Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has expanded its broadcast operations in Dubai Media City, United Arab Emirates, and formed a new regional headquarters office to support its growing business in the Middle East and South Asia (MESA) region.
Bellinzona is being connected to the high-speed fibre-optic network. Over the next three years Swisscom plans to roll out fibre-optic cables to over 10,000 households and businesses (fibre-to-the-home, FTTH) in Ticino's second biggest city.
At the Fakuma 2011 in Friedrichshafen, BASF is introducing an additional member of the new Ultramid® Endure line of plastics. With a glass fiber content of 50 percent, Ultramid Endure D3G10 offers considerably improved stiffness at elevated temperatures.
BASF is strengthening its position in the superabsorbent polymers (SAP) market with investments in local production sites in fast growing emerging markets. In South America, BASF will build a SAP plant in Camaçari, Brazil with an annual capacity of 60,000 metric tons.
The success story of gas treatment at BASF started 40 years ago. In 1971, the chemical company began removing carbon dioxide (CO2) from syngas for the production of ammonia, a crucial starting material for the manufacturing of fertilizers.
This year again, BASF is presenting its engineering plastics, polyurethanes and masterbatch preparations at the Fakuma, the international trade fair for plastics processing in Friedrichshafen, Germany. Styrolution and its styrenics will also be there.
CSC (NYSE: CSC) reported today on the status of its pending memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the National Health Service (NHS) and the advance payment made by the NHS on April 1, 2011 under the company’s Local Service Provider contract with the NHS for development and deployment of an integrated electronic patient records system.
CSC (NYSE: CSC) named Alan Weakley president of its North American Public Sector (NPS) Defense Group, the company’s primary organization for enterprise solutions, information technology services, mission support and training and range operations for the U.S.
Delcam has launched the 2012 version of its FeatureCAM feature-based CAM system, with a range of enhancements to enable faster and easier programming, and produce more efficient toolpaths to give greater machine productivity.
Radek Bencík has been appointed member of the Management Board of NET4GAS s.r.o.. Radek is 45 and will initially focus on Asset Operations and Grid Development as his areas of responsibility. By October 2012, he will become fully responsible for Asset Management, taking over from Managing Director Jan Nehoda who will retire at this point in time.
BASF will present its extensive expertise across the entire pharmaceutical value chain at the Convention on Pharmaceutical Ingredients and Intermediates – CPhI worldwide – from October 25 through 27, 2011 in Frankfurt, Germany.
In September 2011, smart and BASF have exhibited a world first at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt/Main: The visionary “smart forvision”, the new concept vehicle from smart, is the world’s first automobile to ride on thermoplastic wheel rims.
Novartis has presented new Phase III data at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) congress demonstrating the potential for its portfolio of once-daily inhaled therapies to help patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to maintain more active and productive lives.
One data centre – two locations: This is the new design for RWE's data centres. After 15 months of rebuilding, the former RWE Power pumping station in Niederaussem has been transformed into an ultra-modern data centre with a server area of 600 square metres. It complements the existing site in Neurath as an active "twin".
Ahead of this weekend’s Singapore Grand Prix, Lucozade – the UK’s leading sports and energy drink – today announces an innovative performance partnership with the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Formula 1 team.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has selected Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) to provide product enhancements to six core financial and administrative legacy systems within the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). These six projects fall under the VA, OI&T, Health Administration Product Enhancement (HAPE) Portfolio Management Office.
Novartis Group Company associates across 32 countries will participate in a new Novartis health and well-being initiative during the first Novartis Be Healthy Celebration Week from September 19-23, 2011. During the week, Novartis Group sites are offering many opportunities to help associates take control of their personal health.
Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, will host a conference call on Wednesday, October 26, 2011, at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) to discuss its first quarter fiscal year 2012 financial results. The company will issue a press release reporting its first quarter earnings at approximately 4:00 p.m. ET.
Following the report and subsequent statements from the Secretariat of the Competition Commission (ComCo) on the partnership agreements for fibre-optic expansion, Swisscom feels compelled to carefully examine all agreements concluded to date with its partners in order to determine whether the partnership model can be adapted at reasonable business risk.
The world's thinnest tablet is now available from Swisscom: the Samsung Galaxy Tab, which is just 8.6 millimetres thick, has a 10.1-inch screen, runs Honeycomb (the latest Android version), and comes with a dual-core processor and two cameras.
Lonza Group Ltd, one of the world’s leading suppliers to the life science industries, announced that LG Acquisition Corp., an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Lonza, has extended the expiration date for its previously announced tender offer for 100 percent of the outstanding shares of common stock of Arch Chemicals, Inc.
