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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

  • Posted at 1:59 PM
    NACD is pleased that the House Homeland Security Committee voted earlier today to extend the current federal chemical security program. (Logo: For over four years now, real security measures have been implemented at facilities around the nation because of CFATS (Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards). With a multi-year extension of CFATS as set forth in the Committee's bill, H.R. 901, DHS will have the time to evaluate the more than 4100 site security plans submitted and to inspect the ... read more
  • Posted at 1:55 PM
    The North American Star League (NASL), a premiere StarCraft II eSports league, is gearing up for its inaugural Season One Finals after completing an exciting nine-week regular season. The top 16 NASL players will be converging July 8-10 at the Ontario Convention Center in Ontario, California to compete for an unprecedented $100,000 prize pool. The Finals will also be streamed live via the NASL's streaming partner site, Spectators will have the chance to come enjoy the experience in-person of ... read more
  • Posted at 1:51 PM
    AMC Networks Inc., a subsidiary of Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE: CVC), today announced that it has priced an offering of $700 million in aggregate principal amount of 7.75% Senior Notes due 2021. The offering is expected to close on June 30, 2011, subject to customary closing ... read more
  • Posted at 1:32 PM
    DFW International Airport today honored the community of volunteer greeters involved in its renowned "Welcome Home A Hero" program for completing seven years of service to incoming soldiers, and sounded a call for more North Texans to welcome home the troops. "This program has had a galvanizing effect on our entire Dallas-Fort Worth community," said Jeff Fegan, Chief Executive Officer of DFW International Airport. "It has become a unique source of pride for our citizens, and one of the most ... read more
  • Posted at 1:32 PM
    MRIS recently announced the launch of its new data integration service, MRIS Data Services (MDS). MDS makes it fast, simple and efficient for vendors and software developers to access the extensive Real Estate data resources offered by MRIS. MDS ... read more
  • Posted at 1:30 PM
    The Board of Directors of Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) today declared a quarterly dividend of 33 cents ($0.33) per share on the $0.10 par value Common Stock of the corporation. The quarterly dividend will be payable on August 1, 2011, to stockholders of record at the ... read more
  • Posted at 1:26 PM
    Today the Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) joined the American Medical Association (AMA) in urging advertisers to promote healthy media images. The AMA, the largest association of physicians and medical students in the United States, voted yesterday to adopt a new policy to "encourage advertising associations to work with public and private sector organizations concerned with child and adolescent health to develop guidelines for advertisements, especially those appearing in teen-oriented publications, that would discourage the altering of photographs in ... read more
  • Posted at 1:25 PM
    TigerLogic Corporation (Nasdaq: TIGR) today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year ended March 31, 2011. Net revenue for the fourth quarter was $3.4 million and for the full fiscal year was $13.7 million, as compared to $3.5 million and $13.9 million for the same respective periods in the prior fiscal year. Net loss for the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2011 was $0.8 million as compared to a net loss of $0.6 million ... read more
  • Posted at 1:25 PM
    Comm-Works, a global technology integrator for multi-site organizations, announced today that it has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with Top New IT Services, an information technology company based in Beijing, China. Under this agreement, Comm-Works has enhanced its service ... read more
  • Posted at 1:22 PM
    The Healthcare Billing & Management Association (HBMA), a non-profit educational resource and advocacy group representing third-party medical billers and practice management billing professionals, announced its two recent presentations to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in Baltimore and Congressional ... read more
  • Posted at 1:20 PM
    General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), today received the U.S. Department of Defense's (DoD) Value Engineering Achievement Award for Outstanding Contractor in its support to the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). The company was honored at a ceremony on June 22nd at the Pentagon hosted by Nicholas M. Torelli, Jr., Director for Mission Assurance within the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Systems Engineering. The General Dynamics team was recognized for its development ... read more
  • Posted at 1:20 PM
    Horsehead Holding Corp. (Nasdaq:ZINC) today announced its decision to proceed with plans to construct a new lower-cost, environmentally-friendly zinc production facility. The new facility will replace the Company’s older smelter technology and will significantly reduce emissions of greenhouse gases ... read more
  • Posted at 1:19 PM
    BEDFORD, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/22/11 -- Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ: PODD) today announced its intention to offer, subject to market and other conditions, $110 million principal amount of convertible senior notes due 2016 (the "notes") pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") today. Insulet also intends to grant the underwriters an option to purchase up to an additional $16.5 million principal amount of notes to cover over-allotments, if any. Concurrent with ... read more
  • Posted at 1:17 PM
    BALTIMORE, MD -- (Marketwire) -- 06/22/11 -- IZI Medical Products, a leading innovator, manufacturer and distributor of quality medical devices, today announced the expansion of its line of mammography products. For the past decade, IZI Medical Products has leveraged manufacturing and sales excellence to bring innovative solutions to market that help clinicians improve accuracy, decrease procedural time, save money, and increase patient comfort. The expanded line of mammography products includes the CareCushion™ mammography pad, ColdCare™ Pack, Indicator® Radiolucent ... read more
  • Posted at 1:16 PM
    Seattle-based Sabey Data Center Properties announced today that it plans to build a 490,000-square-foot data center campus on 38 acres of raw land it has acquired in the heart of Northern Virginia’s data center corridor. Sabey, the largest privately-owned data center owner, operator and developer on ... read more
  • Posted at 1:15 PM
    Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI), today formally announced an approximately $44 million expansion of its Salt Lake City, Utah, Watson Laboratories, Inc. site. This facility is Watson's state-of-the-art pharmaceutical research, development and manufacturing facility for transdermal patches and topical gels. Governor Gary R. Herbert toured the facility and participated with Watson's President and Chief Executive Officer, Paul Bisaro, in ceremonies marking the expansion. The Salt Lake City expansion includes retrofitting approximately 20,000 square feet of existing space and ... read more
  • Posted at 1:12 PM
    Garry Myers has 30 years experience as an estimator for major construction projects. At the start of his career he hand-sketched projects and totaled the costs of individual components using a calculator and pads of grid paper. These days, ... read more
  • Posted at 1:11 PM
    Sentry Data Systems, Inc., a healthcare business intelligence technology solutions company, is poised to help hospitals and entities that may come under review due to the Affordable Care Act. Recently, the 340B drug pricing program has had heavy scrutiny from the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA). Sentry offers hospitals 340B solutions that maintain compliance and produce an audit trail of transactions. "Today we support hundreds of hospitals across the US," Travis Leonardi, President and CEO of Sentry said. ... read more
  • Posted at 1:06 PM
    Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ: CGNX) will release earnings for the second quarter of 2011 on Monday, August 1, 2011 after the market closes and will host a conference call that same day at 5:00 p.m. Eastern time. The earnings release and conference call are scheduled to coincide with the ... read more
  • Posted at 1:05 PM
    Cepheid (Nasdaq: CPHD) today announced that Robert Kwiatkowski, Ph. D., has joined the company as Vice President of Infectious Disease Research and Development, reporting to David Persing, M.D., Ph.D. "Cepheid already offers an impressive menu of eleven highly regarded Xpert® tests for our GeneXpert® system, but we are working aggressively to extend our leadership with next-generation products, including a number that employ extensive multiplexing capability for panel-based tests, in addition to providing further test menu consolidation with CT/NG, HIV, HPV and ... read more