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Bad Science Used to Block Americans’ Access to Life-Saving Technology, according to Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons

TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — “Science” is said to be dictating “evidence-based” policy with far-reaching effects on American life, but seriously flawed methods could lead to disastrous results, states Jane Orient, M.D., managing editor of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons. The fall issue scrutinizes such methods, with specific application to affordable electricity, advanced X-ray imaging, and personalized medicine. We are doing it all wrong with regard to everything having to do with evidence, according to a book that is reviewed in the issue, Uncertainty: The Soul of Modeling, Probability & Statistics, by William Briggs. “We

VCANBIO USA and VCANBIO Center for Translational Biotechnology Launch in the United States

NATICK, Mass., Sept. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — VCANBIO USA Co. Ltd. (VCANBIO USA) and VCANBIO Center for Translational Biotechnology (VCANBIO CTB) today announced that they will host an opening ceremony to celebrate the launch of U.S. operations as subsidiaries of VCANBIO Cell & Engineering Corporation Ltd. (VCANBIO), a company focused on cell therapy and precision medicine. “Expanding operations into the United States is a momentous occasion for VCANBIO, the largest Chinese biotechnology company and the first company to offer cord blood storage in China,” said Yong Wang, Chairman of VCANBIO USA and VCANBIO Center for Translational Biotechnology. “VCANBIO USA

Micron Technology Announces Updated Presentation Time at the Deutsche Bank Technology Conference

BOISE, Idaho, Sept. 07, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) today announced a change to its presentation time at the Deutsche Bank Technology Conference in Las Vegas.  The presentation is now scheduled for 1:20 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, Sept. 14. A live webcast of the presentation and subsequent replay can be accessed from Micron’s Investor Relations website at http://www.micron.com/investors/conference. Micron Technology, Inc., is a global leader in advanced semiconductor systems. Micron’s broad portfolio of high-performance memory technologies—including DRAM, NAND and NOR Flash—is the basis for solid state drives, modules, multichip packages and other system solutions. Backed by more

Avinger Signs Agreement with HealthTrust for Lumivascular Technology

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 07, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Avinger, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVGR), a developer of innovative treatments for peripheral artery disease (PAD), today announced it has signed an agreement with HealthTrust. The agreement establishes terms under which members of the HealthTrust group purchasing organization may acquire Avinger’s portfolio of technologies designed to treat PAD, including Avinger’s PantherisTM Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) image-guided atherectomy system, which recently received 510(k) clearance from the United States Food & Drug Administration (FDA). The agreement becomes effective September 15, 2016. Pantheris is a minimally invasive treatment for peripheral artery disease in which a catheter-based device

Tactile Systems Technology, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results and Introduces Fiscal Year 2016 Outlook; Q2 Revenue Increased 34% Year-over-Year

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 07, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Tactile Systems Technology, Inc. (“Tactile Medical”) (Nasdaq:TCMD), a medical technology company that develops and provides innovative medical devices for the treatment of chronic diseases at home, today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2016.   Second Quarter 2016 Highlights: Total revenue of $19.7 million, up 34% year-over-year, compared to revenue of $14.8 million in the second quarter of 2015. Flexitouch® revenue increased 34% year-over-year to $16.9 million, from $12.6 million. Revenue for other products, consisting of revenue from sales of the Company’s ACTitouch® and Entré™ Systems, increased 31% year-over-year,

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OmniComm Systems® Expands Resources for Rapidly Growing Early Phase Market

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 07, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OmniComm Systems, Inc. (OmniComm) (OTCQX:OMCM), a global leading provider of clinical data management technology, today announces the appointments of Jessica Ekey as executive director of early phase consulting, Laura M. Fraser as senior director of early phase consulting, and Roman Laddach as director of early phase consulting. “We are pleased to welcome Jessica, Laura, and Roman to the OmniComm team,” said Ken Light EVP of Transformation and Professional Services for OmniComm.  “With the addition of these three talented leaders and subject matter experts, we are strengthening our ability to provide our

UPDATE — Favor TechConsulting, LLC Awarded Its Fourth SDVOSB Set-Aside Task Order on Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology Next Generation (T4NG): Enterprise Reporting and Analytical Support

