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Talon Therapeutics, Inc.
Hana Biosciences Receives U.S. Orphan Drug Designation for Marqibo for the Treatment of Metastatic Uveal Melanoma
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 30, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Hana Biosciences (Nasdaq:HNAB), a biopharmaceutical company focused on strengthening the foundation of cancer care, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted orphan drug designation for Marqibo(r) (vincristine sulfate injection, OPTISOME(tm)) for the treatment of adult patients with metastatic uveal melanoma. Orphan drug designation offers significant benefits to Hana Biosciences, including financial incentives and market exclusivity for a period of seven years.
Xstream Mobile Solutions Inc.
Xstream Mobile Solutions Announces Emergence Into the Large University Marketplace
CHICAGO, June 30, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Xstream Mobile Solutions (Pink Sheets:XMSC) is proud to announce the deployment of Xstream SAFE, their flagship Emergency Notification System, at Northern Illinois University (NIU). This affiliation represents the bold first step of Xstream Mobile Solution's emergence into the large university marketplace. Preliminary installation began in May and the system is intended to be tested in late summer with full functionality expected during the fall semester of 2008.
Callidus Software Inc.
Callidus Software Added to Russell 3000 and Russell Microcap Indexes
SAN JOSE, Calif., June 30, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Callidus Software Inc. (Nasdaq:CALD), the leader in Sales Performance Management (http://www.callidussoftware.com/sales-performance-management/) (SPM) and Pervasive Performance Management (http://www.callidussoftware.com/pervasive-performance-management/) (PPM), today announced it was selected for inclusion in the Russell 3000(r) and Russell Microcap Indexes when Russell Investments reconstituted its comprehensive set of U.S. and global equity indexes on June 27, 2008. The Russell 3000 Index measures the performance of the 3,000 largest public U.S. companies while the Russell Microcap Index measures the performance of the microcap segment of the U.S. equity market.
Plug Power Inc.
Plug Power Joins Russell 3000 Index
LATHAM, N.Y., June 30, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Plug Power Inc. (Nasdaq:PLUG), a leader in providing clean, reliable energy solutions, announces their inclusion in the Russell 3000(r) Index. On June 13th, the preliminary list of members was issued on the Russell website. The final list became available on June 27th, one of the most highly-anticipated and busiest trading days in the U.S. equity markets. Russell Indexes are widely used by investment managers and institutional investors for index funds and as benchmarks for investment strategies.