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Thursday, February 16, 2012

  • Posted at 6:02 AM
    Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), Masdar Institute, and the University of Southampton are collaborating to tackle the MyHeartMap Challenge, using social networks and crowdsourcing. Launched by the University of ... read more
  • Envestnet to Acquire Tamarac --- CHICAGO & SEATTLE
    Posted at 6:01 AM
    Envestnet, Inc. (NYSE: ENV), a leading provider of integrated wealth management solutions for financial advisors, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Tamarac, Inc., a provider of sophisticated portfolio management technology that enables Registered Investment Advisors (RIAs) to efficiently deliver customized ... read more
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    PROVIDENCE, RI -- (Marketwire) -- 02/16/12 -- Mnemosyne Pharmaceuticals, Inc., an emerging biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of small molecule drugs to treat neuropsychiatric disorders, has secured $5.4 million in a Series A financing. The round was led by Access BridgeGap Ventures and also included existing investor Slater Technology Fund. Proceeds from the financing will support the company's drug discovery programs, and the identification of lead product candidates for treatment of schizophrenia and other neuropsychiatric disorders. Mnemosyne ... read more
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    HERNDON, VA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/16/12 -- XO Communications today announced that it has been ranked among the top tier Ethernet service providers by Vertical Systems Group, a leading market research and strategic consulting firm for the networking industry. In its year end 2011 U.S. Business Ethernet Services Leaderboard, Vertical Systems Group ranked XO Communications #5 among U.S. business Ethernet service providers in terms of enterprise installations of Ethernet services. Vertical Systems Group's biannual Leaderboards are industry benchmarks for ... read more
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    PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/16/12 -- VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today announced that its solutions will underpin a new approach to delivering cloud-based collaborative patient care from Peake Healthcare Innovations, a joint venture of Harris Corporation and Johns Hopkins Medicine. Peake is working with VMware and Intel Corporation to provide a secure cloud platform for the management and delivery of enterprise medical imaging to any health care facility by ... read more
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    REDWOOD SHORES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/16/12 -- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) News Facts To help improve employee productivity, automate compliance and financial controls, and deliver greater industry depth, Oracle today announced the availability of Oracle's PeopleSoft Financials and Supply Chain Management (FSCM) 9.1 Feature Pack 2. Developed to accelerate business performance and lower total cost of ownership, PeopleSoft FSCM 9.1 Feature Pack 2 offers new applications for financial governance and control, healthcare materials management and enterprise service automation. Oracle's Feature ... read more
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    SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/16/12 -- Socialcast by VMware (NYSE: VMW) today announced the ability to customize Thanks -- a premium feature that lets companies using its enterprise collaboration software recognize employees and increase employee engagement. Socialcast Thanks™ allows employees to instantly provide peer recognition within their enterprise social network, making work a more rewarding experience. Socialcast Thanks allows companies to create icons that best reflect the unique aspects of their culture, making it easy to recognize ... read more
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    MOUNT LAUREL, NJ -- (Marketwire) -- 02/16/12 -- Today, Ulticom, the industry leader in signaling solutions, announces the availability of the Ulticom Diameter Signaling Controller (DSC). Designed to address the challenges arising from the explosion in mobile broadband usage, the Ulticom DSC provides Telecom Equipment Manufacturers and Mobile Network Operators with a critical tool to manage and optimize their packet core, IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) and Long Term Evolution (LTE) networks. Mobile data traffic is exploding and networks are ... read more
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    NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 02/16/12 -- MyPod Studios (MPS), a new premium online video community that launched in September 2011, captured more than five million unique viewers in December according to the most recent audience tracking data by QuantCast, making it the 191st most trafficked site in the nation, right behind collegehumor.com, blip.tv and cbsnews.com and just five spots behind hulu.com. Additionally, MPS visitors are increasingly viewing for longer periods of time, with TOS (time on ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    According to a new 30 Hour Famine study, conducted online in January by Harris Interactive, more than half of teens (55%) say social media sites like Facebook and Twitter have made them more aware of the needs of others. This is a huge increase from 2011 when a little more 4 in 10 (44%) said their use of social media made them more aware. The study also says 2 in 3 teens (68%) agree that the benefits of social media ... read more
