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Curb Energy Consumption
(Family Features) Water heaters are energy intensive appliances. In fact, they are the second largest energy user in the home, and as they age, they become less efficient, requiring even more energy.

DNS Inventor Paul Mockapetris Sets Sights on Cybersecurity
ThreatSTOP, the company that makes threat intelligence actionable in real time, today announced Paul Mockapetris, inventor of the Internet Domain Name System (DNS), has joined the company as its Chief Scientist

Richmond Fed's Econ Focus Highlights Economic Risks of Private Debt
RICHMOND, VA--(Marketwired - December 08, 2015) - Debt serves useful economic functions, but some economists also contend that high indebtedness by households and firms can lead to worse financial crises and shallower recoveries from recessions. A private sector that is highly leveraged may have a harder time absorbing economic shocks

Aelan Cell Technologies Names Mary Lopez, Ph.D. of Nuclea Biotechnologies to Its Scientific Advisory Board
Aelan Cell Technologies announced today the appointment of Mary Lopez, Ph.D. to its Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Lopez will serve as an advisor to Aelan's Molecular Diagnostics Division, which is developing unique diagnostic tools that are able to provide rapid and affordable assessment of organismal vitality in blood samples

Arch Therapeutics Receives Notice of Allowance for New Patent in the United States
Arch Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCQB: ARTH) ("Arch" or the "Company"), developer of the AC5 Surgical Hemostatic Device™ (AC5™) for use in controlling bleeding and fluid loss in order to provide faster and safer surgical and interventional care, is pleased to announce that the U.S

Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging Assembles Top Experts on Aging
LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - December 01, 2015) - The Milken Institute today announced the creation of an advisory board to help shape the agenda of its new Center for the Future of Aging.

New Chairman and Board member proposed for Ratos
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vArmour Appoints Mark Weatherford as SVP, Chief Cybersecurity Strategist, and Dr. Matt Williamson as Chief Threat Defense Scientist
vArmour, the data center security company that enables organizations to protect their virtualized and cloud assets in a multi-cloud world, today announced at the Open Networking User Group (ONUG) event at New York University the executive appointments of two industry luminaries who will help accelerate the company's continued growth and technology leadership

UAS Drone Corp. Appoints Drone Industry Expert Grant A. Begley to Board of Directors
UAS Drone Corp., a developer of unmanned aerial systems for the law enforcement and first responder market (the "Company"), announced that Grant A. Begley, a drone technology development and policy leader, has been appointed to the Company's Board of Directors.

ViXS Systems Appoints Semiconductor Executive Sohail Khan as President and Chief Executive Officer
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - September 17, 2015) - ViXS Systems Inc. (TSX: VXS), a pioneer and leader in media processing solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Sohail Khan to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.

Stanford, MIT and Harvard top the inaugural Reuters Top 100 ranking of the most innovative universities
NEW YORK, SEPTEMBER 16, 2015 - Stanford University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University top the inaugural Reuters Top 100 ranking of the world's most innovative universities. The Reuters Top 100 ranking aims to identify which institutions contribute the most to science and technology, and have the greatest impact on the global economy

Orange County Plastic Surgeon Discusses Rhinoplasty
According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons rhinoplasty is still one of the top cosmetic surgery procedures performed every year. Rhinoplasty was the second most sought out cosmetic surgery procedure last year and according to Dr. Ackerman one of the most popular procedures he performs.

Bytemark, Inc. and HaCon Partner to Bring the Ultimate in Real-Time Travel Planning and Mobile Ticketing Systems to North American Mass Transit
Bytemark, Inc., a pioneer in mobile commerce ticketing and integration for the mass transit industry, today announced a strategic North American partnership with HaCon, the leading provider of IT and data management solutions for the travel, mass transit and logistics ecosystem throughout continental Europe

Lance F. Drummond Elected to Freddie Mac Board of Directors
Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced that Lance F. Drummond was elected as a director on the company's board. Drummond, age 60, is a senior business leader with extensive experience specializing in business transforming strategy development and execution, operations, technology and process re-engineering.

