Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: DLR), the world's largest wholesale datacenter provider, announced today that Company management will be presenting at NAREIT's REIT Week 2010 Investor Forum on June 10, 2010 at 4:30 pm CT. The conference is being held June 9 - 11, 2010 at the Hilton Chicago.
A live webcast of the presentation will be accessible from the investor relations section of Digital Realty Trust's website at www.digitalrealtytrust.com. The webcast will be archived on the Company website ... read more
Idera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: IDRA) today announced the
publication of data from studies of a dual agonist of Toll-like Receptor
7 (TLR7) and TLR8 in preclinical models of cancer. The Company created
this first-in-class RNA-based dual agonist of TLR7 and TLR8 through its
chemistry-based approach to ... read more
CombinatoRx, Incorporated (NASDAQ: CRXX) today announced that it
currently plans to hold its 2010 Annual Meeting of Stockholders on
September 8, 2010 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time, at its offices located at
245 First Street, Third Floor, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142.
Stockholders of record as of July ... read more
PepsiCo today launched an innovation incubator program called PepsiCo10, an open call for promising start-ups in media, communications and technology. In this unprecedented initiative, PepsiCo will select up to 10 aspiring entrepreneurial groups, match them with industry mentors, and join with them to activate pilot programs with PepsiCo brands. Entrepreneurs can find out more information about the PepsiCo10 and apply online now through June 24, 2010: www.pepsico10.com.
PepsiCo is partnering on the program with global venture capital firm Highland Capital ... read more
ANSYS (NASDAQ: ANSS) President and CEO Jim Cashman was honored last
evening by the Southpointe CEO Association as part of its World Class
Chief Executive Series. Cashman is the latest recipient of the
association’s annual World Class CEO Award, joining the ranks of leaders
from previously ... read more
The Epitec Group, one of southeast Michigan's largest technology services and staffing providers is a newly designated Microsoft GOLD Certified Partner. As a certified GOLD partner, The Epitec Group provides the highest level of IT solutions available in the Microsoft network. "We are pleased to be among an elite group of companies world-wide that posses the highest level of technical skills possible," said Josie Sheppard, President of The Epitec Group, "although we already had to meet rigorous standards ... read more
Kettering University rolled out a new web application called Kettering
Mobile for use on “smart phones” -- like an iPhone, Droid or
Blackberry, plus the new iPad -- during ceremonies in Flint on June 3.
Kettering is the first university in Michigan to introduce this ... read more
SenSage, Inc. today announced that Joe Gottlieb has been named the company's new president and chief executive officer (CEO). Gottlieb, previously SenSage's vice president of marketing and business development, succeeds Jim Pflaging and will continue to focus on expanding the company's global leadership in SIEM and log management. Pflaging will remain in an advisory role to ensure an effective transition, having stepped down to spend more time with family and pursue new interests.
"Strong customer adoption of SenSage security intelligence solutions ... read more
Orexigen® Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:OREX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the treatment of obesity, today announced that the Company will be speaking at the Jefferies 2010 Global Life Sciences Conference. The details are as follows:
Date: June 10, 2010
Time: 1:30pm Eastern
Location: The Grand Hyatt, New York
Speaker: Michael Narachi, Chief Executive Officer
About Orexigen Therapeutics
Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused ... read more
Medco Health Solutions, Inc., (NYSE: MHS), one of the largest healthcare companies in the United States and prescription drug benefit manager for approximately 65 million members, recently launched a new consumer branding campaign around the character of Dr. Obvious, Ph.D. to drive home the message that people who use The Medco Pharmacy could save upwards of $300 on their long-term prescription drugs. The campaign leverages Medco's advanced pharmacy care model across a variety of advertising, marketing and social media ... read more
Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: NLTX), a company focused on the development of novel therapeutics for heart failure patients, today announced that, on June 1, 2010, the Company received a letter from The Nasdaq Stock Market indicating that the minimum closing bid price of its common stock had fallen below $1.00 for 30 consecutive trading days, and therefore, Nile was not in compliance with Marketplace Rule 5550(a)(2). The Company has been provided 180 calendar days, or until November 29, 2010, to ... read more
BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. (Nasdaq: BSTC; the "Company"), a biopharmaceutical company developing first in class collagenase-based products, today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to $2 million of its outstanding common stock. This decision reflects the Company's continued commitment to increasing value for its stockholders and its confidence that it will achieve its goals.
