NanoH2O, Inc., a global provider of reverse osmosis (RO)
membranes for desalination, today announced that semiconductor and
cleantech veteran John Markovich has joined the Company as Chief
“We are delighted that John has joined our management team,” ... read more
Strava, Inc. (www.strava.com), creator of powerful Web and mobile apps for avid athletes, has secured $3.5 million in a Series A investment from a group of investors led by Sigma Partners. Strava will put funding towards building its stellar team, adding products and services for athletes in sports beyond its current offerings for avid cyclists, and broadening and deepening the Strava Mobs - the communities of avid athletes using Strava now in 50 U.S. states and 67 countries.
"Usage of GPS-enabled ... read more
NAVTEQ, the leading global provider of maps, traffic and location data enabling navigation, location-based services and mobile advertising around the world, announces its selection by the Library of Congress to provide map data for analysis and research within the Library of Congress' Congressional Cartography Program (CCP).
The Congressional Cartography Program (CCP) was established in 2002 at the Library of Congress to respond to congressional inquiries and requests for geospatial information regarding legislative issues. The program provides the United States Senate ... read more
DSM Pharmaceutical Products, the custom manufacturing organization of Royal DSM NV, and Codexis, Inc. (Nasdaq:CDXS) today announce signing of an enzyme supply agreement.
The agreement grants DSM rights to use Codexis' custom biocatalysts and services, and secures supply of Codexis enzymes for commercialization of sustainable enzyme-based pharmaceutical manufacturing routes developed by DSM's InnoSyn(TM) route scouting services.
Codexis technology enables development of new efficient manufacturing processes for active pharmaceutical ingredients and intermediates which reduce cost and environmental waste. Codexis technology is ... read more
Based on its recent analysis of the prostate cancer diagnosis market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Hybridyne Technologies, Inc. with the 2010 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Innovation of the Year.
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ProxiScan(TM), recently approved by the FDA, is based on the compact cadmium-zinc-telluride (CZT) detector, which is the core enabling component for creating high resolution images. ProxiScan(TM) is unique because it differs from traditional ... read more
Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALP) and Seegene, Inc. (KOSDAQ: A096530) today announced that they have entered into a strategic partnership to enable Seegene's SeePlex(TM) multiplex diagnostic assays to run on Caliper's innovative LabChip® Dx platform. The SeePlex assays will be marketed and distributed outside of the United States in a preferred partnership for use with the LabChip Dx through Seegene's extensive network of global distributors. The parties will co-market Caliper's LabChip Dx platform and Seegene's complete line of unique ... read more
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and ChemoCentryx, Inc. announced today that the first patient with Crohn's disease has initiated treatment in the initial pivotal induction study comparing Traficet-EN, now designated GSK1605786 ('786), to placebo. This marks the start of the Phase III clinical development programme for '786 for the treatment of this serious and chronic disease.
'786 is a non-biologic, orally bioavailable CCR9 antagonist. CCR9 is a chemokine receptor that plays a central role in the inappropriate inflammatory response thought to underlie ... read more
At the 29th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI) today announced that based on a preliminary review of 2010 results, it expects net revenues to increase more than 25 percent to more than $3.5 billion compared to 2009. Adjusted cash earnings per share is expected to be at or slightly above the midpoint of the company's latest forecast of $3.37 to $3.45 per share, a greater than 12 percent increase over 2009. This is based ... read more
A new investigational drug designed to stop cancer cells from reproducing may offer hope for patients with advanced solid tumor cancers. Clinical trials of TKM-PLK1 for qualified patients are now open at the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center at Scottsdale Healthcare.
TKM-PLK1 targets a protein called polo-like kinase 1 (PLK1) that promotes tumor cell reproduction. It prevents the tumor from completing cell division, resulting in death of the cancer cell. The Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center at Scottsdale Healthcare will be ... read more
Milliman, Inc., the international firm of consultants and actuaries, announced that it has released MG-ALFA® Version 7.2., the second major update since delivery of Version 7.0 in July of last year. Major enhancements since Version 7.0 include:
-- New Flexible Index Tables for Efficient Data Entry
-- New Projection Keys to Manage Multiple Assumption Sets Within a Single
-- ... read more
Axeda Corporation today announced a free offering of its Axeda® Platform, making it possible for companies to develop and deploy wireless connected product solutions with no initial costs. With this new offering, Axeda eliminates start-up barriers to developing real-world, wireless machine-to-machine (M2M) applications, enabling companies to get solutions to market faster.