Roland DG Sponsors FAB11, the International Meeting of the Fab Lab Community
IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - July 16, 2015) - Roland DG Corporation, a leading worldwide manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and 3D devices, announced today its participation as one of the key sponsors of Fab11, the 11th annual meeting of the global Fab Lab community, to take place Aug. 3-9, 2015 at MIT in Boston

ThyssenKrupp Recognized by MIT Technology Review as One of the 50 Smartest Companies 2015
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - July 09, 2015) - ThyssenKrupp has been recognized by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), one of the leading names in technology research and education, as one of the 50 Smartest Companies in 2015.ThyssenKrupp was recognized for its reinvention of the elevator industry and was the only industrial manufacturing company named

SOLVO Biotechnology and Hepregen Corporation Execute Co-Marketing Agreement
GLASGOW, SCOTLAND--(Marketwired - June 23, 2015) - SOLVO Biotechnology and Hepregen Corporation announced today, at the 13th European Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Xenobiotics ("ISSX"), a co-marketing agreement between the companies

Medifocus, Inc. Appoints Christopher Kaplan to Its Strategic Advisory Board
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GSMA Announces Additional Keynote Speakers for Mobile World Congress 2016
Business Wire IndiaThe GSMA today announced the addition of several speakers for the 2016 GSMA Mobile World Congress keynote programme, including CEOs of leading companies in mobile and adjacent industry sectors. The GSMA also provided further updates on events and partner programmes at Mobile World Congress

Bose Automotive Earns Global Quality Award from Nissan Motor Corporation
Business Wire IndiaNissan Motor Corporation has recognized Bose with a 2015 Global Quality Award for its contributions in the field of automotive electronics. From more than 5,000 Nissan suppliers worldwide, Bose was one of five companies honored for delivering excellence and quality to the overall performance of Nissan vehicles.

Gerry Baron, Atlanta Tech Expert, Joins Cirrity as CMO
Gerry Baron, a seasoned technology professional with over 25 years of global sales and marketing leadership experience, has joined Cirrity, a leading channel-only secure cloud solutions provider.

Medifocus, Inc. Obtains Two Newly Allowed Canadian Patents on the Prevention and Safety for the Treatment for Breast Cancer
Medifocus Inc. (OTCQX: MDFZF) (TSX VENTURE: MFS) is pleased to announce it has obtained two newly allowed Canadian patents to add to its extensive intellectual properties portfolio of over 100 issued and/or pending USA and Foreign patents covering its two platform technologies for the treatments of Breast Cancer and Prostate Diseases.

Pilot Program Launched to Develop Collaborative Platform for Integrated Circuit Design in the UAE
In collaboration with Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Khalifa University, and Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC), Silicon Cloud International, a provider of secure and private cloud computing infrastructure, announced today the successful deployment of a pilot program for a cloud based semiconductor design workflow in the UAE

Medifocus, Inc.'s Technology Featured in a Mediaplanet Sponsored Insert in "USA Today" on Breast Cancer
Medifocus, Inc. (OTCQX: MDFZF) (TSX VENTURE: MFS) is pleased to announced that its sponsored Mediaplanet insert called "Breast Cancer Care Featuring Giuliana Rancic" has been distributed in today's issue to "USA Today" newspaper subscribers and newsstands throughout the US.

Medifocus, Inc. Launches Advertising and Marketing Campaign to Increase Shareholder Awareness of Its Breast Cancer Technology
Medifocus, Inc. (OTCQX: MDFZF) (TSX VENTURE: MFS) announced today that it has launched an advertising and marketing campaign in the U.S. to increase shareholder awareness geared specifically towards its Adaptive Phased Array (APA) Microwave Focusing Platform, for the treatment of breast cancer

Medifocus Inc.'s Form 20-F Registration Statement Becomes Effective Immediately
Medifocus, Inc. (OTCQX: MDFZF) (TSX VENTURE: MFS) announced today that its Registration Statement on Form 20-F that was filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") on September 17, 2014, as subsequently amended, has now become effective

Cummins Inc. Names Tracy Embree President, Components Group
COLUMBUS, IN--(Marketwired - November 17, 2014) - Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) today named Tracy Embree President of the Components Group, effective January 1. Embree will become a member of the Cummins Leadership Team, reporting to Chief Operating Officer, Rich Freeland. Embree is currently President -- Cummins Turbo Technologies (CTT).

