Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ:ARWR), a targeted therapeutics company, today announced the publication of data demonstrating that high level target gene knockdown with low doses of cholesterol-siRNA is possible in non-human primates using the company’s Dynamic Polyconjugate (DPC) delivery system and a novel co-injection strategy.
Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. (NYSE: RDY) today announced that Umang Vohra, who was the CFO of the company for the past four years, will take over the role of Executive Vice-President and Head of North America Generics Business from January 2013.
NV Energy customers who’d like to convert sunlight into electricity can submit an application for SolarGenerations, the company’s solar rebate program, anytime between Oct. 26 and Nov. 9. Qualified applicants will be selected by a lottery following the closure of the application period.
The expansion of the fibre-optic network in Derendingen, Solothurn, has moved into the next phase: EWD (Derendingen electricity and water supply) and Swisscom have signed a partnership agreement. By the end of 2013, all homes in Derendingen will be directly connected to the high-speed fibre-optic network.
Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has integrated P25 (Project 25) Phase 2 solutions with the company's VIDA network, delivering improved mission-critical interoperability. Harris P25 Phase 2 solutions are interoperable with P25 Phase 1 systems, P25 Phase 2 systems and future LTE (Long-Term Evolution) networks.
GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) today announced that it has reached agreement to divest the majority of its “Classic Brands” (25 non-promoted and genericised products) in Australia to Aspen Global Incorporated (Aspen) for approximately £172 million in cash.
GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE: GSK) today announced it has extended its tender offer to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Human Genome Sciences (NASDAQ: HGSI) for US$13.00 per share in cash to 5:00 p.m. New York City time on 20 July 2012.
During the book presentation at Madrid’s Marques de Salamanca Palace, Francisco Gonzalez stressed that technological progress and globalization are driving the world towards “changes that call into question many of our convictions and the ways we think and behave”.
Two top Nigerian bankers, Mr. Olusegun Agbaje and Mr. Arnold Ekpe, Group Managing Directors of Guaranty Trust Bank Plc and Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI) respectively, shone Wednesday night at the African Bankers Awards, in Arusha, Tanzania.
Africa's top bankers gathered in Arusha, Tanzania, to celebrate the 6th edition of the African Banker Awards, under the patronage of the African Development Bank (AfDB). Olusegun Agbaje, managing director of Guaranty Trust Bank, Nigeria scooped the prize for African Banker of the Year.
Duke Energy Kentucky, over the next five years, will contribute $250,000 to the Tri-County Economic Development Corporation (Tri-ED) to enhance existing business retention and expansion efforts in Kenton, Boone and Campbell counties, and $75,000 to the Northern Kentucky Area Development District (NKADD) in Pendleton, Grant and Gallatin counties.
BBVA Research’s latest estimates confirm the recession in Spain, pointing to a GDP contraction of 1.3% this year. However, economic indicators are revealing a less dramatic than estimated deterioration in the real economy.
GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE: GSK) today announced that it will not participate in Human Genome Sciences (NASDAQ: HGSI) strategic alternatives review process and will instead commence a tender offer this week to acquire all of the outstanding shares of HGS for US$13.00 per share in cash.
Chesapeake Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE:CHKM) today announced financial results for the 2012 first quarter. The Partnership’s 2012 first quarter net income totaled $52.4 million, an increase of $13.6 million, or 35.1%, from the 2011 first quarter. Adjusted ebitda for the 2012 first quarter was $118.4 million, up $46.3 million, or 64.2%, from 2011 first quarter adjusted ebitda of $72.1 million.
BASF had a solid start to 2012. Sales were higher than in the very good first quarter of the previous year and rose 6% to €20.6 billion. Income from operations (EBIT) before special items decreased as expected and, at €2.5 billion (down 7%), was slightly below the same quarter of the previous year.
BBVA’s profit for the first quarter of 2012 was €1.005 billion, which is 12.6% less than the same period last year but exceeds that of the two previous quarters. Gross income rose 3.5% to €5.45 billion, supported by firm recurring income in all the regions where the Group operates.
Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has received a multi-million dollar Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB) digital radio contract from Norwegian broadcast network operator Norkring that will support the country's analog-to-digital radio broadcast transition.
At the 2012 NAB Show, Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) showcased complete over-the-air digital television (DTV) solutions that help local, regional and national broadcasters make the best possible use of terrestrial spectrum to support new digital services for viewers — while minimizing infrastructure, energy use and total cost of ownership.
Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has delivered a multichannel broadcast content playout solution for the National Playout Centre (NPC) for Nine Network Australia — the broadcaster more commonly known as Channel Nine.
Guaranty Trust Bank plc (“GTBank”), (Bloomberg: GUARANTY:NL/Reuters: GUARANT.LG), provider of diversified financial services, announces its Audited Financial Results for the year ended December 31, 2011, and declares a Year End dividend of 85 kobo* per share.
Boaters and outdoor enthusiasts using public recreation access areas on Lake Keowee and Lake Jocassee may be asked to participate in surveys designed to gather feedback on recreation amenities on the lakes.
