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Monday, April 16, 2012

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    News Highlights: -- Optimized for data center top of rack (ToR) switches and 10GbE server adapters -- Extends Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE) support to all three operating speeds: 1GbE, 10GbE and 100M -- Highly integrated with on-chip MACsec security and 1588 precision timing protocol Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), ... read more
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    ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq:VSAT) has been awarded a Full Production and Fielding (FP&F) order valued at $31.5 million for Multifunctional Information Distribution System Joint Tactical Radio System (MIDS JTRS) terminals for the U.S. government. The award resulted from a competitive procurement through the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR). The order was awarded under the MIDS Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contract initially executed in March 2010. The MIDS JTRS terminals are for F/A-18E/F, E-8C Joint STARS, and RC-135 Rivet Joint aircraft. (Logo: ... read more
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    Priceline.com® (Nasdaq: PCLN) announced today that it intends to hold a conference call to discuss its 1st quarter 2012 financial results on May 9th at 4:30 p.m. ET. The event will be webcast live at http://ir.priceline.com and the audio will be available for replay on the website for seven days thereafter. Priceline.com will post a release containing its 1st quarter 2012 financial results on the Company's Investor Relations website http://ir.priceline.com after market close on May 9th. The release will ... read more
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    New York Times subscribers will soon get more personalized, faster self-service through a new customer service system developed and operated by Contact Solutions, a leading provider of cloud-based customer self-service solutions. The new system supports the New York Times Company's initiatives to continually achieve high levels of customer satisfaction while carefully managing expenses in today's increasingly competitive media industry. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/55736-frost-sullivan-New-York-Times-selects-contact-solutions The new system combines interactive voice response (IVR) and text ... read more
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    Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE: ADS), a leading provider of loyalty and marketing solutions derived from transaction-rich data, today announced that World Financial Network Credit Card Master Note Trust has issued $550 million of public, 7-year, fixed-rate, term asset-backed securities. The asset-backed securities were issued as part of the securitization program for Alliance Data's private label credit card banking subsidiary, World Financial Network Bank (WFNB). This incremental liquidity for WFNB is in addition to the $750.5 million of incremental ... read more
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    Genpact Limited (NYSE: G), a global leader in business process and technology management, today announced the release of the Quantum Mortgage Operation System (MOS) to help mortgage originators and lenders automate and streamline major elements of the loan origination process, resulting in shorter loan origination cycle times and a more transparent mortgage process. The platform's use of data eliminates the silos between origination, closing and secondary marketing, enabling lenders to work on each loan file simultaneously. Quantum's software platform combines automated ... read more
  • Big Lots Selects Envysion as Video Service Provider --- LOUISVILLE, Colo., April 16, 2012
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    Envysion®, Inc., (www.envysion.com) the leading Managed Video as a Service (MVaaS) provider, today announced that Big Lots has selected Envysion as a video service provider and has completed deployment of the Envysion Insight solution to approximately 1,200 of its retail stores. Big Lots, North America's largest broadline closeout retailer, will utilize the Envysion Insight solution to improve loss prevention, operations and training efforts. "Successful loss prevention professionals recognize that theft is only one of many factors that reduce profitability. With that ... read more
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    NAB Show 2012, Booth SL 13405 -- Dot Hill Systems Corp. (Nasdaq: HILL), a leading provider of SAN storage solutions, today announced its award-winning AssuredSAN(TM) 3003 Series storage will be featured in three different solutions at NAB Show 2012 at the Las Vegas Convention Center April 14-19. Through these end-to-end video post-production workflow demonstrations, NAB Show attendees will see first-hand why so many experts rely on the richly-featured AssuredSAN storage platform for their media and entertainment applications. Offering a winning combination ... read more
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    Recyclebank®, the company that rewards people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals from local and national businesses, today announced that Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Hsu will discuss the changing green economy for consumers at the Fortune Brainstorm GREEN conference on Monday, April 16. The panel, "The Green Consumer: How New Media is Changing the Game," will bring together top executives from The Coca-Cola Company®, Zipcar and Best Buy who have all profitably utilized new media to drive ... read more
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    Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) successfully completed the first significant integration milestone between Raytheon's Global Positioning System (GPS) Next Generation Operational Control System (OCX) and Lockheed Martin's GPS III satellite system. The joint Lockheed Martin/Raytheon team successfully exchanged satellite commands and telemetry data between the GPS III satellite simulator in Newtown, Pa., and the OCX development site in Aurora, Colo. The integration of the two sites will facilitate development testing of the OCX system and allow ... read more
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    Essess (www.essess.com), a leading provider of automated energy assessments for commercial and residential buildings, today announced the closing of its $6 million Series A funding round. Vocap Ventures is the largest institutional investor in this round of funding, with additional investment from DFJ Athena, Minder Cheng, Richard Tsai and the company's CEO, Storm Duncan. Essess is the world's first Big Data company addressing commercial and residential energy efficiency. The company's high-resolution thermal imaging technology allows for the capture, identification and ... read more
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    Expanding its leadership in FPGA-based video-surveillance solutions, Altera Corporation (NASDAQ: ALTR) today announced a new four-channel, standard definition (SD) video analytics solution targeting digital video recorders (DVRs) and network video recorders (NVRs) for surveillance systems. Jointly developed with Eutecus, Altera's latest video analytics solution allows customers to analyze four D1 480p/30fps (frames-per second) video channels simultaneously using a single FPGA. Customers can quickly and cost-effectively add this capability to their existing SD surveillance investment without having to purchase new cameras ... read more
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    Advanced Biologics announced today that they will be presenting data at the American Academy of Neurosurgeons (AANS) meeting this week in Miami, FL showcasing a clinical study demonstrating superior lumbar fusion rates for OsteoAMP(®) when compared to rhBMP-2 (Infuse(®), Medtronic). In a blinded, multi-center clinical and radiological study, fusion analysis showed superiority for OsteoAMP(®) in producing fusions when compared to rhBMP-2. Fusions (TLIF/LLIF) were assessed by a blinded independent radiologist at various time points (3months, 6months, 12months ... read more
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    Abaxis, Inc. (NasdaqGS: ABAX), a medical products company manufacturing point-of-care blood analysis systems, has scheduled a conference call to discuss its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2012, ended March 31, 2012. The call will be at 4:15 p.m. ET on Thursday, April 26, 2012. The Company will report financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2012 after the market closes on Thursday, April 26, 2012. Participants can dial (877) 317-6789 or (412) 317-6759 to ... read more
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    ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ANX) today announced that the Company is a sponsor of and will be presenting at the Martin Center's 2012 Indiana Statewide Sickle Cell Disease Conference at the Indiana Landmarks Center in Indianapolis, Indiana on April 20, 2012. The conference seeks to bring awareness to the continued presence of sickle cell disease (SCD) and to inform the SCD community about current and proposed therapies for the disease. "We are pleased to join with Novartis and Indiana University ... read more
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    RALEIGH, N.C., April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/-- BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (Nasdaq: BDSI) announced that Dr. Mark A. Sirgo, President and Chief Executive Officer of BDSI, will present at the Future Leaders in the Biotech Industry Conference at the Millennium Broadway Hotel & Conference Center, New York City. The presentation is scheduled for Friday, April 20, 2012 at 3:00 P.M. Eastern Time. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110217/CL49801LOGO) Dr. Sirgo will focus on the clinical development program and timeline for BEMA ... read more
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    Insmed Incorporated (Nasdaq CM: INSM), a biopharmaceutical company, today announced the initiation of the Company's CLinical Evaluation of ARIKACE phase 3 study (CLEAR-108) of ARIKACE® (liposomal amikacin for inhalation) in Europe for Cystic Fibrosis (CF) patients with Pseudomonas aeruginosa (Pa) lung infections. "The initiation of this clinical trial represents an important milestone for Insmed as we advance our ARIKACE program," said Timothy Whitten, President and CEO of Insmed. "Even with currently available treatments, chronic Pa lung infections remain a ... read more
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    PLC Systems Inc. (OTCBB: PLCSF) today announced that its CEO, Mark Tauscher, was featured in an interview on www.corporateprofile.com, a financial news source providing stock and market information. The interview can also be accessed on PLC Systems' website: http://plcmed.com/Educational-Resources-Interviews.asp. "We are always seeking additional opportunities to present our company, including through vehicles like Corporate Profile(R). For PLC, Corporate Profile(R)'s platform provides another great venue for us to get PLC's name, and our progress with our lead product, RenalGuard(R), in front of ... read more
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    Ambit Biosciences today announced that the company is scheduled to present at the 19th Annual Future Leaders in the Biotech Industry Conference at 8:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, April 20, 2012, at the Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York City. Michael A. Martino, Ambit's president and chief executive officer, will provide an overview of the company and an update about its clinical development programs, including quizartinib. About Quizartinib Quizartinib, formerly known as AC220, is being developed in collaboration between Ambit Biosciences and ... read more
  • Today Is National Everyday Matters Day --- CHICAGO, April 16, 2012
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    According to the National Institute of Mental Health, one in four adults, or approximately 57.7 million Americans, experience a mental health disorder in a given year. In recognition of National Everyday Matters Day, being celebrated Monday, April 16, visit www.EverydayMatters.com, become part of the movement to take action every day by making every minute of every day matter, and share the website with four friends in hope of offering the site as a resource and outlet for those coping with ... read more