Aspect Software Strengthens Workforce Optimization Leadership With Addition of Mike Bourke
PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwired - November 11, 2014) -

Titan Pharmaceuticals Appoints Two New Board Members
Titan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB: TTNP) announced today that it has appointed life sciences industry veterans Joseph A. Akers and James McNab Jr. to its board of directors. Mr. Akers, a former Bayer HealthCare executive, and Mr. McNab, chairman and co-founder of Curis, Inc., together bring extensive product development, commercialization, finance and corporate governance experience to Titan.

Medifocus to Be Broadcast on BNN and Fox Business News on November 8th and 9th, 2014
Medifocus, Inc. (OTCQX: MDFZF) (TSX VENTURE: MFS) is pleased to announce that it will be broadcast on both the BNN and the Fox Business News Network by Taylor Thoen, Executive Producer of BTV-Business TV. This broadcast will be a segment of the episode that will feature Gilead Sciences, Cynapsus Therapeutics, and biOasis Technologies Inc.

Novartis delivered solid sales growth with strong margin expansion and major innovation in the third quarter
Novartis International AG /Novartis delivered solid sales growth with strong margin expansion and major innovation in the third quarter . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

ZetrOZ, Inc. and the U.S. Army Military Health Command Announce $150,000 Grant to Study Sustained Acoustic Medicine (sam(R)) Technology for Accelerated Wound Healing
ZetrOZ, Inc. announced a contract with the U.S. Army Military Health Command today to develop a bio-electronic wound dressing incorporating OZ Inside technology, to accelerate healing via Sustained Acoustic Medicine

Medifocus, Inc. Announces Its Sponsorship at the VM Medical 20th Anniversary Breast Cancer Conference October 23rd and 24th
Medifocus Inc. (OTCQX: MDFZF) (TSX VENTURE: MFS) is pleased to announce that it will be a sponsor at the upcoming VM Medical 20th Anniversary Breast Cancer Conference held on October 23rd and 24th, 2014 in Montreal, Canada

Qualyst Transporter Solutions, LLC and Hepregen Corporation Execute Co-Development and Co-Marketing Agreement
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - October 22, 2014) - Qualyst Transporter Solutions, LLC and Hepregen Corporation announced today, at the 19th North American Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Xenobiotics ("ISSX"), the execution of a co-development and co-marketing agreement between the companies

ZetrOZ, Inc. Announces $5 Million Venture Loan Facility From Horizon Technology Finance to Fuel Expansion Into Amateur Athlete and Chronic Pain Markets
ZetrOZ, Inc. today announced that it has received a $5 million venture loan facility from Horizon Technology Finance Corporation (NASDAQ: HRZN) ("Horizon"), a leading specialty finance company that provides capital in the form of secured loans to venture capital backed companies in the technology, life science, healthcare information and services, and cleantech industries.

AMD Appoints Dr. Lisa Su as President and Chief Executive Officer
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that its board of directors has appointed Dr. Lisa Su as president and chief executive officer and member of the board of directors, effective immediately. Dr. Su, 44, succeeds Rory Read, 52, who has stepped down as president and chief executive officer, and member of the board of directors, as part of a transition plan

David Aaker in Shanghai Explores the Six Big Brand Principles That Drive Business Success
David Aaker, who is considered the "father of modern branding" and is vice chairman of Prophet, a new breed of strategic brand and marketing consultancy, visited Shanghai today and met with key decision makers and marketing professionals at AmCham Shanghai and then later at CEIBS to discuss the most important concepts to shape brands and grow businesses.

