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  • ALK Maps Arrive in Europe --- BARCELONA, Spain
    Posted at 1:00 AM
    ALK, a Trimble Company and global leader in GeoLogistics® solutions and navigation software, announced today that its ALK Maps asset and route visualization platform is now available in Europe. Launched in the U.S. in 2012, ALK Maps is a ... read more
  • Posted at 11:42 AM
    Educators from Tennessee Virtual Academy (TNVA), a nonprofit online public school program of Union County Public Schools, joined together with other virtual school leaders at a two-day virtual learning conference sponsored by Metro Nashville Virtual School in a show of support for all the state's online public schools. The event included a joint display of unity among all the state's virtual schools in support of reauthorization of the Virtual Public Schools Act, along with the signing of a policy ... read more
  • Posted at 7:30 AM
    Gaggle, a leader in educational technology for more than 15 years, received a Bronze Award for Front-Line Customer Service Team of the Year during the 9th Annual Stevie® Awards for Sales & Customer Service gala banquet held yesterday at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. More than 1,900 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were evaluated in this year's competition. The average scores of 139 professionals worldwide, acting as preliminary judges, determined the finalists. ... read more
  • OEP Product Is Counterfeit --- WASHINGTON, March 1, 2015
    Posted at 11:16 PM
    USPlabs has notified the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the following and states that media reports saying that a company product contains Prozac are false: On Saturday, February 28, 2015, the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) issued a Public Notification on the contamination of a dietary supplement product labeled as OxyElite Pro Super Thermogenic (referred to below as "OEP") with a prescription drug active ingredient, fluoxetine. USPlabs immediately conducted an investigation and determined that the product shown in ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    BILLERICA, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/28/15 -- Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ: PODD), the leader in tubeless insulin pump technology with its OmniPod® Insulin Management System, today announced that management will present at the following upcoming investor conferences: The Raymond James 36th Annual Institutional Investors Conference in Orlando, FL on Monday, March 2, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. EST. The Cowen and Company 35th Annual Health Care Conference in Boston, MA on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. EST. To listen to ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Acceleron Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ:XLRN), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of novel therapeutic candidates that regulate cellular growth and repair, today reported new preliminary data from the DART study, an ongoing phase 2 clinical trial of dalantercept in patients with ... read more
  • Posted at 12:27 PM
    MasterCard (NYSE:MA) announced today that it has been notified of an unsolicited "mini-tender" offer dated February 25, 2015, made by TRC Capital Corporation, a private Canadian investment company, to purchase up to 1,500,000 shares of MasterCard's common stock, less than one fifth of one percent of ... read more
  • Visa to Acquire TrialPay --- FOSTER CITY, Calif.
    Posted at 9:00 AM
    Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), announced an agreement to acquire TrialPay, a privately held company with an offers platform that connects merchants with millions of consumers through targeted promotions. As a payments technology partner to merchants globally, Visa will integrate TrialPay into its product portfolio as a simple, ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    First Command Financial Services, Inc. announced today that it will extend direct deposit pay to its U.S. Coast Guard banking clients to address potential financial hardships in the event Congress is unable to settle an agreement over funding for the Department of Homeland Security. ... read more
  • Posted at 4:47 PM
    Subsequent to the Iranian Resistance's revelations about the Lavizan-3 site, which the religious fascism ruling Iran had hidden for years, panic and fear have set in among the leaders of the regime, who are extremely worried about the implications of the disclosure of the new nuclear site. https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150227/178533 Instead of inviting International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspectors to visit the location, the regime sidestepped simple questions about Lavizan-3 - the nature of the site and the activities there - and unleashed a ... read more
  • NASA Administrator Remembers Leonard Nimoy --- WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2015
    Posted at 1:39 PM
    The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on the passing of Leonard Nimoy: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO "Leonard Nimoy was an inspiration to multiple generations of engineers, scientists, astronauts, and other space explorers. As Mr. Spock, he made science and technology important to the story, while never failing to show, by example, that it is the people around us who matter most. "NASA was fortunate to have him as a friend and a colleague. He was much more than the Science Officer ... read more
  • Posted at 1:05 PM
    Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select: SWHC), a leader in firearm manufacturing and design, today announced that James Debney, President and CEO, and Jeffrey Buchanan, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the UBS Global Consumer Conference on Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. (Eastern). This event will be held at The Four Seasons Hotel, Boston. The Conference will be webcast and may include forward-looking statements. The webcast will be made available on ... read more
  • Cortendo Announces Proposed Changes to Board of Directors --- GÖTEBORG, Sweden & RADNOR, Penn.
    Posted at 8:06 AM
    Cortendo AB (publ) [ticker: CORT on NOTC-A], a global biopharmaceutical company focused on orphan endocrine disorders, today announced changes to the Company’s board of directors proposed by the company’s nomination committee. John H. Johnson has been nominated to serve as chairman and ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Genocea Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: GNCA), a biopharmaceutical company developing T cell-directed vaccines and immunotherapies, today announced that Michael Higgins has joined the Company’s board of directors. “We are delighted to welcome Michael to our Board,” said Chip Clark, president ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Stratasys Ltd. (NASDAQ:SSYS), a global leader of 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing solutions, today announced that the team at Econolyst, a top Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing consultancy and research firm, will join Stratasys Services Group. Econolyst’s highly skilled team, ... read more
  • ALK Maps Arrive in Europe --- BARCELONA, Spain
    Posted at 1:00 AM
    ALK, a Trimble Company and global leader in GeoLogistics® solutions and navigation software, announced today that its ALK Maps asset and route visualization platform is now available in Europe. Launched in the U.S. in 2012, ALK Maps is a ... read more