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Thursday, March 31, 2011

  • Posted at 1:02 PM
    Rexahn Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: RNN), a clinical stage pharmaceutical company commercializing potential best in class oncology and CNS therapeutics, today announced the closing of a previously announced sale of an aggregate of $10 million of securities in a registered direct offering. ... read more
  • Posted at 1:01 PM
    MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/31/11 -- Hansen Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: HNSN), a global leader in flexible robotics and the developer of robotic technology for accurate 3D control of catheter movement, today announced it will exhibit its Vascular Robotic System at the 33rd Annual Charing Cross International Symposium from April 9-12 in London, U.K. The Company will be exhibiting its Vascular Robotic System at Stand 415. "The Vascular Robotic System from Hansen Medical has the potential to improve ... read more
  • Posted at 1:01 PM
    Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTI) today announced a change in strategy that will focus the company’s groundbreaking lightweight, flexible thin-film solar module technology on applications for emerging and specialty markets. In the past, Ascent has dedicated many of its resources to establishing a position in the ... read more
  • Posted at 1:01 PM
    American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: APEI) – parent company of online learning provider American Public University System, which operates through American Military University and American Public University – plans to release first quarter 2011 results after the close of U.S. financial markets on May 10, 2011. ... read more
  • Posted at 1:00 PM
    Fibrocell Science, Inc. (OTCBB:FCSC), a biotechnology company focused on the development of autologous cell therapies for aesthetic, medical and scientific applications, announced today a financial and business update for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2010. For the full ... read more
  • Posted at 1:00 PM
    A specific genetic defect in one Chinese family shows that high blood pressure was inherited from the female parent, researchers report in Circulation Research: Journal of the American Heart Association. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100222/AHSALOGO) The defect results from a point mutation -- the substitution of a single DNA "base" for another during replication -- in the genes of a tiny cellular organ called the mitochondria, which generates a cell's energy. When reproductive cells come together to form an embryo, the mitochondrial DNA from the ... read more
  • NII Holdings to Host Conference Call --- RESTON, Va., March 31, 2011
    Posted at 1:00 PM
    NII Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: NIHD), will host its First Quarter 2011 financial results conference call with its senior management. When: Thursday, April 28, 2011 Time: 8:30AM - 9:15 AM EDT Phone: Domestic: 1 877 703 6106 pass-code: NIIHOLDINGS International: 1 857 244 7305 pass-code: NIIHOLDINGS All participants are asked to dial in 10-15 minutes prior to the start of the conference call. If you are unable to participate, a rebroadcast of the conference call will be available for two weeks following ... read more
  • Posted at 1:00 PM
    NASA has incorporated six, one-month content adjustments that provide options for continuation of services to support fly-out of the space shuttle manifest beyond Thursday, March 31. If all options are exercised, this extension to the Space Program Operations Contract with United Space Alliance (USA) of Houston is valued at $436,480,084. NASA plans to exercise four, one-month options to support the current shuttle manifest. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The contract covers work and support for mission design and planning; software development and integration; astronaut ... read more
  • Posted at 1:00 PM
    Ezenia! Inc. (OTCBB: EZEN), a leading market provider of secure real-time situation awareness and collaboration solutions for corporate and government enterprises, today reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2010. The Company generated revenue of approximately $620,000 for the fourth quarter and $2.7 million for the twelve months ended December 31, 2010, a decrease of 24.1% from the same periods ended December 31, 2009. Gross margin remained at 62% for both fiscal years. ... read more
  • Posted at 12:55 PM
    NASA has signed a $36.9 million contract modification to space shuttle main engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne of Canoga Park, Calif., to provide continued shuttle main engine prelaunch and launch support from April 1 through July 31. The contract modification also provides two additional options that if exercised, would bring the potential contract amount for all six months to $56 million. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) This modification supports the flyout of the Space Shuttle Program and brings the total potential value of ... read more
  • Posted at 12:53 PM
