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Monday, June 4, 2012

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    Ruckus Wireless announced today that it has named David Zimmer, former senior director of North America channel sales for Huawei Symantec, as its new senior director of worldwide channels; and has appointed Anita Pandey, previously a marketing and business development executive for both Meru Networks and Cisco, its senior director of channel marketing. Ruckus also announced the dates and locations of its multi-city Ruckus University ("RUCK-U") North American Roadshow for BIG DOG partners. The one-day Wi-Fi classes are free and ... read more
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    Based on its recent analysis of the contact center outsourcing market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Teleperformance with the 2012 Latin American Frost & Sullivan Competitive Strategy Leadership Award for offering a unique solution that will help the company address one of the most recent and significant challenges it currently faces--how to address customer care through social media. Teleperformance is constantly monitoring its market environment and always strives to offer innovative solutions for clients. In this sense, e-Performance, its new solution for ... read more
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    Introducing Pur - an unrivaled collection of makeup and skincare that has already transformed the lives of so many -now making its debut on ShopNBC (www.shopnbc.com), a multichannel electronic retailer broadcasting into 81 million homes. Pur powders are free of talc, chemical dyes, petroleum-based oils and fillers, relying solely on pure, complexion-enhancing ingredients that not only look good; they are good for your skin. Highlights from the Pur line include: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110920/CL71561LOGO-b ) -- 4-in-1 Pressed ... read more
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    ATK (NYSE: ATK) has received a $36 million order from the U.S. Army to produce 120mm training ammunition for tanks. The award is for a first base-year with four, one-year evaluated option years. The 120mm training ammunition, used by the M1A1/A2 Abrams main battle tank, includes the M865 kinetic energy and the M1002 multi-purpose anti-tank training rounds. These training rounds closely replicate tactical ammunition in appearance and ballistic performance to provide the warfighter with an affordable, yet realistic ... read more
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    Gaiam, Inc., a leading producer of lifestyle media, announced the release of The Layover Season 1 on DVD under its exclusive home video license agreement with Travel Channel. The first season of this tourist's delight follows Anthony Bourdain through Europe, Asia, and the United States as he gives travelers some real food for thought: why waste your layover sitting in the airport when you've been given the opportunity to double your vacation fun? From Wheeler's historic seafood restaurant in ... read more
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    theIRapp(TM) (www.theIRapp.com), the only investor relations app building solution that allows publicly traded companies to optimize their IR content for iPhone, iPad and Android mobile devices, today launched Version 2.0 with features that further engage shareholders and attract potential investors. theIRapp(TM) Version 2.0 was launched during the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) 2012 Annual conference in Seattle Washington among a crowd of industry leaders who recognize the importance of investor relations mobile engagement and who are looking for a turnkey IR ... read more
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    Computex -- Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL) today announced its ITU-T G.hn-compliant transceiver chipset will provide the backbone for COMTREND's new PowerGrid 9070, offering superior performance and flexibility for streaming multimedia applications in today's connected home. Marvell and COMTREND are showcasing the modem in Room 101C at Computex 2012, taking place June 5-9 at the Taipei International Convention Center. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100719/SF36559LOGO-b) "Together with Marvell, we are creating a new generation of solutions that redefine how multimedia is consumed in the home," said Frank Chuang, ... read more
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    E3 2012 -- Today appMobi (www.appmobi.com) released "Boom Town" simultaneously in the Apple App Store, Google Play (Android), and on Facebook, addressing a massive cross platform user base of over 1.5 billion end users with a single HTML5 game. Boom Town is an old west-themed combination game with the objective of building the biggest town possible before running out of space on the game board. The game demonstrates the power of HTML5 and appMobi's industry-leading game development tools ... read more
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    Brother International Corporation, a leader in small business technology, today announced the launch of its OmniJoin(TM) web and video conferencing service. The new cloud-based system offers businesses of all sizes a high-quality online meeting experience, with robust, cutting-edge features. OmniJoin(TM) innovative technologies provide leading-edge video image (up to HD) and audio quality, along with an intuitive interface, to help businesses get together quickly, have enhanced collaboration and potentially save travel time and expense. "Until now, experiences with web and video ... read more
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    The American Botanical Council (ABC) announces the publication of a review of scientific literature regarding "grapefruit seed extracts," raising concerns about apparent adulteration of products in the U.S. and international marketplaces. The article, titled "The Adulteration of Commercial 'Grapefruit Seed Extract' with Synthetic Antimicrobial and Disinfectant Compounds," appears in the summer issue of ABC's quarterly, peer-reviewed journal, HerbalGram.(1) The article is part of an ongoing series produced by a consortium of nonprofit groups, the American Botanical Council-American Herbal Pharmacopoeia-National Center ... read more
