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Monday, July 9, 2012

  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    NEC Display Solutions of America, a leading provider of commercial LCD display and projector solutions, announced today two additional Open Pluggable Specification (OPS) compliant computers for seamless integration with select NEC large-screen displays and multimedia ... read more
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    SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/09/12 -- Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN) today announced that it will release its financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2012, ending June 30, 2012, after the close of market on NASDAQ on Tuesday, July 24, 2012. An investment community conference call to discuss these results and the company's outlook will be held the same day at 5:00 p.m. EDT/2:00 p.m. PDT and will be accessible live and on an archived basis as follows: Second ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Brentwood Associates, a leading consumer-focused private equity investment firm based in Los Angeles, announced today it has acquired a majority stake in Sundance Holdings Group, LLC ("Sundance Catalog"). Sundance Catalog, founded by Robert Redford in 1989 and headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, is a leading multi-channel direct marketer and specialty retailer of women's apparel and accessories, jewelry and home furnishings. Selling shareholders, including ACI Capital and Webster Capital, will retain a minority ownership stake, and the business will ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    In a exclusive, First Lady Michelle Obama will sit down to chat with six Latinas to discuss their lives as moms, and the key issues impacting Hispanic families across the nation. The live streaming video chat will take place on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at 12:45 PM EDT on Filmed in Miami, and moderated by Maria Cardona, contributing political editor to and CNN analyst, the approximately half-hour chat will be aired continuously on the ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Acclaimed animation director Genndy Tartakovsky (Dexter's Laboratory, Samurai Jack, Star Wars: Clone Wars) and producer Michelle Murdocca (Open Season) will unveil never-before-seen footage from the highly-anticipated animated comedy, Hotel Transylvania, during a panel at Comic-Con in San Diego, CA on Thursday, July 12 at 3:00 p.m. in the Indigo Ballroom of the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel. Hotel Transylvania, which arrives in theatres on September 28, 2012, marks Tartakovsky's theatrical directorial debut. Tartakovsky and Murdocca will discuss the animated film, take ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC) today announced that Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, a Chicago-based law firm with 600 attorneys, has standardized on EMC technologies and deployed EMC® VPLEX® virtual storage technology to transform to an active/active data center. Active/Active data centers enable customers to seamlessly pool two data centers together to enable mobility, availability and collaboration for their data without disruption. This new approach enables Katten to move the processing and storage of running Microsoft SQL Server, Exchange and other ... read more
  • From Universal Studios Home Entertainment: Battleship --- UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., July 9, 2012
    Posted at 9:00 AM
    An exhilarating campaign to save mankind unfolds on the high seas, in the skies and on land when Battleship - the entertaining, action-adventure made with unprecedented support of the US Navy - comes to Blu-ray(TM)( )Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand August 28th, 2012, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. Also available through Digital Download. Against all odds, a daring young naval officer and his heroic crew launch an all-out military showdown against a superior alien force in this enthralling, thrill-ride ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Claims Strategies Group, a claims management company offering services in investigation, valuation, litigation support and settlement of claims in support of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, and IT Strategies Group (ITSG), an information technologies and software development company, most famous for creating the cloud-based enterprise software suite known as the "Oil Claim Calculator," today announced that Claims Strategies Group has officially selected the Oil Claim Calculator® as it's enterprise software solution for managing and calculating settlement amounts on oil spill ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    USHIO INC. (Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President and Chief Executive Officer: Shiro Sugata) (TOKYO:6925), today announced that the company has completed development of the large-field stepper lithography tool "UX7-3Di LFS 200" for manufacturing interposers used for 2.5D/3D packaging applications. This new ... read more
  • Posted at 8:58 AM