ZetrOZ, Inc. Announces $625,000 in Grant Funding to Study Wearable Sustained Acoustic Medicine (sam(R)) Technology for Lower Back Pain
ZetrOZ, Inc. today announced that it has been awarded federal and state grants to develop wearable sustained acoustic medicine (sam®) ultrasound technology and clinically evaluate the effectiveness of the non-invasive self-applied treatment for management of lower back pain and back pain caused by herniated discs of the spine.

Medifocus Inc. Announces Closing of Private Placement
Medifocus, Inc. (OTCQX: MDFZF) (TSX VENTURE: MFS) announced today the closing of a private placement of 10,281,250 Units at a price of US$0.16 per Unit for gross proceeds of US$1,645,000. Each Unit is comprised of one common share (a Common Share) and one Series D Common Share purchase warrant (a Warrant)

Wipro Launches WiSTA: Data Scientist Academic Program for Fresh Graduate Hires
Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company today announced the launch of its ‘WiSTA – Data Scientist’ program in India, an integrated post graduate program in Analytics for the 2014 batch of engineering and Science graduates hired by Wipro as full-time employees

US Equity Holdings CEO Joins Buck Advisory Council
Chester Aldridge, Chairman and CEO of US Equity Holdings, has joined the Buck Institute's Buck Advisory Council (BAC). The long-time Marin resident will take an active role in advising the Institute on the commercialization of some of its most promising research assets

Symantec Announces Winners of the 2013 Symantec Research Labs Graduate Fellowship
Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced the recipients of the 2013 Symantec Research Labs Graduate Fellowship -- Kai Ren, a Ph.D. candidate in computer science at Carnegie Mellon University, and Christian Rossow, a postdoctoral researcher at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in The Netherlands and Ruhr University Bochum in Germany.

Southco Drives Growth in Asia Pacific With New Regional Managing Director
Southco, a leading global designer and manufacturer of engineered access solutions including latches, locks, hinges, fasteners, Position Control and Electronic Access Solutions, has announced the appointment of seasoned business executive Mike Zhang as the Managing Director of Southco Asia Pacific. Based in Hong Kong -- Southco's Asia Pacific headquarters, Mr

Executives From eBay and Quality Supply Chain Co-op (Wendy's(R)) Join GS1 US Board of Governors
LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ--(Marketwired - December 12, 2013) - Amit Menipaz, general manager of structured data, eBay, and John Inwright, president and CEO of Quality Supply Chain Co-op, Inc. (QSCC, the co-op for Wendy's®) have been appointed to the GS1 US Board of Governors. Mr. Menipaz and Mr

MetaStat Announces Exclusive Worldwide License Agreements for the Alternative Splicing Program in the Epithelial to Mesenchymal Transition (EMT) in Epithelial Cancers
MetaStat, Inc. (OTCQB: MTST), a life sciences company focused on understanding and treating systemic metastasis, today announced that the company has entered into two separate exclusive worldwide patent and technology license agreements (the "Agreements") with The Massachusetts Institute of Technology ("MIT") and its David H

Eta Devices Launches World's Most Efficient Power Amplifier for Mobile Base Stations
TELCO ENERGY & INFRASTRUCTURE CONFERENCE - Eta Devices, Inc. today announced availability of the world's most efficient power amplifier for mobile base stations, using new patented technology that exploits the extreme performance capabilities of GaN switching power amplifiers, advanced supply modulation and digital predistortion algorithms.

Jason Kipnis Joins WilmerHale's Intellectual Property Department in Palo Alto
PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - November 11, 2013) -  WilmerHale is pleased to announce that Jason Kipnis has joined the firm's Palo Alto office as a partner in the Intellectual Property Department. Mr

Rethink Robotics Expands Baxter Research Robot Availability Into Japan
Rethink Robotics today announced it has expanded the distribution of its Baxter Research Robot into the Asian market by signing an exclusive partnership with Nihon Binary, a leading robotics and technology supplier, to distribute the revolutionary humanoid research robot in Japan. Already available in the U.S

Audi Launches Opportunity for U.S. Students Eager to Unlock Future Mobility Innovations

Tesla Hires Apple VP Doug Field to Lead Vehicle Programs
Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA) has hired Doug Field to be its Vice President of Vehicle Programs, responsible for driving development of new vehicles. Doug is an accomplished leader and engineer of innovative, high-technology products, most recently serving as Vice President of Mac Hardware Engineering at Apple

The 6th BNP Paribas Individual Philanthropy Awards Honours Indian and American Entrepreneurs
BNP Paribas is delighted to announce the winners of the 2013 Individual Philanthropy Awards.

