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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

  • Posted at 1:29 PM
    The Multilateral Coordination Board (MCB) for the International Space Station partner agencies met Tuesday, July 26, to discuss how to use the space station as a test bed for technologies that will enable missions beyond low Earth orbit. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The board will begin identifying several specific technology collaboration initiatives based on possible future missions suggested by the International Space Exploration Coordination Group. These technology developments and demonstrations on the station could support voyages to an asteroid or Mars or the development ... read more
  • Osseon Launches in India --- SANTA ROSA, Calif., July 26, 2011
    Posted at 1:16 PM
    Osseon® Therapeutics, Inc. announced today that the first "Osseoplasty(TM)" cases were performed in India this month at the Command Hospital in Chandigarh by Dr. Col M. Sreenivas and in New Delhi at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) by Prof. Arvind Jaysawal. Two additional cases were performed at the prestigious, private Max Super Specialty Hospital in New Delhi by Drs. Sandeep Vaishya and Bipin Walia. No complications resulted in any of the patients treated. All patients presented with ... read more
  • Posted at 1:15 PM
    Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX), the leader in converged networking solutions, today announced that Paul Folino, Emulex's executive chairman, will complete his active employment with Emulex on November 29, 2011. The end of Mr. Folino's services as executive chairman is in accordance ... read more
  • Perrigo Closes Acquisition of Paddock Labs --- ALLEGAN, Mich., July 26, 2011
    Posted at 1:15 PM
    Perrigo Company (Nasdaq: PRGO;TASE) today announced that it has closed the acquisition of Paddock Laboratories, Inc. ("Paddock"), a privately-held, Minneapolis-based pharmaceutical manufacturer of generic Rx pharmaceuticals and OTC specialty products for approximately $540 million in cash. Perrigo Chairman and CEO Joseph C. Papa stated, "We are very pleased to welcome the Paddock team to the Perrigo family. This acquisition is another important step forward in executing Perrigo's strategy to expand our specialty portfolio of generic Rx products. It adds incremental ... read more
  • Posted at 1:15 PM
    Symmetry Medical Inc. (NYSE: SMA), a leading independent provider of products to the global orthopaedic device industry and other medical markets, announced today that it will release second quarter 2011 financial results for the period ending July 2, 2011 before the market opens on Thursday, August 4, 2011. Symmetry Medical will host an accompanying conference call at 8:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, August 4, 2011. A live Web cast of the conference call will be available online from the investor ... read more
  • Posted at 1:15 PM
    Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXA) announced today that it will report financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2011, on Monday, August 8, 2011, following the close of the U.S. financial markets. Alexza also announced that the resubmission of its AZ-004 New Drug Application (NDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is now planned for Monday, August 8, 2011. The Company completed the writing of the NDA sections earlier this week. The documents have ... read more
  • NASA Safety Chief Bryan O'Connor to Retire --- WASHINGTON, July 26, 2011
    Posted at 1:15 PM
    Bryan O'Connor, NASA's chief of safety and mission assurance since 2002, has announced plans to retire from the agency on Aug. 31. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) "Bryan is a fellow Marine, trusted advisor and friend I have been privileged to serve with off and on since our years as plebes at the U.S. Naval Academy," NASA Administrator Charles Bolden said. "I am deeply grateful for his vigilance over the safety and well-being of NASA's people and its work. His concern and commitment have ... read more
  • MKS Instruments Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend --- ANDOVER, Mass., July 26, 2011
    Posted at 1:15 PM
    MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKSI), a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, today announced that its board of directors has authorized a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share, payable on September 16, 2011 to shareholders of record as of September 1, 2011. Future dividend declarations, as well as the record and payment dates for such dividends, are subject to the final determination of the company's Board of Directors. About MKS Instruments MKS Instruments, Inc. is ... read more
