Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH), longtime publisher of the Peterson
Field Guide series of nature guides, today announced a major,
multi-product licensing arrangement with Appweavers, Inc., a San
Francisco-based development firm specializing in mobile apps. Peterson
Birds of North America, an app based on the highly respected ... read more
Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMLN) and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced that a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) has been submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the expanded use of BYETTA® (exenatide) injection as an add-on therapy to basal insulin, with or without metformin and/or a thiazolidinedione (TZD) in conjunction with diet and exercise for adults with type 2 diabetes who are not achieving adequate glycemic control.
BYETTA, the first marketed GLP-1 receptor ... read more
Meridian Systems, the Plan-Build-Operate technology solutions leader for
project-based organizations, announced today the 2011 training schedules
for Prolog® and Proliance® software. Meridian
offers basic and advanced training in a variety of formats including
online, classroom and prerecorded Webinars to serve customer needs.
... read more
RBA Consulting, an award-winning IT Consulting firm, announced today that it has developed and launched the platform for ZipiniT(TM), a new online tool for creating and sharing holiday greeting cards.
ZipiniT(TM) is a FREE service for users to create, share, send, receive and showcase their greeting card photos and letters in a private album accessed via www.ZipiniT.com or ZipiniT(TM) for Facebook. A user sends the online greeting directly to a private album controlled by the recipient. The ... read more
HID Global, trusted leader in solutions for the delivery of secure
identity, today announced that parent company ASSA ABLOY’s pending
acquisition of LaserCard Corporation (NASDAQ: LCRD), a leading provider
of secure ID solutions, represents an important advancement in HID
Global’s worldwide market position in the government ... read more
NEWARK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/22/10 -- IEC Electronics Corp. (NYSE Amex: IEC) announces that it has received an additional order from one of its Military and Defense customers. This order is valued at more than $7.4 million, and deliveries will commence during the first quarter of IEC's fiscal 2012.
W. Barry Gilbert, Chairman of the Board and CEO, stated, "Our customer is a well known, top 10 defense contractor. We appreciate their continuing confidence in our attention to ... read more
Today Novartis announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Amturnide (aliskiren, amlodipine and hydrochlorothiazide) tablets for the treatment of high blood pressure. Amturnide combines the only approved direct renin inhibitor worldwide, Tekturna (aliskiren), with the widely used calcium channel blocker amlodipine and the diuretic hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ).
The FDA approval was based on data from a double-blind, active controlled study, which showed that Amturnide provided significantly greater reductions in blood pressure compared to all dual combinations of its components. ... read more
Capital, a $250 million venture capital firm, continues to
demonstrate its strength as a leading investor in digital marketing and
software through its investment in and today’s announcement of the sale
of Indianapolis-based Aprimo, a global leader in integrated marketing
... read more
Pathfinder LLC, a private biotechnology company focused on the treatment of diseases characterized by organ-specific cell damage ("Pathfinder"), and SyntheMed, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SYMD), a biomaterials company ("SyntheMed" or the "Company"), today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement. Upon closing, SyntheMed will be renamed "Pathfinder Cell Therapy, Inc." and the combined company will operate under the leadership of the Pathfinder management team, with the support of a group of regenerative medicine thought leaders on ... read more
GE Aviation joins Lockheed Martin today to mark the 1000th Dowty
advanced propeller system on a C-130J aircraft. The first flight took
place December 20 at Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Marietta, Georgia. The
C-130J will be delivered to Dyess Air Force Base by year’s end.
... read more
SCOLR Pharma, Inc., a Delaware corporation ("SCOLR") (NYSE AMEX: DDD), today announced that it notified the NYSE Amex Exchange (the "Exchange") of its intent to file a Form 25 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "Commission") to effect the voluntary withdrawal of SCOLR's common stock from listing on the Exchange. SCOLR plans to file the Form 25 with the Commission on or about January 3, 2011. SCOLR expects that its common stock will cease trading on ... read more
Calyx® Software, the preferred mortgage solution provider for
banks, credit unions, mortgage bankers and brokers, announces today the
acquisition of Loan-Score Decisioning Systems, Inc. The addition of a
product & pricing engine, an automated underwriting system as well as
FHA eligibility decisions to the number one ... read more
John A. Thonet, Chairman of the Board for Herley Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: HRLY) announced today that two new board members have been added to the Company's Board of Directors.
On December 16, 2010, Herley Industries, Inc. appointed F. Jack Liebau, Jr., and Raj S. Tatta to its Board of Directors to serve until the 2011 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. The Board of Directors determined that Mr. Liebau and Mr. Tatta are each an independent director under NASDAQ's listing rules. ... read more
Universal Music Group (UMG), the world's leading music company, has renewed its agreement with web platform provider Microgroove. Building on a ten year relationship, the Microgroove Platform currently powers hundreds of heavily-trafficked UMG label and artist sites in the United States, Canada and Australia.
By utilizing Microgroove's Platform features and related services, UMG has the ability to further manage an artist's online presence, and the look and feel of the websites based on the needs of the artist and ... read more
MI9, the industry-leading provider of retail mid-market solutions
announced today that Crabtree & Evelyn, Ltd. has selected MI9 Store.
Founded in 1972 by Cyrus Harvey, Crabtree & Evelyn has evolved from a
small, family-run business - specializing in fine soaps from around the
... read more
American Suzuki Motor Corp. (ASMC) today announced the launch of the Kizashi(TM) Ring of Fire racing game app, bringing its popular online game to life on both the iPad and iPhone as a free download from the App Store just in time for the holidays. With this launch, Suzuki builds on its multiplatform approach to promote the all-new Kizashi sport sedan in conjunction with the company's intercontinental road trip Tokyo to L.A.: The Hard Way, which concluded this summer. ... read more
NASA will give 100 of its Twitter followers an insider look at its planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft and the agency's Ames Research Center on Feb. 11 in Moffett Field in California.
For the first time, NASA's Twitter followers are being invited to Ames to learn about planetary discoveries from Kepler and the science flights of NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) aircraft.
The Tweeps also will get behind-the-scenes access to NASA's research center in the heart of California's ... read more
comScore (Nasdaq: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today reported holiday season retail e-commerce spending for the first 49 days of the November - December 2010 holiday season. For the holiday season-to-date, $28.36 billion has been spent online, marking a 12-percent increase versus the corresponding days last year. The most recent week (week ending Dec. 19) reached $5.5 billion in spending, an increase of 14 percent versus the corresponding week last year. The final shopping weekend before Christmas ... read more
The business environment today is, to say the least, highly competitive.
Speed of service to customers is of paramount importance. That speed of
service is made up of every component within a company—from HR, to
marketing, to sales, to manufacturing, to delivery, to accounts and
beyond. ... read more