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SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 9, 2013--Infoblox Inc. (NYSE:BLOX), the automated network control company, today introduced the Infoblox Advanced DNS Protection solution, the first Domain Name System (DNS) appliance with integrated defenses against Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, cache poisoning, malformed queries, tunneling and other DNS security threats. By building defense directly into a fortified DNS server, the Infoblox solution can deliver protection that is stronger, more intelligent and more comprehensive than what is possible today with separate external security solutions.
(Family Features) Everyone knows the holidays are a time of overindulgences, especially around the dinner table. The rich foods served at this special time of year are often filled with ingredients that aren’t the healthiest, especially those loaded with sodium.
(Family Features) 'Tis the season for entertaining, and festive cocktails are in fashion for gatherings large and small. This season, shake things up a bit. Trade in the punch bowl for a cocktail shaker and serve up some easy, fun and delicious egg-based cocktails for guests.
(Family Features) What comes to mind when considering safety hazards around the home? Do you think of electrical safety, fire prevention and reducing the risk of electrical shock? Often times, our quest for new kitchen cabinets and hardwood floors takes priority, while the projects to increase home safety are put on the back burner. One project, however, that should not be put off is evaluating the electrical safety of your home.
CHESHIRE, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 8, 2013--Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXN) today announced that researchers presented data from clinical trials demonstrating the clinical benefits of chronic Soliris ® (eculizumab) treatment in patients with atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) as well as new patient registry data providing further insight into optimal care for patients with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) 55th Annual Meeting and Exposition in New Orleans. Data included:
DUBLIN, Ireland & YOQNEAM, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 8, 2013--Covidien plc (NYSE: COV) and Given Imaging Ltd. (Nasdaq: GIVN) today announced a definitive agreement under which Covidien will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Given Imaging for $30.00 per share in cash, for a total of approximately $860 million, net of cash and investments acquired. This transaction provides Covidien additional scale and scope to serve the multibillion dollar global gastrointestinal (GI) market and supports the Company’s strategy to comprehensively address key global specialties and procedures.
FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 6, 2013--Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Sovaldi™ (sofosbuvir) 400 mg tablets, a once-daily oral nucleotide analog polymerase inhibitor for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C (CHC) infection as a component of a combination antiviral treatment regimen. Sovaldi’s efficacy has been established in subjects with hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotypes 1, 2, 3 or 4 infection, including those with hepatocellular carcinoma meeting Milan criteria (awaiting liver transplantation) and those with HCV/HIV-1 co-infection. Recommended regimens and treatment duration for Sovaldi combination therapy in HCV mono-infected or HCV/HIV-1 co-infected patients follows:
ABBOTT PARK, Ill. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Heart disease, stroke, blindness, and kidney failure are just some of the devastating complications of diabetes. Nearly 26 million people have the disease in the U.S. and three times that amount are pre-diabetic and don’t know it. Now, a new test could help them before it’s too late.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A long-awaited study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirms a link between tainted tap water at a U.S. Marine Corps base in North Carolina and increased risk of serious birth defects and childhood cancers.
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 6, 2013--To honor the life and legacy of Former South African President Nelson Mandela, the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) will observe a 1-minute moment of silence today at 9:25 a.m. EST on the trading floor. On behalf of the entire NYSE community, we send our deepest sympathies and condolences to the people of South Africa and the Mandela family on this sad occasion.
SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 6, 2013--NANOTECH ENTERTAINMENT ( OTCPINK: NTEK ) announced the purchase of a collection of memorabilia, rare audio tapes, and videos from the estate of Sammy Davis, Jr. The collection contains over 2,500 videos, most of which were personally catalogued and labeled by Mr. Davis himself. While some of the music will be licensed to Warner Brothers Music and some items setup for a permanent exhibition at the Rat Pack Museum in Las Vegas, the majority of the content will be available through NanoTech Entertainment’s streaming channels. This Sunday would have marked the remarkable performer’s 88 th birthday.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Genetic testing company 23andMe says it is complying with a Food and Drug Administration directive to stop selling health-related genetic tests during a regulatory review.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Florida flight attendant has been acquitted in Connecticut of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old boy more than 100 times.
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 5, 2013--Travelzoo has been named the “World’s Leading Travel Deals Website 2013” by the World Travel Awards organization. The prestigious award was received by Travelzoo Inc. ( TZOO ), a global Internet media company, at the 20 th annual World Travel Awards ceremony in Doha, Qatar.
ORLANDO, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- How’s your posture right now? Are you sitting up straight or are you slouched over? Poor posture can take a serious toll on your spine, shoulders, hips, and knees.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The world's largest casino company is cautioning investors that Internet gambling might hurt rather than help its brick-and-mortar casinos.
CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 5, 2013--LexisNexis® Legal & Professional, a leading provider of content and technology solutions, announced today its LexisNexis InterAction® business has published a new survey that provides insight into the state of law firm CRM as 2013 draws to a close. The survey finds that a majority of law firms give good grades to CRM projects and list improved client relationships and ability to cross-sell as the primary benefits. A majority of respondents (63%) are planning additional CRM investments in 2014 and more than half are planning to upgrade their existing system in the next three years.
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 5, 2013--In first subhead and second graph, second sentence of release, please note corrected spelling of Malcolm McDowell (sted Malcom McDowell).
HERSHEY, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 5, 2013--The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) was recognized today as one of America’s most community-minded companies in The Civic 50, an annual recognition for companies that are committed to making a difference in the communities where they do business. Hershey was recognized as No. 2 in the consumer staples industry, No. 4 for measuring impact and No. 5 among mid-cap companies. The survey was conducted by the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC) and Points of Light, the nation’s definitive experts on civic engagement, and published by Bloomberg News. This award comes on the heels of Hershey’s inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indices.
LONDON (AP) — A man accused of murdering a British soldier on a London street says he attacked the first serviceman he spotted, saying "it was almost as if Allah had chosen him."