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Monday, November 21, 2011

  • Gilead Sciences to Acquire Pharmasset, Inc. for $11 Billion --- FOSTER CITY, Calif. & PRINCETON, N.J.
    Posted at 4:00 AM
    Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:GILD) and Pharmasset, Inc. (Nasdaq:VRUS) announced today that the companies have signed a definitive agreement under which Gilead will acquire Pharmasset for $137 per share in cash. The transaction, which values Pharmasset at approximately $11 billion, was unanimously approved by Pharmasset’s Board of ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    VIENNA, VA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/21/11 -- Cubic Global Tracking Solutions, the asset tracking and monitoring division of Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB), announced that the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted the use of Cubic's tracking and asset management devices by airline operators based on the company's comprehensive documentation and testing. The specific devices the FAA has reviewed report and test data for and will allow on board an aircraft include the Cubic Global Tracking Solutions Global Sentinel ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    ATLANTA, GA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/21/11 -- Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, today announced that it will relocate its headquarters to New York City in the summer of 2012. Located in "Silicon Alley," known for its high concentration of Internet and technology companies, Infor's new headquarters will feature an Innovation Center, where Infor will house newly-hired software engineers and graphic designers. "Infor's commitment to move its headquarters to New York is ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    ROCHESTER, MI -- (Marketwire) -- 11/21/11 -- OPTIMIZERx Corp (OTCBB: OPRX) announced continued rapid expansion of its SampleMD eCoupon and Patient Educational support system within leading ePrescribing platforms involving more than 200 Electronic Health Record systems. Through one single platform, SampleMD allows more than 250,000 doctors and healthcare providers to electronically add and distribute a savings eVoucher, co-pay coupon or other patient education right at the time of ePrescribing. SampleMD also provides a much more efficient way for pharmaceutical companies ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    Spectrum Pharmaceuticals (NasdaqGS: SPPI), a biotechnology company with fully integrated commercial and drug development operations with a primary focus in hematology and oncology, received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on November 18, 2011 to remove the pre-treatment biodistribution evaluation requirement using ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    Fuel Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: FTEK), a world leader in advanced engineering solutions for combustion and emissions control systems for utility and industrial applications, today announced receipt of multiple air pollution control (APC) orders totaling $6.0 million. The largest of ... read more
  • Posted at 3:54 AM
    NEW YORK, November 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report published by Transparency Market Research ( http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com)"Global Energy-Efficient Lighting Technology Market by Correlated Color Temperature (CCT), Application and Geography (2011-2016) [http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/emerging-lighting-technology-market-by-color-temperature.html ] ", the global LED lighting market is estimated to reach $18.2 billion in 2016 at a CAGR of 14.9% from 2011 to 2016, while the global CFL Market is expected to grow from $44.3 billion in 2010 to $69.4 billion in 2016, at an estimated ... read more
  • Posted at 3:45 AM
    CONWAY, Ark., Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ --I recently decided to start blogging my family's favorite recipes and stories about us to help encourage families to spend time cooking together, eating around the table together, playing together, and sharing the Word of God around these activities. I have lived in five southern states and will be featuring them in my Southern Classic Recipes. I have put my own spin on these great regional recipes. Each recipe will include step by step ... read more
  • Posted at 3:33 AM
    Jerry Poole, an entrepreneur with eight years experience in the health care field and owner of the "30 Minute Health Clinic"(TM) for which he had a contract with Wal-Mart Stores, arrived on the morning of May 28 last year with the doctor who headed the clinic's medical team. The clinic, which had been open for seven months was seeing roughly 1200 patients a month, had several patients scheduled for that day and Poole was eager to get the office ... read more
  • Posted at 3:30 AM
    Interactive One, the largest digital media company serving Black Americans and a subsidiary of Radio One, announced this week a partnership with Songza, a leading streaming music service, to launch BlackPlanet Radio, the digital industry's first social radio website targeted towards African Americans. BlackPlanetRadio.com allows users to discover new music in a variety of ways, as well as create playlists from a library of more than 14.5 million songs to share with their social network communities. (Logo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111109/PH03195LOGO ... read more
  • Posted at 3:30 AM
