Day: May 22, 2018

Energy Focus Appoints Jerry Turin as New Chief Financial Officer

SOLON, Ohio, May 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Energy Focus, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFOI), a leader in LED lighting technologies, today announced that Jerry Turin will join the company as its Chief Financial Officer and Secretary on May 29, 2018. Mr. Turin is an experienced Chief Financial Officer with more than 20 years of strategic leadership in corporate finance, business development, turnarounds, mergers and acquisitions, capital raising and investor relations within public and privately-held companies.  Most recently, Mr. Turin served as Chief Financial Officer of Intematix, a venture-owned supplier of phosphors and lighting solutions for the LED market. He helped lead the

Paratek Presents New Analysis Highlighting Efficacy of Omadacycline in Treating Community-Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia by Measures of Disease Severity

Data Presented During “New Insights in Acute Pulmonary Infections” Oral Session at American Thoracic Society 2018 International Conference BOSTON, May 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:PRTK), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies based upon tetracycline chemistry, today presented a new analysis of the Phase 3 OPTIC study of omadacycline, its first in class aminomethylcycline, versus moxifloxacin, a fluoroquinolone, for the treatment of community-acquired bacterial pneumonia (CABP). OPTIC efficacy results were presented by measures of disease severity. The data showed similar, high rates of response for the early clinical response (ECR) and

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Notifies Shareholders of Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. of a Class Action Lawsuit and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of July 10, 2018 – KLIC

NEW YORK, May 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The following statement is being issued by Levi & Korsinsky, LLP: To: All persons or entities who purchased or otherwise acquired securities of Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (“Kulicke and Soffa”) (NASDAQ:KLIC) between November 16, 2017 and May 10, 2018. You are hereby notified that a securities class action lawsuit has been commenced in the USDC for the Central District of California. To get more information go to: or contact Joseph E. Levi, Esq. either via email at or by telephone at (212) 363-7500, toll-free: (877) 363-5972. There is no

Rittenhouse Realty Advisors Sells 25 Unit/74 Bed Student Housing Property in University City, Philadelphia for $5,450,000

PHILADELPHIA, May 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Rittenhouse Realty Advisors is pleased to announce the sale of The Alexandria Apartments in the University City neighborhood of Philadelphia.  The property, located at 516 S. 42nd Street, directly across from the University of the Sciences, consists of 25 apartments totaling 74 bedrooms.  The units feature spacious bedrooms, hardwood flooring, and tenants have access to on-site laundry facilities. “University City continues to be one of the hottest markets in Philadelphia,” said Ken Wellar, Managing Partner at RRA.  “We were able to secure a first-time buyer from the New York market, due to our

InfinityQS Honored as Gold and Bronze Stevie Awards Winner in 2018 American Business Awards Program

Judges reiterate importance of product to manufacturers, wowed by tie-in from product through marketing and sales to tangible business benefits and excellent results FAIRFAX, Va., May 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — InfinityQS® International, Inc. (InfinityQS), the global authority on data-driven enterprise quality, has won three Stevie® Awards in the 16th Annual American Business Awards®, the United States’ premier business awards program. With more than 3,700 nominations submitted from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry, InfinityQS’ wins solidify the positive impact of its corporate-wide transformations and distinguish the company as an innovation leader across industries. The company was

Freddie Mac Enhances Seasoned Loans Structured Transaction Program

Completes Auction of Subordinate Certificates for First SLST Trust Offering MCLEAN, Va., May 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Freddie Mac (OTCQB:FMCC) today completed an auction of subordinate non-guaranteed certificates (the “Subordinate Certificates”). The Subordinate Certificates will be issued by Freddie Mac Seasoned Loans Structured Transaction (SLST), Trust 2018-1, which will also issue guaranteed senior certificates (the “Senior Certificates”). The Senior and Subordinate Certificates will be backed by 2,617 seasoned re-performing loans (RPL) and moderately delinquent loans serviced by Nationstar Mortgage LLC, d/b/a Mr. Cooper. This is the fourth SLST transaction overall and marks the first time a Freddie Mac created

INSYS Therapeutics Confirms Outcome of FDA Advisory Committee Meeting on Buprenorphine Sublingual Spray

