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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

  • Posted at 5:45 AM
    Laboratory Corporation of America® Holdings (LabCorp®) (NYSE: LH) announced today that its Zero Coupon Convertible Subordinated Notes due 2021 (Zero Coupon Notes) may be converted as set forth below. The Zero Coupon Notes are convertible into cash and Common Stock of ... read more
  • Selfless Selfies: Introducing #CHECKYOURSELFIE --- LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1, 2014
    Posted at 5:43 AM
    Love them, loathe them, "selfies" are here to stay, and youth-focused breast cancer awareness foundation, Keep A Breast (KAB) has found a unique way to utilize this prevalent trend as a way to communicate with young people about the importance of early detection through the global initiative, #CHECKYOURSELFIE. This October KAB partners with their global affiliates, to ask people from across the world to pledge their commitment to the campaign by downloading their mobile app and posting a #CHECKYOURSELFIE image ... read more
  • MaxAudience Named Official Google Partner --- CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014
    Posted at 5:40 AM
    MaxAudience, one of the most unique digital marketing agencies in North America, has just achieved official Google Partner Company Status. Most high-level marketing agencies strive to reach Google Partner Status because of the huge benefits a Google Approved Agency can offer its clients on the #1 search engine. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140930/149437 An Essential Designation The Google Partner program ensures other businesses can find a trusted company to help with some aspects of today's shifting digital marketing landscape. The Certified Partner logo ... read more
  • Posted at 5:40 AM
    WebDevelop.com, a company offering high-end web design, mobile application development, and results-driven internet marketing campaigns, announces the launch of U.S. Marshals Service Association's website. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141001/149602 WebDevelop.com created the USMSA.com website for members, retired and active U.S. Marshals, to stay engage and to allow Marshals to privately communicate through internal blogs, forums and announcements. The members' only section allows them to view upcoming events, past meeting minutes, access job opportunities, purchase members' only merchandise and renew their annual membership online. The new ... read more
  • Posted at 5:40 AM
    Premium watch seller, Jacob Time, has served customers online for years. With the launch of their new website, the company looks forward to providing even better service for customers shopping for brand name watches online. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140930/149387 The team at Jacob Time Watches has been hard at work over the last few months to up the ante when it comes to online shopping. With the launch of their redesigned website this month, Jacob Time will transform the shopping experience for ... read more
  • Posted at 5:35 AM
    Plexus Information Systems, Inc. (Plexus IS), a market-leading provider of Anesthesia Information Management Systems (AIMS), announced a partnership with NextGen Healthcare Information Systems, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Quality Systems, Inc. and a leading provider of healthcare information systems and connectivity solutions. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140930/149406Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140930/149407 This partnership extends the NextGen Healthcare product portfolio to include the Plexus IS Anesthesia Touch solution, a comprehensive anesthesia documentation system. Integrating this proven product into the NextGen solution will streamline ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    NanoViricides, Inc. (NYSE MKT:NNVC) (the “Company”) reports that it has shipped FluCide™ to BASi for the start of toxicology studies. NanoViricides has chosen BioAnalytical Systems Inc. Toxicology Services (“BASi”) of West Lafayette, Indiana to perform our safety/toxicology studies as needed for an IND submission of ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    Dyadic International, Inc. ("Dyadic") (OTCQX: DYAI), a global biotechnology company with patented and proprietary technology used to develop and produce enzymes and other proteins for the bioenergy, bio-based chemicals, biopharmaceuticals, and industrial enzymes industries, today announced the receipt of a $500,000 licensing payment from Abengoa Bioenergy for commercial scale production of Abengoa's proprietary cellulase enzymes, used for converting biomass into ethanol, developed under Abengoa's license agreement with Dyadic. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110621/CL06708LOGO "We are very excited that our pioneering C1 technology ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    With all the news and data on network security, it can be easy to miss that your voice and video services (Unified Communications) are just as susceptible to attacks as the rest of your network. UC services are difficult to secure because they include a wide-range of disparate technologies that range from VoIP to online conferencing to SMS messaging. And each technology requires its own maintenance, user details, and network access. This means that once they're integrated into your system, ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    Columbia Laboratories, Inc., (Nasdaq: CBRX) today announced that its subsidiary, Molecular Profiles Ltd., is set to unveil the ROADMAP to Clinical Trials platform at the annual CPhI/ICSE Worldwide event in Paris next week, which aims to support companies with the rapid development of both standard and complex drug products. The