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Tuesday, May 17, 2011

  • Posted at 3:28 PM
    To meet the changing needs of East Coast manufacturers, the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) announced Mfg4 – a new conference-driven event to be held May 8-10, 2012, at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. The name, Mfg4, ... read more
  • Posted at 3:24 PM
    The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) announced today that its 9th annual MMRF Laugh for Life: New York comedy event, held May 16, 2011, at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill in New York City, raised over $620,000 to support the MMRF’s efforts to accelerate the ... read more
  • Posted at 3:16 PM
    Children's Medical Center www.childrens.com has again been named one of the top pediatric hospitals in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report in the new 2011-12 Best Children's Hospitals and ranked in the top 10 in the nation in 3 areas - Orthopedics, Nephrology and Urology. The rankings will be published today 10 a.m. ET on www.usnews.com/childrenshospitals, and will also appear in the Best Hospitals print guide published by U.S. News, available on Amazon.com in mid-August and on ... read more
  • Posted at 3:15 PM
    MILPITAS, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/17/11 -- Sigma Designs (NASDAQ: SIGM), a leading provider of system-on-chip (SoC) solutions used for delivering entertainment and control throughout the home, today announced that it will report its financial results for the first fiscal quarter ended April 30, 2011 following the close of regular trading on Wednesday, May 25, 2011. At 2:00 pm Pacific Time, Sigma's management will conduct a conference call. Thinh Tran, chief executive officer, Thomas Gay, chief financial officer, and ... read more
  • Posted at 3:15 PM
    Everyone’s favorite yellow sponge makes his Nintendo 3DS debut today in the wet and wacky video game adventure, SpongeBob SquigglePants. On this brand-new system, the bubbly world of Bikini Bottom pops to life, giving fans an innovative experience with its vibrant, ... read more
  • Posted at 3:09 PM
    Rambus Inc. (Nasdaq:RMBS), one of the world's premier technology licensing companies, today announced it will host a financial analyst meeting on May 26, 2011 beginning at 10:30 a.m. ET. During this event, Rambus management will provide a strategic and financial overview of the company. The event ... read more
  • Medco Announces Webcast for Annual Meeting of Shareholders --- FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., May 17, 2011
    Posted at 3:00 PM
    Medco Health Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MHS) will webcast its Annual Meeting of Shareholders, which is being held on Tuesday, May 24, 2011. The presentations by David B. Snow Jr., chairman and CEO, and his management team, will begin at 9 a.m. ET. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100609/MEDCOLOGO ) To access the live audio webcast, visit the Investor Relations section at www.medco.com/investor. The webcast will be available for replay for one year following the presentation. About Medco Medco Health Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MHS) is pioneering ... read more
  • Posted at 3:00 PM
    Assured Pharmacy (APHY.D: pinksheets), a leading specialty pharmacy group providing prescription medications to sufferers of chronic pain, announced net sales of $4,418,313 for the quarter ended March 31, 2011, an increase of $807,962 or 22.4%, from $3,610,351 for the first quarter of 2010. Basic and diluted net loss per share was $0.12 for the first quarter 2011, a 78.9% improvement compared to $0.57 net loss per share in the same period in 2010. The 22.4 percent increase in sales for ... read more
  • Posted at 2:58 PM
    Bit9 Inc., the leader in Advanced Endpoint Protection, has expanded its cyber forensics technology offerings to help companies expedite digital forensics and eDiscovery investigations. The company now offers Bit9 Analyzer™, formerly available from ... read more
  • Posted at 2:45 PM
    Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services, announced today the successful completion of its acquisition of Celera Corporation (NASDAQ: CRA). The acquisition was completed by means of a short-form merger under Delaware law, under which a wholly owned subsidiary of Quest Diagnostics was merged with and into Celera, with Celera surviving the merger as a wholly owned subsidiary of Quest Diagnostics. As a result of the merger, each share of ... read more
  • Posted at 2:40 PM
    In4mation Insights (www.in4ins.com) today announced the hiring of Dr. Ken Wisniewski to lead the new Analytical Consulting Practice for the firm. “We continue to experience significant growth,” said Steve Cohen, partner and co-founder of In4mation Insights. “Having Ken join ... read more
  • Posted at 2:27 PM
    ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) has received a contract with a value in the range of $40 million to provide Ka-band transmit-receive (T/R) modules to Thales Alenia Space for the Iridium NEXT satellite constellation. Thales Alenia is building the next set of 66 Iridium low-Earth orbiting (LEO) satellites. Thales Alenia plans to integrate the T/R modules to build cross links between satellites and feeder links to earth terminals to facilitate point-to-point routing of data over the network. Iridium NEXT, the second-generation ... read more
  • Posted at 2:17 PM
    Esophageal Cancer, the disease that today took the life of Minnesota Twins Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew, is the nation's fastest increasing cancer, up more than 400 percent in the past 20 years - and one of the deadliest. Fewer than one in five people will survive five years with the disease. According to the Esophageal Cancer Action Network (ECAN), even more alarming, in the U.S., Esophageal Cancer is usually caused by persistent heartburn or acid reflux disease (GERD). ... read more
  • 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® (www.docusign.com), 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
  • 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 2:01 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
  • 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 2:00 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