Arch Therapeutics Co-Founder Dr. Ellis-Behnke to Speak at Nanomanufacturing Summit 2013 in Philadelphia, October 15, 2013
Arch Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCQB: ARTH) ("Arch" or the "Company"), is pleased to announce that co-founding and inventing scientist, Dr. Rutledge Ellis-Behnke, will be featured during the opening day activities at the Nanomanufacturing Summit 2013 October 15-17, 2013 at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

2013 "Annual Computer Security Applications Conference" Addresses Trustworthy Computing, Resilience, and Cyber Security for Cyber-Physical Systems
The attacks and hacks on today's digital networks have become more insidious and pervasive by the day; and they also threaten the physical systems and critical infrastructure that they interconnect and run -- the power plants, hospitals, transportation and other US industries cited as priorities in the Executive Order for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cyber Security.

Appian Helps Mentor College and High School Students
Appian, the market leader in modern business process management (BPM) software, is helping mentor the enterprise software innovators of the future

Esterline Combines Business Platforms and Management
Esterline Corporation (NYSE: ESL) (www.esterline.com), a leading specialty manufacturer serving global aerospace and defense markets, today announced that it is in the process of combining its Control Systems platform with its Communication Systems platform to better recognize synergies and share resources

Appian Greets the Class of 2014
Appian, the market leader in modern business process management (BPM) software, is greeting the Class of 2014 in a series of campus recruitment activities at many of the nation's top STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and Liberal Arts institutions

Rethink Robotics Launches Baxter Research Robot in Europe as Demand Surges Among U.S. Universities and Corporate Research Labs
Rethink Robotics today announced the Baxter Research Robot, a revolutionary humanoid robot with two arms powered by a Software Development Kit (SDK) that allows researchers to create a wide array of custom applications for robots, is now in use at universities across the United States. The Baxter Research Robot has been adopted at many of the leading engineering schools across the U.S

American South's Governors to Convene on Advanced Manufacturing Strategy for Jobs, Economic Growth
Governors from the nation's largest region will convene in Louisville the weekend of September 7 - 9 to talk about the job-creating manufacturing sector, and how to support its continued growth throughout the American South.

Chiquita Brands International, Inc: Chiquita Publishes Corporate Social Responsibility Report
CHIQUITA PUBLISHES CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY REPORT

Aurora Flight Sciences Delivers NASA Space Suit Simulator
Aurora Flight Sciences announced today that it has delivered a completed Space Suit Simulator (S3) to NASA following the successful completion of a Phase II Small Business Innovative Research effort

Tom Anderson Appointed to BlueTarp Financial's Board of Directors
BlueTarp Financial, the leading trade credit and marketing services provider for the building supply industry, today announced it has named Tom Anderson to its board of directors.

Vaultive Announces Appointment of Leading Cloud Security Industry Experts to Advisory Board
Vaultive, a provider of cloud data encryption solutions designed to maintain the control, security and compliance of data processed by cloud-based services, today announced the formation of its Advisory Board, which includes notable cloud computing industry luminaries Dave Cullinane, CEO of SecurityStarfish, Jim Reavis, co-founder and executive director of the Cloud Security Alliance, and Dr

ServiceSource Appoints Cloud Computing Veteran Richard Campione to Board of Directors
ServiceSource® (NASDAQ: SREV), the global leader in recurring revenue management, today announced that Richard Campione has joined its board of directors, effective November 29, 2012. A 30-year technology industry veteran, Campione has held senior executive titles at C3, Oracle, SAP and Siebel Systems and is widely regarded as one of the world's foremost authorities on cloud computing.

