Category: News Buzz

Avid Everywhere Prepares Tomorrow’s Filmmakers for Success at the Savannah Film Festival

BURLINGTON, Mass., Nov. 04, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Avid® (Nasdaq:AVID) announced today its support of this year’s prestigious Savannah Film Festival, organized by the Savannah College of Arts & Design (SCAD). To help prepare the next generation of creative professionals to thrive in today’s challenging media environment, Avid sponsored this year’s festival, and hosted a panel and master class featuring film editor Dan Lebental (Ant-Man, Thor: The Dark World, Iron Man, Iron Man 2), and supervising sound editor Steven Ticknor (Total Recall, The Lincoln Lawyer, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, Spider-Man). Lebental and Ticknor gave attendees insight into how

Cabot Microelectronics Corporation Receives Inotera’s Outstanding Supplier Performance Award

Aurora, IL, Nov. 04, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cabot Microelectronics Corporation (Nasdaq: CCMP), the world’s leading supplier of chemical mechanical planarization (CMP) polishing slurries and a growing CMP pad supplier to the semiconductor industry, announced today that it is one of four consumables suppliers that have earned an Outstanding Supplier Performance Award from Inotera Memories, Inc., a joint venture between Micron Technology, Inc. and Nanya Technology Corporation. Cabot Microelectronics was recognized for demonstrating outstanding performance in quality, technical service, cost, safety and logistics, for the period July 2014 through June 2015. The award was presented to the company at an

Avis Recognized as a Leading Brand for Customer Loyalty

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Nov. 04, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Avis Car Rental today announced that it has been named to the 2015 Brand Keys Loyalty Leaders List. The 19th annual survey conducted by Brand Keys, the New York-based brand and customer loyalty and engagement research consultancy, ranked Avis as one of the top 40 consumer brands across a broad range of industries. In addition, Avis was the highest rated car rental company by nearly 60 spots. “There’s tremendous competition for the top 100 spots,” said Robert Passikoff, founder and president, Brand Keys. “We commend Avis for understanding what drives brand loyalty

Tech Data Honors Vendor Partners of the Year

CLEARWATER, Fla., Nov. 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Tech Data Corporation (NASDAQ:TECD) announced the winners of its Vendor Partner of the Year awards, presented today during the company’s eleventh annual Americas Vendor Partner Summit in Tampa, Florida. Tech Data’s Vendor Partner award recipients are recognized annually for their collaboration, enablement programs, strong partnerships, and commitment to Tech Data, its solution providers and the IT channel. The 2015 Tech Data Vendor Partner award winners are: Advanced Infrastructure Solutions (AIS) Partner of the Year: Cisco Core Partner of the Year: Lenovo Majors & Nationals Partner of the Year: VMware VAR Partner of

Northrop Grumman Foundation Congratulates Air Force Association on Another Record-Breaking Year for CyberPatriot Registrations

CyberPatriot VIII registers record 3,379 teams, up 55 percent from 2014 Youth cyber defense competition momentum continues to grow, making huge strides in building tomorrow’s much-needed cyber defense workforce FALLS CHURCH, Va., Nov. 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Northrop Grumman Foundation, presenting sponsor of the CyberPatriot National Youth Cyber Education Program, congratulates its partner, the Air Force Association (AFA), on another record-breaking year for CyberPatriot team registrations. The AFA announced last month that the 2015-2016 CyberPatriot National Youth Cyber Defense Competition has registered 3,379 teams representing all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin

Merrimack Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: MACK) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, Nov. 04, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — What:  Merrimack Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq:MACK), a fully integrated biopharmaceutical company with a robust oncology treatment pipeline, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. On October 22, 2015, Merrimack received FDA approval of its first therapy, ONIVYDE™ (irinotecan liposome injection), in combination with fluorouracil and leucovorin, for the treatment of patients with metastatic adenocarcinoma of the pancreas after disease progression on gemcitabine-based therapy. In honor of this achievement, Robert Mulroy, Chief Executive Officer and President will ring the Opening Bell.  Where: Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

Stellar Biotechnologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:SBOT) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

