart TV Market", published by MarketsandMarkets (, the total smart TV market is expected to reach $265 billion by 2016, at a CAGR of 17% and the unit shipment is expected to reach 153.2 million by 2016 from 64 million in 2011, at an estimated CAGR of 19%. Browse 66 tables and in-depth TOC on Global Smart TV Market. ... read more

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

  • Posted at 11:36 PM
    The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), the foremost non-profit trade and investment promotion organization in Taiwan, is leading a business delegation to participate in the upcoming CES 2012 in Las Vegas, USA, to be held from Jan 10 to 13. ... read more
  • ISC8 Sets Conference Call --- COSTA MESA, Calif., Jan. 4, 2012
    Posted at 11:00 PM
    ISC8 - (OTCBB: IRSN.OB) today announced that it will host a conference call at 1:15 PM Pacific Time on Thursday January 12, 2012 to discuss the Company's results of its fiscal 2011, and the 52 weeks ended October 2, 2011. Analysts and investors who would like to participate in the Q&A Session following the webcast may request a dial-in number from Investor Relations at before noon, Wednesday, January 11, 2012. ISC8 CEO, Bill Joll and CFO, Dan Regalado ... read more
  • Posted at 10:00 PM
    Avedro, Inc. announced today that the Company’s proprietary Lasik Xtra procedure has received CE Approval. Lasik Xtra is a two minute procedure used in conjunction with standard Lasik to restore the biomechanical integrity and strength to the cornea after a Lasik procedure. Lasik Xtra has been ... read more
  • Posted at 9:05 PM
    Payroll accounting and 1099 reporting application developer Real Business Solutions Inc. ( invites US businesses and tax preparers to try the 2011 version of its W2 Mate software. The 2011 W2 and 1099 software can be used to key-in, auto import, populate, review, report, E-File and print W2s and 1099s for the 2011 / 2012 tax season. The tax filing software imports data from leading accounting and ERP solutions including Microsoft Dynamics, Sage Peachtree, Intuit QuickBooks, Sage DacEasy, Microsoft Excel ... read more
  • Posted at 9:01 PM
    LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwire) -- 01/04/12 -- HP (NYSE: HPQ) today unveiled new consumer PCs and commercial displays that offer consumers and professionals superb design, performance and convenience. Launched in advance of the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the new lineup includes: HP Omni27 PC - the company's first 27-inch all-in-one PC, and the first non-touch HP PC to feature exclusive HP Magic Canvas software for a truly engaging experience. HP Pavilion HPE h9 Phoenix PC - the ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 PM, Oklahoma’s official state website celebrated its 10-year anniversary in 2011. Through the years, has been an online source for Oklahoma citizens to find everything pertaining to Oklahoma state government. YourOklahoma, the Oklahoma State Portal, was created in ... read more
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  • Posted at 6:45 PM
    The International 3D Society today announced the 14 companies and organizations to be honored at its 2012 3D Technology Awards on January 19th in Hollywood. "The Awards Committee considered 3D technologies with an eye on those that are genuine advances to the state of the art. ... read more
  • Posted at 6:11 PM
    Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG), the leader in operative surgical robotics, will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss Fourth Quarter 2011 results, Thursday, January 19, at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time. This call is being webcast by Thomson Reuters and can be accessed at ... read more
  • Posted at 5:11 PM
    Shield HealthCare, a leading provider of medical supplies for care at home, is pleased to announce its 11th annual "What Makes Caregiving Rewarding" story contest winners. Congratulations to the grand prize winners: LaNedra M. of Cerritos, CA, Howard R. of Boulder, CO, Matt G. of Olympia, WA, and the 5 runners-up, Vivian B. of Temecula, CA, Anita C. of Midland, TX, Mary B. of Ypsilanti, MI, Tiffany H. of Monroe, WA and Jorge B. of Northridge, CA. Out of a ... read more
  • Posted at 4:26 PM
    Business Continuity Solutions, Inc. (BCS) (OTCPK: BUCS), a nationwide leader in the provision of backup and disaster recovery solutions for corporations throughout the U.S., announced today a contract to provide its disaster recovery solution to the Stanley, North Carolina manufacturing facility of the Deb Group. "We are very extremely excited to add a company the caliber of the Deb Group to our growing customer list," stated Ramsey Dellinger, CEO of Business Continuity Solutions. "A household name in many parts ... read more
  • Posted at 3:55 PM
    PDL BioPharma, Inc. (PDL) (NASDAQ: PDLI) today announced the expiration and preliminary results of its offer to exchange up to $180,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of outstanding 2.875% Convertible Senior Notes due 2015 (Old Notes), for a like principal amount of new 2.875% Series 2012 Convertible Senior Notes due 2015 (New Notes), and a cash payment. The name of the New Notes has been amended from the previously-announced "2.875% Series 2011 Convertible Senior Notes due 2015" to reflect the ... read more
  • Posted at 3:19 PM
    Tessera Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: TSRA) (the “Company") announced it has received a letter from Starboard Value and Opportunity Master Fund Ltd and its affiliates and director nominees (together “Starboard”). In the letter Starboard stated it holds less than 1.3% of the shares ... read more
  • Posted at 3:03 PM
    Systemax Inc. (NYSE: SYX) announced today that it has appointed Perminder (Pim) Dale as Chief Executive of the European Technology Products Group and promoted Bob Dooley to President of Global Industrial. These newly created positions are part of the Company’s initiatives to optimize operations and strengthen ... read more
  • Posted at 2:54 PM
    Ingenicomm, a service and product provider specializing in satellite ground system/network architecture, announced today that it had opened a new location at 14120 Parke Long Court in Chantilly, VA. The centerpiece of the new facility is a state-of-technology ESD-certified development laboratory that will provide Ingenicomm's engineers with the tools needed to design and deploy the next generation of satellite ground processing and communications products. The new location will also allow Ingenicomm to hold a greater inventory of parts and provide ... read more