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Thursday, October 23, 2014

  • Avvo Launches Avvo Advisor --- SEATTLE, Oct. 23, 2014
    Posted at 6:00 AM
    Avvo, the leading online legal marketplace, today announced the launch of Avvo Advisor®, available online or via a free app for iOS® devices. Avvo Advisor offers consumers on-demand legal advice from an experienced, top-rated lawyer anytime, anywhere, for a fixed-fee of just $39 for 15 minutes over the phone - a savings of up to 71% over the average hourly fee for a lawyer.(i) http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130404/SF88839LOGO "At Avvo, we want to make access to legal help as routine as getting a medical check-up, ... read more
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    TORONTO, ON -- (Marketwired) -- 10/23/14 -- Easton Pharmaceuticals Inc. (OTC: EAPH) announces it has launched a Vaporizer initiative and responds to shareholder questions. Easton has retained the services of Toronto based Digitalshock Media http://www.digitalshock.net/about.html for Development and launch of its vaporizer initiatives and associated SEO and web marketing campaign for all product lines. Digital Shock's client list has included Disney, Coca Cola, EA Games, Activision, SEGA and Gameloft. Digital Shock CEO Mr. Thanhda Tie stated, "We are pleased to have ... read more
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    SALT LAKE CITY, UT -- (Marketwired) -- 10/23/14 -- In the third calendar quarter (3Q) and first nine months (9M) of 2014, Utah Medical Products, Inc.'s (NASDAQ: UTMD) changes in income statement results compared to the same time periods in the prior calendar year were as follows: 3Q ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    BIOLASE, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIOL), the world’s leading dental laser manufacturer and distributor, announced today that the Company will host a conference call on Tuesday, November 4th, at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss its operating results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014, ... read more
  • SunGard Public Sector and Socrata Announce Strategic Engagement --- LAKE MARY, Fla. and SEATTLE, Oct. 23, 2014
    Posted at 6:00 AM
    SunGard Public Sector (www.sungardps.com), a leading provider of software and services solutions for local government and public safety agencies, today announced a strategic engagement with Socrata (www.socrata.com), a cloud software company focused on democratizing access to public sector data - both internally and externally - by and for organizations of all sizes around the world. Under the terms of the agreement, SunGard Public Sector will offer Socrata's innovative Open Data(TM) and Open Performance(TM) solutions, along with Socrata's suite of financial ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced the development of a U.S. federal secure cloud offering that is planned to address all dimensions of the cloud model, including support, operations and delivery. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110126/AQ34470LOGO The planned U.S. federal secure node, delivered in partnership with SAP National Security Services(TM) (SAP NS2(TM)), an independent, U.S.-based subsidiary of SAP, is a fully managed, secure cloud. It is envisioned to be ideal for mission-critical applications such as the SAP® Human Capital Management (HCM) application for U.S. Federal Government ... read more
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    WidePoint Corporation (NYSE Mkt: WYY) a leading provider of Managed Mobility Services (MMS) specializing in Cybersecurity and Telecommunications Lifecycle Management (TLM) solutions, and Kyocera Communications, Inc. announced today that they have entered into a Strategic Alliance. Under terms of the agreement, Kyocera's portfolio of industry-leading ruggedized mobile devices now will be offered as part of WidePoint's Telecom Lifecycle Management solutions. WidePoint customers will be able to order Kyocera devices directly from their WidePoint online ordering portals. In addition, the companies also ... read more
  • Posted at 5:40 AM
    securitycurrent.com, a security news and information site by IT security professionals for IT security professionals, today announced that Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. Vice President of Information Security Farhaad Nero has joined its team of accomplished Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) and industry experts. Responsible for all aspects of vendor information security compliance at the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, Mr. Nero has over 15 years of experience. He served as Assistant VP at BNP Paribas, led Time Warner's Network Services team and ... read more
  • Posted at 5:40 AM
    Ameritox(SM), the nation's leader in medication monitoring solutions, today announced a strong presence at this week's annual meeting of the Society of Forensic Toxicologists in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141022/153846LOGO The Society of Forensic Toxicologists (SOFT) is a professional organization that helps further the promotion and development of forensic toxicology, the use of toxicology - the study of adverse effects of drugs and chemicals on biological systems - in legal investigations involving poisoning and drug use. The SOFT annual meeting provides ... read more