PHOENIX, May 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — INSYS Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:INSY), a leader in the development, manufacture and commercialization of pharmaceutical cannabinoids and spray technology, confirmed today that an expert panel convened by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) voted not to recommend approval of the company’s New Drug Application (NDA) for a buprenorphine sublingual spray as a treatment for moderate-to-severe acute pain. “We appreciate the panelists’ perspective and guidance,” said Steve Sherman, senior vice president of regulatory affairs for INSYS Therapeutics. “Believing that our sublingual delivery technology could contribute significantly to bring value to patients, we will continue

Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 38,000 Pounds of Protein to the Idaho Foodbank

WinCo Foods Joins the 23rd Stop of Smithfield’s 2018 Helping Hungry Homes® Tour BOISE, Idaho, May 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc. joined forces with WinCo Foods to donate more than 38,000 pounds of protein to The Idaho Foodbank. Smithfield’s contribution was part of the company’s 2018 Helping Hungry Homes® donation tour. Now in the program’s 10th year, Helping Hungry Homes® is Smithfield’s signature hunger-relief initiative focused on alleviating hunger and helping Americans become more food secure. The donation, equivalent to more than 153,000 servings, will help families fight hunger across Idaho. “At The Idaho Foodbank, our

IIROC Trading Halt / Suspension de la negociation par l'OCRCVM – TSN

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The following issues have been halted by IIROC / L’OCRCVM a suspendu la negociation des titres suivants: Company / Société : Telson Mining Corporation TSX-Venture Symbol / Symbole à la Bourse de croissance TSX : TSN Reason / Motif : At the Request of the Company Pending News / À la demande de la société en attendant une nouvelle Halt Time (ET) / Heure de la suspension (HE)  2 :50 pm IIROC can make a decision to impose a temporary suspension of trading in a security of a publicly listed company, usually in anticipation

PREZENTIUM Founder Deepti Juturu Named to Silicon Valley Business Journal’s Esteemed “40 Under 40” List of Rising Stars

Juturu’s startup, aimed at helping executives give better presentations, is growing at 20 percent month-over-month BURLINGAME, Calif., May 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — PREZENTIUM, the only service that provides personalized, designer-quality presentations overnight at a reasonable cost, announced today that its founder Deepti Juturu has been named to the Silicon Valley Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” list of rising stars in Silicon Valley. Juturu was recognized for her business acumen as well as her philosophy of ‘doing well by doing good,’ epitomized in PREZENTIUM’s practice of donating a portion of its profits towards charities that support underprivileged children. “I am

Atomic Data Helps Promote Summer Reading

The Minneapolis-based IT Company Donated $50,000 to Start Reading Now MINNEAPOLIS, May 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Atomic Data – Minneapolis’ premiere IT-as-a-Service company – recently donated $50,000 to Start Reading Now, a Minneapolis-based non-profit devoted to inspiring kids to read. Start Reading Now directly addresses the fact that low-income families have less than one book at home. That donation, and other large donations from local organizations, will support summer reading for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd graders in Minneapolis Public Schools with the highest concentration of poverty. “Reading, especially at an early age, has a profound impact on the success

Zerto Disrupts Backup and Data Protection Market with Industry’s First Converged IT Resilience Platform to Solve Digital Transformation Challenges

Zerto announces IT Resilience Platform that converges backup, disaster recovery and cloud mobility solutions into a single, simple scalable platform Zerto unveils vision for the future of backup with continuous journal-based protection to deliver on the demands of today’s digital customers Zerto 7, which fundamentally changes the way backup is done with new Elastic Journal protection, is previewed at ZertoCON BOSTON , May 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Zerto today opened its annual user conference, ZertoCON 2018, with the announcement of its IT Resilience Platform™ to empower its users to build resilient, always-on businesses with backup, disaster recovery and cloud

InfinityQS Named SIIA Business Technology CODiE Award Finalist for Best Data Visualization Technology

Quality Intelligence solutions provider earns prestigious industry recognition for innovative software-as-a-service platform that provides superior visibility into manufacturing processes FAIRFAX, Va., May 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — InfinityQS® International, Inc. (InfinityQS), the global authority on data-driven enterprise quality, announces that its native-cloud Quality Intelligence solution, Enact®, was named a 2018 SIIA CODiETM Awards finalist in the Best Data Visualization Technology category. Finalists represent the best products, technologies, and services in software, information, and business technology. The SIIA CODiE Awards are the premier awards for the software and information industries and have recognized product excellence for over 30 years. The awards offer 91