new enabling technologies screening platform, which incorporates the company's existing formulation and analytical development modules, streamlines the development of effective and bioavailable drug products. Supported by a dedicated in-house technical group that ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    Ranbaxy Laboratories Inc. (RLI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited (RLL), today announced the launch of ABSORICA(®) (isotretinoin) 25 mg and 35 mg capsules into the U.S. healthcare market. ABSORICA has become the most prescribed branded oral isotretinoin in the U.S., as per a recent independent survey conducted with dermatologists. The product is licensed by Ranbaxy from Cipher Pharmaceuticals, Inc. It is indicated for the treatment of severe recalcitrant nodular acne in patients 12 years of age and ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    Extreme Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXTR), a leader in high performance networking, today announced the appointment of Jeff White to the position of chief revenue officer (CRO). As CRO, White is responsible for overseeing Extreme's global sales and marketing organizations, operating in 80 countries globally. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141001/149583 White brings more than 20 years of networking industry experience, including sales and management leadership roles in the United States and internationally. He most recently served a dual role as president for Cisco's India and South Asian ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG) will host a conference call and live audio webcast on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 9 a.m. ET to discuss third quarter 2014 financial and operational results. The webcast can be accessed from the Investor Relations page at www.celgene.com. ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO), the world leader in serving science, announced that it will release its financial results for the third quarter 2014 before the market opens on Wednesday, October 22, 2014, and will hold a conference call on the same day at 8:30 a.m. EDT. ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/01/14 -- NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA), a medical device company focused on developing minimally disruptive surgical products and procedures for the spine, today announced that the Company will exhibit its innovative portfolio of spinal products at Eurospine 2014, which is being held October 1-3, 2014 in Lyon, France. NuVasive will also provide attending surgeons with workshops addressing the best practices for minimally invasive spine procedures as part of the Company's commitment to serve ... read more
  • Posted at 5:25 AM
    ChromaDex Corp. (OTCQB: CDXC), Life Extension announced today the launch of NAD+ Cell Regenerator(TM), an innovative nutritional supplement that boosts vitality and supports healthy aging. NAD+ Cell Regenerator(TM) features the ingredient NIAGEN(TM) from ChromaDex Corp. (OTCQB: CDXC), an innovative natural products company that provides proprietary ingredients and science-based solutions to the dietary supplement, food and beverage, animal health, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries. ChromaDex developed its breakthrough patent-protected ingredient NIAGEN(TM) as the first and only commercially available brand of nicotinamide ... read more
  • Posted at 5:15 AM
    Pressure BioSciences, Inc. (OTCQB: PBIO) ("PBI" or the "Company"), a worldwide leader in the development and sale of high pressure-based sample preparation systems to the life sciences research market, today announced it has been invited to present at the 2(nd) Global Life Sciences Conference in Warsaw, Poland. The Conference will take place at the Warsaw Stock Exchange on October 2, 2014. Mr. Richard T. Schumacher, President and CEO of PBI, will present a business overview during the ... read more
  • New Mortgage Website Resource Launched --- HOUSTON, Oct. 1, 2014
    Posted at 5:14 AM
    Loans101 Interactive Media announced the release of a new website for consumers seeking mortgage information. TheLoans101 website at http://www.loans101.com is a one-stop portal for homebuyers and homeowners who want to educate themselves about mortgage programs, mortgage rates, personal finance and real estate news. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141001/149637 Since the financial crisis in 2008, the vast majority of new home loans are acquired through one of only 5 surviving programs, each with their own unique requirements. Loans101 provides potential applicants the means to explore ... read more
  • Posted at 5:05 AM
    TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - October 01, 2014) - This interactive webinar will review the indirect treatment comparison that can be described as a way of pooling clinical evidence to establish the relative efficacy of treatments never compared against each other but compared against a common comparator, without breaking randomization. Join to learn more on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 10:30am EDT (NA) / 3:30pm BST (UK GMT +1). Following a successful session earlier this year on ... read more
  • Posted at 5:05 AM
    Through the combined efforts of two Cox Automotive companies, AutoTrader.com dealers now have access to a one-of-a-kind tool--called ListingLogic--that provides actionable insights on how they can optimize their used vehicle listings to win more sales. ListingLogic leverages the vast amount of inventory and consumer traffic on AutoTrader.com and the powerful analytic capabilities of vAuto to help dealers understand local market conditions and what buyers want most. Available to most AutoTrader.com dealers at no additional cost, the tool provides detailed intelligence ... read more