    PLEASANTON, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/09/12 -- Today, Tiburon announced that Total Computer Software, the company it very recently acquired, has been selected as a finalist for the Microsoft Public Sector Public Safety & National Security Partner of the Year Award. "One of the many reasons we acquired Total Computer Software was because of the excellent reputation the Company enjoyed with not only their clients, but with industry leaders like Microsoft," said Michael Bealmear, Tiburon's President and Chief Executive ... read more
  • Posted at 8:52 AM
    Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN) invites shareholders and investors to listen to its second quarter 2012 earnings conference call that will be broadcast over the Internet on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. ET, with executives of Garmin. The call will be held in conjunction with ... read more
  • Posted at 8:51 AM
    AtheroNova Inc. (OTCBB: AHRO), a biotech company focused on the research and development of compounds to regress atherosclerotic plaque, announced that it has received a Notice of Allowance for its patent application for Dissolution of Arterial Plaque. The patent will issue within the next few months when the US Patent Office completes its registration process. This announcement culminates over five years of effort in pursuit of a patent covering the use of hyodeoxycholic acid for atherosclerotic plaque lesions. ... read more
  • Posted at 8:45 AM
    ProjectCenter, a profitable unit of the Bricsnet FM has become an independent corporation fully owned by its long-lasting investor which has overseen the product and customer base growth for the last 12 years. The investment group with interests in Real Estate, energy distribution and technology sectors, ... read more
  • Posted at 8:45 AM
    GLASTONBURY, CT -- (Marketwire) -- 07/09/12 -- FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW - Volaris, one of Mexico's leading low-cost airlines, and International Aero Engines (IAE), have amended their existing V-Services(SM) Fleet Hour Agreement to add coverage for 26 incremental V2500 engines. Volaris' entire fleet of A320 family aircraft powered by V2500 engines are now covered by an IAE V-Services(SM) aftermarket agreement. The deal is valued at approximately US$400 million. "IAE is delighted to expand our existing V-Services(SM) Fleet Hour Agreement with Volaris ... read more
  • Posted at 8:43 AM
    FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A. announced today that Synapse® MU 3.0, is 2011/2012 compliant and was certified as a Complete EHR on June 28, 2012 by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®), an ONC-ATCB, in accordance with the applicable eligible provider certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. The 2011/2012 criteria support the Stage 1 meaningful use measures required to qualify eligible providers and hospitals for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). "We ... read more
  • Big Sky Associates Names New Partner --- WASHINGTON, July 9, 2012
    Posted at 8:43 AM
    Big Sky Associates promoted Brad Gates, an expert in organizational development and process improvement, to partner. Gates, who was previously a director of the management consulting firm, is responsible for account management, client delivery and business development activities. His focus includes clients involved in the intelligence community and civilian agencies of the federal government. "Brad is a very important part of our team, and we're excited to make him partner," said John Dillard, president and managing partner of Big Sky. Gates' areas ... read more
  • Posted at 8:35 AM
    The Advanced Biofuels Association, ABFA, released this morning the first in a series of InfoGraphics titled Advanced Biofuels - A Matter of National Security on its website, The ABFA series comes at the start of a milestone-making couple of weeks for America's domestic biofuels industry that will have ABFA President Michael McAdams testifying before the House Energy and Commerce Committee; the Department of Energy hosting its annual conference Biomass 2012: Confronting Challenges, Creating Opportunities - Sustaining a Commitment to ... read more
  • Posted at 8:34 AM
    Today, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) asked Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, to investigate the short-selling activities of hedge fund manager Martin Shkreli – and possibly others – to determine whether he has illegally manipulated stock prices ... read more
  • Posted at 8:30 AM
    Suniva, Inc., a U.S. manufacturer of high-efficiency crystalline silicon solar cells and modules, today formally announces its partnership with U.S. Solar Power Wholesale Distributor, AEE Solar, one of the nation’s largest wholesale distributors of high-quality solar products and equipment. The ... read more
  • Posted at 8:30 AM
    Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: SVNT) today announced that the Company's Board of Directors has appointed Louis Ferrari, Executive Vice President, President North American Commercial Operations, to the role of President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Ferrari succeeds Savient's Interim Chief Executive Officer, David Y. Norton, who will continue serving as a member of the Savient Board of Directors. Mr. Ferrari will also serve as a member of Savient's Board of Directors. "Lou has more than 30 years ... read more