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2014-07-24 16:29:42

PLEASANTON, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SSD) today announced its second quarter 2014 results. Results of Operations for the Three Months Ended June 30, 2014, Compared with the Three Months Ended June 30, 2013 Overview Net sales increased 6.4% to $207.9 million for the second quarter of 2014 from $195.3 million for the second quarter of 2013. The Company had net income of $20.5 million for the second quarter of 2014 compared to...

2014-07-24 08:29:46

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, Md., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rockin' Jump - the Ultimate Trampoline Park brand - headquartered in Pleasanton, CA - is celebrating an exciting new multi unit franchise agreement for the Maryland market. This six (6) unit agreement includes the territories of Anne Arundel County, Baltimore County, Charles County and Howard County, MD. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140724/130070 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140724/130069 After...

2014-07-07 16:25:53

PLEASANTON, Calif., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 6Connex, Inc., the leader in virtual destination solutions, today announced "the way to do virtual," powered by the new release of the company's software platform. Virtual Destinations Version 7.1 brings intuitive and social virtual programs to every device, enabling even greater connection with customers, employees, partners and more. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140707/124601 The key elements of Version 7 include: -- Anywhere...

2014-07-01 08:34:34

PLEASANTON, Calif., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Six Dimensions, a privately held provider of expert digital technology consulting solutions, announced today that the company has moved its San Ramon, CA. office to Pleasanton, CA. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140630/123251 The Pleasanton office will allow Six Dimensions to expand its California location to accommodate the mobile applications team, the web content management architects and developers--as well as...

2014-06-05 16:31:01

Business tenants in Pleasanton now have a new choice for scalable, high-performance Ethernet, Internet, WiFi and advanced voice services to help improve their operations PLEASANTON, Calif., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast Business, one of the nation's leading providers of information and communications products and services to companies, today announced a major expansion of its advanced network into Valley Business Park in Pleasanton, Calif., providing the manufacturing,...

2014-06-03 08:32:48

PLEASANTON, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ: THOR), a world leader in device-based mechanical circulatory support therapies to save, support and restore failing hearts, said today it will be participating in three upcoming investor conferences. On Tuesday, June 10, the company will participate in the Goldman Sachs 35(th) Annual Global Healthcare Conference. Gary F. Burbach, President and Chief Executive Officer, will provide an update on the...

2014-05-14 23:11:25

Targeted marketing solution displays real estate agents' brands on the Facebook News Feeds of their best homeowner prospects. Pleasanton, California (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 SmartZip Analytics, Inc., a leader in analytics-powered targeted marketing for real estate businesses, has now extended its solution to include advertising on Facebook News Feeds. This enhancement automatically puts the real estate agent’s or broker’s brand right on the Facebook pages of specific homeowners...

2014-05-06 16:32:47

-Revenue of $125.7 million for the first quarter of 2014 PLEASANTON, Calif., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ: THOR), a world leader in device-based mechanical circulatory support (MCS) therapies to save, support and restore failing hearts, today reported its financial results for the first quarter of 2014. "Our operational and financial progress in the first quarter provides a solid foundation for a successful 2014," said Gary F. Burbach, President and...

2014-05-05 23:01:47

SmartZip gets recognized as one of the most promising start-ups in North America by being selected as a finalist for the prestigious Red Herring Top 100 award Pleasanton, California (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 SmartZip Analytics, Inc. announced today it has been selected as a finalist for Red Herring's Top 100 North America award, a prestigious list honoring the year’s most promising private technology ventures in North America. Red Herring has been selecting the most exciting and...

2014-05-02 23:06:53

Minimally Invasive Procedure Showcases Future Treatment Options Pleasanton, CA (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Sanarus Technologies welcomes the release of an abstract for the recently completed ACOSOG (Alliance) Z1072 Clinical Trial. The company’s proprietary Visica 2 Cryoablation Treatment System was used exclusively in the study, titled “A Phase II Trial Exploring the Success of Cryoablation in the Treatment of Invasive Breast Carcinoma”. The abstract states that “Cryoablation Shows...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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