Dell has received CEO Cancer Gold Standard™
accreditation, recognizing the company’s commitment to reducing the
cancer risk of its employees and their families by encouraging healthy
lifestyles and promoting early detection through screenings, and by
providing quality care, including access to cancer clinical trials, when
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Copenhagen opens its first ramp to snowboarding and freestyle skiing. The ramp opened on December 18 with a competition and a show as well as the evening stands on apres ski party. The ramp will be open until 26 February 2011. "I love very much to snowboarding, and I usually had to drive by car or bus up to Vallasen or Klappen in Sweden. Now I can snowboard on the back of the bike and ... read more
VIVUS, Inc. (Nasdaq: VVUS) today announced that the company filed a Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) with the European Medicines Agency (EMA) for QNEXA® (phentermine/topiramate) Controlled Release Capsules in the European Union (EU). The proposed indication in the EU is for the treatment of obesity, including weight loss and maintenance of weight loss, and should be used in conjunction with a mildly hypocaloric diet. If approved in the EU, QNEXA® could be recommended for obese adult patients (BMI >= 30 ... read more
Trimble (Nasdaq: TRMB) announced today that a SITECH® Technology Dealer has been established in Indonesia. SITECH Indonesia joins the premier network of SITECH dealerships--the first fully dedicated global distribution network offering the most comprehensive portfolio of construction technology systems available to the heavy and highway contractor.
SITECH Technology Dealers represent Trimble® and Caterpillar® machine control systems for the contractor's entire fleet of heavy equipment regardless of machine brand, along with Trimble's portfolio of Connected Site(TM) solutions--site positioning systems, construction asset ... read more
Aethlon Medical, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: AEMD), the pioneer in developing therapeutic filtration devices to address infectious disease and cancer, announced today that it has demonstrated the ability to capture immunosuppressive exosomes derived from individuals with lymphoma and colorectal cancer.
In the lymphoma study, conducted at the City of Hope Cancer Research Hospital in California, exosomes derived from lymphoma patients were circulated through Aethlon Medical's Hemopurifier®. Each sample confirmed significant exosome capture rate validating that the company's Hemopurifier® is ... read more
Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: QCOR) announced today that it will present at the 29th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference at 12:00 p.m. PT on Thursday, January 13, 2011 at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco, California. Don M. Bailey, President and Chief Executive Officer, will review the Company's business strategy and recent corporate developments.
A live audio and slides webcast of Questcor's presentation may be accessed through the Company's website at www.questcor.com. An archived replay of the presentation will ... read more
Trimble (Nasdaq: TRMB) announced today that a SITECH® Technology Dealer has been established in the Philippines. SITECH Philippines joins the premier network of SITECH dealerships--the first fully dedicated global distribution network offering the most comprehensive portfolio of construction technology systems available to the heavy and highway contractor.
SITECH Technology Dealers represent Trimble® and Caterpillar® machine control systems for the contractor's entire fleet of heavy equipment regardless of machine brand, along with Trimble's portfolio of Connected Site(TM) solutions--site positioning systems, construction ... read more
Exciting advances were made in 2010 in virtually every field of MS research. Progress toward finding new therapies for MS is illustrated by the availability of the first oral disease-modifying therapy for MS. Progress was also made toward finding ways to restore function and improving quality of life and specific MS symptoms through exercise, meditation, rehabilitation and medications, including the first therapy specifically approved to treat a symptom of MS (Ampyra). Our understanding of factors that influence whether a person ... read more
Monsoon Commerce Solutions (MCS), the leading provider of online marketplace-based solutions for sellers and retailers, and Infibeam.com, India's largest e-commerce retailer, have completed an integration project that enables Infibeam to give shoppers in India access to 100 million items--including new and used books, textbooks, movies, and music--offered for sale by independent sellers.
"It is our continuous endeavor to provide the largest selection of books and media products to our customers at the best price and with the fastest delivery," ... read more
In an on going mission to provide a live view of the universe, Slooh, the online Space Camera, will deliver a live feed of tonight's total lunar eclipse through Sky in Google Earth. This will be the first total lunar eclipse in three years and will be an especially rare event, as the full moon will pass through the shadow of the Earth on the winter solstice, the first day of winter in the Northern Hemisphere. Stargazers all over the ... read more
Today the founders of Broadcastr, a new social media platform that enables the recording, organizing, listening, and sharing of audio, announced the service and kicked off an exclusive, private beta.
Broadcastr.com features a map-based interface for micro-podcasts on any and every subject under the sun, from a band's tour diary to real-time reporting from global hotspots.
On Broadcastr Mobile (coming in January to Android and iPhone), users will be able to take a GPS-enabled walk as stories connected to their surroundings stream ... read more
Xenon Arc Inc. announced today that it has closed on its initial
round of financing totaling $15 million. The investment was made by
Weston Presidio, a private equity firm that provides growth capital to
companies with exceptional management teams across a wide range of
industries. In ... read more
Despite the general weakness in new construction due to the global
recession, one building-related field has continued to grow: retrofits
tied to improving the efficiency of facilities. A
number of factors have been driving this growth, including the need to
improve the energy performance of buildings ... read more
National Technical Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTSC) (NTS), a leading provider of engineering services, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of privately-held Mechtronic Solutions, Inc. (MSI). With annual revenues of approximately $7.5 million, MSI is a multi-skilled engineering services company with an extensive customer base in the aerospace and defense industries. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Albuquerque, NM-based MSI was founded in 1993 as a mechanical engineering consultancy and has grown to a staff of sixty personnel ... read more
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: REGN) and Bayer HealthCare today announced positive top-line results for VEGF Trap-Eye (aflibercept ophthalmic solution) in the COPERNICUS study, which is led by Regeneron, the first of two Phase 3 studies in patients with macular edema due to central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO). In this trial, 56.1 percent of patients receiving VEGF Trap-Eye 2 milligrams (mg) monthly gained at least 15 letters of vision from baseline, compared to 12.3 percent of patients receiving sham injections ... read more
A new social networking website, Bumped.in, offers travelers the chance to find out who is traveling with them, discover common interests, and make connections by digitally reaching out to the people around them to start in-person conversations. Additionally, Bumped.in offers real-time travel information, so that passengers and commuters can receive the latest status updates and transit alerts on everything from delays to travel tips. The service is free.
Founded by Kiran Patel, a frequent commuter, Bumped.in is tailor-made for people ... read more
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Next August, experts and decision makers from around the globe will once again gather in Stockholm to find solutions to global water issues. The 2011 event, which will take a closer look at the challenges connected to our increasingly urbanised world, will take place August 21-27. The 2010 World Water Week gathered a record 2600 participants from 130 different countries. Footage includes highlights from the event and commentary on the issues discussed.
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Technology prognosticators are declaring 2011 to be all about mobility
and virtualization, but the digital trend has already taken off with
A report by Razorfish and Cafémom reveals that more than 50% of digital
moms already use social ... read more
Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the leading provider of new car and used car information, today announces the availability of its mobile application lineup and offers shopping tips for this season's car shopper. Kbb.com offers free, interactive applications for iPhone, Windows Phone 7 and Android users. In addition, non-Smartphone users can access trusted Kelley Blue Book information from the company's mobile-optimized website.
Kbb.com's mobile applications and optimized website give all mobile phone users access to new- and used-car Kelley Blue ... read more
eBay Inc. (Nasdaq:EBAY) today announced it has reached a definitive
agreement to acquire all of the shares of brands4friends,
Germany’s largest online shopping club for fashion and lifestyle, for
cash at a transaction value of approximately US$200 million (EUR150
million). The move is designed to strengthen ... read more