The U.S. Department of Defense recently awarded more than $18 million in funding to a unit of Lonza Group, Ltd. for the development and commercialization of the therapeutic candidate, PermaDerm(TM) for the treatment of severe burns among U.S. troops and civilians. The funding was announced at a conference celebrating advancements in regenerative medicine on November 9th in Walkersville, MD.
Regenicin, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: RGIN), has an agreement with Lonza pursuant to which Regenicin has been charged to obtain FDA ... read more
Tiny Prints (http://www.tinyprints.com/), a leading online destination for stationery, holiday cards, greeting cards, photo books, gifts and more, announces its strategic partnership with Tango Card (www.tangocard.com), the online gift card website offering premier retailer gift cards and free services that help consumers use the entire value of the their gift cards. Instead of visiting two different locations to purchase both cards and gifts, shoppers will now be able to easily add gift cards to their personalized birthday cards, Christmas cards, ... read more
Visible Vote announced today that U.S. House of Representatives Speaker-elect John Boehner (R-OH) has joined the roster of national political leaders using the Visible Vote application to promote government transparency, accountability and communication between constituents and their elected officials.
A free application for smartphones, Facebook and the Web, Visible Vote connects voters to lawmakers and empowers users with the information needed to elect officials that best represent their interests. Through the application, users can participate in the political ... read more
WHAT/WHY: While shoppers are looking for the hottest deals from online retailers to kick off their holiday shopping, cybercriminals are also looking to "score big" - by stealing shoppers' personal and financial information. This year, cyber thieves got off to an early start and Norton expects them to continue their nefarious holiday scams.
Norton has observed spam messages promoting replica watches, health products, free gift cards, and other fake product offers related to Christmas with the following email subject lines:
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Hotwire.com®, a leading discount travel site, today announced the results of the November 2010 Hotwire® Hotel Rate Report. The report features the top five cities in North America where hotel rates have dropped the most and the top five cities where rates have experienced the biggest price increase. While one report guides customers to the destinations that will maximize their travel dollars, the other helps inform travelers when using Hotwire to save money will be even more essential.
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With Black Friday and Cyber Monday just days away, workers who plan to bargain hunt while on the clock should do so with caution. Nearly half (48 percent) of chief information officers (CIOs) interviewed by Robert Half Technology said they block access to online shopping sites; another one-third (34 percent) said they allow access but monitor activity for excessive use. The CIOs whose companies allow shopping said they expect employees to spend three hours per week, on average, bagging online ... read more
Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation (Nasdaq: SWHC), parent company of Smith & Wesson Corp., the legendary 158-year old company in the global business of safety, security, protection and sport, announced today the Nevada Department of Public Safety (DPS) has chosen to equip its officers with new patrol rifles from Smith & Wesson. The Nevada DPS has received 500 M&P15X tactical rifles to complete the agency's full conversion to the new Smith & Wesson firearms. Nevada DPS joins a number of ... read more
Hotel Interactive author Maria Wood's recent article Marching Orders reveals a valuable revenue stream for hotel owners - the government travel market:
For hotels looking to boost revenues in a recession-racked economy, there are two customer bases they can attack: the Department of Defense (DOD) and government travel sectors.
The Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel ran a special promotion from December 2009 to October 8 offering government and military workers a discounted rate starting at $158 a night (down from the standard ... read more
Powermat, the leader in wireless charging, today announced that it has been awarded a Popular Science's Best of What's New Award for 2010. For the last 23 years, Popular Science has awarded the Best of What's New Awards to the top 100 industry innovators whose inventions indicate where technology is headed in the future.
Powermat has just introduced its second generation of products into the marketplace. These products support today's most popular smartphones with thin, sleek, and form-fitting receivers, as well ... read more
SonicWALL, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent network security and data protection solutions, today announced that its SonicWALL SSL VPN Series was named a gold medal winner of the "2010 Editor's Best Awards" in the Best Hardware (Appliance) category by Penton Media's Windows IT Pro® magazine. A Secure Remote Access (SRA) solution, SonicWALL's SSL VPN provides a single, centrally managed gateway that helps increase the productivity of the mobile workforce by granting them access to secure content on the go.
