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Wednesday, October 19, 2011

  • Posted at 1:25 PM
    Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) (the "Company") announced today that its direct wholly owned subsidiary, Scientific Games International, Inc. ("SGI"), is soliciting consents (the "Consent Solicitation") from the holders of the 7.875% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2016 (CUSIP Nos. 80874YAA8 and ISIN USU8067TAA44) (the "Notes"), to proposed amendments to the Indenture which governs the Notes (the "Indenture"). The terms and conditions of the Consent Solicitation and the proposed amendments to the Indenture are described in the Consent Solicitation Statement dated ... read more
  • New Obesity Remedy Unveiled: Fun --- ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Oct. 19, 2011
    Posted at 1:15 PM
    A new health campaign launched in Pinellas County with an unexpected prescription for America's obesity epidemic: More fun. The new campaign, part of an effort by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to improve health outcomes in 50 targeted communities across the U.S., is called "Find the Fun Now." It is built around a new web-based application that helps people find actively fun things to do at Pinellas County's parks, beaches and other attractions. Visitors to the [] site ... read more
  • Posted at 1:15 PM
    West Corporation, a leading provider of technology-driven voice and data solutions, today announced its third quarter 2011 results. Financial Summary (unaudited)(Dollars in millions) ... read more
  • Posted at 1:14 PM
    PALATINE, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 10/19/11 -- Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACUR), a specialty pharmaceutical company innovating abuse deterrent drugs, today announced results of an evaluation of NEXAFED™, a pseudoephedrine tablet formulation utilizing Acura's IMPEDE Technology. The test was designed to determine whether it is possible to extract the pseudoephedrine from NEXAFED and convert it into the street drug methamphetamine. The test was performed by scientists working with a law enforcement agency. The testing demonstrated that the IMPEDE technology ... read more
  • Posted at 1:11 PM
    LeCroy Corporation (NASDAQ: LCRY), a leading supplier of oscilloscopes and serial data test solutions, announced today that it will webcast its first-quarter fiscal 2012 financial results conference call live on Wednesday, October 26th at 10:00 a.m. ET. Hosting the call will be President and Chief Executive Officer, Tom Reslewic and Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Sean O'Connor. Those who wish to listen to the conference call should visit the "Events Calendar" in the "Investors" portion of LeCroy's website ... read more
  • Posted at 1:08 PM
    UBM Medica today announced that Consultant Live (, offering primary-care physicians authoritative, practical solutions to everyday clinical dilemmas, has been recognized by the International Academy of the Visual Arts (IAVA) for creative excellence on the web. (Photo: Recognizing that today's healthcare providers are pressed for time and always facing new diagnostic challenges, UBM Medica and Consultant Live are dedicated to bringing practical clinical advice from top experts across many specialties in one convenient resource. This award demonstrates the company's commitment to ... read more
  • Weekly Credit Card Rate Report --- AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 19, 2011
    Posted at 1:08 PM
    Interest rates on new credit card offers fell for the first time since July, according to the Weekly Credit Card Rate Report. (Logo: The average is composed of 100 of the most popular credit cards in the country, including cards from dozens of leading U.S. issuers and representing every card category. Introductory (teaser) rates are not included in the calculation. Rates for card categories tracked by are listed below: Credit Card Averages ... read more
  • Posted at 1:07 PM
    CYS Investments, Inc. (NYSE: CYS) (“CYS” or the “Company”) today announced financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2011. Third Quarter 2011 Highlights GAAP net income of $96.3 million, ... read more
  • Posted at 1:05 PM
    IDT Corporation (NYSE: IDT) today announced changes to the positions of certain members of management. Liore Alroy, currently CEO of IDT Telecom, will move from that post to serve as Deputy Chairman of both IDT Corporation and IDT’s soon to be ... read more
  • Posted at 1:05 PM
    Beachfront Solutions, an online travel marketing company introduces a new All Inclusive Resorts web site, focused on uncovering the truth in what is truly included by each resort's "all inclusive" booking option. The web site focuses on popular destinations such as all inclusive resorts in the Caribbean and Mexico, where potential vacationers are offered a myriad of resort types, price ranges and amenities with no apparent consistency, even when owned by the same management company. "Our focus is to uncover what is ... read more
