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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

  • Posted at 10:27 AM
    Market research firm Infonetics Research released excerpts from its new Wireless LAN Deployment Strategies: North American Enterprise Survey, which takes an in-depth look at the access network plans of medium- to large-size companies and their plans for delivering wireless connectivity ... read more
  • Posted at 10:26 AM
    CollabNet® (, a global leader for Enterprise Cloud Development and Agile ALM, today announced the availability of emotive Connect for TeamForge (TeamForge2Go), a free mobile application that connects on-the-move developers to the TeamForge® platform through mobile devices and tablets. CollabNet partnered with Oakland, Calif.-based emotive, the industry leader for mobile development platforms for the enterprise, to deliver the downloadable app: ( "Today's developers are under increasing pressure to deliver software faster, and to be connected at all times to teams and ... read more
  • Posted at 10:25 AM
    Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. (NYSE: HTGC), the leading specialty finance company providing senior secured loans to venture capital-backed companies in technology-related markets, including technology, biotechnology, life science, and cleantech industries, at all stages of development, today announced it has filled six positions ... read more
  • Posted at 10:20 AM
    Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced two bipolar-input audio operational amplifiers (op amps) that provide unmatched noise, distortion and bandwidth performance while dissipating a mere 1.5 mA. The power-efficient, dual-channel OPA1662 and quad-channel OPA1664 enable system designers to develop the next generation of professional and prosumer audio equipment capable of producing crisp, clean "true to the original recording" sound quality. These op amps are targeted at USB and FireWire audio systems, analog and digital mixers, portable recording systems, ... read more
  • Posted at 10:15 AM
    Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced results from the PURSUE Phase III study of 1,390 women, aged 35-42 years, for corifollitropin alfa, the company's investigational fertility treatment for controlled ovarian stimulation in women participating in vitro fertilization (IVF) ... read more
  • Apple Introduces iPad mini --- SAN JOSE, Calif.
    Posted at 10:08 AM
    Apple® today introduced iPad® mini, a completely new iPad design that is 23 percent thinner and 53 percent lighter than the third generation iPad. The new iPad mini features a stunning 7.9-inch Multi-Touch™ display, FaceTime® HD and iSight® cameras, ultrafast wireless performance1 and an incredible 10 ... read more
  • Posted at 10:05 AM
    Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced that it has filed an expedited motion in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to stay the Court's order related to Watson's abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) for pioglitazone, pending appeal. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) joined Mylan in its motion. Mylan CEO Heather Bresch commented, "Mylan is disappointed in yesterday's ruling regarding pioglitazone and we believe the Court erred in its decision by directly ... read more
  • Posted at 10:03 AM
    Tango Health, the premier provider of health savings account (HSA) management software and services, and SelectAccount®, one of the Top 10 HSA custodians in the country, announced today an agreement to deliver best-in-class flexible spending account (FSA) and HSA solutions ... read more
  • Posted at 10:00 AM
    A group of Electronic Dance Music industry veterans gathered this week to announce the launch of a game-changing institution in the EDM blogosphere. Today, they proudly announce The EDM Network, the premiere professional electronic dance music (EDM) media outlet. "It's the first of its kind," said Chief Executive Officer Jason Muir. "We are the first to acquire and put to use the resources necessary to adequately cover all relevant news." The Network, a series of sites highlighting each genre as its ... read more
  • Posted at 10:00 AM
    IBM (NYSE: IBM) today unveiled Patient Care and Insights, new analytics software based on innovations from IBM Labs that helps healthcare organizations improve patient care and lower operational costs by considering the specific health history of each individual patient. (Logo: ) The IBM solution provides the core capabilities for devising predictive models of various health conditions that can be used to identify early intervention opportunities to improve the patient's outlook by minimizing or avoiding potential health problems. IBM's Patient Care and ... read more
  • Posted at 10:00 AM
    Cornell University and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the winners of the second Watson Academic Case Competition. The contest helps students build skills in analytics, big data and cognitive computing by identifying new ideas for applying IBM Watson to solve societal and business challenges. (Photo: ) (Photo: ) (Logo: ) With a 48 hour timeframe, 55 Cornell business and computer science students worked as part of mock IBM Watson commercialization teams, each charged with selecting an industry ... read more
  • Posted at 10:00 AM
    With machine-to-machine (M2M) market growth accelerating from fast to blistering, Sprint (NYSE: S) is adding even greater impetus to its M2M leadership in 2012. Key actions year to date include: Continued development of Sprint’s diverse M2M solutions ... read more
  • Posted at 9:57 AM
    Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of Supplier Relations US, LLC's new report "Fiber Optic Cable Manufacturing Industry in the U.S. and its Foreign Trade" to their offering. This 2012 report's 170 pages and over 150 charts ... read more
  • 'Like' AmaWaterways on Facebook for Chance to Win a Cruise --- CHATSWORTH, Calif., Oct. 23, 2012
    Posted at 9:57 AM
    Facebook fans have a great reason to "Like" AmaWaterways' newest sweepstakes, "Spend the Holidays on The Rhine." One lucky Facebook fan will win a seven-night trip for two exploring four European countries onboard AmaWaterways' Christmas on the Rhine itinerary. (Logo: From now until Nov. 16, 2012, visitors to AmaWaterways' Facebook page can become a fan and submit an easy entry form. One randomly selected Facebook fan will win a seven-night "Christmas on the Rhine" cruise from Dec. 27 - Jan. ... read more
  • Posted at 9:52 AM
    North America’s premier PV module testing lab, PV Evolution Labs (PVEL), today announced it has partnered with AlsoEnergy to provide PVEL customers with access to their systems’ testing data over the web to track performance and energy yield in real time. PV module manufacturers utilizing PVEL’s ... read more
  • Posted at 9:51 AM
    BUILDABLOCK CORP. (OTCBB: BABL), (“Buildablock” or the “Company”), today announced that it intensified its marketing efforts via its recent exhibition at The National Women’s Show, held in Toronto, Canada, where the Company acquired an additional 3,000 subscribers to its beta website. The show drew over 70,000 ... read more
  • Posted at 9:50 AM
    Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS) announced today that it will receive $1.1 million from Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALNY) as its portion of the upfront fees in Alnylam's recently announced collaboration with Genzyme. In addition, Isis has the potential to receive royalty payments and a portion of future milestone payments. Already this year, Isis has earned $2.7 million from Alnylam as a result of Alnylam's licenses that were supported by Isis' patents, further emphasizing the value of Isis' ... read more
  • Posted at 9:50 AM
    Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) recognized MicroTech President & CEO Tony Jimenez last night as one of the Top 100 Entrepreneurs of 2012 by saluting his sustained innovation and leadership at their inaugural Builders & Innovators Summit this week. The three day invitation-only event has gathered the Top 100 leaders from multiple industries across the country in Newport Beach, California. At the summit the distinguished business leaders will be exchanging their insights about their individual successes. As one of the "Most Innovative ... read more
  • Posted at 9:45 AM
    Goodwin Procter, a national Am Law 50 firm, announced today that Bradley Bugdanowitz has been named chair of its San Francisco office. Bugdanowitz is a partner in Goodwin’s Business Law Department and a member of its Private Equity, Technology ... read more
  • Posted at 9:44 AM
    Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Revenue Management Systems: Worldwide Forecast 2012-2016" report to their offering. Convergent billing systems have been a long time coming, but the potent combination ... read more