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Thursday, August 18, 2011

  • Posted at 7:45 AM
    The Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA) recommends that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) take necessary steps to improve drug reimbursement under the Hospital Outpatient Perspective Payment System (OPPS). At last week's Advisory Panel on Ambulatory Payment Classification (APC) Groups meeting, PPTA testified that the continued failure by CMS to remove hospitals that purchase drugs under the 340B program from its OPPS reimbursement rate-setting calculation may create difficulties for patients in their attempt to access some drugs and biologicals ... read more
  • Posted at 7:44 AM
    People can live longer if they practice one or more healthy lifestyle behaviors - not smoking, eating a healthy diet, getting regular physical activity, and limiting alcohol - according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. During the study period, people who engaged in all four healthy behaviors were 63 percent less likely to die early, compared to people who did not practice any of the behaviors. Not smoking provided the most protection from dying from ... read more
  • Posted at 7:39 AM
    Building on the momentum of its first Chinese-language seminar, Scottrade announced today details for its Aug. 27 Los Angeles User Summit. The branch-supported online investing firm has more than 140 Chinese-speaking service associates and 48 branch offices nationwide offering Chinese-language services. ... read more
  • Posted at 7:37 AM
    DocuTech Corp. (DocuTech), a leader in compliance services for mortgage documents, has once again been recognized by Mortgage Technology magazine as one of the year’s Top Service Providers. DocuTech met the four major criteria set by Mortgage Technology for ... read more
  • Posted at 7:36 AM
    GTX Corp (OTCQB: GTXO), a leader in customizable, patented two-way GPS Tracking Personal Location Services (PLS) solutions, announced today the launch of their new interactive platform for Investor Relations and Shareholder Communications. The GTX IR-Newsroom will provide shareholders, investors and other members of the media and financial community with a user-friendly access point to stay up to date on the Company's latest developments. "In today's 24/7 news cycle people want quick, current and accurate information, preferably all in one spot. This new ... read more
  • Posted at 7:33 AM
    Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) today announced the launch dates for PAYDAY: The Heist(TM), Rochard and Sideway: New York, which are all scheduled to launch in September and October for digital download via PlayStation®Network. "We are seeing increased growth and popularity in the digital distribution of premium console games and therefore are delivering new AAA-quality titles like Rochard, PAYDAY: The Heist and Sideway: New York that address this trend head on," said Chris Sturr, executive director of business development and corporate ... read more
  • Posted at 7:30 AM
    The Bayer USA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Bayer Corporation, has awarded a $500,000 grant to SySTEMic Innovations, reaffirming its support of a science education reform program that Bayer spearheaded in 2004 in partnership with the Kansas City Missouri School District (KCMSD). ... read more
  • Posted at 7:30 AM
    Citi, in collaboration with Best Buy®, is introducing the first mobile rewards app to provide a new and convenient way to redeem points from Citi ThankYou(SM) Rewards on your iPhone, iPod touch or Android device. Citi ThankYou members can opt to shop and redeem ThankYou® Points and ... read more
  • Posted at 7:30 AM
    Updating two studies from 2010, the Phoenix Center confirmed today that Americans who use the Internet are more likely to continue active job searches and less likely to drop out of the labor force than those that do not use the Internet. Authored by Phoenix Center Chief Economist Dr. George S. Ford, the study also recognizes that mobile broadband is rapidly becoming the connection modality of choice for many Americans. In particular, evidence suggests that lower-income households, where labor market ... read more
  • Posted at 7:30 AM
    General Patent Corporation (GPC), a leading patent licensing and enforcement firm, announced today on behalf of its subsidiary, Advanced Video Technologies LLC (AVT), that it reach a settlement with Sakar International, Inc. of Edison, N.J. in a patent infringement lawsuit it ... read more
  • Posted at 7:30 AM