VIENNA, Va., Sept. 07, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Favor TechConsulting, LLC (FTC) — a leading provider of IT solutions to the federal government — announced today that it has been awarded the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) multiple award Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology Next Generation (T4NG) SDVOSB set-aside Task Order, titled, “Enterprise Reporting and Analytical Support.”  On this 48 month, $4.98 million performance based task order, the FTC team will provide operations and maintenance support of the Care in the Community/Revenue Operations (CC/RO) Reporting Systems (currently POWER+) and CC/RO Data Warehouse.  In addition, FTC will support the Veterans Health Administration Chief

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StockGuru Profile: bBooth, Inc. (OTCQB: BBTH)

Watch for more details   as we initiate coverage of    bBooth Inc (OTCQB: BBTH)!   Fortune 100 Finance Professional to Join bBooth as CFO Hollywood Tech Company bBooth Taps Fortune 100 Finance Pro as CFO HOLLYWOOD, CA — Rory J. Cutaia, bBooth CEO, is pleased to announce that Jeff Clayborne, MBA, has joined bBooth, Inc. (OTCQB: BBTH) as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Clayborne comes with more than 20 years’ experience in all aspects of finance, strategy, business development, negotiation, and accounting in the entertainment industry worldwide. “With Jeff, we have a CFO who is a perfect fit to lead

Favor TechConsulting, LLC Awarded Its Fourth SDVOSB Set-Aside Task Order on Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology Next Generation (T4NG): Enterprise Reporting and Analytical Support

VIENNA, Va., Sept. 06, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Favor TechConsulting, LLC (FTC) — a leading provider of IT solutions to the federal government — announced today that it has been awarded the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) multiple award Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology Next Generation (T4NG) SDVOSB set-aside Task Order, titled, “Enterprise Reporting and Analytical Support.”  On this 72 month, $4.98 million performance based task order, the FTC team will provide operations and maintenance support of the Care in the Community/Revenue Operations (CC/RO) Reporting Systems (currently POWER+) and CC/RO Data Warehouse.  In addition, FTC will support the Veterans Health Administration

Benefitfocus to Present at the Deutsche Bank Technology Conference

CHARLESTON, S.C., Sept. 06, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ:BNFT), a leading provider of cloud-based benefits management software, today announced that its Chief Executive Officer, Shawn Jenkins, will present at the Deutsche Bank Technology Conference in Las Vegas, NV. The Benefitfocus presentation is scheduled for Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 4:10 p.m. Pacific Time. The presentation will be available via live webcast and available under the “Events & Presentations” section on the Benefitfocus investor relations website at http://investor.benefitfocus.com/. About BenefitfocusBenefitfocus (NASDAQ:BNFT) provides a leading cloud-based benefits management platform that simplifies how organizations and individuals shop for, enroll in, manage

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Cincinnati Bell Announces Management Changes

CINCINNATI, Sept. 01, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cincinnati Bell Inc. (NYSE:CBB) today announced that Leigh R. Fox has been named president and chief operating officer and Andrew R. Kaiser has been named chief financial officer.  They will both report to Ted Torbeck, chief executive officer of Cincinnati Bell. With his promotion to president and chief operating officer, Mr. Fox will devote his full time and attention to overseeing all aspects of operations, sales and customer care for both the Entertainment & Communications Segment and the IT Services & Hardware Segment. Mr. Fox has served as chief financial officer since 2013. 

Wix.com to Present at the Deutsche Bank 2016 Technology Conference

NEW YORK, Aug. 31, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Wix.com Ltd. (Nasdaq:WIX) announced today that Lior Shemesh, CFO, and Joe Pollaro, VP of US Operations will present at the 2016 Deutsche Bank Technology Conference in Las Vegas on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 11:50 a.m. PDT. The events will be available via live audio webcast and archived replay on Wix’s investor relations website at https://investors.wix.com/. About Wix Wix is a leading cloud-based web development platform with over 90 million registered users worldwide. Wix was founded on the belief that the Internet should be accessible to everyone to develop, create and contribute.

