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Thursday, September 18, 2014

  • Boehringer Ingelheim and CureVac announce collaboration to develop next generation lung cancer immunotherapy --- INGELHEIM and TUBINGEN, Germany, and RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Sept. 18, 2014
    Posted at 3:00 AM
    Boehringer Ingelheim and CureVac, leader in mRNA (messenger ribonucleic acid)-based drug development, today jointly announce an exclusive global license and development collaboration. The new collaboration focuses on CureVac's CV9202, a novel investigational therapeutic mRNA vaccine in early clinical development for the treatment of lung cancer. Boehringer Ingelheim will start clinical investigation of CV9202 in at least two different lung cancer settings, in combination with afatinib in patients with advanced or metastatic epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutated non-small cell lung ... read more

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

  • Posted at 9:00 PM
    As the UN Security Council meets today for only the second time in history to address a world health emergency, the Ebola crisis continues to devastate communities in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. Without concerted and immediate international action to tackle this crisis, the outbreak could see these countries' hard-fought for progress set back years, bringing the healthcare system to its knees and, for Liberia and Sierra Leone, back to levels not seen since the end of their respective civil ... read more
  • Posted at 9:01 AM
    Eka Software Solutions, the leading global provider of Smart Commodity Management software solutions, announced today that Wah Chu has been appointed Vice President, Global Services and Support. In this newly created executive position, Mr. Chu is responsible for leading Eka's customer-facing delivery and support operations around the world. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140917/146671 The past year delivered banner business growth for Eka. The company added three new offices, grew the number of employees to over 400 people, and added 25 new clients across ... read more
  • Posted at 6:52 AM
    UBM Medica US announces that PediatricsConsultantLive, a leading online community for pediatricians and health care professionals who treat pediatric patients, offers special coverage to help clinicians promote vaccination and to help make sure kids stay-up-to date with their vaccines. The US government estimates that vaccination will save 322,000,000 children born after 1994 from vaccine-preventable infections, that 21,000,000 kids won't be hospitalized, and that 732,000 youngsters won't die from infection. Some of the special coverage of vaccines on PediatricsConsultantLive includes: ... read more
  • Posted at 6:50 AM
    SiriusDecisions, the leading global business-to-business (b-to-b) research and advisory firm, today unveiled the results of its “Analytics Proficiency Survey.” The research polled more than 200 organizations to determine the current state of analytics proficiency across six key areas, including ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Nxt-ID, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTD and NXTDW) ("Nxt-ID" or the "Company") announced today that it has closed the previously announced underwritten public offering of its common stock and warrants. The Company offered 2,127,273 shares of common stock and 2,127,273 warrants to purchase shares of common stock, at a combined price to the public of $2.75 per share and related warrant. The warrants are exercisable for a period of five years beginning on today's date at an exercise price of $3.288 per ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Fortress Risk Management, a provider of advanced technology and services that defend community financial institutions from financial crime, has entered into a strategic partnership with Data Center Inc. to provide integrated financial crime protection solutions. DCI is the Hutchinson, Kan.-based developer of iCore360® core processing software ... read more