Salt Lake City, March 6, 2012, – FX Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: FXEN) announced today that a
conference call to discuss the Company’s fourth quarter and year end 2011 financial and operating results
will be held at 4:30 p.m. Eastern on Monday, March 12, 2012
BBVA has obtained authorization from the Central Bank of UAE to open a Representative Office in Abu Dhabi to provide support for the bank’s large customers and institutional clients. The new office to be located on the 23/F, Tower 1, Sowwah Square, marks BBVA’s first entry into the Middle East and will mainly provide support for the global markets business.
BASF will present its novelties for composites at the Paris “JEC Composites Show” from March 27 through 29, 2012, in hall 1, booth G 17. This trade show is one of the world’s major exhibitions for these specialty materials. BASF move forward as a globally recognized supplier of innovative epoxy and coating systems designed specifically manufacturing and coating rotor blades of modern wind turbine
Harris Corporation , an international communications and information technology company, announced that India's Zee News will upgrade its news production and playout facility in New Delhi using a complete integrated Harris broadcast solution.
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Novartis announced today that the European Commission (EC) has approved an update to the Glivec® (imatinib)* label to include 36 months of treatment after surgery for adults with KIT (CD117)-positive gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) who met the inclusion criteria of the pivotal study.
Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has announced the availability of Harris LTE Next Connect Solution — technology that provides assured connectivity to meet first responders' need for constant, mobile access to high-bandwidth data to support time-critical decision making.
The value of the BASF Crop Protection pipeline increased by €400 million to €2.8 billion. Growth was mainly driven by the company’s star fungicide F 500®, which is expected to exceed peak sales of €1 billion.
GlaxoSmithKline plc today announced that at the company’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) in 2013, following nine years of respective service to the GSK Board, Sir Crispin Davis, Sir Robert Wilson and Mr Larry Culp will not stand for re-election to the Board.
Leading innovators are adopting OpenFlow-based networking to transform their networks using a new solution provided by IBM (NYSE: IBM) and NEC Corporation of America (NEC). These leading organizations are deploying the IBM and NEC standards-based OpenFlow solution to power dynamic networks, manage massive amounts of information and deliver new services.
today announced that the Manikchand Group Inc., a privately-owned conglomerate that makes everything from tobacco products to wind farm equipment, has consolidated its entire IT infrastructure on IBM BladeCenter systems
Taking into account current available data and profit forecasts, the BBVA Group estimates a potential adjustment to the goodwill of its U.S. unit due to macroeconomic factors and to the new regulatory framework. This accounting adjustment would not have any negative impact on the Group’s liquidity, solvency or dividend policy.
IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced fourth-quarter 2011 diluted earnings of $4.62 per share, compared with diluted earnings of $4.18 per share in the fourth quarter of 2010, an increase of 11 percent. Operating (non-GAAP) diluted earnings were $4.71 per share, compared with operating diluted earnings of $4.25 per share in the fourth quarter of 2010, an increase of 11 percent.
Swisscom is to equip over 180 Migros restaurants with wireless Internet by the middle of this year, allowing guests to surf the web free of charge for up to two hours. This will bring the total number of WLAN hotspots operated by Swisscom across Switzerland to around 1,700.
IBM (NYSE: IBM) and San Jose State University (SJSU) today announced they are collaborating to help students turn their social networking savvy into business ready skills to prepare for the jobs of the future.
A new Walmart Neighborhood Market will open in Flower Mound, Jan. 18, with a 55,000-square-foot store designed to offer quick access to low-cost groceries, prescriptions and household products. Doors to the new store will open at 8 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 18, following a 7:30 a.m. ribbon-cutting ceremony.
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Theravance, Inc. (NASDAQ: THRX) today announced the completion of the phase III registration programme for the once-daily investigational medicine Relovair™* (fluticasone furoate “FF”/vilanterol “VI”) in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and of all but one of the pivotal studies in patients with asthma.
CANMARC Real Estate Investment Trust ("CANMARC" or the "REIT") (TSX: CMQ.UN) announced today that the Bureau de décision et de révision (Québec) (the "Bureau") will hold a hearing on January 19, 2012 in response to an application made by Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust and certain of its affiliated entities (collectively, "Cominar") for an order to cease trade CANMARC's unitholder rights pla
DNA paternity & drug testing specialist Alpha Biolaboratories has invested £75k to provide an in-house hair alcohol testing service at its Warrington base, after securing funding from Lombard, the asset finance arm of NatWest.
IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that the largest insurance company in the Czech Republic, Česká pojišťovna a.s, relies on IBM smarter computing to help prevent IT issues before they occur and to support its core business functions, such as claims processing and customer management.
Tata Motors today unveiled at the New Delhi Auto Expo 2012 the Tata Safari Storme, the new generation Safari SUV, the Tata Ultra, the company's new LCV & ICV range, and the Tata LPT 3723, India's first 5-axle rigid truck. They will be commercially launched in the next financial year.
IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Green Hat, a leader in software quality and testing solutions for the cloud and other environments. Financial terms were not disclosed.