The two companies signed the EFET General Agreement Concerning the Delivery and Acceptance of Electricity for electricity sold to RWE. This makes Akenerji and RWE the first two companies in Turkey to implement the general agreement prepared by the European Federation of Energy Traders (EFET), founded to stimulate and promote energy trading throughout Europe.
The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing hotels companies worldwide, announces a new mid-market hotel in Tunisia: The existing Hotel Riu Park El Kebir will be re-branded as Park Inn Hammamet and open in Q2 2012 following a full renovation.
Novartis presented an update on its long-term strategy, performance and vision for continued sustainable growth and gave an in-depth overview on the unique position and business model of the new Alcon Division.
Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, introduces more IP networking capabilities to its Intraplex® HD Link™ studio-to-transmitter link (STL) system heading into the 2011 Radio Show (Hyatt Regency Chicago, September 14-16).
Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has been awarded a contract to provide Sky News Arabia, the new 24-hour Arabic language news channel, with an integrated solution for part of the playout automation facility at the broadcaster's Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), headquarters.
Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, announces that German regional public sector broadcaster Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR) is installing Harris® NEXIO AMP® transmission servers with shared storage as part of a broadcast infrastructure upgrade to support additional HD channels at its Munich facility.
Novartis announced today that the European Commission has approved Afinitor® (everolimus) tablets for the treatment of unresectable or metastatic, well- or moderately-differentiated neuroendocrine tumors (NET) of pancreatic origin in adults with progressive disease.
Tata Motors today launched the Tata Indigo e-CS VX, the most fuel-efficient sedan in the country, with a mileage of 25 kmpl, certified by the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI). With a host of other exciting features in the car, the Tata Indigo e-CS VX is a new trim in the Tata Indigo e-CS range.
Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, adjusted its guidance for the full-year 2011 due to unfavorable foreign exchange rate developments and a softening of the global economy in the current business year.
baseclick GmbH, a spin-off from BASF SE and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, raised an additional €1.2 million from private investors and BASF Venture Capital, the largest single investor, in the second round of financing. The start-up company baseclick GmbH, founded in the year 2008, is located in Tutzing, Germany, and holds technology patents in labeling processes of deoxyribonucleic acid
smart has always been a pioneer in matters of urban mobility and with the smart fortwo electric drive the company is showing the direction of development in cities around the world. Together with BASF, the largest automotive supplier in the chemical industry, smart is demonstrating its leading role in the use of forward-looking technologies above and beyond the drive system.
Daimler and BASF have developed a new concept vehicle that combines both companies' ideas for holistic electric mobility. The resulting vehicle is the smart forvision, which has been developed with a special emphasis on energy efficiency, temperature management and lightweight design. The smart forvision will have its world premiere at the 64th International Motor Show in Frankfurt.
Swisscom is now offering SMEs a new bundled offering for their day-to-day business communication and cooperation needs: SME Office mobile combines fixed network telephony and Internet with a mobile phone line, all from a single source.
Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, will address loudness recommendations for broadcasters throughout Europe at IBC2011 (RAI Convention Center, Amsterdam, September 9-13).
At IBC, Harris will demonstrate how strong integration between its automation, digital asset management, and sales and scheduling products can create a solution that efficiently integrates business and technical workflows by producing next generation automation.
BASF will invest in a world-scale production site for acrylic acid, butyl acrylate and superabsorbent polymers (SAP) in Camaçari, Bahia, Brazil. It will be the first acrylic acid and superabsorbents plant in South America. With an investment volume of more than €500 million, it is the largest investment in BASF’s century-long history in South America.
BASF, the global leader in catalysis, has announced a new round of capital investment projects to increase its production capacity and further enhance its global manufacturing operations for copper and copper-chrome catalysts.
Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) researcher Jonathan Ellch recently presented a new geolocation standard that simplifies the process of locating and mapping wireless networks by allowing data captured by multiple tools to be shared.
Base Oil & Gas Ltd. (TSXV: BOG) ("Base" or the "Company") announces that it intends to seek approval of shareholders at an annual and special meeting to be held on September 13, 2011 to change its name to "Marquee Petroleum Ltd."
The Tata Motors Group global wholesales, including Jaguar Land Rover, were 85,392 nos., in July 2011, lower by 6% over July 2010. Cumulative sales for the fiscal are 350,565 higher by 4% compared to the corresponding period in 2010-11.
Roche announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Zelboraf (vemurafenib) for the treatment of BRAF V600E mutation-positive, inoperable or metastatic melanoma, as determined by an FDA-approved test.
Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has received a $4.7 million order from the Government of Canada for Falcon III® AN/PRC-117G multiband manpack radios and RF-7800B tactical satellite communication systems.