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

  • Posted at 1:32 PM
    IMS Health (NYSE:IMS) announced today that Stefan Linn, senior vice president, Strategy & Global Product Management, will participate in a “fireside chat” at the Leerink Partners Services Roundtable in New York City on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 12:05 p.m. Eastern Time. ... read more
  • Posted at 10:00 AM
    The Coalition Against Lyme and Related Borrelioses (CALRB, www.calrb.org) held a symposium today at the State Capitol building in Hartford, Conn., to discuss new DNA sequencing based approaches to Lyme disease testing and diagnosis. The symposium is believed to be the first of its kind devoted ... read more
  • Posted at 8:19 AM
    Post-n-Track, a proven provider of information logistics for healthcare management, announced today that it will host a free webinar for health plans on Tuesday September 30, 2014 at 1:30pm EDT regarding how to reduce costs by automating the prior authorization process. ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    The SUBWAY® restaurant chain today announced that it will launch NFC-based mobile payments nationwide on October 1(st) with Softcard, the mobile commerce joint venture created by AT&T Mobility, T-Mobile USA, Inc. and Verizon Wireless. Softcard users can use their mobile phones to experience a new way to pay and save at more than 26,000 SUBWAY locations in the United States. This is one of the largest deployments of mobile payment capability in the country. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140915/146292 Softcard and the SUBWAY® brand are ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Applango, a new software company that collects, analyzes and reports on the usage of mission-critical SaaS applications, launched today. The company aims to solve the massive adoption issues and inefficient business processes that have plagued the software-as-a-service (SaaS) industry by revealing usage data they've never had access to - until now. Organizations are planning to spend $20B on SaaS in 2014, growing 33 percent from last year.([i]) They are relying on these applications to get business done, but it takes a ... read more
  • Posted at 5:35 AM
    HemCon Medical Technologies, Inc. ("HemCon"), a wholly owned subsidiary of TriStar Wellness Solutions(R), Inc. (OTCQB: TWSI) and a leading developer and marketer of advanced medical products, announced today that the revenue performance on their chitosan technology platform has grown by 39 percent, and microdispersed oxidized cellulose raw material is up 22 percent year-to-date though August 2014. Overall, TWSI expects third quarter revenues to surpass the prior year in excess of 50 percent and be in line with overall business ... read more
  • Posted at 5:03 AM
    In a new national survey(1) of U.S. parents of school-age children (ages 4-13), almost 40% report that it isn't always easy to give their children over-the-counter liquid cough/cold medicines. One third (34%) of parents believe the taste of the medicine impacts how easy it is to give their child the recommended dose, with one in four (24%) saying their child often complains that liquid medicines taste bad. Like these parents, infirst Healthcare knows that taste matters, so they are providing ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Chateaux Software, a leader in transforming information into actionable insight, and Decisyon, Inc., provider of the only unified, collaborative business intelligence (BI) and performance management platform, today announced that New York Hospital Queens (NYHQ) has selected both organizations to help raise the quality of patient care. Chateaux will provide its Managed BI Services offering and expertise to create actionable analytics and dashboards with Decisyon 360 on Microsoft's Windows Azure cloud platform, a breakthrough collaborative BI and performance management platform that ... read more
  • Posted at 4:55 AM
    CyberAlert, the media monitoring and measurement service, today announced the publication of The 2014 Measurement Handbook, a three-part educational white paper on measurement in public relations, marketing and social media. Part I, Proving ... read more
  • Posted at 4:07 AM
    Protein Sciences Corporation and Diamyd Medical AB announced today that Protein Sciences has broadened its commitment to diabetes and become a strategic and significant shareholder in Diamyd Medical, its long-time partner in this domain. Protein Sciences will manufacture product for upcoming late stage clinical trials for type 1 diabetes involving Diamyd Medical's recombinant GAD (glutamic acid decarboxylase) protein made using Protein Sciences' proprietary BEVS technology. The diabetes vaccine Diamyd(®) (GAD formulated with alum) has been evaluated as a monotherapy ... read more

Monday, September 15, 2014

  • Posted at 5:59 AM
    PASSUR Aerospace, Inc (OTC: PSSR), an aviation business intelligence, Big Data, software and solutions company, reported an increase in revenue of 6% to $8,574,000 for the nine months ended July 31, 2014, compared to $8,078,000 for the same period in fiscal year 2013. For the nine months ended July 31, 2014, income from operations was $610,000 compared to $479,000 in the same period of the previous fiscal year, an increase of 27% over the prior fiscal year. For the nine ... read more
  • Posted at 5:17 AM
    The adoption of new technologies is gaining strength and fostering a transformative migration in the market for college course materials. However, there is nothing smooth about this transition currently under way. Textbooks continue to be the material of choice for college students when it comes to deep reading and studying. The stubborn persistence of student preference for print textbooks is troubling to an educational publishing industry trying to transform itself into an educational digital solutions industry. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132631 Simba believes that particular preference ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Purdue Pharma L.P. today announced that Susie Robinson, former head of human resources at Lumeris, has joined the company as Vice President of Human Resources. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100921/NY67262 "With her proven record of transforming organizations and building talented workforces, Susie will further strengthen Purdue's high performance culture," said Mark Timney, President and CEO of Purdue Pharma. "I'm confident that the skills and experience she brings to Purdue will have an immediate positive impact on our company." Robinson has more than 17 years of global leadership ... read more