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Monday, July 28, 2014

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    SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/28/14 -- PLX Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLXT), the global leader in PCI Express® (PCIe®) silicon and software connectivity solutions enabling emerging data center architectures, today announced that Larry Chisvin, PLX® vice president of strategic initiatives, will chair a panel titled Taking Full Advantage of SSD Technology at the upcoming Flash Memory Summit (FMS). Comprised of industry experts from several segments of the solid-state drive (SSD) market, the panel Chisvin leads will address how ... read more
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    SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/28/14 -- In this GDSII tapeout webinar, participants will witness an actual tapeout quote being generated based on real-time input from Bob Dunnigan, vice president of operations at Ikanos, an eSilicon customer. SemiWiki's Daniel Nenni will moderate the event and provide his perspective regarding the impact of Internet commerce on the semiconductor industry. Demonstrating the GDSII quoting tool, eSilicon will take users through all the steps required to generate a complete, executable quotation that ... read more
  • Posted at 3:45 AM
    The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP), a worldwide not-for-profit charitable organization focused on improving the security of software, is pleased to welcome Adobe, a global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions, as a Premier Corporate Member of OWASP. OWASP is an open community of over 42,000 participants dedicated to enabling organizations to conceive, develop, acquire, operate, and maintain applications that can be trusted. All of the OWASP tools, documents, forums, and chapters are free and ... read more
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    PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/28/14 -- HP Enterprise Services today announced the city of Anaheim, Calif., has signed a $55.8 million agreement for HP (NYSE: HPQ) to continue managing the city's information technology (IT) environment. Under the five-year contract, which includes a pair of two-year extension options not included in the announced contract value, HP will continue providing a full suite of services for Anaheim's IT infrastructure. HP also will enhance services with an upgraded disaster recovery solution ... read more
  • Posted at 3:35 AM
    Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (NYSE MKT/TSX: MCZ) announced today it will release its fiscal 2015 first quarter results for the period ended June 30, 2014, after the market closes on Monday, August 4, 2014, and will host a conference call and webcast at 5:00 p.m. ET that ... read more
  • Posted at 3:33 AM
    Carmike Cinemas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CKEC), a leading entertainment, digital cinema and 3-D motion picture exhibitor, today announced the grand opening of the new Chantilly 13 entertainment complex featuring the ‘BigD’ premium experience in Montgomery, Alabama (10477 Chantilly Parkway). The theatre officially ... read more
  • Posted at 3:30 AM
    T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) announced today that it has changed the start time for the second quarter 2014 earnings conference call on Thursday, July 31st, to 8:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). The call was previously scheduled to start at 8:00 a.m. EDT. T-Mobile US, ... read more
  • Posted at 3:15 AM
    AMES, IA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/28/14 -- NewLink Genetics Corporation (NASDAQ: NLNK), today announced that an oral presentation on efficacy of influenza vaccines modified with the alpha-Gal carbohydrate will be given at the XVIth International Congress of Virology, part of the International Union of Microbiological Societies (IUMS), July 28, 2014 in Montreal, Canada. Details of the oral presentation at IUMS: Monday, July 28, 2014 1:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. EDT Title: Highly efficacious influenza vaccination using aGal carbohydrate modification Presenter: Brian K. Martin Session: ... read more
  • Posted at 3:13 AM
    One of the emerging classes of vehicles among American car-buyers is the entry-level luxury class. Looking at this segment of the automotive industry reveals several options for customers looking for a little extra performance and comfort. Comparing two of the leaders fighting for the top spot, the 2014 Buick LaCrosse vs. the 2014 Toyota Avalon reveals what is really possible for this still new class of vehicle. Customers will be able to fine several different examples of the 2014 Buick ... read more
  • Posted at 3:07 AM
    Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Second quarter 2014 highlights ... read more
  • Posted at 3:05 AM