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    Exosome Diagnostics today announced it has reached agreement with Life Technologies to use the Applied Biosystems® (ABI) 7500 Fast Dx Real-Time PCR Instrument for the Company's exosome biofluid in-vitro diagnostics oncology program. Exosome Diagnostics plans to validate the ABI instrument platform with exosome biofluid RNA isolation technology kits in upcoming multi-center clinical trials in brain cancer and prostate cancer beginning in 2012. The ABI 7500 Fast Dx Real-Time PCR Instrument is one of the most widely distributed PCR ... read more
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    Mobilisafe, the authority on device trustworthiness, today officially launched its new cloud-based Mobile Risk Management (MRM) solution, enabling IT to identify and eliminate the significant risks associated with the Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) trend. Mobilisafe's service is the first and only mobile security solution to deliver real-time vulnerability management that is easy to use, cloud-based, agentless and affordable. A 30-day free trial is available for those interested in an evaluation of the product. As part of the launch, Mobilisafe invites companies to ... read more
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    OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: OVTI), a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, and Marvell® (NASDAQ: MRVL), a global leader in integrated silicon solutions, today launched a wireless Skype IP security camera, designed to allow smartphones, tablets and notebooks to remotely access the camera's video feed over the Internet. Utilizing OmniVision's low-power, high sensitivity OV7740 CameraChip(TM) image sensor and Marvell's advanced application processing and network solutions, the wireless Skype IP camera enables a complete, end-to-end security package, making it an ... read more
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    Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL) today announced the Avastar® 88W8897, a low-power 802.11ac combination radio chip designed to vastly improve the mobile computing and high-definition multimedia experience for consumers. The Avastar 88W8897 is the industry's first 802.11ac 2x2 combination radio chip, pairing today's most cutting edge wireless technologies - near field communications (NFC) and Bluetooth 4.0 - with mobile multiple input multiple output (MIMO), transmit beamforming and support for WI-FI CERTIFIED Miracast(TM) once it becomes available. Marvell's latest addition to its Avastar ... read more
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    Critical Diagnostics, a U.S.-based biomarker company focused on cardiovascular diseases and Health Diagnostic Laboratory, Inc. (HDL, Inc.), announced today an agreement under which HDL, Inc. will soon offer ST2 testing services based on Critical Diagnostics' Presage® ST2 Assay. The Presage ST2 Assay was recently cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for use in assessing the prognosis of patients diagnosed with chronic heart failure. Heart failure is a progressive disease in which the ability of the heart to provide needed ... read more
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    Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ONXX) and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced a non-exclusive research alliance for pre-clinical and clinical research to continue to understand the role that novel experimental therapies, including Onyx's carfilzomib and oprozomib, can play in the potential treatment of multiple myeloma and lymphoma. The term of the agreement extends for two years. Financial terms of the collaboration were not disclosed. "MD Anderson Cancer Center is a recognized world leader in the ... read more
  • Takeda Completes Acquisition of URL Pharma, Inc. --- DEERFIELD, Ill., and OSAKA, Japan, June 4, 2012
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    Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (Takeda) and its wholly owned subsidiary, Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. (TPUSA), jointly announced that Takeda's wholly owned subsidiary, Takeda America Holdings, Inc., has completed its acquisition of URL Pharma, Inc. (URL Pharma) for an upfront payment of $800 million. The deal also includes an agreement for future performance-based contingent earn out payments. With the completion of the acquisition, TPUSA will begin the integration of URL Pharma and will immediately assume responsibility for the marketing and promotion ... read more
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    The Board of Directors of Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) has elected William G. Kaelin Jr., M.D. as a new member, effective June 4, 2012. Dr. Kaelin, 54, is a Professor in the Department of Medicine at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital, Senior Physician at Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Associate Director, Basic Science, at the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center. As a member of Lilly's board, Dr. Kaelin will serve on the science and technology committee ... read more
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    BTG International Inc., the specialist healthcare company, today announces the presentation of data on Voraxaze(®) (glucarpidase) at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting on June 1-5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. BTG received US regulatory approval for Voraxaze(®) on 17 January 2012, and the data presented formed a key part of the Biologics License Application (BLA) submission. Clinical data on the compassionate use of Voraxaze(®) for methotrexate toxicity were presented at the Leukemia, Myelodysplasia, and Transplantation poster session (abstract #6530) ... read more
  • Thwapr to Localize Its iPhone App for China --- LAS VEGAS, June 4, 2012
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    Thwapr, Inc. (OTCBB: THWI), a mobile video sharing company, reports that it has begun the design and localization of its iPhone App to be made available to the millions of Chinese iPhone owners in China. Thwapr is working closely with its development team in Singapore to define new localized features that adapt to Asian culture and local monetization opportunities. The Singapore team has an in-depth understanding of the Chinese mobile market, as they operate a mobile community that has high penetration ... read more