Custom Bike Shelter Wins EDC Readers' Choice Award
Combining safety, security, sustainability and aesthetics, a bicycle shelter custom-engineered and fabricated by Duo-Gard Industries Inc. in Canton, MI has won the 2012 Readers' Choice Award from EDC Magazine, a leading publication in green building and sustainability.

QuickLogic Appoints George Apostol, Jr. Vice President, Worldwide Engineering
QuickLogic Corporation (NASDAQ: QUIK), the innovator in low-power Customer Specific Standard Products (CSSPs), today announced that George Apostol, Jr. has joined the company as Vice President, Worldwide Engineering

Leonard J. DeRoma Joins TMMI Advisory Board
TMM, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TMMI) ("TMMI") or (the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Leonard J. DeRoma to its advisory board, effective November 1st, 2012.

Cambridge Heart Reports Results for the Three and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2012
Cambridge Heart, Inc. (OTCBB: CAMH), a developer of non-invasive diagnostic tests for cardiac disease, today reported results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2012. Full financial statements and corresponding commentary can be found in the Company's Form 10-Q, which will be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 14, 2012.

AMD and the National Academy of Engineering Recognize Engineering Programs With Real-World Relevance
AMD (NYSE: AMD) and the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) today announced the release of 'Infusing Real World Experiences into Engineering Education,' a compilation of engineering programs at colleges and universities across the nation that incorporates real-world experiences in an effort to better prepare students for a globally competitive workforce

AMD Appoints Ahmed Yahia Al Idrissi to Board of Directors
AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today that Ahmed Yahia Al Idrissi has been appointed to the company's board of directors as a second representative of Mubadala Development Company. Yahia currently serves as executive director of Mubadala Industry, where he is responsible for Mubadala's growing industrial portfolio, including metals, mining, utilities, and advanced materials and products

Aberdeen Group Announces 2012 Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) Summit Presenters
Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company (NYSE: HHS), today announced the featured presenters for its 2012 Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) Summit being held November 13 - 14 at the Seaport Hotel in Boston. The theme of this year's Summit is Enterprise Champions During Economic Uncertainty.

Thermedical Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Promising New Ablation System
Thermedical™, a medical equipment company developing new tissue-ablation therapies, has received U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) clearance to market its innovative technology for the coagulation and ablation of soft tissue during percutaneous, laparoscopic and intraoperative surgical procedures.

SPG Solar Expands Leadership Team With Operations and Engineering Talent
SPG Solar, a leading provider of commercial solar power products and services, today announced two new executive team members. Effective immediately, John Tomaszewski will serve as SPG Solar's senior vice president of operations and customer service and warranty, and Soren Jensen will take on the role of director of engineering.

X PRIZE Foundation and Shell Convene "Visioneers" to Explore Innovation to Help Address China's Energy Challenge
The X PRIZE Foundation is partnering with Shell, an innovation and technology leader in the energy space, to explore potential opportunities in China for developing incentivized competitions to help drive innovations in the energy sector

Medifocus Inc. to Attend the 23rd Video Urology World Congress in Hong Kong on November 9-11
Medifocus Inc. (OTCQX: MDFZF) (TSX VENTURE: MFS) is pleased to announce its plans to attend and has reserved an exhibit booth at the 23rd Video Urology World Congress 2012 to be held in November 9-11, 2012 in Hong Kong

Medifocus Inc. Chairman Grant Walsh Interviewed on the Stock Legends Radio Show
Grant Walsh, Chairman of Medifocus, Inc. (OTCQX: MDFZF) and (TSX VENTURE: MFS), which originated and is currently marketing the FDA-approved Prolieve® System in addition to the developing the APA-1000 that uses focused and controlled microwave energy to shrink or eradicate cancerous tumors with minimal invasion, has been interviewed on the Stock Legends Radio Show

