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Saturday, July 9, 2011

Friday, July 8, 2011

  • U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for July 9 --- WASHINGTON, July 9, 2011
    Posted at 9:01 PM
    Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) SATURDAY, JULY 9: TRANSISTOR Profile America -- Saturday, July 9th. One of the most important inventions of our times was announced this week by Bell Laboratories in New Jersey -- the transfer resistance device -- far better known as the transistor. The small, simple and tough transistor replaced fragile, bulky and heat-generating vacuum tubes, which had been the heart of electronics for decades. The discovery led ... read more
  • Posted at 7:25 PM
    Released in 2008, Ameneh Eslami's animated short film titled "Little Tale of Us" is a 5-minute surrealist piece influenced by the book "Recovery of Your Inner Child" by Lucia Cappachione. Its theme of releasing one's inner child to live a happier and more satisfying life has been able to resonate with audiences of all different backgrounds. The short piece, which was written and directed by Eslami, has gone on to be screened all over the world and win numerous international ... read more
  • Posted at 7:16 PM
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved BOOSTRIX® [Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced Diphtheria Toxoid, and Acellular Pertussis Vaccine, Adsorbed (Tdap)] for use in adults 65 years of age and older for active booster immunization against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (whooping cough). This approval makes BOOSTRIX the first Tdap vaccine approved for use in this age group. With this expanded indication, BOOSTRIX is now approved for use as a single dose in individuals 10 years of age and older ... read more
  • Posted at 6:49 PM
    TSG, Inc., a provider of Federal and Commercial security services and solutions, announced today that the company has acquired the business, contracts and assets of Applied Risk Management, LLC (ARM), a subsidiary of CAG USA, Inc., in an all-cash transaction. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110705/LA30493LOGO) ARM, a full-service security consulting and engineering firm, has a proven history of providing services to commercial and federal clients in industries including Power Plants, Transportation, Health Care, Government Agencies and numerous others. With industry acknowledged ... read more
  • /C O R R E C T I O N -- Synaptic Digital/ --- NEW YORK, July 8, 2011
    Posted at 5:37 PM
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved BOOSTRIX® [Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced Diphtheria Toxoid, and Acellular Pertussis Vaccine, Adsorbed (Tdap)] for use in adults 65 years of age and older for active booster immunization against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (whooping cough). This approval makes BOOSTRIX the first Tdap vaccine approved for use in this age group. With this expanded indication, BOOSTRIX is now approved for use as a single dose in individuals 10 years of age and older ... read more
  • Posted at 5:29 PM
    SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/08/11 -- EdgeWave, Inc. (OTCBB: EWVE) (OTCQB: EWVE), a leader in Secure Content Management (SCM) solutions, has flagged an interesting virus campaign exploiting the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The messages come with subjects such as "The IRS 2011 Summer Forums," and "The Internal Revenue Service 2011 Summer Forums Invitation," among other similar variants. The body of the message starts with the salutation "Exclusively for [targeted individual]," (only, the recipient's full name appears where ... read more
  • Posted at 4:49 PM
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved BOOSTRIX® [Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced Diphtheria Toxoid, and Acellular Pertussis Vaccine, Adsorbed (Tdap)] for use in adults 65 years of age and older for active booster immunization against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (whooping cough). This approval makes BOOSTRIX the first Tdap vaccine approved for use in this age group. With this expanded indication, BOOSTRIX is now approved for use as a single dose in individuals 10 years of age and older ... read more
  • Posted at 3:27 PM
    ST. PAUL, MN -- (Marketwire) -- 07/08/11 -- Lawson Software, Inc. today notified holders of its 2.50% Senior Convertible Notes due 2012 (the "Notes") that a Fundamental Change under the Indenture governing the Notes (the "Indenture") has occurred and each holder (the "Holder") of the Notes has the right to require the Company to purchase any or all of such Holder's outstanding Notes on August 8, 2011 (the "Fundamental Change Repurchase Date"). The purchase price (the "Fundamental Change ... read more
  • Posted at 3:04 PM
