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Thursday, July 24, 2014

  • Posted at 9:01 PM
    AT&T* today announced beginning Friday, July 25 it will expand Digital Life to cover Michigan City and La Porte. Other nearby areas with new availability include Rolling Prairie, Westville and Union Mills. AT&T Digital Life ® makes customers' lives easier by simplifying the management of their home. Digital Life offers security, convenience and peace of mind, in a customizable and easy-to-use experience from smartphones, tablets or computer. Starting Friday, July 25, customers can receive a live demo and purchase Digital Life ... read more
  • Posted at 8:49 PM
    AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACRX), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for the treatment of acute and breakthrough pain, today confirmed the PDUFA date for Zalviso remains July 27, 2014. The company recently learned that a rumor circulated online stating the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had approved Zalviso. As of July 24, 2014 there has been no notification to the company from the FDA regarding the status of the Zalviso New ... read more
  • Posted at 7:29 PM
    Ocular Therapeutix, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for diseases and conditions of the eye, announced today the pricing of its initial public offering of 5,000,000 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $13 per share, ... read more
  • Posted at 5:47 PM
    Parnell Pharmaceuticals Holdings Ltd announces the successful licensing of two compounds that will be added to Parnell's already extensive pipeline through a license agreement with Australian-based CIMTECH Pty Ltd, a biotechnology company. The compounds now known as PAR 121 and PAR 122 have shown promise in bone regeneration and dermal regeneration, respectively. Parnell has received a license to develop the compounds for the veterinary market with the potential to also seek human drug approvals. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140724/130313 "We are excited to have completed this ... read more
  • Posted at 5:25 PM
    DTS, Inc. (Nasdaq: DTSI), a leader in high-definition audio solutions and audio enhancement technologies, today announced that the McIntosh, Sonus Faber, and Wadia brands are the latest to join the DTS Play-Fi ecosystem via a collaboration with Fine Sounds Group, a leading provider of premium audio systems and speaker products to the CE market. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140724/130048 Play-Fi gives listeners uncompromised quality as well as freedom and flexibility when enjoying their music. Music from one of the industry's most robust selections of sources and ... read more
  • Posted at 3:04 PM
    Simulations Plus, Inc. (NASDAQ: SLP), a leading provider of simulation and modeling software for pharmaceutical discovery and development, today provided additional details regarding its Agreement and Plan of Merger (the “Agreement”) with Cognigen Corporation (“Cognigen”) of Buffalo, New York, announced yesterday. ... read more
  • Posted at 2:46 PM
    patchnride(TM) releases its innovative solution to quickly, easily and permanently repair all flat bicycle tires. Featuring patent-pending technology, patchnride works by inserting a patch and adhesive into the tire, repairing it from within. Providing a quick repair for numerous tire types, patchnride is available for tubular, clincher, mountain bike, cruiser, fat and running stroller tires, and will soon be able to repair tubeless tires as well. patchnride also reduces the carbon footprint by helping to eliminate the more than 20 ... read more
  • Posted at 2:39 PM
    TAMPA, FL, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - iMD Companies, Inc. (OTC:ICBU) iMD Companies is pleased to announce that a group of accredited investors has signed an agreement to invest up to $500,000.00 specifically targeted at growing the Company's core Gardening business. The initial tranche of $25,000 has already been advanced and the remainder will be distributed based on the needs of the "core" business. The investment will fall under Rule 144 and will be described in detail ... read more
  • Posted at 2:12 PM
    TAMPA, FL, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - iMD Companies, Inc. (OTC:ICBU) iMD Companies is pleased to announce that a group of accredited investors has signed an agreement to invest up to $500,000.00 specifically targeted at growing the Company's core Gardening business. The initial tranche of $25,000 has already been advanced and the remainder will be distributed based on the needs of the "core" business. The investment will fall under Rule 144 and will be described in detail ... read more
  • Posted at 1:57 PM
    The Board of Directors of PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE: PKI), declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.07 per share of common stock on July 24, 2014. This dividend is payable on November 7, 2014, to all shareholders of record at the close of business on October 17, ... read more
  • Posted at 1:56 PM
    Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, in partnership with 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU) today announced the launch of a new, fully online Master of Legal Studies (MLS) degree. 2U is a leading provider of cloud-based software-as-a-service solutions for nonprofit colleges and universities to deliver high-quality education. The new online MLS degree is designed for non-lawyers seeking to expand their career opportunities by gaining an in-depth understanding of the U.S. legal system. The MLS curriculum will provide students ... read more
