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Thursday, July 2, 2015

  • Posted at 11:00 PM
    Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) today announced that the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) has approved Harvoni® (ledipasvir 90 mg/sofosbuvir 400 mg), the first once-daily single tablet regimen for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C genotype 1 infection in adults. Harvoni combines the NS5A ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 PM
    Kyocera Corporation (NYSE:KYO) (TOKYO:6971) (ISIN:JP3249600002) has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission its annual report on Form 20-F for the year ended March 31, 2015. Kyocera’s website address (in the English Language), from which the annual report on Form 20-F can be accessed, is ... read more
  • Posted at 3:45 PM
    Leading organizations have increasingly started utilizing their own employees to capture critical product and market insights in internal market research studies. While there are many benefits to employee-based studies, it is essential for executives to fully understand how to leverage their own internal employees to capture critical business-related insights. According to a recent study by benchmarking firm, Best Practices, LLC, most benchmarked companies find it impossible to capture data that is fully representative of the market solely from their employees. ... read more
  • Posted at 3:37 PM
    Havok®, a leading provider of AAA game development technology, extends congratulations to all of the nominees of Game Critics Awards for “Best of E3 2015,” which includes several of Havok’s developer partners. The nominees pushed the limits of realism to create remarkable AAA game experiences. Some ... read more
  • ESSA Pharma Inc. to Commence Trading on the NASDAQ Capital Market --- HOUSTON, TX and VANCOUVER, July 2, 2015
    Posted at 3:16 PM
    HOUSTON, TX and VANCOUVER, July 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - ESSA Pharma Inc. ("ESSA" or the "Company") (TSX-V: EPI) announced today that its common shares have been approved for listing and trading on the NASDAQ Capital Market ("NASDAQ") under the symbol "EPIX". ESSA will begin trading on NASDAQ on July 9, 2015. The Company will retain its listing on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "EPI". As a result of the listing of the common shares on the ... read more
  • Posted at 3:12 PM
    Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: NAVB) and its subsidiary, Macrophage Therapeutics, Inc., will hold a post-International Workshop on Kaposi's Sarcoma Herpesvirus (KSHV) and Related Agents conference webcast to provide investors with a more detailed look at the recently presented Manocept™ platform clinical and pre-clinical data and results ... read more
  • Posted at 2:54 PM
    After 45 days of no new Ebola cases, Liberian health officials had declared the country Ebola-free in May. Now there are a number of new Ebola cases reported in that country, one of whom is being treated in the Ebola Treatment Center at SIM's ELWA campus in Monrovia. Logo - The first case involved a 17-year-old boy, who has since died, according to the Liberian Ministry of Health. The second was transported to ELWA, according John Fankhauser, MD, family physician ... read more
  • Posted at 2:51 PM
    According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker, vendor revenue from sales of infrastructure products (server, storage, and Ethernet switch) for cloud IT, including public and private cloud, grew by 25.1% year over year to ... read more
  • Posted at 2:48 PM
    ADTRAN, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADTN) announced today that the Company will release its financial results for the second quarter 2015 after market close on Tuesday, July 14, 2015. The Company will conduct a conference call at 9:30 a.m. Central Time on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 to discuss ... read more
  • Posted at 2:33 PM
    Each year, IASA asks members, associate members and insurance industry experts to contribute ideas and expertise to the program for the association’s Annual Educational Conference via a Call for Papers process which opens officially this year on the IASA website as of July 1, 2015. ... read more
  • Posted at 2:17 PM
    Millennial Media, Inc. (NYSE: MM) today announced that it has made employment inducement equity awards to 6 employees. The inducement awards cover an aggregate of 85,000 shares of Millennial Media common stock in the form of 45,000 options to purchase shares of Millennial Media common stock ... read more
  • Posted at 2:13 PM
    Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM) will announce fiscal fourth quarter 2015 results after market close on Thursday, July 23, 2015. The full release will be available at A conference call and live webcast will follow at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time, which can be accessed at To listen via telephone, dial (866) 804-3547 (toll free) or (703) 639-1328. About Maxim Integrated Maxim is the leader in analog integration. From mobile to industrial solutions, we're making analog smaller, smarter ... read more
  • Posted at 2:09 PM
    PDS Tech, Inc. has purchased Legacy Engineering, LLC effective July 1(st). Terms were not disclosed. PDS will operate Legacy as a stand-alone division focused on the delivery of high end engineering consultants to the aerospace industry. Ed Larson, President of Legacy Engineering said, "As a large national firm specializing in technical staffing, PDS is an ideal acquirer that can leverage the unique caliber of professional we place on high end assignments." Cash Nickerson, President of PDS Tech added, "Legacy has ... read more
  • Posted at 2:05 PM
    Felton Institute announced today that Albert C. Gilbert, III, Felton's Chief Operating Officer, has been named President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the award-winning agency founded by social service pioneer Katherine "Kitty" Felton in 1889. He succeeds Bob Bennett, President and CEO, who is retiring ... read more
  • Kyocera, Microsoft Expand Technology Sharing Agreement --- KYOTO, Japan and REDMOND, Wash., July 2, 2015
    Posted at 2:00 PM
    Today Kyocera Corporation and Microsoft Corp. announced they have signed an agreement expanding on a prior patent licensing arrangement. The new agreement enables the companies to use a broader range of each other's technologies in their respective products through a patent cross-license. In addition to strengthening the partnership between the two companies, it also resolves a patent infringement lawsuit brought earlier this year in U.S. District Court. The remaining details of the agreement are confidential. About KYOCERA Kyocera Corporation (NYSE:KYO)(TOKYO:6971), the parent ... read more
  • Posted at 2:00 PM
    DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE: DST) will release its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015, on Thursday, July 23, 2015, at 6:00 A.M. Central Time. The Company will host a conference call the same day at 7:30 A.M. Central Time. The dial-in number for domestic callers is (866) 610-1072 and for international callers is (973) 935-2840. Callers should reference the access code of 70888708 or DST's Second Quarter Earnings Release. A telephone replay of the call will be available ... read more
  • Posted at 2:00 PM
    Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED), a leading United States manufacturer and provider of clinically proven weight-loss and healthy living products and programs, is proud to announce that its Executive Vice President, Guy Sheetz, has been named to The Daily Record VIP List -- Very Important Professionals Successful by 40. The Daily Record VIP List recognizes professionals 40 years of age and younger for their professional accomplishments and commitment to inspiring change in Maryland. "The VIP List honorees are the ones to watch. ... read more
  • Posted at 1:58 PM
    Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY) announced today that it has invested additional capital and increased its ownership interest in Ocean Aero, Inc. to approximately 37 percent. Based in San Diego, California, Ocean Aero is designing unmanned surface vehicles that will also have the ability to descend subsea. ... read more
  • Posted at 1:52 PM
    BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK) plans to make benchmark — and in some cases name — changes to four iShares ETFs based on an ongoing process to review its product lineup and ensure it meets the evolving needs of its clients. ... read more
  • Posted at 1:50 PM
    Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved ORKAMBI™ (lumacaftor/ivacaftor), the first medicine to treat the underlying cause of cystic fibrosis (CF) in people ages 12 and older with two copies of ... read more