Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) today announced the establishment of the Global Centers for Therapeutic Innovation, an entrepreneurial network of partnerships with leading academic medical centers to transform research and development by accessing leading translational researchers. The University of California, San Francisco is the first collaboration in the network.
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"The Centers for Therapeutic Innovation represents a truly novel open innovation paradigm, combining the unique advantages of top academic research institutions with Pfizer's leading drug development capabilities and ... read more
One to One Insights, a division of One to One, a Boston-based digital marketing firm, is hosting a live webinar on November 18th at 11:00 am Eastern time, for financial services firms looking to optimize their clients' online banking experience.
This webinar will evaluate the top ten retail banks in the UK (Barclays, Halifax, HSBC, first direct, Lloyds TSB, Nationwide, NatWest, Santander, The Co-operative Bank, and Yorkshire Bank) in terms of the online customer experience they provide users who ... read more
What is the first step in a successful Black Friday shopping strategy? Find a Sitter. Anybody who has experienced the frenzy of Black Friday knows it's not the best place for little ones. So to make sure you use your shopping time efficiently and get to the deals before they're gone, Sittercity is offering shoppers a 25 percent discount off a membership to the site for the shopping holiday. Simply go to Sittercity.com, select the "Parents ... read more
AutoMD.com (www.automd.com), the most comprehensive and unbiased free online auto repair resource, and winner of best automotive website of 2010*, today announced that its AutoAnswers has already provided over 20,000 auto repair answers from its community of experts to individual consumers seeking advice for thousands of individual automotive repair issues. AutoAnswers is part of AutoMD.com's Repairapedia, a virtual community encyclopedia of everything from consumer-contributed reviews on repair shops, to 'How-To' repair advice, to answers to individual consumer repair ... read more
United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) will broadcast its investor and analyst meeting scheduled from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010. Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Louis Chenevert will discuss UTC's 2010 performance and provide an outlook for 2011. The meeting will be broadcast live on the Internet at www.utc.com and will be archived on the website afterward.
United Technologies, based in Hartford, Conn., is a diversified company that provides high technology products and services to the building ... read more
Rusty Wallace, ESPN broadcaster and one of the most celebrated NASCAR drivers in history, has partnered with JustAnswer®, the largest online Question & Answer site. JustAnswer gives Rusty and people all over the world 24/7 access to thousands of real Experts, including ASE Certified Technicians. The car, truck and motorcycle mechanics on JustAnswer help people repair hundreds of makes and models - whether a person needs to fix an oil leak or address a check engine light.
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Ariel Way, Inc., (Pink Sheets: AWYI) www.arielway.com a technology and services company for highly secure global communications, multimedia including digital signage solutions and associated technologies, today announced that it has launched its new web-site at www.arielway.com.
Arne Dunhem, chairman, president, and CEO of Ariel Way said, "We are pleased with the fresh look of our new and updated web-site. It has been designed with an objective of significantly improving the communication with our shareholders and to provide more transparency in our ... read more
Buffalo Technology, a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of wired and wireless networking and network and direct attached storage solutions, today announced the MiniStation(TM) Stealth and DriveStation Axis(TM) LED, two external drive solutions designed to meet today's storage consumer needs. The MiniStation Stealth is a high performance portable storage solution in a remarkably compact and lightweight contemporary form, while the new DriveStation Axis LED is a single drive storage solution combining a unique LED capacity meter display ... read more
ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today reported financial results for its fourth quarter and full fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2010.
-- Sales were $956 million, up $259 million or 37 percent, from the same
period last year.
-- Net income was $2 million compared to a net loss of $14 million in the
prior year's fourth quarter.
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PandaLabs, the antimalware laboratory at Panda Security, The Cloud Security Company, reported today that 40 percent of all fake antivirus (also known as 'rogueware') strains ever produced were created in the past year. In the four years since rogueware was first reported, 5,651,786 unique strains have been detected, of which 2,285,629 appeared between January 2010 and October 2010.
When comparing the number of rogueware specimens to the total number of malware specimens included in PandaLabs' cloud-based Collective Intelligence database ... read more
AboveNet, Inc. (NYSE: ABVT), a leading provider of high bandwidth connectivity solutions, today announced it is expanding its data network in the Chicago metro area with new fiber optic "express routes" that will offer some of the lowest latency fiber routes between downtown Chicago and the western suburbs. The routes are also expected to provide the shortest data paths available between the urban center and suburban business hubs.
The new network routes bypass more than 23 miles of the existing ... read more
Cylene Pharmaceuticals, Inc. will present advances in the development of their first-in-class, CK2 inhibitor CX-4945, at the 22nd EORTC-NCI-AACR symposium on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics, to be held on November 16-19 in Berlin, Germany. CX-4945 is the first and only CK2 inhibitor to have entered clinical trials and represents an exciting new approach for the treatment for many different cancers. Three poster presentations will reveal results from the Phase I clinical trial and highlight the potential of this novel ... read more
The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) and Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMLN) announced today that they entered into a research collaboration agreement to provide financial support for a clinical proof-of-concept study to investigate the effects of metreleptin, an analog of the human hormone leptin, in patients with type 1 diabetes. Researchers at The University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center will conduct the study.
Prior studies at UT Southwestern conducted in animal models with type 1 diabetes showed an improvement ... read more
One of the leading risk factors for heart attack and stroke is being linked with arterial stiffness - not only in adults but also in children, according to a new Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center study.
The study shows that arterial stiffness in youth is associated with increased mass of the left ventricle - the pumping chamber of the heart. This LVM, in turn, raises the risk for heart attack and stroke. The study comes just weeks after another ... read more
Results from a recent study issued by the National Survey on Drug Use and Health and released by the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) revealed that the overall number of heroin abusers rose by nearly 90 percent - from 213,000 to 399,000 individuals - since 2007. The study also found that within this same time span, the number of first-time users rose 70 percent, from 106,000 to 180,000 individuals, with the average age of 25 and ... read more
Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, today announced that its Brazilian operating unit, Hughes do Brasil, has signed a contract with PrimeNet valued at more than $13 million over 60 months to be a reseller of Hughes broadband satellite Internet access service in Brazil. PrimeNet is one of Brazil's top value-added resellers (VARs) of satellite services and anticipates activating 1,000 new business customer sites by next March.
PrimeNet will resell Hughes high-speed satellite ... read more
Today, Hamilton CapTel announced the availability of Hamilton Mobile CapTel on multiple smartphones that use the Android(TM) operating system. Hamilton Mobile CapTel delivers advanced captioned telephone solutions on a variety of 3G and WiFi networks that have simultaneous voice and data capabilities. Now users can choose from a variety of mobile devices that fit their needs, allowing them to enjoy the benefits of using Hamilton Mobile CapTel.
The addition of the browser solution for Android expands the current availability ... read more
The deadly August flood waters in the Sindh Province of Pakistan have receded, but the devastating impact on life there will continue for months to come. Orascom Telecom Holding SAE (OTH), the parent company of Mobilink, the largest GSM operator in Pakistan, and Obopay, the mobile money solutions pioneer, have partnered to establish a text-to-donate relief effort to provide continuing funds to the region in order to rebuild both the infrastructure and the lives of those affected by the ... read more
Everything Channel, a UBM company, today announced that the much anticipated COMDEXvirtual will kick off this morning, Tuesday, November 16th at 10:30 a.m. EST with pre-registration reaching 12,000. The two day virtual event will feature more than 100 expert speakers and nearly 50 sessions. The event, focused on "New Business Solutions: Embracing Disruptive Technologies & Changing Delivery Models" was designed for both technology suppliers and solution providers.
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From stem cell extraction, to drug delivery using wireless technology, to the latest medical scanning and vision systems, BIOCOM's 2010 Med Device & Diagnostics Expo on Nov. 18 in La Jolla will bring together Southern California's trendsetters.
Fifteen companies will display the latest in their work to deliver life-saving technology at BIOCOM's fifth Med Device and Diagnostics Expo to be held at 11099 N. Torrey Pines Road. Meet and network with some of the region's leading entrepreneurs, service providers and ... read more