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Friday, October 24, 2014

  • Posted at 2:08 PM
    Lundbeck LLC announced today that it has received a Complete Response Letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its New Drug Application seeking approval of Carbella™ (carbamazepine) injection, an investigational intravenous formulation of the anti-epileptic drug (AED) carbamazepine. Lundbeck is currently addressing requests ... read more
  • Posted at 1:39 PM
    The Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) announced today that President and CEO Jennifer Tescher will speak at Money 20/20, the largest worldwide gathering for payments and financial services innovators. Tescher, a recognized thought leader on consumer financial health, will share new research from recent survey ... read more
  • Posted at 12:30 PM
    Teachers across the nation are liking, sharing and commenting on Horace Mann's faux reality series, "An Extreme Calling." Horace Mann (NYSE: HMN), a multiline insurance company providing insurance and financial services to the education community, released the series on Facebook, YouTube and its website, and teachers have been reacting to this humorous spin on challenges they face every day. The latest episode in Horace Mann's video series, "Rubber Ducky Round-Up," features teacher trainees working to impose their will on an unruly ... read more
  • Posted at 9:50 AM
    Style and speed may be considered some of the biggest deciding factors for consumers considering a sports car. But if you knew that one vehicle was enjoyed by the driver themselves more than another, wouldn't that be the best choice? Consumers have that decision to make, as the new Chevy Camaro Z/28 has been named by Motor Trend as the 2014 Best Driver's Car. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141024/154172 The new Z/28 is available now in the Chicagoland area at Bill Stasek Chevrolet ... read more
  • KeHE Takes Data Leap With IX-ONE --- NAPERVILLE, Ill., Oct. 24, 2014
    Posted at 8:20 AM
    KeHE Distributors (KeHE), a distributor of Natural & Organic, Specialty & Multicultural and Fresh products, is pleased to announce its founding membership in the IX-ONE product data and image exchange. IX-ONE is the result of a collaborative effort among industry-leading organizations to provide clean, accurate and standardized product data and images to the trade. KeHE intends to work closely with IX-ONE to help grow the exchange and support one of IX-ONE's capture stations at its distribution ... read more
  • Posted at 8:08 AM
    Endotronix, Inc., a company developing digital health solutions for people worldwide who suffer from heart failure, has been selected as one of 11 finalist teams in the prestigious Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE, a global competition to develop breakthrough medical sensing technologies that will ultimately enable faster diagnoses ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include the Glu Mobile (Nasdaq:GLUU-Free Report), Zynga Inc (Nasdaq:ZNGA-Free Report), King Digital (NYSE:KING-Free Report), Electronic Arts (Nasdaq:EA-Free Report) and Facebook (Nasdaq:FB-Free Report). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101027/ZIRLOGO Today, Zacks is promoting its ''Buy'' stock recommendations. Get #1Stock of the Day pick for free. Here are highlights from Thursday's Analyst Blog: ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include the Amazon.com (Nasdaq:AMZN-Free Report), Microsoft (Nasdaq:MSFT-Free Report) and IBM (NYSE:IBM-Free Report). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101027/ZIRLOGO Today, Zacks is promoting its ''Buy'' stock recommendations. Get #1Stock of the Day pick for free. Here are highlights from Thursday's Analyst Blog: Amazon Flops, Microsoft Tops Two big-name stocks reported earnings after the ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include the Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ-Free Report), AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T-Free Report), China Mobile Ltd. (NYSE:CHL-Free Report), Vodafone Group Plc. (Nasdaq:VOD-Free Report) and SK Telecom Co. Ltd. (NYSE:SKM-Free Report). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101027/ZIRLOGO Today, Zacks is promoting its ''Buy'' stock recommendations. Get #1Stock of the Day pick for free. Here ... read more
  • Posted at 6:19 AM
    Toyota of Naperville is on an all-out quest to ensure people in the area of the dealership are prepared for the coming winter. Everyone who brings their vehicle to the Toyota of Naperville Service Department for an oil change or other service, will have the opportunity to have it inspected for its readiness for winter. This would include having the battery tested for proper amperage output and the tires being examined for having the proper tread depth. A dying battery ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) today announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved OBIZUR [Antihemophilic Factor (Recombinant), Porcine Sequence] for the treatment of bleeding episodes in adults with acquired hemophilia A (AHA), a very rare and potentially life-threatening acute bleeding ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Today Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) (http://www.groupon.com) announced the launch of Taste of Groupon, a food-focused collection brimming with top restaurants across the United States and Canada. Whether it’s experiencing the best tapas outside of Spain or the finest cut of prime rib imaginable, the ... read more

