Henry Schein, Inc., (Nasdaq: HSIC), the largest provider of health care products and services to office-based practitioners, announced today that Stanley Bergman, Chairman and CEO of Henry Schein, will present at the NASDAQ OMX 25th Investor Program being held at London's Mayfair Hotel on December 7, 2010.
Henry Schein's presentation is scheduled to begin at 11:45 a.m. GMT / 6:45 a.m. EST, and can be heard via live webcast by visiting www.henryschein.com, clicking on "Investor Relations" and following the ... read more
Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd. (NYSE Amex: CPD) reports receipt of a proposal from Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. ("Sun") and Sun Pharma Global, Inc ("Sun Global") for a going private transaction by which Sun, Sun Global, and/or one or more of their affiliates would acquire all of the outstanding shares of Caraco common stock not held by Sun or Sun Global for a per share consideration of $4.75 in cash. This represents a 5% premium over the closing price of Caraco ... read more
Next Jump, Inc. (www.nextjump.com),
a leader in next generation ecommerce and advertising technology, will
host one-night-only VIP events where shoppers can nab exclusive offers
of up to 40 percent off of New York’s top designer labels, including
Catherine Malandrino, Hugo Boss, Scoop NYC, Club Monaco, John Varvatos ... read more
HP Enterprise Services today announced TOPS Friendly Markets LLC, the
New York-based supermarket chain with stores in New York and
Pennsylvania, has signed a seven-year applications and infrastructure
technology services contract valued in excess of $80 million that gives
the retailer flexibility to transform its business ... read more
Blue Coat Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: BCSI), the technology leader in Application
Delivery Networking, today announced enhancements to its Blue Coat
Channel Advantage Program to increase channel partner effectiveness in
selling Blue Coat WAN optimization solutions and deliver a higher return
on the investments that its partners ... read more
Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARIA) today announced updated
clinical data from a fully enrolled and ongoing Phase 1 study of its
investigational pan-BCR-ABL inhibitor, ponatinib,
in patients with resistant and refractory chronic myeloid leukemia (CML)
and Philadelphia-positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia ... read more
ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq: VPHM) and Idis, the global leader in developing long-term strategic solutions to therapeutic access, today announced that the two companies have partnered to facilitate access to certain ViroPharma products through a named patient program (NPP). ViroPharma's NPP, developed and managed by Idis, will allow international healthcare professionals to prescribe certain products to individual patients until the time that approval is sought in local countries.
Under an NPP, physicians can prescribe investigational or pre-approval products to qualifying patients ... read more
Nasuni®, creator of the storage industry's leading cloud gateway, will join with Storage Switzerland to present a live webinar tomorrow addressing how to add NAS functionality to virtualized SANs by levering cloud storage. During this webinar Storage Switzerland lead analyst George Crump will take participants through the four options on adding NAS services to a virtualized SAN environment, explaining the pros and cons of each. Then Nasuni CEO Andres Rodriguez will detail how the Nasuni Filer quickly and easily brings ... read more
ADI Time, a leading vendor of cloud computing time and attendance management software-as-a-service (SaaS), announced today three new SaaS products designed to meet the demands of any size organization seeking to improve their workforce automation. ADI Time's new adiTeam, adiOffice and adiEnterprise SaaS subscriptions do not require customers to sign a term contract, can be deployed quickly and economically with flat-rate pricing, and interface with a variety of data collection methods and payroll providers.
