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Saturday, February 6, 2016

  • Posted at 2:33 PM
    As news breaks that Twitter may soon begin to manipulate users' feeds in favor of advertisers, Ello ( continues to be the ad-free social network uniquely focused on serving the needs of its robust community of creators, quality brands and publications. Ello offers a viable and enriching alternative for creators who value humans over algorithms, managing their own streams and maintaining a direct connection with their followers at no cost. "We do not throttle or manipulate our users' streams. We will ... read more
  • Posted at 1:00 PM
  • Vonage Offers Free Calling to Taiwan --- HOLMDEL, N.J., Feb. 6, 2016
    Posted at 10:11 AM
    Vonage announced that it will waive per-minute calling charges to Taiwan as of 9 a.m. ET today, February 6, 2016 until 11:59 p.m. ET February 12, 2016*. All Vonage residential service customers in the U.S. and Canada calling Taiwan are eligible. In addition, anyone using the Vonage Mobile(®) App is eligible for free calls to Taiwan during the same time period. The App is available for iPhone® and Android(TM) smartphones, and consumers do not need to be Vonage residential service subscribers ... read more
  • Posted at 8:31 AM
    Samsung: This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: View from Samsung's new headquarter's building in North San Jose (Photo: Business Wire) WHO: Samsung WHERE: 3655 N. 1st St., San Jose, CA ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    NEW YORK, Feb. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/-- Chinese New Year is a celebration marking the first day of the Chinese calendar. Chinese New Year is represented by animals of the Chinese Zodiac. 4714 (2016) will be a year of the Monkey. For people born in a year of the monkey are considered to be witty, intelligent and innovative. Exchanging red envelops is a well observed tradition at Chinese New Year to symbolize love and blessings. Last year more ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United (MNA/NNU) nurses who support Bernie Sanders for his values on health care and other social and environmental justice issues will join health care workers from across New England on Saturday at a Health Care Rally for the U.S. presidential candidate. What: A get-out-the-vote rally of health care workers and canvassing effort When: Saturday, Feb. 6 at 11 a.m. Where: 254 N. Broadway, #113, Salem, NH Who: Available for media interviews will be registered nurses from throughout Massachusetts, including ... read more

