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Monday, April 20, 2015

  • Posted at 1:01 PM
    Today the Journal of the American College of Cardiology published data confirming the long-term safety and efficacy of the Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) S-ICD System((TM)) (subcutaneous implantable defibrillator) for patients at risk of sudden cardiac arrest. The study, "Safety and Efficacy of the Totally Subcutaneous Implantable Defibrillator: 2-year Results from a Pooled Analysis of the IDE Study and EFFORTLESS Registry" was led by Dr. Martin Burke, professor of medicine at the University of Chicago. The analysis combined data from ... read more
  • Posted at 1:01 PM
    Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: MACK) announced updated and final clinical results for the Phase 1 study of MM-302, a novel HER2-targeted liposomal doxorubicin, in HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer. The results were presented today by Patricia LoRusso, D.O., in a clinical trials plenary oral session at the 2015 American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA. Data described the safety and promising clinical activity of MM-302 in patients with advanced HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer. Results from the trial ... read more
  • Posted at 1:01 PM
    MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC), a leading global supplier of high-performance test systems and position sensors, today announced that it will release its second quarter results on May 4, 2015 after market close. A conference call will be held on May 5, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. ET (9:00 a.m. CT). Dr. Jeffrey Graves, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Jeff Oldenkamp, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will host the quarterly conference call. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121115/AQ14468LOGO Participants may join the live ... read more
  • Posted at 1:01 PM
    Tokai Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:TKAI), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel therapies for prostate cancer and other hormonally-driven diseases, today announced that scientists in the laboratory of Vincent Njar, PhD, at the University of Maryland School of Medicine presented ... read more
  • Posted at 1:00 PM
    Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS) today announced its Keysight x1149 boundary scan analyzer will expand its coverage capabilities to test the upcoming Intel® microarchitecture codenamed Skylake. The Keysight x1149 analyzer is designed to maximize structural test ... read more
  • Posted at 1:00 PM
    Aduro Biotech, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADRO) today announced the closing of its initial public offering of 8,050,000 shares of common stock at a price to the public of $17.00 per share, which included 1,050,000 shares sold pursuant to the exercise in full of the underwriters’ option to purchase ... read more
  • Posted at 1:00 PM
    Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: MXWL) will issue its financial results news release for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015, at 4 p.m. (EDT) on April 23, 2015. Management will conduct a conference call and simultaneous webcast to discuss reported results and the future outlook one hour later, at 5 p.m. (EDT). The news release will be distributed by wire and posted simultaneously on the company's website, http://investors.maxwell.com, at 4 p.m. (EDT) on April 23. Anyone wishing to be added to ... read more
  • TransPerfect Posts Largest Ever Q1 Revenues --- NEW YORK, April 20, 2015
    Posted at 12:56 PM
    TransPerfect, the world's largest privately held provider of language services and technology solutions, today announced that company-wide revenue totals for the first quarter were up nearly 10% relative to the same period in 2014, and up over 25% compared to Q1 2013. In addition, the company has created over 200 new full-time jobs so far this year. https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150420/199715LOGO Strong demand for the company's GlobalLink translation management suite continues to be a primary driver of growth, with more than 100 new clients ... read more
  • Wreaths Across America Unveils 2015 Military Thank-You Cards --- COLUMBIA FALLS, Maine, April 20, 2015
    Posted at 12:53 PM
    Wreaths Across America (WAA) announced today that its 2015 military thank-you cards are available for order. As a part of the organization's "Thanks a Million" campaign, the cards are free and available for only a small shipping and handling charge. The organization is challenging Americans to use the thank-you cards to show appreciation for one million veterans or active service members in May, National Military Appreciation Month, and beyond. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130515/NE14949LOGO-b "These thank-you cards were designed for the moments when we wish to ... read more
  • Posted at 12:53 PM
    Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, today announced that once again it will be a key sponsor of the 2015 FIRST® Championship, set for this week April 22-25 at the Edward Jones ... read more
