Day: September 27, 2016

Abiomed Impella 2.5™and Impella 5.0™ Heart Pumps Receive Regulatory Approval From Japan Ministry of Health, Labor & Welfare

DANVERS, Mass., Sept. 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Abiomed, Inc. (NASDAQ:ABMD), a leading provider of breakthrough heart support technologies, announced today that the Impella 2.5 and Impella 5.0 heart pumps received Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA) approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor & Welfare (MHLW) for the treatment of drug-resistant acute heart failure. With this approval, these are the first and only percutaneous temporary ventricular support devices that are PMDA-approved in Japan deemed safe and effective in the indication, as stated: This product is a catheter-styled blood pump, used for drug-resistant acute heart failure, such as cardiogenic

Hingham Institution for Savings Selected As a Top Performer by Sandler O’Neill

HINGHAM, Mass., Sept. 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hingham Institution for Savings (NASDAQ:HIFS) announced today that it has been named to Sandler O’Neill + Partners’ 2016 Bank and Thrift Sm-All Stars List.  The list recognizes high-performing small-cap banks and thrifts across the country.   President Robert H. Gaughen Jr. stated, “We are pleased that Sandler O’Neill + Partners has once again recognized our performance.  More important than performance in any one year, however, is our record of compounding capital over time. We have always been focused on the long-term creation of value at Hingham. On this measure, our team continues

Bastille Wins Silver at the 2016 Golden Bridge Awards

ATLANTA, Sept. 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bastille, the first cybersecurity company to detect and mitigate threats from the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced it is a Silver Winner in the 2016 Golden Bridge Awards® for “Best Deployment of the Year in U.S.A.” The company was recognized for its highly publicized and critically acclaimed MouseJack discovery, a massive vulnerability in wireless mice and keyboards that left billions of PC’s and millions of networks vulnerable to remote exploitation via radio frequencies. “The sheer size and potential reach of MouseJack was a real eye-opener in terms of how vulnerable the enterprise

Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center Celebrates First Anniversary: Support for More Than 3,000 Entrepreneurs Through 200 Training Programs

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Launched in September 2015, The Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center set out to support entrepreneurs from a variety of backgrounds and industries in achieving their goals through free expert education and support. In its first year, the Center surpassed its goals and proudly served more than 3,000 entrepreneurs – 46 percent of whom are women – with continued growth each day. This includes 200 peer-to-peer entrepreneur programs that helped foster their growth as business leaders. Highlights from year one of the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center: 3,031 entrepreneurs served Nearly half of these entrepreneurs are women

Match TV Harnesses the Power of Avid Studio Suite to Create Stunning Sports Coverage and Boost Revenue Streams

BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Avid® (Nasdaq:AVID) today announced that Match TV, the Russian public sports broadcaster, is relying on the Avid MediaCentral® Platform and the Avid Studio Suite for the creation of world-class graphics packages for national and global sporting events. Match TV also recently added Avid Invictus to its extensive Avid graphics toolset in order to enhance its live sporting events. Avid Invictus uses sensor- and image-based tracking technologies to overlay any type of graphic object—including textures, clips, and video insertions—to any precise location in any live sports event. Graphic overlays can include commentary, advertisements,

Sensoria Receives Frost & Sullivan’s “Companies to Action Award”

REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sensoria Fitness, a world leader in artificial intelligence and smart garment technology, announces its honor of winning the “Companies to Action Award” from Frost & Sullivan. The award was presented to Sensoria at Frost & Sullivan’s Growth, Innovation & Leadership (GIL) award event in Silicon Valley on Sept. 13, 2016. “Sensoria was chosen amongst more than one million companies that Frost & Sullivan monitored and analyzed this year,” said Davide Vigano, CEO and co-founder of Sensoria. “From delivering wearable solutions for injury prone runners to partnering with a team of cardiologists to

Ed Tech Provider Globaloria Recognizes K-12 Students Nationwide with National Globey Awards

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — More than 100 national student finalists, teachers and principals from across the U.S. came together on Saturday, Sept. 24 at the Texas State Capitol for the 2016 Globey Game Design Competitions and Awards, a national game design and coding competition that celebrates students’ year-long efforts in the Globaloria computer science program. Forty-seven national finalists—selected from 274 regional finalists—competed in this weekend’s final competition where 19 winners were recognized for their outstanding achievements across nine categories. Globaloria is a provider of K-12 computer science education founded on the mission that all students should

TopLine Federal Credit Union Hosts Youth BrookLynk Summer Intern

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., Sept. 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TopLine Federal Credit Union, a Twin Cities-based member-owned financial cooperative, hosted a summer youth intern through the Brooklyn Bridge Alliance for Youth BrookLynk Program. A photo accompanying this announcement is available at BrookLynk is a summer employment work-readiness training program responding to community needs, modeled after Step-Up Minneapolis, a nationally recognized youth employment program.  BrookLynk connects youth ages 14-19 that live or attend school in Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park, who face barriers to employment, with local business partners for a 6-8 week internship. The program offers youth the opportunities

FIME and Bsmart partner to seamlessly support payment technology implementations in Brazil

