After a year resting in Long Beach, the Hydroptere returns to sailing. French and American sponsors are joined by a new partner: Finesse Solutions of Santa Clara (California), a manufacturer of measurement and control solutions for life sciences process applications.
The Hydroptere - called "the flying boat" - is the fastest hydrofoil trimaran in the world, averaging more than 51 knots over 500 meters and exceeding 50 knots over one nautical mile. The crew of Hydroptere intends to set ... read more
Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau:
Profile America -- Friday, October 17(th. )One of the foundations of modern business and science -- the accessibility of accurate calculations -- was reinforced this month in 1887 when a patent was granted to Dorr Eugene Felt for the first adding machine known to be absolutely accurate at all times. Felt called his machine the "comptometer," and some models were still in use a half-century later. The comptometer ... read more
Each year in Lehigh Valley, an estimated 435 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer and one in eight will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime, data extrapolated from reports by the National Cancer Institute's SEER program and the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission.
To honor these women and National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, leading specialized hospital network Coordinated Health announced today--National Mammography Day--the campaign #CH435Pledge, which features free mammography exams. The free mammograms are available today until ... read more
GenomeDx Biosciences today announced that a draft local coverage determination (LCD) for its Decipher® Prostate Cancer Classifier has been published by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) describing a coverage and payment policy for use of the Decipher test in men who have undergone radical prostatectomy. An LCD is a decision by Medicare contractors to cover an item or service. Decipher is the only genomic test for prostate cancer to receive a draft LCD for use in the ... read more
Monster (NYSE:MWW) today announced the pricing of an offering of $125
million aggregate principal amount of its convertible senior notes due
2019 (the “notes”) in a private placement to qualified institutional
buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as
amended (the “Act”). ... read more
Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) (the “Company”) announced today
the pricing of its initial public offering of 21,052,631 shares of its
common stock at a price to the public of $19.00 per share. The Company
is offering 16,008,679 shares of common stock and selling stockholders
... read more
Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTPH) today announced the
pricing of an underwritten public offering of 3,950,000 shares of common
stock for a public offering price of $19.00 per share. The gross
proceeds to Tetraphase from this offering are expected to be
approximately $75 million, before deducting underwriting ... read more
SpendSmart Networks, Inc. (OTC:SSPC) (“SpendSmart” or “the Company”), a
provider of digital customer loyalty systems and services, today
announced that the Company recently reached 150 total licensees in its
network. Each licensee in SpendSmart’s network covers a different
geographic market within the U.S., Mexico and Canada.
... read more
In a call with nurses nationwide, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced revised emergency preparedness and treatment guidelines to prevent transmissions of Ebola in the United States. The changes come after two nurses from Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas became infected with Ebola while caring for Thomas Eric Duncan. Duncan had recently traveled to Dallas from Liberia and died from the disease on Oct. 8.
"At this difficult time, we continue to offer our support to the ... read more
DIRECTV Latin America, one of the leading providers of digital
television entertainment services throughout the region, announced today
the successful launch of a new satellite payload, DLA-1, that will
enhance the entertainment experience for millions of customers served by
DIRECTV’s PanAmericana division beginning in the first ... read more
Land mobile radio (LMR) system is a wireless communication system used in the public works organizations, emergency services, fire and police departments, and companies with vast vehicle fleets and an expansive network of on-field staff. The research study titled "Land Mobile Radio (LMR) Systems (Applications - Military, Commercial, Construction, Transportation and Others) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020" provides in-depth analysis of the market and related sub-segments. In order to provide better ... read more
Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), the global leader in payments, today announced that
eligible Visa cardholders in the U.S. will soon be able use Apple
Pay, Apple’s new payment service, to begin to make purchases at
select U.S. merchants with their new iPhone.
... read more
Acucela Inc. (TOKYO: 4589), a clinical-stage biotechnology company that
specializes in discovering and developing novel therapeutics to
potentially treat and slow the progression of sight-threatening
ophthalmic diseases, today announced that results on the pharmacodynamic
properties of emixustat hydrochloride in patients with geographic
... read more
Increasing demand for nanosilver in consumer electronic products coupled with rising antimicrobial applications in medical and pharmaceutical industries is expected to drive the global nanosilver market between 2014 and 2020. Nanosilver is known for its small particle size, excellent conductivity, and thermal and antimicrobial properties. Hence, it is used in a variety of applications such as washing machines, water purifier, air purifier, hair dryer, socks, bedding, medical devices, drugs and food packaging. High cost of product over conventional silver and ... read more
Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) is an optical remote sensing technology that use laser light to examine surface on the earth to find variable distances on the earth. LiDAR is comparable to radar in certain aspects. However, LiDAR uses waves of shorter wavelengths unlike radar, which uses radio waves for measuring targets. The LiDAR technology uses waves typically in the visible, ultraviolet and infrared range. This technology enables direct measurement of 3D structures and underlying terrain with high resolution and ... read more
The report highlights the followings:1. Introduction to Micro Electronic-Acoustics System2. Downstream Market of Micro Electronic-Acoustics 3. Micro Electronic-Acoustics Industry4. 21 Micro Electronic-Acoustics Enterprises
The micro electronic-acoustics industry began to deteriorate in the second half of 2013, reflecting a broad decline in gross margin and average selling price of products except earphone and headphone. The industry leader-AAC has accidentally suffered downdrafts entering 2014 for several reasons: it is impossible for the mobile phone market including the smartphone market to reproduce high growth, ... read more
Global and China IC Substrate Industry Report, 2014-2015 contains the followings1. Status quo of global semiconductor industry2. Introduction of IC substrate3. Analysis on IC substrate market4. Analysis on IC substrate industry5. Research on 11 IC substrate vendors6. Research on the world's top 4 IC substrate packaging companies.
PCB (printed circuit board) industry can be divided into three broad categories i.e. rigid PCB, flexible PCB (FPCB) and substrate. IC substrate industry suffered a continuous decline in 2012 and 2013, rooted in two ... read more
Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), the world’s leading provider of satellite
services, today announced that an Ariane 5 vehicle successfully launched
the Intelsat 30 satellite, which is hosting the DLA-1 payload for
DIRECTV Latin America from French Guiana. Liftoff occurred at 5:43 p.m.
EDT. The Intelsat 30 satellite, ... read more
The deployment of billions of advanced systems across major industries
over the next five years will be critical to enabling the vision around
intelligent systems, according to a new International Data Corporation (IDC)
study, Worldwide Embedded and Intelligent Systems 2014-2019 Market
... read more
PGi (NYSE: PGI), a global leader in collaboration software and services for over 20 years, today announced the acquisition of Central Desktop, Inc., a leading cloud-based team collaboration and project management platform for businesses. PGi funded the purchase through its recently increased credit facility and cash and equivalents on hand.
"Joining forces with Central Desktop and its talented team is an important strategic move for PGi," said Boland T. Jones, PGi founder, chairman and CEO. "Today's workplace is evolving--teams are more ... read more