  • Posted at 5:36 AM
    OmniBazaar Inc., a Florida software development company has announced plans to launch an innovative peer-to-peer internet marketplace that is designed to remove the middlemen and bankers from e-commerce. OmniBazaar has created and will distribute twenty billion units of cryptocurrency, called OmniCoins, to users who register to use the peer-to-peer marketplace, refer their friends, transact business in using OmniBazaar, and provide marketplace services for other users. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141023/153940Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141023/153939LOGO The developers of OmniBazaar are taking a different approach to the ... read more
  • Posted at 5:34 AM
    CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY), a leading medical device and tissue processing company focused on cardiac and vascular surgery, announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend for the fourth quarter 2014 of $0.03 per share of common stock outstanding. The quarterly cash dividend of $0.03 per share will be paid on December 19, 2014 to all common stockholders of record as of December 12, 2014. The ex-dividend date for the quarterly dividend is ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    Igenica Biotherapeutics, Inc., a company focused on the discovery and development of innovative antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) for the treatment of cancer, today announced that the company will present new data on ADCs utilizing its SNAP site-specific ADC linker technology at a plenary session of the 2015 ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    SafeNet, Inc., a global leader in software monetization, today announced that its Sentinel(®) LDK (Licensing Development Kit) solution for software protection, licensing, and management, now incorporates the IEEE Software Taggant System to overcome the issue of false positive detection of protected ("packed") applications as malware. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131031/PH07356LOGO Many software vendors utilize binary packers to obfuscate code and restore it before execution. However, according to Michael Zunke, VP, CTO of Software Monetization at SafeNet, and founding member of the IEEE Industry Connections Security ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    CANTEL MEDICAL CORP. (NYSE:CMN) announced today that for the third consecutive year, it was named to the Forbes list of the "100 Best Small Companies in America." The Company was ranked number 79 on the Forbes 2014 list. Andrew Krakauer, Cantel Medical's President and CEO, stated, "We are pleased to have been recognized for the success the Company has achieved both this year and over the past five years. I share this honor with our over 1,500 hardworking and loyal ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    MGT Capital Investments, Inc. (NYSE MKT: MGT) will launch the first social daily fantasy sports game on Facebook, called Daily Fantasy Legend (DFL), bringing the proven success of MGT's fantasy sports model from real money to virtual. The game is free to play and will be available to anyone aged 13 and up with a Facebook account. DFL players who wish to enhance gameplay through purchase of in-game currency will have the ability to extend and personalize their individual ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    hi HealthInnovations has introduced the Hearing Aid Discount Program, a free resource for employers that enables their employees and their families to purchase high-tech, custom program hearing aids for as low as $699. The Hearing Aid Discount Program is ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    OSI Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSIS) today announced financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2014. Deepak Chopra, OSI Systems’ Chairman and CEO, stated, “We are pleased to report solid first quarter performance which delivered record-breaking revenue, earnings and ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    BIND Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIND), a clinical-stage nanomedicine platform company developing targeted and programmable therapeutics called AccurinsTM, today announced it will report third quarter 2014 financial results on Thursday, November 6, 2014. BIND’s management team will host a conference call and audio webcast on ... read more
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    Epizyme, Inc. (NASDAQ: EPZM), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company creating innovative personalized therapeutics for patients with genetically defined cancers, announced today that the US Patent and Trademark Office has granted Notices of Allowance for US Patent Applications, Nos. 14/136,551 and 14/136,738, both entitled “PRMT5 ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ: CERS) today announced that the American Red Cross will participate in Cerus’ clinical protocol to make the INTERCEPT Blood System for platelets available under an Expanded Access Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) to regions in the United States with outbreaks of chikungunya and dengue ... read more