The non-profit Inamori Foundation (President: Dr. Kazuo Inamori)
today announced that Dr. Shinya Yamanaka will receive its 26th
annual Kyoto Prize in Advanced Technology, which for 2010 focuses on the
fields of Biotechnology and Medical Technology. Dr. Yamanaka, 47,
will receive the award for his pioneering ... read more
NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N), the industry's leading provider of cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) / financial suites, today announced the details of a special London-based event designed to help UK and European-based professional services firms and workgroups leverage the power of cloud computing solutions to survive and thrive in the current challenging economic environment. The event will take place on Thursday, 8 July, at One Whitehall Place, London, from 3:00 PM to 6:30 PM. To register for this ... read more
Label Interactive, a leading innovator in interactive design and game development, today announced that Game Table for the Apple iPad will be available on the Apple App Store for free this weekend. Game Table will be free June 18th - June 21st. Take advantage of this great offer and get your game on with dad!
Imagine all of your favorite board games with no small pieces to lose. Game Table delivers your classic game collection in electronic format. You ... read more
Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM), a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today announced its subsidiary, Broadcom International Ltd., has agreed to terms with the board of Innovision Research & Technology PLC, (a company listed on the Alternative Investment Market of the London Stock Exchange: INN), to make an all-cash offer to acquire all of the issued and to be issued shares of Innovision. Innovision is a leader in near-field communication (NFC) technology.
Under the terms of the ... read more
ImaRx Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCBB:IMRX),
a publicly traded corporation, trading under the symbol IMRX, has
been transformed into a diversified, full service feature film marketing
and distribution company following the acquisition by the shareholders
Films Inc. of a controlling ... read more
Following a priority review, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Tasigna® (nilotinib) 150 mg capsules for the treatment of adult patients with newly diagnosed Philadelphia chromosome positive chronic myeloid leukemia (Ph+ CML) in chronic phase. The effectiveness of Tasigna is based on major molecular response and cytogenetic response rates. The study is ongoing and further data will be required to determine long-term outcome. With this approval, Tasigna becomes the first new therapeutic option for newly diagnosed patients ... read more
the global leader in securing and distributing premium content and
digital assets, has strengthened its commitment to Asia Pacific with the
opening of the Irdeto Center of Excellence (ICE), designed to serve the
South East Asia (SEA) market where the company currently has 64 percent ... read more
HUZO today announced the launch of HUZO.com, a revolutionary new category where entertainment and social media converge to give people a single source for all content such as movies, games, e-books and music. "We call it Entertainment 3.0(TM)," said Terrell Samuels, HUZO CEO and Co-Founder.
"Plus, our socially-conscious revenue sharing model empowers the HUZO community to join our company in giving something back to causes that are important to them," Samuels said.
In addition to serving as a media distribution ... read more
"PocketVuvu" was created for the iPhone and allows you to bring the tradition of the Vuvuzela into your home at a not-so-annoying noise level. Despite initiatives to ban the vuvuzela it is the sound of World Cup 2010. With this app, you can blow, shake or press the soccer ball to make the distinctive vuvuzela horn sound.
The free app is available via iTunes store and fans can scroll to find any of the 32 vuvuzelas that ... read more
Approximately 150 police officers nationwide are killed each year in the
line of duty, which leaves their families and co-workers to cope with
the tragic loss. The mission of Ride4Cops
is to raise awareness of the inherent dangers of law enforcement and the
sacrifices made by ... read more
Bain Capital Ventures, the venture and growth affiliate of Bain Capital, recently led a financing of $35 million in Precision Therapeutics. The funding will be used to provide additional support for expanding the distribution of the Company's core product, ChemoFx(®), and to expedite their efforts in the research, development and commercialization of novel proteomic and genomic markers for cancer therapy. Bain Capital is one of the world's leading private investment firms with approximately $67 billion under management. Existing ... read more
Corporation (NASDAQ:CLWR) (the “Company”) issued a reminder today
that its previously announced rights offering will expire at 5:00 p.m.,
New York City time, on June 21, 2010. At the present time the Company
does not anticipate extending the rights offering.
... read more
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today lauded Congressional
passage of the “Small Business Early-Stage Investment Program,” which
will provide $1 billion in grants for venture capital investments in
certain industries, including life sciences. The measure is contained in
Title III of H.R. 5297, the Small Business ... read more
The Boeing (NYSE: BA) 787 Dreamliner flight test fleet passed 1,000 hours of testing yesterday. The program estimates that it is about 40 percent through the test conditions required to certify the first version of the all-new jetliner.
"More work remains but we are seeing excellent progress in flight test," said Scott Fancher, vice president and general manager of the 787 program for Boeing Commercial Airplanes. "Even more important than the hours we've logged are the test conditions we have completed. ... read more
Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bob Stevens today told a group of journalists that the company is committed to supporting its customers by providing affordable solutions to meet their needs in a "new reality" characterized by an escalating set of demands and increasing constraints on resources.
Stevens addressed the group during a breakfast event designed to replace the company's Farnborough Air Show media dinner and to give reporters an update on the Corporation's programs and ... read more
CONIX Systems, Inc. (CONIX), a leading international provider of payment processing solutions to the financial services industry and pioneer in the acceleration of exception processing and Data Support Systems (DSS), a leading provider of image-based back office payment processing solutions, have formed a partnership to accelerate exception processing across the banking industry.
Under this partnership, DSS and CONIX will deliver a comprehensive end-to-end Day 1 exception solution by seamlessly integrating CONIX's Xcept and Dupe Detective products with the DSS ... read more
This evening, ATLANTIC-ACM delivered its ATLANTIC-ACM Awards for
Business Connectivity and Wireless Business Excellence at the Yale Club
of New York City. The awards were based on results from the 2010
Business Connectivity and Wireless Business Report Card, which rates
carriers in key product and service ... read more
GHESKIO, an institution in Haiti founded nearly three decades ago to fight a mysterious killer disease later identified as AIDS, accepted the prestigious 2010 Gates Award for Global Health tonight for its ground-breaking clinical service, research, and training to treat and prevent the spread of the HIV/AIDS and other illnesses at the 37th Annual International Conference on Global Health www.globalhealth.org .
GHESKIO - Groupe Haitien d'Etude du Sarcome de Kaposi et des Infectieuses Opportunistes - becomes the 10th winner of the ... read more
Whipsaw Inc, a design firm specializing in creating innovative products for companies around the globe, announced the inclusion of its Eton Scorpion radio in the Pasadena Museum of California Art's California Design Biennial: Action/Reaction exhibit, opening July 18. Whipsaw's Eton Scorpion radio is an emergency radio charged via hand crank or solar panel, which works when the grid fails to function. Another of Whipsaw's creations, the FR600, is on display at the Smithsonian's Cooper Hewitt. Action/Reaction is an exhibition that ... read more
The chairman of the U.S. bishops' Committee on Pro-Life Activities voiced "grave concern" to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) over its move toward approving a new drug that may induce early abortions as an "emergency contraceptive." In a June 17 letter to Dr. Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the FDA, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston criticized the FDA's move to hold an advisory committee meeting on the drug Ulipristal "without broad public input or a full record on the ... read more