    ROCKLAND, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/18/11 -- TRAC Research, an analyst and research firm specializing in IT performance management, announced today two new research publishing mediums, Hub Market Reports and Research Self-Service Instrument. These interactive publishing platforms allow IT and business users to access research findings specific to their individual use cases of IT management technologies, as well as to generate their own customized reports based on their particular requirements. Both of these formats are enabled by survey data ... read more
  • Posted at 7:23 AM
    Cyclone Power Technologies (Pink Sheets: CYPW) has filed with the OTC Markets its Quarterly Report for the period ended June 30, 2011, and has released the following progress report to its shareholders: Dear Friends of Cyclone, ... read more
  • Posted at 7:19 AM
    Insource Spend Management Group, a leading provider of third party rate negotiation services, announced it has hit a milestone of exceeding $1 billion in parcel savings for its clients. Many Fortune 500 clients have individually saved tens of millions by using Insource's key combination of software, analytics and expert negotiation. Shippers across a wide range of industries have benefitted from Insource's services, including retail, wholesale, pharmaceutical, manufacturing and private equity firms. With the downturn in the ... read more
  • Posted at 7:19 AM
    eMax Worldwide Inc., (EMXC.PK) and Entertainment Group International Inc. announced today that they have signed fulfillment agreement with Anything Technologies Media Inc. (EXMT.PK). This fulfillment contract represents a major breakthrough for ATM and AMI as EGI and EMXC have extensive music content consisting of over 8,500 titles of the largest names in music. These new releases and titles represent some of the biggest names in the music industry from Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley to contemporary artists such as T G ... read more
  • Posted at 7:17 AM
    Kate Somerville, Hollywood's "Guru of Glow," is proud to unveil the redesigned and updated katesomerville.com. A beautiful, fresh, new design inspired by the brand's recognizable bright packaging has been introduced, along with features to improve user experience and make skin care solution navigation even more intuitive. With cutting-edge educational and interactive content, the site is poised to be the go-to destination for skin care information, discussions, and an elevated online shopping experience. New Features: -- Improved Product ... read more
  • Posted at 7:15 AM
    Nyxio® Technologies (OTCBB:NYXO), a leading provider of quality cutting edge consumer electronics sees large growth in the smart TV category through the end of 2011. With the launch of the VioSphere, the only fully integrated television with a built-in PC on the market, Nyxio anticipates an ... read more
  • Posted at 7:10 AM
    (NYSE:GE) – GE Appliances & Lighting today announced the opening of a revolutionary new data center at its Louisville, Ky., Appliance Park headquarters. GE approached the design, construction and operation of this facility with the intent of reducing data center energy consumption and lowering environmental impact, ... read more
  • Posted at 7:09 AM
    SAIL Capital Partners has announced that its portfolio company CNS Response, Inc. (OTCBB: CNSO), has achieved top line results from an analysis of physician reports and health records released by a high-volume managed care psychiatric clinic which services several of the nation's largest managed care networks. The initial analysis of 128 records of patients treated for mental health conditions from 2003 to mid-2011 represents cases in which physicians received CNS Response's PEER Outcome Reports(TM) for their patients. The analysis found that ... read more
  • Posted at 7:06 AM
    NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 08/18/11 -- Cadus Corporation (OTCBB: KDUS) announced today that Russell Glass has decided to resign from the board of directors of Cadus effective immediately in order to focus on his investment activities and outside business commitments. The board expresses its appreciation for the many contributions Mr. Glass has made to Cadus over the years and noted that Mr. Glass expressed his pleasure at having served as a director of Cadus for many ... read more
  • Posted at 7:05 AM
    As automobiles change, so do the demands on suppliers of parts -- right down to the rubber hoses that carry air into the engine, coolant to the radiator, and fluids to brakes and windshields. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040630/ZCORPLOGO ) Compact engine compartments crammed with components make engineering for hoses more precise than ever, which is why Mackay Consolidated Industries Pty Ltd of Victoria, Australia, invested in a ZScanner® handheld 3D laser scanner from Z Corporation. Mackay, a Tier 1 auto supplier for OEMs such ... read more