Daily Archives: January 7, 2018

Gourmia Brings Smart Kitchen Appliances with Google Assistant to CES 2018

Gourmia's new GKM9000 with Google Assistant comes with voice command feature that allows for effortless cooking and control of your home, kitchen appliances, household lights, thermostat, and more. There's no need to use your phone or other devices with this kitchen machine on your counter.BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Gourmia, a designer and manufacturer of innovative countertop kitchen appliances, announced today that its Internet of Things (IoT) award-winning line of smart kitchen appliances will be showcasing five new appliances that integrate with Google…

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Roger Waters, Peter Gabriel Sign Letter Supporting Lorde's Israel Decision

Roger Waters, Peter Gabriel, Tom Morello and Brian Eno were among the musicians, actors and artists to sign an open letter supporting Lorde after the Melodrama singer canceled her Israel concert.

The open letter, published in the Guardian, came to the defense of Lorde after a prominent rabbi called the singer a “bigot” for canceling the Tel Aviv show amid pressure from the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, which opposes Israel’s treatment of Palestinians.

“We write in support of Lorde, who made public her decision not to perform in Israel and has now been branded a bigot in a full page advertisement in the Washington Post,” the open letter read while criticizing the ad placed by Shmuley Boteach.

“He has nothing to teach artists about human rights. We deplore the bullying tactics being used to defend injustice against Palestinians and to suppress an artist’s freedom of conscience. We support Lorde’s right to take a stand.”

Other signers of the open letter include musicians like Talib Kweli, Kathleen Hanna and TV on the Radio’s Tunde Adebimpe as well as actors Mark Ruffalo, Viggo Mortensen and John Cusack.

Lorde was scheduled to perform at the Tel Aviv Convention Centre on June 5th as part of her 2018 world tour. Other than the statement Lorde reportedly sent to the promoters of her Tel Aviv concert apologizing for canceling the show, the singer hasn’t spoken publicly on the matter on social media. “I think the right decision at this time is to cancel the show,” the singer told promoters, just days after Donald Trump’s controversial announcement he would recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Itzkah Gerberg, Israel’s ambassador to New Zealand, later requested an in-person meeting with Lorde following the cancellation to “discuss Israel, its achievements and its role as the only democracy in the Middle East.”

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MiMedx Releases Preliminary 2017 Revenue of $324.5 Million representing a 32% increase over 2016

MARIETTA, Ga., Jan. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), the leading biopharmaceutical company developing and marketing regenerative and therapeutic biologics utilizing human placental tissue allografts with patent-protected processes for multiple sectors of…

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GAC Motor zaprezentuje oryginalny sedan i koncepcję samochodu elektrycznego na targach NAIAS 2018

The GA4, an all-new signature sedan of GAC Motor will debut at NAIAS 2018GUANGZHOU, China, Jan. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Firma GAC Motor, najszybciej rozwijający się producent pojazdów w Chinach, zaprezentuje linię wysokiej klasy pojazdów, w tym sedan, SUV, minivan i NEV na północnoamerykańskich międzynarodowych targach motoryzacyjnych NAIAS (North American…

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Neurocrine Biosciences Announces Retirement of Christopher O'Brien, M.D., and Appointment of Eiry W. Roberts, M.D., as Chief Medical Officer

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: NBIX), a biotechnology company focused on neurological and endocrine related disorders, today announced that Christopher O’Brien, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, has notified the Company he plans to retire in…

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F1 Oncology's International Affiliates And Sinobioway Sunterra Biotechnology Announce New Development, Manufacturing, And Supply Agreements To Support cGMP Lentivirus Supply

F1_Oncology_LogoSHENZHEN, China and SHANGHAI and HONG KONG and GRAND CAYMAN, Grand Cayman Island, Jan. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Shanghai Sinobioway Sunterra Biotechnology (SSSB) and F1 Oncology today announced the signing of new development, manufacturing, and supply agreements with plans to complete a new…

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F1 Oncology Announces Development Milestone and $10M Equity Investment

 (PRNewsfoto/F1 Oncology)SHANGHAI and WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Jan. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — F1 Oncology, Inc., a biotechnology company discovering and developing adoptive cellular therapies (ACTs) for solid tumors, today announced receipt of a $10 million equity investment from its current investors upon ethics…

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Portrait Displays to Provide Auto Calibration for 2018 LG OLED and SUPER UHD TVs

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — US software developer Portrait Displays®, Inc., has partnered with LG Electronics, to provide auto calibration capability for LG’s 2018 OLED and SUPER UHD televisions being unveiled this week at CES in Las Vegas.
At CES Portrait and LG are…

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BewellConnect to Showcase Latest Connected Health Device at CES 2018

BewellConnectBOSTON, Jan. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — BewellConnect today announced it will showcase its full portfolio of connected health devices, including MyPeriTens, its newest device designed by physical therapists for the discreet and effective treatment of weak pelvic floor issues in women, at the…

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Vanda Pharmaceuticals Reports Preliminary Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Revenue Results and 2018 Guidance

WASHINGTON, Jan. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Vanda) (NASDAQ: VNDA), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel therapies addressing high unmet medical needs, today announced preliminary unaudited financial results for the…

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