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Thursday, July 28, 2011

  • Posted at 1:00 PM
    Intevac Photonics, a subsidiary of Intevac, Inc., (Nasdaq:IVAC) announced today it has received a $9.6M IDIQ (Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity) contract from the U.S. Navy Naval Air Warfare Center. This contract covers on-going performance improvements of Intevac’s proprietary four mega-pixel digital night vision sensor (ISIE ... read more
  • Posted at 1:00 PM
    IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/28/11 -- ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISTA), today announced top-line results from the first of its two Phase 3 studies to evaluate the short-term safety and efficacy of two concentrations of REMURA™ (bromfenac ophthalmic solution for dry eye) in alleviating the signs and symptoms of dry eye disease. The company's Phase 3 safety and efficacy program, which consists of two studies known as EAST and WEST, is being conducted under a Special Protocol ... read more
  • Posted at 1:00 PM
    SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/28/11 -- Cytokinetics, Incorporated (NASDAQ: CYTK) reported total research and development revenues of $1.1 million for the second quarter of 2011. The net loss allocable to common stockholders for the second quarter was $16.5 million, or $0.23 per basic and diluted share, which includes a one-time, non-cash dividend of $2.9 million related to the beneficial conversion feature of the Series A Convertible Preferred Stock. This is compared to a net loss ... read more
  • Posted at 1:00 PM
    Orthofix International N.V. (NASDAQ:OFIX) today announced its results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011. Reported net sales were $143.6 million, reported net income was $10.0 million, or $0.54 per diluted share, and adjusted net income was $12.8 ... read more
  • Posted at 1:00 PM
    Intuit Inc. (Nasdaq:INTU) will announce its fourth-quarter and full fiscal year 2011 financial results on Aug. 18 following the close of market. The company’s fiscal year ends July 31. Intuit executives will discuss the financial results on a conference ... read more
  • Posted at 1:00 PM
    Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today reported consolidated financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2011 and provided an update on the launch of INCIVEKTM (telaprevir) tablets and its development programs. The ... read more
  • Posted at 12:57 PM
    UPM RFID has been ranked at the top spot of ABI Research’s latest vendor matrix, receiving the highest ratings in both innovation and implementation. Avery Dennison took second place, while Alien Technology placed third. Smartrac Technology Ltd and LS ... read more
  • Posted at 12:56 PM
    SurePure Investment Holding AG (SurePure) has entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger with SOEFL, Inc. (Soefl) (OTCBB: SOEF), with unanimous approvals of the boards of directors of both companies. The transaction is anticipated to close in September 2011, subject to SurePure shareholder approval and customary ... read more
  • Posted at 12:55 PM
    Taking his turn at driving a red, white and blue Jeep, Governor Tom Corbett today joined the Crossing of America Tour as it traveled through Butler. The Crossing of America Tour is a national campaign to pay tribute, create awareness and raise funds for wounded warriors and fallen heroes and their families by touring the country in the Spirit of Liberty Jeep. "I'm pleased to join this effort in support of our troops and our wounded warriors," Governor Corbett said. "So many ... read more
  • Posted at 12:50 PM
    InfoComm International, the trade association representing the commercial audiovisual industry, announced that registration has opened for GovComm 2011, a new professional audiovisual and information communications technology exposition and conference to be held November 1-2, 2011, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. This two-day event is designed to serve Washington, D.C.-area technology managers, end-users and procurement officers in the government and military sectors. The event will feature exhibits, networking opportunities, education and manufacturers' training. ... read more
  • Posted at 12:50 PM
    As part of its focus on delivering solutions that serve the emerging areas of opportunity for GroupM clients and beyond, GroupM Search announced today the launch of GMS Local. GMS Local is a holistic digital solution that allows national brands to connect with consumers in the neighborhoods where they live, work and play. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/51294-groupm-search-launches-gms-local (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110728/MM41393LOGO) GMS Local is an advanced solution that utilizes a combination of paid, earned ... read more
  • Posted at 12:45 PM
    SunGard, one of the world’s leading software and technology services companies, today reported results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011. For the second quarter, revenue was $1.27 billion, up 1% year over year (down 2% adjusting for currency). Excluding one of our global trading ... read more
  • Posted at 12:42 PM
    OgilvyOne Worldwide and OgilvyAction set out to discover how the growing penetration of Smartphones influences the way people build brand preference and select, purchase and experience products. The findings form the basis of a new, research-driven white paper entitled, "From Armed to Charmed: Preparing for and profiting from the new mobile-enabled point of sale." It provides recommendations for marketers and retailers to conduct winning mobile initiatives. A consumer quantitative study was conducted in three representative international markets: the United States, the ... read more
  • Posted at 12:42 PM
    Baby boomers likely remember the iconic orange-flavored St. Joseph Aspirin used in their childhood. Today, St. Joseph Aspirin has tapped Ken Osmond to help promote the brand as something that can be "Good for You Again" as part of a doctor-recommended, low dose aspirin regimen to help prevent strokes and heart attacks. Best known as Eddie Haskell from "Leave it to Beaver," Ken will serve as a spokesperson in a multimedia campaign featuring a national and regional TV buy. To ... read more
  • Posted at 12:38 PM
    ADPT Corporation (Other OTC: ADPT.PK) announced today that it has acquired Baseball Heaven, a premier venue for amateur baseball in the Northeastern United States. Based in Yaphank, NY, Baseball Heaven has seven state-of-the-art turf fields for rental and use. Approximately 750,000 people visit Baseball Heaven on ... read more
  • Posted at 12:34 PM
    An additional half-million people in East Africa are now in desperate need of humanitarian relief, bringing the number to 11.6 million people across the drought-stricken region. International Medical Corps is expanding its existing operations and deploying additional emergency teams to provide critical nutrition and health interventions to families from southern Somalia who are crossing into Kenya and Ethiopia. At some camps, one in four children under five are severely malnourished when they arrive. "Communities throughout East Africa are reeling from ... read more
  • Posted at 12:32 PM
    Jeffrey Killeen, Chairman and CEO of GlobalSpec (www.globalspec.com) – the leading provider of online marketing programs for companies targeting the engineering, technical and manufacturing communities – has been named to BtoB Magazine’s 2011“Who’s Who in B-to-B” list for the third ... read more
  • Posted at 12:30 PM
    Incisive Media announced today that Susan Bratton, a highly regarded digital marketing entrepreneur and co-founder and CEO of Personal Life Media, Inc., will deliver the keynote address at the Connected Marketing Week festival on August 16, 2011. More than 6,000 marketers and agency professionals are expected ... read more
  • Posted at 12:29 PM
    Broadband enables technologies that advance the delivery of health and medical care across America, according to research released today by the Internet Innovation Alliance (IIA), a broad-based coalition supporting broadband access and adoption for all Americans. Based on analysis from sources including the Department of Health ... read more
  • Posted at 12:28 PM
    CAMPBELL, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/28/11 -- Market research firm Infonetics Research today released excerpts from its latest Ethernet and IP MPLS VPN Services report, which provides global and regional forecasts through 2015 and market and trends analysis for layer 2 and layer 3 IP MPLS VPN services, managed and unmanaged VPN services, wholesale Ethernet services, and retail Ethernet services, including Internet and WAN access, E-LINE, and E-LAN services. "While retail business makes up the bulk of the Ethernet ... read more