Thursday, October 23, 2014

  • Posted at 8:45 PM
    UHC announced today the top-performing academic medical centers that have won the 2014 UHC Quality Leadership Award. The award is given to UHC member academic medical centers that have demonstrated superior performance in delivering high-quality, safe, efficient, patient-centered, and equitable care. The 2014 winners are: -- NYU Langone Medical Center -- Mayo Clinic Hospital - Rochester -- The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center -- ... read more
  • Posted at 12:00 PM
    Cars.com president Mitch Golub today announced his decision to step down from his position after nearly two decades leading the company. Dan Jauernig, chief executive officer of Cars.com, will also assume the role of president. Jauernig is a 14 ½-year veteran of Classified Ventures, LLC., the former ownership company of Cars.com. Golub will stay on with the company to help transition through March 1, 2015. Alex Vetter, a long-respected industry leader and currently the company's senior vice president, will now take ... read more
  • Posted at 12:00 PM
    CHE Trinity Health, one of the nation’s leading health care systems, and Sharecare, a comprehensive health and wellness engagement platform, today announced at the CHE Trinity Health Clinical Summit that they are partnering to provide consumers and patients with a personalized, localized engagement ... read more
  • Posted at 10:20 AM
    On October 30, archivists around the country will take to Twitter to answer your questions about any and all things archives! This day-long event, sponsored by the Society of American Archivists, will give you the opportunity to connect directly with archivists in your community—and around the ... read more
  • Posted at 9:07 AM
    Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (NYSE: TDS) and United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE: USM) will be webcasting their third quarter operating results conference call on Oct. 31, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. EDT (9:30 a.m. CDT). To listen to the live call, please visit Events & Presentations pages of investors.tdsinc.com or investors.uscellular.com. It is recommended that you register at least 15 minutes before the beginning of the call to register, download and install any necessary multimedia streaming software. About TDS Telephone and Data Systems, ... read more
  • Posted at 7:55 AM
    Venture capitalists poured $2 billion into health tech in just the first six months of 2014. A passing fad? No, according to a new report by Oliver Wyman: This ongoing investment is the single biggest enabler of a new health and wellness market, creating a clear path to its security ... read more
  • 24 Hours And 360 Degrees Of Breath-Taking Innovation And Sound! --- COPENHAGEN, Denmark and DEERFIELD, Ill., Oct. 23, 2014
    Posted at 7:29 AM
    B&O PLAY by Bang & Olufsen unveils today BeoPlay A2 - its first ever Bluetooth speaker - featuring ground breaking innovation, jaw dropping sound and design, and a functionality that will leave you speechless. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141023/153971 360 DEGREES OF MAGNIFICENT SOUND Featuring the world's first omni-directional sound solution for a flat speaker, True360, ensures that everyone listening to the ultra portable speaker enjoys equally good sound - no matter where they're placed. BeoPlay A2 is a two-channel speaker - with the two ... read more
  • Mintel releases 2015 US consumer trends --- CHICAGO, Oct. 23, 2014
    Posted at 7:22 AM
    Looking ahead, Mintel's trends analysts Stacy Glasgow and Jenny Zegler discuss the four key US consumer trends identified by Mintel as the most impactful for 2015 -- and what this will mean for both consumers and brands in the year ahead. Read on to learn how Get Smart, My Wallet, My Way, Fight for Your Rights and Gender Agenda will impact consumers and brands alike in the coming year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141023/153970 Get Smart The world of synced devices, including wearable technology ... read more