Cohen Independent Research Initiates Coverage on Medifocus Inc. With a Strong Buy Recommendation
Cohen Independent Research (CIR), Wall Street's leading independent micro-cap research firm, has announced that it has initiated coverage on Medifocus Inc. (OTCQX: MDFZF) (TSX VENTURE: MFS) with a STRONG BUY recommendation and a 12-month price target of $.74 per share

Medifocus Inc. Retains Consulting for Strategic Growth to Implement a Strategic Investor Relations & Public Relations Program
Medifocus Inc. (OTCQX: MDFZF) (TSX VENTURE: MFS) is pleased to announce that it has retained Consulting for Strategic Growth ("CFSG1") as its U.S. investor and public relations counsel

Top Explosives Trace Detection Expert Joins Implant Sciences
Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, today announced today the appointment of Dr. Hacene Boudries as Director of Technology, marking the latest in a series of high-level industry experts added to Implant Sciences' management team.

Medifocus Inc. to Attend Two Upcoming Regional American Urological Association (AUA) Meetings to Promote the Prolieve(R) Device System
Medifocus Inc. (OTCQX: MDFZF) (TSX VENTURE: MFS) is pleased to announce it will attend and has reserved booths at two upcoming Regional Sectional AUA meetings, the first of which will have an exhibit booth at the Western Section AUA at the Hilton Waikoloa Village Resort & Spa in Honolulu, HI. (October 7-12, 2012)

Kronos Celebrates 35 Years of Innovation
At an event held at its world headquarters in Chelmsford, Mass. today, Kronos Incorporated celebrated 35 years as a pioneering innovator in the field of workforce management. Since its founding in 1977, the company has grown to be the global leader in the workforce management software market with more than 3,500 employees and annual revenues of more than $865 million

MIT student invents world's first 'self-balancing' electric unicycle
A student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has invented the first "self-balancing" electric unicycle.

NASA's twin GRAIL probes may find remnants of moon's lost sibling
Two identical NASA space probes are due to arrive at the moon on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day to find if the Earth's companion holds the wrecked body of a lost sibling body.

Traditional social networks fueled Twitter's spread
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers who studied the growth of Twitter from 2006 to 2009 say the site's growth in the United States actually relied primarily on media attention and traditional social networks based on geographic proximity and socioeconomic similarity.

New super vaccine may be 'Achilles heel' in eradicating killer flu
Scientists led by one of Indian-origin have discovered a super vaccine that stops the flu virus mutating into more lethal and drug-resistant strains, saving millions of lives.

Now, dustbin-sized camera that captures speed of light
A super-fast camera, which is the size of a dustbin, is capable of capturing the speed of light, a new study including Indian origin researcher has revealed.

'Smarter' undersea robots come closer to reality
Researchers including one of Indian-origin have demonstrated how a new software, which has been sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (ONR), helps robots become smarter at surveying large portions of the ocean.

AMD to Appoint Dr. Lisa Su as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Global Business Units
AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today that Dr. Lisa Su, 42, has agreed to join the company as senior vice president and general manager, Global Business Units. She will report to president and chief executive officer Rory Read. Dr. Su, who was most recently senior vice president and general manager, Networking and Multimedia at Freescale Semiconductor Inc

Cutting-Edge Technology Drives Plot of Nuclear Scientist Michael T. Gamble's Thriller
Dr. Michael T. Gamble, a former staff member at the Los Alamos National Lab in New Mexico, draws on his experiences there and his research with lasers and high-energy physics for his espionage thriller, "Zeroscape" (www.zeroscape-thebook.com).

Opengear Strengthens Its Security With Kerberos Support
Opengear (www.opengear.com), provider of next generation, secure console server and remote management solutions, today announced it has strengthened its already robust range of security options by adding support for Kerberos, the network authentication protocol developed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and used by leading IT and security vendors.

Highwoods Properties Names Mark Mulhern to Board of Directors
Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE: HIW) today announced that Mark F. Mulhern, (51), Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Progress Energy (NYSE: PGN), a Fortune 500 company with $10 billion in annual revenues, has been elected to join the Company's board of directors effective January 1, 2012.

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