"Our customers and partners expressed a ... read more
LaserCard Corporation (NASDAQ:LCRD; www.lasercard.com),
offered its congratulations to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration
Services (USCIS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security,
and the Chief of the Integrated Document Production Division, on winning
the “Most Effective Border Security Program” category of the Government
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Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: KERX) today announced data presented for the first time at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology showing promising clinical activity, safety and tolerability of perifosine in patients with advanced chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and Hodgkin's lymphoma (HL). KRX-0401 (perifosine) is the Company's novel, potentially first-in-class, oral anti-cancer agent that inhibits Akt activation in the phosphoinositide 3-kinase (PI3K) pathway. Key highlights from the two Phase 2 poster presentations are as follows:
Abstract # ... read more
Sensis Corporation was selected by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for the NASA Research Announcement (NRA) NextGen Airportal Project Technologies: System Analysis, Integration and Evaluation (SAIE). Sensis will perform a cost-benefit analysis of select NASA concepts and technologies (C&Ts) for the airportal environment (defined as terminal airspace down to the airport gate) and investigate the integration of the concepts into the National Airspace System (NAS). The program will provide NASA with a roadmap for the integration and simulation ... read more
Ankota, a Healthcare Delivery Management (HDM) business with a patient-centric, performance-focused approach to managing the delivery of care, and CareCentric, a healthcare solutions company that has offered industry-leading software and services to post-acute care providers for more than 40 years, announced a strategic alliance today to provide home health provider organizations with greater efficiencies resulting in immediate cost savings and increased productivity.
Under the terms of the agreement, CareCentric will sell and support the combined solution with its Caretinuum(TM) software product. ... read more
Gryphon, the leading provider of cloud-based consumer contact preference solutions, today announced that its PrivacyAdvisor integration for Salesforce.com has been named a Semi-finalist in the Salesforce.com AppQuest 2010 competition. Selected from an initial pool of over 120 entries, Gryphon's solution sits with some of the most advanced Salesforce.com partner applications. The top 5 finalists and winner will be announced this week at Dreamforce 2010.
AppQuest entries were evaluated on the following criteria:
-- Innovative use, implementation, and ... read more
In recognition of Family Vaccination Day today, Families Fighting Flu (FFF) encourages everyone to take an active role in keeping their family healthy this season by getting vaccinated against the flu. To educate the public about the importance of influenza vaccination, FFF is partnering with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for the fourth year during National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW), December 5-11, 2010 - an observance established to highlight the importance of continuing influenza vaccination after ... read more
Direct Relief International announced today that CSL Behring has donated critically needed medical supplies to assist cholera patients in Haiti. The products will be used at Justinian University Hospital (JUH) in Cap-Haitien. JUH is the main public hospital for the entire northern sector of the country; the I.V. solutions and supplies will also be distributed to the numerous cholera treatment units (CTUs) that have been established in the cholera outbreak area as dictated by need.
The donation, consisting of 4,632 bags ... read more
WOBURN, Mass., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ --
-- Demandware, Inc., the global leader in on-demand ecommerce, today
announced that Rockport, a leading brand within the adidas portfolio and
manufacturer of stylish and walkable footwear for metropolitan
professionals worldwide, has selected Demandware® Commerce as its new
... read more
Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) unveiled new research exploring parental attitudes toward math, parents' perceived math capabilities and the level of active engagement in math-related learning among 10-14 year olds across the United States, England and Singapore. Raytheon conducted this study as part of its continuous focus on education and the five year anniversary of the company's MathMovesU® program, which is designed to inspire middle school students to get excited about math and science.
While only 43 percent of 2010 U.S. high ... read more
For the fourth year in a row, Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI) and the American Red Cross are collecting cards from the public to distribute to U.S. military service members, veterans, and their families across the country and abroad this holiday season. However, the December 10 deadline for cards is approaching fast.
"During the past three years, Americans helped send three million cards to our service members and veterans through Holiday Mail for Heroes, and we ... read more
Based on its recent analysis of the contact center agent performance optimization (APO) market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Verint® Systems (Nasdaq: VRNT) with the 2010 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Company of the Year. Earlier this year, the organization also received the Frost & Sullivan 2010 North American IP Surveillance Software Company of the Year Award. These dual honors across Verint's enterprise workforce optimization (WFO) and security intelligence businesses reinforce the leading technology company's overall actionable intelligence vision.
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