The emerging market for connected products impacted many industries in 2010, with M2M solutions driving significant new business models such as usage-based insurance, telemedicine, consumer telematics, and digital signage. With ... read more
Corporation (NYSE: XRX) today announced a color flatbed scanner that
increases office productivity by scanning,
e-mailing and copying documents at the touch of a single button. The
latest generation in the award-winning scanner product line, the Xerox
DocuMate®3220 advances ... read more
ZOLL Medical Corporation (Nasdaq GS: ZOLL), a manufacturer of
medical devices and related software solutions, announced today the
successful conclusion of the ZOLL-sponsored CIRC trial. The trial’s Data
Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) closed enrollment when an analysis of the
data showed the load-distributing band (AutoPulse® Non-invasive ... read more
LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/12/11 -- Verifi, a provider of payment and risk management solutions, today announced it has joined Demandware LINK, a best-of-breed technology partner community committed to removing the integration hurdles that retailers face when adopting ecommerce technologies. Through this integration merchants will be able to easily add sophisticated payment authorization and fraud prevention tools to their ecommerce platform.
Demandware is ranked as the number one on-demand ecommerce platform, according to industry analysts. Its system ... read more
MicroStrategy(®) Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of business intelligence (BI) software, today announced that in benchmark tests of its latest software release, MicroStrategy 9.0.2, MicroStrategy can support more than 100,000 active users while delivering average response times under 2 seconds.
In MicroStrategy's High Performance and Scalability tests, a 4-node clustered configuration of MicroStrategy Intelligence Server containing a total of 32 CPU cores delivered a power rating of 560 KiloCycles, which equates to 560,000 round-trip queries per hour. This ... read more
Landon IP, Inc., the leading single-source provider for professional patent-related support services, is excited to announce the publication of an article entitled "How to Pick Your Search System" in the January 2011 issue of Managing Intellectual Property magazine, the leading global resource for IP news and analysis.
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The article was written by Landon IP's Intellogist® team and the editors of Managing Intellectual Property magazine. Kristin Whitman of Landon IP, a senior contributor to Intellogist and the Intellogist blog, ... read more
Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM), a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today announced that it has received awards in five brand leadership categories for Ethernet LAN-on-Motherboard (LOM). The brand leader awards represent the perceptions of IT professionals in an annual survey conducted by IT Brand Pulse, an independent market research firm. The survey respondents selected Broadcom as the overall LOM brand leader, as well as the leader in four other categories including price, ... read more
Netwise Applications Ltd. ("Netwise") , an Israeli-based software and consulting firm, announced it has been awarded Gold Certified status for the fourth consecutive year in the Microsoft Partnership Program. Microsoft Gold Certified partners represent the highest level of competence and expertise with Microsoft technologies. As a Gold Certified partner, Netwise has demonstrated a proven ability to meet customers' needs and deliver exceptional solutions to its clients.
Furthermore, Netwise also announced its partnership in the Microsoft Citizen Service Platform (CSP) program.
Netwise (www.netwise-applications.com) ... read more
APEX Analytix today announced the general availability of FirstStrike® Purchasing Release 10, a software platform used by global shared service centers and procurement organizations to halt overpayments, detect pricing errors, analyze spending and improve procure-to-pay processes. Release 10 includes powerful new pricing tools designed to eliminate "leakage" and help companies maximize savings from their strategic sourcing initiatives.
A 2010 benchmark study by Aberdeen Group indicates that an enterprise conducting a strategic sourcing initiative will typically identify cost savings of more ... read more
Solta Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: SLTM), a global leader in the medical aesthetics market, today announced the promotion of Thomas Yorkey, Ph.D., to Vice President of Research & Development, Dr. Yorkey will lead all global R&D initiatives and will report to Clint Carnell, Chief Operating Officer at Solta.
"Tom has made an immediate impact since joining the company, leading our advanced development initiatives," said Mr. Carnell. "With more than 20 years of experience in the medical device industry, Tom possesses the ... read more