On Monday, December 20 the Boston Bruins Foundation and InVivo
Therapeutics (OTCBB: NVIV) will present a check for $15,000 dollars to
Thomas E. Smith, founder of the Thomas E. Smith Fight to Cure Paralysis
Foundation. The presentation will take place on-ice during the second
intermission of ... read more
During this holiday season, more than 5,000 people who have already passed the difficult test to prove they are refugees and are living peacefully in the United States -- and untold numbers of refugees who remain in dangerous situations abroad -- are wrongly being categorized by the U.S. government as "terrorists."
These people, including a pro-democracy Burmese student who protested against the Burmese government and was persecuted as a result; a young Sudanese man who was forcibly abducted and detained by ... read more
Communications (NYSE: FTR), the largest provider of communications
services to rural America, announced today it has awarded its national
and regional advertising account to Campbell
Mithun. Campbell Mithun will support all marketing efforts to
Frontier’s four million residential and ... read more
General Communication, Inc. ("GCI") (Nasdaq: GNCMA) announced today that its Board of Directors approved a $100 million increase to its stock repurchase program. The action, which occurred at a scheduled board meeting, increases the program's authorization by $100 million and provides for quarterly increases of $5 million. Including existing authorizations, GCI may purchase up to $127.8 million worth of its outstanding shares of common stock in the open market or in privately negotiated transactions.
The plan does not have ... read more
Insmed Incorporated (Nasdaq CM: INSM), a biopharmaceutical company, announced today that it had received a letter, dated December 16, 2010, from The NASDAQ Stock Market, notifying Insmed that it has been granted an additional 180-day compliance period, or until June 13, 2011, to regain compliance with the $1.00 per share minimum bid price rule for continued listing on The NASDAQ Capital Market, as set forth in NASDAQ Listing Rule 5550(a)(2).
The NASDAQ Letter states that, pursuant to Listing Rule ... read more
West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved payment of the first-quarter 2011 cash dividend of $0.17 per share. The dividend will be paid on February 2, 2011 to shareholders of record on January 19, 2011.
West is a global manufacturer of components and systems for injectable drug delivery, including stoppers and seals for vials, and closures and disposable components used in syringe, IV and blood collection systems. The Company also provides ... read more
Borges Agency, the number one public relations and social media
agency with a 100% focus on consumer electronics and technology,
announces its partnership with Mac|Life to create a new social media
strategy called the Double-Like Facebook Tab. The programmable Facebook
... read more
Irvine Sensors Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: IRSN) today announced that it will host a conference call at 1:15 PM Pacific Time on Thursday, December 23, 2010 to discuss results of its fiscal 2010, the 53 weeks ended October 3, 2010, and events subsequent to that date. 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 email@example.com before noon, Wednesday, December 22, 2010.
Irvine Sensors' CEO John ... read more
comScore, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released data from the comScore Video Metrix service showing that 172 million U.S. Internet users watched online video content in November. The total U.S. Internet audience engaged in nearly 5.2 billion viewing sessions during the course of the month.
Top 10 Video Content Properties by Unique Viewers
Google Sites, driven primarily by video viewing at YouTube.com, ranked as the top online video content property with 145.8 million unique ... read more
Doctors will definitely appreciate an iPad — or any other
state-of-the-art handheld mobile device — in their Christmas stockings
this year. With sleek styles and a wide range of medical apps, the
devices allow physicians to easily interact with patient medical
records, explain diseases and medical ... read more
Overstock.com, Inc. (Nasdaq: OSTK) today announced that as a result of evidence gathered through discovery in its prime brokerage lawsuit, Overstock.com has filed a motion in California State Court to amend that suit to include claims under New Jersey's Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act. Civil RICO claims carry the possibility of treble damages. See www.overstock.com/Patrick-Byrne/7371/static.html for a redacted version of the motion and a declaration, filed conditionally under seal to protect information designated by the defendants as ... read more
WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC), a leading provider of electrical and industrial MRO products, construction materials, and advanced integrated supply procurement outsourcing services, today announced that WESCO Distribution, Inc. has completed its previously announced acquisition of TVC Communications, L.L.C. (TVC) for a purchase price of $246.5 million, subject to certain adjustments. TVC is a leading distributor of broadband communications network infrastructure products serving the cable, telecommunications and satellite industries.