    Google's Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee's antitrust subcommittee in September the committee said today. The announcement comes after an intensive campaign by Consumer Watchdog to require Schmidt's sworn testimony before Congress that included two widely viewed satirical videos. Watch the satirical video "Mr. Schmidt goes to Washington," which debuted last January in Washington on a mobile digital billboard, here: http://www.consumerwatchdog.org/video/mr-schmidt-goes-washington Watch the first video, "Don't Be Evil?" launched on a Times Square digital billboard, here: ... read more
  • New Lesker Rectangular Vacuum Valves --- CLAIRTON, Pa., July 8, 2011
    Posted at 2:29 PM
    As applications for Rectangular Gate Valves keep getting larger, KJLC is meeting the demand for the wider rectangular valve openings commonly used for semiconductor processing, solar panels, LCD/flat panel, and other vacuum coating applications. Our new valves are rated up to 2 million cycles and available with 200mm through 3,000mm openings. These KJLC rectangular valves are proven ideal for vacuum applications which require large valve openings. First entering the market as a valve repair facility catering to semiconductor equipment end-users, we ... read more
  • Posted at 2:13 PM
    Fitch Ratings published its 'Technology Quarterly' report today. This 100-page report provides a summary of operating performance, credit metrics, and liquidity positions of U.S. technology companies, as well as sub-sector overviews for semiconductors, IT Distributors, Hardware, Software, IT Services and EMS. ... read more
  • Posted at 2:08 PM
    Berkery Noyes, (http://www.berkerynoyes.com) the leading independent investment bank specializing in the information content and technology industries, today released its Half Year Mergers and Acquisitions Trends Report for the Information Industry. The report analyzes merger and acquisition activity in the segment across the first half of 2011 and compares it with activity for the four previous sixth-month periods from 2009-2010. The Information Industry, which Berkery Noyes defines as all media, software, and online companies, continued its strong recovery into the first half of ... read more
  • Posted at 2:06 PM
    Following a year of unprecedented growth, ECOT, Ohio’s largest and oldest online school, will add more than 100 statewide jobs – including 75 new teaching jobs – for the beginning of the 2011-2012 school year. To attract statewide candidates, the school will hold its first ... read more
  • Posted at 2:05 PM
    Insight Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:NSIT) (the “Company”) today announced that Robert F. Woods has resigned from its Board of Directors to focus on his responsibilities as Chief Financial Officer of SunGard Data Systems Inc. Insight's Chairman of the Board of ... read more
  • Posted at 2:00 PM
    RegenoCELL Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCBB: RCLL) , a leader in adult stem cell therapy, is pleased to announce the opening of another state of the art facility in Greece for patients to be treated for congestive heart failure and peripheral artery disease with its autologous stem cell therapy. The Company's treatment for congestive heart failure is administered at the Metropolitan Hospital in Athens, which is part of the PERSEUS Heath Care Group. Greece is a convenient location for patients living ... read more
  • Posted at 1:59 PM
    SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/08/11 -- Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) today announced that it has been notified of an unsolicited "mini-tender" offer by TRC Capital Corporation to purchase up to three million shares, or less than 0.563 percent, of outstanding Juniper Networks common stock at a price of $28.25 per share in cash. TRC's offer price is approximately 4.33 percent less than the $29.53 closing price of Juniper Networks common stock on June 22, 2011, the day before ... read more
  • Microsoft Announces Quarterly Earnings Release Date --- REDMOND, Wash., July 8, 2011
    Posted at 1:52 PM
    Microsoft Corp. will publish fiscal year 2011 fourth-quarter financial results after the close of the market on Thursday July 21, 2011 on the Microsoft Investor Relations Web site at http://www.microsoft.com/investor. The release will not be distributed via newswire. The company will host a live webcast of the earnings conference call at 2:30 p.m. Pacific Time, which will be available on the Microsoft Investor Relations Web site at http://www.microsoft.com/investor. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO) Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) is the worldwide ... read more
  • Posted at 1:41 PM
    The Second Amendment Foundation has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit challenging a statute in Massachusetts that denies legal resident aliens the licenses required to possess a handgun in the home for self-defense, or purchase any kind of firearm. The case is known as Fletcher v. Haas. It was filed in April in U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts. Joining SAF in this lawsuit are Commonwealth Second Amendment, a Massachusetts grassroots organization, and two British citizens, ... read more