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2014-08-05 23:03:11

Leader in Mobile Device Protection Acquires Innovator in iPad Keyboard Case Design Lehi, Utah (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 BodyGuardz, leader in mobile device protection products and consumer electronics accessories, has announced that it has recently acquired CruxCase LLC, (“Crux”), design innovator of leading luxury iPad keyboard cases. With both companies’ revolutionary products and market experience, the duo will collaborate to develop industry-leading products and continue to expand...

2014-06-25 23:08:01

re:fuel agency’s 2014 College Explorer study outlines the latest in college student spending, technology habits, advertising and media consumption, brand loyalty, product purchase behavior and more. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 This Fall, 21.6 million college students will head back to campus to kick off the 2014-2015 school year, and they’ll do so boasting immense buying power and wielding a vast arsenal of gadgets. Today, re:fuel agency, a leading marketing firm that connects...

2011-06-06 17:10:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Crux Biomedical Inc., a developer of an advanced implantable vena cava filter (VCF), announced the successful completion a $12.0MM investment round. The round was led by Three Arch Partners, which was joined by current investors, Alloy Ventures and Emergent Medical Partners. Vena cava filters, which were first introduced in the late 60's, are designed to trap blood clots that can lead to a potentially fatal pulmonary embolism (PE). During...

2011-03-14 13:04:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Crux Biomedical, developer of an advanced implantable vena cava filter (IVCF) to prevent pulmonary embolisms, announced the appointment of Randy Lindholm to its Board of Directors. Mr. Lindholm is a widely respected advisor to the medical device field. He was previously Chairman and CEO of Vidamed, a maker of minimally invasive medical devices to treat benign prostate hyperplasia until it was acquired by Medtronic in 2002. Prior to...

2010-10-27 12:56:00

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless and Pantech today announced the Pantech Crux(TM) will be available online at www.verizonwireless.com and in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores tomorrow. The Pantech Crux, developed by Personal Communications Devices, LLC, offers customers the perfect combination of simple, sleek and affordable features plus the reliability of Verizon Wireless' network. Key features: Touch screen with 3.0" display Music player with external...

2010-07-12 18:03:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Crux Biomedical® was named one of "50 Companies to Watch" in an annual survey of medical device and diagnostic companies. The survey, conducted by Medical Device and Diagnostics Industry (MD+DI), was published in its June 2010 issue. The purpose of the survey was to identify firms that have either achieved success or have the potential to revolutionize medical practice with their respective products. Crux Biomedical, founded...

2010-07-06 19:35:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Crux Biomedical®Inc. announced today that it has successfully enrolled the first patient in its Retrieve 2 pivotal U.S. IDE trial. The trial will evaluate the safety and efficacy of Crux's new Vena Cava Filter (VCF). The Crux VCF is a retrievable, implantable filter which is designed to trap blood clots that can lead to a potentially fatal pulmonary embolism (PE). It is the first VCF to be developed that is bidirectional and thus...

2009-10-21 15:00:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Crux Biomedical Inc. announced today that it was awarded a U.S. patent, (US 7,582,100 B2), for its novel vena cava filter. The filter, which is designed to trap blood clots that can lead to a potentially fatal pulmonary embolism (PE), is expected to enter the clinical evaluation phase in the U.S. in the next few months. "We are very pleased with the issuance of this comprehensive patent. The Crux technology is applicable for a breadth of...


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  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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