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Thursday, September 1, 2011

  • Posted at 1:00 PM
    LI-COR Biosciences announces an Active Substance Master File (ASMF) for IRDye 800CW N-succidimidyl ester is on record with European regulatory authorities in support of a clinical trial testing a targeted agent for optical imaging-assisted surgery. In addition, a Drug Master File has been registered with the ... read more
  • Posted at 1:00 PM
    Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALNY), a leading RNAi therapeutics company, today announced that management will present a company overview at the Stifel Nicolaus 2011 Healthcare Conference on Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 10:55 a.m. ET at the Four Seasons in Boston. ... read more
  • Posted at 1:00 PM
    HILLSBORO, OR -- (Marketwire) -- 09/01/11 -- Lattice Semiconductor (NASDAQ: LSCC) today announced the appointments of Robin Abrams and John Bourgoin to its Board of Directors. Ms. Abrams has over 30 years of top-level sales, marketing and executive management experience in high-tech companies, both in the U.S. and abroad. Mr. Bourgoin has more than 35 years of executive management experience in the semiconductor industry, including programmable logic, wireline and wireless communications products as well as the microprocessor business. Ms. ... read more
  • Expedia, Inc. Announces CFO Transition --- BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 1, 2011
    Posted at 1:00 PM
    Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) today announced that chief financial officer Michael Adler has decided to leave the company after six years in his position. Adler will remain with the company during a transition period that will include the completion of the pending spin-off of TripAdvisor. Mark Okerstrom, currently senior vice president of corporate development, will be appointed as the company's new CFO and will assume the role after the transition period. "Mike has been a core member of our senior ... read more
  • Posted at 1:00 PM
    VIVUS, Inc. (NASDAQ: VVUS) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for review the company's new drug application (NDA) for its investigational drug candidate, avanafil, for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED). The target date for the FDA to complete its review of the avanafil NDA is April 29, 2012. In previously announced results from the pivotal phase 3 trials, patients treated with avanafil achieved significant improvement in erectile function compared to placebo. The avanafil ... read more
  • OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences --- BOTHELL, WA and VANCOUVER, BC, Sept. 1, 2011
    Posted at 1:00 PM
    BOTHELL, WA and VANCOUVER, BC, Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OGXI) announced today that senior management will present at the following investor conferences: -- Scott Cormack, OncoGenex' President and Chief Executive Officer, will provide a corporate presentation at the Stifel Nicolaus HealthcareConference on Wednesday, September 7 at ... read more
  • Posted at 12:52 PM
    QVC announced today the promotion of John Thomas to the role of Chairman and CEO of QVC Japan, effective immediately. Thomas has served as interim CEO since May and Chairman of the Board of QVC Japan since 2009, building strong relationships with QVC's Japan team. Thomas will continue in his Chairman role in addition to his CEO responsibilities. "John is a seasoned executive who will lead our team to provide outstanding customer experiences and deliver strong business results," said QVC's ... read more
  • Posted at 12:52 PM
    Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has obtained documents from the Obama Department of Homeland Security (DHS) detailing behind-the-scenes efforts by the Obama administration to bypass Congress and grant amnesty to at least one million illegal aliens by suspending immigration deportation proceedings against "DREAM (Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors) Act kids" and other illegal aliens. The records include internal DHS strategic documents, as well as extensive email ... read more
  • Oracle Issues Statement --- REDWOOD SHORES, CA
    Posted at 12:49 PM
    REDWOOD SHORES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/01/11 -- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) issues the following statement, attributable to Deborah Hellinger, Oracle Spokesperson: "There was voluminous evidence regarding the massive scope of the theft, clear involvement of SAP management in the misconduct and the tremendous value of the IP stolen. We believe the jury got it right and we intend to pursue the full measure of damages that we believe are owed to Oracle." ... read more
  • Posted at 12:42 PM
    The economy is in turmoil. Employers are shedding jobs, not adding them. The jobs that are available are often low-paying, part-time, and devoid of vital benefits like health insurance. Yes, in many ways it's a grim picture for today's graduates. But for those with the right guidance, there are roads into this economy that lead to great success. As the saying goes, the Chinese word for crisis is the same as the Chinese word for opportunity, and at the Coast ... read more