    PlanSource, Inc. is pleased to announce that Bill Wheeler has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Sales for the Western United States. In this role Mr. Wheeler will be responsible for designing and driving the company's sales through its partner strategy, including establishing channel, reseller and technology partnerships. "We are very pleased to have an executive with Bill's background and experience join our company at this exciting stage. As we launch significant partner initiatives and embark on an aggressive national ... read more
  • Posted at 12:51 PM
    Stayhealthy, Inc., an innovative, privately owned health solutions company in health and fitness measurement, announced the formation of its HealthCenter Stayhealthy Solutions Division. The Stayhealthy HealthCenter, originally designed in the late 1990s in conjunction with IBM, incorporates state-of-the-art biometric technology representing a new standard of excellence in both retail and worksite-based, self service, testing and data management capability. Coupled with the Stayhealthy Total Body Composition Management System(TM), the HealthCenter is a breakthrough in the measurement, tracking and reporting of overall health ... read more
  • Posted at 12:48 PM
    “OIF and OEF have produced the largest number of patients surviving severe blast injuries,” noted LTC (RET) Frank Archuleta, consultant to the Military Healthcare Convention & Conference. ”This highlights the crucial need for battlefield medical personnel to develop a better ... read more
  • Posted at 12:47 PM
    Ever wonder what the solar system looks like up close? Well now you have the chance. On Saturday, April 9, scientists from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. will team up with the Friends of Anne Arundel (AA) County Trails and the Anne Arundel Community College to shrink the 3.7 billion mile solar system down to 4.6 miles along the Baltimore & Annapolis (B&A) Trail. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Planet Walk is a day of free public programs that brings ... read more
  • AVT on NBC News --- CORONA, Calif., March 31, 2011
    Posted at 12:44 PM
    AVT, Inc., (formerly Automated Vending Technologies) (Ticker: AVTCD) (www.avtinconline.com), was featured on NBC News in Los Angeles. The report focused on how AVT is reinventing the retailing world. The report stated that AVT coined the term "Automated Retailing" and is the leader in developing systems that allow consumers to purchase products of all kinds from new, high-tech dispensing systems. Consumer convenience and retailer peace of mind are some of the reasons these systems have been getting so much attention. Consumers are drawn ... read more
  • Posted at 12:38 PM
    Comcast Corporation will issue a press release reporting its first quarter financial results after the market closes on Tuesday, May 3, 2011. Comcast will host a conference call with the financial community to discuss its results on Wednesday, May 4, 2011, at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time ... read more
  • Posted at 12:38 PM
    Mayor Dave Bennett, along with the City Council, Waste Connections of Oklahoma and Recyclebank hosted a kickoff this morning to launch The Village's new recycling program. Recyclebank rewards people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals from hundreds of local and national businesses. It is the first recycling rewards program in the state of Oklahoma. City of The Village residents will start seeing the benefits of the recycling program on Monday, April 4, 2011, when the program officially launches ... read more
  • Posted at 12:37 PM
    ImmerVision, inventor of the 360° panomorph lens and worldwide expert in immersive optical technology, announces the appointment of Joel Schaffer to the position of Product Manager - Video Surveillance Applications. Mr. Schaffer's responsibility will be to support ImmerVision Enables® partners in the development of their 360° ... read more
  • Icahn Comments on Mentor Graphics --- NEW YORK, March 31, 2011
    Posted at 12:33 PM
    Carl C. Icahn announced today that the following letter has been delivered to the board of directors of Mentor Graphics Corporation: CARL C. ICAHN767 Fifth Avenue, 47th FloorNew York, New York 10153 March 31, 2011 Via Federal Express and Email Board of DirectorsMentor Graphics Corporation8005 S.W. Boeckman RoadWilsonville, OR 97070-7777 Gentlemen and Ladies: Your basis for rejecting our offer to acquire Mentor Graphics was that it "undervalues the company and its future prospects." Yet, one day later, you announced the issuance of convertible notes, but ... read more
  • Posted at 12:32 PM
    LAS VEGAS, March 31, 2011 -- Cord Blood America, Inc. (www.cordblood-america.com) (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI), the umbilical cord blood stem cell preservation company focused on bringing the life saving potential of stem cells to families nationwide and internationally, today announced that revenues for the fiscal year 2010 totaled $4.1 million, up $900,000, or 28 percent, compared to revenues of $3.2 million in 2009. The increase in revenue was attributable to all three cord blood subsidiaries, Corcell in the US, ... read more