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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

  • Glu Mobile Provides Sneak Peak of Next Four Titles --- SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 13, 2011
    Posted at 4:30 AM
    Glu Mobile Inc. (Nasdaq: GLUU), a leading global publisher of Social Mobile games, today is giving fans a first look at their next four freemium games - Contract Killer: Zombies, Boo Town, Rogue Racing and Toy Village. Trailers of Glu's upcoming casual and core games can be viewed at With these titles Glu is expanding the Contract Killer franchise as well as their family-friendly resource management games. The company is also making its first foray into the racing ... read more
  • Posted at 4:30 AM
    Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:NBIX) today announced that Abbott has started a Phase II clinical trial to evaluate elagolix, a next-generation Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone (GnRH) Receptor Antagonist, in the treatment of uterine fibroids. The initiation of this trial triggered a $10 million milestone payment from Abbott to the Company. "We are pleased that our collaboration has reached this important milestone with elagolix now being evaluated in a clinical setting for use in treating uterine fibroids," said Kevin C. Gorman, President and ... read more
  • Posted at 4:30 AM
    Definitive Homecare Solutions, the developers of the leading specialty pharmacy software, CPR+, announced today that CPR+ has received Surescripts certification for e-Prescribing. "We continually look for ways to enable greater efficiencies for our customers through automation," said Stuart Crane, co-owner of Definitive Homecare Solutions. "With the dramatic increase in the adoption of e-Prescribing among physicians practices, the addition of e-Prescribing to our offering to the specialty pharmacy market presents a tremendous opportunity for our customers to lower costs and increase ... read more
  • Posted at 4:30 AM
    Tengion, Inc. (Nasdaq: TNGN) today announced that it has reinitiated enrollment of patients in the ongoing initial clinical trial of its lead product candidate, the Neo-Urinary Conduit(TM), which is being evaluated in bladder cancer patients requiring a urinary diversion following bladder removal (cystectomy). "We are pleased to resume screening procedures to enroll the next patient in our ongoing trial," said Sunita Sheth, M.D., Chief Medical Officer and Vice President Clinical and Regulatory Affairs of Tengion. "We anticipate enrolling our ... read more
  • Posted at 4:30 AM
    WidePoint Corporation (NYSE Amex: WYY), a specialist in wireless mobility management and cybersecurity solutions, today announced its upcoming investor conference schedule for September, 2011. James McCubbin, executive vice president and chief financial officer of the Company, will present at the B. Riley & Co. Defense and Cybersecurity Conference, which is being held Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at Shutters on the Beach Hotel in Santa Monica, Calif. The Company will present at 1:10 p.m. PDT / 4:10 p.m. EDT. WidePoint management will ... read more
  • Posted at 4:30 AM
    Glowpoint, Inc. (OTCBB: GLOW), a leading global provider of cloud managed video services, and TalkPoint, the leader in global communications technology, specializing in browser-based audio and video webcasting, today announced that they will partner to deliver a live video webcasting demonstration on September 21, 2011, featuring experts from the legal industry. The one-hour event, which will take place from 1:00-2:00 p.m. EDT, will include Glowpoint's legal counsel, a business partner from the legal industry and participants from Glowpoint and TalkPoint. "Our ... read more
  • Posted at 4:30 AM
    Benefitfocus today announced that it is hosting its inaugural Prevue event on Wednesday, September 21 from 5 - 6:30 p.m. ET at the Hippodrome Theater in downtown Charleston. Benefitfocus President and CEO Shawn Jenkins will unveil new technology and apps on the BENEFITFOCUS® Platform and provide updates on the Company's rapid growth. Prevue will also feature special guest speakers from Brooks Brothers, BlueCross of Northeastern Pennsylvania, GiveBack and Navigenics. (Logo: ) "We are thrilled to share new technology initiatives with our ... read more
  • Posted at 4:30 AM
    Landacorp, A Carewise Health Affiliate, has partnered with Accenture, to present a live webinar, The Turning Point, that uncovers how health plans and providers can work together to improve health and reduce costs. The complimentary webinar is scheduled at 2:00 p.m. Eastern/11:00 a.m. Pacific on September 20, 2011. The presenters, Andrew Ziskind, partner and senior executive at Accenture and Jay Dunlap, general manager, Landacorp, will examine the practical steps of creating more efficient collaboration between health plans and providers in ... read more
  • Posted at 4:30 AM
    Service companies have a tough job trying to strike the right financial balance between growing their businesses and hiring full-time employees. In fact, nearly 60 percent of those surveyed at CompTIA Breakaway 2011 earlier this month said that managing growth and fully utilizing full-time employees are the biggest challenges they face. Rising operational, fuel and administrative costs also ranked high. "Ninety percent of those surveyed at CompTIA Breakaway are unwilling to turn down new business opportunities when they don't have ... read more
  • Posted at 4:30 AM