  • Posted at 1:02 PM
    PharmMD, the nation’s leader in quality medication therapy management (MTM), won the 2011 NEXT Award in the Health Care Growth category. The inaugural NEXT Awards were presented Tuesday night by the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and the Entrepreneur Center in partnership with Bank of ... read more
  • Posted at 1:00 PM
    Atlantic Tele-Network, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATNI), announced today that it will report results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011 on Wednesday, November 2, 2011, at approximately 5:00 p.m. (ET). In addition, the Company will host a conference call to discuss its ... read more
  • Posted at 1:00 PM
    Timing is everything when treating patients with both HIV and tuberculosis. Starting HIV therapy in such patients within two weeks of TB treatment, rather than two months as is the current practice, increases survival by 33 percent, according to a large-scale clinical trial in Cambodia led by researchers at Children's Hospital Boston and the Immune Disease Institute (IDI). The study's results - reported by Anne Goldfeld, MD, of the IDI and the Program in Cellular and Molecular Medicine at Children's ... read more
  • Posted at 1:00 PM
    Delphax Technologies Inc. (Pink Sheets:DLPX.PK), a pioneer in the development of high-speed digital printing equipment, turns 30 this year--and its pioneering days have just begun! After three decades of building black-and-white digital presses based on an innovation in high-speed imaging technology, the company is tooling up to offer color presses based on another first-in-the industry idea. The company was launched in 1981 as Check Technology Corporation with the aim of developing digital production technology specifically to satisfy the demanding short run, ... read more
  • GSI Group Inc. Announces Refinancing of Debt --- BEDFORD, Mass., Oct. 19, 2011
    Posted at 1:00 PM
    GSI Group Inc. (NASDAQ: GSIG) (the "Company" or "GSI"), a global leader and supplier of laser-based solutions, precision motion controls and technologies, and semiconductor systems to global industrial, electronics, medical, and scientific markets, announced today the refinancing of all of its outstanding 12.25% Senior Secured PIK Election Notes due 2014 through the proceeds from a new $80 million senior secured credit agreement, with Bank of America, N.A., as Administrative Agent, Silicon Valley Bank, as Syndication Agent, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, ... read more
  • Posted at 1:00 PM
    CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 10/19/11 -- The American Nurses Association (ANA) and the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN®) have mutually endorsed each organization's guidelines for upholding professional boundaries in a social networking environment. The use of social media and other electronic communication is expanding exponentially; the latest statistics indicate that there are 150 million U.S. Facebook accounts and Twitter processes more than 250 million tweets worldwide on a daily basis. Social networking can be ... read more
  • Posted at 12:59 PM
    InfoSpace, Inc. (NASDAQ: INSP) will announce third quarter 2011 financial results on Thursday, October 27, 2011, after market close. A conference call for members of the investment community will be held at 2 p.m. Pacific time (5 p.m. Eastern time) on October 27. This call ... read more
  • Posted at 12:53 PM
    John Henry Company, a leader in print, packaging, and merchandising solutions for the horticulture and floriculture industries, has expanded its website to include additional resources that help consumers learn more about cut flowers. ... read more
  • Posted at 12:44 PM
    CVD Equipment Corporation (NASDAQ: CVV) announced today the expansion of the materials portion of its business. These materials will be marketed through its wholly owned subsidiary, CVD Materials Corporation, (“CVD Materials”). Leonard Rosenbaum, President of CVD Equipment Corporation, stated, ... read more
  • Posted at 12:40 PM
    Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR), a global leader in enabling individuals to take charge of their health at home through the merger of rapid diagnostics and health management, today announced that it will release its third quarter 2011 earnings on Wednesday, October 26, 2011. The Company will also host a conference call beginning at 8:30 a.m. (Eastern Time) on that date to discuss these results and other corporate matters. During the conference call, the Company will discuss and answer questions concerning ... read more