Press Releases

  • PG&E Pays $172 million to California Counties

    December 18 2014 7:40 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) increased its payment of property taxes sharply this year as the utility continued to make significant investments in its gas and electric system to improve safety and reliability.

  • Heat Exchanger Market Worth $21,084.3 Million by 2019

    December 18 2014 7:30 PM ET

    DALLAS, December 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

    The report, "Heat Exchanger Market by Type (Shell & Tube, Plate & Frame, Air Cooled, Printed Circuit), by Application (Chemical, Petrochemical, Oil & Gas, HVACR, Food & Beverage, Pulp & Paper, Power Generation), Classifications (MoC, Temperature Range & Fluid Type) and Geography, Trends & Forecast to 2019", published by MarketsandMarkets, define and segment the global Heat Exchanger Market with analysis and forecasting of the global consumption revenue.

  • Averna Completes First DOCSIS 3.1 Interop

    December 18 2014 7:06 PM ET

    MONTREAL, Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Averna, an industry-leading developer of test solutions and services for communications and electronics device-makers worldwide, announced today it successfully participated in the first Interoperability test of DOCSIS 3.1 products organized by CableLabs.

    In combination with other vendors' DOCSIS 3.1 equipment, Averna's DP-1000 DOCSIS Protocol Analyzer successfully performed OFDM downstream capture at the event.

  • SendThisFile Announces its Year in Review

    December 18 2014 7:06 PM ET

    WICHITA, Kan., Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SendThisFile, an industry-leading platform for secure file transfers, released its 2014 Year in Review. The company provides a fully compliant file sharing solution that meets the unique privacy needs of many business sectors including healthcare, finance, legal, energy, IT, manufacturing and government. With 2014 focused on enhancements for customers and website visitors, many notable milestones were accomplished.   

  • Intergraph® Honors 16 Customers in Annual SmartPlant® Engineering & Schematics Excellence Awards

    December 18 2014 7:00 PM ET

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intergraph® Process, Power & Marine, the world's leading provider of enterprise engineering solutions for the design, construction and operation of plants, ships and offshore facilities, has presented its 2014 SmartPlant® Engineering & Schematics Excellence Awards to 16 customers. The fifth annual E&S Excellence Awards honor recipients for deploying Intergraph Engineering & Schematics solutions and stretching the solutions' capabilities to achieve maximum benefits for their respective global companies.  

  • Bumble Bee Seafoods Acquired by Thai Union Group (TUF)

    December 18 2014 6:57 PM ET

    SAN DIEGO, Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bumble Bee Seafoods, North America's largest branded shelf-stable seafood company, today announced it has been acquired by Thai Union Frozen Products Public Company Limited (TUF). TUF entered into a binding agreement to obtain 100 percent of the shares of Bumble Bee Foods, LLC from Lion Capital, a pan-Atlantic private equity firm, for a total purchase price of USD 1.51 billion.

  • Education Management Corporation Announces Extension of Exchange Offer

    December 18 2014 6:56 PM ET


  • East Coast Therapeutic Boarding School Joins InnerChange

    December 18 2014 6:56 PM ET

    PROVO, Utah, Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InnerChange is delighted to announce that Lake House Academy, a therapeutic boarding school serving girls ages 10-14, has joined the InnerChange family of programs. InnerChange, a leader in residential treatment for adolescents and young adults, is committed to its vision to heal generations by providing caring, family-oriented and quality-focused residential programs. Lake House Academy embodies this commitment to heal generations by reconnecting young girls and their families and nurturing the skills needed to be healthy young women.

  • FRC: Attorney General Circumvents Congress, Overrides Parental Concerns in Transgender Memorandum

    December 18 2014 6:55 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council today took U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to task for a December 15 memorandum saying that "transgendered" persons should be given a special status under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

    FRC Senior Fellow for Policy Studies Peter Sprigg released the following statement:

  • Award-Winning YES Conference Returns to the San Francisco Bay Area

    December 18 2014 6:43 PM ET

    OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Middle- and high-school students from across the region will gather to take action on environmental sustainability issues at the second Youth for the Environment and Sustainability, or YES, Conference on February 7, 2015, in Oakland. The Bay Area Air Quality Management District (Air District) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) have issued a Call for Session Proposals inviting students, youth-leaders, teachers or youth advisors to present at the YES Conference.

