As the use and popularity of options continues to grow, Bank of America Merrill Lynch is pleased to announce the addition of U.S. electronic options to the firm’s Global Commission Management (GCM) platform.
GA Weissenstein GmbH and Swisscom have reached an agreement for the joint expansion of the fibre-optic network to the homes and businesses of their customers. In a declaration of intent, the two partners resolved to connect the towns of Solothurn, Biberist, Zuchwil and Langendorf to the new network over the next few years.
Harris Corporation , an international communications and information technology company, has received an $11 million order from the Ministry of Defence of a NATO country for the Falcon III® Secure Personal Radio (SPR). The order is tied to a new framework contract, similar to an IDIQ, with the potential to reach $20 million over the next year.
The United Kingdom’s Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has awarded IBM (NYSE: IBM) with a contract that will help it gain greater insight and intelligence in relation to its entire property portfolio.
Twilight: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 continued to infiltrate the Twitterverse during Thanksgiving weekend, with competition from Box Office leaders Skyfall and the newly released, Rise of the Guardians - according to the University of Southern California (USC) Annenberg Innovation Lab and the IBM (NYSE: IBM) Film Forecaster, a Social Sentiment Index.
Spectrum Pharmaceuticals (NasdaqGS: SPPI), a biotechnology company with fully integrated commercial and drug development operations with a primary focus in hematology and oncology, today announced the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an additional manufacturing facility for the production of FUSILEV® (levoleucovorin) for injection.
Spectrum Pharmaceuticals a biotechnology company with fully integrated commercial and drug development operations with a primary focus in hematology and oncology, today announced the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an additional manufacturing facility for the production of FUSILEV® (levoleucovorin) for injection.
Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. , a leading RNAi therapeutics company, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued Notices of Allowance for three patent applications from the company’s exclusively held Tuschl II patent estate.
Idera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: IDRA), a biotechnology company developing Toll-like receptor targeted product candidates for the treatment of autoimmune diseases and as vaccine adjuvants, today announced that its management will present a company overview at the 24th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference in New York, NY. The presentation will take place on Wednesday, November 28,
The Tata Motors Group global wholesales, including Jaguar Land Rover, were 100,660 nos., in October 2012, higher by 6% over October 2011. Cumulative wholesales for the fiscal were 679,051, higher by 7%, compared to the corresponding period in 2011-12.
Swisscom is now offering its customers the Limmex Emergency Watch. Thanks to the integrated machine-to-machine (M2M) SIM card, in an emergency the Emergency Watch will immediately set up a phone call to the person designated by the customer, or to a professional emergency call centre.
Tata Motors' total sales (including exports) of Tata commercial and passenger vehicles in October 2012 were 71,771 vehicles, higher by 6%, over October 2011. The company's domestic sales of Tata commercial and passenger vehicles for October 2012 were 68,145 nos., higher by 7%, over 63,837 nos., sold in October last year.
THE Muson Centre, Lagos venue of the U.S. College and Career Fair, was full to capacity with parents and students from various schools seeking admission into universities in the United States yesterday.
After a month and a half away from Spain, Carlos Soria landed at 1:55 pm today on a flight from Qatar, “eager to return to the Himalayas and give a try to one of the eight-thousanders still left”. Optimistic and healthy-looking, Carlos Soria said that his next challenge will come in spring.
Delcam will launch new probing capabilities in its FeatureCAM feature-based CAM software on booth 10154 at the SEMA automotive specialty products show to be held in Las Vegas from 30th October to 2nd November.
Rezidor, one of the fastest growing hotel companies worldwide and a member of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, announces the Park Inn by Radisson Astana in Kazakhstan. The property featuring 248 rooms is scheduled to open in Q1 2013. It will be Rezidor’s second hotel in Astana – the group already operates a successful Radisson Blu hotel in town.
Energy usage in uptown Charlotte is headed in the right direction – down, according to preliminary data Duke Energy has been gathering for nearly a year as part of the company’s Smart Energy Now® energy reduction pilot program that provides foundational support for Envision Charlotte, a city-wide initiative to make Charlotte a more sustainable city.
Progress Energy Florida, a subsidiary of Duke Energy, announces there are still commercial funds available in the third round of solar photovoltaic (PV) rebates offered through the utility’s innovative SunSense® solar energy program.
Reflecting the cost of building state-of-the-art, low-emission power generation, as well as higher operating expenses, Progress Energy Carolinas, a subsidiary of Duke Energy, today filed a request to increase North Carolina retail rates – the company's first general rate increase request since 1987.
Ludwigshafen, Germany , Scott Thomson will assume the role of Senior Vice President in charge of BASF’s Pharma Ingredients & Services business unit. Simultaneously, the company will be relocating the global headquarters of the Pharma Ingredients & Services business unit from Evionnaz, Switzerland, to Florham Park, New Jersey.
IBM today announced that it has teamed with ESB ecars to implement a fully integrated smarter charging IT system that will help manage electric vehicle public charge points, which are being rolled out across Ireland by ESB ecars.
