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Monday, August 1, 2011

  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    Sunrise Senior Living, Inc. (NYSE: SRZ) today responded to the announcement made by the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") that it is reducing payments for skilled nursing facilities by $3.87 billion in fiscal year 2012. The Company acknowledged that the payment reduction will affect operating results. Based on a preliminary analysis of the limited information contained in the CMS announcement and assuming that the payment reduction had been in place for the first quarter of 2011, the Company ... read more
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    Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Vanda) (NASDAQ: VNDA), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of products for central nervous system disorders, today announced its exclusive license agreement with Argentina-based Biotoscana Farma S.A., a wholly owned affiliate of Biotoscana International, based in Bogota, Colombia, for the commercialization of Fanapt (TM) in Argentina. "We are very excited to achieve this step on the path towards making Fanapt (TM) available in Argentina and we are very pleased to have Biotoscana as our ... read more
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    STOW, OH -- (Marketwire) -- 08/01/11 -- Razorleaf, a leading consulting service provider for engineering and manufacturing tools, today announced the acquisition of the Office2PDM and EPDM Dashboard products from Extensible CAD Technologies of Apex, NC. Office2PDM offers a seamless integration between Microsoft Office products and SolidWorks Enterprise PDM (EPDM). EPDM Dashboard provides real-time access to Enterprise PDM vaults, right from Microsoft Outlook, for monitoring the status of documents and workflows. "We're thrilled to be adding Office2PDM and EPDM Dashboard ... read more
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    BEVERLY, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/01/11 -- Cellceutix Corporation (OTCQB: CTIX) (PINKSHEETS: CTIX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing small molecule drugs to treat unmet medical conditions, would like to update shareholders on recent developments regarding the impending clinical trials for Kevetrin™, the Company's novel anti-cancer compound. The contracts for the clinical trials to be hosted by a world- renown cancer center have been received and reviewed, and are slated to be back at the clinical site ... read more
  • Posted at 3:45 AM
    Merge Healthcare (NASDAQ:MRGE), a leading provider of enterprise imaging and interoperability solutions, announced today that Mon General Hospital, one of West Virginia’s leading acute-care community hospitals, located in Morgantown, is installing its full suite of enterprise-level cardiology solutions. ... read more
  • Posted at 3:30 AM
    BGI, the world's largest genomics organization, and GT Life Sciences, Inc., a privately held biotechnology company that utilizes a proven metabolic modeling and experimental platform to drive the discovery and design of new products and processes for the life sciences field, announced today that their collaborative study on the genomic sequence of the Chinese hamster ovary (CHO) K1 cell line was published July 31, 2011 online in Nature Biotechnology (http://www.nature.com/nbt/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nbt.1932.html). The CHO-K1 genome is the first published cell line genome ... 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 it will be co-presenting with Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) on the NVM Express (NVMe) specification at the upcoming Flash Memory Summit, held in ... read more
  • Posted at 3:30 AM
    ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc. (Nasdaq: ZIOP), a drug development company employing small molecule and synthetic biology approaches to cancer therapy, today reported its financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2011, and provided an update on the Company’s activities in the second quarter. ... read more
  • Posted at 3:21 AM
    MOORESVILLE, NC -- (Marketwire) -- 08/01/11 -- Sky Power Solutions, Corp (OTCBB: SPOW) (www.skypowersolutions.com), an emerging leader in the development and marketing of next generation lithium-powered batteries worldwide, and a leading developer of the Sky Power stand alone residential, Solar Concentrating, Electric Power Generation System, capable of producing over 2 Kilowatts of electricity with ZERO emissions using sun light as the only fuel, with built in heat recapture to provide free/reduced cost hot water to users, is pleased ... read more
  • Posted at 3:05 AM
    ACS, A Xerox Company (NYSE: XRX), today announced it is expanding its global capabilities with the acquisition of the Italian-based call center and business process services assets of Innova Consulting. ACS’ latest acquisition ... read more
  • Posted at 3:00 AM
    Electrochem Solutions, Inc. (www.ElectrochemSolutions.com) announced today the launch of its rebranded and redesigned company website. “Our new brand and website are a reflection of our growing business, the nimble and responsive approach we take with our customers and the critical role we play in empowering them ... read more
  • Posted at 3:00 AM
    Biodel Inc. (Nasdaq: BIOD) will issue its third quarter fiscal year 2011 financial results on August 4, 2011. Following the release of the company's financial results, Biodel's senior management will host a conference call to discuss the results and provide an update on the company's progress. August 4, 2011 schedule: 4:00 pm Q3 fiscal year 2011 results will be EDT: ... read more
  • Posted at 3:00 AM
    Gravity Summit is pleased to announce that Audi of America, PR Newswire, and Visible Technologies have signed on as sponsors for Gravity Summit's upcoming Social Media Marketing for Business conference at the Harvard Faculty Club in Cambridge, MA on Monday, September 12, 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110801/NY44468LOGO ) Audi's General Manager for Social Media and Customer Engagement, Doug Clark, will join Chief Commercial Officer, Scott Mozarsky of PR Newswire; and Visible's Mike Spataro VP, Enterprise Strategy & Partnerships on the agenda of thought-leaders ... read more
  • Posted at 3:00 AM
    Ashford University, an academic institution owned by Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI), has announced an alliance agreement with Pacific Seafood Group. The agreement will provide Pacific Seafood employees with an opportunity to advance their educations at Ashford University. Pacific Seafood Group, a family-owned seafood company launched in 1941, has 37 locations throughout the United States and Canada. The new agreement will make Ashford University degrees more affordable for Pacific Seafood employees by offering fee waivers for costs associated with attending the ... read more
  • Posted at 3:00 AM
    Allot Communications Ltd. (NASDAQ: ALLT), a leading supplier of service optimization and revenue generation solutions for fixed and mobile broadband service providers worldwide, today announced continued improved financial results for the second quarter of 2011. Total revenues for the second quarter of 2011 reached $18.5 million, a 35% increase from the $13.6 million of revenues reported for the second quarter of 2010, and an 8% increase from the $17.2 million of revenues reported for the first quarter of 2011. On ... read more
  • Posted at 3:00 AM
    Sooner or later the U.S. will see widespread adoption of mobile payments, says the experts, but they disagree about how soon and how widespread it will be. Big players in banking and in telephony are investing heavily in developing mobile payment infrastructure. The ultimate object of ... read more
  • Posted at 3:00 AM
    LPI Level Platforms Inc., a global leader in remote monitoring and management (RMM) software for managed service providers (MSPs), has teamed with Tokyo-based Hitachi Electronics Services Co., Ltd. (HES) to deliver IT Simple Manager, a comprehensive managed services cloud platform to Japanese IT services providers, opening ... read more
  • Posted at 3:00 AM
    Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACOR) today announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011. “We are encouraged by the positive prescriber response to programs we initiated in the second quarter. These programs highlight AMPYRA’s ... read more
  • Posted at 3:00 AM
    Smith Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMSI), a leading developer and marketer of software solutions and services for the mobility market, today announced that leading Indian telecom service provider, MTS India, has selected QuickLink Mobile® to deliver superior data connectivity for its mobile broadband customers. MTS India, one ... read more
  • Posted at 2:55 AM
    Affymetrix, Inc. (NASDAQ: AFFX) today announced plans to commercialize four Axiom® population-optimized arrays used to analyze 100,000 samples collected from volunteers in one of the nation’s largest and most diverse genomics projects funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Each Axiom genotyping array is optimized ... read more