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Mr. John J. Engel, WESCO's President and Chief Executive ... read more
American Pacific Corporation (Nasdaq: APFC) today reported financial results for its fiscal 2010 year and fourth quarter ended September 30, 2010.
We provide non-GAAP measures as a supplement to financial results based on GAAP. A reconciliation of the non-GAAP measures to the most directly comparable GAAP measures is included in the accompanying supplemental data.
Year Ended September 30, 2010 Compared to Year Ended September 30, 2009
-- Revenues decreased $20.9 million, or 11%, to $176.2 million ... read more
Blackboard Inc. (Nasdaq: BBBB) today announced that its contactless campus card reader has won the coveted SESAMES Award, an international honor given to the most innovative products in digital security and smart technologies.
The SESAMES Awards represent an "unchallenged seal of approval in innovation and are regarded as global standards for card manufacturers and related industries." The award-winning reader supports contactless and magnetic strip reading capabilities, and is a key part of a complete contactless environment that supports a range ... read more
NASA named Richard Keegan as the agency's associate deputy administrator on Thursday. He replaces Charles Scales, who has held the position since April 2007. Scales is retiring.
The associate deputy administrator assists and supports NASA's administrator and deputy administrator during day-to-day agency operations, across the broad scope of institutional and workforce issues, and with contingency and continuity of operations planning.
Keegan has served as deputy associate administrator of the Mission Support Directorate since its creation in April. For the prior ... read more
Even more Los Angeles County residents, businesses and visitors can now enjoy improved high-speed wireless data and voice connections in eastern Santa Clarita around the junction of Soledad Canyon and Whites Canyon Roads thanks to recent Verizon Wireless network upgrades. Hundreds of upgrades since December 2009 have increased the company's 3G data and voice capacity by nearly thirty percent in Southern California. The increased capacity means more users are empowered to surf the web, download applications and content, and exchange ... read more
Today, Coca-Cola joined forces with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots at Union Station to encourage D.C. area commuters to donate a toy before the official close of the Toys for Tots drive on Tuesday, December 21, 2010.
"As part of our national partnership with Toys for Tots, Coca-Cola is helping get the word out to D.C. area residents to donate toys and gifts for those in need," said Brendan Walshe, Coca-Cola Refreshments' Maryland Market ... read more
Callaway Digital Arts (www.callaway.com), interactive publisher of premium children's and lifestyle applications for the iPad, and Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc. (NYSE: MSO) today announced that the Martha Stewart Makes Cookies application is now available for the iPhone and iPod Touch for $2.99 in Apple's App Store. The app provides home bakers with all the inspiration, information, tools, and functionality they need, including 50 recipes, shopping lists, "how-to" videos, and techniques. Additionally, a free version of Martha Stewart Makes Cookies ... read more
A new partnership between Richmond Eye & Ear Healthcare Alliance (REEHA) and the Medical College of Virginia Foundation will provide over $500,000 for the VCU Health System's Department of Orthopaedics through December 2014. The multi-year research donation, called the Richmond Eye and Ear Healthcare Alliance Research and Education Fund, demonstrates the Alliance's continuing commitment to the leading research and education facilities in Virginia to be at the forefront of medical advancement and care.
"This is an incredibly exciting ... read more
WAYNE, NJ -- (Marketwire) -- 12/16/10 -- Zircon Computing today announced the results of a recently completed project in which Zircon and AMD (NYSE: AMD) collaborated on a key initiative to optimize the performance of Zircon's latest software release on the multi-core AMD Opteron platform for embedded systems and measure that performance on the Embedded Microprocessor Benchmarking Consortium (EEMBC) Networking Suite 2.0.
"As part of Zircon's latest software release, version 3.3, Zircon delivered enhanced support for task and data ... read more