    Online traffic to retailers peak on Thanksgiving, Black Friday weekend and Cyber Monday according to Experian Hitwise. For the past few years, the overall peak has been Cyber Black Friday, a term coined by Talya Schaeffer, founder of electronic coupons website eCoupons.com. Over a thousand retailers will be participating on Cyber Black Friday, more than the seven hundred listed on Shop.org's Cyber Monday website. This year, brick and mortar retailers sparked a Black Friday backlash by opening at midnight. One ... read more
  • Posted at 3:30 AM
    Adeona Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: AEN), a developer of innovative disease-modifying medicines for serious illnesses, and the Human Therapeutics Division of Intrexon Corporation, a synthetic biology company that utilizes its proprietary technologies to provide control over cellular function, announced today the formation of a global exclusive channel collaboration through which Adeona intends to develop and commercialize a DNA-based therapeutic using Intrexon's UltraVector® platform and RheoSwitch Therapeutic System® for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). Under the collaboration, Adeona will utilize ... read more
  • Posted at 3:30 AM
    Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) today released a suite of apps for outdoor enthusiasts to plan trips and navigate the outdoors. The first app, Trimble Outdoors MyTopo Maps, is a mapping and trip planning app for the Apple iPad to organize outdoor adventures. The second app, Trimble Outdoors Navigator, is an in-the-field GPS navigation and mapping app for iPhone and Android devices to use on trails and in remote backcountry areas. Although the two apps run independently, users' personal trips can be ... read more
  • Posted at 3:30 AM
    Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT®);(NASDAQ:IDTI), the Analog and Digital Company™ delivering essential mixed-signal semiconductor solutions, today announced that two IDT mixed-signal product families were included in the prestigious list of EDN magazine’s Hot 100 Products, a list created by and for electronics engineers. The IDT ... read more
  • Saxo Bank Enables Online Islamic Trading --- SAN FRANCISCO, DUBAI, UAE and HELLERUP, Denmark, November 21, 2011
    Posted at 3:22 AM
    SAN FRANCISCO, DUBAI, UAE and HELLERUP, Denmark, November 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IdealRatings identifies Islamic compliant Equities and ETFs on 25 exchanges. Saxo Bank A/S, the online trading and investment specialist, has today enabled its clients to identify and trade Islamic compliant stocks and ETFs on more than 25 exchanges worldwide. The Bank selected IdealRatings Inc., a leading global Islamic compliant fund management service provider, as the most reliable source for identifying Islamic compliant ... read more
  • Care For Your Skin, Care for Your Friends --- ALBANY, N.Y., Nov. 21, 2011
    Posted at 3:20 AM
    With Thanksgiving days away, people are anticipating the sales and madness that comes with Black Friday and Cyber Monday, two of the busiest shopping days of the year. Last year's Black Friday saw $648 million in online sales, making it the heaviest online spending day in 2010!(1) Make Black Friday and Cyber Monday a no-hassle shopping experience by ordering your holiday gifts online with Alabu Skin Care's (www.alabu.com) interactive and easy to navigate website. Alabu Skin Care products make ideal ... read more
  • Posted at 3:18 AM
    Cruise.com, one of the Internet's largest cruise sellers, is offering its annual Black Friday Cruise Sale, featuring exceptional values on many of the major cruise lines to favorite destinations worldwide. The special sale is scheduled to begin at 8:00 AM on Friday, November 25th. Space for these deals is limited and will be offered on a first come first serve basis. To book these deals call 866-401-0895. Cruise.com's special Black Friday Cruise Sale features some of the best cruise deals to ... read more
  • Posted at 3:10 AM
    ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc. (Nasdaq: ZIOP) announced today the publication of a darinaparsin (Zinapar® or ZIO-101) study in the PLoS ONE, an international, peer-reviewed, open-access, online publication of the Public Library of Science. The publication, titled “Darinaparsin Is a Multivalent Chemotherapeutic Which Induces Incomplete ... read more
  • Posted at 3:05 AM
    Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp. (OTCBB: TNXP) (“TONIX”), a specialty pharmaceutical company developing therapies for challenging disorders of the central nervous system (“CNS”), including fibromyalgia syndrome (“FM”) and post-traumatic stress disorder (“PTSD”), will be presenting at the 15th Annual Biotech and Specialty Pharmaceuticals ... read more
  • OncoSec Appoints Scientific Advisory Board --- SAN DIEGO, Nov. 21, 2011
    Posted at 3:01 AM
    OncoSec Medical Inc. (OTCBB: ONCS), which is developing its advanced stage ElectroOncology therapies to treat solid tumor cancers, announced today the appointment of three respected medical innovators to its newly created Scientific Advisory Board (SAB). This advisory board will provide input to the company's R&D and clinical strategies, including OncoSec's multiple planned Phase II clinical trials for the treatment of melanoma, Merkel cell carcinoma and cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110314/MM64943LOGO) The internationally recognized leaders in medical research joining OncoSec's Scientific Advisory Board ... read more