    Ener1, Inc. (NASDAQ: HEV), a leader in lithium-ion energy storage solutions, today announced it has completed several milestones for its contract with Russia's Mobile GTES, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Federal Grid Company (FGC) of Unified Energy System (MICEX: FEES), to co-develop lithium-ion-based distributed energy storage systems as part of a nation-wide grid modernization program. (Logo: ) As part of the $40-million supply and consulting agreement, Ener1 has developed and manufactured two distributed energy storage systems, which have been tested and ... read more
  • Posted at 4:30 AM
    NETGEAR®, Inc. (NASDAQGM: NTGR), a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers, announces a new benchmark for small business connectivity. The NETGEAR ProSafe® Wireless-N 8-port Gigabit VPN Firewall (FVS318N) includes an all-in-one router, wireless-N access point, gigabit switch and SSL VPN firewall for less than $180. The FVS318N offers small businesses reliable, affordable and simple connectivity features that previously came together at a 50 percent higher cost. A comprehensive suite of remote connectivity support simplifies ... read more
  • Posted at 4:30 AM
    Callaway Golf (NYSE: ELY) today announced the October 14th retail availability of the Company's latest game-improvement iron and hybrid set, RAZR XF(TM). The ultra-premium RAZR XF Irons and Hybrids offer the discerning golfer an unprecedented integration of material and design technology to enhance performance and forgiveness. Callaway's most technologically advanced iron, the RAZR XF is constructed with a forged 1025 Carbon Steel body that provides soft, responsive feedback at impact. The face is made of a thin, high-strength ... read more
  • Posted at 4:29 AM
    Roshan, which continues to break new ground in innovation and customer service as Afghanistan's leading telecommunications provider, today announced that its Customer Care Division has been awarded ISO-9001:2008 certification, the highest level of quality management recognized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Roshan's Customer Care Division is the first in Afghanistan and one of only a handful of in-house customer service call centers in the world to achieve ISO-9001 certification. "Roshan has consistently set the benchmark for customer service ... read more
  • ChannelAdvisor Unveils New Brand Image --- RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.
    Posted at 4:26 AM
    ChannelAdvisor, a global e-commerce platform provider that enables retailers to sell more across online channels, announced today the release of its global rebranding, debuting its new logo, website and tagline to the world. “The online market has changed dramatically ... read more
  • Posted at 4:25 AM
    PETALUMA, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/13/11 -- Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX) today announced that Broadband Stimulus award winner Arrowhead Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Arrowhead Electric) has selected the EXA Powered Calix E7 Ethernet Service Access Platform (ESAP) to bring advanced broadband services to the underserved and unserved residences, businesses, and anchor institutions of Cook County in northeastern Minnesota. Arrowhead Electric will deploy gigabit passive optical network (GPON) technology across the Calix 700GE family of optical network terminals (ONTs) to the ... read more
  • AHA Services Endorses nTelagent --- NASHVILLE, Tenn.
    Posted at 4:23 AM
    AHA Services, Inc. (AHASI), a subsidiary of the Arkansas Hospital Association (AHA), announces nTelagent, Inc. as an endorsed provider of financial and reimbursement services. “Part of our mission at AHASI is to identify best-in-class solutions for ... read more
  • Global Connect Releases GC1 Peak Dialer --- MAYS LANDING, N.J., Sept. 13, 2011
    Posted at 4:20 AM
    Global Connect, the leading provider of cloud-based hosted dialing and communication services, announces the launch of GC1 Peak Dialer, a hosted cloud-based dialer platform designed to help collections clients reach contacts quickly, easily, and cost effectively. New advances in Global Connect's hosted dialer functionality help clients increase agent productivity, while keeping operating costs low. "In today's economic climate, clients are actively looking for tools and systems that help them accomplish more with less," said Darrin Bird, Chief Operating Officer of Global ... read more
  • Know the Tides as Easily as the Time --- MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Sept. 13, 2011
    Posted at 4:15 AM
    ChronGlobal Corporation (, a Miami Beach-based company, is the developer behind the ChronGlobal Tidal Chronoscope application for iPhone, one of the fastest growing paid iPhone applications. ChronGlobal's application includes real-time monitoring of the tides via a sophisticated, virtual wristwatch featuring the current level of worldwide tides, along with lunar and solar position at the user's location. "What started off as a pet project turned into a major undertaking. Working with our team of PhDs, it took us nine long months to ... read more
  • Posted at 4:15 AM
    Acceleron Pharma, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing protein therapeutics for cancer and orphan diseases today announced that it has initiated a Phase 1 clinical study of ACE-536. ACE-536 is a ligand trap that increases red blood cells and hemoglobin by inhibiting members of the TGF-beta superfamily ... read more
  • Posted at 4:15 AM
    Alvine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced the appointment of James D. Watson as Senior Vice President and Chief Business Officer. “We are extremely pleased to have James join Alvine as an important addition to our management team. James brings a broad range of ... read more