Evolva Holding SA (SIX: EVE), which is active in discovery and development of novel medicines and nutritional ingredients through synthetic biology, announced that it has entered into a Standby Equity Distribution Agreement with YA Global Master SPV Ltd.
Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. announced that it has entered into a license agreement with F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Ltd for the BRAF inhibitor vemurafenib, which has been submitted by Roche for approval in Europe and the United States for BRAF V600 mutation-positive metastatic melanoma.
Abbott announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the RX Herculink Elite Renal Stent System for the treatment of renal artery stenosis (narrowing of the main arteries supplying blood to the kidneys) in patients with uncontrolled hypertension (high blood pressure).
Abbott’s Ibis Biosciences introduced a new molecular assay to detect a wide variety of vector-borne microorganisms, including those known to cause Lyme Disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Babesiosis, Ehrlichiosis and Anaplasmosis.
In the first half of 2011, Swisscom’s net revenue declined by 3.8% to CHF 5,722 million and operating income (EBITDA) was down 0.8% to CHF 2,270 million. At constant exchange rates and adjusted for the provision for VAT proceedings against Fastweb in the previous year, revenue and EBITDA were lower, down 1.4% and 3.6% respectively.
Decisions taken by the German government to accelerate the nuclear phase-out have further exacerbated the economic framework conditions for RWE. This is already reflected in the company’s earnings performance in the first six months of the 2011 fiscal year.
The Supervisory Board of RWE Aktiengesellschaft has appointed Mr. Peter Terium as member of the Executive Board of RWE Aktiengesellschaft and Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board as of 1 September 2011.
At its meeting today, the Supervisory Board of RWE AG held intensive talks with the Executive Board about the future strategic direction of the company and gave its support to the Executive Board’s proposals. In addition, the Supervisory Board unanimously agreed on the future composition of the RWE AG Executive Board and the appointment of a Deputy Chairman to the Board.
QIAGEN announced it has completed its second U.S. submission of the therascreen KRAS RGQ PCR Kit for use as a companion diagnostic paired with Erbitux (cetuximab), a leading drug for treatment of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC).
ResMed Inc. (NYSE: RMD) announced record revenue and income for the quarter ended June 30, 2011. Revenue for the quarter ended June 30, 2011 was $341.9 million, a 17% increase (an 11% increase on a constant currency basis) over the quarter ended June 30, 2010.
Stiefel, a GSK company, announced today that it has submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), for tazarotene foam for the topical treatment of facial acne vulgaris in patients 12 years of age or older.
AboveNet, Inc. (NYSE:ABVT), a leading provider of high bandwidth connectivity solutions, today announced the appointment of Nick Ridolfi as senior vice president of Sales. In his new position, Mr. Ridolfi will report to AboveNet Chief Operating Officer Rajiv Datta.
Roche announced that the European Commission has approved the use of RoACTEMRA (tocilizumab) for the treatment of active Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (sJIA) in patients two years of age and older who have responded inadequately to previous therapy with NSAIDs and systemic corticosteroids (medicines used to treat inflammation).
Evolva Holding SA (SIX: EVE), which is developing novel medicines and nutritional ingredients through synthetic biology, announced that Jay Keasling, PhD and Doug Cameron, PhD, both leading experts in the field of synthetic biology and metabolic engineering, have joined the Evolva Scientific Advisory Board.
SkyePharma PLC (LSE: SKP) announces that the Group has entered into an exclusive Development, License and Marketing Agreement with Sanofi in Mexico, Central and South America for Flutiform, its lead development product for the treatment of asthma.
Santhera Pharmaceuticals (SIX: SANN) announced the publication of the results from its RHODOS clinical study in Leber’s Hereditary Optic Neuropathy (LHON) in BRAIN , a leading international journal of clinical neurology.
Hospital and public health laboratories across the country are now detecting early-stage HIV infections much sooner than previous tests since the launch of Abbott’s ARCHITECT HIV Ag/Ab Combo assay, a combination antigen-antibody test, in 2010.
FALLS CHURCH, Va., July 25 – CSC (NYSE: CSC) announced today that it has been named to the 2011 Global Services 100 List (GS100) for the fourth consecutive year. The annual survey recognizes companies that serve customers through advanced global delivery models, have a broad portfolio of service offerings or niche leadership, and have demonstrated business excellence.
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) announced today that the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended an update to the product label for the H1N1 influenza vaccine, Pandemrix.
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Human Genome Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: HGSI) announced today that the European Commission (EC) has granted marketing authorisation for Benlysta®(belimumab) 10mg/kg as an add-on therapy in adult patients with active autoantibody-positive systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), with a high degree of disease activity