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Wasabi: Beware The Hidden Cost Of Cloud Storage

‘We’re talking about easy, predictable pricing, no extraneous fees. We’re talking about performance that makes sure your data gets in and out without any glitches. And then of course, let’s be sure that your data is protected,’ says Drew Schlussel, Wasabi’s senior director of product marketing. Schlussel told MSPs attending this week’s XChange conference in Denver to beware of hidden fees related to storage, especially egress fees. “Wasabi charges a straight line fee,” he said. “For every terabyte, you […]

sam® by ZetrOZ Systems Works to Treat Pain From Soft Tissue Injuries

In a recently published review of medical research, sustained acoustic medicine (SAM) delivered by the sam® device from Zetroz Systems shows positive results in mitigating pain from soft tissue injuries: upper neck, back, and shoulder conditions and knee osteoarthritis. The research study found intervention with Sustained Acoustic Medicine to be clinically effective in delivering significant improvement in joint function (20-87%) and significantly reducing pain (1.96-3.94 points, 0-10 point pain scales). Read more >>

eSight and Marathon Medical Corporation Partner to Provide Sight Enhancing Medical Devices to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Leading vision-enhancement platform, eSight™, and Marathon Medical Corporation, a SDVOSB (Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business) certified distributor to veteran medical facilities across the United States, today announce that the’ve partnered to provide eSight 4 assistive eyewear medical devices to the United States Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) national healthcare system. This collaboration increases the availability and accessibility of the life-altering devices. “Having our eSight 4 medical device specifically selected by the VA and added to the approved product list […]

Zylö Receives $600,000 NIH Phase I Grant to Develop a Novel Therapeutic to Treat Onychomycosis (Nail Fungus)

Zylö Therapeutics Inc., developer of the Z-pod® topical delivery platform, has been awarded a two-year $600,000 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant to generate a final formulation of Zylö’s proprietary nitric oxide-releasing topical drug candidate optimized for the treatment of onychomycosis. The grant is sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, a division of the NIH. Read more >>

Fairfield startup working on child-safe battery technology

Days after the U.S. Senate passed a law aimed at making it harder for children to ingest batteries, a Fairfield-based startup announced it has made serious progress on another way to make batteries safer. Melissa Fensterstock, the CEO of Landsdowne Labs, said her company is developing a coating designed to prevent the child from being burned if the battery is swallowed. “We’re developing a safer battery,” she said. “We’re tackling this problem around button battery ingestion.” Read more >>

Amsel Medical Announces $1.5 million AFWERX TACFI Grant Award

Amsel Medical Corporation today announced receipt of award and signing of a contract for a non-dilutive AFWERX Tactical Funding Increase (TACFI) of $1.5 million augmenting its original $1M Phase II SBIR Grant. his effort is sponsored by the Air Force Research Laboratory and will enable Amsel Medical to bridge its Phase II efforts towards Phase III commercial scaling. It facilitates the delivery of strategic capabilities to the U.S. Air Force, Special Operations Command, and U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). […]

Landsdowne Labs CEO Lauds New “Button Battery” Packaging Law; Anticipates Safer Batteries

With the recent passage of “Reese’s Law,” aimed at safer packaging of small button batteries used in millions of electronic devices, “Congress has taken an important step toward protecting thousands of children from ingestion injury and death. The next step may well be to make the batteries themselves less harmful.” So says Melissa Fensterstock, the CEO of Landsdowne Labs, LLC, a Fairfield, CT startup that is developing a battery coating designed to avert potentially dangerous bodily reactions should a […]

Pyramid Biosciences Names Nushmia Khokhar, MD, as Chief Medical Officer

Pyramid Biosciences, Inc., a Boston-based, clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing new and highly differentiated precision therapies for cancer and other serious diseases, today announced the expansion of its senior leadership team. Nushmia Khokhar, MD has joined the company as Chief Medical Officer, where she will oversee the advancement and expansion of the Company’s clinical pipeline. “Dr. Khokhar has a proven track record of successfully bringing novel oncology compounds through clinical development to global approval,” said CEO of Pyramid […]

George Clooney had tequila, Ryan Reynolds gin. For female celebrities? Wine is in

Now a new wave of female stars are pushing into an alcohol that is in need of a boost: wine. Female celebrity-backed wine brands have looked to differentiate themselves from other wine offerings, highlighting concepts that are more in line with the desires of younger consumers. A short list of female stars who are partnering with vineyards and producers to market wines that aim to meet these evolving consumer demands includes Elizabeth Banks. Actress and producer Elizabeth Banks similarly […]