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Discovery is often the greatest part of shopping during the Holidays. Shoppers this season are in for a treat with the online cyber treasure hunt that is www.goHastings.com. The online retail site is full of different products ranging from books, CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray movies to video games, consumer electronics products including everything from iPods, MP3 players, and accessories to Blu-ray players, musical instruments, and other home and portable electronics, and trends merchandise such as comics, apparel, t-shirts, ... read more
Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: NBIX) today announced results from the open-label portion of the six month Phase II Daisy PETAL study (901 study) using its proprietary, orally-active nonpeptide Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone (GnRH) receptor antagonist, elagolix, in patients with endometriosis.
"The previously announced improvements across all endometriosis-associated pain domains, during the eight week placebo controlled portion of this Daisy PETAL study, continued to show sustained effect through the open-label, single-arm portion of the 901 Study up to twenty-four weeks of treatment," said ... read more
United American Healthcare Corporation (OTCQB: UAHC) today announced financial results for the Company's fiscal first quarter ended Sept. 30, 2010, which included higher revenues and improved bottom line results.
Revenues for the first quarter were $2.1 million, an increase of 20.3% compared with revenues of $1.8 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2010. The increase was primarily the result of the inclusion of a full quarter of contract manufacturing revenues from UAHC's acquisition of Pulse Systems, LLC, ... read more
Grifols today announced availability of its recently approved Flebogamma® 10% DIF intravenous immune globulin. Grifols is a global healthcare company specializing in bioscience medicines derived from human plasma. Approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Flebogamma® 10% DIF was obtained in July 2010 and final approval in Europe is expected before the end of the year. Today's announcement signals widespread product availability to the US market.
"We are excited about being able to ... read more
Even more Los Angeles County residents, businesses and visitors can now enjoy improved high-speed wireless data and voice connections in the residential neighborhood of Granada Hills where the 5 Freeway and the 405 Freeway merge, thanks to recent Verizon Wireless network upgrades. Hundreds of upgrades since December 2009 have increased the company's 3G data and voice capacity by nearly thirty percent in Southern California. The increased capacity means more users are empowered to surf the web, download applications and content, ... read more
Competitive Companies Inc. (CCI) (OTC Bulletin Board: CCOP) announced today that it has developed a Stock Re-Purchase Program utilizing an institutional brokerage trading account to begin purchasing back its shares on the open market. The account has been set up under Innovation Capital Management LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of CCI. The purchases will be made in compliance with SEC Rule 10b-18 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Exchange Act), as amended, which provides issuers with a "safe harbor" ... read more
In the demanding and competitive liftboat market, Hercules Offshore continues to deliver greater value. Keeping with their tradition of providing superior, versatile, and reliable services to support construction and maintenance work on offshore development projects, Hercules Offshore has invested in a state-of-the-art satellite communications system that is delivering the ultimate in connectivity for Hercules Offshore customers.
Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes), the global leader in broadband satellite network solutions and services, and Environmental Safety Systems International Corporation (ESSI), a leader ... read more
Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM), a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Gigle Networks Inc., a privately-held company that develops system-on-a-chip (SoC) solutions for home networking over power lines.
When combined with Broadcom's world-class portfolio of wired and wireless solutions for the home, Gigle Networks' technology will widen the breadth of Broadcom's intellectual property and enable the design of more highly integrated SoCs that allow whole-home network coverage ... read more
Email cloud services are catching on, and a rising number of enterprises are deciding to move their email services over to Google Apps. This move involves phased data migration processes, which is far more complex than these companies initially expected.
The first daunting challenge associated with such migration, which DataMills solutions meet head-on, is locating and aggregating the Outlook data file (PST).
In most organizations, PST files contain more than 90% of the email and contact data, making it the biggest resource ... read more
The Pursuant Group, garnered a top-ranking spot on the Dallas 100, an awards program that honors the fastest growing private businesses in the Dallas Metroplex. Pursuant, a full-service fundraising and marketing communications firm, was ranked #12 among an elite group of entrepreneurial companies who have contributed significantly to job growth and economic expansion through sound business strategy and committed client service. In spite of the national recession, Pursuant's dedication to nonprofit organizations has resulted in a 754 percent revenue increase ... read more