    Rick Wesslund, Founder and CEO of BDC Advisors, LLC, a national healthcare consulting firm, announced that Mike Schwartz has joined the firm as a Principal in its healthcare strategy practice. Mike is a clinical performance and analytics expert with over 15 years’ experience serving senior health ... read more
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    MRV Communications (NASDAQ:MRVC), a global provider in converged packet and optical solutions that empower the optical edge and network integration services for leading communications service providers, announced its board of directors appointed Jeannie H. Diefenderfer to the board effective July 24, 2014, ... read more
  • Posted at 3:03 AM
    Accenture (NYSE: ACN) released a new version of its Air Cargo Pricing software designed to help air cargo carriers better compete through advanced, flexible rate construction and prevent revenue leakage by increasing visibility and maintaining price integrity across the entire quote-to-ship cycle. Part of the Accenture ... read more
  • athenahealth and Henry Schein, Inc. Expand Strategic Agreement --- WATERTOWN, Mass. and MELVILLE, N.Y., July 28, 2014
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    athenahealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATHN), a leading provider of cloud-based services for electronic health record (EHR), practice management, and care coordination, and Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health, and medical practitioners, today announced an expansion of their strategic agreement announced on May 21, 2014. Under the expanded agreement, athenahealth's athenaNet® platform and Henry Schein's Dentrix® Enterprise, the leading Electronic Dental Record (EDR) solution installed in Community Health ... read more
  • Posted at 3:00 AM
    Private Detectives London,, a company that has earned a well-deserved reputation for being one of the most trustworthy and ethical private investigator London has to offer, has just launched a new website, Even though the site has only been in existence for a short time, a company spokesperson noted it has already been a huge success and is getting a lot of attention from people who need to hire a private investigator. The private investigators who work for the ... read more
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    BLACK HAT -- Tom Cross, director of security research at Lancope, Inc., a leader in network visibility and security intelligence, will present next week at Black Hat 2014 in Las Vegas. He will deliver a session entitled "The Library of Sparta" with co-presenters David Raymond and Greg Conti, who are both associate professors at the United States Military Academy at West Point. The presentation is taking place on Wednesday, August 6 at 10:15 a.m. PDT, and will discuss how military ... read more
  • Posted at 3:00 AM
    Glu Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ: GLUU), a leading global developer and publisher of free-to-play games for smartphone and tablet devices. GLUU recently recorded Q1 non-GAAP revenues of $47.0 million, up 90% year-over-year and significantly exceeded guidance. Record Q1 GAAP revenues of $44.6 million and record adjusted EBITDA for the first quarter of $6.5 million also significantly exceeded guidance. GLUU has also recently signed an agreement to acquire PlayFirst Inc., owner of Diner Dash franchise and has been selected ... read more
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    Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corporation (MGIC) announced today that it has joined the VirPack Partner Network. VirPack customers now have the availability to send loan documents directly to MGIC through VirPack's Document Management and Delivery System. VirPack is a leading provider of document management and delivery technology to the residential mortgage industry. VirPack now provides single-click service-ordering and document delivery to MGIC through its new direct delivery interface. Through the integration, customers can securely send loan documents to MGIC without leaving VirPack's ... read more
  • Posted at 3:00 AM
    Now that the temperature is sizzling and the kids are out on summer break, it is vacation season in Texas. And, according to Orbitz, 77 percent of Americans are planning on taking a vacation this summer. And nearly half of those vacations are with the kids and that usually means a road trip. So load up your car and get going. But don't forget, that besides gassing up the car and changing the oil, making a spare car key should be ... read more
  • Posted at 3:00 AM
    xG Technology, Inc. ("xG" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: XGTI, XGTIW), a developer of wireless communications and spectrum-sharing technologies, has announced that it has been awarded a subcontract by CACI International Inc (NYSE:CACI) to provide communications and network services on CACI's prime contract with the U.S. Army's Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center (CERDEC) Space and Terrestrial Communications Directorate (S&TCD). The five-year (three base plus two options) multiple-award indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) prime contract has a ceiling value of $497 ... read more