ADVISORY, Nov. 04, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — What:  Stellar Biotechnologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:SBOT), which specializes in manufacturing Keyhole Limpet Hemocyanin (KLH) protein, an immune-stimulating molecule widely used in immunotherapy development, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. In honor of the occasion, Frank Oakes, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer will ring the Closing Bell.  Where: Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio When: Thursday, November 5, 2015 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET            Stellar Biotechnologies, Inc. Media Contacts: Mark A. McPartland(805) 488-2800 ext. Joanna ZimmermanThe Ruth Group(646) Nasdaq MarketSite: Will

SYNNEX Corporation Named Symantec North American Distributor of the Year 2015

GREENVILLE, S.C., Nov. 04, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE:SNX), a leading Technology Solutions distributor, today announced that it has been named North American Distributor of the Year 2015 by Symantec Corp. at its annual partner conference, Symantec Partner Engage, in Orlando, FL. Each year, Symantec recognizes partners whose innovation and depth of expertise elevate them as top-level partners. SYNNEX is recognized for year-over-year achievements in completing the highest unmanaged partner growth both overall and in the commercial space, and for driving greater than ten percent growth with more than 200 resellers around cloud initiatives. “With cybersecurity as one of

Northrop Grumman Delivers Prototype Shelters to US Army to Upgrade Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Nov. 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has delivered four prototype engagement operations center shelters for the integrated air and missile defense (IAMD) Battle Command System (IBCS), incorporating improvements resulting from input gathered from air and missile defenders. Photos accompanying this release are available at: “These new shelters will offer significantly more speed and flexibility to conduct IBCS operations, and better protection of our soldiers,” said Dan Verwiel, vice president and general manager, integrated air and missile defense division, Northrop Grumman Information Systems. “Our ability to deliver the first of these prototypes just 11

Capital Southwest Announces Financial Results for Second Fiscal Quarter Ended September 30, 2015

DALLAS, Nov. 04, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Capital Southwest Corporation (NASDAQ:CSWC) today announced its financial results for the second fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2015. Financial Highlights •  Total Investment Portfolio: $93.3 million ◦   Total Credit Portfolio: $41.0 million◦   Total Legacy Equity Portfolio: $52.3 million •  Total Cash: $184.1 million •  Total Net Assets: $275.6 million •  Net Asset Value per Share: $17.68 •  Weighted Average Yield on Debt Investments: 10.5% •  Investment Portfolio Activity for the quarter ended September 30, 2015 ◦   Committed to five new investments during the period: $21.5 million◦   Proceeds received from the sale of six

HC2 Announces Pricing of Public Offering of 7,350,000 Shares of Common Stock

NEW YORK, Nov. 04, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HC2 Holdings, Inc. (“HC2” or the “Company”) (NYSE MKT:HCHC) today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 7,350,000 newly issued shares of the Company’s common stock at a price to the public of $7.00 per share. The gross proceeds from the offering are expected to be approximately $51,450,000, before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and fees and offering expenses payable by the Company. All of the shares are being sold by the Company. The offering is expected to close on or about November 9, 2015, subject to customary closing conditions.

Geospatial Corporation Named Google for Work Partner

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 04, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Geospatial Corporation (OTCQB:GSPH) announced today that it has been named a Google for Work Partner – Technology Track. Geospatial has developed GeoUnderground, the Company’s powerful cloud-based GIS platform. GeoUnderground, which is provided to our clients as a SaaS (Software as a Service), eliminates the need for expensive software, hardware and technical expertise.  GeoUnderground speeds time to knowledge by allowing users to be up and running in a matter of minutes, not weeks or months for one low monthly subscription fee. GeoUnderground allows users to layer their infrastructure data, geo-referenced documentation, photos, video and other

Edge Therapeutics to Present at the 24th Annual Credit Suisse Healthcare Conference

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J., Nov. 04, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Edge Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:EDGE), a clinical stage biotechnology company developing novel hospital-based therapies in the management of acute, life threatening conditions, today announced that Brian A. Leuthner, President and CEO, will present an overview of the Company on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at 3:00pm MST at the 24th Credit Suisse Annual Healthcare Conference at The Phoenician Hotel in Scottsdale, AZ. About Edge Therapeutics, Inc.Edge Therapeutics, Inc. is a clinical-stage biotechnology company that discovers, develops and seeks to commercialize novel, hospital-based therapies capable of transforming treatment paradigms in the management of acute,