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    Idenix Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDIX) announced today that it will report its financial results for the fourth quarter and year end 2011 on Thursday, February 23, 2012 after the U.S. financial markets close. Idenix management will host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, February 23, 2012 to discuss the company's financial results for the fourth quarter and year end 2011 and provide an update on the company's development programs. To access the call please dial (877) 640-9809 U.S./Canada or ... read more
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    Bionovo, Inc. (OTC Link Platform: BNVI.PK) a pharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of safe and effective treatments for women's health and cancer, announced today that it will host a conference call on Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 1:30 PM PST to discuss its 2011 financial highlights for the year ended December 31, 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111110/SF04662LOGO) Interested parties can access the call by dialing 877-941-8416, or listen via a live audio only webcast, which can be found at ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Amedica Corporation, a spinal and reconstructive implant manufacturer focused on its medical grade silicon nitride ceramic material, today announced the completion of its $30 million Senior Secured Subordinated Convertible Notes financing. This financing, which began in 2011, has now been fully funded with the receipt of the final $5,000,000 investment. The proceeds from this financing will be used for further development and distribution of its novel ceramic materials in the orthopedic, spine and dental markets. The proceeds will also be ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Verizon Wireless, provider of America's largest 4G LTE network, announced today that is has launched "A Day in the Life of a History Maker" program to celebrate Black History Month. The program, a partnership with the UNCF, Teacher Planet, and Get Schooled, was developed to inspire and motivate high school students across the Washington, DC/Maryland/Virginia region by highlighting some of today's most influential African American history makers. Students in the Washington, DC/Maryland/Virginia region are encouraged to participate in the ... read more
  • Roger Mincheff Named President of Myspace Entertainment --- BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 16, 2012
    Posted at 6:00 AM
    Myspace (www.myspace.com), a leading social entertainment destination that connects artists and fans with the content they crave, has tapped Roger Mincheff to lead Myspace Entertainment as president. Myspace Entertainment will be Myspace's internal production and entertainment division responsible for original programming and content. Mincheff has inked his first deal with Fox Digital Entertainment and Kia Motors to deliver WOLFPACK OF RESEDA. Premiering today on Myspace, the original web series blends workplace comedy with the supernatural. WOLFPACK's first ... read more
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    Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced the company's financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2011 through a press release that is available now at the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://investors.orbitz.com. The press release is also available on the Securities and Exchange Commission's website at www.sec.gov. As announced previously, the company will host a conference call today to discuss its financial results at 10:00 a.m. EST (9:00 a.m. CST). In addition to the press ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE: COR), a U.S. provider of powerful, network-rich data centers, today announced CSC has launched a 1.5 MW expansion at CoreSite's Boston and Northern Virginia data centers in support of a major global financial services client requirement and the deployment of the company's Trusted Cloud Services offering. Both deployments are fully operational with direct access to CSC Trusted Cloud Services currently available to CoreSite data center customers in Boston. CSC selected CoreSite based on its ability to ... read more
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    Hexaware Technologies, a leading global provider of IT and BPO services, today announced that it will be hosting the HIMSS Life Sciences Roundtable, entitled "Transforming and Improving Clinical Research Capabilities in New York State to Benefit Patients" as well as sponsoring at HIMSS 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada, February 20 - 24, 2012. TITLE: "PACeR: Transforming and ... read more
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    Regulus Therapeutics Inc., a biopharmaceutical company leading the discovery and development of innovative medicines targeting microRNAs, today announced that new preclinical data investigating the role of microRNA-21 (miR-21) in the treatment of kidney fibrosis has been published in the journal Science Translational Medicine. Regulus' lead program for fibrosis targets miR-21, which is up-regulated in fibrotic tissues of humans. Previous preclinical studies by Regulus scientists and collaborators have shown that therapeutic oligonucleotides targeting miR-21 (anti-miR-21) can decrease fibrosis in preclinical models ... read more