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Monday, October 3, 2011

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    Idera Pharmaceuticals, (Nasdaq: IDRA) a biopharmaceutical company developing therapeutics targeting Toll-like Receptors (TLRs) and advancing gene-silencing oligonucleotide (GSO) technology, today announced that Sudhir Agrawal, D.Phil, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present at the MD Becker Partners Cancer ... read more
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    OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately-held company developing novel therapeutics that target cancer stem cells, today announced that Jakob Dupont, M.D., formerly Global Medical Director for Avastin(®) (bevacizumab) at Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, has joined the company as Vice President, Clinical Research. At OncoMed, Dr. Dupont will be part of a global development team advancing multiple anti-cancer stem cell therapeutics through all phases of clinical development. At Genentech, Dr. Dupont oversaw the global medical strategy and late-stage medical program ... read more
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    Pervasip's wholly owned subsidiary, VoX Communications, a leading provider of wholesale Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephone services and cloud based computing, has announced that it has launched a mobile VoIP app for use on all Android mobile phones and Android tablets. Pervasip's Chief Information Officer, Mark Richards, noted, "We are very excited about delivering a mobile VoIP app via Google's incredibly popular Android Market. We believe that this venue will give us significant exposure, as this app will be available ... read more
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    NATS, the leading provider of air traffic services and solutions in the United Kingdom, received the 2011 Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA) Earl F. Ward Memorial Award for their deployment of Saab AB subsidiary Saab Sensis Corporation's Wide Area Multilateration (WAM) in the North Sea. Presented at the annual ATCA conference, the Ward Award is "presented to a group for an outstanding achievement during the previous year, which has added to the quality, safety or efficiency of air traffic control." ... read more
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    NATS, the Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) for the United Kingdom's major airports, has selected Saab subsidiary Saab Sensis Corporation's Wide Area Multilateration system (WAM) for the location and identification of flights in the vicinity of Edinburgh Airport. By replacing the existing Monopulse Secondary Surveillance Radar (MSSR) with WAM, NATS controllers will receive high update rate, precise surveillance at a lower lifecycle cost than a new MSSR. Edinburgh Airport, Scotland's busiest airport, currently utilizes MSSR for terminal area surveillance that is ... read more
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    OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, today launched new checkout terminals in more than 100 stores that harness Google Wallet to enable customers to pay, redeem coupons and reap the benefits of OfficeMax's MaxPerks® Rewards loyalty program, all with a single tap of their mobile phones. These new contactless payment terminals, powered by MasterCard PayPass(TM), are available in OfficeMax stores throughout the greater New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington D.C. ... read more
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    Security First International Holdings Inc., (Pink Sheets:SCFR.pk - News) SCFR, has identified and been in communications with a private company that has a patented technology with many applications other than the current product in place. The current product patent as well as the platform used in the product is patented as well therefore that leaves the application varied from simple everyday uses to the most extreme of precision and high technological advanced. These discussions are in the advanced stages and ... read more
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    PokerTek, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTEK) today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Joseph Lahti to serve as Chairman of the Board effective October 1, 2011. Mr. Lahti has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2006 and also serves on the Audit, Governance and Compensation Committees. As Chairman of the Board, Mr. Lahti will have an increased role in providing guidance for PokerTek's strategic planning and long-term capital planning activities. Lyle Berman, who has served as Chairman of ... read more
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    CANTEL MEDICAL CORP.'s (NYSE: CMN) Minneapolis, MN based subsidiary, Minntech Corporation, has been named by the Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA), as one of three finalists in the Life Sciences Award - Established Companies Category for the 2011 Tekne Awards. The Tekne Awards recognize Minnesota companies and individuals who have shown superior technology innovation and leadership. The awards ceremony will be held at the Minneapolis Convention Center on Thursday, November 3, 2011. Minntech was honored as a finalist from among the ... read more
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    Vermillion, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRML), a molecular diagnostics company, today announced positive top-line results from the intended use study for its peripheral artery disease (PAD) blood test, VASCLIR®. The goals of the study were to validate the markers described in earlier publications (Circulation, 2007 and Vascular Medicine, 2008) and to develop and validate a biomarker panel applicable to the intended use population. Key takeaways from the study include the following: -- The individual biomarkers beta 2 Microglobulin (b2m), ... read more