  • Medicine in the Digital Age Brings First-Rate Care Directly to the Patient

    December 18 2014 6:37 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES, Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  In the 21st century, communications technology and the Internet have both come to play a definitive role in almost every aspect of our daily lives. A broad range of products and services can now be exchanged with an ease and efficiency never before seen, and on a global basis.

  • Anritsu Introduces Electromagnetic Field Measurement System to Ensure Networks Comply with Personal Safety Standards

    December 18 2014 6:36 PM ET

    MORGAN HILL, Calif., Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anritsu Company introduces an electromagnetic field (EMF) radiation measurement system for its Spectrum Master™ MS271xE handheld spectrum analyzers and Cell Master™ MT8212E/MT8213E base station analyzers. With the option installed and an Anritsu isotopic antenna attached, the analyzers can be used by field technicians of government regulatory authorities and cellular operators to measure electromagnetic fields, ensuring wireless networks are in compliance with various national standards for personal safety.

  • PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Pricing of $14,000,000 Public Offering and Listing on NASDAQ

    December 18 2014 6:29 PM ET

    DALLAS and NEW YORK, Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTBI, PTBIW), a biopharmaceutical company advancing patient care in critical areas, announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 3,500,000 shares of common stock, and warrants to purchase up to an aggregate 3,500,000 shares of common stock, at an offering price of $4.00 per share and $.01 per warrant.

  • Times Square Shines Brighter With New ASICS America Storefront

    December 18 2014 6:28 PM ET

    IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bright lights, big city. ASICS America has opened the doors on its newest retail store in the heart of Times Square, offering runners, athletes and fitness enthusiasts more than 4,000 square feet of the latest innovations and collections from the brand. Located on 42nd Street between 6th and 7th Avenue, the Times Square location is the second ASICS storefront in New York City as well as the largest in the United States.

  • Top 10 Ways to Celebrate New Year's Eve in Las Vegas

    December 18 2014 6:25 PM ET

    LAS VEGAS, Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The countdown is on. 2015 is right around the corner and in the Entertainment Capital of the World, there's no shortage of ways to celebrate. While Las Vegas has all the usual NYE suspects, why not consider some new ways to bring in the New Year, like eating 23-karat gold flecked lasagna or kicking off 2015 with Justin Timberlake?

    So, how should you celebrate New Year's Eve in Sin City? Here are 10 ideas:  

  • Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital Receives $2,500 Gift From Bankers Healthcare Group

    December 18 2014 6:21 PM ET

    SYRACUSE, N.Y., Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This morning, a group of employees from Bankers Healthcare Group, a leading provider of financing solutions for healthcare professionals, delivered a $2,500 dollar donation to Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital. They spent over $2,000 dollars on brand new gifts and presented the remaining balance in the form of a check.

  • Cells identified that enhance tumor growth and suppress anti-cancer immune attack

    December 18 2014 6:12 PM ET

    MEMPHIS, Tenn., Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists has identified the population of white blood cells that tumors use to enhance growth and suppress the disease-fighting immune system.

  • Aeroseal Windows & Storefront Launches New Website

    December 18 2014 6:11 PM ET

    JESSUP, Md., Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aeroseal Windows & Storefront (, a Jessup-based commercial windows and doors company, has launched a new modern web website to keep up with changing times and improve their online image. Since their initial website launch, they have found that the use of a website has more applications than they originally anticipated.

  • Perfect World's Sino-US Youth Elite Project "Access China" Successfully Launched

    December 18 2014 6:10 PM ET

    BEIJING, Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On December 17, 2014, US Eastern time, the launching ceremony of "Access China", Perfect World's Sino-US Youth Elite Project, was officially held at the United States Capitol building in Washington, D.C.

    As one of the major events of the China-U.S. High-Level Consultation on People-to-People Exchange, "Access China" plays a significant role in promoting Sino-US cultural and educational exchanges and strengthening development and cooperation in the areas of culture and education.

  • Statement Of Dr. Jennifer L. Howse, President, March Of Dimes On President Obama Signing The Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act Into Law

    December 18 2014 6:07 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The March of Dimes released today the following statement from President Dr. Jennifer L. Howse as President Barack Obama signed into law H.R. 1281, the Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act: