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Tuesday, October 18, 2011

  • Posted at 3:39 AM
    Six degrees are pleased to announce a raft of leading brands speaking at SMWF and Apps World this November 1-2 at the Javits Convention Center, New York.(, With over 1800 people already pre-registered, the two conferences are co-locating to ... read more
  • Posted at 3:35 AM announced that it will be releasing a list of 200 top places where you can take your dog throughout the United States and Canada. Many of these places may surprise you and present you with an opportunity to share some great quality time with your dog or dogs. From beaches to parks, shopping centers, stores, tours, wineries, dining, lodging, camping and more this list will offer a cross-section of the tens of thousands of pet-friendly places that covers. "The ... read more
  • Posted at 3:35 AM
    Maintec Technologies Inc. is now equipped with IBM System z9(TM) Business Class Mainframe environment, serving entry-level to midsize capacity needs. With upgraded Mainframe Infrastructure, Maintec is extending the scope of its key delivery capabilities, designed to provide customized mainframe managed services. With IBM z9 BC and latest z/OS version 1.12, Maintec can deliver improved performance, availability, security, efficiency, simplified administration, and enhanced service - all of which can help clients reduce TCO and improved ROI. Maintec now brings value to a ... read more
  • Posted at 3:30 AM
    MicroTech, a leading technology systems integrator, has been selected by Washington Technology Magazine as the No. 1 8(a) Prime Contractor serving the Federal government. This is the third consecutive year that MicroTech has been ranked at the top of the largest Top 25 8(a) business survey. MicroTech provides Technology Services, Systems Integration, Product Solutions, Unified Communications & Collaboration, Cloud Computing, and Innovation & Integration to the public sector, as well as Fortune 500 enterprises -- managing more than half-a-million tech ... read more
  • Posted at 3:30 AM
    A growing number of healthcare organizations (HCOs) are turning to patient portals to address demands for enhanced patient engagement and clinical information exchange, according to a white paper released today by Carefx, a leading provider of interoperable workflow solutions. "Patient Portals: Pathway to Patient Engagement and an Enhanced Patient Experience" provides a roadmap for hospitals, health systems and IDNs for patient portal development with insights on benefits, selection, management and lessons learned. "HCOs savvy enough to implement patient ... read more
  • Posted at 3:30 AM
    Lupus Foundation of America, Georgia Chapter will host its annual Night of Hope Gala on Saturday, November 12, 2011 at Mason Murer. This charity event generates funding for the only statewide lupus programs, advocacy and lupus research. The evening will include auctions, dinner, cocktails, entertainment and an introduction to the 2012 Faces of Hope. This year's Gala promises to be a true celebration. With the recent FDA approval of Benlysta, the first lupus drug in 52 years, the 55,000 Georgians and ... read more
  • Posted at 3:30 AM
    Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCQB: NLTX), a biopharmaceutical company that develops novel therapeutics for heart failure patients, today announced that it has completed patient dosing of an open-label Phase I clinical trial evaluating pharmacokinetics (PK), pharmacodynamics (PD), safety and tolerability of subcutaneous bolus and subcutaneous infusion of cenderitide in patients with chronic heart failure. The trial was conducted pursuant to Nile's previously announced collaboration with Medtronic and was an important step towards developing cenderitide as a 90-day outpatient treatment for heart ... read more
  • Posted at 3:30 AM
    Just nine months into its contract with super-luxury condominium Trump Hollywood, LGD Communications is being credited with helping achieve an astonishing $128 million in sales. The extraordinary success results from a global online marketing campaign devised by ISM, the Interactive & Social Media division launched by LGD just over one year ago. (Logo: ) Under the leadership of Maggie Curran, General Manager of ISM, an in-house team of ten Internet marketing experts conducted in-depth research and analysis to determine ... read more
  • Posted at 3:30 AM
    IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/18/11 -- ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISTA), today announced it will release third quarter 2011 financial results after the market closes on November 1, 2011. In conjunction, the Company will host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time to review the Company's commercial operations and provide pipeline updates. Date: Tuesday, November 1, 2011 Time: 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time Conference call access: Internet: Domestic dial-in: 866.825.1692 International dial-in: 617.213.8059 Passcode: 90996630 To access the 24-hour audio replay, U.S. and ... read more
  • Lexmark acquires Pallas Athena --- LEXINGTON, Ky., Oct. 18, 2011
    Posted at 3:30 AM
