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Monday, September 26, 2011

  • Posted at 11:57 PM announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Programmable DC Power Supplies and DC Electronic Load Markets This research service analyzes the world programmable DC power supplies and DC electronic loads market which is characterized by its level of maturity and a continuous, steady pace of growth. Due to the nature of capital equipment of these products, their growth rate depends directly upon the expansion of the manufacturing infrastructure. This research service analyzes the market share ... read more
  • Posted at 11:03 PM
    Uptake Medical® today announced it has received the CE Mark (Conformite Europeenne) for the InterVapor(TM) System - the first endoscopic lung volume reduction system for the treatment of severe emphysema that uses the body's natural healing processes without leaving foreign materials behind. The CE Mark will allow Uptake Medical to commercialize InterVapor in key markets within the European Community. This announcement coincides with the presentation of the six-month results from the worldwide, multi-center VAPOR trial at the European Respiratory Society Annual ... read more
  • Posted at 11:01 PM
    element14, the first collaborative community and electronics store for design engineers and electronics enthusiasts, and modding guru Ben Heck, bring attention to cycling safety by outfitting an ordinary bicycle with electronic, light-up ping sensors to alert bicyclists if they ride too close to cars or other objects on the latest episode of "The Ben Heck Show." (Photo: (Logo: "Learning how to ride a bike is a major milestone," said Ben. "I made it my duty with this build to keep cycling ... read more
  • Spansion Introduces Fastest Serial Flash Memory --- SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 26, 2011
    Posted at 11:00 PM
    Spansion Inc. (NYSE: CODE), today announced the industry's fastest serial Flash memory, the Spansion® FL-S NOR Flash memory family at 65nm. The product family has over 20% faster double data rate (DDR) read speeds and three times the programming speed over competing serial Flash solutions. (Photo: (Logo: The Spansion FL-S delivers leading performance, automotive grade temperature ranges and in some applications, eliminates the need for DRAM. Engineers are increasingly demanding these attributes for improving the user experience and designing innovative, graphic-rich, stylish ... read more
  • Argus Insights Introduces Consumer Innovation Analytics --- LOS GATOS, Calif., Sept. 26, 2011
    Posted at 11:00 PM
    Argus Insights, Inc., the leader in user-driven product insights, today announced the introduction of Consumer Innovation Analytics (CIA), a web-based analytics platform designed to improve the product innovation cycle. Designed with product marketing and development communities in mind, CIA provides competitive landscapes and the ability to drill down to the product detail. Each community can use CIA to assess the impact of features, planning, and marketing on product reception. Argus Insights CIA derives its data from millions of consumer reviews shared ... read more