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FIME today announces its partnership with Bsmart to further enhance its strategic consultancy, implementation support and certification tools and services offering to the Brazilian marketplace. The collaboration will be of particular value to issuing and acquiring banks implementing EMV-based technology in the region. “Brazil is an important market for FIME and we’re pleased to offer extensive implementation support in local language and the ability to bill in local currency,” comments Francois Gaignard, Sales Director at FIME America. “While EMV® migration is near completion, we have witnessed many customers preparing for contactless

Northern Trust Corporation (Nasdaq: NTRS) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

ADVISORY, Sept. 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — What: Northern Trust Corporation (Nasdaq:NTRS), a leading provider of wealth management, asset servicing, asset management and banking to corporations, institutions, and affluent families and individuals, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. In honor of the occasion, Ed Rosenberg, Head of ETF Capital Markets & Analytics, will ring the Closing Bell.  Where:Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio When:Wednesday, September 28, 2016 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET     Northern Trust Media Contact:Tom Nasdaq MarketSite:Emily Pan(646) Feed Information:Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463 Gal

Cloud Academy Executives to Speak at Industry Conferences in Tokyo and Washington D.C

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cloud computing experts from Cloud Academy, Inc., the leading provider of continuous training and certification for Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform, will be speaking at upcoming industry conferences that focus on cloud computing and serverless architectures. On Saturday, September 30, 2016, Cloud Academy senior software engineer Alex Casalboni will be giving a talk entitled “Building Serverless Machine Learning Models in The Cloud” at the ServerlessConf in Tokyo, Japan. The session will take place from 5:00-6:00 PM local time on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Tabloid , 2 Chome-6-24 Kaigan, Minato,

FairPoint Releases New Managed Wireless LAN White Paper

MANCHESTER, N.H., Sept. 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FairPoint Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq:FRP), a leading provider of advanced communications technology in northern New England, has released a new white paper – How Managed Wireless LAN Solutions Can Help Transform Your Business Operations – that examines how next-generation wireless LAN technology can help improve business mobility initiatives. The topics covered include: The Evolution of Wireless Technology The Emergence of Managed Virtual Wireless LAN How Managed Virtual Wireless LAN Supports Today’s Businesses Prime Applications for Managed Virtual Wireless LAN Reasons to Deploy a Cloud-Based Managed Virtual Wireless LAN Solution FairPoint Communications’ Managed Virtual

Global Energy Drinks Market – Professional Survey and Future Industry Trends – 2024

Albany – NY, Sept. 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sports and energy drinks have transitioned from being a niche product to one of the fastest growing product categories in the global soft drinks market. This change has primarily been brought about by a growingly evident consumer focus on health and fitness. Moreover, as the consumption of aerated drinks heads for a visible decline in many important markets of the world, the time is ripe for energy drinks to make a mark in terms of both volume sales and revenue. With energy drinks no longer being the preserve of athletes and

Automated Fare Collection Market Expected to accrue a revenue of US$10.87 bn by 2021 – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2021

Albany – NY, Sept. 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The recent developments in the transportation systems across developed and developing economies alike are creating a huge demand for automated fare collection. This applies especially to a majority of Europe and Asia Pacific countries, where the development of smart transport systems is helping create a greater application scope for automated fare collection vendors. At the same time, the integration of stable automated fare collection systems can impart significant improvements in the transportation networks that already exist. Another driver that automated fare collection companies can look for is the growth of the

Microscopy Devices Market worth 9.7 Billion USD by 2020; Rise of Nanotechnology Industry to Fuel Demand: TMR

Albany – New York, Sept. 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Transparency Market Research (TMR) has recently published a report on the global microscopy devices market, according to which, the market is projected to rise at a healthy CAGR of 7.60% during the period from 2014 and 2020.The research report, titled “Microscopy Devices Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 – 2020,” estimates this market to increase from a total value of US$5.8 bn in 2013 to US$9.7 bn by the end of the forecast period. Browse full Industry Research Report: Primarily, microscopy devices are

Automated Test Equipment (ATE) Market Expected to surpass US$4.36 billion by 2018 – Global Industry Analysis, Revenue, Sales, Growth, Trends, and Forecast up to 2018

Albany – NY, Sept. 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Transparency Market Research, in its latest market report, predicts that the automated test equipment (ATE) market will grow at a moderate CAGR of about 2.88% from 2012 through 2018. With this, the global automated test equipment market, which stood at US$3.54 billion as of 2011, is expected to surpass US$4.36 billion by 2018. According to the report, the Asia Pacific ATE market will be the most important one from the market share perspective. In 2011, the APAC ATE market held a 75% stake globally, and will continue to remain in a strong

ISA training coming to Northwest Pennsylvania in October

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Sept. 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The International Society of Automation (ISA) announces today that two industry organizations—the Northwest Industrial Resource Center (NWIRC) and Process and Data Automation (PDA)—will co-sponsor an ISA training event in Erie, PA from 31 October through 4 November 2016. During the weeklong training, ISA subject matter experts will teach Introduction to Industrial Processes, Measurement and Control (FG07)—fundamental industrial measurement and control training for technicians, engineers and managers that combines classroom lecture with hands-on laboratory exercises. NWIRC—a Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) center serving Northwest PA—and PDA—an industrial control systems integration firm in