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Thursday, March 26, 2015

  • Posted at 5:05 AM
    Liquid Church, one of New Jersey's fastest growing Christian churches which meets in Morristown, Mountainside, New Brunswick and Nutley, New Jersey, has announced it is hosting New Jersey's Largest Easter Egg Hunt ever. Church volunteers will be hiding over 100,000 eggs in four NJ counties for thousands of children and families to find on Easter Weekend, April 4 and 5. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150326/194657Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150326/194658 The Jersey Egg Hunt is free, but registration is required. 14 different Jersey Egg Hunt ... read more
  • Posted at 5:01 AM
    DALLAS, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 03/26/15 -- More and more individuals are choosing to have bariatric surgery to fight morbid obesity. Advances in the field of bariatric surgery over the years have yielded a number of different techniques to help patients attain an earlier feeling of fullness after meals and lose significant amounts of weight. The physiological and lifestyle changes that can be brought forth by weight loss surgery can not only help a person slim down, but also ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: MACK) today announced that it will present preclinical and clinical data showcasing its deep oncology pipeline at the 2015 American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting being held April 18-22, 2015 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. The presentations describe recent data from Merrimack's proprietary antibody engineering and nanoliposomal technology platforms, as well as oral presentations on Phase 1 clinical trials of MM-302 and MM-141. Preclinical presentations include a late breaking abstract on the impact ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, today announced that Hughes President Pradman P. Kaul received the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award at the Via Satellite Excellence Awards breakfast ceremony held during the Satellite 2015 conference/exhibition in Washington, DC. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110112/NE29456LOGO Via Satellite's 2014 Excellence Awards recognize people, companies, and technologies that have helped shape the success of the global satellite industry. Kaul's Lifetime Achievement Award honors his leadership of more than 30 years, citing among ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Zillow, the largest rental site on the Web(1), today announced that rental listings now display up-to-the-minute time stamps. In many markets across the country, renters face a lot of competition and are under incredible pressure to act quickly when searching for a new home. Now, with the addition of time stamps to Zillow® rental listings, renters searching Zillow will be able to easily see exactly how long a listing has been on the market, either on the desktop or on ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Extreme Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXTR) today announced it has been awarded a 5-Star rating in The Channel Company's CRN 2015 Partner Program Guide. This annual directory is the definitive listing of technology vendors that solution providers rely on to deliver products through the IT channel. The 5-Star Partner Program rating recognizes an elite subset of companies that offer solution providers the best partnering elements in their channel programs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140602/93419 "Extreme Networks is proud to once again receive the 5 star partner program ... read more
  • Digi International Announces Appointment Of New CFO --- MINNETONKA, Minn., March 26, 2015
    Posted at 5:00 AM
    Digi International® , (NASDAQ: DGII), announced today that Michael C. Goergen has been appointed as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of the company effective April 20, 2015. Goergen, most recently served as Senior Vice President of Finance for the Transport - Logistics division of Trimble Navigation Limited from April 2013 to March 2015, where he was instrumental in helping the division achieve consistent, profitable revenue growth. Prior to Trimble, Goergen served as Chief Financial Officer of ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    BioNano Genomics, Inc., the leader in genome mapping, announced today the appointment of Terry Salyer as chief commercial officer. Salyer has more than 20 years of experience building highly effective, worldwide sales teams in life sciences. At BioNano, Salyer will oversee the commercialization of BioNano's Irys(®) System, a genome-mapping platform to assemble a comprehensive view of complex genomes to help discover and investigate structural variations. To date, 32 institutions located in the United States, Europe and Asia Pacific, already own ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Sage Science, a developer of products for improving sample preparation processes in life science applications, today announced the launch of a proteomics early access program for its SageELF technology. SageELF is a protein sample prep tool useful for biomarker discovery, protein profiling, shotgun proteomics, quality control ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    IGI Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE MKT: IG), a New Jersey based specialty generic pharmaceutical company, today announced it has submitted its first abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of 2015, which brings the Company's total number of ANDA submissions now pending at the FDA to twenty-three. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130827/MM70487LOGO Jason Grenfell-Gardner, President and CEO of the Company, commented, "On March 2, 2015, we committed to file at least twenty ANDAs in 2015. We believe the ANDA filed ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Samskip Multimodal selected Neuron ESB application and web services integration software as a key component to support its mandate to move from a single-tier IT solution environment to a Service-oriented Architecture (SOA) approach. By adopting innovative, state-of-the-art products like Neuron ESB into its IT strategy and modernization effort, Samskip is better able to manage services for its Pan-European, high-volume clientele. Implementation of Neuron ESB 3.5 is currently underway, and will initially support transport ERP systems and third-party integrations. https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150325/194513 Neuron ESB 3.5 ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ACAD), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative medicines that address unmet medical needs in neurological and related central nervous system disorders, today announced that Daniel Soland has joined its Board of Directors. Mr. Soland is a seasoned ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    FSC Therapeutics, LLC, today announced that the Company has entered into a transaction with Yung Shin Pharm. Ind. Co., Ltd. to acquire exclusive U.S. marketing rights for Cefaclor for Oral Suspension, 125 mg/5 mL, 250 mg/5 mL and 375 mg/5 mL, for the treatment of otitis media, lower ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    SEATTLE, WA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/26/15 -- Atossa Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATOS) announced today that it will host a conference call on Monday, March 30, 2015 at 4:30 pm Eastern Time to review 2014 financial results and a company update. Following management's formal remarks, there will be a question and answer session. To listen to the call by phone, interested parties within the U.S. should call 1-866-652-5200 and International callers should call 1-412-317-6060. All callers should ask for the Atossa ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    WASHINGTON, DC -- (Marketwired) -- 03/26/15 -- ORACLE INDUSTRY CONNECT (NYSE: ORCL) - Contract research organizations (CROs) are constantly looking for ways to improve project oversight and reduce costs while adding value and simplifying data exchange -- especially in complex clinical trials involving multiple CRO partners. Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC (PPD), a leading global CRO, looked to Oracle Health Sciences Cloud for a solution. PPD is the first CRO to migrate trials from an onsite installation of ... read more
  • Posted at 4:30 AM
    Oxis Biotech, Inc. (OXIS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Oxis International, Inc. [OTC: OXIS] and [Euronext Paris: OXI.PA] announced today the execution of an exclusive option agreement with the University of Pittsburgh related to certain patents/intellectual properties developed by Dr. Xiang-Qun Xie, Associate Dean for Research Innovation and Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy. These patents/intellectual properties relate to novel compositions-of-matter which could prove useful as therapeutics for the treatment of various human diseases. The term of the ... read more
  • RossBackup Gives Away Brooklyn Nets Tickets for World Backup Day --- SADDLE BROOK, New Jersey, March 26, 2015
    Posted at 4:15 AM
    In celebration of World Backup Day (3/31), RossBackup is offering the ultimate fan experience to all those who purchase a cloud backup plan. Anyone who signs up for a Personal, Family, or VIP backup plan will receive two free tickets - one adult and one child - to the Brooklyn Nets vs. Orlando Magic Basketball game on April 15 at the Barclays Center. All children will have court time to play before the game begins. In addition, as a special ... read more
  • Posted at 4:13 AM
    Netlist, Inc. (NASDAQ: NLST), a leading provider of high performance memory solutions for the cloud computing and storage markets, announced today that a jury verdict has been reached in Netlist's case against Diablo Technologies in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. The verdict found for the defendant on the breach of contract, misappropriation of trade secrets and inventorship counts, while finding for Netlist on the two trademark counts. After the verdict, Judge Yvonne ... read more
  • Posted at 4:05 AM
    NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 03/26/15 -- When a patient decides to move forward with a rhinoplasty, Dr. W. Matthew White, a facial plastic surgeon in New York, is committed to helping them fully understand what to expect. He says this knowledge allows them to properly prepare for their surgery and avoid potential complications during recovery. To help those interested in rhinoplasty achieve a successful outcome, Dr. White reveals specific rules patients can follow. Before any decisions are ... read more
  • Posted at 4:05 AM
    TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - March 26, 2015) - The educational and interactive webinar will discuss the factors affecting absorption and bio-availability, how the candidate properties from discovery affect the formulation development and how the formulation chemist can adopt particular bio-enhancement strategies to make compounds drugable. The live broadcast by Dr. Flavio Fabiani, from the Formulation and Material Science Division at Aptuit, takes place on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 11am EDT / 4pm BST (UK ... read more