Life Technologies needed to consolidate its various regional communications networks and software platforms, and improve its application performance. To accomplish this, the global provider of biotechnology research tools chose Verizon Business to deploy an integrated managed IT and networking solution, which will also position the company for continued rapid growth.
Under a three-year agreement, Verizon Business will build and manage a new IP-based network connecting more than 100 Life Technologies locations, as well as implement Akamai Technologies' services to help ... read more
Thomson Reuters announced today that it has launched The Outpartnering Registry, an innovative resource designed to change the way biotechnology, pharmaceutical and academic organizations find partnering opportunities around the world.
The Outpartnering Registry is available free to all organizations with drugs in development. It enables authorized users to share essential information about their company and drug pipeline with potential partners. Ninety percent of the world's top 50 pharmaceutical companies will have access to information in the registry via Thomson Pharma® Partnering, ... read more
Drake International announces its acquisition of Internet HR software
provider DenoSys LLC of Morgantown, West Virginia. This acquisition adds
a robust HRMS to Drake's product offering, gives valuable resources to
the Drake team, and opens up new market opportunities for Drake's
Exponential Impact Talent Management Solution ... read more
ROCHESTER, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 06/20/10 -- Bausch + Lomb, the global eye health company, has appointed Rodney (Rod) W. Unsworth as president, Asia-Pacific, effective July 1.
"Rod has an extensive and successful record of driving transformational change in global health care companies, with a particular focus on Asia-Pacific," said Brent Saunders, chief executive officer, Bausch + Lomb. "His counsel and leadership will be extremely valuable as we work to build B+L into a high-performance competitor in Asia and ... read more
CAMBRIDGE, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/20/10 -- Cambridge NanoTech, the world leader in Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD), today announced that they have sold their first ALD system into Korea. The Korea Basic Science Institute (KBSI) is Korea's premier research facility that shares its state-of-the-art research equipment and laboratories to promote the development of science and technology through research support and cooperation.
"Cambridge NanoTech is looking forward to working with KBSI on their advanced ALD research," said Ray Ritter, Cambridge ... read more
Affymax, Inc. (Nasdaq: AFFY) today announced that its management team
will host a conference call and webcast tomorrow, Monday, June 21, 2010
at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time (5:00 a.m. Pacific Time).
Conference Call Details
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Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), today announced the official weekend theatrical box office numbers for the weekend period of June 18 through June 20, 2010 according to the company's Box Office Essentials(TM) theatrical box office data collection and analytical service.
To access the Top-12 grossing motion pictures for the weekend, per data collected as of Sunday, June 20, 2010, please visit RENTRAK.com.
About Box Office Essentials
Box Office Essentials collects data for virtually every movie theater in the United States, Canada, Guam and Puerto ... read more
Hurricanes and tornadoes receive the news coverage, but according to Underwriters Laboratories (UL), lightning accounts for more than one billion dollars annually in structural damage to buildings in the U.S. alone. A single bolt of lightning can generate heat in excess of 50,000 degrees F which can spark fires or cause surging through electrical circuitry. Packing up to 100 million volts of electricity, a lightning strike to an unprotected home or business can be disastrous, with lightning most often ... read more
SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/20/10 -- Cypress Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ: CYPB) announced that Cypress has entered into an exclusive North American license for the development and commercialization of BioLineRx's novel antipsychotic (BL-1020, hereafter, CYP-1020), a potential breakthrough treatment for schizophrenia. Specific terms of the transaction were not disclosed, but the total upfront payment to BioLineRx was $30 million, with total potential clinical and regulatory milestones of up to $160 million through to approval in the United ... read more
As the 57th Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival debuts today, global communications leader Porter Novelli will be delivering real-time analysis of the Festival topics and trends that people are talking about.
The agency is on the ground in Cannes, France, providing real-time measurement, tracking and analysis of the online conversations surrounding the annual awards competition. Porter Novelli is posting its findings and hosting discussions at its Festival blog, Conversations@Cannes, http://cannes.porternovelli.com.
