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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

  • Posted at 3:30 AM
    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
  • Posted at 3:30 AM
    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 "DDoS ... read more
  • Posted at 3:30 AM
    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
  • Posted at 3:04 AM, 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. Photo - From their beginning in 1999, 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
  • Posted at 3:00 AM
    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
  • Posted at 3:00 AM
    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
  • Posted at 3:00 AM
    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
  • Posted at 2:45 AM
    PSI 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. ... read more
  • Posted at 12:08 AM
    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
  • Posted at 12:02 AM
    HID 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 ... read more

Monday, July 21, 2014

  • Posted at 11:00 PM
    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
  • Posted at 11:00 PM
    Regulatory News: 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's Bamboo Paper goes multi-platform --- TOKYO and VANCOUVER, Wash., July 22, 2014
    Posted at 10:35 PM
    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
  • Posted at 10:11 PM
    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
  • Posted at 9:01 PM
    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 Wins 4 Best in Biz Awards for 2014 --- PALM HARBOR, Fla., July 21, 2014
    Posted at 4:13 PM
    IT University Online ( ) 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
  • Posted at 3:22 PM
    Assay 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
  • Posted at 2:59 PM
    The Houston Chronicle Media Group, publisher of the Houston Chronicle, La Voz, and, 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
  • Posted at 2:55 PM, 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. Photo - As the ... read more
  • Posted at 2:52 PM
    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