Swisscom is giving its successful product NATEL easy a makeover. Customers who now choose this bestselling prepaid offering will benefit from a cost ceiling for calls, texting and surfing. Unlike other flat-rate tariffs, customers will only pay for services they actually use.
Delcam will demonstrate its completely integrated solution for the design, machining and inspection of electrodes on stand H57 in Hall 8 at the Euromold exhibition to be held in Frankfurt from 27th to 30th November
IBM today announced that it is awarding early childhood education improvement grants of technology, services and cash valued at $1.3 million to five U.S. states whose progressive and successful early education programs have been recognized as exemplary by the federal government.
Antonio Simoes has been appointed Deputy Chief Executive, HSBC Bank plc, and Head of UK Bank with effect from 1 November 2012, reporting to Brian Robertson, Chief Executive, HSBC Bank plc. Antonio will have responsibility for HSBC's retail and commercial banking business in the UK. The appointment is subject to Board and regulatory approvals.
Tata Motors, India's largest automobile company, today announced its entry into Indonesia, the largest automobile market in the ASEAN. The company has set up a wholly owned Jakarta-based subsidiary, PT Tata Motors Indonesia, and will foray into both passenger and commercial vehicles.
Australia's economy is much more dependent on China than it used to be. This is very fortunate. Imagine having had to rely on the US or Europe in the past few years - just ask the British and Canadians.
Tata Motors has partnered with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers to develop the professional registration of engineers in India, through structured training and development. This association will also provide opportunities for engineers, based in India, to achieve an internationally recognised standard of excellence.
Commonwealth Bank has announced the recipients of the 2012 Community Grants program. 244 grants have been awarded to organisations across the country that support the health and wellbeing of children, with an overall total of $2 million awarded by the Bank.
Swisscom and Geneva Industrial Services (Services Industriels de Genève, SIG) have come to an understanding for the further continuation of their combined project to extend the fibre-optic network in Geneva.
Lynn J. Good, Duke Energy’s executive vice president and chief financial officer, will present at the 2012 Barclays Capital CEO Energy-Power Conference in New York City on Wednesday, Sept. 5, from 1:45 to 2:20 p.m.
In addition to the Dhaulagiri and the main peak of the Shishapangma, it still remains for Carlos Soria to climb the Annapurna and the Kangchenjunga to become the oldest mountaineer to stand atop the 14 highest mountains on the Earth. However, the climber has ruled out these last two for the coming fall, due to the major difficulties involved in climbing them at this time of the year.
ovartis received approval today from the European Commission for Jakavi® (INC424, ruxolitinib), a JAK 1 and JAK 2 inhibitor for the treatment of disease-related splenomegaly or symptoms in adult patients with primary myelofibrosis (also known as chronic idiopathic myelofibrosis), post-polycythemia vera myelofibrosis or post-essential thrombocythemia myelofibrosis.
Northstar Aerospace, Inc. (the "Corporation", together with its affiliates "Northstar") announced today that the previously announced asset purchase agreement entered into with Heligear Acquisition Co. (as U.S. Purchaser) and Heligear Canada Acquisition Corporation (as Canadian Purchaser), each affiliates of Wynnchurch Capital, Ltd.,
Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has announced that its BeOn® application solution now delivers the robust Project 25 (P25) feature set for push-to-talk (PTT) voice communications over today's commercial cellular network, including Long Term Evolution (LTE), networks.
Public safety and mission-critical radio users now have a feature-rich, reliable and economical mobile radio solution for narrowband and Project 25 (P25) communications. The XG-25M mobile radio from Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) uses advanced technology to deliver critical interoperable communications and unique wireless applications to mission-critical users.
First responders needing mission-critical information while in the field or traveling to the scene of an incident now have a ruggedized tablet for transmitting and receiving data, video, voice, location and text-based information over public safety broadband networks.
RWE Innogy today celebrates the topping-out ceremony for two buildings on Heligoland. The two new apartment blocks being built near the inland port will accommodate service staff for the operation and maintenance of the Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm in the future.
BoA 2&3 was officially commissioned today in Grevenbroich-Neurath near Cologne. With its 43 percent efficiency rating and supreme flexibility, the twin-unit plant with a total capacity of 2,200 megawatts (MW) is the world’s most advanced lignite-fired power station.
Tata Motors Full Throttle Trail, an extreme off-roading property for Tata Motors SUV owners, concluded successfully at Hotel Lake View and Resort Jodhpur. The half-day trail was flagged off at 10:00 am from Lake View and resort, with over 25 Tata Motors vehicles participating in the event.
BBVA kicks off a new phase in the development of its retail business and high-growth markets with the appointment of Ignacio Deschamps as head of a new division that combines global retail banking with the Group’s businesses in South America.
Commonwealth Bank today unveiled the future of point-of-sale (POS) payments, powered by a new software platform, applications, and a new omni-commerce device that will redefine the POS experience for businesses and consumers.
The Tata Motors Group global wholesales, including Jaguar Land Rover, were 94,055 nos., in June 2012, higher by 6% over June 2011. Cumulative sales for the fiscal are 276,524 higher by 7% compared to the corresponding period in 2011-12.