  • Posted at 1:15 PM
    Cambium Learning Group, Inc. [Nasdaq: ABCD, the "Company"], a leading educational company focused primarily on serving the needs of at-risk and special student populations, today announced it will hold a conference call to discuss 2011 second quarter financial results on Tuesday, August 9, 2011, at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The call will be based on unaudited results through June 30, 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100129/CLGROUPLOGO ) To listen to the Company's upcoming conference call, please dial (800) 860-2442 and reference "Cambium Learning" at 5:00 ... read more
  • Posted at 1:15 PM
    Aeroflex Holding Corp. ("Aeroflex") (NYSE: ARX), a leading global provider of microelectronic components and test and measurement equipment, today announced it and the U.S. Marine Corps. continue to work very closely together to expedite the Corps’ final approval for delivery of Aeroflex’s Ground Radio Maintenance Automatic ... read more
  • Posted at 1:15 PM
    Zix Corporation (ZixCorp), (Nasdaq: ZIXI), the leader in email encryption services, announced today the election of Taher Elgamal, Ph.D. to the Company’s board of directors. Dr. Elgamal joins the board with abundant experience as an internationally respected information security leader ... read more
  • Posted at 1:14 PM
    Darline Jean has been named president and chief executive officer of the About Group, a unit of The New York Times Company, beginning September 1. Ms. Jean will report to Martin Nisenholtz, senior vice president, digital operations, The New York Times Company. ... read more
  • UT Given $18 Million to Link Nation's Supercomputers --- KNOXVILLE, Tenn., July 26, 2011
    Posted at 1:12 PM
    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has been awarded $18 million to help create a new generation of linkages among high-performance computers and research facilities across the nation. The new supercomputing grid will create a powerful tool for taking on some of the most complex problems in science. The National Institute for Computational Sciences (NICS) will carry out the project, which is part of a $121 million National Science Foundation program to improve connections between high-performance computers, data sources, and experimental facilities. ... read more
  • Posted at 1:10 PM
    NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: NPSP) announced today that it will report its second quarter 2011 financial results on Tuesday, August 2, 2011 at approximately 4:30 p.m. ET. The press release will be followed by a conference call and webcast at 5:00 p.m. ET. ... read more
  • Posted at 1:10 PM
    Pervasive Software® Inc. (NASDAQ: PVSW), a global leader in cloud-based and on-premises data innovation, today announced financial results for the fourth quarter ending June 30, 2011. For the fourth quarter ended June 30, 2011: ... read more
  • Posted at 1:10 PM
    Transcat, Inc. (Nasdaq: TRNS) (“Transcat” or the “Company”), a leading distributor of professional grade handheld test and measurement instruments and accredited provider of calibration, repair and other measurement services, today reported financial results for its fiscal 2012 first quarter ended June 25, 2011. Included are the ... read more
  • Posted at 1:10 PM
    SANTA CLARA, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/26/11 -- Inphi Corporation (NYSE: IPHI), a leading provider of high-speed analog semiconductor solutions for the communications and computing markets, today announced financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2011. Revenue for the second quarter of 2011 was $24.0 million, compared with $21.1 million for the second quarter of 2010. As reported under U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), net income for the second quarter of 2011 was $2.4 million, or $0.08 ... read more
  • Posted at 1:10 PM
    Social CRM promises better customer interactions and insight for those enterprises that effectively embrace it. How to do that and make social CRM meet and exceed expectations will be the subject of keynoter Brent Leary's address at the 2011 CRM Evolution Conference and Exposition, Wednesday, August ... read more
  • Posted at 1:10 PM
    Zix Corporation (NASDAQ: ZIXI), the leader in email encryption services, today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011. Second Quarter 2011 Financial Highlights ... read more
  • Posted at 1:10 PM
    The board of directors elected Andy Bryant as vice chairman of the board, a new position, in preparation for him to be elected Intel’s next Chairman following the company’s annual stockholders’ meeting scheduled for May of 2012. He will serve alongside the current chairman, Jane Shaw, ... read more