  • Posted at 1:30 PM
    PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTCT) today announced that the Company will host a webcast conference call to report its second quarter 2014 financial results and provide an update on the company's business and outlook on Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. (ET) before the opening of the market. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20010919/PTCLOGO The call can be accessed by dialing (877) 303-9216 (domestic) or (973) 935-8152 (international) five minutes prior to the start of the call and providing the passcode 75347535. A live, listen-only ... read more
  • Posted at 1:30 PM
    Restore Health, a leading personalized medicine company that provides specialty and compounded pharmaceuticals, announced that it is now offering pharmacogenetics testing that provides drug sensitivity information unique to each individual based upon their particular genetic makeup. Comprehensive medication management is now possible by understanding the interaction between a patient's genetics and their entire drug regimen. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140724/130251 "We're very excited to provide this new service to healthcare providers and their patients," said Matt Wanderer, CEO for Restore Health. "This test clearly ... read more
  • Posted at 1:30 PM
    Exact Sciences Corp. (Nasdaq: EXAS) today announced that James E. Doyle and Maneesh K. Arora were elected to company’s board of directors at its annual meeting of stockholders. Lionel N. Sterling has served as a director of Exact since 2010 and was reelected to the board. ... read more
  • Posted at 1:10 PM
    SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/24/14 -- Medivation, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDVN) today announced that it will host a live teleconference with management to discuss second quarter 2014 financial results and provide a general business update on August 7, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time. A press release for the second quarter of 2014 will be released after markets close on August 7, 2014. Interested parties may listen to the live teleconference by calling 877-303-2523 from the U.S. or ... read more
  • Posted at 1:07 PM
    DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: DMPI) ("DelMar" "the company") announced today that the company's board of directors approved a change of the company's fiscal year from December 31 to June 30. Accordingly, DelMar will file a Transition Form 10K on or before September 30, 2014. Jeffrey Bacha, president and CEO of DelMar stated, "The change to our year end is an important step in achieving our goal of obtaining a senior exchange listing for our shares." "In addition to the change in year ... read more
  • Posted at 1:05 PM
    PALATINE, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 07/24/14 -- Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACUR), a specialty pharmaceutical company innovating abuse deterrent drugs, today announced that the Company plans to report financial results for the second quarter 2014 following the close of financial markets on Monday, August 4, 2014. The Company will host a conference call to discuss the results on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. ET. To participate in the live conference call, please dial 1-888-505-4369 (U.S. and Canada) five ... read more
  • Posted at 1:05 PM
    comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today announced that its Board of Directors has elected Russell Fradin to serve as a Director of the company. Mr. Fradin's election fills the vacancy created by the expiration of the term of Jarl Mohn, a member of comScore's Board of Directors since 2008. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080115/COMSCORELOGO Mr. Fradin currently serves as a Director and Chief Executive Officer of Dynamic Signal, a social media marketing technology company that he co-founded. He previously served ... read more
  • Gigamon Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results --- SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 24, 2014
    Posted at 1:05 PM
    Gigamon(® )Inc. (NYSE: GIMO), a leader in traffic visibility solutions with the innovative Visibility Fabric(TM) architecture, today released financial results for the second quarter ended June 28, 2014. Financial Highlights: -- Revenues for the second quarter of fiscal 2014 were $34.9 million, compared to $32.4 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2013, representing growth of 8% year-over-year. -- ... read more
  • NetSuite Announces Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results --- SAN MATEO, Calif., July 24, 2014
    Posted at 1:05 PM
    NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N), the industry's leading provider of cloud-based financials / ERP and omnichannel commerce software suites, today announced results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Total revenue for the second quarter of 2014 was $131.8 million, representing a 30% increase over the same period in the prior year. Cash flows from operations were $18.6 million in the second quarter of 2014, up from $15.6 million in the same period in the prior year. On a GAAP basis, net loss ... read more