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Tuesday, November 15, 2011

  • Posted at 4:31 PM
    Lenders One Mortgage Cooperative requests that their press release, NewsItemId: 20111115006700, entitled “MetLife Reverse, Lenders One® Renew Partnership,” which was issued by them without proper authorization from MetLife Inc., be killed. ... read more
  • Posted at 4:22 PM
    Mortgage technology provider SharperLending LLC is announcing the production release of its newest feature in the Appraisal Firewall platform, which maximizes lenders’ appraisal process efficiency by offering an automated Uniform Collateral Data Portal (UCDP) solution. Appraisal Firewall now offers a direct interface to the UCDP, which ... read more
  • Posted at 4:19 PM
    Orion Energy Systems, Inc. (NYSE Amex: OESX), a leading power technology enterprise, announced today that Michael Potts, President and Chief Operating Officer, and Scott Jensen, Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Southwest IDEAS Investor Conference at The Hilton Anatole in Dallas, Texas on Thursday, November ... read more
  • Posted at 4:06 PM
    REDWOOD CITY, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/15/11 -- What: Keynote Talk: Insights into planning, designing and implementing and transitioning from IPv4 to IPv6 and Dual Stack at 2011 Canadian ISP Summit When: Wednesday, November 16, 2011 9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Where: 2011 Canadian ISP Summit InterContinental Hotel 225 Front Street W. Toronto ON, M5V 2X3 Canada Speaker: Aaron Hughes - 6connect President & Chief Technology Officer With over 15 years of experience in advanced systems and network designs, Aaron has built and deployed IPv6 networks for the ... read more
  • Listo Tax Solutions Expands Offices --- HOUSTON, Nov. 15, 2011
    Posted at 4:01 PM
    Listo Tax Solutions continues on its goal to assist the underserved Hispanic community with tax and accounting services by signing their first regional developer in Houston Texas with five new offices to open over the next two years. Listo Tax Solutions expansion plans have been focused on the Hispanic community in the states of Texas and California. They have approved Cesar De Anda to become the first Regional Developer for Listo Tax Solutions in Houston, Texas. Mr. De Anda ... read more
  • Posted at 3:58 PM
    Sierra Nevada Corporation's (SNC) Multi Sensor Detect Sense and Avoid (MSDSA) program successfully completed its first airborne demonstration using a prototype, x-band radar sensor. This new Sense and Avoid (SAA) sensor repeatedly detected and tracked airborne intruders resulting in over 60 seconds of avoidance time. "The MSDSA sensor incorporates our unique Electronically Reconfigurable Array (ERA). The entire sensor has been designed and developed as an SAA building block that is easily scalable to meet the challenges of multiple UAV CONOPS and ... read more
  • Posted at 3:58 PM
    Cable operators from coast to coast are offering a free preview of Japanese-language network TV JAPAN to customers for a limited time. In doing so, cable operators are helping to raise awareness about TV JAPAN's special incentive campaign which includes a $5 donation to support Japan Earthquake Relief Funds in partnership with various nonprofit organizations including the Japan Society, Japan America Society of Southern California, and the Japanese Culture Center of New York. Donations will be made by TV JAPAN ... read more
  • Posted at 3:52 PM
    CULVER CITY, Calif., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The next film in the popular "Twilight" series is bound for box office success, and "Twihards" everywhere are on the prowl for any details they can find online about "Twilight: ... read more
  • Posted at 3:47 PM
    The SANS Institute announced today that U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), Cyber Security Division, Cyber Security Research & Development Center has won the 2011 U.S. National Cybersecurity Innovation Award for building a federal cybersecurity research and development program that ensures that the research funded by federal agencies has a practical effect in reducing cyber risk. In particular, DHS S&T's long-term support of DNSSEC ensures that public users of online government services are confident the ... read more
  • Posted at 3:46 PM
    Kove, a Chicago-based pioneering leader in high-performance storage, has announced a recent collaboration with the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), in a joint effort to speed scientific discovery utilizing extremely high bandwidth, low-latency RAM-based storage for exascale systems. ... read more
  • Posted at 3:45 PM
    Omnicare, Inc. (NYSE:OCR) today issued the following statement correcting the misstatements made by Gregory Weishar, Chief Executive Officer of PharMerica Corporation (NYSE: PMC), in a letter to Omnicare dated November 14, 2011: Since Omnicare launched its tender offer to ... read more
  • Posted at 3:41 PM
    Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) announced today the publication of results from a Phase 3 trial (the '147 study) that evaluated XGEVA® (denosumab) for use in preventing or delaying the onset of bone metastases in men with nonmetastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC). Published in The Lancet, the study found XGEVA significantly prolonged bone metastasis-free survival, delayed time to bone metastasis and reduced the risk of symptomatic bone metastases. This study is the first to demonstrate that targeting the bone microenvironment prevents bone ... read more
  • Posted at 3:38 PM
    Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn Medical Center announced today that it is among the first U.S. hospitals to receive approval to perform a new nonsurgical heart valve replacement procedure, the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR). TAVR is significant because it does not require open chest surgery, giving hope for heart patients with inoperable aortic stenosis (failing heart valves). A catheter fed through the femoral artery is used to implant the Edwards SAPIEN Transcatheter Aortic Heart Valve, which just received FDA approval for commercial use ... read more
  • Posted at 3:38 PM
    AUSTIN, TX, Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Akela Pharma, Inc. ("Akela"), (TSX: AKL) and PharmaForm, a leading specialty contract service provider in the area of pharmaceutical dosage form development and manufacturing, today announced its financial results for the three and nine months September 30, 2011. Total consolidated revenues for the three months ended September 30, 2011 were $16.3 million, including $14.4 million of co-development revenue, as compared to $3.1 million, including $0.8 million of co-development revenue, for the same period during ... read more
  • Posted at 3:30 PM
    A new study released by 8thBridge analyzes and ranks the top 200 fashion brands based on their use of social media websites such as Facebook and Twitter to drive business results. The report, named Social Commerce IQ: Fashion, examines which strategies are the most critical to be successful with social commerce and discusses the findings from a survey of 1,448 US Facebook users to understand how they engage with fashion brands. The calculation for the Social Commerce IQ took into ... read more
  • Posted at 3:24 PM
    iViu Technologies debuted their location based mobile application at the 10th Annual Los Angeles County Technology Week, the signature event for LA to showcase the outstanding technology companies based in and around the city. Technology Week recognizes and promotes ... read more
  • Posted at 3:16 PM
    Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR) today presented positive preclinical data for NKTR-102, a next-generation topoisomerase I inhibitor, at the 2011 AACR-NCI-EORTC International Conference on Molecular Targets and Cancer being held in San Francisco, California. The preclinical data demonstrates that NKTR-102 administered in combination with pegylated liposomal doxorubicin (PLD) in vivo has strong synergistic anti-cancer properties exhibiting a 100% complete response rate with no tumor re-growth in over 90% of animals. In addition, the study showed that there was no additive ... read more
  • NASA Receives Clean Audit Opinion --- WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2011
    Posted at 3:13 PM
    NASA has released its Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 Performance and Accountability Report (PAR), which provides a summary of the agency's annual performance and financial information. This year's report marks an important financial milestone for the agency -- a "clean" audit opinion. (Logo: This is NASA's first clean financial statement audit opinion in nine years. "NASA's budget of $18.4 billion covers many complex programs to improve national capabilities in space flight, science and aeronautics," said NASA Chief Financial Officer Beth Robinson. "The ... read more
  • Posted at 3:11 PM
    The introduction of new generic top-level domain names (gTLDs) presents an array of unprecedented opportunities and challenges for brand owners, who will need to adapt their digital strategies to the resulting changed addressing nomenclature standard for new domains. With the application period for new gTLDs set to open on January 12, 2012, many brands are being overwhelmed with a barrage of conflicting information and messages about what they should do. FairWinds Partners, the leading domain name strategy consulting firm, is ... read more
  • Posted at 3:01 PM
    At a briefing in the US Senate, entitled "US Troop Drawdown in Iraq: 50 Days to Impending Humanitarian Catastrophe at Camp Ashraf," Professor Ruth Wedgwood, Director of the International Law and Organizations Program of the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University; Professor Raymond Tanter, former Senior Staff on the National Security Council and President of Iran Policy Committee; Bruce McColm, former Executive Director of the Freedom House; and Colonel Wesley Martin, USA (Ret.), former senior anti-terrorism/force-protection officer ... read more