Northrop Grumman Annual CEESIM User Meetings Emphasize Collaboration and Advances in Technology

BUFFALO, N.Y., Aug. 31, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As part of its comprehensive customer support program, Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) hosted users of its Combat Electromagnetic Environment Simulator (CEESIM) systems recently at meetings in the United States and the United Kingdom. The user community gathered to share best practices, collaborate with program engineers and discuss the future of combat system testing. This year’s meetings marked the tenth year Northrop Grumman has hosted the global user community. Photos accompanying this release are available at: http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=41284 The CEESIM generates complex, dynamic electromagnetic environments to simulate true-to-war conditions for cost-effective testing and validation of

FairPoint Communications to Participate in the Drexel Hamilton Telecom, Media and Technology Conference

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 31, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FairPoint Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq:FRP), a leading communications provider, today announced it will present at the Drexel Hamilton Telecom, Media and Technology Conference in New York, on September 7 at 9:40 a.m. EDT. Representing FairPoint will be CEO Paul Sunu, CFO Karen Turner and Paul Taaffe, vice president of corporate communications and development. FairPoint will also be hosting one-on-one meetings with investors. About FairPoint Communications, Inc.FairPoint Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRP) provides advanced data, voice and video technologies to single and multi-site businesses, public and private institutions, consumers, wireless companies and wholesale re-sellers in 17

Akoustis™ to Present at the Drexel Hamilton Telecom, Media & Technology Conference

Charlotte, NC, Aug. 31, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Akoustis Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: AKTS) (“Akoustis” or the “Company”), a manufacturer of innovative BulkONE™ bulk acoustic wave (BAW) high-band RF filters for mobile wireless, announced today that its Chief Executive Officer, Jeff Shealy, will present at the Drexel Hamilton Telecom, Media & Technology Conference on September 8, 2016 in New York City.  The conference will be held at W New York Hotel in New York City on September 7th and 8th. Mr. Shealy will be presenting Thursday, September 8th at 9:40-10:25 AM. Mr. Shealy will also meet one-on-one with institutional investors during

Willis Towers Watson technology hub and service center bringing over 400 jobs to Arizona

TEMPE, Ariz., Aug. 30, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, will bring over 400 jobs to its new 92,000-square-foot technology hub and service center located at 1144 W. Washington St., Tempe, AZ. A photo accompanying this release is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/c6063dee-1d78-4a62-b233-b16946fdc7c3 The new center opens at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 30, with remarks by U.S. Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema; Kevin Sullivan, Arizona Commerce Authority Senior VP of Business Attraction and Expansion; Tempe Mayor Mark Mitchell; Phoenix Vice Mayor Kate Gallego; and Gene Wickes, managing director and leader of Exchange Solutions for

Smart Wires Honored as One of the 20 Most Promising Utilities Technology Solution Providers

FREMONT, Calif., Aug. 25, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Smart Wires earned a place in the list of 20 Most Promising Utilities Technology Solution Providers 2016 by CIOReview.  “It’s a pleasure to announce Smart Wires, Inc. as one among the 20 Most Promising Utilities Technology Solution Providers 2016,” said Jeevan George, Managing Editor of CIOReview. “Smart Wires achieves recognition for helping utilities to create a dynamic grid that responds to unplanned events across the system and enables continuous service for utility customers.”  Smart Wires was selected for this award based on their innovative technology, customer focus and momentum in the marketplace.

Northrop Grumman Demonstrates New Maritime Domain Awareness Capabilities at Annual US Navy Technology Exercise

NEWPORT, R.I., Aug. 25, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) demonstrated new cross domain approaches for autonomous undersea, surface and air vehicles to advance the Anti-Submarine Warfare mission during this year’s Annual Naval Technology Exercise (ANTX) at Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) in Newport. A photo accompanying this release is available at: http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=41227 Data collected from multiple sensors arrayed across autonomous undersea, surface and air vehicles were fused autonomously to develop a real-time tracking solution that guided a surrogate autonomous air vehicle to engage a contact for live drop of a replica torpedo, for the first time. ANTX

Boomers, surprisingly, value importance of technology to manage retirement savings on par with millennials

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 25, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — When it comes to managing their finances and health, millennials place a much higher value on the use of technology compared with baby boomers. Surprisingly, those generations place an equal value on the importance of apps and tools to manage retirement savings, according to research by Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company. The Global Benefits Attitudes Survey of nearly 5,100 U.S. employees found that two-thirds of millennials and baby boomers (66%) agree that mobile apps and tools are either important or very important to manage and