IIROC Trade Resumption / L'OCRCVM permet la reprise de la negociation – XIA

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Trading resumes in / Reprise des négociations pour : Company / Société : Xiana Mining Inc. TSX-Venture Symbol / Symbole à la Bourse de croissance TSX : XIA Resumption Time (ET) /Reprise (HE):  14:45 IIROC can make a decision to impose a temporary suspension of trading in a security of a publicly listed company, usually in anticipation of a material news announcement by the company. Trading halts are issued based on the principle that all investors should have the same timely access to important company information. IIROC is the national self-regulatory organization which oversees

RANE Expands Expert Network to Meet Rising Cybersecurity Demands

Reach of Experts Vetted and Credentialed by RANE Exceeds 6,000 NEW YORK, May 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — RANE (Risk Assistance Network + Exchange) announced today that high demand among enterprises for actionable cybersecurity risk intelligence and information has helped drive the company’s expansion of its network of experts to over 6,000 as of May 2018. RANE’s global network of risk experts is selected and vetted by RANE, with coverage across six major risk categories: Cyber/Information, Safety/Security, Legal/Regulatory, Diligence, Business and Geopolitical Intelligence, Governance, Risk/Compliance, and Medical/Psychological. In the Cyber/Information category, RANE enables cybersecurity teams to keep pace with rapidly

ReloQuest Inc. Wins Innovation Award from Plus Relocation at 2018 Plus Partner Awards

SUNRISE, Fla., May 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ReloQuest Inc., is honored to win Plus Relocation Innovation Award which recognizes ReloQuest as a supplier partner that has taken an idea and turned it into a solution that meets the needs of Plus and its clients. Plus Relocation announced, ReloQuest embraces innovation as a company—it’s part of their DNA. Their game-changing approach has helped Plus bring greater transparency to its supply chain. ReloQuest shows a consistent willingness to bring new solutions to the table. Nominations were made by Plus employees, then voted on by the Plus global supply chain team and

Trivedi Global, Inc. in Association with Victoria Vannes Announces Research Results on an Energy Infused Proprietary Product to Combat Inflammation and Autoimmune Disorders

40% reduction in expression of inflammatory biomarkers seen in the preclinical research Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. U.S.A., May 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Victoria Vannes, an evidence-based healer today announces research results on the significant impact of a proprietary biofield energy infused herbomineral formulation that potentially improves the anti-inflammatory and immune function responses.                                        The preclinical research assessed biomarkers for systemic and organ-specific inflammation as well as immune function response. The following data was reported: Over 40% reduction in Interferon Gamma (IFNγ) expression Over 20% reduction in Interleukin (IL-1β) expression Up to 20% reduction in Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF-α) expression Over 20%

UBM Americas’ Pharmaceutical Executive goes ‘beyond the pages’ with new podcast

Fast-paced, streaming program provides expert insights on the go ISELIN, N.J., May 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — UBM Americas’ Pharmaceutical Executive celebrated the eighth episode of its new Pharmaceutical Executive Podcast, inviting pharma leaders to tune in. “This is a natural extension of our multimedia publishing brand,” said Group Publisher Todd Baker. “We bring the latest commercial insights to the C-suite through our print magazine and The fluid, faster pace of a podcast lets us ‘go beyond the pages,’ and get even closer to the center of an issue.” Co-hosted by Pharmaceutical Executive Senior Editor Michelle Maskaly and Associate

vCom named Business Technology CODiE Awards Finalist for Best IT Management Solution

vManager Software earns prestigious industry recognition from Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) SAN RAMON, Calif., May 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — vCom Solutions, a leader in SaaS and managed services for IT spend management, is pleased to announce that its vManager Software was named a 2018 SIIA CODiE Awards finalist in the Best IT Management Solution category. Finalists represent the best products, technologies, and services in software, information and business technology. The SIIA CODiE Awards are the premier awards for the software and information industries and have been recognizing product excellence for over 30 years. vCom’s vManager IT spend

ESS Inc. Enters Latin American Market, Signs Contract With Pacto GD to Deploy Long-Duration Energy Storage + Solar PV System

Energy Warehouse™ flow battery system in Brazil will be test case for larger projects PORTLAND, Ore., May 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ESS Inc., the leading manufacturer of safe, low-cost and long-duration flow battery storage systems, has been awarded a contract to design and install a combined Energy Warehouse flow battery storage and solar energy system in Brazil – the company’s first project in Latin America. The approximately $1.3 million project will be funded in part by a grant from the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) through a Pacto Energia S.A. subsidiary, Pacto GD. The goal is to prove