In conjunction with client MOFILM, Porter Novelli is hosting a social ... read more
LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwire) -- 06/20/10 -- BioTech Medics, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: BMCS) On June 9, 2010 BioTech announced in compliance of SEC "material event" regulations that a Federal Grand Jury had criminally indicted 10 persons (none of whom are current board members) regarding alleged illegal stock manipulation, theft, forgery of shares and crimes.
The Company quoted from the indictment in "Count Ten" and "Count Eleven" that the government is seeking individual disgorgement monetary sums regarding, "to wit: stock ... read more
With top technologies developed in Colombia by the company Servinformacion, the Web 2.0 Team launched this weekend an application, which can be viewed at www.SantosPresidente.com/donde-votar/, that allows citizens to see the exact place where they should vote after inserting their voter id number into a form on the website. This initiative is one of the technologies credited with the massive support for Juan Manuel Santos in the Colombian Primary Election on May 31st and is expected to deliver an ever ... read more
Ubiquity Broadcasting Corporation will make history again when day 2 of the 2010 Sponsor Me Ala Moana Bowls Contest resumes early next week. With sunny and clear conditions, and a big swell forecasted, Ubiquity is ready for another industry changing broadcast. Ubiquity Broadcasting Corporation's patented IP backhaul technology and methodology has forever changed the way the world will view live broadcasts and simulcasts over the internet, television, and mobile devices.
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The Dannon Company, Inc. awarded Open Door Family Medical Centers of Westchester County the fifth annual Dannon Next Generation Nutrition Grant. Dannon presented Open Door with a $30,000 check during the "Fun & Fitness Health Summit," which was sponsored by Dannon and hosted by 103.9 WFAS at The Cliffs at Valhalla. The grant will help fund Open Door's Fit for Life program.
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The Fit for Life program will reach 2,500 families and their ... read more
Radius Health ("Radius") today announced positive results from a Phase 2a clinical trial of the Company's RAD1901 selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM) in relieving menopausal hot flashes. The data will be presented today in the late-breaking poster session at the 92nd annual meeting of the Endocrine Society (ENDO 2010) held June 19-22 in San Diego.
The objectives of the proof-of-concept study were to determine the clinical safety and efficacy of RAD1901 over 28 days of treatment in postmenopausal women experiencing frequent ... read more
Exelixis, Inc. (Nasdaq:EXEL) will provide an update on its collaboration
with Bristol-Myers Squibb Company for XL184 on Monday, June 21, 2010
before the markets open. The announcement will be followed by a live
webcast at 5:00 a.m. PT/ 8:00 a.m. ET. The webcast may be accessed in
... read more
New research by Optipoint Custom Tracking shows that integration of Electronic Onboard Recorders and other asset management systems with existing information technology infrastructure increases efficiencies and returns on investment. Performance of existing systems will substantially improve with such integration, the research shows.
The research illuminates an important connection for those businesses that rely heavily on Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and other organizational systems for their profitability.
A strong correlation was observed between increasing returns on investment from IT and the amount ... read more
Univision Interactive Media’s comprehensive coverage of the 2010 FIFA
World Cup™ has generated 108 million total page views and 14
million visits across all interactive platforms for the
tournament-to-date. Engagement with UnivisionFutbol.com’s offering has
skyrocketed to unprecedented levels throughout the tournament. Live
... read more
The Shuman Law Firm today announced that it is investigating potential
claims against the board of directors of Talecris Biotherapeutics
Holdings Corp. (“Talecris” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:TLCR) related to
the Company’s agreement to be acquired by Grifols, S.A. (“Grifols”). The
proposed cash-and-stock transaction is valued at ... read more
The 47th Design Automation Conference (DAC),
the premier conference devoted to electronic design and design
automation, attracted thousands of attendees this week at the Anaheim
Convention Center, Anaheim, CA. Companies in the embedded and electronic
systems level (ESL) spaces, as well as major foundries, participated at ... read more