HOUSTON – Just days after he anchored Spain's national team in its electrifying victory in the European championship, international soccer star Iker Casillas — with BBVA Compass and the Realmadrid Foundation — announced today the upcoming launch of the Sports and Achievement Academy at Houston's Rusk and Eliot elementary schools.
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) today announced that data have been received from the Phase III Harmony 8 study and from the event driven meta-analysis for assessment of cardiovascular safety conducted across the albiglutide clinical programme.
The King and Queen of Spain today received in Madrid's El Pardo Palace the 223 members of the 27th Ruta Quetzal BBVA expedition. They were accompanied by Francisco González, Chairman and CEO of BBVA and José Manuel García-Margallo, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation.
Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) announced today that the Company's second quarter 2012 financial results conference call will be webcast on the Marathon Oil Corporation website on Wednesday, Aug. 1, at 2:00 p.m. EDT. The call will include forward-looking information.
Commonwealth Bank today made it possible for more Australians to embrace mobile banking on more devices, unveling a number of new innovations to its industry-leading and world-first social payments app CommBank Kaching.
Canadian Arrow Mines, Ltd. (TSXV: CRO) (the "Company") announced today that pursuant to its stock option plan and subject to approval of the TSX Venture Exchange, the Company granted a total of 3,770,000 options to nine officers, directors and employees of the Company on June 28, 2012.
HSE Integrated Ltd. ("HSE" or the "Company") (TSX: HSL) is pleased to announce at the Special and Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held in Calgary earlier today, the shareholders approved the previously announced acquisition of HSE by DXP Enterprises, Inc. ("DXP") pursuant to a plan of arrangement under the Business Corporations Act (Alberta) (the "Arrangement").
Rezidor has opened their very first hotel in Corsica – the outstanding Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Ajaccio Bay; owned by the group Ollandini and representing the most significant hotel investment in Corsica since 30 years.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - With temperatures forecasted to top the century mark this week, Duke Energy is well prepared to meet customers’ demand for electricity. It’s also an ideal time to take some simple steps to stay cool and save money.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: VRX and TSX: VRX) will be hosting an Investor Day today in Florham Park, New Jersey where the Company will be discussing certain business operations, organic growth calculations and other performance metrics, including the Company's quarterly performance trends.
The British Columbia (BC) Egg Marketing Board is using IBM (NYSE: IBM) analytics to save money, reduce workload, improve farmers’ profitability and ensure the safety and availability of the more than 816 million eggs produced in the province each year.
The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing hotel companies worldwide and a member of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, announces the Radisson Blu Hotel, Kyiv Podil in Ukraine. The property featuring 163 guest rooms is scheduled to open in Q4 2012.
The Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (LRZ), in collaboration with IBM (NYSE: IBM), today announced the world's first commercially available hot-water cooled supercomputer, a powerful, high-performance system designed to help researchers and industrial institutions across Europe investigate and solve some of the world's most daunting scientific challenges.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch is proud announce its sponsorship of ‘Jeff Koons: The Painter’ and ‘Jeff Koons: The Sculptor’, two major new exhibitions running simultaneously at the Schirn Kunsthalle and Liebieghaus Skulpturensammlung museums in Frankfurt. The exhibitions run from 20 June to 23 September 2012.
Columbia Bank announces John K. Nickens as Vice President of Security Risk Management, where he will be responsible for managing the bank’s overall comprehensive security program, including information security, physical security, fraud and business continuity.
Duke Energy is again offering grants through the Habitat Enhancement Program (HEP) to qualifying government agencies and nonprofit organizations who want to enhance, create and protect fish and wildlife habitat along the Catawba-Wateree River and its tributaries in North Carolina and South Carolina.
Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has introduced the next generation of the combat-proven Falcon III® RF-7800W High-Capacity Line-of-Sight radio.
New long-term data for Gilenya® (fingolimod), the only oral therapy approved to treat people with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS), show a sustained efficacy benefit and a consistent safety profile with up to 4.5 years of continuous treatment.
Tata Motors' total sales (including exports) of Tata commercial and passenger vehicles in May 2012 were 64,347 vehicles, higher by 4%, over May 2011. The company's domestic sales of Tata commercial and passenger vehicles for May 2012 were 60,128 nos., higher by 6%, over 56,571 nos., sold in May last year.
Tata Motors Full Throttle, the motorsports division of Tata Motors, has launched another initiative for enthusiasts, called TATA MOTORS BLAZE DE RAJASTHAN, a competitive one-day off-roading rally. The rally will commence and culminate in the pink city of Jaipur, from 9th June to 10th June, after traversing through an adventurous 300 km route.
Columbia Bank announces Konnie Bryant as mortgage loan officer of the Auburn Way North branch. In her new position, Konnie will be actively strengthening client relationships and assisting the mortgage needs of those in the Metro East region.
Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has received orders totaling $81 million for its Falcon III® AN/PRC-117G wideband manpack tactical radios from the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM).