latest news releases from the newsroom
SIGA Technologies, Inc.
SIGA Proposal to Fund Work On Broad Spectrum Antiviral Selected for Award by Department of Defense
NEW YORK, June 9, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SIGA Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:SIGA), a company specializing in the development of pharmaceutical agents to fight biowarfare pathogens, today announced that it was informed by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) that its Phase II proposal entitled "Therapeutic Countermeasures Against CDC Category A and B Threat Agents" has been selected for an award of funding. The award is subject to negotiation of a final contract with DTRA. DTRA informed SIGA that it expects contract signing and the beginning of funding to occur 90-120 days following initiation of negotiations. Viruses designated "Category A" and "Category B" by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) can generate high morbidity and mortality, and many of these viruses are endemic in areas where U.S. military personnel may be deployed.
Cyberhand Technologies Announces Important New Product Line to be Released At CES
LAS VEGAS, June 9, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cyberhand Technologies (Pink Sheets:CYHA) announced today its new Raptor Controller and its planned release at the CES show in Las Vegas. The Company will have a booth in the Gaming Showcase area and be prepared to shop at the CES Store and purchase products. The new website will be updated to allow purchase of the product after the show. Additional information will be posted on Tech Expo World.
City National Bank
City National Corp. Announces Acquisition of Lee Munder Capital Group
LOS ANGELES, June 9, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- City National Corporation (NYSE:CYN), the parent company of City National Bank, today announced it has agreed to acquire a majority interest in Lee Munder Capital Group, a Boston-based investment firm that manages assets for corporations, pensions, endowments and affluent households.
RFMD(R) Introduces High Efficiency Linear Power Amplifier Designed for WiFi and WiMAX Applications
BOSTON, June 9, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- IEEE MTT-S -- RF Micro Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq:RFMD), a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance semiconductor components, today introduced the RF5602 high-power, high-efficiency and high-linearity power amplifier (PA). The RF5602 is a 2 GHz linear PA designed for medium power applications including consumer premises equipment (CPE) and access point (AP) applications for WiFi and WiMAX.
Continental Prison Systems, dba EZ Card & Kiosk
Continental Prison Systems Signs Another Colorado Facility
FRESNO, Calif., June 9, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Continental Prison Systems Inc. (Pink Sheets:CPSZ), dba EZ Card & Kiosk, a leader in cashless prison kiosk and Exit card technology, recently installed and trained the staff at Eagle County, Colorado, a county jail facility that accepts trust account and bail payments through the kiosks, as well as secure web-based transactions. Over the next 30 days, this facility will also add the booking room kiosk and inmate release debit card services.
Brad Smith, CPA, LLC
Indianapolis CPA, Brad Smith, Releases Enhanced Software Solutions for Business Reporting
INDIANAPOLIS, June 9, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Brad Smith, CPA, LLC announced the release of Version 2 of his unique software, Formula Builder for MS Word, a Microsoft Word add-in program that streamlines the financial reporting process by providing users a simple, uncomplicated way to enter formulas directly in Word. New features include an auto-sum component, a tool for formatting numeric data, and a feature that highlights cells in formulas.