  • Posted at 12:46 PM
    The Carnegie Corporation of New York has awarded Carnegie Mellon University a $1 million, two-year grant, to demonstrate and help promote the use of technology-enhanced learning techniques in higher education. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20020422/CMULOGO The grant -- Carnegie Corporation's largest ever to CMU -- will allow the university to better understand and develop strategies to overcome the roadblocks to using technology-enhanced learning (TEL) resources. Carnegie Mellon has pioneered TEL courses that have proven faster and more effective than traditional curricula covering the same material. The university ... read more
  • Posted at 12:41 PM
    Committed to showcasing the best products from the world's most talented designers, ModernLook announces its April 21 launch of the new, members-only online luxury showroom - ModernLook.com. The new site will highlight emerging designers who create conversation pieces, home furnishing, decor, art pieces and accessories. https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150417/199479LOGO Consumer focused and quality driven, ModernLook has changed the business model to connect its members with products they have never before seen while offering them in an efficient and focused approach from both desktop and mobile ... read more
  • Posted at 12:36 PM
    The Ohio Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, an agency of the Department of Defense, has honored The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) with the Pro Patria Award, the highest state-level award given to a civilian employer by the department. https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150420/199754 Pro Patria Award honorees are employers who demonstrate exceptional support for the United States national defense by adopting personnel policies that make it easier for employees to participate in the National Guard and Reserve. ... read more
  • Posted at 12:34 PM
    Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (Nasdaq: SIAL) was named today to Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine's list of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens, which ranks public companies based on outstanding corporate responsibility performance. Sigma-Aldrich ranked fifth, its highest ranking to date, in its fourth appearance on the list. "We are honored to be recognized once again for our corporate responsibility efforts and we are extremely pleased with our ranking," said Rakesh Sachdev, President and CEO. "Sustainability is a priority for our 9,000-plus employees ... read more
  • GE Ventures Invests in Ascendify --- MENLO PARK, Calif.
    Posted at 12:34 PM
    Ascendify, a modern talent acquisition platform, today announced a new investment from GE Ventures. Ascendify has been working closely with GE Ventures to help drive better hiring outcomes through a more social and engaging approach to recruiting. By leveraging ... read more
  • Posted at 12:33 PM
    AdaptiveMobile, the leader in mobile security, will be revealing at the forthcoming RSA Conference unique intelligence on previously unseen mobile attacks impacting financial institutions within the United States. In advance of the conference, AdaptiveMobile is revealing industry-first visualizations showing how ... read more
  • US Doctors Support Legalized Cannabis --- NEW YORK, April 20, 2015
    Posted at 12:33 PM
    68 percent of US physicians support legalized cannabis says a recent poll by SERMO, the top social network exclusively for doctors. SERMO polled 2,278 doctors and found that 68 percent of physicians support some form of legalized cannabis. SERMO physicians index closely to the demographics of American physicians in general, as benchmarked by the AMA. The margin of error when projecting this un-weighted poll to active SERMO members is ±2 percent (see "A note on the data" for details). https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150420/199731-INFO Out of ... read more
  • Posted at 12:30 PM
    Getting customer feedback, whether it is good or bad, is important to most companies. But most companies do not share that feedback openly on their website. In the case of www.GoDish.com, the company decided in January to share the good, the bad and the ugly directly on the homepage of their website with anyone who wants to install and subscribe to DISH satellite TV service and let the chips fall where they may. The result so far has been over 700 ... read more
  • Posted at 12:30 PM
    This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Blood Pressure Monitoring and Measurement Instruments in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Sphygmomanometers (Aneroid Sphygmomanometers, & Digital Sphygmomanometers), Ambulatory and Automated BP Monitors, and Blood Pressure Transducers. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2014 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics ... read more
  • Posted at 12:28 PM
    Silego Technology announces a new Configurable Mixed-signal IC (CMIC) in its flagship GreenPAK (GPAK) Family. The SLG46140V is the second member of the 4th generation of GPAK products, offering the best analog and digital resources from previous generations, with ... read more