  • Posted at 12:40 PM
    TMC today announced that Ian Pennell, Cisco’s Senior Vice President, Small Business Technology Group, will deliver a Grand Opening Keynote Address at their ITEXPO West 2011 conference and trade show in Austin, Texas. ITEXPO takes place September 13-15 at ... read more
  • Posted at 12:34 PM
    The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) commends Governor Jerry Brown and the California legislature on passage and enactment of SB 514. The legislation, authored by State Senator Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto), prohibits the sale of over-the-counter (OTC) cough medicines containing dextromethorphan (DXM) to minors, making California the first state to enact a sales restriction to minors. DXM is a safe and effective ingredient found in more than 100 OTC cough and cold products. While millions of Americans ... read more
  • Posted at 12:28 PM
    Those with Morgellons disease have had to deal with inconclusive medical evaluations, itchy, unsightly lesions, and dwindling hope with regards to a cure for their condition for many years. A recent study by the Mayo Clinic claimed that Morgellons was nothing more than a figment of the sufferer's imagination, likening it to delusional parasitosis, much to the dismay of those who suffer with Morgellons every day. For the thousands of Morgellons suffers in the United States, their condition is as ... read more
  • Posted at 12:23 PM
    WoundVision™, the healthcare industry pioneer in advanced wound detection technology and medical risk analysis, announces today the appointment of Mitch Roob as president and CEO of the company. Roob assumes the role previously held by WoundVision founder and former CEO, Dr. James G. Spahn, MD, ... read more
  • Posted at 12:22 PM
    The American College of Surgeons (ACS) continued its surgical health care quality national tour on Aug. 30 with its second community forum sponsored by Johns Hopkins Department of Surgery and Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality at the Johns Hopkins Medical Campus in Baltimore, MD. U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) served as keynote speaker at the event, which was attended by 80 Maryland health care leaders. The community forum is part of the ACS Inspiring Quality initiative ... read more
  • Posted at 12:21 PM
    ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN), a premier supplier of high performance silicon solutions for energy efficient electronics, has announced that Donald Colvin, ON Semiconductor’s executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO), will present at the following investor conferences: ... read more
  • Posted at 12:21 PM
    American Airlines Cargo division today announced the expansion of its cold-chain service, ExpediteTC(SM), to include a new solution for the requirements of cold packaging during transit. The new solution, called ExpediteTC Passive, supports ambient temperature control using state-of-the-art cool rooms, expedited handling processes and high-visibility monitoring to ensure cargo is handled within desired temperature ranges. This offering augments American's current service, ExpediteTC Active, which utilizes dry ice and battery-powered containers to actively regulate temperature levels, regardless of ambient conditions. "Our new ... read more
  • Ivie & Associates Announces Launch of Ivie Asia Website --- FLOWER MOUND, Texas, Aug. 30, 2011
    Posted at 12:19 PM
    Ivie & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of its Ivie Asia website, The website is available in both English and Mandarin. Ivie is a growing full service marketing company headquartered in Flower Mound, Texas, with offices and employees located throughout the United States and China. Ivie opened its first Ivie Asia office in Shanghai, China, in 2007 and has experienced significant growth in one of the world's largest and fastest-growing markets. The establishment of the Ivie Asia ... read more
  • Posted at 12:18 PM
    Program managers and systems engineers each play leadership roles in the design and implementation of key organizational initiatives. These can include rebuilding infrastructure, creating improvements to healthcare delivery, managing equipment acquisition for national defense, delivering competitive new products and properly allocating resources. ... read more
  • Posted at 12:10 PM
    JRL Enterprises just announced a brand-new scaled pricing version of the site license model for its innovative I CAN Learn® Math Program. Taking into account the current funding environment that schools and districts must operate under, the company has adjusted the expense of their mathematics program, with an average yearly per-student cost comparable to that of a traditional textbook, including the software support. "This is an excellent opportunity for middle and high schools to greatly improve their math results at ... read more