The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing United States
leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, and the heartbeat
of American innovation, today announced that worldwide semiconductor
sales for 2010 reached a record $298.3 billion, a year-on-year increase
of 31.8 percent from the $226.3 billion recorded in 2009. ... read more
It's the Nicholas Kirkwood for Rodarte -- AKA jaw dropping high heels and the breathtaking 1980 circa Chanel gold hoop earrings that leave a lasting impression...
For the love of shopping, gift giving and Valentine's Day, Taigan announces its 2011 Valentine's Day gift ideas for the online boutique shopper. Online shoppers looking for the unique and original turn to Taigan.com, a marketplace of 88 independent specialty and boutique retailers in places like Los Angeles, Aspen, Chicago, Dallas, Nashville, New York -- ... read more
Starting today, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee’s 3 million members
will have the option of using their mobile devices to view key health
care coverage information via the company’s new mobile website.
Registered members of BlueAccess, the company’s secure member site, will
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Project Performance Corporation (PPC) is very pleased to announce its
latest addition to the senior management team, Senior VP & Chief
Business Development Officer Mike Mullen. He brings 20 years of
successful experience enabling federal decision-makers to achieve their
goals through the acquisition of strategic IT ... read more
Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ONXX) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted fast track designation for carfilzomib, a next generation proteasome inhibitor for the potential treatment of patients with relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma. The Fast Track designation process was developed by the FDA to facilitate the development, and expedite the review of drugs to treat serious or life-threatening diseases and address unmet medical needs. Positive complete results from the Phase 2b 003-A1 study ... read more
Novellus Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVLS) today reported operating results for its fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2010. Net sales for the fourth quarter were $384.4 million, up $17.2 million or 4.7 percent from third quarter 2010 net sales of $367.2 million, and up $140.2 million or 57.4 percent from fourth quarter 2009 net sales of $244.2 million. Net income for the fourth quarter was $81.5 million, or $0.89 per diluted share, up $5.2 million from the ... read more
Extreme Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXTR) today announced financial results for its 2011 fiscal second quarter ended December 26, 2010. For the quarter, total net revenue increased seven percent to $85.1 million, as compared to $79.4 million in the second quarter last year. Previously issued guidance to investors was for net revenue of $85-$88 million.
"Both EMEA and APAC posted solid performance, again this quarter," said Oscar Rodriguez, President & CEO of Extreme Networks. "Product revenue in North America ... read more
PAREXEL International Corporation (Nasdaq: PRXL) today announced its financial results for the second quarter ended December 31, 2010.
For the three months ended December 31, 2010, PAREXEL's consolidated service revenue increased by 6.9% to $304.4 million, compared with $284.7 million in the prior year period. Excluding the negative impact from foreign exchange movements of $4.8 million, revenue increased 8.6%. As reported under Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), the Company generated operating income of $28.2 million, or 9.3% of consolidated ... read more
Hologic, Inc. (Hologic or the Company) (Nasdaq: HOLX), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostics products, medical imaging systems and surgical products dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of women, today announced its results for the first fiscal quarter ended December 25, 2010.
Highlights of the quarter include:
-- Revenues of $432.6 million.
-- Net income was $10.9 million, or $0.04 per diluted share, calculated in
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The 2011 virtual campaign for President of The United States begins February 1st and this year U4prez.com has announced a ten thousand dollar prize for the winner.
To create a dynamic and exciting political environment, weekly primaries will determine the top three candidates for the election in November. The most active candidates from the previous week are eligible for a primary runoff. Runoffs will take place Monday through Saturday and pit Democrat against Democrat, Republican against Republican, ... read more
NASA has exercised a third, one-year option with Bastion Technologies Inc. of Houston to continue supporting the agency's Office of Safety and Mission Assurance in Washington and Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.
The option runs through Jan. 31, 2012. Under the contract, the company also earned two additional years of performance beginning in February 2012.
The contract is a cost-plus-award fee with award term arrangements. This $37.3 million option and the $76.4 million two-year award term bring the ... read more
NASA extended the Unified NASA Information Technology Services, or UNITeS, contract with Science Applications International Corp. of San Diego.
The sole source contract extension provides agency-wide information services and integration support for the NASA Information Technology Service Network. The extension also supports the NASA Enterprise Applications Competency Center by providing system administration and mainframe operations administered by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.
This extension begins Feb. 1 and includes an eight-month base period valued ... read more
NASA will exercise a one-year extension option for a contract with Computer Science Corporation of Fort Worth, Texas, to provide aircraft maintenance and modification support. The extension is valued at $54 million.
The aircraft supported are operated at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston; NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center in Edwards, Calif.; and NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va. The aircraft are used for astronaut crew training and NASA flight research. Work under the contract is performed at ... read more
Liberty Media Corporation (Nasdaq: LCAPA, LCAPB, LINTA, LINTB, LSTZA, LSTZB) will release its fourth quarter earnings on Monday, February 28th at 12:00 p.m. (ET). Greg Maffei, Liberty Media's President and CEO, will host the call. During the call, Mr. Maffei will discuss the company's financial performance and outlook and may discuss the previously announced split-off of the Liberty Capital and Liberty Starz tracking stock groups.
Please call Premiere Conferencing at (877) 856-1956 or (719) 325-4766 at least 10 minutes ... read more
Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has entered into a letter of intent with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) to engage in a strategic relationship with the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science for the establishment of the UCLA Center for Public Safety Network Systems.
To lay the foundation for the new center, Raytheon has committed to initially contribute $1 million during three years to the UCLA Institute for Technology Advancement (ITA) of the School of Engineering and ... read more
Oil Price Information Service (OPIS)
announces the launch of its newest web-based query tool for retail fuel
prices - The OPIS Retail DataHouse.
OPIS houses the world’s largest database of retail gasoline and diesel
prices and margins. This tool ... read more
Boeing (NYSE: BA) delivered 737-800s to Japan Airlines (JAL) and Norwegian Air Shuttle last week. In sale leaseback arrangements, both carriers immediately assigned the airplanes - one 737-800 each - to Jackson Square Aviation (JSA), becoming the first new Boeing airplanes to be financed by the San Francisco-based company.
"Funding these airplanes marks the start of a very exciting 2011 for our company," said Toby Bright, head of marketing for JSA. "The value these efficient Next-Generation 737-800s provide enables us to ... read more
With the Big Game right around the corner, Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY)
is continuing to offer fantastic savings on some of the best large
screen HDTV's that Samsung offers. With stunning 240 Hz, 1080p picture
quality you will be the hero of your football get-together with these
... read more
Nuix, a leading vendor of electronic discovery (eDiscovery) and
corporate investigation software, today launched Nuix Version 3.2, which
further integrates and simplifies Nuix’s collection, processing, review
and export functionality. This major release includes unique native
processing and review capabilities for Microsoft SharePoint, enabling
... read more
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/533bb4/mobile_broadband_i)
has announced the addition of the "Mobile
Broadband in North America: Forecasts and Analysis 2010-2015" report
to their offering.
In 2009, the mobile broadband penetration rate in North America (NA)
... read more