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Tuesday, November 8, 2011

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    Verisk Health announced that Granite Healthcare Network (GHN) has selected the Verisk Health Provider Intelligence solution to identify, manage, and reduce healthcare risk across GHN’s commercial, Medicaid, and Medicare populations. GHN, a coalition of five New Hampshire hospitals, will use ... read more
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    MedImmune, the global biologics arm of AstraZeneca, today announced that the company's expansion project at its Frederick, Md., Manufacturing Center (FMC) won the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering's overall 2011 Facility of the Year Award. This is the first time MedImmune has won this prestigious internationally renowned accolade. The annual Facility of the Year Awards (FOYA), sponsored by the ISPE, INTERPHEX and Pharmaceutical Processing magazine, recognizes state-of-the-art projects utilizing new, innovative technologies to improve the quality of products, reduce the ... read more
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    With the introduction of integrated Hybrid OTT and live TV services using the advantages of ABR (Adaptive Bit Rate) encoding and digital video broadcast, Pay-TV Operators can now add or expand video services less expensively than before. Through the use of integrated program guide for OTT and live digital channels from Cable, IPTV, Satellite or Free-to-Air (FTA), Pay-TV Operators can now offer live TV sources with OTT content depending on local market demands. "The Hybrid OTT ("HOTT") services provide Pay-TV ... read more
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    As the nation honors those who have served our country this Veterans Day, a new partnership will offer a helping hand to those still active in uniform. CouponCabin.com, a leading online coupon site, is joining forces with SupportOurTroops.org's Troopons program - a service that collects and ships expired and active coupons to U.S. Armed Forces members and their families for use on military bases. Through this new partnership, CouponCabin.com will collect coupons from its users and cover the cost of ... read more
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    Will it be pleasant around the family Thanksgiving table if the in-laws have come for the holiday? That depends, because having a mother-in-law is no joke, according to a new survey of over two thousand daughters-in-law conducted by the website Galtime.com. Over a third of those surveyed considered their mother-in-law" either a "frenemy" (23.9%) or an outright enemy (12.9%). So maybe that doesn't bode well for a happy Turkey Day. Daughters-in-law say that their biggest problems with the other ... read more
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    Vice President Joseph Biden and Dr. Jill Biden will travel to New York on November 11th to join veterans, service members, U.S. Special Operations Forces, veterans, and their families at the unveiling of the monument, 'De Oppresso Liber' ('Free the Oppressed', motto of the U.S. Special Operations Forces) in the Winter Garden at the World Financial Center. The statue was created to commemorate the role of the Special Forces in the early stages of Operation Enduring Freedom in response to ... read more
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    With the U.S. economy continuing to drag, online school Ashworth College (http://www.ashworthcollege.edu/) wants to show its appreciation for the many sacrifices made by military personnel, veterans and military spouses by giving back to those who might appreciate a little extra spending money this holiday season. During the month of November, whenever an active duty, veteran or spouse enrolls in an Ashworth diploma or degree program, they will be issued a $25 gift card that can be redeemed at The Exchange. The ... read more
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    Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, will present at the UBS Global Technology and Services Conference at the Grand Hyatt New York in New York City on Nov. 15, 2011 at 3:30 p.m. EST. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110909/MM66070LOGO) Those unable to attend in person can view a live webcast of this presentation on Microsemi's website at www.microsemi.com. The webcast will be hosted on the site until Jan. 15, 2012. About Microsemi Microsemi ... read more
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    Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to discovering, developing and commercializing products targeting inflammation, coagulopathies and disorders of the central nervous system, today announced its financial results for the third quarter of 2011. Financial Results Total operating expenses for the quarter ended September 30, 2011 were $7.2 million compared to $7.7 million for the same period in 2010. The decrease in operating expenses primarily relates to reduced clinical trial and general and administrative expenses. For the quarter ended September ... read more
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    MAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAPP) today announced financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011. Net income for the three months ended September 30, 2011 was $11.2 million, compared to a net loss of $14.2 million during the same period in 2010. Net income for the first nine months of 2011 was $20.2 million, compared to a net loss of $40.7 million for the first nine months of 2010. Net income for the three and nine months of 2011 ... read more
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    Insmed Incorporated (Nasdaq CM: INSM), a biopharmaceutical company, today reported financial results for the third quarter and nine-months ended September 30, 2011. Key Recent Highlights: -- FDA clinical hold remains in place in the U.S. for ARIKACE® (liposomal amikacin for inhalation) phase 3 program in Cystic Fibrosis (CF) patients with Pseudomonas lung infections and patients with ... read more
