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Promacta (eltrombopag): Portal Venous System Thromboses in Study of Patients With Chronic Liver Disease

May 12, 2010 10:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

Study terminated following the identification of an imbalance of thrombosis of the portal venous system in patients treated with eltrombopag versus matching placebo.

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Philip Morris Int'l sees global economy recovering

May 12, 2010 9:30 am | by MICHAEL FELBERBAUM - AP Tobacco Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Cigarette maker Philip Morris International Inc. said it's seeing signs of recovery in the global economy, but the seller of Marlboro and other brands overseas cautioned that taxes and stringent tobacco regulation remain challenges for future growth.Chief Executive Louis C. Camilleri told...

Fossil Find Fills in Picture of Ancient Marine Life

May 12, 2010 9:21 am | by Yale UniversityYale University | Comments

Paleontologists have discovered a rich array of exceptionally preserved fossils of marine animals that lived between 480 million and 472 million years ago, during the early part of a period known as the Ordovician. The specimens are the oldest yet discovered soft-bodied fossils from the...

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FCI Honors Digi-Key for Performance Excellence

May 12, 2010 7:49 am | Comments

FCI, a leading manufacturer and provider of connector and cable assembly solutions to the data, communications, consumer, industrial and medical markets, has honored Digi-Key (www.digikey.com) for its high level of service and performance with the FCI Electronic Division with its Performance Excellence Award.

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Digi and Cooper Power Systems Partner to Provide IP Based Demand Response Solution

May 12, 2010 7:20 am | by Digi International | Comments

Companies create next-generation of demand response with integration of Yukon Energy Services software and iDigi

Drifting satellite threatens US cable programming

May 12, 2010 6:55 am | Comments

A TV communications satellite is drifting out of control thousands of miles above the Earth, threatening to wander into another satellite's orbit and interfere with cable programming across the United States, the satellites' owners said Tuesday.

CryptoLogic Annual Shareholders' Meeting

May 12, 2010 6:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

http://www.cryptologic.com () —CryptoLogic Limited (TSX: CRY)(TSX: CXY)(NASDAQ: CRYP)(LSE: CRP) will hold its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Monday, May 17, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. Dublin time/9:00 a.m. Toronto time.A live webcast of the meeting will also be available. Date: Monday, May 17, 2010 Time:...

Foxconn defends labor practices after 8th suicide

May 12, 2010 6:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Taiwan's Foxconn Technology, a contract maker of the iPhone and other consumer electronics, insisted Wednesday its treatment of workers is world class after a female employee became the company's eighth Chinese worker to commit suicide this year."We regret to see the recurrence of such...

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General Dynamics buys munitions disposal company

May 12, 2010 6:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Aviation and military equipment company General Dynamics Corp. said Wednesday it has acquired EBV Explosives Environmental Co., which treats and disposes of munitions and explosives.Terms of the cash deal were not disclosed.General Dynamics expects the acquisition will boost earnings this...

PolyZen Device Addresses USB Suspend Mode Power-Consumption Requirements

May 12, 2010 6:20 am | by Tyco Electronics | Comments

MENLO PARK, Calif. -- May 12, 2010 -- Tyco Electronics announced today the introduction of the PolyZen™ ZEN059V130A24LS device. The integrated device helps provide complete circuit protection for electronics with USB ports and meets Suspend Mode power-consumption requirements for USB 3.0.

Logibec has Q1 profit of $2.6 million; lower revenues due to strong loonie

May 12, 2010 5:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Information systems company Logibec Groupe Informatique Ltd. reports increased net earnings of $2.6 million for its second quarter, compared with $2.2 million in the same quarter a year ago. Revenues were down six per cent to $18.4 million to due to the stornger Canadian dollar.

Enhancements to Industry-Leading Research Management Solution (RMS) Help Firms Streamline and Optimize Investment Processes

May 12, 2010 5:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Advent Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADVS), a leading provider of software and services for the global investment management industry, today announced that it has launched the next generation of Tamale RMS@, its industry-leading research management solution. Version 5.0 introduces new configurable...

Brookhaven Lab Scientist Honored at Asian Pacific American Association Celebration

May 12, 2010 5:21 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

Brookhaven Lab’s Chi-Chang Kao will be honored at the Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration at Stony Brook University’s Wang Center on May 15.

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Meeting App Leader TimeBridge Champions Immediate Conversion From Standing One-Hour Meetings to Save Workers and Businesses Millions of Hours

May 12, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

TimeBridge (http://timebridge.com) , the service that helps busy professionals schedule and run great meetings, today announced the abolishment of meeting time-suck with a movement to end the one-hour meeting and establish a more efficient "45-Minute Meeting" standard."I've consulted with...

Digi-Key Corporation Announces Stock on Linear Technology's Isolator µModule® Transceivers

May 12, 2010 4:20 am | by Digi-Key | Comments

Thief River Falls, Minnesota (USA) — May 12, 2010 — Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, announced today it has stock on Linear...

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