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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

  • Posted at 1:05 PM
    Ocular Therapeutix™, Inc. (NASDAQ:OCUL), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for diseases and conditions of the eye, today announced that Amar Sawhney, Ph.D., President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, will participate in a fireside chat presentation at the Piper Jaffray ... read more
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    MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwired - November 24, 2015) - Center for Diagnostic Imaging (CDI) announces the promotion of veteran CDI executive Jim Stanley to chief operating officer. In his new role, Stanley will lead all operational functions for the company's fixed site and mobile divisions. "Aligning our retail and mobile operations under Jim will allow us to continue to build upon the shared relationships and knowledge of our teams and drive incremental growth in each ... read more
  • Posted at 12:59 PM
    Array BioPharma Inc. (Nasdaq: ARRY) today announced that its Chief Executive Officer, Ron Squarer, will present at the Piper Jaffray Annual Healthcare Conference in New York. The public is welcome to participate in the conference through a webcast on the Array BioPharma website. Event: Piper Jaffray Annual Healthcare Conference Presenter: Ron Squarer, Chief Executive Officer Date: Wednesday, ... read more
  • Posted at 12:57 PM
    Colorado Federal Savings Bank ("Colorado Federal"), a non-traditional bank with headquarters in Greenwood Village, Colorado, is pleased to announce the release of its new website for banking and commercial construction customers. The website introduces a totally new, user-friendly design, incorporating all previous savings and certificate of deposit account functionality while also providing prospective customers with more information about the bank's community involvement and dynamic approach to online banking. In addition, the new website integrates construction financing tools and information, as the bank ... read more
  • Posted at 12:30 PM
    The holidays are a time of joy, laughter and leftovers. It's also time for leftover cars. If car shoppers have their sights set on buying a new 2016 car, new models might not be available with discounts for a while. Instead, shoppers looking for a good deal on a great car now may want to choose a "leftover" model. 2015 models are available this holiday season in droves with some amazing incentives, as manufacturers do their best to make room for ... read more
  • Palo Alto Networks Names Lucas Moody As CISO --- SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 24, 2015
    Posted at 12:30 PM
    Palo Alto Networks® (NYSE: PANW), the next-generation security company, today announced the appointment of Lucas Moody as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). He will report directly to the CFO and lead efforts to protect Palo Alto Networks information and technology assets while partnering with product management to contribute to continued product innovations. QUOTES -- "We are pleased to welcome Lucas to the team; he is an extremely capable and ... read more
  • Posted at 12:27 PM
    Thanks to a donor with a personal connection to breast cancer, Dignity Health St. Mary's Medical Center's Sister Diane Grassilli Center for Women's Health now offers the most comprehensive breast imaging capabilities in San Francisco. Donor Fred Ruhland, along with an anonymous friend, stepped forward with a gift of $617,320 that allowed the Center to purchase new equipment for Breast Digital Mammography with Tomosynthesis and Whole Breast Ultrasound. Tomosynthesis, three-dimensional (3-D) mammography for the detection of breast cancer tumors, represents ... read more
  • Posted at 12:00 PM
    Fast-growing Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) platform, iTEAM Network, partnered with Las Vegas-area food bank Three Square to help those in need this holiday season. To reach struggling individuals and families at risk of hunger, iTEAM Network tapped into its rapidly expanding player base and held a "Draft to Help" tournament. The $2 buy-in event raised enough money to purchase 6,000 meals through Three Square. "iTEAM Network is committed to being a good corporate citizen," said Gabe Hunterton, CEO of iTEAM ... read more
  • Posted at 11:41 AM
    Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Portrazza(TM) (necitumumab injection for intravenous use, 800 mg/50 mL), in combination with gemcitabine and cisplatin, as the first biologic for the first-line treatment of people with metastatic squamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Portrazza is not indicated for treatment of nonsquamous NSCLC. Metastatic squamous NSCLC is a difficult-to-treat form of lung cancer with few treatment options.([1],[2],[3],[4]) The five-year survival rate for patients ... read more
  • fundR Launches New Fundraising Platform --- WASHINGTON, Nov. 24, 2015