TransCanada Corporation (TSX, NYSE: TRP) (TransCanada) today announced it has received additional binding commitments in support of the Keystone XL pipeline following the successful conclusion of the Keystone Houston Lateral Open Season.
Lexus announces that it will unveil the “LFLC” 2+2 sport coupe—a concept vehicle taking the new Lexus design direction one step further—at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on January 9, 2012 (U.S. Eastern time).
Hinckley's PRB Drainage Ltd, a drainage specialist that provides a range of services throughout the UK, is benefitting from an investment in a new mobile water treatment plant to make the business more efficient and that safeguards jobs.
Novell today announced the availability of Novell® Open Enterprise Server 11. The latest release is built on SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1, providing customers with more flexibility and choice. Novell Open Enterprise Server 11 simplifies and streamlines management of file and print networks so customers can leverage existing investments to help lower costs and enhance end-user productivity
Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, was selected for the General Services Administration's Connections II contract, which has a total ceiling value of $5 billion.
RWE Innogy Aersa, the Spanish subsidiary of RWE Innogy, has acquired a 47.5% stake in the Spanish wind farm operator Explotaciones Eólicas de Aldehuelas, thus increasing its overall share in the company to 95%. Explotaciones Eólicas de Aldehuelas owns and operates a wind farm with an installed capacity of 47.2 megawatts in the Spanish region of Castile-Léon near the city of Soria.
Carefx, a leading provider of interoperable workflow solutions, today announced that Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has selected the Carefx solution suite to provide clinicians with access to patient data from multiple core systems through a single, integrated view.
Swisscom is a partner of "Jeder Rappen zählt" (Every penny counts) and some 100 Swisscom apprentices will be lending a hand to the pre-Christmas fundraising campaign. They will help set up the technical infrastructure and take calls from donors in the call centre.
Delcam is preparing for a big increase in demand for its CAM software for mill-turn applications in the coming months. The company is looking to recruit extra experienced staff in this area to demonstrate its systems to potential customers, and to train and support the growing number of users of mill-turn technology.
At the Rezidor Hotel Group’s Capital Market Day in London today, the company announces their “Route 2015 Strategy” – a number of initiatives to improve the group’s EBITDA margin. Rezidor’s plan will focus on several targeted areas which combined are expected to push the margins by 6 to 8 percentage points by 2015; assuming that market RevPAR growth will be in line with inflation.
Today a panel of experts in media, technology and healthcare are gathering to discuss the topic "New media - drivers of democratization and development?" at the 2011 Novartis Foundation for Sustainable Development (NFSD) symposium in Basel, Switzerland.
Novartis will showcase more than one hundred and sixty presentations on data from its robust oncology portfolio at two key medical congresses this month, demonstrating significant advances for patients with cancers and hematological diseases.
The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing hotel companies worldwide and the leading international hotel operator in Russia/CIS, announces the Park Inn by Radisson Petrozavodsk. The property featuring 180 rooms is scheduled to open in 2013. It is owned by Piter Concern. Park Inn by Radisson is a mid-market brand which offers reliability, personalized services and great value for money.
Novartis announced today that Rasitrio®, the first triple combination of aliskiren, amlodipine and hydrochlorothiazide (HCT) in a single pill,1 has received approval from the European Commission (EC) for the treatment of high blood pressure.
Essen-based RWE Innogy and Conetwork Erneuerbare Energien (CEE), of Hamburg, a company in which Bankhaus Lampe has a participating interest, today sealed their agreement on long-term venture capital co-operation.
The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing hotel companies worldwide, announces the very first Park Inn by Radisson hotel in Italy: This November, the Grand Hotel Milan Malpensa will be transformed into the Park Inn by Radisson Milan Malpensa.
GlaxoSmithKline today welcomed the decision of the GAVI Board to provide funding to facilitate the provision of cervical cancer immunisation programmes and rubella vaccination, across the world’s poorest countries.
Tata Motors today announced for the Tata Nano introduction of a bouquet of features -- of new colours, new interiors, a more powerful gasoline engine and even greater fuel efficiency of 25.4 kmpl, further improving on its record as India's most fuel efficient petrol car.
On 21 November, Swisscom TV will be adding a range of new functions. Specially developed TV apps, a more user-friendly video on demand service as well as the option of viewing images from your PC on the television are set to make the television experience even more exciting.
Swisscom has reached an agreement with the social partners on the future of salaries up to 2013. At the same time, a settlement was reached on the unresolved salary increase for 2011 at Swisscom IT Services, without resorting to an arbitration tribunal.
Following the negative decision of the Competition Commission (ComCo) regarding fibre-optic expansion in Basel, Swisscom and IWB held intensive negotiations and amended key areas of the partnership agreement.
Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has been awarded its first task order from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to provide support services for the tracking of medication and treatment for veterans suffering from mental health disorders.
Karen Sledge, vice president — controller at the Broadcast Communications Systems business of Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), has been featured in Profiles in Diversity Journal's 10th annual list of Women Worth Watching®. She is one of 131 business representatives whose names were submitted for the recognition by their employers.