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Tuesday, May 17, 2011

  • Posted at 2:16 PM
    CARBO Ceramics Inc. (NYSE: CRR) today reported that its Board of Directors has approved a resin-coating capacity expansion at the Company's recently acquired Marshfield, Wisconsin, location. As indicated in the Company's first quarter 2011 earnings release, this expansion project, which is subject to state and local permitting approval, will involve the construction of a facility with an initial capacity of up to 600 million pounds annually. Project completion is estimated prior to the end of 2012. CARBO is the ... read more
  • Posted at 2:05 PM
    Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO), the world leader in serving science, today announced that it has successfully completed its acquisition of Dionex Corporation (NASDAQ: DNEX) through a short-form merger. Pursuant to the terms of the merger, all outstanding Dionex shares (other than those held by ... read more
  • Posted at 2:04 PM
    DocuSign® (, the world’s most trusted electronic signature network, today announced the winners of the first-ever ESIGN Hackathon. Following 35 non-stop hours of heated competition, DocuSign congratulated grand-prize winner Philippe Furlan who took home $10,000 for developing the Most Innovative ... read more
  • Posted at 2:01 PM
    Dr. David B. Samadi, Vice Chairman, Department of Urology, and Chief of Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City appeared on Fox News to discuss a new study on prostate cancer treatment published by the New England Journal of Medicine. As a member of Fox News' Medical A-Team, Samadi was encouraged by the study results with regards to prostate cancer treatment. "The study shows a definite survival benefit to prostate gland removal, ... read more
  • Posted at 2:01 PM
    Dycom Industries, Inc. (NYSE: DY) will release its fiscal 2011 third quarter results on Tuesday, May 24, 2011, after the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. Dycom has scheduled a conference call for Wednesday, May 25, 2011, at 9:00 a.m. (ET). To participate in the conference call, dial 800-230-1092 (United States) or 612-234-9960 (International) ten minutes before the conference call begins and ask for the "Dycom Results" conference call. A live webcast of the conference call, ... read more
  • TSi Auto Solutions(TM) Celebrates a Decade in Business --- MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., May 17, 2011
    Posted at 2:01 PM
    TSi Auto Solutions(TM), a global provider of technology solutions to the automotive industry, is celebrating 10 years in business by looking ahead to its next phase of growth. The company was founded in 2001 as a local software company providing automotive dealerships with shop scheduling solutions. Since then, it has expanded to become an international provider of innovative, web-based business and performance analytics software for automotive manufacturers, automotive lenders and dealer groups. TSi provides clients with a solution that delivers secure, ... read more
  • Posted at 2:00 PM
    Western Digital® (NYSE: WDC), the world's leader in external storage solutions and maker of the popular WD TV® media player family, today introduced the newest version of its WD Photos(TM) photo viewer app, which now works with the WD TV® Live(TM) Hub media center from an Apple® iPhone®, iPad®, iPod touch® or Android(TM) compatible smartphone or tablet. Consumers can create content with their iOS® or Android device and send it directly to anyone with a WD TV Live Hub media center ... read more
  • Posted at 2:00 PM
    Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services, today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share, payable on July 19, 2011, to shareholders of record of Quest Diagnostics common stock on July 5, 2011. About Quest Diagnostics Quest Diagnostics is the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services that patients and doctors need to make better healthcare decisions. The company offers the broadest access ... read more
  • Goodwin Biotechnology and RAFAGEN Announce a Collaboration --- PLANTATION, Fla. and ROCKVILLE, Md., May 17, 2011
    Posted at 2:00 PM
    Goodwin Biotechnology, Inc. (GBI), a full service contract biomanufacturing company, and RAFAGEN, Inc., a leader in cell line engineering for protein and monoclonal antibody drug production, jointly announced their collaborative agreement for cell line engineering and biological contract manufacturing. "We seek to address unmet needs of patients with inherited and acquired diseases," said Sung Ho Hahm, PhD, co-founder and President / CEO of RAFAGEN. "With RAFAGEN's proprietary technology platforms, the highest producing cell lines will be established at a ... read more
  • Posted at 2:00 PM
    Select Medical Holdings Corporation ("Holdings") (NYSE: SEM) today announced that in connection with the previously announced cash tender offer (the "Tender Offer") and consent solicitation (the "Consent Solicitation," and together with the Tender Offer, the "Offer") by Select Medical Corporation ("Select") for any and all of Select's $611,500,000 aggregate principal amount of 7 5/8% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2015 (CUSIP No. 816196AJ8) (the "Notes"), pursuant to the Offer to Purchase and Consent Solicitation Statement dated April 25, 2011 (the "Offer ... read more
  • Posted at 2:00 PM
    Anacor Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ANAC) announced today that the first patient has been dosed in a Phase 2 trial of AN2728 and AN2898 to determine safety, tolerability and efficacy of the two compounds for the topical treatment of mild-to-moderate atopic dermatitis. ... read more
  • Posted at 2:00 PM
    Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE: SFE), a holding company that builds value in growth-stage life sciences and technology companies, today announced that life sciences partner company Advanced BioHealing, Inc. (ABH) has signed a definitive agreement to be ... read more
  • Posted at 1:58 PM
    Lender Processing Services, Inc. (NYSE: LPS), a leading provider of integrated technology, data and analytics to the mortgage and real estate industries, reports the following "first look" at April 2011 month-end mortgage performance statistics derived from its loan-level database of nearly 40 million mortgage loans. Total U.S. loan delinquency rate (loans 30 or more days past due, but not in foreclosure): ... read more
  • Posted at 1:57 PM
    Latinos in Social Media (LATISM) today announces an unprecedented partnership with BlogWorld & New Media Expo - the first and only industry-wide conference, tradeshow and media event for all New Media. (Logo: As part of the partnership, the BlogWorld Conference - to be held on May 24-26 at the Javits Convention Center in New York City -will include a Latinos in Social Media panel with LATISM Board members Ana Roca Castro, Elianne Ramos, Giovanni Rodriguez and Sylvia Aguilera, to ... read more
  • Posted at 1:50 PM
    NitroSecurity, Inc., the leader in high-performance, content-aware security information and event management (SIEM) solutions, today announced that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant of the 2011 “Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management.”1 ... read more
  • Western Governors University Enrollment Tops 25,000 --- SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, May 17, 2011
    Posted at 1:47 PM
    Western Governors University,, the nonprofit online university created in 1997 by 19 U.S. governors, has achieved two key milestones this month: nationwide enrollment of more than 25,000 students and a cumulative total of 10,000 graduates. Since 2005, WGU has added nearly 20,000 students to its four colleges: Business, Information Technology, Teachers College, and Health Professions. In addition, the university has awarded more than 3,500 bachelor's and master's degrees in the past year alone. Established to expand access to quality college ... read more
  • Posted at 1:47 PM
    TRX, Inc. ( (OTCQB: TRXI), a world-leading provider of travel technology, process automation, consulting and data services, announced the 2011 TRX award recipients during TRX World 2011 Global User Conference held May 2-5 in Austin, Texas. The conference brought together top travel management companies, corporate buyers, and a host of integration and alliance partners to discuss the latest trends and technology developments in corporate travel management. TRX recognized outstanding achievements by corporations, travel management companies and partners for growth of online ... read more
  • Posted at 1:46 PM
    NoteWorld Servicing Center, a leading third party payment service provider, was recently reinstated with an A+ rating and accreditation by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) and is once again an official BBB accredited business. The BBB took this action after extensive evaluation and research on the ... read more
  • Posted at 1:37 PM
    Citrix Systems, Inc., today announced that Citrix® Receiver™ has been selected as the winner of the 2011 Best of Interop Award in the Wireless and Mobility category. The winners for the 2011 Best of Interop Awards were hand-selected by ... read more
  • NETGEAR to Host Annual Stockholder Meeting --- SAN JOSE, Calif., May 17, 2011
    Posted at 1:30 PM
    NETGEAR®, Inc. (NASDAQGM: NTGR), a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers, announced today that the Company will host its annual stockholder meeting at 10:00 a.m. PDT on Tuesday, May 24, 2011. The meeting will be held at NETGEAR's corporate headquarters in San Jose, California. The event will be available via webcast at NETGEAR's investor relations website at About NETGEAR, Inc. NETGEAR (NASDAQGM: NTGR) is a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses ... read more