Sunday, September 25, 2011

  • Posted at 9:30 PM
    Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) (NASDAQ and MTA: CTIC) today announced the appointment of Reed V. Tuckson, M.D., F.A.C.P., to its Board of Directors as a Class I director. Dr. Tuckson's appointment increases CTI's Board of Directors to nine members, seven of whom are independent directors. Dr. Tuckson is the Executive Vice President and Chief of Medical Affairs at UnitedHealth Group, the Minnesota-based Fortune 25 diversified health care company that employs more than 87,000 people worldwide and serves more than 75 ... read more
  • Posted at 8:01 PM
    Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26: ELLEN OCHOA Profile America -- Monday, September 26th. As National Hispanic Heritage Month continues, many individuals are being recognized for their accomplishments. One of these is Ellen Ochoa, former astronaut and deputy director of flight crew operations at the Johnson Space Center. A classical flutist and private pilot, she is co-inventor of three patented optical systems. Chosen as an astronaut in ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 PM
    Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL), a worldwide leader in integrated silicon solutions, today announced it will showcase a full suite of China's 3G TD-SCDMA solutions at PT/EXPO Comm China 2011 in booth 1B005. The lineup includes smartphones, tablets and mobile hotspots powered by Marvell's PXA920 single-chip product line and the PXA1202, the industry's first Downlink Dual Carrier (DLDC) TD-HSPA+ modem. Considered the most influential exhibition for China's burgeoning communications industry, PT/EXPO Comm China 2011 takes place September 26 to 30 in Beijing. ... read more
  • Posted at 2:07 PM
    A pivotal Phase III study shows Afinitor® (everolimus) tablets plus exemestane, a hormonal therapy, more than doubled the time women lived without tumor growth (progression-free survival; PFS) and significantly reduced the risk of cancer progression by 57% versus exemestane alone in patients with advanced breast cancer(1). "Everolimus is the first drug to show significant efficacy when combined with hormonal therapy in women with ER+HER2- advanced breast cancer, where there continues to be a critical unmet need," said Herve Hoppenot, President, Novartis ... read more
  • Posted at 2:01 PM
    Delcath Systems (NASDAQ: DCTH) announced that James F. Pingpank, MD, FACS, Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, will present a poster today that includes additional data from the metastatic neuroendocrine tumor (mNET) cohort of Delcath's recently completed Phase 2 clinical trial of its chemosaturation system. The poster being presented at the European Multidisciplinary Cancer Congress in Stockholm includes the data previously presented in Dr. Pingpank's late-breaking abstract at the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological ... read more
  • Posted at 12:19 PM
    Maxthon (, a global software and web services company, now enables buyers of the eagerly awaited Samsung Galaxy S II Smartphone to have the best browser for Android phones with Maxthon Mobile. With plenty of add-ons, synching of favorites to the cloud, and excellent speed and memory usage, Maxthon Mobile is the ideal browser for the S II. Users can download Maxthon Mobile at "The S II already has rave reviews for its rich features, which include Super AMOLED Plus ... read more
  • Posted at 11:22 AM
    WASHINGTON, DC -- (Marketwire) -- 09/25/11 -- The Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation, concluded a successful trip to Washington DC following her participation in the UN General Assembly in New York. At the World Bank's Development Committee session, she outlined Canada's contribution to relief efforts in East Africa and welcomed the 2012 World Development Report on Gender Equality and Development. "This Report provides clear evidence that women's participation in the economy is smart economics and ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    A team of physicians, engineers and materials scientists at Children's Hospital Boston and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have used nanotechnology and tiny gold wires to engineer cardiac patches, with cells all beating in time, that could someday help heart attack patients. As reported online by Nature Nanotechnology on September 25, the addition of gold wires to the engineered heart tissue make it electrically conductive, potentially improving on existing cardiac patches. Such patches are starting to go into clinical trials for ... read more
  • Posted at 8:17 AM
    Boeing (NYSE: BA) and ANA have signed the formal documents completing the contractual delivery of the first 787 Dreamliner. Celebrations to mark this historic milestone begin tomorrow in Everett with a delivery ceremony followed by flyaway of the airplane on Tuesday. Today's signing comes after a series of flights, inspections and the transfer of funds. "Now that the airplane is ready to deliver, the entire team is ready to celebrate," said Scott Fancher, vice president and general manager of the ... read more
  • Posted at 3:03 AM
    Novartis announced new data today from the pivotal Phase III IMPRES clinical trial showing that the investigational therapy QTI571 (imatinib) significantly improved exercise capacity in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) after 24 weeks compared with placebo(1). Evidence indicates that QTI571 targets an underlying cause of PAH by counteracting uncontrolled growth of arterial smooth muscle cells(2). The IMPRES study met its primary endpoint by demonstrating a significant improvement in the six-minute walk distance (6MWD) test in patients with elevated pulmonary vascular ... read more

Saturday, September 24, 2011

  • Posted at 2:01 PM
    Genentech, a member of the Roche Group (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY), today announced the results of the Phase II study TDM4450g in people with previously untreated HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer (mBC). The study compared trastuzumab emtansine (also known as T-DM1) to standard treatment with Herceptin® ... read more
  • Posted at 1:07 PM
    Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today delivered the first HC-130J Combat King II to the United States Air Force's Air Combat Command (ACC). The aircraft was flown from Lockheed Martin Aeronautics' facility to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., by Gen. Norton A. Schwartz, chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force. This aircraft is the first of 11 currently on order. "It's an honor to have flown this magnificent aircraft from Marietta today," said Gen. Schwartz during today's ceremony. "It's ... read more
  • Posted at 12:21 PM
    Comcast today announced the San Francisco Bay Area launch of "Internet Essentials," an ambitious and comprehensive broadband adoption program, during the Youth Tech Summit co-hosted by elected officials and Curt Henninger, Regional Senior Vice President for Comcast's California Region. Joining to mark the launch were Hydra Mendoza, President of the San Francisco Board of Education; San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee; and other dignitaries from the community. The program addresses what research has identified as the three primary barriers to broadband adoption: 1) ... read more
  • Posted at 12:05 PM
    Boeing (NYSE: BA) today took down the last remaining steel structures that supported Plant 2 for more than 75 years, making room for site restoration, including development of five acres of wildlife habitat. Most of the old empty buildings formerly known as U.S. Air Force 17--but later called Plant 2 because it was Boeing's second assembly site--were demolished this year in conjunction with Boeing's commitment to environmental improvements that are vital to the Duwamish Waterway. Now a new chapter begins: ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Today during their keynote address at the Eurogamer Expo, Dr. Ray Muzyka and Dr. Greg Zeschuk, co-founders of BioWare™, a label of Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:ERTS), announced that Star WarsTM: The Old Republic™ will launch in North America on December 20, 2011 and in Europe on December ... read more