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    USA Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: USAT), a leader of wireless, cashless payment and M2M telemetry solutions for self-serve, small-ticket retail industries, today reported results for the first quarter of fiscal 2012 (ended September 30, 2011). Fiscal Quarter Highlights ... read more
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    Maxwell Technologies' (Nasdaq: MXWL) Chief Executive Officer, David Schramm, will make a presentation at 9:30 am EST on November 15, at the Stephens Inc. Fall Investment Conference at the New York Palace Hotel in New York City. The presentation will be webcast live and archived for subsequent Internet replay via the following link: http://investors.maxwell.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=94560&p=irol-calendar Maxwell is a leading developer and manufacturer of innovative, cost-effective energy storage and power delivery solutions. Our ultracapacitor products provide safe and reliable power solutions for ... read more
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    Ecologic Leasing Services announced today that it has launched The Global Lessor Network 2.0 in China. "Our corporate lessee clients and our vendor captive clients have been asking us to help them find, engage, and transact with new lessors in China for several years," stated Michael Keeler, CEO, Ecologic Leasing Services. "We have responded with this formal launch in China. While some lessors in China have already registered over the last few years using the English version of the Global Lessor ... read more
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    VoltDB (www.voltdb.com), the leading provider of ultra-high throughput relational database systems (RDBMSs), today announced that it has been selected by Jingit.com (www.jingit.com) as a technology cornerstone for the company's payment and engagement platform, which allows website visitors to earn real cash by opting into video and interactive brand engagements. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111108/NE01117LOGO ) Jingit is an integrated payment and cash based transactional advertising platform. Individuals who sign-up at Jingit engage with brands, such as Sony, Domino's Pizza and T-Mobile, by watching ads and ... read more
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    Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) today announced that ZTE Corp., a publicly listed global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions, designed its packet-based multiservice bearer platform using high performance Xilinx Virtex®-6 FPGAs, enabling 100G Ethernet service deployment. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020822/XLNXLOGO) ZTE cites superior Virtex-6 FPGA performance, low power consumption and flexibility as key contributors to its success in getting to market in record time to establish a technology lead in the fiercely competitive market for carrier, enterprise and data center network solutions. Notably, ... read more
  • Pat Noland Appointed StrataDx Chief Executive Officer --- LEXINGTON, Mass., Nov. 8, 2011
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    StrataDx, a leader in anatomic pathology, has named former LabCorp executive, Pat Noland, CEO. Since 1984, StrataDx has partnered with clinicians to provide the best care to patients through its high-quality pathology services in the dermatology, urology, podiatry, oral pathology, gastroenterology, and gynecology segments. Mr. Noland's appointment is a key milestone for StrataDx following the recent equity investment by Linden Capital Partners. According to Brian Miller, a member of the StrataDx board and Linden managing partner, "Pat is the ... read more
  • Twitter Provides New Way to Fight Pharmacy Crime --- STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 8, 2011
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    Purdue Pharma L.P. provides another tool to fight pharmacy crime through Twitter.com/RxPATROL. Pharmacy staff, law enforcement officials and loss prevention personnel can now follow updates about pharmacy robberies, burglaries and potential threats in their area and nationwide through Twitter. The tweets provide safety and security tips for pharmacy staff that may help them better protect customers and their businesses. Followers also receive notices for reward offers that are funded through Purdue's partnership with CrimeStoppers and other local anti-crime organizations. (Logo: ... read more
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    DWA Healthcare Communications Group, including its affiliated companies CME Enterprise and Avant Healthcare Marketing, has ramped up its DWA Green Initiative, which kicked off in August 2011. The company is on course to hit full implementation of the program by January 2012. "As a company, we've always been environmentally aware and did the basics like: reduce, reuse, recycle," said Ryan Crumley, Fulfillment, Facilities, and Hospitality Manager. "However, over the past few months we've really raised the bar from Green-conscious to Green-committed. ... read more
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    Nature's Bioceuticals, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mistral Ventures Inc. (MILV.pk) announced that it is finalizing arrangements to commence production of its Breathing Relief Formula. This is the formula that the company has previously referred to as its COPD formula, which will now be marketed as a dietary supplement under the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994 (DSHEA), thus requiring a name change. Robert deZanger, CEO of Nature's Bioceuticals stated, "I am extremely satisfied that our new strategy allows ... read more