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    Liposuction is a body contouring procedure, not a cure for obesity. The results are judged with a mirror and not a scale. The procedure is ideally suited for men and women with localized fat deposits that are resistant to diet and exercise. Men typically want their "spare tire" and excess fat on their chest removed, while women want their abdomen, hips, and thighs reduced. Liposuction has been marketed heavily to the public under various names, so there may be confusion regarding ... read more
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    Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MLNX) (TASE:MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end connectivity solutions for data center servers and storage systems, announced today that Mellanox and Microsoft showcased multiple demonstrations of drivers for Mellanox’s end-to-end FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand and 10/40GbE networking solutions, ... read more
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    Quest Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: QSFT): As organizations continue to depend on Microsoft® SharePoint® as a business-critical application, migrating to SharePoint, either on-premises or in the cloud, needs to happen quickly and with certainty. Today, Quest Software introduces new, agentless ... read more
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    Memoir Systems® Inc., the Semiconductor Intellectual Property (SIP) startup that delivers breakthrough embedded memory performance, today announced the official launch of the company. Through its unique, patent-pending Algorithmic Memory™ technology, Memoir solves the Memory Operations Per Second (MOPS) bottlenecks that ... read more
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    A new job and resume search and matching platform developed specifically for the needs of recruiters and human resource (HR) professionals, is being introduced at the 14th Annual HR Technology Conference & Expo in Las Vegas (Mandalay Bay, booth 665) by MIIAtech (www.miiatech.com). Called GoldFish, the enterprise software application allows users to quickly and accurately match job openings with the most qualified candidates, or perform a reverse job match using candidate experience to help identify appropriate positions. Users conduct searches in ... read more
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    DealerTrack Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: TRAK) today announced that it will release its third quarter 2011 financial results after the market closes on November 7, 2011. A conference call will be hosted by Mark F. O'Neil, chairman and chief executive officer, and Eric D. Jacobs, chief financial and administrative officer, that evening beginning at 5:00 pm (ET). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101028/DEALERTRACKLOGO) A live audio of the call will be accessible to the public by calling 877-303-6648 (domestic) or 970-315-0443 (international); no access code is necessary. ... read more
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    CommVault (NASDAQ: CVLT) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110329/MM73841LOGO ) The rapid adoption of Microsoft® SharePoint underscores the escalating organizational need to share information, collaborate on content creation and work together to improve user productivity and bottom-line business benefits. As SharePoint continues to grow in size and stature, it is becoming increasingly critical for organizations to find ways to optimize, protect and manage vital SharePoint environments. To that end, CommVault's new Application Data Management (ADM) bundle, which is based on award-winning ... read more
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    LightSquared(TM), which is building a nationwide wireless broadband network that will drive consumer choice and industry innovation, has announced a strategic collaboration agreement with Sharp®, a worldwide leader in consumer electronic products and solutions. LightSquared has selected Sharp as its first manufacturer to provide advanced smartphones and tablets which will operate on its 4G-LTE network. The goal of the agreement is to leverage Sharp's leading-edge product solutions to develop a range of innovative devices which will incorporate an extensive ... read more
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    C&D Technologies, Inc. (OTC: CHHP) today announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement, pursuant to which C&D will be acquired by an affiliate of Angelo, Gordon & Co. in an all-cash transaction for $9.75 per share. The deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter of this calendar year. The transaction is not subject to a financing condition. Terms of the Agreement Under the terms of the merger agreement, each outstanding share of C&D common stock not owned ... read more
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    FREMONT, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/03/11 -- Network Equipment Technologies, Inc. ("NET") (NASDAQ: NWK) announced today that its UX Series with Session Border Controller (SBC), a qualified gateway for Microsoft Lync Server 2010, is now certified to work with AAPT's SIP trunking service. AAPT is 100% owned by Telecom New Zealand. The company's SIP voice service is a SIP trunking solution, allowing customers with an IP-enabled PBX or SIP gateway device to connect to AAPT via Ethernet and ... read more