RigNet to Acquire TECNOR, a Mexican Remote Communications Provider

HOUSTON, Nov. 04, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — RigNet, Inc. (NASDAQ:RNET), a leading global provider of managed remote communications solutions, telecoms systems integration services and collaborative applications to the oil and gas industry, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement under which it will acquire Orgtec S.A.P.I. de C.V., d.b.a. TECNOR. Both companies have approved the transaction, which is expected to close in early 2016, subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals. “The opening up of Mexico’s energy market to foreign investment and expertise has been the primary catalyst for this transaction, as it strengthens RigNet’s local presence and

Almost Family Reports Third Quarter 2015 Results

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Almost Family, Inc. (Nasdaq:AFAM), a leading regional provider of home health nursing and personal care services, announced today its financial results for the period from July 4, 2015 to October 2, 2015. Third Quarter Highlights: Record Net service revenues of approximately $131.2 million Net income attributable to Almost Family, Inc. of $7.8 million, $0.79 per diluted share versus $0.40 in the third quarter of 2014, primarily due to one-time settlement of legal and other matters Adjusted earnings from home health operations (1) of $5.1 million, $0.51 per diluted share versus $0.49 in

SMTP, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2015 Financial Results

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Nov. 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SMTP, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMTP), a global provider of cloud-based email marketing technologies, today reported its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2015. Additionally, the company announced it will rename the company “SharpSpring, Inc.” as of December 1 and will begin trading using the ticker “SHSP” on the same date. Third Quarter Financial Highlights Revenues for the third quarter 2015 were $3.74 million, a 129% increase, compared to $1.63 million for the third quarter 2014; Revenues for our SharpSpring product were $1.25 million during the third quarter 2015, showing strong sequential

St. Pauls, NC Again Turns to Sparta's Municipal Lease Program

New York, NY., Nov. 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sparta Commercial Services, Inc. (OTCQB: SRCO) today announced that for the fourth time, the town of St. Pauls, NC has entered into an agreement with Sparta’s Municipal Leasing Program to provide financing for the town’s police department police cruiser fleet. St. Pauls began leasing cruisers through Sparta Commercial in 2010 with a fleet of Dodge Chargers and has continued with the program periodically with the latest acquisition being from Ford Motor. St. Pauls is just one of fourteen jurisdictions in the state of North Carolina to have participated in the Sparta

InterDigital Partners With Plug & Play Startup Accelerator

WILMINGTON, Del., Nov. 04, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — InterDigital, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDCC), a mobile technology research and development company, today announced that the company partnered with Plug & Play, LLC startup accelerator, focusing on their Internet of Things (IoT) and other relevant programs, to engage with startups aligning with their developing technology initiatives. Plug & Play is a startup accelerator bringing together a round-table of complementary partners to guide the direction of the program and help decide which startups are accepted to their accelerator program. The 12-week program is designed for early and growth stage startups. Qualified companies are developing solutions

New Jersey Mining Releases President’s Letter to Shareholders

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho, Nov. 04, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — New Jersey Mining Company (OTCQB:NJMC) (“NJMC” or the “Company”) today distributed the following Letter to Shareholders from NJMC President John Swallow: Dear Fellow Shareholders, We are firm believers that a great company can be built during difficult times. And while we have no control over the price of gold or the timing of the marketplace turn-around, we believe that having a newly developed mine, a recently operating mill, and district scale exploration potential provide a nice level of optionality for our shareholders. As part of our base building and focus on cash flow, we

Asure Software Announces 2015 Third Quarter Earnings Conference Call Details

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 04, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Asure Software (Nasdaq:ASUR), a leading provider of workplace management software, will release the financial results of its 2015 third quarter for the period ended September 30, 2015 on Monday, November 16, 2015. Asure will follow this announcement with a conference call for the investment community on Monday, November 16, at 11:00 a.m. ET (10:00 a.m. CT) to further discuss the quarter and outlook. Participating in the call will be Pat Goepel, Asure’s Chief Executive Officer and Brad Wolfe, Chief Financial Officer. To participate, dial (877) 853-5636 ten minutes before the call begins.