Pursuant to the repurchase program, over the next year the Company plans to repurchase stock through a broker in the open market, ... read more
Cydcor, the leading provider of face-to-face sales teams, has donated $1,000 to the Intrepid Museum Foundation's Sea, Air & Space Museum in honor of Board Member Dan Frederickson's service in the U.S. Marines.
Frederickson served in the Marines from 1968 to 1970. He was a Sergeant (E-5) after 18 months service, including a year in Vietnam.
New York City's Fleet Week honored the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps over Memorial Day weekend. As part of the celebrations, the Intrepid Sea, ... read more
In August of 2009, Brother Mobile Solutions launched its new "At your side" Channel Partner Program, which is designed to enable its channel partners to help mobile workforce customers become more productive when providing services in the field. Effective June 1, 2010, Brother Mobile Solutions is excited to announce they are 100% partner-driven, with the full implementation of its authorized partner structure.
"We spent a lot of time developing, launching and communicating our new channel program and are very gratified to ... read more
Since the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai opened on May 1(st), more than 1.3 million visitors have been entertained by the immersive guest experiences at two of the most popular pavilions: the USA Pavilion and the Information and Communications Pavilion (ICP), both of which were conceptualized, designed and produced by BRC Imagination Arts.
Renowned for its award-winning approach to experience design, BRC combines innovative story telling with state-of-the-art technology to help companies -- and even countries -- bring their brands ... read more
Trying to find a basic phone with no bells and whistles is becoming increasingly difficult. When you consider games, music, and text and picture messaging, the list of options a mobile phone has is seemingly endless. As mobile phones have evolved, they have been packed with tons of features resulting in a user experience that becomes increasingly complicated. If you are looking for something that can make and receive calls and send a simple text message, User ... read more
Ascenta Therapeutics announced today the signing of a global collaboration and licensing agreement with sanofi-aventis (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) covering several early-stage agents being investigated for their potential to restore tumor cell apoptosis (programmed cell death). These orally-active, small-molecule drug candidates inhibit the interaction between HDM2 (Human Double Minute 2) and p53, removing a block to normal p53 tumor suppressor function and potentially enhancing cancer control and treatment.
Under the terms of the agreement, Ascenta Therapeutics has given sanofi-aventis ... read more
Ascalon International Inc., a newly established oncology drug developer, today announced an agreement for an exclusive option to license CerRx Inc's intravenous (IV) fenretinide (4-HPR) product.
Ascalon will continue its ongoing collaboration with CerRx but will assume full responsibility for development and commercialization for IV fenretinide. CerRx will receive developmental milestone payments and a share of certain sublicensee income and royalties. Additional terms of the deal were not disclosed.
"We are delighted to bring in IV fenretinide as the first ... read more
Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX) today announced the first results from its collaboration with Pfizer Oncology to study early-stage renal cell carcinoma prognosis, which demonstrated a strong correlation between gene expression and recurrence risk in this patient population. The study, which will be presented in an oral presentation tomorrow (8 - 9:30 a.m. CT) at the ASCO annual meeting in Chicago, could lead to the development of a multi-gene diagnostic test that estimates the risk of recurrence following surgery ... read more
Par Pharmaceutical Companies, Inc. (NYSE: PRX) today announced the resignation of Lawrence A. Kenyon, executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective June 30, 2010, to pursue other opportunities. Michael A. Tropiano, Par's Treasurer, will replace Mr. Kenyon.
Mr. Tropiano, 52, joined Par in August 2005 as Vice President and Treasurer. During his tenure, Mr. Tropiano has led several initiatives including building a Financial, Planning and Analysis team, developing the Company's three-year strategic plan, as well the early redemption ... read more