    Lexmark International, Inc. (NYSE: LXK) today announced the acquisition of Netherlands-based Pallas Athena in a cash transaction, valued at approximately $50.2 million. Upon completion of the transaction, the Dutch company will become a part of Perceptive Software, a stand-alone business unit within Lexmark. Pallas Athena's chairman and chief executive officer, John Hoogland, will report directly to Scott Coons, Perceptive Software's president and chief executive officer and Lexmark vice president. Pallas Athena is a leading provider of BPM, DOM and process mining ... read more
  • Posted at 3:30 AM
    enVista, a leading enterprise, transportation and supply chain consulting services firm, announced today that it will present transportation and supply chain best practices with leading eRetailer client at PARCEL Forum 2011 in Chicago, Illinois on October 24-26, 2011. ... read more
  • Posted at 3:30 AM
    RF INDUSTRIES, LTD., (NASDAQ:RFIL) today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the allocation of up to $1,250,000 for the repurchase of the Company's common shares outstanding, in open market, negotiated or block transactions. Purchases under this program will be in amounts and at times ... read more
  • Posted at 3:30 AM
    Rogers Corporation (NYSE: ROG) (Rogers) and Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. (TSE: 4217) (Hitachi Chemical) are pleased to announce that they have entered into a strategic collaboration agreement (Agreement) to expand global adoption and improve customer support of printed circuit board (PCB) materials for use in high ... read more
  • Posted at 3:30 AM
    As summer sizzled across the U.S., remodeling activity continued to be red hot. Today, BuildFax unveiled its BuildFax Remodeling Index (BFRI) for August 2011 which showed that remodeling activity reached a record high during the month. BuildFax also released data today showing, based on its national ... read more
  • Posted at 3:28 AM
    Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE: PH), the global leader in motion and control technologies, today reported results for the fiscal 2012 first quarter ended September 30, 2011. Fiscal 2012 first quarter sales were a record at $3.2 billion, an increase of 14.3 percent from $2.8 billion in the prior year quarter. Net income was an all-time record at $298.1 million, an increase of 19.7 percent compared with $249.0 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2011. Fiscal 2012 first ... read more
  • Posted at 3:22 AM
    Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMPE) ("Ampio" or the "Company"), a company that discovers and develops new uses for previously approved drugs and new molecular entities ("NMEs"), today announced that it has demonstrated in an IRB approved, randomized, placebo controlled, double-blinded proof of concept study, that low dose intranasal danazol has an impact on allergic rhinitis, a clinical condition in which increases in vascular permeability and edema are hallmark signs. The study was not powered to show statistical significance as an effective ... read more
  • Posted at 3:15 AM
    Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: DSCO) today reported that, in a recently published study in the Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, nearly all neonatologists (92 percent) interviewed stated they were concerned about the exposure of newborn children to animal-derived medications. Additionally, two-thirds of parents with children in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) who were interviewed in the same study wanted to be informed if an animal-derived medication were administered to their newborn child. More than half of parents expressed a ... read more
  • Posted at 3:11 AM
    AUSTIN, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 10/18/11 -- BreakingPoint, the leader in massive-scale LTE testing, today announced plans to conduct a live city-scale LTE emulation during 4G World 2011 in Chicago. Attendees will watch a single BreakingPoint CTM create the real-world behavior of more than 10 million mobile users, greater than the population of the Chicagoland area. This unprecedented scale provides customers the ability to easily test and validate large-scale LTE networks to ensure infrastructure resiliency under massive ... read more
  • Posted at 3:10 AM
    (EDUCAUSE booth #1219) Mediasite by Sonic Foundry, Inc. (NASDAQ: SOFO), the recognized market leader for lecture capture trusted by more than 900 colleges and universities, today unveiled Mediasite 6, the latest version of the award-winning lecture capture platform. The announcement includes a family of features aimed to radically accelerate the adoption of lecture capture and video content management for education institutions at all stages of the blended learning life cycle. New capabilities available in Mediasite 6 include: -- ... read more
  • Posted at 3:07 AM
    PNY Technologies is pleased to announce it will be a Gold Plus Sponsor at this year's Intel Technology Conference (ITC). ITC covers 18 cities across North America and runs from October 18 - November 18, 2011. PNY continues to expand its presence in commercial channels with its latest products and programs focused on System Integrators and Valued Added Resellers. ITC events will provide PNY the opportunity to showcase its comprehensive line including Graphics, PC Memory and ... read more