The Broad Institute today announced an unprecedented commitment of $650 million from philanthropist Ted Stanley aimed at galvanizing scientific research on psychiatric disorders and bringing new treatments based on molecular understanding to hundreds of millions of people around the world.
The Stanley commitment - the largest ever in psychiatric research and among the largest for scientific research in general - will support research by a collaborative network of researchers within the Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research at the Broad Institute, ... read more
Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications, today announced availability of the Prolexic Q2 2014 Global DDoS Attack Report. Prolexic Technologies, now part of Akamai, is a recognized leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services, and has produced the quarterly Global DDoS Attack Report since 2011. The report, which provides analysis and insight into the global DDoS threat landscape, can be downloaded at www.prolexic.com/attackreports.
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SAGE Therapeutics (NASDAQ: SAGE), a biopharmaceutical company developing
novel medicines to treat life-threatening, rare central nervous system
(CNS) disorders, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) has granted fast track designation to the SAGE-547
development program. SAGE-547 is an allosteric modulator of GABAA ... read more
eBags.com, the largest online retailer of bags and accessories, announces its top three backpack picks for Back to School. The top three Back to School backpacks are The North Face Surge 2 Laptop Backpack, JanSport Right Pack Laptop Backpack, and High Sierra Fat Boy.
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From their beginning in 1999, eBags.com has been the leading online retail store for Back to School bags. Huge selection, 2.9 million customer reviews, hundreds of thousands of photos, and value prices have ... read more
Vuze, an open-source, bittorrent software client provider, is looking for beta testers for its newest product, Vuze Leap. The popular peer-to-peer file sharing company has started issuing its first wave of invitations to participate in the open-beta, which will allow testers to enjoy an early look at the new product platform and simultaneously provide valuable feedback to test features.
"Vuze Leap's open-beta is a significant milestone for us in the torrent space," shared Vuze General Manager Claude Tolbert. "We see this ... read more
SVIRAL, Inc., developer of its breakthrough technologies that solve the inefficient utilization problem in today's era of multi-core processors, announced today new funding by Pinetree Capital in Toronto, Ontario. Pinetree Capital has purchased 10,000,000 shares of SVIRAL, which represents 25 percent of the issued and outstanding securities. Pinetree also owns the rights to acquire another 10,000,000 shares of the Company. This investment is worth up to US$ 20 million and reflects Pinetree's commitment to SVIRAL's proprietary acceleration technology, which ... read more
United Therapeutics Corporation (NASDAQ: UTHR) announced today that it will release its second quarter 2014 financial results before market open on Tuesday, July 29, 2014.
United Therapeutics will host a half-hour teleconference on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The teleconference is accessible by dialing 1-877-351-5881, with international callers dialing 1-970-315-0533. A rebroadcast of the teleconference will be available for one week and can be accessed by dialing 1-855-859-2056, with international callers dialing 1-404-537-3406, and using ... read more
CRO, a full-service contract research organization, announced today
the launch of a new global study in Polycythemia vera in collaboration
with AOP Orphan. PSI is setting up this 100-patient open-label,
multicenter study at 45 sites across 13 countries globally.
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Early in July, a breaking news report about virtual currencies brought virtual currencies to global debate once again. The Central Bank of Russia broke their silence on virtual currencies and digital currencies for the first time, and regulatory institutions released a new announcement that recommends Russia tone down its rhetoric about virtual currencies. In the context of the big trend of virtual currencies headed by BitCoin and the promotion of virtual currencies to be gradually envisaged by the government, enterprises ... read more
Global®, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, today
announced that its Identification Technologies division is shipping the
IN Tag™ 300 8KB RFID transponder, which is ideal for memory intensive
applications. IN Tag™ 300 8KB incorporates ferroelectric random access
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MobileIron (NASDAQ: MOBL), a leader in enterprise mobility management (EMM), today announced the Japanese availability of MobileIron Cloud, the next-generation cloud solution for enterprise mobility management (EMM). Fully automated and localized for Japan, MobileIron Cloud provides users with seamless access to the business apps and content they need on their mobile devices while ensuring that IT can properly secure corporate data.
"It's been exciting to watch our Japanese customers realize the business advantages of enabling their employees with mobile apps and ... read more
ERYTECH Pharma (Paris:ERYP) (Euronext Paris: FR0011471135 - ERYP),
the French biopharmaceutical company that develops innovative ‘tumor
starvation’ treatments for acute leukemia and other oncology indications
with unmet medical needs, announces the enrollment of the first patient
... read more
Wacom announces the launch of Bamboo Paper, its digital note-taking app for all current Android, Kindle Fire and Windows tablets on the market. Hitting Google Play, Amazon Appstore, and Windows Store today, Bamboo Paper is the most popular note-taking application available for all leading mobile operating systems.
Based on Wacom's legacy of more than 30 years of experience in high-quality digital pen input technologies, Bamboo Paper is a note-taking app that provides a natural writing and drawing experience on mobile ... read more
Genentech, a member of the Roche Group (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY),
today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has
accepted the company's supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA)
and granted Priority Review for Avastin® (bevacizumab) plus
chemotherapy for the treatment of women with ... read more
Algo-Logic Systems, Inc., a recognized leader in providing Gateware Defined Networking (GDN)® products and solutions for datacenters, accelerated finance and data acquisition industries, announces the launch of their ultra-low-latency 10G/40G/100G Key/Value Search (KVS) solutions capable of running on multiple Altera Stratix® V platforms.
As shown in the Key performance metrics below, Algo-Logic's KVS solutions leverage GDN on the Altera Stratix V to load balance and perform lookups with the lowest latency, highest throughput and the least packet processing power consumed. Deploying ... read more
IT University Online ( www.ituonline.com ) has been named the gold award winner in Creative Department of the Year in Best in Biz Awards 2014, the only independent business awards program judged by members of the press and industry analysts. ITU also took home an additional 3 awards across the silver and bronze ranking for Company of the Year, Fastest Growing Company of the Year and Most Innovative Company of the Year.
More than 200 public and private companies representing all ... read more
Depot Inc., the pharmaceutical industry’s leading marketplace for
scientific services, today announced a partnership to build an academic
Research Exchange for use by scientists at ten leading research
hospitals, institutes, and universities in the Midwest. Research
Exchanges are powerful ... read more
The Houston Chronicle Media Group, publisher of the Houston Chronicle, La Voz, Chron.com and HoustonChronicle.com, announced today that it intends to begin the process to relocate its workforce to a state-of-the-art campus in Southwest Houston.
As part of this process, the company will solicit bid requests for architectural and engineering services for its future campus. In addition, it will be exploring alternatives for its downtown facility.
"We are excited about creating a state-of-the-art media facility as part of the Houston cityscape," ... read more
Nitrosolution.com, a website that features safe and all-natural nitric oxide supplements, will celebrate its first anniversary in August. The online retailer specializes in an all-natural supplement that is designed to enhance the body's ability to produce nitric oxide. Called Nitroxyl, it is an original formula that is made up of a variety of phytonutrients and other natural ingredients that a company spokesperson said have been found to increase nitric oxide production in the arteries and brain.
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McCord Research, Inc. was recently granted a second US patent (U.S. Patent No. 8,796,315). This patent describes a method for accelerating wound closure to improve wound healing. According to the inventor, Dr. McCord, this method includes administering or transplanting to individuals who require wound healing, a composition of an effective amount of hydroxytyrosol and oleuropein and cells derived from umbilical cord blood, such that the administration of the combination reduces the time required for wound healing by at least ... read more