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Tuesday, November 25, 2014

  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Jibe Mobile www.jibemobile.com, the Cloud Communications Company for Mobile Operators, today announced that it has been selected as a 2014 World Communication Awards finalist for Best Cloud Infrastructure. The World Communication Awards recognize the companies that are driving the leading innovations and breakthrough new services in the communications industry. The winners of this prestigious award will be announced on December 2(nd) at the Lancaster London Hotel. This nomination follows recent recognition honoring Jibe's RCS Hub and Global IP Communications Cloud messaging ... read more
  • Posted at 6:43 AM
    Field Agent, a leader in mobile research technology, uses their crowdsourcing app to showcase which stores consumers will shop at first on Black Friday. Thousands of their Agents will be delivering real-time photos and data from around the country. BlackFridayScoreboard.com will be updating as-it-happens from the time doorbuster sales begin until they die down. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141124/160722 Has the biggest shopping day of the year dwindled down? The National Retail Federation expects so this year. Black Friday sales started the ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    Today, SHOEme, parent company of online footwear retailers OnlineShoes.com and SHOEme.ca announced that Peter Lee has joined the company as Chief Information Officer. As CIO, Lee will be a key contributor, responsible for leading and enhancing SHOEme's information technology capabilities as they continue to expand and invest in their rapidly growing online retail platform. "OnlineShoes.com and SHOEme.ca continue to grow at a rapid pace and we need someone who understands our needs from a technical standpoint to help guide the ... read more
  • Posted at 6:19 AM
    Ocata Therapeutics, Inc., (OTCBB: OCAT) today announced that Paul Wotton, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, will present a company overview at the 26th Annual Piper Jaffray Health Care Conference on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. EST in New York City. ... read more
  • Posted at 6:15 AM
    With millions of consumers poised to spend billions of dollars in online purchases in the coming weeks, CompTIA, the IT industry association, today offered shoppers some simple, common sense tips for a safe online shopping experience. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130107/DC38135LOGO "With the excitement of the season and the rush to get holiday shopping done, it's easy to allow your online vigilance to slip," said Todd Thibodeaux, president and chief executive officer, CompTIA. "By being aware of what to be on the lookout for and by ... read more
  • Posted at 6:06 AM
    PrescribeWellness, the SaaS, cloud-based platform that delivers efficient patient communications and actionable solutions to community pharmacists, launched its impressive, new Patient Engagement Center on November 10th. “At PrescribeWellness, our mission is to inspire and motivate better ... read more
  • Posted at 6:06 AM
    Genocea Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNCA), a biopharmaceutical company developing T cell-directed vaccines and immunotherapies, today announced that management will present at the following upcoming conferences: Piper Jaffray 26th Annual Health Care ... read more
  • Posted at 6:04 AM
    Xenetic Biosciences, Inc. (OTCBB:XBIO), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing next-generation biologic drugs and novel oncology therapeutics, today provided an update on recent patent grants and allowances worldwide. Since May 2014, the Company has been issued 10 patents, including ... read more
  • Posted at 6:01 AM
    ShopStyle.com, the leading global shopping search engine, is excited to announce the launch of a limited-edition bag collection with Everlane, the online-only clothing and accessories brand committed to selling luxury basics at transparent prices. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141124/160589 The second of ShopStyle's capsule collection program continues to establish the brand as the ultimate shopping destination for shoppers to search and discover the hottest fashions and trends online. The Everlane partnership is inspired by holiday travel and offers both men and women accessories to travel in ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Aesynt™ , a leading provider of integrated pharmacy automation solutions for hospitals and health systems, today announced i.v.STATIONTM, an IV compounding robot, has been recognized in the 2014 IV Robots & Workflow Management Systems report from KLAS as the most likely choice ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ACAD), a biopharmaceutical company focused on innovative treatments that address unmet medical needs in neurological and related central nervous system disorders, today announced that it will present at the following investor conferences: ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    American Technology Services, Inc. (ATS(®)) announced today that its client, the School Nutrition Association (SNA), was selected out of over 6,500 entries from over 200 categories and 17 countries to receive a Gold MarCom Award for its successful website redesign. The MarCom Awards is judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals, which sets standards of excellence for the creative sector. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141122/160396 The School Nutrition Association (SNA) is a national, nonprofit professional organization representing more than 55,000 members who ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    TriNet Group, Inc. (NYSE: TNET), a leading cloud-based provider of HR services, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a $30 million increase to its ongoing stock repurchase program, authorizing the company to repurchase in the aggregate up to $45 million of its outstanding common stock. The program was initially approved by the company's Board of Directors in May 2014 to authorize the company to repurchase in the aggregate up to $15 million of its outstanding common stock. ... read more
  • White Sky Launches Fast Connect --- MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 25, 2014
    Posted at 6:00 AM
    White Sky announced today the launch of their FREE password manager and cart autofill application, Fast Connect. Available for PCs and mobile devices (Android and iOS; tablets and smartphones), Fast Connect provides the best way to protect your money and identity when you are online. The Safest Way to Go OnlineFast Connect encrypts and stores account login and credit card information so users can more securely access their online accounts and autofill any shopping cart with just one click. Fast Connect ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:DRNA), a leader in the development of RNAi-based therapeutics targeting genetically defined oncology and inherited rare diseases, today announced that Douglas M. Fambrough, Ph.D., President and CEO, will present at the 2014 Deutsche Bank BioFEST. The presentation ... read more
  • Posted at 5:59 AM
    Eagle Advancement Institute, today announced it has been granted certification by SAMSHA, the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities. Doctors at Eagle Advancement Institute pioneered development of its patented Clarity(TM) Intensive Outpatient Opiate Treatment (IOOT(TM)). Accreditation and certification is the peer review process by which SAMHSA-approved accreditation bodies ensure that opioid treatment programs (OTPs) meet specific, nationally-accepted ... read more
  • Posted at 5:55 AM
    What could possibly go wrong in hospitals? Many things, according to ECRI Institute, an independent nonprofit that researches the best approaches to improving patient care. Hazards caused by medical technology are a prime example--because hazards can lead to accidents and patient harm. To help hospitals reduce technology-related risks, ECRI Institute publishes an annual list of Top 10 Health Technology Hazards. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141125/160829 The just-released 2015 hazards list highlights 10 safety topics that ECRI Institute deems crucial for hospitals to address in the ... read more
  • Posted at 5:50 AM
    Red Herring, one of the world's most influential web magazines for investors, announced the 2014 'Red Herring Top 100 Global' Winners. Valurise Health Solutions ('VHS'), as the only Asian award-winning healthcare service company, stands out for its re-defining the industry with its innovative business model and continuous innovation ability. Red Herring is recognized by the investment industry as the 'Silicon Valley Bible' and the 'Weather Balloon for Future Stars in the High-tech industry.' Many renowned enterprises are previous winners, including Facebook, ... read more
  • Posted at 5:45 AM
    Having helped thousands of patients reverse their Type 2 Diabetes over the past 23 years, Dr. J. Murray Hockings, D.C., D.PSc. has been expanding his mission in exciting and inspiring ways these past five years, moving beyond private practice in Southern California to help people on a global scale via his fast growing organization Help Your Diabetes (HYD). Driven by the dynamic, life changing results behind the provocative branding line "Your Path To Becoming Clinically Non-Diabetic," HYD is dedicated to ... read more
  • Posted at 5:43 AM
    RegeneRx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: RGRX) ("the Company" or "RegeneRx") today reported new published data demonstrating that Thymosin beta 4 (TB4) can be used effectively to prevent or reduce heart failure. In a standard murine model of pulmonary hypertension (induced by a toxic plant alkaloid) that causes compensatory right heart hypertrophy, TB4 significantly reduced the systolic pressure and right ventricular hypertrophy when compared to animals that were not treated with TB4. This study was reported in the scientific journal PLOS ONE, ... read more