Press Releases

  • VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 23, 2014-- Strongbow Resources Inc. is pleased to announce that it has commenced with preparing a development plan to drill its Compeer Asset. Strongbow currently has one well in production, producing light oil from the Viking Formation, which is one of the most prolific oil and gas bearing reservoirs in Western Canada.

  • BRASILIA, Brazil---- ZTE Corporation, a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment, network solutions and mobile devices, announced an agreement with TIM Brasil to jointly set up an Joint-laboratory/Innovation Center in Brazil to spearhead research in next-generation broadband technologies.

  • Micron Prices $1.15 Billion Offering of 5.50% Senior Notes Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 11:05 PM ET

    BOISE, Idaho, July 23, 2014-- Micron Technology, Inc., today announced the pricing of an offering of $1.15 billion aggregate principal amount of its 5.50% senior notes due 2025.

  • Simulations Plus to Acquire Cognigen Corporation Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 10:45 PM ET

    LANCASTER, Calif.---- Simulations Plus, Inc., a leading provider of simulation and modeling software for pharmaceutical discovery and development, today announced that it has entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger with Cognigen Corporation of Buffalo, New York.

  • Qualcomm Ventures, the venture investment arm of Qualcomm, will advise and direct Qualcomm's investment activities with respect to these strategic investments.

  • SAN FRANCISCO---- Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a global leader in digital media and convergence technologies, announced today its newest ultra-slim portable DVD writers, the SE-218GN and SE-208GB optical disc drives with a sleeker design and mobile size for Ultrabook™ users on-the-go.

  • NEWARK, Calif.& LAUSANNE, Switzerland---- Logitech International today announced preliminary unaudited and unreviewed financial results for the first quarter of Fiscal Year 2015..

  • SANDPOINT, Idaho, July 23, 2014-- Intermountain Community Bancorp, the holding company for Panhandle State Bank, reported $1.3 million, or $0.19 per diluted share, in net income applicable to common shareholders for the quarter ended June 30, 2014, as compared to net income of $1.0 million, or $0.16 per diluted share, and $1.5 million, or $0.23 per diluted share, in the first quarter of 2014 and second quarter of 2013, respectively.

  • TACOMA, Wash., July 23, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Columbia Banking System, Inc. announced today that a quarterly cash dividend of $0.14 per common share, and per common share equivalent for holders of preferred stock, will be paid on August 20, 2014 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on August 6, 2014. The $0.14 regular dividend represents an increase of nearly 17% from the regular dividend paid in recent quarters.

  • Weatherford Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 9:00 PM ET

    ZUG, Switzerland, July 23, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Weatherford International plc reported net income before charges of $186 million, on revenues of $3.71 billion for the second quarter of 2014..

  • Bristol-Myers Squibb gains access to Opdivo in Japan, South Korea and Taiwan, broadening company’ s leadership in immuno-oncology.

  • Statement Regarding Accused Anesthesiologist Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 9:00 PM ET

    BELLEVUE, Wash.---- Overlake Medical Center became aware of the allegations today regarding a physician who practices at Overlake but is employed by Matrix Anesthesia. Overlake Medical Center is a nonprofit, non-tax-supported regional medical center with a network of primary care, specialty and urgent care medical clinics throughout the Eastside.

  • WASHINGTON, July 23, 2014-- CoStar Group, Inc., the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, announced today that revenue for the second quarter of 2014 was $147.7 million, an increase of approximately 36% over revenue of $109.0 million for the second quarter of 2013..

  • LOS ANGELES, July 23, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- For start-up innovators and business leaders alike in search of a Los Angeles patent attorney, there is no better option than Adli Law Group, P.C. That's because the high-caliber legal team is led by the acclaimed copyright litigation lawyer in Los Angeles, Dr.

  • LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., July 23, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Sysmex America, Inc., the United States subsidiary for Sysmex Corporation, Kobe, Japan, announced that the company's President and Chief Executive Officer, John Kershaw, has been appointed an Executive Officer of Sysmex Corporation.

  • TACOMA, Wash., July 23, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Melanie Dressel, President and Chief Executive Officer of Columbia Banking System and Columbia Bank said today upon the release of Columbia's second quarter 2014 earnings, "We had a very solid quarter driven by record loan production that resulted in over 14% annualized noncovered loan growth for the period.

  • TACOMA, Wash. and SANDPOINT, Idaho, July 23, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Columbia Banking System, Inc. and Intermountain Community Bancorp today jointly announced the signing of a definitive agreement to merge Intermountain into Columbia in a stock and cash transaction valued at approximately $121.5 million or approximately $18.22 per share based on Columbia's July 23, 2014 stock price.

  • CHICAGO---- MB Financial, Inc., the holding company for MB Financial Bank, N.A., today announced 2014 second quarter net income of $23.1 million compared to $20.0 million last quarter and $25.3 million in the second quarter a year ago.

  • WALNUT CREEK, Calif.---- Mechanics Bank, one of Northern California’ s largest independent community banks, and RPM Mortgage, Inc. one of the industry’ s largest independent mortgage originators, have announced an agreement for RPM to originate mortgage loans for Mechanics Bank customers.

  • That's why they can take heart in knowing they'll find a caring and highly skilled civil surgeon at Santa Monica Pediatrics and Adult Medicine. Parisa A. Khorsandi is acclaimed as the pediatrician Santa Monica residents trust foremost for the needs of their children, and internist Dr.