Volatile vacation lodging prices leave consumers in a quandary—do they
book now to lock in a price, or hold out to the last minute in hopes of
a deep discount? LeisureLink’s Vacation Pricing Snapshot gives consumers
the tool they need in order to know when to book.
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Common Sense Media announced today the launch of its digital citizenship
curriculum for middle schools, Digital Citizenship in a Connected
Culture, a free program that empowers students to think critically and
make informed choices about how they live and treat others in today’s
digital world. The ... read more
Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMLN), Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) and Alkermes, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALKS) today announced results of an analysis of pooled safety data from three completed randomized controlled trials that showed the investigational product BYDUREON(TM) (exenatide extended-release for injectable suspension), dosed once weekly, was generally well-tolerated with a low discontinuation rate due to serious adverse events similar to pooled comparators in patients with type 2 diabetes. These findings were presented at the 70th Annual Scientific Sessions of ... read more
Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau:
SATURDAY, JUNE 26: AIDS
Profile America -- Saturday, June 26th. This month in 1981, the Centers for Disease Control described a new illness -- which was officially named Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome -- or AIDS. Shortly afterwards, the virus that causes the disease was identified and named HIV, Human Immunodeficiency Virus. Research showed the first person to succumb to the illness in the developed ... read more
BN Media, an entity that includes the investors behind Cross Bridge (http://www.crossbridge.com) and Affinity4 (http://www.affinity4.com), today announced that it has acquired Beliefnet (http://www.beliefnet.com), the Web's leading multi-faith inspiration and spirituality site, from News Corporation. Beliefnet, which was founded in 1999, has won numerous awards, including an ASME National Magazine Award in 2007 and both a Webby and an Online Journalism award in 2008. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
The acquisition builds on an existing relationship ... read more
EFT BioTech Holdings, Inc., (OTC: EFTB.PK) a US based international
holding company, today reported its consolidated results of operations
for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2010. Fiscal 2010 net sales revenue
showed substantial improvement associated with the continuing benefit of
operating improvements, introduction of our ... read more
Residents and businesses in PSE&G's service territory who sign up for paperless billing or simply mail in a postcard entry in June and July of this year will be entered for a chance to win $1,000. Ten lucky people will win $1,000 each.
By signing up to pay their bill electronically, PSE&G customers will automatically be entered in the sweepstakes and will appreciate the following benefits:
-- Monthly e-mail reminders with bill amount and date due
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MIDDLEFIELD, CT -- (Marketwire) -- 06/25/10 -- Zygo Corporation (NASDAQ: ZIGO) today announced that the presentation materials from the Sidoti & Company, LLC Semiannual Micro Cap Conference on Friday, June 25, 2010 is available on Zygo's website www.zygo.com. The file is available under investor / calendar of events.
Zygo Corporation is a worldwide supplier of optical metrology instruments, precision optics, and electro-optical design and manufacturing services, serving customers in the semiconductor capital equipment and industrial markets.
All statements other ... read more
HAWK Network Defense (www.hawkdefense.com)
today announced that the company’s VP of Research and Development, Tim
Shelton was selected to present at Black Hat USA 2010. Shelton will
speak about Advanced AIX Heap Exploitation Methods. Black Hat USA 2010,
known as the premiere venue for elite security ... read more
Novo Nordisk today presented phase 2 proof-of-concept data for its investigational insulin degludec, an ultra-long-acting basal insulin, which demonstrated the potential to help achieve target glycemic control when used once daily or three times weekly. These data were presented at the 70th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association (ADA).(1)
These phase 2 studies showed that insulin degludec helped improve glucose control. In one study, after 16 weeks of treatment with insulin degludec, mean HbA1c reductions were similar across the once-daily ... read more
Orexigen® Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: OREX) today announced data from the CORDiabetes trial for Contrave® (naltrexone sustained release (SR)/bupropion SR) showing that after 56 weeks of treatment, overweight or obese patients with type 2 diabetes lost significantly more weight and achieved greater improvement in glycemic control than those treated with placebo.
Over twice as many patients lost at least 5% of their body weight on Contrave versus placebo on an intent-to-treat (ITT) basis (44.5% vs. 18.9% respectively), according to the data presented ... read more
Hundreds of New Yorkers and visitors alike got to "Feel the Love" for Bermuda in midtown Manhattan as the Bermuda Department of Tourism (BDOT), partnered with Conde Nast's brides.com on Thursday, June 24 as part of a mobile "Love Truck" celebration. In honor of the occasion, Bermuda homeowner and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg proclaimed June 21-27, 2010 as "brides.com's Declare Your Love Week."
(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100625/NY26786 )
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Passersby stopped to record and share their stories of ... read more
Reissuing release to correct ticker symbol for searching purposes.
The release reads:
LUDWIG SELECTS ICECAST STEAMING TO INCREASE ADVERTISING REVENUES
Ludwig Enterprises, Inc. (Pink Sheets:LUDG) announced today the
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PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) today announced that Glenn E. Bost II has been
named senior vice president and general counsel, effective July 1. Bost
will become a member of PPG’s executive and operating committees,
reporting to Chairman and CEO Charles E. Bunch.
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Mosca’s exciting emergence onto the pop/AC scene this year with
her debut album Keep on Going
has secured the New York-based singer/songwriter an endorsement with the
major audio corporation, Sennheiser USA. After exploding into the
world of adult contemporary ... read more
Adaptec, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADPT) (the “Company”) announced today that it has
changed its name to ADPT Corporation. The name change was effective on
June 22, 2010. The Company’s capital stock will not be affected by this
name change. The Company’s stockholders will not be required to exchange
... read more
United American Healthcare Corporation (Nasdaq: UAHC) today announced it intends over the next several days to file a lawsuit for violations of federal securities laws against Strategic Turnaround Equity Partners, LP (Cayman), a Cayman Islands limited partnership and UAHC director Bruce Galloway, and their associates, and for violations of Michigan law against Mr. Galloway in the United States District Court or the Eastern District of Michigan.
"Our Company has determined that Strategic Equity Partners and the other participants in its proxy ... read more
Comcast today recognized the Indiana recipients of its 2010 Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program, awarding 69 graduating high school seniors from across the state a $1,000 college scholarship in recognition of their academic achievement and commitment to community. Also, Comcast surprised one student, Andrew Miller of Burlington, Indiana with a $10,000 Comcast Founders Scholarship, named after Comcast founder Ralph Roberts, to provide an additional helping hand in paying for his education at Vincennes University.
Dr. Tony Bennett, Indiana's ... read more
Nextant Aerospace announced today the completion of the first mating of
a Williams International FJ44-3AP engine to a Beechjet 400A aircraft.
The aircraft, serial number RK-108, is the first of two aircraft that
will be used in the upcoming flight test program which will result ... read more
After a long and successful career providing communications support, NASA's groundbreaking Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS) 1 is retiring.
On Sunday, June 27, NASA will shut down the satellite that launched into orbit during space shuttle Challenger's maiden voyage (STS-6) in April 1983. From 1983 to 1998, TDRS-1 provided NASA with the ability to communicate with other satellites in orbit. NASA reassigned TDRS-1 in 1998 to support the National Science Foundation's (NSF) U.S. Antarctic Program and others ... read more