Friday, February 5, 2016

  • Posted at 5:30 PM
    In an ongoing effort to protect the accounts and account information of its users, Gyft is notifying users who may have been affected by a security incident. Gyft is continuing to investigate the incident and will take all appropriate steps to protect Gyft users. This Media Notice ... read more
  • ATCC Supporting Zika Virus Research --- MANASSAS, Va., Feb. 5, 2016
    Posted at 4:08 PM
    ATCC, the premier global biological materials resource and standards organization, is poised to assist the medical and life science researchers that are working to address the evolving concerns around Zika Virus infection. Zika virus is a single-stranded RNA virus of the Flaviviridae family, genus Flavivirus, which also includes the West Nile, Dengue and Chikungunya Viruses. Zika virus is transmitted to humans primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. For more information on the disease, please refer ... read more
  • Posted at 3:35 PM
    Attorney Advertising. Keller Rohrback L.L.P. is investigating recent reports that VIZIO’s Smart TVs may track and share user information with advertisers. This information includes the programs viewed, the date and time consumers watched them, and the Internet Protocol (IP) address. This Smart News ... read more
  • Posted at 3:32 PM
    Billions of increasingly smart and connected devices, data-rich personalized services, and cloud applications are bringing amazing experiences to our daily lives. This places unprecedented demands on today’s wireless networks and connected devices and makes faster, smarter, more efficient 5G wireless networks and technology critical. At ... read more
  • Posted at 3:30 PM
    In the pharmaceutical industry the medical affairs function plays a key role for a host of launch activities including the identification and engagement of key thought leaders. The importance of this launch activity is especially high in the oncology therapeutic area where most treating physicians are specialists. To help companies focused on oncology therapies find better ways to utilize medical affairs to support product launches, research and consulting leader Best Practices, LLC undertook a primary research study that produced a report, ... read more
  • Posted at 3:30 PM
    Despite the recent explosion in Big Data, the biopharmaceutical sector has been slower than other industries to embrace Big Data due to the inherent costs and challenges that come with utilization. On the medical side, organizations have begun looking to Big Data as a way to improve everything from clinical trials to adherence. According to recent research from benchmarking firm Best Practices, LLC, Big Data has started informing many decisions. In fact, all participating companies in the study leverage Big Data ... read more
  • Posted at 3:26 PM
    Children's Melanoma Prevention Foundation (CMPF) applauds Massachusetts Governor Baker for signing bill S.1994: "An Act to Further Regulate Tanning Facilities" into law today. The law will go into effect 90 days after the bill signing, making Massachusetts the 12th state to prohibit minors from indoor tanning. Melanoma is now the most common cancer in young adults and the fourth most common cancer in children. A recent JAMA study showed that 97% of women diagnosed with melanoma before age 30 reported indoor ... read more
  • Posted at 2:47 PM
    NASA's Johnson Space Center (JSC) in Houston will open its doors to media and social media representatives from noon to 6 p.m. CST Tuesday, Feb. 9, for a "State of NASA" event featuring a behind-the-scenes look at the center's work in NASA's mission to send astronauts into deep space. The Houston event will include tours and presentations in the International Space Station (ISS) Flight Control Room, historic Apollo Mission Control, the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory where astronauts train for spacewalks, ISS mockups, ... read more
  • Posted at 2:43 PM
    Redwood Scientific Technologies, Inc. announced today the development and launch of a new product designed to help women balance their hormones. This product will be featuring Redwood's innovative oral strip delivery technology. "For too long, women have gone without access to a product that helps them properly balance their hormones," said Jason Cardiff, President and CEO. "I am proud that our company will be able to help the millions of women across the country and around the world who suffer ... read more
  • Posted at 2:37 PM
    TRACK Hospitality Software (TRACK) announced today that their Cloud based Call Center Software, CRM, and Lead Management product TRACK Pulse has been launched for Brittain Resorts & Hotels, one of the largest independent onsite property management companies in North America. With 13 Beachfront Condo Hotels and Resorts, Brittain Resorts & Hotels deploys over 80 dedicated call agents to field as many as 5,000 calls per day. Photo - "Brittain Resorts manages the finest condo hotel properties in Myrtle Beach. They ... read more
  • Posted at 2:30 PM
    VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - February 05, 2016) - LED Medical Diagnostics Inc. (TSX VENTURE: LMD) (OTCQX: LEDIF) (FRANKFURT: LME) ("LED" or the "Company") announces the grant of 3,075,000 stock options to directors, officers, employees and consultants of the Company, in accordance with its stock option plan. Each option has an eight year term and is exercisable at CDN$0.18 per share. About LED Medical Diagnostics Inc. Founded in 2003 and headquartered in Vancouver, ... read more
  • Posted at 2:29 PM
    The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on the passing of NASA astronaut Edgar Mitchell: "On behalf of the entire NASA family, I would like to express my condolences to the family and friends of NASA astronaut Edgar Mitchell. As a member of the Apollo 14 crew, Edgar is one of only 12 men to walk on the moon and he helped to change how we view our place in the universe. "Edgar spoke poetically about seeing our ... read more
  • Posted at 2:06 PM
    Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) will present at the Leerink Partners 5(th) Annual Global Healthcare Conference at 9:15 a.m. ET on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, in New York City. David W. Meline, executive vice president and chief financial officer at Amgen, will present at the conference. Live audio of the presentation can be accessed from the Events Calendar on Amgen's website,, under Investors. A replay of the webcast will also be available on Amgen's website for at least 90 days following the ... read more
  • Posted at 1:39 PM
    Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (the "company") (NYSE: DLR) announced today that, together with its operating partnership subsidiary, Digital Realty Trust, L.P. (the "Operating Partnership"), it has commenced a registered exchange offer to exchange up to $500 million aggregate principal amount of the Operating Partnership's 3.400% Notes due 2020 and $450 million aggregate principal amount of the Operating Partnership's 4.750% Notes due 2025, which have been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (collectively, the "Exchange Notes"), for any ... read more