    Posted at 11:21 AM
    Small and medium sized nonprofits and campaigns often face many challenges with event fundraising due to issues such as budget constraints, donor preference and the lack of access to current technology. That's why fundR created tools to help nonprofits and campaigns with an easy-to-use online platform. Photo - "We are thrilled to have launched and to be able to service clients," said Bryan Surcouf, fundR co-founder. "We created this platform with fundraisers in mind. The idea came from a combination ... read more
  • Posted at 11:19 AM
    Mixcord announced today that Acapella, the company's social performance platform, has become the #1 ranking free app in the Apple App Store just six weeks after launching. Spurred by Acapella's rapid growth to 7 million monthly active users (MAU), Mixcord has raised $1 million in seed funding from Mucker Capital, Social Starts, and private investors. One of the fastest growing phenomena in social and mobile, Acapella has become the go-to mobile studio for celebrities, aspiring singers and their fans. Dozens ... read more
  • Posted at 10:49 AM
    John Crestani, a successful marketer and entrepreneur, is pleased to announce the launch of his new Super Affiliate System website and business. Photo - As Crestani noted, Super Affiliate System is a 12-week comprehensive course in affiliate marketing that includes materials for beginners all the way to advanced lessons for people who are more experienced in affiliate marketing. To learn more about, people may visit the website at any time; there, they may also sign up for ... read more
  • Posted at 10:30 AM
    Connected Nation Exchange (CNX) has been awarded a Master Services contract to provide broadband expertise statewide in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The move is an extension of Kentucky's expansive initiative to increase broadband capacity through a public-private middle mile initiative called Kentucky Wired. Under this contract, CNX will work with local communities and interested public sector agencies throughout Kentucky to plan and implement strategies that will take advantage of the roughly $350 million privately-led investment in a robust middle mile broadband ... read more
  • Posted at 10:29 AM
    XYZprinting, the world's leading 3D printing company, today announced a special holiday promotion, beginning November 27(th)-December 24(th). XYZprinting's complete da Vinci 3D printing product line, which includes everything from the easy-to-use da Vinci Junior 1.0 to the unique da Vinci 1.0 AiO (all-in-one 3D scanner and printer), will be discounted and available for purchase through any of these participating partners: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, B&H,,,,, Office,, The following 3D printers will be included in the ... read more
  • Posted at 10:12 AM
    22nd Century Group, Inc. (NYSE MKT: XXII), a plant biotechnology company that is a leader in tobacco harm reduction, announced today that it will open specialized laboratories in Western New York dedicated to new scientific research at substantially lower costs than sponsored research projects at third-party ... read more
  • Posted at 10:11 AM
    Fusion IONZ has been developing cutting edge negative ion and FAR Infrared technology since 2010. This past week, the definitive book on negative ions titled, "The Happiness Effect" was pre released and it names Fusion IONZ as the world leader in ionic and infrared technologies. "We are very excited about being recognized for all of the effort we put in to developing high quality nano technologies", said Fusion IONZ founder Matthew Ryncarz. "We were the first to pass ... read more
  • Posted at 10:04 AM
    LINDON, UT--(Marketwired - November 24, 2015) - ZYTO Corp (OTC PINK: ZYTO) ( ZYTO President and COO Kami Howard was awarded a 2015 Stevie Award for Female Executive of the Year on the same weekend that the Utah-based business was announced as one of Utah's Top Workplaces in a survey conducted by Workplace Dynamics and reported by The Salt Lake Tribune. This is the second year in a row that ZYTO and its president ... read more
  • Posted at 10:00 AM
    itSMF USA, a chapter of itSMF International and the independent professional organization and forum for IT Service Management professionals in the U.S., has announced the winners of its 2015 Student Case Competition, presented by BMC Software. Each year, this event brings together graduate-level students interested in Service Management from universities across the country. First place and $5,000 went to the team from Texas A&M and team members Rakesh Kaushik, Roshni Samuel, and Varnitha Sonnegowda. Second place and $3,000 went to the ... read more
  • Posted at 10:00 AM
    TIME Magazine has selected Fluidigm’s JunoTM system as one of the top 25 inventions of 2015. In its annual round-up of the best inventions that make the world better, smarter and more fun, TIME magazine was particularly impressed with Juno’s ability to simultaneously amplify DNA ... read more